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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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  • Minimum stay:29 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property 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.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2115 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

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

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 7-10

  • 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

  • Master, 2nd floor: 1 king

    Upstairs Master; gorgeous views of Boston and Lighthouse...moreless

  • Upstairs front bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    Upstairs Twin + Trundle; beautiful view of Lighthouse...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)....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

  • Books:

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

  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    Flat screen 1st floor...moreless

  • Toys:

    Some in children's front bedroom, 2nd floor...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Minimal but a few classic family films...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach:

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

  • Beach View
  • Monument View:

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

  • Near The Ocean:

    Overlooking Boston Light...moreless

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining:

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

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Heating:

    New in 2012...moreless

  • Internet:

    router throughout house...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Extra linens + sets in each room...moreless

  • Living Area
  • Living Room:

    Beautiful views!...moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Garage + 3-4 more cars...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

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

  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone:

    1 hardline...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    All + beach towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    On 2nd floor near bedrooms...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Yes...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plenty including blender, Cuisineart...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    works well...moreless

  • Freezer:

    in fridge...moreless

  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

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

  • Lobster Pot

Outside

  • Balcony:

    2nd floor...moreless

  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    three bicycles available, one small enough for a tween...moreless

  • Boat:

    Rent Kayaks, boats nearby...moreless

  • 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

  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rent nearby...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    (2)...moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden:

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

  • Outdoor Grill:

    On rear deck, new 2013...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis:

    Down the street at the middle school...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    beach chairs, towels, toys in house + badminton set....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Jacuzzi tub in first floor full bathroom...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Jul 4 - Aug 15, 2015
29 night min stay

$3,000

Changeover Day: Saturday


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Location

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

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 22 minutes, just .7 mile away; 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.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, german, 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

  • 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!

  • 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

  • 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

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Speaks: english, french, german, Japanese
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