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Historic house in the heart of Chester Village

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Outstanding charm coupled with a central village location

The house with its high ceilings sits atop an exquisitely landscaped knoll in the heart of the village of Chester and offers peek-a-boo views of the back bay. A graceful nine foot high white wooden trellis running forty feet long with a shroud of vines, roses and topiary trees; therefore assuring privacy. A flagstones terrace allows for gracious outdoor entertaining. The grounds are watered by the property underground irrigation system.


Property Manager
Paul Noblett
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
10 March, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Chester in Chester

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Situated in the heart of Chester Village. Ideally located for touring the South Shore Lighthouse Route.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

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Historic house in the heart of Chester Village
average rating of 4.25 based on 8 reviews
Washington D.C./London, U.K.
5

Lovely house in Chester

  • 5 of 5

Small but quaint, well-appointed, excellent location, beautiful big lawn, many amenities, great bathrooms and lots of attention to detail.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Historic house in the centre of Chester providing all you require for that perfect Vacation.
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4

Lovely historic chester home. tastefully done!

  • 4 of 5

Terrific location, close to town, the yacht club, town playground and the Peninsula. Wonderful family retreat.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice but ...

  • 2 of 5

The house is lovely in a great location but amenities e.g. bed linens, towels, need updating. Decor is much more shabby than chic: window coverings are un-hemmed fabric on nails. Beds are box spring and mattress on floor - which at these prices seems inappropriate. There is a septic smell from drains. Also, main floor bathroom windows leaked dramatically in rain storm. Good news is everything in town is a short stroll away. Also. No lights on at evening arrival made it difficult to identify and negotiate access. House description said it was white when it is definitely blue. Frustrating!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming, delightful, perfectly situated spacious home in Chester Nova Scotia.

  • 5 of 5

The property is beautiful and well maintained. Everything is there that you would need to enjoy a good long visit in Chester. We enjoyed our son's wedding there! It was a perfect base!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Direct in the heart of Chester, Tamarack offers the perfect location to sample one of the must-see areas of South Shore Nova Scotia.
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5

Greatly enjoyed our stay! Comfortable, charming, and conveniently located!

  • 5 of 5

Greatly enjoyed our stay! Comfortable, charming, and conveniently located!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tamarack is the perfect Chester Village location; ideally situated to take advantage of all the South Shore has to offer.
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Toronto
4

Perfect Family Vacation Home !

  • 4 of 5

Our stay at Tamarac was comfortable and relaxing. The whimsical decor was great and all the DIY projects gave it the right feel for a vacation. It definitely felt more like a cottage than a house but we thought that was a good thing!

The house was very clean and well stocked with all the necessities. The space was much better than what the pictures showed on VRBO. We were not exactly sure what the bedroom situation was until we got there. It was much better than what we thought.

At one point, there were 7 adults and one child staying over for the weekend as we celebrated a family birthday and it was not crowded at all. There was enough space for everyone to feel comfortable and not crammed in.

The location is outstanding. One block to the beach, one block to the salt water outdoor swimming pool, one block to the playground and about 2 blocks to the Village of Chester. The backyard was beautiful, peaceful and private.

We had a small bathroom problem and it was dealt with and attended to immediately! The only thing we could say that would be an improvement is if there were proper bed frames and maybe a head board for the box spring and mattresses in the two bedrooms with the queen beds instead on them just sitting on the floor. The linens are getting a bit tired but the beds were very comfortable.

All in all a fantastic trip and a great place to stay ! Would recommend it and would go back and stay there again.

Lynn, Peter and Family - Toronto

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tamarack offers a unique setting for your perfect South Shore getaway.
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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Halifax International
Nearest Ferry
500 Metres
Chester
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Chester Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Hwy 103
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Chester
Car: necessary

Located in the village of Chester, on Freda's Point Drive. Extends into Mahone Bay and the village has two natural harbours; Front Harbour on the East and Back Harbour on the West.

Chester is one of the wealthiest communities (per capita) in the province as a result of being a vacation and resort destination, with many seasonal and year-round estates and mansions. The nearby waters of Mahone Bay and its numerous islands are well known for yachting and have made Chester into a cruising destination. A ferry from the town connects to Big Tancook Island and Little Tancook Island.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £100.39
Pet Fee £55.77
Damage Deposit £278.85

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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