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Beach/Ocean Views North Shore Boston, Cape Ann 3BR/2b Ipswich

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Last updated: 08/09/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7-90 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Ipswich house description

'Windswept' on Great Neck
This is a Furnished Summer/Winter Rental. Winter rental starts Oct.15-May 2015 rate $2500 per month plus utilities. Summer rates below.
There are views from every window of this newly renovated, 4 season home north of Boston, with water access across the street to a rocky beach. The Atlantic Ocean is a distant view and Plum Island Sound is in front of the house with lobster boats and private boats moored nearby.
This area is great for kayakers, canoers, windsurfers, and boaters of every kind. Crane Beach in Ipswich, boasts of 6 miles of white sand beach and pristine sand dunes on a natural wildlife preserve. There is a small partially sandy beach for residents only included in your rental, a short 10 minute walk from the house or you can drive down and park.

The Crane Estate has summer family concerts at The Great House at Castle Hill on Thursday nights and many guided trails through the Wildlife Refuge.

Enjoy views of Plum Island, New Hampshire and Maine, plus many sand bars to stop and swim from and 3 public boat ramps within a 10 minute drive. Close to Cape Ann, Salem, and Boston and just 20 minutes from the New Hampshire border, makes this shore line community unique. Town is 3 miles away with a boat launch, train station, great restaurants, and golf and tennis within 6 miles. The town boasts of more pre-revolutionary homes than any other town in the US.

The north shore has plenty to offer for all ages with festivals and entertainment all summer long.

The house was renovated in 2003 with a 900 square foot addition, creating a 2000 sq. ft. open floor plan heated living area. There is a gourmet granite kitchen with a peninsula for morning coffee, with a view of Eagle River. A wrap-around deck is available, with plenty of deck furniture and table for evening dinners Al Fresco. The walk out ground floor has a king or 2 singles in the bedroom and a utility/laundry room.

The second level has the living area, with great room, kitchen, full bath and private living room. The third level has a master bedroom with balcony, full bath and small single bedroom.

Nature lovers can enjoy the many trails of the Essex Greenbelt, Plum Island's Parker River Wildlife, Trustees of the Reservations, and Audubon wildlife refuges. Great bird watching! Also North Ridge Road is a popular route on the North Shore touring bike trails. View the most breathtaking sunsets in the area, ranked one of the greatest in North America by National Geographic!!! (see link below for video)

*No parties, or smoking. If you do not comply with these rules, it is grounds for eviction.
*No more than the maximum number listed will be allowed on premises.
*Non refundable pet fee of $200 with approval of the owner
*Late check out fee of $200. Extra cleaning $75 per hour.

Keywords: Ocean, Seaside House, views, beach, summer, winter rental

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome:

            Deck is self contained with a gate. There are several baby gates for stairs, booster seat, umbrella stroller, pack n play. Nearby new pirate ship playground near beach...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            outdoor smoking is allowed with pick up of butts....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            with approval of owner and pet fee of $200...moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            has balcony with views on 3rd floor...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

            small single bedroom (pack n play available) 3rd floor...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 king

            1st floor walk out can be twins or king...moreless

          • Convertible bed(s): 1 double

            open floor plan double sofa bed in great room 2nd floor...moreless

          • King size beds (2) king: one in master on 3rd level, king or twins on lower level, Twin or Single Beds (1) on 3rd level bedroom 3, Baby Cribs (1) pack n play available, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) double size sofa bed in living room...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            on main floor...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            off master bedroom on top floor...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Cooking Utensils:

            bullet blender, toaster, can opener, coffee maker, and pot for lobsters. New full size blender...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Granite kitchen with modern appliances...moreless

          • Stove:

            glass top electric stove...moreless

          • Dining:

            booster seat available...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            with ice maker...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            some spices ...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:


          • Child's Highchair
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave
          • Ice Maker
          • Seating for 6 people


          • Living Room:

            Great room with dining area and views, second living room in back of house with surround sound...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            all new linens Winter long term rentals linens optional...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            2 oversized wall units on 2 floors with remote controls...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            plenty of towels and 6 beach towels...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            laundry room...moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Hair Dryer
          • Parking

          Other Amenities

              • 2 king beds, one king can be 2 singles, one single on 3rd floor, and a double pull-out sofa in living room, Wrap-around deck, yard, parking for 4 cars off street, or a boat trailer, water access across the street, private sandy beach 1 miles, boat launch nearby....moreless


              • Books
              • Games


              • Broadband Access:

                wireless router and cable modem...moreless

              • Internet
              • Wireless Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                Wrap-around deck, balcony, with water views and private sunny patio in backyard....moreless

              • Golf:

                set of small golf clubs for woman 5'2'...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                small gas grill...moreless

              • Wood Deck
              • Outdoor Grill Gas


              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Family

              Location & View

              • Beach View:

                Tidal beach and marsh views, tidal beach across the street with communal staircase to beach, claming and oystering only by permit....moreless

              • Ocean View:

                View is of Plum Island Sound and the Atlantic Ocean in the distance....moreless


              • Autumn Foliage
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Snowboarding
              • Parasailing
              • Racquetball
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Surfing
              • Hunting
              • Equestrian Events
              • Skiing
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Paragliding
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Ice Skating
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Hiking
              • Water Tubing
              • ATM/Bank
              • Surf Fishing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Basketball Court
              • Fishing
              • Cycling
              • Sailing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Medical Services
              • Massage Therapist
              • Fitness Center
              • Live Theater
              • Zoo
              • Synagogues
              • Restaurants
              • Coin Laundry
              • Recreation Center
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Pond
              • Museums
              • Marina
              • Library
              • Cinemas
              • Churches
              • Bay/Sound
              • Playground
              • Fly Fishing
              • Antiquing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Laundromat
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Boating
              • Whale Watching
              • Walking
              • Shopping
              • Bird Watching
              • Beachcombing
              • Sledding
              • Sight Seeing
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Freshwater Fishing


              Write a review 4.6
              from 10 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Winter long term
              Oct 15 - May 15, 2015
              90 night min stay

              Jun 20 - Sep 6, 2015
              7 night min stay

              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay

              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • each pet $200
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Pet Fee $200
              • Taxes Included


              Winter rates are $2400 per month plus utilities. 3 month minimum

              utilities are cable, phone, internet, oil heat

              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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              Last updated: 08/09/2014
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              35 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              3 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Ipswich T
              3 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Route 1A
              1 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              3 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              65 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              5 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Cape Ann
              3 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant

              Car: Recommended

              Whale watching, charter fishing, lobster boat trips, 40 minutes from Boston by train, 20 minutes by car to Newburyport, New Hampshire, Gloucester and Rockport.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2000

              About the owner: I am a retired teacher and realtor. I worked several years with a large company doing vacation rentals on or near the ocean in the US. We have several properties in the U.S. and Mexico. We would love to help you find a vacation for your family that will maximize your relaxation and enjoyment. See our other listing number in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico.

              Why the Owner Chose Ipswich:
              Gorgeous views and sunsets. Near Boston and New Hampshire. Beaches, beaches, beaches

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Clamming, swimming, biking, hiking, birdwatching,etc. Children enjoy the new playground a short walk from the house with state of the art equipment in fenced, safe park by the beach.

              Contact us

              Speaks: english

              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              • Water view from house

                Water view from house

              • Wrap Deck with views

                Wrap Deck with views

              • Kitchen view to back of the house

                Kitchen view to back of the house

              • Great room

                Great room

              • Master King Bedroom en suite/ 
water views

                Master King Bedroom en suite/ water views

              • Bedroom King or 2 singles

                Bedroom King or 2 singles

              • single bedroom off upstairs master

                single bedroom off upstairs master

              • wrap around deck

                wrap around deck

              • nearby beach waiting for you

                nearby beach waiting for you

              • Exterior of Ipswich Water View House

                Exterior of Ipswich Water View House

              • New gourmet, granite kitchen and great room

                New gourmet, granite kitchen and great room

              • Living room

                Living room

              • Great room with views

                Great room with views

              • twin bedroom walk out

                twin bedroom walk out

              • back garden and grill

                back garden and grill

              • view from master bedroom

                view from master bedroom

              • one of many sunsets from deck

                one of many sunsets from deck

              VRBO #123484

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              This listing was first published here in 2007.

              Date last modified - Friday, July 11, 2014

              $583 - $2,500 per week (USD)

              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 08/09/14
              Minimum stay: 7-90 nights
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