Flowing Tide Retreat


Entire residential home hosted by Eva

5 guests, 3 bedrooms, 3 beds, 1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
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Welcome to the Flowing Tide Retreat, a beautifully restored 150 year old home, with stunning views of the river, just a few minutes stroll to the charming tidal village of Bear River. A bright, spacious house, on one acre with bush and perennial gardens. If you are looking for a peaceful and inspiring sanctuary, where you can hear the sounds of the river, this is the perfect place to meditate, do yoga, paint, or simply relax and enjoy watching the wildlife along the river.

The space
Bright and spacious upper two floors of house for rent, eclectically furnished with antiques and original art. Three bedrooms , a large bathroom with antique claw foot tub and shower, fully equipped country eat-in kitchen and adjoining pantry, sunny dining room with airtight efficient wood stove, and double doors leading to balcony with spectacular views of the river, wildlife, perennial gardens and screened gazebo. Three beds available (Queen, Double and single) with the option of adding an extra single bed in the master bedroom for a child or toddler, with an optional child's bed rail.
Heated with electric and airtight, efficient Pacific Energy wood stove (firewood available, stacked downstairs).
Non-smokers only.
Well behaved pets often welcome, but will be assessed on an individual case basis. The quaint village of Bear River is a five minute stroll down the road. Enjoy walks in this artists haven and visit local wineries, the Flight of Fancy Art Gallery, the Blue Mind Gallery, the Oakdene Community Centre with artists’ studios and artisan shops, and the Sissiboo Coffee Bar and Gallery....just a few minutes away. Bear River is central to Digby (15 min. drive), Annapolis Royal (25 minutes), Mavillette Beach Provincial Park, Brier Island, Lunenburg, the French Shore and Kejimkujik National Park. There is no shortage of amazing things to see and do in this area: beaches, art galleries, whale watching, canoeing/kayaking, bird watching, surfing at Mavillette Beach, historical locations, live music and the tastiest scallops you've ever eaten!

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
1 single bed

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
TV with standard cable
Patio or balcony
Indoor fireplace

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4.83 out of 5 stars from 35 reviews


Where you’ll be

Bear River, Nova Scotia, Canada

The neighbourhood is very safe and a lovely place to go for walks. Excellent coffee served at the Sissiboo Coffee Shop, great breakfasts at Myrtle and Rosie's, and fantastic art and crafts for sale at the Flight of Fancy Art Gallery, all close by in the quaint village of Bear River.

Hosted by Eva

  1. Joined in March 2014
  • 35 Reviews
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I am an artist and a fiddler/mandolin player and love to travel and paint. I fell in love with Bear River a few years ago, finding it an incredibly inspiring place to be as a visual artist, and as a musician. I really enjoy living in Bear River and enjoy meeting my guests, who are always such interesting and lovely people. I live in the lower floor of the house, so am there if anything might be needed. I work in the village of Bear River, at the wonderful Flight of Fancy Gallery, where some of my paintings are exhibited, as well as other wonderful 2 and 3 dimensional artworks by talented local artists. I also teach Vinyasa Flow yoga at the Fundy Y in Cornwallis, and at the Oakdene Community Centre in the village. My paintings and prints are displayed in my house, for your enjoyment, and they are for sale...if you'd like more information email (Email hidden by Airbnb) If you'd like to see more of my paintings and prints, check out my (Email hidden by Airbnb)
I am an artist and a fiddler/mandolin player and love to travel and paint. I fell in love with Bear River a few years ago, finding it an incredibly inspiring place to be as a visua…

During your stay

I will be living in the downstairs apartment (from May until the beginning of September), and am happy to help with providing directions, recommendations for restaurants, sightseeing ideas, and general information.
  • Languages: English, Deutsch
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within a day
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House rules

Check-in: 4:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Checkout: 11:00 a.m.
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $130

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