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Fantastic house on Sunset Coast of Cape Breton ideally located on island

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Perfect Location, sleeps 7, great view, lovely property 3 min. from Golfing

Our little piece of heaven is a 3-bedroom recently constructed farmhouse nestled in the hills of our private 86 acres in Broad Cove Marsh, Inverness. From the house and the porch you can enjoy beautiful views of the sunset glistening off the distant ocean. In summer, the beaches are magnetic, and the water is actually quite warm (warmer than Maine and Massachusetts). Just 8 minutes from Inverness Beach and the world-renowned Cabot Links Golf Course. In the Autumn the property's foliage is a burst of color and there is a wood stove as well as central heating - be sure to check out Celtic Colors Festival in October! The west coast of Cape Breton offers some of the most stunning sunsets to be found anywhere. Our house is perfectly located for convenient access to the best Cape Breton has to offer. Nearby you will find beaches, golf, trekking, kayaking, biking, fishing, and numerous scenic drives. It is a lovely drive to the Cabot Trail (Cape Breton Highlands National Park). Free wifi and limited free telephone will help you make plans to enjoy these activities.

The house is bright and airy with wood floors throughout. The open floor plan allows for larger groups to mingle while preparing meals, dining or relaxing. Linens/towels are included and beds will be made up in advance so that you can relax upon arrival. The 1st floor bedroom has a double bed. The second floor master has a queen bed and plenty of floor space for an air mattress, The bedroom upstairs has both a double bed and a single bed and there is also a small cot suitable for a child. Our home is equipped with all the amenities, such as, dishwasher, laundry room, tons of cookware, BBQ grill, and more! In this area you will find an abundance of music, art, museums and other ways to enjoy the rich heritage of Cape Breton. We are excited to help you plan your trip if you should desire and will send you lots of information.

Travel & Leisure Magazine's World's Best Awards, for the fourth time, ranks Cape Breton Island as the #1 island to visit in Continental US & Canada and #3 in the world!

National Geographic Traveler calls it one of '50 places of a lifetime'

Conde Nast Traveler says it's the most scenic island in the world.

USA Today's Reader's Choice for Best Motorcycle Trip Awarded to Cape Breton's Cabot Trail

Cabot Links Golf Course was Golf Digest's 'World 100 Greatest Golf Courses' & Golf Magazine's 'Top 100 Golf Courses in the World'

More Details

Lisa and Brendan
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2018

About Lisa and Brendan

This beautiful home was built by my father and named in his honor. We are certain you will enjoy the same happiness it has brought to our family.

Lisa and Brendan purchased this house in 2003

Why Lisa and Brendan chose Inverness, Subd. A


What makes this house unique

Comfortable and new but still charming and rural with beautiful views. Conveniently located to all the sites.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have spent many happy hours in this lovely home. I loved the peacefulness of the location. The hummingbirds and gold finches were our constant companions. The view was spectacular day or night, but I really enjoyed the sunsets the most. I caught up on my summer reading and an occasional nap helped me to unwind while there.

I grew up loving Scottish music and dance and there were plenty of places nearby where we could enjoyed them both. Ceilidhs ( musical gatherings ) take place all over the island. You can catch one at the Firemen's Hall in town once a week, or at some of the restaurants nearby. Our favorite places to eat and be entertained were the Red Shoe Pub in Mabou and the Glenora Distillery which was another interesting place to dine and hear music. Both have delicious food and are not far from the house

If you are lucky enough to get a rental during the last weekend in July you can attend the annual Broad Cove Concert. But hurry! Everyone wants that weekend. Local musicians perform at an outdoor stage set up just behind the Broad Cove Chapel which is about four miles from where we stayed. There is singing and dancing to enjoy as well, and it is a good way to meet interesting people from the area. If you want to get really involved, there is a square dance that takes place after the concert at a near by hall. We went just to hear the music and watch the people kick up their feet. It was so much fun!

Our children and grandchildren loved the beach, and there are several gorgeous ones to choose from nearby. None of them are crowded and all of them are clean and beautiful.

Blueberry picking was another fun family activity. Because we had a well equipped kitchen available to us we were able to make muffins, pancakes, pies etc. We loved eating them right from the bowl.

Though our friends who came to visit had different interests (golfing, kayaking, hiking, and fishing) we still had fun all together. In the evenings, over a glass of wine, we would sit on the porch and share our day. We always ended the evening by congratulating each other on having found such a magical place. It is our little piece of heaven here on earth! There really is something here for everyone and I can't wait to get back.
Jul 2010
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Inverness, Subd. A

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Down stairs bathroom has washer / dryer in it.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , First Floor Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 child bed , Fold away child's bed can be used in any room
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming


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Fantastic house on Sunset Coast of Cape Breton ideally located on island
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 19 reviews

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The property & house was beautiful! Secluded but close enough to town. We had a wonderful time!

  • Submitted: 3-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves and you will come back to Cape Breton soon:)
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Oakville, Ontario, CANADA

Comfy family cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay very much, appreciating the peaceful views off the back deck and comfortable accommodation. There was not one household item that we were in need of that was not available at the home. The cottage was in reasonable proximity to the downtown, the beach, Cabot Cliffs, Cabot Trail and Highlands National Park- all enjoyed by our family of four. The home was roomy enough for our two teens to carve out their own space and allowed for a comfortable reprieve after busy days out enjoying Cape Breton. Comfy, clean and relaxing. For Canadians: Note that fees are in US on this site. It does not covert like Airbnb so that caught us a bit off guard.

  • Submitted: 26-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great property

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful Location, great house.

  • Submitted: 17-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful location comfortable and spacious house

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay.

It is a very comfortable spacious house. Very private and yes beautiful sunsets over the water from the large wrap around deck, or through the wall of windows and the glass door. Conveniently located near the town of Inverness and some of the finest beaches. loved it

  • Submitted: 16-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Paul's Perch. The house is well built and and very clean. We had plenty of towels and just enough room for 4 golfers (3 bedrooms so 2 have to share a bedroom). The location (8 min) from Cabot was the main reason we chose this property. The owners respond promptly to text/email and were a pleasure to deal with. The only knock would be that there is no TV, but that did enable us to tell old stories to pass the time. I would definitely recommend Paul's Perch.

  • Submitted: 31-May-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great spot, accommodating and clean

  • 4 of 5

We would have hoped for bigger beds and closer to the water but other than that it was great.

  • Submitted: 13-Oct-2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
95 Miles
Sydney / J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Serveral in Inverness & a Distillery near by too
Nearest Ferry
95 Miles
There are Ferries from Newfoundland
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Cabot Cliffs & Cabot Links Golf Course
Nearest Train
214 Miles
Halifax has trains and an Airport
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
several great ones in Inverness
Nearest Ski
105 Miles
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Inverness Beach, closer ones don't have lifeguards
Car: necessary

Nearby you will find several truly awesome beaches, world class golf, world class salmon & trout fly fishing, there is fantastic music and cultural events happening all over Cape Breton, the famous Cape Breton Highlands National Park is about an hour drive with fabulous scenery the whole way . Our rocky coastline if perfect for trekking, kayaking, horseback riding, biking / cycling, there is deep sea fishing, stellar whale watching, numerous scenic drives, great museums and hunting (though I don't have any personal experience with hunting).


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Inverness, Subd. A

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Beginning Season
May 26 2018 - Jun 29 2018
4 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Jun 30 2018 - Sep 28 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Sep 29 2018 - Oct 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$118.52
Damage Deposit C$399.51

Check out time is by 10am.
PayPal accepted.
Full refund for cancellation up to 90 days prior to arrival date. If we are able to re-book we will always refund you entirely.
Otherwise, cancellation fees are as follows:
30% up to 60 days prior to arrival
40% up to 50 days prior to arrival
50% up to 40 days prior to arrival
60% up to 30 days prior to arrival
After 30 days there is no refund unless we can re-book.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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