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MacPherson House

Pictou Landing, Pictou County

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Beauty, Tranquility & History at the MacPherson House overlooking Northumberland Strait -As featured in Saltscapes magazine the MacPherson House built by a Scottish sea captain in 1722 is open and sunny and sits on two country acres overlooking the harbour of historical Pictou. It is conveniently located between the town of New Glasgow and the beautiful Melmerby Beach.

The house has been fully restored with a large modern kitchen and bathroom as well as main floor bedrooms, laundry, dining-room and living-room. From the three outside decks you can see sunsets over the water or the rolling countryside. The house is comfortably furnished with art and antiques from the Maritimes and boasts the original wood floors and three massive fireplaces (decorative only).

Featured in the Nov/Dec 2009 issue of Saltscapes magazine, it is of particular interest to those who appreciate history and nature.

One bedroom has a queen-sized bed and the other has a double. There is a third bedroom on the second floor however some persons might find the old ships staircase too steep. For this reason only the main floor bedrooms are offered. Each one has a large window and closet as well as dressers and one has a tv. All linens are provided

The kitchen comes fully-equipped with appliances, dinnerware, cookware, etc It has new, wooden counter tops, a bar area and new cupboards. One of the original fireplaces is along the wall.

The bathroom has a large, bathtub and shower and a sink made from one of the original pieces of furniture found in the house. It has separate ceiling heating and all linens are provided.

In addition to the decks there is a lot of outdoor furniture to relax on and tables to picnic. The laneway is a comfortable distance from the road and the front lawn is quite large.




Unlimited long distance to anywhere in North America

 Things to do

The towns of New Glasgow, Trenton, Stellarton and Westville are minutes away as well as historic Pictou. Combined they offer enough shops, restaurants, pubs, etc to keep you busy if you want a change from the beach. New Glasgow does have a large hospital. Fifteen minutes down a windy seaside road takes you to Melmbery Beach which is one of the most beautiful beaches in the province with fairly warm water.


 Smoking / Pets

no smoking

pets no


 Rental Rates

Minimum Stay 7 Days

$850 per week

Tax is included in the price. A $200 deposit is required at time of booking and will be returned if cancellation occurs 6 weeks or more before the first date of occupancy.


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Myrnah Hagarty


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 At A Glance

Bedroom: 3
Sleeps: 6
Bathroom: 1.5
Smoking: No
Pets: Yes


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