Welcome to Ochre House


Ochre House is a unique multi-purpose vacation and studio facility located in Ochre Pit Cove, Conception Bay, Newfoundland. Built in 1938, this former United Church has been thoughtfully renovated to include all the modern amenities while respecting the beauty and clean lines of the original architecture.  Surrounded by blue ocean, rolling meadows and quiet woods, you’ll find inspiration everywhere you turn. 


new name - same place

We are still the Church at Ochre Pit Cove! Same building.
Same owners. Nothing has changed except our moniker.

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bring the whole family

With five bedrooms, a gourmet kitchen, generous living area, basement rec room and large landscaped garden we have something for everyone.

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Where better place to mark a special event than a place built for celebration? Birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, reunions - Bring your friends and family together for a joyous occasion.

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A Festival of proudly Newfoundland and Labrador books, music and art. The Fourth Annual Festival at Ochre Pit Cove will be held June 16-17, 2017.

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Lots of books lined the bookshelves... You really did not need to come prepared because the owners have thought of everything.
— Bridge Teacher


An ideal venue for a residency, retreat or workshop –the perfect combination of performance space and accommodation.

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Writing With Care

May 29-June 3, 2017 (five nights)
Open to writers working in all genres, this is a unique retreat with award winning facilitators Lois Brown and Lori Clarke.  

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Customized delicious meals for groups up to sixteen.
Vegan, vegetarian and allergen free options available.

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Since 2009 friends have gathered together the last Friday of August to play some tunes, bring prizes to raffle and food to share in support of the hard working Fire Fighters of the shore. Join us August 25, 2017 for our next party.

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What a beautiful place! Not only was the community straight out of a storybook, but the property itself was so romantically bohemian it was unbelievable.
— Guest, 2013