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.

Features →

Retreats

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

Learn More →

OCCASIONS

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

 Book Now →

THE FESTIVAL
AT OCHRE PIT COVE

A Festival of proudly Newfoundland and Labrador books, music and art. The Fourth Annual Festival at Ochre Pit Cove will be held June 17-18, 2017.

See Gallery →

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

bring the whole family

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

Book Now →

Writing With Care

May 28-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.  

Learn More →

Catering

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

Learn More  

THE NORTH SHORE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT FUNDRAISER

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

See Gallery → 

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