LUXURY HOME WITH SPECTACULAR VIEW OF THE MOUNTAINS AND HARBOUR

Donald Jardine & Jean Campbell

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights

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LUXURY HOME WITH SPECTACULAR VIEW OF THE MOUNTAINS AND HARBOUR

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3 BR, 2.5 BA, sleeps 8

Millbrook Cottage is a luxury home located on the Cabot Trail in the beautiful resort town of Ingonish. Just 2 minutes from the Cape Breton Highlands National Park, this house offers quick access to beaches, tennis courts, hiking trails, sea kayaking, whale tours and the Highland Links Golf Course, frequently rated by Golf Magazine as the number one public golf course in Canada. This comfortable home includes a large master bedroom with king size bed and en suite bath on the top floor. The main floor has a great room with an open concept living room, dining room, and kitchen. The family room also has a pull out double sofa that can accommodate 2 extra guests. Downstairs are 2 bedrooms with queen size beds, a full bath and another open kitchen/ living room/dining room. A covered veranda around 2 sides as well as a large front deck offer outdoor sitting in all weather. Private and quiet it offers unlimited opportunity to view sea birds and nature watch.

Golf Highlands Links: Located only a 5 minute drive to Cape Breton Highlands National Park, home of Highlands Links Golf Course. # 1 public course in Canada

Ingonish Beach - Swimming / Hiking: Swim at Ingonish Beach, located in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park (5 minute drive) your choice of two sandy beaches, the Fresh Water Lake and the Atlantic Ocean. Canteen services available and Life Guard on duty during July & August. HIke the Fresh Water Lake Trail at the beach or the Middlehead Trail located just past the Keltic Lodge Resort and Spa

Kayak and Whale Watching Adventures: North River Kayak Tours (35 minutes) offer lessons and a great Kayak adventure. Whale watching in Ingonish is just 10 minutes away. Choose an exhilarating zodiac ride or aboard a 45 ft (13.7 m) fishing/touring vessel for a thrilling 2 hour tour of the North Atlantic off of the coast of Smokey Mountain.

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Donald Jardine & Jean Campbell

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2006
Speaks english
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
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Reviews

Reviews

Luxury home with spectacular view of the mountains and harbour
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
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Luxury home with spectacular view of the mountains and harbour
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Ingonish Cape Breton Island
Lowell, Massachusetts
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Superb Location and Comfort

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Millbrook Cottage. Located on Ingonish Harbor, this very private home is right off the Rt. 312 (Cabot Trail) and minutes from the entrance to the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. I shot a number of photos of the interior space which can be viewed on Flickr with a search for the user name bobw235.

The property was everything we were hoping for. It was spotless, comfortable, convenient, private and offered a beautiful (if somewhat obstructed) view of the harbor. The owner should prune back the trees off the front deck to improve the overall view of the harbor, but it doesn't detract from experience at all.

The inside of the home is beautifully furnished with local artwork. We were both very impressed with the finished woodwork interior and the wall of windows that face the harbor. Whoever designed the interior has a great eye for color and decoration.

Our rental was handled well via email. Jean met us at the home when we arrived, and took us on a tour of the house. She was very friendly and did a good job explaining things like how to use the satellite/TV system. We appreciated the advice about obtaining groceries in Baddeck (a cooler and freeze packs are helpful) before arriving at the cottage, as the local options for food shopping are a bit limited.

We took advantage of the wireless internet capability while there and it worked well.

A note for those that might be renting in warmer weather. The abundance of windows in front lets in a lot of sunlight and the living area can get quite warm. There is a ceiling fan overhead and the windows open to provide a good breeze, but in hot weather it may be uncomfortable if you're sensitive to higher temps. The master bedroom has an A/C which we did not use. The downstairs area is quite cool, containing two bedrooms and a full bath.

One suggestion we would make for the owner would be to install some form of interior shade in the master bedroom upper windows. Not for privacy (as they're very high up, and beautiful to look at) but to darken the room in the morning. Although the windows face to the west, it was quite bright in the room early in the morning.

The location of the property was quite convenient to the national park and all the wonders it holds. We would highly recommend the nearby Mainstreet Cafe and Bakery. Delicious food, especially the baked desserts.

Great overall experience!
  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
130 Kilometres
Sydney
Nearest Ferry
90 Kilometres
North Sydney/Newfoundland
Nearest Motorway
60 Kilometres
Trans Canada Highway
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
beach
Car: necessary

You will find us on the world renowned Cabot Trail in the town of Ingonish. Just minutes from the Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Cape Smokey ski hill, Cape Breton Highlands golf Links, the #1 course in Canada, and just 60 minutes from Bell Bay golf course, there is an unlimited variety of activities. A variety of beaches, lakes & rivers offer sunbathing, swimming, boating and fishing. Ingonish is also the home of the Ingonish Triathlon and Hike the Highlands Festival. There are many fine restaurants for dining in the area from family style to the elegant splendor of the Keltic Lodge.

Other Activities: Spa at keltic Lodge, Various gift/craft shops

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Ingonish House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 29 2014 - Sep 1 2014
6 night minimum stay
C$325
C$2,275
 
 
Fall 2014
Sep 2 2014 - Oct 31 2014
6 night minimum stay
C$250
C$1,750
 
 
Spring 2015
May 1 2015 - Jun 25 2015
6 night minimum stay
C$235
C$1,645
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 15.0%
Notes Rate includes up to 4 people, for each additional person add $75.00
4 night stay also available: Spring $250.00, Summer $350.00 Fall $275.00 per night
Rate includes up to 4 people, for each additional person add $75.00
Rate is quoted in Canadian dollars. 50% deposit required at the time of booking. Fully refundable (less $75.00) if canceling 45 days prior to arrival. Non refundable if canceling less than 45 days prior to arrival. Final payment required 21 days before arrival.
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Amenities

Amenities

Ingonish House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Security System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Telephone
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Broadband Access
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Iron & Board
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Sofa Bed
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Pull out double sofa in family room adds an option for 2 more guests.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Games for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • CD Player
  • Books
Outside:
  • Wood Deck
  • Barbecue
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • whale watching
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • skiing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
Notes:
Ceramic tile and hardwood floors throughout with radiant infloor heat and washer and dryer.
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