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"Come From Away" at Heart's Delight Newfoundland

Bedrooms 3
Space 111 m²
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

A Newfoundland Travel Company Property

Note- $CDN pricing found under "Rates" tab.

Heart's Delight is a small quiet outport fishing village centrally located on the "Baccalieu Trail", one of the four eastern Newfoundland tourist driving routes. Nearby are the towns of Heart's Desire and Heart's Content, not far from the town of Cupids. The location is great for mini-road trips throughout the small coastal villages around eastern Newfoundland's Avalon Peninsula. The house is a 3 bedroom 1940's bungalow restored to a rustic-luxe finish, with great beds, premium linens and a great ocean view. It is located beside it's sister bungalow, the EJ Sooley House.

From St. John's- 1 hr 15 mins.

Excellent access to all eastern tourist driving routes:

From Cape Shore Trail driving route- 45 mins

From Irish Loop driving route- 1 hr

From Heritage Run driving route- 1 hr 30 mins

The house is classed as 'Rustic Charm' or 'Eco-Luxe', with a unique combination of new and original furnishings complimented by luxury linens and amenities for a comfortable authentic experience. Great for short side trips from St. John's for those with limited time to explore the scenic historical outport communities.

Located directly on the ocean with immediate access to the original 100 year old fisherman's trails that connect the towns. Hike for hours.

* Outdoor fire area, deck & BBQ

* Ultra-comfortable beds, premium pillow top mattress

* 400+ thread-count Egyptian cotton bed linens

* Premium brand small kitchen appliances

* Fully-equiped laundry

* Professional pre-arrival cleaning (Important with VRBO properties)

* Professional Property Manager

House has four bedrooms with 2 queen beds and 2 twin beds, along with a daybed in the kitchen.

See our other VRBO properties located in Bonavista -- VRBO Listing #442021

We base our design, configuration and maintenance on a specification seen at our other VRBO properties:

VRBO 391506

VRBO 630080

VRBO 570424

VRBO 442021

VRBO 654701

Be sure to order your National Geographic Map of Newfoundland before you go- not available in retail stores. 3 Days in St. John's Map recommended as well. Search Maps for the Newfoundland Traveller.

More Details


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation bungalow rental in Heart's Delight-Islington

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 111 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
  • long term renters welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Staff


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

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"Come From Away" at Heart's Delight Newfoundland
average rating of 4.5 based on 6 reviews
Jordan Station, Ontario


  • 5 of 5

Very charming and quaint little house in a gorgeous location. It was very clean with nice linens and towels. We had a wonderful 3 nights here complete with a fun kitchen party. Very memorable and I would highly recommend this house Loved every minute there

  • Submitted: 2-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sweet vintage home

  • 3 of 5

A lovely, simple cottage, reminiscent of time gone by in this quiet outport community. Home is cozy, and water view out back is great...bonus to have a fire pit. Only thing missing was a kitchen party and a welcome plate of THAT would've made it a stellar stay! ☺️

  • Submitted: 28-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were hoping to keep our 5 star streak going... ! The three star rating comes from a customer that felt they deserved a kitchen party and lobster. Note that the house is sometimes used in the evenings by a tour company CapeRace Newfoundland Adventures for a kitchen party. Be sure to check them out. Here's the response from the customer, a travel writer, when I asked if the house did not meet her expectations... ... "Hi Ken, no, the place is very nice! We enjoyed our time and the outdoor space was a highlight. But, as I said in the review, the place is made for a kitchen party, so without one, I couldn't give it a higher rating. Other reviews mention such a party and welcoming goodies, and we even met a fellow in town who said he played a kitchen party at the house the very night before we arrived! So I'm afraid anything less for our stay was a bit disappointing. Maybe others who read all your reviews might hope for or expect to be surprised by one too. I was sure hoping for it! Would've been a highlight for sure, and something I could've mentioned in my upcoming article..”
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Beautiful and quaint! A perfect spot to get away from it all!

  • 4 of 5

Lovely house with a beautiful view. Even on a cold Spring day with ice in the harbour, it was a perfect getaway!

  • Submitted: 22-May-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Elizabeth... hope to see you again soon... Ken
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Come a stranger, leave as friends!

  • 5 of 5

What an incredible experience from start to finish - we only wish we could stay longer! From making the initial arrangements - Ken responded by email promptly and answered all our questions. To arrival - we were absolutely delighted by this little gem. Beautifully restored and surprisingly roomy, this house was perfect for our family of four plus the grandparents! It had absolutely everything we needed. The beds were super comfy. What an exceptional view. We could not have asked for more. But we got more - a kitchen party to boot! Jerry and the band and some friendly neighbours - dancing to music in our kitchen until the wee hours. We did not expect such fun. Although we did not take one of the cultural tours - I recommend it - these people at Cape Race know how to plan an adventure. Elizabeth was an exceptional hostess and was absolutely key to making our stay special. She greeted us with smiles and homemade goodies and her thoughtfulness was very much appreciated. Saying goodbye really felt like we were leaving family. See you next summer!

  • Submitted: 30-Sep-2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful home ....

  • 5 of 5

The WB house was exactly what we expected, clean, bright, very comfortable and lovely appointed. The view is incredible... Gerry and Elizabeth are wonderful hosts, helpul and generous of their time and attention...they organize us a kitchen party with all the cultural aspects. It was the hilight of our stay.We will certainly be back in Heart's Delight and we recommand it without any hesitation!

  • Submitted: 18-Aug-2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Family Getawar

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much Gerry and Elizabeth! You made our stay amazing! We were not disappointed when it came to the Kitchen party. We met so many new friends. The music and Schreeching in was such a treat for my family to experience. The beds were so comfortable and the house was just what we expected. We stayed here for 5 days and experienced the food an culture that Newfoundland has to offer. Would love to return again!

  • Submitted: 11-Aug-2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Amanda!... Heart's Delight is the best kept secret... we had so much fun with you and your family... nothing beats a peek into the outport culture... we call it an "Eco-Culture Experience"... Hope to see you again soon, now that you're all honorary Newfoundlanders...
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Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2018


Nearest Airport
115 Kilometres
St. John's
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation bungalow rental in Heart's Delight-Islington

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring 2018
Apr 12 2018 - Jun 6 2018
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
Jun 7 2018 - Sep 17 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit C$500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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