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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"Far Far Away Guesthouse is comfortable, cozy and uniquely styled- we enjoyed the decor and artwork. Jay was sweet to leave us a card and bottle of wine as I mentioned it was our anniversary. He was easy to communicate with, very laid back, and overall the perfect host.
The cottage is well stocked with extras and some basic food supplies- coffee, sugar, etc, so there is very little one would need to run to the store to get. Close to Mahone Bay (Mug & Anchor restaurant, Jennifer's Bakery are MUSTS) and Chester Basin, (The Galley was wonderful/romantic). The Chester Connector trail goes over the Gold River and along the old train route- we found the area breathtaking. The beauty of this spot is it's out-of-the-way location, while being close to everything one comes to Nova Scotia to see.
Caveats: The bathroom is quite cramped, but we managed. The water pump was so loud I didn't wish to flush the toilet or take an early morning shower because I didn't wish to awaken my partner. But I wouldn't hestitate to come back to visit again- I'd just bring earplugs for my honey.
It fit with our style of traveling- a base camp for our explorations. It's less than an hour from Ross Farm Museum up Route 12, Martock (OnTree Park) up route 14 and Halifax, up highway 103."
Guest: DanerSaysDate of Stay: October 2014Review Submitted: October 16, 2014
"This was our second year staying at the cottage, and we are already talking about when we want to book for next year. It's fully equipped with everything you'll need, just pack your clothes and some groceries and your set! Our group had 4 adults and 2 kids, and there was plenty of room. There was even a high chair for the little guy! The life guarded beach is a 2 minute walk over the sand dunes. The water is warm(ish) and shallow, perfect for kids. We didn't do a lot of exploring in the area because we like to spend our time on the beach, but we ate at the Clove & Hitch (good), The Bus (decent), and Bikinis and Trunks Ice Cream (good). Cellphone reception is poor in the area (we had Rogers & Bell phones), but there is wifi in the house and a landline."
Guest: AudreyDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 14, 2015
"If you're looking for a place to unplug and unwind, the location of this quaint little cottage is perfect! We arrived exhausted, wrung out from the ever-increasing pace of life. The cottage itself is what you would expect from a building of it's age. It is immaculately clean and had all the basics for cooking etc. We were warmly welcomed by the owner, Peggy. The weather was rather cool and dull for July, but Peggy's warm hospitality shone brightly. From helping us source fresh lobster and teaching us how to cook it, to offering historical information about the area and tips of great places to dine, Peggy won't disappoint you. She even loaned me one of her own pots for me to make home made soup in! Don't miss driving down the road and picking up fresh scallops to bring home and cook for dinner. When the sun did come out we took in the Digby Neck and Annapolis Royal, as well as several of the picturesque villages close by."
Guest: NDDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: August 5, 2015
"Excellent customer service from Kathy - thanks! Cottage was very comfortable for family of four and another couple. Sleeping arrangements worked well - for privacy we left couple to living room sofa bed and adjacent bath and family member on downstairs daybed used upstairs facility with rest of family.
Kitchen well-equipped for big meals. Lovely view and 'downhome' feel to the place. Great clothesline.
For a much more scenic start to the Cabot Trail turn right out of the driveway rather than going back to the highway."
Guest: Niccat D.Date of Stay: September 2014Review Submitted: May 7, 2015