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Seaside Cottage in Private, Peaceful Location

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Early morning view from front of cottage

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Last updated: 07/03/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Hackmatack Cottage is a quaint cottage nestled on the shores of Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia just outside the well known Village of Chester.

Picture yourself relaxing on the spacious deck watching the boats and waterbirds drifting by, gone the fast pace of today's life. This cottage on Marvin's Island (accessible by a causeway) has immediate ocean access via a short lane immediately adjacent to the property, making it a perfect getaway for canoe, kayak and small boating enthusiasts. It also has it's own private mooring for larger boats. The waters in this part of the bay are protected by many small islands, most of which are uninhabited, great places for exploring and beachcombing.

If you feel the need for a slightly faster pace, the village of Chester is just a 5 minute drive offering eateries, shops, galleries and a playhouse with great entertainment.


This centrally located cottage is a 15 minute drive to the picturesque town of Mahone Bay and a bit further on is the UNESCO town of Lunenburg, home of the Bluenose (as seen on the Canadian dime!). The city of Halifax is a 45 minute drive and the airport about an hour's drive.

All you need is groceries and yourself to start relaxing and enjoying your seaside getaway. There is WIFI, Television, Radio/CD player, board games and a gas BBQ and a fully equipped kitchen.
This cottage is all about the deck, the view and the peace and quiet.
Ospreys' nest across the water from the cottage, a Great Blue Heron fishes for breakfast in front of the cottage daily and the Mink family is often spotted running along the shore. We have also seen seals come in to feed on the shoal across the way, and the duck clan cruises the island daily, stopping in to feed in the rocks on the shore.

This is a wonderful place to unwind and enjoy the delightful people and places you will encounter during your stay.

Sorry , no pets.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Singles
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single

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  • 2 bedrooms have double beds. 3rd room has a single/bunk size bed.

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Though the cottage is on the ocean, direct access to the water (no beach) is not available due to very slippery rocks on the shore. Access to the water for boating is available at the access road for the island that is directly adjacent to the property....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Rustic

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Coin Laundry
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Alarm Clock
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
 

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3 night min stay
$175
$900

Additional information about rental rates

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  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

$900.00/week

$900.00 per week - Summer

$175.00 per day for long weekends or less than a week.


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Last updated: 07/03/2015
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Location

63 Miles
Nearest Airport
Halifax Airport
6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Rope Loft Restaurant in Chester
6 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Chester Ferry to Tancook Island
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Chester Golf Club
4.2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 103
1.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Seaside Shanty in Chester Basin
22 Miles
Nearest Beach
Bayswater, Hubbards

Car: Necessary

 

Owner info


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Early morning view from front of cottage

    Early morning view from front of cottage

  • Front view of cottage ( old grill seen here has been replaced with a gas grill)

    Front view of cottage ( old grill seen here has been replaced with a gas grill)

  • View of cottage as you drive onto the property

    View of cottage as you drive onto the property

  • 1st bedroom View 2

    1st bedroom View 2

  • Single bedroom/game/nap room

    Single bedroom/game/nap room

  • Aerial view of Marvin's Island

    Aerial view of Marvin's Island

  • Large table and benches

    Large table and benches

  • The kitchen

    The kitchen

  • Middle bedroom

    Middle bedroom

  • bigger view of the livingroom

    bigger view of the livingroom

  • left front corner of living room

    left front corner of living room

  • Adirondack chair on the deck overlooking the water

    Adirondack chair on the deck overlooking the water

  • Back view of cottage (on left) and Annex(currently used for storage)

    Back view of cottage (on left) and Annex(currently used for storage)

  • Side veiw of deck that runs the length of the cottage overlooking the ocean

    Side veiw of deck that runs the length of the cottage overlooking the ocean

  • 1st bedroom, double bed View 1

    1st bedroom, double bed View 1

  • Newly remodeled bathroom

    Newly remodeled bathroom

  • Living Room looking out at the ocean

    Living Room looking out at the ocean

  • View into kitchen

    View into kitchen

  • Area between kitchen and living room

    Area between kitchen and living room

  • View from back wall of living room towards front door

    View from back wall of living room towards front door

  • looking towards the kitchen from livingroom

    looking towards the kitchen from livingroom

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  • Sleeps
    5
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    Cottage
Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 07/03/2015
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