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Petty Harbour Cottage Close to Country and City

View of Ocean
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2 reviews
View of Ocean
View of Petty Harbour
Cottage and Deck
Living Area
Entrance to Bedrooms
Green Bedroom
Yellow Bedroom
Kitchen 2
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Petty Harbour, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador
Stay in scenic Petty Harbour on the East Coast Trail. Our cottage has an eagle eye view of the ocean and the busy fishing village of Petty Harbour, yet is only 15 minutes from downtown St. John's, and 15 minutes from whale watching tours in Bay Bulls and Witless Bay.

The cottage comes equipped with smart TV, Netflix, Wi Fi, telephone, washer/dryer, deck, barbeque, and all the furnishings, kitchen equipment and linens and toiletries you will need. There are two bedrooms with queen-sized beds, and there is a spare double-width futon couch in the living area. Available for vacation rental during the summer only. No indoor smoking or pets, please.

The cottage is reached by a short, steep lane. Bags and guests can be dropped off at the cottage door, but parking is at the foot of the lane. The cottage is not suitable for guests with li...
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About the Owner, Peter G
Languages spoken: German, English, French
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2013
Overall rating: 4.1 / 5.0
Based on 9 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #FKN3079437
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Alberta, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

We have to name this - Almost a Stay.
Just before our arrival, Peter had given us some bad news, but quickly explained not to worry - he made alternate arrangements for us.
Unfortunately, the previous renter to us had left the place in such a condition that we were unable to stay - BUT Peter had made alternate arrangements for us already!
We appreciated this very much. Our stay in Petty Harbour was all that we had imagined.
Peter also "talked us into Petty Harbour" when our GPS took us astray.
With such consideration and service he provided to us, I would trust that his
accommodations would be as good.
We will certainly try and re-book your place when we come back to this area in the future.

Management response:

Thanks for the kind words.


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roxanne r
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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Caplin cottage is a very quaint cottage. It is old but has character. Clean and tidy. Peter is very accommodating and a wealth of information. Within walking distance to everything in the harbour. It is up quite a steep hill though.

Management response:

I think your review pretty much covers the essentials. I am still waiting for someone to like the hill. Peter


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (1)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    1 Shower
    1 Full
    2 Kings
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R 1 395
R 1 395
R 7 472
R 29 889
CA$3 000
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About the neighbourhood
Petty Harbour is a historic and still active fishing village ten kilometres outside St. John's. Caplin Cottage overlooks the village and Motion Bay. The cottage is on the East Coast Trail, a hiking trail that follows the coast from Cape St. Francis to Cappahayden, a distance of 250 km. We will happily drop you off at nearby ECT trailheads if you want to go hiking, and you will find maps and hiking sticks in the cottage. Petty Harbour has a convenience store which stocks alcoholic beverages, a artisanal coffee shop with excellent expresso, and a very good fish and game restaurant. The town also has a community museum, the province's longest zip-line, a small aquarium, and a wonderful craft store located in a historic shop.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: St. John's International Airport is a 25 minute drive from the cottage: 24.0 km
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
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