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John O'Hara

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english, spanish

DISCOUNTED SPECIAL: JUNE 18-25 $1,800 (save $500)

6 Reviews
Sleeps13
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Gloucester House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 PLUS Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 11-13)

BEST BEACH LOCATION IN GLOUCESTER! LEAVE YOUR CAR AND WALK TO 3 BEACHES w/use of private beach!...

*Just completing a $100k renovation of entire house inside/out, so come enjoy and even nicer house in the same amazing location!!

This bright, sunny and colorful Classic New England coastal home is idealy situated on quaint and private Briar Neck, surrounded by of sea roses. It is a 3 minute walk to Good Harbor,Long Beach and PRIVATE 'Briar Neck Beach'(away from the crowds!!). The house is very spacious and great for large and/or extended families. Leave your car and walk to the beaches, shower off in the h/c outside, grill & eat on patio and then walk to ice cream after dinner!! Does it get any better??? Come enjoy the island's best beach location this summer and DON'T wait as this books full every summer!!

We are completing a full renovation w/new kitchen, bathrooms, lighting, etc. and is painted w/soothing colors of the sea, white washed hardwood floors and exposed beams. A huge cathedral living room w/large flat screen TV and plenty of comfy sofas/chairs and two fireplaces is a great place to relax. The large kitchen w/breakfast bar/stools and dining room is spacious enough for 12 people to dine together. First floor has the Master bedroom, full bath and guest room. The entire second floor is a huge 'KIDS' bedroom w/its own full bath and sleeps 5-7 and is a great room for kids to escape to!!

Outside of house has nice front and back yard foor kids to play and plenty of parking. This is a prime summer vacation location, and books early and full so don't wait....

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Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
John O'Hara (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks: english, spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

We were so glad we chose this Gloucester vacation rental to spend our final week of summer by the beach and the weather and ocean breezes were amazing! It was perfect for our medium sized family and the kids loved the huge upstairs room and own bath. The dining room and kitchen were very nice and we loved the breakfast bar as well. there was a nice patio set and gas BBQ of which we enjoyed nightly and the closed in back yard was safe for the kids to play in w/the dog. The owner was nice enough to spend some time with us giving ideas of things to do and restaurants to eat. I'd highly recommend this house if you love the beaches!
Aug 2013
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Reviews

4.7
based on 6 traveler reviews

DISCOUNTED SPECIAL: JUNE 18-25 $1,800 (save $500)
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 11 reviews
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Clean, comfortable family vacation home close to Good Harbor Beach

  • 4 of 5

We were 4 adults and 2 young children who live about an hour from Gloucester. The house worked very well for us. It was clean and spacious. You can see the ocean from the upstairs bedroom. There is a small back yard with an outdoor shower, table for 6, lawn chairs and an outdoor grill. We often left the back door open and the children moved freely between outside and in. The outdoor shower was a tremendous feature after trips to the beach. It was great to get the sand off everyone. We went to the beach everyday - sometimes twice a day. The beach is a ten minute walk. We carried a lot of gear to the beach so we would usually take the car to drop people and gear off. Also, there were a number of beach toys and boogie boards in the backyard that we used. There is plenty of room to park cars at the house.

The kitchen and kitchen tools were adequate. We mostly cooked and ate at home. There are 2 large supermarkets within a mile of the house, so keeping the house provisioned was simple. The owner recommended a couple of local restaurants, "Causeway" and the "Lobster Pool" which we enjoyed.

I would recommend this house to families with children who like the beach. The Cape Ann area is beautiful and there is a lot to explore. However, we spent most of our time enjoying Good Harbor Beach.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Vacation Home

  • 4 of 5

As we entered the house, we were immediately welcomed with a vase of lovely, fresh flowers. The open floor plan provided a perfect setting for my entire family to always be engaged with everyone. My adult children and their families had lots of fun as the house provided not only all of the essentials inside but had a great yard space complete with gas grill, umbrella, table and chairs and a much used outdoor shower when returning from the beach. The location of the house was perfectly situated between Long Beach and Good Harbor Beach and within easy walking distance of the house. The pictures of the house (or even if you view the house from the outside) do not do justice to the actual space inside the house. It was very spacious and well laid out. The upstairs bedroom with 5 beds and a bath worked perfectly for one of my children's family. The two bedrooms on the first floor were also very spacious, lots of closets.

We also found having such great parking available to us was a real plus. There are lots of great spots to visit in the area: Rocky Neck (artist colony) and it also has some great restaurants: The Rudder and the Studio; Rockport with lots of local shops on Bear Skin Neck, Stage Fort Park, Eastern Point for some great fishing, and a visit to the new hotel, Beauport! Our favorite restaurant is Duckworth -

but you must make a reservation long in advance of your visit. We hope to come back to this Perfect Vacation Home again next year.

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July 2016

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable, airy, sunny, roomy... Thoroughly enjoyable experience.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is large and airy, filled with sunshine. It is a 10 minute walk to one of the finest beaches in New England. Great location! John O'Hara, the landlord, is very helpful and attentive.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, lots of room

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for a week with extended family. It really worked well for all our needs, and our visitors. Lots of room and sleeping space. A great, open layout and we could gather lots of people around the dinner table -- both inside and out. Had all the amenities -- great TV, wifi worked fine, etc. The location was excellent; an easy walk to Long Beach or Good Harbor. And I was amazed how quiet the neighborhood was at night. Wonderful all around!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful time in Gloucester

  • 5 of 5

This comfortable, recently renovated home sits in a quiet costal setting conveniently located within walking distance of two nice public beaches. Owner is very responsive and accommodating and a local resident of the area.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great stay!!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for a week in June. Everything just as described, open floor plan, brand new kitchen, lovely place. Walk to Good Harbor or Long Beach. Plan to return for many years. Owner very helpful with recommendations of places to eat & things to do.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Gloucester House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early Summer
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,475
 
 
Summer
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$3,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Gloucester House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
OUTDOOR H/C SHOWER!!!

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