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This vacation cottage is located on the Bras d'Or Lakes on a secluded Bay -only 5 minutes drive to Baddeck, golf courses and the Cabot Trail entrance. This family spot features a small beach area, and a multi-purpose dock and swimming area. The water is not cold- 70 degrees +. Fun for everyone!
Wireless internet is now included for 24/7 connection to 'your world' as needed - yet unplug when YOU want to relax, and enjoy this peaceful waterfront location.
Convenient drive- 5 minutes to Baddeck. Central location for sight seeing, hiking, fishing and beach afternoons. Less than a mile- get onto the Cabot Trail for touring the island of Cape Breton and all that it has to offer!
The Bell Bay Golf Club and The Alexander Graham Bell Historic Site are only a 5 minute drive away- with many fine beaches, trails, and hikes nearby!
Golfers will want to drive less than an hour away, to Bandon Dunes' two true links courses in Inverness: 'Cabot Links' AND- 'Cabot Cliffs'!
Plan a trip to the Sydney area and tour Fort Louisbourg- enjoy the history.
For musicians - make sure to visit the Gaelic College or local restaurants and pubs that feature wonderful island artists.
Return to the Boat Cottage - A wonderful place to gather at the end of a busy day. Relax and watch the sun set over the Bay. Plan your next vacation now!
We stayed here for just under a week. Great set up and much larger than advertised. Easily accomodated our group of 4 adults and 3 kids. Fantastic views from all the rooms and very close to Baddeck. Good fishing off the dock where we caught striped Bass every night. This is an easy referral to give.
Great location just out of Baddeck. Kids first impression as drove done track was ' Brilliant' and within 5 minutes they were swimming off deck. For them the swimming included seeing starfish, crabs and fish and catching a few before throwing them back. Property lovely inside and well maintained. Setting was such that there was little need to head out in the evenings rather we sat and watched the sunset over the lake. Great location to travel throughout the Cape. Fortress of Luisburg, Skytrail and Ingenosh were all within 90 minutes. Luisburg was fantastic as was the trip to Bird Island from Englishtown. Another highlight was the bald eagles being fed from the boat! Baddeck was easily accessible and while we didn't venture out much in evenings the Bell Buoy restaurant was good and there is a nightly Ceilidh. Caretaker was easy to access and wifi great. Would recommend this cottage as a great central location to roam far and wide across Cape Breton.
We spent a week at this cottage in late June and it was wonderful. Everything was as promised in the description. The cottage was clean and spacious and the location was great. It was wonderful to be on the lake for fishing and to be centrally located for all of the interesting sights to be enjoyed on Cape Breton. Highly recommended!
We had a great time @ the cottage. Beautiful views, rustic charm and great location. Close to all sightseeing, boat tours, Baddeck and AGB Museum. Kids loved the bunks and the loft - like a tree house, also swimming was great. So lucky to be able to enjoy this gorgeous spot in Cape Breton.
Three generations of my family stayed here for Canada Day and July 4th. If you are looking for a rustic cottage to use as a base, this is it. We explored water falls, hiking trails, saw moose and bald eagles, and went sailing.
Jan and Barb go out of their way to be good hosts. Everything you need for a wonderful stay is provided.
This rustic lake front cottage - right down the same road where Alexander Graham Bell lived for many years - has a spectacular view and all the privacy you could want. It is only about a five minute drive into Baddeck, arguably the best location for touring Cape Breton. Even with a couple of short hikes and other stops in the National Park, the Cabot Trail can easily be done from Baddeck in a day, and the impressively reconstructed Fortress of Louisbourg is only an hour and a half drive. Baddeck itself has considerable charm, with a number of good and fun restaurants. A notebook in the cottage of things to do and see prepared by the owners was most helpful. For golfers the Bell Bay Golf Club was set beautifully and in great condition.
The cottage itself was very homey with family pictures and other memorabilia. The kitchen was very well equipped. We vacationed in early September, so the pot belly stove in the master was welcome and fun to use. We were three couples; however, the house could easily hold several more (especially children). All in all, a memorable vacation made even better by our stay at the Lake Cottage.
Fishing, sailing, swimming, power boating, hiking, biking, antique and craft shopping, Celtic art and music, numerous art galleries, Bell Bay Golf Club, Alexander Graham Bell Museum, sail & power boat tours on the Bras D'Or Lakes
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Notes:To hold the reservation we require a $500.00 refundable deposit that also is held as a damage deposit. The fee does not count towards the rent.It will be returned upon inspection of the property after the cottage has been vacated.