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Getaway For The Angler, Golfer, Vacationer And Family

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6-8

The perfect getaway for the fisherman, golfer, hunter and family vacationer in Cape Breton’s lush Margaree valley. The cabin, with three bedrooms, 2.5 baths and spacious decks, is located on the famous Cabot Trail on 20 acres of wood-and-pasture land right on the Margaree River (with half a mile of riverfront and various cut walking trails throughout the property), one of the most famous Atlantic salmon rivers in the world. Walk down to the best stretch of the river, right between the Forks and Snag pools. The Baddeck and Middle, excellent salmon rivers in their own rights, are only a short drive away. Cabot Links and Cabot Cliffs, the renowned new oceanside links golf courses (both are included in Golf Digest's 'World's 100 Greatest Courses'), are just 20 minutes away. For bird hunters, there’s a dog kennel and access to plentiful woodcock and ruffed grouse shooting nearby. The cabin is a perfect launching point for families or travelers looking to explore the area: Sightsee on the Cabot Trail, hike in the nearby Highlands National Park, visit the Bras d’Or Lakes, fish and hunt, or spend a day at one of the incredible nearby beaches.

The cabin has three bedrooms (master bedroom has a queen bed; bedroom number two has two twins; bedroom number three has two bunk beds. It sleeps six adults comfortably and is kid-friendly. There is a deluxe outdoor shower located off of bedrooms two and three. The kitchen, with all your cooking utensil needs, opens up into the dining area and main room. The screened-in porch, surrounded by a deck, looks out toward the river, onto the valley. A kennel for dogs is located a hundred yards from the cabin. A wood stove heats the entire main cabin easily.

Note: The "cabin" is actually three different cabins (Master bedroom, main cabin and two others bedrooms) which are attached and connected by a walkway.

The cabin is just a few miles from a grocery-and-liquor store, and comes with free Wi-Fi access.

More Details

Ranald Ross
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 17, 2018

About Ranald Ross

Owned by a group of four fun-loving families.

Ranald Ross purchased this cabin in 2012

Why Ranald Ross chose Margaree Forks

Cape Breton is one of the world's 'last great places.' This cabin is our dream place, located right on one of the best public salmon rivers in the world, with access to hunting, hiking, kids activities, whale-watching, beaches and much more.

What makes this cabin unique

The porch is a great place to hang out. The trails cut through the meadows offer a pleasant walk through the wildflowers. The outdoor shower, with views of the surrounding mountains, is not to be missed.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cabin rental in Margaree Forks

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • River ...
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Bunk-beds
  • Books
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Getaway For The Angler, Golfer, Vacationer And Family
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews
Halifax, Canada

Perfectly located

  • 5 of 5

This is my second time staying at Arcadia and it is special. It was the last week of Salmon fishing so the location was perfect and the place has a charm situated in the middle of the Forks. Highly recommend even if to just recharge your batteries.

  • Submitted: 30-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful and beautiful

  • 4 of 5

We had a great long weekend! The river is just a minutes walk, SR was there every morning trying his luck. It was soooo peaceful. So close to so many gems.

  • Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best in Cape Breton wilderness

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely cabin in the wilderness! Couldn't ask for better with nature's splendor all around. We loved everything about this property. The owner has it furnished very tastefully and it is very well stocked. Staying here and fishing in Margaree would an experience of a lifetime I can imagine. I am not in fishing but I would golf to compensate if go again

  • Submitted: 21-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rustic cottage with endless views, you won't want to leave!

  • 5 of 5

There are no other words for it - we loved it here. Cape Breton Island is a nature lover's paradise. Rugged landscape, incredible national park(s). We saw bald eagles, pilot whales, a moose... In the backyard, the Margaree River flows; plenty of opportunities for fishing (we opted for a trout fishing licence, given the young age of the children). Camp Acadia has a wonderful atmosphere (and of course beautiful views from most rooms); for those who like to cook and eat well, the kitchen is well stocked with good pans and utensils. That was wonderful. Our only complaint actually, is that one week is nowhere close to long enough to discover all the island has to offer. We can recommend the hike to Egypt Falls, where we swam beneath the falls (at the lower and middle level, the water was so deep there that you had to really swim). We read many reviews emphasizing how steep the descent is, we walked it easily and without anyone stressing about it being too steep (and our youngest is 7). In short - we had a great time in and out of the house and would highly recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: 20-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fernie, BC Canada

Great cottage for golfers

  • 5 of 5

5 of us enjoyed Camp Arcadia to access both Cabot courses as well as a longer driving day to Higland Links. The cottage is extremely well appointed including pretty much everything you would want in the kitchen. Plenty of space to lounge and relax. Higly recommended!

  • Submitted: 26-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York, NY

Beautiful House on a Beautiful Piece of Land!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved staying here! The house is peaceful and sits on a gorgeous piece of land (which the living room area shows off beautifully with big windows on 3 sides). Would happily stay here again, and have already recommended to friends :)

  • Submitted: 23-Aug-2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Sydney Airport 280 Silver Dart Way Sydney, NS
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Cabot Links
Nearest Motorway
Cabot Trail
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Normaway Inn
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Margaree Harbour
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cabin rental in Margaree Forks

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee C$0
Cleaning Fee C$125

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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