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Exquisite, Newly Renovated Ocean Front Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Cottage With Stunning Ocean Views

Driftwood has two personalities. The original 90 year old home has been renovated to now include a family/ games/ TV room with a double sofa bed and other comfortable seating. Off this room you will find double and single bedrooms and a full shower room. There is also a laundry/mud room. From the family room you enter the modern addition of the Great Room (living, dining, kitchen)with a cathedral ceiling, wood burning fireplace and French doors leading to a large deck which is only 30 yards from the ocean. It has Muskoka chairs and a picnic table.

Back inside, admire the new fully equipped kitchen and comfortable sitting area before heading upstairs to the Master en suite bedroom with a Queen size bed and a stunning view of Mahone Bay. There is a private deck for morning coffee or sunset cocktails overlooking the ocean.

Outside there are extensive lawns and a large patio, with a round table, stump stools, Adirondack chairs, and a Weber gas BBQ. A fire pit and garden are also found here.The back of the property is wooded. We also have a small barn on the property.

More Details

Paul Noblett
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2017


Nearest Airport
88 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
18 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
215 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
Hwy 103
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
The Deck
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Upper Blandford Road, located just off the Lighthouse Route,is a quiet, no exit, coastal road frequented more by walkers and cyclists than by motor vehicles. Driftwood sits on a large lot, which allows you to enjoy the wildlife, assorted water fowl and garden birds.

There is direct access to a stony beach and kayak launch area.

On the way to Blandford village you will find and a convenience store/cafe, The Deck which serves a great clam chowder. Annie White is the proprietor. Tell her where you are staying: Driftwood was once her family home.

Just 10 minutes away is Bayswater Beach, renowned for its lovely, sandy, crescent shaped beach. Just past Bayswater Beach, on the way to Hubbards, is Shatfords, where you can pick up lobster and other fresh fish.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Halifax, Nova Scotia

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7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$750

Rental Agreement sent once deposit has been received as cleared funds.

Fifty percent of net rental required to confirm rental.
Remainder to be paid thirty five days prior to Check In.
Payment via Interac, Bankers Draft or PayPal accepted.
A Damage Deposit will be required here.
The cleaning fee is deducted from said Damage Deposit and remainder returned to you within fifteen working days from Check Out.

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 cottage rental in Halifax

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , En suite
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
    TV room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Family room with double sofa bed
  • All bedrooms feature duvets, fresh bedding and pillows and have been recently decorated. Amazing ocean views from the Master bedroom.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming