The Log Chalet

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  • Property Type : Chalet
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 to 4 Sleeps

Terry Henderson

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This cabin has been beautifully hand crafted from logs cut near by on our property. It is fully insulated and very cozy in the winter, cool in the summer. It offers a fully equipped kitchen and comfortable living/dining area with a new glass front wood stove and backup electric heat. The large picture window and front deck presents a wonderful view of the unspoiled natural beauty of rolling hills and the Cape Breton Highlands.

The bedroom downstairs has a double bed and there is a full bath with tub and shower. Upstairs there is a large open room with chalet style balcony. At your request we can arrange this room as another bedroom, family room, dorm or for other functions.

The Log Chalet is the first of several log retreat cabins built here at Big Hill Retreat on our 200 acre wilderness property. These cottages are very private and secluded. The surrounding countryside is uninhabited with many miles of trails and abandoned roads great for hiking, mountain biking or skiing.

Naturally, guests are invited to visit our family homestead (a few minutes walk from the cabin) which includes a lively Pottery Studio, Big Hill Pottery , and a large organic garden. We also have a pond for fishing, swimming or skating.

Big Hill Retreat is located on Rear Big Hill, about 2 miles from the Cabot Trail and 10 or 15 minutes drive to the town of Baddeck (prime tourist destination area for Cape Breton), the Bras d Or Lakes, St. Anns Bay and the Gaelic College.

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For extra persons (over 4) there is a $10.00 per night per person extra charge.

For monthly rates or solitary retreat rates (1 week minimum) please inquire.

Amenities & Activities

  • BBQ
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair Dryer
  • Double Bed
  • Sofa Sleeper
Cooling Comfort
  • Ceiling Fans
Dining Room
  • Dining Table
  • Cable TV
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • No Pets Allowed
  • Telephone
  • Linens Included
  • No Smoking
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Blender
  • Refrigerator
  • Washing Machine
  • Dryer Only
Outside Living
  • Deck
  • Patio
  • Parking Available
Nearby Activities
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Museums
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Sightseeing
Nearby Attractions
  • Near Town
  • Near Restaurants

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