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Idyllic Oceanfront Cottage, Near Peggy's Cove!

Bedrooms 2
Space 801 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedroom + Sofa bed, 2 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

This cottage is in a gorgeous location. It sits on a granite bluff overlooking the ocean, with greater than 180 degrees of spectacular water views. It is on 3 acres, and is the only home on the ocean side of the road, insuring privacy and open views. This is prime Nova Scotia ocean frontage. The views are unsurpassed. New for 2018- New bedroom suite with full bath and new Laundry Room, a dishwasher and new kitchen cabinets!

You would be at a peaceful oceanfront retreat, but Halifax, a major international city is only 20 minutes away! Prospect is also about 10 miles from the major tourist destination of Peggy's Cove, which is a quaint oceanfront village, with a much visited lighthouse on a granite coast. Prospect is an oceanfront fishing village. The village is fairly quiet, but the people are very friendly and can share their way of life with you. Waterfront recreation abounds with everything from sea kayaking to sailing, water skiing, motor boating, fishing and whale watching. There is a two mile stretch of undeveloped public land ('crown land', as it is nominally owned by the queen of England) right next to the cottage that is a fabulous place to walk, run mountain bike or hike. The coast is spectacular to drive along with many picturesque villages such as Peggy's Cove, Lununberg, Mahone Bay, and Chester nearby. Restaurants are plentiful, with delicious seafood. Halifax is a major international city and has first class activities and attractions, including Celtic music, professional sports and entertainment, the Citadel fortress, a charming waterfront, and an excellent nightlife.

This is a simple, but neat and comfortable cottage with all the basic amenities, and then some, on a spectacular location. I constantly update/upgrade it. It has free Wi Fi internet and cable TV. New Master Suite 2018. New Laundry area 2018.

If you are looking for 5-star resort accommodations, this is not for you! But if you want to be surrounded by gorgeous oceanfront in your private getaway, while still having a major international city nearby, you will be very happy. The cottage is best for 4-6 people, but there are a couple of beds in the unfinished attic.

Please note Nova Scotia and Canada tax of 15%. Pet fee $100/pet. PRICES ARE IN USD. If you wish to pay in $CDN, let me know and we will figure out a conversion rate for that time.

Keywords: Cottage

More Details

Morry El-Badry
Member since: 2005
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, spanish, russian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2018

About Morry El-Badry

I love this cottage which I have owned and cared for for 27 years. So far, every renter has also loved this property. I have excellent support staff there.

Morry El-Badry purchased this cottage in 1991

Why Morry El-Badry chose Prospect

This location is stunning, and Nova Scotia is very scenic, with very friendly people.

What makes this cottage unique

The view is spectacular, and miles of undeveloped scenic coastline abut the cottage. The cottage is in excellent shape and is quite cozy and charming. Nearby Halifax offer a big city atmosphere, but you would feel like you are in a totally separate world while at the cottage.


Prospect Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 801 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , In Master Suite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Brand new, with own full bathroom
  • One Queen Master Suite bedroom. One with a Full size Bed. Sleeper Sofa in Living Room and twin beds in unfinished attic
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Stunning view from the deck.


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(33 traveler reviews)

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Idyllic Oceanfront Cottage, Near Peggy's Cove!
average rating of 4.6969695 based on 33 reviews

We loved Prospect!

  • 5 of 5

We were lucky enough to stay at this wonderful cottage in the tiny little fishing village of Prospect. We loved eveything about it; the location, the cottage, the town. It was an easy drive to get to Peggy's Cove and into Halifax. The weather was spectacular. We bought lobsters at Ryers in Indian Harbor and brought them back to cook at the cottage on a couple of nights. We also dined at Rhubarb which was fantastic. We walked out on the bluffs everyday - a great hike and scenery is to die for!

All & all; the cottage could not have been more perfect. Very clean and well kept with everything we needed. Thanks again Morry for a wonderful, memorable vacation; our 1st to Nova Scotia, but we will return!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2007
  • Stayed: August 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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We have stayed in a lot of places around the world but this has been our favorite! It is gorgeous!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage location is perfect , overlooking the water. It is the last cottage on the point. The cottage itself is updated , clean and has everything you could need . We could lay in bed and watch the sunrise and every evening we sat out on the rocks till we could see the stars and Milky Way. We did day trips and saw a lot of Nova Scotia on the south end and across to Bay of Fundy. The people are very friendly and helpful. The lobster and Digby’s scallops were the best! I loved the wildflowers along the roads and in the meadows. I’ve never seen so much Queen Anne’s Lace. The only thing I didn’t like was having to leave. But be prepared for mosquitoes. There were nice trails from our cottage along the rocky coast that were fun. This was THE place to stay! We feel very fortunate to have found it.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Stay!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for a week for a relaxation getaway. The cabin was perfect for two people and the views can not be beat.


- LOCATION! Outside every window was a view to the ocean

- Walking trails right behind house were wonderful

- Home owner was VERY responsive to all questions

- Easy to navigate to the house

- House was very clean and had modern TV and internet

- Deck off the master was great for reading


- No kitchen spices. We cooked a lot at the house and were expecting the bare minimums (salt/pepper/oil). But none were provided. Not a huge issue but was an extra trip to the grocery store.

- Off the beaten path (20 min to groceries) Which can be a pro and con :)

I would definitely recommend for someone looking to escape and just enjoy nature.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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What a hidden gem!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful stay at this cottage for a week this July! The views were honestly breath-taking and I couldn't believe the amazing hiking we were able to do just outside our doorstep! We've been to coastal Ireland before and this really reminded me of it! Besides the terrific views, this cottage was clean, cozy and had everything one needed for a great vacation. We loved sitting outside on the beautiful deck and it was also handy having a nice big tv and wifi if we wanted to relax inside. I would definitely return to this cottage if I were ever to visit Nova Scotia again.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Adorable little house in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

The house was as expected and we didn't realize all the awesome walking/hiking that is right in the backyard! It appeared to be some sort of a public park because people parked along the road that the house is on to walk and explore the area, and it was a nice way to get in some exercise every morning. The house has a great location for exploring NS. About a 30 minute drive from Halifax where we visited several local breweries and the water front, 30 minutes from Peggy's Cove (I highly recommend eating at Rhubarb in Indian Harbour which is just past Peggy's Cove), 1 hr 20 minutes from Lunenberg where we did a sailing tour, 1 hr from Grand Pre and Annapolis Valley where there are lots of great vineyards to visit, 2 hrs from Kejimkujik National Park, etc. But we loved the views from the house and had a great time.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Amazing spot!

  • 5 of 5

Surroundings are spectacular! The cottage has what you need for a more than comfortable stay. It was a great spot for exploring the south shore.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Halifax International Airport
Nearest Beach
15 Metres
Rocky Beach feet away
Car: necessary

Halifax is a major international city with everything imaginable, and is only 20 minutes away. But, the cottage is on breathtaking oceanfront and feels a world away!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

security waiver fee $69
cleaning and laundry $100

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Rents are non-refundable unless the period is re-rented under the same terms, in which case a refund will be made minus a $100 service fee. Pet fee, if applicable is $75/pet and is payable separate from the reservation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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