check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag

Romantic Ocean & Boston Skyline Views

51 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Pay with confidence

When you book through the HomeAway checkout, your booking is backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee™ offering comprehensive payment protection.

Learn more


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


Swampscott House Rental Photos and Description

1 Bedroom, 1.5 Bath House Overlooking The Harbor

Perched high on the hill, this fabulous home boasts ocean views from every window. Fully renovated custom chef's kitchen, brand new 1.5 baths (one with Jacuzzi), a large bedroom. Cathedral ceilings, skylights, fireplace, hardwood floors, wrap around decks and a hot tub! Cable, wifi, washer & dryer. Linens, towels, kitchen supplies, utensils, and the first breakfast are provided. Walk to beaches, restaurants and shops. Close to Salem, Marblehead and to Logan Airport, you can take a train, bus or even a boat (May - October) to Boston.

First floor: Kitchen, dining room (piano), living room (fireplace, TV), bathroom (washer, dryer), wrap-around deck (hot tub).

Second floor: Bedroom (cathedral ceiling, skylights, TV), bathroom (Jacuzzi), deck.

The house is modern, secluded and romantic; perfect for a couple seeking a quiet retreat after a busy day.

(Note: The house is not wheelchair accessible; you must use outside stairs to get to it - but it'll be well worth it)

Search 'camnet boston' for the current weather view

More Details
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 25, 2016

About Ivan

I was born in Europe and grew up in New York City. Now I am a musician and a professor in Boston.

Ivan purchased this house in 2008

Why Ivan chose Merrimack Valley & Essex County

My oceanfront, artsy one bedroom house on 2 levels is a true hideaway. It's located completely off the street, only 12 miles from Boston. Enjoy the views, chef's kitchen, the outdoor spa and indoor Jacuzzi, fireplace and more. The house is comfortable, secluded and romantic; perfect for a couple seeking a quiet, private retreat.

What makes this house unique

Ocean views from every window!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you Ivan! It was our first Christmas away from family - had a splendid time. Loved the big kitchen, beautiful decks, hot tub, jacuzzi, and of course the phenomenal views. What a relaxing, refreshing and romantic Christmas.

Happy New Year!
Dec 2012
  • 1 of 1


based on 51 traveler reviews

Romantic Ocean & Boston Skyline Views
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 52 reviews

The view is even prettier in person

  • 5 of 5

This location is perfect for a couples getaway. The home is very clean with modern upgrades and the view is surreal. The location is also convenient to get to.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jim! You definitely should come back for a longer stay!
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

This is a lovely home with terrific views.

  • 4 of 5

This is the perfect home for a romantic getaway. It is in a quiet neighborhood, and there are several restaurants within walking distance.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Most relaxing and beautiful space

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely recommend this little paradise, clean, everything you would need, gorgeous views and space to relax in. Thank you Ivan!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Kerstin, I hope to see you again
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

We had an awesome vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We had everything we needed for a get away of R&R and romance. I would highly recommend this to anyone! Very enjoyable. Very peaceful! Very beautiful! Clean, cozy, comfortable. The hot tub and Jacuzzi were wonderful, the shower was perfect after a day at the beach, the bed comfortable, and the decks a delightful place to sip tea, eat meals, read books, and have quiet conversation. The piano was a pleasant addition. A few delicious restaurants within walking distance. The beach was within walking distance and another must go to beach (Marblehead) was a short drive away. Salem was also only a few minute drive away. Can't wait to go back! Thank you Ivan!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Lori. I hope to see you again
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Excellent relaxing home!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a wonderful weekend at Ivan's house in Swampscott. The amenities at the house are terrific and the views are awesome. You will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kevin, I hope to see you guys again :-)
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Fantastic getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a very pleasant stay in Swampscott. Ivan was very nice and helpful. He answered a question we had before we arrived and stopped by after we arrived to see how we were getting along. The house was in a perfect location and very nicely furnished for a comfortable stay. We had a beautiful view of the ocean as well as a short walk to the beach and other locations such as shops, etc. The neighborhood was very quiet and we felt very safe walking as well. We had a short drive to Boston as well as Salem, Lexington, Concord and other locations. Lastly, but certainly not least, the hot tub and the Jacuzzi were a very nice addition to an enjoyable week. Anyone looking for a great place to stay in the Boston area should reserve this location. Thank you Ivan for sharing this house.

Larry and Kathy

West Virginia

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you guys, I hope to see you back!
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Boston Logan International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Red Rock Bistro
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Salem to Boston
Nearest Train
0.75 Miles
Greater Boston's public transportation ('the T')
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Red Rock Bistro
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Fisherman's Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Swampscott House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
professional cleaning $50

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Send a Message
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)


Swampscott House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , washer & dryer
  • 1.5
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Partner Offers

You might like these similar properties