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Luxe Vintage Sailor's Suite Steps from Historic Old Charlottetown

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Last updated: 02/21/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Sleeps 6. 2 Bedrooms. 1 Bathroom.

Located centrally, just steps from the heart of old Charlottetown, our legal luxury triplex is a former traditional centre-hall shingled house (originally built circa 1880) nestled on a professionally designed recently landscaped lot gently shaded by a stately century-old white ash tree.

Situated on the second level, with its original centre hall private entrance opening formally to the street, our 'Sailor's Suite' retains authentic vintage detail dating back to the late 1880s when the house was originally constructed. With the patina of old wood floors, wide baseboards, original mill-work window surrounds, beadboard trim and hand-crafted panel doors, this suite has been thoughtfully and sensitively renovated to respect the integrity of the beloved family home it once was, while offering all manner of contemporary comforts including luxury appointments and furnishings.

From the gracious foyer up the vintage staircase, the suite’s rooms radiate off the centre hall. Having a split bedroom plan, each sleeping sanctuary offers ample proportions and high ceilings, with the rear bedroom opening to a covered porch which overlooks the landscaped garden. The separate living room can be converted into a third bedroom as required, and the enchanting newly renovated kitchen with bistro table boasts a sun-drenched balcony perfect for morning coffee or barbecuing. This endearing suite has that special patina unique to a well-loved vintage home, with all the laid-back comfort of a country-escape. That it’s within steps to the heart of Old Charlottetown makes it magical!

The property is situated on Upper Hillsborough Street, and is a brief ten-minute walk to Charlottetown Harbour, and the shops and restaurants of Water Street, Peakes Quay, Queen Street and Victoria Row. It's a few blocks to historic Great George Street and Province House, and an easy stroll to the waterfront boardwalk of 100+ acre Victoria Park with it's walking trails, sport fields, tennis courts and outdoor swimming pool. And we can't resist recommending our favorite independent coffee location, Receiver Coffee, on Water Street!

Care to read more about the transformation of our century-old island triplex? It's been an adventure! We'll be happy to send you the link to our engaging blog on the matter - send us a quick email!
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Owner

Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/21/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 930 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years of age...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    luxe bed linens...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    luxe bed linens, walkout to verandah overlooking back garden...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    mosaic marble tile floor, antique porcelain tub...moreless

Other Amenities

  • It would be our pleasure to make your stay at The Black House more enjoyable! For a modest fee we offer stocking the fridge, pantry and bar with local foods, produce and libations, or with your own favourite items. Our island friends can also prepare a romantic picnic for you and yours, a beach outing for the whole family, or guide you to the island's most cherished, popular and enchanting destinations. Ask us for more details!...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    enjoy our vintage console stereo record player! find your favourite vintage tunes from our wacky collection!...moreless

  • Television:

    flat screen hi-definition, cable channels, Apple TV...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    shared with living area, banquette and character table with additional seating - vintage parisienne cafe table with seating for two in kitchen...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    european, stainless steel drum...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    vintage hot water radiators, fully restored and refinished...moreless

  • Internet:

    hi-speed wi-fi access...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    shared drive and street parking are available...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    european, stainless steel drum...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    starbucks pod system with milk frother ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    slide-in range, ceramic cooktop...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    overlooking side drive and street scape, complete with bbq and sun umbrella...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    enjoy our private and very relaxing sleeping porch overlooking the back garden...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    access from kitchen deck walkout...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer/Fall
Jul 1 - Sep 30, 2017
3 night min stay

$1,373
Winter/Spring
Oct 1 - May 31, 2018
3 night min stay

$1,144
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

$1,373

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $381.55
  • Tax Rate 15%

Notes:

Please note that all bookings are on a Saturday arrival Saturday departure basis. Check In: 4PM, Check Out: 11AM.

CANCELLATION POLICY - we will be pleased to provide a full refund of your reservation amount with 30 days advance notice.

We are pleased to offer our guests an instalment payment option, upon request.

The Black House now welcomes guests throughout the year! Please check with us for payment details and availability!


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: I own Upper Hillsborough with my long-time friend and business associate, Steven. We're both Realtors with Bosley Real Estate Brokerage in Toronto, Ontario. Steven, who operates his urbaneer division, has been with Bosley for many years, and myself, many fewer! We've been fast and fabulous friends since meeting while attending the University of Victoria. I'm originally from Summerland, British Columbia, having moved to Toronto in 1988 to pursue my education and my career as an orchestral musician. In the time since, I've performed with many of Canada's finest ensembles including the Toronto Symphony, the National Ballet of Canada and the Canadian Opera Company, and played music in places as far flung and varied as Charlottetown, Hong Kong, and Edinburgh. Since 1999, I've been lucky enough to call Charlottetown home during the summer months thanks to my long involvement as a musician at the Charlottetown Festival.

Why the Owner Chose Queens Square, Charlottetown, PE, Canada:
12 Upper Hillsborough at time of purchase in 2008 was a true diamond-in-the-rough: solid, tons of character, and well-situated to Old Charlottetown on a wonderful street shared with many fellow artists and artisans! We fell in love with it's quirkiness, it's history, and it's outstanding potential. The Black House boasts close proximity to all the things nearby that make Charlottetown a truly wonderful place to visit. It's our hope your stay with us will be one of your most memorable!

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
The Black House provides true comforts of home and the close proximity to all things nearby that make Charlottetown a truly wonderful place to visit. It would be our pleasure to make your stay more enjoyable! For a modest fee we offer stocking the fridge, pantry and bar with local foods, produce and libations, or with your own favourite items. Our island friends can also prepare a romantic picnic for you and yours, a beach outing for the whole family, or guide you to the island's most cherished, popular and enchanting destinations. Ask us for more details!


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/21/2017

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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