INSPIRE IMAGINATIVE DEVELOPMENT
Bonavista Living and Bonavista Creative are proud to operate a unique investment in the historic community of Bonavista, Newfoundland. The company’s core principles are; to restore and preserve the existing built heritage of Bonavista, systematically protecting and capitalizing upon its heritage resources, while creating a more livable community for all.
The success of the economy afforded the opportunity to bring architects and master builders to Bonavista to create a style of construction unique to the town. The design and craftsmanship that defines these early properties have greatly impacted construction style in the community and province over the centuries. Currently, Bonavista is home to the finest designated inventory of built heritage in rural Newfoundland. This heritage creates a unique sense of place that will, through this family of companies, spur economic regeneration and inspire imaginative new development throughout the town’s historic downtown core.
Bonavista Living and Bonavista Creative, with varied long-term goals, will operate in a complementary fashion to not only restore physical buildings but also work to foster new enterprise to benefit the Bonavista region.
Bonavista Living has acquired more than 50 of Bonavista’s residential heritage properties to restore and rejuvenate them to their original glory.
These properties have been chosen for their architectural and historical significance, their placement within charming historic neighbourhoods, and to address the level of threat they are under.
These properties will be completely restored and used as vacation rentals, affordable housing units, or sold as private homes.
A RISING TIDE LIFTS ALL BOATS
Bonavista Creative fosters and promotes new and unique businesses that will contribute to the local economy, thereby enhancing the community.
Located on the main thoroughfare of Church Street, Bonavista’s downtown core, this operation offers commercial space for craftspeople, artisans, food vendors and many other professional services not currently operating in the area.
The town of Bonavista, through Bonavista Creative,
can become a creative hub
Bonavista Creative Workshop brings together a collection of local highly skilled heritage carpenters specializing in high-end custom heritage millwork for both residential and commercial applications.
They work one-on-one with you to understand your specific requirements ensuring that your custom-made space or project is both beautiful and highly functional. Attention to detail is paramount to ensure that your project has that unique finishing touch
SAVE . RESTORE . LIVE
Heritage Properties For Sale
We offer our guests the ability to stay in the area’s finest restored heritage homes. Our accommodations are located in some of Bonavista’s most charming neighbourhoods.
These properties are completely restored. You’ll find exposed beams, a tasteful mix of vintage and modern furnishings, local art hanging on the walls, wine glasses in the cabinet — and your friends & family relaxing in the living room. We offer you a home in our hometown.