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.
With six bedrooms, a gourmet kitchen, generous living area, a gorgeous studio space, basement rec room and large landscaped garden we have something for everyone.
An ideal venue for a residency, retreat or workshop – the perfect combination of performance space and accommodation.
Customized delicious meals for groups up to sixteen.Vegan, vegetarian and allergen free options available.
June 10-15, 2018
A unique writing retreat with extraordinary mentors in a spectacular setting. Apply early.
June 22-23, 2018
A celebration of Newfoundland books, music, food and art.
August 20 - 26, 2018
Not an adventure you will want to miss- seascape painting with artist Mel Smith, foraging and beach boil ups with Cod Sounds' Lori McCarthy, amazing traditional Newfoundland food from both Lori and Scottish guest Chef Neil Cameron, a real Newfoundland shed party and so much more.
August 31, 2018
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 North Shore.