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Long Beach Private & Good Harbor Beach, Beautiful Luxury Home, Ext'd Famil

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Bedrooms 6
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights


Gloucester House Rental Photos and Description

6+ Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms, Easily Sleeps 15+, Plenty Of More Room Available

This is the Vacation Beach House you have been searching for. Perfectly located only steps to Long Beach Gloucester, this immaculate and graciously appointed home is the perfect destination for discerning beach lovers who want only the best in accommodation, sea & surf! The house has direct waterfront views of the private section of Gloucester’s side of Long beach as well as direct views of the Twin Lighthouses of Thatcher’s island, which is a well known spectacular tourist view. Enjoy your favorite part of the day gazing out at the beautiful scenery. All this while less than a 2 minute drive (8-10 minute walk) to the World Famous Good Harbor Beach. You can enjoy both beaches during your stay. Why would you settle for one beach when you can enjoy two? This beautiful home boasts 5+ lovely bedrooms and 3 sparkling custom tiled full baths as well as fabulous extras like a family room with a big screen TV and 3 in 1 gaming table, formal living room, Fully open concept first floor formal dining room, and gourmet kitchen, with ocean views from many parts of the house. The outdoor space of this house is just as amazing with large outdoor decks and two fully expanding canopies which only add to the space and charm of this location. Relax on the patio, or recharge for a bit on the outdoor hammock. All within 50 yards to the white sands of Gloucester’s side of Long beach. You won’t want to leave!

Housing accommodations are a perfect set-up for the extended family or share with the best of friends. This location contains 3500+ sq/ft. of housing for your enjoyment. This is one of the largest houses available in the area. On your drive to the house you will pass by Good Harbor Beach and there is no question that you are at the ocean as the breeze and surroundings are undeniable. As you continue only a short distance you will turn into the private area of Gloucester’s section of Long Beach. After a few short turns you will arrive to the house, and you will immediately feel like you are on vacation and ready to enjoy your stay. Outdoors you will notice the numerous outdoor custom built landscapes and a large rear yard with patio to enjoy the beautiful weather and enjoy the wonderful privacy. As you enter the house at the first floor into custom tiled entry you will immediately feel the beach house charm! Prepare to be amazed at the open concept Kitchen, Living room and Dining area which are perfect for the family gatherings and the memory making event you are visiting for. The custom hardwood stairwell is impressive and the detail is outstanding, as it blends into the hardwood flooring on the entire first and second floor. The Kitchen, while fully appointed, has a full granite surround with a bar level set-up for sitting down for a nice quick meal while the dining area is perfect for the larger sit down style dinners. The expansive custom built-ins and full appliances complete this home so that it is the perfect place to be the ultimate beach home away from home. Produce your family’s favorite recipes or try some of the great local dining options, it’s all up to you. The living room is just amazing for relaxing and watching the ocean, or watching TV if you prefer. Additionally on the first floor we have a full bathroom and a spacious bedroom containing a Queen-size bed with a pull-out trundle. As you ascend to the top of the beautiful custom staircase to the second floor the view of Long beach with the Twin light houses of Thatcher’s Island in the background will astound you. The top of the stairs lead to another living room a huge custom designed sectional with the breath-taking ocean views, as well as a 55” HDTV and gas fireplace. The sectional includes a pull out twin size bed. It really is an amazing space to just relax and enjoy your time. Just off this living room is the master bedroom which contains a majestic King Size bed, a 55” HDTV and your own private deck with outdoor furniture and fully automatic expanding awning. Have your morning coffee on the deck overlooking the picture perfect private back yard. As you exit the master bedroom thru the oversized French doors onto the deck you will notice a hand painted seascape mural by one of the very famous local artists. It’s a great touch and just adds so much charm! We also have an additional bedroom/nursery off the master for those who want to have the kids close by. This bedroom/nursery contains a twin bunk bed with a trundle. Also on the second floor is the master bathroom with many custom features including a Jacuzzi tub and separate stand up shower. If you ever do decide to leave this upstairs retreat, and head back down the stairs to the main level you can still proceed to the lower level for even more entertainment. The lower level contains the washer/dryer and laundry area, as well as two more bedrooms and an additional Living room with a kitchen/kitchenette and another full bathroom. The bedrooms are spacious and well appointed, one bedroom contains a Queen bed with an additional twin bed with trundle and the other bedroom contains a twin bed with trundle and a second twin bed. The Living room has a large Queen-size pull-out sofa coach. Don’t forget you can always challenged each other at the 3-in-1 game table, with your choice of pool, ping pong and air hockey. Perhaps you prefer to play Wii with your friends and family, and of course bring some family favorites, or sit at the beautiful Oak table and play table games or have a card tournament. It’s a great space while you’re not enjoying the beach. There is also a walk-out slider to the beautiful yard as well with easy parking and access if required. You can have plenty of room with friends and family but never feel like you are crowded. This also makes an excellent area for in-laws, an au pair, or a family with small children that need a bit more privacy. For those of you who need to always be connected, the house has WiFi, of course, but brings your cell phone as there is no landline at the house. If the house is not big enough already and you need more space, then the outdoor area is the place for you! This is the perfect spot where you can relax on the outside deck furniture and sunbath privately instead of the beach if you prefer. We have a full patio arrangement for you with a fully expanding automatic awning as well as a relaxing hammock, which seems to draw you to some downtime! There is an outdoor shower with hot and cold water to rinse everything off and we do have an outdoor grill of course! The large driveway is spacious enough for 5 or 6 vehicles. with plenty of parking. Additionally, Gloucester is quickly becoming artwork-culturally friendly area. Take a ride to the local artwork shops found around Rocky Neck. Find a new treasure for your home to remember your trip or come every year if you prefer. We would love to have you visit our home!

More pictures and information are available. Please make a request or make a suggestion. There is everything you would expect for a great ocean beach stay, located only a 5-10 minute drive to Gloucester harbor. Once you experience this vacation house and locale, you will want to return for years to come. Start a new tradition and make a reservation today!

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Pete Cast
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 24, 2016
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Why Pete Cast chose Merrimack Valley & Essex County

Beautiful beach and ocean views. Large spacious home for great family gatherings.

What makes this house unique

Please view our beautiful sister-houses (Homeaway Listing number: P951090 or VRBO Listing number: P391707 ) & also Homeaway: 3523865. Located only 1/3' of a mile away from each other in the private section of Wingaersheek Beach, with private access to Coffins beach as well.

Or our additional spectacular Location on Long Beach in Gloucester Homeaway listing Number: 3827982


based on 5 traveler reviews

Long Beach Private & Good Harbor Beach, Beautiful Luxury Home, Ext'd Famil
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Wedding Week

  • 5 of 5

I can not say enough about the home and the owner. Pete was so easy to work with and always responsive. The house, WOW! The proximity to the beach is incredible. We arrived on a Friday and everything was perfect. Our daughter was married in Gloucester on Saturday and then Sunday through Friday was pure relaxation. We had many family members stay with us from all over the country. It was the perfect place to spend time together, whether on the beach, in the backyard or just sitting around the kitchen/living room. We were able to grill out several nights on the gas grill for dinner and then walk to the local Ice Cream shop! If you have a large group, this is the house for you!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Fabulous place for family reunion!

  • 5 of 5

Of all the places we have rented in the past this house had absolutely everything we needed and more! It was spotlessly clean with extra linens etc. There was more than enough room for the extended family spread out both indoors and outdoors. The 2 minute walk to a gorgeous beach was the clincher for me!

We will be back next year!!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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A Nautical Oasis

  • 5 of 5

This property is an absolute gem located near Long Beach in Gloucester. We rented this property for a family gathering with family coming in from out of state.

There were people renting the house who had left in the morning and when we arrived it was like nobody had been there. The property was absolutely spotless upon our entrance and the nautical decor found throughout the house is beautiful. Every room was equipped with clean sheets, pillows, etc. There were even extra blankets in each room in the house. The kitchen had every appliance we could ask for and even the small details such as coffee filters that we had forgotten! Any kitchen necessity you could think of, they had. It also had a grill for us to cook in and beach chairs to take down to the beach during the day!

The property owner was available to us by phone or text throughout our stay. There is a binder set up for renters upon arrival to review the property rules which was very convenient. It helped explain to us how little details such as trash needed to be collected. We had a few questions the night before we were leaving and he was able to provide an immediate response.

I would recommend this property to any large groups who are looking to stay under one roof. This house provided everything we needed to keep all of the family members, including kids, entertained throughout the long weekend. The surrounding Rockport and Gloucester areas are a treat for any visitor to visit. Tiny shops and restaurants dot the area as well as numerous beaches and activities..

This place has it all!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Long Beach Reunion

  • 5 of 5

Eleven members of our family (ages 9 months to 69 years, from Minnesota, New York and Pennsylvania) gathered to celebrate a graduation from Gordon College.

The house was perfect in every way: tastefully decorated with comfortable furniture and beds, we felt at home immediately. The views are amazing! We loved being able to eat meals together both inside, and on the deck. There are many lovely conversation areas to enjoy morning coffee or evening wine. The kitchen is fully equipped with quality cooking/serving items needed for meals.

The owners have thought of everything to make a vacation stay relaxing and pleasant. (Here's a tip for future renters: we took great family photos on the beautiful staircase.)

The views from the house are amazing! How fun to just walk a short way to watch surfers on Long Beach. We enjoyed whale watching, Cape Ann lighthouse cruise, Hammond Castle, Halibut State Park, a sunset over Plum Cove, shopping and dining in Gloucester and Rockport, and day trips to Boston. This rental is ideal for making memories for a lifetime.

From the time we first talked on the phone to Pete in October until we walked through the door, we were all pleased with how accommodating, helpful and welcoming he was. He responds to emails very quickly.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, comfortable and perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at this beautiful beach house. It was perfect for our family of 15. The beautiful beach is very close. It was an easy drive to Boston. We loved Gloucester's restaurants, scenic beauty and friendly people. We would chose this location again. The owner was very easy to work with and made our stay excellent in every way.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Logan international airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Many great places of Downtown Gloucester & Rockpor
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Gloucester harbor
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Bass Rocks
Nearest Train
8 Miles
West Gloucester T-Line
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Route 128
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
So Many Great local places
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Many place of new hamshire
Nearest Beach
Long beach & Good harbor
Car: necessary

More pictures and information available. Please make a request or make a suggestion. There is everything you would expect for a great ocean beach stay, located only 10-15 minutes drive to Gloucester harbor. Electric Beach/Golf cart provided with house. Once you experience this vacation house and locale, you will want to return for years to come. Start a new tradition and make a reservation today!

New in 2014.. Exciting news, we are adding a Classic restored 1965 Pontiac GTO for rental during visiting guest stays. Enjoy the area even more in a Classic GTO. Please ask about rates and pictures if interested.

NOTE: If you are looking for an additional house/property, Please view both our beautiful sister-houses (Homeaway Listing number: P951090 or VRBO Listing number: P391707 ) & (Homeaway Listing # P3523865 or VRBO Listing number # P3523865) Located only 5-8 minutes drive away, and located in the private section of Wingaersheek / Coffins beach

Absolutely NO smoking or Pets allowed. For the safety and comfort of all current and future guests


Rates & Availability

Gloucester House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Post -Summer 2016
Sep 10 2016 - Dec 2 2016
3 night minimum stay
Fall/Winter 2016
Dec 4 2016 - Jan 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter / Early Spring 2017
Jan 5 2017 - Mar 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Pre-summer 2017
Mar 31 2017 - Jun 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 2 2017 - Sep 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
Post Summer-Autumn 2017
Sep 16 2017 - Jan 5 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

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Gloucester House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , First floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Master Bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , lower level
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower , hot & cold water
  • Please ask if any questions beyond the info provided in description
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Main Floor Bedroom - 1 queen
    Lower Level Bedroom #1 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Queen Bed with additional Day Bed with trundle
    Lower level Bedroom #2 - 2 twin/ single , Two Full size Beds with one additional pull out trundle
    Lower Level Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen size pull out sofa bed
    Master Bedroom Nursery - 3 twin/ single , Bunk Bed set up with additional Pull out single trundle
  • Please ask if any questions beyond the info provided in description
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
You will have a great time!

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