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David Magee

Advertiser since: 2008
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Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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David Magee

Advertiser since: 2008
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
September 12, 2014
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HISTORIC HOME LOCATED ON SCENIC EASTERN POINT

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Gloucester and Annisquam Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 bedroom, 2 baths, sleeps 4

Third floor apartment located in the former mansion of Clarence Birdseye. The apartment is open, airy, spacious and has ocean views. Being only steps away from Brace Cove (an exclusive and private beach) allows guests to have access to the ocean in under a minute. Even in the peak of summer the beach is barely used. This property is located in the historic, scenic and private Eastern Point neighborhood and I mile away from Rocky Neck Art Colony which offers galleries, shops and fine dining.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
David Magee (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2008
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Speaks: english

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 9 traveler reviews

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Historic Home Located on Scenic Eastern Point
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
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Historic Home Located on Scenic Eastern Point
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p194764
-978 360-6162
Gloucester and Annisquam Merrimack Valley & Essex County
Upstate, NY ; USA
5

Serenity Now! An Absolute Gloucester Gem

  • 5 of 5
Nestled in a very private, VERY exclusive enclave of gilded age mansions, our stay at Birdseye was the highlight of the most enjoyable getaway we have had in a decade. The three story, impeccably maintained tudor exudes charm at every turn.

Light and airy, with its own separate entrance, the two bedroom, two bath third floor apartment has been nicely updated with stainless steel appliances and stone countertops, yet manages to retain the appeal of the period with gleaming pine floors, a cast iron claw-foot tub, built-in dressers and closets, and exposed beam cathedral ceilings.

Rising above the tree-line, the apartment offers a nice ocean view from the master bedroom, and benefits from lovely breezes day and night. We were lulled to sleep each night by the sound of the surf rythmically lapping outside our window.

Brace Cove and its half mile expanse of private, nearly deserted, sandy beach is a short stroll down the meandering leafy streets of this Eastern Point neighborhood. Having access to this amenity alone is worth the nightly lodging rate! For those that enjoy people watching or volleyball, Niles beach and Good Harbor beach are just a few minutes away.

Birdseye represents the best of Cape Ann. It is off the beaten path and offers complete privacy, yet provides easy access to Gloucester (one mile to the Rocky Neck artist colony and less than 10 minutes to the working waterfront downtown), and is only 15-20 minutes from Rockport or Bear Skin Neck.

The property owners are refreshingly gracious and humble, and gladly share their knowledge of attractions and local eateries. We couldn't have chosen a more perfect place to call home during our stay and our only wish was that we were able to stay longer. Now that we have found this gem, we are already looking forward to a return visit.
  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Historic Home Located on Scenic Eastern Point
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p194764
-978 360-6162
Gloucester and Annisquam Merrimack Valley & Essex County
5

Wonderful week in Gloucester

  • 5 of 5
As a former Gloucester resident, I loved the location of this home. I walked all over this beautiful neighborhood with water views everywhere. The apartment was lovely, spacious and homey. The host, David, was very accomodating. It was a wonderful vacation and I would stay here again.
  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Historic Home Located on Scenic Eastern Point
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p194764
-978 360-6162
Gloucester and Annisquam Merrimack Valley & Essex County
Salem, MA
5

Most Amazing Summer Ever

  • 5 of 5
This was probably the most amazing summer of our life. We stayed here for a month and went to a beach almost every day, but never found time to do all the things we wanted to do in Cape Ann. Gloucester is one of the most unique fishing towns in America, and this home was located in the heart of one of the most beautiful pieces of real estate in the world. Since it is situated on a peninsula, every room in this 1200 sq feet plus apartment, which takes up more than a floor of this mansion, has a view of the ocean from every window. The weather here is quite unpredictable, and there was nothing more relaxing than opening up all the windows and listening to what must be 80-120 foot tall trees sway in the wind. Situated within walking distance of two opposing beaches make it ideal for dogs and kids, sunrises and sunsets. The owners are so laid back the dogs came and went from our apartment as they pleased (also the best summer of their life), and the children are so polite and well-behaved they seemed to have gone to finishing school. What ever we needed they brought to our door. We often played with them while roaming their well-manicured garden, observing the amazing houses of this neighborhood, building fires (you can build one in their backyard on or the beach!) and listening to the surf break. I also was working on a book and often had the place to myself--look at google maps and imagine the amount of solitude and serenity a place like this provides of that's what you're looking for. The pictures in this ad don't come close to doing justice to what a unique and full experience of staying on the coast in one of the wealthiest and most beautiful communities on the coast of a New England Cape town.
  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Historic Home Located on Scenic Eastern Point
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p194764
-978 360-6162
Gloucester and Annisquam Merrimack Valley & Essex County
Boston, MA, USA
5

Listen to the surf from the bedroom window

  • 5 of 5
I spent a beautiful 3 weeks in September in this great apartment. With the window of the main bedroom open beside my pillow, I could hear the surf on the distant rocks in the middle of the night, an incredibly peaceful sound. The landlords were friendly and attentive. The neighborhood was made famous by the likes of Isabella Gardner, Henry Davis Sleeper and A. Piatt Andrew in the years before the First World War. You can still visit Sleeper's magical house, now run by Historic New England, open to the public, and 10 minutes walk from the house. I had a great time.
  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Historic Home Located on Scenic Eastern Point
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p194764
-978 360-6162
Gloucester and Annisquam Merrimack Valley & Essex County
5

A real retreat from the busy world.

  • 5 of 5
We stayed for two weeks at the end of the summer and absolutely loved it. The house is in a perfect location in East Gloucester, and the apartment is spacious, very comfortable, and private. Brace Cove and Niles Bach are only a few minutes walk away, and several of Gloucester's other famous beaches are within a 5 to 15 minutes drive, at most. This is a great place to play it low-key, relaxing on the screened porch, taking walks on the beach and around Eastern Point, but also an ideal place from which to launch day trips to explore the rest of the North Shore. The owners are very nice people who made us feel welcome and were available if we needed anything, but let us go about our days without any fuss or bother. We are already looking forward to our visit next year!
  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Historic Home Located on Scenic Eastern Point
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p194764
-978 360-6162
Gloucester and Annisquam Merrimack Valley & Essex County
deer park, washington
5

Vacation gem !!

  • 5 of 5
Quiet, private, fully-equipped, 2BR/2BA , open floor plan, huge skylights, Awesome location. Brace Cove and Niles Beach short walk. Spectacular scenery abounds. Close to Hwy 128 and downtown Gloucester/harbor. Manager very nice and accomodating (Thanks David). Would return in a heartbeat !!
  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Logan
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Car: necessary

Gloucester Massachusetts is a unique waterfront city that offers endless ocean access and activities. There are numerous shops, restaurants and historical sites to visit. Rocky Neck Art Colony is the oldest working art colony in the nation that offers a blend of galleries, live theatre, fine dining, private residences and working boat yards.

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

Gloucester and Annisquam Apartment Rental Rates

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Summer
Jul 1 - Aug 31
7 nights
$1,800
$4,000
 

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Amenities

Amenities

Gloucester and Annisquam Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • The second bedroom is located in the front of the house and offers sweeping views of Brace Cove beach with a private bathroom with an antique claw foot tub.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch Furniture
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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