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Chalet retreat in the heart of Gros Morne National Park

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,300 sq ft
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

Million dollar view of Bonne Bay and Gros Morne Mountain.

On the hillside overlooking Woody Point, Bonne Bay and Gros Morne Mountain, on the road to Trout River and the majestic Tablelands this cabin is located in one of the most beautiful and scenic areas to be found anywhere. Parks Canada's Discovery Centre is in walking distance. Located on the outskirts of the town, this property is peaceful and private.

Woody Point is a registered heritage community, located within a UNESCO World Heritage site, Gros Morne National Park. The town is well known for the Writers at Woody Point Festival each August, as well as being a location for the wonderful summer events of Gros Morne Summer Music.

There is a television in the house, but currently no cable service although there are videos to watch if requested. There is cellular coverage for companies using the Bell cell network and recently the Rogers network became available here too. There is no telephone in the house.

There is a lot on the go in Woody Point during the peak of the season. In the spring I send an email to guests coming for the season with information about the area.

Some comments from my guest book:

"We had a fantastic time staying in your cabin!The view from the back deck combined with the extra comfy bed made it the perfect stay! :-)"

"Thank you for the great house! We lived the view and had a wonderful time in Gros Morne. We loved the wildlife at your house, a noise came to visit one morning, we also saw hummingbirds and crows."

"We stayed in your wonderfully artistic, warm & inviting home for the last days of our 2 week visit to Newfoundland. It rained, but fortunately your house us so delightful it did not matter. We made great food in your kitchen, so well stocked, and enjoyed the deck when the rain paused."

"We had a wonderful time at your cabin. Amazing views, great weather, many hiking adventures. Lived sitting on the back deck enjoying the beautiful views. Learned many interesting facts about the area. Everyone is so friendly."

"Thank you for sharing this lovely retreat with us. It was the perfect home base for exploration if the Park & local communities. The night at the Seaside was particularly memorable - the music was lovely!"

More Details

Owner
Gayle Tapper
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2018

About Gayle Tapper

My Dad was from Woody Point, and I have recently built this house on land given to me by my aunt, for whom the property is named. My aunt was a well-known outdoors woman in her day.

There are great Park Trails nearby, such as the Green Gardens Trail. Gros Morne Mountain is on the north side of the park, about an hour's drive around the bay, where also are the communities of Norris Point and Rocky Harbour. Also the Western Brook Pond is located north of Rocky Harbour.

Amenities

Woody Point Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , On the lower (main) floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , On the upper (bedroom) floor
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Natural, latex memory foam mattress made by Essentia.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • festivals
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing

Reviews

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Chalet retreat in the heart of Gros Morne National Park
average rating of 4.8421054 based on 19 reviews
5

A great base for visiting Gros Morne

  • 5 of 5

Gayle has a lovely mountainside home with a stunning view of Bonne Bay. Our kids loved feeding the crowed, chipmunks, squirrels, bunnies and birds that came to visit. We’ll be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Our first stop on our Newfoundland exploration, Gros Morne knocked our socks off! Perfect combination of breathtaking views of the sea and dramatic, geologically unique mountain scapes. The cottage was in a great location, walking distance to the small, friendly village of Woody Point and just a short drive to multiple hiking trails in the Park. Gayle’s place has everything you might need and then some, and the views from the living room overlooking the bay are ever changing and yet so restful. A great escape!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing! Didn’t want to leave đŸ˜„?

  • 5 of 5

Gayle’s place was a little slice of heaven next to an amazing national park, villages and landscapes that are beyond breathtaking. Definitely planning to return. Thank you Gayle. Marlene, Toronto

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Want to live in Woody Point

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful place, best view in Gros Morne.

Gayle is the absolute best!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful woody point stay!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time- very well-equipped home and sensational location

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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fantastic location for visiting Gros Morne

  • 4 of 5

Loved the location. House was nice and cozy - a little too cluttered with a lot of trinkets and the bathroom appeared to be mid-renovation. Kitchen well stocked. Beds were comfortable.

The driveway was at times challenging to get up. Gros Morne is a must see!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Car: recommended

Woody Point is renowned for its beauty. It is nearby to the Tablelands, part of an ancient oceanic tectonic plate, and evidence of the theory of tectonic plate movement. Beauty and the Tablelands are 2 of the reasons that Gros Morne National Park has UNESCO World Heritage status.

Park and community trails and walking are nearby, also the Parks Canada Discovery Centre is very close. I have a great view of Gros Morne Mountain, for which the park is named, but you'll have to drive around the bay to climb it, as it is on the north side of the park, along with Rocky Harbour and Norris Point.

Woody Point is home of St. Patrick's Church, now a performance space where many events of Gros Morne Summer Music are held. Also we are the home of the famous and immensely popular festival "Writers at Woody Point" each year in August.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pets welcome in general, please ask regarding pets.
I will send an email of info prior to your arrival with directions
and links to goings on in the area.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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