GREEN GABLES ON THE BRAS D'OR LAKES

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
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Minimum Stay 7 nights
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GREEN GABLES ON THE BRAS D'OR LAKES

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4 BR (one on 1st floor) 2 full bathrooms + outdoor shower, + 4 bunk kids cottage

Welcome to the ultimate getaway with your own private dock on the Bras d'Or Lakes! Only a 5 minute drive to the village of Baddeck, Bell Bay Golf course,and entrance to The Cabot Trail.

Sit on our porch in the middle of a 15 acre meadow and watch the world go by. Lake access is via your own sun deck which is an easy 5 minute walk. This quaint house is located on 37 acres of rolling countryside near the town of Baddeck, Nova Scotia. Baddeck is a resort village on the shores of the world-renowned Bras d'Or Lakes on Cape Breton Island. The property is a great place to get away and forget about the world. Newly added 2nd full bathroom. Wireless internet has been added to allow for 24/7 connectedness-when YOU want it- and only IF you want it! Our family rental guidebook contains local information about restaurants, beaches, hiking trails and more.This farmhouse cottage is situated in the middle of a 15 acre hillside meadow and yet it is' just minutes' to the village of Baddeck, numerous golf courses, and exploring all that Cape Breton has to offer. It is a great place to use as ' home base' on the Cabot Trail-It is considered 'the beginning and the end' of one of the most scenic drives in North America.

There is a 4 bunk kids sleeping cottage on site for use- if requested, for an additional fee.

Nearby attractions; you have your own sun deck on the lake- a 5 minute walk from the house- shallow waters edge- but good for kayaks and enjoying the summer lake views and sun! Bell Bay Golf Course is only five minutes by car, Also an easy 3 miles in Baddeck village-kayaking, boating and swimming and shopping. Trout and salmon fishing are one hour away (guides can by hired in Baddeck). Close to many fine beaches,trails for hiking,the Alexander Graham Bell Museum,the Cabot Trail and the Gaelic College.

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Jan Blynn

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Speaks english
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Property Reviews

Green Gables on the Bras d'Or Lakes
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
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Baddeck Cape Breton Island
Bridgewater, CT
5

Wonderful Week in Baddeck

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2011
We decided to vacation in Nova Scotia this October - Cape Breton Island, specifically.
Three couples, (I should mention that 3 of the 6 of us are originally from Edinburgh, Scotland) and we wanted to see “New Scotland” firsthand. And the timing of our stay with the Celtic Colours Festival couldn't have been planned any better.

We chose Baddeck because of its central location and by chance found the Green Gables rental property and could not have been happier with our decision. From start to finish, the owner and the local property management person could not have been more accommodating. The house was exactly as stated (and portrayed in the photos). It was quaint, yet well equipped, clean and well maintained. And, while in a very pleasant quiet country setting, the house was only a few minutes to town or to a major roadway.

We would recommend, if you visit, to stay in centrally located Baddeck . And we would highly recommend the Green Gables property. The Cabot Trail is a must see (just like the Highlands of Scotland); the Alexander Graham Bell museum (he was Scottish, too); lunch or dinner at The Red Shoe Pub in Mabou; or lunch at The Chowder House on the Cabot Trail in Neil’s Harbor. The Gaelic College in St Ann’s is worth a visit as is the Glenora Distillery in Glenville, just to mention a few.

From the morning coffee on the front porch to the crackle of the logs in the fireplace after a day of sightseeing, our first trip to Cape Breton will be one that we’ll remember and cherish, always.
We’re already planning next year’s visit.

Matt, Southbury CT
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Baddeck Cape Breton Island
Edmonton
5

Great stay for a two families!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
We loved this cottage. We had a large group visiting family members on different parts of Cape Breton. This was a perfect central location for our travels.

There was ample space for three adults and four kids. The house was clean and well-stocked. Felt like we were staying with family.

We did have small kids (twins 18months, plus a 3yr old and a 7yr old) so we had to hide a few valuables during our stay. If the kids were a bit older we would not have worried.

Private beach was wonderful for the kids. Very short drive to the town. Lots of bugs but the owners graciously made sure enough spray was available.

Owners were very nice and promptly dealt with our questions. Nice guide in the house to local attractions and restaurants.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Baddeck Cape Breton Island
Silver Spring, MD USA
5

Charming and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
Nicely furnished, tastefully decorated, comfortable amenities, peaceful setting, ideally situated. This quiet and lovely property incorporates all that is the essence of Cape Breton. There is nothing more to ask for in a "home away from home".

In addition, the owners were professional and personable to work with making the transaction a very pleasant experience.

Highly highly recommend this property to those looking for a real taste of Cape Breton.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Baddeck Cape Breton Island
5

Wonderful Location

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2008
  • Stayed: Jul 2008
Quiet, private, relaxing location. Close to Bras d'Or Lake, the Village of Baddeck, and grocery store. Nicely furnished with well-equipped kitchen and laundry facilities. Interior was very clean and neat.

We enjoyed visiting the Cabot Trail, Fortress of Louisbourg, Gaelic College, the Bell Museum, Highland Village Museum, the Glenora Distillery, hiking in the Cape Bretton Highlands National Park, and attended a Ceilidh in the village of Baddeck. A sunset at Mabou Beach is not to be missed!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 12/12
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Sydney, Nova Scotia
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
St Anne's Bay
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Trans-Canada
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
rental has own dock or Baddeck village beach
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Cape Smokey
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Bell Bay Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
wonderful choices in village of Baddeck
Car: necessary

Fishing, sailing, swimming, power boating, hiking, biking, antique and craft shopping, Celtic art and music, numerous art galleries, Bell Bay Golf Club, Alexander Graham Bell Museum, sail & power boat tours on the Bras d'Or Lakes

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Availability & Rates

Baddeck House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Early Summer
May 10 2014 - Jun 14 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
$1,300
7 nights
 
 
Summer- Peak I
Jun 15 2014 - Jul 12 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
$1,700
7 nights
 
 
Summer -Peak II
Jul 13 2014 - Aug 2 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
$2,000
7 nights
 
 
Fun in the Sun
Aug 3 2014 - Sep 6 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
$2,200
7 nights
 
 
Early Fall
Sep 7 2014 - Oct 4 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
$1,700
7 nights
 
 
Celtic Colours
Oct 5 2014 - Oct 26 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
$1,900
7 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100.00
Notes US$1300-$2200/week
Rates and terms are subject to change without notice

Rates shown are in US dollars. Guests may pay in equivalent Canadian funds.

Rates are based on 6 guests.

Security deposit required/ cleaning fee
$1300-$2200 per week
Saturday to Saturday rental

US or CAD dollars accepted
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Amenities

Baddeck House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Lake
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Living Room
  • Iron & Board
  • Free Local Calls
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Activities Guide
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Washing Machine
  • Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
  • Linens Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Alarm Clock
  • Firewood
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Telephone
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Pantry Items
  • Toaster
  • Blender
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outside - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom - 1st floor office -Full futon
  • sleeps 6-8 with option of adding more in a separate 4 bed bunk house
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway to Water
  • Yard
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • water tubing
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
New this year- wireless internet and newly added 2nd bathroom on second floor Easy walk to private dock on Bras D'or Lake, 1 queen, 2 fulls, 2 twins. Separate bunkhouse for kids, hiking trails, and easy access (5 min) to town.

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