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Downtown or Outport? it's Both! Unique to St. John's

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Last updated: 01/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

St. John's house description

Battery House boasts magnificent accommodations and is located downtown St. John's at The Battery, a tiny authentic fishing village that sits on the base of Signal Hill National Historic Park. This four star Canada Select luxury accommodation offers a fully equipped home away from home.

Overlooking North America's oldest port city - St. John's, the Battery House is nestled in the million year old hills that are considered among the 'Earths Geological Showcase'. Step outside and you've joined the North Head Walking Trail that meanders 1.7 Kilometres (1.1 miles) around the entrance to St. John's Harbour ending at Cabot Tower on Signal Hill where Marconi received the first TransAtlantic wireless signal.

The spectacular view includes Fort Amherst built to defend the entrance to the city in the 1770's; Cape Spear - Newfoundland's oldest surviving lighthouse located on the most easterly point of North America; and the vast Atlantic Ocean where you'll enjoy whales, seabirds and icebergs in season.

For the Tourist,
Battery House offers an exceptional traditional Newfoundland vacation. You can experience the relaxed atmosphere of an 'Outport' or stroll 10 minutes to downtown to visit one of the many quaint cafes and shops nearby. For those who prefer to visit major attractions, walk to the Cabot Tower, Signal Hill National Historic Park, the Geo Centre, Quidi Vidi Village, Government House, the Rooms Provincial Art Gallery, Historic Churches and Museums or hike the North Head Walking Trail.

For the Business Traveler
Located just minutes from the St. John's Airport, St. John's Convention Centre, Memorial University, the Health Sciences Centre, most government offices, and the downtown business and entertainment districts Battery House provides an excellent choice for your home away from home.

The House
This beautifully restored and elegantly furnished third generation home boasts an incredible view from every window and a front row seat to the activities of the St. John's Harbour. The first floor contains 2 bedrooms and a powder room. The second and third stories of this home offer an open concept living/dining/kitchen suite with a spectacular master bedroom and 4 piece bathroom to provide the perfect get away.

Features include:
Large patio with spectacular view of St. John¡¦s Harbour
Luxurious 4 piece master bathroom with soaker tub and walk-in shower
Master bedroom with queen bed and panoramic view of St. John's Harbour.
Fully equipped kitchen (includes dishwasher and patio BBQ)
Fireplace in living room
Hair dryer, spa towels, luxurious linens
Laundry facilities, ironing board, and iron
High Speed Internet, TV, and Free Local Calls
Private Off-street parking

What's Within Walking Distance

The Atlantic Ocean
St. John's Harbour
Signal Hill National Historic Park
The Geo Centre
Icebergs, whales, and sea birds (in season)
Quidi Vidi Lake and Village
Colourful Row Housing of old St. John's
The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery
Government House
Historic Churches and Museums

Shopping and Dining
Water Street boutiques, cafes and restaurants
Duckworth Street boutiques, cafes and restaurants
Major Supermarket
Neighbourhood Grocers (delivery service available from grocery).


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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom


              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • Video Library


              • Historic
              • Tourist Attractions


              • Churches
              • Festivals
              • Live Theater
              • Pond
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Downtown:

                This property is within walking distance of downtown and many attractions....moreless

              • Monument View:

                This property is nestled in the hills of the Signal Hill National Park and is surrounded by million year old rocks. It is why we are lovingly called 'the Rock'. You'll see why!...moreless

              • Village:

                The Battery is a quaint fishing village located at the base of the National Park and at the entrance of the St. John's harbour. It is super special and a major attraction in this city. ...moreless

              • Water View
              • Waterfront:

                This property overlooks the St. John's Harbour - a thriving and prosperous place. Lot's of activity happens every day. ...moreless


              • Dining
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people


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


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


              • Balcony
              • Deck / Patio
              • Golf
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Tennis

              Forms Of Payment

                  • Accept Credit Card


                  Write a review 4.8
                  from 5 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Jan 13 - Apr 30, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  C$900 C$2,000
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Tax Rate 13%


                  Rates are subject to change.

                  Additional fees may apply for more than six guests.

                  Additional cleaning fees may apply.

                  A credit card is required to confirm a booking.

                  No damage deposit is required, however, damages will be applied to the credit card on file.

                  Credit Card on file is automatically charged on the check in date.

                  A 3% City Accommodation tax is applied to the advertised rate.

                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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                  Last updated: 01/30/2015
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                  15 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  St. John's International Airport
                  2 Kilometres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  George Street
                  15 Kilometres
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Bell Island Ferry
                  2 Kilometres
                  Nearest Golf
                  Bally Hally Golf Course
                  5 Kilometres
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Cross Town Arterial
                  600 Metres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Quidi Vidi Road
                  192 Kilometres
                  Nearest Ski
                  17 Kilometres
                  Nearest Beach
                  Middle Cove Beach

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Nestled in the cliffs of Signal Hill National Park.


                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 2005

                  About: This property is my family home. It's the place where I grew up and eventually renovated to the wonderful property it is today. I know this area very well and I've watched through these windows as St. John's changed from one of the world's richest fishing communities to the thriving metropolis and oil and gas producer that it is today. This signature property is how and why NL Select Vacation Homes Inc. began. Our company has been offering guests quality accommodations since 2006. Many guests return each year to enjoy the views of the harbour, the great trails of Signal Hill, and the quite location of the Battery. Louise and I have the pleasure of hosting guests from all across Canada, the United States, Europe, Australia and China. The list is endless. Our friends are world-wide. We like to see you stay with us and we love to know that you've enjoyed your stay. We try to provide the little things that we know will make your stay comfortable. From the moment you arrive Louise meets with you and ensures that you receive a warm Newfoundland welcome. You just never know she might even share some wonderful cookies to make your stay complete!.

                  Why St. John's:
                  It is very special. Is it downtown? Yes it is. Is it an Outport? Yes it is!! Is it in a National Park??? Yes it is!!!. Can I see whales??? You sure can!! Can I stroll home from George Street?? Absolutely (and it might be a good idea!)

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Enjoy all that St. John's can offer and experience the uniqueness of Newfoundland with just this one stop at Battery House.

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, french

                  Links to more information:



                  • Battery House

                    Battery House

                  • Master Bedroom and Multiple Windows for a View of St. John's Harbour

                    Master Bedroom and Multiple Windows for a View of St. John's Harbour

                  • Double Bedroom 1

                    Double Bedroom 1

                  • Stairs to Master and Main Bath

                    Stairs to Master and Main Bath

                  • Bright and Spacious Living

                    Bright and Spacious Living

                  • Everything You Need Is Provided

                    Everything You Need Is Provided

                  • Fully Equipped Kitchen

                    Fully Equipped Kitchen

                  • View of St. John's Harbour From Deck

                    View of St. John's Harbour From Deck

                  • Relax and Enjoy

                    Relax and Enjoy

                  • St. John's Harbour

                    St. John's Harbour

                  • The Historic Battery

                    The Historic Battery

                  • View from the deck of the Battery House

                    View from the deck of the Battery House

                  • Double Bedroom 2

                    Double Bedroom 2

                  • Door Open to Deck

                    Door Open to Deck

                  • Open living/dining/kitchen

                    Open living/dining/kitchen

                  • Soaker in Main Bathroom

                    Soaker in Main Bathroom

                  • Shower in Main Bathroom

                    Shower in Main Bathroom

                  • laundry and supplies

                    laundry and supplies

                  • Powder Room Accessible to 2 double bedrooms

                    Powder Room Accessible to 2 double bedrooms

                  • To the right note the great walking trail.

                    To the right note the great walking trail.

                  • Ice Berg Outside St. John's Harbour

                    Ice Berg Outside St. John's Harbour

                  • Is it Downtown or Is it an OutPort?   It's both!

                    Is it Downtown or Is it an OutPort? It's both!

                  • St. John's Harbour

                    St. John's Harbour

                  C$225 - C$335 per night (CAD)
                  Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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                  Member since: 2007
                  Speaks: english, french
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                  • Response rate: 100%
                  • Calendar last updated: 01/30/2015
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                  Newfoundland, Canada

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