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Summer Fun on Sandy Beach, Warm Water

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 1 full bathroom, outdoor shower, sleeps 6,

Located at Port Hood Beach, this bright, clean, well-appointed cottage has white walls, warm pine floors and pine cathedral ceiling. After enjoying a day spent in the warm waters of the sandy beach and a meal cooked on the grill, there is no place better to watch the sunset than from the deck that wraps around the front of the cottage. Long walks on the beach where eagles hover are good for both body and soul.

For golf lovers you are 25 minutes from the newly develop golf course in the town of Inverness, called Cabot Links.

'Thank you, we had a very enjoyable time at your cottage. We ate lobster fresh from the docks every day, cooked in your lovely kitchen.' Leslie & Maria Hansfor

More Details

Property Manager
Marty Lyons
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2018


Port Hood Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Outdoor shower - outdoor shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • library
  • recreation center
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(7 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Great Rental and Great Owners

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable home right on the beach with incredible sunsets. The owners make this a true home away from home. We would return in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Week

  • 5 of 5


Thank you for the use of Beth's cottage

We had a great week.The cottage had everything we needed .

Sitting on the deck watching the sunset was the highlight of each day.

We sure hope to return next year.

B & M

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We loved this place it's beautiful and clean and so great for kids!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely perfect location if visiting Port Hood.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic visit to Port Hood N.S. The beach cottage was exactly as described. Perfect location. Everything needed was available at cottage. Had dinner one night at the Clove Hitch did some shopping at the Co-op supermarket.Got to see a 550 lb tuna landed at the Murphy Pond marina. We would highly recommend this property. Thanks Marty we enjoyed our visit.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely amazing

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely amazing, homey, peaceful, great views. The home was very well laid out for our family and had all the amenities one would need. Not in a high traffic area, quiet, and perfect views of sunsets every night overlooking the ocean. Could not have asked for anything better. Wife and I agree, we have to go back to this house.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Everything is just as you expect from the write up and pictures. Your just steps to the beach and beautiful views. Your an easy walk to some stores and eateries.

Very relaxing cottage feel. We will be recommending friends to this lovely cottage as it has lots of space for sleeping. All of Cape Breton is an easy travel from this home base. Thanks for having us!! Ali & Wes

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This cottage is a family cottage that has so many fine memories of my son and his cousins and my wife's family of sisters, brother ,nephews and nieces. When renters stay and they comment about the space, the closeness to the beach, wonderful view of the sunset, community of great neighbors and working people of Port Hood. One feels really good. Thanks!
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The Red Shoe Pub
"Friendly atmosphere with local entertainment. Place to go!"
Nearest Airport
363 Kilometres
Halifax International Airport
Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
Red Shoe in Mabou
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Cabot Links and Cabot Cliffs
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Trans Canada
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Red Shoe in Mabou
Nearest Beach
50 Miles
Port Hood public beach
Car: necessary

Fresh fish is available daily at the nearby fisherman's co-op. A grocery store and a gourmet German restaurant are within walking distance. The Red Shoe Pub featuring Cape Breton fiddlers and good pub food is close by in the village of Mabou. If you can bear to leave the beach for a day, consider a trip around the Cabot Trail, to the Alexander Graham Bell Museum or to the Fortress of Louisbourg. Hike the spectacular Mabou Highlands or find your own perfect picnic spot on a secluded beach; the area is yours to enjoy.

In the town of Inverness 25 mile is a brand new state of the art golf course.

Other Activities: kaykaying




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $395.26

Peak $1000 / Canadian
July - August:
Off season June and Sept. Oct. $850 Canadian

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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