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Sunrise Wilderness Cabin, Cabot Trail

Entire cabin hosted by Sylvia
2 guestsStudio1 bed1 bath
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You’ll have the cabin to yourself.
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Our cozy wilderness cabin offers total privacy on 50 acres of old growth forest. It offers a stunning view of the North Mountain/Aspy valley out to the distant ocean. Close to Cape Breton Highlands National Park, trails, kayaking/biking, beaches & whale watching. Private trail down to the pristine North Aspy river. Simple and rustic with deck, kitchenette, bed, BBQ. For weekly rentals-free kayak rental included. Not for the faint of heart with rugged driveway, steep land and wild creatures.

The space
****Summer 2021. It is likely Nova Scotia will still be restricting travel from anyone outside the maritime provinces; currently the requirement is two weeks quarantine on entering the province.****

Our space is unique as it offers a rustic and wild bit of paradise just off the Cabot Trail. If you like, you will see no one at all. The cabin is a simple one room building, well the bathroom is closed off from the rest :). Newly renovated it offers a deck, kitchenette (mini fridge, microwave, hotplate, toaster oven, sink) with a small woodstove and BBQ outside. One of the next best features is its location here in Northern Cape Breton, just off the Cabot Trail, with access to both the eastern and western sides of the National Park. It is a short drive to stunning barrier beaches, like John Cabot's Landing Provincial Park. There are several local shops and restaurants only a short drive away. It is a WILD place though. The land is steep. The creatures are wild. This is no 5 star resort :) This is a wilderness cabin. With a flush toilet and running water. Good cell service for bell/aliant/telus customers. HST already included in price. Free kayak rentals for weekly and monthly stays available nearby. NEW for 2021 wifi :)


Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Patio or balcony
Indoor fireplace
Hair dryer

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Cape North, Nova Scotia, Canada

The area is very unique, with small communities dotting a rugged coastline. The National Park lies to the east and west of you, while the Aspy Wilderness Area stretches out in front. It is the perfect place for all your outdoor adventures.

Hosted by Sylvia

Joined in May 2016
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We are a little family living at the edge of the world in Northern Cape Breton. We are avid sea kayakers, hikers and bikers, not to mention cross country ski and snow shoers. Real water, rocks and trees kinda people.
  • Jen
  • Sylvia
During your stay
We are close by and can help out whenever needed. If you don't want us, you never have to see us either. We will provide a self guiding kit of all our favourite hikes, beaches, waterfalls and more.
Sylvia is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 p.m.
Checkout: 11:00 a.m.
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
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