Amherst Cove Shoreline Beach House


AMHERST COVE SHORELINE BEACH HOUSE : Located on south side of Prince Edward Island in Cape Traverse (Between Borden-Carleton & Victoria-By-The Sea) overlooking Northumberland Strait where the water is the warmest north of the Carolinas, with a view of Confederation Bridge to the right and Belles Point to the left with miles of beach in between. Enjoy a swim or go for a walk or jog. Relax and read, make a sand castle, collect some drift wood for an evening campfire.  Hunt for treasures, sand dollars, etc. enjoy the beautiful sunsets. Central PEI, close to Cavendish and Charlottetown. Just minutes from Summerside. YES we accept well behaved pets. After all they are part of your family.


This Oceanfront, Four and a Half Star Canada Select Property features an open concept with cathedral ceilings, huge windows and fabulous panoramic water and countryside views. Furnishings are a combination of antiques and traditional with comfort and relaxation in mind. Wood and ceramic flooring with in-floor heat and two fireplaces makes for an inviting place to be, whether it's hot or cold outside. The gourmet kitchen, features granite countertops and stainless steel appliances with an en suite fully equipped pantry


There are three bedrooms, each with there own bathroom. Also an office with a double bed (in wall) and a double pull out sofa bed,  so it could sleep up to 10 people.  Pamper yourselves in the Master suite with King size bed, fireplace and two person air tub, with private door to the deck to enjoy listening to the gentle waves under the stars while bathing in the hot tub.


The house is surrounded with varandas and decks where you will find a Vermont Castings barbeque, a variety of lawn furniture and the hot tub. Twenty steps off the deck will take you to the horse-shoe pit, the campfire pit or to the stairway to the beach. If you don't like stairs, just walk over to the boat slip, a minute away. From your deck you will see views of cruise ships, and fishing boats going under the Confederation Bridge, or another common sight is the Great Blue Heron and other birds that like the beach.

All amenities including washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave, ice maker, coffee maker, blender, etc. There is a large screen T.V.  Satellite dish, DVD,  CD player, surround sound stereo, piped into each room in the house, as well as on two of the decks, each with there own volume control. There are books for both children and adults and wireless high speed internet, photo copier, printer and fax machine.  There is a massage table, exercise equipment,  kayakes, Indoor and outdoor games, playground,bucket and shovel for digging clams.  Outdoor burner and large pot for cooking shell fish or having corn boils out on the deck. Confederation Trail a mile away. Garage to store your bikes or whatever.  Captain Cooks Fish Market, and Gateway Villiage with lots of shopping, playgrounds, interpitive Centre, Provincial Information Centre, liquor store, and more just minutes away. Golf nearby

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Amherst Cove Shoreline Beach House: Rates are $500.00 per night or $3000.00 per week for up to 6 people for the months of July and August until after Labor Day in Sept. For other times it is $500.00 per night and (special rate for more than three nights), and $2000.00 per week.  $25 each additional person per night $125 per week.  Add Applicable taxes (HST 14%) 


Other beach house options

Wallys Lane Beach House

COME, RELAX AND ENJOY: This eight bedroom beach house, centrally located on Prince Edward Island South Shore on Northumberland Strait, the Island's side with the warmest waters north of the Carolina's and safer beaches for swimming. Also ideal for clam digging, walking for miles, or searching for sand dollars, shells, etc. Fantastic views of the Confederation Bridge to the right and Belles Point to the left with miles of beach in between.

    This Beach House is unique in the way that it will suit many different tourist requests: Ideal for three couples traveling together with or without children as this house has three units, giving you some private time when you need it or open it up to enjoy each other.

Ground floor has 3 bedrooms with one King bed, one Queen bed and 2 single beds. Up Stairs has two separate units.  A unit with two bedrooms with queen beds in each room and a pull out sofa bed in the livingroom and the second unit has three bedrooms with a queen beds in each room and a pull out sofa bed in the livingroom.

All units have a patio door going out to a deck with propane barbeque and lawn chairs. Fully equipped kitchens, bathrooms have tub and shower, linens and towels provided. Cable T.V., DVD's and wireless high speed internet. Laundry facilities, playgrounds, campfire pit, large lawn for having a game of catch, or whatever. Pack and Play beds, and highchairs available.

We rent weekly June 30th to Sept 1st . $850.00 for the two bedroom unit and $950.00 for the upstairs 3 bedroom unit and $1100.00 for the three bedroom main floor unit. If renting all three units, there will be a discount of $100.00 off.
We will take nightly bookings other times of the year. Also do monthly bookings from Sept to June on the two bedroom unit at very reasonable rates.

Seabreeze Beach Duplex
Oceanfront Beach House, centrally located on Prince Edward Island's South Shore on Northumberland Strait with the warmest water north of the Carolina's with fantastic view of Confederation Bridge to the right and Belles Point to the left with miles of beach in between, walk for miles, safe swimming, digging clams, kayaking, looking for beach treasures, sand dollars, etc.
Unique in the way that it will suit many different visitor requests. 

It can be rented as two separate units, each with two bedrooms with linens included, a fully equipped kitchen with dishes, pots and pans, full size fridge, stove, microwave, dishwasher, livingroom with fireplace and bathroom with tub and shower.  Not shown in the picture, each unit also has a patio door going out to a deck which also has a propane barbeque and lawn chairs.  On the water side is also a fire pit. Each unit is $900.00 per week. Unit A has a Queen bed in one room and two singles in the other which can be made into a King if required.  Unit B has a queen bed in one room and a double bed in the second room.  Each unit also has a pull out sofa bed.
The two units are separated by a four foot space for privacy as well as sound barrier.  BUT if it is a family or friends that want to share a four bedroom house, than all you have to do it unlock two doors that separate the units and you have what you want.  It is ideal also for a couple with their children and wanting to bring along the in-laws for a vacation. Giving them some quiet time and privacy when they wish.  We rent weekly from Saturday to Saturday June 30th to Sept 1st.  We will take nightly booking in June, Sept and Oct.

Pack and Play beds and highchairs available.  26 golf courses between 20 minutes and one hour away.  18 minutes to Summerside, 35 minutes from Charlottetown and Cavendish.  5 minutes from Gateway Village, 12 minutes from Victoria By the Sea.
Hope we can help you.  Come and enjoy.  You deserve a break. Special rates before June 30th and after Labor Day.
Contact:  Nic or Chad  Toll free 1-888-437-2358 or email

Cheques, Credit Cards, Debit Cards, email payments and Cash are accepted. When paying cash or cheque we give a fair rate of exchange without Bank charges. A $1000.00 deposit is required for the Beach House and a $300.00 deposit for the cottages, at time of booking.  The remainder to be paid a month before arrival, on the first of that month, by postdated cheques or other method convenient to you.

If you have to cancel and we rebook the dates you get all your deposit back except a $50.00 Cancellation fee. If we cannot rebook the dates we will honor your deposit for another time,  even another year if necessary, if a months notice is given or in the case of a tragedy.

Checkout time is 10:00 am. Check in time is 3 p.m. When you arrive on P.E.I. you register at Howatt's Shell where they will give you the key and directions to the Beach House. Howatt's Shell is located on Highway # 1, three km. from Gateway Village, or four kms from Confederation Bridge on the right side. The address is 23357 TransCanada Highway.

For reservations call toll free at 1-888-437-2358 and leave a message and we will call you back, or call my cell 1-902-439-6587 or you can e-Mail us at


Doug & Mary Howatt 


IF YOU NEED MORE ROOM Amherst Cove Shoreline Beach House also features Amherst Cove Cottages and Shoreline Cottages, from basic to deluxe and excutive cottages one, two and three bedroom to suit every budget, Rates from $675.00 a week in prime time or $400.00 off season. There are also nightly rates available. All properties are centrally located on P.E.I. which makes it perfect for taking day trips either to Western or Eastern parts of our beautiful Island. They are all oceanfront or within a one to three minute walk to the beach.  Cots or Pop up Playpens are available.