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Rates now open for 2018 Summer & Fall Season

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Mountains meet the Sea

A charming 3 Bedroom Cottage where the Mountains meet the Sea!!!

Stay with us and enjoy watching the Lobster Fishermen haul their gear from May to July while sipping on your morning coffee or sit on the deck at listen to the birds chirping.

Our home is in a Quiet and Tranquil Area just of the Beaten Path of the Cabot Trail located in a small, quaint village called Smelt Brook just 15 minute drive from Neil's Harbour and only minutes to the fishing village of White Point where you can hike and listen to the wildlife while sitting at the end of trail relaxing and taking in all the views. Magical!!!

Enjoy amazing views, wildlife sightings, listen to the waves, and spot whales right from the cottage.

Centrally located between Baddeck, NS and Cheticamp, NS.

Just minutes driving to Sandy Beaches at South Harbour and Neil's Harbour.

Enjoy the breathtaking sunsets at South Harbour and Neil's Harbour beaches.

25 Minutes from World Renown Highland Links Golf Course in Ingonish

15 Minutes from Kayak Tours and Cycling Tours in South Harbour

Long term renters are welcomed please contact us to decide rates.

More Details

Allison Barron
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 4, 2017

Why Allison Barron chose Nova Scotia

This property was family owned by my grandparents and aunt. She then gave the property to myself and family to keep going for generations to come. The property is in a peaceful, tranquil area with the sounds of birds chirping with views of the water. Short driving distances to the beaches, basketball play ground and hiking trails.


Victoria, Subd. A Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Pack n Play/Play Pen
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • skiing
  • swimming


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average rating of 4.5 based on 14 reviews

Perfect retreat away from it all

  • 5 of 5

First, the view is fantastic-- I wasn't sure from the pictures how much of the water you could see, but it's a full panoramic view! The deck looks right out to the water, and the sun is so lovely in the morning. I loved drinking my coffee out there watching the sun reflect off the far mountains on the other side of the bay. There is a house and a road between the cottage and the water, but I did not find it detracting. All appliances are in good working order, and the heat/thermostats worked well. The wifi worked most of the time (sometimes a little slow in the evenings). We cooked 2 dinners there and found everything we needed as far as dishes and cookware. The second floor has a narrow, sloped ceiling which could be tough to navigate at the top of the stairs if your mobility is limited. The area is not walkable, but not many places in Cape Breton are especially if you are out of the villages. Groceries are a quick 10-15 min drive away, and many points of interest a close drive. We stayed with our 2 year old daughter, who loved the swing set and slide in the back yard. The setup was great for her! Overall would highly recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable and great view

  • 4 of 5

We stayed a week and what a great spot to unwind. Cottage is nicely done and comfortable with a great view off the deck and side yard. Only a couple of of little appointments could use an up grade but its the charm of the house that will impress you. Local food is off the charts good, and the tours in the area are great make sure to try the Ingonish Lobster boat Tails and Scales, nice fellas and good story tellers. Chowder House in Neils Harbour is a must, and mussels from McLouds are just the best...10lbs for 20 bucks..fresh. Groceries at the CO-OP in Neils Harbour has everything you need including booze. We are definitely coming back.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Live like a local and enjoy amazing view

  • 4 of 5

My wife and two preteen girls spent 5 nights here. Cons: Upstairs bedrooms (3) a bit tight and night trip to the bathroom entails negotiating narrow, somewhat creaky staircase. Pros: Amazing views of ocean and mountains of Cape North; perfectly maintained appliances, electric and plumbing; Keurig coffee; laundry, TV, Wi-Fi, Wii game console -- literally everything in the house worked! Pots, pans, service pieces, linens, towels, toilet paper -- it's all there. Location: Not much in walking distance (very hilly), but excellent beaches within 5 minute drive, grocery about 10 minutes. Owners were easy to reach by email or phone. For young, fit folks on the go, this place probably merits 5 stars. Might be too tight for seniors or folks looking for luxury. We will return!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quaint home with beautiful view over the bay!

  • 5 of 5

Good location with excellent beaches nearby. Beautiful sunsets over the bay. The home had everything we needed, and the owners have a very handy guide prepared of information on the area.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Area

  • 4 of 5

Loved the location and the cottage had all the necessities to feel at home. One of the most beautiful areas in North America!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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good bargain

  • 4 of 5

Well and thoughtfully equipped home in one of the world's most scenic places.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $48.82

Rates are subject to change unless other wise reserved.
50% refund if cancelled within 30 days of arrival
100 % refund if cancelled before 30 days of arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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