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Big Hill Retreat - secluded Log Chalet

Log Chalet
5 reviews
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Baddeck, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
Enjoy beautiful, private and very secluded handcrafted log retreat cabins on our 200-acre wilderness property near Baddeck. The Log Chalet is solid and comfortable surrounded in peace, privacy and nature. Fully equipped kitchen, full bath, electric heat or wood stove. Beautiful wilderness view of the Cape Breton Highlands from the front deck and the upper balcony. BBQ on the deck and fire pit in the front yard. Many miles of trails for walking, biking, skiing. Two small ponds 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 peac...
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About the Owner, Terry H
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 55 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 43 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 5 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #FKN3832641
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English first
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 for a stay in 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 view from the decks is amazing and the silence there was deafening. We had been...

Ottawa Ontario
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

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 watch on the DVD player that is there. You will love it!

Buffalo, New York
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016 for a stay in August 2015
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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 treetops as far as the eye can see. The roomy log chalet has a rustic...

  • 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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1 Sep 2018 -
31 May 2019
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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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