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The Very Best Ocean View Vacation Home in the Maritimes--Breathtaking

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Looking North from south side of home. Livingstone Cove in Background

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Last updated: 07/29/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Antigonish house description

'Majestic' is the word most often heard from newcomers to Kelly's Retreat at Livingstone Cove. This beach cottage was completed in 2007 and sits on a rugged hillside facing west, ready and waiting for you to enjoy tonight's enchanting sunset over Northumberland Strait.

This home is of post and beam construction, using 100% native Nova Scotia timbers. Plentiful and large windows allow for multiple and majestic views from virtually every room. Enjoy the sight of Prince Edward Island and Pictou Island from the 500 sq ft glass railed deck. See the local lobstermen from nearby Livingstone Cove set their traps and haul their delicious treasure during the season, then, most summers, the whales start to play just offshore while cruise ships, fishing boats and yachts of all sizes pass quietly in the distance.

The entire second floor is the Master Suite featuring a large bedroom with a queen size bed, a huge bath with a whirlpool tub and a beautiful loft looking down on the living area and the ocean. The main floor features your family room with leather furniture, a soap stone wood stove and a flat screen HD TV, dining room, two bedrooms and a bath all surrounding the modern and fully equipped oak kitchen. The second bedroom features a queen size Select Comfort bed, you pick your sleep number, and a perfect view of the fishing fleet at Livingstone Cove. The third bedroom, tucked in the southeast corner of the house, has two twin beds arranged in trundle fashion.

Bald eagles, hawks and deer are seen on the property most days. If you are a lover of hummingbirds, our feeder is busy from sun up to sun down.

From this home you can hike the extensive Cape George Trail System, ride bikes, kayak, canoe OR sit and read, sleep, beach walk, stay in bed all day just watching mother nature's daily theater played out over the ocean.

Come and enjoy this unique home. You will leave with a renewed sense of calm and integration into this beautiful natural world all around us.

Keywords: Ocean-side home, Solitude, Country retreat

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome
          • Events Allowed
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Master suite...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Premium Sleep Number bed...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

            Trundle bed...moreless

          • Loft: 1 queen, 1 murphy bed

            Queen size Murphy bed...moreless

          • 3 Queen size Beds , 2 Twin or Single Beds

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Common bathroom on first floor...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, jetted tub

            Master suite...moreless

          • Whirlpool tub in master bath

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            World class view to enjoy while dining...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            8...moreless

          • Kitchen
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Oven
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Ice Maker
          • Pantry Items
          • Dishwasher
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 8 people

          Amenities

          • Wood Stove:

            Beautiful Soap Stone...moreless

          • Heating:

            Electric base board...moreless

          • Linens Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Towels Provided
          • Parking
          • Parking Off Street
          • Living Room seats 4
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer

          Entertainment

          • Books:

            eclectic collection. Something for everyone we hope....moreless

          • Video Library:

            just a few films...moreless

          • Games
          • DVD Player
          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable
          • VCR
          • Stereo
          • CD Player

          Communications

          • Telephone
          • Broadband Access
          • Internet
          • Wireless Internet
          • Free Long Distance

          Pool & Spa

              • Jetted Tub

              Outdoor Features

              • Tennis:

                Racks for your use if you find a tennis court. Free courts in town on main street....moreless

              • Bicycles:

                Lots of quite roads for enjoying our 4 mountain bikes....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                one kayak...moreless

              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill

              Theme

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

              Location & View

              • Beach View
              • Ocean View
              • Rural

              Activities

              • Restaurants
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Cycling
              • Mountain Biking
              • Fishing
              • Tennis
              • Sailing
              • Hiking
              • Water Skiing
              • Medical Services
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Hunting
              • Racquetball
              • Golf
              • Kayaking
              • Swimming
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Snorkeling
              • Basketball Court
              • Massage Therapist
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Sight Seeing
              • Shopping
              • Boating
              • Shelling
              • Fitness Center
              • ATM/Bank
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer
              Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $350
              $2,275
              Autumn
              Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $300
              $1,925
              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay
              $350

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Cleaning $125
              • Pet Fee $50
              • Taxes Not included

              Cancellation policy:

              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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              Last updated: 07/29/2014
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              Location

              120 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Halifax
              35 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Ferry to Prince Edward Island
              65 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Truro
              19 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Trans Canada
              1 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Livingstone Cove
              16 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Antigonish Country Club
              18 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Downtown Antigonish

              Car: Recommended

              Kelly's Retreat is less than 20 miles from all amenities listed above. Great spot to use as home base for day trips to Cape Breton or PEI

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2007

              About the owner: We are a couple of empty nesters who live in Florida and Nova Scotia and travel between the two in our little van camper with our two Labrador Retrievers.

              Why the Owner Chose Antigonish:
              This property takes my breath away every time I go there. You will see exactly what I mean as soon as you arrive.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Peace, quite, wildlife, beauty and all the comforts of home. Anything else you might need is just down the road in Antigonish.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              Photos

              • Looking North from south side of home. Livingstone Cove in Background

                Looking North from south side of home. Livingstone Cove in Background

              • Mid Summer sunset from the deck

                Mid Summer sunset from the deck

              • Front View...3 large 2nd floor windows are the Master bedroom

                Front View...3 large 2nd floor windows are the Master bedroom

              • Master Suite

                Master Suite

              • Lots of cutting and splitting to do here.

                Lots of cutting and splitting to do here.

              • Eat 'em every day, right off the boat, during lobster season.

                Eat 'em every day, right off the boat, during lobster season.

              • Queen size Murphy is the new addition to the loft in 2012

                Queen size Murphy is the new addition to the loft in 2012

              • Summer 2012, a "tall ship" drops anchor for the night just below Kelly's Retreat

                Summer 2012, a "tall ship" drops anchor for the night just below Kelly's Retreat

              • A lone fisherman working at dusk.

                A lone fisherman working at dusk.

              • Rainbow from the deck

                Rainbow from the deck

              • Another summer sunset looking west from the deck

                Another summer sunset looking west from the deck

              • You will flip over Kelly's Retreat at Livingstone Cove

                You will flip over Kelly's Retreat at Livingstone Cove

              • Saturday morning after a thunder storm. Beautiful rainbow.

                Saturday morning after a thunder storm. Beautiful rainbow.

              • Kelly's Retreat from the deck of a lobster boat

                Kelly's Retreat from the deck of a lobster boat

              • looking from the family room, thru the kitchen and then the dinning room.

                looking from the family room, thru the kitchen and then the dinning room.

              • Wood stove in Living room

                Wood stove in Living room

              • Just another sunset from the deck.

                Just another sunset from the deck.

              • Looking from loft to livingroom.

                Looking from loft to livingroom.

              • New Murphy bed in the closed position/

                New Murphy bed in the closed position/

              • Tall ship still there in the morning.

                Tall ship still there in the morning.

              • Up early to see the sun rise

                Up early to see the sun rise

              • Lobster boats just down the hill from our house. Summer 2012

                Lobster boats just down the hill from our house. Summer 2012

              • View from master suite

                View from master suite

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              This listing was first published here in 2009.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, June 18, 2014

              $300 - $350 per night (USD)
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              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

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