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Frances Louis House

Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Port Joli, Southwest Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia
The Frances Louis House was designed and built in the early 1970s by a Nova Scotia architect, Keith Graham. The modernist design style of clean lines and light infused spaces is softened by the use of natural materials. Constructed of Red Western cedar with hardwood floors and local fieldstone, the house harmonizes with the natural surroundings.

The main living area is comprised of a large fully equipped kitchen, dining room and a sunken living room that looks out on to the deck. A large stone fireplace anchors the living room while floor to ceiling windows flood the space with light. A corridor leads from the main living area to the bedrooms. The master bedroom has a small western facing balcony that overlooks the property, a queen size bed and an ensuite washroom with a dressing area and separate cedar lined shower room that f...
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Listing #FKN2014017
About the Manager
Sandy Lane Vacation Rentals
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2012
Interaction with guests
I am not far away and can be reached by phone, text or email. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have a question or if there is a maintenance issue that needs to be addressed. We are easy to get a hold of and because we have an office in Shelburne, you can stop in to say hello.
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Enjoyed the hot september weather in this fab 70's style cottage. We had the area to ourselves and had long walks on the beach with only the seals for company. They seranaded us to sleep each night with their mermaid songs! If you like seclusion...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank hapyharry
TrailBlazer398988, VR Owner at Frances Louis House, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Hey Hapyharry, The weather certainly did cooperate for you this year. September is usually a fantastic month in Nova Scotia. So pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay. That 70's vibe is fantastic isn't it? Regards, Helen ~ Sandy Lane Vacations

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We enjoy a lot this location. Been there twice and intend to come back again. The house, the beach, everything for a perfection quiet vacation !!!

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank FranceR138
TrailBlazer398988, VR Owner at Frances Louis House, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Hi FranceR This makes me so happy. I love the fact that you enjoy the Frances Louis House so much that you keep coming back. Warm Regards, Helen ~ Sandy Lane Vacations

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

The cottage was great, the setting was beautiful. I am very familiar with the area having grown up on the south shore. Having the private beach was amazing. The only draw backs were that the sea was full of jelly fish (Lions Head) and the...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank tinkertoy
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Guests must follow recycling rules as described in the Information Binder. Unless otherwise agreed, Frances Louis House can accommodate a maximum of 6 guests. Large gatherings...
    2 Full baths
    2 Kings
    1 Twin
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  • Damage Waiver Fee: £26 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Nestled amongst mature pines overlooking Port Joli Bay, Nova Scotia, this beautiful vacation home is an idyllic retreat offering privacy, relaxation, birding, beach walks and beautiful views. A wooded pathway leads down through the property to over 500 feet of secluded beach frontage. It is just 5 kilometers to the spectacular Kejimkujik Seaside Adjunct Provincial Park with its walking trails and abundance of wildlife. For museums, restaurants, shopping, live music and nightlife, Liverpool is about 20 minutes away. The historic town of Shelburne is only 30 minutes away. It’s a 2-hour drive to Halifax International Airport and 1.5 hours to the ferry terminal in Yarmouth.
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How to get there
Airport: Halifax Stanfield International Airport: 187.0 km
Ferry: Yarmouth Ferry Terminal: 141.0 km
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Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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