Feedback

VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

Peaceful Ocean Front Beat the Heat on Beach Early Bking Sale Hfx 1 Hr

You sent a message to this owner.

Beat the heat on our beach at Shore Haven

Calendar

Last updated: 04/23/2015
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Peaceful beach retreat for 1-16, breath taking views, near city attractions We think that you, like all of our guests, will be over-whelmed by the spectacular ocean beach-front location; just 1 hour from Halifax but a world away in peace & the experience of the sea & nature (eagles, deer). Over 1000' of private frontage leading onto miles of all but deserted sand beach (great swimming, sea bass fishing, fossils, beach combing, walking, biking) & 60 acres of meadows & woodlands. Perfect for a private retreat or gatherings of family & friends. Breath-taking ocean views & sunsets & the roar of the surf from 4star executive house with ocean view deck, gourmet kitchen, 4BR, 2 BA, jacuzzi, recreation room, dishwasher, washer/dryer. Ocean-view summer house (deck, 3 piece bath, kitchenette). Many local activities: restaurants, shopping, golf, museums, tidal bore rafting, lobster suppers, traditional music, festivals, antiquing, horse back rides, winery tours, heritage houses, whale watching


Quality assurance:Licensed & inspected by NS govt: The Noel Shore, is rightly known as the 'undiscovered jewel' of Nova Scotia, the area offers unparalleled ocean views, miles of all but deserted beaches, the awesome spectacle of the world’s highest tides and a unique & traditional experience of Nova Scotia. We are delighted to share this peaceful 60 acres of 'heaven' with others who also want to walk gently on the earth & preserve its beauty & peace. All of our guest services emphasize care for the environment. Absorb the astounding views; listen to the roar of the surf from the world's highest tides; swim in the mellow salt waters of the Minas Basin; walk on the beach for miles in an area famous for fossils; explore the tidal pools, the woodlands & meadows; fish for sea bass; follow our Trout Pool Brook to the very special place where it burbles gently across a sandstone shelf & cascades in a beautiful little waterfall to the sea, watch the abundant wildlife (including deer, eagles, quail, pheasants, humming birds, osprey, owls)

Perfect for large gatherings of family and friends: Shore Haven is an ideal location for gatherings of family and friends for holidays or special occasions such as weddings, reunions, anniversaries. A unique experience of the sea and nature with lots of room to spread out, indoors and out. We are directly on the ocean (Minas Basin), with miles of hard red sand/pebble beach that can be walked or jogged (or carry your mountain bike down and ride for miles and miles) and at low tide there is a captivating vast sweep of sculpted, walk-able tidal sands. There is private access to the beach along a path to the shore and down a short flight of stairs (vertical height of 8 or 9 feet). Guests can relax with such activities as long walks on the beach in an area famous for fossils and rock specimens (including amethyst crystals), and ocean swimming. The beach, the sea, the woodlands, Evangeline and Trout Pool Brooks, the birds and animals and an amazing evening sky offer so many opportunities for being “re-created” and restored by nature.

Lots to do without leaving home: Endless hours of enjoyment & relaxation are available on the miles of beach, the meadows, brooks & woodlands on this peaceful 60 acres. Fabulous open-air and/or glassed-in sea view of the world's highest tides, indoor & outdoor games (croquet, badminton, volleyball, ping pong table). Fish for sea bass right on our beach and cook it up in the gourmet kitchen. Relax in the sun on the deck while listening to the roar of the surf. Wonder at the soaring eagles over-head, fly kites on the meadow, walk the beach for miles.

Why VRBO

We offer vacation rentals for every budget

Choose from a wide variety of properties

No booking fees

Free to book with no hidden costs

We help you travel with confidence

Every listing is guaranteed against fraud

Experienced property owners or managers

Average five years in the business

Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    House is wheelchair friendly, lower level has ground level access...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16

  • Bedroom: 1 queen

    fabulous ocean view...moreless

  • Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 child bed

    garden & ocean view...moreless

  • Bedroom: 3 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ocean view recreation room...moreless

  • Summer house: 1 double, 2 twin/ single

    Ocean-view summer house with deck...moreless

  • Master: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

    ensuite door to 4-piece main bathroom ...moreless

  • Excellent, very comfortable beds and quality linens supplied. A private and very charming ocean view summer house (with ocean view deck, three piece bath, kitchenette, a double pull-out and bunks ) is also available (ONLY AVAILABLE TO GUESTS RENTING MAIN HOUSE, NOT RENTED OUT SEPARATELY) for an extra rental fee of $600 Canadian. This is a perfect private space for a couple or family groups or a quiet retreat for reading, relaxing and listening to the roar of the surf....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

    main floor...moreless

  • Bathroom: toilet, shower

    step in shower, with seat...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    summer house three piece bath...moreless

  • Main floor bath features a jacuzzi tub and en suite door from the master bedroom. Lower level bathroom offers a luxury shower, that also has a seat and grab bars, helpful for those needing assistance. The summer house features a three-piece bath with shower....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The main level offers over 1,000 square feet of first-class living space, perfect for 1-6 guests, with a great rate; surrounded by amazing ocean views & great floods of light. The living room, dining room, & kitchen offer a spacious open-concept layout -- with huge windows looking out over the water. Patio doors lead from the dining area onto the large deck -- complete with a gas barbecue. All of this is tastefully decorated with high quality & comfortable furnishings (a sofa and three recliners) hand-crafted leaded-glass light fixtures, & original art. The gourmet kitchen has six full-size appliances. The master bedroom features an en suite door to the four-piece bathroom with a jacuzzi tub. The second bedroom (queen) offers a wonderful view of the water. The bright & spacious ground floor of the house provides 2 more bedrooms (queen, twins) a 3 piece bath with superb sit-down shower & huge ocean view recreation room with sectional sofa pull-out, ping-pong table & wood-stove fireplace...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    Ping pong table in large recreation room ...moreless

  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys:

    Good selection of outdoor games (Bocce ball, croquet, badmiton ...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Arrival Day

  • Saturday

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 16 people

General

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Quality cast iron electric woodstove fireplace ...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Tread Mill and ping pong table in recreation room ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Gas furnace central heating ...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Quality linens, with extras for all beds...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    In main house and summer house...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Quality stainless steel pots and pans, lobster pot and other items for cooking for larger groups ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Quality dishes and cutlery for large groups...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Spacious, very well equipped kitchen, part of open concept living room, dining room, kitchen with ocean view; kitchenette in summer house...moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave:

    Microwave in main house plus summer house ...moreless

  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Full fridge in Shore Haven house, second full-sized fridge in the summer house...moreless

  • Stove:

    Full-sized gas stove in main house ...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    In main house and summer house...moreless

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio:

    Large ocean-view deck off dining room on main floor with gas BBQ; private ocean-view deck off summer house ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Huge ocean view lawn, perfect for outdoor games for large groups ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway To Water
  • Water Sports Gear:

    The beach is famous for sea bass fishing, no license required and equipment rental available locally ...moreless

  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Jetted Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.6
from 12 traveler reviews
Loading...
 
$500-$3200/week
Book now for 2013, booking early this year, don't be disappointed. Excellent rates for early summer and fall, THEE best season in Nova Scotia. 

US Customers: Due to the fluctuating exchange rate we can only give you an approximate price in US$ based on the exchange rate at the time of booking. 

All rates below are in Canadian dollars, 15% tax is extra 

April 2-30
$500 per week
$700/week over 4 persons 

April 28-May 26
$800 per week
$1000/week over 4 persons 

May 26-June 23
$1300 per week
$1600/week over 4 persons 

June 23-September 8
$2600/week for 4
$3200/week  4-10 persons 

Sept 8-Oct 6
$1300 per week
$1600/week over 4 persons 

October 6-27
$800 per week
$1000/week over 4 persons 

Add on the summer house (only available to persons renting the main house) for $200-$600 plus tax per week

15% tax extra on all rates. Groups over 10 surcharge of $100 per person
Perfect for family reunions, (for up to 20) lots of space indoors and out- miles of beach. Couples find that Shore Haven is a fabulous location for a wedding--book the whole place and have unlimited use for you and your guests, plus many bonuses. We are pleased to offer special packages for family gatherings, retreats and other groups such as small corporate retreats.  A fabulous location, lots of space indoors and out .Take advantage of our shoulder season 'Weekend Get Away' (eg Romance, Tides and Dinosaurs, Adventure, History) and Holiday (eg. Christmas, school break, Thanksgiving) destination experience packages. Excellent rates and individualized packages.  Please inquire about the excellent long stay rates during the off season. What a great place to spend a sabbatical or for an artist's retreat. Solitude with the sea and nature, but the convenience of city services close at hand. Seniors or long stay discounts may be available.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


Please wait... Travel with confidence

Pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer) to protect your payment up to $1,000. Before making a payment always call the owner at the number listed on our website, and never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.


Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
 

Calendar

Last updated: 04/23/2015
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
 

Location

35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Halifax International
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Walton Pub and Eatery
100 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Yarmouth
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Links course just down the road
40 Miles
Nearest Train
Halifax
600 Metres
Nearest Motorway
NS Highway #102
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Walton Pub & Eatery
30 Miles
Nearest Ski
Martok near Windsor
400 Metres
Nearest Beach
miles of beach right on the property

Car: Necessary

Explore the Noel Shore, the undiscovered jewel of Nova Scotia with miles of peaceful ocean beaches, rafting on the tidal bore, a fossil tour along a local beach, links golfing by the sea, great biking, Shubenacadie Wildlife Park & birding observatory, Mastodon Ridge Museum, eco-tourism, good local restaurants, antiquing, crafts, winery tours, historic Maitland village & many other museums. A scenic picnic park & area information is close by at Burntcoat Head Park, site of the world's highest recorded tides or tour the historic Walton Lighthouse. Horseback riding, sea kayaking, guided expeditions including an eagle tour, & outfitters are available close by. All of this is only one hour from Halifax, a cosmopolitan city with many unique attractions (lively historic waterfront, dining, shopping, theatre & entertainment). Explore the Annapolis Valley with its vistas of orchards, farms, whale-watching, golf courses & vineyards or the south shore beaches & historic villages such as Lunenburg

Other Activities: sea bass fishing, tidal bore rafting, eagle watch tour

Golf: Golf all day Minas View Links for $20 Canadian, fabulous seaside setting, golf carts available, only 15 minutes away. There are more than 20 excellent golf courses within 1 hours easy drive of Shore Haven House by the Sea, a great opportunity to travel with friends for a golfing vacation but still have excellent private accommodation. The meadows provide an excellent spot for practice shots, and after a long day on the course enjoy the ocean-view deck or a moonlight stroll on the beach.

Ski: The beaches, villages and rich farmland of the spectacular “Noel Shore” are just moments away. Experience a step back in time with the warm hospitality, unique shops, antiques, artisans, crafts, farm markets, quilts & hand hooked rugs, preserves, quality 'new-to-you' clothing, fishing wharves, restaurants (from down-home to gourmet dinning), historic churches & museums of seaside villages such as Newport Landing, Sommerville, Noel, & Hantsport . Excellent guided tours, detailing the unique geology & local folklore are available. Maitland Village, designated Nova Scotia's first Heritage Conservation District is an historic ship building village & the home of the world's largest sailing vessel which is chronicled at the Lawrence House museum. Maitland is also home to Riverview Herbs & its delightful cafe as well as an excellent fine dining restaurant. Experience the thrill of the world’s highest tides, “up close and personal' on a zodiac. Halifax 1hour : dinning, shopping, touring, art

 

Owner info


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, german

Guestbook comments from the owner

Loading...
1 of 2
 

Photos

  • Beat the heat on our beach at Shore Haven

    Beat the heat on our beach at Shore Haven

  • Spacious living room and long dining room table. Patio doors lead to deck.

    Spacious living room and long dining room table. Patio doors lead to deck.

  • Well-equipped kitchen

    Well-equipped kitchen

  • The master bedroom is upstairs, on the same level as the living area.

    The master bedroom is upstairs, on the same level as the living area.

  • Downstairs bedroom with 3 single beds.

    Downstairs bedroom with 3 single beds.

  • The little Summer House is close to the main house, but private.

    The little Summer House is close to the main house, but private.

  • The Summer House also has a kitchenette, narrow bunks and a washroom w/ shower

    The Summer House also has a kitchenette, narrow bunks and a washroom w/ shower

  • Ever changing shoreline: high tide on a windy day, with waves

    Ever changing shoreline: high tide on a windy day, with waves

  • Exploring the shore at low tide on a summer evening

    Exploring the shore at low tide on a summer evening

  • The waterfall at our beach

    The waterfall at our beach

  • Walton lighthouse from the shore

    Walton lighthouse from the shore

  • Miles of beach to explore

    Miles of beach to explore

  • Living room with view

    Living room with view

  • Open-concept living-dining-kitchen area has a magnificent view

    Open-concept living-dining-kitchen area has a magnificent view

  • Enjoy the fresh, clean air and the ever-changing view from the large deck.

    Enjoy the fresh, clean air and the ever-changing view from the large deck.

  • Downstairs bedroom with queen bed

    Downstairs bedroom with queen bed

  • The downstairs rec room also has a ping pong table (not shown).

    The downstairs rec room also has a ping pong table (not shown).

  • In the Summer House: a double bed, a desk and a view!

    In the Summer House: a double bed, a desk and a view!

  • Stairs leading down to the beach, as water comes up to the cliff at high tide

    Stairs leading down to the beach, as water comes up to the cliff at high tide

  • The cliffs at low tide. So much space to explore.

    The cliffs at low tide. So much space to explore.

  • The red sandstone shores with fossils to explore - so much space!

    The red sandstone shores with fossils to explore - so much space!

  • The far end of the beach; Cormorants and other shore birds love it here too.

    The far end of the beach; Cormorants and other shore birds love it here too.

  • Stairs leading up from the beach at low tide.

    Stairs leading up from the beach at low tide.

  • Welcome home to Shore Haven House

    Welcome home to Shore Haven House

VRBO #398934

There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Sunday, April 26, 2015

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    16
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, french, german
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/23/2015
Email owner

+1 1-902-369-2066

Please wait... Travel with confidence Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees Learn how to pay safely
Add vacation protection services to your booking

Three services to protect your trip:

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.

Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


Get it now

Share this property via Email

Peaceful Ocean Front beat the heat on beach early bking SALE Hfx 1 hr

Halifax #113352ha

4 BR  3 BA  Sleeps 16

You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

Share this property via Email

    Please correct the following errors and resend:
  • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
  • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
  • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.