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Maggie's Place on the Cabot Trail

Ulrich User Profile

Maggie's Place on the Cabot Trail

8 guests3 bedrooms4 beds1.5 bathrooms
8 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
1.5 bathrooms
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
Sparkling clean
3 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.

Maggie's is a charming century-old 3-bedroom farmhouse on the Cabot Trail. It is located in Skir Dhu near Wreck Cove on the Atlantic Ocean side of Cape Breton Island. It includes numerous hiking trails, streams and two large ponds yet is close to numerous craft shops, restaurants and beaches. It is ideally located on the Cabot Trail between the Cape Breton Highlands National Park and the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in the town of Baddeck.


Cable TV
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed



33 reviews
Joanne User Profile
August 2019
If you like what you see in his photos of his property, you will be elated when you arrive. It is even better than the photos. We felt "at home" immediately and really loved the wooded setting. I would definitely plan to rent his house again.
Julie User Profile
July 2019
This was a terrific spot! Charming, cozy and comfortable for our group of 5 adults and 2 children. We loved the local beach, Ceilidh, hiking trails, the Clucking Hen, and the Glass Artisan Studio and Gallery. Personal touches and hospitality were exceptional.
Susan User Profile
June 2019
Ulrich's house is very homey and inviting.
Brett User Profile
October 2018
Pretty much our best AirBnB experience yet. This is an amazing old home with all the charm still in it. Old pictures on the walls, a working gramophone, a old wood fired stove that kicks out a ton of heat. Great deck, a very secluded lot, and a short drive to pretty much all the…
Jennifer User Profile
October 2018
We LOVED our stay at Maggie’s. the house was so cozy and clean and smells so good! So many details made this an extra comfortable stay. A wood stove (wood supplied for us too, so nice!), a claw foot tub (we used it every evening with our infant son), a beautiful big private yard…
Ulrich User Profile
Response from Ulrich:
Thank you sincerely for the lovely comments. We are also sorry that we could not meet this time but very much look forward to welcoming you back to Maggie's and to our Island. Uli and Cathy
October 2018
John User Profile
October 2018
A stay at Maggie’s is a wonderful experience, from the hospitality, great communication, and knowledgeable advice from the hosts to the authenticity and comfort of the home, to the superb location to explore the remarkable Cape Breton area.
Gunnar User Profile
September 2018
Ulrich is a very kind host and you can feel his connection with the house. It was a great experience staying at this character house, with everything you need in a good location exploring Cape Breton.

Hosted by Ulrich

We live - with our dog Tomo - on the Cabot Trail one km. from Maggie's in the home Cathy was born in. Joined in April 2015
Ulrich User Profile
33 Reviews
Six years ago we retired from a long career in International Education in mainly Japan and India. During that time we traveled extensively - mainly in Asia. We have also lived in a wide variety of locations in Canada such as Western Newfoundland, Labrador, Edmonton and…
Interaction with guests
The owners, Uli and Cathy Nikolai, are retired from many years of working in international schools. They live 1 km away and are happy to tell you about hiking trails and other great places to visit along the Cabot Trail if you request their assistance.
Languages: English, Deutsch
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 3PM
Checkout: 10AM
After 3PM

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events