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Introducing Waters Edge Cottage Management, your one-stop solution for all your cottage and vacation home management needs. As one of Nova Scotia’s leading, and locally owned, cottage community developers, Waters Edge is proud to offer a complete package of cottage and vacation home management services anywhere on the beautiful South Shore of Nova Scotia.


With our Cottage Watch service, we will keep an eye on your cottage when you are unable to do so with regular inspections, maintenance, and much more.  If anything requires extra attention, we will alert you and review what additional steps should be taken.

Did you know that you may be required to inspect or have someone check your unoccupied or vacant property regularly so your insurance remains valid?

Subscription Includes:

  • Our Check-In Service includes regularly scheduled interior and exterior inspection and maintenance checks.
  • After each visit, we will provide a Checklist Report including pictures and recommendations, if any.
  • You will automatically receive our Weather Watch email notifications with alerts of any potential weather concerns and suggested preventative actions.
  • You will receive a Cottage Watch Card to place in your window to let people know your cottage is being watched!

Choose your Subscription Frequency, weekly, bi-weekly or monthly, at competitive rates*:

  • Weekly, as low as $30
  • Bi-Weekly, as low as $50
  • Monthly, as low as $75

*Plus HST. Prices above represents price per scheduled visit. Additional travel charges may apply over 30kms.


Don’t allow your seasonal property to be an under-utilized asset, choose a  Vacation Rental Management package. Waters Edge will manage the rental of your cottage or home away from home, providing income and peace of mind.

Did you know that many rental property expenses are tax deductible?

Service Includes:

  • On-site Meeting at your property to inspect and advise you of its rental potential.
  • Recommendations regarding any changes that may improve the property’s marketability.
  • Guidance on setting your Rental Rate.
  • Photograph support to help market your property.
  • Rental Listing on multiple channels, including through our own dedicated website and other online vacation rental platforms.
  • 24/7 Booking Management, including reservations, collecting fees, security deposits, etc.
  • Guest Communications for inquiries, at check-in, directions, property policies, local area knowledge, and ongoing stay support. Waters Edge even provides a toll-free number to call anytime.
  • Post Stay Follow-up with renters and owners for reviews and recommendations, and regular reporting to the owner.

Our Vacation Rental Management Fee includes an industry leading percent commission plus a low one-time start-up fee.


With your Cottage Watch subscription or our Vacation Rental Management package, at anytime you can request, order and receive any of our Add-On Services which include but are not limited to:

  • Yard maintenance such as mowing, landscaping, gardening, mulching, watering
  • Snow removal
  • Chimney cleaning,
  • Post-storm inspection and clean-up
  • Repair and maintenance reviews
  • Dock installation and removal
  • Repair service – scheduled or emergency
  • Organizing special packages or events
  • Contact for contractors and tradesmen
  • Coordination of renovation and service work
  • Seasonal opening and closing of the property
  • Cleaning services, on call or regularly scheduled
  • Interior and exterior painting
  • Deck maintenance, repair, cleaning, painting
  • Smoke and carbon monoxide detector testing
  • Seasonal yard clean up
  • Garbage collection
  • Key management
  • Contact for contractors and tradesmen
  • Preparation for your visit! Special cleaning, fresh bedding, provision of firewood, groceries and special items.

Our Add-on Services are available year-round, at any time. Each service is quoted in advance of delivery.  If you’d like, we can take care of things even while you are staying at your cottage. Our cleaning and maintenance crews can continue to provide services on your property based upon a schedule that works for you, so your vacation time is truly all yours.


To request an estimated quote or more information, please complete the following form.  We will be in touch by email or phone to clarify any potential questions and confirm the price quote for your services.

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