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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent Plum Island reviews

  • Great Place!

    "This place was perfect for us this past weekend. We needed someplace to stay that was affordable and also allowed our mini aussie :) The house was very clean, was accurately displayed in the pictures on the listing and was the perfect amount of space for us. The owner was great to communicate with before we arrived as well- she sent us multiple ideas of places to check out which we did ( Newburyport, TenderCrop)and had a great time! Plum Island is beautiful in October and was the perfect getaway for us!"
    Guest: Jessica B. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 6, 2014
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  • A wonderful two weeks on Plum Island

    "We just finished staying two weeks at this lovely home. The home was in pristine condition and the owner seemed to think of everything in this well appointed home with ample sleeping and three full bathrooms. The kitchen was very well appointed with excellent appliances and, as a result, we cooked many of our meals. This was ideal for our multigenerational family. The two living areas, one upstairs and the other down allowed different activities to meet the various needs. The proximity of the beach and restaurants along with a Newburyport so close by, was a great benefit. Our family hopes to return."
    Guest: A place for all seasons Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 6, 2014
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  • Location, location, location!

    "Location truly matters - it overrides everything else. This location is spectacular, exquisite view, charming cottage, truly wonderful. The down side is it is only 1 bathroom and the stairs to upstairs can be steep, however, the location of this place shines above all else. The cottage is adorable, has all the right things to make your time here truly memorable. Owner is easily reachable and very amenable! Highly recommended! We LOVED our week here!"
    Guest: Susan J. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 12, 2014
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  • Beautiful home with a stunning view

    "I had several friends and family come stay in this home for two nights and everyone was blown away by the view and elegance of the home. You can hear the waves while laying in bed at night, and just a short drive into Newburyport downtown for lots of great shops and restaurants. Everyone had their own comfortable beds and everything they needed for the stay. Property was professionally cleaned before we arrived and there were ample clean towels and extra pillows and bed linens (along with extra toiletries if needed). The views and property are even more amazing in person than in the photos. I would absolutely invite everyone back to do this again. Dave, the home owner, was very helpful and accommodating before and during our stay. Highly recommend this place!!"
    Guest: Meghan Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 28, 2014
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Plum Island Travel Tips

Discover a New World in Plum Island Vacation Rentals

Located off the northeast coast of Massachusetts, Plum Island is the perfect vacation destination for anyone interested in walking the same land and seeing the same sights as our country's earliest explorers and settlers. Captain John Smith noted it on his map of New England, and it was officially named in 1649. And as any visitor to the island will see, the land was aptly named. Margaret Smith wrote in her journal in about 1678: "Leaving on our right hand Plum Island (so-called on account of the rare Plums which doe grow upon it), we struck into the open Sea . . ." Those plums still grow on the island, which means Plum Island vacation rentals sit among hundreds of plum bushes that just might be ripe for harvesting, depending on the time of year you visit. They're said to make fantastic jellies and jams.

Everyone Wants a Piece of Plum Island

The 11-mile island north of Cape Ann is divided among the towns of Newbury, Newburyport, Rowley, and Ipswich. Most of the southern part of Plum Island is devoted to the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, a sanctuary for more than 300 species of resident and migratory birds as well as a wide array of mammals, insects, fish, reptiles, and amphibians. The refuge offers a variety of educational and recreational activities, such as surf fishing, wildlife photography, nature tours, and hunting opportunities.

Plum Island Accommodations Are Diverse and Plentiful

While the southern part of Plum Island is home to an endless array of wildlife, the northern chunk of the island is largely residential. Plum Island beach homes come in all shapes and sizes, from tiny cottages to large oceanfront abodes. If you're looking for North Boston lodging, Plum Island is a place you're sure to find your dream getaway.

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