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Waterfront executive cottage

Your retreat in the heart of the Prince Edward Island north shore!
Find Rest and Relaxation at Seascape Chalet
Panoramic views of New London Bay and Cavendish sand dunes

Floor-to-ceiling windows and cathedral ceiling in the spacious Great Room form a spectacular scenic backdrop for a relaxing summer vacation. Bask in the views of one of the most scenic areas of the north shore from inside the chalet or immerse yourself directly in the tranquil scenery by stepping onto the wrap-around deck. Sit back in an Adirondack chair, bask in the sunshine of a perfectly temperate climate, and let life's cares melt away...

Floor to ceiling windows provide spectacular seaside view
Explore a little further, and a peaceful shoreline, biking trails and abundant space for outdoor activities are all available right outside your door. Navigate the shallow waters of the peninsula coastline or venture out to the isolated barrier sand dunes of the PEI National Park sandspit in the two kayaks provided. Take a guided tour of New London Bay on a seadoo or get an aerial perspective of the area from the Island's only parasailing outfitters located only a minute away. Venture up the Hope or Stanley rivers to try your hand at trout fishing, or join a deep sea fishing excursion on the Gulf of St. Lawrence and then cook up your catch in your fully equipped kitchen.

View of Raspberry point and Hope River estuary to the southeast complements view of dunes to the north.
Raspberry Point and Hope River estuary to the east

And don't forget those sand dunes beckoning you from the wrap-around front deck!

Seascape Chalet cottage rental provides panoramic views of New London Bay and Cavendish sand dunes to the north

All this plus premier golf courses, fine dining, museums, art studios, craft shops and all the attractions of Cavendish less than 5 minutes away. At Seascape Chalet, you have the best of all worlds -- tranquility deep in the heart of the Island's north shore.

2BR prow-front cedar chalet summer home
2BR/ 2Ba prow-front cedar chalet comfortably accommodates six.

Especially suited for an unforgettable family vacation, a memorable romantic escape, or a relaxing "home away from home" to return to after challenging our reknowned golf courses by day, Seascape Chalet provides everything anyone could would want on a PEI summer vacation -- relaxing, luxurious and comfortable waterfront accommodation located on a tranquil peninsula only minutes from Cavendish on the PEI north shore.

The spacious Great Room and adjoining sunroom provide for luxurious summer living, and the dining room and fully-equipped kitchen include everything you will need for a gourmet dinner of lobster or shellfish bought fresh from nearby Stanley Bridge wharf.

Relax and enjoy the view from the comfortable and casually elegant Great Room

A propane fireplace with Island stone hearth provides romantic ambiance and plenty of warmth for those rare treasured mornings when the mist envelopes the lobster boats departing New London Bay.

Soothing decor features Philip's original stained glass works.At Seascape Chalet, our aim is to provide all the amenities of home that you would expect -- plus some pleasant surprises.

Thinking of a gourmet meal but lacking the inspiration? Browse our selection of Island recipe books for ideas. And what speaks to summer more than homemade ice cream? With the ice cream maker, everyone will be enjoying their own delectable soft-serve ice cream in no time!

Seascape Chalet offers two luxuriously-appointed bedrooms, each with Queen sleigh bed, seating area and adjacent bath. Large double-sized closets and six-drawer dressers ensure more than enough room for all your belongings, and the quality bedding and themed décor provide an inviting and comfortable space for you to relax.

The 'Seaside' room recalls sun, sand, and endless sky

The 'Seaside' room recalls sun, sand and endless sky.

Decorated in tones of gold, beige and blue, this bedroom evokes a relaxing day at the beach. Wake up in the morning ready to hit the water – grab a beach towel from the closet, prepare a quick picnic lunch over breakfast, and you’re on your way!

Relax in the calming decor of the seashell bathIt is easy to appreciate but difficult to explain the captivating power of seashells.

Young children will spend hours examining and sorting the variety of shells they will collect along the shore and at Cavendish beach. Parents will enjoy the space to relax that an entranced child provides.

Anyone will appreciate the luxurious décor of the master bath, for nothing means beach, relaxation and fun more than seashells. Perhaps you will collect some shells yourself at the beach today!

The 'meadow' room recalls a quiet stroll in the countryside

The "Meadow" room recalls a quiet stroll through a country meadow.

Decorated in a light floral pattern in muted tones of green, red, gold and beige, this bedroom evokes the meadow flowers of a bright summer day, and delicate wrought-iron details remind one of a romantic English garden. Aimless, timeless, a breath of fresh air. This is what summer is all about.

Enjoy a morning shower in the dragonfly bath

Start your day with an invigorating shower in the natural décor of the “dragonfly” bath.

Delicate, entrancing and utterly free, dragonflies can often be found flittering around PEI streams and ponds in the summertime, and encountering one of these delightful creatures on your morning walk is sure to bring a smile to your face. What new memories will you create today?

Cottage sunroom provides relaxing area for appreciating views of PEI north shoreThe sunroom is a perfect spot for relaxation.

Curl up with a good book while soaking in the warmth and splendid water view of the protected lands of the PEI National Park and the dunes of Cavendish to the north.

In the sunroom, you will find our extensive collection of books for both adults and children.

A sofabed provides additional sleeping accommodations for two.

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PEI North Shore Attractions

Enjoy your summer vacation on the north shore of PEI, Canada!

  • #1 Island destination in North America, Travel+Leisure
  • Best Golf/Travel Destination in North America, Toronto Sun
  • "an overlooked gem...for anyone who enjoys outdoor adventures in wide-open spaces",

Why has PEI received these accolades? Read on to find out...

(Or browse our Activities QuickLINKS for an instant glimpse of some of the many possibilities that will make your visit to the Island a memorable one).

Become part of an annual revitalization ritual

Prince Edward Island comes alive during the summer months. Shaking off the cold blanket of winter, the Island collectively greets the arrival of Spring with a newfound sense of life and purpose that builds to a crescendo during summer, when the Island is its most vibrant. Nature and culture are celebrated, with music, dance, theatre, arts, crafts, and fine dining competing for your attention with an endless array of outdoor activities on land and sea. Summer on PEI is carefree, and the Cavendish north shore area has long been the hub of summertime excitement, engrossing Islanders and visitors alike in an annual ritual of revitalization.

Our guests enjoy the grassed parkland and steps to the shoreline in front of cottage

Open spaces, pastoral seaside setting

It all begins with an appreciation of the spectacular natural setting. The shifting sands of the living dune environment extend for miles along the PEI north shore, providing shelter for endangered bird species (more here), a pristine environment for the study of unique geological formations, and miles upon miles of beaches for you to enjoy (find locations). Heritage roads cut through swaths of forest by the Island's early settlers provide glimpses through treed canopies of the rolling farmland and river vistas beyond.

But there are infinite ways to experience the Island. Whether it be hiking or cycling numerous community trails or the Confederation Trail that traverses the Island from tip to tip, enjoying the spectacular views while teeing up on one of its teeing up on one of the nearby premier golf courses, trying your luck at deep sea fishing in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, enjoying a sumptuous lobster supper -- that quintissential pei summertime feast -- experiencing uplifting jazz or classical music resonating throughout one of the Island's most distinctive churches, or the down-home Maritime sounds of a ceilidh shaking the rafters of a local Stanley Bridge community hall, there is plenty to captivate a spirit set free a thousand miles from home. There are a million things to do on this "million acre farm," so we know that you will not be left wanting. And before you leave, you will surely have found some insight into the "Island way of life."

View of lupins and Hope River Estuary

Seascape Chalet - tranquility in the heart of the PEI north shore

Fortunately, Seascape Chalet's ideal location allows guests to be as near to or as far from the action as you would like, so you really do have the best of all worlds. Located in the north shore fishing village of Stanley Bridge less than 5 minutes from PEI National Park beaches and all the attractions of Cavendish, Seascape Chalet allows guests to be in the thick of the action at a moment's notice. But the tranquil setting on a private peninsula jutting into picturesque New London Bay also provides you with the opportunity to beachcomb the peaceful shore, paddle a kayak up the Hope or Stanley Rivers or out to the dunes alongside the fishing boats embarking on their daily journey, or simply lay back and relax on the sundeck and against this scenic backdrop let all your cares drift away. Do all or nothing -- after all, there's always next year...

Planning your Prince Edward Island vacation

Below we have provided an overview of some of the possibilities for a vacation on the north shore of PEI, focusing on the many activities within a 15 minute drive of Seascape Chalet that complement a romantic retreat, family vacation, or golf escape. But the possibilities are endless, so visit the Tourism PEI website for more comprehensive information on anything you will need in planning your vacation. There you will find information on things to do, events, and specialized itineraries. Visit the Green Gable's Shore (formerly Anne's Land) pages for information on the section of the PEI north shore directly surrounding Seascape Chalet.

In the meantime, below is a non-exhaustive list of some of the possibilities for recreation and fun in the Cavendish region of the north shore. Enjoy!

Activities and Events near Seascape Chalet
Water Land Dining Culture
Scenic Walks
Horseback Riding
Harness Racing
Scenic drives
Family Fun
Amusement Parks
Miniature Golf
Petting Zoo
family dining
dinner theatre
fine dining
Lobster Suppers
Cook your own
Anne of Green Gables
Arts & Crafts Shops
Pottery Studios
Community Festivals

Outdoor activities: Fun on the water

-- beachcomb tranquil New London Bay pebble/sand shoreline (on site)
-- romantic sunset stroll on beautifully scenic shore (on site)
-- kid-safe beach (on site)
-- sand dunes of PEI National Park and Cavendish beach (within view, 3 min. drive)

-- 2 kayaks, pfds, paddles provided free for guest use (on site)
-- kayaks also available for rent at Inn at the Pier (1 min.)
-- sailing (mooring/slipway available at Stanley Bridge wharf (3 min.)

Motorized Activities

The Pier Marina (1 min.) has:
-- parasailing - with dry boat-takeoff and landing
-- jetskiing - tour New London Bay on a Seadoo!

-- Grahams Deep Sea Fishing, Stanley Bridge wharf (3 min.) (more)
-- inland fishing. Secluded spots for catching brook trout are within 5-15 mins. (License required):

> Stanley River (tidal saltwater), Stanley Bridge (5 min.)
> Granville River (tidal saltwater), Granville (7 min.)
> Gunn's Bridge (tidal saltwater), Trout River Rd. (7 min.)
> Murphy's Pond (freshwater), New Orleans Rd., Granville (8 min.)
> Bell's Pond (freshwater), New Glasgow (15 min.)

Outdoor activities: Fun on the land

Scenic Walks
-- miles of dirt tracks ideal for daily walks or jogs (on site)
-- PEI National Park Trails provide a range of easy to moderate seaside and woodland trails in the Cavendish, Stanhope and Greenwich areas of the park. Those listed below are within 5 minutes of Seascape Chalet:

> Homestead Trail, PEI National Park, near Cavendish Campground
> Clark's Lane Trail, Cavendish Grove (the former Rainbow Valley, across from Avonlea Village)
> Cavendish Beach Trail, Cavendish Grove
> Balsam Hollow Trail, Green Gables, Cavendish
> Haunted Woods Trail, Green Gables, Cavendish
> Cavendish Dunelands Trail, Cavendish beach East, PEI Nat. Park

Hiking and Cycling (more)

-- Community Trails provide scenic hikes varying in difficulty and in a variety of natural environments. Below are three nearby trails (distances are to trailhead):

> Trout River Community Park and Trail, Millvale (5 min.)
A small community park with playset, picnic tables and short, easy trail along the scenic Trout River -- ideal for parents of young children.

> Devil's Punch Bowl & Princetown Rd. Trail, Granville (7 min.)
Another initiative of the Trout River Environmental Committee (TREC) to promote and preserve healthy watershed ecosystems. Devil's Punchbowl is a former provincial park with trails exploring the great diversity of plants and trees in the area.

> Breadalbane Nature Trail (15 min.)
One of 6 featured destination trails on PEI, 6.5 km, moderate with some steep sections and overlooking the Dunk River. See a review and map of the trail from

-- The Confederation Trail is the former railway that now a purpose-built hiking and cycling trail. This is one of the best opportunities to experience some of the Island's inland natural habitat from one tip to the other!

> Read one traveller's account
> And another
> Nearest access points are:

- Breadalbane (15 min.)
- Hunter River (15 min.)
- Kensington (15 min.)

Heritage Roads
-- Some of the Island's oldest roads are only minutes away!

> Scenic Trout River road nearby provides one access point. (3 min.)
> Perry Road, Hazelgrove (off Trout River Rd., 10 min.)
> Princeton/ Wharburton, Fredericton (off Trout River Rd., 10 min.)
> Junction Road, Hartsville (15 min.)
> Millman Road, Irishtown (15 min.)

One of the best ways to explore PEI's "back country" is to throw the map away and just explore. It is virtually impossible to get lost, and before long, you will end up "somewhere." Allow plenty of time for stopping to photograph the scenery, or perhaps for trying to capture on film that red fox that just poked its head out of the trees alongside the road!

Horseback Riding
-- Cavendish Trail Rides (3 min.)

Harness Racing

Horse lovers might also want to experience Islanders' love of harness racing. The season reaches its climax in Charlottetown with the prestigious Gold Cup and Saucer Race during Old Home Week in mid August, and earlier visitors can see harness racing during the mid-July Summerside Lobster Carnival, but a true understanding of the love of harness racing on PEI is perhaps best gained at the small tracks scattered around the Island (Read one person's account).

-- Harness Racing PEI's racing calendar
-- Calendar of live harness racing in Summerside and Charlottetown
-- Visit a standard-bred horse farm (more PEI Experiences).

Scenic Drives
-- Some of the Island's oldest roads are only minutes away! Start from the scenic Trout River Rd. in Stanley Bridge.

> With dirt track and treed canopies overlooking scenic vistas are Perry Road in Hazelgrove and
Princeton/Wharburton Road in Fredericton (about 10 min.).

> The Junction Road in Hartsville (15 min.) and Millman Road in Irishtown (15 min.) are also nearby.

> For a longer excursion, the central location of the Cavendish region allows one to venture either “up west” to experience the Acadian culture of the Evangeline region and native Mi'kmaq culture on Lennox island, or “down east” via the Points East coastal drive to some of the oldest small towns on PEI. Either tip of the island can be reached within a 90 minutes to 2 hours, making either of these scenic drives easily accommodated into your itinerary as a day trip.

Family Attractions

Amusement Parks
-- Sandspit (3 min.)
-- Shining Waters Family Waterpark (3 min.)
-- Avonlea Village (5 min.) (Reviews)
-- Green Gables (5 min.)

Miniature Golf
-- Sandspit, Cavendish (3 min.)
-- Black Magic Indoor Blacklight Mini Golf, Cavendish (3 min.)
-- Mariner’s Cove miniature golf, Cavendish (5 min.)

Other Family Activities (Read a review)
-- large open space for softball, kite flying, exercising pets (on site)
-- outdoor swing set, selection of family games available (on site)
-- beachcombing the shoreline (on site)
-- oyster aquaculture (on site)
-- bird watching (National Park, 3 min.)
-- Grandpa’s antique photo studio (4 min.)
-- Ripley’s Believe it or not (4 min.)
-- Wax World of the Stars (4 min.)
-- petting zoo (Shining Waters Family Fun Park, 4 min.)
-- bicycle and kayak rental (10 min.)

Food and Dining)

Casual/Cafe-style Dining:

-- Carr's Oyster Bar (Stanley Bridge, 3 min.)
-- Blue Winds Tea Room (New London, 7 min.)
-- Cafe on the Clyde at PEI Preserve Co. (New Glasgow, 10 min.)

Family Dining:

-- Sam's Restaurant (Cavendish, 3 min.)
-- Sutherland's at Stanley Bridge Resort (Stanley Bridge, 3 min.)
-- Pizza Delight (Cavendish Boardwalk, 3 min.)
-- Chez Yvonne (Cavendish, 4 min.)
-- New London Seafood Restaurant (New London wharf, 8 min.)

Dinner Theatre:

-- Eddie May mystery dinner theatre (Stanley Bridge, 3 min.)

Fine Dining:

Want to celebrate an anniversary or other extra-special occasion? Thanks to the PEI Culinary Institute, the Island is quickly gaining a reputation for fine dining that combines fresh local produce and seafood with culinary artistry to create inspired dishes that make for an unforgettable dining experience when enjoyed against the backdrop of an evocative Island vista.

Try one of these fine restaurants on the PEI north shore
(reservations recommended):

-- Shipwright's Cafe (Margate, 8 min.)
-- Olde Glasgow Mill Restaurant (New Glasgow, 10 min.)
-- Lot 30 (Charlottetown, 25 min. -- former Dayboat chef Gordon Bailey's new concept)
-- Dalvay-by-the-Sea (Grand Tracadie, 30 min.)

Lobster Suppers – The quintessential PEI summer feast:
-- St. Ann’s Lobster Suppers, St. Ann’s church hall (5 min.)
-- New Glasgow Lobster Suppers (10 min.) - the original
-- Fisherman’s Wharf, North Rustico (10 min.) - 60 foot salad bar
-- New London Seafood Restaurant (10 min.)

Interested in how it all began? Learn how a small group of junior farmers created the most famous seafood meal on PEI. See the history section at the bottom of this page.

Cook your own seafood dinner:.

-- Carr’s Lobster pound and Wharfside Market at Stanley Bridge wharf (3 min.) sells live and cooked lobster as well as quahogs, mussels, oysters, soft-shelled clams and more…
-- Cavendish Tourist Mart for convenience items (5 min.)
-- Co-op or Community Market, North Rustico (8 min.)
-- Gallant's Clover Farm, South Rustico(10 min.)
-- Kensington Save Easy (15 min.)

Cultural events, festivals, and attractions

-- Ceilidhs, musical parties held in communities throughout the island, including the Ross family (more here) and others at Stanley Bridge Hall (2 min.)
-- Indian River Festival (15-20 min.) (read Midsummer Night's Magic)
-- College of Piping bagpipe performances, Summerside (30 min.)
-- More music

-- Victoria Playhouse, Victoria-by-the-Sea (20 min.)
-- Harbourfront Theatre, Summerside (25 min.)
-- Confederation Centre, Charlottetown (30 min.)

Anne of Green Gables

-- Green Gables house (5 min.)
-- Site of LM Montgomery's Cavendish Homestead (5 min.)
-- LM Montgomery gravesite, Cavendish corner (5 min.)
-- Avonlea Village (5 min.)
-- Lucy Maud Montgomery Heritage Museum, Park Corner (20 min.)
-- Anne of Green Gables Museum at Silverbush, Park Corner (20 min.)

More Anne Events:

Antiques, Craft Shops & Art Galleries
-- Stanley Bridge Studios (4 min.)
-- Art Gallery of Tony Diodati (15 min.)

Pottery studios
-- Trout River Pottery, Stanley Bridge (7 min.)
-- Village Pottery, New London (8 min.)

-- Green Gables House and heritage site (5 min.)
-- Marine aquarium and manor of birds, Stanley Bridge (5 min.)

Community Festivals
-- Lobster Carnival, Summerside (mid-July, 30 min.)
-- Old Home Week (PEI Provincial Exhibition), Charlottetown (mid-August, 30 min.)
-- Stanley Bridge River Days Eco-festival (late August, 3 min.)
-- Kensington Harvest Festival - traditional small-town festival with parade and beauty pageant(late August, 15 min.)
-- Crapaud Exhibition – tractor pull and livestock (late July, 20 min.)

There are community events and festivals held throughout the year, from lobster carnivals to lavendar festivals to international oyster shucking contests. Check the following sources for more information:

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Romantic Seaside Chalet

View from InsideLooking for a romantic seaside retreat?

Seascape Chalet has just what you need.

Relax within the pastoral seaside vista from the wrap-around deck or enveloped in the casual elegance of our luxuriously appointed rooms.

Curl up with a book in our cozy sunroom, or sit back and enjoy the vista through the floor-to-ceiling windows in the living room.

living roomThe comfortable yet elegant decor will make you want to linger, but the inspiring landscape is sure to draw you outside.

Enjoy a daybreak or sunset stroll along the shore, explore the heritage roads in the area, and take in the beauty of the Stanley River leading to New London Bay.

View from tip of peninsulaThe fully equipped chalet and scenic setting is perfect for relaxation and rejuvenation, yet its central location allows you to easily take in any of numerous attractions and events nearby.

Long for a meal of fresh lobster, oysters, scallops or mussels? Seafood can be purchased fresh from the dock at Stanley Bridge wharf only 3 minutes away. Or if you would prefer someone else to do the cooking, there is a range of casual and fine dining options within minutes.

Perhaps you would like to sample some of the Maritime's cultural traditions. Take in a ceilidh celebration of Celtic music at Stanley Bridge Hall. Several potters studios and craft shops are only minutes away. Or simply enjoy some of Philip's original stained glass creations at home!

View of peninsulaEnjoy scenic beauty and miles of red sandstone shoreline just outside your door. Adjust to the rhythm of life on New London Bay as you take notice of the daily rituals of fishermen venturing out to sea, oyster farmers tending their pots, and blue heron wading in search of a meal.

Romantic Cavendish SunsetThe world-class white sand beaches of Cavendish provide yet another experience, and the barrier sand dunes that protect the north shore and provide the backdrop to our incredible seaside vista extend for miles. Cavendish beach is only 3 minutes away by car. Or stroll the surf at sunset for an unforgettable Island experience.

Seascape Chalet provides the best of both worlds -- a scenic setting tucked away on a private peninsula, yet within easy access to all of the attractions of the PEI north shore. Do as much or as little as you like! The choice is yours, and can be made at a moment's notice!

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Family Summer Fun!

Planning a special family vacation?Stroll the clay paths on the peninsula.

-- There is something here for everyone!

Relax at home in our luxuriously appointed chalet. Bask in the warm glow of a radiant sunrise and perhaps catch a glimpse of our resident red fox darting across the field. Take in the views from our comfortably furnished living room or while relaxing in the sun and fresh air of the wrap-around front deck. Parents can allow the morning to linger and calmly get ready to set out for the day while the kids enjoy a game, activity, book or video from our extensive collection for children and adults.

The swing and slide provide hours of fun!
Prepare a picnic lunch while the children play on the slide and swing set, invigorated by the fresh seaside air. Photograph the seaside views or the lupins in the front yard.

Explore the shoreline and open spaces of the tranquil peninsula. Snooze on the hammock while the kids examine their beachcombing treasures.

Play ball, fly a kite, or play frisbee with Rover in the acre of adjacent park area with plenty of room to roam. Bike or jog the miles of clay roads. Run over to the pier for boating, jetskiing, windsurfing, or parasailing. Visit a dinosaur museum on your way back.

Choose your preferred water adventure.

Put in one of our kayaks at the shore and explore the sand dunes of the PEI National Park or the Hope River estuary in the other direction. Watch the fishing boats in the bay or the oyster farmers inspecting their bounty. Spot a blue heron spying you as you dig for clams along the shoreline.

Our guests enjoy the grassed parkland and steps to the shoreline in front of cottage
And that's before you even get into your car!

By car, within 5 minutes, you can: build sandcastles or play in the surf at Cavendish beach, ride horseback along a wooded farmland trail, take in a ceilidh at Stanley Bridge Community Hall or tee up at one of three premier 18-hole golf courses. Revisit the "Anne" era at Green Gables house or Avonlea Village, enjoy a relaxed family outing of healthy recreation at my favorite 9 hole course, or satisfy your child's or teenager's sense of thrill at a nearby amusement park.

Lots of fund at amusement parks for kids of all ages.

Buy fresh lobster or shellfish at Stanley Bridge wharf or sample the seafood at an oyster bar. Try PEI's famous "Cow's" ice cream and buy a T-shirt to commemorate the experience. Walk one of the many community trails over varied terrain, bike and explore the stunning seaside "Homeland Trail", or put in your fishing line at a nearby brook.

Walk the Dunelands or Homeland trail at Cavendish beach
Have your postcards stamped at the Cavendish post office museum and check out the range of art and craftsmanship of PEI artisans. Take a deep-sea fishing charter and cook up your filletted catch in our fully-equipped kitchen. With the kids in bed, reflect on a wonderful day while relaxing in a luxurious decor featuring my own original seaside-inspired works in stained glass displayed exclusively for you.

And all this is barely scratching the surface -- drive further than 5 minutes, and the sky is the limit! There are many things to do on this little island -- try to take them all in, or just sit back, relax, and leave the rest til next year...

Think a family vacation must be a compromise? Not this time! Seascape Chalet is especially suited to families, because we've prepared it for you with our own family in mind! Kids are captivated, so adults can relax in our comfortable surroundings.

Read the review: "PEI: A recipe for family fun!".

Barrier dunes protecting New London Bay
But perhaps our guests say it best:

The past 11 days have been a great family vacation, and staying at your property had a lot to do with our tremendous experience. From the moment we first stepped into the chalet, we were "breathless," as the decor and scenery were unbelievable. Our two daughters enjoyed immensely the swings and toys during our stay as they both entertained them on a constant basis.

Philip & Dawn, the both of you should be very proud of your property, as the chalet is beautiful, and you have provided everything needed to make a family vacation a great experience. We will definitely be wanting to stay here again on our next visit to PEI.

The Bustard family,
Mississauga, Ontario

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At Seascape Chalet, family-friendly amenities include abundant space inside and out, numerous games and activities, book and video library, outdoor play area, plentiful trails, protected shoreline and close proximity to all the attractions of Cavendish. With our well-equipped cottage and tranquil, scenic and central location, there are many activities to captivate each and every member of the family!

And if you have a special occasion to celebrate, we have some ideas for that as well....

Come play on our Island. We look forward to having you!

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Golf, anyone?

Glasgow Hills
PEI enjoys a reputation as a premier golf destination... and with close to 30 courses, there really is something for everyone!
Toronto Sun Reader's Choice Award:
Best Golf & Travel Destination in North America

ScoreGolf Magazine:
Best Golf Destination in Atlantic Canada
Top 100 Best Courses in Canada
Canada’s #1 Golf Destination

Toronto Globe and Mail:
Ten of PEI’s courses among Top 100 Courses in Canada

Stay at Seascape Chalet and challenge yourself by day on a scenic seaside course and relax at night in 4 star luxury!

10 golf courses within 15 min; 20 courses within 30 min
There is no place better situated for golf on PEI!

We are truly in the midst of it all! Enjoy three top championship courses and a value-priced family course within 5 minutes of your front door! Twenty courses are within 30 minutes.Click map to enlargeMap of Seascape Chalet, nearby golf courses and National Park Beaches

Online Golf Resources
>> Book a tee-time through Golf PEI's online form.
>> Get information on each of PEI's top courses.
>> Read more about PEI golf opportunities.

Below is information about nearby courses.

18 holes

Andersons Creek, Rte. 224, Stanley Bridge (3 min.)
Anderson's Creek, new in 2003Designed by Graham Cooke, Anderson's Creek offers one of the most interesting landscapes on the Island, with elevation changes that could be found in many mountain courses, offering a challenging and scenic golf experience.

Eagles Glenn, Rte. 6, Cavendish (3 min.)
Beautifully sculpted Eagles GlenAnother Cooke design, Eagles Glenn is a delight to walk, with each of its eighteen holes uniquely providing both a performance- enhancing challenge and awe-inspiring scenic views.

Green Gables, Rte. 6, Cavendish (5 min.)
Green Gables, oceanfront scenery, a PEI classicA scenic, ocean-side golf course, Green Gables has everything you would expect of one of the Island's top-rated links - classic rolling greens guarded by deep bunkers, six water holes, an ever changing breeze and the dunes of PEI's famous north shore serving as a backdrop. Rolling fairways, fast greens.

Glasgow Hills, New London Rd. (off Rte. 13), New Glasgow (8 min.)
Glasgow Hills, with scenic views of the PEI North ShoreLes Furber design sculpted from the hills of New Glasgow, with sensational views of the River Clyde and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Rated 4 stars by Golf Digest, the first eighteen holes of 27 have set a new standard for golf on PEI, with a challenging yet fair layout making this a 'must-do' golf experience for a first time golfer or an expert.

Rustico Resort, Grand Pere Pt. Rd. (off Rte. 6), S. Rustico (12 min.)
Family-owned Rustico Resort is fun, challenging, and offers ocean views from each of its 18 holes and driving range.

9 holes:

Forest Hills, Rte. 6, Cavendish (4 min.)
Forest Hills, excellent family valueNestled amongst rolling hills, with a picturesque tree-lined setting in the heart of historic Cavendish, this par 36 nine hole layout offers something for golfers of all skill levels.

Time friendly, yet challenging, it’s your affordable alternative, whether you’re playing 9 or 18 holes. A great place for the serious golfer, and a great place for families and fun.

Red Sands, just off Rte. 6, Clinton (8 min.)
“One of your BEST BETS for 9 holes" according to Score Golf Magazine, Red Sands presents an uncommon golf challenge, with variations in elevation integrated into a gently rolling Island backdrop that will provide plenty of challenge and satisfaction. Our most expert guests prefer this course for their "down" days.

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Autumn on PEI

Confederation Trail in Fall
Couples, golfers and naturalists will love PEI in the fall!

Autumn on PEI is idyllic for couples. Warm days, romantic nights in front of the fireplace, long walks on deserted beaches, perfect weather for hiking and biking, relaxed golf, spectacular foliage, and the feeling that you have the entire Island all to yourself! [Slideshow][More]

Although PEI is known as a great summertime destination, more visitors are discovering what Islanders have long known -- that autumn on Prince Edward Island easily rivals summer in its attractions and may indeed be the best season to experience what the Island has to offer! Those with flexible vacation schedules, a love of long walks along deserted beaches, cycling or hiking in wide-open spaces amid rolling pastoral or oceanfront scenery, testing their golf skills against a different course each day, or simply driving leisurely along scenic backroads will find that they have to sacrifice nothing but a swim in order to enjoy spectacular fall foliage and the feeling that you have the entire Island to yourself!

Fall on PEI is a photographer's heaven and a cyclist's dream. The Island takes on a different aura in autumn, as the changing colors of the season transform our scenic vistas (view fall slide-show). The reds, oranges and yellows of deciduous trees juxtaposed with evergreens, warm-hued grain and potato fields and blue sky and sea make our fall foliage stand out in a region of the world known for its autumn brilliance.

Cyclists visiting PEI for the first time are often surprised to find that its low elevation can translate into such undulating terrain, and those who enjoy this challenge will appreciate the infrequently travelled paved roads along the north shore in such areas as New Glasgow and Hope River only minutes from Seascape Chalet. The north shore area also offers great dirt road paths and community trails for hikers that are especially vibrant in autumn. For those who enjoy purpose-built trails for hiking and cycling, PEI is proud to have completed the Confederation Trail, the province's section of the Trans Canada Trail along which hikers and cyclists can now travel the interior of the island from tip to tip along a former railway bed which features easily manageable grades.

You don't need to miss a ceilidh, lobster supper, or romantic walk on the beach. Sacrifice nothing more than a swim and bring an extra layer of clothing (see weather) to call Cavendish beach, your favorite golf course, or virtually the entire Island your own. Take advantage of our discounted rates, warm September days and crisp evenings spent lounging in front of the fireplace, scenic vistas with a complex palate of colors during our extended fall foliage season, and full slate of fall activities that continue well into October.

There is something for everyone on PEI during autumn, including some of our most popular annual festivals and events (more here), such as the Fall Flavours, Evangeline Bluegrass Festival, PEI International Shellfish Festival, PEI Studio Tour, and more that are held only at this time of year. So check your calendars and Escape to the Island this fall!

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* There are more than a dozen golf courses located within 30 minutes of Seascape Chalet. View a complete listing of PEI golf possibilities.

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Chalet Amenities

Seascape Chalet is a spacious non-smoking executive summer home with Great Room providing kitchen, living and dining areas under an open beam cathedral ceiling. Adjoining the Great Room is a screened sunroom with easy access to 800 sq ft of wrap-around front and back deck equipped with gas BBQ and fully furnished with Adirondack furniture for adults and children for relaxed outdoor living. Enjoy panoramic water views or a quiet meal and gorgeous sunsets amid a pastoral setting.

The two bedroom cottage comfortably sleeps six. Two luxury bedrooms with adjoining full (4 pc.) baths are each appointed with Queen sleigh beds, large closets and dressers. Quality sheets, bedding, towels and linens are included. A pull-out sofa bed located in the sunroom sleeps two additional guests.

The kitchen is fully equipped with dishwasher, refrigerator, oven, stove, microwave, coffee maker, coffee grinder, toaster, all utensils, cutlery, dishes, glassware, linens, Island recipe books and all the accoutrements needed to prepare a truly memorable meal.

With telephone, fax, and free wireless broadband internet, you can choose your desired level of access to the outside world, and a fully stocked laundry room with washer & dryer, iron and ironing board will accommodate your household needs. Satellite TV, DVD/VCR, stereo and a selection of movies, books, and indoor and outdoor games will entertain the whole family. Young children love the outdoor slide, balance beam and swingset, and adults can explore the seaside in the two kayaks provided. Adult guests have also commented appreciatively on Philip's original stained glass works found throughout the home.

The chalet is zone heated by ultraquiet natural and efficient convection electric heating systems to ensure your utmost comfort. A propane fireplace and Island stone hearth provide a warm ambiance for romantic summer evenings.

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Rates & Availability

Relax in our luxury chalet in one of the most beautiful locations on the north shore of Prince Edward Island, Canada.

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We are maintaining our 2018 rates for 2019!
Rates for 2019: (per week, Sat. to Sat.)

$1000/wk spring golf (May 4 - June 15)
$1200/wk shoulder (June 15 - 29)
$1750/wk summer (June 29 - Aug. 31)
$1200/wk shoulder (Aug. 31 - Sept. 14)
$1000/wk golf & foliage (Sept. 14 - Oct. 26)

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Use our Reservation Request Form to provide us with your reservation details and we will hold your requested dates if available. A $500 deposit will then confirm your reservation.


Reservation dates may be changed (subject to availability) with no charge or loss of deposit. After checking our availability calendar, contact us at or (902) 482-8384 to discuss alternate dates.


In the event of a cancellation, our refund policy is as follows:

  • Cancellations 60 days before arrival receive a full refund.
  • Cancellations less than 60 days in advance receive a full refund if we are able to re-rent the property and do not incur additional expenses; full refund less 10% of rental fee if additional marketing is required; and no refund of deposit if the reservation dates are not re-booked.

We provide a smoke-free environment for our guests.

Check-in and check-out:

Check-in time is 4pm; check-out is 10am. Our turnaround day is Saturday.

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Inquiries & Reservations

To arrange a reservation, please first check availability and then provide your information in the form below. We may also be contacted by email for general inquiries.

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Map & Directions

Seascape Chalet is located at 53 Bayview Drive on the Seawood Estates peninsula off Rte 6 in Stanley Bridge on the north shore of Prince Edward Island, Canada. The tranquil location 3 miles from Cavendish provides panoramic views of New London Bay and the barrier sand dunes of the PEI National Park.

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Driving to PEI
>> Recommended routes to PEI from ONT/PQ/NB, Nova Scotia, USA
>> Directions to Seascape Chalet from Bridge, Charlottetown

Recommended route to PEI from:

Central Canada
From Ontario and Quebec, we recommend travel through Canada, as travel through Maine will take at least an additional hour on less travelled roads. Take TC 20 to Riviere de Loup, HWY 185 to Edmunston, TC 2 through New Brunswick via Fredericton and Moncton, HWY 11 and 16 to the Confederation Bridge. For travel through Maine, take rte 212 past Sherbrooke, Quebec to cross the border at Woburn QC / Coburn Gore ME. Take rtes. 27, 16, 8, and 2 to Skowhegan and continue on rte. 2 to meet I-95 in Pittsfield, south of Bangor. In Bangor, take either I-95 to Houlton, or rte. 9 to cross the border in Calais, ME / St. Stephen NB.

>> Montreal
>> Ottawa
>> Toronto

Nova Scotia
Haligonians have the option of taking either the bridge or the ferry (in season). After taking exit 15 off HWY 102 in Truro, be sure to pick the correct direction - take 104W to NB for the bridge or 104E to Pictou for the ferry (about 2 hours longer travel time).

United States
We recommend entering Canada via Houlton, ME instead of Calais, especially in summer. From Bangor, take I-95 north to Houlton, ME/ Woodstock, NB and then TC 2 through New Brunswick via Fredericton and Moncton, HWY 11 and 16 to the Confederation Bridge. There is little traffic but also few amenities on this route between Bangor and Fredericton. Distance is longer but travelling time is shorter.

Driving to Canada from Bangor via route 9 to Calais, ME / St. Stephen, NB and then TC 1 via Saint John to Moncton, is a fine option for those who might want to stay overnight in the scenic Bay of Fundy coastal area of St. Stephen or Saint John. This route is more scenic but has reduced speed zones and more traffic. The border crossing can also get busy during peak season.

>> Bangor
>> Boston
>> Albany

From Confederation Bridge
Take Hwy 1A toward Summerside. In North Bedeque, turn right onto the Freetown Road (Rte 8) and continue until New London (approx. halfway to New London, Rte 8 is intersected by Rte 2 -- turn left and then an immediate right to continue on Rte 8). Then at New London, turn right onto Rte 6 towards Cavendish. In Stanley Bridge, continue on Rte. 6 - cross the bridge, up the hill, turn left at the intersection towards Cavendish and Seawood Estates is the peninsula to your left about a minute further along, just before you enter Bayview. Turn left into Seawood Estates and take the first right (Bayview Drive). Stay on this road as it bends to the left. Seascape Chalet is the first property on your left.

From Charlottetown Airport

Direct Route (25 minutes)
Take Rte 2 West to Hunter River, then turn right onto Rte 13 towards New Glasgow. Turn left onto Rte 224 (New London Rd.) before you reach New Glasgow, and right onto Rte. 6 towards Cavendish at Stanley Bridge intersection. Seawood Estates is one minute further along Hwy 6 on the left just before Bayview. Turn left into Seawood Estates and take the first right (Bayview Drive). Stay on this road as it bends to the left. Seascape Chalet is the first property on your left.

Scenic Seaside Route (40 minutes)

If you have time and want to start exploring immediately, this route will take you past most of the scenic areas of the central PEI north shore.

From the airport, turn right to take the Brackley Point Rd (Rte 15) toward the north shore. In Brackley Beach, turn left onto Rte 6 and continue to follow it as it meanders through north shore communities until you reach the cottage. Turn right at Oyster Bed Bridge and pass through North Rustico and Cavendish. As you leave Bayview, you will see the Seawood Estates peninsula in front of you extending to the right. Turn right into Seawood Estates and take the first right (Bayview Drive). Stay on this road as it bends to the left. Seascape Chalet is the first property on your left.

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