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Fully furnished large one bedroom apartment in the midst of historic downtown.

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 900 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Large one bedroom suite with all the comforts of home.

280 Duckworth Street is a 7 unit apartment building, located in historic downtown St. John's. Each unit is infused with modern finishes and are ideal for corporate housing or short and long term rentals. Fully furnished with air conditioning and inclusive utilities, 280 Duckworth gives you the space to settle in, be productive and make your stay your own while being surrounded by amazing local restaurants, shops and pubs. Custom glass showers, heated ceramic floors, stainless steel appliances, ceramic backsplash, under counter lighting, high ceilings, hardwood floors, premium HDTV channels, secure WiFi in each unit, plus a private patio and laundry for each unit.


Owner
Nick Vinicombe
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
15 April, 2018

About Nick Vinicombe

This property is owned and managed by us. We will do everything possible to ensure your stay with us is a great one.

Nick Vinicombe purchased this condo in 2013

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Downtown in St John's

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Noon / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Heated floors, custom shower with rain shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King size bed , large closet plus make up table, and HDTV
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

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Fully furnished large one bedroom apartment in the midst of historic downtown.
average rating of 4.5 based on 14 reviews
5

Very clean well kept unit in a great loaction Thanks

  • 5 of 5

Very nice clean unit in great location highly recomended

  • Review Submitted: 26-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and in our beautiful city. Please come visit again.
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Unit location great, but Nick and Daphne, not so great.

  • 2 of 5

Stayed 12 days in September 2017. Key to unit NOT in mailbox when we arrived at noon and it took SEVERAL phone calls before we got either Nick or Daphne to answer us via phone. They were out of town for weekend. Luckily we had a couple who we knew in St. John's that helped us during this stressful time of being locked out of the place we paid in advance to stay for 12 days, standing on the steps with suitcases; unable to get inside. Our friends were SO embarrassed at the way we were treated, as usually Newfoundlanders are the nicest, kindest, most helpful people in the world.

NEVER saw Nick, even though he claims he is always available. Only saw Daphne through peep hole when she knocked on our door at 9:15 am day of our check out to ask time we planned to be out. Seemed pretty pushy after we didn't get into our unit till 4:30 pm, when check in was supposed to be noon.

Unit was NOT cleaned from previous renter, all laundry needed done, bedroom & bathroom, floors not cleaned etc. Maid claimed she didn't know people were moving in. Really? Nick assumed maid had done her job. Poor communication. Nick/Daphne gave us incorrect code for internet. Only 2 coffee cups in unit. Really? Maid brought 2 more from another unit. I have pictures of dirty dishes we found in the cupboards. Gross. Hope by now they have removed the huge wasp nest located by A/C unit on deck of 3rd floor. They only supplied 1 roll of toilet paper, so I suggest you find a store shortly after you move in. You will need other cleaning supplies too.

Nick offered to buy us dinner at a local restaurant to try and make up for all the screw ups. Instead, I requested a gift card - which he agreed to - and he even asked me my address to mail it - but I have reminded him 3 times and I still have NOT received anything. So renter beware - the unit is lovely (when it is clean) and it is in a great location, but Nick & Daphne don't really care about you or the unit, or they'd vastly improve their ways. They need to take the time to see what needs repaired, replaced, etc as well as check what kind of job the maid is doing.

This was our 1st time using VRBO and we were very disappointed with our experience. We have only used AirBnB once and it was totally wonderful.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Clean and modern

  • 4 of 5

Fantastic downtown location in the bustle of it all, bedroom was very quiet. Didn’t hear a peep from the neighbours. Clean and modern design.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Ideal Location in St. John's

  • 4 of 5

Very comfortable unit , clean and modern with good kitchen appliances and washer and dryer. We got good response to our questions. Suggest Nick gets a few small pots and a few smaller frying pans. Only complaint third floor walk up with luggage and grocery hard for older people and parking a bit challenging. Choose meter without gauge on it when you can find one but you also have to be able to park well parallel. We enjoyed our stay for first visit !

  • Review Submitted: 12-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Pictures do no do it justice!!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a lovely week in this beautiful condo. Upon arrival the first thing we noticed was that it was immaculate! Very nicely decorated and it felt very light and airy. The kitchen was well equipped with up to date appliances. There is plenty of storage in the bedroom and we found the bed to be very comfortable. The bathroom also had lots of storage and there were plenty of towels for the two of us. Water pressure in the shower was a bit weak but totally expected in a building right down town. Having a washer and dryer was definitely an added bonus! The wi fi is fast and we never had an issue with it.

The location is perfect!!! Within walking distance to many excellent restaurants, the harbour and bars. Yes, parking can be an issue but as we were out driving most of the day we really didn't find that it impacted us. If you can find a meter with the head removed then you can park for free. We were able to get one of these the majority of the time when we returned from touring the island.

Nic was wonderful to deal with. We had his cell number if we had any questions or needed any help. I would highly recommend this lovely rental for your stay in St. John's. We are hoping to return next summer and really hoping to stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Safe travels and I hope we see you again.
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5

Great place, Great location, modern, upgraded, clean. Just as adverstised

  • 5 of 5

We rented the apt. the last week of May. First time in St Johns, and assumed the location was center to the activities we wanted to do. When we arrived , we were met by the owner , who was gracious and helpful and answered all our questions and made suggestions as to what to see and do. As we explored, we recognized how good the location was. A short walking distance to the downtown core and George street, as well in the opposite direction, the Battery area. The water front was only two blocks away as well. Great restaurants not only beside us , but again only minutes by walking. The apt was quiet and well decorated and newly upgraded. When we had friends that were staying in the local hotel come by, they were envious of not only how large a space we had, but also the price and location.

When we come back , Nick will be our first phone call to reserve his apt again.

The parking during the day became a non issue as the Church side street parking was free as the meters were all disabled.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay. Come back soon.
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
St. John's International Airport
Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Downtown, Newfoundland and Labrador

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£642
for 7 nights
£642
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £139.64
Tax Rate 15.0%

Rates are subject to change until a reservation is confirmed with a deposit. HST is charged on short term (weekly) rentals. Damage deposit is due on long term rentals (Monthly/Yearly). No smoking No Pets

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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