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Pauline Elizabeth

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

A gorgeous condo in mid/downtown Halifax

8 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Overview

South End Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

SPECIAL PRICING: I have an unexpected change in plans and have August 15 and August 16 as well as August 19 to the 21 or 22. I have dropped the price from 299 per night to 219.00 and is worth every penny!.

A home away from home with all the amenities that come with a newly constructed secure accommodation. If you are looking for modern this condo has lots of glass, wood and leather furniture. This condo faces south and overlooks the Halifax Commons and the historic Citadel Hill. The views from the balcony are fabulous in any season. The oval provides roller skating and biking in summer and in winter ice skating is both entertaining to watch from the living room or to participate on your own.

We are in the heart of the city within walking distance to universities, hospitals and downtown.

Everything in this suite is state of the art. The open space concept is elegant with hard wood floors, nine foot ceilings, ambiance lighting, crystal fireplace, 42 inch flat screen televisions and is beautifully decorated. The kitchen with five appliances, granite island and counter tops is fully equipped for fine dining or informal entertaining.

The master bedroom with memory foam bed and walk in closet and four piece ensuite is welcoming at the end of the day. The second bedroom with its own bathroom and den/office equipped with double futon is a quiet place to sit and read and for extra company. The balcony is private with Broil King BBQ. Cost includes all utilities, washer/dryer, phone, cable, wireless, fitness centre and underground parking.

This condominium is close to all amenities, bus routes and is just walking distance to the Queen Elizabeth ll Health Sciences Center, universities, downtown business core and shopping with fabulous restaurants on Quinpool Road and Spring Garden Road.

Keywords: State of the art Condominium, downtown.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Pauline Elizabeth (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Pauline Elizabeth

This photo is of me with my grand boys last summer. In between living at my lovely condo, I spend much of the summer at Morning Mist Cottage, www.morningmistcottage.com

I am forever updating my condo to make it more pleasing to my guests. I bought this condo six years ago. Last year I had the whole condo painting and bought new furniture to place most of the old. I love this condo whether it is winter or summer. The sun shines in through the south facing widows and makes me happy. Elegant Condo Living is in the heart of mid to downtown Halifax. One could walk to shopping and restaurants within minutes.

About me...since you are still reading. I live half year in the Bahamas. i moved to Nassau to teach music education and since then have stayed on and developed a couple of small business. I love the ocean and swim everyday. In 2015 I won a an award for hospitality and am have a Pinnacle Professional Membership in the "Continental Who's Who."

Pauline Elizabeth purchased this condo in 2010

Why Pauline Elizabeth chose Halifax

This property was so beautiful and facing south. It is flooded with sunshine all year round.

What makes this condo unique

My guests have been exceptionally happy with this property. They walk in the door and can't believe how beautiful, yet comfortable and relaxed it is. It is a cross between modern contemporary furnishings with a antiques of the past.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My husband and I recently (Oct./Nov. 2013) rented the Armoury Square condo in Halifax, owned by Pauline Blades. This spacious and tastefully decorated 2 bedroom, 2 bath luxury condo was fully equipped and met all our needs! With family in Halifax we were able to have and enjoy our grandchildren who were living just around the corner.

We were exceedingly happy with the location which was close to downtown and convenient to grocery stores and restaurants. An added bonus was the great view overlooking the Halifax Commons. The condo is bright with sunshine streaming in through the windows and the Canada Games Oval Skating Ring was a delight to see both day and night.

We were extremely comfortable at Halifax Executive Suites and hope to stay there again in the future.
Sep 2013
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Reviews

5
based on 8 traveler reviews

A gorgeous condo in mid/downtown Halifax
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
5

A comfortable landing in Hallifax

  • 5 of 5

We found this condo to be very clean and comfortable, right down to the futon bed. It provided a great landing spot for assorted adventures in Halifax and the surrounding area. I was not familiar with Halifax before this trip, and expected it to be closer to the downtown area. But we all really enjoyed being close to the north end, with its assortment of wonderful restaurants, and a lovely charcuterie and cheese shop. It allowed us to explore an area of Halilfax we might not have gotten to otherwise, and that would have been a pity. The Agricola Street Bistro is a must. And it was really only about a 15 minute walk (or less) to downtown areas. Everything is quite close. I highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Paul, Thank you for this lovely review. I appreciate the comments and glad you were able to take advantage of the north end. It is a growing and interesting part of town and often unknown to visitors to the city. Thanks again and welcome back any time. Warm Regards, Pauline
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5

Loved this Place

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was truly beautiful and extremely comfortable for my family of four. It could easily accommodate 6 people. The apartment has a lovely view and the living area/kitchen was perfect for everyone to hang out with plenty of space. The apartment is within easy walking distance to the waterfront area but is still in a very residential neighborhood that has it's own fun personality. The owner, Pauline, was easy to communicate with and it is obvious that she cares deeply about her property and has given it her personal touch. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Pauline's condo the last week of April 2016.

The condo is in a perfect location! It is within walking distance of the waterfront, Pier 21, the Citadel, the Public Gardens, and many other tourist attractions. It is close to shopping (groceries and liquor store) and restaurants. One can park on the street or in the secured underground parking garage (just don't plan to park your SUV!). The building is secured and overlooks a wonderful green space, the view is awesome! The condo is spacious and clean. The furnishings are comfortable and newer. The beds, linens, and towels were great. The building was quiet. We were a party of three, a 70 year old, a 50 year old and a 19 year old and we each had a room to ourselves, and lots of space in the open concept kitchen/dining/living area. A dishwasher was great for breakfast and snack dishes and the washing machine and dryer were handy for our 6 day stay.

Bottom line: we'd recommend this place to our friends and families AND we'd stay at Pauline's condo again.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Playa del Coco
5

A gorgeous condo in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

My son and I stayed in this beautiful condo for six weeks! We were only going to stay a month but it was so lovely that we stayed an extra two weeks! The condo is thoughtfully decorated with luxe comfort and style. It is a corner unit and receives gorgeous light to brighten up a winter morning. The layout of the condo is fabulous. There are two very separate bedrooms and a lovely den between the living room and second bedroom. Absolutely everything you need in the kitchen and more...was provided. It truly felt like home. The condo building is located in a great location across from the Emera Oval - a fantastic skating rink . The view is lovely from the living/dining area - looking directly across to the Halifax Commons - a giant green space in the heart of the City! A car isn't necessary as you can walk to everything including great shopping, theatre, and museums. There's a Sobey's grocery store just a few blocks away. We have stayed at many VRBO locations and this was definitely one of the very best!

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We spent 5 nights at this beautiful condo. It is exactly as described. The condo is situated very close to all amenities and right across from a very large active municipal park, close to grocery stores and quaint restaurants. The condo is fully equipped and it's like bring at home. Would definitely recommend this rental. It's perfect for two couples.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful view and great location just on the edge of the heart of downtown

  • 5 of 5

What a comfortable sophisticated home away from home. The view is great and it is a nice location. We enjoyed walking a few blocks to Local Source, and their hip coffee shop on Agricola St. We enjoyed Edna's restaurant, also only a few blocks to walk. We loved the wonderful food and service so much we went twice in 5 days. Halifax was a great base for exploring Peggy's cove, Chester, Lunenburg, and the wineries at Wolfville. We went to a fun play Cinderelly at Point Pleasant's beautiful outdoor theatre. We were happy to have the garage to park the car when we returned back at the end of our days of touring. Thank you Pauline for sharing your condo with the worlds travelers .

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Halifax International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Kilometres
downtown
Nearest Ferry
0.3 Kilometres
Halifax Harbour
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Ashburn
Nearest Train
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Highways in all directions
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Kilometres
Down the street
Nearest Ski
40 Kilometres
Martock
Nearest Beach
22 Kilometres
Queensland
Car: not necessary

There is a party room in the building that guests can use for special celebrations. There is also a fitness room on the first floor with aerobic and weight machines.

Halifax is a cultural paradise. Enjoy the home town feeling with all amenities. Night life and fine dining are excellent.

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Rates & Availability

South End Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Autumn Colours
Sep 11 2016 - Oct 31 2016
4 night minimum stay
$181
$1,209
$2,273
 
 
November Skies
Nov 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
4 night minimum stay
$181
$1,284
$3,182
 
 
Holiday Happiness
Dec 1 2016 - Jan 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
$189
$1,360
$3,410
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$189
$1,436
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $72 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $38
Pet Fee $64
Tax Rate 15.0%

I require 50% to confirm the reservation. During the peak season June, July and August, 8 weeks cancellation notice. If cancellation happens within this period the deposit will be held and 30% of the final fee will be required. If cancellations are made beyond 8 weeks 30% of the deposit will be held. Other times of the year 5 weeks are required.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

South End Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Bed (2), Double Bed Futon (1) Both beds are new memory foam and so comfortable.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
'Fitness Room,' 'Party Room,' 'cats accepted,' Small dogs accepted'

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