Charming Cottage W/ Privacy, Exhilarating Ocean View(6 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
2 bedrooms, sleeps 4, plus pull out couch , compl bathroom plus washer/dryer
'Brightwater Cottage' is a 2 bedroom retreat with privacy, quiet and an exhilarating ocean view. There is room for children to play freely and safely in the pasture below. They will find fairies and their partly hidden houses near the cottage, and they may visit our friendly chickens and look for eggs. Hosts Kathi and Jim are both artists and their work is displayed at their shop at the harbor wharf,'Salty Dog Arts'. Kathi grows an organic garden where guests can shop for the freshest in vegetables and berries, eggs from free range hens, and the most delicious jams and jellies.The footpath to the quiet unmarked beach is a 1 km drive or walk to the dead end of the lane. At low tide there is a wide expanse of sand and lots of room for kids to run and play.
Brightwater is a half-hour drive from the St John airport and 5 minutes out of the Village of St Martins. In the village are twin covered bridges spanning an active fishing harbor, lighthouses, famous sea caves, a shipbuilding museum, sea kayaking and great seafood, family and fine dining, and a busy sunday afternoon Farmer's Market. The nearby Fundy Trail offers world-class hiking/biking along the coastline where you'll witness the ebb and flow of the world's highest tides.
Member since: 2004
- 700 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 5
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5
- Also a pull out couch/bed in the living room.
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Books For Adults
- Books For Kids
- DVD Player
- Games For Kids
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Near The Ocean
- Ocean View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 5 people
- Activities Guide
- Clothes Dryer
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Parking Off Street
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Wood Deck
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 15%
During the busy season of June to mid september we rent by the week only, from saturday to saturday. Weeks beyond week one are discounted by 5%. A week over Christmas or New Year's is $700.00 + tax.
The weekly rates stated are for up to 4 people. An additional person is $75. weekly.
50% upon the return of the signed rental agreement, the remainder charged one month before occupancy.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Peace and quiet and a gentle pace of life near a small fishing village make our guests want to stay and stay...We are halfway along the Bay of Fundy with attractions in both directions such as whale watching and exploring the Hopewell Rocks, making for excellent day trips from the cottage. Fish off the village wharf any time or cast for mackerel from the beach in July, Rent a sea kayak for a coastal adventure along the sandstone cliffs. Explore our wonderful and varied beaches and sea caves. And don't miss the worlds best seafood chowder!
Other Activities: sea kayaking, beachcombing, hiking, see the youtube video'Fundy Footpath', for scenes from the nearby Fundy Trail Parkway.
About the owner: Kathi Dunphy is a watercolor painter , woodworker, and builder, gardener, and community and school volunteer. Husband Jim Walsh is a pen & Ink artist who operates their shop 'Salty Dog Arts' at the St Martins harbor wharf. Jim sells lobsters for the fisherman and will let the kids play with them. Great kodak moments !
Why the Owner Chose West Quaco, NB, Canada:
Peace, quiet, serenity, and a cosy cottage with a lovely water view.
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Brightwater Cottage, quiet and private...
Looking from the kitchen sink/dishwasher
Blue couch is a pullout bed.
Double bed room.
Guest children playing with chicks.
Making new feathered friends
Climbing for daredevils, on Sugarloaf Rock, on the beach below the cottage.
Spend the day on the sandy beach below the cottage
Salty Dog - Our shop on the wharf. Our prints, originals, organic jams & jellies
Fall view from Brightwater Cottage.
Living room. Washer dryer is behind the blue curtain.
Twin bed room, stocked with children's books and toys.
4 piece bathroom
Swimming hole at the clear beautiful Salmon River nearby, fundytrailparkway.com
Gathering eggs in the Chicken Palace
Freshwater swimming in the village
Sandstone cliffs & crannies to explore
The farm dog, Ryn, racing the waves on a warm november day.
St. Martins covered bridges, watercolor by Kathi Dunphy, at Salty Dog Arts.
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