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Beach & King / Beach House Rental

Bedrooms 6
Space 3,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 6 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 5 Baths, (Sleeps 7-14)

Located across from Rockport's Front Beach, Beach & King is a unique Cape Ann Beach House rental on the North Shore in Massachusetts. Accommodations at our Rockport beach house offer a picturesque setting with stunning ocean views and a 5-minute stroll to historic Bearskin Neck and the village.

Whether it’s a family getaway week or a personal experience that you are searching for, our ocean breezes and soothing sounds of the surf will renew your spirit. The Beach & King House is a historic building with a soothing décor of ocean themes and colors. Experience this beautiful seaside village in Rockport Massachusetts for yourself.

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Timothy Giarrosso
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 12, 2017

About Timothy Giarrosso

Laurie Nugent and Tim Giarrosso, have lived and raised 3 daughters in Rockport for the past 28 years. They ran a contemporary craft gallery, Half Moon Harry, for 18 of those years. They are now designing their own product for catalogs and corporate venues.The two have incorporated their artistic style to create this beautiful ocean-side retreat for their guests.

Timothy Giarrosso purchased this house in 2004

Why Timothy Giarrosso chose Merrimack Valley & Essex County

Rockport, Ma. Is one of the premier destination spots in all of New England. The town is filled with artist galleries, unique shops and superb seafood restaurants. Evening strolls along the ocean shore and a friendly small town atmosphere make your stay both enjoyable and memorable.

What makes this house unique

Across from Front Beach,the Beach & King is just a few minutes’ walk from the village center and its many seafood restaurants, art galleries and unique shops.

Any time at all...our porch is the place for people watching, beach watching and just enjoying the ocean breeze. Here you will also find rocking chairs and beach chairs, beach umbrella, and a hose just for you to wash the sand off your toes.

And for those rainy or cool days, relax and enjoy the Main Room overlooking the beach. Read a good book or sketch and photograph the beautiful landscape.


Rockport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , FIRST FLOOR
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , BEACH ROOM
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , KING ROOM
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , CORAL ROOM ONE
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower , CORAL ROOM TWO
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • BEACH ROOM - 1 queen , BEACH ROOM - ocean views, private bathroom
    KING ROOM - 1 queen , KING ROOM - ocean views, private bathroom
    CORAL ROOM ONE - 1 queen , CORAL ROOM 2 - slight ocean views, private bathroom
    CORAL ROOM TWO - CORAL ROOM 2 - slight ocean views, private bathroom
    THIRD FLOOR RUSTIC ROOM - 1 queen , platform bed, TV, best suited for teens
    SUNROOM - 1 double , First floor small seasonal sunroom with DBL bed
    DEN - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Den with sectional pull out dbl bed
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1)
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Rockers overlooking Front Beach & Rockport Village, beach chairs, coolers, beach umbrellas, beach towels.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Beach & King / Beach House Rental
average rating of 4.882353 based on 17 reviews

best ever

  • 5 of 5

Extended family of 12 ranging in age from 1 to 70 . We have been spoiled and every other vacation will be compared to Beach & King. Great having all our own bathrooms. The kitchen was well stocked and the eating area a perfect size for all of us. The parlor table was great for jigsaw puzzles. The front porch was good for coffee in the morning, cocktails at night and a great playpen for the 1 year old. Easy walk to beach, shops, restaurants and take out lobster dinners. Never got in a car until Friday to go see a lighthouse. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review! What a treat to see your review in our mailbox. We've been gearing up for a new 2013 season.. in fact, I have a paint brush in hand as I type. I hope you can visit us again sometime. You were a great group!!
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Wonderful Family Reunion

  • 5 of 5

Eleven of us in all and no one felt crowded in the Beach and King, especially since there were five bathrooms and many bedrooms to choose from. Although the weather did not always cooperate, there was plenty to keep everyone entertained: board games, cards, jigsaw puzzles, a spacious TV room and well stocked kitchen for those who love to cook and bake.

The house has many lovely paintings and interesting conversation pieces which added to the enjoyment of staying there. We greatly appreciated how clean everything was and how gracious Tim and Laurie were.

Rockport is a delightful town and "Beach and King" is nothing short of the best.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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amazing beautiful inn

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough about the Beach King. We rented the house for our annual woman's weekend. When we arrived the house was immaculate and each room was beautifully furnished. The kitchen was well stocked and roomy enough for 14 women to bump around in. The house was private with a beautiful front porch where we spent many hours laughing over coffee or cocktails. The view of the beach was in front of us. We walked to dinner and shops which are nearby. The house had unique artwork and interesting clocks! We hope to return and make this our new annual destination

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved It!!!

  • 5 of 5

House was fabulous! Location is great for walking around town or just sitting on the porch looking at the beautiful view. We had 15 of our family together and everyone loved it! We fixed several meals and the kitchen had everything we needed. The dining room table was big enough that our entire family could enjoy meals together.

Thanks Tim and Laurie!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Graduation Family

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home

  • Submitted: May 21, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Donald. We are so glad you and your family enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the 5 star review :) Laurie & Tim
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Great house, great location, great hosts!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at Beach and King for the last 3 years and have thoroughly enjoyed it. The house is very nicely furnished, well maintained, and clean. The layout of the rooms make it great for our large family to gather together but also provides space for us to be separate when we want to be. The kitchen is modern and very well stocked. Love the front porch too! Tim and Laurie couldn't be nicer or more accommodating as hosts. The location is perfect - right across from the beach and a short walk to town. We are going back this year and can't wait! Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Logan Airport, Boston, Ma
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Latitude 43, Gloucester, Ma
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Rockport Golf Club, Rockport, Ma
Nearest Train
0.03 Miles
Rockport Train Station
Nearest Motorway
0.05 Miles
Car: not necessary

For over 160 years, people have traveled to Rockport for our miles of lovely beaches, boulder-strewn paths through woods and glades, and that uncommonly magical light that has inspired painters from around the world.

From the Beach & King is Front Beach, an active beach on Sandy Bay pointing toward the east. The beach is also within an easy walk from the Rockport village.


Rates & Availability

Rockport House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mid-Season Spring '17
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Peak-Season '17
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mid-Season Summer '17
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mid Season Fall '17
Sep 9 2017 - Dec 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates


Half of rate due upon booking, balance due 1 month prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.