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Quiet Home In Beautiful Fishing Village Of Port Medway

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bdrms, 1.5 Baths, Dining Rm, Den, Sleeps 5, Porch, Garden, Water Feature

Comfortable refurbished cape cod style house, walking distance to the wharf. Newly painted in and out. Master bedroom has a queen bed , Second Bedroom has twin beds and Den has a fold out couch. Full kitchen with new appliances including fridge, dishwasher and propane stove. Located halfway between Liverpool and Bridgewater it is a short drive from two gorgeous beaches. Forty minutes to historic Lunenburg and ninety minutes from either Halifax or Yarmouth. Relax on the screen porch, watch the fishing boats come and go, read a book. Relax. Enjoy. Charming Family or Romantic getaway.


Owner
Gordon Miller
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2018

About Gordon Miller

Cinematographer in the Motion Picture Industry.

I love this area, its history, people and architecture. My avocation is historic property restoration and at present I am a working on another settler's home up the Medway River in Mill Village. Coming soon...River House.

Gordon Miller purchased this house in 1980

Why Gordon Miller chose Port Medway

Port Medway really is a hidden gem. It is a vibrant year round community situated on a large protected bay at the mouth of the Medway River; a sailor and kayaker's paradise. During the summer there are Art festivals, The Readers' Festival, Privateer days, auctions country fairs and many fun activities. The Location is perfect for day trips along the south shore and a lovely stopping point on your way to or from the Yarmouth Ferry.

What makes this house unique

This was grandma's house so there are kids' toys and books, beach toys, comfy chairs, books, art. There is a lovely screen porch overlooking the garden and small pond/water feature which may have goldfish.

Just around the corner is the Port Grocer a combination Cafe/Post Office/General Store which offers Lunch, Sunday Brunch, Art, Yoga and the occasional Musical evening.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Port Medway in Queens

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • 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 Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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Quiet Home In Beautiful Fishing Village Of Port Medway
average rating of 4.7 based on 10 reviews
Victoria, BC
5

Unique house close to everything

  • 5 of 5

It was fun exploring this historical house. Close to everything - Lunenurg, Halifax, south shore. Steps away from Friday night entertainment & good restaurant. Residents friendly.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Local slice of life

  • 5 of 5

Lovely lobster fishing village, lazy, laid back and friendly. If you need to kick back this is the place. People are friendly, views are lovely, house is well equipped. Civilization (shopping, etc.) is 20 minutes away.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Palm Coast, FL
5

Great getaway place

  • 5 of 5

My two traveling companions and I fell in love with Port Medway. The house was cozy and comfortable. Our host Gordon made us feel most welcome and the location was perfect for exploring the southern coast of Nova Scotia. The highlight was the Port Grocer and Pub. We were fortunate to be there on a Friday night when the Charming little general store turns into a pub with live music! Everyone was warm, friendly and fun! We had a fabulous time that will long be remembered.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nova Scotia
4

Quiet country cottage

  • 4 of 5

This is a unique and cozy place to spend some time away. The vacation home has rustic, English cottage style charm and character. It was relaxing to hear the trickling of water from the pond in the back yard and to explore all the coves and beautiful beaches that are just a short drive away. Thank you for making this experience a positive one.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A beautiful feature property

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with my husband and parents ( 78 and 82). My parents delighted in the location in the village, the space in the house and the books. I thought I wouldn't get them away as they settled down to read the history of "the port" . We were delighted to have a welcome message on the board and a phone call. The neighbours made us feel very much at home as well and the ladies at the port grocery were helpful and I can recommend their home made delights.

It was lovely to have a fire made up ready to light and my father took delight in being fire master for the 3 nights. The kitchen was well stocked and we found the bedrooms comfortable.

This is an excellent house in a delightful village in a superb province in a great country. We will be looking for an excuse to come back.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wiederholungverdächtig......!

  • 4 of 5

Wir haben 8 Tage in Gordon's Haus in Port Medway verbracht und es sehr genossen.

Auch ohne direkten Seeblick eine wunderschöne Umgebung - absolut ruhig gelegen. Das Haus bietet alles wie beschrieben, hat sehr viel Charme mit Historie - sehr persönlich gestaltet - ohne Ikea und Klinkcharakter.

Im Fischerdorf wurden wir sehr freundlich und interessiert aufgenommen und der Port Grocer ist einfach nur klasse als Laden, Postoffice, Café mit Brunch- und Kulturangebot.

Idealer Standort für viele, traumhafte Wanderungen an der Küste.

Andrea und Uwe aus Schleswig-Holstein

  • Review Submitted: 09-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
150 Kilometres
YHZ Halifax Stanfield International Airport
Nearest Barpub
20 Kilometres
Captain Barrs Lounge, Lanes Inn Liverpool
Nearest Ferry
150 Kilometres
Yarmouth Nova Star Cruises
Nearest Golf
32 Kilometres
White Point
Nearest Train
140 Kilometres
Halifax
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Route 103
Nearest Restaurant
20 Kilometres
Lanes Inn
Nearest Ski
250 Kilometres
Wentworth
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Beach Meadows / Cherry Hill
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Port Medway, Canada

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Winter
20 Feb 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
£168
for 2 nights
From
£84
£504
£1,539
 
 
Spring
1 May 2018 - 15 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£168
for 2 nights
From
£84
£504
£1,539
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £139.94

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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