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3 Br House In Scenic Fishing Village of Herring Cove

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom Sleeps 6

wonderfully Renovated 150 year old home just 20 minutes from downtown Halifax in the quaint fishing village of Herring Cove .This home offers 3 large bedrooms with amazing open concept main floor featuring large chefs kitchen.There are 2 1/2 bathrooms including a master ensuite with jetted tub.An excellent base to spend your vacation with day trips extending in all directions with so much to see.

James Ritchie
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 12, 2018


Halifax House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , main floor also contains washer and dryer
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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(32 traveler reviews)

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3 Br House In Scenic Fishing Village of Herring Cove
average rating of 5.0 based on 32 reviews

Fabulous, very clean, friendly owners!

  • 5 of 5

We were very impressed with this house! Everything from its cleanliness and style of decoration to its location and friendly accommodating owners. Excellent value! We would not hesitate to stay here again if we ever find ourselves in Nova Scotia. Thanks again!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous house!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the pictures of the house, but the reality was even better - the house is gorgeous! The small touches throughout made it a very welcome 'home' while we were in the Halifax area.

The 10 km or so from Halifax was just far enough away to feel like a country setting, and the area is very pretty. The owner being across the street felt safe but not intrusive, and he was available if we had any issues (which we didn't!). Recommend it highly!

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Light-filled, well appointed, spacious, comfortable and in a great location

  • 5 of 5

The location of this house is wonderful, only a few steps from the water on a quiet, pretty street but very close to the city. James, the owner, has done a first class renovation of an older house, including enlarging and putting in a new kitchen, bathrooms and windows. Everything is attractive and highly functional. The house is comfortable--nicely decorated without being cluttered. We would happily return to this house as soon as we get a chance.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Great home!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I together with our 3 kids, spent 12 days in August In James's Home. We came in Halifax for a sailing competition and we were looking for something relatively close to the Yacht Club but also not too far from downtown Halifax. The location is perfect, next to lovely hikes and half an hour away from gorgeous Crystal beach. Downtown Halifax is about 20 minutes away. The house was perfect. Very clean. It has everything you need, sugar, salt, coffee , soap, even two super cute umbrellas, plenty of towels, all sort of Kitchen utensils, a beautiful garden with chairs and table and a great barbecue. We loved it. At night it was very quite and we slept incredibly well. Lovely neighbourhood, next to what it seems to be the best coffee place in Halifax, Pavia coffee. James is very kind and helpful, but also reserved so even though he leaves close to the house it does not interfere with your stay, but he is there to help in case you need anything. I would recommend this place to anyone, Family with children, couples, friends.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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we loved the house.

  • 5 of 5

The house was well appointed and well equipped. We were welcomed by James and would definitely chose to stay at this property again.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada

Carolyn , Halifax NS

  • 5 of 5

We had family visiting from US and they loved their stay. The house is lovely and had everything we needed. Great location , close to the city but in a country location. Definitely recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
33 Miles
stanfield international airport
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Crystal crescent beach
Car: necessary

Great house located in Herring Cove NS. A small fishing village 20 mins from downtown Halifax.Perfect for relaxing or exploring the shoreline,lake swimming a 2 minute walk,or hop in the car and visit one of the many beautiful beaches of our area,closest being Crystal Crescent a 15 min drive.Explore our areas history in the many forts and museums a 2 min drive will bring you to York Redoubt a great place to explore over looking the entrance to Halifax Harbour .


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $192.28

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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