Rustic and Family-Friendly Cottage Rental next to Heather Beach in Nova Scotia

Port Howe, Nova Scotia (Canada)
1 unit
4 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Pets allowed · Barbecue

This rustic and family-friendly cottage rental is located in within steps of Heather Beach in Nova Scotia and can accommodate four guests, with two bedrooms and one half bathroom. The first bedroom has a queen-size futon bed. The second bedroom has two sets of single-size bunk beds, which can either accommodate two adults or four children. A toilet is located in the adjacent storage shed, and there is an outdoor shower with a view of the ocean.

In the living room, guests will find a single-size sofa bed, a television, a fireplace, and an airtight wood stove. The fully equipped kitchen comes with a refrigerator, stove, and a microwave. Near the window, there is a kitchen table with three wooden chairs.

Outside, there is a picnic table and a barbecue, as well as a fantastic view of the ocean. Wooden steps lead down to the water from the front of the property.

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Accommodation Features

  • Bathroom
  • Electricity
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Running water
  • Telephone
  • Parking
  • Safe box
  • Shower
  • Queen-size bed
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Oven
  • Fridge
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Heating
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Fireplace
  • Dining table
  • Air conditioning
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Television

This rustic cottage gives glampers a beach right in their own backyard, while a public beach with a lifeguard is only a 10-minute stroll away. The accommodation stays warm thanks to an airtight wood stove. Additionally, the cottage contains a television and a DVD player, as well as an outdoor shower with a view of the ocean.

There is free parking at the site, and while there is no internet, a nearby local library does offer free Wi-Fi.

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Guest Services

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Pub
  • Medical services
  • Sports equipment storage

Location + Surroundings

  • Supermarket
  • Museums
  • Shopping

This sweet, blue cottage is located at Heather Beach in the community of Port Howe in Nova Scotia, overlooking the stunning Northumberland Strait. On a clear day, Prince Edward Island is just visible, about 10 miles in the distance. The nearest village is Pugwash, where guests can play at the Northumberland Links Golf Club, explore the Wallace Bay National Wildlife Area, find treasures at the Pugwash Farmers' Market, and so much more. The nearest airport is Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport. Read More


  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Bird watching
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Jeep tours
  • Feeding animals
  • Horseback riding
  • Biking
  • Golfing
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Surfing
  • Water sports
  • Climbing
  • Stand-up paddleboarding

Heather Beach has gentle waves, making it ideal for children to play in. Glampers are encouraged to swim in the warm water, go bike riding along the shore, and simply explore the expansive beach. Guests can also walk the 10 minutes to the public beach, thereby remaining under the watchful eye of a lifeguard. At low tide, glampers can walk for miles into the ocean.

The nearby village of Pugwash has restaurants and cafes, as well as a branch of Cumberland Public Libraries, where Wi-Fi is available. The Northumberland Links Golf Club is also available for glampers to play at, or they can go for nature hikes in the Wallace Bay National Wildlife Area. Fans of homemade goods will love the Pugwash Farmers' Market, and no one can resist checking out the beautiful Pugwash Lighthouse.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 02:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

  • As long as you cancel at least 15 days before check-in, you will receive a 50% refund minus our service fee.
  • If you cancel within 15 days of check-in, the host does not offer a refund.
  • If you cancel after check-in, any refund will be at the host's discretion (and will not include the service fee).
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Additional Information

Pets are welcome at this cottage.

This accommodation is family-friendly.

Please note that guests must bring their own sheets and towels.

Nova Scotia has strict trash, recycling, and composting regulations, and the schedule for each will be posted on the refrigerator of the accommodation.

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