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Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada  (# 30441)
 Oceanfront home Lunenburg "2 for1" Sale
  VacationsFRBO Lunenburg Vacation Rentals Property ID 30441 Admiralty House  

Major City: Halifax
Distance: 50-100 mi

Type:   Flat
Area: Waterfront

Bedrooms: 5
Sleeps: 12
Baths: 2
Size: 1200 Sq Ft

Internet: Yes
Pets OK: Call
Pool: No
Spa: Yes

Calendar: No
Exchange: No
For Sale: No
Credit Cards: No

 
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Right on the ocean in historic Lunenburg
   
 
 

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Name: Carol Sifton or Sandy Munroe

Phone: 902-369-2107 Toll Free in North America 1-888-807-6801

Languages: English

Personal Website: http://www.seashorehouse.com

VacationsFRBO Listing Since: 2008-02-26

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     Description 


Admiralty House, located right on the waterfront with a million
dollar panoramic view, is in the charming historic village of
Lunenburg, with excellent shops and restaurants a few steps away. It
has proved to be an ideal vacation and honeymoon spot for so many
since we began sharing it for tourist rental in 1999. Since
Admiralty House is a duplex consisting of two spacious (1200 square
feet) private flats, The Upper Deck and The Captain’s Quarters, we
have hosted many happy family reunions by the sea.

All of our guests to date have said that Admiralty House is even
more wonderful than our website can portray, the views are glorious;
the village is at your fingertips but one still has the privacy of a
quiet and spacious (each flat is 1200 square feet) home away from
home. We are just in the process of putting up a new website (more
text and pictures to follow) but please do have a look at it as well
as the guest comments below.



Nova Scotia vacation rental Oceanside home with 2 spacious, private
self-catering flats. Fully equipped 'home away from home'. LICENCED
& inspected by NS government, 'Million dollar' panoramic ocean &
sunset views, surrounded by sounds of the sea. Tranquil location in
residential 'Olde Towne' Lunenburg, a UNESCO world heritage site.
Private duplex (2 spacious private flats, rent 1 or both for groups
of up to 12). The Upper Deck has1200 sq ft of quality living space,
3 bedrooms, living room, full kitchen (eat-in) with fabulous views,
private ocean side deck, yard, tastefully decorated with antiques &
original art. Excellent beds with quality linens, washer, dryer,
dishwasher, four piece bath with air-whirlpool tub, wireless
Internet, Cable TV, phone, DVD, complete kitchenware, gas BBQ, off
street parking, 24 hour local manager. Great restaurants, shopping,
art galleries, sailing tours & many activities steps away. Halifax 1
hour away & only minutes from beaches & all the south shore.

The Upper Deck and The Captain's Quarters are two private separate,
spacious (1200 square feet) flats that each sleep six. Each flat is
private, fully equipped to be a home away from home, including a
full kitchen with six full-sized appliances and may be rented
separately. Or for larger gatherings of family and friends the whole
house may be rented and the internal connecting door may be opened
for such occasions. Many families have enjoyed this space for a
group holiday. Three private bedrooms in the Upper Deck (2
doubles , one queen), sleeps six. Captain's Quarters two private
bedrooms (one queen, one double), sleeps six. 5% discount for
booking the whole house.

The Upper Deck is fully equipped to be a home away from home, with
completely equipped eat-in kitchen that includes six full-sized
appliances (including washer, dryer, dishwasher) and even a lobster
pot. Comfortably furnished living room that includes cable TV, VCR,
DVD and phone. There is a huge ocean-side deck and an ocean view.
Admiralty House features excellent housekeeping using scent free
products & a positively no-smoking environment. Three bedrooms (2
doubles & 1 queen). The location offers the best of both worlds:
breath-taking ocean views & the experience of the sea & the charm &
convenience of being in a peaceful heritage village. Each flat, The
Upper Deck (upstairs) & The Captain's Quarters (ground floor) is
completely separate & private "home away from home" for up to 6. The
Captain's Quarters, may also be rented, providing a perfect space
for a family reunion or a gathering of friends (up to 12). There is
an internal connecting door that can be opened for such occasions.

Outside on the deck or inside from the lovely picture window in the
kitchen, you can sit with a cup of coffee at daybreak or a glass of
wine at sunset and enjoy the bird's eye view of the harbor from this
flat is spectacular (which includes the Bluenose 11 when she is in
port). A 'room with a million dollar view,' the eat-in kitchen is a
terrific space for cooking and sharing food and fun. The living room
offers quiet relaxation, or for those with work to do, an adjoining
alcove provides a desk. With three bedrooms (queen and two doubles)
there is plenty of space for private R&R. Guests will also enjoy
relaxing in the bathroom with a view with a luxury, air whirlpool
massage tub.

Here are some guest comments about Admiralty House:


“I came with my parents and my daughter. We had the time of our
lives just enjoying the
simple things. We were impressed by the unique architecture and
enjoyed walking along
the streets and the docks. Love the location of this house, its many
amenities, and specially
the sun porch….a wonderful place to sleep and to watch the endless
dock activities.” DP,
Colorado.

"What a wonderful week we have had here in Lunenburg. We are SO glad
we chose this
fishing village and Admiralty House!!! The view exceeded our
expectations and the
accommodations were excellent." PTH, New Jersey.

"Looking out over the harbour was the best way to start and end each
day. The sights and
sounds of every day life, along with the many local birds framed
each day perfectly." TM
Ottawa.

"We have had two glorious weeks in Lunenburg and at Admiralty House.
Our hosts are
amongst the finest people we have met in our many travels. This is
our second trip to Nova
Scotia, and we want to thank the people of Canada for their
kindness, friendship and
hospitality." JM, New Mexico

"For two low impact tourists we enjoyed ourselves to the point of
taxation. Lunenburg is a
walker, gawker delight. Dining is fabulous, its quiet and historic
architecture is eye candy."
FS, Stirling, Ontario.




 

     Amenities 


Admiralty House is an ocean-front duplex consisting of two spacious
and private fully equipped flats, The Upper Deck and The Captain’s
Quarters. Many guests have found that Admiralty House makes an ideal
location for gatherings of family and friends (up to 12) as both
flats may be rented and the internal connecting door opened so
guests may share the whole house.

Welcome to your “Home away from Home” right on the ocean in historic
Lunenburg, with each private flat featuring:

• Oceanside setting, right on the water, offering sights and sounds
of the sea, magnificent harbour and sunset views and access to boat
mooring
• Tranquil location in residential "Olde Towne" Lunenburg, Nova
Scotia
• 1200 square feet of quality living space (per flat) that very
comfortably accommodates up to six people
• Eat-in kitchen with six full-sized appliances (including washer,
dryer, & dishwasher), quality cookware, (with lobster pot**), dishes
and cutlery
• Ocean-side deck, verandah and yard with panoramic views of the
sunrise and sunset
• Four piece bath with luxury air-whirlpool massage tub
• Spacious living room with phone, Cable TV, DVD player and mini-
stereo
• Very comfortable beds and furnishings
• Quality linens and excellent housekeeping with scent free,
environmentally friendly, cleaning products
• Wireless high speed internet
• Gas BBQ
• Off-street parking
• On-call 24-hour a day local management
• Minutes to south shore beaches and towns and 1 hour from Halifax
• A positively no smoking environment


** Lobster not included!!

THE CAPTAIN’S QUARTERS
Welcome to the Captain's Quarters, the charming and private ground
floor flat of Admiralty House, right on the ocean in residential old
town Lunenburg. What a delight when we removed the carpeting in The
Captain’s Quarters, revealing gorgeous hardwood floors in a log
cabin or herring bone pattern. We think you will feel like the
captain of a fine ship in this lovely ground floor suite, especially
seated in the fabulous glassed in porch on the waterside of the
house. This glorious room provides wonderful vistas of the harbour,
a perfect vantage point for watching boats, birds, the sunset or
just absorbing the beauty of the water. Since this is a private e
room, with a very comfortable double futon the captain may choose to
bunk down here. Alternately, the spacious master bedroom with a
queen sized bed or a very comfortable double pull-out in the living
room could be the sleeping quarters of choice. A large eat-in
kitchen and a gracious dining room gives lots of scope for enjoying
that lobster or other bounty of the sea. Other spots for quiet
relaxation are the living room or the old-fashioned verandah with
sliding glass panels, adjustable according to the sea breeze or the
Jacuzzi-style air whirlpool bathtub in the four piece bathroom.

THE UPPER DECK
Outside on the expansive ocean-side deck, or inside from the lovely
picture window in the kitchen; with a cup of coffee at daybreak or a
glass of wine at sunset, the bird's eye view of the harbour from the
spacious and private Upper Deck is spectacular. A "room with a
million dollar view", the eat-in kitchen is a terrific space for
cooking and sharing food and fun and includes six full-sized
appliances (washer, dryer, dishwasher). The living room, with
comfortable contemporary furnishings as well as antiques, cable TV/
DVD, and telephone offers quiet relaxation, or for those with work
to do, an adjoining alcove provides a desk. With three bedrooms
(queen, and two doubles) there is also plenty of space for private
R&R. Chose the seaside bedroom with antique sleigh bed (double) and
ocean views, the master bedroom with queen bed or the middle bedroom
with a double bed. Enjoy the luxury of an air whirl pool massage in
the four piece bathroom (which also has an ocean view).



 

     Attractions 


Lunenburg is a delightful fishing village of about 2,500, designated
a UNESCO world heritage site, & home port of the famous Bluenose.
Many interesting sites & walks, such as the remarkable architecture
of restored homes, the fascinating Fisherman's museum, sailing
excursions, whale watch tours & horse drawn carriage tours, deep sea
fishing, local festivals, as well as excellent restaurants & an
interesting variety of shops. Just down the street is the world
class Fisheries museum with excellent interactive activities for
children as well as 2 restored fishing vessels, a sailing schooner &
a trawler. Lunenburg is still an active fishing community & guests
are fascinated by the coming & going of the ocean trawlers. When in
port, the Bluenose is visible from the deck & the yard, as are the
many other toll masted schooners that come to visit. There are
municipal tennis courts, playgrounds & a swimming pool. Fabulous
South Shore beaches & towns are at your finger-tips, Halifax is 1
hour



 

     Rates 



Early booking sale. Save 10% off Perfect off season artist, writer, sabbatical retreat, $900 Canadian per month. Captain's Quarters only available January to April High Season/10 (June 26 - Sept 4) $1600* Canadian per week per flat Mid Season/09 ( May 29-June 26 and Sept 4-October 10) $1000* Canadian per week per flat Shoulder Season May 1-29 and October 1-29, $600 per week *5% discount for bookings of two weeks or more * Add 13% tax to rates



 

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