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Fantastic Autumn Colors. October bookings available.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Have you considered a fall vacation in Nova Scotia? This season is often overlooked however it offers you spectacular scenery as the leaves change color over a 2-3 week time frame in October.

Upon arriving at your home away from home you will be greeted by a breathtaking view of St.Margaret's Bay. This stunning view is visible from your two decks and the front deck is equipped with a propane fire pit for those cooler evenings. This is also a perfect spot to stargaze away from the city lights. A telescope and binoculars are provided.

Your cottage is 500 sq. feet. The master bedroom has large windows providing a panoramic water view, and a walk-in closet. Bedroom patio doors open onto your 1st. deck which is equipped with a barbecue and propane fired lobster pot along with two comfy adirondack chairs. Your front deck and covered veranda provide additional seating and an outside eating area.

Your kitchen is fully equipped with everything you will need to make your vacation stay with us as convenient as possible. The kitchen window also provides the same stunning view of the bay. The bathroom has a shower but no tub.

Extra sleeping provided on the memory foam pull out couch.(We promise it's super comfy ) High speed internet and cable hook up along with games and movies. Washer and dryer on site.

A quick 2 minute walk will take you to your first beautiful beach with a 5 minute drive to 4 others. Ocean access is also available in front of your cottage.

Downtown Halifax is 45 minutes, Peggy's Cove, 30 minutes, picturesque Chester 15 minutes, and Mahone Bay 35 minutes. UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lunenburg is a 45 minute drive. The coastal drive will take you through many small fishing communities with some great photo opportunities.

Annapolis Valley Wine Tours are available with pickup in Hubbards.

The Rails to Trails runs behind the property which is terrific for wonderful views while running, walking or biking. The trail runs from Halifax past Chester. Grocery stores and other conveniences are within a 7 minute drive.

We are pet friendly.

PLEASE NOTE THE QUOTED PRICE MAY BE IN US DOLLARS PLEASE SET DOLLAR TO THE CURRENCY YOU WISH TO USE.

Here are some recommended attractions, most within a 15 to 40 minutes drive.

* Tantallon Farmers Markets, Tuesdays 2pm-6pm mid June - mid October. Hubbards Farmers Market Saturdays 8am-2pm mid May to end of October

* Shore Club in Hubbards, Saturday night dance with live band mid May to end of October

* Shore Club Lobster Suppers Wednesday through Sunday mid May to October

* Festivals and Celebrations

*2017 Tall Ships Regatta- Halifax-July 29-Aug 1st and Lunenburg Aug 10-12th. Annapolis Royal Sail Past-Aug.16th

*International Busker Festival Halifax, -Aug. 2-7th.

*Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo Halifax-June 29-July 6th.

*Peggy's Cove Festival of the Arts-July 6-16th

*Lunenburg Folk Festival-Aug. 10-13th

*Chester Race Week-Aug. 16th-19th

*Clam Harbour Beach Sandcastle Competition-Aug. 10th

*Canada Day Celebrations and Fireworks-July 1st

*Natal Day Celebrations, Parade and Fireworks-Aug. 3rd-7th

*Stan Rogers Folk Festival Canso-June 30-July 2nd

*Wild Blueberry Harvest Festival Annapolis Valley-Aug.18th-Sept. 2nd

*International Town Criers Competition Annapolis Valley-Sept. 12-17th

*Halifax Jazz Festival-July 12-17th

*37th Atlantic Film Festival Halifax-Sept. 14-21st

*Annapolis Valley Exhibition-Aug.14-19th

*Scarecrow Festival and Antique Fair Mahone Bay- Sept. 29-Oct. 1st

Thanks Arlene and Randy

More Details

Owner
Randy Duggan
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

Why Randy Duggan chose St. Margaret's Bay

We purchased this beautiful property because of the view and we never grow tired of looking at the ever changing scenery.

What makes this cottage unique

Walking distance to beach. Biking, hiking, golfing, beachcombing, watertours, scenic drives, heritage sites, wineries, river rafting, and World Famous Peggy's Cove are at our door step. Or enjoy a morning coffee or evening glass of wine on your deck and watch the ever changing ocean.

Amenities

Black Point Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • There is a pull out coach in living room that is a double with memory foam.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
The Shore Club in Hubbards has lobster dinners Wednesday to Sunday evenings. On Saturday night they have live bands in one of the oldest dance halls in Nova Scotia that goes back to the days of the Big Bands. Also in Hubbards there is a Saturday morning market that features local produce and artisians.

Reviews

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Fantastic Autumn Colors. October bookings available.
average rating of 4.866667 based on 30 reviews
5

Beautiful cottage, extremely clean and well furnished.

  • 5 of 5

Minutes from some great beaches and the little town of Hubbards was very cute. Would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Great little spot

  • 4 of 5

This was a great spot, and had everything we needed and wanted. Some extra little things like binoculars, beach chairs and towels were much appreciated. The location was also great for us, with easy access to Halifax and Lunenburg/Mahone Bay as well as various beaches. The view onto the bay was beautiful, and Randy pointed out a couple of seals that were in the bay.

Randy went out of his way when we hosted a few extra people for dinner one night and another couple overnight, with extra chairs, etc.

It would be nice to not be on such a busy road, as traffic going by during the busy summer season was a bit annoying.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Best cottage we have ever rented!

  • 5 of 5

Arlene and Randy Duggan are consummate hosts. The cottage is fully equipped for cooking, the views are magnificent, all the amenities are terrific . It's a perfect getaway for two to four (on a sleep sofa). Arlene is a wonderful gardener so flowers are blooming everywhere. I would return tomorrow if I could.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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5

Ideal location for visiting Halifax and Lunenburg

  • 5 of 5

The beach house is a terrific spot with a fabulous view of the bay. Randy and Arlene are wonderfully friendly and so very helpful. They made our stay very special. The house was well equipped with everything we could need. Well located between Halifax and Lunenburg. we could visit for the day and then come back to a tranquil place to rest. We enjoyed walking on the beach and sitting on the deck watching the waves. Thank you for a great holiday.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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5

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely place, very comfortable, with friendly and helpful hosts. It's an easy drive to so many beaches and little towns on the south shore, and a fairly quick trip into Halifax if you're so inclined. It's a pretty quiet road too, I had no problem taking many wonderful naps!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Wonderful home away from home!

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I stayed at the cottage for 4 nights. Randy and Arlene are very friendly, gracious hosts who will go out of their way to make your stay enjoyable. The cottage was cute and had everything we needed to make our stay comfortable.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Map

Peggy's Cove Lighthouse
Mahone Bay
Lunenburg
Grand-Pré National Historic Site
Halifax Citadel National Historic Site
Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk
Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Halifax Stanfield International
Nearest Barpub
7 Kilometres
Shore Club
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Chester
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
HWY. 103
Nearest Restaurant
7 Kilometres
various
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Cleveland Beach
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Check in Times are 2pm and check out at 11 am. Check in times for Sundays are 3pm.

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.

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