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Quaint 17th Century Sea Captain House between Beach & Town- Private yet Central

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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
This fascinating house once belonged to a Scottish Sea Captain and was built in the early 17 th century. Whether this is a sightseeing visit to beautiful eastern Canada or you are returning 'home' to visit loved ones this is a very central location. It is only 15 minutes drive from the ferry to PEI, 1 hr 15 minutes to Halifax International airport and about one hour to the Canso Causeway leading to the beautiful Cape Breton Island. It has been thoughtfully restored by current owners and has hosted summer guests for over a decade. The layout is open and spacious with a modern, well-equipped kitchen, large dining-room and living room and two bedrooms on the main level. In addition there is a modern main floor full bathroom. The second floor has a very large bedroom and second bathroom. Th...This fascinating house once belonged to a Scottish Sea Captain and was built in the early 17 th century. Whether this is a sightseeing visit to beautiful eastern Canada or you are returning 'home' to visit loved ones this is a very central location. It is only 15 minutes drive from the ferry to PEI, 1 hr 15 minutes to Halifax International airport and about one hour to the Canso Causeway leading to the beautiful Cape Breton Island. It has been thoughtfully restored by current owners and has hosted summer guests for over a decade. The layout is open and spacious with a modern, well-equipped kitchen, large dining-room and living room and two bedrooms on the main level. In addition there is a modern main floor full bathroom. The second floor has a very large bedroom and second bathroom. This delightful place is filled with many surprises still retaining the charm of original floors, fireplaces (decorative) and staircase. It sits on a large two acre property between Melmerby Beach and the town of New Glasgow and offers three outside decks to view the rolling countryside and Pictou harbour. The cottage is fully equipped with central air conditioning, laundry, tv, internet, Netflix, etc. . It is comfortably furnished and does contain some interesting antiques and textiles from the Maritimes and Quebec. See you there.More
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Private Garden
Books
Ceiling Fans
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Blender
Freezer
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Microwave
Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Deck
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

I was very pleased that the owners were there to greet and meet us, that does not happen usually. It is a very beautiful home. I wish it would have been on the water., other then that we Enjoyed our stay.

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank hunterelizabeth
Reviewed 18 August 2015

A great family cottage, clean, quiet and private. All amenities except a traditional oven, however there is a large toaster oven. You only need pack your cloths and food! Decks on both sides of the house offer pleasant views of the sunrise and sunset. Plenty...More

Date of stay: August 2015
2  Thank Barrie M
About the Owner
Myrna H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:June 2013
Interaction with guests
The owners meet the guests personally and spend as much time as needed explaining the features of the house and describing the area. They are located 30 minutes away and always available by phone or in person should any further issues or questions arise. Great care has been taken in restoring and decorating this historic house and it is important to the owners that vacationers enjoy their holiday experience whether the goal be relaxation and rest or exploration and outdoor fun.
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Centrally located between town of New Glasgow and Melmerby Beach being about 10 minutes from each. Within walking distance to the nearest harbour.
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