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Celtic Grove Cottages in Canada a great Canadian vacation destination
One of the newest cottage facilities located on the ocean overlooking renowned Mahone Bay,just outside the historic town of Chester. Providing you the perfect Nova Scotia experience.
Celtic Grove Cottages is situated on 10 acres of coastal property-- with 355 feet of oceanfront, each cottage offering a panoramic view of the Bay. Once youre settled into Celtic Grove, a multitude of vacation experiences await - kayak the sheltered waters of Mahone Bay or take a Zodiac ride to view the infamous Oak Island. Walk along our nature trails, bike our country roads and trails, fish from the shoreline, look for sea and oceanbirds, take the kids to the playground, or just relax on your deck and take in the wonderful sights of Mahone Bay.
Our location is ideally situated for short trips to Peggy's Cove, the surrounding towns of Mahone Bay, Chester and Lunenburg, the vibrant city of Halifax as well as the Annapolis Valley with its world famous high tides. Just minutes from Celtic Grove is the Chester area, filled with beaches, golfing, restaurants, shops and galleries to keep you busy as long as you want. And when youre done, come back to the retreat of your own cottage overlooking the ocean.
Celtic Grove offers 2 bedroom housekeeping cottages with Queen or Double, two Twin beds as well as a sofa bed. Spacious living rooms provide views of the bay and are equipped with fireplace, satellite TV and VCR. Full kitchen facilities provide fridge, stove, dishwasher, microwave and coffee maker. Theres a full 4 pc bathroom with jetted tubs, and one cottage is equipped with a wheelchair ramp and wheelchair facilities. Barbecue facilities on your own private patio/deck (smoking on patio/deck only). Theres a phone on site with free local calls. There is also a children's playground on site
Things to see and do
Oak Island Nova Scotia Kayak Rentals Nova Scotia Bike Rentals Nova Scotia Boat Tours Celtic Grove is situated in the heart of Nova Scotias South Shore - home to historic seaports, beautiful coastal drives and wonderful towns filled with shopping, dining and local sites. Plan your stay with a multitude of options close to your seaside retreat.
Chester - Spend a day in the nearby village of Chester. A quiet escape filled with historic architecture that has been a summer haven for the rich and famous for centuries. Local artisans and sailors continue to make this their seaside escape.
Mahone Bay - A beautiful seaside town with its famous Three Churches and Mahone Bay Wooden Boat Festival. Grab a bite, stroll the waterfront or visit the craft stores
Lunenburg - A UNESCO World Heritage site, this famous seaside town is filled with museums, shops, great dining and amazing architecture. Home of the Bluenose and Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic.
Peggys Cove - Nova Scotias famous lighthouse is only an hours drive along the beautiful shores of St. Margarets Bay. Enjoy the drive as you visit this world famous beacon situated on a mountain of granite overlooking the ocean.
Halifax - One of North Americas most vibrant seaside cities is only 45 minutes away. Spend the day and visit the museums and historic sites (Citadel Hill, Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Pier 21), international restaurants, and bustling waterfront.
Annapolis Valley - For a completly different taste of Nova Scotia, take a quick ride from Chester through New Ross (visit a working farm) to the Annapolis Valley. See the farms, orchards and the world famous tides of the Minas Basin.
Activities Golfing - Take advantage of some of Nova Scotias beautiful seashore courses. Chester Golf Course and Osprey Ridge are both close by and available to book tee off times with less than 48 hours notice.
Kayaking - Bring your own kayaks and launch them from the shore or rent one in the area.
Antiquing - We will provide you with a list of antique shops close by to keep you treasure hunting for hours (maybe even days!)
Shopping - The towns of Chester, Mahone Bay and Lunenburg are filled with wonderful craft and folk art shops that will sure to satisfy those looking for a unique piece of Nova Scotia to take home.
Biking - The South Shore is famous for its beautiful coast biking roads, hugging the shore line and winding along inlets and coastal villages. Take a short trip from Celtic Grove cottages into Chester to plan a bigger venture to further off sites.
Walking - nature trails are available on Celtic Groves 12 acres or stroll further along the beautiful Borgalds Point Road to see some of the local shore line and views of Mahone bay.
Sailing - Take advantage of being in one of Nova Scotias most popular sailing areas - Mahone Bay. Home to the provinces largest annual sailing regatta, Chester is a mecca for small and large craft sailing. Local charters are available in Chester, Mahone Bay and Lunenburg.
Beaches - Sand beaches abound along the south shore and are available to visitors for swimming, strolling or just relaxing and reading a great book. Take advantage of Nova Scotias seacoast.
Enjoy browsing the many antique and artisan shops on the beautiful South Shore then return for a relaxing evening on your private deck.
Spring or Fall Weekend Getaway
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy a couple of nights in our deluxe oceanfront cottages on the beautiful South Shore. Take in the Spring Yard sales, or the Fall Scarecrow Festivals and Antique Fairs. Drive the scenic roads in all the splendour of its fall colours then relax and unwind on your own private deck overlooking Mahone Bay. Don't forget your camera!!
Holiday cottage secluded on 12.5 acres on the beautiful South Shore with a complimentary wine and gift basket upon arrival. Visit the Galley Restaurant for a candelight dinner
Land & Sea
Make the most of your getaway. This package includes sea kayaking and biking. Our region is ideal for the novice kayaker due to its protected coves. Biking trails and quiet seaside roads will be the perfect setting to enjoy a second day.
Enjoy a fabulous retreat in a deluxe oceanfront cottage and discover the wonders of Mahone Bay and its 364 islands. This great getaway includes a zodiac ride that will take you by the infamous Oak Island, Nova Scotia's treasure island. Seal watching, spectacular seaside properties and secret hideaways are also part of the experience.
Phone us and we will put together the package that suits your needs.
How to fid us
From Halifax Take Hwy 3 Lighthouse Route a beautiful senic route to Chester Basin, 1km past Hwy 12 turnoff, turn on Borgalds Point Road for 1 km to Celtic Grove Cottages.
From Mahone Bay Take Hwy 3 to Chester Basin. Approximately 1/2km after Chester Basin sign turn on Borgalds Point Road for 1 km to Celtic Grove Cottages on the right
Celtic Grove Testimonials
Beautiful and very nice accommodation - Hiedbuchiel-Rosbaum, Belgium
Thoughtful appointments. Wonderful attention to detail. Superb setting. Thank you. - Joan, Eleanor, Leslie & Nancy, ON
It's just like coming home! -Jean E. Hallam, Dartmouth, NS
The best accommodation we had in Nova Scotia - Christopher Weigand, Germany
Lovely cottage, fantastic location, Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. - The Carrolls, Calgary, AB.
Thank you so much for the hospitality & wonderful accommodation. We had a great honeymoon. - Ken & Lynn Thibeault, Calgary, AB
Just a touch of Paradise! - Alexandre Seahan, Australia
Thank you so much for the wonderful accommodations. Travelling as much as we do, we realize that where you put your head on the pillow really makes a difference in how your days are going to turnout.
We loved the cottage and location. It was truly peaceful and picturesque. We will always have great memories of Celtic Grove Cottages and hope to return again real soon. We will spread the word to all our friends venturing off to Nova Scotia. Thanks again, Anna Maria Xenakis Anna Maria Xenakis, Fairfax, Virginia
We didn't forget you or our wonderful days we spent at your place. Thank you for the hospitality. We hope one day we can return. Andre and Nicole Lucas, Franklin, New Jersey
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