Comfortable quiet 1800's Farm house on 100 acres with shore access to Merigomish Harbour in Pictou County, NS. Old orchards in front and back of house. Surrounded by fields.
Upstairs : 2 small bdrms w/singles, 2 large bdrms with 1 dbl ex long and 1 double repectively.
Downstairs : Parlour w/queen bed, Dining rm, Alcove w/pullout couch, Kitchen, Living rm w/ pull out couch, Bathrm w/tub /shower.
Furnishings-old, dated, worn, eclectic, comfortable, non matching, etc...
Linens and basics provided.
10 mins to New Glasgow. 30 mins to Antigonish. 1 hr to Cape Breton.2 hrs from Halifax.
Small town living.
Very scenic coastal rural area of small towns [pop about 300] with local wharves, farms and tons of wildlife. Good novice kayaking. Deer in the orchard, Bald eagles in the sky.
Downstairs-1 queen, 2 pullout couches.
Upstairs-1 dble extra long, 3 singles.
Tenting is allowed by renters.
Shore is private, shallow and accessible via rough 1/2 K road thru corn field and is not visible from house due to rise in land. It is not sand. Not the choicest swimming but I swim there. Excellent for kayaking.
'Roy's Gut', a tidal waterway, runs behind the barn and house. Kayak at mid tide from behind house to the harbour [about 1 leasurely hour].
Melmerby Beach with lifeguard and amenities 10 mins drive. Big Island beach-wild and scenic without amenities 10mins drive.
Lobster season May 1 to July 1.
Plays at Bauer Theater in Antigonish.
Zipline -20mins drive.
Many festivals and activities in the area throughout the summer.
Good location for day trips to Halifax, Cape Breton, Prince Edward Island+ More