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Big Hill Retreat - secluded Log Chalet

Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Baddeck, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
Beautiful, private and very secluded handcrafted log retreat cabins on our 200-acre wilderness property near Baddeck. Nature, peace and privacy abound. Fully equipped, full bath, electric and/or wood heat. Beautiful wilderness view from the front deck. BBQ. Many miles of trails for walking, biking, skiing. Pond for fishing or swimming. Visit our Pottery Studio, Big Hill Pottery, and organic garden at our homestead nearby.
-3 night minimum stay.
We are 13 Km east of Baddeck - prime tourist destination area for Cape Breton - minutes from the Cabot Trail. Our central location makes it ideal for day trips to any part of Cape Breton Island and then returning to relax in the peace and quiet of your private retreat cabin.

Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 1757
Listing #FKN3832641
About the Owner
Terry H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:February 2011
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

We had such an amazing stay at Big Hill Retreat. The Chalet cabin was perfect for our family of 5, with plenty of room to spare. The girls had the run of the loft and we enjoyed the pond and trails on the property. The...More

Date of stay: August 2016
1  Thank ColinH71
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Fantastic stay in the most beautiful cabin. Very cozy and rustic. A bit of a trek on a not so great road to get in but worth it. You truly feel like you are living in the mountains. Hosts were great. Lent us movies to...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank anniky
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Reviewed 10 January 2016

Loved this property the minute we saw it, and have been back every year. It's a bit of a drive up a dirt road, but well worth it for the seclusion, quiet, and view North from the lower porch and upstairs balcony -- nothing except...More

Date of stay: August 2015
1  Thank Dawnnorthwood
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Porch
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
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About the neighbourhood
Big Hill Retreat is set in a private wilderness area at the base of the ancient Cape Breton Highlands 10 minutes away from the famous resort village of Baddeck. Beaches, waterfront activities, two world class golf courses, museums, The Gaelic College, and Highland National Park are close by. Along the famous Cabot Trail enjoy whale watching, puffin tours, sailing, lobster feeds, Celtic music and festival events and a thriving artistic community.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Sydney: 80.0 km
Railway: Truro: 257.0 km
Ferry: North Sydney: 48.0 km
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 13.0 km.
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