Newfoundland Travel - Places to Stay: Murray House Vacation Home

If you're travelling to eastern Newfoundland and need accommodation, I recommend you check out my vacation home, Murray House Vacation Home. Only 20 minutes from the city, it allows guests to live like an Islander, to experience Newfoundland in its fullest, and to make treasured memories to last a lifetime. #newfoundlandtravel #newfoundlandvacation #canadatravel #travel #airbnb #airbnbcanada #newfoundlandairbnb #placestostay

Murray House Vacation Home, located on an oversized grassy lot, has a wrap around patio and an ocean view.
Front entrance of Murray House Vacation Home

Located privately on a grassy lot and surrounded by mature trees, Murray House Vacation Home is a unique duplex design.
Panoramic view of Murray House Vacation Home (closer home) and the attached owner's home.

The house is constructed as a duplex. My husband and I live in the second home and respect the privacy of our guests. We are friendly, mature, and considerate of others. There are no neighboring homes. #cozyhome #awayfromitall #pouchcove #newfoundland

Murray House Vacation Home patio has outdoor seating and aesthetic views of the coast, ocean, and garden.
The back patio of Murray House Vacation Home is well designed for outdoor relaxation.

One of the many appealing features of our vacation home is its wrap around patio with views of the coast, ocean, and garden. Guests have access to a patio swing, a bistro set, and an outdoor barbecue on the back patio. There is fencing separating the two homes. #outdoor #family #barbecue

American Goldfinch, perched upright in a tree, is clearly visible from Murray House Vacation Home.
American Goldfinch, perched upright in a tree, is clearly visible from Murray House Vacation Home.

Birding enthusiasts will enjoy diversity of song birds that visit our well-established feeders daily. Because the feeders are in direct physical view of the house, they are clearly visible. Seabirds, and sometimes raptors, can be seen along the coast. #birding #birdwatching #nature #wildlife #bird

Icebergs on the coast of Pouch Cove as seen from the side patio of Murray House Vacation Home.
If present, icebergs on the coast can often be seen from Murray House Vacation Home.

In season, and if they arrive, you can enjoy watching icebergs in the harbour while sitting on the patio. #iceberg

For the early-riser, we have a perfect view to appreciate the aesthetic beauty of the sun as it rises above the horizon and spreads over the coast. #sunrise #coast #ocean

The kitchen at Murray House Vacation Home is fully equipped with small appliances and a full sized fridge and stove.
The kitchen at Murray House Vacation Home is fully equipped with small appliances and a full sized fridge and stove.

Moving inside the house, you will be treated to a fully functional and well stocked home. Among the kitchen's amenities are a full size fridge and stove, a microwave, an air fryer, a 4 slice toaster, a coffee perk, a Keurig coffee machine, a kettle and teapot, a slow cooker, and a countertop dishwasher. In addition to cookware and dinnerware, we supply cooking and cleaning utensils, cleaners, detergents, and paper products. A fire extinguisher and smoke detector are located in the kitchen. #vacationhome #holidayhome #airbnb #newfoundlandairbnb #airbnbcanada #travel #newfoundland

Next to the dining table at Murray House Vacation Home is a library filled with novels, children's books, and books featuring Newfoundland. An ugly stick and mummer display add to the cultural feel of the home.
Located in the dining area is a library filled with novels, children's books, and books featuring Newfoundland.

The dining area has a bar height dining table and seating for four. There are two bar height stools available to allow seating for up to six. A water dispenser is provided. Beside the kitchen table is a library filled with novels, children's books, and books featuring Newfoundland. An ugly stick and mummer display add to the cultural feel of the home. #newfoundland #newfoundlandculture #newfoundlandfolklore #mummer #uglystick

Murray House Vacation Home's living room can comfortably sit four people. A TV atop an electric fireplace is included.
Murray House Vacation Home has a relaxed living room that can accommodate four people comfortably.

The living room offers comfortable seating with two full sized reclining couches, a 55 inch flat screen television, and an electric fireplace. We subscribe to cable television and offer a wide selection of television channels (including many movie networks and Netflix). High speed wi-fi internet is provided, the code for which can be found in the house guide. There is also an X-Box 360 with a limited number of games.

A full sized reclining couch is positioned on both long walls. Patio doors at the far end of the room open onto the back patio.
A full sized reclining couch is positioned along both long walls of the living room.

Patio doors at the far end of the living room open onto the back deck. There are stairs leading to the second floor where you will find the bathroom and two bedrooms. The house, unfortunately, is not wheelchair accessible.

The master bedroom at Murray House Vacation Home has a queen sized bed, side table, and an accent light.
Master bedroom has a queen sized bed, side table and accent light.

Each of the two bedrooms has four pillows. There is extra bed linen stored in the linen closet beside the bathroom. Both bedrooms have sloped ceilings, common features found in rural homes in years past, which add to the cultural ambience of the home. The bedroom window looks onto the side garden and coast. #rural #newfoundland #airbnb #newfoundlandairbnb

Murray House Vacation Home master bedroom has a 48 inch TV atop an electric fireplace base, a computer table, and two chairs.
The master bedroom also has a 48 inch TV atop an electric fireplace, a computer table, and two chairs.

The master bedroom at Murray House Vacation Home has a full dresser and, to the left, a walk in closet and single vanity for quick clean ups.
The master bedroom also has a full dresser and, to the left, a walk in closet and single vanity for quick clean ups.

The bathroom at Murray House Vacation Home has a single vanity, toilet, and a whirlpool tub.
The bathroom has a single vanity, toilet, and a whirlpool tub.

Murray House Vacation Home has a whirlpool tub. We provide many toiletries including toilet paper, hand wash, shampoos, detergents, and body wash. A hair dryer is also available.

Murray House Vacation Home has a well-stocked linen closet with a variety of towels, facecloths, and extra bed linen.
Murray House Vacation Home has a well-stocked linen closet.

The second bedroom at Murray House Vacation Home has a double bed, full dresser, table, and chair.
The second bedroom has a double bed, full dresser, table, and chair.

The second bedroom has two windows which overlook the ocean, garden, and coast.

The second bedroom at Murray House Vacation Home has a 48 inch TV atop an electric fireplace and a small walk in closet.
The second bedroom also has a 48 inch TV atop an electric fireplace and a small walk in closet.

There is roll out twin bed and a full sized washer and dryer located behind bifold doors in the front porch at Murray House Vacation Home.
There is roll out twin bed and a full sized washer and dryer located behind bifold doors in the front porch.

From atop a grassy cliff in Pouch Cove, enjoy a panoramic view of the community and rugged coastline.
Birds eye view of the community, and coast, of Pouch Cove.

This is the panoramic view of the community, and coastline, of Pouch Cove, Newfoundland, as seen from atop a small cliff on the far side of Murray House Vacation Home. #pouchcove #newfoundland #newfoundlandtravel #explorenl #ocean #coast

Red port authority building and boat launch on the coast of Pouch Cove, Newfoundland.
Murray House Vacation Home enjoys the culture of a small town with fishing roots, located just 20 minutes from town.

Humpback whale surfacing just a few feet from the rugged coastline of Pouch Cove, Newfoundland.
We are just a couple of minutes walk from the coast where, in season, you can see whales close to shore.

The side patio of Murray House Vacation Home is extremely private, has ocean, coastal, and garden views, and is surrounded by nature.
The side patio of Murray House Vacation Home is extremely private and surrounded by nature.

Back at home after a day of sight seeing and relaxation, enjoy the tranquility of the country surroundings on the side patio. There are no neighboring homes. A small cliff is located at the distant end of the garden from which there are amazing views of the community and coast. #nature #tranquility #awayfromitall

Small brown dog resting on a lawn chair on the patio of Murray House Vacation Home in Pouch Cove, Newfoundland.
Murray House Vacation Home is pet friendly.

Sun illuminating a grassy embankment along a log stairway on the Biscan Cove hiking path, East Coast Trail.
Hiking the great outdoors on the East Coast Trail in Pouch Cove, Newfoundland.

Hikers will love the proximity to two rugged East Coast Trail paths. Maps for the Stiles Cove path and Biscan Cove path are available. #hiking #outdoors #exploreoutdoors #eastcoasttrail

The back garden of Murray House Vacation Home has a well manicured lawn, flowering bushes, and is bordered by mature trees.
Back garden and side view of Murray House Vacation Home.

We believe that life is so much sweeter in the country & think you will too. While there are no shopping centers, gas stations, or industrial buildings in our community, we enjoy country living at its finest & are located just short distance from the city. Contact us today to learn more or to book a stay. #rural #country #airbnb #newfoundland #country


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