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Petty Harbour Perfect: Breathtaking Views - 15 Min. from Downtown St. John's

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Last updated: 08/19/2014

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

St. John's house description

Only 15 scenic minutes from downtown St. John's, this spectacular property offers the full Newfoundland experience: nature and culture at your doorstep and the city's bountiful offerings within minutes.

This house is perched above the historic, active fishing village of Petty Harbour. The unobstructed sightlines from the expansive front windows allow full views of the working harbour and the open water of Motion Bay.

The house features:
1000 sq. ft.+ of one level living space
One bedroom - Obusforme King bed
Full bathroom - bathtub/shower combination
Modern kitchen - open to the entertainment area
Living/Dining area - spanning the full front of the house, with cathedral ceiling
Front deck - approximately 7 X 20 feet
Side deck - approximately 4 X 8 feet - covered, barbequing area
Laundry Room on the lower level

Ideal for nature lovers, this property's purpose has been conceived by the owners as a retreat from the swift pace of the city. In all weather, nature is our host here and absorbing the activity from this sheltered perch is unavoidably consuming. This is a place to slow down - books, games, food & drink, and nature's beauty are our distractions. Sorry, no television found here.

Note that the house is located at the top of a steep, old, and narrow road - a 90 second walk up from parking at the bottom of the hill. Parking is not permitted at the property.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games
  • Stereo:

    There is a small stereo with a CD selection...moreless

  • Television:

    There is no television...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    Perched 40 feet above a sheltered fishing harbour...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Hiking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    There is no air conditioning...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Propane fireplace...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric heat...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless internet provided. No computer on site....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    Parking in small lot at the bottom of the road - 90 second walk up the hill to the house. There is no parking at the property....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Local calls only...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Basic staples provided - spices, flour, oil, sugar, tea, coffee....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Full front balcony deck and sheltered side deck...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

C$1,050

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit C$150
  • Pet Fee C$75
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

Minimum stay of 1 week (7 nights)

20% deposit payable upon booking - 28 day notice required for full refund

Balance due 2 weeks prior to reservation

Fully refundable damage deposit due 2 weeks prior to reservation

Additional nights: $150./night


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: We are 'mainlanders', living in downtown St. John's for 14 years, and loving every Newfoundland minute.

Why the Owner Chose St. John's:
We have always chosen to spend our Newfoundland leisure time in the finest places offered here - those close to nature. When this property overlooking the ocean and quaint town of Petty Harbour became available, we couldn't resist. With the East Coast Trail in our backyard and the wonderful culture of this fishing village all around us, our release from the city's bustle was complete.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Having traveled Newfoundland extensively, we often craved to have a 'house around the bay', without the drive to get there. We found it here - Petty Harbour is worlds away from the city, but minutes away from our downtown front door. And nature comes right into our living room.


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Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • The peaked brown cottage, second from left

    The peaked brown cottage, second from left

  • From the entry

    From the entry

  • No television needed

    No television needed

  • Near night lights and distant city glow

    Near night lights and distant city glow

  • Meals with a view

    Meals with a view

  • King bedroom

    King bedroom

  • Full bathroom with antique vanity

    Full bathroom with antique vanity

  • From the harbour breakwater

    From the harbour breakwater

  • Wall to wall views

    Wall to wall views

  • Cozy night in front of the fire

    Cozy night in front of the fire

  • Summer - west view from the Dining window

    Summer - west view from the Dining window

  • Birdwatcher's delight and ideal perch

    Birdwatcher's delight and ideal perch

  • The East Coast Trail, just up and around the bend - for 100+ kilometers

    The East Coast Trail, just up and around the bend - for 100+ kilometers

  • Antique accents

    Antique accents

  • Evening settles over the harbour

    Evening settles over the harbour

  • Early 19th century Petty Harbour

    Early 19th century Petty Harbour

  • Autumn from the Dining window

    Autumn from the Dining window

  • Never miss the view while cooking

    Never miss the view while cooking

  • Fully equipped kitchen

    Fully equipped kitchen

  • Morning cafe au lait on the deck

    Morning cafe au lait on the deck

  • East view toward Motion Bay

    East view toward Motion Bay

  • Winter in Petty Harbour

    Winter in Petty Harbour

  • The summer deck

    The summer deck

VRBO #470382

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Minimum stay: 7 nights
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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: 2009
Speaks: english
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  • Response rate: 50%
  • Calendar last updated: 08/19/2014
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