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Sandcastles Beach House - Duneside: Stunning View on PEI's Best Beach!

Sandcastles Beach House with Duneside on the left and Meadowside on the right.
2 reviews
Sandcastles Beach House with Duneside on the left and Meadowside on the right.
Directly over our dune you'll find this starting point for endless walks.
Duneside living room complete with comfortable queen sized sofa bed.
Check out the ocean conditions from your deck.
Duneside master bedroom with en-suite deck overlooking pond and ocean.
Settle back in one of our eight Adirondack chairs.
Here's why we call it 'Duneside'! Take the path to the beach.
Fire-pit and pond view from your deck.
Duneside 2nd bedroom with queen and single beds.
Entering the beach through our giant dunes.
Open living, dining and kitchen areas make for easy conversations.
Nature's artwork from your deck.
Autumn view from your deck.
Slides, swing, rope ladder and climbing rope visible from cottage.
Meadowside master bedroom with en-suite deck overlooking pond and ocean.
Relax and play on our beach, just a 3 minute walk from the cottage.
Spacious Meadowside living room with comfortable, new queen-sized sofa bed.
View the dunes from the sunny Sandcastles lawn and decks.
Looking at the 'flower pot' through the keyhole, within walking distance down the beach
Dramatic cloud formations at sunset.
Eastern sky lit by western sunset.
Curl up with a good book in one of our wingbacks.
Cave's eye view of our beach.
Meadowside second bedroom with a queen bed and a single bed.
Soft sand awaits your toes.
Spring sunset illuminating Sandcastles Beach House.
Stunning reflection on the beach.
World's largest sandbox!
A different sunset awaits you each evening.
Both units have a roomy, natural pine bathroom.
Each unit has a full bath, including washer and dryer.
Sandcastles can accommodate groups of up to 14 or up to 7/unit.
Sandcastles is a fully licensed and inspected 3 1/2 Star property.
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 7
Darnley, Prince Edward Island
Sandcastles Beach House is a beautifully finished pine beach house with two units: Duneside and Meadowside. Each unit has two bedrooms, a full bath, washer & dryer and a fully-equipped kitchen, including dishwasher.

Water, water everywhere and endless beaches too! Sandcastles Beach House is a mere three minute walk along the path to the finest beach on the island. With our beach's sandy, broad expanse and gentle slope it is perfect for family fun. You can walk for hours and never run out of beach. From your deck you can take in our spectacular dunes and you'll see the surf conditions so you'll know if it's a smooth swimming or a boogie board kind of day.In addition, we are in the enviable position of being the only rental having MacKay Pond border its lawn so you'll see eagles, herons, osprey and cormorants all da...
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About the Owner, Brian / Jane P
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 42 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2015
Overall rating: 4.7 / 5.0
Based on 3 reviews and 2 properties
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Michael J...
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 October 2017 for a stay in September 2017

Beautiful location, house was spotless, the owners could not have been nicer. I certainly would recommend this house for your vacation.

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Thanks so much. We're pleased you had an enjoyable stay. It was a pleasure having you both as guests and you're welcome back any time.


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Reviewed 4 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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This sweet place is situated in the most perfect location. The furniture and decor are basic but there is almost everything you could need in the kitchen, bathroom and guest rooms. What makes this place most special is what's available outside. The views from the house are of a beautiful lagoon (?) off the lawn where we watched the birds in action (bring binoculars), and grassy rolling sand dunes which lead to the beach. There is a deck on the main level and one upstairs also to enjoy this view (from upstairs you can also see the sea). The beach is so close you can hear the waves; it is about a three minute walk up the lane. The beach itself is wild and beautiful with soft sand, and it seems to go on forever - great for walking. Because there is no public access, there is no crowded touristy feel to it, but rather just the joy of being in nature. We had two teenage boys with us and they actually voluntarily left their iPads to go exploring each day - yay!

A fairly short...

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Playground
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    2 Kings
    1 Twin
    1 Sofa
    1 Crib
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26 May 2018 -
29 Jun 2018
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About the neighbourhood
Bicycle riding is a favorite activity as there are some great rides just out our door. In fact, if you have a trusty old mountain bike then cycling below the high tide mark can be a pleasure. The well known Confederation Trail and Homestead Trail are both nearby as well.

We are also a bird watcher's paradise. MacKay Pond, which borders our front lawn, abounds with Great Blue Herons and seabirds of all types.You can sit on our upper or lower deck and marvel at our resident eagles as they soar over the pond.

Golfing is phenomenal on Prince Edward Island; there are eight courses within 30 minutes of Sandcastles Beach House.

At dusk, ever changing sunsets explode onto the pond just outside the patio doors. As the evening progresses you enter a stargazers' wonderland. Moonlight walks...
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How to get there
On a map of Prince Edward Island, Sandcastles Beach House is located just left (west) of the county line between Prince and Queens counties where it touches the north shore.

Directions from Confederation Bridge: 30 minutes
Once across the Confederation Bridge from New Brunswick, take Rte 1A to Summerside. Turn right on Rte 2 to Kensington. At the Kensington traffic lights turn left on Rte 20 to Malpeque. In Malpeque, turn right at the corner with a church. Drive toward Darnley, still on Route #20. After 5.2 km from Malpeque church you'll see a large Penderosa Beach Cottages sign on the right. Take Penderosa Road on the left until it ends after 2 km. Drive behind the paved turn-around and go left for 200 meters. At the 'T' turn right. Sandcastles will be the second cottage on y...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.3 km.
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