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Miriam Sager

Advertiser since: 2009
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Speaks: english
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Miriam Sager

Advertiser since: 2009
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
February 28, 2015
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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Halifax House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedroom, 3 bathroom (1 ensuite) sleeps 6 - 1 king, 1 queen, 2 singles

'Stillwater's End' is a beautiful waterfront home, considered the 'jewel' of Stillwater Lake. A short 15 minute drive to Halifax, this new luxury home offers the best of both worlds. Situated at the end of a long private lane, your vacation home has the entire north end of the lake to itself. At the foot of the grounds are the wharf and floating dock, where you and your family can swim in the spring-fed lake, or take the pedal boat and explore the 'still waters'...

Within a 3 minute drive, or 15 minute walk, is the Hubley Center featuring a full range of amenities, including a variety of shops, restaurants, the local family pub, groceries, a liquor outlet, DVD rentals, fitness center, rec center, library and skateboard park. For the more adventurous shoppers, you can even take a short cut across the lake using the pedal boat!

A short, scenic drive takes you to the area beaches, local events and so on. Stillwater's End is located midway between the city of Halifax, and the start of the 'South Shore' region of Nova Scotia.

Stillwater's End is the ideal launching spot and 'home base' for your east coast vacation!

St. Margaret's Bay/ Lunenburg - Many scenic routes are close at hand. Majestic Peggys Cove is about 25 minutes away along the world-famous Lighthouse Route that runs the length of St. Margaret's Bay, a popular sailing, diving and fishing destination.

World UNSECO site Lunenburg, still a working fishing port and home of the tall ship Bluenose II, and the romantic sea-side town of Mahone Bay are within an easy 45 minute drive. St. Margaret's Bay and its sailing club are about 10-15 minutes from Stillwater Lake, as are a multitude of authentic antique shops, restaurants, and ocean-front artists' galleries.

The 'Ten Beaches' region starts just a few miles from Stillwater's End as well for those looking to connect with the ocean. Lawrencetown Beach - our world famous North Atlantic surfing destination is less than an hour away along the Eastern Shore. Lessons and equipment rentals are available at the beach!

The nearby sea-side village of Hubbards features great evening entertainment, with live music and open mic/ jam-sessions by the surprising number of professional and semi-pro musicians that have made the South Shore their home. The Trellis Cafe, host of the Thursday night jam and Fri/Sat live music, is also a fantastic restaurant and boutique art gallery, featuring revolving displays of the work of local talents. And, for its 68th straight year, the Shore Club at Hubbards Beach delivers top-notch live dance floor entertainment that has earned its reputation as “Nova Scotia’s Last Great Dance Hall'. They also serve up fabulous lobster suppers, Wed-Sun, featuring locally caught fare, fresh salad bar and 'all you can eat' steamed mussels!

Halifax / Dartmouth: Halifax is THE destination in the Maritime Provinces for both colonial and maritime history.

Explore the 'Titanic' exhibits and maritime museums along the Halifax waterfront, and the 'Citadel Hill' fortification that protected our fair city for over 200 years, and remains one of the most popular spots to visit when in town. The view from there out over the city and towards the open ocean is breathtaking.

Halifax is the home of world-class entertainment and dining, including Casino Nova Scotia, Neptune Theatre and the largest collection of fine restaurants, lounges and traditional pubs in the Atlantic region. The waterfront boardwalk in 'old' Halifax is an amazing collection of centuries-old warehouses, chandleries and breweries converted into delightful shops. artisan studios and restaurants, and is the berth of several 'tall ships' that take passengers out into the harbour. A ticket to the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic also gets you a tour of the CSS Acadia, a Canadian Hydrographic ship that remained powered by steam until her retirement in 1961. Don't worry the breweries are still here as well!

Stillwater Lake/ Tantallon - Of course the privacy of Stillwater Lake at your back doorstep beckons... calling you to your private, secluded wharf and dock for a swim in the clean, clear spring-fed fresh-water!

A pedal boat and life jackets are included with the rental, and a 'destination' landing at the other end of the lake brings you within a 4 minute walk of the shops!

NOTE: Special fall rates

Come see the changing colours, autumn is considered one of Nova Scotia's finest seasons... happy temperatures, sun, and cool evenings perfect for a fire in the secluded back yard by the lake.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Miriam Sager (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2009
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Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
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About Miriam Sager

John and I went to school together years ago and finally got together in 2008.

I have lived on the lake since I was six years old and he grew up in the small fishing village of Hubbards, not far away.

We both love the water and are often found in the canoe, small inflatable with engine or sailing!

I tend to be a hands on outdoorsy sort often puttering in the garden and John is a musician, playing mainly keyboards but making beautiful music with any instrument.

Both of us are fortunate enough to have our parents living near by as well as other close relatives.

Miriam Sager purchased this house in 2006

Why Miriam Sager chose Halifax

My folks acquired land here on Stillwater Lake years ago and we all still live here on the shores.

John and I had been long-haul trucking and found it a shame to have the house sitting here empty most of the time so we decided to rent it out during the summer months for others to enjoy! That was five years ago and now even though we retired from the trucking, we still want to share the lake with others! We leave in late spring and head just down the lake a bit to a wee one room cabin, off the grid, on an island. Here we stay 'til the last guests leave in the fall.

What makes this house unique

Because our home is owner occupied most of the year, you know you are getting more than most places have to offer and can be sure it is well taken care of!

The peace, tranquility and nature out every door and window are the finest aspects in my opinion (even tho' the house is fabulous)!

Guestbook comments from the owner


How lucky we were to find this place. It was perfect in every imaginable way. swam in the lake, canoed, heard loons and enjoyed beautiful lunched=s on the deck and dinners in the house. Your kitchen is better equipped than ours at home - unlike any prior rental experience of ours.

This place is ready for any size group.

You have worked hard to make this place very special and you have succeeded.

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you
Sep 2012
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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
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Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


based on 8 traveler reviews

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Luxurious Private Lakefront Home. Just 15 minutes from Halifax
average rating of 5.0 based on 28 reviews

Tranquility and Comfort By the Lake

  • 5 of 5

What a find! We had such a lovely vacation here at Stillwater Lake. We were greeted by the owner, and then with some fresh baked muffins from her niece. How sweet. The house was beautiful,very well maintained and very comfortable. But we spent most of our time on the dock, swimming in the lake, pedal boating and canoeing. It was tranquil and quiet, just what we needed. There was even a fire pit to roast marshmallows.The house was very close to some local restaurants and the grocery store, and a short drive in to Halifax. Thank you Miriam and John, we hope to be back again soon!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kara! It was a pleasure meeting you and your family. You were wonderful guests. Hope to see you again in the future. Cheers Miriam and John


  • 5 of 5

Es waren für uns sehr schöne 3 Wochen Urlaub gewesen.Leider ging die Zeit zu schnell vor bei .Wir haben die ruhr genossen.Und die freundlichkeit der Gastgeberin.Egal wenn wir ein problem hatten sie war immer für uns da gewesen.Das Haus ist hervorragent eingerichtet.Es ist alles vor handen,und für Kinder ein traum Ort.Keine Straße in der nähe und zu Einkaufen ist es auch nur 5 Minuten entfernt.Es war unser erster Urlaub in Kanada und eins wissen wir wir kommen wieder.Denn in diesen Haus kann man richtig vom altag abschalten.Ich kann es nur jeden empfehlen der die ruhe mag .Wir waren schon in vielen Häusern gewesen,aber so ein schönes und vor allem saubers haus hatten wir noch nie.Wir sagen 1000 mal Dank und weiter so.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway

Even better than the photos!

  • 5 of 5

This was the nicest place we've ever stayed in for a vacation rental. The house is beautiful, clean, well-equipped - perfectly gracious and comfortable. The location is gorgeous at the peaceful end of the lake. We loved swimming, canoeing, and just spending time on the dock. Hiking trails filled with pine trees and crystal clear water beaches are nearby. We appreciated Miriam and John's hospitality and advice on the nearby sights in Hubbards and Halifax. This part of Nova Scotia is beautiful. Thank you for sharing your home with us.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure meeting you. You were terrific guests! Hope to see you again! Cheers Miriam and John

Amazing Vacation

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a place to stay, near Halifax, where you can " get away from it all" this is the spot.

From my first contact with the owner I had a very good feeling and after spending a week there my initial feeling was absolutely right.

The house is absolutely spectacular. We are a family of 5 (with teenagers) and with the size of the house we never felt like we were tripping over each other. The lake is great for swimming, boating etc but extremely quiet. In our week there we only saw one other boat!!

You are about 15 minutes from Halifax with local shopping available about a 5 minute drive away.

When we arrived there were blueberry muffins right out of the oven.

All in all it was an amazing week in the Halifax area.......thanks in large part to the the vacation property called Stillwaters End. Thanks Miriam and John for letting us share your beautiful home.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway

Immediate tranquility!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I, along with our two small boys had a wonderful stay at Stillwaters' End. The house was immaculate, spacious, and had everything we needed (internet, satellite TV, games, books, basic pantry items, etc!). The fresh blueberry muffins upon arrival was such a welcome touch, and my boys loved them!

We had a wonderful stay and discovered that there were many things to keep us busy, all just short drives away. We spent a few days downtown Halifax, did some shopping at Bayers Lake, took a longer trip to Liverpool and amazing beaches, visited Lunenburg and Mahone Bay. The shopping centre located a few minutes away was convenient for groceries, as well as some prime takeout restaurants!

We also spent a lot of time back at the house enjoying the peaceful backyard, relaxing on the dock (we never did venture out in the canoe with the two tots, but loved watching for water skiers!), and BBQing.

It was a fabulous vacation with great weather and an amazing place to stay!

We highly recommend Stillwater's End!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway

We had a great time!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying at the house! It was quiet, clean, large, and extremely comfortable. We came just before the summer season but were still able to take advantage of the canoe and lake front beauty. I would defintiely recommend this house to anyone that's looking to get away from city living and enjoy a peaceful vacation. Also, it was extremely convenient to downtown Halifax as 4 of the guests were running in the Blue Nose Marathon and had no problem getting downtown on time.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway


Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Halifax International Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
250 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Glen Arbour
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Hwy 103 and Hwy 213
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
75 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Car: recommended

'Stillwater's End' is located on the beautiful north end of Stillwater Lake. Very private and surrounded by forest, this lakefront vacation home is only 20 minutes to downtown Halifax, and within 45 minutes to UNESCO world heritage site Lunenburg. 10 minutes away is St Margaret's Bay and its beautiful beaches.

Golf: Horseback riding and golf are nearby with Hatfield Farms and Glenn Arbour only a five minute drive away!

A twenty minute drive brings you to Hubbards Cove, home of the 'Shore Club' - the last of Nova Scotia's Great Dance Halls featuring lobster dinners Wed. thru Sun.and live music Saturday nights bringing in people from miles around.

A 'must-see' event is the Hubbards' Farmers' Market with local produce and craftsmen every Saturday morning in the 'ole Red Barn across from the Hubbards antique shop and the Trellis Cafe with live jams Thurday nights and live music Friday's and Saturday's.


Rates & Availability

From C$2,100 Per week

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Refundable damage deposit C$500
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A $500.00 deposit is requested to secure the booking. Payment in full must be received at least 60 days before arrival. At this time, a $500.00 deposit shall be required as a security deposit, to be refunded after check-out.
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Halifax House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , His/her sinks
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • Master ensuite features vanity with his and her basins and a large 6' tub shower enclosure. The elegant main bath has built in cabinetry and a 5' tub shower enclosure. Off the mud room from the kitchen, you will find the third bath with shower, a fast, easy clean up when coming in from your outside activities.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Comfortable beds and linens in spacious bright rooms. The master bedroom features a King bed, en suite and walk-out to deck. Bedroom Two has a Queen bed and elegant decor lit by a chandelier. Bedroom Three is nicely appointed with a pair of single beds. All rooms have WiFi.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 16 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
'Stillwater's End' features stainless fridge and stove, dishwasher, microwave, washer and dryer. The spacious, open concept floor plan is great for family living. Step out of the kitchen onto the 10'x80' wrap'round deck overlooking the property and the glass-like waters at days end. Listen to the call of the loon and the sounds of nature. In-floor heating and an electric fireplace ensure a cozy and warm return after a day's exploring, swimming or boating. Hi-speed Wi-Fi internet through-out, and a 60' widescreen TV in the spacious living room with satellite connection make it easy to stay connected to the outside world, even while enjoying the seclusion and privacy of this hidden jewel, which stands alone at the north end of the lake.

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