Beach Retreat at Braeshore Ideal for Two People.
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- Minimum stay:1-31 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Visit Nova Scotia, Canada’s Ocean Playground, and stay at Uncle Bob’s just outside Pictou at Braeshore.
Uncle Bob’s is a fully self-contained, modern 900 SF, 1 bedroom garage apartment, with a private entrance, that is comfortable for a couple but can sleep up to 5.
It is situated on 16 acres, 200 feet from a paved road and 500 feet from the warm waters of Pictou Harbour on the Northumberland Strait. The safe, sandy beach is easily reached from a private deck and stairs. Sit-on kayaks are available with life jackets. Apartment is fully winterized and air conditioned by a heat pump. A propane fireplace is also available for cooler months.
Uncle Bob’s has a large bedroom with a queen size bed plus a double sofa-bed in the great room.
All appliances, including washer and dryer and dishwasher come with apartment, as well as the fully equipped kitchen plus all linens and towels.
Wi-fi, TV, DVD player are included.
The modern three-piece bath includes tub with shower.
There is a deck off the great room and a patio below for just sitting and admiring the view or using the barbecue.
The Owners live 150 feet away and are usually available to answer any questions or can be contacted by phone or email..
Nova Scotia is rich in history, scenery, great food and festivals. Pictou, as the birthplace of New Scotland, is part of this tradition and is a 5 minute drive away and features The Hector Interpretive Centre with a full scale replica of the ship that brought the first Scottish settlers to Pictou County in 1773.
Pictou is ideally located for side trips to PEI, Cape Breton (and the Cabot Trail) and Halifax. The ferry to PEI is a few minutes’ drive, Halifax and Cape Breton about 2 hours.
Come for a week or a month. We know you will enjoy the property, we do and have done so for 50+ years.
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902 240 1574
Member since: 2012
- On floor 2
- 900 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Not Suitable For Children
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5
- Queen size Beds (1), Sofa bed (1)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Sit on kayaks and life jackets available.
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View:
The closest town is Pictou about 3 miles away with drug stores, a supermarket, liquor store, Tim Hortons, convenience stores, restaurants, service station, gas station, hardware & building supplies....moreless
- Ocean View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Gas Fireplace:
- Hair Dryer
Heat pump units in bedroom and great room, infloor radiant in bathroom, electric baseboard in bedroom, propane fireplace in great room and infloor radiant in ground floor garages and entrance hallway....moreless
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Parking Off Street
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2017
31 night min stay
May 1 - Jun 15, 2017
7 night min stay
Jun 16 - Sep 15, 2017
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $75.20
- Taxes Not included
Payment Terms per above are not correct and there is no option for the Owner to set their own terms.
To confirm a booking we request a signed rental agreement plus a deposit of 50% of the first weeks rental plus a $100 refundable damage deposit. Balance of the rental is due, along with the refund of the damage deposit, at check-out. Deposit if fully refundable up to 2 weeks prior to the start of the rental and thereafter if property can be rebooked. There are no taxes payable, rates are all inclusive.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Pictou is the birhplace of New Scotland and the Hector Interpretative Centre tells of the epic voyage of the first Scottish settlers to arrive in Pictou County in 1773 on board the Hector. A full size replica of the Hector is moored at the Centre.
Year Purchased: 1970
About the owner: We purchased the property in 1970 and built 'Uncle Bob's' in 2001 as our retirement, year round, week end home. In 2011 we built a new house to replace the original cottage on the property that was destroyed by fire the previous year. We now use the new house as our week end retreat which in turn makes Uncle Bob's available for use by others. We enjoyed our 10 years in Uncle Bob's and we are sure our guests will as well. We'll tell you the Uncle Bob story when you arrive!
Why the Owner Chose Pictou, NS, Canada:
Our family have been spending summers at the property for about 50 years . Easy access to a safe, sandy beach, warm salt water, lots of lawns, places to sit, barbacue and walk make it a special spot. We think the views from the great room and the attached deck are spectaular, including the sunrises.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Our location is 5 minutes from the town of Pictou which has great grocery, etc. shopping as well as the rich history of it's Scottish Heritage. We have ready access to PEI via the ferry just a few minutes drive as well as being within a 2 hour drive of Halifax, and it's airport, as well as Cape Breton and all it has to offer. We also have some fine dining within a few minutes drive including Pictou Lodge. Or just relax at Uncle Bob's and read, enjoy the views or the beach!
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WATERFRONT DECK LOOKING EAST
Uncle Bob's on the right
GUESTS IN RESIDENCE FLAG
Bedroom with queen size bed
Great room fireplace
Fully equiped, bright kitchen
September Moonrise at Braeshore - photo by our guest Kurt Johnson
AT THE FIREPIT
Route to the waterfront and firepit
South view from deck
BEACH TO THE WEST OF THE LOWER DECK
UNCLE BOB'S 2015
Dining area of great room
Bedroom reading corner
Bathroom with tub and shower
View from Uncle Bob's
Lighthouse by the pond
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016
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