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Lakefront Home-Private and Peaceful and Only Minutes from the City

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Last updated: 05/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

2 bedroom,1 bathroom cottage-style home on lake with large private yard.

Listen to the loons. Watch a family of ducks swim by or an eagle soar above. Jump in for a refreshing swim or enjoy the gentle motion of the floating dock. This cozy, comfortable, private, well landscaped lakefront home offers the casual and peaceful feeling of being at a remote cottage while only 20 minutes drive to the historic Halifax waterfront.
Gazebo over the lake edge for dining, relaxing or stargazing. Kitchen patio doors open to large deck and view across lake.Open concept kitchen, dining, living area with view of lake and trees. Medium sized bedrooms with storage. Full bathroom with shower and jacuzzi style tub combination. Jump into the Infrared sauna to relax after a morning swim.


Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 88%
Calendar last updated: 05/26/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1300 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, jetted tub


Other Amenities

  • Conveniently located close to Halifax to walk the Historic waterfront and shop at the markets. Scenic or day trips to the ocean, beaches, Peggy's Cove, Mahone Bay, Lunenburg, Wolfville in the beautiful Annapolis Valley and so much more. Maps and destination/activity guides will be provided....moreless


  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Beautiful sunsets over the lake. M...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Enjoy the casual elegance of this private Lakefront cottage style home. Located on beautiful Fletchers lake. Great for swimming, kayaking, paddle boards,windsurfing, waterskiing. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric heat pump...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Lawn chairs. Dining table and chairs...moreless

  • Golf:

    2 beautiful 18 hole golf courses within 15 km....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 kayaks and paddles for use...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Hammock. Badminton, crochet...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Ski hills 45 minute and 90 minute drive....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Courts nearby. Basketball court just across the road....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Paddle boat, air mattresses, ...moreless

Pool / Spa



from 3 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Sunday

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $512.26


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50% due upon booking by email transfer or bank draft. Balance due 3 months prior to arrival by email or bank draft.

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.

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Last updated: 05/26/2017
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20 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Halifax international
180 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
8 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Oakfield Golf Club
35 Kilometres
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 102
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Fall River village
8 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Oakfield park

Car: Necessary

Located on the beautiful Fletcher's Lake.

A place to rest and rejuvenate, stay, play and relax or take day trips to many of the easily accessible attractions that Nova Scotia has to offer. Peggy's Cove, Lunenburg, Mahone Bay, Annapolis valley are all less than an hour drive.

Enjoy the serene peacefulness and the feeling of being in remote nature but have all the conveniences nearby.

Located only 12 minutes from Halifax International Airport, 20 minutes from the Halifax Waterfront, an easy walk to the well known Wellington Bakery. Minutes drive to parks, Hiking and biking trails, 18 hole Golf, dining, grocery, liquor store, organic market and pharmacy.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: I have lived in many provinces across Canada and visited many countries and loved them all. When I arrived in Nova Scotia about 30 ago I had a very intense feeling that I really belonged here. Coming from Norwegian roots I can relate well to this maritime province.

Why the Owner Chose Halifax, NS, Canada:
I have enjoyed living in this home for 15 years. From the moment I stepped into the yard i knew that this place was special. It exudes a calming and peaceful vibe. This is meant to be shared. I want everyone to experience this energy and the joy that comes with being here.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
I feel very privileged to live so close to the ocean. But Nova Scotia is so much more than the ocean that surrounds it almost completely. Each part of the province offers something very unique......the lushness of the Annapolis valley and it's orchards and lakes; the ruggedness, large surf and quaint fishing villages of the eastern shore; the warm ocean, great beaches and farms of the north shore; and the great sailing and historic homes of sea captains of the south shore.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 88%
Calendar last updated: 05/26/2017

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  • Peaceful morning

    Peaceful morning

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Morning mist in October.

    Morning mist in October.

  • Photographers haven

    Photographers haven

  • Kayaking


  • Preparing for a peaceful morning kayak.

    Preparing for a peaceful morning kayak.

  • Open concept kitchen

    Open concept kitchen

  • Second bedroom.

    Second bedroom.

  • Morning coffee on the waterfront deck.

    Morning coffee on the waterfront deck.

  • The end of the rainbow! Ice forming on lake. January

    The end of the rainbow! Ice forming on lake. January

  • Beautiful gardens

    Beautiful gardens

  • Take a nap on the hammock.

    Take a nap on the hammock.

  • Sunset from the deck.

    Sunset from the deck.

VRBO #665303

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Saturday, May 27, 2017

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