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Bedrooms 2
Space 625 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property



Featured around the world in newspapers, magazines, & on TV! Why have a stay, when you can have an experience? Around the Sea (ATS) offers you the privacy of a beach-front cottage with the pampering of a luxury condo – and all of this featured in one of the world’s most exclusive homes. ATS prides itself on giving you a luxury vacation experience like no other on the planet.

Enjoy your own rotating private, luxury two bedroom* ocean front condo in THE WORLD'S FIRST ROTATING HOUSE WITH GUEST CONDOS. All condos rotate throughout the day to showcase a variety of rolling farm, beach, & ocean views – including Rustico Harbour, PEI’s North shore, & the red sand cliffs. This unique feature ensures that you will capture all the wonderful sights PEI has to offer!

Each guest also receives a special welcome basket of fresh ground coffee, tea, biscuits, local cheese, preserves, and more!

*One king bed in the master bedroom & one queen murphy bed in a separate room which shares space with the kitchen & living room. Each room has separate access to the bathroom.

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Member since: 2012
Speaks english
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Calendar last updated:
20 September, 2018

About Steve

Having grown up in Cavendish every summer since he was a boy, Steve Arnold's love of the area and family brought him back after living in Montreal, Toronto, and Sydney Australia.

It was in Australia that he met Mr. Luke Everingham, owner/builder of the original Everingham Rotating House and decided that he wanted to build a similer house on the North Shore of PEI overlooking the beach.

in 2013 Steve & his wife Stephanie completed the rotating 2 level, 5000 sq ft Deltec home which features four self-contained luxury condos on the ground floor available for short or long term rental.

Steve purchased this condo in 2012

Why Steve chose North Rustico

Relax in the morning sun with a coffee on your own 50’ deck, take a walk down the private path directly to the National Park life-guarded beach, or take an air-conditioned nap in your king size bed with crisp linens – whatever you decide, you can be sure that your stay on Lantern Hill Drive in North Rustico (one of PEI’s most exclusive neighborhoods) will provide you with a variety of options to ensure a very special stay.


Each spacious 625 sq ft suite has two beds can accommodate 5 people comfortably, and includes:

• Full size king bedroom with walk out patio door to your own 50’ private deck plus en-suite bathroom finished in luxurious granite

• 2nd queen bed and walk out patio door to your own 50’ private deck

• Full-size, quartz finished kitchen with stainless steel appliances, dish washer, microwave, LED lighting & coffee maker

• Quartz kitchen bar with bar stools

• Living room with sofa bed, 40” LED TV, & walk out patio door to your own private 50’ deck with picnic benches

• Free WiFi & Cable TV

• Your own BBQ

What makes this condo unique

COMPLIMENTARY GIFT BASKET with local goodies to have during your stay.


Tour of Canada's Rotating House - Come tour the 3000sqf specially designed, engineered, round basement supporting the 30 ton ROTATING “spider web” of Newcastle Australian steel above your head, upon which the entire house sits to overlook the North Rustico National Park beach cliffs. Watch a 10 min video about the history of rotating houses, including a time-lapse video of Around the Sea being built in the summer of 2012 and then come upstairs to the 200 ft deck surrounding the house for complimentary cookies & lemonade to view the spectacular view over the beach while the house is rotating!

Guestbook comments from the owner

You've built something truly incredible here! We can't even begin to tell you how much we are enjoying our stay. It's our first visit to PEI but it definitely won't be our last! Thanks for the amazing views this morning!!!
Oct 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in North Rustico

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 625 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , Double sink
  • En suite bathroom with rainfall double shower, double sink, and toilet.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
  • Each luxury suite has can sleep 4 adults in proper beds. The master bedroom has a king sized bed for 2 with en suite bathroom and private walk-out patio door to 50' sun deck. An optional Queen bed stored in the wall of the living room can sleep 2 more. Comfortable fold out couch in the living room can accommodate another.
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 beach chairs
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair accessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski pass optional
  • snorkelling
  • snowmobiling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

Great place!!

  • 5 of 5

We all had a great time. We will stay here another time.

Steve greeted us, as soon as we arrived. We enjoyed the lovely gift basket with local homemade goods.

The accommodations were very nice with a million dollar view!!!

  • Review Submitted: 24/09/2018
  • Date of Stay: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Woodstock Ontario

Well, rounded vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the rotating house with our friends. We each rented our own condo. On arrival we were immediately met by our host, Steve. He was extremely thoughtful in giving us tips on restaurants and touring the island. He also provided us with things needed such as lobster pot and tools. He ensured that everyone got their fair share of the beautiful water views. The ability of the home to rotate is truly fascinating.The condo was definitely 5 star with all amenities. It was immaculately clean. The location is excellent. Very quiet and a close walk to a lovely beach. Restaurants, grocery, bakery and an amazing fish store are within walking distance. We rarely return to the same place but will make an exception with this home. We would love to take our family in the near future.

  • Review Submitted: 16/10/2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our 2nd Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived we knew why we had returned. It is a very cosy and well equipped suite. We appreciated the Welcome Basket filled with Island delights. The King size bed was just what we needed for a good nights sleep after busy days enjoying the Island. Being close to beach was great. We have enjoyed staying here in late November when the snow was blowing and also now in the Spring when ice was still around the coves, the suite was always cosy to come back too. Steve is a responsible host and ensures that you have everything you need. We look forward to returning some time soon

  • Review Submitted: 21/08/2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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First Class!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was just as advertised - clean, modern and wonderful! Steve and his family are the perfect hosts - friendly and helpful! Large windows to enjoy the ever changing view. The very comfortable king bed was perfect for getting a good night's sleep. Twenty minute walk on the boardwalk to Doiron's Fish Market to buy fresh lobster and seafood to take home and enjoy. Can't say enough good things about this property and our stay there. Welcome basket was full of local delights.

  • Review Submitted: 11/07/2014
  • Date of Stay: June 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Saskatchewan, Canada

Fantastic Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Rotating House was great! The suites are brand new, spotless, and equipped with everything that you need! Steve was an outstanding host. He greeted us when we arrived and had lots of great information and suggestions of what to see and do during our stay. He even gave us his cell number so that we could text him if we had any questions while we were out and about during the day. I have booked through VRBO several times and this was by far the best experience that I've had. Everything exceeded my expectations and I would recommend the Rotating House to anyone visiting Canada's beautiful east coast!

  • Review Submitted: 07/07/2014
  • Date of Stay: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

Worth the trip even in rainy weather!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I loved this place, with its guaranteed view of the red cliffs, its modern decor, handy kitchen, luxurious shower, and fascinating engineering and architecture.

Steve is a wonderful host. The place is as described and I would certainly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 04/07/2014
  • Date of Stay: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Charlottetown Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Rustico Lions Club
Nearest Ferry
113 Kilometres
Wood Islands
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Glasgow Hills & Green Gables (Cavendish) Golf
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Route 6
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Nearest Ski
28 Kilometres
Brookvale Provincial Ski Park
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
North Rustico Provincial Park & Rustico Beach
Car: recommended

Around the Sea overlooks PEI's Provincial Park Beach and North Rustico town beach and is just minutes from the Village of North Rustico's restaurants, shops, lobster dinners, fish markets, deep sea fishing, kayaking and the boardwalk.

Unlike many resort areas in PEI, North Rustico is open all year long and has a grocery store, restaurants, a liquor/beer store, hardware store, gas station, bank, coffee shops, and much more.

Around the Sea is only a 10 minute drive from the heart of Cavendish where you can visit Green Gables, The Cavendish Boardwalk, Sandspit, Avonlea Village, Cavendish Golf Course, Shining Waters, & more.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday condo around the North Rustico

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall Shoulder Season
1 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
2018/19 Off Season
20 Oct 2018 - 10 May 2019
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$425.85

Payment via cheque, e-transfer, Paypal*, or credit card*.
*3% surcharge applies to these payment types

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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