SEA GLASS HOUSE: TRANQUIL SEASIDE RETREAT OR BASE FOR ADVENTURE

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Carson Berglund

Speaks english, french
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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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SEA GLASS HOUSE: TRANQUIL SEASIDE RETREAT OR BASE FOR ADVENTURE

Rockport Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedrooms, 1 full bathroom, sleeps up to 7

Large first floor apartment in lovely Greek Revival home on quiet sidestreet in Rockport village. Quick stroll to Shalin Liu Performing Arts Center for world-class music with splendid Sandy Bay as backdrop; historic Main Street with its many colorful art galleries; pristine beaches with the clearest, cleanest water in New England; sea kayak rental to tour the magnificent Cape Ann coast; or rugged single track mountain bike trails in ancient Dogtown forest. 65 minute train ride to historic Boston. Features two large, sunny bedrooms, large eat-in kitchen, full bathroom, large living room, hardwood floors and high ceilings throughout, washer/dryer in unit. Shared use of large backyard and gardens, front and rear porches. One parking space in driveway, other parking available on street.

Wake up and take your coffee on the porch, stroll out the door to drop a postcard at the post office, walk another block to Front Beach to watch terns and plovers wheel overhead as the sun rises over Sandy Bay and you gather colorful bits of 200-year old sea glass and crockery. Later, amble along Main Street to the shops and restaurants of Dock Square and Bearskin Neck and watch the lobster boats depart from Tuna Wharf for the catch you will eat later that night. If you want more vigorous activity, rent a kayak and paddle out to Thatcher Island to visit the Twin Lights, one of the few double lighthouses still in operation and a national landmark; or go hiking along the massive granite outcroppings at Halibut Point State Park, where the sea spray and breeze freshen even the hottest summer day.

If its action you want, your hosts can lead you into hundreds of acres of extreme single track mountain biking trails in Dogtown, the vast and rocky woodlands that contain the remnants of the original settlement of Gloucester from the early 1600s; point you to the best spots for surfing the waves off Long Beach in Rockport or Good Harbor Beach in Gloucester, or to the rocky bays and coves along the coastline that are renowned among scuba divers in New England for their clarity and accessibility. There is even a tidal rip at nearby Goose Cove for surfing or playboating for whitewater paddlers.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters

Carson Berglund

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2012
Speaks english, french
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
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.

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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Logan Airport, Boston
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Salem
Nearest Train
0.25 Miles
Rockport Commuter Rail Station
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
128
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Front Beach
Nearest Barpub
250 Metres
Bracketts
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Rockport Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
250 Metres
Bracketts
Car: not necessary

Rockport has Shalin Liu Performing Arts Center, offering world-class music with splendid Sandy Bay as backdrop; active art colony with numerous colorful art galleries; pristine beaches with the clearest water in New England; sea kayak rental to tour the beautiful rocky Cape Ann coast; rugged single track mountain bike trails in ancient Dogtown forest; train to all the attractions in historic Boston.

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Availability & Rates

Rockport Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
 
Summer
May 16 2014 - Oct 19 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
$250
$300
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,300
$5,000
2 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

50% of total is required in advance by check or PayPal to secure unit, balance due upon arrival
Tax Rate 11.7%
Notes Weekly rate does NOT include 11.7% in taxes required by State of Mass. and Town of Rockport. Cancellation policy is as follows: 50% refund of deposit up to 60 days before first day of rental period, no refund thereafter. We do not require a cleaning fee or pet deposit fee, unlike most rental units in the area, but we do ask that all guests leave the unit as nice and clean as they find it.
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Amenities

Rockport Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet
  • Heating
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Basic Soaps
  • Parking Off Street
  • Air Conditioning ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 double , large bunk beds
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , double bed in pull-out sofa in living room
  • Air mattress available upon request as well
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • forests
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
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