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Private, Seagrass Oceanfront Retreat, near PEI National Park

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
4 nights

About the property

Beautiful, cottage located on a ten-acre, waterfront lot with water access

Beautiful, rustic, and bright cottage with cathedral ceiling and lots of natural light. Enjoy quiet, relaxation, and complete privacy on this ten-acre lot with 260 ft. of oceanfront with water access.

Upon your arrival, you will be welcomed by a gift-basket full of local, artisanal confections and a guest book with the owner's recommendations of where to eat and what to do while you are here.

As the owner is a real foodie and gastronome, the kitchen is well-stocked with all the basics you will need to whip up a delicious meal. Also, enjoy freshly-ground local, free-trade coffee on the house.

Enjoy the stunning view of Tracadie Bay and PEI's famous sand dunes. Head out in a kayak or canoe (provided) to explore the bay or see the mussel boats coming and going from the fishing pier in the Bay. Or take a quick drive over to PEI National Park where you can enjoy the beach or walk the trails.

This cottages boasts a large, screened-in porch where you can play games, eat dinner, and sit out at dusk.

Two bedrooms with a loft can accommodate up to six people. This is the perfect retreat for a couple or a family with children.

Located centrally on PEI's North Shore, this cottage is just a quick trip away from some of the Island's best beaches, golf courses, restaurants, and entertainment venues.

More Details

Owner
Alexandra Shaw
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 5, 2017

About Alexandra Shaw

Alexandra is a transplant to PEI who quickly fell in love with the Island, and decided she is here to stay. Summer or winter, she loves spending time outdoors, whether it is reading a book on sandy beaches followed by a swim in the warm ocean water, or snowshoeing in the forest in mid-winter.

In her day job, Alexandra is a Communications professional who enjoys the outdoors, good food, travelling, and taking the time to stop and smell the roses. As an avid traveller, Alexandra understands the importance of a home away from home: she makes every effort to make you feel comfortable, and tries to anticipate any of the needs you might have. She is also a real 'people-person', and enjoys meeting her guests and doing all she can to make their vacation a success.

Alexandra Shaw purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Alexandra Shaw chose Prince Edward Island

Since childhood, Alexandra has loved everything about the ocean. After moving to PEI, she dreamed of finding the perfect oceanside getaway. In February 2014, Alexandra snowshoed up to this cottage and it was love at first sight. She loved the private, ten-acre lot on the ocean in beautiful Tracadie Bay, the view of PEI's famous sand dunes, and the sole sound of wind in the trees.

What makes this cottage unique

This cottage boasts a huge screened-in porch that looks out onto the ocean, and where you can lounge morning, noon, and night.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Private, Seagrass Oceanfront Retreat, near PEI National Park
average rating of 4.5833335 based on 12 reviews
5

Wonderful Place - Highly Recommend

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I and our two dogs absolutely loved staying at the Seagrass Retreat. We enjoyed the quiet setting, wonderful sunrises and walks along the beach. The glow of the sunset on the dunes while we ate dinner will be a lasting memory. Alexa was a wonderful host and the house was comfy and just perfect. We will certainly be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great location, nice cottage

  • 4 of 5

Amazing location! Lovely grass area leading to sea grass bay w/ kayak/canoe to take you to the dunes 15 min away, w/ a fishing harbor providing color to the view. Herons and ospreys flying all around. Natl park beaches in biking distance. Proximate to Charlottetown. Really felt like an ideal location and super peaceful and quiet, with no other houses around or in view. The cottage itself is nice enough, especially the screened in porch which is crucial. Very clean and feels new. Kitchen is decently furnished though very small and with some quirks. Loft is great for kids or other people who don't need a lot of noise privacy. Two bedrooms are small but functional. Alexandra was a conscientious host and always available to sort out small issues and questions.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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4

Beautiful & Comfortable, Centrally Located Cottage

  • 4 of 5

Very private secluded location but convenient to town. The cottage was comfortable and homey. Alexa was a wonderful hostess who went out of her way to find answers to all of our questions about things we wanted to do on the island. With Alexa's help we found some good spots to fish near by. We really appreciated Alexa's gift bag with a sampling of local products. The restaurants she recommended were so incredible. Wish we would have had time to try them all!!! Mosquitoes weren't bad but it was nice to have the screened porch to relax on. We brought our golden retriever and except for a run-in with a visiting skunk, it was a great place for pets, esp one that likes to swim. We liked that we could keep her on the screened porch to dry off. We had a wonderful relaxing stay and hope to get back to PEI next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfict place to relax and unwind in comfort, surrounded by the beauty of the east coast.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is very comfortable and has everything you will need. The host is very informative and accommodating and the information provided is timely and makes your stay stress free.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Excellent cottage and location! fantastic view and access to the bay!

  • 5 of 5

Alexa thanks for sharing your cottage with us! We had a wonderful week , the view from the cottage is amazing from sunrise to sunsets! We enjoyed the fire pit and seeing the bald eagles go by from time to time and at low tide the Great Blues fishing from the sand bar in the middle of the bay. We hope to be back soon, Phil and Cecilia.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Stunning views and restful, cozy solitude

  • 5 of 5

My mother and I stayed here from Oct. 17-21, so it was past the normal tourism season. Alex was incredibly helpful to us in finding restaurants and attractions which would still be open–we even ran into her at one! The house itself felt secluded and cozy, but was still less than a half-hour drive from Charlottetown. Although the cabin isn't intended for all four seasons, weatherwise, we were snug and warm even after it snowed one of the days. The ceilings are high and spacious, the beds are comfortable, the kitchen met all our cooking needs, and if we'd come during the normal summer season, we'd have spent all our time out on the porch. Everything was clean and immaculate, and Alex made a special effort to come out and meet us on our first morning, even though she'd already had the cabin ready for us when we arrived late the night before. I would suggest that if you're renting a car, you choose a Jeep or SUV, because the driveway is a dirt path, and on wet days it was nice to have that extra driving power. I can't speak highly enough about this property, or about Alex. There was a bad moment when I thought I'd left my wallet behind at the cabin after we'd already boarded the plane to leave, and Alex promised to make a special trip out to retrieve it and FedEx it to me. Fortunately it was just in another one of my bags, but I think it is an example of her willingness to assist her guests!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
22 Kilometres
YYG - Charlottetown
Nearest Ferry
80 Kilometres
Wood Islands PEI Ferry
Nearest Golf
9 Kilometres
Stanhope Golf & Country Club
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Kilometres
Route 6
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Dalvay by the Sea
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Tracadie Beach
Car: necessary

Located on PEI's beautiful North Shore, this cottage is smack in the middle of all the Island has to offer. Located on a ten-acre lot, enjoy full privacy on beautiful Tracadie Bay, with a million-dollar ocean view and ocean access. Explore the nearby National Park or take off in a kayak or canoe to explore the bay and dunes!

Drive west a few minutes to enter the National Park at Dalvay, and continue on to Stanhope, Brackley Beach, Cavendish etc. Head east to Crowbush, Lakehead, Greenwich Park, Souris, etc. Or, drive 20 minutes to the Trailside Inn for the hippest music venue east of Montreal, or to Charlottetown to take in one of the many shows playing through the summer.

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Rates & Availability

Lot 35 Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$273
$1,914
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $383

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Amenities

Lot 35 Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 960 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Upstairs loft with queen futon sofa
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , *Can be arranged with two single beds OR one king
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • swimming

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