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Beaconsfield Historic House

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2 Kent St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 1M6, Canada
+1 902-368-6603
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Beaconsfield Historic House was built in 1877 as the residence of a wealthy shipbuilder. It is an enduring symbol of Victorian elegance and its garden and veranda offer a perfect view of beautiful Charlottetown Harbour.
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2 Kent St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 1M6, Canada
+1 902-368-6603
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Reviewed yesterday

The home itself is kind of off the beaten path up near the government buildings, but the surrounding residential area is full of gorgeous old homes, too, making it well work the walk. The tour guide was very knowledgeable (much more so than a similar...More

Thank Santana S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We really enjoyed our tour if this historic property. Very well maintained and worth a visit. Very nice garden with beautiful view of the water.

1  Thank Car01777
Management response:Responded yesterday

Thank you for your kind words, we offer a beautiful view of the Charlottetown Harbour from our verandah.

Reviewed 2 days ago

Very interesting tour at $3.75 USD! Really drove home the wealth of shipbuilding. Air conditioned building. Have to walk upstairs to 2nd story. Beautifully decorated and great docents. Do plan to sit on the side porch to reflect a few moments on the grandeur and...More

1  Thank SayCheese
Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent tour given by a very knowledgeable tour guide. Fantastic building! Well maintained and period correct. Well worth the stop!

1  Thank RickandKarenB
Management response:Responded yesterday

Thanks for the kind words and for encouraging others to stop in.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Used this facility for 3 days of meetings. Well maintained; practical setting among beautiful surroundings. Walking distance from the center of the city.

1  Thank Douglas P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Neat historical tour for only 5$! Offered in both and English and French for those who need. Beautiful house and grounds. Very knowlegable staff.

2  Thank Phoenix_2391
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very interesting historic building. You are taken through the house with a guide and told about the history of the place which is very nice.

2  Thank Jay B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This house is well worth a visit to gain an insight into Victorian life in Charlottetown, friendly guides, and insights into modern home trends.

2  Thank WYSIWYG08
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a graceful old home with a colourful history. Well worth taking some time to learn about the history of the home and Charlottetown.

2  Thank Trevor H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Docents provided the history of the house and its features. It was very lavish in its day and its extravagance contributed to the bankruptcy of its original owner - along with the decline of the ship building industry. The house is a mixture of original...More

2  Thank cjohn416
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