Classic Nova Scotia Summer Home on a White Sand Beach(1 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:4-7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 7+ Acres On A 1 Kilometre Private Sandy Beach.
The house has everything you need in a vacation cottage. Approximately 1900 square feet, but the flow makes it feel more spacious. The kitchen is fully equipped with a fridge, stove, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, kettle and other small appliances. Meals can be enjoyed outside on the deck, in a dining area off the kitchen, or at a table in the year-round sunroom.
A large deck allows you to enjoy a fabulous unobstructed view of Little Harbour and the Atlantic ocean beyond. Enjoy your morning coffee watching the sunrise over the harbour. While away an afternoon watching boats arriving at the lobster pound to unload their catch, listening to the surf or watching birds overhead. Stroll over to the pound and buy some lobsters for dinner (in season).
The meadow offers lots of room to play amongst the apple trees, wild roses, lupins and other wildflowers. The sheltered sandy harbour is great for swimming and wading, and offers warmer water than one might expect from the north Atlantic……. at least by Nova Scotia’s standards. (But keep in mind, this is the north Atlantic!)
National Geographic has identified the South Shore of Nova Scotia as the 8th best coastal destination in the world. The area is excellent for outdoor recreational activities including sailing, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, hiking, trail walking and cycling, as well as coastal exploring and sightseeing. We are also well situated for day trips to many other beautiful beaches and villages all along the South Shore. It is less than a 15 minute drive to the quaint village of Lockeport and less than a half hour to Liverpool and Shelburne.
Sea Mist would be a great spot for a honeymoon for a couple but it is not available for weddings or reunions.
Long weekend and long-term rentals may be available, please enquire.
Member since: 2016
- 1880 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View
- Ocean View
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Mountain Biking
Dining room is open to the kitchen & living room, with French doors to the sunroom. Six chairs around this table, 6 more chairs around a second dining table in the sunroom, + patio table and 6 chairs....moreless
- Dining Room
- Seating for 6 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
Coffee many ways - individual drip, French presses, Moka (on-burner expresso pot), drip coffee maker, percolator. Expresso cups and saucers. Kettle, tea pots, tea cups and saucers, and mugs. Sugar....moreless
- Dishes & Utensils:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jun 17 - Jun 30, 2017
4 night min stay
Summer 2017 - Sat. to Sat.
Jul 1 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 3 - Oct 31, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $374.05
Summer rentals at the weekly rate are available for Saturday to Saturday rentals only.
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Tax will not be charged on the rental.
If you are required to cancel your reservation, the cancellation must be in writing, by email. The amount of refund will depend on when the cancellation notice is received. Details are outlined in the rental agreement.
A security deposit of C$500 is required. The balance is due 90 days prior to arrival. To ensure the security of your information, we will transact directly, not through this site. I prefer Paypal or a secure Interac e-transfer through the Royal Bank of Canada, but will accept a cheque in Canadian $, drawn on a Canadian charter bank for advance bookings.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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The nearest town for services (small grocery store / butcher, banking, pharmacy, mechanic/gas, restaurants, liquor store, medical, etc.) is Lockeport, less than 15 minutes away. An ATM is in the grocery store, not the bank. Larger national-chain grocery stores, a hospital with an emergency room, and additional services are available in Shelburne and Liverpool, less than 30 minutes away.
About the owner: I am from Nova Scotia and my husband is from New Brunswick. While life took me out of the Maritimes for more than a decade, we now live in Halifax and make our way to Sea Mist as often as we can, year-round. I work in renewable energy and Dana is a lawyer.
Why the Owner Chose Shelburne, NS, Canada:
The South Shore of Nova Scotia is a string of white beaches, ragged shores and quaint towns. So many things to see and do.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
There is a calm to Sea Mist that envelopes you when you arrive. It is quiet and beautiful. I love that there is room to roam and I can find a spot that suits whatever mood I am in or whatever the weather. There is such a variety of lovely spaces, to be as together or as solitary as you feel like, at any moment. Each day the clouds paint a new sky, and the waves sculpt a different beach. The moon and stars seem brighter. For me, the beauty of Sea Mist is the whole package. I love the older buildings; a home with character, that has changed over time, yet kept true to itself. I love that it is private, yet when you look back at it from the beach, above the trees and fields you can see other homes and a church of similar vintage, the lobster pound, the fire hall, a community. There is an old one-room schoolhouse, that stands there tiredly, still willing to support any bird that needs a place to rest. It seems part of a living postcard, from a simpler age. I enjoy going over to the lobster pound, walking in and having them weigh and sell me the freshest lobsters you can imagine. I love the sunrises, and the sunshine on the deck, and that it spills through the front windows in the kitchen and sunroom in the morning. And the meadow full of lupins, apple trees, and other wildflowers. And the butterfly bush. How busy they all are. And the walks on the beach. Bird watching at the marsh, a swim, picking apples and making chutney, curling up with a book in the sunroom, sitting on the deck with a glass of wine. Sea Mist feels like a special family gathering place from a different time.
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Late afternoon sun. Other than the birds, the beach to ourselves. At low tide.
View of the house from the beach
Bright kitchen, well equipped.
View from living room, through dining room, through sunroom, toward the ocean.
Room with queen bed. Ocean view. This room will be repainted Spring 2016.
Bedroom #3, Set of bunks beds and an iron twin bed.
View from the back deck.
Easy grass path to the beach.
Quiet sitting area in the meadow.
Boulders at our end of the beach, high tide. 1km of sand from here to salt marsh
View of Sea Mist from the lobster pound.
Kitchen with view of the back deck and ocean.
View of dining room and living room from the sunroom.
Breakfast in the sunroom. Three sky lights and a vaulted ceiling.
Spectacular view of the ocean surf.
Antique iron & brass bed in bunk room. Room will be repainted Spring 2016.
Main bath (upstairs)
Side of house. View of deck and porches.
A fall stroll after a storm. Seaweed and shells on the beach.
First day of lobster season. The fleet leaves early. Good luck and safe fishing.
This listing was first published here in 2016.
Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017
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