Open concept post & beam structure. Passive solar design/active domestic hot water system. Interior a blend of contemporary/antique furnishing, with massive central slate faced chimney that heats structure. Many reclaimed features: interior doors, structural beams, marble floor, cast iron tubs, stainless kitchen furnishings, etc. Outdoor perimeter a drystone wall, with flagstone walkways & boulder steps. Unobstructed views of local landscape including Northumberland Strait. Extensive system of maintained hiking trails in immediate neighbourhood. Numerous beaches are in the area; including Livingstone Cove, a 10-15 walk from our dwelling. We... own a single & double kayak, available to guests, at no charge. You stand an excellent chance of seeing sea mammals, seals, porpoises, whales. Two bikes are available( our old beaters) or there is an excellent rental facility in Antigonish. The Cape George lighthouse is minutes away, as is Ballantyne's Cove Marina. The Bluefin Tuna Enterpretive Centre is located there, also a great beach & marina with working & recreational craft moored there. Several seasonal fish & chip spots are nearby, though most dining is 1/2 hour away in the town of Antigonish. Our kitchen area will allow for you in combination with our BBQ to dine on site if you prefer. Outdoor activities are the agenda here, from snowshoeing to snorkelling its a prime location.Read more
BlueTinRoof B&B Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
Additional Location Information
The Blue Tin Roof B&B; is located at Livingstone Cove directly on the paved highway #337. On the Wharf Rd within walking distance is the Sunset Vista Park. A beautiful beach with covered picnic tables and washroom facilities. Panoramic views of the Northumberland Strait shoreline. Across the Strait is the coastline of P.E.I. A five minute drive along the 337 highway you will discover the Cape George Lighthouse, Park and Hiking Trails. From this lookout one can view the coastline across St. George's Bay of Cape Breton Island. Drive further along the #337 you will come across Ballantyne's Cove. Located here is a Marina with fishing boats and sailboats. The Bluefin Tuna Interpretive Centre is located at the Wharf. Bring your swimsuits and enjoy the beach here too!
Location Type Away from it all, Beach, Ocean
AvailableUnavailableLast updated: February 24, 2014◀▶
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