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Gorgeous 4-Star, 6-Bedroom Home with Ocean View

Park Corner, PE, Canada
  • House4200 sqft
  • Bedrooms6
  • Sleeps12
  • Bathrooms3
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay7 nights

House, 6 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 11-12)

A 1915 island home, purchased by current owners in 2004, completely renovated in 2006, with compatible additions which doubled the size of the house for a total of 4200 square feet of living space. Hardwood floors throughout, with all modern conveniences. Comfortable furniture, four living rooms, master bedroom suite on first floor, large deck with ocean view, plus 2nd floor deck with ocean view. Wrap-around veranda in front with view of golf course and French River.

On six level and private acres, with gorgeous, unobstructed views of ocean, farm fields, and golf course. Has large, crushed macadam parking area, and outdoor electric hookup for up to two RVs.

This house has a 4-star rating from Canada Select.

Four lovely beaches within 10 minutes away, several golf courses nearby. Amusements, historical sites, Anne of Green Gables attractions all nearby, though house is in a private, quiet location.

We have four bicycles at the house (new) for the enjoyment of our renters.

Keywords: Luxury, four-season home


Thomas & Katherine Upson

Member Since 2010
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 15, 2018
About Thomas & Katherine Upson

We fell in love with Prince Edward Island on our honeymoon in 1996, returned in 2001, and haven't missed a year since. PEI reminds us of how Martha's Vineyard used to be. When we bought Cape Tryon House in 2004, we wanted to preserve the island character of the house while completely updating, renovating, and adding extensive living space. We love the people of PEI; down-to-earth, hard-working, and very talented. We are both choral singers, and love the music, theatre, and visual arts of PEI. We have a large extended family, and we love to share our home on PEI with them.

Thomas & Katherine Upson purchased this House in 2004

Why Thomas & Katherine Upson chose Lot 21

There are many attractions nearby, such as beaches, amusement parks, historic sites, art galleries, restaurants, and shopping; but the house is in a peaceful area on the north shore, overlooking farm fields and the Gulf of St Lawrence.

What makes this House unique

We love the walks to nearby lighthouses (Cape Tryon and New London Lights). We also enjoy gardening in our well-established private garden (thanks to the previous owner). Our friends love having a golf course across the road. The kids love flying kites in our field, and our beagle loves walking the property with us. We have spotted whales in the Gulf from our deck, and often see bald eagles flying overhead.


    • Internet
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen, en suite full bath
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 3
        1 double, 1 twin/ single
      • Bedroom 4
        2 twin/ single
      • Bedroom 5
        2 twin/ single
      • Bedroom 6 - 3rd Floor
        2 twin/ single, plus half bath
      • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (7), Sleep Sofa (1) Sleeper sofa in living room. Also cushioned window seat in living room could be used for adult or child.


      • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, combination tub/shower, shower, In master bedroom suite, 1st floor
      • Bathroom 2 guest bathroom
        toilet, shower, 1st floor
      • Bathroom 3 - 2nd floor
        toilet, combination tub/shower
      • Bathroom 4 - 3rd floor
      • Bathroom 5 - outdoor shower
        outdoor shower
      • 3.5+ outdoor shower

      Location Type

        • Beach
          Several beautiful beaches within minutes by car. Closest beach is a 15 minute walk away.
        • Golf Course Front
        • Golf Course View
          Unobstructed view to the south of golf course and rolling hills of French River.
        • Near The Ocean
        • Ocean View
          Unobstructed view of lawn, farm fields, and ocean to the north.
        • Rural
          We are surrounded by beautiful north shore farms.
        • Village
          Within walking distance of picturesque village of French River.
        • Water View


            • Family


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Local Maps
                    • Activities Guide
                    • Basic Soaps
                    • Broadband Access
                    • Ceiling Fans
                    • Clothes Dryer
                      Large capacity.
                    • Filtered Water
                    • Fireplace
                      Island stone fireplace. Firewood can be purchased from golf course across the road.
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                    • Internet
                      Yes, through Bell Aliant
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Laundry Soap
                    • Linens Provided
                      All bed linens provided.
                    • Living Room
                      Large living room with water view, cushioned window seat, island stone fireplace.
                    • Local Activities Guide
                    • Alarm Clock
                    • Local Restaurant Guide
                    • Paper Towels
                    • Parking
                      Parking area large, fits 4 + cars.
                    • Parking Off Street
                      Crushed macadam driveway and parking area
                    • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                      Electrical hookup for two RVs.
                    • Security System
                    • Shampoo
                    • Sofa Bed
                    • Telephone
                    • Thermos Bottle
                    • Toilet Paper
                    • Towels Provided
                      Bath towels, washcloths, hand towels, dish towels provided. Beach towels also provided.
                    • Washing Machine
                      Large capacity. Laundry room with closet, sink, washer/dryer. Laundry detergent and dryer sheets provided.
                    • Water Cooler
                    • Wireless Internet
                    • Wood Fireplace
                      Beautiful island stone fireplace.


                        • Kitchen
                          Two sinks:separate work areas for food prep and for cleanup, refrigerator with ice maker, ceramic-top range, full-size oven, microwave.
                        • 4 Ring Stove
                        • Coffee Maker
                          Two drip-type coffee makers.
                        • Cooking Utensils
                          Plenty of counter and cabinet space. Many cooking utensils and quality pots and pans.
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          Full sets of everyday and finer dishes. Two full sets of cutlery.
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Grill
                        • Ice Maker
                        • Blender
                        • Lobster Pot
                        • Microwave
                          Large above-range microwave
                        • Oven
                          Standard large electric oven
                        • Pantry Items
                          Large assortment of spices and dried herbs available. Also paper plates, napkins, cutlery, plastic wrap, aluminum foil.
                        • Refrigerator
                          Has ice-maker. Filtered Ice/water dispenser on door.
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster
                          Two-slice toaster plus toaster oven.


                            • Dining
                              Dining area in great room facing the ocean, table seats eight. Also have a dining room which seats 10-12
                            • Dining Room
                            • comfy seating for 10 people


                                • Music Library
                                  Classical, pop, maritime music. Also have XM radio.
                                • Books
                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                • Games
                                • Games for Kids
                                • Books for Kids
                                • Radio
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                  Satellite dish TV, receives hundreds of channels.
                                • Television
                                • Toys
                                • Video Library
                                  We have a small library of DVDs.


                                    • Large Cooler
                                    • Balcony
                                      With view of ocean, table and chairs, good for morning coffee.
                                    • Beach Chairs
                                    • Beach Towels
                                    • Bicycles
                                      two adult, two children size
                                    • Binoculars
                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      Large deck facing ocean with table and benches for dining, comfortable outdoor seating and loungers.
                                    • Golf
                                      Nearest golf course across the road.
                                    • Barbecue
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                      Large open field (>1 acre) facing water, great for kite-flying, wiffle ball and other outdoor games. Also have an enclosed garden with trees, flowers, and ferns, and patio with fire pit.
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      Gas BBQ grill
                                    • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                    • Patio
                                    • Porch / Veranda
                                      Front wrap-around porch, facing golf course and rolling hills.
                                    • Small Cooler
                                    • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                                    • Wood Deck


                                        • limited accessibility


                                            • museums
                                            • autumn foliage
                                            • churches
                                            • cinemas
                                            • coin laundry
                                            • forests
                                            • library
                                            • live theater
                                            • marina
                                            • bay/sound
                                            • playground
                                            • pond
                                            • recreation center
                                            • restaurants
                                            • synagogues
                                            • theme parks
                                            • water parks
                                            • winery tours

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • scenic drives
                                                • antiquing
                                                • bird watching
                                                • boating
                                                • gambling casinos
                                                • horseback riding
                                                • miniature golf
                                                • outlet shopping
                                                • photography
                                                • beachcombing
                                                • shelling
                                                • shopping
                                                • sight seeing
                                                • sledding
                                                • walking
                                                • water sports
                                                • whale watching
                                                • wildlife viewing

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • fitness center
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • hospital
                                                    • laundromat
                                                    • massage therapist
                                                    • medical services

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • paragliding
                                                        • cycling
                                                        • equestrian events
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • fly fishing
                                                        • freshwater fishing
                                                        • golf
                                                        • hiking
                                                        • hunting
                                                        • ice skating
                                                        • jet skiing
                                                        • kayaking
                                                        • mountain biking
                                                        • deepsea fishing
                                                        • pier fishing
                                                        • rafting
                                                        • roller blading
                                                        • sailing
                                                        • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                        • snorkeling
                                                        • sound/bay fishing
                                                        • surf fishing
                                                        • swimming
                                                        • tennis
                                                        • water skiing
                                                        • water tubing
                                                        • wind-surfing


                                                            • On six acres of land, with over 4200 sq ft, four living rooms, large library, island art, outside shower, enclosed garden, two lighthouses and beach within walking distance. Large lawns for outdoor games. Bicycles for children & adults with helmets, Board games. Outdoor electric for up to two RVs. Fire pit in enclosed garden.

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                              13 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              The Perfect Place from which to Explore The Island

                                                              We (a group of 12, 65+ers), had a fantastic time in PEI (bicycling the back roads of the Island and the Confederation Trail). We do a trip each year and we usually try and find a facility such as this that can accommodate our group. What a wonderful find it was this year. The Park Corner Property is exceptional in all regards. Our "chef" commented that he has never had the opportunity to cook in such a well appointed kitchen. The relaxing atmosphere was wonderful. A number in our group really enjoyed the out door shower feature. This beautiful property easily accommodated our group in comfort. We also appreciated the fact that the property is nicely located in the centre of the Island and that it is reasonably close to just about anything that one would want to do on PEI. Thanks for sharing your beautiful home with us. It was an amazing time and having such a wonderful home to return to each evening was truly icing on the cake. Dennis

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you, Dennis, for your kind words about our house. We love our PEI and our home there and it warms our hearts to read words such as yours. Much appreciated.

                                                              Kathy & Tim Upson

                                                              A Perfect Place for Family Unions, Re-unions and general Get Togethers

                                                              Wallace S.

                                                              My partner and I decided to marry this August and to bring our respective families together for the first time. To extend this family time together we selected Cape Tryon House as our base for this family "union" for the two weeks following the wedding. We could not have chosen a better place for our needs for our five adult children, their spouses and our grandchildren. We found the house exceptionally well equipped with everything we would need from cooking and glassware and condiments for large group meals to several common spaces for visiting and playing games and relaxing. All situated on at least three acres of well maintained grounds where we enjoyed croquet, kite flying, and general running around during the day and "smores" and more by the fire pit in the evening. There was even satellite TV for the sports minded among us to follow the Rio Olympics. We had no issues at all but Dwight, the manager had introduced himself to us our first evening to make sure we knew we could contact him with any problems.

                                                              The views from the decks on two levels, the easy access to the Yankee Hill beach and others, the toys and bicycles supplied all made our time at Cape Tyron very relaxing and enjoyable.

                                                              Our children all live in western Canada and some had never been to PEI before. All of them left with fond memories and a true appreciation for the quiet and peaceful ways of this beautiful island and their stay at Cape Tryon House.

                                                              Fabulous Holiday

                                                              Diane W.Australia

                                                              We have finally arrived home after 8 weeks away. However, the highlight of our trip was staying at Cape Tryon House. Our family had a fabulous time as the house had everything and more than we needed. Our great nieces, nephews and grandson had so much fun running around on the grass in front of the house and playing with the play box equipment. Meanwhile our nieces,nephews and children had a wonderful time catching up with each other around the fire pit and deck at night. We very much appreciated the master bedroom as a place for us to retreat, just every now and then.

                                                              You have certainly thought of everything which was appreciated by all. Your manager also gave us a very thorough orientation to the house and surrounding areas.

                                                              We did spend time at Cousins Shore which was beautiful, thank you for the recommendation.

                                                              Our family kept saying all week that the house was just perfect and we agree.

                                                              Thank you so much for opening your home to us.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you so much for your wonderful review. That is just what we like to hear; that a family has enjoyed the house and beautiful PEI to the hilt, just as we do.

                                                              Our new friend....

                                                              CindyNorth Kingstown Rhode Island

                                                              We would like to thank the owners of this dear Cape Tryon House for donating a week to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as a fundraiser with sincere and deep gratitude.

                                                              This home welcomed us into its great spacious rooms filled with warmth and comfort upon our arrival. There is no hotel room in the world that can replace the hospitality that we found here.

                                                              PEI has a terrific history and so much of it is represented through out the house.

                                                              There is beautiful artwork, carvings, mosaics, and trinkets everywhere. The furniture and rugs, lighting and wall colors all played together to make coming 'home' after a long day of fun a treat.

                                                              Our grandchildren loved the bedrooms on the third floor. The rooms were created with a lot of love and forethought, which was not lost on the kids. We adults enjoyed sitting below stairs to listen to their giggles and play.

                                                              We found that the kids enjoyed a fire in the fireplace in the mornings and so we all gathered there for breakfast and to plan the days adventures. We returned there at the end of the day to enjoy the extensive selection of books and music that we found tucked here and there in little corners.

                                                              Green grass and the ocean beyond is not only a fantastic view but a fabulous place for the kids and pup to burn off extra energy. A few kites, and a bat and ball did the trick!

                                                              We have already started to plan our next trip to this excellent place that is Prince Edward Island and to our new friend, The Cape Tryon House.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you so much for your kind words. We did plan and build our house with children and grandchildren in mind. We love it when our guests enjoy our place and PEI to the hilt, as you and your family obviously did.

                                                              Explore PEI from this beautiful home

                                                              PeterSimsbury, CT

                                                              We stayed for one week at this beautiful home. This is a large home, with expansive views of rolling farmland and an unobstructed, view of the ocean. The home is very well maintained, comfortable and tastefully furnished. We enjoyed the local beaches (warm water), bike rides, great seafood and just relaxing in the perfect weather during our stay. The location is quiet and very private, although the the wireless internet also allowed us to stay connected. The landscape of PEI is spectacular and there is plenty to explore.

                                                              Great house in a nice spot

                                                              RRsonCentral Florida

                                                              A week here in July was delightful, happily accommodating the 8 of us, in the form of 4 couples. The setting is nice, with a good outside space even while being right on a low traffic country road. The shore is not readily accessible from the property but you can reach it with some adventuresome hiking.

                                                              The house itself is quite nice with a large private master suite while the other bedrooms are on the upper 2 floors. Bathroom facilities are good with an en suite in the master. The outside shower was great. The kitchen is very good and the second sink comes in handy.

                                                              The home allows for comfortable quiet space and one living area can handle a group.

                                                              I can easily recommend this rental.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you so much for your kind review. We're so glad you enjoyed the house and lovely Prince Edward Island!


                                                              Park Corner, PE, Canada

                                                              Ceilidhs, museums (three Anne of Green Gables museums nearby), art galleries, craft shops. Golf courses (7 nearby), deep-sea fishing.

                                                              Rates & Availability

                                                              Additional information about rental rates

                                                              All rentals are Saturday - Saturday. Price includes housecleaning.

                                                              13 Reviews
                                                              Exceptional 5/5
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