Wildflower Cottage rests in a space of birdsong, spectacular night skies, butterfly gardens, lush wooded grounds and changing tides. Inside you’ll find books, art, spacious, comfortable rooms, stunning armchair views of the landscape and a well-supplied cooks’ kitchen. A heaven for artists, walkers, cyclists, bird watchers and nature lovers, the cottage accommodates one to four people. The setting is the ideal spot for a creative retreat or as a base home for touring the Annapolis Valley and other parts of western Nova Scotia.
|Nearest Airport||Stansfield International||2 miles|
|Nearest Bar||Ye Ole Pub||1 miles|
|Nearest Beach||Mickey Hill Wilderness||15 minutes|
|Nearest Ferry||Digby||25 miles|
|Nearest Golf||Annapolis Royal Golf Club||2 miles|
|Nearest Restaurant||Bistro East||2 miles|
Directions from the Halifax Stanfield International Airport
(Approximate driving time: 2 hours 13 minutes)
1. Take exit 6 to get onto Highway 102 (Halifax/Dartmouth)
2. Take exit 5 on Highway 102, so that you don’t miss the
Annapolis Valley merge.
3. Take exit 4B to get onto Highway 101 towards
4. Take exit 20 (Bridgetown) and turn right at bottom of off-ramp onto Route 1.
5. Go for approx. 20 minutes (16 miles/25 km). Entering Granville Ferry, you’ll pass a small strip of stores (Irving Station then Vicki’s Seafood Restaurant). After Vicki’s, take your first right onto the Granville Road.
6. From this point it is approx. 3.2 kms/2 miles to Wildflower Cottage. You will first go through the village of Granville Ferry. Drive on. You are nearly to the cottage once you pass the North Hills Museum on your right. Keep driving a bit farther and you will see a large RED barn on the hillside on left. That’s the place.
7. Take a left into the driveway, 4884 Granville Road.
The Annapolis Royal area is that special kind of place that lingers sweetly in your mind and memory. Cradled within a land and seascape of serene natural beauty, the region rests in the palm of a long glacial valley severed by the Annapolis River and Tidal Basin. Buffered by two mountain ridges on the north and south, the land on either side of the river widens into a broad swath of salt marsh and cultivated earth. Over the North Mountain lies the Bay of Fundy and to the south, an expanse of lakes, a national park and protected wilderness areas.
The region’s cultural hub, the town of Annapolis Royal, is one of the Maritimes most culturally diverse and welcoming communities. With its beautifully preserved historic and architectural legacy of Victorian, Georgian and Arts & Crafts homes, it is the perfect backdrop to the artistic energy emanating from the town’s waterfront shopping district, art galleries, farmers’ market, gardens and theatre. Find out more at http://wildflowerns.com
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