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Recent Nova Scotia reviews

  • Four Weeks in Paradise

    "We spent one week at the cottage back in 2011 so when I had the chance to spend my sabbatical of 4 weeks there I jumped at the idea. It was the perfect place to spend an extended time away to relax, renew, and rejuvenate ourselves. We enjoyed waking up each morning and spending time on the porch drinking coffee while we watched the constant parade of seabirds going here and there. We saw new ones we did not know existed which as a family of auks (murres) with their little white chests as they would dive underneath the water searching for food. We saw other birds that are not seabirds also, such as two bald eagles and an osprey. We saw a seal out in the bay twice as he swam here and there. It was a wonderful place to relax and enjoy nature. The cottage does not have television or the internet which was also great. For four weeks we never heard a negative news story about wars or strife or world problems. We listened to a station in French on the radio so that we heard a variety of music in both English and French but could not understand anything the announcers would say. Having a break from the media was great in that it allowed me to read 6 books while I was there also, something I need to do more often but do not seem to find the time while at home. We cooked in the well-supplied kitchen daily and got the hang of sorting out the trash for recycling, which is something that Nova Scotia leads Canada in and beats most of the US in doing. It was no problem, just something that we did since that is the way that people live in Nova Scotia. We got our seafood at the nearby Nautical Seafoods, just up the hill from the cottage and enjoyed scallops on a regular basis. We shopped the Saturday Market in Annapolis Royal each week and drove to the Wednesday Market in Kentville on three different Wednesdays. We looked around the area and took day trips here and there exploring the Acadian Coast and the Annapolis Valley. The farthest from the cottage we went was for a night away on Cape Breton Island where we attended a Ceilidh and had some fabulous chowder. Otherwise, we stayed within 100 kilometers of the cottage most of the time. I would highly recommend this cottage for anyone who wants peace and quiet and tranquility. It was just what we wanted in order to recharge our emotional batteries."
    Guest: JerryTexas Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 8, 2014
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  • Family bonding time

    "The "Willow Cottage" was the best house for us with three families bonding together for a great weekend in Cape Breton. We were able to eat and play together. The accommodations within the house was perfect for our particular needs. In addition, we want to rent again next year for the reasonable off season rate. Also, family members have given the idea to their friends for when they go to hunt and fish on the Island."
    Guest: Cape Bretoner still Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 18, 2014
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  • Wonderful place to stay

    "We spent 5 nights at this beautiful condo. It is exactly as described. The condo is situated very close to all amenities and right across from a very large active municipal park, close to grocery stores and quaint restaurants. The condo is fully equipped and it's like bring at home. Would definitely recommend this rental. It's perfect for two couples."
    Guest: Patty F. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 30, 2014
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  • Fantastic!

    "So much character to this lovely property. The decor is amazing and it was well stocked with anything we could need. No need to buy things like spices or flour or any of those other staples that you hate to have to buy when vacationing. The property manager was by regularly to check on us and the entire transaction overall was excellent. We already plan to return again. My husband and I are from Nova Scotia but had not spent much time in Chester. We brought our friends and their young child. There was something to do for everyone. The bike paths and community pool were enjoyed immensely."
    Guest: DP Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 19, 2014
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