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ROCKPORT a New England Village by the Sea! Walk to Beach & Shops.

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 1.5 baths, sleeps 4-6 people

HOOPER HOUSE IS A ONE WEEK MIN. RENTAL, SATURDAY TO SATURDAY Welcome to our classic New England Cape nestled in enchanting Rockport Village. Enjoy the Summer festivities in our little Village by the sea!

A perfect location, close to shops, fine restaurants, beaches and the train. Enjoy all that Rockport has to offer and leave your car parked at the house. We have a fully equipped modern kitchen with breakfast bar, a large but cozy living room, a sunny dining room, 3 bedrooms and 1 ½ baths.

The private backyard is perfect for relaxing, or playing. There is cable TV and Wireless Internet service.

Rockport is about 35 miles north of Boston on the tip of Cape Ann, surrounded on 3 sides by the Atlantic Ocean. The lighting in Rockport has attracted artists from all over the world to paint. Our most famous subject is Motif #1, the red fishing shack in Rockport Harbor. It proudly bears the lobster buoys of retired and lost lobstermen and women. The heart of Rockport is only 3 miles from Gloucester, the oldest seaport and fishing village in America!

Saturday to Saturday rentals. Check in time: 3:30PM/Check out time: 10:30 AM

50% required at signing of lease. Credit Cards accepted.

Please Note: Any variation of the Saturday to Saturday rental week must include one full week (Saturday to Saturday) plus additional daily charges according to seasonal rates.

Saturday to Saturday rentals. Check in time: 3:30PM/Check out time: 10:30 AM

50% required at signing of lease. Credit Cards accepted.

More Details

Andee Post
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, Broken Spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 17, 2017

About Andee Post

We are a family of 4 with a background in Restaurants, Theatre, Real Estate, and History. Andee is a realtor in New Jersey. Her husband is in the restaurant business in NYC. We love to visit Rockport and our friends there every chance we get!

Andee Post purchased this house in 2008

Why Andee Post chose Merrimack Valley & Essex County

My best friend grew up coming to Rockport every summer of her childhood. I had the chance to visit with her one summer and fell in love with the village! After I married, my best friend and I came back for a summer vacation. She with her firstborn and I with mine, we were both pregnant at the time. We made it a point to summer in Rockport every year from then on! When my little family out grew our favorite room #9 in The Tuck Inn we decided it was time to have our own place. We wanted a property that was close to town, but away from the hustle and bustle in order to enjoy the peaceful Rockport evenings.

When we found Hooper House we knew the house had been waiting for us! It had just the right combination of old and new. Hooper House was originally a 2 family home for fishing families built around 1850.

Now we pop in during the summer as well as the other seasons. It has become my children's tradition and hopefully one day their children's!

What makes this house unique

Hooper House is close to town and far enough away to not be disturbed by other visitors. We have the best neighbors! You can park 2 cars tandem and not use them if you want. There is a train to Boston, Salem and Newburyport. Those are some of our favorite go to spots. You can even take the train to Gloucester if you want. It's a short walk to all the downtown hot spots. Rockport is a great place to walk and take in all the 'Kodak moments' around every corner. We like to walk off our meal after eating at one of our fine seaside restaurants. Because Cape Ann ('The Other Cape') is strategically positioned in the Atlantic Ocean the colors of sunrise and sunset in Rockport have attracted artists from all over the world to paint and photograph.


Rockport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , sink
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , sink
  • Large full bath on 2nd floor, 1/2 bath on 1st floor
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Twin pull out sofa
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • There is also a queen size pull out couch in the Living room.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
There is no land line telephone. There is no use of the attic. The basement is for laundry use only-Please no children in basement. Activites: For further information please see the link at the bottom of the page.


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(28 traveler reviews)

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ROCKPORT a New England Village by the Sea! Walk to Beach & Shops.
average rating of 4.964286 based on 28 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The house interior is so comfortable! Great for 3 adults with 3 separate bedrooms upstairs (& air conditioners in summer). 1st floor is lovely. Plenty of space. 1 full bath upstairs & 1 ? half downstairs is very convenient. We can't wait until July when we'll return!!! Close to town also. A great place to stay! Thanks, Ande!

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is our pleasure to have you as our guests and we are so happy to know you love Rockport just the same way we do!
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Cute and Cozy

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Hooper House for a week while we saw New England! This home is so warm and comfortable. It is in such a great location to enjoy Boston and all the cute little towns around. We would definitely stay here again when we venture up that way again.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you to our October travelers! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and that you were able to take day trips to Boston and the surrounding towns. We hope to have you back!
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Great place to be in the summer!

  • 5 of 5

Good location, comfortable house. This was our second year in Hooper House and we had a great time continuing to explore the Rockport area.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for making Hooper House your HomeAway from home! We were glad to have you back and we hope to see you return next year!
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Very well kept and clean.

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed our stay at the Hooper House. Everything was just perfect. There was plenty to at the house. We had twin 3yr olds and they were kept busy with games and videos. The week we were in Rockport was very hot (90s) and the airconditioning kept us cool.

We would definitely consider staying here again the next time we get our family together for a Rockport visit.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you to our wonderful guests! We are so happy to know you were able to enjoy Hooper House and Rockport! Thank you for choosing Hooper House. We would be very happy to have you back!
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Wonderful stay at Hooper House!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Hooper House was great! The house was clean, the beds were comfy, and the neighbors were very nice! There was plenty of room for our group of five women. The house is in a quiet neighborhood within walking distance to shops and restaurants. It's also close to Gloucester and Salem. We saw humpback whales with Cape Ann Whale Watch and visited The Hammond Castle Museum, both in Gloucester and definite musts. If you're interested in antiques, Essex is a great place to go. They had several stores that were very affordable. The house has lots of brochures that can help you plan your activities. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy to know the Ladies of Texas had a great stay at Hooper House! For a group of ladies that has never been to New England, you made great use of the brochures and Hooper House. We hope to have you back!
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Clean, Quiet and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

This place was great for our family. The house was clean, quiet, comfortable and in a nice location. Very easy walk into town, close to front beach which ended up being our favorite. Front beach has a nice dock you can swim out to and dive off. It also has tons of sea glass, which my daughter loves to collect.

The house had everything we needed to make our stay go smoothly. I would definitely try to book it again if we go back to Rockport another time, which we probably will.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad to know you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for this lovely review. We are also sea glass aficionados. I have found some of my favorite pieces on Front Beach. We hope to have you back again.
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Logan Airport
Nearest Train
100 Metres
Whistle Stop Train Station
Nearest Beach
0.4 Miles
Front Beach
Car: not necessary

HOOPER HOUSE is just a short walk to Bearskin Neck with its shops, boutiques, amazing ocean views and seaside dining. Stroll to Front & Back Beaches, the library, the Little Art Cinema, T-Warf and the train station. Enjoy concerts and performances at the Shalin Liu Performance Center . You can drive to Boston or take the train and never have to worry about parking. Scenic drives to Gloucester, Salem, Essex, Ipswich, and Newburyport make great day trips. See our in-house guide for all of our recommendations.

Other Activities: art galleries, kayaking, shopping, fine dining, museums, concerts, ½ Hour to Salem, 1 hr train to Boston

Also check out our Facebook page for up to the minute events!


Rates & Availability

Rockport House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 17 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59

Fall - Winter Rates for 2016 are $975 for the week with the exceptions of Halloween, Thanksgiving and Winter Holidays. Please see dates above.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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