Real Estate in Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove
The community of Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove is located approximately 15 km from the capital city of St. John’s, sheltered deep into the head of Motion Bay. Close to Cape Spear National Park, this picturesque fishing village is a lovely place to call home. Its population of just under 1000 means residents get a lot of opportunity to "get to know the neighbours"!
Petty Harbour has been inhabited since 1598. Maddox Cove, "around the corner" from Petty Harbour, came into being when building lots in Petty Harbour became hard to find due to its steep hills and limited land to develop. Petty Harbour and Maddox Cove were incorporated in 1969. Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove is a cozy, safe area still only about a twenty minute drive to downtown St. John's, and offers its residents a quiet and serene community. It boasts being the “most photographed and filmed place in Newfoundland and Labrador”.
For more information on real estate in Petty Harbour or Maddox Cove, don't hesitate to contact our group. We can answer any question you may have about buying a home in either community.
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Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove real estate lies on the Atlantic Ocean with outstanding views, with icebergs and whales moving by in the spring and summer. The beautiful East Coast trail system runs very close to the community. There are a number of churches in the town and children attend school in the nearby Goulds. Other services can be found, including convenience stores, liquor agency and post office, and bed & breakfasts which take in the outstanding view.
Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove is home to older, more traditional homes. New developments are also being added, which offer choices to all home buyers and families looking for a new place to call home. Hamlyn Heights Subdivision in Maddox Cove has oversized fully-serviced lots with ocean views ready for you to choose a house plan and initiate building your dream home.
If you are looking for quiet, and fun, in the summer, and yet have all the major conveniences available when living so near to a major centre, Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove may be just what you are looking for.
Things to do in Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove
A more relaxed and quiet retreat you will find no where, but Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove does offer some kick in the summer months. Minutes to a national park and having one of the prettiest scenic backdrops has made this town a draw for film and television production, as well one of Newfoundland's top tourist draws.
- Well-known restaurant, Chafe’s Landing, has an excellent reputation for serving delicious home style food.
- The Petty Harbour Mini Aquarium is a fun place to take the children. (Summer only)
- North Atlantic Ziplines provides some heart pumping thrills as you soar over fir-covered valleys.
- Herbie's Olde Shoppe ~ Weir's General Store is a old-style general store.
- Gould's Elementary( K-6)
- St. Kevin's Junior High ( 7-8 )
- St. Kevin's High( 9-12 )
- Ecole de Grands-Vents
Use the School Catchment Viewer to find the zoning for any residential area in St. John's and surrounding areas. For English school board information use NL English School District for information on the French school system use Conseil Scolaire Francophone
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A defining characteristic of Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove is the local fishery and fish plant. Check out this wonderful video from the Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters, which profiles a Petty Harbour-Maddox fisherman and gives some great views of Petty Harbour:
If you are thinking about buying or selling a home in Petty Harbour or Maddox Cove contact The Hann Group for informed advise and professional assistance.
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