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Ocean Surf Cottage - Reboot Your Soul

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Ocean Surf Cottage faces south for all-day sunshine (except when it rains).

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Last updated: 04/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

OCEAN SURF COTTAGE is a slice of oceanfront paradise - a romantic seaside getaway with 360 feet of private bold ocean frontage in the unspoilt community of Summerville Centre overlooking Port Mouton Bay. To the south-east are the open Atlantic and Port Mouton Island. A few minutes walk to the west lies the mile-long sandy beach of Summerville Provincial Park and the delectable Quarterdeck Grill seafood restaurant. To the south, across the bay, historic lighthouses, fishing boats and more sandy beaches await. If you are looking for the sights and sounds of the ocean right at your door, without giving up 'the comforts of home' this premium destination may well be the best on the South Shore of Nova Scotia.


Within Walking Distance: Start your day on the deck overlooking the waves. It spans the full width of the house with 350 sq feet fully enclosed, insulated and heated for year round use. Facing south west, it gets lots of sun even in winter. Retractable electrically operated awnings together with the latest in mini-split air-conditioning technology keep the house cool and provide welcome shade during the hotter days of summer.
After breakfast the sandy mile-long beach of Summerville Provincial Park is a six minute walk away. Here, aside from having a leisurely stroll on the sand, you may rent a kayak or surfboard then enjoy one of the 'Taste of Nova Scotia' featured restaurants - the popular Quarterdeck Grill.
At the far end of the beach, the Broad River presents a hiking opportunity: it is crossed by a trestle bridge of the abandoned Halifax to Yarmouth railway, which is now maintained as a trail through rugged, forested countryside.
If you enjoy clambering over rocks, that is also a great way to explore the immediate shoreline on which the house is located.

Within a Fifteen Minute Drive: Head south down Hwy 103 through Port Mouton to one of Nova Scotia's finest beaches: Carter's Beach. With a parking area for all of fifteen cars (and rarely full), it is a series of three crescent shaped beaches with offshore islands reminiscent of the Caribbean (minus the palm trees of course). If you like deserted, this is it, though it has become a favorite stopover for sailboats and the occasional tall ship.
Head east 5 minutes along the Lighthouse route and you'll find White Point Golf Club.
Continue to the Town of Liverpool, one of the oldest towns in the Province. Noted for its colorful maritime history, it is a treasure trove of historic homes, many of which date back to when captains of industry and of the sea vied for the most impressive homes. One of them is now a fascinating museum of local history.

Within a Forty-five Minute Drive: To the south (a twenty-minute drive) is the wild rocky coastline and surrounding natural splendour of the Seaside Adjunct of Kejimkujik National Preserve and its seal colonies. A 'must sea'.
In the opposite direction, the Town of Bridgewater sits on the LaHave River. There are wonderful scenic drives on both sides of the river down to the sea, from where you can follow the coast by road. Have lunch at the LaHave Bakery where they bake their own breads and pastries and continue on to the LaHave Islands, Crescent Beach and Petite Riviere.
Just beyond Bridgewater are quaint Mahone Bay and Unesco World Heritage sight, Lunenburg. The latter is home to the Bluenose a beautiful tall ship in port for daily excursions.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1650 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome:

    Care should be taken with children under 9 due to seawall...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • The master bedroom features a wall of windows looking over the ocean and has direct access to the sunroom. The second bedroom is on the opposite side of the house, beyond the sounds of the surf but bathroom adjacent....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • A wall of glass separates you from greenery and possible deer sightings as you enjoy a soak in the tub....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Enjoy living 'on' the ocean with surf as close as 15' from the house at high tide....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • MP3 Dock
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    All Canadian and U.S. networks available...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Ipod dockable....moreless

  • Television:

    Includes Netflix (Canada)...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront:

    Tidal pools are great for bathing right at the house; plus a wide sandy beach is within view...moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Second dining area overlooking ocean also seats six...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Mini-splits for quiet cooling...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage:

    Available on request by prior arrangement...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    In-floor radiant heat for bathroom and kitchen, plus heat pumps and electric baseboard...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    Prepaid long distance card needed...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    New high efficiency front loader...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    High speed....moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker:

    Filter (drip) type - filters supplied...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven

Outside

  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio:

    Faces south so full sun can be all day long...moreless

  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf:

    At nearby White Point Beach Resort...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    At nearby White Point Beach Resort...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis:

    At nearby White Point Beach Resort...moreless

  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub
 

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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

C$3,500

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit C$500
  • Tax Rate 15%

Notes:

Sales Tax in Nova Scotia is 15%. A week is Saturday to Saturday.


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Location

110 Miles
Nearest Airport
Halifax (Stanfield International)
800 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Quarterdeck Grill
80 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Digby, Nova Sotia-Saint John, New Brunswick
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Liverpool Golf Club/White Point Resort
90 Miles
Nearest Train
Halifax
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 103
800 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Quarterdeck Grill
800 Metres
Nearest Beach
Summerville Provincial Park

Car: Recommended

JUST DOWN THE ROAD FROM QUARTERDECK GRILL

'The oceanside view of surf and sand is delicious ... the food amazing.' Dine inside or outside on the Grill's all-weather covered deck. Located on spectacular Summerville Beach, a mile long stretch of white sand, Quarterdeck Grill is open from Mother's Day to Thanksgiving. As for the food, let your palate decide. Try sumptuous fresh lobster tails stuffed with scallops and shrimp or their specialty “Planked Atlantic Salmon”, prepared over an open firepit. The Quarterdeck has a reputation as the Sandy South Shore’s finest for fresh seafood, great steaks, and tempting desserts, plus a cellar full of wines!

Other Activities: Health Beauty Spa, kayaking, surfing

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Ocean Surf Cottage is owned by a semi-retired couple who moved to Nova Scotia from Ontario after careers in the business, education and civil service fields. We are now enjoying life in an unhurried, tranquil part of the world that is very close to nature.

Why the Owner Chose White Point:
We were on vacation in Nova Scotia and just happened upon this oceanfront property which was on the market. It was only after buying it that we discovered its wonderful surroundings - miles of empty and near empty beaches, hiking trails, and the ever-changing ocean right on the doorstep. Not to mention endless interesting drives on twisty roads to scenic area attractions.


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Photos

  • Ocean Surf Cottage faces south for all-day sunshine (except when it rains).

    Ocean Surf Cottage faces south for all-day sunshine (except when it rains).

  • Add wine and cheeses and you're good to go

    Add wine and cheeses and you're good to go

  • Feeling like some fresh air?

    Feeling like some fresh air?

  • The calm after the storm.

    The calm after the storm.

  • Too hot outside? Crank the A/C.

    Too hot outside? Crank the A/C.

  • When there is a storm you have all you need to cook one up yourself.

    When there is a storm you have all you need to cook one up yourself.

  • Master bedroom looks out on the sun-room and the ocean beyond

    Master bedroom looks out on the sun-room and the ocean beyond

  • 2nd bedroom also has Queen bed.

    2nd bedroom also has Queen bed.

  • Our surfer dude, 'Woody', is the work of local sculptor, Ivan Higgins

    Our surfer dude, 'Woody', is the work of local sculptor, Ivan Higgins

  • Looking west towards mile-long white sand Summerville Beach

    Looking west towards mile-long white sand Summerville Beach

  • Paint a picture

    Paint a picture

  • Looking south-west from the deck towards Port Mouton and Summerville Beach

    Looking south-west from the deck towards Port Mouton and Summerville Beach

  • Dine here or in the living/dining room.

    Dine here or in the living/dining room.

  • Oh my goodness!

    Oh my goodness!

  • Yikes! Luvit.

    Yikes! Luvit.

  • Lots of blue sky (some restrictions apply).

    Lots of blue sky (some restrictions apply).

  • Lift the shade. You might find a deer looking in at you.

    Lift the shade. You might find a deer looking in at you.

  • View from master bedroom window.

    View from master bedroom window.

  • Step out.

    Step out.

  • A good spot for late in the day as the sun sets in the north-west.

    A good spot for late in the day as the sun sets in the north-west.

  • Year round sunroom.

    Year round sunroom.

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Minimum stay: 7 nights
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    4
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1.5
  • Property type
    Cottage
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 04/28/2015
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