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Cozy, Stylish Bluebird Cottage, Steps to Gorgeous Jenness Beach!

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Colorful, cozy living room with new sofa bed and stylish appointments.

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Last updated: 10/04/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Rye Beach cottage description

Cozy Bluebird Cottage is a sunny sanctuary bordering a soothing wildflower meadow, a two minute stroll to a gorgeous, mile-long sandy beach! Buckets of sunshine pour through the windows -- you get all day sun in the cottage. Lounge in the adirondack chairs along the little meadow to greet the sun in the morning, and then when you come home from the beach move the chairs to create a cocktail circle to watch the sun set over the west marsh. The cottage has just been refurbished and decorated in colorful but chic cottage style by an accomplished interior decorator -- unexpected touches and details abound and are meant to put a smile on your face! New visitors describe the cottage as 'a happy house,' 'stunning,' 'irresistible,' and 'delicious!'
It is small but oh so cozy and delightful. Two bedrooms, one bath, a sweet kitchen, stylish living room, a big screened porch where the breezes waft through, the songbirds in the meadow serenade you and where cocktails by sunset or moonlight beckon.
Stroll on the sand to dinner at the best and coziest restaurant on the Seacoast -- the beloved Carriage House -- then walk home along the water's edge with the moon lighting your sandy path. Fabulous Portsmouth is 15 minutes away with all it's colonial history, bustling seaport, world-class restaurants, river walk bars (the famous 'Decks'), boat rides, the acclaimed Music Hall, theatre, live music, nightlife, Prescott Park outdoor concerts and plays, summer festivals, historic Strawbery Banke and SO much more!
But of course the main attraction is the beach -- considered by some to be the best beach in New England! The tide goes out 100 yards to create a seaside paradise where kids can play wiffleball, build sandcastles, boogie board or surf while the adults walk from end to end for a great workout. The fantastic Summer Sessions Surf Shop is right down the road, where you can take surf lessons, rent boards, learn to paddle board, grab a frothy cappuccino, browse the hip clothing assortment or just people watch! Serious surfers gather at the far end of Jenness at a spot called Sawyers Beach. There is something for everyone at our fabulous, mile long beach!
A grill and a picnic table, plus the adirondack chairs, create a perfect oasis for sunset cocktails or a summer barbeque along the verdant meadow.
So grab your surfboard, your picnic basket, your birding glasses, your sunscreen and and create memories at magical Bluebird Cottage!

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 850 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Massage
          • Private Chef

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Must be 25 years old....moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1: 2 twin/ single

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Brand new queen sleeper sofa (quality brand) in living room....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo:

            Not a stereo, but small speakers to plug an Ipod into....moreless

          • Television
          • Video Library

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Restaurants
          • Ruins
          • Water Parks

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Miniature Golf
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shelling
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cross Country Skiing
          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Ice Skating
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Pier Fishing
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Skiing
          • Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Snowboarding
          • Snowmobiling
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Surf Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 8 people

          General

          • Fireplace
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Internet
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Parking:

            4 cars can fit easily but more along street is fine....moreless

          • Telephone
          • Towels Provided

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill
           

          Reviews

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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Winter Rental
          Oct 12 - May 29, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $250
          $850 $1,395
          Summer
          May 30 - Sep 12, 2015
          7 night min stay

          $1,895
          My Standard Rate
          2 night min stay
          $250
          $850 $1,395
          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees and Rental Conditions:

          • Pet Fee $100
          • Property Damage Protection $89
          • cleaning fee $150 + tax
          • Tax Rate 9%

          Notes:

          50% nonrefundable deposit due at time of booking. Balance due May 1st (which is slightly different than stated above, since VRBO website did not give me the option of saying May 1st.) So this policy is the operative one!

          If you need to cancel we will try our best to rent it to another party and 90% of your your money will be refunded if we are able to do so.


          Cancellation policy:

          Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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          Calendar

          Last updated: 10/04/2014
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          21 Unavailable
          22 Today
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          Location

          50 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Manchester
          0.25 Miles
          Nearest Barpub
          Carriage House
          6 Miles
          Nearest Golf
          Public, Sagamore
          15 Miles
          Nearest Train
          Exeter
          5 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          95
          0.25 Miles
          Nearest Restaurant
          Carriage House
          70 Miles
          Nearest Ski
          Gunstock
          0.1 Miles
          Nearest Beach
          Jenness Beach

          Seacoast New Hampshire is a vacation playground all year round -- truly! Summer is incredible, as you will see described below. The beach, the city of Portsmouth, the history, etc. Fall has the amazing foliage -- which wows me every year. Spring is sweet and green and great for long walks on the beach, antique prowling, eating in Portsmouth, visiting historic homes, photographing the natural beauty. And winter brings good skiing only an hour away, or brisk walks in snowstorms with the dog! Please note there is no washer or dryer because this is an old beach house.

           

          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2013

          About the owner: I grew up in nearby North Hampton and have rented homes at Rye Beach for 15 years, and finally I just had to buy one! Even though we now live in California (but still spend the summers on the seacoast), I think seacoast New Hampshire is truly one of the greatest places in the world. My three boys have grown up learning to surf, sail, play golf and tennis, bridge jump, fish in these parts and I can't imagine a better place to spend childhood summers.

          Why the Owner Chose Rye Beach:
          The sunny, corner lot just spoke to me. I anticipate building a bigger, Nantucket style cottage here in the future, but for the time being Bluebird Cottage feels just right! I named it Bluebird Cottage because the wildflower meadow that borders the house captivated me -- and I was surprised and delighted to see birders there with their binoculars a few times when I was considering buying the cottage. Then when I was shopping for furnishings I kept stumbling on items with birds (and bluebirds in particular) -- they kept popping up in my path -- so the name just happened; it was meant to be!

          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
          Seacoast New Hampshire is fantastic. There is SO much to do here in the summer. The beach, antique shopping, incredible food in Portsmouth, road biking, the Revolutionary history, more more more. I will leave a big binder with ALL the info you need to have an unforgettable vacation at Bluebird Cottage.


          Contact us

          Speaks: english, My sons speak Spanish -- they can help if need be.

           

          Photos

          • Colorful, cozy living room with new sofa bed and stylish appointments.

            Colorful, cozy living room with new sofa bed and stylish appointments.

          • Screened porch offers ocean breezes, songbirds in the meadow, cocktails?

            Screened porch offers ocean breezes, songbirds in the meadow, cocktails?

          • Stylish appointments throughout.

            Stylish appointments throughout.

          • Breakfast nook in the kitchen looks out to the songbird meadow. (Winter photos.)

            Breakfast nook in the kitchen looks out to the songbird meadow. (Winter photos.)

          • Great fabrics and color.

            Great fabrics and color.

          • Twin beds in the 'bluebird room.'

            Twin beds in the 'bluebird room.'

          • House and meadow.  Foss Circle is a small private road -- quiet, peaceful.

            House and meadow. Foss Circle is a small private road -- quiet, peaceful.

          • Bocce anyone?

            Bocce anyone?

          • Rye Harbor and whale watching boats nearby.

            Rye Harbor and whale watching boats nearby.

          • Surfing is steps away!

            Surfing is steps away!

          • Sitting area in the living room.

            Sitting area in the living room.

          • Cozy kitchen where friends congregate. Small but warm, cozy, oddly appealing!

            Cozy kitchen where friends congregate. Small but warm, cozy, oddly appealing!

          • Guest room with queen bed and fun artwork.

            Guest room with queen bed and fun artwork.

          • Campfires and s'mores on the beach at night! Pizza will deliver to the beach!

            Campfires and s'mores on the beach at night! Pizza will deliver to the beach!

          • Sunrise is spectacular.

            Sunrise is spectacular.

          • Looking for seashells and starfish . . . .

            Looking for seashells and starfish . . . .

          • Portsmouth -- a historic river city with umpteen bars, restaurants, culture!

            Portsmouth -- a historic river city with umpteen bars, restaurants, culture!

          VRBO #554319

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          This listing was first published here in 2014.

          Date last modified - Thursday, December 18, 2014

          $250 - $271 per night (USD)
          3

          2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
          Sleeps 6

          View calendar: Updated 10/04/14
          Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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          Member since: 2010
          Speaks: english, My sons speak Spanish -- they can help if need be.
          • Response time: Within 2 days
          • Response rate: 100%
          • Calendar last updated: 10/04/2014
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          (415) 601-9723 (California, USA)
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