THE SLEEPING MOOSE : A MODERN, COSY, OCEAN-FRONT COTTAGE

Ton Megens

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

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THE SLEEPING MOOSE : A MODERN, COSY, OCEAN-FRONT COTTAGE

Photos and Description of this Wreck Cove holiday cottage

2 bedrooms (sleeps 5), modern bath, wood stove, private beach access

The Sleeping Moose Cottage is located on the North Shore of Cape Breton Island, 8 km south of Cape Smokey, between the Cape Breton Highlands National Park (25 km) and the town of Baddeck (65 km) on the Bras d'Or Lakes.

The North Shore, originally settled by Scots in the early 1800s, is now home to lots of moose, a crab and lobster fishery (May - July), as well as many fine artisans and crafters.

From the deck of the Sleeping Moose Cottage you might see whales and seals, for sure ocean birds, and 'our' Bald Eagle who does a 'fly-by' a couple of times a day. Walk to our pebble beach and enjoy the beautiful view and sometimes-loud silence of the waves hitting the pebbles.

There are lots of hiking and snowshoeing trails in and outside the National Park, and if you like golf... Highland Links is a beautiful 25-minute drive away.

The Sleeping Moose is a housekeeping cottage with a full kitchen, but it is conveniently located on the same property as the Dancing Moose Cafe. It serves unusual breakfasts and lunches bilt around Dutch Pannekoeken (stuffed pancakes), Belgian waffles, a daily soup, and baked treats, all made from scratch in our own kitchen.

We are an all-season accommodation. Start your day watching the sun rise over the ocean. Then, spend a lazy summer's eve on your private deck watching the stars come out. Light a cosy fire in your wood stove on chilly evenings, or in winter when snow has changed the landscape. On rainy days, enjoy a free movie or a bit of surfing with our free wireless Internet.

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Suitability:
  • Singles
  • Weddings
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • long term rentals available
  • non smoking only

Ton Megens

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Speaks dutch, german, english
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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights
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5
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The Sleeping Moose : a modern, cosy, ocean-front Cottage
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Wreck Cove Cape Breton Island
Kansas City
5

The Perfect Place to Stay in Cape Breton

  • 5 out of 5
Our family recently spent six nights at the Sleeping Moose Cottage and absolutely loved it. It was the perfect location for exploring Cape Breton. The cottage had everything we needed for our stay, the kitchen was equipped with everything we needed to make meals, our kids loved the bunk beds in the second bedroom and the beds were comfortable. The cottage is so clean, and the pictures/description on Home Away don't do it justice as it's even better :). The view was amazing, and we spent most evenings down on the beach at the fire pit. Our kids really liked watching the chickens roaming. The owners Ton & Yvonne were so nice and accomodating. We only ate breakfast one morning at their Cafe, but it was the best breakfast we had! We only wish we had more time to spend, but will definitely stay here again if we are fortunate enough to return!
  • Review Submitted: 26/07/2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
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The Sleeping Moose : a modern, cosy, ocean-front Cottage
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Wreck Cove Cape Breton Island
5

A great little cottage by the ocean!

  • 5 out of 5
We selected this cottage for our first week of holidays in Cape Breton because of its ideal location; right off the Cabot Trail with an amazing ocean view. We were pleased with the cottage, as it was clean, well maintained and supplied just as described on the website. All appliances were in excellent condition. The owner, friendly and helpful, provided storage for our bikes—which we greatly appreciated. The cottage was far enough from the road that no noise was heard during the night, a perfect place to unwind and relax. We had coffee at the picnic table by the ocean most mornings—what a treat! We had breakfast at the Dancing Moose Café and enjoyed Dutch pancakes prepared by the owner (also owner of cottage)—very delicious and definitely a must whether or not you rent this cottage! We certainly recommend this cottage.
  • Review Submitted: 19/08/2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
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The Sleeping Moose : a modern, cosy, ocean-front Cottage
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Wreck Cove Cape Breton Island
5

very comfortable home with beautiful ocean view

  • 5 out of 5
Recently we stayed for two weeks in this new, clean and comfortable house. It really felt as a home and there was good privacy. The beds were excellent and also was the shower. The kitchen was well equipped and we loved the big fridge so we were able to buy a lot groceries and bread on our way to the house ( which is smart to do because the large supermarkets are more than an hour drive away). The nice hospitable couple that runs the place was working very hard to make the terrain a beautiful place. They did everything to make us feel comfortable; if there is anything: just tell or ask them!
There is one point of attention in the house: don't forget to put on the cooker hood when you cook or use the oven or the toaster: We forgot this sometimes and the fire-alarms made a lot of noise ( the owners know the problem and are working on it)

We had a beautiful view from our window on the ocean and the nice fresh ocean-breeze was always present. We loved that very much. 'Our private' pebble-beach was just a 150 feet from the house. The waves were to dangerous (and the water was to cold) to swim. But many times we enjoyed to sit on the bench seat near the beach and just look and relax. (There is a nice quiet sandy beach just a few miles away . We went there to have a sunbath and a little walk in the water.)

The nature of Cape Breton is marvelous, It is very pure and we made a lot of impressive hikes. We saw bold eagles above the beach, mooses in the forest, a deer in our garden and once we were really lucky : we looked from our window and saw a family of whales traveling from north to south. We enjoyed our stay very much and hope to be back next year!!
  • Review Submitted: 26/06/2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Yvonne and Rene,

Thank you for your very nice review. We loved having you and are more than welcome to return, any time! You enjoyed Cape Breton for the fullest! and where so enthusiastic about the trails you walked. So nice to listen to you story's. Lots more to discover next time. Enough beautiful hikes to last you several vacations

The fire alarm is a "pain" we know and are looking for solutions (within the code). Also thanks for being understanding that the landscaping is "work in progress".
Hope to see you back next year!

Cheers,

Yvonne & Ton

If you have a change, If you like winter activities, come back in the winter. It is so beautiful here when everything is snow covered. And in the evenings, glass off whine in front off the wood stove..........Think we are going to move in there ouself :)
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
110 Kilometres
Sydney NS
Nearest Ferry
85 Kilometres
Newfoundland Ferry in North Sydney
Nearest Train
290 Kilometres
Truro
Nearest Motorway
40 Kilometres
Trans Canada HWY 105, Exit 11 or 12 (24-hr ferry)
Nearest Beach
7 Kilometres
Little River Beach
Nearest Barpub
25 Kilometres
Ingonish
Nearest Ski
20 Kilometres
Ski Cape Smokey
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Highland Links, Ingonish
Nearest Restaurant
40 Metres
The Dancing Moose Cafe
Car: necessary

Located on the Cabot Trail, south of Cape Smokey. Close to the only road into the Highlands from the eastern side of the Island. For the golf enthusiast, the Sleeping Moose is located between the Bell Bay Golf Course in Baddeck (Best Value Course in Canada 2001) and The Highland Links in Ingonish Beach (#1 Golf Course in Canada 2000). We're less than a half hour from some of the finest fresh and salt water fishing in Eastern Canada. Cape Breton Highlands National Park is just a scenic 25-km drive away, and hiking trails are plenty. Cape Breton is a beautiful island in all seasons of the year, and the Sleeping Moose is available year-round, fully insulated and equipped with electric heat and your own wood stove.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Wreck Cove, Nova Scotia

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High Season
15 Jun 2014 - 19 Oct 2014
3 night minimum stay
C$130
C$900
C$3,200
 
 
Off Season
20 Oct 2014 - 20 Jun 2015
1 night minimum stay
C$110
C$700
C$2,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee C$25 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%
Notes $700.00 to $900.00 week
Reservations:To book and confirm please call us (1) 902 929 2523 . We need your credit card info to secure the reservation. We take no deposits. You can pay when you leave, Debit, Cash or Credit.
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Amenities

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Wreck Cove, Nova Scotia

Property Type:
  • cottage
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Ocean View
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Free Local Calls
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street
  • Alarm Clock
  • Bottled Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • soap
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Computer Available
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items
  • Cooking Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double bed , 1 single bed , Bunk bed
  • Bedroom 2 is a 'bunk bed' with a double base and twin upper.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Table Football
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Small Cooler
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Walkway to Water
  • wooden decking
  • Barbecue
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Singles
  • Weddings
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • long term rentals available
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • pond
  • waterfalls
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • arboretum
  • bay
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • photography
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • mountain climbing
  • bay fishing
  • ice skating
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • surf fishing
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
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