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0.5 kms from Cabot Trail, The Old Salt Cottage

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Four Bedroom, 2 bathroom cottage
One of four local beaches in Pleasant Bay
Pleasant Bay Beach - less than one minute from cottage
1 of 19Four Bedroom, 2 bathroom cottage
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Overview
4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
7 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Trip Advisor says: 5 star rating, 'You can't go wrong in staying here - this is likely the best house rental in Cape Breton... even nicer than advertised.. the perfect spot for your family or group of friends...a true gem... we'll be staying there again, for sure.' Four bedroom (Sleeps 7), Queen, Double, Double, Single with Crib: - two bathroom, - wi-fi, phone - washer, dryer, clothesline - porch and sunroom - kitchen - coffee maker, fridge, stove, microwave, kettle, dishwasher, toaster, dishes and utensils - dining room - living room - towels, bed linens - shampoo, toilet paper -Campfire pit, games, puzzles, BBQ Central to: Cape Breton Highlands National Park Cabot Trail Hiking Trails - 29+ Whale tours Gampo Abbey Buddhist Monastery Beaches Sunsets Restaurants and Shops ...Trip Advisor says: 5 star rating, 'You can't go wrong in staying here - this is likely the best house rental in Cape Breton... even nicer than advertised.. the perfect spot for your family or group of friends...a true gem... we'll be staying there again, for sure.' Four bedroom (Sleeps 7), Queen, Double, Double, Single with Crib: - two bathroom, - wi-fi, phone - washer, dryer, clothesline - porch and sunroom - kitchen - coffee maker, fridge, stove, microwave, kettle, dishwasher, toaster, dishes and utensils - dining room - living room - towels, bed linens - shampoo, toilet paper -Campfire pit, games, puzzles, BBQ Central to: Cape Breton Highlands National Park Cabot Trail Hiking Trails - 29+ Whale tours Gampo Abbey Buddhist Monastery Beaches Sunsets Restaurants and Shops More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Half bath
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About the Owner
Niki P
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:94%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:March 2011
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Reviewed 7 December 2018

We were very lucky to find this dreamy cottage in the heart of the national park and we absolutely loved staying here. We were here for three nights but you can easily spend a summer in this cottage. Everything you need is there and there...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Margriet K
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Jeremy and Niki are so warmhearted and considerate. We had three wonderful nights at the lovely and beautiful cottage - BBQ, chatting around the fire and looking up at starry sky... strong recommend this cottage

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Lei Z
NicolePike, VR Owner at 0.5 kms from Cabot Trail, The Old Salt Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Lei, We are so happy you and your family enjoyed your stay! Kind regards, Jeremy and Niki

Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

I spent three days in this wonderful cottage with my husband, my mom and my brother’s family of four. For seven people, it was perfectly comfortable. The house is not very big, but it is very well furnished, the decoration is simple but lovely, the...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Marie_ClaudeB436
NicolePike, VR Owner at 0.5 kms from Cabot Trail, The Old Salt Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Marie-Claude, It was our pleasure to meet you and your family and we are so glad to hear that you had a great experience-that is what we strive to provide to you and all of our guests! We hope the rest of your summer is...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

Perfect family cottage for exploring Cape Breton Island. Cozy and welcoming. Great whale watching just around the corner. Host family is fantastic; even visited their garden for dinner one night. We honeymooned on the island close to thirty years ago. What a treat to return...More

Date of stay: September 2017
3  Thank David Lee H
NicolePike, VR Owner at 0.5 kms from Cabot Trail, The Old Salt Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Hi Folks Terribly sorry for the late reply on this-thank you for choosing to send some of your summer vacation at the farmhouse! We love getting to know our guests and we too very much enjoyed the time we had to get to know each...More

Reviewed 27 July 2017

Had a fantastic time in Cape Breton made all the better by staying in this property. It is THE perfect location for exploring all aspects of the National Park and all its trails which we did every day. The property itself has everything we could...More

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank GWM_11
NicolePike, VR Owner at 0.5 kms from Cabot Trail, The Old Salt Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

We are sorry for the late response, and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay! Kind regards, Jeremy,Niki and family

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

The Old Salt was a house you could call "home"... We were 4 adults and 3 kids, and everyone had his or her place to relax. The owners are amazing, so helpful and friendly. We had the chance to eat lobster and snow crab bought...More

Date of stay: July 2017
2  Thank Marie-Eve V
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Our group of seven stayed at the Old Salt for a week in August and it was wonderful! The location is great - just minutes away from the Cape Breton National Highlands Park, whalewatching tours, beaches, and much more. It is in a quiet area...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Sunshine606749
NicolePike, VR Owner at 0.5 kms from Cabot Trail, The Old Salt Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2016

Thank you Sepideh to you and your family for choosing to stay with us! We are glad that we could help make your trip to Cape Bretona memorable one and we look forward to your return visit! Kind regards, Jeremy and Niki

Reviewed 8 August 2016

it is an old style cottage, though gear of the house is enough for guest to stay with. it is close to the pleasant bay, you could walk to the bay and watch the sunset without drive and hike a distance. we have wonderful snow...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank graces694
NicolePike, VR Owner at 0.5 kms from Cabot Trail, The Old Salt Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2016

Grace we appreciate your business and your feedback. We agree that the Old Salt is a historic home(which has been extensively restored) in the village of Pleasant Bay, and that the character and charm of the home is part of what most of our guests...More

Reviewed 8 July 2016

I am a city person. I had fears that rustic meant uncomfortable.. The Old Salt House is a rustic farm house that blends in with the simplicity and the charm of the Pleasant Bay Area. Jer and Niki served as very inviting hosts to their...More

Date of stay: July 2016
2  Thank 228brianw
NicolePike, VR Owner at 0.5 kms from Cabot Trail, The Old Salt Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2016

Thank you for your kind review. We hope that you had a great time exploring the trails and the area. Maybe we'll have a chance to meet in future. Take care and enjoy the rest of your summer. Niki

Reviewed 16 June 2016

From my first conversation on the phone with owner Niki, I knew that we were dealing with genuine people, which is typical of Cape Breton. I actually called about her other property, Cliff Waters, but it was not available so she kindly let me know...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank Scott O
NicolePike, VR Owner at 0.5 kms from Cabot Trail, The Old Salt Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2016

It was a real pleasure meeting you both, Scott and Pam, and we look forward to your return visit-please look us up! Kind regards, Jeremy and Niki

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Patio
Porch
Private Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
Washer
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Central to Cape Breton's top attractions: driving time from cottage Cape Breton Highlands National Park - 4 minutes Cabot Trail - 1 minute 30 + Hiking Trails - 1- 90 minutes Whale tours - 1 minute Gampo Abbey Buddhist Monastery - 5 minutes Beaches - 4 in Pleasant Bay, 1-5 minutes Sunsets - view from cottage and 1 minute for beach viewing Restaurants and Shops - 1-4 minutes
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Frequently Asked Questions about 0.5 kms from Cabot Trail, The Old Salt Cottage

0.5 kms from Cabot Trail, The Old Salt Cottage is able to accommodate up to 7 guests. See all property details.

0.5 kms from Cabot Trail, The Old Salt Cottage has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

0.5 kms from Cabot Trail, The Old Salt Cottage has 4 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at 0.5 kms from Cabot Trail, The Old Salt Cottage must last at least 3 nights. See all property details.