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Whalesback Cottage, on the Ocean with Access to Peggys Cove Preservation Area

(34 Reviews)

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Front door and view of the Peggy's Cove Preservation Area and Atlantic Ocean.

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Last updated: 03/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Experience Peggy's Cove lighthouse, crashing waves and spectacular sunsets.

This two bedroom house with 1.5 bathrooms is the closest house to Peggy's Cove. Panoramic views from the living room look west over St. Margaret's Bay's stunning sunsets. All that separates this house from Peggy's Cove is the beautiful Peggy's Cove Preservation Area, A nature lovers paradise. From this house you can walk along the coastline to Peggy's Cove. A few minutes walk in the other direction you can purchase fresh lobster from Ryer's Lobster Pound, or dine at Rhubarb Restaurant. The ultimate in privacy and views, a fantastic location for a retreat or wedding.

Manager

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 03/26/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

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

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Located within a short walk to galleries, a general store and fresh lobster from Ryer's Lobster pound....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Stereo

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Halifax is a great city with lots to do & see, with a water front that is fully developed with lots of restaurants and interesting shops & things to do & see Halifax is one of the largest natural port...moreless

  • Monument View:

    The Swiss Air Memorial is just a short walk...moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    Not near almost in it...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Unmatched ocean views, Looking directly at Peggy's Cove & enjoying the best sunsets in the world...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Stunning views of St. Margaret's Bay, Peggy's Cove and the Atlantic Ocean. Located on the water, just a few steps to the crashing waves and natural Peggy's Cove Preservation Area....moreless

  • Rural:

    Whaleback Cottage is located in a old fishing village called Indian Harbour a mile from Peggy's Cove by road but looking directly at Peggy's Cove over the ocean shores from a private ocean front...moreless

  • Village:

    Indian Harbour is a small rural community of about 200 residents, Peggy's Cove has only 34 people but we get over 700,000 visitors yearly We have ( 4 ) restaurants lots of lobster fresh & fresh food...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    It is right on the wild ocean front with paths along the shore, make sure you stay well back from the waters edge, as the ocean waves are unpredictable ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Linens Provided:

    Fresh bed linen, towels. Minimum weekly change included....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Panoramic views of Peggy's Cove and Atlantic Ocean. Facing south-west for gorgeous sunsets....moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large main deck, and one off the master bedroom. Both facing south looking towards Peggy's Cove...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large pond. Next to Peggy's Cove Preservation Area which features beautiful hiking trails. Watch crashing waves, fishing boats and the natural environment at your doorstep....moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
from 34 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$196
$1,318 $4,519
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150.62
  • Pet Fee $75.31
  • Taxes Not included

Manager's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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


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Last updated: 03/26/2017
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Location

65 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Halifax Stanfield International Airport
14 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Granite Springs
40 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Halifax
25 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Exit 5 on Rte 103
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Rhubarb Restaurant
42 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Queensland Beach

Car: Necessary

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1998

About: Retired medical doctor.

Why Indian Harbour, NS, Canada:
The nicest natural, rugged oceanfront property in a small fishing village in Nova Scotia. The sunsets alone are worth the visit.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The wild setting, just steps away from the Atlantic Ocean.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 03/26/2017

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Photos

  • Front door and view of the Peggy's Cove Preservation Area and Atlantic Ocean.

    Front door and view of the Peggy's Cove Preservation Area and Atlantic Ocean.

  • View of Canada Geese at pond, overlooking the barrens and ocean.

    View of Canada Geese at pond, overlooking the barrens and ocean.

  • Canada Geese swimming in the pond.

    Canada Geese swimming in the pond.

  • Dining/Living Room

    Dining/Living Room

  • Dining/Living Room

    Dining/Living Room

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Master Bedroom with access to deck, and view of ocean and lighthouse.

    Master Bedroom with access to deck, and view of ocean and lighthouse.

  • Full Bathroom Upstairs

    Full Bathroom Upstairs

  • The Lighthouse is visible from the yard

    The Lighthouse is visible from the yard

  • Watch the fishermen from work from the yard.

    Watch the fishermen from work from the yard.

  • Sunset at Peggy's Cove, just a walk or short drive from the cottage.

    Sunset at Peggy's Cove, just a walk or short drive from the cottage.

  • Side and front entrance, looking towards ocean.

    Side and front entrance, looking towards ocean.

  • View of back yard, lower and upper decks, looking towards Atlantic Ocean.

    View of back yard, lower and upper decks, looking towards Atlantic Ocean.

  • Entry

    Entry

  • Living room with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean.

    Living room with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean.

  • Patio

    Patio

  • Downstairs powder room.

    Downstairs powder room.

  • Deck off master bedroom.

    Deck off master bedroom.

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • Watch the fishermen work from the yard.

    Watch the fishermen work from the yard.

VRBO #580605

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, March 30, 2017

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