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Fantastic ocean views and only steps to Long and Cape Hedge Beaches

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

5 bedrooms, 2 bath + outdoor shower, sleeps 10+

Ocean Crag has gorgeous ocean views and is located steps away from Cape Hedge and Long Beaches. Enjoy breathtaking views of Milk Island, diving reef, and Atlantic Ocean from the master bedrooms and oversized deck.

The house is completely renovated on the inside and well thought out. All furniture is brand new and high quality, purchased in the spring of 2013. The home is spotless and meticulously maintained.

Located 2 miles from historic downtown Rockport and Bearskin Neck.

NEW in 2014: High Efficiency Washer and Dryer

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Rockport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • 4 cars maximum in the driveway. No exceptions
  • 10 people maximum in the house. Anything more than 10 must be approved by owner. Owner will request the names of all tenants.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1st floor bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Master bedroom w/water views
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Master bedroom w/water views
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , Twin over full
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , 2 sets of bunk beds (sleeps 4 children)
  • The first floor bedroom is perfect for members of your family that may have difficulty climbing stairs.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Fantastic ocean views and only steps to Long and Cape Hedge Beaches
average rating of 4.918919 based on 37 reviews

Well maintained and equipped with everything you could ask for and very spacious.

  • 5 of 5

I would recommend this rental to everyone I know, besides the house being very open and comfortable and designed for entertaining, the ocean view is fantastic!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you glad you had a nice stay.
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Great location and large enough to accommodate multiple families!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Summer dream

  • 5 of 5

Loved the location and access to beach. Very accommodating and clean. Bed rooms large and clean. Upper deck with great views of the ocean. Great location with close proximity to grocery stores, shopping, restaurants, and Rockport. Thank you

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and so glad you had a nice stay.
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Great Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week at this home in early July. We had 8 people total (6 adults and 2 toddlers). The property was exactly as advertised...great ocean views from the second floor and balcony, spacious interior (open floor plan on 1st floor), short walk to 2 great beaches, short drive to Rockport or Gloucester, and pretty much anything else you might need (margaritaville blender, lobster utensils, dishwasher, towels, beach stuff, etc). The owner (Bruce) made the whole process very easy from booking to checkout. He was very responsive and got back to me on questions I had prior to the trip and while on the trip in less than 30 minutes.

If our travels take us back to Rockport we would definitely book this home again. It's a perfect vacation home for a family or small group looking to enjoy some time at the beach or exploring the local sites. It's also a very easy 1 hour train ride to Boston's North Station ($11.50 each way).

Thanks Bruce for sharing your home!


  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review. You and your family are welcome anytime. Thanks again.
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Perfect Family Gathering Place!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed over the July 4th week and it was perfect! The house is big enough for lots of people (we had 2 families, with teenage kids) yet still gives you the summer cottage feel. Everyone had ample room in the well appointed and comfortable bedrooms - closets dressers, etc. which made the living space clear for lounging, eating etc. Kitchen is well stocked. Second floor deck was great - we ate every meal out there, with a beautiful view morning noon and evening! Location is the perk of this place - literally a very short walk to the beach - can even just pop back for lunch - no need to lug a bunch of food or coolers. We even were able to take night time walks too - kids walked the beach to get ice cream which was fun. Best feature: Outdoor shower is great! no one really waited for showers ! Town is close so anything you need is a quick car ride away. Can't wait to return - I see an annual reunion in our future :)

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the fantastic review! We're glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you back.
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Lovely and well appointed 5 bedroom house. It had everything we needed to be comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

The house was a short walk to the beach. Large deck with lounge chairs and a table for al freaaco dinning. Food shopping was convenient. And owners responded in a timely fashion to questions.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bruce Kirkland
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018

About Bruce Kirkland

I have enjoyed Rockport my entire life summering hear until 1983 when the house was converted from a cottage to a home. At this point my family moved to Rockport full time and I attended Rockport Jr. and Sr. High so I know the area very well.

Bruce Kirkland purchased this house in 1968

Why Bruce Kirkland chose Rockport

This property is one of a very few homes on Cape Hedge and Long Beaches. You are literally steps from both to enjoy a wonderful beach vacation. The views are outstanding and the summer walks are breathtaking. Enjoy your coffee on the deck or while taking a leisurely walk on Long Beach.

What makes this house unique

BEACH Location, Location, Location!!! you will not find a better spot for enjoying two of Rockports great beaches. The home is spacious with 5 bedrooms enough for a great family gathering. If a beach vacation is what you desire, you will not be dissappointed.


Nearest Airport
38 Miles
Logan International Airport, Boston, MA
Nearest Golf
1.9 Miles
Rockport Golf Club
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Nearest Motorway
4.7 Miles
Massachusetts Route 128
Nearest Restaurant
2.4 Miles
Downtown Rockport
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Cape Hedge and Long Beach (steps away)
Car: recommended

Rockport is a picturesque New England coastal town located 38 miles north of Boston on beautiful Cape Ann Massachusetts. Enjoy stunning coastlines, relaxing beaches, quaint shops, one of kind lighthouses, art galleries, and dining in historic Rockport the home of Motif #1 and Bearskin Neck.

Cape Hedge Island - While Cape Hedge is a well known Rockport beach, the island between it and Long Beach is a miniature treasure for exploring or snuggling with a special someone at sunset and a bottle of red. Accessible from the parking lot at the end of Seaview St.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $500

Important notes:
1. Rental agreement should be read in its entirety prior to booking.
• Please do not rent from us unless you agree to all terms included.
2. Summer has a minimum stay of 7 nights with change over day is on Saturday.
• Check in time is 2 pm and check out time is 10 am
3. Quiet hours are between 10 pm and 9 am so everyone can enjoy the quiet tranquility of the property and area.
4. At any time before, during, or after your stay, your information may be shared with
5. Cancellation policy: No refunds - once payment reaches us it is non-refundable unless the landlord can re rent the property for the same dates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund