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

The Queen Room

The Queen Room

Quiet room, views of the garden

The Garden Hideaway

The Garden Hideaway

A cottage all to yourself

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» Recent News

Summer News

The boats are back in the water and all the shops are now fully open – a sure sign that summer and the good weather is on it’s way! We are finding people are booking earlier this year so if you have a particular date in mind best to book as soon as possible so as not to be disappointed. We still have our special offer – in the house – stay three nights or more and get a discount of $10 off the regular room rate. For the Garden Hideaway the discount is for stays of five nights or more.

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