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Self catering facilities overlooking the gardens and heritage orchardEco-friendly chalet farmstay
Farm stay

Farmstay Studio, self catering, mins Mahone Bay

Farmstay Studio, self catering, mins Mahone Bay

3 guests
2 beds
3 guests
2 beds

Pretty chalet on heritage goat farm and cheese micro-dairy. Re-built chalet - rustic - great light & constructed with ecological sensitivity (vintage doors etc). Electricity, woodstove, self-catering (water for cooking/drinking & compost toilet - full private bathroom in farm house 30 ft away). Pretty setting overlooking the orchard, fields, pastured piggies and goats. Breakfast basket of fresh farm foods available at extra charge (pre-booking required) & private cheese making classes too!


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 queen bed, 1 single bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 8PM
Check out by 11AM

89 Reviews

Wei Shin User Profile
Wei Shin
November 2016
Beautiful apartment, different from the apartment you see in cities. Really interesting stay.
Alina User Profile
May 2018
Beautiful spot near Mahone Bay that is an experience unto itself! Our toddler loved seeing the chickens and goats and it was a relaxing place for us to spend an evening after sight seeing in Lunenberg. We also did a cheese making class with Heather which was fantastic! Informativ…
Daniel User Profile
May 2018
We loved the charming atmosphere and the peaceful setting during our two nights at the chalet. Heather and her helpers were very nice and welcoming, plus the breakfast basket was phenomenal. One of the coziest sleeps on our trip!
Kevin & Janice User Profile
Kevin & Janice
April 2018
Though I'd say the building is more of a camp than chalet, it was cozy and the wood stove kept us toasty warm. Wi-Fi didn't work, but really didn't matter. Folks were helpful and did what they could to make our stay comfortable. If you are a light sleeper you may need the compl…
Kahli User Profile
March 2018
This place is so unique and lovely and I had such a great experience here. Hosts are so welcoming and always available to help and show you around, and the animals are so great! Highly recommend to anyone looking for a cool experience!
Kim User Profile
February 2018
This was such a special experience to have in Nova Scotia. We got to interact with Heather’s farm hands and her farm animals. If you are looking for an interesting perspective in a secluded, friendly area , then I highly recommend this place. Her goat cheese and eggs were amazing…
Nicole User Profile
January 2018
Our cottage stay was extremely cozy and fun. Everyone is very friendly and accommodating. If a farm tour is available, go visit the animals!

Hosted by Heather

Mahone Bay, CanadaJoined in September 2013
Heather User Profile
117 Reviews
I'm a city girl from Newfoundland who's lived abroad and traveled for many years before finally returning to Canada to become the crazy goat lady in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. I used to work in sticky issues like over-fishing and environmental conflict - and well, sooner or later e…
Languages: English
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Blockhouse, NS, Canada

Just 7-8 minutes from Mahone Bay, and 5-6 mins form exit 11 of highway 103. This is one of the original homestead properties settled by Germans who immigrated to this region in the 1770s. The main hou…

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