C $1,900,000; US +/-$1,407,000; € +/-1,267,000

Outstanding, entirely private, oceanfront peninsula on St. Margaret’s Bay. +/-2,100 feet of direct oceanfront and 33.2 acres of mixed forest, adjacent to 30 acres of Crown land. The property features not only dramatic ocean frontage, with the sight and sound of surf, but well elevated, panoramic ocean views and a quiet, protected and deep salt water inlet, suitable for fishing, swimming, kayaking, snorkelling, sailing, etc.  Existing buildings include a 1,200 sq.ft.  boathouse/workshop/studio with a spacious 1,200 sq.ft., 2 BR apt. above, an 1,100 sq.ft., off-grid active solar berm house at a high elevation and a 22’ X 21’ cottage. (The buildings need upgrading). The property also contains two ponds, a boat ramp and hundreds of meters of undulating wooded trails. At the tip of the peninsula is an ideal site for a spectacular south facing oceanfront home, an architect’s dream. If you are looking for acres of complete privacy on the ocean, with your boat at your doorstep, less than an hour from Halifax, you won’t want to miss this offering. 

Reference Number:



3087 Highway 329, Northwest Cove, Lunenburg County, NS 



Offering Includes:  PID 60072964   29.2 acres

                                  PID 60612389     1.8 acres

                                   PID 60530177     1.4 acres

                                  PID 60697588      0.8 acres       

Total Size of Offering:  33.2 acres


Highway 103 to exit 6, turn left on Highway 3 and then right on highway 329 to Northwest Cove. For more detailed directions please contact listing Broker.


2,100 ft. including a crystal clear, deep water cove that is ideal for swimming, snorkeling, paddle boarding, windsurfing, fishing, kayaking, a boat mooring, installing a deep water wharf, sailing and power boating


South and east


Less than one hour from Halifax and the Halifax International Airport. Direct flights to New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Toronto, Montreal, London, Frankfurt and Munich


Direct highway access, complete privacy, no road noise, 5 minutes to Bayswater Beach,  15 minutes to Hubbards for convenience shopping and 30 minutes to the Town of Chester

Adjacent To:

31 acres of spectacular undevelopable oceanfront cliff property owned by the Province of Nova Scotia


Mixed forest with significant birch and maple  


Wide variety of elevations with changing ocean views

Private Trails:

Hundreds of meters of walking trails


Ideal location for a spectacular new oceanfront home and/or family compound

Other Property Feature:

2 ponds       

BOATHOUSE: Main Floor  -      1,200 sq.ft., wired, insulated, unfinished walls, concrete floor  

-        ideal for boat storage, workshop, studio, or convert to residence

-        Room Dimensions: Utility Room: 16’2 x 9’10; Craft Room: 26’6 x 12’6; Workshop: 23’4 x 27’8 + 10’8 x 10’8.                                    

         Second Floor  -   1,200 sq.ft., two bedroom apartment with sunroom

-       Room Dimensions: Living area: 26’ x 13’; Dining area: 9’7 x 7’6; Kitchen: 11’ x 10’; Sunroom: 14’6 x 6’6; Master BR: 24’ x 11’8; Bedroom: 11’2 x 10’2; Bathroom: 12’ x 7’6; Loft: 12’4 x 6’10; Attic Room: 15’ x 12’; Foyer: 6’8 x 5’8.

-        Flooring:  maple

-        Ceiling:  pine in main areas

             General        -     Footprint: 24' X 57'

                                    -     Roof: cedar shingles

-        Exterior cladding: cedar shingles

-        Windows: European mahogany                       

-        Hot water: 1 solar (panel on roof) and 1 60 gal. electric

-        Septic system: on-site

-        Well: drilled

-        Electric service: 200 amp.

-        Heat: electric and wood stove

-        Insulation: 6” fibreglass and 1 ½” rigid in the walls

-        The building and grounds need upgrading

Contents      -        Range (old) and refrigerator are included



-        Location: Elevated non-waterfront Site

-        View: Panoramic ocean view

-        Footprint: 34’ x 27’ + 16’ x 12’

-        Room Dimensions: Living area: 14’ x 13’; Dining area: 10’ x 10’; Kitchen area: 18’x 8’; Bedroom: 13’6 x 12’ 6; Bathroom: 8’10 x 7’4 with Jacuzzi. 

-        Roof: sod

-        Floor: concrete slab on grade

-        Heating: (1) in-floor (solar) and Vermont Casting wood stove

-        Hot water: 1 solar  and 2 electric

-        Well: cistern

-        Washer: Maytag

-        Air exchanger

-        Energy efficient fridge and old range are included

-        The building and grounds need upgrading


(1)   480 watt array on tracking tower

120 volt nominal 1640 Ah battery bank (196 wh)

TRACE 2.5 hw/12 UDC – 120 VAC inverter

TRACE 40 amp. charge controller PWM

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------                                      SINGLE STOREY COTTAGE

                                              -     Location: waterfront

-        Footprint: 22’ X 21’

-        Room Dimensions: Open plan living area: 17’2 x 11’10; Bedroom: 14’6 x 8;  Bath: 9’2   x 3’10; Foyer                         8x 6’8.

-        Heat: electric

-        Hot water: 60 gal. electric

-        Septic system: none

-        Well: drilled

-        Electric service: 100 amp

-        Old fridge and stove are included

-        The building and grounds need upgrading

NOTE: There is no leased equipment in or around any of the buildings.