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Magnificent Oceanfront Estate on 100 Private Acres Overlooking Bays and Islands

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Gorgeous sunset view in the great room overlooking St. Mary's Bay. Come visit!

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Last updated: 07/07/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Digby house description

This grand cliffside estate is perched high above surging Fundy and Saint Mary's Bays on Petite Passage in East Ferry. Escape to a private gated 100 acre peninsula on the ocean's edge. Seals, osprey, bald eagles, and dolphins will greet you each day. Relax and entertain from a gourmet kitchen with Jenn-aire range, eat-at bar, open concept dining and living rooms featuring a massive fieldstone fireplace and a soaring window wall framing panoramic views of Petit Passage, Long Island, and St. Mary's Bay. Lounge on the deck or retreat to the shaded covered porch overlooking the surf below. Refresh yourselves in stone tiled baths with full laundry. Sleeps 12, with plenty of room for family and friends. Sandy beaches for beachcombing and a fresh water lake with picnic areas are just a short drive. Catch fresh fish for dinner, gather mussels at low tide, or buy lobster and seafood from a local lobsterman. Call Chris at 1-207-653-3163 and leave a message and number for callback. Avoid phishing, DO NOT send or wire money to anyone you haven't spoken to directly...for ANY reason, ESPECIALLY if they assure you it's perfectly safe! We look forward to serving your maritime vacation needs!

Best-

Chris Toy
Owner
1-207-653-3163



Welcome to the perfect private oceanfront setting : Your private, gated 100 acre oceanfront peninsula awaits you and your invited guests for an unforgettable Nova Scotia holiday, celebration, meeting or reunion. This contemporary luxury estate is designed to provide expansive views of St. Mary's Bay, Petit Passage, Long Island, and Fundy Bay. It has been host to reunions, retreats, corporate meetings, family reunions, special birthdays (a 90th year celebration!), Thanksgiving (Canadian and American), Labor Day, Chrismas, New Year's, and even a wedding! It comfortably sleeps 12 people with plenty of room inside and outside for everyone to gather or for everyone to get away from one another for some quiet reflection and relaxation.

When you're ready to explore you will have miles of woodland trails and the rocky shores of the property. Nearby you'll have access to sandy beaches for swimming and beach combing, whale watching, fresh seafood markets and restaurants, and world class birding.

We look forward to being your personal connection for a wonderful maritime vacation!

Best-

Chris Toy

Review from Jill in ME: Dear Chris,

Just got back from a week at the house, I'm all ready for work to begin. Drifting off to sleep to the sound of the waves after a day of exploring along the rocks, visiting with the seals, whale watching, or just watching the sun set and the moon rise was just perfect! The memories will keep me until my next vacation. Reserve the third week in July for me for next year.

Thanks again,

Jill

Review from Dee Sordillo in MA: I've re-read my journal - and my memory and my recorded word match. Both my husband and I were speechless on first seeing the location. We arrived in the dead of night and found the rooms warm and very welcoming, immaculate and every comfort item covered. But - the best awaited til morning. The spectacular view takes your breath away Every morning the same vantage point gives a totally different view and feel. My pictures cannot express the beauty. Enjoy - Enjoy - Enjoy Dee Sordillo

P.S
If you are a seafood lover, especially haddock - you'll think you are in heaven.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            21...moreless

          • Events Allowed
          • Pets Not Allowed:

            Sorry! We love our pets, but there have been accidents and incidents even with assurances that family pets are well trained and perfectly behaved. Please don't make us say 'no' by asking....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 5-12

          • first floor king: 1 king

            ocean view...moreless

          • first floor queen: 1 queen

            forest view...moreless

          • second floor queen: 1 queen

            ocean view...moreless

          • second floor full: 1 double

            ocean view...moreless

          • second floor full: 2 double

            ocean view...moreless

          • All bedrooms have large closets, bureaus, and night stands. Each is large enough to have comfortable sitting areas. Four bedrooms have ocean views. One has a woodland view....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • first floor bath and laundry: toilet

            half bath with full laundry...moreless

          • second floor bath: toilet, tub, shower

            shower and slipper tub...moreless

          • first floor full bath: toilet, shower

            tiled walk in glass block shower ...moreless

          • Each floor has a full bath. The first floor full bath has a large walk in glass block and stone tiled shower. The half bath on the first floor has a full sized washer and dryer. The second floor bath has a stone lined shower and a slipper tub....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • There are private nature trails along the shore that will take you to the seal colony and ocean. These are deer trails and are not suitable for very small children, unchaperoned pre-adolescents or infirm adults. There are three sandy beaches within a ten minute drive. There is a fresh water beach and picnic area located at a provincial park about 15 minutes away. There are several good places to fish nearby. Petit Passage Whale Watching is literally minutes away. The cafe has great chowder and fresh seafood. Brier Island Nature preserve is nearby Balance Rock nature trail is very close by as well. The historic towns of Digby, Annapolis Royal, and Yarmouth are short day-trips featuring public gardens, restaurants and shops. The owners have prepared an updated three ring binder of brochures and menus for renters use....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Video Library:

                Dozens of videos to choose from!...moreless

              • Television:

                There is no TV signal at the house. The TV serves as a monitor for viewing tapes and DVDs....moreless

              • Foosball
              • DVD Player:

                Dozens of DVDs to choose from...moreless

              • VCR
              • Radio
              • Stereo:

                Music library with 100s of mp3s to choose from on computer connected to system...moreless

              • CD Player
              • Books:

                dozens of titles for all interests...moreless

              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • Games:

                board games available...moreless

              • Games For Kids
              • Music Library:

                100s of mp3s...moreless

              Theme

              • Romantic
              • Family
              • Away From It All
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions
              • Adventure

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Forests
              • Museums
              • Pond
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours
              • Arboretum
              • Festivals
              • Library
              • Theme Parks

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Oceanfront:

                All but one of the five bedrooms has ocean views. The great room, dining room, and kitchen have ocean views, as does the full house length deck....moreless

              • Waterfront:

                You're on the ocean. The only way to get closer is to be in a boat or in the surf!...moreless

              • Waterfront:

                Wooded trails along cliffs to seal colony. There are tide pools, coves, and natural basalt stone staircases leading to the water's edge. Care should be taken, especially during wet and windy weather. ...moreless

              • Lake:

                Lake Midway Provincial Park is 15 minutes away. It has a picnic area and is perfect for warm water swimming and fishing....moreless

              • Beach:

                There are several sand and pebble beaches nearby (walking or driving) for beach combing. There's also a fresh water provincial park and picnic area about 15 minutes drive....moreless

              • Rural:

                This is definitely a 'getaway' with minimum light pollution, no traffic sounds, or distractions from the sounds of the seals, birds, ocean, wind, and an occasional foghorn....moreless

              • Village:

                There are several small villages nearby, and many within an hour's drive. Downtown Digby has shops and restaurants. Annapolis Royal has more variety and has beautiful public gardens as well....moreless

              sports and adventure activities

              • Rafting
              • Tennis
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Pier Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Surfing
              • Hunting

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Room
                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Seating for 12 people

                  General

                  • Living Room
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Activities Guide
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Water Cooler
                  • Filtered Water
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Parking
                  • Garage
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Heating:

                    Oil fired furnace is on a thermostat for first floor. Electric baseboards on the second floor if needed. Be sure to turn heat off upon departure....moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    Firewood can be purchased in Digby or on the drive to the house....moreless

                  • Internet:

                    4G wireless available for email and browsing websites. Streaming movies will result in loss of security deposit....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Pantry Items:

                    Please provide you own food and drinks....moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Refrigerator:

                    In-door ice and filtered water....moreless

                  • Stove:

                    Jenn-Air downdraft glasstop electric range....moreless

                  • Oven
                  • Microwave:

                    Countertop microwave...moreless

                  • Ice Maker
                  • Lobster Pot
                  • Stove
                  • Grill
                  • Kitchen:

                    Large fully applianced kitchen. Stone floors and countertops. Double stainless sink. Eat-at bar for entertaining and sampling....moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Pots and pans to prepare any feast!...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Enough to feed a dozen and even some daily guests....moreless

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    There is a coffee maker. Please provide your own favorite brew....moreless

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Walkway To Water
                  • Binoculars
                  • Wood Deck
                  • Gated Community
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Gas grill on deck. Be sure to clean and turn gas off at the tank when done....moreless

                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer Season
                  Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $3,000
                  Fall Season
                  Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $600
                  $3,000
                  off season
                  Oct 1 - May 31
                  2 night min stay
                  $500 $500
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $3,100
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $500 $500
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $3,220 $9,600
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  $500 security and damage deposit confirms reservation. Deposit is returned after housekeeping inspects for damage or missing items.

                  Full payment due 30 days before arrival.


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                  Last updated: 07/07/2014
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                  Location

                  200 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  Halifax
                  30 Kilometres
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Digby
                  200 Kilometres
                  Nearest Train
                  Halifax
                  5 Kilometres
                  Nearest Beach
                  Sandy Cove
                  10 Kilometres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  LaVena's Catch
                  2 Kilometres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Petite Passage Whale Watch Cafe

                  Car: Necessary

                  So many ways to enjoy a Maritime vacation from your amazing private oceanfront estate!

                  Catch fresh fish, gather fresh mussels, buy lobsters and scallops from local fishermen, go to nearby restaurants, or cook in the gourmet kitchen. Explore tide pools for days. Curious seals will be watching! Beach combing is 15 minutes away at three sandy beaches. A fresh water beach is close by. Brier Island has world class birding. At Balance Rock nature trail, see the house across the bay from the observation deck! Theater, golf, shopping, restaurants, historic sites, and public gardens are day trips to Digby and Annapolis Royal. Each season enjoy Digby Scallop Days, Bear River Cherry Festival, and Acadian Festivals. At the end of the day visit with friends by the fire, watch the moon over the bay, curl up with a book, or drift off to the sound of surf. With plenty of room for 12 there's space for family events as well as quiet privacy.

                  Come stay a while and collect a lifetime of memories!

                  Other Activities: whale watching, birding, eco-tourism, amazing sunsets

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2005

                  About the owner: There's nothing quite as satisfying as sharing things you love with those you love. Great places, great food, great times, with great people. That's what Seal Point is all about! Oh, about me...You can learn more about me at christoy.net. Or you can friend me on Facebook. Just mentioned Seal Point House. https://www.facebook.com/christoy.net

                  Why the Owner Chose Digby:
                  Location location location! Because of where it is...At the end of the mainland. The house was specifically designed to maximize the location. When you sit in the great room, in the dining room, on the deck, or even as you open your eyes in the morning, you'll see and hear the ocean...every day. At night you'll see the stars, and if the moon is out you'll see it's reflection on the water...That is, when you look away from the crackling fire in the massive fireplace defined by its solid hand hewn timber mantle salvaged from an historic barn.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  A gated entry to the private peninsula. Your own seal colony just steps away, private forest paths along the rocky seaside cliffs, a gourmet kitchen, huge dining area that comfortably seats everyone plus a lucky guest or two, an even larger deck, and enough space so everyone can be together or alone as they choose.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Gorgeous sunset view in the great room overlooking St. Mary's Bay. Come visit!

                    Gorgeous sunset view in the great room overlooking St. Mary's Bay. Come visit!

                  • Seal Point House viewed from passing lobster, scallop, and whale watching boats

                    Seal Point House viewed from passing lobster, scallop, and whale watching boats

                  • Fieldstone fireplace by the bay

                    Fieldstone fireplace by the bay

                  • Gourmet kitchen with bar, and granite counters makes entertaining fun!

                    Gourmet kitchen with bar, and granite counters makes entertaining fun!

                  • These adirondacks and view of St. Mary's Bay are waiting for you and a friend

                    These adirondacks and view of St. Mary's Bay are waiting for you and a friend

                  • Huge waterview bedroom on second floor with two queen beds and sitting area

                    Huge waterview bedroom on second floor with two queen beds and sitting area

                  • So many sunsets! So little time!

                    So many sunsets! So little time!

                  • Balance Rock, a short ferry ride and hike to Long Island and Freeport

                    Balance Rock, a short ferry ride and hike to Long Island and Freeport

                  • A great way to spend some time with special friends!

                    A great way to spend some time with special friends!

                  • dining room, great room, and eat-at bar...all with views!

                    dining room, great room, and eat-at bar...all with views!

                  • View of Seal Point from Balancing Rock. Seal Point house is midway on point!

                    View of Seal Point from Balancing Rock. Seal Point house is midway on point!

                  • Reflected sunset across Petite Passage to Long Island

                    Reflected sunset across Petite Passage to Long Island

                  • View of dining and great rooms from the kitchen. Cook and socialize with a view!

                    View of dining and great rooms from the kitchen. Cook and socialize with a view!

                  • Open concept combines the greatroom, fireplace, dining room, bar, and kitchen

                    Open concept combines the greatroom, fireplace, dining room, bar, and kitchen

                  • Second floor bedroom oceanview sitting area for reading, writing, or relaxing

                    Second floor bedroom oceanview sitting area for reading, writing, or relaxing

                  • A small piece of the private 100 acres you'll share with the seals and eagles

                    A small piece of the private 100 acres you'll share with the seals and eagles

                  • Sunset seat waiting for you!

                    Sunset seat waiting for you!

                  • Beachcombing for seaglass at Sandy Cove, just a few minutes drive away

                    Beachcombing for seaglass at Sandy Cove, just a few minutes drive away

                  • Whales and seals are minutes away on the Petit Passage Whale Watch

                    Whales and seals are minutes away on the Petit Passage Whale Watch

                  • ...Or just some time to yourself!

                    ...Or just some time to yourself!

                  • Great view of the great room from second floor landing

                    Great view of the great room from second floor landing

                  • Just a typical sunset show at Seal Point...

                    Just a typical sunset show at Seal Point...

                  $429 - $600 per night (USD)
                  18

                  5 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 12

                  View calendar: Updated 07/07/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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