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Riverside Cottage

Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Port Hawkesbury, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
Peaceful retreat with resident wildlife such as bald eagles and ospreys fishing in the river and hummingbirds at our feeder, yet close to local amenities (15 minute drive to Port Hawesbury).Our cottage is located on a tidal river within easy reach of the Cabot trail, ocean beaches, golf, whale watching, and other Cape Breton attractions too numerous to list.
Our screened porch with small fridge and patio table with seating for four is invaluable in all weather, epecially for evening under a spectacular starlit sky. Bliss...
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

The cottage is set in a rural setting with plenty of privacy but within easy driving distance to many areas. I cannot say enough about the caretakers of the property. They were inviting and very helpful. The cottage is perfect for getting away from the...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2015

screened in porch was a blessing, friendly neighbours, 15 minutes to urban centre, comfortable bed, books and music were a nice touchMore

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M F, VR Owner at Riverside Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2015

We were happy to accommodate your short notice request and did our best to decipher your communication. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Rverside Cottage as we pride ourselves on unexpected friendly touches. Future guests are provided artesian bath soap as an...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2015


  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Pets are allowed by prior arrangement.
    1 Shower
    1 Full
    1 Queen
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  • Cleaning Fee: AU$108 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: AU$108 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Riverside Cottage is located in a peaceful,private residential area with waterfrontage on River Inhabitants. River Inhabitants is tidal and provides an excellent source of food for bald eagles, ospreys, kingfishers and other pescotarians.
Getting around
Peaceful walks abound around the cottage area with only residential traffic. All Cape Breton attractions are easily acessible from the cottage location as it is centrally located and close to major highways on the island.
Car advised
How to get there
Halifax Stanfield International Airport, 1 Bell Boulevard, Halifax, NS B2T 1E4, Canada
255 km - about 2 hours 37 mins
1. Head north on Bell Blvd toward Silver Dart Dr
0.9 km
2. Slight right to stay on Bell Blvd
1.1 km
3. Take the Nova Scotia 102 N ramp to Truro
0.6 km
4. Merge onto NS-102
64.0 km
5. Take exit 15E for Trans-Canada Highway/NS-104 E toward New Glasgow/Cape Breton/PEI Ferry Caribou
1.0 km
6. Merge onto Trans-Canada Hwy/NS-104 E
120 km
7. Keep right to continue on Trans-Canada Hwy/NS-104 E/NS-4 E
Continue to follow Trans-Canada Hwy/NS-104 E
47.0 km
8. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Trans-Canada Hwy/NS-104/NS-4
0.1 km
9. Continue straight onto NS-104/NS-4 E (signs for Nova Scotia 4 Trunk/Fleur-de-Lis Trail/Port Hawkesbury/Saint Peters/Sydney)
Continue to follo...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby.
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