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“Maggie's is the best!!”
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Maggie's  - Your home away from home
Fully equipped kitchen
Dining Room
The Living Room
Upstairs lounge area - with double sofa-bed
Upstairs lounge closet - which hides a TV, and CD player
Bedroom - Queen sized bed
Bedroom - Double bed
Bedroom - Double bed
The fireplace makes the kitchen cozy and warm
The main bath - another half-bath is upstairs
The view from the Kitchen
Maggie's Pond - across the road from the house
The beaver's home on Maggie's Pond
On Maggie's Pond - a great place to meditate or perhaps catch a trout.
A stream which feeds into Maggie's Pond
An occasional visitor on driveway to Maggie's
Cathy, Uli and Tomo
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Englishtown, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

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“Maggie's is the best!!”
Reviewed 23 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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Our family (2 adults, 4 children 11-18) used Maggie’s as a base (7 nights) to explore Cape Breton - and staying at Maggie’s ended up being the main attraction! We love the authenticity, charm and comfort of this lovingly restored farmhouse. Most of all, the unparalleled hospitality from Uli and Cathy made us feel welcomed and at home with freshly baked strawberry rhubarb pie, a warm wood stove, handmade soaps, homemade sourdough bread and ready recommendations and stories of Cape Breton.
Every window has a view of the surrounding silver birch and sugar maples. Maggie’s has a well-stocked sunny kitchen, comfy couches both upstairs and down and a dining room perfect for family meals and conversation. We enjoyed the picturesque hike down to the ocean and other hiking trails on the property...and a rest in the hammock under 2 big trees. There’s even an old piano on which to play around. Books, games, satellite TV, dvds, a claw-foot bathtub - everything you could need is there.
We packed our visit full of experiences in Cape Breton. Here’s just a few recommendations:
1)Spectacular hiking along the Cabot Trail. Ingonish Visitor Center is helpful and friendly. Since we were some of the first hikers of the opening season in May, we did encounter some serious snowbanks and mud! All of the trails we hiked were stunning.
2)Drive the entire Cabot Trail. We did this the same day we hiked the Skyline Trail - an absolute must - keep right and hike the whole thing!
3)Fortress of Louisberg. Excellent tour guides, costumed villagers....and there’s even geocaches to find on site!
4)Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Baddeck is definitely worth a visit.
Top 3 food experiences:
1)Fresh lobster straight from the Atlantic, cooked with seawater right on the dock if you wish, at nearby Little River Wharf. (And check out the sandy beach next to it.)
2)Captain Caper’s Fish & Chips - only the best we’ve ever had, with amazing homemade tartar sauce. Located on the south end of the Englishtown ferry. 960 Englishtown Rd.
3)Laboulangerie Aucoin’s Bakery in Cheticamp - we stocked up here...especially on the cupcakes!
We give Maggie’s the highest recommendation and wish we could have lived here for a month!

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Liked best: The owners hospitality, the setting in silver birch & sugar maple, the wood stove, everything
Travelling group: Teenagers
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Management Response
26 Jun 2015
Thank you sincerely for your kind comments. It was indeed a pleasure meeting and hosting your lovely family and we look forward to your next visit to Cape Breton.
Best regards till then.
Uli and Cathy Nikolai
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