Fresh, comfortable, and convenient - this intriguing 60's A-frame chalet has all the charm you're looking for in a holiday by the ocean.
Two sets of sliding patio doors open onto the wide deck with a fabulous view of the ocean and access to the rocky shore. A small brook babbles nearby.
Indoors there are two bedrooms -one double on the main floor, one queen in the loft - as well as a pull-out couch for guests in the living room. A crib/toddler bed can be made available.
The kitchen is fully equipped with dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker and just about anything else you might need. There is also an outdoor barbeque.
The compact bathroom has a bathtub/shower. The washer and dryer will save you trekking to the laundromat and all linens are provided.
In addition to outdoor games including a badminton set, the cottage features high speed internet, cable TV with DVD, and radio with CD player as well as art and craft materials, books, puzzles and games. An oil furnace will keep you cozy if the nights get chilly.
From Our Guest Book:
Our guests write about their adventures sometimes including drawings, cards and photographs.
The following are just a few selections from these pages.
Thank you for creating this â??havenâ? of peace which I feel so lucky to enjoy. (Halifax)
Everything about the spot you have here is precious. â??Till next timeâ?¦ (Alberta)
We will be forever grateful for your remarkable generosity, incredible attention to detail and willingness to accommodate our needs. (United States)
Thank you! Second Wind is a perfect name for this haven of peace and beauty. I wish I could live here permanently but must be glad that many others have the chance to enjoy it and find their second wind. Thank you for providing everything one needs to live simply, serenely and comfortably. Speaking of comfortâ?¦may I take the bed home? (Halifax)
You have thought of every detail. Calm comfortable and clean. Would definitely return. (Alberta)
These 4 weeks rank among the best weeks we have even had for vacation! It was serene, beautiful, calming and rejuvenating! You thought of everything! (Ontario)
Wow what a great place! We had a wonderful time. (British Columbia)
An amazing week we have had in your cottage. (U.K. England)
Thank you so much for your wonderful lodging. Everything was above our expectations. The amenities were very thoughtful. We had a wonderful time and would certainly come again Thank you so much. (Ontario)
We had a superb time! The setting is idyllic, the cottage is like home and your hospitality is 5 star! (Ontario)
And part of the message from our youngest guest:
I have had the most wonderful time of my short little life here in your cottage. The best part was to be here with mom and dad, lying giggling on the floor while they would cook their lobsters, looking at the leaves on the wind and the kingfisher on its metal pole. I am gonna miss the tranquility here and my parents will too. So thank you and see you again.
(Little Elias from Denmark 4 months old)
There are two bedrooms (one with a double bed on the main floor, one with a queen bed (off the loft upstairs) as well as a double pull-out couch for guests. A crib/toddler bed can be made available. The bathroom is on the main floor. The stairs to loft and queen bedroom are a bit steep.
Private but not isolated, Second Wind Cottage is located on Mahone Bay just off the Lighthouse Route on Nova Scotia's beautiful South Shore. This idyllic spot is not only a perfect place for relaxing, taking walks, or gazing at the ocean, but also an ideal home base for exploring some of the best that Nova Scotia has to offer. Cappuccino and fresh baked scones await you at the cafes in the picturesque town of Mahone Bay just 8 minutes away. There, and in the nearby towns of Chester and Lunenburg you can enjoy the delightful shops, markets, restaurants, museums, galleries, concerts, summer festivals and maritime adventures that make the South Shore a favourite destination for visitors year after year. Head to one of the glorious nearby beaches or explore the biking and hiking trails. (Access to the Trans Canada Trail is just a mile away.) The ocean kayaking is unbeatable among Mahone Bay's many islands and up Martins River. (Bike and kayak rentals are available in the area.)
The full-service town of Bridgewater is only 20 minutes away.
An hour's drive in any direction has new vistas and entertainments. Head north to the Bay of Fundy for the highest tides in the world and explore the country towns and villages of the beautiful Annapolis Valley or go east to visit the lively, historic port city of Halifax with its many attractions. Stop off at Peggy's Cove along the way. Or set your sights South West along the Lighthouse Route for a shore drive, a ferry ride, some spectacular beaches and perhaps go a bit further to visit the historic towns of Liverpool and Shelburne. The cottage has lots of information and maps to help you plan your visit!
It is all here waiting for you at Second Wind!+ More