Breathe in that incredible, ocean air or drive less than 5 minutes to Barrachois Harbour & Sunrise Marina on Brule Shore Road for live lobster, straight off the boats (during lobster season). From this Oceanfront Rental Cottage you can access affordable golf around the corner at Brule Point, or grab a loaf of molasses brown bread, local blueberry pie or pure maple butter at the neighbourhood's Country Bread Basket Bakery. A few minutes down the road, you can rent a bike or trek the Butter Trail in historic Tatamagouche. If you are hungry grab a 1 lb donair at Derados, test taste craft beer at the award winning downtown Tata Brew Co., devour a famous seafood chowder at The Chowder House on Main Street or enjoy lunch served in a rail car at the historic Train Station Inn. If it's Saturday, meet the locals and enjoy a snack, buy fresh produce, maple products, seafood, meat, baking, soaps or local handicrafts at Tatamagouche's downtown Farmer's Market.
The Beachfront Property Rental, Formerly a Typical Maritime Farmhouse:
Generously proportioned and contemporary, the living is easy in this 100 year old renovated farmhouse with a large main floor great room. Steeped with history, these original open dark beams, steel supports, retro barn lighting, high quality finishing, solid construction and robust tongue and groove pine flooring are highlights. You will find breathtaking sea views through the new low E argon windows.
Innovative & Welcoming Open Kitchen:
Equipped with modern appliances, this open space boasts high quality finishes, barn lighting, a ceran smoothtop stove, large fridge with freezer on the bottom, Keurig coffee machine, cone coffee machine, new inverter microwave, new stove vent, frigidaire eco tall tub dishwasher, large overhead pot rack with new Kitchenaid pots, toaster, blender, kettle, teapot, stainless and white accents, water machine, lobster pot, lobster utensils, serving trays, bowls, picnic supplies, candles and many gourmet extras. The main feature here is the large one-of-a-kind red oak kitchen island with burl legs and matching added counter pieces made in New Germany, NS (see photo). There is seating for 6 on gas lift adjustable barstools, double blanco white kitchen sink allows those doing clean-up to enjoy the waves and sunset, a separate corner kitchen dining booth (to seat 4-6) and special squirrel cage light bulbs.
Grab an apron as the new barbecue provides loads of grilling space with 4 burners and an added side cooking element. Yes, cottage life soon becomes all about fresh air, appetites and mouth watering cuisine. For "al fresco" meals there is a 14-16 person handmade picnic table perched back from the water. 8 new colourful Adirondacks sit at the water's edge and allow you to enjoy a refreshment or simply visit with friends and family. All outdoor hemlock furniture was made with untreated wood and created in Truro, NS.
All bedrooms are furnished with new mattresses, new modern bedding and new pillows.
4 beds are in the main cottage along with the new twin rollaway cot.
Bedroom 1 - Main cottage
Formal main floor bedroom with ocean views, three windows, extra long double bed with 89 inch built-in window seat, pot lights, convection wall heater and overhead fan.
Bedroom 2 - Main cottage
Formal upstairs bedroom with amazing views, two windows, king size bed, 55 inch built-in window seat, misting fan, with a wall convection heater.
Loft (an open 3rd bedroom) - Main cottage
This open area has ocean views, two skylights, one scenic window, 2 single/twin extra long beds, 2 ceiling fans, air conditioner, flatscreen and added storage. A new fold-up twin cot is also provided in the loft.
Added Spring, Summer, Fall Accommodations:
Bunkhouse: 1 double bed, 1 daybed with 2 twins are located in the bunkhouse. Unheated for warm weather months only..
Private Cozy Bunkhouse:
The new 12x16 ft insulated "Bunkie" is nestled at the very back of the property. It boasts a covered deck, ocean views, eating nook, interior sitting area with loveseat and chairs. There is a daybed with 1 single mattress and an added single pull-out mattress plus a double bed in the corner. This quiet location promises a great night's sleep or a spot away from it all to enjoy coffee and a game of cards. 3 solar panels supply power for 2 lights, a fan, small tv or music and has an added USB outlet to charge your cell phone or accessory. Enjoy living off the grid. This is an insulated building best only in the warmer months.
Nautical Bathroom with shower/tub plus "Outdoor Shower":
This Nova Scotia cottage rental has a full new interior bathroom and features lovely heated grey porcelain tile contemporary flooring, right height elongated toilet, large pedestal sink, freshly re-glazed vintage cast iron bathtub, extra high shower, heated towel rack, retro pulley cage light with matching metal chain mirror, built-in hairdryer, lots of toiletries on hand, and 2 windows for loads of light and fresh air. Special bar to assist both seniors and youngsters for easy in-and-out bathing. Photo included. Added outdoor shower allows for that true beach side experience during the warmer months. Oh, and a 40 gallon hot water tank promises plenty of hot water.
This bright, sleek open living area is equipped with 2 large Natuzzi Italian leather sofas, lobster trap coffee table, Wifi, flatscreen with HDMI, DVD, movable Sony stereo with USB outlet, CD player, iPod attachment, and radio. Just to the left are the stairs to the upper floor which include a vintage local flagpole railing and handmade birch floor-to-ceiling ballisters and newell post.
Screened Oceanside Oasis:
Flow through the living area and 2 double sliding doors to the bonus 200 sq ft attached screened room. With streams of natural light (and no bugs!), this is considered an absolute favorite spot. The open concept space has a sparkling clear roof, bistro table with chairs, a +9 ft long resin sofa, coffee tables, 2 resin fully reclining lounge chairs with padded foot rests for the ultimate in relaxation. Why not sleep under the stars on warm nights?
~WIFI 10 Mbps North Nova service and new enhanced router.
~Digital keyless door entry to simplify your stay. Never lose a rental key again.
~Front Loading Washer and Dryer plus inside drying racks and breezy clothesline outside.
~12,000 BTU new Heat Pump to cool or heat.
~3 Flatscreens + DVD players with extensive DVD movie library.
~Kiddie Friendly: Playpen with canopy and bassinet. Portable baby gate. Booster seat. 2 retractable baby gates on inside steps.
~Walk 40 steps from the deck across the grass front yard to the beach steps with double rails. Great for seniors or young kids as there are no high cliffs, just a ramp and 10 wide, solid easy steps to the sand.
~Back South facing deck with 2 benches, and blue retractable awning for added outdoor living on sunny or rainy days.
Note - The bunkie is unheated and best only in the summer! :)