The Laughing Gull: Waterside Solar Cottage


Entire cottage hosted by Sylvia

  1. 2 guests
  2. Studio
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bath
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A cozy private cabin right on the water. Loft bedroom, kitchenette, bathroom and large screened porch make it the perfect getaway. The cabin sits at waters edge, in a large pristine bay with easy water access and quiet woodlands behind. Solar powered with amenities including wifi, lights, wall plugs, mini fridge and indoor bathroom with shower. Firepit, bbq, picnic table. Just minutes north of the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Less than 1km from sandy barrier beaches and ocean swimming.

The space
This solar powered tiny-house style cottage offers a kitchenette, full bathroom, sitting area, cozy loft and large screened deck over looking the water and forests beyond. Good wifi, solar power, propane hotwater/cookstove/fridge and large bright windows make it a great summer getaway. Quiet and private location. Firepit, picnic table, and bbq. The middle aspy river location offers fantastic paddling and we provide two flatwater kayaks and one canoe to explore with. Weekly and month discounts. HST taxes already included in the price.

What this place offers

Bay view
Harbor view
Beach access – Beachfront
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Private patio or balcony
Private backyard – Not fully fenced
Fire pit

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Where you’ll be

Dingwall, Nova Scotia, Canada

A quiet private road along a coastal woodland. Quiet pristine water

Hosted by Sylvia

  1. Joined in May 2016
  • 246 Reviews
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  • Superhost
We are a little family living at the edge of the world in Northern Cape Breton. We are avid sea kayakers, hikers and bikers, not to mention cross country ski and snow shoers. Real water, rocks and trees kinda people.


  • Jen

During your stay

Self checkin, but we live nearby and are always available

Sylvia is a Superhost

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  • Policy number: RYA-2021-04201215045452514-117
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Heights without rails or protection
Carbon monoxide alarm

Cancellation policy