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Bay of Fundy, Rural, Scenic, nightly room rental property,kid friendly,relaxing

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 1 1/2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-6) rented nightly .

I would like to welcome you and your family to stay with me at my home.I am offering this house as a unit with three bedrooms . One couple can rent the entire house for themselves at this price or it can accommodate up to six guests at one time as a group for the night. I am inspected by the New Brunswick Tourism , N.B. Approved program and have been in business for over fourteen years. I offer a very friendly, relaxing, comfortable and clean accommodations for those travelling in our scenic area. Located centrally between 2 main areas- Saint John the city and St. Martins the village makes my spot a great place to plan day trips in either direction and return home at night for a very quiet and restful sleep. I am about a 30 minute drive east of Saint John and about a 20 minute drive to St. Martins. I am out in the country, next to the Bay of Fundy on the Fundy Scenic Route 825. Gardner Creek, is the name of our wonderful little area, so friendly and peaceful and has some of the best views of the Bay and surrounding coastline of the area. From every window in my house one can look out and see the Bay because we are out on a peninsula which sticks out off the main coast of the mainland.

Lots of space to roam around outside on our property with gardens and decks and patios equipped with chairs and tables, hiking along our country roads is a favourite of our guests. Many attractions in and around the area in both directions. Sea caves, covered bridges, sandy beaches, seafood restaurants and lobsters catched and sold on a wharf nearby, museums, shopping, water attractions, jet boat rides through our reversing falls in Saint John, Zoo, Golf, and your regular attractions that most places offer.

I offer three bedrooms / two with one double bed in each and the third room has two twin beds in it. I am offering this house as a unit of three bedrooms if three are needed or can be rented nightly by a couple if they want their privacy for the same price.

With this price a full home made country breakfast is served from a menu, any time after 7:30 am. Guests also have full use of the kitchen to cook food in for themselves if they like to bring in something to cook. A washer and dryer also available which can be a big help when travelling. High speed wireless internet throughout the house, along with many other amenities to make your stay more enjoyable.

I am called a Tourist Home, because I do not live in this house which I rent out to guests. I live right next door in my own home. In the evenings after 6:00 pm. I go home and the guest have the house to themselves until I return in the morning to cook and clean up for the day. Everyone has their own house key to come and go as they please and locks of coarse on every bedroom door. it has worked out so well over all the years , people just love it.Having their privacy in the evening with their family and friends. Great for families travelling together like grand parents and their families.

I open my gallery and small store which is on the lower level of the house after 1:00 pm. and this lets me be there to get my work done and also be there to welcome my guests. Store closes after 6:00 pm. through out the week. In my gallery I offer paintings prints and cards and different items hand painted by myself.We also sell antiques in the gallery. I have been painting since I was a small child and that wasn't yesterday!!

If you have never been to the coast of the Bay of Fundy, you won't be disappointed. The coming and going of our tides is spectacular

and the height that the water can reach is mind boggling. To see the floor of the Bay one minute and them look out and see how much it changes in such a short time makes people amazed. Living here all my life, it still takes my breath away to wake up to a fantastic sunrise over the Bay and then watch the colors reflect on the water in the evening sunsets. Just the sound and the smell of the waves crashing along the shores puts you in another place of peace and tranquility. I think I can offer some of the freshest salty air one could possible breathe .As you can tell I am a bit proud of where I live. You won't be disappointed I guarantee!

Whale watching is another popular event that people love to partake in and it is offered in an area just south of us along the coastal drive coming up from the USA. Sea Kayaking is another fun activity offered up in St. Martins. The Fundy Trail Parkway,is by far one of the nicest newer parks to travel through to see in New Brunswick it offers beautiful hiking and biking trails and for travelers going through in their cars. Breathtaking scenery and miles of unspoiled terrain to explore. A guest could spend a full day up there no problem.

Come join us and live the Maritime experience while your on holidays.

Let my home, be your home, away from home!

Keywords: bed and breakfast, tourist home, rental property, seaside, water views, beaches, country, quiet, great views, scenic, rural, Saint John, St, Martins, New Brunswick, Canada, affordable, six guests breathtaking, historic, friendly, clean, affordable. child friendly, non smoking,no pets

More Details

Owner
May Moore
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 10, 2017

About May Moore

I am married with three grown children. Have been self employed for over twenty years. Operating and owning the Tourist Home and gallery for the last fifteen years. This was my family homestead which I grew up in and when I took it over I decided to share it with the rest of the world and let others enjoy its charm and character. I have renovated it over the years to make it more updated for my guests and have enjoyed the whole process . Meeting all the different guests from all over the world makes it stay fresh and fun and you are always wondering where my next couple is coming from? Being an artist for over forty years has been my biggest pleasure and gives me an outlet to express myself and to relax with over the years. I love to paint pictures that people can relate to or means something to a person for some reason of their own. I do a lot of commission work for people of the area and also have sold countless numbers of paintings overseas and in the United States. I get great satisfaction from knowing that a little piece of me is all around the world on someone's wall in their home or office. I do not get much chance to travel myself but love to hear from others about different areas from around the world. Maybe someday my ship will come in and I will travel like those who have passed through my doors. I always say living here satisfies my needs for life. I love and own a small dog, not quite sure what its breed,but love it dearly and she loves to visit with my guests too. Children just love her. My family is number one and I'm fortunate to have them all living handy in our area. Now a grandmother for the first time makes it even nicer that they are close by. I guess being around people is what I feed off of, whither it is for conversation or getting an idea for a painting, I am a people person. My Mother always said if you have something worth sharing a person should share it with others. I took on this project in memory of her and my father.

May Moore purchased this farmhouse in 1999

Why May Moore chose Gardner Creek

I did not purchase this home. It was left to me from my parents and the location is so spectacular it made perfect sense to do this with the old farm house. High on a hill overlooking the beautiful Bay of Fundy, in a peaceful, caring community. The old farm house was designed so well to do something like this that it all worked out in the long run. A few new renovations in bathrooms and new kitchen updates made it work. People love the space and quietness that it offers to them. I had one guest sitting out in the chairs on my veranda one morning meditating as the sun came up over the bay and he said he had not experienced another situation like this in his travels for a long time. That made me feel so good for him and the fact that I had decided to do this for others to enjoy.

Big cities are great but sometimes you just need to get out of that noise and confusion and take time to breathe.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Home cooked breakfast is always a big hit for my guests, everything is homemade right down to the homemade bread and jams offered. I always have homemade sweets in the kitchen for them to snack on throughout the day and tea and coffee.

The quietness of the evening is another big bonus and not having to get up too early if you want to sleep in for a change is nice for some. Being so handy to either areas or even outside of this range, one can be in Sussex or St. Stephens within an hour or so which is nice when you want to do day trips here and there. Everyone is treated like family or a friend while staying so just be yourself and we'll be fine.Our Maritime hospitality is our biggest feature.

Having full use of the kitchen to cook for yourselves throughout the day is a big plus for a lot of my travellers especially with children travelling with them. Helps to cut costs so one can go and enjoy some of the finer things we have to offer. The laundry is available to my guests too and we have a clothes line outside where they can if they want to hang out their clothes to get that fresh salty air smell. Quite a treat to someone who lives in the city and maybe came from an area years ago that had a clothes line. I hang most of my linens out there daily to dry for the bedding on the beds upstairs.There is a dryer for days that one is too busy or too wet.

I would not live any where else. I grew up in this house and it has been passed down and down generations to me and I guess they all felt the same way. Lots of history and memories held in the walls in the old house. It has a charm and warmth as soon as you enter the front door. They don't make them like they did 200 years ago. all original woodwork and pretty much the same layout with just a few updates throughout to make it comfortable for my guests.

Working small farm at one time and a history of shipbuilding in the area makes for great stories to relate to guests if they are interested in hearing them.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Never in my life have I experiencerd such warm inviting hospitality, May, you are truly a Canadian Treasure. Thank you for sharing your stories about the area and your house and family. thanyou also for your wonderful maps and especially your breakfasts.
Apr 2012
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Amenities

Gardner Creek Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 11:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Main bathroom shared by all guests sink, toilet, shower,
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Found on bedroom level- sink, toilet/ shared
  • Both bathrooms are shared by the three rooms and there are housecoats and slippers in each closet in the bedrooms. All towels and toiletries are provided. hair dryers, curling iron also provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Sunrise room, number 1, overlooks the Bay of fundy,
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , number 2 Sunset room, western view of the bay
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Light house room, faces west and is great for two children
  • 2 BEDROOM WITH ONE DOUBLE BED IN EACH ROOM, TWO TWIN BEDS IN THE ROOM WITH THE TWIN BEDS, Baby Cribs (1) I have a playpen/ can be used for a bed for smaller infants and a highchair in the property., plus a fold up cot with mattress for little ones in wth their parents.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
HOUSECOATS AND SLIPPERS IN ROOMS , ALARM CLOCKS, HAIRDRYER, CURLING IRON, SOAPS, SHAMPOOS, CONDITIONERS, TOWELS, BEDDING, BAR B QUE, DECK WITH SEATING, PATIO WITH SEATING AND TABLE, FULL BREAKFAST FROM A MENU, HOMEMADE SWEETS AVAILABLE IN KITCHEN, TEA AND COFFEE THROUGHOUT THE DAY, COFFEE MAKER, ELECTRIC KETTLE, FREE PARKING, FRIENDLY SERVICE. "Let our home, be your home, away from home"

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Bay of Fundy, Rural, Scenic, nightly room rental property,kid friendly,relaxing
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 13 reviews
5

Wonderful property with a beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this property for two days with our 3 kids. Our girls were giddy with excitement when they saw it for the first time "it feels like we are Anne of Green Gables". We had the whole house to ourselves and enjoyed sitting out on the lawn with a glass of wine watching the fog roll in and out of the bay. The breakfasts were wonderful and the place is a 20 minute walk to a secluded (rocky) beach where our kids spent hours looking and picking rocks and shells. When we went to the other larger rocky beach and sandy beach which are a 10 minute drive (or less), we were the only ones on the beach the whole day! The kids loved it and we would highly recommend this place to others.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you all enjoyed your stay here in my area. Love to hear all the positive feed back from all my guests and really appreciate the time you take to write these lovely reviews. Please do come back and enjoy our area again in the future. Enjoy the rest of your family time together this summer. Bye for now. May
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Beautiful and Peaceful

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time ! So peaceful and restful. Beautiful scenery. Loved staying in a 200 year old farm house with all it's character. May spoiled us with fantastic breakfasts and warm hospitality. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very comfortable and cozy! May keeps the place clean and relaxing.

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay when in the area. Tremendous breakfast as a bonus!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

quaint and scenic nature of the locale can't be beat

  • 5 of 5

May's listing description regarding location, layout and amenities of the place was accurate. We thoroughly enjoyed the picturesque setting of guest house. In one of the rooms, we were able to see the sunrise over Bay of Fundy right through the window -- what a bonus! We had 5 people altogether, and we had the whole house to ourselves, which was great! May cooked scrumptious breakfast for us each morning. This was the first time we stayed at a Bed and Breakfast, so it's hard for me to compare breakfast with other places, but I doubt that other places can top May's breakfast. One person in our party had endless questions for May, but that didn't bother May at all. She chatted with us like we're her old friends. We learned a lot about the local histories, attractions, and many other things. I would definitely recommend this place to others. The only suggestion I would give to others is to have plans ahead of time for your dinner -- as the nearest place to grab a bite to eat or get grocery is Saint Martins, which is about 20 minutes away. So either plan to have dinner before returning to the house, or bring takeout or something to cook at the house.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A step back in time

  • 5 of 5

To a simpler, more peaceful time. Love the antiques. Very pretty and feels like you are coming home. We stayed for 3 nights and rented all 3 rooms for ourselves and our 4 children age 5-13. May gave us great local information and directions to wonderful places to explore that we might have skipped past if we had not stayed here. We are so glad we did and plan to recommend this area and May's place to all our friends and family. The children fell head over heels for May, I think the younger ones would like to make her an adopted grandma. There were even some toys and movies in the little lounge upstairs. Her baking and cooking are amazing. We felt completely spoiled. You really couldn't ask for a better host.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rosy and family

  • 5 of 5

We loved this spot, clean, comfortable and very friendly - like we were staying with family. The owner went out of her way to accomodate our schedule, make us wonderful breakfasts and sweets and provide us with suggestions for touring the area. Our son felt like he had a new grandmother. The views were spectacular - some of the best I have ever experienced. Thanks May - hope to see you again soon.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Kilometres
Saint John Airport
Nearest Barpub
30 Miles
3mile
Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
Saint John/Digby Ferry
Nearest Golf
40 Kilometres
Rockwood
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Highway number 1
Nearest Restaurant
13 Kilometres
Pizza Shack
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Thorpes Beach

WE HAVE SEVERAL PUBLIC BEACHES NEAR THE HOUSE TO RELAX AND ENJOY, THERE IS AN ICE CREAM PARLOR , CRAFT STORE ,ANTIQUES, PRIMITIVE CRAFT STORE NEARBY, BEAUTIFUL OLD CHURCHES, FANTASTIC SCENERY OF THE BAY OF FUNDY AREA, WHALE WATCHING ONE HOUR DRIVE FROM HERE, NIGHT LIFE IN SAINT JOHN, SHOPPING MALLS IN SAINT JOHN, GIFT STORES, MOVIE THEATER IN SAINT JOHN, COVERED BRIDGES, SEA CAVES TO EXPLORE, FUNDY TRAIL PARKWAY TO HIKE BIKE OR DRIVE THROUGH [SPECTACULAR SCENERY[. COUNTRY MARKETS, VILLAGE EVENTS THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER.

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Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 15.0%

You can either book online with this site or contact me direct for any questions, May Moore.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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