Oceanfront Cottage Set in Birches, Entrance of Pictou Harbour

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Last updated: 09/03/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

You would find yourself at a charming cottage, 5 minutes from the historic town of Pictou, 10 minutes from the Prince Edward Island ferry, an hour and a half from Halifax International Airport and the same distance in the opposite direction to scenic Cape Breton.

The cottage has three bedrooms, 2 with queen beds and 1 with double, one bathroom, kitchen, dining and living areas with an electric fireplace.,free high speed internet, Satellite TV is also included. There is a large deck with BBQ and dining area. You would find yourself sitting in the Adirondack chairs relaxing to the sounds of the surf and viewing the spectacular sunrises, fishing/sail boats and the variety of birds including eagles. There are stairs that take you to the beach.

The Historic town of Pictou has many interesting attractions:
-The Ship Hector is a replica of the ship that brought the first Scottish settlers in 1773.
-The deCoste Centre provides a variety of entertainment including live theatre and Scottish Ceilidhs.
-The Hector Centre, Genealogy and Heritage Society
-McCulloch House, part of Nova Scotia Museums
-Pictou Waterfront - a lovely boardwalk along the Hector Quay Marina joining up with the fondly named 'Jitney Trail' for walking, hiking and biking.
-Pictou Marina offers sailing to tourists on Wednesday evenings by local members - it is free!
-Crombie House offers free tours of one of the largest private collections of Canadian Art on Wednesdays in July and August.
-Pictou Lobster Carnival - a renowned festival held early in July includes a local parade, lobster dinners and more.
-Fine Dining at Piper's Landing and Pictou Lodge to name a few as well as local restaurants and pubs.

Nearby, there are Provincial Parks and Beaches as well as three 18 hole golf courses and a nine hole one. Antiques can be found in shops and local auctions. Pictou also has a large public indoor swimming pool.

Keywords: Charming Cottage set in lovely grove of Birch Trees close to PEI Ferry

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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 50%
Calendar last updated: 09/03/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • Electric Fireplace


  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


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7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

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  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100


50 percent deposit when booking and 50 percent upon arrival

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Last updated: 09/03/2016
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  • View out front

    View out front

  • Sunrise from the Shore

    Sunrise from the Shore

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Cottage by the Birch trees

    Cottage by the Birch trees

  • Dining Area

    Dining Area

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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Oceanfront Cottage Set in Birches, Entrance of Pictou Harbour

Pictou, NS, Canada #325083

3 BR  1 BA  Sleeps 6

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