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Hooking by the Sea - Brierwood Farm Retreat

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We are a scenic 200 yr old farm, we are a recognized UNESCO BIOSPHERE Experience. Which means we are preserving history in farming, way of life and yet the modern conveniences! We have a queen and twin bed with its own 3 piece bath with private entrance, 1 queen room, 1 double room .. Shared bath we have , kept the integrity of the farm house, tin ceiling, wood floors, claw tub, it must be seen to appreciate. Old brick hearth, Pet friendly and a healthy hot breakfast included.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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We stayed here the night before my 50th as we were on the early morning whale trip. The house itself is beautiful country cottage charm and the bed is really comfy. Going out running the following morning was stunning. Tip: Brier Island is a small low population island. There is
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Response from Victoria G, Owner at Hooking by the Sea - Brierwood Farm Retreat
Responded Aug. 23, 2018
We were so happy you enjoyed your stay 😊
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Although my arrival was somewhat unexpected (there was a small communication mixup), Vicki and Floyd were welcoming and gracious, and I immediately felt at home. After what had been a long day of travel for them, they still made time and energy to give me a tour of the farm
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Response from Victoria G, Owner at Hooking by the Sea - Brierwood Farm Retreat
Responded Jul. 10, 2018
Thank you for you kind review and we enjoyed your visit and hope you will return to our little piece of heaven.
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My wife and I stayed here on our trip to Nova Scotia. This place was perfect. The hostess was super friendly and knowledgeable about the island, the room was comfortable and clean, and the location was perfect. We couldn't have asked for a better place. We didn't even mind the
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Response from Victoria G, Owner at Hooking by the Sea - Brierwood Farm Retreat
Responded Jun. 5, 2018
Hi Kevin: It was wonderful having you here at the farm , the girls are still bleating and Peggy sue hasn’t had her lambs yet so still on an hourly watch .
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I meant to write this so long ago but life got in the way! How many months later and I am still thinking of our trip to hooking by the sea. Our whole trip was just magical. We stayed in the “big Burt” room and it was so great. It was so refreshing to have these few days of
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Stayed here for 1 night in September and had a wonderful time! The property is lovely and in a great location to experience Brier Island. It is beautifully decorated with many unique pieces. The host was so lovely and welcoming! It was great to talk to her and learn about the
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The front door to our B&B
Living room where Vickie does her spinning
sunset at the B&B
Hi , we have the big Bert and the cottage room also each has a queen bed. Sorry I have been a bit late in answering this. My # call 902-308-2107 Victoria
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"The prices are more than fair. They actually fall between budget and Mid-range. The accomodations are far more nicer than a budget hotel."
"The Cardinal room is closest to the bathroom."
"all rooms great , place wonderful"
"Hobby Farm/Country Living/Rug Hooking/Cozy/Breakfast Included"
"If you like houses with character, cleanliness and warmth, then any room here will meet your needs."
CanadaNova ScotiaSouthwest Nova ScotiaBrier Island
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