About this listing
Nature lover's dream.
Private, comfy, cozy, clean.
At entrance to C.B Highlands National Park, Cabot Trail, Gypsum Mine Lake & Cheticamp Recreation Trail.
Only 5 mins to Acadian village & ocean vistas.
La Prairie Chalet Retreat will leave you feeling anew.
Top level master suite boast privacy and comfort. Skylight, queen bed, sofa bed, dresser, linen chest with ensuite private bath, essential oils, salts, organic soap, shampoo & conditioner.
French doors open to private deck, fire pit, patio rocker and chairs, sunset views, running stream, crickets, sweeping winds, star gazing and lots of fresh air is simply amazing...
Sleeps 4 people.
Main level rustic horseshoe kitchen/eatery and den is fully equipped with everything and more...
Stainless appliances, sofa, counter top, stools, chairs, coffee table, wood stove and large closet, first aid kit, flashlight, fishing rod and tackle gear.
Private deck entrance with BBQ, seasoned wood, table, chairs, walking sticks, back yard fire pit, stream, apple trees and hill climbing to cable/wifi tower...
Basement suite is quaint and multipurpose. Private washroom, sauna, double showers, laundry combo, den, window, double/single bunk bed, table, chairs, tv, dvd with private entrance and parking next to stream and choke cherry vineyards.
La Prairie Chalet Retreat is an amazing Cape Breton experience with its very own 20 min hike to Gypsum Mine Lake Spa in back yard:)
La Prairie Chalet has everything you need and more. Call or text anytime, I live only 2 mins away.
Back yard entrance to Cheticamp Recreational Trail is only 20 min hike to Gypsum Mine Lake and under 1 hour to Cheticamp Waterfront Boardwalk.
Secluded Chalet only a stone throw away to world famous Cabot Trail and C.B Highlands Nt Park entrance.
Aucoin's Bakery, Leblanc's Convenience, Accolade Hostel and Retreat Campground only 2 mins drive:)
Folk Art Gallery Cafe only 5 mins drive.
Cheticamp Ocean Vistas boast the best of Acadian hospitality only 5 mins drive to everything you could possibly see or do in Cheticamp.
Hay rides, 4x4 offroad adventures, guided hikes and barn tours for guest only:)
Take time to relax, slow your pace, you will notice locals are in no hurry to go anywhere:)
Our ocean beaches have the warmest waters North of the Carolinas.
There are more than 5 beaches within 5 kms, with rivers, streams, swimming holes, isolated coves, caves, water falls, pebble to white sand, ocean or fresh water beaches are all yours to use with free public access.
Enjoy it, you only live once.
Interaction with guests
I live 5 mins away, available 24/7. Your safety and enjoyment is #1. Call or text for anytime for anything.
I will touch base with you several days prior to your departure for your Cape Breton getaway to confirm everything ok and answer any question you may have.
Kindly call or text a few hours prior to your arrival, so we can meet and tour the chalet and property.
I can help you customize or tailor your vacation to ensure you get the most out of your Cape Breton Island adventure.
Kevin Mc Keown
Other things to note
La Prairie Chalet is fully equipped with everything and more. Need anything just call or text me anytime.
Complimentary to our Chalet Guests:
Local spring water, one bottle of
organic red vinot, fresh linen, bedding, towels, organic soaps, shampoos, cleaning soaps, utils, essential oils etc...
Kitchen has everything to cook with most condiments to get you started.
Coffee cream, spices, coconut oil, olive oil, butter, honey, flour, yeast, can goods etc...
Walking sticks on deck, fishing tackle gear is in closet on main floor with led headlamp and flashlights for picking night crawler worms...
Good idea to bring sport sandals if you plan on hiking the waterfalls.
We do guided tours locally, hay rides, access to organic eggs, chickens, berry picking, off road 4x4 Highland Adventures, to the CBC Tower, wind mills, panoramic views of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and our beautiful oceanside vista Cheticamp.
Shuttle service, day care/pet care, if you want to enjoy a taste of Acadian music and hospitality at its best with no worries, I am always available:)
Kevin Mc Keown
We value all clients with utmost respect and courtesy.
Please respect our cleanliness and recycling program with due diligence.
Conserve, recycle, reuse and compost.
Check out is at 11 am unless you need more time just ask.
Pets are welcome with $80 cleaning fee for non hypo ones:)
Prior to departure kindly sign and comment in our guest book.
We appreciate all comments.
Please leave keys in BBQ.
Thank you so much for your stay:)
We are always making changes and currently reinvesting in going off the grid.
Thank you for your support:)
Kevin Mc Keown
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.
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Proud Acadian Metis Native with Scottish/Irish bloodlines:)))
Love my life:))))
Family & friends from all over the world, networking, back to basics, organics, keeping it simple and appreciating the little things that we love sooo much:))))
Some people eat to live and we live to eat and making the best of what we have:))))
Recycling, upcycling, composting, repurposing and bringing back the old to life with a green thumb approach and renewable energy:)))))
Slowly but surely we will rise to the top together as one who cares about this world we live in:)))))
We enjoy chartering soft adventure to extreme tours, history, culture, fishing holes, water falls, isolated beaches, and many hidden gems I cannot list:)))
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Private guiding, shuttle services available:)))))
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