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0.5 kms from Cabot Trail, The Old Salt Cottage – Home 3443433 House

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 7 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

0.5 kms from Cabot Trail, The Old Salt Cottage – Home 3443433

  • House
  • 4 bedrooms
  • sleeps 7
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Trip Advisor says: 5 star rating, "You can't go wrong in staying here - this is likely the best house rental in Cape Breton... even nicer than advertised.. the perfect spot for your family or group of friends...a true gem... we'll be staying there again, for sure."

Four bedroom (Sleeps 7), Queen, Double, Double, Single with Crib:

- two bathroom,

- wi-fi, phone

- washer, dryer, clothesline

- porch and sunroom

- kitchen - coffee maker, fridge, stove, microwave, kettle, dishwasher, toaster, dishes and utensils

- dining room

- living room

- towels, bed linens

- shampoo, toilet paper

-Campfire pit, games, puzzles, BBQ

Central to:

Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Cabot Trail

Hiking Trails - 29+

Whale tours

Gampo Abbey Buddhist Monastery

Beaches

Sunsets

Restaurants and Shops

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
    Bedroom 2: Double Bed
    Bedroom 3: Double Bed
    Bedroom 4: Single Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 Toilet Only

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Interaction with guest

I live close by and am available to help during your stay

Policies

Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
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: (£147.32) $250.00
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

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

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

8 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

Niki P.
Response rate:
77%
Calendar updated:
13 Feb 2020
Years listed:
9
Overall rating:
5

Languages spoken: English

Map

Map and how to get there

Map

Guest reviews

Excellent
15 reviews

Excellent
14
Very Good
0
Average
1
Poor
0
Terrible
0

“A more than pleasant stay Pleasant Bay”

Reviewed 7 Dec 2018

We were very lucky to find this dreamy cottage in the heart of the national park and we absolutely loved staying here. We were here for three nights but you can easily spend a summer in this cottage. … More

“lovely Cottage, Nice Host”

Reviewed 6 Aug 2018

Jeremy and Niki are so warmhearted and considerate. We had three wonderful nights at the lovely and beautiful cottage - BBQ, chatting around the fire and looking up at starry sky... strong recommend t… More

Owner's reply: Lei, We are so happy you and your family enjoyed your stay! Kind regards, Jeremy and Niki

“Like a dollhouse!”

Reviewed 21 Jul 2018

I spent three days in this wonderful cottage with my husband, my mom and my brother’s family of four. For seven people, it was perfectly comfortable. The house is not very big, but it is very we… More

Owner's reply: Marie-Claude, It was our pleasure to meet you and your family and we are so glad to hear that you had a great experience-that is what we strive to provide to you and all of our guests! We hope the rest of your summer is filled with joy, and thanks again for choosing to stay with us! Kind regards, Jeremy, Niki and Family

“Wonderful all the way around!”

Reviewed 1 Oct 2017

Perfect family cottage for exploring Cape Breton Island. Cozy and welcoming. Great whale watching just around the corner. Host family is fantastic; even visited their garden for dinner one night. … More

Owner's reply: Hi Folks Terribly sorry for the late reply on this-thank you for choosing to send some of your summer vacation at the farmhouse! We love getting to know our guests and we too very much enjoyed the time we had to get to know each other.Hope you are having a wonderful summer this year! Kind regards, Jer, Nik and Kids

“magnifique séjour”

Reviewed 10 Sep 2017

Notre famille de 5 avons passé 3 semaines juillet-août 2017 au Old Salt Cottage. La maisonnette était parfaite pour nos besoins: chaque enfant avait sa chambre, une cuisine bien &e… More

Owner's reply: My Lan et Famille, So sorry we are so late in responding to this! Your stay at the farmhouse was such a wonderful and enriching experience for us, and we were so glad to have met you all and had the opportunity to spend some time getting to know each other-truly an awesome experience. We hope you are all having a wonderful summer and please give our best to Maurice and the kids! Kind regards, Jer, Niki and Kids

“Perfect place in the perfect Location!”

Reviewed 27 Jul 2017

Had a fantastic time in Cape Breton made all the better by staying in this property. It is THE perfect location for exploring all aspects of the National Park and all its trails which we did every day… More

Owner's reply: We are sorry for the late response, and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay! Kind regards, Jeremy,Niki and family

“A very very pleasant stay at Pleasant Bay !”

Reviewed 20 Jul 2017

The Old Salt was a house you could call "home"... We were 4 adults and 3 kids, and everyone had his or her place to relax. The owners are amazing, so helpful and friendly. We had the chance … More

“Lovely cottage and excellent hosts!”

Reviewed 16 Aug 2016

Our group of seven stayed at the Old Salt for a week in August and it was wonderful! The location is great - just minutes away from the Cape Breton National Highlands Park, whalewatching tours, beache… More

Owner's reply: Thank you Sepideh to you and your family for choosing to stay with us! We are glad that we could help make your trip to Cape Bretona memorable one and we look forward to your return visit! Kind regards, Jeremy and Niki

“old salt is an old cottage as the name states.”

Reviewed 7 Aug 2016

it is an old style cottage, though gear of the house is enough for guest to stay with. it is close to the pleasant bay, you could walk to the bay and watch the sunset without drive and hike a distanc… More

Owner's reply: Grace we appreciate your business and your feedback. We agree that the Old Salt is a historic home(which has been extensively restored) in the village of Pleasant Bay, and that the character and charm of the home is part of what most of our guests appreciate about their stay. We're sorry that this may not have been something you appreciated about the Old Salt, and again we truly appreciate your feedback. Kind regards, Jeremy and Nicole

“It is everything that people have said that it is”

Reviewed 7 Jul 2016

I am a city person. I had fears that rustic meant uncomfortable.. The Old Salt House is a rustic farm house that blends in with the simplicity and the charm of the Pleasant Bay Area. Jer and Niki serv… More

Owner's reply: Thank you for your kind review. We hope that you had a great time exploring the trails and the area. Maybe we'll have a chance to meet in future. Take care and enjoy the rest of your summer. Niki

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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Niki (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Niki (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Niki (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Niki the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send Niki (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Niki (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

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Simply enter your holiday dates in the Book your stay form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Niki (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Niki (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Niki (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

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You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Niki (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Niki (the owner) a message.

If Niki (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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