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Buoy 23: Direct Waterfront Cottage with Deepwater Dock on the Annisquam River

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Buoy 23 Pier - Deepwater dockage accomodates a 20' boat

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Last updated: 10/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Gloucester cottage description

NEW IN 2013: Addition of new windows, insulation, Heat & Central Air Conditioning now extends our season March 1 – December 31.This newly renovated and updated waterfront gem has four bedrooms and 1.5 baths, a deep-water dock (accommodates up to a 20 foot boat, with plans to extend dockage for the 2014 season) and a wrap-around screened porch where one can sit and watch the glimmering water, wildlife and passing boats go by on the tidal Annisquam River. At high tide swim from the dock or the shore directly in front of the house and at low tide there is great swimming from the sand bar. The sunny, modern eat-in kitchen has gas cooking, dishwasher, full size washer/drier and a half bath. The dining room seats 8 and is open onto the living area which has a huge new sectional and 50 inch flat screen TV complete with a high-end theatre sound system, deluxe cable service and DVD player. The screen porch is pure heaven for sitting during the day, or for those who wish, sleeping on those warm summer nights. Upstairs are 4 bedrooms (two with views of the water) with new linens and decor plus a completely renovated custom-tiled full bathroom with tub and shower. Outside there are lovely newly landscaped front and back yards and plenty of parking as well as an outdoor hot and cold water shower. This is the waterfront vacation you have been dreaming of!

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • Elevator : Chair Lift for Qualified Handicapped Persons

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Chauffeur
          • Concierge

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Children Welcome:

            A safe, comfortable and exciting environment for children of all ages. Parental supervision a must at all times....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking outdoors only....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Dogs only, subject to qualification, approval, agreement and pet fee. See contract details. ...moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            No stairs from Driveway to Kitchen. Handicap Accessible 1/2 bathroom on 1st floor. Stair lift to second floor....moreless

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

          • First Mate Quarters: 2 twin/ single

            w/views-new mattress in 2010 & Cable TV...moreless

          • Captain's Quarters: 1 queen

            with views, new mattress in 2010 & Cable TV...moreless

          • Crew Quarters: 1 queen

            with views-new mattress in 2010 & Cable TV...moreless

          • Stateroom: 1 twin/ single

            ...moreless

          • All bedrooms on second floor. Entire home has Central Air Conditioning

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          • First Floor Half Bath: toilet

            Handicap Accessible...moreless

          • Second Floor Full Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Private Beach, Swim From Property, Walk to Beach, Water Views, Waterfront ,Deepwater Dock, Dock,Outdoor Furniture, Outdoor Shower, Private Beach, Gas Stove, Ham Radio Friendly...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Comcast Deluxe Cable Service...moreless

              • Stereo:

                Bose 5.1 Home Theater Sound System...moreless

              • Television:

                Sony Reverse Projection Home Theater...moreless

              Theme

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

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Horseback Riding
              • Paddle Boating
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching

              Location Type

              • Near The Ocean
              • River
              • Waterfront
              • Waterfront:

                Waterfront lot with private beach and deep water pier/dock....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                Central Air Conditioning installed 2013...moreless

              • Alarm Clock
              • Clothes Dryer:

                Large Capacity Electric Dryer...moreless

              • Elevator:

                Chair Lift for Qualified Handicapped Persons...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Hot Air by Natural Gas...moreless

              • Internet:

                High Speed Secure wireless Internet...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                Two sets of linen for each bed...moreless

              • Living Room:

                Sony Home Theater with Bose Audio, Deluxe Cable, Netflix & DVD Player ...moreless

              • Parking:

                Private Driveway, 2 cars...moreless

              • Telephone:

                Telephone - Nationwide Toll-Free Coverage...moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Eights sets of facecloths, hand towels, bath towels. Kitchen towels....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Large Capacity...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Blender
              • Coffee Maker:

                Bunn Coffee Maker...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                More than ample, service for eight....moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                Portable Full Size Dishwasher...moreless

              • Lobster Pot
              • Microwave:

                Oversize Microwave Oven...moreless

              • Oven
              • Pantry Items:

                Starter kit of toilet tissue, tissue, paper towels, hand soaps, liquid soaps, dishwashing detergent, trash bags, barbecue briquettes, laundry detergent, dryer sheets, sponge. ...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Full size Refrigerator / Freezer...moreless

              • Stove:

                30 inch 5 Burner Natural Gas Stove with Full Size Oven...moreless

              • Toaster:

                Brevelle Toaster-Oven...moreless

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                Massive Screened Porch overlooking Annisquam River...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Luscious Lawns and Gardens...moreless

              • Outdoor Furniture
              • Outdoor Grill:

                Charcoal Weber Kettle Grille...moreless

              • Yard

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Optional
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.7
                  from 18 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Post Season 2014
                  Sep 20 - Oct 31, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $350
                  $1,995 $7,000
                  Off Season #3
                  Nov 1 - Nov 21, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $300 $325
                  Fri, Sat
                  $1,500 $6,200
                  Thanksgiving 2014
                  Nov 22 - Nov 28, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $350
                  $1,995 $7,000

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Off Season #4
                  Nov 29 - Dec 12, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $300 $325
                  Fri, Sat
                  $1,500
                  Christmas 2014
                  Dec 13 - Jan 2, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,995 $7,000
                  My Standard Rate
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,995 $12,000

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

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

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Boat Docking Fee $69
                  • Property Damage Protection $69
                  • Pet Fee $180
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  Cleaning fee for visits of less than 5 nights - $180.00


                  Cancellation policy:

                  Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 10/22/2014
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                  23 Available
                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates
                   

                  Location

                  40 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  LOGAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Gloucester MBTA
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Route 128

                  Car: Necessary

                  America’s oldest working fishing port and art colony, including the sea-faring communities of Gloucester, Rockport, Essex and Manchester by-the-Sea.

                  Thirty minutes from Boston. Local beaches: Good Harbor Beach, Crane Beach, Wingaersheek Beach, Singing Beach. Golf, sailing, fishing, museums, art galleries, hiking, biking, rock climbing, shopping, restaurants, festivals.

                  Home of the Fisherman Statue and several vintage lighthouses.

                  Site of the movie 'Perfect Storm'. Where the Sound of Music was written. Hammond Castle,Rockport, Bear Skin Neck, Rocky Neck, Annisquam Village.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1929

                  About the owner: Scott A. Kingsley, B.S., J.D., Northeastern University, Massachusetts School of Law. Lifelong resident of Buoy 23, family property since 1929. Constable at Commonwealth of Massachusetts since 1974. U.S.C.G Licensed Master of Steam and Motor Driven Vessels.

                  Why the Owner Chose Gloucester:
                  Back during the Great Depression, more than 85 years ago, with much of the Gloucester waterfront available to him, Grandfather Angelo Russo, of Russo's Candy House fame, chose Buoy 23 as the base for his boating and tuna fishing hobbies. He spent the remaining 21 years of his life developing the property to his exacting specifications. Since that time, his family has made every effort to preserve the original style and charm of this wonderful property. In the past five years that we have been offering the property to the public, all income has been re-invested in property improvements. Our goal is to be the caretakers for a select group of long-term clients that appreciate and understand the vacation home rental concept. We look forward to see you as a cherished stakeholder in our venture. As more and more properties go private and become overdeveloped, we are proud to share this rare wonderful vacation experience with you. While effort has been made to provide modern kitchen, bath, comfort and climate control amenities, the remainder of the property has been meticulously maintained with it's original charm, and we encourage our guests to recommend further improvements.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  Deep water dockage, a rare benefit in Annisquam area. Perched on the northern end of Riverview Cove, water view range exceeds 250 degrees.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Buoy 23 Pier - Deepwater dockage accomodates a 20' boat

                    Buoy 23 Pier - Deepwater dockage accomodates a 20' boat

                  • .Back Yard Yiew

                    .Back Yard Yiew

                  • Garden

                    Garden

                  • .Breakfast Nook

                    .Breakfast Nook

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                  • Open porch

                    Open porch

                  • . Closed Porch

                    . Closed Porch

                  • Captain's Quarters - Queen Bed - Cable TV - Water views

                    Captain's Quarters - Queen Bed - Cable TV - Water views

                  • Crew's Quarters - Queen Bed - Cable TV

                    Crew's Quarters - Queen Bed - Cable TV

                  • Buoy 23 - Front View

                    Buoy 23 - Front View

                  • Beach

                    Beach

                  • .Back Yard Yiew

                    .Back Yard Yiew

                  • .Kitchen - Modern, Fully Equipped

                    .Kitchen - Modern, Fully Equipped

                  • Dining Room - Seats 8

                    Dining Room - Seats 8

                  • . Closed Porch

                    . Closed Porch

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                  • . Closed Porch

                    . Closed Porch

                  • . Closed Porch

                    . Closed Porch

                  • First Mate Quarters - 2 Twin Beds - Cable TV - Water View

                    First Mate Quarters - 2 Twin Beds - Cable TV - Water View

                  • Stateroom - Single Twin Bed

                    Stateroom - Single Twin Bed

                  $285 - $428 per night (USD)
                  18

                  4 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 7

                  View calendar: Updated 10/22/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                  Member since: 2012
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated 10/22/2014
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