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Islands in the Sun

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circa 1899 shipwrights work painstakingly restored.

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Last updated: 03/31/2012

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  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Everything you can imagine by the sea. Well inside the fog line so warmer, sunnier, no rips or curents in the fabulous Chester Basin and protected from the open ocean by 365 islands. Kayaking,canoeing,sailing, swimming, scuba, snorkling,fishing,waterskiing.Canadas track to trail runs behind the house through the forest so bring the pets,bikes,Xcountry skiis...
. We offer sailing on our 32' sailboat,owner is a divemaster with all sorts of Caribbean experience and offshore sailor... More importantly perhaps; lots of years as a dad taking lots of children to the beaches, fishing, sailing...
This historic property served as Gold rivers post office through the war years and has a fabulous 180 degree view of the ocean and islands. In 2010 it was painstakingly restored to original condition, all trim was saved and reinstalled. The kitchen/pantry was opened up to the living room,garden,ocean views...makeing it perfect for entertaining. Enjoy the sun/moon rising right in front of the house!


Longer term rental available at reduced rates. Several full service marinas (2 are within minutes). House is midway between Chester and Mahone Bay for good oldfashioned shops and food/festivals. Lunenburg, a UNESCO world heritage town is 20 minutes away. Halifax and Stanfield Int airport are also within 1 hour. Golfing is all around. Chesters' course especially is excellent.
There is a 50' flatscreen TV with dvd player in the parlor and a formal dining room.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

  • Bedroom 1: 2 queen, 1 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Each bedroom has 2 windows, Queens face the ocean out front but the 'mates' also see the sea and forest from the back bedroom...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 2 Half Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • One step up to enter the house, level lot and short level walk to ocean. Climb down 6' to beach is tricky but our granny does it. 3 bedrooms and full bath is up 1 floor. All pets welcome. Trans Canada trail is just behind the house throught the forest so bring the horse if you want! We do. ATVs are allowed...snowshoe, Xcountry ski...you get the picture. Neil has been from Borneo and Bali to the Rockies, rainforests to deserts and the trail here through Nova Scotia, built on old rail beds, is a world class easy walk through oldgrowth forest. Chester one way and Lunnenburg the other....moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Boat With Paddles
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Raft
  • Sailboat
  • Small Cooler
 

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$300/nt - $3000/mos
Winter same costs, shoulder times drop 20%

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Photos

  • circa 1899 shipwrights work painstakingly restored.

    circa 1899 shipwrights work painstakingly restored.

  • Theatre room recliners view the 50" flatscreen.

    Theatre room recliners view the 50" flatscreen.

  • The Captains room of course views the ocean...sunrise

    The Captains room of course views the ocean...sunrise

  • 2 twin mates beds will have the kids feeling part of the crew.

    2 twin mates beds will have the kids feeling part of the crew.

  • Ask about renting Neils award winning "Black Jack".

    Ask about renting Neils award winning "Black Jack".

  • Maple..Canadian eh?

    Maple..Canadian eh?

  • soak away, view the ocean or the sunset over the forest

    soak away, view the ocean or the sunset over the forest

  • formal dinning right off the kitchen

    formal dinning right off the kitchen

  • Upper hall to both front bedrooms

    Upper hall to both front bedrooms

  • First island's just a swim away..then on to 364 more. Open ocean SE 10 miles out

    First island's just a swim away..then on to 364 more. Open ocean SE 10 miles out

  • Serve from kitchen to formal dining or the open living...seaview room

    Serve from kitchen to formal dining or the open living...seaview room

  • Open kitchen commands view of the party and ocean beyond

    Open kitchen commands view of the party and ocean beyond

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1.75
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 2 days
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 03/31/2012
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Chester #917546ha

3 BR  1.75 BA  Sleeps 6

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