This natural spa has healing properties with calcium concentrations over 1000 times more than any water:)The best views of the Cabot Trail only 5 mins from Chalet.
Entire home/apt
8 Guests
2 Bedrooms
4 Beds
Per Night
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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.

This natural spa has healing properties with calcium concentrations over 1000 times more than any water:)

This natural spa has healing properties with calcium concentrations over 1000 times more than any water:)

The Space
Bathrooms: 2 (Private)
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 4
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: $16 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee: $62
Weekly discount: 15%
Cancellation: Moderate


The Space

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.
Sleeps 3...

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:)

Guest Access

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.

Yours Sincerely,
Kevin Mc Keown

The Neighborhood

Friendly, gracious and culturally sound Acadian Ocean Vista is bounded by ocean & fresh water beaches, rivers & steams.

Cheticamp is nestled at the foothills of the world's famous C.B Highlands Park and it's Cabot Trail.

Acadian traditions and folklore complimented with great seafood, pubs, music and friendly locals is the best place to stay on the Island.

Ask anyone anything and they will gladly help you out.

Our ocean beaches have the warmest waters North of the Carolinas.
We don't make you kiss the cod to make it official. But definitely go get your feet wet and comb for treasures, they are everywhere:)

Getting Around

Guests traveling from Halifax International Airport is aprox 5 hrs away. Sydney Airport is 2hrs away.

La Prairie Chalet is easily accessible.

Use Little Red Craft Shop as your marker flag to turn off Cabot Trail at Y intersection.

Take La Prairie Rd just behind Little Red Craft Shop until you arrive at T intersection.

Turn left on La Prairie Branch Rd and drive up to your very own chalet away fro home located on your right.

Upon arrival there driveway completely wraps Chalet with ample parking convenient to both front and side entrances:)

Call or text if you need any help:)
I will be there for your arrival.

For a taste of local food and entertainment we can provide shuttle service.

For those wanting to experience our mountain 4x4 off road adventures we can accommodate that too.

Bicycle rentals at Park Information Center Entrance only 20 mins walk away:)

Hike 15-20 min to Gypsum Mine Lake for a spa cleansing.

Chalet is the gateway to Cheticamp Recreational Trail which offers horse buggy and hay rides to downtown Cheticamp Boardwalk.
Enjoy you only live once:)

Yours Truly,

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:)

Yours Truly,

Kevin Mc Keown

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House Rules
No smoking
Check-in is after 3PM

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.

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 look forward to accommodating you or your friends again in the future.

We are always making changes and currently reinvesting in going off the grid.

Thank you,

Kevin Mc Keown

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Fire Extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay
The best views of the Cabot Trail only 5 mins from Chalet.

The best views of the Cabot Trail only 5 mins from Chalet.

Your Host



Chéticamp, Canada · Member since August 2012

Native to Cheticamp, born and raised in family business with a passion for people, great food and hospitality...

My bloodlines are French, Micmac, Scottish and Irish descendent.

I enjoy traveling, off the beaten track, experiencing different cultures, food, hidden gems, entertainment, healthy eco-friendly living and restoration projects..

Private guiding, shuttle services and off road 4x4 excursions are always available:)

Yours Truly,

Kevin Mc Keown

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