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Oceanfront Home - 6BR Spectacular Views & Handicapped Elevator

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West Bedroom Suite with queen bed and private 3/4 bathroom; the elevator door is

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Last updated: 08/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Plum Island house description

This house has been my family's primary residence for 21 years. It is a dream come true to live on the ocean in a community rich with maritime and American history. I have always loved to share my home with family and friends and now want to share it on a rental basis for part of the year with families who will enjoy it and treat it like their own home.

I bought the original cottage which was located in front (ocean side) of this house and helped build this house while living in the cottage. The house underwent an extensive addition which dramatically changed it's appearance. Since the house is built into the primary dune, the main entrance and driveway is at basement level. Since I literally want to spend the rest of my days in the this house, I installed an elevator during the renovation to make that possible even if wheelchair bound. When I broke my ankle in April 2012, I appreciated immediately the obstacles this house might have presented to the handicapped. I used a wheel chair to do laundry, empty the dishwasher etc and truly was so thankful the elevator had been installed. I'm happy to extend all the joys you'll find in this house for those with extra needs.

Upon arrival, I will personally give everyone a kk30-45 minute tour of the house and show you how everything works (ie. elevator, German tilt/turn windows, A/C systems, fully automatic generator back up system, hot tub etc) and answer any questions you may have. I will be available by phone and in person if necessary during your stay and have technical support on call if any maintenance issues arise during your stay.

The surrounding area of Boston, North Shore, Portsmouth NH and all of northern NE for that matter are at your disposal while you stay at the house. Boston is 45 minutes away. Make the most of your vacation and enjoy! Enjoy what people love about Martha's Vineyard with less crowds, at a much better value, with much easier access.

Keywords: oceanfront, contemporary, stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean, a gourmet party kitchen, private walkway/stairs to the beach, three decks with 360 degree views, a six person hot tub, an elevator with handicapped access to all floors. sunset deck, ocean deck, sundeck, views of the ocean, the Great Marsh, Newburyport harbor, Cape Ann and all points north, all amenities within walking distance. Martha's Vineyard, without the hassle and a much better value.

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 4500 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : Access from driveway, 1st & 2nd flr

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Many multi-generational families have enjoyed family vacations at the house. There is a large playset that children love to spend hours on playing. It has a spiral slide, regular slide, two conventional swings, a steering wheel and a binoculars - Parents responsible for child-proofing house...moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Elevator - Call for dimensions - used for three months by 6'2' 350 lb man in wheelchair...moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            28, with great references...moreless

          • Events Allowed
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17, Beds for 14-17

          • West Bedroom Suite: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

            Private Bath. Twin Bed is a Pull-out Twin Size Chair Bed...moreless

          • Guest Bedroom - Ocean: 2 twin/ single

            Located on 2nd Floor - shared Bath with North Bedroom...moreless

          • Master Bedroom Suite: 1 king

            Private Bath with Jacuzzi & Walk-in Shower; Door to Sundeck...moreless

          • Loft - Dorm: 4 twin/ single

            Finished Attic w/Ship's Stairs; A/C, Window & 3 Skylights...moreless

          • North Bedroom: 1 queen

            2nd Floor - Shared Bath with Middle Guest BR and Loft...moreless

          • Downstairs Guest Suite: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Queen Bed, Queen pullout sofa in separate room w/partition...moreless

          • King size bed (1) Tempur-Pedic bed with massage and head and foot raising mechanism and Temper-Pedic pillows in Master Bedroom, Queen size Beds (4) 3 Regular Queen beds and one Queen convertible Sofa; 7 Twin Beds - 2 Twin Beds in Ocean side bedroom; (2) Single Beds with twin trundle bed each) in air-conditioned finished attic room accessible by ships ladder, (1) Wide Chair that pulls out into single bed located in bedroom with Queen bed; 2 twin inflatable mattresses can be placed in master bedroom (king size bed) for families with young children that need to sleep in same room with parents....moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Kitchen Bathroom: toilet

            Primary bathroom for kitchen, LR, dining rm, sunroom & deck...moreless

          • Downstairs Guest Suite Bathroom: toilet, shower

            Walk-in shower with Glass Door...moreless

          • West Bedroom Bathroom: toilet, shower

            Walk-in shower with Glass Door; ocean view...moreless

          • Family Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Full Washer/Dryer with soap/dryer sheets; Ocean views...moreless

          • Master Bathroom: toilet, shower, jetted tub

            Walk-in Shower with Glass Door; Toilet Stall; Jacuzzi Tub...moreless

          • Outside Shower: outdoor shower

            Hot/Cold Water - Hand held shower head in open by Hot Tub...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Catering Available:

            Co-owner/Chef of Plum Island Grille custom designs events ($100 - $350 per person). He just did lobster dinner for 25th anniversary party. Clambakes, Italian food & other catering options availabl...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Gourmet kitchen - Co-owner/Chef of Plum Island grille just catered 25th anniversary party for family; he said he could cook for 100 people out of the kitchen! New cuisinart; new Ninja Blender...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            2 XXL capacity pots & fry pan for group cooking & normal pots, pans, & cooking utensils; 2 pizza stones, pizza peel, wok, new Cuisinart, Ninja blender etc....moreless

          • Stove:

            Brand new Thermodor six burner gas rangetop with 2 optional griddles for pancakes and 1 griddle for burgers etc ; commercial capacity exhaust fan; ...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            48' subzero; full frig in walk-in pantry; two pull out subzero drawers - one for sodas, one for beer/drinks by sliding door to deck...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Paper Towels; Napkins; Serving Trays, Pots Pans, Baking Goods; Cleaning Products; Crockpot; Wok; Full Refrigerator; Use & replace...moreless

          • Dining:

            Kitchen Table - 8+ people Dining Table - 8 + people Outside Dining Table - 12+ people Kitchen Stools at Counter - 7 people...moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            One full size dishwasher and one pull-out drawer unit in sunroom...moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Keurig K-cup unit and Cuisinart 12 cup programmable drip unit...moreless

          • Oven:

            2 Wide Convection Bake / Regular Bake Ovens...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Utensils and Dishes for 24 people...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            8...moreless

          • Ice Maker
          • Microwave
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 8 people

          Amenities

          • Linens Provided:

            Beach Towels for 12 provided; Two Beach blankets are availalble; All bed linens are provided. Owner will strip beds at end of stay....moreless

          • Parking:

            Additonal Paid parking is available across street and diagonally across the street...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Top of the line Whirlpool. Detergent and fabric softener provided...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Top of the line Whirlpool. Fabric Softener Dryer sheets provided...moreless

          • Heating:

            Randiant Heat in Floors; Digital Zone Thermostats in every room...moreless

          • Covered Parking:

            Covered parking for two cars; Driveway will hold 5 cars easily...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            2 central A/C systems and a split A/C system for the Sun Room...moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Driveway can accomodate 5-6 cars depending on size...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Bath and Hand Towels - Washclothes...moreless

          • Living Room seats 14:

            Has 70 in HDTV with XBOX...moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Iron & Board
          • Hair Dryer
          • Gas Fireplace

          Other Amenities

              • Individual and couples massage can be arranged on site with ocean view A soap sampler from the the Plum Island Soap Company is provided for weekly rentals. Stop by and visit the store! Catering is available as well as many options for take out food for large groups. I can provide information. Newburyport is known for its many wonderful and unique shops and colonial architecture. It was voted as one of top towns in the country for its flower box displays throughout the city. Enjoy shopping or strolling along the streets or the walkway along the edge of the Merrimack River!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Stereo:

                5 zone Sonos system - Guests can download Sonos onto their android/iphone and wirelessly control system and use Rhapsody, MOG and Pandora or most worldwide radio stations or their own downloaded music...moreless

              • Television:

                50' plasma in Sunroom/TV room; 37' LCD in master bedroom; 70' LCD in living room....moreless

              • Games:

                A number of board games are available as well as a cribbage board...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                2 Blue Ray Players - Comcast Xfinity - movies on demand...moreless

              • Books:

                A library of books for guests to read is available...moreless

              • Music Library:

                Rhapsody Internet Streaming is available...moreless

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet:

                Sample download speeds of 12 Mbps and upload speeds of 11 Mbps have been recorded (http://stage.results.speedtest.comcast.net/result/356787024.png)...moreless

              • Telephone
              • Free Long Distance

              Pool & Spa

              • Hot Tub:

                Seating for five; holds many more: Hot tub is serviced three times during a one-week stay. Guests need to add packet of chlorine/shock nightly (provided by owner)...moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Boat:

                Freedom Boat Club in Newburyport on the Merrimack River allows members to use their boats in 69 locations in the eastern U.S. phone 888.781.7363; Fishing and sailing charters are available....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                53' Viking outdoor grill with two side burners is available. It is plumbed into large propane tank, so it does not run out and tanks do not need to be swapped....moreless

              • Golf:

                There are public golf courses in Newbury, Newburyport, Amesbury, Rowley and Ipswich. www.golflink.com/golf-courses/city.aspx?dest=newburyport+ma ...moreless

              • Tennis:

                The Racquet Club of Newburyport at www.racquetclubnbpt.com offers court time with special rates to accommodate summertime guests to the area...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Ocean Deck; Sun Deck off master bedroom or spiral staircase from Ocean Deck; Sunset Deck - spectacular views of marsh, ocean, points north...moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                Water Sport Gear is available for rental. ie Cinnamon Rainbow in Hampton Beach rents wet suits and boogie boards by the day or week....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Rentals are available from Plum Island Kayak company in Newburyport (978) 462-5510...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                2 Gardens; Side Shade Garden and Garden with path on street side of house...moreless

              • Bicycles:

                There are rental bicycle locations on Plum Island and Newburyport...moreless

              Theme

                  • Family

                  Location & View

                  • Ocean View:

                    Ocean views from five bedrooms, 3 decks, kitchen, living room, dining room...moreless

                  • Oceanfront:

                    Located on ocean/beach with private walkway/stairs to beach/ocean...moreless

                  • Beachfront:

                    Located on ocean/beach with private walkway/stairs to beach/ocean...moreless

                  • Monument View:

                    Bunker Hill Memorial USS Constitution, Freedom Trail...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Live Theater
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Fitness Center
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Tennis
                  • Cycling
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Sailing
                  • Surfing
                  • Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Kayaking
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Shopping
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Shelling
                  • Antiquing
                  • Restaurants
                  • Cinemas
                  • Zoo
                  • Museums
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Synagogues
                  • Water Parks
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Walking
                  • Sledding
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Boating
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Surf Fishing
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  September 2014
                  Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $1,500
                  $9,000

                  Changeover Day: Sunday

                  October 2014
                  Oct 1 - Nov 2, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $1,500
                  $9,000
                  May 2015
                  May 1 - May 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $1,500
                  $9,000
                  June 2015
                  Jun 1 - Jun 28, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $1,500
                  $9,000
                  Peak Summer (Jul-Aug 2015)
                  Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $9,999

                  Changeover Day: Sunday

                  September 2015
                  Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $1,500
                  $9,000
                  October 2015
                  Oct 1 - Nov 1, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $1,500
                  $9,000

                  Changeover Day: Sunday

                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $1,500
                  $10,000

                  Changeover Day: Sunday


                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Owner pays for damage protection insurance premium $-89 + tax
                  • Property Damage Protection $89
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  These rates reflect a premium for stays less than a week. Please appreciate that this is my primary residence. Personal affects are removed before & after your stay Owner pays for cleaning before & after your stay and $89 damage protection insurance premium for $5000 in damage protection. 3 night stays require 100% payment at time of booking.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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                  Last updated: 08/22/2014
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                  Location

                  40 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Logan Airport
                  28 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Portsmouth, NH
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Newburyport Commuter Station
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  I95
                  15 Metres
                  Nearest Beach
                  Plum Island Beach
                  150 Metres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Beachcomber Bar
                  150 Metres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Beachcomber or Plum Island Grille

                  Car: Recommended

                  Play set on property with slide, corkscrew slide, swings, captain's wheel

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1991

                  About the owner: I'm 59 years old and have worked in the high tech industry for 25 years and have now quasi-retired to manage real estate holdings. I have a 17 year old daughter and a 19 year old son. Besides enjoying my kids' sporting events, I love to fish, boat, sail, swim in the ocean, body surf etc. The ocean itself is ever changing and every day it presents something different to enjoy and marvel at and makes you feel happy to be alive.

                  Why the Owner Chose Plum Island:
                  It's always been a dream to live right on the ocean. The area offers great Striper fishing, an historic seaport town in all its original brick facades. Newburyport was one of the most productive ports in early Colonial history. The house is within a short drive of Boston, Portsmouth, Kittery ME etc. Enjoy all the history and sights of Boston, the outlet shopping in Kittery, ME and history and sights of Portsmouth, NH.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Fall asleep to the sounds of the waves hitting the shore or jetty in front of the house. Sit on the ocean deck and enjoy the boat traffic or people watch those on the beach. Enjoy the sun rise over the ocean from three of the five bedrooms. Bake in the sun on our Sun Deck which catches rays all day long. Watch the sunset from two of the five bedrooms. Enjoy the sunset with a cocktail as well as a panoramic view of downtown Newburyport, NH, Maine and the ocean from our Sunset Deck. Watch a movie with the extended family on a choice of 70' or 55' large screen TVs or play cards or board games at the dining room table with the ocean as your back drop. Play a game of corn hole on the deck if you're water logged from too much body surfing or swimming in the ocean. Make sand castles galore or relax the muscles in the 8 person hot tub. Need I say more?


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                  Photos

                  • West Bedroom Suite with queen bed and private 3/4 bathroom; the elevator door is

                    West Bedroom Suite with queen bed and private 3/4 bathroom; the elevator door is

                  • Private Walkway to beach at bottom of stairs from main deck oceanside

                    Private Walkway to beach at bottom of stairs from main deck oceanside

                  • Sun Deck off master suite and accessible by spiral staircase from ocean deck

                    Sun Deck off master suite and accessible by spiral staircase from ocean deck

                  • 1/2 of Master Bath-Sinks and jacuzzi; shower w/glass door & private toilet room

                    1/2 of Master Bath-Sinks and jacuzzi; shower w/glass door & private toilet room

                  • West BR; Queen Bed suite showing entrance to private 3/4 bath, door to hallway with sunset deck beyond; pullout twin sofa is just to the  right

                    West BR; Queen Bed suite showing entrance to private 3/4 bath, door to hallway with sunset deck beyond; pullout twin sofa is just to the right

                  • Middle Bedroom on oceanside of house with two twin beds; share bath w/ North BR

                    Middle Bedroom on oceanside of house with two twin beds; share bath w/ North BR

                  • Downstairs guest bedroom suite with queen convertible sofa, queen and bath

                    Downstairs guest bedroom suite with queen convertible sofa, queen and bath

                  • Gourmet kitchen with seating for five at counter.  Kitchen table for 9 is beyond

                    Gourmet kitchen with seating for five at counter. Kitchen table for 9 is beyond

                  • Leather sectional in LR (re-arranged by guests to view gas fireplace) deck/ocean

                    Leather sectional in LR (re-arranged by guests to view gas fireplace) deck/ocean

                  • Gourmet Kitchen facing LR and ocean; eat-in counter w/five stools

                    Gourmet Kitchen facing LR and ocean; eat-in counter w/five stools

                  • Kitchen Table with door to pantry and kitchen in background with counter for two

                    Kitchen Table with door to pantry and kitchen in background with counter for two

                  • Outside dining table on oceanside deck with playset in background; chairs for 14

                    Outside dining table on oceanside deck with playset in background; chairs for 14

                  • House viewed from walkway to beach at sunrise

                    House viewed from walkway to beach at sunrise

                  • View from Sunset Deck at Sunset -one can see Newburyport, Joppa Flats & NH/ME

                    View from Sunset Deck at Sunset -one can see Newburyport, Joppa Flats & NH/ME

                  • Master Bedroom at sunrise with king termpurpedic adjustable bed

                    Master Bedroom at sunrise with king termpurpedic adjustable bed

                  • North BR on ocean - queen bed with chair and closet-share bath with Middle BR

                    North BR on ocean - queen bed with chair and closet-share bath with Middle BR

                  • Attic Loft BR w/2 twin day beds & 2 popup beds shown - 3 skylights/window

                    Attic Loft BR w/2 twin day beds & 2 popup beds shown - 3 skylights/window

                  • Downstairs guest BR suite with king bed (this picture needs updating) ; private bath; ocean views from transom window

                    Downstairs guest BR suite with king bed (this picture needs updating) ; private bath; ocean views from transom window

                  • Living room w/ leather sectional, sofa w/ chaise; 70' TV and gas fire and OCEAN!

                    Living room w/ leather sectional, sofa w/ chaise; 70' TV and gas fire and OCEAN!

                  • Dining Table in great room; seats 8+

                    Dining Table in great room; seats 8+

                  • Kitchen Table - fits 8 easily with bench on other side; has two extension leaves

                    Kitchen Table - fits 8 easily with bench on other side; has two extension leaves

                  • Sunroom with 55' TV; power leather recliner; 2 frig & dw drawers; slider to deck

                    Sunroom with 55' TV; power leather recliner; 2 frig & dw drawers; slider to deck

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                  Date last modified - Wednesday, July 30, 2014

                  $1,428 - $1,500 per night (USD)
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                  6 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 17

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                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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