Description ~ A lovingly restored Cape Breton farmhouse with panoramic views of St. Ann's Bay. Fully and traditionally furnished, this warm, cozy home has 4 bedrooms, living and dining rooms, a completely equipped cook’s kitchen, and a full bath (interior photos available; please inquire). Includes washer, dryer, Wi-Fi, telephone, CD player, TV/VCR/DVD, and views that provide you with far more than any electronic device ever possibly could. • Sits 40 yards from the water in a serene fishing village of 140 people • A secluded, majestic beach is less than three minutes away • Just five minutes to the Cabot Trail and eight to the fabled Gaelic College • Get lobster and fish fresh straight from the boats • Watch eagles soar over the house • Enjoy the magic of the townspeople and their music at the waterfront Community Hall • In short, decompress in a setting guaranteed to restore your spirit. Note: Pets welcome for a small additional fee (varies based on type and size of critter).
Local Activities: There is wonderful golf nearby, with equally serene and breathtaking views, as well as trails for the most modest or expert hiker or mountain biker. The beaches can go on for miles with hardly another person in sight.
Guest Comments: 'Paradise in Cape Breton! What a wonderful home. Beyond our expectations. We felt as if it were our own.'
The Macdonalds, Ottawa.
'Thank you for sharing your charming home. You told us the place is magical, and you are right.'
J. Kirkton and L. King, Missouri.
'We were overjoyed and overwhelmed by the warmth and coziness of this beautiful home, and its amazing setting. The house generates the feelings of warmth those living here in the past must have felt. Thanks for a beautiful holiday.'
Norm and Jane, Ontario.
'Your home is beautifully restored and it was such a treat to stay here. The setting is just exquisite!'
The Fitzgeralds, New York
'Thank you for our stay at 'In the Gloaming.' The house is beautiful and the setting gorgeous. It's exactly what we were looking for.'
Jeff, Susan, and Benny (the Beagle), New Hampshire
'We've fallen in love with your house and this lovely island. We will return without a doubt.'
Grant & Victoria, West Sussex, England
Our house, a wonderful Cape Breton 'Century House,' is the place you go if you're looking for breathtaking natural beauty, old world friendliness and tranquility, soaring eagles, true Celtic music, and serenity, all far, far away from the nearest shopping mall.
You can walk miles of unspoiled beaches, hike or bike the Cabot Trail, dine in the 'city' of Baddeck, enjoy some of the most famous salmon fishing in the world, play golf on highland links courses, canoe or kayak, or simply mark the passing days by the number of eagles spotted soaring overhead.