This piece of paradise is available for boating, canoeing, swimming, fishing – and all the fun that life on the water has to offer! You will be surrounded by plenty of other lakes and rivers in Nova Scotia’s back country.
Nestled up on a hill and overlooking the breathtaking Shingle Lake, this newly build (2015) cottage situated on over 2.5 acres is a great family retreat or romantic getaway less then 2 hours from Halifax Stanfield International Airport and only 1.5 hour from downtown Halifax. No big motor boats or jet skis to interrupt the sound of the loons on this lake.
The eat in kitchen has sliding glass doors to the spacious deck which overlooks the forest and lake and offers lots of natural light with its high ceiling windows.
Guests can enjoy their morning coffee on the large southeast exposure deck, that is regularly visited by hummingbirds and can experience a quiet evening stargazing the clear and unpolluted skies or simply finish the day off with a BBQ on deck. For quiet evenings inside, cozy up in the lovely cuddle chair in the living room. The equipped kitchen includes fridge (freezer included), microwave, a 4-burner glass stove cooktop as well as other small appliances. The bathroom with bathtub, restroom/laundry room and cloak room are also conveniently located on the main level. The basement is fully developed with a full bathroom with walk in shower, 2 bedrooms with closet (1 double size bed and 1 queen size bed), bonus room (1 double size bed) and a cold storage room.
Complimentary 5GB Wi-fi is available throughout the house, toilet paper, paper towels, linens and bedding for the bedroom, kitchen, bath and beach are provided, as well as basic ingredients such as sugar, spices, oil and vinegar.
A complimentary basket of locally roasted coffee and delicious local preserves from the Wileville Farmer’s Market awaits each guest.
There is a row boat that can be used for fishing, fun and exercise. Paddles and 2 safety vests are provided.
Your vacation begins as soon as you walk down the 80-meter private footbridge to the private dock on the beautiful lake where you can escape your busy everyday life and enjoy a relaxing getaway. With a little luck you might even catch a glimpse of chipmunks, porcupines or deer while walking down to the lake.
Apart from kicking back and enjoying the Lake, the following sites are within easy reach to visit:
Kejimkujik National Park and national historic site is only 42km away from the cottage. The park was designated in 1993 as Canada’s first Ecological Monitoring and Assessment Network (EMAN) site. With a size of 403.7 km2, tranquility is the keynote of this glacier-scarred park. The park’s marshes and shallow lakes support more species of reptiles and amphibians than occur elsewhere in Atlantic Canada, the woods are home to mammals such as black bear, flying squirrel, mink and red fox. Perfect place where you can hike, bike or canoe.
Mahone Bay - located on the ‘Lighthouse Route’ of Nova Scotia’s southern shore, only 15 minutes from Bridgewater. Mahone Bay – voted as one of the best small-town destinations in Canada. Spectacular views of the scenic harbour. As you walk through town, you’ll see vibrantly painted Victorian homes and shops, colourful heritage gardens, and the world-famous three churches, which sit at the water’s edge and form the iconic backdrop for one of Canada’s most picturesque towns.
Town of Lunenburg – a UNESCO World Heritage Site, National Historic District. Lunenburg lies nestled along the scenic shores of Nova Scotia, 20 minutes from Bridgewater.
Experience the way of life and work amidst historic architecture, attractions, waterfront promenade, horse and buggy rides and amenities.
Peggy’s Cove – is one of Nova Scotia’s most well-known lighthouses and may be the most photographed in Canada. Peggy’s Point Lighthouse was built in 1915. Peggy’s Cove is famed for its picturesque East-Coast profile, with houses perched along a narrow inlet and on wave-washed boulders facing the Atlantic. Just 1.5 hour from the cottage.
Have a great vacation and enjoy Nova Scotia!!!
New Elm, Nova Scotia, Kanada