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Beautiful Downtown Waterfront Property Steps to State Street

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Last updated: 09/03/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Newburyport house description

Location, Location, Location! Sublime Perfection! This 1792 brick beauty with 5 BRs and 3 BAs has been preserved on the outside, while inside it has been magnificently transformed! Expansive, warm contemporary interiors w/views of the water & harbor. Situated in the best location right in the core of downtown. Three grand levels w/rooms that can reinvent themselves to suit any occasion or need. The oversized master suite offers amazing views,custom closets & a luxurious bath. Private fenced-in patio.

Our house is just a few yards away from the brand new Clipper City Rail Trail Walk or bike along the1.1 mile multi-use pathway. There are a number of stairway and spur trail connections to side streets, as well as amenities such as Haley’s Ice Cream and the Graf Ice Skating Rink, and various bakeries, coffee shops, and restaurants are located a short distance from the trail.
Just a block and half away is downtown Newburyport's Market Square where holiday events and live entertainment go on. Unique, original and beautiful describe the items found in Newburyport's eclectic shops. Shop for the person in your life who's hard to buy for, or find a one-of-a-kind item that's perfect for yourself. Don't miss any of Newburyport's shopping areas - each has its own style and treasures.

Yankee Homecoming
Enjoy Newburyport's famed Yankee Homecoming. First held in 1958 as a way to reinvigorate community pride and interest in the downtown. Over 50 years later, this 8 day annual celebration is the second oldest remaining festival in the country. You will find endless activities to take part in all around the downtown. Free Waterfront Concerts take place every evening in Waterfront Park behind the Firehouse Center for the Arts. http://yankeehomecoming.com/

Newburyport/Plum Island is world-famous as a “natural history” destination. Recognized as one of the nation’s finest birdwatching areas, birders and nature enthusiasts from around the world come to this area.

Walk and hike along the beaches of Plum Island, through marshland of the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, and into the woods of Maudslay State Park. Stroll along High Street and admire the Federal Mansions or watch the boats on the Merrimack as you make your way down the boardwalk.

There are whale watch cruises with Newburyport Whale Watch, deep-sea fishing boats, evening party boats, public docks, sunset cruises, and harbor tours. Numerous yacht clubs and marinas are within a short distance of downtown.

Windsurfing and kayaking are ways to enjoy the river and sea. In the summer, the Merrimack River is full of boats, you don’t have to have your own to enjoy the beauty from the water. Instead, you can take a narrated harbor tour or a Plum Island Ecotour. Charter a sailboat with Defiance Sail Charters or take a cruise on the scenic Merrimack River with Newburyport Cruises or the Essex River with Essex River Cruises.

There are plenty of fish to be caught in the Merrimack River and off shore. If you enjoy fishing, you can cast your lines off the shore of Plum Island, or sign up for an off-shore excursion with the Captain’s Fishing Parties, Rocky Point Fishing Charters or the Clipper Fleet. Or hire a charter boat with Channel Edge Charters.

Bicycling, running, jogging and walking around the flat streets of the city are popular pastimes. Bicycles may be rented right in downtown Newburyport at both EZ Pedaler and Riverside Cycles!

Newburyport is a restaurant mecca of renown. Fine foods, fine wine and fine dining for every season. Newburyport’s reputation for exquisite fare is well known throughout New England and beyond. Park your car and you are in walking distance to over thirty restaurants. Locals, day trippers, and tourists flock to this city of dining delights, not only in the summer, but year-round. Varied menus offer tastes of Yankee New England, American and European fare, New Orleans, ethnic enticements, and definitely the unusual. You can enjoy legendary temptations such as the perfect lobster, succulent seafood, or jump into the culinary offerings of Plum Island.

Dining for all Seasons. Family fare, candlelight romantic settings, waterfront dining, sidewalk cafés, local favorites and critically acclaimed upscale gourmet adventures draw food lovers to the culinary destination of Newburyport.

We hope you enjoy your vacation in our beautiful home.

Sean and Monica Welsh

*Please note, during the months of July and August we rent by the week only.
**Please note that our 218 year old home does not have central air. It does have 7 air-conditioners, one in each bedroom and two on the first floor. The attic master suite in extreme weather conditions can become too hot for both the ceiling fan, skylight shades and airconditioner. We can not be held responsible for the weather.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                30...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Events Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen
              • Ice Maker
              • Dishwasher
              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Seating for 6 people

              Amenities

              • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                Tread Mill overlooking the River in the Master Suite...moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                6 window units 1 freestanding in attic...moreless

              • Living Room seats 7:

                42' Flat Screen TV...moreless

              • Heating:

                Forced hot water...moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Linens Provided
              • Hair Dryer
              • Gas Fireplace
              • Wood Fireplace
              • Iron & Board

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • Video Library
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet
              • Computer Available
              • Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Bricked in patio with table umbrella and chairs in a beautifully cared garden....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Rentals and tours located across the street...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Deck / Patio

              Theme

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

              Location & View

                  • Water View:

                    Views of the Merrimac river from house....moreless

                  Activities

                  • Cinemas
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Hunting
                  • Kayaking
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Fishing
                  • Tennis
                  • Hiking
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Surfing
                  • Sailing
                  • Golf
                  • Swimming
                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Live Theater
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Shopping
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Sledding
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Shelling
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Rock Climbing
                   

                  Reviews

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                  from 13 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  HIGH SEASON
                  Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $500 $550
                  Thu, Fri, Sat
                  $3,000 $12,000

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  THANKSGIVING
                  Nov 23 - Nov 30, 2014
                  8 night min stay

                  $3,000
                  flat fee
                  CHRISTMAS-NEW YEARS
                  Dec 23 - Jan 1, 2015
                  10 night min stay

                  $5,000
                  flat fee
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $450 $500
                  Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $2,700 $10,000

                  Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                  • Pet Fee $50
                  • Cleaning $200
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  Rates are subject to change.

                  1 week minimum stay during July and August.

                  Newburyport has a maximum of Trash Pickup of 1 Trash Barrel, 1 Recycling Barrel and 2 trash bags per week.

                  Anything over that will result in a $50 extra trash charge.

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                  Cancellation policy:

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


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                  Last updated: 09/03/2014
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                  Location

                  30 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  0.25 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  beach
                  0.25 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  4 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  0.25 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant

                  Eagle Fest, February 11th http://business.newburyportchamber.org/Events/details/merrimack-river-eagle-festival

                  Spring Fest, Memorial Day Weekend http://business.newburyportchamber.org/Events/details/newburyport-spring-fest-2012

                  Yankee Homecoming, usually the last week in July http://www.yankeehomecoming.com/

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2002

                  About the owner: Sean and I both work in Advertising in New York City. We bought the house shortly after moving from San Francisco to Newburyport. Since this was our first home there has been a lot of love put into it. We added a brick sidewalk and landscaping not long after moving in. We love golfing, biking and swimming in the area. We have an 8 year old cockapoo named Brownie and she loves to chase after the very fast squirrels in our yard. After weeks in the city Brownie is glad to enjoy her yard in Newburyport.

                  Why the Owner Chose Newburyport:
                  We chose Newburyport for its beauty and its schools. Being urban people we wanted to live near where the action is. Our house is in a very desired location near town. We love being steps away from everything down town. Running back to our house from a waterfront concert downtown is a nice convenience.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  We have very large windows with views of the water. The pedicabs run around our block all the time so catching a ride is easy. We have a treadmill in the master with a view of the river that is magnificent. Our home is stylish yet comfortable


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Exterior of 1 Market Street

                    Exterior of 1 Market Street

                  • Kitchen with JenAir Stove, breakfast table and fireplace

                    Kitchen with JenAir Stove, breakfast table and fireplace

                  • Dining room with gas fireplace

                    Dining room with gas fireplace

                  • Bedroom Two with queen size bed, dresser and closet space.

                    Bedroom Two with queen size bed, dresser and closet space.

                  • Library/Bedroom Four with large flatscreen TV with DVD - use our blowup mattress

                    Library/Bedroom Four with large flatscreen TV with DVD - use our blowup mattress

                  • Master bedroom with master bath and treadmill. This room has fantastic views

                    Master bedroom with master bath and treadmill. This room has fantastic views

                  • Sunny brick patio with table and chairs. Extra chairs and bikes are in the shed

                    Sunny brick patio with table and chairs. Extra chairs and bikes are in the shed

                  • Christmas 2013, in One Market

                    Christmas 2013, in One Market

                  • Summer in Newburyport's famed boardwalk

                    Summer in Newburyport's famed boardwalk

                  • Walking along the rail trail.

                    Walking along the rail trail.

                  • Sculpture along the Rail Trail.

                    Sculpture along the Rail Trail.

                  • Sculpture along the Rail Trail

                    Sculpture along the Rail Trail

                  • Living room with large flat screen tv, dvd player and sectional couch

                    Living room with large flat screen tv, dvd player and sectional couch

                  • Super sunny kitchen with fireplace

                    Super sunny kitchen with fireplace

                  • Bedroom One with queen size bed and desk.

                    Bedroom One with queen size bed and desk.

                  • Bedroom Three with desk and computer

                    Bedroom Three with desk and computer

                  • Library/Bedroom Four with blowup mattress

                    Library/Bedroom Four with blowup mattress

                  • Master bath with large frameless shower

                    Master bath with large frameless shower

                  • Back yard with natural gas gourmet Kalamazoo grill

                    Back yard with natural gas gourmet Kalamazoo grill

                  • Winter in Newburyport's Market Square

                    Winter in Newburyport's Market Square

                  • The start of the Rail Trail near the river.

                    The start of the Rail Trail near the river.

                  • Shady walk along the Rail Trail

                    Shady walk along the Rail Trail

                  • Walking under High Street on the Rail Trail

                    Walking under High Street on the Rail Trail

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, August 12, 2014

                  $450 - $550 per night (USD)
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                  5 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 10

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