We just got home from one of the best vacations we've taken. We stayed at "The Little Red House" for a week and it was exactly what we had hoped for. The home was built in 1720 and has so much character. We had gorgeous ocean views from the living room and our bedroom upstairs. Our 4 year old son was with us and didn't have a problem with the steep stairs. The house is in an amazing location. You can walk to the beach or downtown in less than 5 minutes. There are several shops and restaurants downtown to keep you busy when you're not at the beach. On rainy days, we explored Hammond Castle and the Historical Museum in Wenham. When the weather was sunny, we went to Halibut State Park and some of the many local beaches.
But the best part of our visit was our tour guide, Judy. She made sure that we had everything we needed in the house and knew where all of the best places in town were. Judy has a lot of pride in Rockport and "The Red House" that she watches over. As Judy mentions, the house is not for everyone. It does not have granite in the kitchen or modern ammenities. But, if you're looking for a charming home with loads of character and in a superb location - the "Little Red House" is perfect! We will definitely return.