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Raspberry Cottage


Raspberry Cottage is seated on a UNESCO
World Heritage biosphere reserve with a water view of the Bras d’Or, an inland
sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean. The cottage is surrounded by a clearing
shielded with fir, spruce, and pine trees. Behind the cottage is about 150
acres of private, rolling woodland supported by a spring-fed stream. The four-bedroom
cottage is furnished with items from all over the world.


Raspberry Cottage is remote enough for
guests to spot eagles, hares, and a few deer, as well as to experience country
life with a pear, apple, and cherry tree orchard, concord grape vines, and
raspberry fields. There is a fire circle where guests can enjoy toasting
marshmallows while looking at the stars. (Logs for this fire circle are


There is a private gate at the start of the
gravel road to Raspberry Cottage. A private road through the forest can be
explored with your guests, or a nature tour through the forest road and
property with a local guide is available upon request for $15 CAD per each
hiking group.


The cottage is just 45 minutes from the
airport at Sydney; thirty minutes from the Newfoundland ferry terminal at North
Sydney; three hours from the PEI ferry terminal at Pictou/Caribou. It’s about
thirty-five minutes to the village of Baddeck, which offers Regatta Week,
sailing, kayaking, and the Alexander Graham Bell museum. Puffin tours are just
twenty to thirty minutes away, and the Cabot Trail is about twenty-five minutes
away. Day trips are also possible for a variety of other attractions, such as
Cabot Links for golf or an intimate dinner, Glenora whiskey distillery, Mabou
farmer’s market, Inverness, Chéticamp, and the Fortress of Louisbourg.


Another cottage, a waterfront vacation home
called Explorer’s Cottage, is available nearby but the cottages are not visible
to each other.

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