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Cute downtown house, walking distance from many attractions, perfect for couples

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Sleeps 2-3 adults: Open-concept downstairs, summer cottage upstairs, lovely deck

Staying at "The Li'l Blue House" is like a living in a summer cottage but with the amenities of a small capital city. The neighbourhood is quiet and friendly. You can enjoy your morning coffee on our lovely deck in dappled sunlight through grapevines.

If you'd like to enjoy the countryside, it's a short drive to many beautiful beaches, parks, and farmland. We'd be happy to show you the best spots!


Owner
Nancy & Graeme
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

About Nancy & Graeme

Graeme and I (Nancy) share a love of quiet little nooks and unique spaces--that's why we enjoy the Li'l Blue House, as well as our little sea-side cottage in the summer and a real off-the-grid back-woods cabin in maple-sugar season. We are both musicians--Graeme teaches guitar professionally and performs from time to time in various blues bands and I perform Celtic flute whenever I can find the time. We love to cook (hence the new tile kitchen island!) and love our two cats (they will be with us at the cottage, so you won't actually meet them). We would be happy to chat about what you'd like to see and do while you're on the Island!

Nancy & Graeme purchased this house in 2010

Why Nancy & Graeme chose Queens Square

I chose this house because of the location, because it is 'pint-sized' yet feels open and airy; I loved the modern open-concept downstairs and cottage-like upstairs. I like the backyard which is canopied by neighbouring trees giving it privacy, yet it still has sunny areas (including the deck).

Amenities

Queens Square House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Full bathroom: bath/shower, sink, toilet, linen cupboards, and plenty of reading material :) We provide complimentary soaps from local soapmaker, Moonsnail Soaps.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single
  • The master bedroom, overlooking a quiet street, has a queen size bed, closet, dresser, and rocking chair. White painted floorboards and garden greens give it a quaint cottage appeal. ConvectAir heater and fan provided. The small bedroom has a single bed suitable for one adult, teen or child. This room also makes a cozy reading nook for curling up with tea and a book!
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The North End Neighbourhood is very close to downtown (5 minutes or less to walk). In addition, our neighbourhood has several great restaurants (including Indian, Korean, Chinese, and Taiwanese cuisines), a corner store, a pharmacy, a laundromat, beer, wine, and alcohol store, a bicycle rental shop, and other amenities. The Sobeys grocery store is a 2 minute drive or 10 minute walk. And Charlottetown's newest micro-brewery, Upstreet, is...just up the street!

Reviews

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Cute downtown house, walking distance from many attractions, perfect for couples
average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews
Ontario, Canada
5

Great find!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, niece and I stayed in the L’il Blue House for a week in September. It had everything we needed for our stay. Close to Charlottetown attractions, shopping and Farmer’s Market. It served us well as a home base for days trips around the Island.

Nancy greeted us on arrival, offering a warm welcome, making sure we had what we needed. Communication was easy and timely with our booking and after arrival.

Would highly recommend this home away from home.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
5

Great property in perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in the cute cottage. It was homely and such a great location. We stayed for 6 days and loved every minute!

Bill

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfortable house with character and great access to everywhere!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of three enjoyed a great week in Charlottetown, based at the Lil Blue House which is adorable, comfortable, and tidy. It's a short walk into town for history, shopping, entertainment, and COWS ice cream! And an easy drive to the other wonderful experiences of PEI. Nancy was great with communication throughout booking to departure and welcoming us to town. My daughter loved the hammock in the backyard. Far Side cartoons were enjoyed by all of us!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A perfect stay

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I stayed at little Blue House for 2 weeks it was the perfect home base. It had everything we could hope for and provided the comforts of home after days exploring beautiful PEI we will definitely be back! Thank you to our gracious hosts!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming open concept with a wonderful yard and deck.

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at the lil blue house. The location was perfect for walking downtown to enjoy the restaurants and bars.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Coming home to the L'il Blue House

  • 5 of 5

The L'il Blue House was home to my husband and I and our teenager daughter for two weeks this past summer. It was exactly what we were looking for: a home base to return to each day after long days at the beach, sightseeing, or visiting with extended family. In the evenings, we left the car behind at the house and walked a few minutes to the centre of downtown for a meal, a drink, some entertainment, or just to have a look around.

Nancy and Graeme were gracious and considerate hosts. We had a good supply of clean towels and bedding for the duration of our stay. The house was clean, comfortable, and pleasant. The kitchen was well stocked with dishes and utensils, and we enjoyed cooking and eating there. The upstairs balcony was our teenage daughter's favourite spot!

Thank you, Nancy and Graeme, for a delightful two-week stay. All the best!

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Kilometres
Charlottetown Airport
Nearest Barpub
600 Metres
Old Triangle Irish Pub--live music most nights
Nearest Ferry
60 Kilometres
Ferry to Nova Scotia
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Belvedere Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Good restaurants nearby: sushi, Indian, Lebanese
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Tea Hill Provincial Park
Car: not necessary

You will be only a few minutes' walk from all downtown attractions, yet located on a quiet residential street with a shaded lush backyard and a sunny deck to relax on--your own little oasis in the city! Walk or drive to any of these restaurants: Himalayan Indian Cuisine, Seoul Food Korean restaurant, Redwater, Leonard's Café, Piatto, the Old Triangle Irish pub, the Pilot House, Old World Pizzaria, award-winning Papa Joe's, the Maple Grille, and our fav, Terre Rouge; as well as Upstreet, a local craft brewery that just opened several blocks from here. As well, you can find lots of entertainment within an easy evening's walk: the Confederation Centre has live theatre and music on the mainstage (Homburg Theatre) or informal cabaret-style at "The Mack"; the repertory theatre, City Cinema, shows one to two films per night, the Old Triangle features free live music nightly and a real Irish traditional session on Sunday afternoons; the Factory has a Blues jam on Saturday afternoons; and Baba's Lounge, Back Alley Music, Hunter's Alehouse and other small pubs and bars have music of all genres. If you like strolling around the city, there are two community gardens nearby, and a walk along the Boardwalk of Victoria Park to get an icecream on is lovely on a summer day!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $155.4

Sorry, we are not able to accommodate pets.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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