5+ Bedroom Long Term Rental in Chester


Heritage property in heart of seaside village

Five bedrooms

Two bathrooms, including Master Suite. Main house bathroom with Jacuzzi tub.

Kitchen with butcher block counter and stainless steel appliances

Dining room with original oak floor

Lounge/TV room with wood stove

Sitting room/office

Laundry room

Separate downstairs suite with kitchenette and back door entrance

Linen closets and storage space

Back deck and garden

Parking space






This landmark heritage property, built circa 1881, is Chester’s Old Methodist Church. Now a private residence it has undergone extensive interior renovations whilst retaining it’s exterior Gothic Revival architecture. A Municipal Heritage designation applies to the building and surrounding property.

Church House is a spacious five bedroom, two bathroom home. It has three storeys and a unique multi-level layout, including a ground floor suite with kitchenette, bedroom and bathroom and backdoor entry; second floor with two bedrooms including the Master suite and main house bathroom; third floor with two ‘attic’ bedrooms. There’s also a kitchen with butcher block counter and stainless steel appliances; dining room with oak hardwood flooring; lounge/TV room, which is open to the second and third floor and has a wood stove; second floor office/sitting room; separate laundry room.

The home has many original features adding historic character throughout, such as lancet arch windows, decorated eaves, soaring tongue and groove ceilings, wide hardwood plank floors, front and back staircases,  gallery walkway and pulpit.

Outside there is a grapevine covered pergola over the front entrance; deck to the rear of the house; mature garden with raised beds; shed/wood store; parking area.



  •   Barbecue
  •   Deck
  •   Dishwasher
  •   Hiking
  •   In Village
  •   Pets Welcome
  •   Private
  •   Sunsets!
  •   Washer/Dryer
  •   Wood Fireplace

Rates and Pricing

Twelve month renewable lease available until end of May 2020. Please contact Agent for current pricing.

Fully equipped kitchen. Washer and dryer included.

Propane forced air heating plus wood stove and electric baseboards.

The Area

Located on a quiet street in the heart of ¬†the seaside village of Chester, Church House is within walking distance of schools, shops, restaurants, cafes and a pub, as well as local attractions including the Front and Back Harbours, Yacht Club, beach, seasonal lido and Playhouse Theatre. Nearby there there are seasonal Farmer’s Markets and Chester Golf Club, as well as easy access to other tourist sites such as Peggy’s Cove, Mahone Bay and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Old Town Lunenburg and the Bluenose.

Halifax is 50 minutes’ drive and the airport is an hour away.

Outdoor activities include sailing, kayaking, canoeing and paddle boarding, fishing, cycling, hiking, birdwatching and coastal exploring.

Map & Directions

14 Main Street. Chester. NS. B0J 1T0.

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