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Charming studio apartment in antique colonial home with private patio

Bedrooms Studio
Space 300 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Studio, 1 full bath, sleeps 2

Charming studio apartment in an antique colonial home with an antique/gift shop on site. Why rent a hotel/motel room? This beautiful studio is a unique alternative. The apartment is located within walking distance to the North Shore Art Association, Rocky Neck Art Colony (the oldest working art colony in America), wonderful restaurants, beaches, and shopping. Private parking for 1-2 vehicles.

Main living space: The main living space is a bright, sunny large room with hardwood floors, a comfy, queen size bed, kitchen set and seating area. We provide great comfy linens and quilts, and an extra cot can be provided if needed. The kitchen is small but fully equipped with a large refrigerator/freezer, small gas stove, breakfast bar, and everything needed to boil a lobster!

The bathroom has a full soaking tub with shower and beautiful floor to ceiling ceramic tile.

Patio: There is also a terrific outdoor private patio with wrought iron furniture. We also supply a small barbeque grill with everything needed for a great cookout.

More Details

Joan Cotto
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018


Gloucester Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Fully ceramic tile bath. Totally updated.
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , extra cot + 1 mattress
  • 1 full size bed and cot provided upon request. There will be a $30 per night charge for each additional person. No cleaning charge.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Use of washer/dryer, all linens provided. Activities in site and nearby = shopping, sightseeing, whale watching, swimming, antiquing, etc.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Charming studio apartment in antique colonial home with private patio
average rating of 4.75 based on 12 reviews
Orange County, California

Enjoyed our stay

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at Joan's place during a trip to the Boston area. We found it convenient to visit Boston, Salem, and areas of New Hampshire and Maine. The kitchen is well equipped and allowed us to eat in and save money to spend elsewhere. The bed is very comfortable providing a good sleep for us both. Joan is a wonderful host ensuring we had easy access to the apartment, keeping us informed of available amenities, and checking with us to ensure we were happy during our stay. Thank you Joan for making us feel at home during our stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thanks for a great review! i'm so glad that you enjoyed yourselves here.
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Cute room and perfect location made an amazing trip!

  • 5 of 5

If you ever need a place to stay in Gloucester I highly recommend staying with Joan. It was easy to find and near everything you need when staying there. The room was perfect and had recommendations on places to eat and things to do. She really makes sure you are enjoying your stay in any way she can. If I am ever back in Gloucester I will definetly be staying here.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Roanoke, Indiana, USA

Very pleasant apartment and neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is very comfortable for one or two people (I was there alone), and tastefully decorated (you can tell the owner is an artist and runs a gift shop) - as shown in the pictures. It's well maintained, clean, and secure - and set in a very safe neighborhood. I enjoyed walking down the street to the harbor, the art colony, or a bit further .to the seashore and beach. It was also within easy driving range of Salem and Rockport, and an easy train ride to Boston.

Communication was solid and timely as I arranged for the reservation and as the arrival date came near. Check in was efficient and personable, and check out was very easy. I was provided my own parking spot.

Joan, the owner, lives upstairs and is readily available to address any needs that might have popped up. She's also a wonderful person and I very much enjoyed getting to know her.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thanks for such a wonderful review!
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So Cute!!!

  • 5 of 5

What a great studio apartment. Close to downtown, Rocky Neck and Good Harbor Beach. This apartment has it all. A must stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect little getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for a few nights for our honeymoon and loved it! It was so cozy and perfect for the two of us. Joan was so great and made sure we had everything we would need. I would absolutely love to go back and I would highly recommend staying here :)

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Berwick, PA, USA

A wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Joan is a warm, friendly and welcoming host, responded quickly to our emails and was accommodating with our later arrival. She made sure to include everything you might need for a pleasant stay. The place was quiet, spotless, charmingly furnished, and had all the little conveniences, and then some! She thought of everything. An ideal place to stay for a single or couple. The little courtyard was a pleasant sanctuary to sit and eat in the shade. Easy to find, and located a 5 min drive from everything - close enough to be convenient, but far away enough to be quiet. Weather was great so we didn't avail ourselves of the books, games, CDs or DVDs, of which she has a fun selection to choose from. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thanks so much for such a great review. it was a pleasure having you stay here. i look forward to having you back again. best, joan
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

There will be a $25 per unit fee for all cancellations. Failure to show up without cancellation will result in a one night charge per unit.

Owner'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.