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Beautifully updated home, peaceful and tranquil setting, perfect family vacation

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 4,500 sq ft
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Large Home with 5 bedrooms, 3 full and 2 half bathrooms located on 100 acres

Classic Century farm, beautifully updated house, with lots of room for family & friend vacations. Peaceful and tranquil setting, close to beaches, Ski Wentworth, golf and trails for biking and hiking. Lots of room for everyone in the large home and 100 acre property. Large deck and great gazebo for entertaining or just relaxing. Great for all 4 seasons. 3 full bathrooms and 2 half bathrooms. 5 Bedrooms but more room if needed. Home has all amenities, laundry, wireless internet, TV, etc. Beautiful family kitchen, great for all types of gatherings.

Donald MacLanders
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
16 September, 2018

About Donald MacLanders

We are the 7th generation MacLanders to own this Century farm. We are both from the Tatamagouche area but currently working and living abroad. We have made many wonderful family memories while living here. It is the central gathering home for our extended families for generations. We will eventually retire to this home but would like to offer you the opportunity to create your own wonderful memories.

Donald MacLanders purchased this chateau / country house in 1842

Why Donald MacLanders chose Tatamagouche

This home is large enough for most family gatherings with many modern amenties. With 100 acrres , there is lots of room for kids and pets to be free to explore or for people to come and relax. The views of the sunrises, sunsets, mountains and ocean are available everywhere on the property. We love sitting in the gazebo, during all 4 seasons to relax at the end of the day.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

Close to beaches, golf, rails to trails and Ski Wentworth for many activities. Tatmagouche has all the conveniences you will require for your perfect vacation.

The home itself combines historic character with modern conveniences. Fully equipped, you can enjoy the peace and quiet with modern amenities.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a beautiful piece of property. It is peaceful, serene and stunning.

This exceded our expectations and will hold a special memory for my parents who are moving to BC to live with us.

We had anywhere from 4 to 12 people staying here. We also hosted a 60th anniversary for about 75 people

thanks again
Jul 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house rental in Tatamagouche

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , bath (no shower)
  • Master bathroom with jacuzzi tub and corner shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double bed
  • Beautiful Master bedroom with large ensuite bathroom including jacuzzi tub and separat shower.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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(5 traveller reviews)

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Beautifully updated home, peaceful and tranquil setting, perfect family vacation
average rating of 4.8 based on 6 reviews

Nice and roomy

  • 5 of 5

family of 15, we enjoyed our stay in this vast and intricate home which transpires a lot of history. The kids were scared of the old kitchen at night, which was funny.

Thank you

  • Review Submitted: 10/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy you enjoyed our home. When the wood stove is on in the old kitchen, the kids would understand how it becomes the center if the home
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  • 5 of 5

The house and the property are perfect for a large group. We had ten women in our group and we all had our own space, plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms. The house is actually two homes, an older farmhouse connected to a newer home, so you get two homes for the price of one. The home is well-maintained and the house manager, Annie, was very helpful! The home is on a large property, so there is plenty of privacy. The town of Tatamagouche is a couple miles up the road which has several great shops and restaurants and everyone in town was very welcoming. The location of the home is perfect if you are planning to explore all of Nova Scotia- we visited Halifax, toured Cape Breton, visited Prince Edward Island, and went on several local tours. Sea glass hunting on the beach at Cape John was great; axe throwing at the Timber Lounge in Halifax was a highlight; the Oyster Tour at Bay Enterprises is a must, as is the tour at Sugar Moon- they make their own maple syrup. I have rented several homes in the US and abroad and this was definitely one of my favorites!

  • Review Submitted: 06/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Stacy We are glad you and your friends enjoyed our home and all the surrounding areas. Thank you and please come again
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Perfect for a Big Group - Huge Farm House on a Beautiful Property

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our large group that spent a long weekend here. The house is divided, half old and half new so you get two houses, 2 kitchens (2 fridges), tons of bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and a huge amount of living space.

The property itself is beautiful and remote enough that you don't feel like you have neighbours while still being close to the town.

Donald was very to get in contact with to ask any additional questions that I had.

Own experience here was perfect, I would recommend for any large group of friends or family.

  • Review Submitted: 14/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hillary Thank you for the kind words. We are very happy you and your family enjoyed yourselves in our home. Best wishes to you and your family.
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Family Anniversary Get Together!

  • 4 of 5

Met our needs wonderfully!

Beautiful piece of property-stunning

  • Review Submitted: 13/08/2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Backnang Germany


  • 5 of 5

Ein beeindruckendes Farmhaus, liebevoll eingerichtete Schlafzimmer, sehr schöne Badezimmer, eine perfekt ausgestattete Küche- die 2. haben wir, 2 Ehepaare mittleren Alters nicht benutzt. Eine tolle Fernsicht in alle Richtungen. Das Haus liegt so weit entfernt vom Sunrise Trail, dass man in keiner Weise vom Strassenlärm gestört wird.

Wir haben uns im und ums Haus ausgesprochen wohl gefühlt und werden bestimmt wieder kommen.

Besonders gut hat uns die für Deutsche ungewohnte und geniale Wäschetrocken Leine gefallen.

  • Review Submitted: 28/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
120 Kilometres
Halifax International Airport
Nearest Barpub
7 Kilometres
Acadian Beverage Room
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Sunrise Beach
Nearest Motorway
Located on Sunrise Trail. Highway 6
Nearest Restaurant
7 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Ski Wentworth
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$134.03
Pet Fee AU$53.61
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$214.45

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.