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Historic Seaside Cottage (10 mins from St. John's)

Certificate of Excellence
14 reviews
House front
House back
View of the beach from backyard
Torbay beach...a 2 minute walk
Tree garden
Garden view
Kitchen looking out to the Bathroom
Laundry room
Living Room
Living room
Lower Bathroom
Queen Bedroom
Queen Bedroom
Double Bedroom
Double Bedroom
Double Bedroom
The mini 3rd bedroom upstairs
Upper Bathroom
Heritage Designation
ECT Hiking Photos in the area
ECT Hiking Photos in the area
ECT Hiking Photos in the area
ECT Hiking Photos int he area
ECT Hiking Photos in the area
ECT Hiking Photos in the area
Single bed
ECT hiking
Single roll out bed in loft area
Main floor area
Cabot Tower
Cape Spear
Petty Harbour
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Torbay, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador
Summer 2018 nearly all booked up! Reduced rates offered for stays up till June 2018!
Located in Historic Torbay, this Heritage designated home 'The Codner House' is located just 10 or 15 minutes drive from St. John's airport (YYT) and 20 minutes from downtown St. Johns. Our cottage was built in the 1890s by a local fishing family and sits on a hill overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and Torbay beach. The interior has been completely renovated and is fully furnished including all the usual amenities you would expect including stainless kitchen appliances and a washer and dryer. Main floor has a double sofa bed in the living room including digital cable TV and WIFI as well as a bathroom. The upstairs has 2 bedrooms (double and queen), a bathroom and a sitting area. Additionally there is a roll out single bed.The back of the house ha...
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About the Owner, Paul H
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 23 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 14 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #FKN3006045
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1 review
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 for a stay in August 2017
person found this review helpful

Paul's lovely cottage offers spectacular views just a short walk from the shoreline. The house is nicely decorated, well equipped with everything you need and has a nice outlook facing the ocean with a fire pit. The loction is also great, as there is a convenience store, drug store and gas station nearby, shopping area just a 10 minutes drive...

Management response:

So glad you enjoyed our cottage! Take care. Paul


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Julie W
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017
person found this review helpful

We absolutely fell in love with every aspect of this place! Within minutes of arriving we saw whales in the ocean outside the window! It was such a relaxing, therapeutic and perfect place to enjoy God's amazing creation within minutes from St. John's! Thank you so much for opening your home for us to experience!

Management response:

Thank you Julie for the kind words. So glad you loved our cottage. : ) Paul


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Michael W
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017
person found this review helpful

We really enjoyed our stay in Torbay at the house. The owner takes pride in the property. Everything is clean and in order. The kitchen is also well equipped. We debated staying in St John's but we're so happy we decided on this cozy Torbay property. The view is spectacular and the nearby hiking trails are amazing. We would stay...

Management response:

Thanks Michael. So glad you both had a great time!


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    2 Full baths
    1 Sofa
    1 Full
    1 King
    1 Twin
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
R 1 494
4 May 2018 -
6 Jun 2018
Spring 2018
3 nights
R 1 494
R 7 970
7 Jun 2018 -
23 Sep 2018
Summer 2018
3 nights
R 2 192
R 12 952
CA$1 300
24 Sep 2018 -
26 Nov 2018
Fall 2018
3 nights
R 1 594
R 8 967
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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About the neighbourhood
Lower Street is a small side road which leads to Torbay Beach. It is a very quaint and quiet area with some very old houses nearby. The trail head to
Father Troy trail (East Coast trail) is located there as well. Hiking this trail is a must do for all outdoor enthusiasts!
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: YYT: 15.0 km
Ferry: Argentia: 120.0 km
The Trans Canada Highway in St. Johns intersects with route 20, Torbay Road and heads north to Torbay. Lower Street is at the very lowest elevation in town at the bridge. Turn right toward the ocean. In my pdf information booklet that I provide to my guests upfront, it details this and much more information.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 0.1 km.
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