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Old Miller Trout Farm Guest House--Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

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Old Miller Farm, view of Main house from across the U fish pond.
Main house to left, Guest house on the right!
Pruning the moutain ash, here, but had already done some apple trees further down.
1 of 28Old Miller Farm, view of Main house from across the U fish pond.
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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
2 nights minimum
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Experience the tranquility! Our Canada Select Four Star cottage is nestled in a secluded valley at the end of Doyle's Road, just 2 km from the Cabot Trail and the Hamlet of Margaree Forks, The OLD MILLER GUEST HOUSE is an excellent location for exploring beautiful Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia or serving as a base for travelers to 'get lost in the Margarees'. There are two bedrooms in the cottage, one with a queen sized bed, the other with twin beds and a double futon, (this room can sleep four). Each bedroom has a private 4 piece bath. The kitchen is fully equipped including a dishwasher, toaster oven, BBQ etc. In the large sitting room/lounge area Satellite TV and high speed wireless connectivity is available. Laundry facilities are provided. All bedding and towels are supplied as...Experience the tranquility! Our Canada Select Four Star cottage is nestled in a secluded valley at the end of Doyle's Road, just 2 km from the Cabot Trail and the Hamlet of Margaree Forks, The OLD MILLER GUEST HOUSE is an excellent location for exploring beautiful Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia or serving as a base for travelers to 'get lost in the Margarees'. There are two bedrooms in the cottage, one with a queen sized bed, the other with twin beds and a double futon, (this room can sleep four). Each bedroom has a private 4 piece bath. The kitchen is fully equipped including a dishwasher, toaster oven, BBQ etc. In the large sitting room/lounge area Satellite TV and high speed wireless connectivity is available. Laundry facilities are provided. All bedding and towels are supplied as well as towels as towels and supplies for the beach, be it swimming or searching for sea glass! Games and puzzles are also in the Guest House including our 'Take one, Leave one' book case holding an eclectic selection of books. Normally we rent the entire unit, it can easily handle up to 6. However, when we have availability we do rent the bedrooms separately and the kitchen and lounge area are shared. There IS plenty of room. A working trout farm, there is an U- Fish on property and Speckled or Rainbow trout may be caught. The Margaree is world famous for Salmon fishing, (fly fishing only in summer!), however trout abound and many choose to try their luck on the 'Brookies'. Guides are not required but suggested and can be arranged. Previous to this incarnation, for 16 years we ran this property as a four star, Canada Select B&B and your hosts are very familiar with the area with a vast knowledge of things to do, what to see, restaurants, dances etc. Music, particularly Celtic style music, is very much a part of Cape Breton culture and, during the summer, there is never a day without a Ceilidh, dance or concert somewhere in the area. You will want to attend at least one of these! Once you do, you likely will wish to go to more! No matter where you stay on this Blessed Isle, we know you will love Cape Breton Island in general, and 'The Margarees' in particular! You will come as visitors and leave as friends! More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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About the Owner
Pat S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2011
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The Blackburn's
ON
Reviewed May 4, 2011

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Date of stay: July 2010
Annual visitors: Ch'town/Halifax
PEI
Reviewed May 4, 2011

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Date of stay: October 2010
SuzK
MA
Reviewed April 29, 2011

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Date of stay: September 2003
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France
Reviewed April 23, 2011

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Date of stay: August 2005
hooked on Cape Breton
NB
Reviewed April 22, 2011

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Date of stay: October 2010
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Amy Allen
AB
Reviewed April 21, 2011

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Date of stay: August 2010
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Books
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Fax
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Margaree Forks is where the N.E. and the S.W. Margaree join to flow into the Gulf of St. Lawwrence, 16 km to the north. The NE Margaree is a world famous Salmon fishing river and fly fishermen congregate there through the summer and fall in an attempt to catch this King of Fishes. The Valley itself is an attraction with farms and fields nestling between the mountains at the edge of the Highlands. There are four ocean beaches within a short drive of the farm as well as numerous swimming holes along the river. For the duffers, Cabot Links and Cabot Trail are within 25 kms, La Portage is only 40 km away in Cheticamp and Bell bay, (Baddeck), is about 50 km. The Margaree is an excellent base for day tripping all the Island attractions!
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Although there are some great area to cycle in, a vehicle is required to get around,
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