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Head Light Keeper's Residence at the Mouth of St. John's Harbour!

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Last updated: 03/31/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

St. John's house description

This newly renovated former light keeper's residence is situated on the edge of The Narrows at the entrance to the port of St. John’s, a beautiful and unique vacation home located 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 assistant light keeper's residence is also available for rent, please visit our listing at www.vrbo.com/371905.

House completely renovated, beautifully and tastefully decorated. Three bedrooms (two with queen beds and one with twin beds) each with flat screen TVs, three full bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, BBQ, dishwasher, washer/dryer. Front wrap around deck with views of the spectacular Atlantic ocean, Signal Hill, downtown St. John's and the harbourfront. Sit back and watch the boats entering and leaving St. John’s harbor. 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.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    with ensuite, ocean view...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    with ensuite, city view...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    on main floor, full bathroom beside...moreless

  • Main floor has one bedroom with twin beds, full bathroom. Second floor has two bedrooms each with queen beds and ensuites....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Main floor bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    ensuite #2...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    ensuite #1...moreless

  • Three newly installed bathrooms with beautiful fixtures and lighting

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    Beautiful panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, Signal Hill, and Cape Spear ...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Located at the entrance to St. John's Harbour at the mouth of 'The Narrows'...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall/Winter
Oct 1 - May 31
3 night min stay
C$375
C$2,275
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
C$425
C$2,625

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.

Payments accepted by cheque, bank draft, email money transfer or via PayPal.


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Last updated: 03/31/2015
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Location

13 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
St. John's International Airport

Car: Recommended

Located in the oldest city in North America at the site of the first light house in Newfoundland and Labrador. Site is designated a national historic site.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: 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.

Why the Owner Chose St. John's:
No other vacation home is located at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean with unique vantage points of city and sea.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
All the benefits of a sea side property in out port 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

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Bath on main floor

    Bath on main floor

  • Bedroom #2 - upstairs, full ocean view

    Bedroom #2 - upstairs, full ocean view

  • En suite for bedroom #2

    En suite for bedroom #2

  • Bedroom #3 - upstairs, city skyline view

    Bedroom #3 - upstairs, city skyline view

  • En suite for bedroom #3

    En suite for bedroom #3

  • Moon shining over Fort Amherst
(Photo courtesy of Kevin O'Leary)

    Moon shining over Fort Amherst (Photo courtesy of Kevin O'Leary)

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Bedroom #1 on main floor

    Bedroom #1 on main floor

  • upstairs hallway

    upstairs hallway

  • Taken from Signal Hill hiking trail
(Photo courtesy of Kevin O'Leary)

    Taken from Signal Hill hiking trail (Photo courtesy of Kevin O'Leary)

VRBO #469496

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Date last modified - Tuesday, March 31, 2015

C$375 - C$425 per night (CAD)
Minimum stay: 3 nights
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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Reviews
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/31/2015
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