We welcome artists and writers seeking a quiet and inspirational work space. We've structured your living quarters and work area to maximize your ability to concentrate without the interruptions of daily life. Artists and writers residencies can be as short as a weekend or up to several months in duration. We currently have two residency spaces available year round: The East & West Studio/Suites
. Each suite includes a spacious bedroom with private bath and a separate studio or writing area. When you need a break to refresh yourself or clear your mind, you can sit and enjoy some tea or coffee on your private balcony overlooking North Lake Harbour. meals as well; we also offer laundry services for our artist and writer residents. Wireless internet is available throughout the guest house. When planning a stay at Harbour Lights Guest House, you may want to consider that the months of July and August are peak months for tourists to Prince Edward Island, and you may occasionally be sharing public areas of the guest house with travelers to our area.
We encourage you to consider autumn or winter for a residency. Contrary to the popular stereotype of Canada, our Maritimes winters are generally no more severe than most areas of New England; in fact, we often have somewhat milder weather, overall, due to the warming affect of the placeGulf Stream. You'll find the winter landscape in eastern PEI is quite spectacular. Walking along North Lake Harbour beach and viewing the many beautiful colours of our frozen ocean shoreline is a memorable experience.
If you are an artist or writer interested in conducting a workshop on Prince Edward Island, please contact us. We'd love to help you coordinate your session.
Call us toll-free in placeNorth America: 1.866.687.9949
Or email us, to discuss rates for room and board for your planned residency.
We look forward to working with you.