Upon arriving at your home away from home you will be greeted by a breathtaking view of St.Margaret's Bay. This stunning view is visible from your two decks and the front deck is equipped with a propane fire pit for cozy evenings. A choice of seating arrangements makes it hard to leave this centrally located, clean, well equipped beach house. Coffee in the mornings on your front deck and wine in the evenings on your side deck as you relax in your adirondack chairs after your daily adventures. This is also a perfect spot to see the occasional seal and eagle. In the evening stargaze away from the city lights. A telescope and binoculars are provided.
Your cottage is 500 sq. feet. The master bedroom has large windows providing a panoramic water view, and a walk-in closet. Bedroom patio doors open onto your 1st. deck which is equipped with a barbecue and propane fired lobster pot along with two comfy adirondack chairs. Your front deck and covered veranda provide additional seating and an outside eating area.
Your kitchen is fully equipped with everything you will need to make your vacation stay with us as convenient as possible. We even provide a coffee grinder. (Our previous guests have often commented on how well equipped the kitchen is.) The kitchen window also provides the same stunning view of the bay. The bathroom has a shower but no tub.
Extra sleeping is provided on the memory foam pull out couch.(We promise it's super comfy ) High speed internet and cable hook up along with games and movies. Washer and dryer on site.
A quick 2 minute walk will take you to your first beautiful sandy beach with a 2-5 minute drive to 4 others. Ocean access is also available in front of your cottage with great opportunities for hunting beach glass. We provide beach chairs and beach towels.
Downtown Halifax is 30 minutes away, Peggy's Cove, 30 minutes. Enjoy a Peggy's Cove Free Walking Tour which provide visitors with a comprehensive and knowledgeable guided tour of the unique history and features found within the picturesque village of Peggy's Cove. The tours provide fascinating information about the unique geological formations in Peggy’s Cove, the natural landscape, diverse marine and plant life, history, and modern significance. Come learn why Peggy's Cove is visited by over a million people each year, and experience its wonders in a new and interesting way! Picturesque Chester is 15 minutes away and Mahone Bay 35 minutes. UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lunenburg is a 45 min. drive. The town celebrates it's 265th birthday this year and is home to the famous Nova Scotia racing schooner Bluenose II. For tours and sailing schedule see
The coastal drive to Chester, Mahone Bay and Lunenburg will take you through many small fishing communities with some great photo opportunities. Annapolis Valley Wine Tours are available with pickup in Hubbards which is 5 minutes away. A drive through to the Annapolis Valley will take about 40 mins. There you will find a completely different landscape. Most of the area is below sea level and orchards and wineries are plentiful. Historic Wolfville is situated in the North Western portion of Nova Scotia, along the shores of the Minas Basin which is part of the Bay of Fundy, home to the world's highest tides. If you are a fan of the History channel's "The Curse of Oak Island" you will be excited to explore and tour the area which is a 30 min. drive from our property. Tours and booking information is available on their website https://www.oakislandtours.ca/experience.html
The Rails to Trails runs behind our property which is terrific for wonderful views while running, walking or biking. The trail runs from Halifax past Lunenburg and is the old railway track that used to take passengers along the South Shore from Halifax to Yarmouth. Grocery stores and other conveniences are within a 7 minute drive.
We are pet friendly.
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Here are some recommended attractions, most within a 15 to 40 minutes drive.
* Tantallon Farmers Markets, Tuesdays 2pm-6pm. Mid June - mid October.
*Hubbards Farmers Market Saturdays 8am-2pm. Mid May-end of October
* Shore Club Hubbards, Saturday night dance with live band mid May to end of October
* Shore Club Lobster Suppers Wednesday through Sunday mid May to October
* FESTIVALS AND CELEBRATIONS
* 87th. Annapolis Valley Apple Blossom Festival May 29th-June 3rd.
*Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo, Halifax-June 27th-July 6th
*Peggys Cove Festival of the Arts July 4th-July 16th
*Halifax Jazz Festival July 9th.-July 14th.
*International Busker Festival Halifax, -July 31st-Aug. 5th.
*Nova Scotia/Lunenburg Folk Art Festival-Early Aug.
*Chester Race Week- Mid. Aug.
*Clam Harbour Beach Sandcastle Competition-Aug.
*Canada Day Celebrations and Fireworks-July 1st
*Natal Day Celebrations, Parade and Fireworks-Aug. 2nd-Aug. 5th..
*Wild Blueberry Harvest Festival Annapolis Valley-end of Aug.
*Halifax Oyster Festival-Sept. 28-29th
*Atlantic International Film Festival Halifax-Sept. 12th-Sept. 19th.
*Annapolis Valley Exhibition-Aug.
*Scarecrow Festival and Antique Fair Mahone Bay- Late Sept.
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We look forward to welcoming you to our little piece of heaven.
Thanks Arlene and Randy