£104 / night
Price for guests, Nights

Sailor`s Rest House by the ocean – Home 6936652 House

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner


(English version below) The privately rented Sailor`s rest house is situated on an island of Cape Breton Island in the east of the island Nova Scotia, more specifically on the charming French-Canadian embossed Isle Madame in eastern Canada. The Halifax International Airport is just example from Frankfurt weekly reach in 6-7 hours direct flight several times. the Sailor`s rest house was built originally by the first settlers in the middle of the eighteenth century recently fully renovated and now offers comfortable, bright atmosphere with great attention to detail. From driftwood furniture artfully constructed the new IKEA furniture complement for European claims, for example, the large 1.90 mx 2 m pull-out bed in the bedroom with high quality Visco mattresses Memory Foam (Tempur). Modern, environmentally friendly heat pump air conditioning, 220V outlets umv. give an immediate feeling of wellbeing to be at home, and at one of the most exposed, wildest places in Canada. The private Sailor`s Rest House is located on the beautiful Isle Madame, de French Acadian heart of Cape Breton Iceland, Nova Scotia (Canada`s Eastern Shore), 10 minutes away Arichat with supermarket, seafood market, hospital etc. The fisherman's house sits on the rocks at the end of the quaint fishing village of Samson's Cove next to Little Anse and is surrounded by the ocean. Here you can enjoy a stunning and endless view in any direction. Originally built by the first settlers in the mid-1800's, Sailor's Rest has recently been fully renovated to meet European standards and now offers air-condition, comfortable rooms equipped with bright furniture and handcrafted driftwood beach art. Here you can enjoy two cozy rooms with twin beds on the first floor or watch the sunset from on extendable queen size bed with memory foam mattress in the living room on the ground floor.

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
    Bedroom 2: Double Bed
    Bedroom 3: Single Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Waterfront
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Internet access
  • Cooker
  • Microwave
  • Stereo system
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

We are reachable by phone for all requests and questions, and not too far away to help or offer to make fishing or sailing trips with our boats. If you have the island Cape Breton reached via the Canso Causeway, follow the highway 104 to St. Peters. At the exit 46 Louisdale, Isle Madame, Arichat they should continue to Arichat, then follow the signs for Petit de Grat and ultimately Little Anse. Just before Little Anse left into Sampsons Cove Rd and left at the end the red house no. 83. Welcome!

Interaction with guest

In 10 minutes drive one of the most beautiful hiking trails of Cape Breton Island, the Cap Auget Eco Trail begins. La Picasso university and cultural center of French, Arcadian, French-Canadian culture, reachable in 10 minutes. In Arichat (10 min) the most widely freshest fish to get. The Premium Seafood Group operates a small covered market uA with live lobsters. In max. 15 minutes' drive there are numerous hiking trails and sandy beaches for walking. The most famous beach is the Pondville Provincial Park. In summer sandcastle competitions are held there regularly. The Lenoir Landing Forge Museum offers insights into the old crafts and Farmers Market during the season every weekend.


Check in time: 17:00, Check out time: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through HouseTrip using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: (£284.70) $500.00
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

No refund If you cancel, any money you have paid cannot be refunded.

Check-in date

House rules

we ask to take care of the privacy of our nice and helpful neighbors. We do not allow parties and noise after 10 p.m


About the owner

Bob M.
Average reply time:
3 hours 34 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated:
11 Mar 2020
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, French, German


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Guest reviews

6 reviews

Very Good

“Traumhaft schön”

Reviewed 24 Sep 2018

Ein wunderschönes altes Fischerhaus mit fantastischem Blick und moderner Ausstattung. Es gibt eine geräumige Wohnküche, ein gemütlich eingerichtetes Wohnzimmer mit Meerblick und dr… More

Owner's reply: Danke, wir haben die Zeit mit Euch ganz besonders genossen! Wir können es auch kaum erwarten, euch wieder bei uns zu haben. Mechthild bitte schreib uns, wenn Deine neueste TV Doku über die kanad. Nationalparks in der Arte Mediathek sichtbar ist...

“Gemütliches Ferienhaus direkt am Atlantik”

Reviewed 21 Jan 2018

Zu zweit haben wir im Sailor's Rest 2 wunderschöne Wochen verbracht. Das Haus liegt direkt am Wasser und hat eine uneingeschränkte Sicht auf das offene Meer. In der nähe befinden … More

Owner's reply: Danke Jonas. Ihr seit jederzeit willkommen. Können so praktisch veranlagte Gäste gut für Mitarbeiten gebrauchen :-)

“Paradise on the ocean”

Reviewed 13 Jan 2016

Beautiful home just steps from a few private beaches. Perfectly clean and organized, well equipped and beautifully appointed in every room. We loved everything about this house; the quiet location, th… More

“Näher am Meer geht's nicht mehr...aus jedem Fenster strahlt einen der Ozean an”

Reviewed 2 Jan 2016

Ich habe die Bucht ruhig erlebt.das Wasser spielte Um die Felsen herum..ich bin mir sicher.wenn 3 Meter Wellen mit der Gischt Fast ans Häuschen schlagen.bleibt einen die Luft weg....das Häus… More

“Haus zum Wohlfühlen mit so viel Meer”

Reviewed 2 Jan 2016

Bei meinem Nova Scotia, Cape Breton Urlaub durfte ich, als eine der ersten Gäste des Sailor´s Rest einige Tage, in diesem außergewöhnlichen Häuschen in unbeschreiblich sch&o… More

“Tiny and romantic house”

Reviewed 2 Jan 2016

We spent a very relaxed week in this lovely renovated house. The property is perfect for nature and tranquillity lovers. You can enjoy spectacular nature either sitting outside on the patio or inside.… More

Owner's reply: Thank you, hope to see you again soon. I think you had no problems with the hight of ceilings :-) Just want to mention for future guests that the high in the kitchen is 1.98m (78") and 2.40m (94") in the living room.

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