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Kelley M Spearin

Member since: 2012
Call Manager
Speaks english, french

Charming, Historic, 'Tamarack'

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of the Chester vacation house rental

3-4 Bedroom Home In The Heart Of Chester Village

Charming, historic, 'Tamarack' is one of three remaining cottages from Chester's famed 'Hackmatack Inn,' circa 1900. This house, with its high ceilings, sits atop an exquisitely landscaped knoll in the heart of the village, and offers peek-a-boo views of the Back Bay. A graceful 9-foot high white wooden trellis running 40 feet along with a shroud of vines, roses and topiary trees, assures privacy. A flagstone terrace allows gracious outdoor entertaining. 'Tamarack' has an open floor plan for the entry, sunny living room, and dining room, where a bay window overlooks rolling green lawns. There are 3 - 4 bedrooms ... the ceiling in the master was lifted to 12 feet and a skylight installed; 2 1/2 bathrooms; a new kitchen sure to please a gourmet cook; an office/den with pullout couch for added accommodations; New Deck added off Kitchen.

A quaint sailing village, Chester is on the scenic Lighthouse Route The waters of Mahone Bay, is well known for yachting. A ferry connects the village to nearby Big Tancook Island and Little Tancook island.

Stroll the village and tour the shops, cafes and restaurants and take in a show at the Chester Playhouse Theater. Chester Yacht Club, Chester Golf Club are all within walking distance. Enjoy nearby outdoor Lido swimming pool, tennis courts and beaches.

Take a drive and tour the sites of UNESCO World Heritage Site of Old Town Lunenburg home of the Bluenose, Mahone Bay and picturesque Peggy's Cove.

Chester, and Nova Scotia, are wonderful for outdoor and recreational activities such as whale watching, sailing, fishing, hiking and cycling, as well as coastal exploring and sightseeing.

Halifax is 40 minutes away and Halifax International Airport is a 60 minute drive.

More Details
  • long term renters welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Kelley M Spearin (Property Manager)
Member since: 2012
Call Manager
Speaks english, french


Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Halifax Stanfield International Airport
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Tancook Island Ferry
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Fredas beach

3 Bedroom Home, Ocean views, with a yard located in Village of Chester, a short stroll from Restaurants, shops, convenience store, and a French bakery. Picturesque walk front harbor and Chester Yacht Club. Within blocks from Beach, Pool, Yacht Club, Restaurants and shopping.. The property is surrounded by mature trees, nestled on it's own quaint hill. The yard is beautifully landscaped.

* Back deck with patio furniture and charcoal BBQ.

* The house has new furnishings including beds, linens.

* The Village has a public seawater lido pool with life guards, Freda's Beach - a public beach, and a parade grounds with a gazebo where bands play on Sunday nights.

* Lordly Park offers a new state of the art playground and outside skating rink.

* The Chester Golf Club is a public 18 hole golf course that has spectacular views of the bay.

* Ski Martock is located approximately 30 minutes away and offers 7 Alpine trails and 14 Cross-Country trails.

There are also many farms and zoos with-in a 1 hour drive of the Village that offer U-Pick berry picking.

The Tancook Ferry is located 2 blocks away.

Halifax is 40 minutes away.

Halifax International Airport is 50 minutes drive.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Chester, Nova Scotia

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2016
Oct 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2016/2017
Dec 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Apr 1 2017 - May 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Chester Race Week 2017
Aug 6 2017 - Aug 13 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2017 - Part Deux
Aug 14 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$1,002

Cleaning Fees: Cleaning fee will be deducted from the damage deposit.
Cleanings are performed after each check-out.
You may schedule additional cleanings throughout your stay and are available upon request.

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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Chester

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Half bath on main floor
  • 1 Bathroom with bathtub, Sink, and toilet. 1 Bathroom with Shower, Sink and Toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • 2 Queen size Beds, 2 Single Bed, pullout sofa in den/office Baby Basinet or Pack N play available upon request.
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Concierge service available upon request. Some options available are: Pantry stock up, private chef, car service, events small and large, laundry service, adventure and tours booking, spa bookings etc... We are available to assist you with all of your travel needs. Inquire for more details.