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Olde Charlottetown Century Home

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Last updated: 03/28/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

3 bedroom, 3 bathroom Luxury Home in Historic Downtown Charlottetown

With the latest modern comforts wrapped in the warmth of heritage, this century old Colonial Revival home has been restored to its original grandeur. Located in the heart of olde Charlottetown on a quiet residential treed street, it is one-half of a block from the harbour front with its beautiful boardwalk and stately park and only two blocks from Confederation Centre and Province House. This section of Charlottetown has walking streets nestled with stately old homes that tell a tale of bygone days. Only steps away are wonderful theatrical experiences; gallery beauty; and culinary delights. Charlottetown began and continues to be a city of diversity and culture.

Our 2000 square foot home has been totally restored during 2012 with a very conscious mission of maintaining the character of the Past but enhancing it to meet our modern life. The many rooms reflect history but nod to the future. The 3 bedrooms have 2 king and 1 queen bed; all bathrooms with latest design; sun filled kitchen with highest end appliances; garden room with latest entertainment devices; library with grand piano; and 5 fireplaces which reflect our desire to make the hearth the center of home for our family and for our traveling guests. The outside life of the house also is designed with historical pillared balconies and verandahs for quiet reflection and a good book while the backyard decks are ready for barbecuing and sunbathing.

Prince Edward Island is unique and this home embodies the same qualities. Our famous authoress, Lucy Maud Montgomery, pens it best in her poem 'Peace' when she ends this wonderful piece of literature with the words 'Why! I have come home!'
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Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/28/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    1st floor Powder Room with sink & toilet...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    Master Bath ensuite-claw foot tub, walk- in shower ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    pedestal sink, luxury towels...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Warm hospitality awaits you. Enjoy the anticipation that planning a vacation brings....moreless


  • Music Library:

    Full 'hard copy' music with grand piano...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    cable Apple TV...moreless

  • Stereo


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    Our home is located on one of the original 500 lots designated in 1768 to be the city of olde Charlotte Town. We are 3 lots from the harbor which can be glimpsed from our balconies....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Golf
  • Sailing
  • Swimming


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Bedrooms air conditioned Main floor air conditioned ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Large Electrolux...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Five working fireplaces...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Third floor cathedral room available for yoga/stretching or chilling out....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Parking:

    On site parking for 3-4 vehicles...moreless

  • Telephone:

    No landline but excellent cellphone reception....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Large fluffy towels Beach towels provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Large Electrolux...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All dishes and cooking utensils necessary for informal or gourmet cooking...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    All Electrolux Icon Stainless Steel Appliances. Very modern with an 'old world' flair....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Garden door refrigerator with ice and water dispenser....moreless

  • Stove:

    Wall oven with warming drawer. Induction stovetop....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    1 large front Verandah 1 large 2nd floor balcony...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


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from 21 traveler reviews
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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 1 - Oct 31, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 15%


Reservations flexible until initial bookings set precedence.

Check in after 3 p.m. Check out at 10:30 a.m.

Cancellation Policy: 1 month prior to reservation for refund of deposit.

Deposit of $500 required by e-transfer or PayPal at time of reservation booking. Will be held as damage deposit and refundable within one week of checkout. Cancellation required is one month 'per week 'of reservation. Full payment of reservations required by e-transfer one month prior to arrival date.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 03/28/2017
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2 Miles
Nearest Airport
Charlottetown Airport
Queens Square, Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Nearest Barpub
38 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Wood Islands Northumberland Ferry
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Belvedere Golf and Country Club
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Queens Square, Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Nearest Restaurant
Dundee Arms
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
Tea Hill southshore/Brackley Beach northshore

Car: Not Necessary

Prince Edward Island is known as Canada's Holiday Island. It is the home of 1000 miles of coastline and beaches; the home of Anne of Green Gables; the home of Canada's largest Musical Theatre; the home of where Canada began as a nation and the home of 130,000 warm and friendly 'Islanders'. Charlottetown, because it is the capital city of this little province, has a wealth of entertainment and culinary delights. It is a very safe 'little' city with everything that a 'big' city has to offer


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: Hi Folks! We are Al and Sharon James. Sharon is from Prince Edward Island and Al is from Alberta. We met at the University of Manitoba-a long time ago. We have had varied careers in mental health, music education and tourism. We recently retired from operating a large family resort in Cavendish and are now enjoying being Nannie & Grampie to the little people in our lives. However, because we love PEI and have done tourism for 3 decades, we are making our Charlottetown winter home available to people who wish to experience a wonderful vacation in our beautiful city.

Why the Owner Chose Queens Square, Charlottetown, PE, Canada:
PEI has many wonderful places to live but for us on the ocean or in Charlottetown would be the 'very best'. So, since we have a summer shore front cottage, we found this wonderful historic property to develop as a winter home where we can experience city life. We love the proximity to beautiful vistas, walks on the harbour front, theatre and dining which are all so readily available here in Charlottetown. Also, since PEI is an Island, it isn't very far to commute to the country and to the haunts of our north shore seaside.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our newly restored home has many features for your vacation. It is modern but nostalgic; has been refurbished with what we know visitors need for physical comfort; has four star hotel amenities; has art and designer qualities; has warmth of family and hearth -all of which are needed to make a vacation rejuvenating and memorable. We wish the same 'spirit of place' for all of our guests that this house gives to us when we come through its doors.

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Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/28/2017

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  • Our Home

    Our Home

  • Garden Room

    Garden Room

  • Library


  • Entry


  • 2nd bedroom

    2nd bedroom

  • Master Bedroom Ensuite Bath

    Master Bedroom Ensuite Bath

  • Central Bathroom

    Central Bathroom

  • Park around the corner

    Park around the corner

  • Government House very close by

    Government House very close by

  • Just passing by

    Just passing by

  • Charlottetown Boardwalk-one block from our home

    Charlottetown Boardwalk-one block from our home

  • Kitchen


  • View from Kitchen to Garden Room

    View from Kitchen to Garden Room

  • Sitting/Dining Room

    Sitting/Dining Room

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • 3rd Bedroom

    3rd Bedroom

  • Ensuite Bath

    Ensuite Bath

  • Backyard Serenity

    Backyard Serenity

  • Side Verandah

    Side Verandah

  • Museum just around another corner

    Museum just around another corner

  • Some of our neighbours

    Some of our neighbours

  • The Harbor-2 lots from our home

    The Harbor-2 lots from our home

  • Beautiful PEI!

    Beautiful PEI!

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Thursday, March 30, 2017

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