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Panoramic views of Bay of Fundy in Margaretsville, Nova Scotia

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Enjoy Panoramic views of the Bay of Fundy in our renovated Century home on the hill in Margaretsville, Nova Scotia. With a row of windows overlooking the water you can relax in our sunny, open living and dining area with exposed beams, pine floors and wood stove. Cross the road to the beach approximately 200 ft to rockhound and walk at low tide to discover sea treasures as the Bay of Fundy delivers the highest tides in the world. Stroll by the Margaretsville Lighthouse Est. 1859 and visit the wharf where you can view the local art gallery 'The Artist's Circle' If you like to fish you can join Mackerel Enthusiasts on the wharf at high tide where rigs can bring in 4-5 at once. 'Holy Mackerel!'

Take in the local events at the Community Hall such as Old Fashioned suppers and the Sunday afternoon Ice Cream Parlor. See concerts, plays and readings at the Evergreen Theatre in East Margaretsville. We are centrally located between beautiful Annapolis Royal and Historic Wolfville.

With summer evenings lasting until 10pm Atlantic Standard Time you can enjoy day trips while being back to see the sun setting over the Bay.

More Details

Leslie Kinsella
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

About Leslie Kinsella

I grew up in the beautiful Annapolis Valley and spent much of my life at the Fundy Shore in the summer. Since moving to NJ I always wanted to share this special place with my children and husband. We spend a part of every summer here and hope you love it as much as we do.

Leslie Kinsella purchased this house in 2005

Why Leslie Kinsella chose Nova Scotia

Take day trips to Annapolis Royal, Vineyards and Winerys in Gaspereau, Grand Pre, Clam digging at Blomidon, Habitation, Port Royal, Upper Clements Park, South Shore , Halifax. With Atlantic Standard time you can still be back to watch the sun set over the Lighthouse.

What makes this house unique

A wonderful place for small children as there is a large grassy yard in front and back with still beautiful views of the Bay of Fundy

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a wonderful week we've had here at the Kinsea House. Driving down the coast enjoying the beautiful views, Winery Tours, Celtic Music, Touring Halifax, "Keji" and Peggys Cove and a fantastic Whale Watch from Briar Island. We also enjoyed relaxing on the porch. We have met many wonderful people here who have been so friendly and helpful
Sep 2015
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Margaretsville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master bedroom-View of Sunrise
    Bedroom 2 - 1 bunk bed , Bunk bed has full bed on bottom for 2 people and twin on top
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Panoramic views of Bay of Fundy in Margaretsville, Nova Scotia
average rating of 4.875 based on 19 reviews

Great Family Escape

  • 5 of 5

If you're looking for a comfortable house that has sweeping ocean views, a well equipped kitchen, laundry room and space for your family/kids/dogs to play, this is the place.

The owner was extremely responsive to any questions I had leading up to the trip or during the trip. The house was very clean and even better than what the pictures depicted. The bathroom seems to have been recently updated and has plenty of room - the double sink was very nice. The neighborhood is quiet and good for short walks in the morning or it's a 2 minute walk to the beach where you can watch the sunrise and the seals play. It was a great trip. Thanks so much Leslie!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Margaretsville is beautifully centrally located, perfect for visiting Acadia area of Nova Scotia

  • 4 of 5

We just spent 3 days at Kinsea House. We were two couples, had plenty of space. Enjoyed the Margaretsville area. It allowed us time to spend quality time in a beautiful location.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A wonderful spot to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying in Margretsville, the small town is quiet with wonderful views. The house itself was felt homey and easily accommodated our larger group of 6 adults. We did have to make use of the one sofa bed but that was fine.

The fire pit was nice and we used it many evenings. Overall a great stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hindsville, AR

Girls adventure.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Kinsea house for 3 days during a girls get away with my sister, mother and best friend. We are 48-76 years of age. The house is lovely with a great view of the bay. It is quiet and very relaxing. It is not conducive to anyone with handicaps as the bedrooms are upstairs and the stairs are fairly steep. There are very comfortable sleeper sofas on the main floor which worked well for my mother. Leslie is very prompt in answering emails.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kinsea cottage

  • 5 of 5

We were there for 3 days, a family with 5 kids, and had a great time. The house has a lot of room and everything we need. The crib came in handy.

The harbour and lighthouse is a 2 minute walk away. You can see the bay from the house and watch the fog coming in.

The weather was warm and dry, so we didn't stay inside too much and even did most of the cooking over the firepit.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay and that the house accommodated your large family!
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Wayland, NY

Kinsea cottage

  • 5 of 5

We only stayed for 2 nights at this delightful cottage but it was perfect. Very clean with everything you need. Internet is slow but not needed if you want to enjoy a relaxing vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wonderful to hear you had a relaxing stay-I will address internet speed to see if there is anyway to improve it for future use. Glad you could see this part of Nova Scotia and enjoy the tranquility.
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Halifax Stanfied International Airport
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Highway 101
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Dock By the Bay Cafe
Car: necessary

Try the Dock By the Bay Cafe down at the Wharf on Haddock Alley. Delicious food and drink and sights and sounds of the Bay of Fundy.


Rates & Availability

Margaretsville House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
summer 2017
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $75
Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $20

Rates are based on 4 adults. Add 50.00 per night, per guest

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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