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Cavendish Field of Dreams CottageCreate memories and relax at Cavendish Field of Dreams Cottage. This private, spacious cottage is situated in the heart of Cavendish and nestled on the crest of the hill overlooking the National Historic Site of L.M Montgomery's Cavendish home and Montgomery Park. Within walking distance to Green Gables House, Cavendish Beach/ P.E.I National Park, Tim Hortons and bike rentals. Just minutes away from amusement parks, restaurants, shops and golf courses. Licensed and Quality Tourism rated 3.5 *
Cavendish CottageCavendish cottage is a short 1 minute walk from the doorstep to the famed Anne of Green Gables house or a 10 minute walk along a quaint country path (Hammies Lane) will place you on the boardwalk of the equally well-known Cavendish Beach. For the golfing enthusiast, a 5 minute walk will see you on the 1st tee of the Green Gables Golf course. This 3 bedroom cottage features a large covered verandah, outdoor gas barbecue, full kitchen and a large treed yard. Ideal location.
Island Will - Waterfront Cottage - CavendishIsland Will cottage is newly built (2020) and offers guests a private, waterfront property, just minutes away from Cavendish. This cottage features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, an open concept dining/living area, a fully stocked kitchen, a wrap around deck, and stairs right down to the shore. PEI Tourism License# 210284 This cottage is complete with washer & dryer, satellite tv, wifi, bed linens, towels, beach towels, beach chairs, beach toys, propane BBQ, and a bonfire pit.
This small Prince Edward Island community became famous as the hometown of author Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942), who created one of Canada’s most beloved fictional characters, the spirited, red-haired Anne of Green Gables. Cavendish and the surrounding towns have no shortage of places to dive deep into the Anne mythology and the author’s own history, from Montgomery’s Cavendish Home and Green Gables Heritage Place, in Cavendish, to the Anne of Green Gables Museum in Park Corner, 20 minutes’ drive to the northwest. But Cavendish and the surrounding areas aren’t only about this fictional heroine. Prince Edward Island has more than 90 beaches to explore, cycling routes to ride, and plenty of small towns where you can wander. PEI’s provincial capital, Charlottetown, with its historic old town and pretty waterfront, is only a 40-minute drive from Cavendish, too. And wherever you go on the island, meals center on lobster, mussels, oysters, and the bounty of the surrounding sea.
Flights to Prince Edward Island land at Charlottetown Airport (YYG), just outside the provincial capital. It’s a 30-minute drive from the airport to Cavendish. Another option would be to fly into Halifax, Nova Scotia, three and a half hours’ drive to the south, where the Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) has flights to and from a broader range of destinations. From the Nova Scotia town of Caribou, there’s a car ferry (75 minutes), which operates May through December to Wood Islands on PEI’s southeast shore. Wood Islands is a 90-minute drive from Cavendish. You can also get to PEI by bus from Halifax to Charlottetown (4.5 hours). If you drive to PEI, you’ll cross the 13-kilometre (eight-mile) Confederation Bridge, one of the world’s longest spans. Once you’ve arrived on PEI, public transit options are limited, and it’s most convenient to explore with your own car. Cycling is another good alternative, since bicycling routes cross this mostly flat island.
For lobster lovers, PEI has two seasons — May through June, and August to October — when the catch is freshest and most bountiful. For everyone else, PEI’s busy season is the summer, from late June to Labour Day in early September, when the sun shines on its sandy beaches. If you enjoy cycling or exploring the outdoors beyond the beach, fall is another excellent time to visit, with its vibrant foliage and cooler temperatures, as well as several food festivals. The island is much quieter during the often snowy winters. Many of its tourist attractions close between November and April, though locals stay busy with music, food, and other indoor entertainment.
With broad beaches, red cliffs, and sandy dunes along several sections of the island’s north coast, Prince Edward Island National Park is a popular sun and surf destination. The park has a number of hiking and cycling routes, and birders might spot great blue heron, belted kingfisher, and other species. The main sector of the park is just outside Cavendish.
You can cross Prince Edward Island by bike or on foot along the 449-kilometre (278-mile) Confederation Trail, a gentle former rail route that traverses the island from tip to tip. While the trail doesn’t come directly into Cavendish, you can follow branch trails from town to reach the main route.
PEI is Canada’s major potato-producing region, so of course, the island has a quirky museum where you can learn about farming and harvesting the spud. You can eat some, too, at the museum’s PEI Potato Country Kitchen, which serves baked potatoes, French fried potatoes, poutine, potato-crust pizza, and even potato fudge. The Canadian Potato Museum is in the town of O’Leary, an hour and 15 minutes west of Cavendish.