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Irene Huber (Manager)

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english, french


20 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Prince Edward Island Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Sea Watch Cottage, situated at the end of a 1 kilometer private road, is located on a large 2.5 acre property affording spectacular views of the ocean, fishing boats and stunning sunsets. The fishing village of Miminegash is seen from the front deck and yard. It is at the north end of the 'pond' a large body of water over which you can see beautiful sunrises and watch many water fowl. A staircase over the cape leads to the wide red sandy beach and the ocean with the warmest temperatures north of the Carolinas, ideal for swimming and playing in the water. The beach extends for many K. in both directions. The fire pit is situated near the top of the cape so none of the beauty is ever lost during your stay. Walking south one can see the many windmills of West Cape and following the beach to the north brings you to the village of Miminegash, the fishing harbor with boats and a fresh daily supply of seasonal catch such as scallops and lobster. Our cottage is very clean and bright. It has 2 bedrooms one with a full master bath and King size bed and the other right next to the 2nd full bathroom having 2 single beds which can be converted into a King bed. A sofa-bed in the living room allows space for 2 extra people. Upon arriving at the cottage one renter stated, "this was more than I bargained for".

PLEASE NOTE THAT HOME AWAY AND VRBO QUOTE RATES IN US DOLLARS. You have to click on the Canadian Flag to see the Canadian Price.

Keywords: summer home, summer get-away, beach house, family vacation,

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Irene Huber (Manager) (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french

About Irene Huber (Manager)

We are a young professional couple from Toronto with 2 young children who fell in love with PEI the first time we visited. We cherish our peaceful time at the cottage which is a haven from our hectic city life.

Irene Huber (Manager) purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Irene Huber (Manager) chose Prince Edward Island

We love nature, cottage living, beach holidays, great food (especially lobster and scallops)! This property has ocean, beautiful sand, stunning sunrises and sunsets, and lots of space with natural forest to explore. It's more than we dreamed of and is always our perfect family getaway.

What makes this cottage unique

A typical day at the cottage for us starts with fresh coffee in the morning while watching the sun rise over the pond and the birds waking to greet the day. Mornings are great for a long walk or play on the beach. In the afternoon, swimming, napping, and making sand castles, followed by a walk to the harbour to meet the fishermen arriving with fresh lobster (early August to early October), or scallops in May/June. These dates are set differently each year.. After cleaning up with a fresh outdoor shower, dinner is made and served at a picnic table by the campfire overlooking the cape. We wait for the final show... an incredible sunset which never disappoints. Then, a good nights sleep, and repeat the next day!

Guestbook comments from the owner

(14 Guests)

-Enjoyed jumping the waves and relaxing

-Very Comfortable and welcoming cottage

-Well kept, well stocked – found everything we wanted or needed

-Wood stove made the cottage cozy and warm

-Every window offered the perfect view of mist over the pond, to sunsets over the ocean

-Enjoyed sitting/walking on the beach

-Opportunity to visit most places of interest in the North End of the Island

-Great Scallops from Caretakers

-Beautiful, Peaceful Wonderful vacation

-Couldn’t have been more relaxing

-Breathtaking sunrises over the pond and sunsets over the ocean

-Memories will last lifetime

-Loved the quietness and solitude from being at “the end of the road”

-Cottage did not disappoint

-Made us feel right at home.



-More than I could have imagined
Jun 2015
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based on 20 traveler reviews

average rating of 4.95 based on 24 reviews
Brantford, Ont.

Comfort and Solitude

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was the ideal place to begin the first week of our vacation. The cottage is very clean and well provisioned - we only had to bring our food. The setting is ideal - between the Pond and the Ocean - and we thoroughly enjoyed our long walks along the beach with seldom a soul (or an ATV) in sight. The sunsets are phenomenal and we got some great pictures. The caretakers - Barb and Brian - are very friendly and helpful people and provided us with some of the best scallops we have ever had. We took the opportunity to visit many of the communities in the area and enjoy the local fare but saved lots of time to enjoy the solitude and comfort of the Seawatch Cottage. Hope to be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Beauty of Nature, peace, quiet, and comfort are what we have to offer and our goal at Seawatch Cottage. We are so happy that you found this and have shared your experience with others. We look forward to your return in the future too.
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Can't wait to visit again!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I were lucky enough to experience this cottage 3 times. It's the place we go to regenerate. We absolutely love it, the cottage, and PEI. The cottage has everything you could ever want, or need. You could go to the grocery store and buckle in for a week. Or you could go out on day excursions. It's far enough off the beaten path. It's your very own private Paradise, but it is close enough to all amenities. We ourselves enjoyed long walks on the beach, wine by a fire, fresh lobster. Most of all, all 3 of our teenager daughters loved treasure hunting the shore of the ocean, for hours on end. We can't wait to visit again.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful, relaxing time away

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in PEI and this cottage had everything we needed for a quiet, relaxing time on the ocean. We were able to spend time walking on the beach, watching the sunrise over the pond and the sunset over the ocean. Everything was as good as described and things were very well maintained and stocked with what we needed. It was also nice to meet the managers and we would be happy to recommend this cottage.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review of Seawatch Cottage. We appreciate knowing that our guests have had a relaxing time and that they were able to find all that they needed. It was a pleasure for us to be able to meet you too, and wish that we had the opportunity to meet all of our guests.
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Stoller's from Indiana

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful setting and what seemed to us as arriving at the end of the world! Awesome setting! Cabin very accommodating, clean, and tasteful home decor. Even though our stay was mid-September, their off season had started, the weather was beautiful. We enjoyed the water, beautiful sunsets, and friendly atmosphere of the local communities. A thrill was spending time at the small fishing docks, seeing lobster catches come in. Another highlight was the lighthouse,trail and restaurant at North Cape. We would definitely recommend this VRBO and would return if opportunity avails itself. The setting would be ideal for family with children. Very memorable getaway for us.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your expressive review about your stay at Seawatch Cottage. It is just as we want it to be when we hear that our guests have enjoyed their stay so much.
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Picture Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Seawatch Cottage. The name says it all. Walk out the door, a few steps across the lawn and there is the sea. The cottage is very clean and inviting. The décor makes you feel like your at a secluded getaway even before you go outside and find out you really are. The location is perfect for touring the west side of the island. Plenty of lighthouses, beaches and harbours within a short drive. Loved stopping at all the small harbours and watching the fishing boats coming and going. Far enough away from the hustle & bustle of all the tourist attractions, yet close enough to take in on day trips. Loved the spectacular sunsets every night over the water. Although the weather was a little too cool for swimming in the ocean while we were here, the walks along the beach were perfect. The wood stove was perfect for taking the chill out of the cottage in the morning. Would definitely consider staying here again if we return to PEI

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review of Seawatch Cottage. What you have said is what we hope will be the experience of everyone who stays at the cottage.
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  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I were lucky enough to spend 3 nights in this adorable cottage. This was our first visit to PEI and we were hoping to find peace and quiet. This cottage gave us that and more. It is beautiful, immaculate and the views are beyond description. It is decorated the way you would decorate your own cottage if you were lucky enough to have a cottage by the sea. Irene, the cottage manager, was very easy to deal with. She was gracious and welcoming when we arrived making sure we had everything that we needed (even homemade cookies). Our stay was at season end and as we expected it was cool. We loved the sound of the waves on those cool. windy days. This is one of those places where you wish you could say something bad about it so that it would be available when you want to return. But this was so perfect I can't think of one thing that should be changed!

We would love to come again for a longer stay.

Thank you for sharing this great cottage with us!

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your glowing remarks in this review of the Seawatch Cottage. We are very happy to have it be just what people are looking for and more. Of course, we do know that your review will tell others that Seawatch is the place to come, but also hope that when you next decide to visit us, the dates will be available for you. You were delightful guests for us to have. We welcome you back and will be waiting for your next request to visit the cottage.
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Nearest Airport
134 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
112 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
205 Kilometres
Wood Islands (Caribou Ferry to Nova Scotia)
Nearest Golf
25.5 Kilometres
Felix or Mill River
Nearest Train
186 Kilometres
Amherst NB
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
HIghway 14
Nearest Restaurant
20 Kilometres
Alberton, Tignish, O'Leary and Bloomfield Corner
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
On location
Nearest Point of Interest
Cottage Location
Nearest Point of Interest
Sea Weed Pie Cafe
Nearest Point of Interest
Backroad Folk Art Museum
Nearest Point of Interest
Alberton Bakery
Nearest Point of Interest
North Cape Lighthouse
Nearest Point of Interest
Judes Point
Nearest Point of Interest
Lot 7 at Campbelton
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
West Point Lighthouse and Resturant
Nearest Point of Interest
Foodland Grocery
Car: necessary

Seawatch Cottage is located at the end of a little travelled cul de sac. It is private and quiet. The beach is easily reached at the edge of the grassy yard and down a staircase. One can play on the beach, find sea glass, walk for miles and even in about 20 minutes to the small fishing village of Miminegash. Here you can watch the fishing boats come and go and buy fresh seafood from the fishermen when in season. Our caretakers are fishermen and sometimes will bring fresh lobster or scallops right to the door at a great price. They are also a great source of information and always ready to help if there is a need. It is an easy drive to the 3 small villages in the area, the Potato Museum, 2 lighthouses and their wonderful dinning facilities. The cottage has a good supply of brochures to aide you in finding things to see and do.


Rates & Availability

Miminegash Cottage Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 14 2016 - Jun 24 2016
4 night minimum stay
Jun 25 2016 - Sep 2 2016
4 night minimum stay
Sep 3 2016 - Oct 15 2016
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

PLEASE NOTE THAT HOME AWAY AND VRBO QUOTE RATES IN US DOLLARS. You have to click on the Canadian Flag to see the Canadian Price.

Bookings of less than 3 days not accepted
There is a cleaning fee of $150. for stays of 4 days or less.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed

BOOKING DEPOSIT to secure rental dates

BALANCE due 30 days prior to arrival.

CANCELLATION: There will be a cancellation fee of $150.00.
If notice is given 60 days prior to rental date the deposit less $150.00 will be refunded.
If cancellation is less than 60 days prior to rental date and the cottage rents for the booked period, the deposit less $150.00 will be refunded.
However, if the cottage remains un-rented the deposit will not be refunded.
Early departure does not warrant any refund of rent or deposit.

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Prince Edward Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , off master bedroom
    Outside - outdoor shower , Convenient for washing off the beach sand
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , near second bedroom
  • 2 Full bathrooms and an outside shower for use when coming back from the beach.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , twin beds can be put together to make a King sized bed
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 double , This is in the living room
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Pac&Play - Baby Cribs (1) for young children is available,) Sofa-bed double bed size. All bedding is provided.
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
The cottage is outfitted with deck chairs, lawn chairs, a fire pit, picnic table a barbeque , outdoor play structure, in and outdoor toys. Everything you will need to relax, have fun and be very comfortable.

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