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Hillside Estate with ocean views and private sandy beach

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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About the property

Commodore House-5 bedrooms, 3 baths, formal dining, office, sun room, 5 decks

Come stay at the Commodore House est. in 1899. Named after its previous owner, Commodore Williams Prine Hayes. Enjoy the century old estate grounds including it own orchard, grapes, many other varieties of plants and tress. Our home has just finished a three year renovation of the entire home finished in June 2013. Our 13 room house has everything to make your stay perfect! Fully equipped kitchen with new stainless steel appliances including a double oven for making those special family meals. There are five decks to sit back and enjoy the 330 ft. wide view, BBQ and spend that quality time with your family and friends. No need to travel to the beach, there is a small, private sandy beach across the quiet street. Shopping is nearby with quaint small local shops including local jams, fresh breads and the famous fish market. Many five star Restaurants in Chester and Lunenburg to leave you with the ultimate seafood experience and many local favorites.

There is so much to do here....walk the 4 acre landscaped grounds, visits the many local museums, whale watching, beaches, many festivals throughout the year, church suppers, car ferry ride, fishing, deep sea fishing kayaking, bird watching, scenic drives on the water, local evening theater, so much more.

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Debbie Purcell
Member since: 2013
Speaks english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
February 10, 2017


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Mahone Bay

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 11
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , ensuite off downstairs master
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , The is a queen size futon bed in it's own room.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , New bedroom with en suite on main floor
  • Three of the bedrooms have been renovated with one full ensuite. The futon queen bed is in the upper sun room. All beds are new and very comfortable.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
***We get many requests for weddings but unfortunately we are UNABLE to accept bookings for weddings or large gatherings. Maximum capacity is 11 adults and/or children. Thank you. NOW ACCEPTING OCCUPANTS FOR (NOV. 1-MAY 31)


If you've ever mentioned Mahone Bay to anyone that has visited they'll say, 'Oh I love Mahone Bay.' We are sure you'll agree. You will find Mahone Bay directly on the scenic 'Lighthouse Route' , following a coast that looks out to over 365 islands, one for every day of the year! It is only an hour and a half drive from the Halifax airport and about the same from New York and Boston! But that's by plane, of course. Steeped in nautical history and even a little piratical intrigue the town's habour is carved out of Nova Scotia's craggy South Shore. Protected waters and magnificent views make it a popular sailing, kayaking, cycling and hiking destination. Charming eateries & specialty stores make it a popular shopping destination. Whether you come for a day, a weekend, a season or a lifetime Mahone Bay will leave an impression, and a good one at that!

Other attractions:

Bluenose II

The original Bluenose was designed by William Roué and built by the Smith and Rhuland Shipyard in Lunenburg. She was launched at Lunenburg, Nova Scotia on March 26, 1921, as both a working fishing schooner and a racing ship. This was in response to a Nova Scotian ship's defeat in the International Fishermen's Race for working schooners established by the Halifax Herald newspaper in 1920

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

The breath-taking Lunenburg waterfront is the home of the world-class Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic. The Museum commemorates the fishing heritage of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Housed in brightly painted red buildings, with floating vessels at wharf side, the Museum offers a host of attractions, a maritime gift shop and restaurant.

Fishermen's Memorial and Tribute

On August 25, 1996, The Fishermens' Memorial was unveiled in Lunenburg. It is located on the waterfront between Adams and Knickle and the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic. The monument shaped as a compass rose, comprises eight three-sided columns at each compass point. Inscribed on these black granite columns are the names of mariners, primarily fishermen from Lunenburg County who lost their lives at sea from 1890 until the present.

Heritage Sites & Architecture

The taste and lifestyles of Lunenburg's rich past create a smorgasbord of building styles. In the space of a block or two you'll find a Cape Cod more than two centuries old; a classic Queen Anne Revival; a simple saltbox; a grand Victorian; and a revised-Gothic church! It makes a simple stroll down the streets of Lunenburg an architecture enthusiast's dream


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Mahone Bay

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 15 2017 - Jun 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 26 2017 - Sep 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$250

There is a $100 cleaning fee and a $250 REFUNDABLE damage deposit which will be returned within 2-3 days if nothing is missing or broken. Check out time is 11:00am and check in time is 3:00pm.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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