This Beautiful 200 acre secluded property overlooks the Brasdor lakes. You are just ten minutes from Baddeck, The Hub of the world famous Cabot Trail, and summer home of Alexander Graham Bell. There are three separate cottages with spectacular views. The main house includes a new full kitchen and dining area and sleeps five. The new adjoining cottage sleeps two with a full bathroom. For the outdoor enthusiast, there is a converted art studio that sleeps two with an outdoor shower, eco-toilet, and amazing views from one's own private deck.
Baddeck is the beginning and end of the Cabot Trail. There are numerous fine restaurants and specialty stores in the area. Envision your family and friends exploring Cape Breton Island and returning to this beautiful vacation home!
Golfers will love this location as it is half way beetween Cabot Links in Inverness and and Highland Links in Ingonish and just ten minutes from Bell Baye golf Club in Baddeck.
''Cabot Links'' aka ''Bandon Dunes East''
Bandon Dunes of Oregon has just developed the first true links course in Canada.This spectacular golf course is located in Inverness which is just 40 miles along The Cabot Trail from Baddeck. Go to Cabotlinks.com
Cape Breton Highlands Golf Course is ranked as one of the top 100 golf courses in the North America. Take the spectacular Cabot Trail and drive 58 beautiful miles to Ingonish to play this historic course. go to : highlandlinks.com
The Bell Bay Golf Course is one of Canada's top golf course. It is located 7 miles from the house. Bell Bay offers spectacular views and outstanding championship golf. The views of The Brasdor Lakes are stunning and this course can prepare you for the two world class courses North and Southwest of Baddeck. Go to www.bellbaygolfclub.com/
Brasdor Lakes 70 plus degrees in August: The Brasdor Lakes offer Sailing, Motorboating, and surprisingly warm swimming due to the Gulf Stream. Boats may be chartered in Baddeck and there are daily sailing cruises from the government wharf in Baddeck which is 15 minutes from our house. You can also swim just below the house adjacent to the old car ferry.
Spectacular Hiking and Wildlife: Guests can step right outside and hike throughout 200 acres of woods or go down to the shore. Cape Breton offers numerous trails for hiking along the Cabot Trail. Just 5 miles away is Donelda's Puffin Tour's in St. Ann's Bay. Donelda's refitted lobster boat will take you to Bird Island to see Puffins, Bald Eagles and Seals and much more.
Our descendants all come from Cape Breton and moved to Halifax and Boston in the early 1900's but Cape Breton is where our heart's are. Three generations of family come back each year to this very special part of the world that is so beautiful and a respite from the heat and pace of city life.
Our parents were avid sailors and The Brasdor lakes provide some of the best saling in the world. Our property is right on the water with spectacular views so they fell in love with the property on their cruises throughout the lakes back in the 50's.
This a two hundred acre property with three cottages. The main house offers a great family gathering place and the additional cottages offer great privacy. There is a brand new expansive deck that is wonderful for taking in the spectacular views and reading books.