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Kingsport Beach House - Oceanside Gem

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Bright, comfortable, oceanside home with spectacular views of the Bay of Fundy!

Relax on the spacious new deck or in a lawn chair in the yard overlooking the ever changing scenery as the world's highest tides ebb and flow. The tranquility of this oceanside gem, situated in the quaint village of Kingsport, Nova Scotia, is sure to please.

- year round 3 bedroom 2 bath beach house offering 1,600 square feet of living space on 2 levels for privacy

- all linens, towels, dishes, etc. included along with a washer and dryer

- tastefully decorated with sunken living room, eat-in kitchen, large attached deck, and stainless steel BBQ make this the perfect location for a family get together or a romantic ecape

- over 100' of ocean frontage from which to enjoy the world's highest tides

- fire pit with lots of wood and clear night skys full of stars to enjoy your evenings

- stroll for miles with the warm sand beneath your feet while exploring the fascinating sandstone cliffs

- visit numerous attractions for young and old including the Wolfville farmers market, numerous wineries, golf courses, dining & Acadia University.just over an hours drive from Halifax.

- lots of family adventures including tubing down the Gaspereau River, visiting the Oaklawn Farm Zoo, Ross Farm Museum, or Grand Pre National Historic Site.

- or for the more adventurous you can go tidal bore rafting on the mighty Shubenacadie, or zip lining at the Ontree Fun and Adventure Park

- located just over an hours drive from Halifax & Peggy's Cove, Mahone Bay & Lunenburg, or Digby & Annapolis RoyalMinimum rental charge $375.

Base rate includes up to 4 occupants. Extra occupant fee of $25 per night.

Please contact for last minute specials if calendar shows availability or for longer terms stays.Large deck with BBQ and Adirondack lawn chairs. Firepit with firewood and seating.

More Details

Property Manager
CanadaStays
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a day
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

Amenities

Kingsport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Waterfront
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Sleeping arrangements consist of two bedrooms, each with a queen bed, a third bedroom with a double bed, and two double futons in the rec room to comfortably sleep 10. The one bedroom and queen bed along with full bathroom are on the main level. The second bathroom, 2 bedrooms, and rec room with futons are on the lower level.
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews
5

All the amenities of home!

  • 5 of 5

We were two families traveling with 6 kids. The house was spacious enough for all to have beds and plenty of room to play. Marcus provides a lovely house with all the amenities of home, making for a great couple of days of our vacation. Our kids loved seeing the tide changes and playing on the beach where just hours before it was completely submerged. Great stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The property is great , with lots of room to sleep up to 10 people. Walking distance to beach

  • 5 of 5

We used the property for a birthday party and had family coming from all over. enough room to sleep 10 . The fire pit was nice. Neighbors are close but we were quiet and they were friendly. Short walk to the beach and an ideal place to stay for Kingsport Gala Days which were on when we were there. The owner Marcus answered all questions promptly and is available to answer questions on the area when you arrive . Close to Wolfville , Canning , Blomidon , The Look off , Halls Harbour ( 25 min away ). A fun time was had by all and if you are looking for a place to get away from the hustle of the city , this place will work out fine !

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Halifax, NS, Canada
4

Great, restful spot! Lots of space and natural light, great kitchen, patio and outdoor fire pit!

  • 4 of 5

We were only there for one night, but the cottage itself is excellent, and for the most part easy to find. Marcus' directions via email were more than adequate and Google Maps will pick up the place just fine!

More than enough space for the four of us with great amenities, particularly anything on the first floor! The downstairs was surprising; I didn't expect it to have as much natural light as it did, plus it's own entrance off the side... just a great layout overall, really!

Patio was great for cooking and hanging out. It might have been just us not figuring it out, but a light for the patio that could be consistently turned on versus a motion sensor would be ideal for post-BBQ hangout time. Again, we might not have been turning on the right switches.

Marcus is great to work with and very flexible. Our trip was very "in flux", but Marcus had no trouble with our version of time and still made an effort to come check in on us and make sure we were comfortable. I should also mention Marcus has done a great job laying out local tourism information in the cottage, including penciling in times things are open or providing notes for when is best to go. That goes a long way for someone completely new to the area.

While the view is great, you can't access the water directly from the property, though it's only a short distance to a local trail that'll take you down. The property itself ends at a cliff (well fenced) with a drop down to the water/beach below. Thought to be honest, in this area you won't spend too much time on this beach as the tides are very high and will come straight up to the rock face.

Marcus has compensated for lack of direct beach access with an excellent, well stocked and well positioned fire pit that's ideal for roasting marshmallows, taking in some mostly uninterrupted night sky and watching the moon rise over the basin. Trust me when I say we didn't miss the beach!

Highly recommend, particularly for families or those looking for a quiet, well-equipped, cottage experience.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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chandler, az
5

Amazing view, awesome house and a great vacation.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Kingsport Beach House, for a week, in August. The view was incredible, walks along the beach were fabulous and the house had everything we needed. Marcus is an amazing host and answers your questions promptly. He is also an excellent resource if you're wondering where to shop for meat and seafood or produce--try the farmer's markets.

We took two day trips--one to Hall's Harbour (great lobster) and the other to Digby (Fundy's Restaurant for the scallops)--otherwise, we visited the local small towns. Time was spent in Canning, Kentville, and Berwick. The people were friendly, informative and laid back and we loved staying small town. We ate at an Irish Restaurant in Kentville and the food was very good.

Overall, this was my favorite vacation. The tides in Minas Basin are unbelievable. Marcus has a well-equipped and comfortable house and we were completely relaxed and enjoying retirement. See for yourself--you won'the be disappointed--we weren't!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Clean, room for all, well stocked kitchen, attentive owner/host, beautiful spot

  • 5 of 5

Recently 11 of us stayed for 4 nights at Marcus' beach house. He dealt with all promptly from booking, to notifying me a few days before we were due to come, to finding out about the hours of the beach canteen, etc. He's on the ball ! The house is very clean and in fact seemed freshly painted. We had 3 small children with us and they enjoyed the books and toys available. Two nice full bathrooms and laundry facilities were welcome to have. The house is on a bluff but with access to the beach via stairs very nearby. It is a beautiful area with the tides coming and going. Gorgeous views. Would definitely recommend this location, the owner and would return.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Kingsport Beach House

  • 5 of 5

This home was everything we could have hoped for and more! Spacious and cozy, just minutes from the red sandy shore, complete with a firepit in the backyard on the oceanfront, our stay here was amazing!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Notes

  • Minimum rental charge $375.

    Base rate includes up to 4 occupants. Extra occupant fee of $25 per night.

    Please contact for last minute specials if calendar shows availability or for longer terms stays.

    Extra person fee of 25 per person per night after the first 4 guests.