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Located above the western shore of Gloucester’s historic harbor and lovingly renovated in 2011, this beautiful and spacious five bedroom Victorian house has been in the same family since the 1880's. From the side entrance on a quiet lane, you will step into a bright back hall with full bath and separate laundry. The formal dining room has a table sized to fit the whole family, while the living room boasts a working tiled fireplace and cushioned window seat. The TV den/office alcove flows into the eat-in fully applianced kitchen with pantry. The small side porch is a great place for the children to play at dinnertime and to grill those burgers! You came here to go to the beach, not watch TV, but the parlor contains a recliner sofa and loveseat and 50" smart flat screen TV. The elegant front hall and staircase lead up to 5 second floor bedrooms, a full bath, and a large deck from which you can still see wooden schooners under full sail. There are air conditioning units in the king and 2 queen bedrooms. New bunk beds added in 2014. Walk down to Stage Fort Park with its playground, two beaches – Cressy’s (named for the original owners of this house) and Half Moon, a splendid sandy beach set among rocky outcrops with sun and shade – tennis courts, concerts, fireworks, and a seasonal neighborhood restaurant and ice cream store. Across the street and a short walk up one of the oldest roads in New England is the entrance to Gloucester's 500 acre nature preserve, Ravenswood Park Click here to go to the Trustees and Reservations website Wingaersheek Beach is just a 10 minute drive, or you can stroll along the boulevard past the iconic Man at the Wheel sculpture into Gloucester, where shops, restaurants, whale watch excursions and schooner cruises await you. Fairwinds! If your vacation requires additional space for guests, please take a look at Little Red House. located directly across the street.
Access to Public Transportation, Walk to Art Galleries, Walk to Beach, Walk to Ice Cream Store, Walk to Park, Walk to Restaurant(s), Walk to Town, Walk to Waterfront Public Path.
Outdoor Furniture, Yard, Hardwood Floors, Heat, NO Landline Telephone, Office...moreless
Seasonal Rate Nov 1 - May 1, 2015 3 night min stay
Seasonal Rate May 2 - Jun 19, 2015 3 night min stay
Seasonal Rate Jun 20 - Sep 11, 2015 6 night min stay
Seasonal Rate Sep 12 - Oct 30, 2015 3 night min stay
Seasonal Rate Oct 31 - Apr 29, 2016 3 night min stay
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