About Us

John & Denise

John & Denise Perry, owners

We first visited Nova Scotia in May 2008 from England. After travelling through various parts of the Province we reached Mahone Bay and immediately felt at home. This feeling grew even stronger on staying at the Heart’s Desire and we returned home to England determined to return.

In March 2011 we achieved our “Heart’s Desire” and moved permanently to Mahone Bay to run the Bed & Breakfast.

We are continuing the same style as our home’s previous owners by providing what we hope guests will feel is a “home away from home”. We like our guests to feel at ease and although most arrive as strangers we hope all leave as friends.

» Our Rooms

The Garden Room

The Garden Room

Overlooking the gardens

The Bay Room

The Bay Room

With views of the bay

Vera's Room

Vera's Room

Quiet room, views of the garden

The Garden Hideaway

The Garden Hideaway

A cottage all to yourself

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» Recent News

Spring is coming!

A sign that spring is on it’s way is always that people are starting to plan their holidays for this year and the bookings are now coming in steadily. If you are looking for dates in July, August & September we recommend booking early to avoid disappointment. Mahone Bay makes a great base to stay and tour the South Shore and beyond – the Annapolis Valley & it’s vineyards are only just over an hour away. Visit Mahone Bay’s website and check out it’s new page Things to do for great ideas!

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