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Old Miller Trout Farm Guest House

Old Miller Farm, view of Main house from across the U fish pond.
Very good
14 reviews
Old Miller Farm, view of Main house from across the U fish pond.
Main house to left, Guest house on the right!
Guest house. Two bedrooms, with ensuite 4 piece, upstairs. Full kitchen and lounge downstairs. WiFi
Guest house on right.
Guest house from across the Lily Pad pond
Kitchen Area
Sitting, lounge area. (Wireless Connectivity)
Twin beds in East Room
Double futon in East room.
Another summer guest!
The Master of Pat's Pond
Another, (permanent), guest--Just lookin'.
George and the missus, coming or going.
Spring in Margaree
Fall colours
Winter trail to rock quarry
Makings of a great Meal from U fish pond
Marco, our Italian friend---Fishing hard....
Swimming above Doyle's Bridge
Fly fishing the Margaree
Whale Cove Beach, (1 of 4 beaches in area)
Margaree Harbour from Belle Cote, of an early morning.
Range Lights at Margaree Harbour beach
Your Hosts: Cape Breton Gothic, with apologies to G. Wood.
We get visitors. The day before St. Patrick's Day
Ms Moose came in to brouse the front yard. Was here before 7:30AM, stayed till after 6PM
Pruning the moutain ash, here, but had already done some apple trees further down.
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Margaree Forks, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
Experience the tranquility!

Our Canada Select Four Star cottage is nestled in a secluded valley at the end of Doyle's Road, just 2 km from the Cabot Trail and the Hamlet of Margaree Forks, The OLD MILLER GUEST HOUSE is an excellent location for exploring beautiful Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia or serving as a base for travelers to "get lost in the Margarees".

There are two bedrooms in the cottage, one with a queen sized bed, the other with twin beds and a double futon, (this room can sleep four). Each bedroom has a private 4 piece bath. The kitchen is fully equipped including a dishwasher, toaster oven, BBQ etc. In the large sitting room/lounge area Satellite TV and high speed wireless connectivity is available. Laundry facilities are provided.

All bedding and towels are supplied as well as towels as towels and suppli...
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About the Owner, Pat S
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2011
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 14 reviews and 1 property
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English first
Guelph, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed August 4, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

The hosts were friendly and our kids enjoyed their time fishing but overall we felt taken in. The accommodations were dated, decorated with a cornucopia of person effects such that it felt like staying as house guests of the owners. There was a musty smell to the house mixed with cat litter. We felt we needed to work around their...

Management response:

Oh, Cindy. We are so sorry to read this.....although, to be honest, we are really not terribly surprised to see this review since, with the amount of furniture and other things that, after you left, we found you had moved around in the Guest House, we sensed there were some issues or concerns. The comment on the cat letter is...


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Jill S
Barrington, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 23, 2013 for a stay in May 2013
person found this review helpful

I spent a long weekend at Old Miller Trout Farm this spring. My hosts, Pat and John, were charming, knowledgeable and very helpful. They are well versed in “what to do in Cape Breton” and when to do it! And they love to chat. The guest cottage is very well equipped, spacious comfortable and clean. The trout interested me the...

Management response:

Thank you for you kind words, jill. We are so happy you enjoyed your time with us. We enjoyed it as well. Great conversations.


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Trish W
Ashton, Canada
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2013 for a stay in June 2013
person found this review helpful

If you want a perfect place to stay while visiting Cape Breton - Old Miller Trout Farm is the place to stay. The location is not too far from the Cabot Trail and Margaree Forks, where there is everything you need in a small town. Guests stay in a converted barn - which were perfect accommodations – comfortable, spotlessly clean,...

Management response:

Many thanks Trish and John, for your kind remarks and review. We MUST keep in touch. Pat and John


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Fax
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Yard
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
The Harmonized Tax is a combined Federal and Provincial Consumption tax levied in the Atlantic Provinces.

Our facility is excellent for two couples or families traveling together. If there is availability, a single room may be rented for $115 a night. Kitchen and lounge area might be shared.

Reservation Policy: For reservations, a valid credit card and expiry date will be required at the time of booking to reserve your room. 25% of total price of stay will be accessed. (Refunds, on cancellation, also credited to that card except for administrative fee.)

Cancellation Policy: 2 week cancellation policy. There is a $50 administrative fee with any cancellation.

Check In Time: 4:30 PM
Check Out Time: 10:30 AM

Additional fees may apply:
- HST | 15% of rent | Combined Fed and Provincial tax
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About the neighborhood
Margaree Forks is where the N.E. and the S.W. Margaree join to flow into the Gulf of St. Lawwrence, 16 km to the north. The NE Margaree is a world famous Salmon fishing river and fly fishermen congregate there through the summer and fall in an attempt to catch this King of Fishes.
The Valley itself is an attraction with farms and fields nestling between the mountains at the edge of the Highlands.
There are four ocean beaches within a short drive of the farm as well as numerous swimming holes along the river.
The Margaree is an excellent base for day tripping all the Island attractions!
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Sydney : 111.8 mi
Ferry: Sydney NS : 100.0 mi
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 9.9 mi.
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