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Private Beach House Gorgeous Views in Unique Artisan Village Special

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

July 15 - 22 available at discount due to cancellation.

Unique, picturesque, peaceful, seaside, artisan.....some of the words used to describe Victoria by the Sea, Prince Edward Island where our Starfish Beach House is located. Sitting next to the historic Victoria lighthouse The Starfish offers 5 acres of privacy, yet a leisurely stroll down our lane finds you right in the heart of the village where you can enjoy all it has to offer.

Our beach house is in a great central location for you to explore the island on your vacation or if you prefer to just kick back and enjoy all the village and the south shore has to offer you could spend your whole time relaxing close to home. You will wake up every morning looking at the water and then come downstairs to magnificent views while you eat breakfast and plan your day.

We like to spend a couple of weeks staying at our beach house every summer. It's hard to resist the slow pace the village has to offer yet there is always something to do. The public beach to the left of the wharf is a great place to spend an afternoon listening to the sounds of the kids wharf jumping. There are public washrooms to the right of the parking lot and lots of choices for food just a stroll away. If the sun gets too hot it's easy to take a break and spend some time browsing the shops. We never let summer get away without spending some time (a few times) sitting on the deck of Island Chocolates sipping our lattes and eating a few chocolates.

Keywords: Beach house, privately located, 4.5 acres, adjacent to historic lighthouse, local artisans, unique village.

More Details

Connie Griffin
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
June 18, 2017

About Connie Griffin

This is our only rental property and like to stay here ourselves. We currently live in an old farmhouse in the community of Cornwall which is 20 minutes away. We have been there for 28 years. Steve fishes lobster on the north shore of the island and Connie makes Sterling silver jewelry which she sells locally or in her etsy shop.

The satisfaction of our guests is very important to us. We believe vacations are good for the soul and everyone should have an enjoyable one.

Connie Griffin purchased this house in 2003

Why Connie Griffin chose South Shore (Charlotte's Shore)

Having worked and played in the village for decades we felt lucky to get the opportunity to put a vacation home here.

What makes this house unique

The Starfish has wonderful views from its windows and is bright and clean. It is unique in that it is located in the village but privately situated. There are lots of things to do in the village like live theatre, kayak rentals, a chocolate factory, at least 3 nice restaurants to choose from, a candy store, a jewelry shop, an antique store, a seafood store and even a post office (to mail your postcard home) which also houses a nice craft shop to browse.


Victoria House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Both are full baths with shower/tub enclosures. The upstairs is larger than the downstairs bath having more cupboard and counter space.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2) Quality mattresses on both queen beds, one located in the master bedroom and other in second bedroom., Bunk Beds (2) Good quality solid wood bunk beds located in downstairs bedroom.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

Private Beach House Gorgeous Views in Unique Artisan Village Special
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

I don't want to give away this secret!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time here! The cottage was immaculate and the views were something not to tire of. Connie was extremely helpful if we needed it but we also felt like we had the appropriate amount of space as renters - that is, we only heard from her when I had a question about recycling and she responded immediately and enthusiastically. The cottage itself feels very private, but yet it is only about a 2-minute walk to the wharf. The best of both worlds. If you want a glass of wine or an ice cream cone, Victoria-by-the-Sea has it. If you need milk or toilet paper - pick it up before you arrive in this funky little outpost! Loved it!!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice quiet getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time--very restful and quiet at the Starfish beach house. The home was spacious and clean and a great place to stay to explore PEI. Our host was accessible when we had questions and very helpful.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sackville, NB, Canada

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Starfish Beach House with our adult children and two infant grandchildren. Lovely, well maintained cottage situated right in the delightful village of Victoria. Beautiful water views from the cottage. We love the place.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The cottage was exactly as I remembered it. The setting is beautiful ,the village wonderful to explore and the food at the wharf magnificent.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ottawa, Canada

Great location

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful cottage in a great location. Wonderful host as well. Happily answered all of our questions and made sure we had everything we needed. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Arvada, CO

Beautiful Beach Cottage - Highly Recommended

  • 5 of 5

This is the place to stay in PEI. Out of all of the towns we visited, I was so glad we were in Victoria by the Sea. Not only is the property wonderful, clean and accommodating. The owners (Steve and Connie) were amazing, warm and so friendly. They really made our stay really special. There is a farmers market, chocolate shop, great food, restaurants, a playhouse, antiques and just the slow pace of beach life. We were there during Canada Day and had an awesome display of fireworks. There is a seafood shop near the cottage where you can buy lobster and fish. You are also not far from all the sites via car, so the Island is easy to explore. My husband and I are in our 30's and our 4 year old daughter loved our vacation as well.

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Charlottetown Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Pub at the Lobster Barn Pub and Eatery
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Wood Islands Ferry
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
4 Restaurants and a Chocolate Factory in village.
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Right on our property or Victoria beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Starfish Beach House
Nearest Point of Interest
Historic Victoria Lighthouse
Car: not necessary

We are located in the artisan village of Victoria by the Sea. Take a stroll to find fine dining or good pub food, Island Chocolate Factory, By the Sea Kayaking, candy store, Victoria's Glass Studio and craft shops. Victoria has an operating fishing wharf where you can spend time watching the boats come and go, buy some fish to cook up at our beach house, or launch your own pleasure craft. If you have older kids they will most likely want to spend time wharf jumping as it is a favorite pastime on a hot summer day in Victoria. And you don't have to be a kid to take the plunge!! On Saturdays from 11 am to 2 pm we have our own farmers' market located right on our property next to the Victoria lighthouse where you can buy local organic vegetables, pickles, jams and local handcrafts. You can visit the Victoria by the Sea website to find more. Find it at


Rates & Availability

Victoria House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Special Discount Rate
Jul 15 2017 - Jul 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2019 - Jun 20 2019
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

To confirm reservation we require half of weekly rate with the balance due one month before arrival. We take personal cheques or an e-transfer.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.