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Sun-loungers, beach towels
Sun-loungers, beach towels
Sun-loungers, beach towels
TV, fireplace, DVD player, toys

Guest reviews

5.0/5 Exceptional
28 reviews

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Outdoor Space
  • Barbecue Grill
  • Fireplace


Explore the area

Popular LocationKidston Island Lighthouse9 min walk
Popular LocationBras d'Or Lakes and Watershed Interpretive Centre13 min walk
Popular LocationAlexander Graham Bell National Historic Site14 min walk

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    About this area


    This cottage is located on the waterfront and in an area with great shopping. Kidston Island Beach Ferry and Bell Bay Golf Club are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore MacAulays Hill Nature Reserve and Mary Harper Nature Reserve. Make sure you get close to the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching.

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    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Kidston Island Lighthouse - 9 min walk
    • Bras d'Or Lakes and Watershed Interpretive Centre - 13 min walk
    • Kidston Island Beach Ferry - 13 min walk
    • Gilbert H. Grosvenor Hall - 13 min walk
    • Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site - 14 min walk

    About this property

    Waterfront Cottage & Guest House w/ Private Dock

    Lakefront Cottage with kitchen and patio
    This smoke-free cottage features a garden and barbecues. The cottage has 3 bedrooms and offers a DVD player and a patio. Guests can enjoy a fireplace, and other amenities include a kitchen with a fridge and an oven. Limited housekeeping is available.
    Guest accommodation at this cottage offers fireplaces and DVD players. Rooms open to patios. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas.

    Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and hairdryers. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

    Entire place

    You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

    Property manager

    Jan Blynn
    Speaks English

    Property amenities


    Beach towels
    Beach sunloungers


    Close to skiing


    WiFi available

    Parking and transport

    On-site parking
    Car recommended

    Family friendly

    Children's games
    Children's toys


    Coffee/tea maker
    Ice maker
    Paper towels


    3 bedrooms
    Bed sheets provided


    5 bathrooms
    Combined bath/shower
    Towels provided
    Toilet paper

    Living spaces

    Dining room


    TV with cable/satellite service
    DVD player
    Video library
    Music library

    Outdoor areas



    Washing machine
    Near a laundromat




    No pets allowed


    Smoke-free property

    Services and conveniences

    Limited housekeeping
    Iron/ironing board

    Location highlights

    On the lake
    On the waterfront
    Near a hospital
    Near the bay
    In a village

    Things to do

    Golf privileges
    Water tubing nearby
    Hiking/biking trails nearby
    Waterskiing nearby
    Ice skating nearby
    Power boating nearby
    Mountain climbing nearby
    Horse riding nearby
    Wildlife and game walks nearby
    Winery tours nearby


    Sleeps 8
    Unit size: 2000 sq ft (186 sq m)
    Property does not allow children



    Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM


    Check-out before 10:00 AM

    Special check-in instructions

    You will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions


    Pets not allowed

    Children and extra beds

    This property does not allow children

    Property payment types


    Important information

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
      On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    We should mention

    A car is recommended for transport to and from this property

    Frequently asked questions

    Is this property pet-friendly?
    No, pets are not allowed at this property.
    What time is check-in at this property?
    Check-in begins at 4:00 PM.
    What time is check-out at this property?
    Checkout is at 10:00 AM.
    Where is this property located?
    Situated on the waterfront, this historic cottage is within a 10-minute walk of Bras d'Or Lake, Bell Bay Golf Course, and Bell Bay Golf Club. Kidston Island Lighthouse and Bras d'Or Lakes and Watershed Interpretive Centre are also within 15 minutes.

    Guest reviews

    Overall score and ratings for Waterfront Cottage & Guest House w/ Private Dock

    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor

    5/5 Excellent

      Nothin better

      We hit a ‘home run’ with this Home Away rental. It was well-provisioned, clean, well-appointed and conveniently located for our needs. We were in Nova Scotia for the Celtic Colours festival—something everyone should attend. The rental provided us a very comfortable stay for our plans. We could not have done better. The rental would be a great choice for a family gathering.

      5/5 Excellent

        Maybe the best place we've ever stayed!

        Jan's property was all that we wanted and much more. Although we were in Baddeck for only one week, we felt as if we were at home there. For a reader/writer, what can be better than walking into a lovely living room with one whole wall of books that are obviously well-read? And then the view! We were able to meet Jan personally, which was a lovely touch to a perfect vacation! I can't give this home enough accolades.

        5/5 Excellent


          Fabulous location, well equipped, everything you could ask for. Janet was very helpful in satisfying all our needs. We had a wonderful time at Kildare cottage.

          5/5 Excellent

            Well Worth the Trip!

            We booked the house almost six months in advance for a two week stay. During the time between booking and arrival, the owners, Jan and Reid were in regular contact with us, providing lots of information and answering our questions regarding what we were wanting to do while there. We sailed our boat over prior to the start of our stay. Jan and Reid were extremely helpful in directing us to good facilities and even to assist in securing a mooring for the boat. Regarding the house, we arrived to an immaculately clean, tastefully decorated and well appointed residence and cottage. All I can say is that, upon walking in, it did not disappoint. Consideration to family travelers were obvious, as there were numerous board and card games, binoculars for wildlife, books, picnic table, hammock... the list goes on and on. Very helpful was a notebook that provided detailed information on restaurants, shopping, things to do, etc. We spent most every morning and evening on the porch looking out at an amazing view that encompassed the lake, hillsides and fields, and the marina. The view is also visible from the master bedrooms in the residence and the cottage. This place would certainly be at the top of our list if we come up with family again.

            5/5 Excellent

              An amazing spot!

              We spent a week in Baddeck. The owner (Jan) and the property was fantastic. The pictures don't do it justice. The house has lots of character and is very well taken care of. If you like to cook the kitchen is well stocked. We were lucky enough to have hot weather. The covered porch and the master bedroom had the nicest cross breeze so it was never uncomfortably warm. Baddeck itself is a cute town. There were some good restaurants, and we enjoyed visiting the different artisan galleries on the Cabot Trail. The lake and surrounding scenery is gorgeous. Would definitely recommend.