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The Motion Retreat

The Motion Retreat
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24 reviews
The Motion Retreat
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Grates Cove, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador
Come stay at The Motion Retreat, a lovely, quiet,self-contained cottage overlooking Trinity Bay. In the morning step out the door for a quiet walk and let the sights, sounds and smells of the cliffs take you back to a time when schooners fished the bay and sailed the ocean. Explore the walking trails at Grates Cove, visit the beautiful Anglican Church or walk to the top of the Big Hill and view the historic Rock Walls.

Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 3047
Listing #FKN6709631
About the Owner
Juanita Hodder / B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

...because the Nature Channel is on 24/7 right outside of the huge windows and decks facing the ocean: breaching whales, diving gannets, puffins, cliffs and crashing surf... just spectacular! If you are looking for solitude and an end-of the world get-away-feeling, this well-appointed cottage will...More

Thank tropicgal2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grates Cove is an absolutely stunning spot and the cottage is impeccable. Beautiful views from every window. You can get lost in the view.....green grassy fields swaying with the wind, whale plumes as far as the eye can see, endless diving gannets, and amazing sunrises...More

Thank Wendy W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Motion Retreat was exactly the quiet haven we were looking for to get caught up on some rest and reading. The Retreat is clean, comfortable, and well-appointed. The view was fantastic (saw numerous whales) and the proximity to several walking trails was perfect. We...More

Thank Stuart M
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dryer
  • Grill
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Shower
    1 Sofa
    1 Queen
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