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Extraordinary Loft Retreat Waterside on St. Peters Bay, Prince Edward Island

Bedrooms 1
Space 540 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Sleeps 2 in separate sleeping alcove. 1 Bathroom

McKfolly** Studio Loft

**McK·fol·ly, n. The McKenzie's - and - your whimsical and extravagant ... structure ... for diversion or amusement ... one's indulgence.

People from everywhere are attracted to Prince Edward Island, Canada. This special place is accessible, uncrowded and unhurried. What you seek is here - relaxed pace, fresh air and temperate climate, red country roads and endless shores, outdoor recreation opportunities, fresh seafood and farm-gate fare, artisans, music and song, dance and theatre.

If you are a couple, two friends, or an independent traveller on this Island, our McKfolly Studio Loft is where you’ll want to stay. Enjoy the polished style and creature comforts we offer while experiencing PEI's superb coastal life.

The McKfolly Studio Loft is a great place for one or two people to rest, have peace and quiet, to do creative work, explore nature and enjoy outdoor activities, or to seek out the Island's artisans, entertainment and dining venues. The daytime and moonlit views of the Bay, and starry night time skies, are outstanding from the loft and grounds. Situated waterside on the south shore of St. Peters Bay, there is on-site launching for your canoe or kayak, shore walking/combing and bird watching. (Note: on-site swimming is feasible but not ideal - shallow water, pebbly bottom. Outstanding white sand beaches suitable for swimming are just ten minutes away.) The rolled stone-dust Confederation Trail for walking, running or cycling, and birding, is at the top of the driveway. PEI National Park - Greenwich site, our superb North shore gulf and bay beaches, top-rated golf courses, and the retail services and entertainment you will want for pleasure and comfort are just minutes away.

When you stay at McKfolly, your independence and privacy is as important as ours. A stand of trees and forest garden separate the loft accommodation from our cottage home - we are nearby but far enough away. If you have questions or there's something you need in a pinch - we are available. We're happy to share whatever knowledge we have to make your stay all you want it to be. But above all, this is your holiday - your way.

Not yet convinced? Check out the details that follow, and then let us know you want to make McKfolly your 'home base' while here on holiday.


• Built in 2012, private second floor studio loft is in a separate building, completely independent from the Owner's home on the property.

• Accommodation has its own exterior stair access, with generous screened ground floor porch, open upper deck and landscaped grounds from which to enjoy the spectacular views.

• 50 m2 (540 sf) open plan, central air-conditioned space provides a living/eating/kitchen area, separate sleeping alcove for up to two people in king or twin (your choice) beds and a large bath/dressing room with generous walk-in shower, laundry (clothes washer and dryer, iron and board). Bed linens and bath towels are provided.

• Kitchen is fully equipped with premium stainless steel top mount refrigerator/bottom mount freezer, single dishwasher drawer, electric cook top and combination convection/microwave oven, along with an array of small appliances, cooking utensils, dish ware, cutlery and kitchen/dining linens.

• Wall-mount electric fireplace, as well as 81cm (32') flat screen TV with HD satellite service can be enjoyed from both the living and sleeping areas.

• Included land-line (use your own long distance telephone card or cell), wireless internet and a Bluetooth clock-radio-audio unit for iPod, iPhone, iPad and other blue-tooth enabled devices will meet your communication and media needs.

• Exterior furnishings include 2 porch chairs and side tables, 2 deck chairs and bench; and an electric BBQ. There is secure, weatherproof storage for bicycles, kayaks and golf clubs.

• Basic supplies are included: salt, pepper & olive oil for food preparation; kitchen, bath and laundry cleaning products; kitchen and bath paper products.

• McKfolly is smoke free, drug free and pet free accommodation.

More Details

John McKenzie
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2018

About John McKenzie

Hi. Welcome from John and Bev to PEI and the McKfolly Studio Loft. We are retired Maritime Canadians who chose 'the Island' as home after living elsewhere in Canada during our working lives. We're here on St. Peters Bay for three seasons of the year, and in Charlottetown and off-island for the remainder. We continue to discover and enjoy the natural beauty, many charms and attractions of Prince Edward Island and its residents. At your request, we are happy to share with you what we have learned and enjoy here. Above all else, know this: PEI is a special place that is accessible, uncrowded and unhurried. What you seek is here. Make McKfolly your 'home base' when on the Island.


Lot 40 Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 540 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Bath/dressing room with large walk-in glass shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Bedroom is a sleeping alcove. Alternate setup: 2 Twin beds.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming


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Extraordinary Loft Retreat Waterside on St. Peters Bay, Prince Edward Island
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews


  • 5 of 5

the location, the views, the design of the loft and facilities - it was peaceful and quiet and our hosts were extremely helpful!

-a thoroughly enjoyable holiday

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay at McKfolly loft

  • 5 of 5

We cannot say enough positive things about our week at McKfolly loft. The loft was perfect, spotlessly clean and had everything we could possibly need. The king bed was incredibly comfortable, and the view of the water was lovely. On our first night we were treated to a spectacular thunder and lightning show 😊� The kitchen was very well equipped and it was nice to have the washer/dryer as well. We couldn’t have been more comfortable.

Our hosts, John and Bev, were so welcoming, and we really enjoyed chatting with them about the Island. They were always available when we had questions, but very respectful of our privacy. They also provide a great binder loaded with info about the area.

While there, we had delicious meals at David’s (at the Crowbush golf course), Ricks fish and chips (St Peters) and 21 Breakwater (Souris). My husband really enjoyed his round of golf at The Links at Crowbush.

We’re sad to leave our perfect loft, and will absolutely stay again when we return to PEI.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great couples retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Well appointed loft. Very comfortable and well thought out. Kitchen includes everything you could possibly want and more. Excellent and quiet location with beautiful views. Lots of activities nearby and within short driving distance. Great place for outdoor lovers. Owners were extremely helpful, informative, and welcoming. Loved it so much that we plan to return again.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect retreat in St Peter’s PEI

  • 5 of 5

Bev and John’s McKfolly loft retreat was perfect in every way... they have thought of everything to make a vacation memorable. I chose the McKfolly loft due to its proximity to the Confederation Trail as my husband and I were anxious to bike some sections of it. This location is ideal to do just that,as the Trail is just outside the loft and it happens to be one of the most scenic parts of the Trail with many water views going in either direction. The Greenwich National park is just across the way and is spectacular!

Bev and John were the best hosts imaginable from a welcoming bottle of wine to picking up some plants for me when they went into Charlottetown!!

They could not have been nicer and we are definitely going to return to this little paradise!! We had booked for 4 nights initially but ended up staying an extra night as the loft was available and the weather was beautiful.

I could go on and on about how wonderful McKfolly Loft is as Bev and John have thought of so many details that make this place unique and a very special place to stay on beautiful Prince Edward Island.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect home away from home

  • 5 of 5

John and Bev are perfect hosts. Their beautiful loft has all the amenities needed for comfort and convenience. They provide an ideal balance between being there when you need them and privacy. We highly recommend the McKfolly Loft for couples looking for the perfect get away.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent stay in St. Peter's Bay PEI

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week at Mckfolly Studios. John and Bev are very kind hosts who have designed and equipped the loft to give their guests a quiet, luxurious stay. The loft has great views, is sparkling clean, with a very comfortable bed and well equipped kitchen with high end appliances. The location is wonderful, close to Confederation trail for great walks and views. John and Bev are lovely to chat with and provide great insight on the island including areas to visit and dine. Highly recommend. Thanks John and Bev

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
Wood Island Ferry to Pictou, NS
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Crowbush Links
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
No. 2 East
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
St. Peters Harbour
Car: necessary

Walking, Birding, Watching sunsets and moonlit skies, Stargazing, Dining out and pubbing, Attending live theater and ceilidhs and concerts, visiting artisans of all stripes at their sites.

Just about any activity you prefer can be enjoyed here!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

• 25% non-refundable deposit due when Booked.
• 75% payment due 30 days prior to rental Check-in.

In Canadian (CAD) currency or equivalent USD currency by (PREFERRED) Interac Bank Transfer (only in Canada) to "John McKenzie" at: OR by personal check or bank draft to "John McKenzie" and mailed to McKfolly Studio Loft, ℅ John and Beverly McKenzie, P.O. Box 178, MORELL, PE, C0A 1S0 Canada OR by wire transfer to "John McKenzie". Consult your bank and owner for wire transfer details.

House Rules
Payment to the owner means you have read and accept the following rental terms:
1. The studio loft will not be occupied by more than two booked adult guests
2. No pets will be accommodated on the property
3. There will be no smoking inside the Loft or use of illegal drugs anywhere on the property
4. You will take care not to play excessively loud music or otherwise create a nuisance to the neighbours at any time
5. The studio loft will be clean when you arrive, and you agree to leave it in good order
6. You will notify the owner promptly of any damage or problems that arise so they may be addressed immediately

Cancellation and refund policy
For booking cancellation 30 days or longer prior to the check-in date, any paid rental cost, less the non-refundable 25% deposit, is returned.
For booking cancellation within 30 days prior to the check-in date, no refund of any paid rental cost will be returned
In the event of life-threatening illness or other urgent situation requiring cancellation, the owner will consider a refund of the entire rental cost for a booking cancelled within 30 days of the check-in date
The booking is non transferable.
Consider purchasing cancellation insurance.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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