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Yellownose and Bluenose House, both for rent
Bluenose House at max. high tide
looking south east
almost 500 m private sandy beach up to Yellownose House
Bluenose facing south to River Inhabitants Basin
south to River Inhabitants Basin and Islands
cathedral ceiling provides lots of sun
our sailing catamaran in front of Bluenose House, available in 2015 as well
house front of Bluenose
view from patio to River Inhabitants Basin
patio and entrance
kitchen and living room 1st floor
left side the loft 2nd floor, right sight living room 1st fllor (panorama)
view from loft facing the ocean
maple wood kitchen
Yellownose House see at http://www.capebreton.vacations/Yellownose_House
private beach
view from loft 2nd floor
step to wharf
steps from house to shore
end of steps / wharf
deck at the shore
Sunset and Sunrise facing south
Indian Summer
winter romantic
our Catamaran LIZA with both houses in background
famous Cabot Trail
Highlands near by
view from patio
fun on the rocks
Bay of Fundy, 16 m tide
you find lobster traps almost everywhere here on the lobster island
our back yard animals ;-)
Cape North
bridge to Isle Madame
morning meditation
numerous islands in the sheltered River Inhabitants Basin
we guarantee that you will see Bald Eagles from the patio
sailing adventure, mussel digging in one of the sheltered coves nearby. Ask for embarking.
Sailor`s Rest House for rent on Isle Madame, see www.sailorsrest.capebreton.vacations
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Cleveland, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

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Christoph...
Bern, Switzerland
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Relaxing Place”
Reviewed 25 September 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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We were in Yellownose, built the same way as bluenose, 100m away and out of sight.
We enjoyed the peace and quiet, the views over the river, the private beach (pebbles), swimming in the waters at the junction of river and sea. The house is very comfortable, good protected against insects, the terrace is beautiful.
Good starting point for trips on the mainland and on Cape Breton, but it has to be mentioned, that Cape Breton Highlands National Parc is quite a bit away (Cabot trail gives over400km from the house). Whatching sea eagles soaring by, fish eagles fishing, humming birds feeding, we would come again. Shopping in Port Hawkesbury is not too far away.

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Liked best: Out in the nature
Liked least: Recycling policy of Nova Scotia; you can only make it wrong...
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
25 Sep 2013
The Cabot Trail roundtrip is 300 km plus 100 km (75 Min drive) to the trail entrance. POI see here: http://goo.gl/maps/k7JK
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Ralf P
Halifax, Canada
1 review
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“Million Dollar View”
Reviewed 14 September 2013 for a stay in June 2013
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We spent two weeks at the Bluenose and we felt at home from the first moment. The house is very clean, well-equipped and has an amazing view over the ocean. It's the perfect location for any watersports lover as the bay is protected by a couple of islands. We even saw whales while paddling in our kayak.

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Liked best: Being so close to the ocean.
Liked least: Cape Breton's restrictive recycling policy can be very annoying!
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Elena0507...
Munich, Germany
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Nature, relax and sun”
Reviewed 22 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013
4
people found this review helpful

We (2 adults and 2 children - 10 and 13) spent 9 fantastic and totally relaxing days in this wonderful location. The house offers enough space for a family of 6 and it is located in a beautiful setting: away from traffic roads, in the nature and only a couple of meters from the water. On the terrace we could relax, enjoy our meals (I was surprised how sunny and warm the days during the entire holiday could be!) and enjoy a big variety of birds, among them hummingbirds and eagles. The location is perfect for kids and non-expert sailors who want to learn sailing thanks to its calm water. Please note that the water is pretty cold (18 °C) so that I would suggest bringing a neoprene wetsuit if you want to swim! Thanks to the kayaks, we could easily explore the area and we even managed to see seals and pilot whales (just in front of our house!!). The property managers Robert and Monika showed us how to sail on a trimaran (paddle-kayak) which we could use every time we wanted under their supervision. They also took us on a journey on their catamaran and showed us hidden beauties of this wonderful area. Thank you Robert and Monika, we won't forget this beautiful experience! 

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Liked best: Setting
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Reviewed 20 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013
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iasp2017
Erlangen, Germany
1 review
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 for a stay in August 2017
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