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Old Miller Trout Farm Guest House--Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Margaree Forks, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
Experience the tranquility!

Our Canada Select Four Star cottage is nestled in a secluded valley at the end of Doyle's Road, just 2 km from the Cabot Trail and the Hamlet of Margaree Forks, The OLD MILLER GUEST HOUSE is an excellent location for exploring beautiful Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia or serving as a base for travelers to 'get lost in the Margarees'.

There are two bedrooms in the cottage, one with a queen sized bed, the other with twin beds and a double futon, (this room can sleep four). Each bedroom has a private 4 piece bath. The kitchen is fully equipped including a dishwasher, toaster oven, BBQ etc. In the large sitting room/lounge area Satellite TV and high speed wireless connectivity is available. Laundry facilities are provided.

All bedding and towels are supplied as well as towels as towels and supplies...
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Listing #FKN3806007
About the Owner
Pat S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2011
Interaction with guests
Our home is across the drive from the Guest house and interaction can be as much or as little as the guest(s) wish. Having been in the business over 20 years, we do have a good knowledge of local and island wide events and venues.
Reviews from our community
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

It has been MANY years since we were here but I have such fond memories. We loved having breakfast with Pat & her husband. My husband enjoyed the fishing. I'm sorry to hear Pat is retired but I'm sure retirement is well deserved. I remember...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Every year we are rewarded with a beautiful visit to Margaree. This year we revisited The Trout Farm. We were rewarded with all the beauty this place holds. The cottage tucked away, hidden from the sounds of traffic. Always welcomed by the homey touches and...More

Management response:Responded 17 August 2017

Thank you for your kind words. We were sorry the rain interfered that one day. Look forward to seeing you again

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Reviewed 4 August 2016

The hosts were friendly and our kids enjoyed their time fishing but overall we felt taken in. The accommodations were dated, decorated with a cornucopia of person effects such that it felt like staying as house guests of the owners. There was a musty smell...More

Thank cwyllie
Management response:Responded 5 August 2016

Oh, Cindy. We are so sorry to read this.....although, to be honest, we are really not terribly surprised to see this review since, with the amount of furniture and other things that, after you left, we found you had moved around in the Guest House,...More

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Fax
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 9:30 AM
    2 Full baths
    2 Twins
    1 Sofa
    1 King
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
The Harmonized Tax is a combined Federal and Provincial Consumption tax levied in the Atlantic Provinces.

Our facility is excellent for two couples or families traveling together. If there is availability, a single room may be rented for $115 a night. Kitchen and lounge area might be shared.

Reservation Policy: For reservations, a valid credit card and expiry date will be required at the time of booking to reserve your room. 25% of total price of stay will be accessed. (Refunds, on cancellation, also credited to that card except for administrative fee.)

Cancellation Policy: 2 week cancellation policy. There is a $50 administrative fee with any cancellation.

Check In Time: 4:30 PM
Check Out Time: 10:30 AM

Additional fees may apply:
- HST | 15% of rent | Combined Fed and Provincial tax
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About the neighbourhood
Margaree Forks is where the N.E. and the S.W. Margaree join to flow into the Gulf of St. Lawwrence, 16 km to the north. The NE Margaree is a world famous Salmon fishing river and fly fishermen congregate there through the summer and fall in an attempt to catch this King of Fishes.
The Valley itself is an attraction with farms and fields nestling between the mountains at the edge of the Highlands.
There are four ocean beaches within a short drive of the farm as well as numerous swimming holes along the river.
For the duffers, Cabot Links and Cabot Trail are within 25 kms, La Portage is only 40 km away in Cheticamp and Bell bay, (Baddeck), is about 50 km.
The Margaree is an excellent base for day tripping all the Island attractions!
Getting around
Although there are some great area to cycle in, a vehicle is required to get around,
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Sydney : 180.0 km
Ferry: Sydney NS : 161.0 km
We normally send a map and directions to people that rent. GPS works well on the main roads but be CAREFUL, (very!), if you are directed on a gravel one. Cell service is iffy in Inverness County. We do NOT have cell service at farm, although have Internet).
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 16.0 km.
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