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Mainsail Cottage, Hubbards Cove, Spectacular View

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Last updated: 03/05/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5)

Mainsail Cottage is a charming well-appointed two level cottage situated right on the shore of Hubbards Cove; the ocean is less than thirty feet from the door. This is a safe place to swim with no dangerous currents or sudden drop offs. The view is breath-taking; you look straight out to sea as well as up into Hubbards Cove. The grounds are beautiful, enhanced by the color of many mini-gardens, flowering shrubs and fruit trees. Our rental is the entire first level, which is the ground floor. My husband Donnie and I live above. Our guests have two private side entrances. The beach in front of Mainsail Cottage is only for our own family's personal use, and that of our paying guests. Donnie and I enter our own upstairs living area from the rear of the house and he and I sit outside on a back deck so that our paying guests can have privacy on the side and front lawns. This is a fully winterized one bedroom, non smoking, self-catering cottage that can sleep five easily. It has a queen-size bed, a double futon with a privacy curtain in the living area, and a single cot that can be set up if required. The open plan kitchen/dining/living area is very spacious with lots of comfortable seating, a dining table that can accommodate six people, and an electric fireplace. It is bright and airy, with four windows, two of which measure almost four feet by five to take advantage of the wonderful view up the cove and straight out to sea. This is a quiet and tranquil place in which to relax. Mainsail Cottage has an ample store of movies, books and games. WiFi broadband is included in the rental fee. We are situated centrally within the village of Hubbards so that it is an easy walk to the mall, to the access for the Rails to Trails, the Pharmasave, the Farmer’s Market, the Trellis Café, the post office and the library. At the same time, because we are located at the end of a long private lane, we are removed from the bustle and noise of the traffic in this busy seaside community. We think we have the best of both worlds here! This is a delightful spot for a pleasant , private and peaceful holiday.

There is a lot of wild life to enjoy. We are off the beaten track, therefore our property is very quiet and private . It is close to many other south shore attractions: 50 minutes from the airport, 35 minutes to Halifax, less than an hour to the Martock ski slope and about an hour to the Annapolis valley. The local 'Rails to Trails' provide a venue to cross country ski or snow shoe, bike or walk. Our property is absolutely beautiful in the winter. It would be a lovely place to spend a romantic Christmas. It's an ideal spot to rest and relax, study, write or work in a quiet and beautiful setting. Sorry we can't accommodate pets.

Rental rates: July and August $140 per night, $850 per week
June and September: $130 per night $800 per week
From Oct. 1st to May 31st: $120 per night, $750 per week

Minimum deposit is $ 130.
Minimum stay is at owner's discretion.
Cancellation policy: the deposit is non-refundable if the booking is cancelled within one month of the proposed date
of arrival.


Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/05/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 600 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking allowed outside only...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We are not able to accommodate pets...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Limited wheelchair accessibility, contact owner for details...moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Bedroom 1


  • Convertible bed(s)


  • Queen size Bed (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Crib (1) We have a net play pen that can double as a crib, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Complementary WiFi for laptops...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Generous supply of DVD and VHS movies ...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront:

    Large lawn with steps leading down to beach area...moreless

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Floorboards
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum System
  • Wireless Internet:

    Computer access via complementary WiFi for laptops...moreless


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Walkway To Water

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Our private pool is called the Atlantic Ocean !...moreless



Write a review 4.8
from 29 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low season
Oct 3 - May 31, 2017
1 night min stay
$561 $2,095
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates



Deposit and Cancellation Policy: For a booking of one night, we require the full amount. For a booking between 2 to 7 nights we require a deposit of $130. For a booking longer than one week we require a deposit of $200.

If the rental is cancelled within one month of the date of arrival, the deposit is non-refundable. Payment options are personal cheques, postal or bank money orders, electronic e-transfers or cash. ( We are not set up to process credit cards.) Minimum stay is at the owner's discretion depending on the season.

140 per night 850 per week in July and August

130 per night 800 per week in June and September

120 per night 750 per week from Oct. 1 to May 31.

Minimum stay at owner's discretion.

Minimum 130 deposit required at time off booking. This is non-refundable if the booking is cancelled within one month of the date of arrival. Balance to be paid on day of arrival. We do not accept credit cards.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 03/05/2017
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45 Miles
Nearest Airport
Halifax International Airport
240 Miles
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Exit 6 on the 103
7 Metres
Nearest Beach

Car: Necessary

This is a central spot from which to do day excursions along the South Shore, to Peggy's Cove, Chester, Lunenburg, Mahone Bay, and Bridgewater. They are all within an hour or less. We are twenty minutes away from Exit 8 which leads across country to Windsor and the ski hill at Martock ( 45 minutes from here) , and on to the scenic Annapolis Valley. The Aspotogan Trail and the St. Margaret's Bay Trail originate in Hubbards. These are excellent for all seasonal activities, walking, biking, snow shoeing, or cross country skiing. The Halifax International Airport is less than an hour away. The closest access to a main highway is Exit 6 of the 103 which is about a mile and a half from Mainsail Cottage.

Rental rates:

July and August: 140 per night. 850 per week.

June and September: 130 per night, 800 per week.

October-May: 120 per night, 750 per week.

Cancellation policy: The deposit is non-refundable if the booking is cancelled within one month of the proposed date of arrival.

Minimum stay: at owner's discretion depending on the season.


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Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/05/2017

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  • Mainsail Cottage

    Mainsail Cottage

VRBO #150671

This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Friday, March 17, 2017

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