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At Ocean's Edge - Beautiful Views and Modern Conveniences

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Stunning oceanfront home overlooking the North Atlantic in scenic Portugal Cove, Newfoundland. Be inspired by breath-taking views from every window. Sit back and relax on the wrap-around deck which features adirondack chairs and a fire pit to enjoy the scenery and perhaps catch a glimpse of whales cruising by or an iceberg. Just a few steps from the house, feel free to cast off and try your luck at catching a few fish from the point when in season.

Inside, enjoy the luxuries of a full modern kitchen, living room with cable and wifi, a dining room table set for 8. There is also a telescope to view up close the beautiful Bell Island and an electric piano to create a masterpiece if you're feeling so inclined!

Steps from East Coast Trail - Piccos Ridge Path. Moments from the Bell Island Ferry. Short drive to local restaurants - Ferry Last Stop Cafe for a funky one of a kind experience (try the Shoo Fly Pie), Beachy Cove Cafe and By Da Beach for the best fish and chips. 10 km's to the airport and 16 km's drive to the heart of downtown St John's.

Monthly or longer term rentals would be considered as well - rates to be negotiated.

More Details

Owner
Lesley Clarke
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in St. John's in Division No. 1

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • 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
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

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At Ocean's Edge - Beautiful Views and Modern Conveniences
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews
4

Short Beach

  • 4 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay at this lovely little house at the end of a road not far from the ferry in Portugal Cove-St Phillips. Lesley and John, owners with whom we interacted, were warm, welcoming and responsive to our needs. They were generous about supplying kitchen and bathroom items. Beds and furniture were very comfortable and the kitchen very workable. The location has its pros and cons. Mostly pros. The setting is gorgeous, with a view of Conception Bay and Bell Island. Only yards from the front door of the house is a trail head for the Eastern Trail. We were there during cod fishing season so between hikers and people going fishing there was a steady flow of car and foot traffic from early in the morning until late at night. So much so that the road in front of the house was very much a parking lot and people congregated there, talking loudly and leaving trash behind. The place was so nice that we adapted to this unexpected dynamic but we might not have chosen this spot if we'd known. But we happened to be looking for quiet. Someone else might not mind. Also, I take it this traffic depends on the season so you may want to inquire about it before making your booking. All in all we were very pleased with our time at this property.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ontario, Canada
5

Beautifully decorated, comfy and everything you need for your stay.

  • 5 of 5

This place is a little slice of heaven.. The view is spectacular, and the locals are so friendly. Im sad to leave. I recommend this place to anyone! Oh on a side note, we had whales in abundance. On our last day, we had two whales put on a little show for us just as a little farwell gift.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Unbelievable Views! Every amenity needed for a private rental.

  • 5 of 5

This place is beyond expectations! Absolutely Amazing! I'm from this amazing town within walking distance to my family home, But ive always stopped by this house on the dead end road to walk the trail on most holidays from Ontario 2-3 times per year. Always wondered and dreamt to see inside, let alone stay there. Truly spectacular place! Highly recommended! Looking forward to staying next year same time, or earlier if so lucky!

As would be expected with travelling tourists or clientele in a private rental like this, most common cooking ingredients and other misc condiment products needed for meals and such are left behind for future guests making it easy for entertaining family or guests. The outdoor deck and Bbq are a truly added bonus.

Lesley was very informative and helpful in every email, phone conversation regarding the premises.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome.

  • 5 of 5

ot was a beautiful property. Cannot imagine a better place to stay!

  • Review Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Toronto, Ontario
5

bliss

  • 5 of 5

completely glorious experience. a jewel of a place beautifully cared for by kind and thoughtful hosts. I could sit on the rocking chair and watch the ferry cross the sea endlessly. Portugal Cove will not leave my heart soon.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Acton, Ontario
5

Ideal Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

Just have to say what a beautiful property this was. We stayed for 5 nights and used it as our base for touring the St. John's area, sight-seeing and hiking. The owners have thought of everything here. Comfortable, clean & convenient - yes, but so well-designed and decorated! We spent the few dry evenings on the unique deck toasting to the sunset. It is located right at the East Coast Trail trailhead, so bit of traffic there with folks either parking or turning around. It's a short walk to the Bell Island ferry and an easy drive into the city of St. John's.

Thank you for this wonderful memory!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in St. John's, Canada

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High Season
1 Jun 2017 - 1 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£645
for 3 nights
From
£215
£1,351
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£553
for 3 nights
From
£184
£1,106
 

Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £307.12

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.
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