The Big Bras D’Or saltwater lakes are accessible from the open ocean and cruised by large ocean going yachts that enter under the Seal Island Bridge. They offer 450 square miles of cruising with whatever type of boat you prefer - yachts from over the world cruise the fog-free lakes with water temperatures in the low 80’s during the summer months. From this property you have plenty of privacy and enjoyment of nature and scenery but only minutes away from services. Watch the many eagles soaring overhead, or enjoy one of the four world class golf resorts that are located close by including the Bell Bay Golf Club and Cabot Links; there are also 10 golf courses altogether on Cape Breton Island. The seaside town of Baddeck, home of the Alexander Graham Bell estate, is not far away, and if you feel like taking a longer drive there is the world famous Cabot Trail.
The town of Port Hawkesbury and the causeway linking Cape Breton Island to the mainland is only a 30-minute drive away, while Sydney is less than a 90-minute drive away.
Cape Breton Island has been rated by industry experts in National Geographic Traveler magazine as the second top spot in the world to visit ranked on natural beauty, ecological quality, cultural integrity, historic preservation and future sustainability. Read more about it here: Cape Breton 2nd in World.
The Island has been settled by Scottish, Irish and other Europeans and since the 1800s there has been a number of Americans who have purchased land and built their dream getaway. Own a piece of paradise for yourself with one of these estate lots ranging in size from 3.15 acres to 6.95 acres; or a larger parcel consisting of approximately 150 acres, approved and ready to build. You will find that they are all nicely treed in a beautiful natural setting, with gated entrance and also with road, power & telephone available to each property boundary.