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Vacation home on the water in the beautiful Acadian region of Cheticamp

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,050 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

This romantic two storey home comes with a fully equipped kitchen, dining and living areas, pellet stove, cable and internet services. The upstairs features two very spacious bedrooms with queen size beds both have access to upper deck. Bathroom has shower/tub, luxurious towels and skylight to add to a very relaxing bathing experience. Downstairs has a half bath/laundry room facility. Imagine watching vivid sunsets combined with an array of colorful fishing boats bringing in the catch of the day. This vacation home is one of a kind, while being very private it is still of walking distance to all amenities. This home is a 5 minute drive to beaches and the Cabot Trail, walking distance to Le Portage Golf course, whale cruises, restaurants, Cheticamp rug hooking museum, to name a few. Owner is ready to cook you a feast of lobster and crab ( when in season) if you so desire. Cheticamp is a place of spectacular natural beauty and world renowned culture and heritage. The friendliness of the people, its Celtic music, the beautiful ocean and astonishing mountains will leave you with long lasting and pleasant memories.

Property Manager
Roland & Sandra Chiasson
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2017

About Roland & Sandra Chiasson

Sandra & I are true Acadians born and raised in the beautiful village of Cheticamp. We travelled all over the world while serving the Canadian Armed Forces. We returned to live in Cheticamp 20 years ago. We enjoy golfing, hiking, the beaches, the amazing ocean and mountain views and most of all, we love the area because it's home.

Roland & Sandra Chiasson purchased this house in 1997

Why Roland & Sandra Chiasson chose Cape Breton Island

This harbour property use to be a small general store in the 1930's owned by my mother-in-law's uncle. It was owned by many owners until we returned and had a vision of living on the waterfront. Our dream of creating a harbour escape has become a reality and we hope you enjoy it as much as we have.

What makes this house unique

The benefits of staying at "Harbour Escape" is that it's comfortable, you will find peace, serenity, it is private, has a porch swing, table and chairs on top and lower deck. Your very own BBQ, fantastic views of colorful fishing boats coming and going and the many amazing sunsets. You are at walking distance to restaurants, pubs, whale watching, bank, pharmacy and 18 hole golf course. This is the only harbour vacation home on the waterfront.

Guestbook comments from the manager

This is one of the best houses we have ever rented. It's location to the docks, decks, sunsets, restaurants and peacefulness. We hiked throughout the park, enjoyed the Celtic Colours music & dinners. You have provided everything required for a comfortable stay. We will recommend your house to our friends.
Oct 2015
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Chéticamp House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 6:00 PM / Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , sink/washer/dryer
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Vacation home on the water in the beautiful Acadian region of Cheticamp
average rating of 5.0 based on 27 reviews

Fantastic location and beautiful accomodations!!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here and would highly recommend it. Everything was first class and the hosts extremely helpful. We will definitely return and recommend a stay here!! Very relaxing and close to everything.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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could not have been better

  • 5 of 5

I've stayed in vacation rentals in 4 countries. After staying here, I thought maybe there should be a special category of rentals for ones that are just above-and-beyond. This place had it all: Lovely design, beautiful setting and view, convenient location, accommodating hosts on-site, stocked with anything a guest could want. We were 3 people ranging in age from 6 to 70 and during our week at this rental we were happy, happy, happy. Honestly, we didn't want to leave!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfectly relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful spot. Fun to watch activity in harbor, but peaceful. Easy access to park. Very comfortable, completely modern. Hosts are warm and helpful. Cape is just full of varied hiking and amazing views, and more unspoiled by tourism here than east side. Perfectly relaxing!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Magnifique endroit

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons adoré notre séjour. Les hôtes sont gentils et très disponibles pour répondre à nos questions. L'appartement est vaste et possède tout l'équipement requis pour avoir un séjour confortable. Les balcons et terrasses font face au port de pêche et il est amusant de voir les pêcheurs au travail à différentes heures du jour!

De plus, Cheticamp est un bon point de départ pour explorer le parc des Hautes terres du Cap Breton.

Merci beaucoup!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hidden treasure

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful accommodation ideally situated. We were able to witness amazing sunsets from our deck as well as admire the beautiful scenery provided by the Harbour and the Cheticamp island in the distance. Roland and Sandra were so nice. We had a great vacation.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best location EVER.

  • 5 of 5

I would stay here in a heart beat when I come back! The location on the harbor is the best. The house was perfect. Has more than the comforts of home along with friendly hosts. Don't think one could beat this place.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
200 Miles
Sydney International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Doryman Tavern
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Le Portage Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
3 Metres
Le Gabriel
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
La Plage St-Pierre
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $79.46
Additional Guest Fee $19.86 per person per night

The rate is for one couple, there is a charge of $25.00 daily per additional person. Cancellation policy is 30 days prior to first day of stay will receive a full refund. An additional $100.00 cleaning fee.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.