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Newfoundland Heritage Houses That Are Also Airbnb Vacation Rentals

Have you ever wanted to stay in a heritage house in Newfoundland & Labrador? We’ve compiled a list of Airbnb’s in Newfoundland and Labrador that are historic heritage houses you can experience on your next getaway.

Our heritage houses here in Newfoundland tend to be either a Saltbox or Biscuit Box and most often can be found adorned with various colourful schemes painted on the outside. Let’s take a look around the province and see all the options for staying in a heritage house vacation rental and hopefully find your next Airbnb getaway.

The Crowley House

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The Crowley House is a true gem of Newfoundland’s architectural heritage. This traditional home is one of the most recognized and iconic structures in the province and is located in Ochre Pit Cove.

The home is situated just 30 meters from the ocean, offering unparalleled views and proximity to the sea. Residents and visitors can enjoy the ever-changing vistas of whales, icebergs, seabirds, and fishing boats that populate the waters just steps from the property.

The Crowley House is a designated Heritage Structure, meaning it holds significant historical and cultural value for the people of Newfoundland. This designation ensures the preservation and protection of this important piece of the province’s built heritage.

Book The Crowley House.

The Valley House Ferryland


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The Valley House in Ferryland, Newfoundland is a charming accommodation option for visitors to the area. Located just a short distance from the Ferryland Lighthouse and the Colony of Avalon archaeological site, the house offers easy access to some of the region’s top attractions. 

The property features expansive ocean views and a peaceful, private setting, allowing guests to fully immerse themselves in the natural beauty of Newfoundland’s coastline. With its traditional Newfoundland architecture and modern amenities, The Valley House provides a comfortable and authentic experience for those exploring the Avalon Peninsula.

Book The Valley House.

Blanchard House In Woody Point


Blanchard House Woody Point


The Blanchard House is a unique and designated Heritage property located in the heart of Gros Morne National Park, in the charming town of Woody Point. Built in 1904, this historic home was once the residence of Stuart Blanchard, who captained one of the earliest ferries that crossed the bay from Woody Point to Norris Point.

Situated beneath the stunning Tablelands, the Blanchard House offers visitors a truly authentic Newfoundland experience. Conveniently situated within walking distance to the many shops and restaurants in Woody Point, the property provides easy access to the park’s beautiful outdoor hiking trails, boat tours, whale watching opportunities, as well as the renowned writers and music festivals that take place in the area.

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The Getaway at Burdens Point

The Getaway at Burdens Point Salvage

We recently featured this property on our Instagram and it went viral. Two fully restored Saltbox Houses in Salvage, Newfoundland and Labrador, both so tastefully done in every room of the houses. This is a bit of history and luxury in a place surrounded by the ocean and some of my personal favourite hiking trails.



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These heritage saltbox cottages in Newfoundland have undergone a full architectural renovation in 2022, transforming them into exceptional, high-end accommodations. Using the finest finishes and exceptional design, each cottage now features two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and private living space, providing guests with a truly luxurious experience.

The cottages are accessible by foot or by boat, offering a truly magical setting right in the heart of nature.

Hiking trails are just steps away from the front door, allowing visitors to immerse themselves in the stunning natural beauty of the surrounding area. Whether seeking a peaceful retreat or an adventure-filled getaway, these heritage cottages provide a very special “escape” for those looking to experience the best of Newfoundland.

Book Your Getaway.


Uncle Steve’s Place In Bonne Bay

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Uncle Steve’s Place is a true Heritage House that transports visitors back to a bygone era, offering a cozy and comfortable retreat in the heart of Newfoundland’s Gros Morne National Park. Built in the late 1800s, this historic home was once the residence of Steve and Bertha Roberts, and it still retains the warm, inviting atmosphere of a well-loved family dwelling.

As you step inside, you’ll be enchanted by the beamed ceilings and the charming small staircase leading up to the guest rooms and washroom. Located on the south side of Gros Morne National Park, in the picturesque town of Woody Point, Uncle Steve’s Place provides the perfect base for exploring the area’s natural wonders and historic sites.

It’s a place where you can truly feel at home, surrounded by the timeless character of a Newfoundland heritage property.

Book With Uncle Steve.

Harbour View Heritage Home

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Step back in time at this traditional 130-year-old home, located right in the heart of Carbonear’s heritage district. With a colorful, kitschy twist on classic Newfoundland finishings, this cozy abode offers a truly unique and immersive experience. Spend lazy summer days in the yard, watching the ocean waves, or gather around the fire in the evenings for a taste of downhome comfort.

You will find this place just across the street from the ocean, and this property puts you within a minute’s walk of the supermarket, the beach, the best local restaurants and bars, museums, and scenic harbour hikes.

It’s also just a 15-minute drive from one of Newfoundland’s most stunning beaches, Salmon Cove. As a guest, you’ll have access to the entire two-floor house and yard, surrounded by a field of lush greenery that adds to the property’s charming, secluded ambiance.

Book Harbour View.

Powell House In Carbonear

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Welcome to Powell House, a bright and beautiful 5-bedroom heritage home in the heart of Carbonear. This 125-year-old designated heritage structure is a true testament to the opulent materials and craftsmanship of its era, offering visitors a unique glimpse into Newfoundland’s architectural past.

With 4 queen-sized bedrooms and 1 double, Powell House can easily accommodate larger groups, who will delight in the home’s vibrant “jellybean” colours that add to its charming character. And the location couldn’t be better, with the property situated just steps away from Carbonear Row’s array of awesome restaurants, pubs, and coffee shops, allowing guests to fully immerse themselves in the local culture and community.

Book The Powell House.

Isaac John Groves Heritage House

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If you’re heading to Bonavista, the Isaac John Groves heritage home offers visitors a unique glimpse into Newfoundland’s architectural past. Built in the 1860s and restored in 2004, this recognized heritage property has received the prestigious Southcott Award, a testament to its exceptional preservation and restoration.

Just a 2-minute walk from the charming Church Street, where you’ll find an array of restaurants, churches, pubs, and shops, the 3-bedroom house provides the perfect base for families or groups of friends to relax and explore the stunning Bonavista peninsula. Inside, the home features a living room, an eat-in kitchen, a laundry room, and 1 bathroom, all within the walls of a truly special heritage structure.

It’s important to note that as a historic home of over 100 years old, the Isaac John Groves house features low ceilings and doorways, so taller guests should be mindful of their surroundings. Additionally, the traditional wooden-framed windows may be a bit tricky to open at times, adding to the authentic charm of this remarkable property.

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The Ford Tavern In Bonavista

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This cozy and unique home offers the perfect setting for a variety of vacationing needs – whether you’re seeking a romantic retreat, a business stay, or a great family holiday. Boasting stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean, the property provides a fantastic spot for iceberg viewing in the spring and whale watching in the summer.

Equipped with all the amenities you could need, this home is the ideal home base for exploring the natural wonders of the region. Wake up to the sound of the waves, enjoy a cup of coffee while taking in the breathtaking ocean vistas, and then set out to discover the area’s abundance of outdoor activities and attractions. With its inviting atmosphere and unbeatable location, this property is sure to make your Newfoundland getaway truly unforgettable.

Book The Ford Tavern.

Westport Manor In St. John’s

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I absolutely love Westport Manor, a home I walk by often on my walks around the city. Located on a half-acre lot at the west end of Water Street, neighbouring the sought-after Waterford Valley area.
Westport Manor is a one-of-a-kind retreat that offers complete privacy and a quiet refuge from the downtown noise, while still being within walking distance of St. John’s historic downtown.
Equipped with a heated 12-person swim spa, a beautiful indoor/outdoor entertaining space with ample seating, a fire pit, loungers, and a playhouse for the little ones, Westport Manor provides the ultimate in luxury and comfort. Inside, you’ll find a grand entrance, a spacious family room, two sitting rooms with pull-out sofas, a fully equipped kitchen, and a large dining room.

Bemister’s Manor In Carbonear

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Bemister’s Manor, a captivating vacation rental located in the historic town of Carbonear, Newfoundland. This remarkable property, dating back over 150 years, is a testament to the rich heritage of one of the oldest towns in North America, founded in the early 1600s.
Boasting a stately mansard-style design, the two-story home sits on a spacious 3/4-acre lot, offering over 2,100 square feet of living space.Inside, guests will discover three large bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, and two fully equipped kitchens, complete with a dishwasher and washer/dryer.
This vacation rental truly offers a step back in time, with all the modern comforts and conveniences one could desire. Situated just steps from the ocean, harbor, and the historic Stone Jug pub, Bemister’s Manor provides the perfect base for exploring the Carbonear area, which is located within an hour’s drive of St. John’s Airport.

Georgestown Heritage House

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This spacious and charming three-story home is ideally situated in the Georgestown neighborhood of St. John’s, Newfoundland.

As the owners’ personal residence when in the city, the home has been lovingly set up with care and attention to detail, making it the perfect home-away-from-home for families or groups of friends.

The house features three full-sized bedrooms, two with queen-sized beds and the third with two twin beds, providing ample space and comfort for all guests.

Conveniently located, the historic home is just a short walk from downtown, The Rooms art gallery, Bannerman Park, and mere steps from the local grocery store. And be sure to treat yourself to a visit to the nearby Georgestown Bakery for fresh, warm bagels straight from the oven.

Book In Georgestown.

Pelley House Heritage Home In Boyd’s Cove

The Pelley House invites you to step back in time and experience the charm and romance of a true Newfoundland merchant heritage home. This landmark structure, over 100 years old, has stood as a testament to the region’s rich history and architectural legacy for more than a century.

Designated as a Registered Heritage Structure by the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador, the Pelley House boasts a stunning Victorian design, with its timber construction, double bays, latticed windows, steep gabled peaks, and a central chimney.

The exterior of the home has been meticulously restored to its original condition, while the interior seamlessly blends modern comforts with an antique décor.

Situated at the start of the scenic Notre Dame Bay and the heart of the Kittiwake Coast trail, the Pelley House provides the perfect base for exploring the rich culture, history, and natural wonders of the surrounding area. From the Beothuk Interpretation Centre to the enchanting day trips to Twillingate, Fogo, and Change Islands, this property offers traveller’s an unparalleled opportunity to immerse themselves in the captivating essence of Newfoundland’s coastal heritage.

Book The Pelley House.

The Sailor’s Inn Easport

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This Newfoundland government-licensed and insured heritage home is the perfect base for exploring the stunning Eastport Peninsula. Located in the heart of the charming town of Eastport, this 7-bedroom, 6-bathroom property can accommodate up to 15 guests, offering ample space for families or groups.

Inside, you’ll find a fully equipped kitchen, in-house laundry facilities, and cozy common areas, including a gazebo, barbecue, and fire pit. Step outside to enjoy the property’s expansive 1-acre lot, surrounded by the natural beauty that has made Eastport a renowned tourist destination. Famous for its sandy beaches, superb scenery, whale watching, hiking trails, boating, and kayaking, the area also boasts a wealth of arts and cultural activities to discover.

Conveniently located just 40 minutes from Gander International Airport and 2.5 hours from the capital city of St. John’s, this heritage home also sits just 5 kilometers from the stunning Terra Nova National Park, with easy access to the region’s beaches and hiking trails.

Book The Sailor’s Inn.

Alexandria House In New-Wes-Valley

Alexandria House New-Wes-Valley


Welcome to Alexandria House, a charming property located in the picturesque town of New-Wes-Valley, Newfoundland. Situated just 15 minutes away from the stunning Lumsden and Cape Freels beaches, this inviting home offers the perfect base for exploring the natural beauty of the surrounding area.

But the convenience doesn’t stop there. Just down the road from Alexandria House, you’ll find the renowned Norton’s Cove Restaurant and Art Studio, providing guests with easy access to delicious local cuisine and the opportunity to immerse themselves in the vibrant arts and culture of the region.

Whether you’re seeking a relaxing beach getaway or a chance to discover the rich heritage and creativity of Newfoundland, Alexandria House puts you right in the heart of it all.

Book The Alexandria House.

Forge On Dandy In Trinity

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This special property in Trinity, Newfoundland has a unique heritage quality all its own, having been personally restored by the owner with great care and attention to detail. Formerly a blacksmith’s forge built around 1910, the space has been transformed into a well-appointed, one-bedroom, self-contained vacation rental, complete with air conditioning.

Guests will be intrigued by the property’s captivating history and character, which is evident in every corner. Situated in the absolute heart of historic Trinity, this retreat puts you within easy walking distance of the town’s renowned theater, dining options, historic sites, gift shops, and even whale watching zodiac tours.

And for those seeking outdoor adventure, the Gun Hill trail is accessible virtually across the street, offering stunning coastal views and a chance to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the region.Whether you’re drawn to the property’s rich heritage, its unbeatable location, or the sheer comfort and convenience it provides, this former blacksmith’s forge turned charming retreat is sure to leave a lasting impression on all who visit.

Book The Forge On Dandy.

Lost Together In Bay Roberts

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There is something truly transformative about a visit to Newfoundland. The province’s natural environment and legendary heritage have a way of offering visitors a new perspective on the world. And at “Lost Together,” you can immerse yourself in this captivating culture with ease, as you step through the door of our over 100-year-old oceanfront “biscuit box” house, nestled into the rocky cliffs of Bay Roberts.

This cozy retreat provides unparalleled views of the Bay and the vast Atlantic Ocean beyond, inviting you to lose yourself in the ever-changing seascape. Built in 1919, the simple fisherman’s cottage, with its low ceilings and exposed beams, is the ideal refuge from which to watch fishing boats and icebergs drift by or a storm blow in. Wake up to the sunrise over the ocean, enjoy your coffee in the salt-tinged breeze on the outdoor deck, and even pick blueberries from the rock cliff rising behind the house.

Be still and curl up under a quilt with a warm tea and a good book, or venture out to hike the magnificent Shoreline Heritage Trail, whose trailhead is just 400 meters from the front door. As you wander along the sheer cliffs, sweeps of beach, sheltered coves, and craggy headlands, listen for the sounds of whales following the capelin into the Bay, and experience the breathless exhilaration of the powerful waves and salty spray at MadRocks.

…be sure to stop by the quaint MadRocks Cafe for a warm Newfoundland welcome and one of their famous “toutons.”

Book Lost Together.

The Harbourage In Coley’s Point South

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Just a few steps away from the picturesque Harbour boardwalk in Bay Roberts, this stunning property seamlessly blends heritage charm with modern touches. Built in 1894, the beautifully restored home offers the perfect base for exploring the surrounding area, with many shops, restaurants, and recreation facilities within easy walking distance.

For those seeking a taste of Newfoundland’s thriving craft beverage scene, the NL Distillery is just a 5-minute drive away, while the Baccalieu Trail Brewery is mere minutes from the property. And with Cupid’s and Brigus just 15 minutes down the road, and the charming town of Dildo a 25-minute drive, this central location provides endless opportunities for discovery and adventure.

But perhaps the true highlight of this property is its spacious front deck, where guests can sit back and soak in the breathtaking views of Bay Roberts Harbour. Whether you’re watching the boats come and go or simply taking in the peaceful ambiance, this heritage gem offers the perfect combination of historic character and modern comfort.

Book The Harbourage.

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