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Most Unique Vacation Home in St. John's!

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View from Signal Hill National Historic Site

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Last updated: 12/03/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

St. John's house description

Situated on the edge of The Narrows at the entrance to the Port of St. John’s, a beautiful and unique vacation home located in a former light keeper’s house at Fort Amherst - the site of the first lighthouse in Newfoundland and one of the most photographed sites in the province. This property is one of two vacation homes operated at the Fort Amherst Light Station. The head light keeper's residence is also available for rent, please visit our listing at www.vrbo.com/469496.


House completely renovated, beautifully and tastefully decorated. Two bedrooms (one with king-size bed and one with twin beds) each with flat screen TVs, pull out sofa bed, two full bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, BBQ, dishwasher, washer/dryer. Front deck with views of Signal Hill and the harbourfront. Sit back and watch the boats entering and leaving St. John’s Harbour. Enjoy whale watching from our large rear deck overlooking the spectacular Atlantic Ocean. Depending on the season lucky guests will have amazing views of icebergs along the coastline. Entrance point to the East Coast Trail just steps away.

Minimum three-night rental. Off-season rates available.

We are now accepting bookings for the head lightkeeper's house. This two-story, 3-bedroom/3-bath house has been completely and beautifully restored and renovated. The listing is located at www.vrbo.com/469496.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Convertible bed(s)

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            with ensuite...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

            ...moreless

          • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

            beautiful fixtures and granite countertop...moreless

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            ensuite to BR #1 with walk-in shower and granite countertop...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Most easterly vacation home in St. John's and all of North America, best iceberg and whale watching vantage points in St. John's...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo:

                iPod/iPhone dock, CD player, AM/FM radio...moreless

              • Television

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Ocean View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Biking

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    High speed wireless Internet...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Samples of local Jumping Bean coffee available for guests...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Jetted Tub
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Fall/Winter
                      Oct 1 - May 31, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      C$250
                      C$1,500
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      C$350
                      C$2,275

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning fee C$90
                      • Tax Rate 13%

                      Notes:

                      Please note that dates can only be held by payment of a deposit.

                      25% deposit required at time of booking with remainder due 30 days prior to arrival. Payments can be made by cheque, bank draft, email money transfer, or through PayPal.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 12/03/2014
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                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
                      23 Selected dates
                       

                      Location

                      Whale watching, Blueberry picking

                       

                      Owner info

                      Why the Owner Chose St. John's:
                      The owner, Peter Gill, is the grandson of Leo Power, one of the longest serving light keepers at the Fort Amherst lighthouse. Peter operates Fort Amherst Vacation Homes along with his wife Nicole.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      All the benefits of a sea side property in outport Newfoundland with the convenience of being located in the city. See the downtown lights from the front deck. A 5-minute drive to downtown. Entrance to the East Coast Trail just feet away.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english
                       

                      Photos

                      • View from Signal Hill National Historic Site

                        View from Signal Hill National Historic Site

                      • Living room - kitchen

                        Living room - kitchen

                      • Master bedroom

                        Master bedroom

                      • Main bath

                        Main bath

                      • View from rear deck

                        View from rear deck

                      • View of coastline from deck

                        View of coastline from deck

                      • Main entrance

                        Main entrance

                      • View of Signal Hill and the Narrows

                        View of Signal Hill and the Narrows

                      • Living room

                        Living room

                      • Master Bedroom Ensuite

                        Master Bedroom Ensuite

                      • Second bedroom with twin beds

                        Second bedroom with twin beds

                      • iceberg

                        iceberg

                      • Kitchen

                        Kitchen

                      • View from kitchen

                        View from kitchen

                      VRBO #371905

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, December 03, 2014

                      C$250 - C$350 per night (CAD)
                      32

                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 12/03/14
                      Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                      Member since: 2011
                      Speaks: english
                      • Response time: Within 2 days
                      • Response rate: 80%
                      • Calendar last updated: 12/03/2014
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