|Minimum Stay||4 nights|
4400 sq. ft. cottage with a large 20 ft x 20 ft covered screened deck that overlooks the ocean. The master bedroom is 20 ft x 20 ft with a walk in closet and full ensuite with whirlpool tub. A large 800 sq. ft. loft and 2 - 12 ft x 14 ft bedrooms can easily accomodate 10 people. An exercise room and media room with high speed internet and satellite TV make this the complete vacation home. The large kitchen, dining and great room are combined with cathedral ceilings in an open concept with a wall of windows overlooking the ocean. Other features include a propane fireplace and double doors leading to the spacious screen deck.
The beach is only 100 feet away from the cottage where you can swim, kayak, snorkel and look for sea shells and is perfect for a late evening cook--out or beach party. From the deck you can watch eagles, hawks, hummingbirds and loons or simply be enchanted by the sounds and sights of the Atlantic Ocean.
Nestled in picturesque Rocky Bay, this cottage is close to hiking and biking trails with several surrounding villages to visit. The cottage is off the 'beaten path' but close to all amenities and is 10 minutes from the town of Arichat and 40 minutes from Port Hawkesbury and the Canso Causeway. The cottage is a 3-1/2 hour drive from Halifax International Airport and is 1-1/2 hours from Sydney Airport. The cottage is ideally located to take advantage of all that Cape Breton has to offer and ideal for day trips to Baddeck, the Highlands, the Fortress of Louisbourg, the Bras d'Or Lakes and several world class golf courses.
Rocky Bay is located on Isle Madame and has many bays, waterways and canal access to the Bras d'Or Lakes for boating enthusiasts
Kevin and Bea Pelley are the property owners and Bea grew up in Rocky Bay, just down the road. Kevin grew up in Halifax, Nova Scotia and Bea and Kevin reside outside Halifax with their 2 sons.
The Owner purchased this cottage in 2011
For years we vacationed in Rocky Bay starting with an RV and then a small cottage on a piece of land. When we decided to build our dream summer home, we were fortunate that a property with great beach front came up for sale.
Kevin grew up in Halifax and immediately fell in love with Rocky Bay. We spend our vacations and many weekends in Rocky Bay and love the things it has to offer. Beautiful scenery, the beach, the atlantic ocean, the fresh air, the calming sound of the waves and the peacefullness of the area.
The community is friendly and close knit and has events throughout the year. Walking and exploring on the beach or hiking or biking the trails, Rocky Bay has so much to offer and we absolutely love it.
You will never forget the smell of fresh ocean air and the sound of rolling waves when you go to sleep at night. Sitting at the campfire and star gazing while the ocean waves break in the background is something you will never forget and will never want to leave.
You wake up every day to a new experience as you see mother nature at its finest. Rocky Bay is truly a remarkable place that everyone should have the chance to visit.
I can't say enough how much we all enjoyed this home. From the spectacular view to the comfortable furnishings, we settled in nicely and didn't want to leave when our two weeks were up. Thank you, thank you for allowing us to stay in your lovely home.
Large home with beautiful vista and own beach. House is large with large spacious open living kitchen dining with views of ocean. It was spotless when we arrived and had many amenities. Screen porch was great for rainy days and relaxing. We loved our time here. Saw whales and bald eagles from living room windows. Quiet and relaxing island. Thanks!
The only problem we had was we couldn't get cable to work on flat screen tv but otherwise it was great!
We really enjoyed our trip to Cape Breton and really loved Rocky Bay. The home is beautiful and the owners and caretaker very accommodating. We wanted to have a lobster boil and the caretaker arranged for us to the get the lobster and then dropped us a big pot. We had a small problem with the Wifi but contacted the owner and it was taken care of right away.
The beach and location is breathtaking and beautiful. We will definitely be back.
We have rented this property 3 times now and absolutely love it!
This oceanfront property is everything anyone could want and more. Being tastefully furnished and decorated shows that the owners are sensitive to the needs of those who wish to experience this wonderful home.
There is nothing finer than waking up to a beautiful ocean view from the master suite or roasting marshmallows and making smores' by a warming bonfire under the stars.
The caretaker(Theresa) lives nearby and dropped by with a fresh homemade lemon merengue pie. We even had a visit from Raven the dog and he was a pleasure to have around.
All in all we feel like we are part of that community and are made to feel very welcome.
We can't wait to come back again soon!
Nan & John and Family
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My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
Paypal, Cash, Visa paid in advance. Damage deposit equal to 25% of stay.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.