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Boston Lighthouse/Harbor Oceanview

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North view from house: Boston Light and Harbor Islands, a US National Park

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Last updated: 04/29/2014
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  • Minimum stay:29 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Hull house description

Charming Shingle Style home, new construction in 2012, overlooking Boston Lighthouse and Boston Harbor from a quiet street right along the ocean. Spectacular views of the city skyline, three lighthouses, and Boston's north shore. Indoor/outdoor living on four levels: 2400 square feet with 5 decks of additional 712 square feet + a garage. 25 minute commuter boat ride to Boston, Long Wharf (downtown, Aquarium) under a mile from the house-- bring your bike on board and transfer to boats bound for the Harbor Islands and Provincetown. Be near Boston, but feel like you’re in Maine or on the Cape. 230 degree bold ocean views, sunrises and sunsets. Peaceful neighborhood. Hull Yacht Club/sailing down the street. Entry to both harbor seawall walk and Nantasket beach. House is fully winterized with gas fireplace+central A/C. Architectural details (see http://rogerhoit.com/seaside_inspiration.html).
Enjoy spectacular sunrises and sunsets, overlook boats & ships passing in the harbor. Sit in the lovely fenced back yard. Enjoy oceanview walking. Public access to harbor across the street and a 5 minute walk to the quiet end of Nantasket Beach, a 3.5 mile white sand beach excellent for swimming and children. Cleaning, linens, beach things and bikes provided. Great oceanside bicycling in our area, right from the house. One of Hull's finest streets, some of Hull's finest views from this home.
Downstairs: Open concept Kitchen, living room, den (with foldout queen sleeper couch, closets, and patio doors to 3 decks), full updated bath (airjet tub). Gas fireplace makes winter days cozy. Outdoor shower off kitchen for washing off beach sand. Upstairs: Three bedrooms, one king, one w two twins + trundle bed (sleeps 3), one queen; master bath + other full bath, all new in 2012. Washer/Dryer upstairs (new in 2012). Third floor huge studio, high ceilings with sleeper couch, magnificent views. Fourth floor large roof deck accessible from third floor hall. In basement open ocean view room, beach chairs and equipment, including bikes. Parking for 4-5 cars. Manager living down the street.

Property Type

  • House
  • 2115 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Low Allergen Environment
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 7-11

              • Master, 2nd floor: 1 king

                Upstairs Master...moreless

              • Upstairs front bedroom: 3 twin/ single

                Upstairs Bunk Twins + Trundle...moreless

              • Upstairs rear bedroom: 1 queen

                View of apple tree, yard, ocean out side...moreless

              • 1st Floor: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Queen sleeper sofa in den + 46' flat screen tv...moreless

              • 3rd floor studio: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Full sleeper sofa; huge room; near roofdeck + amazing views...moreless

              • Downstairs sleeper couch in den (queen)+ 46' flat screen tv visible from dining room & front deck & living room. Views of lighthouse and harbor even from the back yard deck. Common stairway entry to roof deck off third floor hall. New washer dryer on second floor near bedrooms. Hall doors to balcony and roof deck upstairs (2nd & 3rd floors) offer views and cool off house (though central A/C is installed, and ocean breezes make it cool here all summer). In colder months gas fireplace on first floor makes living room, den and kitchen bright....moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              • First Floor Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

                Downstairs full bath...moreless

              • First Floor Outdoor Shower: outdoor shower

                Off kitchen...moreless

              • Upstairs Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Upstairs...moreless

              • Master Bath: toilet, shower

                Large step in shower with vanity + toilet...moreless

              • First floor bath from 2007; all others are new in 2012

              Other Amenities

                  • MBTA boat now 7 days/week: 22 minutes from Pemberton Point (.7 miles from house) to downtown at the Marriott Long Wharf. You can park at the boat for free or walk or ride your bike there, bikes welcome on the boat. Bus 713 also drives from Boat to our street....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Video Library:

                    Minimal but a few classic family films...moreless

                  • Television:

                    Flat screen 1st floor...moreless

                  • Stereo:

                    Small DVD music + radio player in kitchen...moreless

                  • Books:

                    Lots, history of science, nautical, novels...moreless

                  • Books For Kids
                  • Games:

                    In den a number of family/children's games...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Budget
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Boating
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shopping
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Walking
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Antiquing
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Photography
                  • Sledding

                  local services and businesses

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

                  Location Type

                  • Beach View
                  • Ocean View
                  • Water View
                  • Monument View:

                    Boston Lighthouse, Boston, Graves Lighthouse, Minot's Lighthouse...moreless

                  • Resort
                  • Oceanfront
                  • Beach:

                    one block to Nantasket Beach, across street from Boston Harbor. Magnificent views over Boston Harbor...moreless

                  • Near The Ocean:

                    Overlooking Boston Light...moreless

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Roller Blading
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Kayaking
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Surfing
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Paragliding
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining:

                        Sits 6 at main table + 4 more on deck...moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 6 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Parking Off Street:

                            Yes, for 2-3 cars + 2 on driveway turnout off street...moreless

                          • Fireplace:

                            Gas fireplace new in 2013...moreless

                          • Wireless Internet:

                            Yes...moreless

                          • Iron & Board
                          • Backpack
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Local Maps

                          house cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional

                              Kitchen

                              • Lobster Pot
                              • Pantry Items:

                                We leave you paper goods...moreless

                              • Stove
                              • Cooking Utensils:

                                Everything...moreless

                              • Coffee Maker:

                                Drip...moreless

                              • Toaster
                              • Kitchen:

                                Granite Island sits 4, open to living room sitting 10+...moreless

                              Outside

                              • Outdoor Grill:

                                On rear deck, new 2013...moreless

                              • Beach Chairs
                              • Beach Towels
                              • Large Cooler
                              • Outdoor Grill Gas
                              • Lawn / Garden:

                                Beautiful back yard, private and south facing but with shade and grass....moreless

                              • Balcony:

                                2nd floor...moreless

                              • Tennis:

                                Down the street at the middle school...moreless

                              • Fully Fenced Property
                              • Deck / Patio:

                                (5) 1st floor: front, rear in yard (can see lighthouse even from back yard), kitchen; 2nd floor balcony; 3rd floor amazing roof deck; over 700 sq ft of decking, indoor/outdoor living...moreless

                              Payment Type

                              • Visa
                              • Mastercard

                              Pool / Spa

                                  • Hot Tub:

                                    Jacuzzi tub in first floor full bathroom...moreless

                                   

                                  Reviews

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                                  Rental basis: Per property
                                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                  Summer
                                  Jul 5 - Aug 9, 2014
                                  29 night min stay
                                  $350

                                  Changeover Day: Saturday


                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                                  • Property Damage Protection $69
                                  • Taxes Included

                                  Notes:

                                  Rates are subject to change until payments are received. Summer 2015 $10,150/mo includes insurance and bi-weekly cleaning. 50% down to hold house; remainder due 30 days in advance. Owner will pay damage insurance covering up to $3000 damage.


                                  Cancellation policy:

                                  Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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                                  Last updated: 04/29/2014
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                                  Location

                                  21 Miles
                                  Nearest Airport
                                  Logan
                                  0.8 Miles
                                  Nearest Ferry
                                  MBTA Hull commuter boat
                                  2 Miles
                                  Nearest Train
                                  Nantasket Junction
                                  6 Miles
                                  Nearest Motorway
                                  Route 3
                                  0.2 Miles
                                  Nearest Beach
                                  Nantasket
                                  0.7 Miles
                                  Nearest Barpub
                                  Joe's Nautical Bar
                                  10 Miles
                                  Nearest Ski
                                  Blue Hill
                                  6 Miles
                                  Nearest Golf
                                  Cohasset/Hingham
                                  0.2 Miles
                                  Nearest Restaurant
                                  L Street

                                  Car: Recommended

                                  Hull is a beach town on a peninsula in Boston Harbor (see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpnKx_Dl08I). It is part of the south shore of Boston, neighboring communities include Cohasset and Hingham. But Hull is distinguished by having a beautiful white sand beach of over a mile, water everywhere, a relaxed and festive atmosphere with delicious and affordable restaurants and fish shops, and it is also commutable to Boston by MBTA commuter boat.

                                  You feel as if you are away from it all down in Hull, but you are right near the city. Allerton Hill, where this house is located, is perhaps the best neighborhood in Hull, with spectactular views of the Harbor Islands and a quiet, green feel.

                                   

                                  Owner info

                                  Year Purchased: 2005

                                  About the owner: Juliet bought the house in 2005. She and her husband are university professors in the Boston area. With friends and children they love the house away from the city. In the fall of 2012 a major renovation of the house went forward, changing what had been a 1.5 storey cape to this much larger home. The purpose was to add a study for Juliet, a garage, and room for guests and visiting colleagues. The decks off the house make it a splendid retreat in any season of the year, outdoor views of the ocean and fresh air may be easily gained from all levels of the home. We only rent in the summer, minimum stay for a month. The private yard is perfect for play or rest. While the lapping ocean waves can be heard in the distance, the house is a bit quieter than those directly on the waterfront, as it is across the street, up an incline. It is also an open but flexible floor plan design, which feels cozy for a small group, but is roomy enough for 10 people, each of whom can retreat to their own section of the house when they want to. Our architects did a marvelous job with the renovation: see http://www.rogerhoit.com/seaside_inspiration.html

                                  Why the Owner Chose Hull:
                                  A commuter boat or easy drive takes us to the city, but we feel as if we are far away in Maine or on the Cape while we're there. Great people in Hull: a mixed and festive community. The natural amenities are extraordinary and Hull will never be overbuilt. Simply a beautiful, restful place, closer to the city. Our neighborhood is the tops!

                                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                                  Commuter boat to the city weekdays all year 'round; 240 degrees of water views; 360 degrees of sun in the house and yard. A great reverse commute from the city, as well as a commute to the city. No flood worries, no wind worries, but we see all the large waves from the fall nor'easters. Beautiful every time of year, low key and fun. We relax there.


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                                  Speaks: french, german, english, Japanese
                                   

                                  Photos

                                  • North view from house: Boston Light and Harbor Islands, a US National Park

                                    North view from house: Boston Light and Harbor Islands, a US National Park

                                  • East view from Master

                                    East view from Master

                                  • Back Yard

                                    Back Yard

                                  • Large granite island seats four; patio door to east deck and outdoor shower

                                    Large granite island seats four; patio door to east deck and outdoor shower

                                  • Den opens onto deck

                                    Den opens onto deck

                                  • Sunny master looks north over Boston Harbor, Boston and Minot's Lights + Balcony

                                    Sunny master looks north over Boston Harbor, Boston and Minot's Lights + Balcony

                                  • Queen bedroom upstairs; sunny southern view over yard and apple tree

                                    Queen bedroom upstairs; sunny southern view over yard and apple tree

                                  • View of rear of the house, north, over roof deck

                                    View of rear of the house, north, over roof deck

                                  • Sunset over Boston from third floor large studio

                                    Sunset over Boston from third floor large studio

                                  • Upstairs baths new in 2012, first floor new in 2007

                                    Upstairs baths new in 2012, first floor new in 2007

                                  • Roofdeck: 28 square feet, view over whole Harbor and Atlantic east; easy access

                                    Roofdeck: 28 square feet, view over whole Harbor and Atlantic east; easy access

                                  • Sunset over Boston Light, from Boston Harbor in front of house

                                    Sunset over Boston Light, from Boston Harbor in front of house

                                  • Facade: New Construction 2012, cable balustrades on all balconies and decks

                                    Facade: New Construction 2012, cable balustrades on all balconies and decks

                                  • Sunrise east view of ocean from deck

                                    Sunrise east view of ocean from deck

                                  • Open plan downstairs: Den/dining room, 2 patio doors to decks, lighthouse view

                                    Open plan downstairs: Den/dining room, 2 patio doors to decks, lighthouse view

                                  • Open kitchen to living rm with gas fireplace seats 8-10+ easily; lighthouse view

                                    Open kitchen to living rm with gas fireplace seats 8-10+ easily; lighthouse view

                                  • Boston Light from front deck: deck furniture included+card table w extra chairs

                                    Boston Light from front deck: deck furniture included+card table w extra chairs

                                  • Master bath with 5' shower, dual sinks

                                    Master bath with 5' shower, dual sinks

                                  • Twin Room, bunk bed with pull out trundle for a third + doll house & desk

                                    Twin Room, bunk bed with pull out trundle for a third + doll house & desk

                                  • Moonset over Boston: night lights rim the whole harbor view from house

                                    Moonset over Boston: night lights rim the whole harbor view from house

                                  • Boston Harbor beach across street. Great sunset walks and crab hunting

                                    Boston Harbor beach across street. Great sunset walks and crab hunting

                                  • January 2013 storm; view from 3rd floor studio over George's Island to Boston

                                    January 2013 storm; view from 3rd floor studio over George's Island to Boston

                                  • Sunrise east view from third floor large studio over Atlantic toward P'town

                                    Sunrise east view from third floor large studio over Atlantic toward P'town

                                  • Nantasket Beach in January, looking toward Point Allerton; even nicer in summer!

                                    Nantasket Beach in January, looking toward Point Allerton; even nicer in summer!

                                  $10,150 per month (USD)
                                  8

                                  4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 11

                                  View calendar: Updated 04/29/14
                                  Minimum stay: 29 nights
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