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Overlooking Bras D'or Lakes Fabulous Renovated Old School House

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Last updated: 09/18/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Open concept newly renovated 100 year old school house!
Enjoy your holiday in central location of Cape Dauphin (20 minute drive to Baddeck) at the base of Kelly's Mountain, in a school house that is newly renovated, over 1200 square feet, cathedral ceilings, original hardwood floors and wainscoting throughout, open concept kitchen and living area, bedroom on main level and a very large loft area on the second level which has two single beds and a queen bed, half bathroom and separate shower/tub room on the main level, large wrap around deck, bright and private with great views of the Bras D'or Lakes, nice breeze from ocean. There is a lovely sandy beach sometimes rocky spots depending on the years tidal action, just a 5 to 10 min walk (down a path, across a dirt road and down a driveway). For those who have trouble walking you can drive. There is a fire tub on the beach so you can collect wood along the beach and have a fire if you desire (of course weather permitting ). Very private and secluded. Pets are welcome (we charge a pet fee).

We also have two other properties with potential availability in the same area that could be booked if there is a gathering of families.

Restaurants and grocery store: There are a few restaurants close by. The cottage is approximately a 15 min drive down a dirt road (good condition) to the Trans Canada Highway. There are two good restaurants 10 min from the TransCanada Highway.

Cedar House Family Restaurant and Bakery
Fitzgeralds Family Restaurant and Bakery

The grocery store is 20 min drive to North Sydney or a 20 min drive to Baddeck.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

  • Sofabed in living room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2 (loft): 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

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  • Main level - bedroom with Queen bed Second level (loft) - two single beds and one queen bed Living room - one double sofabed The full bathroom is on the main level NO PHONE OR INTERNET (there is public access internet 12km from school house)...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

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Other Amenities

  • The main level has one bedroom with a queen bed and the second level (loft area open to below) has two single beds and a queen bed. The living room has a sofabed. The full bathroom is on the main level. No smoking inside....moreless

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Museums
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Seating for 4 people
 

Reviews

Write a review 3.5
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall
Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$76 $152
Fri, Sat
$680

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$81 $190
Fri, Sat
$786

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $75.96

Notes:

Rates are quoted for up to four persons.

Extra person charges of $100 per person per week (pro-rated for less than 7 nights).

Pet fee of $100 per stay.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Last updated: 09/18/2016
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Location

Car: Recommended

We are located on the New Campbellton Road in the community of Cape Dauphin (population 15 full time residents).

Take a 5 minute walk and you are n a private sandy beach, you can walk for miles and not see anybody. From Cape Dauphin you can do all your day trips around the island. Down the road there is Kelly's wharf where you can fish mackerel, buy fresh lobster, join in with the cottagers for a bonfire. Close by there is Bird Island boat tours, boat charters and whale watching, world-class golf course (Bell Bay), Highlands National Park, hiking trails, Alexander Graham Bell Museum and historic fortress of Louisbourg. It is 50 minutes from Sydney, 30 minutes to shopping area in North Sydney, 25 minutes to the tourist town of Baddeck.

 

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Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Interior

    Interior

  • Loft bedroom

    Loft bedroom

  • bathroom

    bathroom

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • Exterior

    Exterior

  • Picture from the area - Kelly Wharf - 5 min drive

    Picture from the area - Kelly Wharf - 5 min drive

  • Interior - Loft view from main level

    Interior - Loft view from main level

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Exterior view

    Exterior view

  • Exterior with view of the Bras D'or Lakes

    Exterior with view of the Bras D'or Lakes

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Sandy Beach - 5 min walk

    Sandy Beach - 5 min walk

  • View from deck

    View from deck

  • picture from the area - Kelly Wharf - 5 min drive

    picture from the area - Kelly Wharf - 5 min drive

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Interior-Main level

    Interior-Main level

  • Interior- Main level

    Interior- Main level

VRBO #395809

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Tuesday, September 20, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Calendar last updated 09/18/2016
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