Blue Caboose-Boston & Maine 491

Train hosted by Cheryl

  1. 4 guests
  2. 2 bedrooms
  3. 2 beds
  4. 1 bath
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Furry friends welcome
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Relaxing vacation rental nestled in the Belfast countryside.Renovated in 2014 she began accepting vacationers who enjoy a quiet retreat, clam digging,local lighthouses,golfing and wine tasting. 3 night minimum. Contact host for 1 or 2 night availability.

The space
The Blue Caboose (Boston & Maine 491) is a unique countryside retreat with access to nearby beach, golfing, lighthouses and hiking trails. Relocated from Tilton, New Hampshire in October 2013. Check her travels out on Youtube. Search Hobo Railroad crossing in downtown Tilton 12/7/08 also New England Southern caboose train. Price includes HST (Harmonized Sales Tax)

Caboose with full amenities, phone, satellite tv and wifi. This is on a separate lot located in wooded spruce and birch trees. Beach available for clam digging, kayaking or long walks on the shore. Two historic lighthouses and Northumberland Ferry to Nova Scotia within 12 miles.

We live on a separate lot above the caboose property. We can resolve any concerns quickly that guests may have.

The friendliness of the people of Prince Edward Island is a wonderful experience. There is clam digging, Belfast Highland Greens golf course, Wood Islands and Point Prim lighthouses. Local heritage music, chowder house and a fantastic General Store with fresh produce.

There is ample parking on the property.

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Lake access
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
TV with standard cable
Air conditioning
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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4.97 out of 5 stars from 103 reviews


Where you’ll be

Flat River, Prince Edward Island, Canada

We are located in Gascoigne Cove in Flat River. It is an agricultural rural community. Crops of corn, soybean, potato and grain are a few of the crops you will see. There are 2 historic lighthouses nearby, along with golfing, winetasting, kayaking and clam digging. We are approximately 12 miles from the Wood Islands ferry that goes to Pictou, Nova Scotia and approximately a 30-35 minute drive to Charlottetown. The Blue Caboose has a fun 5 hole pitching/chipping golf field. Spring and summer bring mosquitoes and black flies. We have mosquito spray, citronella candles, suntan lotion and beach accessories. Volleyball, badmitton and clam digging as the tide permits.
We have two Whippet dogs, Rosie and Lucy on our separate property close by.

Hosted by Cheryl

  1. Joined in August 2014
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I have always been in love with trains especially the Boston/Maine. My aunt would travel by bus from PEI to Bangor, Maine. She would then board the B&M train to Boston to pick my sister and I up to go back to PEI for the summer.I grew up just up the road from where the Blue Caboose is located. I purchased the caboose in 2006 and it was on the rails in Tilton, New Hampshire where it went on trips with other cabooses. Go to Youtube to see her in action. Search "Hobo Railroad Tilton crossing 12/7/08. She is the next to the last caboose crossing. There are other Youtube videos under Tilton/Northfield trains. I brought her here in November 2013 because I retired and the caboose trips were becoming more infrequent. The Blue Caboose has an attached bedroom, bath and deck on the back. We added Wifi/Satellite tv, A/C and heat along with a full kitchen in the caboose. We live on the adjoining lot in the woods above the caboose. There is a wooded path between the Caboose and our home if you need assistance. The Caboose has been open since August 2014 and I am in the process of putting more of my favorite train pictures, stories and experience book together. We hope you enjoy our Blue Caboose and the people of Prince Edward Island. Please note that GPS coordinates are not accurate in finding us. The road to the Blue Caboose is in Flat River (not Belle River) right off of the Transcanada Rte 1. Easy to find and about 10 minutes to the Wood Islands ferry to Pictou, NS.
I have always been in love with trains especially the Boston/Maine. My aunt would travel by bus from PEI to Bangor, Maine. She would then board the B&M train to Boston to pick…


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During your stay

I enjoy assisting vacationers with PEI tourist information and sharing information on restaurants and events. I live on the property above the Caboose so that I may assist if help is needed.
  • Language: English
  • Response rate: 25%
  • Response time: a few days or more
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House rules

Check-in: After 4:00 p.m.
Checkout: 11:00 a.m.
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

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