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Comfortable Traditional Ocean Front Nova Scotia Home

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Welcome to a comfortable home on the Atlantic Ocean and a sandy beach!

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Last updated: 06/29/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

A Blue House is nestled on ten secluded acres of oceanfront on a quiet sandy beach in Louis Head, Nova Scotia. Watch the sun and moon rise from the Atlantic and relax to sounds of the waves gently lapping at the beach. A large pond with an island adds to the natural setting of the property.

A Blue House embodies traditional Nova Scotia architecture that is over 150 years old. It is completely renovated to include a large great room and kitchen finished in pine woodwork.

More than a cottage, this large, 2,100 sq. ft. home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms and comes fully furnished and equipped. A Blue House has been awarded a four (out of a possible five) star rating as a Canada Select Accommodation by the Board of Tourism.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

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  • There is a full bathroom (including a shower) on the first floor, which also includes the washer and dryer. There is another full bathroom on the second floor, with a claw foot tub....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    There is an extensive collection of books for your enjoyment....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo:

    Included is a Bose Soundlink stereo with an auxiliary cord for using an iPad, iPhone or to connect your other devices to play music or audio files....moreless

  • Television
  • Toys:

    Beach toys are available ...moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Home sits on the ocean, with a mowed grass path to the beach and wonderful views of the Atlantic Ocean....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    The home faces the bold ocean and has dramatic views. It takes les than 90 seconds to walk to the sandy beach....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    A large natural wood table with six chairs and a view of the ocean provides a wonderful setting for your gathering....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    The home has high speed wireless broadband....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    High thread count sheets, comforters, and linens provide a luxurious comfort for your vacation....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    All towels included, including some beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen is fully equipped, including a lobster pot, coffee maker, and toaster....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Microwave is a large convection oven....moreless

  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,131

Changeover Day: Saturday


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Notes:

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Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 06/29/2016
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Location

120 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Halifax
45 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Yarmouth
45 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
River Hills
8 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Provincial Highway 103
15 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Lockeport, Shelburne, and Liverpool restaurants
Shelburne, NS, Canada
Nearest Beach
On the beach

Car: Necessary

A Blue House is nestled on ten secluded acres of oceanfront on a quiet sandy beach in Louis Head, Nova Scotia. Watch the sun and moon rise from the Atlantic and relax to sounds of the waves gently lapping at the beach. A large pond with an island adds to the natural setting of the property.

A Blue House embodies traditional Nova Scotia architecture that is over 150 years old. It is completely renovated to include a large great room and kitchen finished in pine woodwork.

More than a cottage, this large, 2,100 sq. ft. home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms and comes fully furnished and equipped. A Blue House has been awarded a four (out of a possible five) star rating as a Canada Select Accommodation by the Board of Tourism.

Louis Head is a picturesque community on the Atlantic Ocean, with golden sand and abundant wildlife. It is one hour from Yarmouth and two hours from Halifax on the South Shore's Lighthouse Route.

It offers a peaceful and secluded setting with a spectacular natural environment. The beach is over two miles long, making it a wonderful spot for families. It is ideal for anyone wanting peace and quiet in an oceanfront setting. The beach and protected cove also make it an ideal launching area for kayakers and canoeists.

The area is perfect for swimming, beach combing, kayaking, hiking, bicycling, and bird watching.

Fine dining and tourist attractions can be found in nearby Lockeport, Shelburne, and Liverpool.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1996

About the owner: We fell in love with Louis Head and its beautiful natural surroundings when we stayed at A Blue House when it was a B&B. We built our home nearby, and purchased and lovingly restored A Blue House in 1996 with updating last summer. We love the sandy beach, the community, the peacefulness, and the outdoor activities. Our children have grown up here and are now teenagers.

Why the Owner Chose Shelburne, NS, Canada:
A Blue House embodies traditional Nova Scotia architecture with updated amenities, including a large great room that overlooks the ocean. It is a large, comfortable home in a spectacular setting and only a few seconds walk to the sandy beach.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
One can spend time here getting away from it all, or use the home as a base for excursions to the many tourist destinations that are a short driving distance away. Every visitor has enjoyed their stay. Your hosts strive to make sure you are comfortable and have a pleasant vacation.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, german

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • Welcome to a comfortable home on the Atlantic Ocean and a sandy beach!

    Welcome to a comfortable home on the Atlantic Ocean and a sandy beach!

  • Side entrance with entry deck and easily accessible parking

    Side entrance with entry deck and easily accessible parking

  • Large dining and living area overlooking a pond and the ocean

    Large dining and living area overlooking a pond and the ocean

  • Enjoy dinner with your ocean view

    Enjoy dinner with your ocean view

  • Fully equipped kitchen for your gatherings

    Fully equipped kitchen for your gatherings

  • First floor bathroom includes a washer and dryer for your convenience

    First floor bathroom includes a washer and dryer for your convenience

  • Light and airy interior in a restored 145 year old home

    Light and airy interior in a restored 145 year old home

  • Large updated second floor bath includes a claw foot soaking tub

    Large updated second floor bath includes a claw foot soaking tub

  • Enjoy a lazy morning in bed

    Enjoy a lazy morning in bed

  • Dramatic views of nature

    Dramatic views of nature

  • Stroll the sandy beach

    Stroll the sandy beach

  • Return to the house along a picturesque path

    Return to the house along a picturesque path

  • Traditional Nova Scotia architecture in an updated home with modern amenities

    Traditional Nova Scotia architecture in an updated home with modern amenities

  • Large rear addition has picture windows and grand ocean views

    Large rear addition has picture windows and grand ocean views

  • Room with settings for reading, playing board games, or surfing the net

    Room with settings for reading, playing board games, or surfing the net

  • Read, listen to music, take a nap, bike, or plan to walk the sandy beach

    Read, listen to music, take a nap, bike, or plan to walk the sandy beach

  • Large updated first floor bathroom

    Large updated first floor bathroom

  • South and west facing parlor with more space and seating

    South and west facing parlor with more space and seating

  • Comfortable first floor bedroom

    Comfortable first floor bedroom

  • Spacious master bedroom

    Spacious master bedroom

  • Spacious and charming second floor bedroom

    Spacious and charming second floor bedroom

  • Enjoy the sun and view!

    Enjoy the sun and view!

  • And enjoy the varied landscape right out your door

    And enjoy the varied landscape right out your door

  • A Great Horned Owl, one of the many animals around the house and beach

    A Great Horned Owl, one of the many animals around the house and beach

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Saturday, July 30, 2016

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    5
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1.5
  • Property type
    House
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, german
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  • Calendar last updated 06/29/2016

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