5 Gallivan's Lane - For Sale





Here is your opportunity to buy a century home, built in the 19th century, in the heart of the heritage area of Trinity. It awaits the hand of a buyer who will take on renovations in keeping with the good bones and integrity of the structure. Up until a short time ago, the home was lived in on a year round basis which could be the case again, unless the buyer chose to buy the premises as a seasonal residence. The location also lends itself to this property being set up as a B&B or operated as a seasonal residence and turned over to the local rental pool of seasonal operators when not in use by the owner.


Trinity is a very historic community with town guidelines that will protect and enhance the integrity of the local streetscapes and architecture. A proposed new town plan will further strengthen this direction.


You will indeed enjoy the mix of local residents, (among the finest around), seasonal residents and tourists around the world. You can also enjoy great local theatre, fine restaurants, fair trade coffee at Trinity Mercantile, berry picking, cod fishing, hiking the many trails including Skerwink, and the many historic sites.


The home is quite spacious with approx 1814 Sq ft spread over three floors. The main floor has living room , dining room, kitchen and two porches. The second level has three bedrooms, one which has an adjacent nursery. The attic has two undeveloped rooms.


The two story shed behind the house awaits the woodworker who may wish to set up a workshop.


Sailors and boaters will enjoy the 22 miles of Trinity Harbour coastline and can explore the many resettled communities on the islands and coastal headlands in Trinity Bay.


Sea Kayakers will enjoy a wonderful venue with a cave to explore at the harbour entrance and the Freshwater falls can be explored after a paddle of about 15 minutes. A boil up on one of the many beaches with freshly harvested mussels is a real treat.


Theatre goers can enjoy a play by Rising Tide Theatre ( or dinner at one of the local restaurants within the town of Trinity.


Nature lovers will enjoy seeing bald eagles flying above and whales ( , feeding on capelin among the bergie bits and remaining icebergs.


Divers can explore 18th century wrecks and harvest scallops on the ocean floor.


Berry pickers will be mesmerized by the abundance of blueberries and partridgeberries on your doorstep and livyers may be inclined to show you where the great bakeapple grounds can be found.


Salmon fishermen can try their hand at nearby Champney’s River or Trouty River and trout can be found in the many lakes and ponds. Cod jigging is available in season on your doorstep


Winter residents will enjoy the cross country skiing and unlimited land upon which skidooing can be enjoyed. Downhill skiers will enjoy White Hills, about an hour down the road. See


Golfers can bring their clubs as the View ( is just a few miles away and the incredible Terra Nova Golf Course ( is about an hour’s drive from this site.


For an incredible dining experience, you can take a short drive to the 4 ˝ star Fisher’s Loft (


This general area in the Trinity Bight is a location in great demand in recent years with visitors from all over the world discovering all the pleasures this part of the world has to offer


Purchase price is $129,000


For an appointment to view, please call Chris O’Dea at 709-685-6559 or email


Enjoy the remaining photos


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5 Gallivan's Lane
5 Gallivan's Lane
Living Room
Dining Room
Master bedroom
Map showing location of house
THS-PC32 early 1900's.jpg with house identified



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