'Windswept' on Great Neck
There are views from every window of this newly renovated, 4 season home north of Boston, with water access across the street to a rocky beach. The Atlantic Ocean is a distant view and Plum Island Sound is in front of the house with lobster boats and private boats moored nearby.
This area is great for kayaks, canoes, windsurfers, and boaters of every kind. Crane Beach in Ipswich, boasts of 6 miles of white sand beach and pristine sand dunes on a natural wildlife preserve. There is a small partially sandy beach for residents only included in your rental, a short 10 minute walk from the house or you can drive down and park at the beach.
The Crane Estate has summer family concerts at The Great House at Castle Hill on Thursday nights and many guided trails through the Wildlife Refuge. Tours of the Castle are available daily.
Enjoy views of Plum Island, New Hampshire and Maine, plus many sand bars to stop and swim from and 3 public boat ramps within a 10 minute drive. Close to Cape Ann, Salem, and Boston and just 20 minutes from the New Hampshire border, makes this shore line community unique. Town is 3 miles away with a boat launch, train station, great restaurants, and golf and tennis within 6 miles. The town boasts of more per-revolutionary homes than any other town in the US.
The north shore has plenty to offer for all ages with festivals and entertainment all summer long.
The house was renovated in 2003 with a 900 square foot addition, creating a 2000 sq. ft. open floor plan heated living area. There is a gourmet granite kitchen with a peninsula for morning coffee, with a view of Eagle River. A wrap-around deck with plenty of deck furniture and table for evening dinners Al Fresco looks over the miles of water and marsh views. The walk out ground floor has a king or 2 singles in the bedroom with plenty of closet space. There is also a utility/laundry room on this level.
The second level has the living area with P/O sofa in the great room, kitchen, full bath and private living room. The third level has a master bedroom with balcony, full bath and small single bedroom.
Nature lovers can enjoy the many trails of the Essex Greenbelt, Plum Island's Parker River Wildlife, Trustees of the Reservations, and Audubon wildlife refuges. Great bird watching! Also North Ridge Road is a popular route on the North Shore touring bike trails. View the most breathtaking sunsets in the area, ranked one of the greatest in North America by National Geographic!!! (see link below for video)
ADDITIONAL RENTAL INFORMATION:
*No parties, or smoking. If you do not comply with these rules, it is grounds for eviction.
*No more than the maximum number listed will be permitted overnight.
*Non refundable pet fee of $200 with approval of the owner
*Late check out fee of $200. Extra cleaning $75 per hour.
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