Today we’re going to take a look at Newfoundland Heritage Properties that you can stay overnight in and experience the past for a few days, or as long as you like. It’s quite special one can step back in time like this and get a little taste of Newfoundland and Labrador’s history.
Newfoundland and Labrador has a long history of people living here and there are still a lot of homes that are nearing 200 years old. As we all know, this province is heavily reliant on its tourism industry and I’m glad we can offer people from away a traditional and unique experience in these various heritage properties.
They won’t last forever so we wanted to celebrate all those salt box houses, biscuit boxes and other unique old properties that have stood the test of time thus far.
The Quidi Vidi Church
Nestled amidst the picturesque landscape of St. John’s, Newfoundland, the Quidi Vidi Church Airbnb is a truly unique and enchanting accommodation. This historic church, dating back to the 19th century, has been lovingly transformed into a one-of-a-kind vacation rental that seamlessly marries heritage charm with modern comfort. The soaring vaulted ceilings and magnificent stained glass windows create an awe-inspiring atmosphere, making it an ideal retreat for those seeking a transcendent getaway.
The interior is elegantly appointed, boasting a harmonious blend of vintage and contemporary furnishings. Guests will find themselves ensconced in luxurious rooms, each offering a serene sanctuary with touches of elegant simplicity. The Quidi Vidi Church Airbnb stands as a testament to the marriage of old-world grandeur and contemporary sophistication, providing an unforgettable setting for travellers in search of a truly exceptional experience.
Beyond its magnificent interiors, the Quidi Vidi Church Airbnb is located in the heart of one of St. John’s most charming neighbourhoods. With the iconic Quidi Vidi Village just steps away, guests have the opportunity to explore a historic fishing village known for its stunning natural beauty and vibrant arts community.
The surrounding landscape offers a plethora of outdoor activities, from hiking along rugged coastal trails to taking in breathtaking views of the North Atlantic. Additionally, the church’s proximity to downtown St. John’s allows for easy access to the city’s lively dining scene and cultural attractions. The Quidi Vidi Church Airbnb is more than just a vacation rental; it is a transformative experience, inviting guests to immerse themselves in the rich history and captivating allure of Quidi Vidi, Newfoundland.
Duff Heritage House In St. John’s
The Duff Heritage House Airbnb is a true testament to the rich history and vibrant culture of St. John’s, Newfoundland. This meticulously restored heritage home, nestled in the heart of the city, offers guests a unique opportunity to step back in time while enjoying all the comforts of modern living. Dating back to the 19th century, the Duff Heritage House boasts elegant architectural details, including original hardwood floors, ornate moldings, and period-appropriate furnishings.
Each room is a curated blend of antique charm and contemporary amenities, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. Guests can unwind in spacious, tastefully decorated bedrooms, and the communal spaces exude an air of refined coziness. With its cozy fireplaces and picturesque garden, the Duff Heritage House provides a tranquil retreat in the heart of the bustling city.
Ferryland Green House
One of the oldest houses in Ferryland, the Green House is an escape into the past and is located a stones thrown from the ocean within the Colony Of The Avalon. It’s under an hours drive from St. John’s and it’s situated right on the ocean and a short walk or even shorter drive to the grocery store down the street.
Ferryland Red House
This house was made world famous many times over with so many photographers like Jennifer here capturing it with stunning icebergs behind it. This place books out fast every year so if you’re wanting to get one of the most breathtaking iceberg watching spots, book early.
Quidi Vidi Stage
Nestled in the heart of the historic fishing village of Quidi Vidi, just minutes from downtown St. John’s, The Quidi Vidi Stage Airbnb vacation rental offers a truly unique and unforgettable experience. This cozy two-bedroom cottage exudes rustic charm, with its quaint, clapboard exterior and panoramic views of the village and surrounding hills.
Inside, guests are greeted with a warm and inviting atmosphere, complete with a fully equipped kitchen, comfortable living area, and all the modern amenities needed for a comfortable stay. With its proximity to hiking trails, the Quidi Vidi Brewery, and the picturesque Quidi Vidi Harbour, guests have the perfect base for exploring the cultural and natural wonders of St. John’s.
Whether you’re seeking a tranquil retreat or a launching pad for urban adventures, The Quidi Vidi Stage provides an idyllic setting for an authentic Newfoundland getaway.
The Sailor’s Inn In Easport
Nestled along the rugged coastline of Eastport, Newfoundland, The Sailor’s Inn is a quintessential Airbnb vacation rental that embodies the maritime charm of this historic town. This beautifully restored heritage home, dating back to the early 1900s, exudes a welcoming aura with its weathered shingles and vibrant, nautical-themed decor. From its perch overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, guests are treated to breathtaking views of the endless horizon and the rhythmic dance of fishing boats.
Inside, the inn boasts a seamless blend of modern amenities and vintage touches, offering a cozy refuge for weary travelers. With its proximity to scenic coastal trails and the quaint shops of Eastport, The Sailor’s Inn promises an unforgettable maritime retreat, where the echoes of seafaring history are palpable at every turn.
Jellybean Row House
This is one of the best located and most unique Jellybean Row Houses in St. John’s. It’s in the city but away from the noise, it’s across the street from one of the better coffeeshops and it’s within walking distance to Signal Hill.
The bedroom is conveniently situated just off the living room and can be separated by sliding French doors, providing added privacy. This snug and inviting space offers a perfect respite after a day of exploring St. John’s. On the main level of the Jellybean house, you’ll find both the living room and bedroom, creating a seamless living experience for guests.
Descend the stairs to the lower level, where you’ll discover a fully-equipped kitchen complete with all the necessary amenities to whip up a delicious meal. The bathroom is also conveniently located on this level, ensuring easy access from both the bedroom and living area. Step outside onto the enchanting back patio, a serene spot to unwind and absorb the charming ambiance of downtown St. John’s
Pelley House Heritage Home
The Pelley House Heritage Home in Newfoundland stands as a living testament to the rich cultural tapestry of this coastal province. This meticulously preserved 19th-century residence, nestled in the heart of a quaint village, exudes an air of timeless elegance.
Its clapboard exterior and steeply pitched roof harken back to a bygone era, inviting visitors into a world steeped in history. As one steps across the threshold, they are greeted by a treasure trove of period furnishings and heirlooms, each whispering stories of generations past.
The Pelley House offers not just accommodation but an immersive journey through Newfoundland’s heritage, where every nook and cranny echoes with the echoes of a vibrant maritime legacy. From its antique-laden rooms to the sun-dappled garden, this charming abode captures the essence of a simpler, more connected way of life, making it a sanctuary for those seeking a truly authentic Newfoundland experience.
Isaac John Groves Heritage House In Bonavista
The Isaac John Groves Heritage House in Bonavista, Newfoundland, stands as a revered sentinel of the region’s storied past. This meticulously restored 19th-century abode, nestled in the heart of Bonavista, exudes an air of timeless grace. This is a very cool property that I’ve personally seen inside myself!
Its clapboard exterior and steeply pitched roof harken back to an era steeped in maritime heritage, welcoming visitors into a world where history breathes through every weathered plank. Upon crossing the threshold, guests are transported to a bygone time, surrounded by an exquisite array of period furnishings and artifacts that recount the tales of generations past.
The Isaac John Groves House is not just a dwelling; it’s a living museum, a portal to Newfoundland’s rich cultural legacy. From the creaking floorboards to the meticulously tended garden, this venerable residence encapsulates the spirit of a simpler, more intimately connected way of life, offering a haven for those in search of an authentic Bonavista experience.
Spurrell’s Heritage Home In Dunfield
Nestled in the picturesque village of Dunfield, Newfoundland, Spurrell’s Heritage Home stands as a cherished relic of the region’s maritime history. This lovingly preserved 19th-century residence exudes an aura of timeless charm, with its weathered shingles and steep-pitched roof, evoking the essence of a bygone era. Upon crossing the threshold, visitors are greeted by a treasure trove of period furnishings and artifacts, each whispering tales of generations past.
The interior is a seamless blend of old-world elegance and modern comfort, offering a glimpse into the intimate life of a coastal Newfoundland family. From the polished hardwood floors to the inviting hearth, every corner exudes warmth and authenticity. Outside, the well-tended garden invites guests to bask in the tranquility of this idyllic countryside setting. Spurrell’s Heritage Home is more than a place to stay; it’s a living tribute to the enduring spirit of Dunfield, offering a sanctuary for those seeking an immersive Newfoundland experience.
Marbella Cottage In Bonavista
The Marbella Cottage stands as a hidden gem, offering a unique blend of coastal charm and modern comfort. This idyllic retreat boasts panoramic views of the North Atlantic, providing an enchanting backdrop for an unforgettable getaway. The cottage itself is a testament to coastal elegance, with its weathered shingles and inviting, light-filled spaces.
Inside, guests are treated to a seamless fusion of contemporary amenities and cozy, nautical-inspired decor. With a fully-equipped kitchen, inviting living spaces, and comfortable bedrooms, Marbella Cottage ensures a home-away-from-home experience. Whether you’re savoring a morning coffee on the sun-drenched porch or exploring the historic streets of Bonavista, this charming cottage offers an ideal haven for those seeking solace by the sea.
The Parish House In Bonavista
The distinguished status of The Parish House as a designated heritage site is a testament to its profound architectural and cultural significance. Embodying a splendid exemplar of vernacular Victorian embellishment, its distinctive gable-end plan, though rare in this locale, stands as a testament to the masterful craftsmanship synonymous with Ronald Stratie’s creations in Bonavista.
A remarkable feature lies in the immaculate preservation of the original building materials, both within and without, bestowing an enduring architectural value that enriches its historical tapestry.
The Crowley House
The Crowley House in Ochre Pit Cove, Newfoundland, stands as a beacon of the region’s maritime history and architectural heritage. Built in the late 19th century, this stately residence exudes an air of timeless elegance, characterized by its classic Newfoundland vernacular design. The Crowley House is a prime example of the region’s architectural evolution, showcasing the enduring craftsmanship of the era.
Its steeply pitched gable roof, sturdy wooden frame, and charming dormer windows harken back to a bygone era, offering visitors a glimpse into the past. The house’s original construction materials have been lovingly preserved, both inside and out, adding to its historical and architectural significance.”
“Stepping inside The Crowley House is akin to entering a living museum, where every room whispers stories of generations past. The interior is adorned with a carefully curated collection of period furnishings and artifacts, showcasing the lifestyle of a coastal Newfoundland family.
With its cozy fireplaces, intricately crafted woodwork, and warm, inviting ambiance, this heritage home provides a truly immersive experience. Beyond its historical value, The Crowley House offers a serene retreat amidst the breathtaking landscape of Ochre Pit Cove, making it an ideal destination for those seeking a taste of Newfoundland’s rich cultural legacy.