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Maxs House ~ Point Amour Lighthouse Labrador

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5 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Forteau, Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador
Located only 30 minutes from the Newfoundland to Labrador ferry crossing, Max's house is one of five historic buildings located at this Provincial Historic Site. It is to the right of the Point Amour lighthouse. It was the residence for very last Light keeper Max Sheppard and his family. Newly renovated and furnished, this house offers a unique location and experience. Known as the best viewing point for whales and icebergs in the Labrador Straits, this is a prime location for visitors to Labrador.

3 Queen and 2 Double rooms and 2 baths, perfect for groups of 10 or less, or the individual seeking a unique, niche location.

Towering at 109 feet, Point Amour is the tallest in Atlantic Canada and second highest in the country. A panoramic view of the surrounding land and sea, and a glimpse of its historical attributes can be witnessed...
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About the Owner, Carmen H
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Calendar Updated: 142 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2015
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
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Reviewed 10 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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The gravel road hugged the coast line as we wound our way to Max's House at the Point Armour Light house. Simply put, it was a stunning view as we rounded the last corner, with the light house framed against the brilliant blue sky.

Our host Carmen greeted us warmly at the gift shop, who directed us to park our car directly behind Max's House to make the luggage transfer easier. Once the door was opened, we knew we had made the right choice! The place was impeccable, with a full kitchen, living room, and a selection of bed rooms. Each room had its own supply of towels and robes, with fresh linens on the bed.

We chose a room with a view of the St. Lawrence, framed by the lighthouse. Carmen told us that the whales were active that day, and she was right. We spent close to two hours watching the humpbacks and killer whales roam the coast before dinner. After dinner, we walked down to the shore line and took the path down to the site of the HMS Raleigh before...

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  • Blender
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Queen Beds:(3)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
    1 Sofa
    2 Fulls
    3 Kings
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R 2 987
R 2 987
R 18 371
CA$1 999
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  • Per person after 6 : R 267 / stay - Fee
  • Pets per day: R 230 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Picturesque landscape with tiny villages along the Labrador Straits. Visit Red Bay, World UNESCO heritage site or spend time at Point Amour Lighthouse with a museum, gift shop and walk the Raleigh trail to see remnants of the HMS Raleigh warship that went aground in 1922.

There are restaurants just 10 minutes away for breakfast, lunch and dinner! If you arrive on Friday, book our Lighthouse Dinner!. www.tourlabrador.ca
Car advised
How to get there
We provide small group travel packages. We pick up at the Ferry terminal in Blanc Sablon or flights originating from St. John's NL. www.tourlabrador.ca
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby.
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