Welcome to a true nature lovers retreat.
Located 2 hours outside Halifax, This 4000 square foot dream home is located in the middle of the Qobequid mountains, in upper Nova Scotia close to Northumberland Straight. Is tucked away yet close to it all.
This 4 bedroom 4 Bath house has everything you need for an incredibly relaxing vacation. Built as an artist retreat, this incredible home has views of the beautiful surroundings from every room.
The main floor kitchen is a chefs dream, boasting a professional 6 burner gas stove. Prepare dinner while you hear the gentle sound of the brook that is located just past the back yard. Also on the main floor is the great room with 12' ceilings for both dining room and living room. As well as the relaxing Den / Library.
There is one bedroom on the main floor with two bedrooms on the second floor and an additional fourth bedroom on the third floor. The first of the two bedrooms on the second floor has a king bed that looks out to the back mountains with full floor to ceiling window and full en suite. The second bedroom is a wonderful A frame design with two queens and a full size bed, again with a full en suite. The incredible third floor bedroom has its own fireplace, queen size bed and full en suite.
The home is the perfect jumping off point for many options of day trips. We have numerous beaches less than 30 minutes away. With more warm water ocean beaches than anywhere else in Atlantic Canada the Northumberland straight is a beach lovers paradise. These long sandy provincial park beaches offer boardwalks, change houses, washrooms.
The local climate also lends itself well to the local wine industry, which is anchored by Jost vineyards, the provinces oldest and largest winery. Savour a glass along with some delicious local cheese as you overlook Jost's lush vineyard.
Northumberland shore is a great place to get of the beaten path and find your own unexpected discovery. Enjoy the fragrant aroma of rolling lavender fields at Seafoam Lavender farm. Stop at Lismore sheep farm to visit the animals and learn how the wool is spun into beautiful fabrics. Discover the magic of maple at Sugar Moon Farm, a behind the scenes look and taste of how they make some of Nova Scotia's finest maple syrup.
Not surprisingly fresh local lobster is the food of choice available at local fish markets and restaurants.
Chowder is also another the specialty of the region, with the famous Chowder House in Tatamagouche, Pipers Landings incredible chowder and fine dining menu in Pictou. While The Dock serves delicious chowder and local fare in New Glasgow.
The ferry to PEI is also just outside Pictou which is 25 minutes away. Take the 90 minute relaxingn ferry ride and discover PEi and hen head back home to your wonderful retreat.
Kids will love to explore the great outdoors and hiking up and down the brook. There is also a 140 foot zip line located on the north side of the property for hours of entertainment.
The night sky really comes to life out here in Diamond. On a clear moon free night, the stars come out to put on the most incredible display. Due to the lack of light pollution, you can even see satellites and the space station with your naked eye.
This wonderful home is run fully off grid with a seamless solar system for electricity, with the added peace of mind of a full Generator backup.
We hope that you truly relax and take in the wonderful sights and enjoy the truly friendly people of Nova Scotia. Please contact us with any questions or possible day trip idea's, we want you to ensure your vacation in Nova Scotia is a dream come true.