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“Wonderful ocean space”
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Northern view of beach from rocks
View from the hill
Eastern view from the kayak
Crystal clear water behind cottage
Eastern view of beach from door
Dawn from the hill
Full rainbow across the bay
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Cottage -
Studio, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Boutiliers Point, Halifax Region, Nova Scotia

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“Wonderful ocean space”
Reviewed 17 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017
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After our long day of driving, Egon was there waiting for us, and get us set up. This was a perfect spot for either hanging out (which we did for a couple of days) and doing day trips: 30 minutes to downtown Halifax, 35 to Peggy’s Cove, 40 to Lunenburg, 10 minutes to grocery stores. (We also drove to Tiverton for whale watching.) It was quiet, off the main road so we couldn’t hear any cars, and right at the water’s edge. The kids enjoyed playing on the beach and kayaking. Inside was comfortable, lots of things to do, and worked perfectly for our stay – we loved how it was cozy, yet with enough space to spread out in. Looking out in the morning was a lovely way to wake up. (A heron was fishing on the beach one morning.) Egon was an excellent host. We had questions a couple of times, and Egon answered right away, as well as showing us the ropes for fishing! Great stay.

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Krissy D
1 review
“Look no further....”
Reviewed 10 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Seriously...this is it! This place was so amazing! You couldn't get any closer to the water. When the tide is up it felt like we were in a floating home. It is so quiet and peaceful. Just sailboats and tug boats going by. No loud jet skis or speed boats. The cottage is in a perfect spot. Only 25 min to Halifax, 30 min to Peggy's Cove and 45 min to Lunenburg. Great for day trips. We ended up going to Halifax twice. The private beach was great for our two boys ages 13 and 11. They snorkel everyday catching crabs and starfish. 3 Kayaks were available to use anytime we wanted. Such a beautiful bay to paddle around. The cottage itself is a studio style. There are curtains and half wall partitions that separate the sleeping areas. Sure...walls would have been nice but honestly if there were walls you would lose all the amazing views this property offers. Egon was a pleasure to deal with. He takes a lot of pride in his property and it shows! He was available via text or phone anytime we had questions. Even if it was how to work the TV! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. If we were closer it would be an annual trip!!

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Jenn2013
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Fantastic family vacation experience”
Reviewed 10 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We loved our stay at this cottage, it met every expectation. We vacationed here with our two children, ages 8 & 10, and it was a perfect family getaway. The owner was great to work with and very responsive and helpful. The private beach was fantastic and the kids played there all day as well as used the included kayaks. The location is very private, but also 10 minutes from town. We loved the modern conveniences of the cottage, it is the perfect mix of modern convenience and quiet, oceanfront vacation spot. We had a wonderful week here and are already planning to return next year.

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Liked best: loved the location, private beach, kayaks and convenience of a full kitchen and amenities
Liked least: nothing, everything was great
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Patterson...
Morrisburg, Canada
2 reviews
“A little piece of heaven”
Reviewed 12 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

This property was exactly as shown in the photos. Breathtaking views right on the ocean. Studio was well equipped inside with everything you could need. Close to tourist attractions for those wanting to explore. We stayed here with another couple and couldn't have had a better location. Thanks Egon for sharing your place. Would definitely recommend to others.

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Liked best: the view and location
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Mark F
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Natural Oceanside Beauty”
Reviewed 1 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Updated cottage is literally right on the water, with its own little private beach. Very quiet and comfortable. Lots of wildlife and unsurpassed waterfront views. Water is generally calm, perfect for using the supplied kayaks. The cottage is a clean open concept design, and uses a heat pump and solar power. Owner is a pleasure to deal with.

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Liked best: the location - right on the water
Liked least: the location - supplies have to be carried from the car to the waterfront
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
2 Aug 2015
It was a pleasure to have you. Really pleased that you enjoyed it.
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