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Beaconsfield Historic House

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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  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • 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

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

Thank Gilles B
Management response:Responded 2 days ago

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

Reviewed 4 days ago

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 3 days ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of Beaconsfield Historic House.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

$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 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

4  Thank Santana S
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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.

4  Thank Car01777
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks 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

3  Thank SayCheese
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

3  Thank RickandKarenB
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

3  Thank Douglas P
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