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Getaway For The Angler, Golfer, Vacationer And Family

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6-8

The perfect getaway for the fisherman, golfer, hunter and family vacationer in Cape Breton’s lush Margaree valley. The cabin, with three bedrooms, 2.5 baths and spacious decks, is located on the famous Cabot Trail on 20 acres of wood-and-pasture land right on the Margaree River (with half a mile of riverfront and various cut walking trails throughout the property), one of the most famous Atlantic salmon rivers in the world. Walk down to the best stretch of the river, right between the Forks and Snag pools. The Baddeck and Middle, excellent salmon rivers in their own rights, are only a short drive away. Cabot Links and Cabot Cliffs, the renowned new oceanside links golf courses (both are included in Golf Digest's 'World's 100 Greatest Courses'), are just 20 minutes away. For bird hunters, there’s a dog kennel and access to plentiful woodcock and ruffed grouse shooting nearby. The cabin is a perfect launching point for families or travelers looking to explore the area: Sightsee on the Cabot Trail, hike in the nearby Highlands National Park, visit the Bras d’Or Lakes, fish and hunt, or spend a day at one of the incredible nearby beaches.

The cabin has three bedrooms (master bedroom has a queen bed; bedroom number two has two twins; bedroom number three has two bunk beds). It sleeps six adults comfortably and is kid-friendly. There is a deluxe outdoor shower located off of bedrooms two and three. The kitchen, with all your cooking utensil needs, opens up into the dining area and main room. The screened-in porch, surrounded by a deck, looks out toward the river, onto the valley. A kennel for dogs is located a hundred yards from the cabin. A wood stove heats the entire cabin easily.

The cabin is just a few miles from a grocery-and-liquor store, and comes with free Wi-Fi access.

More Details

Owner
Ranald Ross
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

About Ranald Ross

Owned by a group of four fun-loving families.

Ranald Ross purchased this cabin in 2012

Why Ranald Ross chose Nova Scotia

Cape Breton is one of the world's 'last great places.' This cabin is our dream place, located right on one of the best public salmon rivers in the world, with access to hunting, hiking, kids activities, whale-watching, beaches and much more.

What makes this cabin unique

The porch is a great place to hang out. The trails cut through the meadows offer a pleasant walk through the wildflowers. The outdoor shower, with views of the surrounding mountains, is not to be missed.

Amenities

Margaree Forks Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • River ...
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Bunk-beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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(11 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
5

Best in Cape Breton wilderness

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely cabin in the wilderness! Couldn't ask for better with nature's splendor all around. We loved everything about this property. The owner has it furnished very tastefully and it is very well stocked. Staying here and fishing in Margaree would an experience of a lifetime I can imagine. I am not in fishing but I would golf to compensate if go again

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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5

Rustic cottage with endless views, you won't want to leave!

  • 5 of 5

There are no other words for it - we loved it here. Cape Breton Island is a nature lover's paradise. Rugged landscape, incredible national park(s). We saw bald eagles, pilot whales, a moose... In the backyard, the Margaree River flows; plenty of opportunities for fishing (we opted for a trout fishing licence, given the young age of the children). Camp Acadia has a wonderful atmosphere (and of course beautiful views from most rooms); for those who like to cook and eat well, the kitchen is well stocked with good pans and utensils. That was wonderful. Our only complaint actually, is that one week is nowhere close to long enough to discover all the island has to offer. We can recommend the hike to Egypt Falls, where we swam beneath the falls (at the lower and middle level, the water was so deep there that you had to really swim). We read many reviews emphasizing how steep the descent is, we walked it easily and without anyone stressing about it being too steep (and our youngest is 7). In short - we had a great time in and out of the house and would highly recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fernie, BC Canada
5

Great cottage for golfers

  • 5 of 5

5 of us enjoyed Camp Arcadia to access both Cabot courses as well as a longer driving day to Higland Links. The cottage is extremely well appointed including pretty much everything you would want in the kitchen. Plenty of space to lounge and relax. Higly recommended!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York, NY
5

Beautiful House on a Beautiful Piece of Land!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved staying here! The house is peaceful and sits on a gorgeous piece of land (which the living room area shows off beautifully with big windows on 3 sides). Would happily stay here again, and have already recommended to friends :)

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Small piece of paradise.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place. Very comfortable. Great location. Would highly recommend it for travelers, fishermen, families. Really a nice spot.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Great location, very well equipped in a quiet peaceful environment!

  • 5 of 5

We were 4 adults staying for 3 nights and had an excellent stay and the property lived up to all expectations! Many thanks for a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Sydney Airport 280 Silver Dart Way Sydney, NS
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Cabot Links
Nearest Motorway
Cabot Trail
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Normaway Inn
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Margaree Harbour
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $0
Cleaning Fee $100.28

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.