The “Carriage House” is a self contained and separate and unit on this gentrified country property. AVAILABLE YEAR ROUND, this 1200 sq ft fully furnished and uniquely appointed apartment is located at Serendipity Stables, a family owned equestrian hobby farm in Barneys River, Pictou County, NS. We are conveniently located 20 minutes drive from St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish.
The "Carriage House" is located at Serendipity Stables in Barneys River, a rural country setting one km off the Trans Canada Hwy / Hwy 104 in Pictou County Nova Scotia. It is a 25 minute drive from picturesque Antigonish and St Francis Xavier University. The Carriage House is located above the three car garage and is a separate feature of Serendipity Stables.
On "Check In" guests receive a basket of light nutritious snacks. A few food items are also on hand for guests to make a continental breakfast in the Carriage House on the first morning of their stay.
The Carriage House is an open concept apartment. is best suited to sleeping a single couple alone or with friends or family. There is a Queen sized bed in the one enclosed bed room and the main open area contains a pull out couch and a double futon for additional guests. Any questions regarding suitability for your group, are best addressed by contacting the host.
The Carriage House is completely separate from the main house. The pool, and hot tub are private and never included in any rental arrangement. The stables and horses can be included if the guests discuss and procure these services separately.
Interaction with guests
Louise, Oonagh and Caedda are generally on site and able to assist with any questions or concerns you may have. Louise works from the main the house during the day and Oonagh works outside close to the barn with the horses and riding students.
Cells number will be provided on arrival.
Other things to note
Serendipity Stables wakes up and is active by 7 AM. The horses can usually be seen in the fields by 8 AM. On weekends and after school through fall and spring there are usually riding lessons going on within viewing distance from the apartment.
There is no land line phone in the "Carriage House" and no phone service available via the main house. Cellular phone reception is good. There is free satellite WIFI, satellite TV and a DVD player included in the rental.
Our tap water is from our own on property drilled well and is potable.
We do not accept clients under the age of 21.
Check in time is anytime after 3 PM and before 10 PM. Check out time is 11 AM. Should guests require flexibility on departure/ check out time or are arriving later than 10 PM we must be contacted to work out the details.
Quiet hours are between 11 PM and 7 AM.
The Carriage House is pet free and we cannot accept any type of pets in the on the property.
The interior of the "Carriage House" is non-smoking. The only place guests may smoke is on the deck of the Carriage House . where a receptacle for butts is provided. The remainder of the property is smoking free.
Private and non accessible areas of the property can be defined by the hosts on welcome.
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.