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Urban Cool with a Harbour View

Bedrooms 1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Perched atop a historic town house in the bustling and hip Agricola North area

If a central location is what you are searching for then look no further. Park your car in a private off street spot then walk or bike everywhere. 15 minutes walk takes you downtown, a little further and you will access the waterfront, Historic Properties, universities, hospitals, museums and tourism attractions. Many of the listings for Halifax are actually no where near the city core. From our flat ..walk everywhere

Our apartment is built on the third floor of a 19th century row house at 2433 Agricola Street # 2. Yes there are stairs but it is worth the walk. It is a bright and sunny open concept flat with a corner view of Halifax Harbour.

We started our first vacation rental in 2013 with Heart of Halifax # 1 just around the corner and enjoyed the experience so much that we have decided to open up the the flat above our own home to visitors.

There is one bedroom with an ensuite bathroom opening into an open concept living/dining/kitchen area. There is also access to a nice little deck for afternoon sun. The bedroom is equipped with a brand new king sized bed topped with a high quality foam mattress and deluxe bedding. Off the bedroom is your ensuite bathroom with a tiled shower.

The floors are all hardwood and the kitchen area features a custom built wood dining counter. Kitchen equipment includes a full sized flat top stove and stainless fridge as well as standard small appliances. Your hosts are chefs and so we have equipped the kitchen with top quality pots, dishware and of course sharp kitchen knives!

The living area is well furnished and includes a top quality memory foam convertible sofa bed. Easy chairs, coffee table and a flat screen TV complete the picture.

More Details

Peter Williams
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, spanish, Se habla espanol. On parle francais
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 6, 2017

About Peter Williams

We are Jude and Peter Williams. After many years of working in tourism and restaurant businesses we are enjoying running our two holiday rental apartments in our own neighbourhood

Peter Williams purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Peter Williams chose Halifax

This apartment is the upper story of our own home and so very 'hands on'.

What makes this apartment unique

Its all about the neighbourhood which we think is the best in our city. Walkable, bikeable and with a burgeoning arts and culture scene, this is the place to be


West End Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom is accessed through the master bedroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Fold out futon in open living area
  • One bedroom with king sized bed memory foam mattress. The other sleeping space is a double futon in the living room
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Urban Cool with a Harbour View
average rating of 4.8157897 based on 38 reviews

The Eclectic Agricola

  • 4 of 5

Excellent location. Lovely decor. Very clean. Wonderful natural light. Poor internet.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver BC Canada

Great central location

  • 5 of 5

Cute and comfortable, had everything my wife and I needed. Great location for neighbourhood restaurants and bars (we tried Chainyard, Robie St. Station, Unfiltered Brewing, and Good Robot, and all were very good for food and drinks), and took us about 15 minutes to walk downtown. Would happily stay again!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and Centrally Located

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay. Went with our family of four, two adults and two kids. The apartment was clean and cheery and centrally located. It had everything we needed including a fully equipped kitchen. There were plenty of shops and restaurants within walking distance along with sites to see. Would definitely recommend this appartment.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

Place was clean and located perfectly for our needs. Cute and more then enough room for 2 people

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Lindsay Ontario Canada

Great location, clean, well equipped Halifax apartment.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the neighborhood...lots of places to eat within walking distance. One night we got takeout from Mid East store and ate on the deck at apartment. You can walk everywhere from here including harbour and downtown area. It was our first visit to Halifax and staying here added to our great experience visiting this beautiful city.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, comfortable and well-appointed.

  • 4 of 5

Had all we needed for our stay. Very comfortable bed! Only issue was a lot of traffic and pedestrian noise. Good location within walking distance to downtown and waterfront.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Halifax Stanfield International
Nearest Ferry
2 Kilometres
Halifax Harbour
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Halifax Via Rail
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Trans Canada Highway # 102
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Ski
60 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Chocolate Lake
Car: not necessary

Our apartment is located on Agricola Street North End Halifax. The neighbourhood is rapidly becoming the go to restaurant area as well as being a center for arts and music. Right around the corner is the Halifax Common, a lovely park with many recreational activities plus a huge outdoor skating rink. Best of all we are near downtown Halifax, only 15 minutes on foot, with all that has to offer. Hospitals, government offices, universities, museums are all easily accessible without a car. As well, we have quick and easy access to highways making this a great base for day trips around the province.

If you are a foodie, this is the right neighbourhood as several of the best new restaurants in the city are only a block away. Great local produce can be found at the market store across the street with super markets just a bit further.

Halifax has a wealth of museums from the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic to the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia to the Natural History Museum, all an easy walk.

Downtown too is easily accessible, with a wonderful, walkable center filled with shopping, cinemas, theater, nightlife etc.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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