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Fundy Escape Cottage - Modern Oasis with Huge Private Shoreline & Beach

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Last updated: 09/07/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath (Sleeps 6)


Located in Phinney('s) Cove on the beautiful Bay of Fundy. This cozy 2 bedroom 'bungalow' is fully furnished and equipped with everything you need to enjoy your stay. There is a large yard perfect for a game of badminton or volleyball (provided) or if you prefer you can sit back in an adirondack chair to read or just enjoy the view. The large lawn leads directly to your own rock/pebble beach which is perfect for beachcombing or an evening bonfire.

Nice deck/balcony off livingroom to enjoy family barbeques or just relax.

we have additional photos but we are not allowed to post the album site URL - please email us for that. Also, google Fundy Escape Cottage for additional sites and photos.

In fact some pictures are previous to some updates and painting. Feb. 2016 we are planning another update. We have a nicer, much more comfortable brown leather couch and a tan leather IKEA chair. WE are doing a full 180 flip of the furniture and TV. New cabinets and hardwood floors in main living space. Please contact us for updates/progress. **To be completed prior to June 2016** Floors and painting done and we are working on the kitchen cupboards now (early April 2016).


****Price to increase after updates completed, so book now!!*****

3D LED flatscreen TV and internet - for keeping in touch with your peeps at home. Note, internet interuptions are rare (from a tower based system) but it can be up to 10+ days for service, if there is a difficulty with it, it is not "guaranteed" (or no compensation - if not working)


Owners' whalewatching business:

oceanexplorations .ca (for Canada)

*****OTHER VACATION RENTAL AVAILABLE ON DIGBY NECK IN EAST FERRY. TOP LEVEL OF A 3 YEAR OLD SPLIT ENTRY 2 BEDROOM HOUSE. VERY CLOSE TO WHALEWATCHING! NOT AN OCEANFRONT PROPERTY BUT MINUTES TO SEE THE WATER - See listing for Amazing Tides rental on this site.

Waterfront: Rock/Pebble Beach
Heating: oil
Children allowed: Yes. Rock/Pebble Beach
Smoking: No. OUTSIDE ONLY PLEASE!
Pets allowed: Yes. Extra Fee/deposit may be required, please discuss at time of booking

EQUIPMENT:

Fully furnished, fully equipped kitchen; fridge, stove, microwave, Kitchen-aide mixer, rice cooker, George Foreman Grill, slow cooker, BBQ - just bring your food. Indoor and outdoor games, small library, washer, clothesline and pegs. We provide fresh linens, light housekeeping once a week for stays longer than a week (upon request).

Queen size bed in master bedroom, double bed in 2nd bedroom. Complete four piece bathroom. Also, we MAY have a dvd player and small tv in 2nd bedroom to entertain your children - just bring their favorite dvd's or games to play. Please note: this 2nd tv does not have satellite hookup. Please verify with us, it that is something you wanted.

Large (domed) outbuilding also on property. Please contact us if you have any questions at all.
Thanks,
Tom & Penny

TESTIMONIALS FROM PAST GUESTS - from guestbook

' The cottage is amazing. The views, the seals & dolphins were exciting to see! The kids loved running in the yard & the drive in Digby on the bike was amazing. We will be back again!' The MacQuairries Sept 2011

' We enjoyed our stay so much. The location is wonderful and the bonfires at night so enjoyable. We would certainly love to return' J. Jagoe Aug/2011

'... best cottage we have ever rented...' M & A Robson Aug 2011 - Brantford Ont

' we loved it here and hope to return some day soon. Thanks for everything you made available for us here that made it feel like a home away from home.' The Tucks Jul 2011 - Paisley, Ont

'Beautiful spot!!' The Trebinski family

'we love the cottage and the area. We had a great time watching the sea life. We saw things we had never experienced before. We hope to be back soon! Thanks for making us feel so welcome' Chris, Kim & Meghan, June 2012

'Absolutely beautiful! A great place to recharge your soul. A piece of Heaven!' Marie & Trevor July 2012

'Thank you for our 'Week of Wonderful'. We loved every moment, from the breathtaking sunsets to locking ourselves out LOL. You were very gracious' Alan & Sue June 2013

'What a wonderful cottage and so well equipped.' K Macpherson, July 2013

'How I loved being here in your lovely and well-equipped cottage/home! Spent a serene 2 hour time sitting down in the yellow chairs watching the activity if the ocean. Perfect for a holiday! Comfy bed and beautiful breezes at night' A. Macpherson July 2013

'Thanks for an amazing home away from home with absolutely everything needed! Unbelievable! An awesome piece of heaven We've been to NS 3 times- they say 3rd times a charm! And this is the best stay we've ever had! We will be back' Ron & Deb Stewart Jul-Aug 2013

'Perfect vacation cottage. Our favorite things: beautiful sunsets, sitting down at the water, four feisty hummingbirds, sounds of the water, whales right up close, really fresh seafood Tom & Penny's hospitality.' Oris & Michael August 2013

' Our second visit here was just as wonderful as the first' Don & Bonnie Thompson Sept 2013

Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english, german, limited French & spanish
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 09/07/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Note: the water is very cold, tides strong and shoreline very rocky. It is not suitable for swimming at the property. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    smoking only permitted outside....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Since purchasing property we have accepted pets. There is a $100 'puppy deposit' - fully refundable with no extra cleaning or damage....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • queen in master bedroom - 2nd bedroom double we have removed the sofabed but have one rollaway on property - available by request ... we have a second one too, at our other rental ppty. We even have 2 BRAND NEW sleeping bags available, if you want/need for visitors. - BY advance notice only....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • We have been renting this cottage on other sites since purchasing 2007. It was only 8 years old at that time. It is not flashy, but served as a principal residence for that couple at the time. We have been upgrading it a bit, slowly but surely - a lot of outside! We have great reviews and feedback....moreless

Entertainment

  • Games:

    Indoor and outdoor games provided...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    yes satellite by Shaw or Bell TBC...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    note ppty is to east 1km of where showing on map- there are 3 little triangles (roads), the house is to right (east) of the middle triangle - Longely Mountain Road. closer to Hampton beach....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    it IS right on ocean ... you can (also) sit inside the house and look out to the ocean through the patio door, or outside - panoramic views of the Bay of Fundy from the balcony! ...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    The house is on the ocean with a large developed lawn and a newer lawn too - 2015...moreless

  • Rural:

    Very peaceful - only neighbour considered next door is a cottage from new englanders, sometimes rented (too). No one near to other side for quite a ways....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    This ppty has approximately 300' feet of ocean frontage - beach. The beach is big and small rocks. *** not suitable for swimming *** rocky, cold water and strong tides - go to nearby Hampton hbr...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Garage:

    There is a large dome building on site that is not used by guests. However, you may store your motorcycle or bicycles in it if it rains. Please notify us for key....moreless

  • Heating:

    hot air oil furnace available if required....moreless

  • Internet:

    Note, internet interuptions are rare (from a tower based system) but it can be up to 10+ days for service, if there is -no compensation - if not working. Also, it is not real fast - 'high speed'....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Small book and dvd library, large selection of vhs tapes. VCR available....moreless

  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Clothesline and warm ocean breezes provided ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for 6...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped Kitchen, all you need to bring is your food....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    bread machine, rice cooker, george foreman grill, kitchen-aide stand mixer, blender, stainless steel pots and pans...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Very large back yard leading to the shore...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$589 $2,355

Changeover Day: Saturday

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

pet deposit $100 - fully refundable required. - please contact us, re:pets

Please inquire about long-term stays

Cancellation Policy:

100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date

CHANGEOVER DAY IS SATURDAY


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

195 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Halifax Stanfield International Airport
55 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Digby Ferry
8 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Hampton Beach

Car: Necessary

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Tom is a whale/wildlife biologist and runs a whale-watching business (since 1986) approximately 90 minutes from this house. Penny works for the provincial government in the Land Registration office, in nearby Lawrencetown, 25 minutes from the property.

Why the Owner Chose Annapolis, Subd. A, NS, Canada:
Escape from the city to your oceanfront home away from home. Imagine the ocean breeze coming in your open windows at night as the sound of the waves lull you to sleep. Waking to the chirping of birds and looking for seals in the early morning hours. The rock beach is perfect for beachcombing looking for that interestingly shaped piece of drift wood, sea glass or if you lucky you find a tidal pool filled with small sea creatures waiting for the tide to come back in. Whether you are looking to explore Nova Scotia or just looking for a quiet place to get away from it all, Fundy Escape Cottage is your perfect 'home base'. Just a short 15-20 minute drive is the historic town of Annapolis Royal where you can enjoy everything from historic forts and sites, the Saturday Farmer's Market or live theatre. About 1/2 hr farther South is the town of Digby famous for it's Digby Scallops and local lobster. While in the area you must, of course, not miss the opportunity to go Whale Watching. The Digby Neck and Islands are world famous for some of the best whale watching in Canada, if not the world! For those interested in exploring further a field you can visit the beautiful towns of Lunenburg and Mahone Bay on the South Shore. Two historic fishing towns with great shopping, antiques and seafood of course. If hiking is your thing then you must check out Delap's Cove Wilderness trail, Cape Split and Kejimkujik National Park, just to name a few of the amazing hikes all within a couple of hours of the cottage.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The sunsets as you sit on the back deck or by the beach in the adirondack chairs are stunning. Each evening ends in a symphony of colors, with no two evenings ending with the same light. A photographers dream!


Contact us

Speaks: english, german, limited French & spanish
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 09/07/2016

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Photos

  • front door by circular gravel driveway to/from the road.

    front door by circular gravel driveway to/from the road.

  • Huge totally private lawn and beach. 

Go to photo album site for cottage shots.

    Huge totally private lawn and beach. Go to photo album site for cottage shots.

  • Ocean Explorations Zodiac Whale Cruises - Tiverton, Digby Neck

    Ocean Explorations Zodiac Whale Cruises - Tiverton, Digby Neck

  • FACING private beach! 
Please go to our other listings/photo sites for more!

    FACING private beach! Please go to our other listings/photo sites for more!

  • front corner of house from driveway. Side door and steps down to backyard

    front corner of house from driveway. Side door and steps down to backyard

  • Join owner Tom Goodwin on one of Nova Scotia's top activities!

    Join owner Tom Goodwin on one of Nova Scotia's top activities!

  • Tiverton Tom - fundy whale-watch owner nearly 30 years

discounts for our guests

    Tiverton Tom - fundy whale-watch owner nearly 30 years discounts for our guests

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016

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