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4 Bedroom Cottage With Singing Beach Access

13 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
7 - 14 nights


Manchester-by-the-Sea House Rental Photos and Description

Four Bedroom, 3 1/2 Baths Walk To Singing Beach And Town

This 4 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath cottage circa 1900 was completely renovated in 2005. It includes a chef's kitchen, screened porch, flat screen tv, air conditioning and built in stereo system. Walk to singing beach down private lane and path. Walk to town and train.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Robin Swayze
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 9, 2016


based on 13 traveler reviews

4 Bedroom Cottage With Singing Beach Access
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Is the best word to describe our experience. Fantastic house for a family vacation or long term stay. We sincerely enjoyed our time there and Robin was wonderful to deal with - responsive, accommodative and gracious. Looking forward to next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Buffalo, NY USA

Best family vacation we've ever had!

  • 5 of 5

We've been vacationing in Manchester by the Sea for several years after falling in love with the town. But this was by far the best vacation we've had, largely due to how wonderful this home was to stay in for the week. Robyn has clearly invested a lot of time and thoughtful effort into making this rental look and feel like a well cared for home away from home. Everything is updated top to bottom, so you get an authentic seaside vacation home experience, with all the comforts and convenience of what feels like a a full time home. The location is fantastic - right between Singing Beach and Captain Dusty's / Masconomo Park, only a half mile in either direction. The neighborhood is quiet and beautiful in its own right. We can't wait to come back next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review! It was wonderful having you stay and we are so happy that you had such a great time!!!
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Phoenix, AZ

Perfect vacation home

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home, clean, and ready to welcome us to a great week in Manchester. Owners very responsive and helpful. Plenty of room to spread out. Hope to return again and again.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. It was a pleasure having you here. Hope you will return next year! Sincerely, Robin and Gary
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  • 5 of 5

I rented this house for one week to spend time with family. The house far exceeded my expectations and Robin and Gary were wonderful. The location and property are awesome. The kids loved playing ball in the big front yard. It was a quick walk to town and to the beach. The house was clean and comfortable. Steam shower was a bonus. The white marble in the bathrooms was beautiful. We would reccomend this house highly and feel very thankful we were able to stay here.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Michigan Family Vacation.

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed at Gary and Robin's home for a week during our yearly family vacation over the Spring Break period. Although there was still plently of snow in the yard (nothing they could do about that due to a record Winter snowfall) we all had a very pleasant stay. The home is very clean and well appointed with updated furnishings and appliances and offered plenty of room for our family to spread out. The town of Manchester-By-The-Sea is a beautiful area with lots of things to see and do in the surrounding Cape Ann area. The commuter train was close by and offered quick trips into Boston, which we rode often as well. We would chose this home again if we ever return to this area and would most likely come back at a time when we could see some grass and sit out on the enclosed porch.

Highly recommended from Michigan.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is the perfect vacation rental - even in the off season. Open, spacious, sun filled rooms, walk to the beach...I could go on and on re: how happy this home made my stay. The owners are the most gracious and kind renters I have ever encountered. The cost is more than reasonable - actually felt we did not pay enough for all we received - so this place is a steal. Nice quiet residential neighborhood and downtown Manchester-by-the-Sea is just a 5 min. walk away to shops/restaurants/groceries.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Private Singing Beach access


Rates & Availability

Manchester-by-the-Sea House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fall 2016
Sep 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
late fall
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 21 2016
7 night minimum stay
Holiday Christmas
Dec 22 2016 - Dec 29 2016
7 night minimum stay
Jan 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
May 2017
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
June 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
July/August 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
14 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $200
Property Damage Protection $59

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Manchester-by-the-Sea House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming

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