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Cliffside Cottage With Ocean, Harbour, City And Cliffside Views

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,100 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Level, 4 Bedroom (2 Queen, 2 Double) Cottage With Loft & Large Deck, Views

Overlooking the Harbor, Steps from Downtown and All That St. John's and the East Coast Have to Offer. Queen Beds in 2 Bedroom 2, Doubles in the other 2 ,full Kitchens With Dishwasher, Microwave, New Appliances, Laundry, 2, 3 Piece Bathrooms, Parking, WiFi and Television. Ocean, Cliff Side and City Views from Many of the Rooms and deck. Beautiful Place to Stay While Exploring the City, Surrounding Outposts, Coves, Cliffs. Hiking Trails and Sea Adventures or as a Base to Stretch Out and See the Island. PLEASE NOT THAT CHECK IN IS AT 4:00 PM AND CHECK OUT IS AT 10 AM. THANKS.

Property Manager
Rochelle Spracklin
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 19, 2018

About Rochelle Spracklin

I am a born and bred Newfoundlander. I was born on the west coast, lived in Labrador for many years and even longer in St. John's. I have always dreamed of owning a property on the of the truly spectacular, unique areas in the world. This cottage will allow me to share this special place with old and new friends. So if you want to visit home, take that dream trip, explore an amazing place, Battery Bluff Cottage is for you.

Rochelle Spracklin purchased this cottage in 2015

Why Rochelle Spracklin chose Downtown

Outport living in the City. Views, walking trails, historic sites, unique city life and a beautiful home....what more could you wish for?

What makes this cottage unique

St. John's, our province's capital, 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. It's 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.

Visit Quidi Vidi, our charming village-within-a-city, which still embodies the spirit of an old fishing outport. Then, hike up nearby Signal Hill through the famous Battery, where tiny wooden homes still cling valiantly to cliffsides ravaged by ocean waves. The unmistakable, iconic Cabot Tower guards the top of Signal Hill, where military men guarded our shores throughout the 1700s and 1800s. 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. Perched on the top of 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.

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.

George Street

For nightlife excitement, head to the famous George Street. Here, clubs, pubs, bars, and restaura


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

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
  • All bedrooms have beautiful linens, dresser, nightstand and closet
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
Housekeeping provided at the beginning of the stay. If you require housekeeping in between, it can be arranged at an extra cost. Absolutely no deep fat frying food or open fat frying....this is an extreme fire hazard.


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Cliffside Cottage With Ocean, Harbour, City And Cliffside Views
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 24 reviews

Avove my expectations!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location! Beautiful harbour views! Close to downtown, steps to Cabot tower. Gorgeous house, with everything you need! Definitely will be back! If I could rate it higher than a 5 I would! Just an amazing home clean and roomy! The local people of St John's were the friendliest I ever came across!

  • Submitted: 6-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Tammy, Thanks so much for the lovely review. Caribou Cottage is definitely a special place in a special city in a special province. Please come back any time! Rochelle
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Clarenville,NL Canada

New Year Stay

  • 5 of 5

Great well equipped house with downtown just a short walk away.Super view of St.John's harbour and downtown.We look forward to staying at Battery Cliffside Cottage again. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: 4-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and well maintained

  • 5 of 5

A very special house in a unique location. My friends and I loved our vacation in St. John’s. A big part of that was staying at this rental property. We could walk to every place we wanted to go downtown, and hike around signal hill. We always looked forward to returning to the Battery Bluff Cottage and the special room on the third floor that has a spectacular view of St. John’s Harbour and the Narrows!

  • Submitted: 28-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing property

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful cottage with great views and walking access to everything!

I would not hesitate to book this again.

Tamara B

  • Submitted: 30-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Tamara. We loved having you stay. Please come back any time. Rochelle
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Toronto, Ontario Canada

Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful cottage perched on the Battery which makes it an ideal jumping off place for incredible walks to North Cape and Signal Hill as well as an easy stroll into the downtown. Like so many others before us, we spent hours up on the top floor or out on the open deck, watching the boat traffic in the harbour and gulls riding the thermals. The cottage itself is spacious, thoughtfully equipped and full of a comfortable blend of old charm and modern comfort. Our family of 8 were in St. John's celebrating my parents' 60th wedding anniversary and we had a fantastic time largely because of this special cottage which happily held us all with room to spare. We hope to come again one day.

  • Submitted: 8-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ohsweken, Ontario

First Trip to St John's

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect to end our family vacation. I love to cook on vacation and the kitchen had everything I needed to do just that. The different levels in the home provided privacy when needed. The view from the third level was beautiful. You could see the city of St. John's, the harbour and the narrows into the harbour. My husband and I hiked the coastline of Signal Hill - amazing! Downtown was within walking distance. Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to stay in your beautiful home.

  • Submitted: 2-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the great review....we too love this special cottage. Please come back anytime. Rochelle
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Nearest Airport
7 Kilometres
St. John's International Airport
Car: not necessary

St. John's, Our Province's Capital, 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. It's 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 Colorful Jellybean Row Houses Wedged Together in Every Space Lining the Sides of Steep Hills and Hidden Alleyways.battery Bluff Cottage is Situated On the Cliff Overlooking St' John's Harbor, Below Signal Hill and Beside the East Coast Trail. Once You've Meandered Down to the Working Harbor of the Waterfront, Look Towards the Narrows and Imagine a Time When the Waters Were Brimming Full With Fishing Schooners.

visit Quidi Vidi, Our Charming Village-within-a-city, Which Still Embodies the Spirit of an Old Fishing Outport. Then, Hike Up Nearby Signal Hill Through the Famous Battery, ( Here You Will Find Our Cottage)where Tiny Wooden Homes Still Cling Valiantly to Cliffsides Ravaged by Ocean Waves. the Unmistakable, Iconic Cabot Tower Guards the Top of Signal Hill, Where Military Men Guarded Our Shores Throughout the 1700s and 1800s. Here, Marconi Famously Received His First Transmission Across the Atlantic in 1901. Look Out Over the Cliffs and Watch the City's Harbor and Captivating Skyline Spread Out Before You. Perched On the Top of 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.

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 Theater Where Actors Will Whisk You Away to Another Place and Time.

George Street

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 On George Street and Upcoming Events On the Street 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.

Getting Here:

St. John's, the Capital City of Newfoundland and Labrador, is the Most Easterly Point in North America, Located at the Beginning of the Trans-Canada Highway Route 1, Just 3 Hours from Toronto, 4 from New York and 4.5 from London England.


Rates & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2018
May 1 2018 - Sep 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$105
Damage Deposit C$250

Booking Confirmation

Dear Guest,

Thank you for choosing Battery Bluff Cottage (Yards Unlimited Holdings Inc.) for your vacation. We hope that you have a pleasant stay.

The property is located at:

50 Battery Road
St. John’s, NL
A1A 1A4

Your confirmation is as follows:

Check-in date:
Check-out date:
Number of adults: ____
Number of children: __0__

Rental rate and fees are as follows:

_____________per night x __ nights Total: $ ___________

Security Deposit $ 250.00 CDN

50 % Due immediately ______________

50% Due 30 Days Prior __________________

Please sign and return the attached rental agreement. As soon as I receive your full payment, I will send pertaining information for the cottage

Thanks, and have a great vacation!

Rochelle Spracklin



1. Smoking is NOT allowed OR Smoking is allowed outside only.
2. People other than those in the Guest party set forth above may not stay overnight in the property. Any other person in the property is the sole responsibility of Guest.
3. Please respect the neighbors by keeping the noise down, especially in the early morning and late evening.
4. All of the units are privately owned; the owners are not responsible for any accidents, injuries or illness that occurs while on the premises or its facilities. The Homeowners are not responsible for the loss of personal belongings or valuables of the guest. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or others whom they invite to use the premise.
5. Keep the property and all furnishings in good order
6. Only use appliances for their intended uses
7. Pets are NOT allowed.
8. Parking: there is off street parking next to Suite A or directly in front of the cottage. Do not park across the street.

9. Housekeeping: There is no daily housekeeping service. Please see previous notes

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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