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Petite Sophisticate in the Heart of Annisquam Village

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Last updated: 08/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Gloucester house description

Welcome to 'Petite Sophisticate' (at least this is what the Boston Globe Magazine called it, when it did a feature on small houses). But artsy language aside: This is a renovated 1837 cottage turned into a hybrid of modern loft & beach bungalow. It is a light, airy, open space consisting of 3 floors. First is kitchen, sitting room combo. Second is living room with large bath (fabulous rain head shower, modern subway tile and a stunning photograph of elephants in South Africa taking up a half-wall). Third is - via a ladder - a sleeping loft, that if the tree is pruned right -- will give views of the Annisquam River and hits in Wingaersheek beach. Other mentions: blue-slate small patio, unenclosed outdoor shower, gravel drive for 2 cars, massive sliding glass doors, pullout couch for another couple. Surfboards available if inclined and given notice. This preferably suits a cosmopolitan couple (or super cozy 4-some) who appreciate a mix of fine & funky and has no tolerance for old school New England flower wallpaper and wooden mallards on the mantle.
The house is one block behind the Annisquam Yacht Club. It's about a 5 minute walk to the bridge and about 5-7 to Lighthouse Beach. Nearby is the realtor's office, the Annisquam Exchange and the Art Gallery. It's also less than 2 blocks from the fabulous Lobster Market Restaurant which you can read about in beaucoup articles online if you have a peek. Annisquam is the village before Lanesville & about 10 minutes from the 128 Rotary. It's about 10-15 minutes to Downtown Gloucester, Rocky Neck, Eastern Point, etc. There's hiking, walking, running, boating, paddleboarding, kayaking, drinking, eating, reading, painting, shopping, etc to do. It's your typical summertime New England vacation - in a total gem of a house (I think) in a really magical town.
But I'm guessing that if you are looking to rent in Annisquam you probably know all this.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Pets Considered:

            Love animals. Let know who you want to bring.......moreless

          • Not Suitable For Children:

            SORRY, WE CANNOT ALLOW CHILDREN HERE. ...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 1-4

          • Bedroom 1


          • Bedroom is lovely little loft fits 2 people snug with window overlooking the neighborhood. A bit like sleeping in a treehouse. Pull out couch downstairs for guests....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Gorgeous big bathroom. White, gray subway tiles. Big shower, separate tub (that is cranky so unclear about that - ask owner). Very spa-like. Promise....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Pantry Items:

            Bring own food but there is coffee maker, tea pot, etc basics - salt pepper etc....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            1 Bar fridge and 1 freezer under island (2nd bar fridge is being swapped out)...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Open kitchen. Table sits 4, but it's loose in the living area....moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            Small one. 18 inch....moreless


          • Parking:

            Yes, parking for 2 cars if one in front of other. Also there's usually parking on street available....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Yes, but if you are picky bring own. But yes, many sheets, etc....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Yes, must fiddle with the switch. Real estate agent will show....moreless

          • Living Room:

            Yes, part of kitchen and separate upstairs living room....moreless

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            PLAYING OUTSIDE!...moreless

          • Washing Machine:


          Other Amenities

              • House cleaning will be provided before and after arrival.



              Pool & Spa



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                  Jun 1 - Jun 30
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                  Jul 1 - Jul 31
                  7 night min stay


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                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                  • Taxes Not included


                  I will pay out of this fee 10% extra to local Annisquam Realty so they can have local business. They will be your contact for any issues at all Kris Bengston: 978-335-5328

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                  Last updated: 08/25/2014
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