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Beaconsfield Historic House

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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
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Reviewed September 13, 2017 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

Date of experience: September 2017
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Management response:Responded September 14, 2017

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 September 6, 2017

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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank V6A4B3
Management response:Responded September 7, 2017

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

Reviewed August 28, 2017

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.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Kaylouh57
Management response:Responded August 29, 2017

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

Reviewed August 21, 2017 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

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Gilles B
Management response:Responded August 22, 2017

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

Reviewed August 20, 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!

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Caribby96
Management response:Responded August 21, 2017

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

Reviewed August 7, 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

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank rdc98h
Management response:Responded August 9, 2017

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

Reviewed August 4, 2017

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

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank boomdogg
Management response:Responded August 7, 2017

Thank you for your review of Beaconsfield Historic House.

Reviewed July 29, 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

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Gilbert L
Management response:Responded July 31, 2017

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

Reviewed July 27, 2017

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

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank Santana S
Management response:Responded July 28, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review Beaconsfield Historic House. The West End of Charlottetown features many beautiful homes from the era and is only a short walk from the waterfront.

Reviewed July 26, 2017

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.

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank Car01777
Management response:Responded July 27, 2017

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

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