BRETON COVE FARMHOUSE AND TREASURE HIDEAWAY

Dr. Paul

Advertiser since 2005
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Speaks english, french, german, spanish, Swiss, Mi 'kmaq, Chinese
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

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Dr. Paul

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BRETON COVE FARMHOUSE AND TREASURE HIDEAWAY

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Overview

Breton Cove House Rental Photos and Description

4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms,, sleeps 10+

Between Breton and Wreck Cove they say there's buried treasure. Use your Breton Cove Hideaway as a jumping off point for your own great treasure hunt.

Sample wild blueberries in fields with eagles flying overhead. Take a path to the beach smelling fresh mint in the woods. Hike down to the beach and you'll find myriad shells and rocks of many colors. About a km further south there's sandy beaches and caves and a fresh pond on one side. Watch for trout at dusk. Ask for clues for treasure holes!!

Return to the Hideaway and relax in a spacious living room with extended Douglas fir beams, 4 bedrooms sleeping 8, cozy stoves in dining and living rooms, a deck ... Even a ballfield across the Cabot Trail, for the young of heart and body next to the Gaelic Singers hall just across the Cabot Trail.

Enjoy a day pass at sister property Cabot Shores or an evening of entertainment great food. Then return for romance or an evening with your family.

Hiking the Highlands of Cape Breton from Skir Dhu: Do you like to hike off the beaten track?

Just go out the door at Breton Cove/Skir Dhu and there's great hiking and walking?

Go across the Cabot Trail and there's a trail with scenic vistas of the highlands, the Atlantic/St. Anne's Bay and the Bird Islands.

Go up the Trail to the National Park and you'll find countless trails including that for Walker Lake, Mt. Frenny and more.

Come back to Cabot Shores (8 miles south) for a great dinner.

Or go to Cabot Shores for a morning of complementary canoeing/kayaking on our lake and Indian Brook.

Explore The Cabot Trail and Have : Whether a whale watch, local shopping for souvenirs or doing a cultural/historical tour, you're right on the Cabot Trail at Skir Dhu.

Go up Cape Smokey from May-October for views and hikes.

Go down the Trail for Ceilidhs and kitchen parties.

Stay in the Farmhouse and relax, write, meditate, cook...good time with your family or mate or friends...

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Dr. Paul (Owner)
Advertiser since 2005
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Speaks english, french, german, spanish, Swiss, Mi 'kmaq, Chinese

About Dr. Paul

Dr. Paul and Barbara are the owners and hosts at the Breton Cove Farmhouse.

Why Dr. Paul chose Breton Cove

The location appealed to us because it's 60 acres along the Atlantic and 120 acres in the Cape Breton Highlands.

When we found the farmhouse, we were told to bury it or burn it and rebuilt on site. Dr. Paul choose a third alternative, to renovate with local spruce and hemlock and imported douglass fir beams...

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n 2000, we renovated the farmhouse which was a 19th century homestead.working farm which had horses, chickens, pigs and huge gardens and a sawmill..

Dr. Paul walked the land re-created trails that the Urquehardt family.

The house had been a place where midwives delivered babies and there wee many adopted children.

It has since become a spot for travelers who enjoy hiking, swimming, boating, cultural activities such as music in the Gaelic Singers hall across the road

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for the wonderful venue for us to have a family reunion.The farmhouse was private, clean, & very relaxing. We will return again soon.

Best wishes,

The Mercer Family

Sydney, NS
May 2014
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights
Pay with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

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Map

Map

Car: necessary

The Breton Cove Hideaway is on the Cabot Trail. You'll find us the right side of the road as you head north towards Ingonish, 23k north of the Englishtown ferry, on the Atlantic coast of Cape Breton. Opposite us is the Gaelic Singers Hall and Community center, with a ballfield, dugouts and a field suitable for soccer, frisbee, baseball...

You can explore mountain trails, beautiful fields, and a gentle sloping forest leading down to a small pond and also to a beach on the Atlantic. You can walk south from beach to beach, finding sandy and rocky beaches and the famous Black Rock (Skir Dhu in Gaelic), where one time fishing boats were tied.

Other Activities: snowshoeing, native crafts, basketball, soccer

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

Breton Cove House Rental Rates

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 15.0%

Notes

  • $1200/week-$2800/week in peak season
  • A 4 bedroom homestead open all 4 seasons, this Breton Cove house has been restored with native wood and large windows facing south and east.

    There are extensive fields and around 60 acres for hiking down to the ocean off the Cabot Trail on Cape Breton Island.
    It is close to Cape Smokey for winter skiing and snowboarding, and the property itself has access to areas excellent for snowshoeing and skating during winter; mountain biking and hiking during other seasons.
  • $1440/week through June
    $2800/week for up to 12 people through October
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Amenities

Amenities

Breton Cove House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Ski-In
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The downstairs bath also has a washer and separate dryer.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom - 1 baby crib
  • 4 rooms with one double bed, 2 rooms with one single bed, 2 childrens beds
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Pool Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Communication / Internet:
  • fax
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
4 queens, 2 twins. Canoe. Breton Cove is a sister property to Cabot Shores Adventure and Retreat Center, about 8 miles south at Indian Brook. There a private catering service can be arranged, there's massage and other 'wellness offerings' as well as a childcare and recreation programs for different ages, according to the season.

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