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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english

'Magical'. unique interior,oceanfront, open concept,luxurious amenities

9 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

Merrimack Valley & Essex County House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms + Library/bedroom 3 Baths (Sleeps 8)

The epitome of New England Charm on Cape Ann. This is a magical setting overlooking Straightsmouth Island and light house. The island looks like an Andrew Wyeth painting. Artists come here from around the world to be inspired by the light and the magical setting. Decorating is done professionally with doors and fixtures from all over the world, reflecting the owners travels. Atmosphere is peaceful and magical with many details too numerous too list. Perfect muse for your artistic endeavor. Available for winter rental or longer term. Local train has connection to Boston.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Owner (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english

Reviews

5
based on 9 traveler reviews

'Magical'. unique interior,oceanfront, open concept,luxurious amenities
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
5

Luxury home with the sound of the ocean!!! Wonderful.

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I rented this home for the two weeks that included July 4th. We invited friends & family to join us; a total of four couples for 4-5 day stays. It was SO wonderful to enjoy this gracious home with them at the oceans edge. The sound of the oceans 24-7, a view of Straightsmouth Light, the majic of Rockport made for a memorable vacation with a beneficial "sea cure" had by all. We will always return to Rockport to get our fix of sea majic.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in this beautiful home. Had everything we could possibly ask for and more. The location and view of the water - going to sleep to waves crashing on the rocks, morning sunrises that one can't justifiably describe, and the breezes and smell of ocean air each and every day. Susan was a pleasure to work with and we thank her for sharing her home with us. Highly recommend and look forward to returning to sometime in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

great stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay in this beautiful house. The house has a great flow with plenty of space to congregate or to retreat and have some privacy. The views are amazing! The house is well equipped. The kitchen/family room is very spacious.

Susan was very accommodating and easy to deal with.

Can highly recommend.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great house, wonderful locatiion

  • 5 of 5

The house is designed to provide plenty of space for our group of eight..we could all pitch in when we wantee to eat in to help in the kitchen....it also had enough spaces throughout for one to be alone to read or just relax....the views are awsome from the house or with a short walk, to sit on the rocks watching the ocean or trying ones luck fishing for blues or stripers...It nearness to Rockport offer a variety of shopping or eating ot opportunities...The owner took her time in a welcome tour of the house..I would highly recommend a stay at this wonderful house.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awsome@

  • 5 of 5

The house is just as beautiful in person as it appears in the pictures. The owner, Susan, was very welcoming and accommodating. The home is very clean and very comfortable which is always a priority for me when traveling. We prepared dinner at the home one night and the kitchen was well stocked with all the essentials. The home has beautiful views of the ocean from almost every room. It was a luxury to wake up in the master bedroom each morning with such a gorgeous view of the ocean. The home is just minutes from the beautiful little town of Rockport and it is also conveniently located near supermarkets and restaurants. We went to Salem, about a half hour drive, which is the coolest place to be in October. Thank you, Susan, for allowing us the most pleasant experience of staying in your beautiful home. The best recommendation I can give is that we would most definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Serenity multiplied!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned last night and I wish we were still there. Four nights with cousins that have never traveled together before and there truly was magic! What an absolutely wonderful house to share! My husband and I have used VRBO several times and again were not disappointed! Susan is charming, warm and welcoming. Her house becomes your house immediately. The house is very well stocked with everything you need to cook, dine and relax. Lots of kitchen utensils, dishes, pans, etc. Far exceeding any experience we have had before. It was a pleasure to stay in, cook, laugh and enjoy each other. There are more spaces to curl up than you can count! Susan had a fire laid in all three fireplaces for us. We used the one in the kitchen after coming in from a cold rainy sightseeing day! Boy was it welcoming. Morning coffee on the outside balcony, evening games in the upstairs sitting area, awesome meals in the big dining room, cozy breakfast in the big kitchen..... the fun is endless here! If your guests need space, it is here. If you all hang together, there are lots of great places to do it in this house. The views are amazing! The amenities are delightful! All the beautiful things Susan has collected are great to look at. There are so many interesting and lovely details to this house. Everyone of us wants to come back. Susan is just great. And we are all so grateful that she is willing to share her beautiful home with complete strangers. That is a special person. And she owns a special place.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Ocean front in Rockport, MA. Cape Ann, an Artist Colony. Popular location for making movies. Over 50 Art Galleries. Small beach below house, large beach within walking distance. Many restaurents and shopping area within walking distance. Many walking areas along beach and in State Park.

Now available for weekends.

Other Activities: Shopping, kayaking, boating, wildlife viewing.

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Rates & Availability

Rockport House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jul 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$4,000
$12,000
 
 
early fall
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
5 night minimum stay
$600
$3,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

$3000 to $4000
+/- depending on time period.
**Long term lease available. Contact owner for more information.**
$3000-$4000 per week

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Amenities

Merrimack Valley & Essex County House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , bidet , steam shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Sofa
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
Communication / Internet:
  • fax
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 3 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Steam Shower
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
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
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
'MBR/fireplace, deck 'MB/spa tub, steam shower' 'Kitchen/Fireplace' LR fireplace, 28' ceiling, 'Loft with deck and wet bar,''interior waterfall of seashells'. 2 decks, 3 porches, panoramic ocean views.

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