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Sea Captain's Estate (Willow Vale) - (circa 1780)

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Carey & Lisa

Sea Captain's Estate (Willow Vale) - (circa 1780)

12 guests4 bedrooms7 beds2.5 baths
12 guests
4 bedrooms
7 beds
2.5 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
Sparkling clean
5 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Great location
90% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.

Willow Vale was originally the estate of a late 18th century sea captain, now the home & studio of a Canadian fashion designer, it sits on one of the oldest roads in North America; the Evangeline Trail. Hilltop views of the Avon River Valley & highest tides in the world filling the Minas Basin. This home, filled with original Canadian art, and property has been featured in decor and lifestyle magazines. Close to wineries, ski hill, & golf.

•heated pool
•8 person hot tub
•fire pit
•grand piano


Air conditioning
Cable TV
Ethernet connection

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed,1 single bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed,1 sofa bed
Bedroom 4
1 queen bed,1 single bed


Step-free access to the bedroom
Step-free access to the bathroom



11 reviews
Ryan User Profile
October 2019
12 of our family (2 kids) had an amazing time! Perfect place for relaxing, cooking, and socializing!! Lisa is a great host and her property is beautiful and clean. The pool is great and the hot tub was wonderful ! Amazing kitchen/living room, spacious private rooms, great guest…
Hilary User Profile
October 2019
We had a lovely weekend at this estate - the hot tub was especially amazing at sunset. The whole house was clean and catered to guests from small touches like candles and books to the hosts working hard to get us in for an earlier check in as we arrived in the area early. We were…
Danica User Profile
September 2019
Great place! Perfect for a large group. Thanks for having us!
Carey & Lisa User Profile
Response from Carey & Lisa:
We loved hosting your group! I hope you’ll join us again!
September 2019
Kim User Profile
September 2019
This home and pool house fit our needs perfectly. Our group of 11 was well accommodated in this beautiful home. We enjoyed the pool and hot tub to the fullest and loved that the house had absolutely everything we needed to cook, swim, and enjoy ourselves. Thank you Lisa & Carey…
Carey & Lisa User Profile
Response from Carey & Lisa:
Thank you, Kim! Your group was awesome to host!
September 2019
Chantal User Profile
August 2019
Awsome host, beautiful home an overall great place to stay.
Carey & Lisa User Profile
Response from Carey & Lisa:
Thank you, Chantal! You were all a pleasure to host!
August 2019
Kornelis User Profile
August 2019
We had a wonderful stay. Lisa was a great hostess. Thank you.
Adele User Profile
August 2019
Such a great weekend! Lisa was a great host and would highly recommend this place!

Hosted by Carey & Lisa

Nova Scotia, CanadaJoined in February 2016
Carey & Lisa User Profile
519 Reviews
We are creative entrepreneurs who love to socialize and travel. Our home base is in Nova Scotia but we spend a great deal of time at our home in France. ~~~ We have enjoyed joining our guests at the firepit and around the pool in Nova Scotia and have met some wonderful new…
Interaction with guests
We live and work on the property and are happy to advise on the surrounding attractions - wineries, golf courses, historic homes/tours. We are easy-going and enjoy meeting new people and socializing but will also respect your privacy.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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About this place
When you stay in an Airbnb, you’re staying at someone’s place.
This is Carey & Lisa’s place.
Carey & Lisa
Donna and Jordan help host.

The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 3PM–8PM
Checkout: 12PM (noon)
12PM (noon)

House Rules

  • Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
  • No pets
  • No parties or events
  • Smoking is allowed