Our Vacation Homes - Gover House
Self Catering, 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Vacation Home
Best for 1-4 people
$230 - $400 per night
Use our availability calendar in our BOOK NOW SECTION and select your dates to see the rate that applies to the time and length of your desired stay.
3 Night minimum June 30th - September 3rd, 2 night minimum other dates (exceptions may be made depending on circumstance, please call or email to inquire)
One Time Cleaning Fee: $50 plus tax
Hoping to book this house? Visit the VACATION HOMES category of our BOOK NOW page to see availability and rates for your desired dates and length of stay
The Location & Layout
Please note that this is a heritage home with lower than average doorways and ceilings in certain areas.
Gover House is situated on the shore of Fisher Cove in Trinity. With breathtaking water views from both bedrooms, the living room and deck, this peaceful setting provides a tranquil contrast to everyday routine and a prime vantage point for Trinity’s breathtaking sunsets. Trips to Discover named Gover House amongst their pick of 12 properties in the world with a view worth travelling for. This 1840s restored Salt Box is a registered heritage structure (learn more here) and is one of the oldest properties in Newfoundland one can privately rent, allowing guests to experience history while also enjoying modern amenities. Gover House is within walking distance of Rising Tide Theatre, Trinity’s historic sites, numerous artisan shops, restaurants, whale watching, iceberg tours and Hike Discovery Trails. Despite its proximity to countless activities, it is situated at the end of an English garden path in a peaceful area of town, allowing guests to easily switch between calming seclusion and experiencing all the area has to offer. Artisan Inn staff will help you plan the perfect itinerary, but remember when reserving to book enough time to enjoy the relaxing setting of the property.
There is one bedroom located on the first floor of the house with queen bed and one bedroom (double bed) and two bathrooms (both with showers) located on the second floor. The first floor also has an L shaped sitting/dining/kitchen area with single pull out couch. up to 5 people can stay in the Gover House if the pull-out couch is used (rate is based on 1-4 guests) however this waterside cottage is one of our top picks for a cozy couple’s retreat. A private deck is located adjacent to the house. The Gover House Vacation Home is located 1 minute by foot from the Twine Loft where both breakfast and dinner options are available.
Special notes: There is a path that guests must walk down to access the house and both washrooms are located on the second floor.
Amenities you will find during your stay
- Outdoor Propane Fire Table
- Oven/Stove, Microwave, Dishwasher, Full Fridge with Freezer
- BBQ with Propane Tank
- Coffee Maker, Kettle, (regular coffee, regular tea, sweetner, sugar and whiter provided)
- TV with cable in living room (highlight channels BNN and TSN)
- Apple TV
- DVD player
- Towels, Linens
- Hair Dryer
- Laundry service available at an extra cost (clean towels and sheets can be delivered for stays longer than 4 nights at no extra cost)
One of the great advantages of an Artisan Inn Vacation Home is that the inn’s staff are on hand to provide assistance to guests with self-catering homes. If the wi-fi is down, you cannot operate the TV, if you experience a plumbing issue or if you just need directions to the nearest grocery store, just let us know.
Breakfast and daily turndown services are not included with vacation home rentals.
This should be considered if any guests in the party have mobility issues. We are currently upgrading certain features of this house, which includes new wallpaper and bathroom setup, vacation home may not be exactly as featured in current photos.
Guests check in at the Artisan Inn’s office located on the second floor of the Twine Loft, where they will receive a town orientation and be taken into their vacation home by a staff member.
Check In: 4pm You may check in earlier if the property is ready. If you wish to check in after 6pm please notify the office ahead of time.
Check Out Time: 10:30am
STANDARD POLICIES & COVID-19 UPDATES:
CLEANING FEE: $50 cleaning fee
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF GUESTS: If you are renting other properties with us or in the area, please be advised that that the province of Newfoundland and Labrador has restrictions on the size of gatherings permitted. Should these restrictions be lifted, please be aware that the Artisan Inn still has its own max capacity limit. The max number of guests who may sleep in this house is 5 There is a $25 charge for the 5th guest and linens will be provided for the pull out couch. Parties and Weddings are not permitted.
RENTAL POLICIES: Pets, Smoking, the Cooking of Shellfish, Parties and Wedding Related Events are not permitted
Please see booking rate range at top of page: Details on rate changes…
-When can I get the best deals of the season – May & October
-When is the highest rate advertised typically charged? Early/mid July – Mid- late August
-When does length of stay impact the rate?
- During May & October enjoy our best rates for any stay 2 nights or longer. One night stays are sometimes permitted, however a rate higher than what is advertised on the booking system will be applied.
- Early/mid July – Mid- late August bookings of 5 nights or longer have discounts applied.
- During other times of the season discount rates apply for stays 4 nights or longer.