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The Bottle Houses

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Address: 6891 Rte 11 | North Cape Coastal Drive, Cap-Egmont, Wellington, Prince Edward Island C0B 2E0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 902-854-2987
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Three fantasy-like buildings made up of approximately 30 000 recycled glass...

Three fantasy-like buildings made up of approximately 30 000 recycled glass bottles of various colors and sizes, surrounded by beautiful flower gardens. A haven for nature lovers, recyclers and photographers. The late Edouard Arsenault built the structures in the early 80's, spending the last four years of his life in this amazing project - family-run for over twenty-five years. Featured in "Ripley's Believe It or Not" and "1000 Places to see before you die".

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Lovely

The Bottle Houses are very charming and pretty. The gardens are gorgeous, even though we were there near the end of the season, and the view is stunning. The history of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 October 2016
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Alberta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The Bottle Houses are very charming and pretty. The gardens are gorgeous, even though we were there near the end of the season, and the view is stunning. The history of the houses and their creator is very interesting, there are books in each building outlining the story of that building. We visited on a whim after picking up a... More 

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BottleHousesofPEI, Owner at The Bottle Houses, responded to this review

Very pleased you enjoyed your visit and thanks for writing about it! You'll have to return some day in the high season to see our wonderful blooms!!! More 

Saskatoon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We drove all across the island to visit here but this a place you must visit. We enjoyed the amazing gardens with an immense variety of flowers. We counted more than a hundred different ones! We loved the tranquillity of the pond and stream too. The six gable house was the first building Eugene created but we especially enjoyed the... More 

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BottleHousesofPEI, Owner at The Bottle Houses, responded to this review

It's always rewarding to see how people enjoy our site and the legacy my father Edouard left for all of us to enjoy! Thanks for taking the time to write about it! Hope you get a chance to come again, maybe during the peak blooming season to admire our gardens even more! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Started by a man collecting bottles. He decided to build a structure which led to another. It became an attraction so the family reconstructed the buildings after they started to deteriorate. A fun place to visit

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BottleHousesofPEI, Manager at The Bottle Houses, responded to this review

Glad you found our site amazing and that you wrote about it! Thanks so much! More 

Boucherville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This place is so interesting and beautiful. The garden is so amazing, the variety of flowers are amazing. There is a nice boutique selling unique items at a great price. Only thing missing is for them so sell seeds to grow these beautiful flowers in our gardens.

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BottleHousesofPEI, Owner at The Bottle Houses, responded to this review

Thanks for your very positive review! As for seeds, we do sell some - maybe you didn't notice them on our counter. If you want to send us a message through our website, we can get back to you and we could mail you some. Again, merci beaucoup! More 

Thunder Bay, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

When you first look inside the chapel all you really notice are the bottles. But look a little closer and you will see crosses of brown bottles and Christmas trees, quite amazing detail. The bottle houses will not disappoint, but take time to stroll the gardens and try to count the amazing variety of plants there for a relatively small... More 

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BottleHousesofPEI, Owner at The Bottle Houses, responded to this review

It is always a pleasure to read about what our visitors enjoy on our site and I thank you sincerely for taking the time to write about us! More 

Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

This was buried at #9 on the list and really needs to be highlighted. I like something other than churches, lighthouses and shore. All originally built by Edouard Arsenalt. Very amazing with concrete walls and bottles. A little recap of what you will see. First is the chapel with altar, pews, etc built with 10,000 bottles. Next is the six-... More 

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BottleHousesofPEI, Owner at The Bottle Houses, responded to this review

It is always rewarding to read comments such as yours - very pleased you enjoyed your visit! Thanks! More 

Waukesha, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Pretty garden and three little houses that a man who collected bottles created long before there was any recycling of glass. There was also a small replica of a lighthouse. Tiny little gift shop also and we were given umbrellas to use since it was raining. It seems that everything is relative and since I had seen a huge glass... More 

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BottleHousesofPEI, Owner at The Bottle Houses, responded to this review

Thanks for your recent visit and your review! For the benefit of future readers, I would like to indicate the size of all our buildings, although not huge, does allow visitors to go inside. We also consider our giftshop as quite spacious and comparable to others on the Island and we keep getting very favorable comments on it. Sorry the... More 

Barefoot Bay, FL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Several "houses" made with bottles. About 25-30 THOUSAND bottles used. Interesting, with and interesting past.

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BottleHousesofPEI, Owner at The Bottle Houses, responded to this review

Thanks for your positive review! Glad you found our site interesting and hoping your stay on P.E.I. was very pleasant! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We enjoyed absolutely everything at the Bottle Houses venue. The grounds are beautiful, the gift shop has a wonderful variety of really nice stuff, and the bottle houses themselves are unique, very pretty and interesting. Well worth a stop.

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BottleHousesofPEI, Owner at The Bottle Houses, responded to this review

It is always very satisfying to read reviews like yours. We always aim in offering a quality product and take pride in meeting visitors expectations! Thanks! More 

Cape Breton Island, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

I loved it here. We will definitely be back. So beautiful & peaceful walking through. It was worth the money. Very nice set up & young man at the desk was very polite and helpful, made you feel welcome.

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BottleHousesofPEI, Owner at The Bottle Houses, responded to this review

Thanks for your flattering comments! I am very proud of all my staff who always strive to ensure a quality service. More 

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