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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.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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2 Kent St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 1M6, Canada
+1 902-368-6603
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you like historic houses and hearing the stories of the people who inhabit them then this is a not to miss house. The Heritage Foundation does a very intimate tour and the price is very reasonable. The house is magnificent. The house is a...More

1  Thank Carol D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our personal tour of the Beaconsfield House. Every room on the main floor was brought back to as original as possible. Only one photo exists of the interior so it was a tough project. All the furniture is true to it's period, but...More

Thank Rose J
Management response:Responded 6 days ago

Thanks Rose for the kind review of Beaconsfield Historic House and for adding nice photos to encourage others to stop in.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While visiting Charlottetown I walked to this historic house and took the tour...I was the only person in line, so hot a private tour with a knowledgeable young man.....you could not go into the rooms...only look in from the door, but it was still interesting...More

1  Thank Sheri M
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you Sheri M for your review. Glad to hear you had a great tour at Beaconsfield and thank you for encouraging others to stop in.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking the waterside boardwalk and following the guided tour line on the sidewalk we arrived at Beaconsfield. Decided to take the $5 CDN tour of the interior of this fine example of Victorian architecture. Lovely restored 1867 mansion with all but one original furnishing, the...More

1  Thank Ted M
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Ted M for your review of Beaconsfield Historic House and encouraging others to take our tour.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful home with lovely antiques. We were given a delightful tour all the way to the top that looks over the bay. Would definitely recommend seeing it.

Thank Kaylouh57
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your recommendation in encouraging others to visit Beaconsfield Historic House!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived an hour before closing time and my guide was delighted to give me a private tour. It was so nice to not be herded around with lots of people and to be able to take our time looking. My tour guide was very...More

1  Thank Gilles B
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Gilles for your kind review. Glad you enjoyed an informative tour.

Reviewed 20 August 2017

We paid a small price for the tour of this house, but it was worth it. The tour guide was very knowledgable, and answered any of the questions that we had. The view from the gardens is also amazing!

1  Thank Caribby96
Management response:Responded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for your favorable review of Beaconsfield and for encouraging visitors to take our guided tours.

Reviewed 7 August 2017

We arrived at Beaconsfield right at opening time. Our guided tour (the only way to see the house) started within 5 minutes and was delightful. There were only three others on the tour with us and when we were touring, we were the only ones...More

2  Thank Rachel C
Management response:Responded 9 August 2017

Thank you Rachel for your favourable review of Beaconsfield Historic House. Our guided tours provide an informative experience when visiting.

Reviewed 4 August 2017

easy walk from downtown area - house is very well maintained- lots of history of the local shipbuilding and other facts.

2  Thank boomdogg
Management response:Responded 7 August 2017

Thank you for your review of Beaconsfield Historic House.

Reviewed 29 July 2017

$5 entry buys a really interesting tour of this magnificent house that has been kept in very good, near original condition. The furnishings are not original from the house but are accurate to the period when the house was built. The story of the house...More

3  Thank Gilbert L
Management response:Responded 31 July 2017

Thank you for your favourable response of your visit to Beaconsfield Historic House.

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