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Spectacular Oceanfront Home

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The cottage overlooks the ocean


Last updated: 05/12/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

St. Andrews house description

Stonehill Cottage was completed in 2007 and is perched over the ocean in the secluded development of Kilmarnock Head near St Andrews-by-the-Sea. We have 2300 sq ft of indoor living space, and another 600 sq ft of screened, covered or open decking. Stonehill cottage has been described by our guests as - a coastal gem, relaxing, incredible, a piece of heaven, inspirational, idyllic, spectacular, breathtaking, and on occasion, foggy!

Relax in the great room with glass right to the 10' ceiling. Gather around the huge open wood burning fireplace on the main level, or the ceramic cast iron propane stove downstairs in the expansive family room. Choose a hardcover book from the library and tuck into the window seat. Take in an HD movie or concert DVD in the family room, play one of our board games, listen to music in any of four speaker locations inside and out, or surf the web on our wireless network.

Our gourmet kitchen is completely equipped with stainless appliances and a polished maple island - you can prepare everything from steamed lobster, to grilled fish or steak on the outside BBQ, to brewing expresso and capuccino. The kitchen is fully stocked with a wide array of spices,condiments, coffees and teas.

Move your retreat outdoors, in white wicker on the screened porch with ceiling fan, or have breakfast on the end to end glass rail deck. Wave to the lobstermen checking their traps, or watch our resident bald eagles and ospreys soar. Hike right out the door on Kilmarnock's trails, stopping at one of the ponds, the picnic area, or continue to the mountain top for the best view in the county. Take long walks, or visit the secret cove beach to collect shells at low tide - all without getting into your car.

Sleeping accommodations on the main level include the master suite with king bed and private covered porch, and a second queen bedroom. Both access the luxuriously appointed ensuite with rainhead shower, clawfoot tub, and two sinks. The powder room is also close by, as is the fully equipped laundry room. All bedrooms are supplied with plush towels and luxury linens.

Downstairs the bright and spacious queen and twin/king rooms both look out to the ocean. They share a four-piece bath with a wonderful six-jet shower and have their own walkout on this level.

We have tried to make Stonehill an inspiring and relaxing retreat for ourselves and for our guests.


Keywords: Oceanfront Cottage

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                stainless appliances, completely equipped...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                completely equipped for gourmet cooking...moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave


              • Wood Fireplace:

                in the great room, large ceramic glass doors retract out of sight ...moreless

              • Gas Fireplace:

                enamel cast iron gas stove in the lower lving room...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Parking for multiple cars...moreless

              • Wood Stove
              • Garage
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Air Conditioning
              • Linens Provided


              • Satellite / Cable:

                High Definition LCD TV, HD Satellite TV, Home Theatre...moreless

              • Video Library:

                extensive DVD library...moreless

              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player


              • Wireless Internet
              • Broadband Access
              • Telephone

              Outdoor Features

              • Balcony:

                Wrap around porch, glass railings...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Deck / Patio

              Location & View

                  • Oceanfront:

                    Stonehill sits atop a high ridge overlooking the ocean. The views are incredible from every principal room. Stonehill has access to a private cove which is a short walk from the cottage...moreless


                  • Restaurants
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Cycling
                  • Hiking
                  • Tennis
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Hunting
                  • Sailing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Golf
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Museums
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Ruins
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Live Theater
                  • Playground
                  • Fishing
                  • Shopping
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shelling
                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Cross Country Skiing


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                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  May 24 - Oct 6, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  Oct 7 - Nov 1, 2014
                  7 night min stay


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                  • Refundable Damage Deposit C$500
                  • Taxes Not included

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                  Last updated: 05/12/2014
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                  80 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  Saint John
                  10 Kilometres
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Hwy 1
                  10 Kilometres
                  Nearest Beach
                  Katy's Cove
                  10 Kilometres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Red Herring
                  10 Kilometres
                  Nearest Golf
                  5 Kilometres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Rossmount Inn

                  Car: Necessary


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2007

                  About the owner: We are a couple in our early 60's with two grown daughters. We are 'semi retired'. Part of the year we live in Uxbridge, Ontario. We get back to Stonehill as often as we can but our visits are never often enough or long enough. In the future, we hope to be at Stonehill for longer periods, but for now it just makes sense to share Stonehill Cottage with others who also appreciate a seaside vacation.

                  Why the Owner Chose St. Andrews:
                  We have wanted to build a 'retreat' and future retirement home on the ocean for many years. We looked primarily in PEI and Nova Scotia but when we reached St Andrews and more specifically the site where Stonehill Cottage now sits, we knew our search was over. The setting is simply spectacular - quiet and secluded yet close to St Andrews and a wide area of vacation activities.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  We designed the home ourselves, so it gives us everything we could ask for. The setting at Kilmarnock Head is incredible and the views are amazing. There is great hiking right out the door of the cottage. We are so relaxed when we are here and we hate to leave! Where else on the Canadian Atlantic coast can you drive to in one day from Ontario or the northeastern US?

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                  Speaks: english

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                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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                  • The cottage overlooks the ocean

                    The cottage overlooks the ocean

                  • Cottage from oceanside

                    Cottage from oceanside

                  • Ministers Island from the porch

                    Ministers Island from the porch

                  • The great room from the kitchen

                    The great room from the kitchen

                  • Master bath

                    Master bath

                  • Lower level queen guest room

                    Lower level queen guest room

                  • Open on 2 levels

                    Open on 2 levels

                  • Great room and dining area

                    Great room and dining area

                  • Stonehill and Secret Cove from the bay

                    Stonehill and Secret Cove from the bay

                  • Hospital Island from the deck

                    Hospital Island from the deck

                  • Gourmet kitchen from the dining area

                    Gourmet kitchen from the dining area

                  • Master suite

                    Master suite

                  • Lower level family room

                    Lower level family room

                  • Lower level bath

                    Lower level bath

                  • Master suite porch

                    Master suite porch

                  VRBO #149787

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                  This listing was first published here in 2007.

                  Date last modified - Saturday, February 01, 2014

                  C$1,800 - C$2,500 per week (CAD)

                  4 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 05/12/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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