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Bedrooms 1
Space 650 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • children welcome


About the property

Beautiful apartment in Culture District with entrance to beach across street

Dear guests from Home Away, please read the listing before sending the inquiry or questions and send inquiry when you really mean it. Thank you for understanding.

The Place:

Absolutely the best location in Rockport: right in downtown and with the entrance to beach and Shalin Liu Performance Center just across the street: you are in the middle of everything in our beautiful rental residence. Check the map. Only rental residence in downtown in Rockport open year around.

Our house, one of the oddest houses in downtown, is just next to the Toad Hall Bookstore and other galleries, shops, restaurants, and cafes in Cultural District Rockport around Motif Number 1 and Bearskin-neck.

Rental Residence:

Beautiful 1st (ground) floor large private apartment/studio: bedroom with separate entrance, new kitchen and bathroom with shower.

New queen size bed (sleep 2), futon (sleep 1), sofa, dinning area microwave, fridge, coffee maker, hot pot, HD TV 40' with full cable package, wireless internet. Window air-conditioner.

Please check the photos for accuracy and read the listing carefully. Our residence is listed as one bedroom apartment, but it is studio with kitchen.


On street parking. There is free on street parkin ton Main, Jewett, and Beach Street, and Broadway Avenue. There is also all day parking next to Peg Leg Motel for $10 per day, three minutes from house.

House is in walking distance from train. You can explore other seacoast's towns Gloucester, Manchester by the Sea, Salem. Boston is just one hour and ten minutes by train away. There is also Lighthouse taxi for $9 between Rockport and Gloucester if you would like to visit some popular Gloucester restaurants, bars and music pubs.


Double occupancy. Minimum 2 nights. Weekly, monthly and winter rental rates available upon request.

Check in between 10 am and 5pm, check out by 8 am.

Open year around.

No smoking. No pets. If pet is allowed, owner is responsible to bring own dog bed and bowl and pay $50 per night extra per dog.

Art lessons:

This location is part of a Rockport artist's home and gallery. Private art lessons in the private art studio available: painting, drawing, illustration, watercolor.

What to see in Rockport (rather must see):

Rockport's old and new harbor, Motif N. 1, historic Bearskin Neck, Thachers and Straitsmouth Islands, The Headlands, Halibut Point State Park, Front, Back, Old Garden, Pebbly, and Cape Hedge Beach, Sandy Bay Historic Museum, Shalin Liu Performance Center, and more than seventy galleries, shops, restaurants, and cafes

What to do in Rockport:

1. Enjoy Front, Back, Old Garden, Pebbly, and Cape Hedge Beach

2. Shop and dine in downtown

3. Visit concert in Shalin Liu Performance Center, which presents classical, jazz, folk, and pop artists.

4. Take a beautiful walk on several ocean paths

5. Visit Halibut Point State Park

6. Cruise in motor boat

7. Take a trip on sailboat around coast

8. Take a lobster tour

9. Rent kayak, bike, or paddle board

10. Visit several annual events: parade and bonfire on 4th of July, firework on August 9th, lobster fest August 9th

Trips from Rockport:

Gloucester, the oldest seaport in United States (10 minutes by car or train): Whale Watching, Cape Ann Museum, Hammond Castle, Rocky Neck, the oldest art colony in United States, Eastern Point Lighthouse, Gloucester Maritime Center, Gloucester Stage Company, Sargent House Museum, and absolutely breathtaking beaches: Good Harbor Beach, Wingaersheek Beach.

Salem (25 minutes by car or by train) - famous Witch History Museum, Peabody Essex Museum with actual historic Chinese house as a part of contemporary design of museum. See photo.

Boston (hour by car, hour and fifteen minutes by train) - Aquarium, IMAX, Science Museum with Omni Theatre, Museum of Fine Arts, Isabella Stewart Garden Museum, Children's Museum, Freedom Trail, TD Hall above North Train Station with concerts and sport events (Boston Bruins), China Town, Italian part of Boston, etc.

More Details

Renata Fryshara
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, czech
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 28, 2016

What makes this apartment unique

our house is right in downtown, front beach is across street, back beach is around corner. please see the map. 30 main street, one of the oldest "father's houses" built before 1720, is part of culture district. few houses down is new rockport music performance center and around eighty restaurants, cafes, shops, and galleries. hard to say what name first: motiv n. 1 and few at least: incredibly beautiful old and new harbor, bearskin neck, headlands, halibut point reservation, beaches: front, back, old garden, hedge, and pebble beach, thatcher and straitmouth island, and historic museum.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great Location! Close enough walking distance to anything you will need during your time there. Parking my car was no problem at all and I the place was a perfect size for a couple. Will be back again!
Jul 2014
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Rockport Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • shower, sink, toilet, new tile floor,
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • BEDROOM AREA: Queen size bed (sleep 2), futon (sleep 1) love sofa, cabinet, 40inch Samsung HD TV with cable package, Pier 1 cabinet, air conditioner + DINING AREA, Pier 1 glass table and chair + KITCHEN AREA: new kitchen with sink, fridge, microwave, coffee maker, hot pot and hot plate
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • 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
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
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Very nice!

  • 5 of 5

It was a nice little space in the middle of everything. I would definitely stay there again!

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect place to stay and great location!

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed my stay in Rockport! This rental property was great! Perfect location. I walked everywhere. Front street beach is across the street. Shops, restaurants and galleries all around me. I didn't need to drive for the three days I was there. Renata was very friendly and personable showing me around the area when I arrived. Would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying in my house. It was pleasure to have you. I will be happy to show you new places in Rockport which you will love it next time.
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Location! Location! Location!

  • 5 of 5

I rent summer properties frequently as well as am accustomed to staying at finer hotels internationally. This is a unique property located in the center of all things Rockport and is now among my favorite travel experiences. Front Beach is across the street as is the new performing arts center with an impressive performance lineup. Main Street is full of galleries, shops, restaurants and harbor access. The property itself is charming, comfortable and updated. It is safely tucked in a garden behind the owner's gallery and is a sanctuary amidst the bustling downtown Rockport area. Finally, the host, Renata, could not have been more accommodating. She was always offering insights as to the best area attractions.....lobster shacks, whale watching, Hammond Castle, Gloucester shopping, sailing, etc. I look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was absolutely delightful to have Denise and her daughter in our home. Thank you very much for choosing our rental apartment and we wish to have you soon back. Renata
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Logan, Boston, hour by car
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Rockport Golf Club
Nearest Train
400 Metres
Rockport, 10 minutes by walk
Nearest Restaurant
Brachets, across street
Nearest Beach
Front Beach, across street
Car: not necessary

Other Activities: Private art lessons: Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Illustration.


Rates & Availability

Rockport Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Winter Season
Nov 7 2016 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
Main Season
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $45 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $45 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees (CC + Booking) $50
Cleaning $75
Property Damage Protection $59

House rules in residence, no smoking inside or outside residence, this is smoking free property. No pets of any kind. No suitable for small children, because the house is from 1720 and even it was de-leaded, there could be residue of lead paint. Thank you for understanding.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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