Most Unique Vacation Home in St. John's!
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
Situated on the edge of The Narrows at the entrance to the Port of St. John’s, a beautiful and unique vacation home located in a former light keeper’s house at Fort Amherst - the site of the first lighthouse in Newfoundland and one of the most photographed sites in the province. This property is one of two vacation homes operated at the Fort Amherst Light Station. The head light keeper's residence is also available for rent, please visit our listing at vrbo #469496.
House completely renovated, beautifully and tastefully decorated. Two bedrooms (one with king-size bed and one with twin beds) each with flat screen TVs, pull out sofa bed, two full bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, BBQ, dishwasher, washer/dryer. Front deck with views of Signal Hill and the harbourfront. Sit back and watch the boats entering and leaving St. John’s Harbour. Enjoy whale watching from our large rear deck overlooking the spectacular Atlantic Ocean. Depending on the season lucky guests will have amazing views of icebergs along the coastline. Entrance point to the East Coast Trail just steps away.
Minimum three-night rental. Off-season rates available.
We are now accepting bookings for the head lightkeeper's house. This two-story, 3-bedroom/3-bath house has been completely and beautifully restored and renovated. The listing is located at vrbo #469496.
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Keywords: vacation home, short term rental
Member since: 2011
- 1 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Satellite / Cable
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Ocean View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa
- Jetted Tub
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning fee $67.68
- Tax Rate 15%
Please note that dates can only be held by payment of a deposit.
25% deposit required at time of booking with remainder due 30 days prior to arrival. Payments can be made by cheque, bank draft, email money transfer, or through PayPal.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Why the Owner Chose Downtown, St. John's, NL, Canada:
The owner, Peter Gill, is the grandson of Leo Power, one of the longest serving light keepers at the Fort Amherst lighthouse. Peter operates Fort Amherst Vacation Homes along with his wife Nicole.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
All the benefits of a sea side property in outport Newfoundland with the convenience of being located in the city. See the downtown lights from the front deck. A 5-minute drive to downtown. Entrance to the East Coast Trail just feet away.
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View from Signal Hill National Historic Site
Living room - kitchen
View from rear deck
View of coastline from deck
View of Signal Hill and the Narrows
Master Bedroom Ensuite
Second bedroom with twin beds
View from kitchen
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Saturday, December 03, 2016
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