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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

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Recent Lunenburg reviews

  • A perfect vacation spot

    "We loved this place. We were so impressed with the cleanliness, everything that was available in the kitchen and, most of all, the incredible view. Sitting on the porch in the morning with coffee, watching the deer in the front yard and the horses next door, gazing at the view in the distance...hard to tear ourselves away to see the many things this area has to offer. I didn't want to leave - that's the sign of a great place to vacation."
    Guest: Ann T. Date of Stay: September 2016 Review Submitted: September 27, 2016
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  • Great experience in quaint location

    "Very clean and well maintained property in a quaint/remote area. Breathtaking views from all decks! The property description is accurate. I'd recommend this house to anybody for a vacation!"
    Guest: Serge L. Date of Stay: November 2016 Review Submitted: November 16, 2016
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  • Peaceful and Relaxing

    "Sunfish Cottage was absolutely fantastic.The cottage was bigger then we anticipated and the view of the bay was just beautiful. It was great being able to see seals swimming around in the bay. It is very peaceful and quiet at the cottage so if your looking for a relaxing time I would highly recommend this place. Planning to return for 2 weeks next time."
    Guest: Sarah L. Date of Stay: September 2016 Review Submitted: September 26, 2016
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  • Great property but some unfortunate drawbacks.

    "The two major positive aspects of the Fennel Old House are the view and the location. From the back deck – where we thoroughly enjoyed the ritual of our morning coffee – there is an incredible, unobstructed view of a tranquil cove in which the colours change with the tide due to the underwater vegetation. The location is at the end of the road on Bell Island, and, while you can see another home tucked further back in the cove when you walk down to the dock, the setting is exceedingly private and quiet. I enjoyed cycling from the house on Bell Island to Petite Riviere, Green Bay and over the mountain to Penz and La Havre where the local bakery must have a large magnet because my bicycle was always pulled to a stop out front! One evening, we took in a fine concert of folk music at The Old Confidence House at Riverport where a huge but gentle Newfoundland dog meandered through the audience obtaining affection. The La Have Islands Maritime Museum just down the road is a gem. There are two negative aspects, however, to the Fennel Old House. The first is that none of the four bedrooms have adequate curtains. There are no blinds. The concern is not a lack of privacy but rather an absence of protection from the early morning light. It is fine if you are an early riser and wish to be awakened at dawn; however, after 6:00 A.M. each morning, the light can be bright and annoying. The second is that after we booked the Fennel Old House, we were deluged with no less than 30 pages of detailed instructions with respect to the proper care of the house and its equipment from the beginning to the end of our stay. These instructions include: “Important Information about the House” (Over 60 do’s, don’ts and requests), “Care and Use of the Refrigerator” (2 do’s and don’ts), “Care and Use of the Dishwasher” (6 bullet points of do’s and don’ts), “Care, Use & Cleaning of the Electric Stove” (53 bullet points of do’s and don’ts), “Toilet/Composting System Instructions” (8 warnings in bold) and “Use & Care of the Soapstone Counters” (15 bullet points of do’s and don’ts). These meticulous instructions were accompanied by a total of 9 warnings that failure to follow them could result in the loss of all or some of our security deposit. The kitchen renovations this spring – especially the new Brazilian soapstone counters and state-of-the-art electric stove and dishwasher - have possibly made the owner especially apprehensive about potential damage."
    Guest: Stan J. Date of Stay: June 2016 Review Submitted: July 7, 2016
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