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Victorian Home w/beautiful view of Ocean &Island-Summer$4200/wk-Winter$1800/Mnth

Bedrooms 7
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 30 nights


Minimum Stay
7 - 30 nights


Rockport House Rental Photos and Description

7 bedrooms, 3 baths, sleeps 13- Jul-Aug $4200/wk-September-June $1800 per month

This is a private family 1890 4-story Victorian home on 2 acres of land at the end of a secluded lane overlooking the ocean. A recently remodeled kitchen gives you ocean views and a perfect gathering area while preparing meals. The spacious living and dining area is conducive to comfortable family gatherings. A beautiful wrap-around porch provides a relaxing, private spot to enjoy mature manicured gardens, twin lighthouse towers on Thacher Island, Loblolly Cove and ocean expanse. After a day at the beach, you can enjoy our new outdoor shower to clean off the sand. Large backyard allows plenty of room for lawn games and outdoor family activities and enjoyment. A 1 1/2 mile walk or drive to the village of Rockport brings you to art galleries, antique stores, gift shops, restaurants, a movie theater and performing arts center. There are many surrounding beaches, including two sandy beaches 1/2 mile from home. Other interesting attractions include the many granite quarries, Halibut Point State Park. footpaths leading to the ocean and beautiful rocky coastline.

July- August $4200 a week :

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Marian Tibbetts
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

This was the best and most beautiful vacation I have been on! I really liked the hammock. The outdoor shower was amazing! I enjoyed seeing where my mom and family grew up. There was plenty of space for everyone. Loved the view, especially seeing the moon rise over Thachers Island.
Aug 2015
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Victorian Home w/beautiful view of Ocean &Island-Summer$4200/wk-Winter$1800/Mnth
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
Mt. Washington, MD

Amazing house in idyllic location

  • 5 of 5

This house couldn't be better for a large family gathering....I only wish we could have stayed longer! It has everything - large family room, great kitchen, huge porch with amazing views of Thacher's Island, lawn big enough for croquet and bocce. The biggest problem was that everyone was constantly fighting over the hammock on the porch!! Too many amenities to list. Couldn't recommend it more and really look forward to coming back again!!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Magical getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week in your home. It’s clean, well kept and comfortable, full of character and warmth. Our fondest memories are sitting in the rockers on the porch looking out at the beautiful ocean view, lying in the hammock after a day at the beach, hearing the seagulls fly over, using the grill in the front yard, watching the spectacular sunrises, and walking out on the rocks to star-gaze at night. The house is quiet, out of the way and peaceful, yet easy to get to - convenient to Rockport, Gloucester, the beach, and surrounding towns. It’s large and roomy enough for family reunions and celebrations, yet spacious enough to allow for plenty of privacy. It could not have been a more perfect spot for our vacation.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy that you enjoyed your week at our home. We are especially pleased that you plan to return this year.
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Route 128
Nearest Beach
0.05 Miles
Car: necessary

Our home (Seacroft) is conveniently located between the town of Rockport and the city of Gloucester, a major fishing community. We are only one mile from the Rockport public schools on both a community and school bus line. Boston is just one hour away by car or train and the train station is located in Rockport, 1 1/2 miles away. This area is not only appealing to vacationers, but to year-round residents as well. Proximity to Boston allows for many cultural, educational, recreational and athletic events, while locally, the beauty of the landscape and the clear ocean air are conducive to healthy living. It offers the best of both worlds with the feel of small town living, convenient to a cosmopolitan area.

Other Activities: Birdwatching, deep-sea fishing, whale watching, surf casting, beach combing, sightseeing, kayaking, live theater.

Golf: The Rockport golf course is a mile from our house.


Rates & Availability

Rockport House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 15 2016 - Jun 15 2017
30 night minimum stay
Jun 16 2017 - Sep 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $0
Refundable damage deposit $1,000

During Winter Season you can book 5 bedrooms only - the other 2 bedrooms during winter do not have heat.

For July and August Renters: $4,200 a week To lock in specific time period, 1/2 of rent, plus refundable security deposit of $1000, when signing lease, with the balance of rent due 30 days prior to occupancy.
For Winter Renters: To lock in commitment, first month's rent due at time of agreement, last month's rent, plus refundable security deposit of $1800 due at signing of lease.

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Rockport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outdoor shower - shower , outdoor shower
  • Bathroom #1 has marble sink and claw foot tub, as well as skylight. Bathroom #2 is modernized with walk-in shower/sliding glass doors, vanity area. Bathroom #3 is full bath adjacent to kitchen and dining room.
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 7 - 2 twin/ single
  • All bedrooms have closets; all but two bedrooms have ocean views.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Absolutely no smoking is permitted in the house or on the grounds. Pets are not allowed.

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