Observatory Cottage

The  Observatory Cottage is an exposed post-and-beam construction with mortise and tenon joinery.

This octagon shaped cottage is a barrier free design and wheelchair friendly. Full length windows on two sides provide a panoramic view of the Gulf. There is a full kitchen with dining area, a large living room, one large bedroom with a split-king bed, a three piece bath with roll-in-shower, (no tub), a circular stair leading to the observation tower.

It is furnished with an electric fireplace, sofa, two comfortable chairs, rocking chair, coffee table, satellite TV, DVD player, and kitchen table and chairs. The observation tower has a bench type table with two high barstools.

The living room and bedroom floors are locally grown larch wood with ceramic tile in the bathroom and congoleum in the kitchen. There is a wrap-around deck on five sides of the building, as well as a separate deck on the cliff’s edge overlooking Chimney Corner Beach and Margaree Island. Wireless internet service provided.

Accessibility

wheelchair friendly

One of the unique features of this cottage is its wheelchair friendly design. The open concept between the kitchen, dining area, and living room allows for full wheelchair mobility.

The single floor design and wide hallway provide easy access from the bedroom to all ground floor living spaces. All light switches are specified height from the floor, as is the bedroom thermostat for the electric heat.

Please Note: This is a one bedroom unit suitable for a single or couple only. There are no provisions for extra sleeping arrangements. While the kitchen stove has controls in the front for wheelchair access, the kitchen counters and sink are the standard 36″ height and design. The thermostats in the bathroom and living room are also standard height.

The bedroom has a hardwood floor and ample space for maneuverability. The king size bed can be split into twin long beds to accommodate the needs of a guest in a wheelchair.

The ensuite bathroom features a roll-in shower with ceramic tile floor. The vanity features lever controls and has a tilting vanity mirror. The shower is designed to facilitate easy transfer to a portable seat. Shower controls are at the appropriate height, with a hand held shower attachment. The clearances, height, and grab-bars for the toilet and vanity meet the barrier-free specifications. A pocket door affords privacy and also ease of access for a wheelchair. There is an exterior ramp to the deck.

Dimensions: Eight sides, each 14′ wide by 10’6″ high opening to cathedral type ceiling with exposed beam work. Diagonal distance 36’9″. Total floor area: 1100sq. ft. Attached deck area: 508 sq. ft. Cliff deck, 200 sq. ft.

Main Season Rates: $330/night, $2150/week (plus 15% HST tax). One night minimum. Off-Season rates are by reservation only. 50% non-refundable deposit payable upon confirmation of your reservation.

Off Season Rates: Off-season rates (Nov 1 – June 14) are 15% off main season rates.

Cancellation Policy: 2 weeks. We will retain the 50% deposit.

Cottage Protocol:

All cottages are full housekeeping units. We do not service the cottages during your occupancy. We provide linens and towels and will exchange them at your request. Free laundry facilities are located on the property. Everything is provided for multi- night stays. You only need to provide your food and your favourite books. The first bottle of wine is with our compliments. Sorry, no pets.

TV/DVD player (no satellite service)

Lighthouse Cottage

This Hexagon shaped cottage is a two-story vacation home, complete with an open concept kitchen and living space on the upper floor and bedroom with queen bed and ensuite 3-piece bathroom on the lower floor. Both floors have spacious decks overlooking the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

The Lighthouse Cottage is a post and beam construction with hardwood floors. Large windows in the living area offer scenic views of the water.

Guests can enjoy their morning coffee on the deck and watch the soaring eagles or admire the spectacular sunsets with their evening wine

A cliff-top gazebo offers a view of nearby Chimney Corner beach and the rugged coastline.

Rates: $280/night, $1800/week (plus 15% HST tax). Three night minimum. Off-season by reservation. 50% non-refundable deposit payable upon confirmation of your reservation.

Off Season Rates: Off-season rates (Nov 1 – June 14) are 15% off main season rates.

Cancellation Policy: 2 weeks. We will retain the 50% deposit.

Cottage Protocol:

All cottages are full housekeeping units. We do not service the cottages during your occupancy. We provide linens and towels and will exchange them at your request. Free laundry facilities are located on the property. Everything is provided for multi- night stays. You only need to provide your food and favourite books. The first bottle of wine is with our compliments. Sorry, no pets.

Cliff Cottage

The Cliff cottage is a modern one bedroom cottage nestled in a clearing of spruce trees, thirty feet from the edge of a cliff which drops 50′ straight down to the rocks below.

It is complete with a queen bed, full four piece bath, full kitchen, living room, dining nook, deck on two sides, gas BBQ, telephone and satellite TV. This setting provides complete privacy and solitude.There is a separate 8′ X 10′ deck on the edge of the cliff for viewing the Gulf in its many moods, from crashing waves to calm, golden, sunsets.

Please note: This is a one bedroom unit, suitable for a single or couple only. There are no additional sleeping arrangements.

Dimensions: 24′ X 30′ 720 sq. ft. Constructed in 1997.

Rates: $255/night, $1600/wk, (plus 15% HST tax). Multi-week rates available. Three night minimum. Off season by reservation. There is a 50% non-refundable deposit payable upon confirmation of your reservation.

Off Season Rates: Off-season rates (Nov 1 – June 14) are 15% off main season rates.

Cancellation policy: 2 weeks. We will retain the 50% deposit.

Cottage Protocol

All cottages are full housekeeping units. We do not service the cottages during your occupancy. We provide linens and towels and will exchange them at your request. Free laundry facilities are located on the property. Everything is provided for multi- night stays. You only need to provide your food and your favourite books. The first bottle of wine is with our compliments.

The Cliff cottage is one of three deluxe cottages situated on the cliff overlooking the Gulf. The cottages are 100′ apart, separated by a stand of dense spruce trees for complete privacy and seclusion. They are designed for the type of guest who wants a quiet setting or, perhaps, a romantic getaway (for the newlyweds, the young, and the anniversary set who are still young at heart). Artisans, writers, and musicians have found the cliff to be an ideal setting for both inspiration and downtime.

Pets

There is an extra $40 cleaning fee for pets.

Studio Cottage

The Studio Cottage is a modern A-frame structure situated in the clearing with the main building.

It has a cathedral ceiling in one end and kitchen area, small fridge, and full, four piece bath in the other end. It contains a queen-size bed, comfortable chairs, dining area, phone, satellite TV, deck and gas BBQ.

There is a view of the Gulf and a portion of the beach from the living area.There is a separate, private, deck located up on the cliff that offers a view of the Gulf and the colourful sunsets. Visitors in the month of June can enjoy the added attraction of lobster boats setting their traps in our cove.

Please note: This cottage contains a queen bed and is suitable for a single or couple only.

Dimensions: floor: 22′ X 16″, 352 sq. ft.; ceiling ht. 18 ft.

Rates: $180/night, $1100/week, (plus 15% HST tax). Multi-week rates available. Two night minimum. Off season by reservation. There is a 50% non-refundable deposit payable upon confirmation of your reservation.

Off Season Rates: Off-season rates (Nov 1 – June 14) are 15% off main season rates.

Cancellation policy: 2 weeks. We will retain the 50% deposit.

Cottage Protocol:

All cottages are full housekeeping units. We do not service the cottages during your occupancy. We provide linens and towels and will exchange them at your request. Free laundry facilities are located on the property. Everything is provided for multi-night stays. You only need to provide your food and your favourite books. The first bottle of wine is with our compliments.

Pets

There is an extra $40 cleaning fee for pets.