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1780 Sea Captain's Home ~ Willow Vale Estate

SuperhostFalmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Entire house hosted by Carey & Lisa
12 guests4 bedrooms7 beds3 baths
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Willow Vale, originally the estate of a 1780's sea captain, now home & studio of a Canadian fashion designer, 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. Near wineries, ski hill, & golf.

•heated pool (May-October)
•8 person hot-tub (year-round)
•fire pit
•grand piano

The space
This is a fabulous property, now a boutique resort, with gardens, outbuildings, and fruit trees. Take your coffee on a morning walk through the orchard and in the evening, sip local wines around a blazing fire, all with a view of the highest tides in the world.

The accommodations are a combination of the individual listings on the property + the 100% private access to the gourmet kitchen, fireplace, baby grand piano -- perfect for a group or family getaway, complete with 24 hour access to the private heated pool and hot tub. A wonderful setting for team-building, retreats, intimate weddings, and any celebration.

The sleep accommodations are as follows:
-- Guest House (3)
-- Loft (4)
-- Guest Room #1 (2)
-- Guest Room #2 (3)

*** IF YOU ARE PLANNING A PARTY AND MORE THAN THE NUMBER OF GUESTS ON THE RESERVATION ARRIVE, THE BOOKING WILL BE CANCELED, WITHOUT REFUND.

Guest access
Guests have access to the heated in-ground pool (generally open from May-October, weather depending), 8-person hot-tub, large stone fire-pit surrounded by adirondack chairs, hammocks, gardens, main floor amenities, including kitchen, pianos, and laundry facilities.

The owner's have a private, self-contained suite in the basement that is off limits. This suite is soundproof and shares one of the 3 entrances (the main foyer) to the main house.

Other things to note
On the property, Lisa operates a fashion design and manufacturing studio that supplies her five stores across Canada. Guests are welcome to tour the building and shop in the showroom, if interested.
Willow Vale, originally the estate of a 1780's sea captain, now home & studio of a Canadian fashion designer, 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. Near wineries, ski hill, & golf… read more

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

Amenities

Private entrance
Iron
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher
Hot tub
Indoor fireplace
Heating
Carbon monoxide alarm
Cable TV
Dryer

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Falmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

Five minute drive to Avon Valley Golf Course, 5-20 minutes from 20+ wineries, and Martock Ski Hill. A 15 minute walk to restaurants, bars, and local brewery.

Hosted by Carey & Lisa

Joined in February 2016
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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 friends through the experience of hosting.
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…
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During your stay
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. We also have maintenance staff to assist with cleaning the pool, renewing the propane tanks, stacking wood for the firepit, and other tasks.
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 peo…
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House rules
Check-in: 3:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Checkout: 11:00 a.m.
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No pets
No parties or events
Smoking is allowed
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