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Antique Home in Old Town, Marblehead.

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View from upstairs bedroom

View from upstairs bedroom 2 Harding Lane View from Harding Lane. Can walk to the island at low tide View to Doliber Cove Living Room with working fireplace Living room with working fireplace View of Living Room with fireplace and additional seating Dining room with working fireplace Family room with great water views Family room looking into kitchen Kitchen looking into family room Washer and Dryer in Kitchen View from backyard toward house Looking down to front door from second floor Master bedroom overlooking 
Dolibe Cove Bedroom 2- this can be made into two single beds instead of a double.

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Last updated: 04/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Marblehead house description

WATER VIEWS! This charming 2 Bedroom +, 2 Full Bath Antique is available for rent year round - just steps to the beach, Brown's Island and all Old Town shops and restaurants. Elegant fireplaced living and dining rooms, open kitchen/family room with cathedral ceiling and wood stove, 2 cozy upstairs bedrooms, a private landscaped patio and garden area, 2 car off-street parking. Hardwood floors throughout. Small dogs, preferably non shedding, allowed with approval. We also plan to rent our house in Jan, Feb and March of 2015. We also do ask that you sign a simple lease and provide a $500 security deposit. We are told this property truly offers the real Marblehead charm that has made our town so special. Enjoy New England at its best! NO RENTALS UNDER 7 DAYS- FIRM.

Property Type

  • 1800 sq. ft.
  • House
  • 2 story

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Pets Considered:

                Need to understand what kind and size of pet...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                ...moreless

              • Den: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

                Two twins...moreless

              • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1) or two singles (2), Can sleep one or two people on two large sectionals downstairs. Mattresses are brand new. ...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                New Appliances and washer dryer are located in the kitchen. New granite counters. ...moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Kitchenaid Mixer Blender Panni Maker Waffle Maker ...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                (2)...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                10...moreless

              • Stove
              • Dishwasher
              • Microwave
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Ice Maker
              • Toaster

              Amenities

              • Air Conditioning:

                3 room airconditioner- 2 bedrooms and den...moreless

              • Heating:

                Gas and electric with 5 thermostates...moreless

              • Wood Fireplace:

                Two fireplaces and one wood stove...moreless

              • Living Room seats 10:

                Fireplace and built in bookcases...moreless

              • Covered Parking:

                Outside parking for two cars...moreless

              • Parking:

                2 cars...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Parking Off Street
              • Towels Provided

              Other Amenities

                  • All the amenities you could want in great condition.

                  Entertainment

                  • Television:

                    (2) one in den and one in master bedroom upstairs...moreless

                  • Toys:

                    Toys located in garage for children under 8...moreless

                  • Stereo:

                    In den with speakers throughout downstairs...moreless

                  Communications

                  • Wireless Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Brick Patio overlook water with hot and cold water outdoor shower...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Lovely Beacon Hill Garden with waterviews...moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear

                  Theme

                  • Historic
                  • Tourist Attractions
                  • Romantic
                  • Family

                  Location & View

                  • Beach View:

                    Lovely water view of Little Harbor. Walk to the water in one minute!...moreless

                  • Water View
                  • Ocean View

                  Car

                      • Recommended

                      Activities

                      • Kayaking
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Tennis
                      • Swimming
                      • Hospital
                      • Groceries
                      • Medical Services
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Fishing
                      • Cycling
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Surfing
                      • Sailing
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Restaurants
                      • Playground
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Synagogues
                      • Cinemas
                      • Churches
                      • Museums
                      • Library
                      • Shelling
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Boating
                      • Shopping
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Sight Seeing

                      Other Activities

                          • Located in the oldest section of Marblehead, this neighborhood is a one minute walk to beach and Brown's Island. We believe the date of the house dates back to the late 1700's as the construction is post and beam. You can walk over to Brown's Island at low tide and the area is great for kayaking, wind surfing and board paddleing. The water is warm, clean and reminds you of being in Maine (except the water is warmer). Our garden provides lovely views of the water and has great breezes even during the hottest of days. ...moreless
                           

                          Reviews

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                          • Thanksgiving in Old Town Marblehead

                            Thanksgiving in Old Town Marblehead

                            • Guest Anne S. (Golden, Colorado)
                            • Date of stay 11/23/13
                            • Review Submitted 12/07/13
                            This beautiful antique residence in Marblehead, MA more than met our expectations for a Thanksgiving home away from home. Beautifully appointed in a walkable section of Old Town Marblehead, this comfortable home includes a water view and a garden setting. The complete "cooks" kitchen was a bonus and gave us the opportunity to have our Marblehead family join us for dinner. We will definitely put this home on our list of favorites and plan to come back in the summer to take advantage of the outdoor setting. Our thanks to the owners for their attention to detail.

                            Recommended for: Romantic getaway, sightseeing, age 55+, families with teenagers.

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                          • Property 418412 Marblehead, MA

                            Property 418412 Marblehead, MA

                            • Guest Susan C.
                            • Date of stay 08/01/13
                            • Review Submitted 10/21/13
                            This home is equally as charming and stunning as the location of it! I arrived for a two week stay with my two young girls and we all took to it immediately. The owners were so easy to talk to and everything was all set without any fuss at all. We had a fantastic time and most especially enjoyed the one minute walk to the very accessible ocean where they could play in the sand, swim, and walk over to the island to do some fun exploring. The rooms are spacious and lovely, the beds completely comfortable, the kitchen easy and comfortable to use, and everything else was easy to understand and find. I really hope to get back there this summer, and as someone who grew up in Marblehead I have to say that this house is as perfect as it gets to take it all in!

                            Recommended for: Romantic getaway, sightseeing, girls getaway, families with young children, families with teenagers.

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                          • Summer 2013

                            Summer 2013

                            • Guest Jürgen W. (Berlin, Germany)
                            • Date of stay 07/20/13
                            • Review Submitted 10/13/13
                            The House is well equiped and beaches are in front of the house. We had a wonderful stay and hope to come back soon.

                            Recommended for: Romantic getaway, sightseeing.

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                          • Great Marblehead house

                            Great Marblehead house

                            • Guest MD (Toronto, Ontario)
                            • Date of stay 07/01/13
                            • Review Submitted 07/15/13
                            Mu husband and I and our adult kids had a wonderful stay at this lovely Marblehead house. The house is beautifully situated: a short walk to town, an even shorter walk to a small beach, and shorter still to the lovely water at the end of the lane. The house was clean, comfortable, and convenient. The hosts, Peter and Penny were gracious and accommodating. We hope to go back!

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                          • Lovely Home by the Sea

                            Lovely Home by the Sea

                            • Guest TorontoCouple (Mississauga, Ontario, Canada)
                            • Date of stay 05/25/13
                            • Review Submitted 06/11/13
                            My wife and I (and our dog!) rented this lovely home just steps away from the ocean for a week in May, 2013. We arrived to find basic staples in the fridge including wine and cheese to get us going. We spent most of our time at the house either in the sitting room off the kitchen or outside in the garden which faces the nearby cove. At night, there's a large screen TV with full cable which was great for a couple of hockey fans! The owners, Penny & Peter, were out of town, but still managed to answer any questions we had. The property was clean, quiet at night and "as advertised" in the VRBO listing. It's about a 10-15 minute walk into town which we did many days. The town has a number of parks overlooking the harbour - a great place if you're travelling with a dog. We'd recommend Shubie's for groceries, take-out and wine and the 5 Corners Kitchen if you want a dinner out. If you want to fully explore a the area around Marblehead, you'll need a car. We highly recommend the property.

                            Recommended for: Romantic getaway, pet owners, age 55+, families with young children.

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                          • Warm and charming

                            Warm and charming

                            • Guest Mary (Marblehead, ma)
                            • Date of stay 02/16/13
                            • Review Submitted 03/24/13
                            We stayed for two weeks in Feb. 2013. We found the home to be very comfortable, functional, and charming. This house is lovely and so authentically Marblehead. It is furnished with beautiful antiques and decorated with style. The wide board floors and the fireplaces are gorgeous. The kitchen is a real cook's kitchen, outfitted with everything you need. There is lots of comfy living space on the first floor, and two modest-sized but pretty bedrooms on the second. The master has a beautiful ocean view, as does the kitchen and first floor family room. The pictures on this site don't do it justice. The location of the home is special. It is located on the corner of a winding Marblehead street and a little lane that leads down to the ocean. It is probably 200 feet to the ocean, if that. You can walk down the short lane and be at a small beach, or explore the rocks, or at low tide walk out to a picturesque island. The owners are very helpful and accommodating. They went above and beyond to make our stay a pleasant and easy one. They were lovely to deal with, before, during, and after. We felt very lucky to spend two weeks in this beautiful old home, a true piece of Marblehead history made comfortable for today's lifestyle.

                            Recommended for: Romantic getaway, pet owners, sightseeing, girls getaway, adventure seekers.

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                          • Perfection AND parking!

                            Perfection AND parking!

                            • Guest Ann D.
                            • Date of stay 07/01/12
                            • Review Submitted 02/08/13
                            This home is absolutely lovely and the owners could not be more gracious and generous. The property is perfectly located in an ideal part of old Marblehead just steps to Browns Island, Redds Pond and a lovely walk into town. The house is beautifully appointed, boasting a working fireplace and an ocean peek-view from the bedroom. The property is perfectly maintained, the home spotlessly clean and all appliances functional. Cosy and comfortable, we stayed most happily for a month -- and would do so again in a minute. We would recommend this property without any hesitation.

                            Recommended for: Romantic getaway, sightseeing, girls getaway, age 55+, tourists without a car, families with teenagers, adventure seekers.

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                          • Great Thanksgiving Getaway

                            Great Thanksgiving Getaway

                            • Guest Elizabeth B.
                            • Date of stay 11/17/12
                            • Review Submitted 12/09/12
                            I rented this charming property over Thanksgiving week. We were able to host Thanksgiving dinner in Penny's lovely dining room and the kitchen was well equipped to make lots of side dishes. The house was really great, the bathrooms were clean(critical for me), and we really enjoyed walking out to the nearby island at low tide. Penny was also really easy to work with and helped me out with a few extra serving items for Thanksgiving. Another plus was the house was really quiet. Bring a fan if you like white noise as you could hear a pin drop at night! Thanks Penny and anyone planning on coming to Marblehead, check out this property!

                            Recommended for: Romantic getaway, sightseeing, age 55+, tourists without a car.

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                          • Great spot in Marblehead

                            Great spot in Marblehead

                            • Guest Anne (Savannah)
                            • Date of stay 06/30/12
                            • Review Submitted 10/01/12
                            Wonderful spot. The house is very nice, up to date, very clean and in a great location. One of the best surprise spots in Marblehead is a very short walk away, the beach and island. Lovely garden with water views to enjoy for reading, eating, cocktails. Owners were very helpful with shopping, stores, places to visit in the Marblehead area. Charming and we plan to come back!

                            Recommended for: Romantic getaway, sightseeing, girls getaway, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers.

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                          • Young family from Germany relocating to Boston

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                            Young family from Germany relocating to Boston

                            • Guest Kevin and family
                            • Date of stay 09/02/12
                            • Review Submitted 09/28/12
                            This was a lovely family that wanted to know more about relocating to the Boston area. We provided local information about the North Shore of Boston. With young children, we wanted to make them feel at home so we had toysb by the youngsters. They were a delightful family and left our house immaculate. Review #5608377 Waterfront stay in Marblehead Myself and young family spent 9 wonderful days at this beautiful waterfront home. This home is an appealing mix of the old together witll all the modern appliances you could need. The condition was perfect and the owners more than friendly. In fact everyone in M'head seemed to be friendly, including the neighbours. Will definetly go back!!! Respond to this Review Best wishes, Reviews Team VRBO Property/Unit #418412 - "Antique Home in Old Town, Marblehead" Reviewer Location Germany Date of Arrival September 2, 2012 Review Rating 5 out of 5

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
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                          Jan 14 - May 24, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $2,000 $8,000
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                          7 night min stay

                          $2,500 $10,000
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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                          • Taxes Not included

                          Notes:

                          -April, May, June, July, August, Sept, October and November are considered base rates. January, February and March are considered seasonal rates.

                          -December is not available.

                          -January, February and March rates are $1500 per week, $6000 per month.

                          -Minimum one week stay.

                          -Basic cleaning costs included in rental rate.


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                          Location

                          • Nearest Airport: Logan International Airport at 17 Miles
                          • Nearest Train: Swampscott or Salem at 4 Miles
                          • Nearest Beach: Down the street at 0.01 Miles
                          • Nearest Barpub: In Marblehead at 0.05 Miles
                          • Nearest Restaurant: In Marblehead at 0.05 Miles
                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1986

                          About the owner: Peter and Penny Blaisdell have been Marblehead residence for over 40 years. Peter is a native Marbleheader and Penny grew up on Long Island sound. We have two grown children and after some great careers have decided to enjoy our sailboat and explore Maine when we rent our house during the summer and when we travel south during the winter.

                          Why the Owner Chose Marblehead:
                          We decided to purchase the house even before we saw the inside. The location is very special and it is very rare that houses in our neighborhood ever come on the market. All you have to do is walk down our lane and you feel you are on the coast of Maine. At low tide you can walk to Brown's Island which is an uninhabited island owned by the Trustees of Reservation.Our locations is truly priceless!

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          We have a beautifully restored antique that we understand dates back to the 1700s with two working fireplaces and charm throughout. Our house is filled with lovely antiques and is warm and cozy. We have a lovely garden out back that provides water views and even has an outdoor shower with nice hot water.


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                          Photos

                          • View from upstairs bedroom

                            View from upstairs bedroom

                          • View from Harding Lane. Can walk to the island at low tide

                            View from Harding Lane. Can walk to the island at low tide

                          • Living Room with working fireplace

                            Living Room with working fireplace

                          • View of Living Room with fireplace and additional seating

                            View of Living Room with fireplace and additional seating

                          • Family room with great water views

                            Family room with great water views

                          • Kitchen looking into family room

                            Kitchen looking into family room

                          • View from backyard toward house

                            View from backyard toward house

                          • Master bedroom overlooking 
Dolibe Cove

                            Master bedroom overlooking Dolibe Cove

                          • 2 Harding Lane

                            2 Harding Lane

                          • View to Doliber Cove

                            View to Doliber Cove

                          • Living room with working fireplace

                            Living room with working fireplace

                          • Dining room with working fireplace

                            Dining room with working fireplace

                          • Family room looking into kitchen

                            Family room looking into kitchen

                          • Washer and Dryer in Kitchen

                            Washer and Dryer in Kitchen

                          • Looking down to front door from second floor

                            Looking down to front door from second floor

                          • Bedroom 2- this can be made into two single beds instead of a double.

                            Bedroom 2- this can be made into two single beds instead of a double.

                          VRBO #418412

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                          This listing was first published here in 2012.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, April 16, 2014

                          $2,000 - $2,500 per week (USD)
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                          2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

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                          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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