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The Story of the Breton Cove Farmhouse

The Story is about
 
the land of 180 acres deeded by the king of England along the Atlantic, and the place was once
 
 

A self-sustaining farm with pastures, a  barn, chicken coop, hog house,  orchards, garden…
A sawmill
The border to lobster fishing territory where boats landed at Skir Dhu (Black Rock)

The Urquehardt   family over time

Had midwives using the main house for “birthing”
Adopted 5 kids
Was a neighborhood center across from the Gaelic Singers’ Hall and ball field

The place fell into disrepair over 20 years vacancy, its roof caved in and hunters sat upstairs poaching moose and and drinking beer.
The bedroom walls were caved […]

Tipi UP

Mi’kmaq Charley Pierro helped put up the Tipi poles which blew down this past winter.

Every year Charley and his  wife Melee come to check on the Tipi and often do ceremonies there
and around a fire nearby .

The Tipi is much in demand for lodging and even has been used by 3 generations celebrating a birthday …folks off different
ages and cultures love the Tipi, at all times of the day.

View of the Tipi Diffent Times of Day

Tipi

Early Morning Tipi

 
 
 

Nighttime Tipi

 
 

Afternoon Tipi

 
The Tipi held 8 people for a birthday weekend of Ontarians: the Grandparents; their son and wife and 4 kids…All slept […]

Wheelchair Accessible Cottage/Chalet on Cape Breton

 
 

The Tan Chalet is  wheelchair accessible, designed with you in mind. 
There is a ramp, the doors are wide and there is clearance within the downstairs kitchen/dining room/living room.
The bathroom has a roll in shower.
The living room has a magnificent patio door offering a panoramic view of Church Pond,
the beach, the Atlantic and the Bird Islands.
There are paths from your parking space right next to the Tan Chalet, between the chalets and
over to Whiff’s Lodge.
You will also find entry to our main lodge and its Bistro wheelchair accessible, so that as you motor
over to the lodge, you can enter up […]