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Commander'S Keep Vacation Home - 4 1/2 Star Canada Select at Trinity, Trinity BA

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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

www.commanderskeep.com
From every room of this newly constructed salt box house on its lofty seaside bluff, a variety of panoramic vistas of the Town, Skerwink Cliffs, Admiral’s Lighthouse on Fort Point with the ocean beyond are enjoyed at Commander’s Keep Vacation Home. Luxury and location make this an unforgettable vacation destination.
Commander’s Keep Vacation Home is a piece of paradise, showcasing the most spectacular scenery and breathtaking views of the ocean and rugged coastline that Newfoundland has to offer!
Though this gorgeous three bedroom home was built in 2009, it maintains the feel of a traditional Newfoundland home. The south-facing side of the house has French doors opening onto a huge wraparound deck overlooking the ocean. Downstairs, three sides of the house have full length windows, giving the feeling of being enveloped by the coastal grandeur. Our ocean front location affords particularly panoramic views where you can witness spectacular sunsets & unforgettable magenta sunrises.


With a 4 1/2 star rating, Commander’s Keep Vacation Home is a piece of paradise, showcasing the most spectacular scenery and breathtaking views of the ocean and rugged coastline that Newfoundland has to offer! Tranquillity and peace rejuvenate you as you breathe in the fresh sea air and listen to the lulling sound of the waves rolling onto the rocks and private pebble beach below.
Though this gorgeous three bedroom home was built in 2009, it maintains the feel of a traditional Newfoundland home. The south-facing side of the house has French doors opening onto a huge wrap-around deck overlooking the ocean. The sea side of the house consists of full length windows, giving the feeling of being enveloped by the coastal grandeur. Our ocean front location affords particularly panoramic views where you can witness spectacular sunsets and unforgettable magenta sunrises.
ABSOLUTELY NO PETS ALLOWED AND NO SMOKING ON THE PREMISES.

* 4 ½ Star Rating by Canada Select
* NO PETS ALLOWED
* NO SMOKING on the PROPERTY
* Free local phone.
* Wireless Internet.
* Digital cable plus TV.
* 32” HD TV with surround sound home theatre system.
* Extensive DVD, book, and games collections for our guests.
* Electric heat.
* Free laundry
The well appointed living room has CD player and iPod port connected with high-end stereo system and a second set of speakers the dining room to play your own CD’s.
The ‘great room / inglenook’ features a two-sided wood-burning fireplace, situated between is room and the living room , overlooking the harbour, with the ocean beyond. A ceiling fan, two storeys above, circulates the fresh sea air breezes.
The gourmet kitchen is the hub of the downstairs, with a large island centrally located for all to gather round. It has a gas stove and oven for cooking and baking. Supplies include every culinary gadget and utensil one could wish for, and basic spices, tea and coffee are supplied.

Exploring this quaint historic town, you will appreciate that it maintains the ambience of days gone by. Within easy walking distance of Commander’s Keep there are daily walking tours, biking, kayaking, boat tours, theatre and 5 star dining at Twine Loft.
Whales, dolphins, and sea otters play in our waters; bald headed eagles soar above our cliffs. Trinity and area boasts iris and lupines, daisies, bluebells and buttercups growing wild...a photographer's dream!

The ultimate hiking experience awaits you on the trail which follows the heights of the famous Skerwink Cliffs, just across the Bay...an easy ten minute drive away.
In spring and early summer, gigantic icebergs drift along the ocean shoreline. these can be seen from land or from a whale watching boat tour.

Treat yourself to a vacation at Commander’s Keep and take time to truly savour the natural beauty found at this majestic rocky shore!

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Admiral's Suite, MBR: 1 queen

    Pillow-top mattress...moreless

  • Seaside Suite: 1 queen

    Pillow-top mattress...moreless

  • Nautical Suite: 2 twin/ single

    Pillow-top mattresses...moreless

  • The huge master bedroom, the Admiral’s Suite, has a queen bed; its special feature is its 'Retreat area' in the bell dormer that gives you a bird’s eye view of the harbour, with the ocean beyond. Both of the other two bedrooms are big and breezy. The Seaside Suite has a queen bed, while the Nautical Suite has two twins. All have pillow top beds, luxury linens, comfy quilts and two fluffy robes supplied in each room. All bedrooms have windows on two sides of each room, and a ceiling fan to circulate the cool night air....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Separate tub room...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    MBR en suite with private toilet and sink rooms....moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    Two person large soaker tub. Spcacious walk in shower....moreless

  • Total of 2 1/2 bathrooms in all. On the ground floor level there is a full bathroom which has an oversized separate shower and a large two-person soaker tub to spoil you! This bathroom also includes complete laundry facilities of a full sized washer and dryer, washing detergent, iron and ironing board...and even a clothesline! The second floor has another full bathroom and a two piece en suite with the master bedroom....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Free WIFI. Children need close supervision at all times by their parents as the temptation to wander and explore is forever present. Children are solely the parents' responsibility. There are steps into the house, then flat access to the wraparound deck from the main floor, and stairs to the second floor bedrooms; sorry, no wheelchair accessibility. Ideal for a family reunion for the whole family: grandparents to the 'young people'! A big antique table & chairs for family dinners overlooks the water. A high end entertainment system, games, books, and movies insure good times indoors while enjoying phenomenal views of the harbour, cliffs, lighthouse and the ocean beyond! A fully equipped picnic basket and blanket are available for the use of our guests to go to a nearby meadow to enjoy the spectacular scenery and meadow flowers! No need to go out to do laundry as the latest in washing technology is on the premises. Weekly housekeeping is available for an extra fee....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Board games and cards...moreless

  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking

Dining

  • Dining:

    Full views of the harbour and the ocean beyond while seated at the dining table....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace:

    Wood burning, two sided fireplace...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric heat...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone:

    Free local calls....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry detergent provided....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free Wireless...moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for 12 in dishes and glassware....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Gourmet ktichen... fully stocked with cooking utensils and high end cookware. A dream to work in, bright light: both natural and pot lights. Open concept contiguous to dining area,and the living space...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Full size microwave with variable speed fan and two level lights. ...moreless

  • Oven:

    Gas oven....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Basics: Coffee, tea, salt and pepper, flour, sugar...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Refrigerator on top, freezer below. Ice &water machine on outside of door....moreless

  • Stove:

    Gas range . ...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Huge wrap around deck, overlooking both the town and the ocean!...moreless

  • Beach Chairs
  • Golf:

    Half hour drive away there is a 9 hole golf course. 1.25 hour drive to a world class Golf course at Terra Nova Park....moreless

  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional

Property Descriptor

  • Detached
 

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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Jun 16 - Sep 28, 2015
4 night min stay
C$400
C$2,500

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee C$110
  • VAT Tax Rate 13%

Notes:

RATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE UNTIL AFTER THE RESERVATION IS CONFIRMED.

RATES DO NOT INCLUDE TAXES or the $100CAN CLEANING FEE.

COMMANDER'S KEEP CLOSES AT THE END OF OCTOBER, AND RE-OPENS IN MID MAY EACH YEAR.

CANCELLATION POLICY

UP TO 31 DAYS BEFORE ARRIVAL DATE

TOTAL REFUND OF MONIES PAID LESS $25CAN ADMIN. FEE.

30 DAYS TO 20 DAYS BEFORE ARRIVAL DATE

A REFUND OF 50% OF TOTAL LESS $25CAN ADMIN. FEE.

20 DAYS TO 7 DAYS BEFORE ARRIVAL DATE

A 25% REFUND LESS A $25CAN ADMIN. FEE.

BY 6 DAYS BEFORE ARRIVAL DATE

NO REFUND


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Location

250 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
St. John's International Airport, St John's, NL
0.05 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Twine Loft
100 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Argentia, NL
50 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
'The View' Golf Course
6 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
#230
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Twine Loft (5 star rating)
Trinity
Nearest Beach
Private pebble beach on site:fun but cold to swim

Car: Necessary

Trinity is located off of a road that joins on Regional Road 239, which is off Hwy #230, which joins off Trans Canada Hwy. 1 from St John's.

Commander's Keep Vacation Home is located on an isthmus of land that forms the most easterly aspect of the town of Trinity, Trinity Bay. Its lofty seat is on the area of land called 'the Nuddick'. This location gives a 270 degree view of the Harbour, with the Lighthouse, the Skerwink Cliffs, and the ocean beyond! Behind the house lies the town, with Gun Hill as the 'backdrop'. White churches, and multicoloured traditional Newfoundland style houses, shops, and the Theatre create a picturesque panorama of another variety for our guests to enjoy, just looking out every window of the house.

Other Activities: Hiking, biking, wild bird and game watching, kayaking, theatre, icebergs viewing

Golf: A 50 minute drive away, there is a world class Championship golf course outside of Terra Nova National Park.

A smaller, also challenging, golf course is located closer by at The View Golf Course, 30 minutes away.

 

Owner info

Why the Owner Chose Trinity:
The Travel Reviewer, 'Escape Here', in naming the 10 Most Breathtaking Views to Visit in Canada, described 'The small village of Trinity [as] 'postcard perfect'! Exquisitely picturesque: 360 degree views from the top of Gun Hill high above Trinity, one can see not only Trinity but far away outports, the Harbour all 'round, rolling hills, ponds & lakes extending inland forever, and ocean as far as the eye can see! Commander's Keep, on its clifftop perch is afforded these panoramic views, of Town and Sea alike, from the huge private wraparound deck. This experience is unforgettable!

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Though this home has only been on The Nuddick (defined as a 'bare hill') since 2010, the local residents tell us that we 'changed the skyline of Trinity'...only after having this salt box house design accepted and approved by the Trinity Historical Society. Everyone agrees that it looks as though it has been standing on this property for over 100 years; it fits with the existing historical buildings so well. It affords the guests an incredible view of the Harbour and ocean beyond, and a unique view of the town from its vantage point of being one of the highest points along the Harbour! From every window of the house, one has a picture perfect view of true Newfoundland scenery!


Contact us

Speaks: english, french

 

Photos

  • COMMANDER`S KEEP on `The Nuddick'.

    COMMANDER`S KEEP on `The Nuddick'.

  • Perched atop 'the Nuddick' commanding views of sea and Town of Trinity.

    Perched atop 'the Nuddick' commanding views of sea and Town of Trinity.

  • Moon rising over Skerwink as viewed from our deck

    Moon rising over Skerwink as viewed from our deck

  • Commander's Keep (centre) as viewed from Gun Hill (behind the town of Trinity).

    Commander's Keep (centre) as viewed from Gun Hill (behind the town of Trinity).

  • Gourmet kitchen at Commander's Keep, fully equipped for culinary excellence!

    Gourmet kitchen at Commander's Keep, fully equipped for culinary excellence!

  • Reading area in 'the Inglenook' in front of the two storey fireplace.

    Reading area in 'the Inglenook' in front of the two storey fireplace.

  • Living Room with floor to ceiling windows giving views on two sides.

    Living Room with floor to ceiling windows giving views on two sides.

  • Handmade  Wall Hanging in Stairwell

    Handmade Wall Hanging in Stairwell

  • Upstairs bathroom

    Upstairs bathroom

  • Side windows in Admiral's Suite (MBR) viewing Nuddick Point.

    Side windows in Admiral's Suite (MBR) viewing Nuddick Point.

  • Sitting area in Seaside Suite with spectacular views.

    Sitting area in Seaside Suite with spectacular views.

  • St Paul's Anglican Church, as seen from the windows of Commander's Keep.

    St Paul's Anglican Church, as seen from the windows of Commander's Keep.

  • Southwest side of Commander's Keep.

    Southwest side of Commander's Keep.

  • Magical View of Lighthouse at Sunrise from our deck.

    Magical View of Lighthouse at Sunrise from our deck.

  • View from Gun Hill of Commander's Keep,Trinity Harbour, &  Fort Point.

    View from Gun Hill of Commander's Keep,Trinity Harbour, & Fort Point.

  • View of Commander's Keep from shoreline of Trinity Harbour

    View of Commander's Keep from shoreline of Trinity Harbour

  • Dining Room with a View!

    Dining Room with a View!

  • Two-sided wood burning fireplace, on the 'Inglenook' (Great Room) side.

    Two-sided wood burning fireplace, on the 'Inglenook' (Great Room) side.

  • Northwest side of Commander's Keep.

    Northwest side of Commander's Keep.

  • Upstairs hallway looking into MBR

    Upstairs hallway looking into MBR

  • Admiral's Suite (MBR) with sitting area in bell dormer of Harbour.

    Admiral's Suite (MBR) with sitting area in bell dormer of Harbour.

  • Seaside Suite; windows give spectacular views of Town & sea.

    Seaside Suite; windows give spectacular views of Town & sea.

  • Nautical Suite with town and lighthouse views.

    Nautical Suite with town and lighthouse views.

  • Sperm whale diving for food.

    Sperm whale diving for food.

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Minimum stay: 4 nights
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  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    Cottage
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 55%
  • Calendar last updated 05/31/2015
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COMMANDER'S KEEP VACATION HOME - 4 1/2 STAR CANADA SELECT at TRINITY, TRINITY BA

Trinity #801239ha

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