My Country Farmhouse – Spectacular East Coast Inns

With the economy at a complete halt it was no surprise to see many Inn’s or large family homes for sale. These businesses rely on people coming and going (mostly during the warm season) which means they don’t often make money during the winter. Insurance, hydro, heating, land taxes and running costs on an empty property will simply overwhelm these independent businesses so quickly. And in the end – they will feel they have to fold. I hope that is not the case for any of these beauties.

Here are some of the Inns I’ve found over the last couple of days while watching the real estate market: (please visit to view the listings)

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Located in Tusket Nova Scotia at a list price of $228,000 this house was built in 1856.  It has 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. It sits on 11 acres of mostly wooded land. There is a workshop/stable and a separate studio over the garage. This house can easily be left as a single family home or play host on Air BNB or Inn. You can see more pictures at MLS® Number: 201926033.

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This 8 bedroom 4 bathroom house is located in Yarmouth Nova Scotia for $498,000. This place is large and retains all of its 1868 charm and character. Wood detail throughout, marble fire places, hardwood floors and a curved staircase are just so dreamy. There is a 2 bedroom 1 bathroom apartment over the workshop which means you could live and work on the property. This would be a lovely inn.  You can see all the pictures of this beautiful house at MLS® Number: 201923261.

Built in 1874 this gorgeous heritage house is a turn key B&B. Located in Yarmouth Nova Scotia for $799,000 this home has 8 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. It retains all the original character with crown moulding, hardwood floors, multi-level curved wood staircase and some original wood trim. You can see more pictures of this house at MLS® Number: 202007126.

Known as The Turret this 1869 Queen Victoria home is located in Annapolis Royal Nova Scotia. It has a list price of $459,000. This established B&B has 5 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms and is being sold furnished. It has a separate living quarter for the owners on site. Live and work from home. This house is worth taking a look at. You can find more pictures and information on the Turret at MLS® Number: 202008232.

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Located in Annapolis Royal Nova Scotia for $624,900 The Garrison House was built in 1869. It has 7 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms as well as an owners quarters. It has 3 dining rooms, a bar area and parking for 10 cars. This Inn offers more than just a place for people to sleep. Imagine events taking place in one or more dining rooms. You can see more information on this incredible home at MLS® Number: 201916700.

Aged to perfection – The Bailey House was built in 1770. This truly is a piece of Canadian History. Located in Annapolis Royal Nova Scotia for $850,000 this B&B has 7 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms. For the complete history on this Georgian beauty visit To see more pictures of this stunning 250 year old house please visit MLS® Number: 201916699.

Located in Bear River Nova Scotia for $299,000 this home has been operating as an Air BNB. There are 7 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms, studio apartment, and tons of preserved wood detail. It has over 5000 square feet of living space to accommodate a lot of happy guests. You can see more pictures and get more information on this property at MLS® Number: 201919819.

I hope you enjoy taking a tour of the properties I’ve listed above. I know I wouldn’t mind living in any one of these homes and playing host.

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