|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
This tastefully-decorated and comfortable apartment is on the first floor of a landmark Victorian, with a grand wrap-around veranda. In the summer this unit rents BY THE WEEK from Saturday to Saturday at $1375 DOUBLE OCCUPANCY. This unit can accommodate a maximum of 2 additional guests at $10 per person per night. It is available from June 25, 2016 to August 31st.
We call your summer home away from home, "Good Harbor House" because everyone who comes here to seek a peaceful, relaxing vacation finds it right here. We are just up the block from Gloucester's most beautiful Good Harbor Beach; a picture-perfect spot, with over a 1/2 mile of white sandy beach and dunes for glorious walking, swimming and water sports. This is Gloucester's "pride and joy", and people come from far and wide to paint and photograph this very spot. A very short walk will bring you to the famous "Back Shore", a breathtaking walk along the at Good Harbor House.
Good Harbor House is great for a couple looking for a relaxing getaway, a group of friends coming for reunion or special event, or a family with children. One of our guests brought a kayak and participated in the Blackburn Challenge, a 20+ mile circumnavigation of Cape Ann. We have even had a bride stay before her wedding and the wedding party come to take pictures in our beautiful garden. Those who stay here appreciate our quiet surroundings, lovely gardens/grounds, and especially a very short walk to Good Harbor Beach. Some who are joggers love an early morning run along the scenic "Back Shore", with its panoramic views of the ocean along the rugged coastline. As for when families with children stay, we are very "kid friendly".
This unit includes one bedroom with queen four-poster bed, full bathroom (tub and shower), and a fully-equipped walk through kitchen which opens to a very comfortable living room/dining area. The living room area has a queen sleep sofa. Additional amenities include Cable TV, wireless internet, window AC in bedroom, fan in living room. The covered veranda provides a great cooling respite from the sun in summer and becomes the perfect place to just 'hang out'. Past guests use this space as an extra room to entertain friends and family and have meals out on the porch as long as weather permits. We provide patio furniture. Families with children will especially appreciate the fenced-in outside space for children to safely play. Linens, beach towels, beach chairs and off-street parking provided.
Nearby Attractions: Good Harbor House is less than one block from Good Harbor Beach, a picture-perfect spot, with over one-half mile of white sandy beach and dunes for glorious walking, swimming and surf boarding. People come from far and wide to paint and photograph this very spot. A short walk will bring you to the scenic 'Back Shore', a breathtaking walk along the ocean. Just one mile away you will find the nation's oldest artist colony, Rocky Neck, with galleries, quaint shops and restaurants on the water. The Good Harbor House is also three miles to the scenic sea-side village of Rockport , another area famous for its galleries, quaint shops and restaurants nestled on the water. Your location is also walking distance to food markets, restaurants, laundry; not to mention, the best ice cream shop! You are one mile to Gloucester center and harbor, where whale-watching and harbor cruises are available. Fabulous restaurants and quaint shops line the main street and harbor of the center.
Traveling To and From: It is easy to get to us, whether by car or public transportation. We are 1 minute from Route 128 and 5 minutes to the commuter rail by car. You can leave your car at the commuter rail and arrive in historic Salem in just 30 minutes. Boston is just 1 hour away. You can even take your bicycle on selected trains.
The owners were very willing to work with my changing needs before my arrival. The room had all the things I needed to make my stay comfortable and the location was great, right down the street from the best beach in town.
Good Harbor House is convenient to everything Gloucester and Cape Ann have to offer. It is less than 1 block from Good Harbor Beach, a picture-perfect spot, with over a 1/2 mile of white sandy beach and dunes for glorious walking, swimming and surfing. A short walk will bring you to the scenic 'Back Shore', a breathtaking walk along the ocean. Your location is also walking distance to food markets, restaurants, laundry; and the best ice cream shop! We are 1 mile to downtown Gloucester's working harbor, where whale-watching and harbor cruises are available. Many great restaurants and quaint shops line the main street and harbor of the downtown. A short walk away, along the ocean, takes you past the 'Fisherman at the Wheel' Statue and the 'Fishermen's Wives Memorial' and into Stage Fort Park. Just 1 mile away you will find the nation's oldest artist colony, Rocky Neck. The sea-side village of Rockport, just 3 miles away, offers quaint shops and restaurants nestled along the water.
Other Activities: shopping, kayaking, boating
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Summer Rental Season
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$400|
This rental unit is a part of a private home located in a residential neighborhood. Renters are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that shall not cause undue noise, disturbance or inconvenience to neighbors or other renters; nor use the premises for any unlawful purpose; nor violate any law or ordinance; nor commit waste or nuisance on or about the premises. We are a smoke free accommodation. Smoking is not permitted anywhere on premises whether inside or outside. We are not able to accept renters with pets. Weekly summer vacation renters will be required to sign a vacation rental lease agreement provided by owner.