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A Quiet Riverside Retreat

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 640 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2

Heron's Rest year round cottage located on just over an acre of land beside one of the largest set of rapids of the Petite River. This quiet and private rental is just off the main road giving quick access to the wide range of local interest and activities. Its the perfect location for a romantic get away for two or a personal retreat. The house is fully equipped with a fridge, stove, dishwasher and laundry facilities. It will sleep 2 in the main bedroom queen sized bed. The large deck which overlooks the river is accessed off the kitchen and includes a BBQ and outdoor dining facilities. Guests can enjoy a quiet evening on the deck listening to the river and watching the stars or build a bonfire in the riverside fire pit.

This is a charming cottage with a large deck overlooking the rapids. You will enjoy the sound of the river from the house. It is cozy and comfortable.

Located just 1.5 hours from Halifax, this is a wonderful community close to local beaches, steeped with history and full of charm. Petite Riviere is just a few minutes away and has a general store (complete with liquor store). Have one of their wonderful cups of coffee and enjoy a few minutes on the deck.

Please note that there is no public transit here. I prefer to send an information package out to my guests rather than use the site information system. The package comes about a week before their stay and covers all the information needed for their stay.

More Details

Owner
Sherry Hudson
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
23 September, 2018

About Sherry Hudson

Paul and I love to explore Nova Scotia and are often seen clambering over waterfalls in search of a new spot to set up our tripods. In the summer months we love to sail, exploring the coast and joining in on the local races. Winter takes us outdoors to freeze our fingers off to catch the warm light of the perfect sunrise or out across the trails on x-country skiis.

Sherry Hudson purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Sherry Hudson chose Crousetown

This property is perfect for couples, it is in a quiet location with lots of privacy but nearby many attractions. In the winter its a great place to turn of the electronics and sit by the fire and relax. In the summer you can enjoy a refreshing dip in the river or a fire under the evening stars. There are many places close by to discover if you like to explore.

What makes this cottage unique

The most unique aspect of the cottage is its location above a set a rapids which can be heard in the cottage year round. This lovely sound of water provides the perfect acoustic backdrop to the cottage. Guests can enjoy their morning cup of coffee on the deck overlooking the river and watch the sun come up while they plan their day of adventures.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage around the Crousetown around the Lunenburg County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 640 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • The bathroom has bathtub.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(28 traveller reviews)

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A Quiet Riverside Retreat
average rating of 4.964286 based on 28 reviews
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5

Beautiful riverside retreat

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful setting with beautiful flower gardens a rushing river to put you to sleep every night.

All the amenities you will need.

My favorite Vrbo ever..hated to leave.

Thanks Sherry for letting us enjoy your fantastic place😍

  • Review Submitted: 23-Sep-2018
  • Date of Stay: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect romantic soul filling cottage 💞

  • 5 of 5

We love everything about this cottage. The cosy comfort, the privacy, the river, which we love swimming in!

Sherry's gardens are beautiful 🌸

The paths are lovely.....we always feel like we come home to "our " cottage .....all the comforts and beauty of home 💖

  • Review Submitted: 19-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A lovely, well equipped cottage with beautiful gardens leading to a tumbling waterfall. Fabulous.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here three years ago and loved it. Couldn't wait to get back and it's as lovely as we remembered it.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So lovely to receive your review! Thank you for taking the time to write it. So nice to meet you both, hope to have a longer visit next time!
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5

amazing gardens and surroundings

  • 5 of 5

The sounds of the river are invigorating

  • Review Submitted: 13-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely little cottage

  • 5 of 5

Cozy cottage by a beautiful river. We spent two lovely days there and wish to go back one day!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! Please do come back for another visit. ;)
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5

Quaint, well-kept cottage in a beautiful landscape. Perfect place to “unplug” and relax.

  • 5 of 5

Spent a week at the Herons Rest on our honeymoon and it was perfect. The sound of the river in the background, and the crackle of the wood burning stove are hard to beat. The countryside was beautiful, and we weren’t too far from all of the south shores best attractions. Will definitely be returning in the future to experience the summer activities!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write us a review, I really appreciate it. It makes me very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and I look forward to you coming again soon!
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Location

Nearest Airport
130 Kilometres
Halifax International
Nearest Barpub
20 Kilometres
Bridgewater has several
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Lahave
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Lunenburg
Nearest Train
100 Kilometres
Halifax
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Hwy 103
Nearest Restaurant
20 Kilometres
Broad Cove (summer) or Bridgewater
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Green Bay, Crescent, Rissers, Broad Cove
Car: necessary

If you are looking for information about this area of Nova Scotia, this site is an excellent resource and includes a points of interest map that you can download.

http://www.novascotia.com/about-nova-scotia/regions/south-shore/lahave-petite-riviere

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Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £118.46

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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