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Member since: 2011
Speaks english

Head Light Keeper's Residence at the mouth of St. John's Harbour!

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Photos and Description of the Downtown vacation house rental

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (Sleeps 6)

This newly renovated former light keeper's residence is situated on the edge of The Narrows at the entrance to the port of St. John’s, a beautiful and unique vacation home located at Fort Amherst - the site of the first lighthouse in Newfoundland and one of the most photographed sites in the province. This property is one of two vacation homes operated at the Fort Amherst Light Station. The assistant light keeper's residence is also available for rent, please visit our listing at vrbo #371905.

House completely renovated, beautifully and tastefully decorated. Three bedrooms (two with queen beds and one with twin beds) each with flat screen TVs, three full bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, BBQ, dishwasher, washer/dryer. Front wrap around deck with views of the spectacular Atlantic ocean, Signal Hill, downtown St. John's and the harbourfront. Sit back and watch the boats entering and leaving St. John’s harbor. Depending on the season lucky guests will have amazing views of icebergs along the coastline. Entrance point to the east coast trail just steps away.

Minimum three-night rental. Off-season rates available.

Our vacation homes have been featured in newspapers across Canada.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Owner/Manager (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks english


Nearest Airport
13 Kilometres
St. John's International Airport
Car: recommended

Located in the oldest city in North America at the site of the first light house in Newfoundland and Labrador. Site is designated a national historic site.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Downtown, Newfoundland and Labrador

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 1 - May 31
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee C$90
Tax Rate 15.0%

Please note that dates can only be held by payment of a deposit.

Payments accepted by cheque, bank draft, email money transfer or via PayPal.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Downtown, Newfoundland and Labrador

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main floor bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , ensuite #2
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , ensuite #1
  • Three newly installed bathrooms with beautiful fixtures and lighting
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , with ensuite, ocean view
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , with ensuite, city view
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , on main floor, full bathroom beside
  • Main floor has one bedroom with twin beds, full bathroom. Second floor has two bedrooms each with queen beds and ensuites.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis