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Spectacular Waterfront Estate On South Shore!

Bedrooms 5
Separate WCs1
Space 5,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10-12

Absolutely spectacular!. THE ONLY indoor saltwater pool-equipped vacation rental in Nova Scotia! The Land Yacht is a massive 5800 sq.' 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath home offering 700' of accessible and direct ocean frontage on St. Margaret's Bay. Only a 20 minute drive to Halifax. Abundant social and private spaces make The Land Yacht the ideal choice for family getaways.

Too many features to list, but notable are the wraparound glass solarium, hardwood floors throughout, open great room / dining room with soaring tongue and groove ceilings plus a 2 storey cultured stone fireplace with insert. Not to mention the indoor saltwater pool complete with rope swing! The living area is open to the gourmet kitchen with African granite counters, fabulous eating island with lazy susan, Jenn-Air cooktop, built-in wall ovens and solid maple cabinetry.

The two bedrooms on the main floor both offer ensuites, and enjoy panoramic ocean views. (One is equipped with a king and one with a queen.) A half bath is located on the main floor as well, a full bath is located in the pool room. On the walk out lower lever there are three bedrooms of varying sizes. The first has limited views and is perfect for late sleepers. (King) The second and third feature breathtaking panoramic views of the ocean. One of these bedrooms is set up as a family suite and sleeps four to six. (Two queens plus a kids loft that sleeps two to three ) The other is equipped with two day beds that convert to two kings. These three bedrooms share a huge bathroom.

There is a deep water mooring and abundant sea life to enjoy - osprey, dolphins, sea otters. What more could you ask for?

No pets.

The VRBO calendar is updated automatically. PLEASE check/confirm availability of your desired dates BEFORE making an inquiry.

Important note: We NEVER accept wire transfers. For our mutual protection, if you ever receive a phishing scam with someone pretending to be "us" asking for a wire transfer, do NOT wire funds! Contact us immediately through the official VRBO/Home Away website.

Check-out time is 10:00 AM and check-in time is 4:00 PM.

More Details

Melanie and Thomas Heath
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 July, 2018

Why Melanie and Thomas Heath chose Halifax

To experience The Land Yacht is to fall in love with it. :-)


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Halifax in Halifax Regional Municipality

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 5800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowmobiling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Spectacular Waterfront Estate On South Shore!
average rating of 4.806452 based on 31 reviews
Newburyport, MA

Spectacular property in a great location

  • 5 of 5

Spectacular property. The home is completely as described -- large, comfortable, clean, and well cared for. There was plenty of room to spread out and plenty of towels and linens. The kitchen was well stocked with very type of dish, pot, pan, or utensil one would want.

The views off the sunroom were amazing -- it was truly like being right on the water. Great place to sit to have morning coffee and relax. We saw harbor porpoises one day swimming just a few meters from us as we looked on from the sunroom.

The indoor pool was loved by the kids. They had a blast being able to go for a swim whenever they wanted.

The owners and management team were very responsive. We had a few issues with the well water pump and the coffee maker, and these were dealt with immediately! Highly recommend this property and this team.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for visiting Afroz! Sorry the Keurig pump and the water pump decided to take vacations too! ;-)
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Raleigh, NC, USA

Gorgeous house, great location

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable, beautiful view. Owners and caretaker were easy to reach and very friendly. House is in wonderful shape. Easy to get to local attractions. Kitchen is beautifully equipped. The pool was a big hit. Plenty of space for our big group. Would love to stay here again. Thanks very much!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Please come and stay with us again Lexie! :-)
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Ideal Spot for our Group Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was perfect. The Land Yacht accommodated our three families ideally, with much extra space. The kids loved the shoreline to explore, and the spacious property for outdoor activities. The pool was enjoyed by all! The location of the Land Yacht was ideal for our day trips within the province. Anything we could have needed was available at the Land Yacht. We all hope to be back one day!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great House to Accompany a Great City!

  • 5 of 5

Halifax is a great city filled with some of the friendliest people I've ever encountered. The house is decorated as a showstopper and is spacious enough for large groups. Two masters with en suites on the main living floor, with multiple bedrooms downstairs that all walkout to the water. The solarium and wraparound balcony gives everyone a choice to their comfort for enjoying a peaceful view over the bay.

The location is serene just feet from the waterfront! Roughly a 35-40 min commute to downtown, makes a rental car a requirement, but one can arrange 24/7 private car service for about $100CAD each way with only a few hours notice.

The owners are direct, polite, and easy to work with. No complaints at all!

  • Review Submitted: 16-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you enjoyed the Land Yacht. Please visit again! :-)
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It surpassed our expectations and was perfect for our family getaway. We loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for a family getaway. Very well managed. Anything we might need, we found in your lovely kitchen. The pool was thoroughly enjoyed by every one of us from the three year old to (us) the retirement-aged grandparents of the clan. We had many special moments enjoying the incredible wrap-around solarium. Thanks so much for the opportunity to stay at The Land Yacht. We are already planning to book our next stay.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had some magic moments with your family Holly! See you again soon! :-) <3
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Fantastic relaxing weekend

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed ourselves here for a fantastic relaxing weekend. The house is gorgeous. The wifi didn’t work on our first night, but thankfully it was up and running the next day. Overall we had a great time and would highly recommend staying here!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay Katherine! :-)
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Halifax International Airport (YHZ)
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Lebanese restaurant (yummy!)
Nearest Beach
On property - not sand, bring water shoes.
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Halifax, Canada

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Low Season
1 Nov 2018 - 17 May 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £579.23
Cleaning Fee £115.85 + Tax

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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