Old family house, Victorian style with mansard roof has all modern conveniences. Kitchen is fully equipped. Living room has a high ceiling and floor to ceiling windows. Large wrap-around porch is furnished with wicker and has sweeping views of Ipswich Bay and fantastic sunsets...views as far as the eye can see from the mouth of the Essex River up to the coast of Maine. There are 2 beaches, 2 tennis courts and acres to roam. Great area for canoes, kayaks, and scuba diving.
Cardinal House: Old family home- Victorian style with all modern conveniences on private estate. 5 bedrooms, 21/2 baths, sleeps 9.. fully equipped kitchen- large wrap-around porch furnished with wicker. Spectacular sweeping views of Ipswich Bay and fantastic sunsets - 2 private beaches- 2 tennis courts and acres to roam. Wonderful area for kayaking, canoeing or any kind of boating. There is also much fishing done in the area.
There is an outside cold water shower for rinsing off after returning from the beach....moreless
It's a short walk to either of 2 beaches, one of which has a wooden raft that everyone swims to, especially kids.
People are welcome to bring their kayaks or canoes for paddling in the area. Boats are just pulled up high on the beach when not in use.
Cell phone use is encouraged as there is local calling only on the land line.
Change-over day is on Mondays throughout the summer.
A cleaning fee is to be paid by the renter directly to the cleaning service upon departure....moreless
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