Welcoming Newcomers

Moving to a new country or town can be an exciting but stressful experience. If you’re new to Marystown, or thinking about moving here, we hope this section will provide useful information to help you and your family settle in quickly and easily.

Marystown has a lot to offer and provides the advantage of smaller community living, making it a great place to raise a family, work and study. Marystown is located approximately 305 km from St. John’s airport and 319 km from Gander airport. Marystown has something for everyone.

Ready to move? Here’s your Marystown checklist

Find a Place to Live

Looking for a home to rent or purchase?

First you need to decide whether to rent or buy. Marystown has a wide range of different housing options for different income levels and family sizes. Renting is a good option as it will allow you to get to know the area and take your time choosing a home to purchase.

For information on programs that can assist you in purchasing your first home in Marystown and to find out more about your financial options, please visit the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s website.

Where do I find apartments and houses to rent or buy?

Buying a Home

3% Realty East Coast
RE/MAX Eastern Edge Realty Ltd.
Royal LePage

Renting a Home

MD Property Management, Marystown (Jennifer Mitchell) – 709-277-4489
Rogers Rentals, Creston (Greg Rogers) – 709-277-1078
Smith Realty Ltd., Marystown – 709-279-2853
Synard Realty Ltd., Marystown (Sam Synard) – 709-279-1072

Health Care, Dental and Other Services

Health Care

The nearest hospital is the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre which is located in Burin Bay Arm, Burin, approximately 12 minutes from Marystown, and serves as the hub for health care services for the Burin Peninsula. The facility opened its doors in 1988 and became part of the Eastern Health region in 2005.

The BPHCC is supported by the Burin Peninsula Health Care Foundation. Its mandate is to assist the Eastern Health Board Authority by complementing traditional funding sources in support of health care on the Burin Peninsula.

To find a doctor in the Marystown-Burin area who is accepting new patients, please visit Find A Doctor NL.

The Marystown Community Services Centre is located at 10-12 Harris Drive Business Park and offers various clinics including:

  • Public Health
  • Community Health
  • Mental Health and Addictions
  • Community Supports Programs
  • Speech/Language Programs
  • Community Corrections

The Centre operates Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and can be reached at 709-279-7900.


  • Walmart Pharmacy, 272 McGettigan Boulevard – 709-279-3022 (
  • Shoppers Drug Mart, 10-24 Columbia Drive – 709-279-3784 (
  • Sobeys Pharmacy, 23 Columbia Drive – 709-279-1932 (


Need to book an eye appointment? Marystown has two opticians located at each shopping mall.

First Choice Vision Centre is located at the Marystown Mall at 195-207 Ville Marie Drive and can be reached by calling 709-279-4137.

Clear Focus Optical is located at the Peninsula Mall at 25-57 Columbia Drive and can be reached by calling 709-279-1950.


There is one dentist office located in Marystown at 108 Columbia Drive which can be reached at 709-279-4180.

Alternatively, Burin Dental Clinic is located at 28-30 Main Street in Burin Bay Arm approximately 12 minutes from Marystown. Contact the clinic at 709-894-4404/4406.

The Marystown Denture Clinic is located at 827A Ville Marie Drive in Creston North (Marystown). Contact the clinic at 709-279-0999.

Find Childcare

Explore and Discover Child Care Centre is located at 10 Harris Drive and can accommodate children aged 2 to 13 years old. For more information, you can join their Facebook Group or call 709-279-5300.

New Beginnings Daycare and Preschool is located at 341 Creston Boulevard (Rogers Subdivision) and can accommodate children aged 2 to 13 years old. For more information, you can join their Facebook Group or call 709-279-1348.

The Marystown YMCA, located at 2B Harris Drive, also offers child care services where members can go for a swim, take a walk on the track or go for a run on the treadmill rest assured that their child is being minded. The YMCA also offers various summer camps. For more information, visit their website or call 709-279-9622.

Contact the Town

Whatever you need, the town is here to help you get settled in our lovely town. To find out who to contact, please visit our Who Should I Call? page.

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