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The Old Salt

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5.0 of 5 stars
4 reviews
Welcome to Pleasant Bay
All Good Things are Down the Red River Road
The Old Salt Cottage
The Old Salt Cottage
Lots of Room in the Living Room
Meals are Easy in the Large Country Kitchen
4 Cozy Bedrooms for Your Family
2 of 4 Cozy Bedrooms for Your Family - This is a Queen Bed
Full Downstairs Bathroom, (Plus Another Half Bath Upstairs Next to the Bedrooms)
Relax on the Covered Front Porch
The View of Robert's Mountain from the Covered Front Porch
The View of Pleasant Bay from Robert's Mountain
Enjoy a Whale Tour
Pilot Whales are Plentiful in Pleasant Bay
Hike the Many Nearby Trails
Shop at Reid's Folk Art Studio
Restock Essentials at the Timmons Store (Get an Ice Cream Too!)
Tour Gampo Abbey  Buddhist Monastery
Sunsets are Spectacular in Pleasant Bay
Beach Comb Red River Beach
Swim at Pleasant Bay Beach
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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Pleasant Bay, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
Stay with your friends and family minutes from all of the best of the highlands. You'll enjoy the:
Cape Breton Highlands National Park - scenic views and hiking trails,
Cabot Trail,
Whale watching,
Ocean beaches,
Pollett's Cove Hiking Trail,
Gampo Abbey Buddhist Monastery,
Restaurants, shops, and much more.

We offer a fully stocked house for your group. There are:
4 bedrooms (1 queen, 2 doubles, and 1 single with crib)
2 bathrooms ( full bathromm on main floor, 1/2 bath upstairs)
Large fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, all cooking utensils and appliances, large island and plenty of counter space for preparing group ,meals.
Dining room (open to kitchen)
Living room (couch chairs and library,
Large covered sun deck on the front of the house,
Enclosed and screened sun porch on back of the house,
Washer, dryer, c...
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About the owner, Niki P
Languages spoken: English
Listed since : Mar 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 20 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #FKN3443433 by: FlipKey
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5 of 5 stars Excellent - based on 4 reviews
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Joe S
Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

I write this review with reluctance because I want The Old Salt all to myself. The place is simply perfect, and even better than what you see in the pictures. True, warm, rustic charm is what you'll find at the Old Salt. I stayed with my wife and 4 kids for the week, from Aug 27th to Sept 3rd. The... more

Management response:

Thanks Joe. It was our pleasure to host you and your wonderful family. We look forward to seeing you all again in future. Take care, Jer and Niki more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

You can't go wrong in staying here - this is likely the best house rental in Cape Breton. Niki and Jeremy had everything ready to go for us, the place was even nicer than advertised, and it was the perfect spot for your family or group of friends. Lots of sleeping space and a charming old house nestled in the... more

Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

The Old Salt was a great place to stay for hiking on the Cabot Trail. It's close to many good trails, and the scenery when you're there is very peaceful and calm. Nikki was very welcoming, the house is old but very well kept with nice wooden floors and comfortable beds. Hope to return in a few years to hike... more

Management response:

We are glad you had a great time while you were here Pierre. The hiking trails that are near are awesome. We are sorry that you had troubles with the internet - we are not aware of why it was not working for you during your stay. We do encourage all guests to contact us if there are any problems,... more

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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (7)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
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How to get there
5.5 hour drive from Halifax
2.5 hour drive from Sydney
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive.
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