FABULOUS AND COMFORTABLE RENOVATED CHURCH

Christopher Gillis

Advertiser since 2012
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Christopher Gillis

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FABULOUS AND COMFORTABLE RENOVATED CHURCH

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Overview

Annapolis Royal Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2.5 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom renovated church with modern amenities.

Welcome to St. Alban’s Vacation Home.

We are thrilled that you have found your way to our website and to St. Alban’s. Please have a look around while imagining yourselves nestled into our beloved summer retreat. We recently acquired St. Alban’s with the idea that we would enjoy it for ourselves and take a few weeks each summer to share it with visitors to this beautiful part of Nova Scotia. We offer very reasonable rates and standard policies.

This converted church is indeed a special place. We see it as an adult oasis, a home away from home and a retreat for those needing a good break from city-life or the fast-paced work world. St. Alban’s is situated along a scenic country road just a couple of minutes from Annapolis Royal, in the heart of Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley. Our 2.5 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom home has all the amenities, and more…including serenity, comfort and convenience!

The home, itself, boasts a gourmet kitchen, spa-like bathroom, private bedrooms and old world charm with modern conveniences and spacious living. St. Alban’s has been professionally decorated, by us, with the modern vacationer in mind. Eating in? Enjoy professional grade cookware and high-end appliances. Dining out? We will provide you with our own personal recommendations of local cuisine.

St. Alban’s pastoral setting blends perfectly with the natural beauty of the Annapolis Basin and the Lequille River. For the hiker or cyclist, there is much to explore. If you wish to spend a day “in town” there is lots to see and do in Annapolis Royal. Take in a sweeping view of the beautiful Annapolis Basin from the centre of Annapolis Royal at Fort Anne, Canada’s oldest national historic site. There are shops, historical walks, a beautiful waterfront, and much more. The Annapolis Valley is also home to some of the best and most interesting antique shops in Nova Scotia. Be sure to take Route 1 heading to Bridgetown and visit some of our favourite shops such as ‘The Green Barn’, ‘Treasures and Collectibles’ (hi to Norm) and especially ‘Summer House Antiques’ (tell Eric we sent you). As you can tell, there is no shortage of things to see and do during your stay at St. Alban’s Vacation Home. But if all you are looking for is time away to relax and unwind, then St. Alban’s is perfect.

We invite you to experience what we can only say is “the best decision we have ever made!

Allergy Alert: There is a ten foot, down filled sectional at St. Alban’s in the main living space. Please note this in the event you or someone you are vacationing with are allergic to down. Although we empathize with your situation, refunds will not be given based on allergies with the discovery of the sectional after booking.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Christopher Gillis (Owner)
Advertiser since 2012
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Speaks english, french

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 9 traveler reviews

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Fabulous and Comfortable Renovated Church
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews
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Fabulous and Comfortable Renovated Church
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Annapolis Royal Bay of Fundy
5

Couldn't imagine a nicer spot!

Couldn't imagine a nicer spot!
  • 5 of 5
Our group of 5 (including two very small children) thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Highlights included Rose's generous gifts of local apples, jam and bread; the beautiful fall leaves scattered across the property; the thoughtful details including condiments in fridge, aveda bath products, and wonderful selection of magazines; and of course the stunning beauty of the church and its renovations and modern touches. A truly stunning property!

And to top it all off... Baby Sadie learned to crawl across the church floor.

Many thanks and it will definitely be recommended to friends and family when they come to visit us in the future after our relocation to a Annapolis Royal.
  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! Thank you so much and of course, welcome to Annapolis!
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Fabulous and Comfortable Renovated Church
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Annapolis Royal Bay of Fundy
5

A DREAM COME TRUE!

  • 5 of 5
We had always dreamed of staying at a renovated church and this was truly a dream come true! Everything was spotless and clean. The decor was lovely and design was a mix of old and new. The kitchen was gourmet with you all you need. We enjoyed dining at the huge pine table with a pew for seating. The main bathroom is inviting and we loved the showerhead. The fireplace was cozy with lots of chopped wood. Bed's were comfy and headboards were unique. There were books and magazines galore. Our favorite spot to sit was the loft where we would read and listen to the old records on an old stereo and reminisce! Rose was a delightful host who made us feel at home and welcomed us with homemade bread and the most delicious peach jam we had ever tasted....koodos to Rose! We would come back in a heartbeat and the four of us delighted in staying at your peaceful and glorious sanctuary in lovely Annapolis Royal with the craft show and absolutely beautiful gardens with views that take your breath away! Thank you so very much for the memory guys!
Sincerely, The Riesers and Bonns from Toronto
  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! Thank you for an incredible review. We are so pleased you had a wonderful time. It was great hosting you and we hope to again in future. Have a wonderful fall and winter.
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Fabulous and Comfortable Renovated Church
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3495675
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Annapolis Royal Bay of Fundy
5

Hotel luxury without the other guests!

  • 5 of 5
This property is flawless, and the area is a wonderful place to visit. We were so happy to have found such a unique and comfortable place to stay. The owners and caretakers are welcoming and helpful, and the house is an absolute delight. I would absolutely recommend this vacation rental to anyone interested in visiting the area.
  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! It was a pleasure hosting you and your family. We are so pleased you enjoyed.
business
Fabulous and Comfortable Renovated Church
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3495675
-+1 902-218-0402
Annapolis Royal Bay of Fundy
5

Mrs

  • 5 of 5
This home was perfect in every way. If I could I would give it more than 5 stars. It is a beautiful home and completely equipped with everything you need. Fresh bread and home made jam along with fresh flowers were waiting for us. This is one of the nicest rentals we ever had and I would highly recommend it to anyone.
  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you Alicia. We were pleased to have the opportunity to host you.
business
Fabulous and Comfortable Renovated Church
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3495675
-+1 902-218-0402
Annapolis Royal Bay of Fundy
5

Amazing, perfectly decorated, great area to visit!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I cannot say enough good things about our experience at the Church. The owner, Christopher, was so helpful as was his caretaker. This part of Nova Scotia may be our favorite and staying at the Church sealed that perspective! We hope to come back again and would give it 10 stars if there were that many to check off!
  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Amelia, you are very kind. We hope to one day take you up on your offer to stay in your vacation rental. Look forward to hosting you again sometime soon.
business
Fabulous and Comfortable Renovated Church
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3495675
-+1 902-218-0402
Annapolis Royal Bay of Fundy
4

Lovely, spacious, quirky holiday home

  • 4 of 5
The church is a fabulous place to stay. We loved its quirkiness and all the lovely little touches. The beds were very comfortable and our daughter especially liked the roof window in her bedroom. Rose was very helpful and the homemade bread and jam yummy. I appreciated the fresh flowers too.
The only downside was the heat that built up in the church during the day, but Rose provided plenty of fans which helped.
Beautiful and spacious. It was only 5 mins to Annapolis Royal and 30 mins to Digby. Favourite place to eat was Vickis.
  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Carol,

Thanks so much for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed your time at 'the church'. You're definitely right, it sure can get hot in the Annapolis Valley in the summer, but luckily the Nova Scotian climate cools off at night. We look forward to hosting you again.

Christopher and Craig
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
150 Kilometres
Halifax
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Digby
Car: necessary
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Photos

Photos

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From C$149 Per night

Annapolis Royal Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2015
May 1 2015 - Nov 1 2015
3 night minimum stay
C$157
C$1,100
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
C$149
C$1,043
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit C$250
Notes CHECK-IN 3:00 pm (or other predetermined time)
CHECK-OUT 10:00 am

Smoking

No Smoking

No Pets Allowed

Privacy Policy

St. Albans Vacation Home is intended to be an adult oasis and is not suitable for those wishing to entertain family or friends.

Candles

Candles are not to be used inside the home.

Allergies

There is a ten foot, down filled sectional at St. Alban's in the main living space.

Cancellation Policy

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

Amenities

Annapolis Royal Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • swimming
Notes:
Allergy Alert: There is a ten foot, down filled sectional at St. Alban’s in the main living space. Please note this in the event you or someone you are vacationing with are allergic to down. Although we empathize with your situation, refunds will not be given based on allergies with the discovery of the sectional after booking.

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