"Another World"--a Water View Plum Island Beach House

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Last updated: 10/09/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Water views of ocean, basin and river! Plum Island 3 bedroom, 2 bath home, nicely furnished, with great beach access just steps away. Wrap-around decks for outdoor dining, 1 car garage. Ideal setting between the Basin and the ocean, on a dead-end street. New granite kitchen counters, cozy gas fireplace, flagstone patio and walkway through a lilac grove. Cedar decks and master balcony overlook dune grass with sunset views to the Merrimack and Newburyport. Watch the sunrise from the front bedroom which sleeps 3. Very special landscaping creates surprising privacy. Sleep sofa, entertainment center in living room. Lower level bonus space with daybed, 3/4 bath, laundry. No dishwasher. No pets, please. Newburyport skyline and NH coastline views, great wildlife at nearby Parker River Refuge. Bike, kayak, beach, picnic, shop and explore Newburyport, play--what a day!

Watch the Waves from 'Another World': The sun rises out of the sea and sets over the Newburyport skyline from the decks and windows of this sunny and spacious home. Views of The Basin and the Merrimack River, which is steps away, ideal for kayaking at high tide, nature study when the tide is out. With decks, patios, and privacy plantings, the outdoor landscape is as inviting as the interior. Bikes and kayaks are available. Gas grill and covered patio area ideal for picnics. Comfy year round with gas fireplace and one car garage.

Ideal winter rental September through June.: With three bedrooms on the top floor, 6 people sleep in beds on that level. A queen sized sofa bed in the living room and a daybed on the lower level can be used for spill-over guests. The second bath and laundry are also located on the lower level, ideal when you come in salty and sandy from the beach.

Biking and birding available: Plum Island is perfect for bikes, with the Parker River Wildlife Refuge encompassing the 7 miles south of Plum Island center, home of many bird and animal species. Or head north to the Lighthouse and mouth of the Basin for even more fun.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 1450 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single, 2 sleep sofa /futon


  • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 4: 1 twin/ single


  • If needed, there is a Queen sleep sofa in living room, twin bed in lower level play room, but 6 is maximum number to really be comfortable....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • Check out the bathroom porthole window with an ocean view!

Other Amenities

  • Smoking only outdoors on decks and patio, please.


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR


  • Adventure
  • Family


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Ocean views toward the Isles of Shoals and Halibut Point, plus Basin views to the Merrimac and sunset views toward Newburyport....moreless

  • Beach View:

    Serene 17th Street beach is steps away. Watch the sun rise out of the ocean from the front bedroom....moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    Quiet, little used beach at 17th Street and access to the Basin for launching a kayak at 20th Street...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Sunrise ocean views, plus Basin views all the way up to the Merrimac and 'Ben Butler's Toothpick'...moreless

  • Town:

    Downtown Newburyport is a vacation destination all its own, with quaint shops, brick walks and many great restaurants....moreless

  • Village:

    Nearby Newbury boasts Tendercrop Farm, historical houses and great walking trails...moreless

  • Water View:

    Basin to Ben Butler's Toothpick, Isle of Shoals to Cape Ann...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Party boats and whale watching are minutes away....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Boat With Paddles
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Sailboat
  • Terrace
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck


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7 night min stay


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  • Taxes Not included


Summer rentals begin June 30. Hurry if you want to reserve your ideal vacation home now!

Summer weekly rentals book up fast, so reserve early with $500 deposit to reserve your week(s).

$500 refundable deposit when booking is confirmed, balance upon arrival. Winter rental due 1st of the month, with utilities (gas, electric, Comcast) additional.

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Last updated: 10/09/2015
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2 Miles
Nearest Airport
Plum Island Airport
0.3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Plum Island Beachcoma
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Olde Newbury Country Club
3 Miles
Nearest Train
Newburyport to North Station
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Mad Martha's Cafe
10 Miles
Nearest Ski
Bradford Ski Area
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Plum Island

Car: Recommended

'Another World is on a quiet, dead end street with dune grass and water views. Idyllic landscaped grounds have a picnic area and shady corners for a quiet read. Ideal setting to take in all the fun and action in Newburyport and along the seacoast. From deep sea fishing to historical houses, art galleries to waterfront festivals, harbor tours to kayaking, bikes to surfboards, Plum Island has it all in an accessible, compact package!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: Deb and Alex enjoy sharing this sweet spot with appreciative guests! We live only 20 minutes away, and know all the best places to explore.

Why the Owner Chose Plum Island:
Comfortable, nicely furnished, and ideally located between the Beach and the Basin, this home was beautifully renovated in 1986 and has remarkable privacy, lilacs, and tree-shaded grounds.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Wrap around deck and easy access to the beach, plus Mad Martha's Cafe is right next door for breakfast or lunch!

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Speaks: english, french



  • 18th Street, Plum Island

    18th Street, Plum Island

  • Back Decks

    Back Decks

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Dinning Area

    Dinning Area

  • Master Bedroom with Deck

    Master Bedroom with Deck

  • View of Basin from Master Bedroom Deck

    View of Basin from Master Bedroom Deck

  • Front Bedroom

    Front Bedroom

  • Ground Floor Entry with Laundry and Bathroom

    Ground Floor Entry with Laundry and Bathroom

  • Picnic patio with gas grill

    Picnic patio with gas grill

  • Garden Detail

    Garden Detail

  • Shaded Garden

    Shaded Garden

  • Back of House

    Back of House

  • Decks


  • Open Living Room to Dinning Area

    Open Living Room to Dinning Area

  • Kitchen


  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Front Bedroom

    Front Bedroom

  • Bathroom


  • Middle Bedroom

    Middle Bedroom

  • Backyard


  • Patio


  • Garden Detail

    Garden Detail

  • Shaded Garden

    Shaded Garden

Minimum stay: 7 nights
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"Another World"--a water view Plum Island Beach House

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