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Seaside Shanty

Bedrooms 2
Space 880 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedroom sleeps 2 adults & 2children

located right on the water only three steps off the deck to the beach. One of the last working fishing villages. fishing, swimming, biking, internet bbq t.v. close to restaurants, cafes, shore club dance hall with saturday night dances and lobster diners lots of local art galleries, walking trails, close to chester, spectaular sunrises and sunsets near Mill Cove Wharf 45 minutes from halifax Nestled in mill cove. There is not an oven so it's light cooking with BBQ, hot plates, microwave, slow cooker, grills.

Fred Spencer
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2018

About Fred Spencer

We are in Jamacia in this photo We love to travel and we find great places on rvbo We are both originally from Ontario and have been in Nova Scotia since the mid seventies. We love living on the ocean. The landscape is constantly changing and beautiful. There

is fishing and squid jigging at the wharf. We bird watch boat, kayak, swim.

Fred Spencer purchased this cottage in 1975

Why Fred Spencer chose Hubbards

Breathtaking views . 3 feet to the ocean.

What makes this cottage unique

Spectacular sunrises, sunsets and ever-changing view of a working fishing wharf were you can fish or jig for squid when its running.


Hubbards Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 880 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Large shower with bench set
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 2 bicycles
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Seaside Shanty
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews
Stony Plain, Alberta


  • 5 of 5

Words cannot describe how amazing this place is- you truly must see it to fully appreciate it! The house is clean, well equipped, and beautifully decorated. And the location is breathtaking! We loved grilling dinner on the barbecue while the kids played outside in the ocean mere steps away, then eating outside watching the waves roll in the the fishing boats come and go. The hosts are friendly and helpful and we are so glad they decide to share their seaside shanty with us!

We have stayed at several great vacation rentals across the continent but this one takes the cake! Can’t wait to return!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Toronto, Canada

Beautiful spot!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful view and outdoor space! Friendly and helpful hosts!!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful little house, right on the water. Everything represented in the pictures is just how the place is, and it is very soothing and relaxing there. We had a wonderful time and will go back as soon as we can...we loved it! It's a great place to rejuvenate. Fred and Barb are great hosts, too.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Bird- Absolutely beautiful!!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our was so quaint and cozy with a breath taking view of fishing boats at the wharf... Overall a very relaxing stay and we hope to return next year

Thanks again

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Stay

  • 4 of 5

We had a fantastic stay at the Seaside Shanty. My children (3 and 5 years) had a great time combing the adjacent beaches for seaglass, shells, and little critters (crabs, mussels, etc.), and watching the boat/fishing activity at the warf. The view from the deck makes this shanty a very special place to stay. The steps to the second floor were quite steep, which wasn't a problem for adults, but a bit tricky for the kids, and the bedrooms have large beds, but the rooms themselves were quite small (which was fine with us). We were asked to keep water use low through the use of bottled water, paper plates, limited flushing, etc. There is lots to see and do in the area. Overall a fantastic stay. Thank-you!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Just a beautiful cottage on the waterfront with a breathtaking view. Fred and Barb are the most generous hosts. Thank you for a wonderful vacation spot.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Halifax International Airport
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Mill Cove
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit $77.49

add 15 % tax Canadian

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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