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A walk to beach, come and enjoy. Fall is beautiful too!

6 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 nights


Halifax House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedroom Cape Cod house. 1 full bath, 1 half bath, beautiful ocean view

Less than a 10 minute walk to Conrads Beach, you can actually see the beach from the house. Summer is a great time to visit NS, beauty is all around this time of year.Three bedrooms, two of them have excellent views of the ocean. Has a laundry room with a washer and dryer, iron and ironing board. The living room has a great view of the ocean as well. The kitchen dining area is big and has an electric stove and a microwave, fridge as well, lots of room to relax. there is a small deck on the west with a new deck on the south side. There is a firepit and firewood outside for those quiet evenings. Wireless internet included.

  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, Korean
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Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 12, 2016

About Bruce

I built this house myself so it's a little different, lots of wood everywhere. Lots of windows with views and lots of light.

Bruce purchased this house in 1991

Why Bruce chose Nova Scotia

I grew up in this area so my whole life is by the ocean, when you see it here you will know why I'm still in the area, especially in the summer and fall. We are close to family restaurants and grocery shopping, about ten minutes away. It is really quiet here except for the sound of lawn mowers; no buses, sirens, beeping horns...

What makes this house unique

One of the most comforting things about the property is that the ocean is always there... in the summer you have your windows open in the night and you hear the lap of the waves on the beach; unbelievable. I also have veggie gardens everywhere and a small greenhouse that keeps me eating chemical-free food. You can go to the beach anytime in the daylight hours for free. It is quiet there most of the time, beautiful sand and clean water. The beach is divided by a spit of land and if you choose to go to the second part it is even more secluded. The Eastern Shore area is really beautiful, Acadian in nature, lots of nice spots to discover.


based on 6 traveler reviews

A walk to beach, come and enjoy. Fall is beautiful too!
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews

Great view and location!

  • 5 of 5

Flawless views overlooking the water from inside the house and the new back deck. Perfect location for hiking and exploring. Owner was very nice and easy to work with, I will definitely recommend this house for your Nova Scotia adventure.

Thanks again for everything!

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

Our family really enjoyed our stay! Very comfortable accommodations, near a wonderful beach. It's quiet and peaceful and the house has all the amenities. The owners were friendly and helpful and we would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy Cottage with all the Comforts!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was perfect for our recent stay in NS - we were visiting friends in Halifax but wanted to balance out our trip by staying somewhere more tranquil and close to the beaches. We hit the jackpot with this rental. The house is cozy and the furnishings were comfortable. Every amenity was in good working order. The kitchen is gorgeous and according to my chef hubby it was "very workable". BBQ/grill worked excellent. The property is a short walk to Conrad Beach (just like the ad said) and a two minute drive or so to Lawrencetown Beach. We would definitely rent this property again and stay longer next time!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place to stay, we didn't want to leave =) it was quiet, comfortable and felt just like home, looking forward to booking again someday!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Close to the Beach, Close to Halifax

  • 4 of 5

What a great place for a holiday. It was clean and had all the things you would need or want for preparing food and having a relaxing time with a great view of the ocean. Lawrencetown Beach is just a 5 -10 minute drive away, and a more secluded beach, Conrad's is just a 10 minute walk (and within eyeshot of the kitchen and living room). If you want to spend some time in the city, a cab from the property to downtown Halifax is only $60. Great place!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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We didn't want to leave !!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our time spent with family at your beautiful home. And what a spot !! We could see, ear the ocean, walk 10 minutes to the beach ( almost private : known only by locals ) !!

This cottage was really comfortable, well appointed, very clean. Everything we needed was there.

Moreover, it was extremely quiet and private. And not far from Halifax ( 30 minutes ).

We would definitely recommend this rental.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Stanfield International Airport (Halifax)
Nearest Barpub
10 Kilometres
Jamiesons, The Alehouse in Cole Harbour
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
The Links at Montaque
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
#7 Hiway
Nearest Restaurant
10 Kilometres
Jamieson's. KFC, Tim Hortons/Wendys,
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Martok or Wentworth
Nearest Beach
0.9 Kilometres
Conrad Beach
Car: necessary

This area is the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia, nearby there are many side roads that you can go on that will take you to beautiful rural settings beside the ocean. The Trans Canada Trail entrance is 0.5 kms from the house and you can hike or cycle for many kms to beaches etc. Lawrencetown Beach is 3 kilometers away; it is one of the most popular surfing beaches on the east coast of Canada ( you can rent surfing gear at the beach). Halifax is 35 minutes away, you can see whatever you wish to see in any modern city; theatre, many summer festivals, the famous Nova Scotia Tatoo, Citadel Hill, Titanic gravesite and museum. From Halifax you can take whale tours and go deep- sea fishing or a harbour cruise on a sailing ship or 'Harbour Hopper'.


Rates & Availability

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Late Fall to Late Spring
Oct 1 2016 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

150.00 deposit required upon booking. It can be paid by cheque or email bank transfer. Full payment due 60 days in advance. Can pay by way of Bank email transfer, Western Union.

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Halifax House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , tub/shower, toilet and 1 sink.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , main floor toilet and sink
  • Second floor bathroom is a typical one piece bath shower unit, toilet and one sink. Hair dryer, soap, toilet paper included. First floor has soap and toilet paper included.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Smallest room, not such a nice view. 10 Foot ceilings
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Bright with a view of the ocean 10 foot ceilings
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Master bedroom,big, bright with a view
  • Master bedroom is pretty big with high ceilings, TV and a great view of the ocean.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
You can go clam digging nearby, salt water fishing and lots of other things reasonably close by.

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