The Dunes is a modern cottage built on a peninsula that stretches along the north shore of PEI between the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the Darnley Basin. It's perfect for couples or families and is ideal for four to six people. The 956 square foot cottage features a knotty pine interior with open vaulted ceilings in the living room, dining room and kitchen. The open living area looks out over a large deck to Darnley Basin through two sliding patio doors. It boasts a modern well-equipped kitchen with top of the line stainless steel appliances, including a ceramic cook-top stove, large french door refrigerator, built-in dishwasher, and microwave oven.
Shopping & Services: A convenience store is a half km away at Twin Shores campground. It has a dairy bar, take-out restaurant and coffee shop. The best place for groceries is The Independent in Kensington. It’s open on Sundays. Kent and Castle are the two main hardware stores in Kensington. There are two service stations in Kensington along with a Scotiabank, Credit Union, Car Wash, Bakery, Gift Shops, Government Liquor Store and the Island Stone Pub.
Dining Out: Restaurants and tourist attractions can be found in several of the towns along the north shore. The Sou'west in New London and Carr’s Oyster Bar in Stanley Bridge are great waterfront restaurants. Some of the finest dining on the island can be found at The Dalvay near Stanhope and The Olde Mill Restaurant in New Glasgow. When leaving Lower Darnley Road, turn left onto Highway 20 and follow the scenic route to French River, Seaview, Stanley Bridge and New London. It is a beautiful drive along the gulf coast. The Island Stone Pub in Kensington is a must as is the Frosty Treat dairy bar. Ship to Shore restaurant is a local favourite - only 5 minutes away in nearby Malpeque.