2 BR 2 Bath in Heart of Old St. John's(25 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
2 Br 2 Bath In Heart Of Old St. John's
This vacation rental home is in the cultural and entertainment heart of downtown St. John's-- facing picturesque JellybeanRow; and, historic Signal Hill and harbour a short distance away. This 2 story 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom house is in mint condition, fully furnished with all kitchen and dining amenities. Hardwood floors throughout. A large country style kitchen with cherry oak cabinets leads to an enclosed garden area which receives full sunshine. Gas BBQ and lawn and deck furniture included. An over size master bedroom with private balcony and en-suite with a whirlpool tub is in the top back. The second bedroom overlooks King's Road-- which is busy with people and not so many cars. Linens included. Wall mounted television with 165 Channels from Bell Aliant as well as free internet/WiFi. One visitor parking pass [on street parking] included; non-restricted parking is across the street. Lots of shops, restaurants, theatres and bars nearby.
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Member since: 2015
- 1200 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only:
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- DVD Player:
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 6 people
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Living Room:
1 Visitor pass included with your info package. Be sure to return the hang-off-car mirror card to mailbox or leave on coffee table when your visit is over. Limited unrestricted parking across the road...moreless
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine:
- Coffee Maker
Dishes & Utensils:
Complete place settings for 8 (or more); sharp knives & sharpener, full range of pots and fry pans, Cuisinart roasting pan, Jamie Oliver cookbook, adequate bowls; bread pans, electric whisk....moreless
- Deck / Patio:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2017
3 night min stay
May 1 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Taxes Not included
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Downtown St. John's is the perfect combination of big-city luxury and small-town charm. As the oldest and most easterly city in North America, this is where heritage lives. Melded with culture, history, and personality, St. John's has survived two World Wars, five centuries, countless hardships and triumphs. The place has become a rare, old city full of character, experience and charisma, with a contemporary, sophisticated edge.
Wander down the narrow, criss-crossing streets carved by horse and carriage over 100 years ago. Pass the colourful jellybean row houses wedged together in every space lining the sides of steep hills and hidden alleyways. Once you've meandered down to the working harbour of the waterfront, look towards the Narrows and imagine a time when the waters were brimming full with fishing schooners. St. John's is apparently the largest protected harbour in the world-- full details at the Johnson Geo Centre on Signal Hill, an 18 minute mostly uphill walk from 83 King's Road.
Visit Quidi Vidi, our charming village-within-a-city, which still embodies the spirit of an old fishing outport. It is a reasonable walk from King's Road. You can have an informal beer on the deck at the lovely Quidi Vidi brewery, or a meal at the Mallard Cottage. [Phone reservations recommended-- it's very popular.]
From Quidi Vidi, you can hike up nearby Signal Hill, or return to St. John's harbour and walk through the famous Battery, where tiny wooden homes still cling valiantly to cliffsides ravaged by ocean waves. From the Battery you can access a remarkable seaside trail which will take you up to the iconic Cabot Tower guarding the top of Signal Hill. Here, Marconi famously received his first transmission across the Atlantic in 1901. Look out over the cliffs and watch the city's harbour and captivating skyline spread out before you. It is also possible to walk from the Battery to the top of Signal Hill by Road, and walk the trail down. A taxi to the top from King's Road would cost maybe $10.
Perched on the horizon is The Rooms, home to our provincial museum, art gallery and archives, standing next to the striking twin clock towers of the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. The Rooms has a wonderful restaurant with what may be the best harbour view in the world! And this is just a few minutes walk from the front door of King's Road.
As you explore the history of this place, shop at the many fine boutiques, shops, cafés, restaurants, pubs, and art galleries lining our streets.
In the evening, sit back, relax, and enjoy live music or local theatre where actors will whisk you away to another place and time. Be sure to look at lamp post posters for different events-- sometimes the most intriguing events are hard to find on the internet.
For nightlife excitement, head to the famous George Street. Here, clubs, pubs, bars, and restaurants are stacked and crammed. Every evening, George Street blazes with energy, especially during the George Street Festival – five days and nights of dynamic musical entertainment. For more information visit the George Street Association website.
Here in St. John's, courteous and lively people will treat you as friends – willing to send you in the right direction, help you on your way, or even take you there. Always happy to tell a tale, no matter how tall, just to make you smile. Certainly, this city is like no other.
Street view 83 King's Road
Living Room looking towards dining room landing. HD TV wall mounted on left.
Fully equipped Kitchen is at back of house leading to patio which also has BBQ.
When we get sun, which is often during summer, the back yard is always in light.
View of Signal Hill from second floor side window
Upstairs bath with shower. Stacking washer/dryer is in the bathroom closet.
Master bedroom looking towards King's Road. Ensuite bathroom on left.
Second flooor deck balcony. You access it through the Master Bedroom.
Cochrane Street (near King's Road) with working harbour
Jellybean row- just down the hill from 83 King's Rd. There are posters for sale.
Moo Moo's Ice Cream is right across the street. Hard landmark to miss!
Not quite dory boats near Bonavista
Living Room looking from dining room landing towards King's Road
Kitchen Island. Contains most of the pots, pans, roasters, etc.
Up to Master bedroom; bathroom with shower to right in the photo.
Upstairs second bedroom overlooking King's Road.
Master bedroom looking towards upstairs deck.
Master bedroom ensuite has a jacuzzi tub
Another view of upper deck
Royal Newfoundland Constabulary patrol downtown streets on horseback
From nearby Victoria Street looking towards Signal Hill
TV series Republic of Doyle was shot down the hill and other spots nearby.
One never knows what's going to be happening in front of 83 King's Road
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Saturday, January 21, 2017
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