Rent My Ocean-Side Retreat

Our ocean-side cottage in Blue Rocks, Nova Scotia, makes a perfect writing retreat. It's quiet, charming, and overlooks the Atlantic ocean. It is located in a quiet artists' community, which is also a working fishing village. The cottage is located a five-minute drive outside Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and is a 80 minute drive from Halifax's international airport.

This two bedroom, two bathroom home sleeps five. 

The cottage is available for rent by the week from June through August. September through May, we offer stays ranging from three days to a month, which are perfect for kicking off or completing your next creative project! 

Details on VRBO 

The view!

Dining al fresco overlooking the ocean!

Writing desk overlooking the Atlantic Ocean

Clean, contemporary furnishings with nautical style

Two full baths

The dining nook has beautiful water views.

Clean and modern kitchen

Newly furnished

Artistic details

Local Community

The cottage is located in a charming, walkable village known for its artists' galleries, kayaking tours, and cute general store. It is a haven for artists and photographers.

Art at the local general store, open daily in the summer and weekends, May to September


The UNESCO World Heritage town of Lunenburg is known for its restaurants, historical buildings, and the schooner, the Bluenose II.

Lunenburg is a creative community filled with artists and musicians, as well as multiple book stores. A highlight each summer is the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival.

The Lunenburg Farmer's Market is in operation year-round.

South Shore

Nova Scotia's South Shore is a beautiful vacation destination. Enjoy the Peggy's Cove, Mahone Bay, and Chester, as well as beautiful walking beaches.