The Ice House Cottage 2

The owner has been emailed.
To book this property, you need to complete your booking through checkout on the VRBO website. We can't protect your payment if we don't know you've booked through us. Learn more


Last updated: 09/01/2016
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Cosy cottage nestled in the centuries old fishing village of Birchy Head, located 150 feet from the waters of St. Margaret's Bay. Eight minutes from Hubbards, less than an hour from the communities of Chester, Mahone Bay, Lunenburg and Peggy's Cove as well as downtown Halifax. One hour from Stanfield International Airport. Conveniently located within minutes of Freewheeling Adventures, for kayaking and biking. Watch the sunrise over the bay, passing fishing boats and sea life, all from the large wrap-around deck. The cottage has 500 square feet of living area, plus 416 square feet of deck with ocean view, propane barbeque and deck chairs.
The interior of the cottage has a Murphy Bed which folds effortlessly into the wall when not in use. There is a fully equipped kitchen and three piece bath.
The building dates back to 1860 and was at one time a post office, a general store and a toy shop, located in Hubbards, until it was moved to its present location.
It is supplied with a colour television as well as WiFi.

Peace of mind when checking out through VRBO

  • We'll back you with our Book With Confidence GuaranteeTM
  • You'll get comprehensive payment protection when checking out on our website
  • We're always here for you with customer service available 24/7

Read more about our Book with Confidence GuaranteeTM

Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Limited Accessibility:

    Access ramp to cottage...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking inside the premises....moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    special circumstances only...moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom 1


  • Queen size Murphy Bed in living/dining room, folds to wall when not in use....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower



  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    TV and DVD player provided....moreless

  • Video Library


  • Away From It All


  • Churches
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    Apprx. 150 from the shore of St. Margaret's Bay...moreless

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Dining area is contained in the living/sleeping area....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens are provided....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Living/dining/sleeping area, consists of one large room with a Murphy bed....moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking on site at the cottage....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    All towels are provided....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All dishes and cooking utensils provided...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Full kitchen...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Large balcony with lawn chairs with great view of the ocean....moreless

  • Bicycles:

    Bicycles may be rented from Freewheeling Adventures, a few minutes away....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayaks may be rented from Freewheeling Adventures, a few minutes down the road. The ocean can be accessed from a slipway across the road....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Outdoor propane bbq, located on the deck/balcony....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 5
from 1 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$109 $109
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$713 $2,852

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $19 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 15%


Rates are based on double occupancy.

Owner'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.

Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Travel with peace of mind.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


Last updated: 09/01/2016
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates


70 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Stanfield International Airport
8.8 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
28 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
9 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Highway 103
8.8 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Mill Cove

Owner info

Contact us

Speaks: english



  • Ice House Cottage (2)

    Ice House Cottage (2)

  • Deck/balcony


  • Kitchen


  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Living Room/Murphy Bed

    Living Room/Murphy Bed

  • Balcony


  • View from Balcony

    View from Balcony

  • Deck and slipway on shore

    Deck and slipway on shore

  • Mill Cove Wharf

    Mill Cove Wharf

  • Mill Cove Wharf

    Mill Cove Wharf

  • Mill Cove Beach

    Mill Cove Beach

  • Deck/Balcony


  • Kitchen


  • Murphy Bed in Living area

    Murphy Bed in Living area

  • Bathroom


  • View from Balcony

    View from Balcony

  • Slipway to ocean

    Slipway to ocean

  • Fishing boats at Mill Cove wharf

    Fishing boats at Mill Cove wharf

  • Beach at wharf

    Beach at wharf

  • Skyline


VRBO #616025

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Partner Offers

Book Online or call VRBO Booking Assistance: 888-829-7076

Enter dates to see accurate pricing

Minimum stay 3 nights
Dates are unavailable
Please enter travel dates
Please enter # of guests
Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
This listing requires that rentals start on a .
Request to Book

Booking confirmation within 24 hours

Get an Instant Quote

Pay with confidence
 please wait... When you book through the VRBO website, your booking is backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee Learn more
  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
  • Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms
  • Property type
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Send email
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 09/01/2016
Add vacation protection services to your booking

Three services to protect your trip:

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

Travel with peace of mind.

Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Get it now

Share this property via Email

The Ice House Cottage 2

Hubbards, NS, Canada #616025

1 BR  1 BA  Sleeps 4

You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

Share this property via Email

    Please correct the following errors and resend:
  • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
  • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
  • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.