Cape Breton is ranked as one of the world’s most beautiful islands by Conde Nast and National Geographic and is North America’s only living Celtic culture.
Our vacation rentals are centrally located and make an ideal home base for exploring the island. Our cozy country cottages will lend an old-fashioned charm to your stay. They are situated in a lush, picturesque area of historical interest on 28 forested acres near many attractions such as:
- The famous Cabot Trail – a scenic road winding through the splendid Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Sight Seeing Along the Cabot Trail
- World renowned Celtic music festivals know as “Ceilidhs” in Gaelic
- The Gaelic College of Celtic Music, Arts Camp; Crafts Camp; Celtic Colors Music Festival Club
- Village of Baddeck, a resort destination for sailing enthusiasts and home to the Alexander Graham Bell Historic Site Museum.
- The shores of the Bras d’Or Lakes (meaning Arms of Gold in French) the largest inland sea in the world.
- Hiking Trails abound which include a trail into the North River Provincial Park to the highest waterfall in Nova Scotia, The North River Falls.
- Golf – including three highly ranked Golf Courses — Bell Bay Golf Club, Cabot Links and Highlands Link Golf Course.
- Cape Brenton Island’s Highland National Park – Cape Breton Highlands National Park – great for a variety of hiking, ocean views, ecosystems, bird watching, nature.
- St. Ann’s Bay Artisan’s loop and Kelly’s Mountain, held sacred by the Mi’kmaq Indians.
- Excellent bird watching (many bald eagles), kayaking, boat tours, hiking, craft shops, good restaurants, friendly people, abundant wildflowers & glorious sunsets.
- Swimming beaches and lakes where the water can warm to mid 20°C/70°F during July and August.
- Cape Breton Island also serves as a fantastic place to view the Aurora Borealis also known as the Northern lights. Consider taking a day to venture out and hike to a cove or other open space where you can get a good visual (weather permitting of course)