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Newly Renovated Circa 1870's 2 BR Cottage with beautiful views of Herring cove

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

We are confident you are going to love the charm of this newly updated waterfront home (circa 1870's) which overlooks the quaint fishing village of Herring Cove NS.

Located only 20 minutes from downtown Halifax, this cozy cottage is an ideal base from which to enjoy all of what our capital city and area has to offer as well as the endless activities the whole family can do locally. We are blessed with all means of water activities whether it be swimming, scuba, kayaking, fishing, surfing, water tours / whale watching or just playing and relaxing at the waters edge on one of our many beaches, the closest being the white sands at Crystal Cresent Beach provincial park, just 20 minutes away. The beautiful and ever changing scenery can be breathtaking.

We also have many hiking trails; scenic routes for cycling; historic attractions (Halifax Citadel, Fort York Redoubt, Halifax Historic Waterfront Properties) and our local Now We're Cooking for fish 'n chips, clams or scallops, as well as many other favorites including pizza and Lebonese dishes. You can also enjoy fresh coffee, breakfast, light lunches and deserts from the very popular Pavia Cafe' and Gallery just a moments drive or short walk away.

Day trips in any direction can lead you to the beautiful south shore, eastern shore or the Annapolis Valley and the many attractions these destinations have to delight you with.

End your day on our large, sunny west facing deck overlooking the cove. Enjoy your favorite beverage while you prepare a meal on the grill and recount your adventures of the day or begin making plans for the next outing. There is a good chance you may never want to leave; we trust you will love it enough to want to come back!

This cottage has:

Main bedroom - queen bed

2nd bedroom - double bed and a futon (suitable for a child)

Sofa bed in living room (main floor)

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More Details

Morah, Ron and Bruce MacEachern & Joanne LeBlanc
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

About Morah, Ron and Bruce MacEachern & Joanne LeBlanc

Cottage owners are Bruce MacEachern & Joanne LeBlanc, and sister and brother Morah and Ron MacEachern.

Our company MAC 3 Property Management has rented long term rentals for the past 6 years in the local area. In 2014 this quaint fishing cottage was purchased and renovated as a vacation rental.

Morah, Ron and Bruce MacEachern & Joanne LeBlanc purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Morah, Ron and Bruce MacEachern & Joanne LeBlanc chose Halifax

In the last year the property has been totally renovated and upgraded by one of the owners. With a commitment to preserving the history of the cottage and an eye for detail, this cottage boosts the original wood floors and fireplaces. Additions to the cottage have been in keeping with the age of the building (circa 1877).

What makes this cottage unique

Located is the quaint village of Herring Cove. Totally renovated. Close to the downtown and local attractions. Stunning beaches a short drive away.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We spent a week at Cove View Cottage. The weather was not as welcoming as down east hospitality and the reprieve was Cove View Cottage. It is a beautifully restored cottage with everything you need. We are sad to leave.
Jul 2015
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Halifax

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • 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 Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • 4 piece bath, with claw tub and separate shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Sofa bed in livingroom
  • 2 Bedroom , master with water view and queen size bed, second bedroom has a double bed . The living room has a sofa bed
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Newly Renovated Circa 1870's 2 BR Cottage with beautiful views of Herring cove
average rating of 4.975 based on 43 reviews

light infused loveliness

  • 5 of 5

This was such a haven for our family of four as we took a rest from ongoing restoration work in our home. What a blessing to stay in a beautiful house filled with thoughtful extras, like slippers, spices, and locally roasted coffee. We wish we could have stayed longer.

  • Submitted: 31-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great spot for the family! Excellent hosts

  • 5 of 5

Thanks for a great visit. Cottage is just as advertised, super well appointed and the hosts were really great and helpful. The whole family was welcome and we all had a great time.

  • Submitted: 10-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful house with quintessential Nova Scotia views.

  • 5 of 5

House was absolutely beautiful, comfortable and clean with everything one could conceivably need for an extended visit. About 20 minutes from Halifax, but in an area that feels thoroughly rural. Renovations have left beautiful original pieces while feeling new and clean. Wish we could've afforded a longer stay!

  • Submitted: 19-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enjoyable and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at the cottage. It is well-situated, well-equipped and wonderfully renovated to provide an enjoyable and relaxing place to stay when in the Halifax area.

  • Submitted: 31-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful cottage in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

What a great cottage. It was super clean and had everything you could possibly need. It worked very well for our family of four. Our kids are 10 and 12 and they really appreciated the movies and board games that were in the cottage. The kitchen was very well-equipped and had everything I needed to prepare meals. The architectural features of the cottage are wonderful especially the original fireplace and mantle. Will definitely stay here again our next trip to Nova Scotia!

  • Submitted: 20-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming house in a quiet village close to Halifax

  • 5 of 5

A great little house - tasteful renovations, and Herring Cove is a very scenic location. We used the house as a base to explore the Peggy's Cove area and Halifax - only 20 minutes to downtown! Highly recommended...

  • Submitted: 15-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Halifax International
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Ashburn Golf Course
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
VIA Rail
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
102 Highway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Pavia Cafe and Art Gallery
Nearest Ski
150 Kilometres
Ski Wentworth
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
Crystal Crescent
Car: necessary

Located close to hiking trails, Fort York Redoubt , Crystal Crescent Beach, and a short drive to historic downtown Halifax, Citadel Hill and Peggy's Cove


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Halifax

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fall and Winter
Oct 23 2017 - May 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit C$200

check in time 3:00pm, check out time 10:00am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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