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Far Far Away Guesthouse

Open concept kitchen and living room.
1 of 22Open concept kitchen and living room.
Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
Mahone Bay, Southwest Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia
Far Far Away is a Canada Select 4 Star guesthouse located directly between Chester and Mahone Bay; a ten minute drive in either direction and 25 minutes to the UNESCO World Heritage Town of Lunenburg. The guest house shares a driveway with an early 1900s home and has oodles of privacy in the backyard.

The guesthouse is quaint and suited ideally for a couple but can sleep three with a day bed in the spare room off the kitchen that serves as an office or second bedroom. The space is open concept with dark wood floors throughout and a contemporary colour palette of greys and white. The bathroom is completely new and offers a stand up shower and complimentary Aveda bath products. Off the kitchen is a french door that leads to the backyard and large patio complete with outside furniture and BBQ bar. With the help of foliage and fencing the b...
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Listing #FKN2728950
About the Owner
Jay H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2013
Interaction with guests
I will be available to greet you when you arrive to answer any questions you have about the property or the area. Should you need anything during your stay I am accessible by phone, email or text and generally am only a few minutes away. I never hover and always give guests their privacy but if you should need anything I'm very quick to respond!
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Reviewed October 2, 2016

This house was a very cozy and comfortable base for our travels around Mahone Bay. When we first arrived we found it it was farther from Mahone Bay than we had anticipated, but with each trip to Mahone Bay the drive seemed shorter! We traveled...More

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Management response:Responded October 3, 2016

Thank you! Glad you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed August 14, 2016

The Far Far Away Guesthouse was exactly what my family of three needed. It was far enough away from the hustle & bustle of the city, and a close drive to attractions. My 5 year old loved his bedroom and gave us zero problems about...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2016

This is a very well equipped cottage. Just bring groceries and you're all set. Your host, Jay is super, thinks of everything. There's a comfy master bedroom, small office/single bedroom and a sleep sofa in the living room. Plenty of space for 2 -3 people....More

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 7:00 PM
Pets are aways welcome but please let me know in advance. Should any damage be incurred due to pets left unattended or if the furniture requires additional cleaning to remove...
    1 Full bath
    1 Twin
    1 Queen
    1 Sofa
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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.
  • Cleaning fee: C$70 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: C$500 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The surrounding areas offer, live theatre, sailing, flea markets, whale watching tours, sea kayaking tours, white sand beaches, various farmers markets, horse and carriage rides, cafes, pubs, art galleries, golfing, spas (just 2minutes seconds from Atlantica Oak Island Resort). Our location allows you to feel far enough away to escape, yet you're only 10 minutes away from everything.
Getting around
It's most convenient to rent a car as there is not public transportation through rural Nova Scotia. You can cover a lot of grounds by bicycle if you are a proficient cyclist. The guesthouse offers 4 bikes and there is access to a provincial trail directly behind the property.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Halifax Stanfield International Airport: 92.0 km
Railway: Via Rail Train Station: 78.0 km
Ferry: Bay Ferries Limited (Digby, NS): 166.0 km
When you book I can provide you with written instructions on how to find the property as well as a link to a Google map.

GPS will not find the property—regardless if you think you have the best GPS device on the market. If my directions still have you lost call me and I will guide you there!
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 25.0 km.
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