Our summer home is a 1000 sq foot quaint retreat nestled in the French seaside fishing village of L'Ardoise. Three cozy bedrooms, queen, double and two singles. One full bath with oversize antique clawfoot tub. Living/sitting area with a bounty of books, puzzles, movies and old vinyls with mint condition 1960's portable record player!! Plenty of patio furniture as well as Adirondack chairs to lounge on a lazy summers day. The house is situated on approx 3/4 of an acre with my relatives Scottish Highland cattle grazing just shy of the kitchen window! Kitchen contains frig,stove,microwave, Keurig, toaster, Belgian waffle maker, right down to the obvious kitchen Cape Breton essential ...... a tea pot! Make no mistake about it, we are serious about our tea time!!! Fully stocked linens, towels, bathroom sundries, dish soap,clothing detergent, first aid supplies, Tylenol,Ibuprofen, allergy medication!!! All you really need is your toothbrush!!!
Less than five miles to Cape Breton's surfing mecca Point Michaud! Rockdale beach less than 3 miles away with hiking access to St.Peters Island at low tide. Numerous breathtaking views from various Bluff points within a few miles. Visit the Alexander Graham Bell museum, tour the Fortress of Louisbourg or drive the world renown Cabot Trail with all her breathtaking views!
One of the few places left, shy of Scotland where you can experience authentic Gaelic culture, music and tradition! Visit the Gaelic College of St.Anns. Experience Highland dancing, Gaelic music and immerse yourself in true Scottish history at the Highland museum in Malagawatch!
If you're longing for an idyllic East coast seaside getaway then Cape Breton is the place for you!! The ocean breeze tantalizing your skin, refreshing salt air, cool calm evenings and the graciousness and friendliness of the locals is unparalled. Come join us 'Cead mile failte' One hundred thousand welcomes and you'll leave your heart in Cape Breton!!