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House at Lowden House Farm, 237 Years Old

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The sunny, private deck at the back of the house

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Last updated: 09/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Wolfville house description

A delightfully located & historic, 230 year old, 'Country Georgian' home next to farmland & bordering on the Habitant River estuary on the edge of the historic Acadian hamlet of Habitant, near the old village of Canning. Beautifully situated on the quiet & pretty road to Kingsport, near the Blomidon Ridge Winery (open on Sundays!), the house is surrounded by open farm fields & natural woodland through which flows a year-round brook emptying into the Habitant estuary & its enveloping saltmarsh. Wildlife & migratory birds abound. Wolfville & Kentville with all services, Acadia University & Colleges lie within an easy 15 minute (12 km.) drive; downtown Metro Halifax & the International Airport is an hour & a quarter (120 km.) trip. It is an ideal location for both a restful, quiet vacation with peaceful fields with an abundance of wildlife; active in that the paved roads & paths around are ideal for biking, hiking and touring. See our website link under the 'Further Details' section.


A fine red sand beach is nearby with safe bathing for families or for just watching the magnificent world-record tides of the Fundy shore breathe in and out daily. The sunsets over Cape Blomidon and the North Mountain are magnificent. Biking, kayaking, and hiking. There are 3 public golf courses within a 30 minute drive. Fresh lobster dining by the Fundy shore.

Nature walks are held regularly by the Blomidon Naturalists Society, or go for drives, soaking in the peaceful scenery. The Annapolis Valley is famous for its apples, fruits and fragrant spring orchards. The Apple Blossom Festival is held at the end of May each year, with a parade and music events. Visit the Organic Farmers Market in Wolfville on Saturdays throughout the summer and fall. Excellent massage therapists in the area. In the winter, the area is famous for eagle watching and cross-country skiing. Sleigh rides are available locally, and Martock ski hill is 40 minutes drive away. There are modern hospital facilities and shopping centres 15 minutes away.

Wolfville, Kentville and New Minas, a short drive away, offer a complete range of modern shopping services from distinctive boutiques and crafts to multiplex movies, with theatres and festivals throughout the year.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single, 1 child bed

            Study/bedroom...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 double, 1 child bed

            ...moreless

          • 1 room with one double bed, 1 room with two single beds, 2 children's movable cots, 2 teen loft sleeping areas, 1 study / bedroom...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • 1 double, 2 twins, 2 fold-down cots. Outside firepit (wood provided); fresh vegetable & flowers in-season; high speed internet & cable TV connection possible for a fee and prior booking; pets permissible by arrangement. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Audio Tape Player
              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television
              • VCR

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Arboretum
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Pond
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Water Parks
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching

              Location Type

              • Near The Ocean
              • Rural

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Ice Skating
              • Mountain Biking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Sailing
              • Ski Privileges Optional
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Basic Soaps
              • Broadband Access
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Firewood
              • Garage
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Laundry Soap
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Maps
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Paper Towels
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street:

                Parking pad for 3 cars...moreless

              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wood Stove

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Two place settings for 6 - casual and formal...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Well-supplied kitchen...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Mini Refrigerator
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove:

                Stovetop on island...moreless

              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Barbecue
              • Beach Towels
              • Binoculars
              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Small Cooler
              • Terrace
              • Walkway To Water
              • Wood Deck
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer
              May 1 - Sep 15
              7 night min stay

              $1,400
              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay

              $1,400 $4,500
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              Please see full details of terms and cancellation policy on our website.

              $1000 deposit (not including damage deposit) is due at the time of booking. Balance is payable at least six months prior to arrival.


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              Last updated: 09/28/2014
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              Location

              60 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Halifax International
              40 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Digby - Saint John, NB
              60 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Halifax, NS
              10 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Exit 11, Highway 101
              52 Kilometres
              Nearest Ski
              Ski Martock
              3 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Kingsport

              Car: Recommended

              Relax and enjoy the tranquility of the location, or explore! Kingsport Beach is just down the road, where you can swim at high tide, and at low tide walk for miles along red sandstone cliffs on the bottom of the sea. Watch the world's highest tide come in. Migratory shore birds feed here in summer. Hike the fabulous trails at Blomidon Provincial Park and Cape Split, 15 minutes away. Visit Wolfville with its theatres, restaurants, galleries, and shops, Acadia University, and botanical garden at the Irving Centre. Visit Grand Pré National Historic Park, which commemorates the Acadians who settled the area 400 years ago and were expelled by the British & American colonists in 1755. Dine on lobster at the wharf and visit artists' studios in Halls Harbour. Kayaking, canoeing & fishing nearby. There are three 18-hole golf courses within a 15-30 minute drive. Bicycle rentals and group bike rides available. Horseback trail riding on the nearby North Mountain.

              Other Activities: Kayaking

               

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              Speaks: english, french, german, spanish

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              Photos

              • The sunny, private deck at the back of the house

                The sunny, private deck at the back of the house

              • Front of the house with landscaping

                Front of the house with landscaping

              • Heritage house, modern conveniences

                Heritage house, modern conveniences

              • Bedroom with twin beds. There's also a loft accessible by a ladder - fun for older kids.

                Bedroom with twin beds. There's also a loft accessible by a ladder - fun for older kids.

              • Kitchen garden

                Kitchen garden

              • The shed and garden beds

                The shed and garden beds

              • Stork pond, favourite for wildlife

                Stork pond, favourite for wildlife

              • The barn makes a lovely venue for a wedding reception. Contact us for rates.

                The barn makes a lovely venue for a wedding reception. Contact us for rates.

              • Located in a rural agricultural area by the sea

                Located in a rural agricultural area by the sea

              • 200-year-old house, lovingly renovated, shown as the landscaping plants were just starting to grow.

                200-year-old house, lovingly renovated, shown as the landscaping plants were just starting to grow.

              • Driveway

                Driveway

              • Kitchen flooded with light

                Kitchen flooded with light

              • Double bedroom

                Double bedroom

              • Full bathroom upstairs. There is also a half-bath on the main floor.

                Full bathroom upstairs. There is also a half-bath on the main floor.

              • Dining room

                Dining room

              • The back of the house

                The back of the house

              • Farmers' fields with the house in the distance

                Farmers' fields with the house in the distance

              • Salt marsh & Minas Basin from property

                Salt marsh & Minas Basin from property

              • Or hold your wedding reception out of doors on the property.

                Or hold your wedding reception out of doors on the property.

              • Scenery of the Minas Basin and Cape Blomidon nearby

                Scenery of the Minas Basin and Cape Blomidon nearby

              $1,400 per week (USD)
              1

              3 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 09/28/14
              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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              Member since: 2006
              Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
              • Calendar last updated 09/28/2014
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              Nova Scotia, Canada

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