NEW LOG HOME WITH GORGEOUS OCEAN VIEW IN HISTORIC ACADIAN VILLAGE

Jonathan Tetherly

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Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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NEW LOG HOME WITH GORGEOUS OCEAN VIEW IN HISTORIC ACADIAN VILLAGE

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3 Bedroom, 1.5 Bath, Sleeps 9, Kitchen, Great Room, ping pong room, 1600 sq.feet

L’Ardoise and surrounding towns abound in wild berries – strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, dewberries – even cranberries and foxberries. Free clam digging is available within five miles. Concerts and Ceilidhs are available in many locations throughout Cape Breton, some featuring the unique brand of Cape Breton fiddle music. Fortress Louisbourg is a world class historic re-enactment of a French Acadian fortress town. The beach in L’Ardoise, in the hamlet of Point Michaud, is 1.5 miles long, considered to be world class in quality. Fishing from shore is available in the 300 yard canal connecting the Atlantic with the Bras d’Or Lakes, about 7 miles from our house. We have a 120 degree view of the Atlantic and the harbour.

Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Jonathan Tetherly

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This home is owned by Jonathan and Katsuyo Tetherly. We live in Chicopee, Massachusetts. I am the protestant chaplain at the Hampden Correctional Center in Ludlow, Massachusetts, in my 27th year there, and Kay retired as a director at the Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts, after working there for 33 years, in December, 2013. I grew up in Laconia, New Hampshire and she in Yamagata City, Japan. I have degrees from the University of New Hampshire, University of Minnesota, and Andover Newton Theological School in Newton, Massachusetts. Kay has a degree from Elms College in Chicopee.We have two adult daughters and two grandchildren. We built this house in 2005-06, but have owned the property since 1980, when there was a small house on it. We enjoy Cape Breton's variety of berries to pick, fishing, clamming, music, golf, running and more. Neighbors are friendly and helpful. We generally come down twice a year. We do our best to keep the house in good condition in and out. It is so wonderful to get away from the hurried pace of our lives in the urban Lower Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts and just go at whatever pace we feel like in Cape Breton.We try to advise our guests as to attractions they might like, so that they may get to love Cape Breton as much as we do.

Jonathan Tetherly purchased this house in 2006

We bought the land with a small house on it in 1980. We bought contiguous land in 1983. We loved to come here for two weeks in the summer to fish and pick berries and listen to great Cape Breton music. In 2005-06 we tore down the old house and built a new one at the top of the hill, with the mail living area on the second floor, for a better view. The area is beautiful Nova Scotia seacoast, but not designed by the tourist trade. It's just a place to live close to nature and in your own way for awhile.

The view of the village, the harbour, and the Atlantic beyond is gorgeous. It is shockingly beautiful on a sunny day; on the other hand, you can see the progress of storms on the Atlantic long before they arrive. The knotty pine interior of the house is very cheerful.

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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4.9
based on 7 traveler reviews

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New Log Home with Gorgeous Ocean View in Historic Acadian Village
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Point Michaud Cape Breton Island
5

WE LOVED IT , THE HOUSE IS A HOME AWAY FROM HOME.

  • 5 of 5
Loved it from the time we spotted the house from the road until we left. It is everything you want as a vacation spot that is away from home but you feel at home. Would recommend this home away from home to anyone, and we have. :)
  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
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New Log Home with Gorgeous Ocean View in Historic Acadian Village
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+1 413 594-8500
Point Michaud Cape Breton Island
L'Ardoise, Nova Scotia
5

COMFORTABLE HOUSE WITH WONDERFUL VIEW

  • 5 of 5
We live in the area and rented this house for family members to stay in while visiting us. The arrangement worked out wonderfully, and our visitors really enjoyed their stay at the house. The house was clean and comfortable and the view is spectacular. They enjoyed exploring the property and picking blackberries. Making the rental arrangements with the owner was straightforward and the rental rates are very reasonable. The caretaker that provided the key and a tour of the house was very nice and the house was clean and tidy. Overall, the experience was excellent and we would recommend this property to friends and family.
  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
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New Log Home with Gorgeous Ocean View in Historic Acadian Village
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Point Michaud Cape Breton Island
5

WEDDING HEAD QUARTERS

  • 5 of 5
We rented this beautiful home for ourselves and a few friends. We were being married at the Church down the road on 8/28/2010 (the arrival date wouldn't let me pick this far back). This house was not only our head quarters but was where 8 ladies had room to get ready! It was clean and maintained well. The owner was easy to communicate with and all information was laid out nicely, including Nova Scotia's stringent rules on garbage disposal!

I returned to this site today in hopes of booking the house for our next vacation in L'Ardoise. Unfortunately it is not available, however I felt it necessary to leave a review. We would highly recommend this property.

It's perfect for a family or a few couples that want to experience a beautiful and peaceful get away. Thank you for providing the perfect "head quarters" any Bride would want. Many friends came to view the house during our stay and were highly impressed as well.
  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
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Point Michaud Cape Breton Island
Halifax, Nova Scotia
5

SUMMER VACATION WEEKEND

  • 5 of 5
I had a wonderful rest at the home while spending time with my family from Ontario and Halifax. It was so peaceful and quiet in the evenings I had a geat time unwinding. The view of the ocean the and surrounding natural beauty was stunning. Everything we needed was there at the house so didn't have to leave for any lenght of time. Great trip. Thanks Jonathan for sharing your lovely home. ;)
  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
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New Log Home with Gorgeous Ocean View in Historic Acadian Village
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p166773
+1 413 594-8500
Point Michaud Cape Breton Island
Halifax, Nova Scotia
5

SUMMER VACATION WEEKEND

  • 5 of 5
I had a wonderful rest at the home while spending time with my family from Ontario and Halifax. It was so peaceful and quiet in the evenings I had a geat time unwinding. The view of the ocean the and surrounding natural beauty was stunning. Everything we needed was there at the house so didn't have to leave for any lenght of time. Great trip. Thanks Jonathan for sharing your lovely home. ;)
  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
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Owner's Response: Katherine,
Thank you so much for your review. We're very happy you had a good time. We're looking forward to getting there August 20.
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Point Michaud Cape Breton Island
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GREAT TIME!

  • 5 of 5
We had a great time! Large group, but we did not feel cooped up at all due to the large windows and large rooms. The extra beding was great. Beautiful location. Caretaker was very nice and helpful.
  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
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Map

Nearest Airport
240 Miles
Sydney - 80; Halifax
Nearest Ferry
100 Miles
Newfoundland
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nova Scotia 247
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Point Michaud
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
St. Peters
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Ben Eoin on Route 4 toward Sydney
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Dundee Resort on the Bras D'Or Lakes
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
St. Peters
Car: necessary

The property is at the highest elevation in the hamlet of West L'Ardoise, the site of the annual Acadian Festival, normally held in late July, celebrating Acadian culture. Our access highway is part of the Fleur-de-Lis Trail of Nova Scotia, traversing the Acadian East coast of Cape Breton Island. Our house is on the Atlantic Ocean, with a 1 1/2 mile long beach about three miles from us. We are about six miles from the Bras d'Or Lakes, an inland sea in the central part of Cape Breton Island. Our two-acre property has dewberries, blackberries, and a few blueberries and red raspberries, which our guests are welcome to pick.

Other Activities: berry picking, clamming, live music

Golf: At Dundee Resort, about 35 minutes from us. A spectacular course.

Ski: There is a new ski area at Ben Eoin, about 45 minutes from us.

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Point Michaud House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rate 1
Mar 16 2014 - Dec 15 2014
2 night minimum stay
C$110
From
C$110
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
winter
Dec 16 2014 - Mar 15 2015
2 night minimum stay
C$135
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning C$0
Security deposit, fully refundable minus damage, will hold reservation. Rent is normally due one month in advance, but exceptions are made for late arrivals.
Notes US dollar accepted at par; but rebate after checkout to reconcile with Canadian dollar.
10% discount for members of any union. 15% discount for members of United Church of Christ or United Church of Canada
There is an extra nightly charge for groups of more than four persons: $10 for adults, $5 for children age 2-13, adults counted first, for the fifth and subsequent person(s).
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Amenities

Point Michaud House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
General:
  • Local Maps
  • Alarm Clock
  • Water Cooler
  • Filtered Water
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Lobster Pot
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Blender
  • 4 Ring Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower , seat in shower
    Half Bathroom - toilet
  • half bathroom is upstairs off master bedroom; full bathroom is downstairs
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , futon may be placed anywhere
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , cot may be placed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedroom #1 is upstairs; other two are downstairs.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • CD Player
  • Video Library
  • Books
  • Radio
  • Audio Tape Player
  • VCR
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Beach Towels
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • pond
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
  • marina
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • medical services
  • fitness center
  • laundromat
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • ice skating
  • cycling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • fishing
  • surfing
Notes:
Hammock.

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