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Oceanview Cottage, on St. Margaret's Bay Near Peggy's Cove

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wireless Internet
  • Fireplace


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

'Ocean Meadow Cottage' is on a quiet Ocean Bay with a pastoral setting. This recently decorated 1200 sq. ft. bungalow has a comfortable casual elegance. The cottage is situated on a spacious 2 acre mature landscaped property. The setting provides privacy, quiet, peaceful ocean views and some amazing sunsets. It is only a 10 minute drive to Peggy's Cove ( Canada's 2nd most visited Tourist site) and a 30 minute drive to Historic Halifax featuring an abundance of great restaurants, museums, entertainment , shopping and one of the largest city waterfronts walkways in the world. Ocean Meadow Cottage is located on the South Shore Lighthouse Route. While traveling this route, you will see some of the prettest scenery in North America including such places as the Town of Lunenburg which is a Unesco World Heritage site and is the home of the Bluenose. Shining Waters Marina is nearby and provides a wide range of water activities and boating services.

Ocean Meadow Cottage will provide you and your guests with relaxing days and pleasant evenings whether dining on the patio or resting on the screened sun porch watching the deer and pheasants while waiting for our spectacular sunsets. This is the perfect vacation home for 2 couples or a family of four and will play a large part in your memorable Maritime vacation.

Keywords: Newly refurbished cottage, beautiful ocean view, modern, pastoral setting, quiet, near tourist attractions and shopping, .

More Details

Carlo Weickert
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 29, 2017

About Carlo Weickert

We are Carlo and Becky Weickert. After 30 years of running our own businesses, we retired in 2010 to enjoy our two sons' families and especially our three granddaughters. We look forward to spending more time on our boat, travelling around the world and generally enjoying our 'Ocean Oasis'. We look forward to sharing 'Ocean Meadow Cottage', our local knowledge, experiences and love of N.S. with visitors be they from Canada, the USA, or other parts of the world. We welcome all!

Carlo Weickert purchased this cottage in 1991

Why Carlo Weickert chose Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia became our adopted home in 1990 after living in many parts of Canada.We love the Maritime life style and want to share it's beauty, friendly people and many diverse activities with as many people as possible. Ocean Meadow Cottage is ideally situated for exploring both rural and urban adventures. Nova Scotia is truly a hidden treasure just waiting for you to come and experience.

What makes this cottage unique

The peaceful beauty of our property is exceptional and yet you are close to many amenities and attractions. Wonderful for boaters, fishermen, whale watching and other outdoor activities as well as city and tourist venues. Halifax is filled with history, culture, attractions, great dining and beauty.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for the most incredible vacation experience! You thought of every little detail from beginning to end. Loved the wine, flowers, music and fireplace on arrival. The cottage is pristine and beautiful. Your blue binders of information and tours of N.S. and eateries was so comprehensive! This was the perfect holiday so of course we'll be back next Oct.!

A final thank you for the "Welcome Hug" - it was grand (you're a true Maritimer!) This place is amazing and you are the ultimate ambassadors of hospitality!
Oct 2014
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Glen Margaret Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Master Bathroom is ensuite, guest bathroom is adjoining.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1) Large Cannonball bed with comfortable mattress in Master bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) Top of the line quilted mattress in Guest bedroom.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • alternative lifestyle
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Located on picturesque St. Margarets Bay. Quiet /private setting on the crest of a 2 acre meadow. Access via a private road. Large screened sun porch with beautiful ocean view. Newly updated and elegantly decorated. Home has large windows in living area with lovely views, electric fireplace. Large LCD TVs in both bedrooms as well as living area and kitchen on cable, Master bedroom has a King size Bed and ensuite bathroom with double sink vanity, comfort height toilet and enclosed tub and and shower. The Guest bathroom has a large vanity, comfort height toilet, and a shower stall as well as the laundry facilities. The kitchen is very well equipped with everything you will need. Located on the scenic Lighthouse route, it is only 10 minutes to Peggy's Cove, 10 minutes to 2 major grocery stores, and 30 minutes to Halifax. Ocean Meadow Cottage is truly the perfect location for your Nova Scotia vacation


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

Oceanview Cottage, on St. Margaret's Bay Near Peggy's Cove
average rating of 5.0 based on 67 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing vacation. Nova Scotia is an absolutely beautiful place to see. Our house was perfect. Carlo was an incredible host with lots of helpful tips and he created 2 binders full of maps of places to visit and awesome places to eat. We definitely want to come back and stay there again. I would highly recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cindy It was a pleasure to have you guys stay with us. Please don't wait another 20 years for your next vacation. Looking forward to having you stay again. Cheers Carlo
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Just what we needed!

  • 5 of 5

My adult daughter, who lives in Tennessee, and I spent seven days at the Ocean View Cottage, hosted by Carlo Weickert. Prior to our arrival Carlo furnished a large amount of info re the area, dining establishments, travel routes affording the best views, etc. So, we were somewhat ready, we thought. But once we arrived and Carlo took a lot of his time to 'brief' us on the various options, we realized that we knew only a little of what Nova Scotia offered during day trips from St. Margaret's. Each day we followed a different route and each day, other than two days dining at Lefty's, we enjoyed the cuisine offered by different restaurants recommended by Carlo...on the matter of views and natural beauty, Carlo proved correct; on the matter of dining, Carlo was even more to be complimented!!

The Cottage itself was perfect for our needs and large enough that it would easily have accommodated two couples, with or without children. I marveled at the cleanliness and layout of the Cottage, as well as the fully equipped kitchen and laundry facilities. Quite easily the Cottage could readily serve as a full-time residence as is, it was so complete and so spacious!

Thank you Carlo for sharing your Cottage and all the grounds, including your private dock with the 47' Bayliner (no, Carlo might have drawn the line on his generous hospitality had we wanted to take the boat out on our own!).

I'd recommend that anyone looking to spend some time in Nova Scotia, and to do so with beautiful housing and great hospitality, all at a very reasonable price, contact Carlo and line up Oceanview Cottage!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bill, thanks for the kind words. You came as guests, had a great time and left as friends. Please come back and stay with us again. Cheers Carlo
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Central and Serene

  • 5 of 5

From the morning coffee in the sun on the East deck to the evening wine in the screened in porch as the sun went down in the west Oceanview Cottage was amazing! Being centrally located between Halifax and Lunenburg was perfect for us to be able to do all that we were looking to do in the least amount of time. Carlo's guidebooks could have kept us busy for months and certainly helped us plan our days (as well as our meals). Even the dog was more relaxed than I had ever seen her! :-)

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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wonderful house in a wonderful spot!

  • 5 of 5

We arrived very late and Carlo(owner) was right there to help us. Great guy and so service oriented. The house was immaculate, everything we needed was there! While we were there, I called my sister and told her I'd found her next vacation spot, Oceanview Cottage! We had so much fun exploring the area using the indepth travel info provided by the owners. Wish we had eaten at Lefty's early in the week so we could have returned. Best desserts ever!( next to my grandmother's.) Loved it! Go there!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mimi, I am glad you and you family had a great time. Becky and I look forward to having you visit us again to pick up where you left off. Cheers Carlo
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Shirley and Dan

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is a superb place to stay, well equipped, relaxing and the location is very central so it is the ultimate tourist spot but it makes you feel right at home. We will be back next year for sure.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Tranquil 'Cottage'.

  • 5 of 5

We were surprised and pleased to find the cottage we had rented to be so well equipped and comfortable. Our hosts had supplied detailed information for dining venues, points of interest and entertainment. We appreciated Carlo's non intrusive care and kindness that made our holiday so memorable. We would certainly recommend it to our friends and look forward to returning. Again, out thanks to Carlo and Becky.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Halifax International airport
Nearest Barpub
14 Kilometres
Lefty's Tavern
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Several golf courses
Nearest Train
40 Kilometres
Downtown Halifax
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Kilometres
Hwy #333
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Finer Diner
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Several Ocean Beaches
Car: necessary

Our private road and driveway are great places to walk your dog. If you enjoy great scenery while you walk, take the road to Peggy's Cove for a mile or two. There are many great Golf Courses in the area for those that have a need to swing a Club.


Rates & Availability

Glen Margaret Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 30 2017 - Nov 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2018 - Apr 28 2018
7 night minimum stay
Apr 29 2018 - Jun 1 2018
7 night minimum stay
Jun 2 2018 - Jun 29 2018
7 night minimum stay
Jun 30 2018 - Sep 28 2018
7 night minimum stay
Sep 29 2018 - Oct 26 2018
7 night minimum stay
Oct 27 2018 - Nov 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $182.95

Our cancellation policy is as follows:
1. A full deposit refund for a cancellation 60 days or more prior to rental period .
2. A 50% deposit refund for a cancellation between 30 & 60 days prior to rental period .
3. No deposit refund for a cancellation less than 30 days prior to rental.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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