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Swim House

Enjoy country living at Swim House located in Rockland, Nova Scotia
1 of 26Enjoy country living at Swim House located in Rockland, Nova Scotia
Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Lockeport, Southwest Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia
Originally built in 1865, this 'Heritage House' has managed to retain its original charm and character without sacrificing modern comfort and convenience. Carefully restored and maintained this vacation home features a sunny well-equipped kitchen, an elegant dining room and a beautiful living room. A parlour off the kitchen artfully combines laundry facilities and a comfortable family room.

Upstairs there are three bedrooms. The master bedroom has a queen size bed. There is a double bed in the second bedroom and two single beds in the third bedroom. There is a TV in the single bedroom for movie watching only. There is one four-piece bathroom on the ground floor and a two-piece powder room upstairs.

The elegance is in the details - calming paint colours, an antique harvest table in the dining room, thick towels an...
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Listing #FKN2014104
About the Manager
Sandy Lane Vacation Rentals
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2012
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Reviewed September 15, 2017

Great quite location, close to the water. Comfortable. Great covered porch to sit and enjoy coffee in the mornings. We watched at least 6 rabbits on the lawn. Able to walk to the beach every evening and walk along enjoying the sunset.

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Reviewed October 9, 2014

It's a very nice and rustic house. Deer, porcupines and rabbits said 'Hello' every day. I enjoyed my time there. Only the fusty smell downstairs bothered a bit. A big no-go... the house wasn't cleaned. The washroom was dirty and the floors downstairs weren't neither...More

1  Thank Petra M
Management response:Responded April 7, 2017

Petra, I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at The Swim House. It is in a beautiful rural setting and does have some cute "neighours". I am sorry to read about your experience. The cleaning staff did clean after the last guests,...More

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Reviewed September 9, 2014

We were a party of 6; 4 adults and 2 toddlers plus 2 dogs. The 3 bedrooms are a real plus and the grounds around Swim House are great for kids and dogs to romp as long as they wanted. The beach is small but...More

1  Thank Edwin B
Management response:Responded April 7, 2017

HI Ed, I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at The Swim House and that the house worked well for your family. You are right, the house really does have a wonderful library. All the best, Helen

  • Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • VCR
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    2 Full baths
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
12 May 2019 -
29 Jun 2019
Spring 2019
3 nights
30 Jun 2019 -
7 Sep 2019
Peak 2019
7 nights --
8 Sep 2019 -
15 Oct 2019
Fall 2019
3 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Canadian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Waiver Fee: C$45 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
The Swim House is a charming 19th Century home located on a quiet lane on the eastern shores of Lockeport Harbour along Nova Scotia’s famous Lighthouse Route.

15 minutes away Lockeport is the closest town to this cottage. Lockeport is known for its Crescent Beach - a stunning scimitar of white sand approximately 1.5 km or 1 mile long.

Lockeport hosts a number of festivals and events during the summer months: Canada Day Celebrations, Harmony Bazaar Festival of Women in Song and the Lockeport Sea Derby. The Canada Day celebration is always on the first of July, Harmony Bazaar typically take place on the last weekend in July while the Sea Derby is usually on the second weekend in August.

Crescent Beach Centre hosts the Sea Derby and a number of family events, such as the Beach Bash. Also w...
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