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Last updated: 07/15/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

'Brightwater Cottage' is a 2 bedroom retreat with privacy, quiet and an exhilarating ocean view. There is room for children to play freely in the pasture below, where they can visit our pair of ducks in their woodland pond. (6-8 inches deep) Hosts Kathi and Jim are both artists and their work is displayed at their shop at the harbor wharf,'Salty Dog Arts'. Kathi operates an organic market 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.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    There is lots of space to run and play, a small area of woods with a shallow pond and small stream to play in....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

  • Bedroom: 1 double

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

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  • Also a pull out couch/bed in the living room.

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

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Other Amenities

  • Covered deck, availability of fresh organically grown garden produce in season, as well as homemade jams & jellies, Campfires allowed unless we have drought conditions. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View:

    Beautiful vista of the Bay of Fundy with sunrise and moonrise over the water. Quiet sandy beach hidden from view behind the treeline....moreless

  • Rural:

    The cottage looks out over a quiet dead end lane....moreless

  • Village:

    The nearby Village of St Martins has an active fishing harbor, twin covered bridges, a general store, the famous Sea Caves, beaches, arts and crafts, restaurants. ...moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    available at the owners next door...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped with dishwasher....moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    rice cooker, blender, juicer, crock pot...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
high summer
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2016
7 night min stay

$618
fall
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2016
2 night min stay
$89
$541
off season
Oct 1 - Mar 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$89
$463
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$89

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 13%

Notes:

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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Last updated: 07/15/2016
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Location

0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Beach

Car: Recommended

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.

 

Owner info

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.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Brightwater Cottage in early spring.

    Brightwater Cottage in early spring.

  • Looking from the kitchen sink/dishwasher

    Looking from the kitchen sink/dishwasher

  • Blue couch is a pullout bed.

    Blue couch is a pullout bed.

  • Double bed room.

    Double bed room.

  • Gathering eggs in the Chicken Palace

    Gathering eggs in the Chicken Palace

  • Freshwater swimming in the village

    Freshwater swimming in the village

  • Sandstone cliffs & crannies to explore

    Sandstone cliffs & crannies to explore

  • The farm dog, Ryn, racing the waves on a warm november day.

    The farm dog, Ryn, racing the waves on a warm november day.

  • St. Martins covered bridges, watercolor by Kathi Dunphy, at Salty Dog Arts.

    St. Martins covered bridges, watercolor by Kathi Dunphy, at Salty Dog Arts.

  • Brightwater in Fall.

    Brightwater in Fall.

  • Fall view from Brightwater Cottage.

    Fall view from Brightwater Cottage.

  • Living room. Washer dryer is behind the blue curtain.

    Living room. Washer dryer is behind the blue curtain.

  • Twin bed room, stocked with children's books and toys.

    Twin bed room, stocked with children's books and toys.

  • 4 piece bathroom

    4 piece bathroom

  • Guest children playing with chicks.

    Guest children playing with chicks.

  • Making new feathered friends

    Making new feathered friends

  • Climbing for daredevils, on Sugarloaf Rock, on the beach below the cottage.

    Climbing for daredevils, on Sugarloaf Rock, on the beach below the cottage.

  • Spend the day on the sandy 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

    Salty Dog - Our shop on the wharf. Our prints, originals, organic jams & jellies

  • Kathi Dunphy watercolor - Portrait of Malala, at Salty Dog Arts

    Kathi Dunphy watercolor - Portrait of Malala, at Salty Dog Arts

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 07/15/2016
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