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Abijah's Mill Cottage

South Ohio, Nova Scotia, Canada

Listing #125074


House | Private Space | House Sitting Requested
Rates from CAD $450 | Monthly
Last Updated 324 days ago

About

Picturesque, heritage, country home now available. Ideal vacation/sabbatical Get-Away for writers, artists or academics. High speed internet is newly furnished by Cedar Lake Wireless Cooperative. http://www.cedarlakewireless.com/CLWC/Welcome.html Two of the three bedrooms are newly remodeled and available on a short term, home sharing basis. Occupation of the entire residence negotiable for Fall, Winter, Spring and onward. Built around 1840 with gothic windows and curved staircases this quaint, story and half cottage overlooks Cornings (aka Indian) Brook and the saw mill also built by Abijah Ellis around the same time. Sharing this contemplative, tranquil view are the kitchen, new in 2002, and the rear deck, as well as the newly remodeled Den and SW bedroom. The N. bedroom is also newly remodeled and features a private stairway to the kitchen. The master bedroom features three gothic windows and some minor preparations for future upgrading. The bath, installed in 1959, and living room are also newly upgraded. Lending charm and majesty are the curved central stairway and gothic-windowed, landing halls. Fifty acres of forest, wetland and old orchards, largely adjacent to the brook and swimming hole, have been fallow more than 50 years and harbor dreams of food foraging, food-forestry and permaculture. Suggested donations are $450 to $1750 per month depending on season and number of guests. Twenty-seven minutes to Universite' Sainte-Anne. Twenty-four minutes to Burridge Nova Scotia Community College. Fifty-six minutes to Kings Theater in Annapolis Royal. Four miles away on the shore is a very nice diner for breakfast and lunch and DJ's Convenience store. Nearby are two of the best beaches in Southwest Nova Scotia. Fine dining and golfing are about 20 minutes away in Yarmouth and also up the shore. Much recommended is https://www.lacuisinerobicheau.ca 26 min. Yarmouth is easily accessible from Portland, Maine by ferry. Halifax Stanfield International Airport is 2 hrs. 59 min. by daily shuttle.

Private Space Offered

Bedrooms
3

Bathrooms
1

Offices
2

Size
1,500 ft2

Suited For
6

Property Type
House

Availability

From July 1, 2020

Minimum Stay

3 Days | Dates are flexible for this listing

Comments: The facility is most suitable for long term tenancy or sharing with permaculture enthusiasts.

Location

Private Space in a House in South Ohio, Nova Scotia, Canada

Closest University

Universite' Sainte-Anne in Church Point is 27 min, Burrige Campus NS Com. College is 25 minutes.

Nearby Universities
Dalhousie and St Mary's Universities, University of Kings College and Halifax College of York University are in Halifax , 3 hrs drive

Comments: Municipality of Clare, Near Cedar Lake, Salmon River and Beaver River.

Surroundings

  • Off Campus
  • Countryside
  • Writer's Sanctuary
  • Historic Home
  • Architectural Gem
  • Near Ocean or Lake
  • Near Woods
  • Near Restaurants

Rental Rates and Terms

Rates from CAD $450 Monthly | Negotiable

The cost of utilities can be discussed

A cleaning service can be discussed

Comments: Arrangements are negotiable. Ask for what you want. Now accepting guests on a donation basis.

Considerations

The home is suitable for young kids

Ask about bringing pets

Smoking is not allowed

A car is not available

House Sitting

I am looking for help while I am away

I would like help with my pet(s)

I would like help with plants or garden

Features

Interior

Furnished

Connectivity

High Speed Internet

Wi-Fi

TV

Printer

Exterior

Balcony or Patio

Garden

Accessibility

Stairs

Temperature Control

Fireplace

Appliances

Oven

Stove

Microwave

Refrigerator

Dishwasher

Washer

Dryer

Creative

Art Studio

Comments: Swimming hole is above the old dam. Canoe also.

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Independent Scholar or Retired Academic