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Rustic Rooms in Whiff's Lodge on Cape Breton Island

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Last updated: 04/06/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:16
  • Bedrooms:7
  • Bathrooms:8.5
  • Property type:Lodge
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Lodge room with en suite bathroom

We have 6 rooms in our main lodge each with their own en suite bathroom.

Lodge Room #1 - Located upstairs with a double bed

Lodge Room #2 - Located upstairs with a double bed and Atlantic Ocean view

Lodge Room #3 - Located upstairs with a queen bed

Lodge Room #5 - Located downstairs with a queen bed and a twin bed, a walk out with a deck and a view of the ocean (also Wheelchair accessible bathroom) and pet-friendly

Lodge Room #6a - Located downstairs with a queen bed, a walk out with a deck, view of the Atlantic Ocean, an adjoining door to Room 6b and pet friendly

Lodge Room #6b - Located downstairs with a queen bed and a twin bed, a walk out and deck, view to the Atlantic Ocean, adjoining to Room 6a and pet friendly

Rooms 6a&b can be booked together for a larger group.

On the main level of the lodge is where we have our restaurant, bar, front desk, music stage, wood stove, relaxing sitting area and more.

Downstairs in the lodge we have a common room with a pool table, ping pong table, sitting area, books, games and more.

Wifi is available throughout the lodge.
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Manager

Member since: 2005

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 50%
Calendar last updated: 04/06/2017

Property Type

  • Lodge
  • 4300 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 16
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Pets are allowed in rooms 5, 6a and 6b. There is a charge of $10 per day, per pet....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 2-16

Bathrooms: 8 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 5: toilet, shower

    wheelchair accessible...moreless

  • Bathroom 6: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 7: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 8: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 9: toilet

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  • Each room has a toilette, sink and shower/bathtub combination. There are also 2 public bathrooms, one 3 piece, the two are wheelchair accessible (one on each floor)....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Spa

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Lake
  • Lake View:

    From some lodge rooms you will see Church Pond and the Atlantic Ocean...moreless

  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View:

    From other lodge rooms you will see the hills behind Cabot Shores...moreless

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Coin laundry available....moreless

  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Floorboards
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Solar Hot Water
  • Solar Panels
  • Study Room
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Coin laundry available for guests....moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Boat
  • Boat With Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    And paddle boards available for rent....moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Raft
  • Sailboat
  • Shed
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Hot tubs or Cedar soaking tubs are available for surcharge....moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Sauna:

    Use our infrared sauna (surcharge)....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$145
$980

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $10 + tax
  • Cleaning $0
  • Tax Rate 15%

Notes:

Please contact owner for rental rates information.

Each room ranges from $145-165 (Canadian dollars) per night.


Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking


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Location

53 Miles
Nearest Airport
Sydney, NS

Car: Recommended

Cabot Shores is on the Atlantic coast of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, in the village of Indian Brook.

The driveway of Cabot Shores leads to the Cabot Trail (highway 312) and the actual street address is 30 Buchanan Drive. The mailing address is 30 Buchanan Drive, Englishtown, Nova Scotia B0C1H0.

Directions once on Cape Breton:

1. Take exit 12 off the TransCanada 104 (the sign says Englishtown Ferry/Ingonish, highway 312)

Going east on the TransCanada 104 from Baddeck, take a left at exit 12. Going west, you turn right at Exit 12

2. Go down the hill and turn left onto the Englishtown Ferry which runs 24/7 and costs $7 cash each way.

3. Once across the ferry, go north on the 312 towards Ingonish (only way to drive)

4. Cabot Shores is after 10km (6 miles) on the ocean (right) side of the Cabot Trail (here highway 312) on the way to Ingonish.

Other Activities: snowshoes, pool table/ping pong/football, Healing Arts such as acupuncture and acupressure, Yolo Boarding, Kayaking, Canoeing, basketball, board games, and bird/wildlife watching.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2004

About: Paul Weinberg is called Dr. Paul (a doctor in adventure travel and more formally in psychology). Formerly a 'road warrior' in the software industry, he reinvented himself as the owner and operator of a Wilderness Resort called Cabot Shores on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. He writes often about adventurers, explorers, artists native Mi'kmaq, guides and worldwide guests who live in and visit Cape Breton. His wife Barbara, an acupuncturist, directs Gate of Life Spa, a part of Cabot Shores and she writes primarily on women's health issues.

Why Englishtown, NS, Canada:
We visited friends from Toronto who were renting near the Gaelic College on Cape Breton. We hiked and swam up Indian Brook to the Great Falls and thought it was one of the most dramatic sites we'd seen in the world (including trips to Big Sur, the Riviera, Bali...) Five years later we returned and bought land, building Cabot Shores' chalet shortly after that.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 50%
Calendar last updated: 04/06/2017

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Photos

  • The lodge at Cabot Shores

    The lodge at Cabot Shores

  • View from Lodge room 3

    View from Lodge room 3

  • Pet-friendly Room #5 with queen and twin bed, wheel chair accessible bathroom

    Pet-friendly Room #5 with queen and twin bed, wheel chair accessible bathroom

  • Lodge room 6a - rent alone or as suite with queen & twin next door

    Lodge room 6a - rent alone or as suite with queen & twin next door

  • Lodge Room 6b bathroom

    Lodge Room 6b bathroom

  • Instruments and noise makers, songbooks and more available for jam sessions!

    Instruments and noise makers, songbooks and more available for jam sessions!

  • Try out our infrared sauna available in the lodge (for surcharge)

    Try out our infrared sauna available in the lodge (for surcharge)

  • Kayak, canoe, or stand-up paddle board! Swim, fish, and visit nearby waterfalls

    Kayak, canoe, or stand-up paddle board! Swim, fish, and visit nearby waterfalls

  • Rent a cedar soaking tub and relax under the night sky

    Rent a cedar soaking tub and relax under the night sky

  • Visit nearby waterfalls, caves, old growth forests and endless hiking trails

    Visit nearby waterfalls, caves, old growth forests and endless hiking trails

  • A great launch site for boating down by our beach

    A great launch site for boating down by our beach

  • Bright upstairs lodge room 3 with a queen bed

    Bright upstairs lodge room 3 with a queen bed

  • Room 1 with a double bed (upstairs)

    Room 1 with a double bed (upstairs)

  • Lodge Room #3 bathroom

    Lodge Room #3 bathroom

  • Lodge Room #5 Bathroom - wheelchair accessible

    Lodge Room #5 Bathroom - wheelchair accessible

  • Room 6b - pet friendly downstairs in the lodge, sliding door walks onto a deck

    Room 6b - pet friendly downstairs in the lodge, sliding door walks onto a deck

  • The cozy Great Room with bistro, books and wifi

    The cozy Great Room with bistro, books and wifi

  • Jam sessions with community members

    Jam sessions with community members

  • Summer Cookout outside the lodge

    Summer Cookout outside the lodge

  • Borrow a hammock and set up by the Indian Brook to read

    Borrow a hammock and set up by the Indian Brook to read

  • Enjoy complimentary guided meditation and Qi Gong sessions

    Enjoy complimentary guided meditation and Qi Gong sessions

  • See a moose, eagle, or beaver

    See a moose, eagle, or beaver

  • We are open year round! Snowshoeing available

    We are open year round! Snowshoeing available

  • The lodge and the Cedar yurt

    The lodge and the Cedar yurt

VRBO #336365

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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