|Minimum Stay||7 - 8 nights|
Large four/five bedroom home offering the ultimate in comfort and convenience. A relaxing Sun Room overlooking the back garden and a kitchen for the most discerning chef. The grounds are expansive, fully fenced, private, include a trickling water feature and flagstone patio. The perennial gardens and variety of mature trees create an oasis of color for every season. A five minute walk to Chesters Front or Back Harbours, Chester Yacht Club and the great Shops, Restaurants and Theatre of Chester Village. The Village has a public seawater lido pool with life guards, Freda's Beach - a public beach, and a parade grounds with a gazebo where bands play on Sunday nights. The Chester Golf Club is a public 18 hole golf course located just a short distance away offering spectacular views of the bay. Ski Martock is located approximately 30 minutes away and offers 7 Alpine trails and 14 Cross-Country trails. The Tancook Ferry is located 3 blocks away. Halifax is 35 minutes away. Halifax International Airport is a 45 minute drive.
Chester village is a warm and welcoming seaside village offering access to the Mahone bay waterways and vistas. Mahone bay and its numerous islands are well known for yachting and have made Chester a sailing destination. Chester village is:
35 - minutes from Halifax
30 - minutes to Lunenburg, home of the famous bluenose ii.
4-5 Minute Walk To Chester Yacht Club, Front Harbour, Back Harbour, Lido Pool, Shops, Restaurants and Chester Playhouse.
Our stay at Chester Garden House was very enjoyable. We found dealing with Pauline very easy (she was always responsive to emails etc.) and the house was clean, comfortable (especially the beds), well equipped, (plenty of towels and in the way of kitchen everything one would need) and the house is situated in a wonderful location (walkable to the main street, kids playground and Lido pool) and on a lovely large property. Some great restaurants in town Kiwi (for lunch or breakfast) and The Rope Loft (great view and decent food for a pub! The Haddock was delicious. Would would recommend this house in a heartbeat.
We stayed at the Chester Garden House for a week in July to celebrate my parents 50th anniversary. In total, there were 10 people staying at the house ranging in age from 5 to 78. The house was perfect! It gave us plenty of room to be together but also plenty of space to be apart when we needed too. The gardens are gorgeous. We had family pictures taken there by a photographer we hired from Mahone Bay and they turned out beautifully. Chester is a beautiful town and a great base for seeing the entire area. The kids with us spent HOURS at the beach looking for hermit crabs. The town salt water pool was a big draw and a trip to Tancook Island to look for sea glass is definitely worth it. Pauline was wonderful and responsive and a pleasure to work with. I am already plotting how I can get back!
The Chester Garden House is everything thing you would want and more. We enjoyed sitting by the pond watching the fish and frogs. The gardens are well manicured and make for an excellent place to have morning coffee. The house itself is beautiful, spacious, and clean. The location is perfect, within walking distance of downtown Chester and the harbor, and within driving distance of the beach, vineyards, and plenty of history. We highly recommend this gorgeous spot in Chester.
highly recommended house on the hill in Chester. we loved the floor plan for privacy or entertaining. the gardens are just superb. the frogs in the pond were hard to leave. super relaxing experience. well kept house with lots of light and beautiful decor.
We recently rented the garden house for the month of June. Our family and friends were delighted with our choice.
The house was well equipped, spacious,comfortable,spotless and perfectly designed for entertaining groups of people.
The garden and grounds were well maintained with mature trees and flowering shrubs. The small waterfall and frog pond fascinated the children and the backyard was such an enjoyable space to relax with our friends.
The owners were quick to respond to any questions we might have had and were very accommodating and concerned that everything was as expected.
The village of Chester is charming, the restaurants are excellent and the location lends itself to easy access to other areas on the south shore waiting to be discovered.
A wonderful vacation and highly recommended.
We rented the Chester Garden House for our immediate family reunion. In total we had 4 couples and three small children -- the house fit all of our needs perfectly. The rooms and furnishings were inviting and comfortable. The layout and space provided room for everyone to cook, dine, and hangout en masse -- but there was also enough space to find a quiet corner, if needed. The grounds are also spectacular -- and we enjoyed many meals outside. The overall location can't be beat -- an easy walk into Chester and a short drive to many wonderful beaches and towns along the Nova Scotia coast. The owners were easy to work with -- very easy and quick communication. Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us!
Chester Village is one of the wealthiest communities (per capita) in the province as a result of being a vacation and resort destination, with many seasonal and year-round estates and mansions. The nearby waters of Mahone Bay and its numerous islands are well known for yachting and have made Chester into a cruising destination. A ferry from the town connects to Big Tancook Island and Little Tancook Island.
45 - minutes from Halifax
30 - to Lunenburg home to the famous Bluenose and a UNESCO town
60 minutes to the famous Peggie's Cove
|Refundable damage deposit||$750|
Cancellation Policy to be DISCUSSED WITH OWNER with 7 and 14 days VRBO policy Null and Void.