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Peace And Comfort On Cape Breton's Bras D'Or Lakes

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom Sleeps Up To 8 With Panamoric Views Of Cape Breton's Bras D'or Lakes

Don't forget to checkout guest book comments below. If the listing is not available for your dates. Check out my other listing

Enjoy the privacy and beauty of this Bras D'or Lakes winterized home/cottage on 8 acres (cleared) with spectacular views of the Bras D'Or Lakes, morning and night. Access to two beautiful beaches on the pristine Bras D'or Lakes. Use this location as your central spot for travelling around Cape Breton for whatever your interests are: Site seeing; golf; swimming...

3 spacious decks to enjoy your days or evenings: 1) Wrap around covered deck; 2) Mid-Deck for all day and evening Sun; 3)FirePit Patio - for day, night and evening fires.

Minutes drive to Highland Heights Museum and Motel with dining if you don't want to cook. Within driving range to 3 excellent golf courses (Highland Links, Bell Bay Baddeck and The Lakes (Ben Eon))

Take day trips to Sydney/Louisburg, Baddeck, Ingonish, Cabot Trail, Wycogomagh, Iona or just enjoy the privacy and tranquility of this amazing spot.

Waterfront: View and Easy direct access to 2 Beaches

Heating: Electric and Wood

Smoking: No. Smoking permitted outside

Pets allowed: Yes. Please clean up after them


3 Bedrooms: Main level: 1 Master BR Queen bed (Sleeps 1-2). Lower level: 2nd Room Queen and single bed(Sleeps 2-3); 3rd Room queen and single bed (Sleeps 2-3);. Electric Heat but also has a Wood Stove. Satellite TV (service not guaranteed), DVD/Blue Ray player, BBQ. Fridge, Stove; coffee maker; microwave, dishwasher; washer dryer; electric grill

1 Full Bathroom with Shower and tub

All linens, kitchen utensils supplied.


Within driving range to excellent and world recognized golf courses.

Cabot Links, Inverness, check website

Highland Links, Ingonish: check website

The Lakes, Ben Eon: check website

Bell Bay, Baddeck: check website

Note: During High Season a rental of 7 days is preferred. Will consider 3-6 night stays if available at nightly rate.

More Details

Kevin MacNeil
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 17, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Kevin,

We really had a great stay at your cottage the past 5 days. We thoroughly enjoyed the privacy and scenery - the views from the cottage were amazing! I had a chat with your neighbor yesterday, he said he mows the lawn. He was very friendly and I enjoyed our conversation. Today before we left we made certain all the sheets were washed and left the cottage neat and tidy like it was when we arrived. The keys were left on the table and the door was open. If there is availability next year summer, you'll be hearing from us again. :) Thanks again!

Jul 2015
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Victoria, Subd. B Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • For Cancellation Policy, please contact owner
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Full Bathroom - shower and full bath
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • Main Level - 1 Queen sleeps 1-2 Persons; Lower level has two bedrooms: Bedroom 2 - 1 Queen and 1 Twin that sleeps 2-3; Bedroom 3 - 1 Twin and 1 Queen; Sleeps 2-3.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Peace And Comfort On Cape Breton's Bras D'Or Lakes
average rating of 4.888889 based on 15 reviews

Clean, comfortable, beautiful.

  • 5 of 5

The property is lovely and we had a wonderful time. Kevin's communications were always clear, timely, and cordial. He checked in by text to make sure we had everything we needed and was always accessible, though we had no reason to contact him as everything was perfect. We would definitely recommend this property to others.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Michell it was a pleasure to have you and your family stay at my cottage and thank-you for taking great care of it. Look forward to seeing you return!
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Beautiful view

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful view, property has everything you will need for your stay. Kevin was quick to respond to questions while we were there.

We did the Cabot Trail, Louisberg Fortress, Inverness Beach, the Baddeck street festival, shopping in Sydney. Would have loved to do 2 weeks, totally recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5 Star Property

  • 5 of 5

Our 3rd stay at Kevin's cottage ,in Jamesville , was prefect, as usual.The view of the Brasd'Or Lakes from the gated wrap-around deck was fabulous. The lower deck and enormous lawn space was great for our 3 young grandchildren to roam. The patio and fire pit were ideal.

The cottage itself was spacious with lots of sleeping space for our family of 7. Huge windows made the place cool. Everything you needed was provided in this wonderful cottage.

It is also ideal for 3 couples who want to experience Central Cape Breton.

The place was clean and well maintained.Great customer service .Highly recommended.

Highland Village; Iona Heights Pub; Iona Legion; Darby's Kitchen; Grand Narrow's Cafe; and Jamesville Beach; are all places we have enjoyed.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Murdock, I am glad you and your family enjoyed your stay and thank-you for the kind words. Kevin.
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Peace & Comfort

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful week at the cottage and the view was spectacular from the deck. A very relaxing place and central to many of Cape Breton's tourist sites. We spent lots of time on the beach picking and skipping stones and also went to the sandy beach in Iona which was only 5 minutes down the road.

The cottage was fully equipped and very comfortable. We particularly liked the Celtic fire pot on the outside patio.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ottawa, Ontario

Peace and Comfort in Iona

  • 5 of 5

What I liked the most was the Incredible view that took our breath away when we arrived.

The name describes it the best "peace and comfort"

It was easy to find the cottage thanks to detailed instructions.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Warren, Maine

Relaxation at its best!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this cottage for a week the end of September. Very relaxing and beautiful views. This cottage was located in the center of Cape Breton. Bras d'ors Lake is beautiful and beach access is a short distance to get to to walk the beach and collect unusual rocks. We enjoyed the Cabot Trail, Heritage Village, the Gaelic College, Gaelic music and just driving around the area.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $77.49 + Tax

During High Season 7 night rentals are preferred. Will consider min stay of 3 nights closer to arrival dates or if opening in schedule permits. Rates are subject to change prior to confirmation. Rates quoted are for 4 persons.

CANCELLATIONS – A minimum of 120 day notice is required to cancel rental for return of deposit or full payment. A $200 CAD cancellation charge will apply. If cancellation notice is received less than 120 days from date of arrival the full deposit (50% of full rental incl taxes) will be forfeited. If cancellation notification is received less than 120 days but greater than 60 days from date of arrival and if full rental payment had been made, renter will receive 50% of full rental paid (including taxes) less a $200 CAD cancellation charge. If rental is cancelled within 60 days of arrival any and all rental payments will be forfeited.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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