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Scottish flavour Century Home Downtown Digby NS ( THE BEST OF THE BEST)

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Unique friendly family home with all the extras and definitely a Scottish flavour!
large wrap around veranda great for cocktails or reading
1 of 24Unique friendly family home with all the extras and definitely a Scottish flavour!
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Overview
4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
5 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Well maintained home with incredible views overlooking the Bay of Fundy. The house is a five minute walk to Digby Harbour, shops, bars and restaurants; and a ten minute walk to the Digby Pines Golf Course. It's a GREAT LOCATION IN ALL RESPECTS.! The rooms are expansive and comfortably furnished. A large veranda surrounds the house with a brand new large private decked area to the rear, a real sun trap, and a large back yard, the perfect place for barbeques or cocktails. The immediate neighbourhood is quiet and friendly.The small fishing community of Digby, Nova Scotia is located at the western end of the Annapolis Valley and is blessed with the most temperate climate in the province. It is the ideal place for a family holiday, a romantic vacation or for those interested in motorcycles, it... Well maintained home with incredible views overlooking the Bay of Fundy. The house is a five minute walk to Digby Harbour, shops, bars and restaurants; and a ten minute walk to the Digby Pines Golf Course. It's a GREAT LOCATION IN ALL RESPECTS.! The rooms are expansive and comfortably furnished. A large veranda surrounds the house with a brand new large private decked area to the rear, a real sun trap, and a large back yard, the perfect place for barbeques or cocktails. The immediate neighbourhood is quiet and friendly.The small fishing community of Digby, Nova Scotia is located at the western end of the Annapolis Valley and is blessed with the most temperate climate in the province. It is the ideal place for a family holiday, a romantic vacation or for those interested in motorcycles, it is the home of the Wharf Rat Rally in September. Locally available lobster and world famous scallops can be obtained at the wharf right off the boats and whale watching excursions are available as well.The house and large very private garden have recently been upgraded and are ready to be enjoyed. Two fully modern bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchen compliment the rest of the house which is furnished in mostly period décor with a Scottish touch. The three large bedrooms upstairs have three new double/queen beds and mattresses. The third bedroom, the lum room, is massive and also contains a separate area with a new double futon. The room can be divided by a privacy curtain. A large capacity clothes washer and dryer are in the back porch, kitchen is fully equipped including dishwasher and there is a wall mounted Netflix enabled flat screen tv in the lounge with Gbox and superfast unlimited wifi throughout the house, veranda and back yard deck. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Consideration for pets on an individual basis.
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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About the Owner
Don F
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2012
Interaction with guests
Always available by phone, email or whatsapp. Local people (neighbors) also close by if needed.
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

This bright home is a great place to "come home to" after a day of sightseeing as well as relax during a rainy day. The huge porch, BBQ and dinette area deck and landscaped yard are fun extras. All amenities work well, especially the huge,...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank JAKWWA
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Don F, VR Owner at Scottish flavour Century Home Downtown Digby NS ( THE BEST OF THE BEST), responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

So glad to read your review guys! We love it when others are able to enjoy our Digby home as we do. We also find it is a very special place. Cheers Don

Reviewed 17 September 2016

Stayed at the Fisher House in mid-August while in Digby for a nearby wedding. Had 2 couples share these accommodations. Was everyone's first time in Digby. The house is in a fantastic location, just 2 blocks off the main street/downtown Digby. You can walk down...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank MrJeph
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Don F, VR Owner at Scottish flavour Century Home Downtown Digby NS ( THE BEST OF THE BEST), responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2016

Many thanks for the kind words guys, so happy you enjoyed your wedding and that our Digby home worked well as a base for you. We also think it's a pretty special place. We take a lot of pride in both the local area and...More

Reviewed 15 July 2016

Four of us travelled from the UK in June and were lucky enough to chose this charming house as a base for our explorations of western Nova Scotia. Although I am from NS, but now living in the UK, I had never really spent time...More

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank bonnieglover
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Don F, VR Owner at Scottish flavour Century Home Downtown Digby NS ( THE BEST OF THE BEST), responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2016

Thanks so much for the kind words guys. We love our Digby home and the area so very much and it's always great to hear when others feel likewise. We return in late August and can't wait to enjoy the songbirds on the sundeck ourselves.

Reviewed 7 September 2015

We stayed at this wonderfull house as 2 families in August during Digby scallop week. There were a total of 8 of us in the house & there was plenty of space for us all. The kitchen has excellent facilities with a variety of equipment...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank Sue D
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Don F, VR Owner at Scottish flavour Century Home Downtown Digby NS ( THE BEST OF THE BEST), responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2015

Thanks for the kind words guys, we love our Digby home and love to hear when others enjoy it as well. It's a special place that is sometimes hard to express in words. We have yet to experience Scallop Days but are looking forward to...More

Reviewed 18 August 2015

First of all, I felt a special affinity toward this house because it appeared that the original floor plan (some remodeling had been done over the last 90 years or so of its life) seemed to be the exact same plan as my grandparents' house...More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank Ellenluanne
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Don F, VR Owner at Scottish flavour Century Home Downtown Digby NS ( THE BEST OF THE BEST), responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2015

Thanks so much guys for your kind words about our Digby home. We love to hear when others find the place as special as we do. The Digby sunrises are acknowledged as some of the best in the province and my wife and I also...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2015

This was our first holiday rental in Nova Scotia and was a great choice. The house was large, very clean, and decorated in a way that made us instantly feel that we were in a home that the owners took great pride in. A beautiful...More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank Diana M
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Don F, VR Owner at Scottish flavour Century Home Downtown Digby NS ( THE BEST OF THE BEST), responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2015

Thanks for the kind words Diana. Louise and I certainly do love our Digby home and love to hear when others feel the same way about it. Enjoy the rest of your Summer.

Reviewed 2 August 2015

We have spent several weeks touring Nova Scotia and this has by far been the nicest accommodation. It was very homely and excellently situated for walking into town in the evenings. We also loved sitting in the garden and watching the humming birds. A real...More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank Gapmonthers
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Don F, VR Owner at Scottish flavour Century Home Downtown Digby NS ( THE BEST OF THE BEST), responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2015

Mark and Sara, so glad you enjoyed your stay in our Digby home. We think it's a very special place also. We keep the bird feeders full when we're there and love watching all the bird life that surrounds the house. Blinds under the bedroom...More

Reviewed 15 September 2014

I am really pleased we found the beautiful Fisher House. The house is huge yet still felt cosy and inviting. It is very well equipped and had everything we needed for our three day stay. Margaret (from the B&B) was friendly and accommodating and if...More

Date of stay: August 2014
Thank rubykate
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Don F, VR Owner at Scottish flavour Century Home Downtown Digby NS ( THE BEST OF THE BEST), responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2014

Thanks for the great review guys. We love our special Digby getaway so very much as well. Glad you enjoyed Magpyes as well, it's a unique eating experience and a terrific addition to the Digby restaurant scene.

Reviewed 15 September 2014

We stayed here for a few days in the first week of September and loved the house. The rooms are spacious and the kitchen well equipped. The back garden and deck are nice for relaxing and it is minutes from downtown Digby and some great...More

Date of stay: September 2014
Thank paej
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Don F, VR Owner at Scottish flavour Century Home Downtown Digby NS ( THE BEST OF THE BEST), responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2014

Thanks for the great review Pat, so glad you enjoyed your holiday in Digby. Sorry my response has been late but Louise and I have been busy in our Digby house making more improvements.

Reviewed 11 August 2014

We rented this property for a one week period commencing July 26/14. Securing the property, months in advance, turned out to be a very easy and organized process. Our inquiries were quickly answered, the efficiency in which the booking process was accomplished exceeded any of...More

Date of stay: July 2014
Thank Brenda P
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Don F, VR Owner at Scottish flavour Century Home Downtown Digby NS ( THE BEST OF THE BEST), responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2014

Thanks so much Brenda for the fabulous comments. It's great to see that others appreciate our Digby home as much as we do. My wife and I both loved your "walking into a hug" phrase as it's exactly how we feel when we arrive at...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Patio
Porch
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Quiet and friendly, less than 5 minute walk to Water St.
Access
Car not needed
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  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available if you cancel thereafter

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Frequently Asked Questions about Scottish flavour Century Home Downtown Digby NS ( THE BEST OF THE BEST)

Scottish flavour Century Home Downtown Digby NS ( THE BEST OF THE BEST) is able to accommodate up to 8 guests. See all property details.

Scottish flavour Century Home Downtown Digby NS ( THE BEST OF THE BEST) has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

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