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Rod Desborough

Member since: 2012
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Speaks english

Beach retreat at Braeshore ideal for two people.

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 - 31 nights

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Photos and Description of the Pictou vacation apartment rental

Comfortable and well equipped with an ideal loacation for a Nova Scotia vacation

Visit Nova Scotia, Canada’s Ocean Playground, and stay at Uncle Bob’s just outside Pictou at Braeshore.

Uncle Bob’s is a fully self-contained, modern 900 SF, 1 bedroom garage apartment, with a private entrance, that is comfortable for a couple but can sleep up to 5.

It is situated on 16 acres, 200 feet from a paved road and 500 feet from the warm waters of Pictou Harbour on the Northumberland Strait. The safe, sandy beach is easily reached from a private deck and stairs. Sit-on kayaks are available with life jackets. Apartment is fully winterized and air conditioned by a heat pump. A propane fireplace is also available for cooler months.

Uncle Bob’s has a large bedroom with a queen size bed plus a double sofa-bed in the great room.

All appliances, including washer and dryer and dishwasher come with apartment, as well as the fully equipped kitchen plus all linens and towels.

Wi-fi, TV, DVD player are included.

The modern three-piece bath includes tub with shower.

There is a deck off the great room and a patio below for just sitting and admiring the view or using the barbecue.

The Owners live 150 feet away and are usually available to answer any questions or can be contacted by phone or email..

Nova Scotia is rich in history, scenery, great food and festivals. Pictou, as the birthplace of New Scotland, is part of this tradition and is a 5 minute drive away and features The Hector Interpretive Centre with a full scale replica of the ship that brought the first Scottish settlers to Pictou County in 1773.

Pictou is ideally located for side trips to PEI, Cape Breton (and the Cabot Trail) and Halifax. The ferry to PEI is a few minutes’ drive, Halifax and Cape Breton about 2 hours.

Come for a week or a month. We know you will enjoy the property, we do and have done so for 50+ years.

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  • long term renters welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • children not allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Rod Desborough (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks english


Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
The Dock, New Glasgow (best Irish pub)
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Caribou-Wood Islands, PEI
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Pictou Lodge (fine dining)
Nearest Beach
300 Metres

Pictou is the birhplace of New Scotland and the Hector Interpretative Centre tells of the epic voyage of the first Scottish settlers to arrive in Pictou County in 1773 on board the Hector. A full size replica of the Hector is moored at the Centre.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation apartment rental in Pictou, Nova Scotia

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 16 2016 - Oct 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
31 night minimum stay
May 1 2017 - Jun 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jun 16 2017 - Sep 15 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$100

Payment Terms per above are not correct and there is no option for the Owner to set their own terms.
To confirm a booking we request a signed rental agreement plus a deposit of 50% of the first weeks rental plus a $100 refundable damage deposit. Balance of the rental is due, along with the refund of the damage deposit, at check-out. Deposit if fully refundable up to 2 weeks prior to the start of the rental and thereafter if property can be rebooked. There are no taxes payable, rates are all inclusive.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation apartment rental in Pictou

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sofa bed (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • children not allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
Sit on kayaks and life jackets available.