Above the Tickle, four and a half star vacation home in Twillingate Newfoundland Canada

Above the Tickle

Above the Tickle gets its name from its location in Twillingate:  above the narrow straight of water (“tickle”) that separates Twillingate’s north and south islands.

This restored historic merchant home in traditional saltbox style was originally built in the 1890′s and belonged to generations of the Hodder family – a family that is still referred to in the town as “business people”.


Above the Tickle (Canada Select ****1/2) has three bedrooms, two with a queen-sized beds and one with a double bed and comfortably sleeps 6 people.  There is one bathroom with bath and shower (hair dryer included) as well as a half bathroom downstairs.  The property also includes:


Above the Tickle Kitchen

Kitchen with modern appliances and cookware.

  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Coffee Maker
  • Kettle
  • Cutlery and kitchen utensils
  • Stainless steel cookware
  • Basic grocery items:  spices, sugar, creamer, coffee, tea, oil, vinegar

Living Room 

Living Room Above the Tickle

Living room with electric fireplace, TV, DVD, Cable and comfortable seating

  • Seating for 6 people
  • TV  / Cable

Dining Room

  • Large dining room table, seating 6
  • Buffet with dishes and crockery
  • Games
  • High Speed Wireless Internet
  • Telephone (local and incoming)


Queen bedroom Above the Tickle

Queen-sized bedroom with comfortable duvet and quality linens.

  • High quality duvets, linens and bedding
  • Towels


  • Deck with barbecue and deck chairs

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We have arrived back in St. John’s and had a wonderful holiday.We enjoyed ”Above The Tickle” immensely. I would like to book it for next year…

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