1 bedroom house sleeps 4
About Kyler Mcquaid
I am a Local, Grew up in North Rustico, Love the Views. walking/biking the North Rustico boardwalk is our favorite activity.
Kyler Mcquaid purchased this House in 2014
Why Kyler Mcquaid chose North Rustico
we bough this house because we thought it would make an ideal vacation rental. We wanted to offer a more affordable option and still offer the same great location and views as our higher end houses.
What makes this House unique
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
this property was exactly as advertised, great location, lovely views. But, the bathroom had an overpowering musty smell that permeated the entire house unless the door was closed and windows open. It made the space unpleasant to use and concerning to bring my child into. We had great weather and were able to spend our time outside bbqing on the little deck which was perfect.
Adorable Tiny House
The Tiny House was perfectly located in the heart of the picturesque North Rustico Village. The property manager was very responsive and came in and fixed the TV and W-Fi the same day we reported to him that it wasn’t working. Very attentive. Wonderful stay.
Pictures Are Deceiving, Cleanliness An Issue
The size of the house is not the issue as the The Tiny House is exactly that. The location is the only positive it has going for it. The check-in process may have been simple in that we text Kyler our ETA, however he was not there on site to greet us as promised in the Ad & he left the key in the house & the door unlocked. We did not meet Kyler at all. The Ad also mentions the park pass & a pass to Green Gables. When we arrived & saw the GG pass was not there, we texted Kyler and his response was it is not included in the Park Passes for 2019 so it is not included this year. This detail was left out even though the Ad says it is included. The cleanliness & sorely lacking “fully equipped kitchen” was a very sore point. The bedroom upstairs had a cracked glass table & just the bed. There was no storage for clothes. The kitchen had no scissors, 1 single bowl (we had 4 ppl who like cereal for breakfast), 1 washcloth & 1 very dirty/stained drying towel, a few sheets left of paper towel, and dirty dishes in the cupboard. There was lip stains on the glasses & leftover food in one of the dishes. We felt uneasy using any dishes & therefore ate out for the entire stay, even though we packed food expecting to cook most of the week. The coffee maker was also broken. We messaged Kyler & he never responded to address this issue. We had to buy coffee every morning. The bathroom is redone but there is a stain on the shower floor that is sticky & did not wash away all week. There is also no outlet in the washroom and one single mirror in the entire house. This house feels very low priority and we were disappointed in our stay.
Location was Amazing!
We really enjoyed our recent stay, the property is just as described so there are no complaints that way. They have redone the paint and appears the roof is being replaced which is great. I honestly think my only comment would be the lack of interest taken by the property owner. We were very excited to get to PEI and take this vacation. I only ever received one message from the property owner and that was after I initiated and asked for check in procedures. I even went out of my way when we arrived to message the owner to say we arrived, the space is great thank you. I never even got a quick courtesy response like " enjoy your stay" "thank you "or anything. I am in hospitality myself and that is equal to poor customer service, my opinion. It may be something you need to take into consideration for future guests-it would be a nice touch.
A rustic stay
The location of this property is wonderfully set in a small fishing village on the beautiful north shore of the island and has a deck facing the water. The listing correctly stated that this is a tiny house, so be aware. Unfortunately, the bathroom and the laundry room are on the front of the cabin, so no views of the water are possible from inside. The windows are small, so you cannot get much air flow, which would have been nice to air out the place. There is an AC unit in the "living" room on the bottom floor but not upstairs where the bed is. The kitchen is clean but is very old and is not stocked very well. If you plan to be outside most of the time, the tiny house would be a rustic spot to stay. This was not quite the retreat we were looking for, but the owner did show us very good very good customer service in our stay.
Good place for a small family or a couple
The house fit our needs (1 couple and a 6 month old) well. It was pretty much as described, although my wife would say it was a bit more dated than it looked in the pictures. It's certainly not luxurious, but it worked well for us.
It would have been nice to have more than one chair to sit out on the deck.
Communication with our host was poor. I asked a question at booking, and then had to re-ask it weeks later after receiving no response. He answered one question and did not answer a different question.
The check-in process was not as described. He left the place unlocked and the key inside, which is quite different than the "call/text when you're a half hour away so I can meet you at the house" that's listed on the site.
He had to do work on the roof while we were there which altered our plans slightly.