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Last updated: 08/29/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Fabulous 5 Bedroom Vintage Plum Island Beachfront Cottage - Circa 1900 - Amazing Location!

Location...Location...Location...that says it all! Spectacular sunsets, a private sandy beach, and panoramic Harbor views of Downtown Newburyport! The Arctic Cottage offers you one of Plum Island's premier locations to enjoy your family's vacation or week-end getaway!

Imagine yourself relaxing on the beach on a beautiful sunny day - eyes closed listening to the waves, feeling the warmth of the sun on your face - ah, this is what vacations are supposed to be all about! Retreat back to the wrap around porch and enjoy the shade while still taking in the breathtaking views of Newburyport Harbor.

Walk for miles on the continuous beach that stretches from your front door (the Northwestern tip of Plum Island) all the way to Sandy Point on the Southwestern Tip - approximately 12 miles one-way! Take a stroll down the beach a few hundred yards from the cottage and purchase tickets for the next deep sea fishing trip at Captain Lady's Fishing Charters - catch Stripers, Haddock, Cod, Pollack, Halibut, Mackerel, and Blues! Plan an evening of fun aboard one of the Sunset Dinner Cruises departing from Plum Island Point and dance the night away under the stars.

Come and enjoy boating, kayaking, etc. on some of the most scenic waterways along the entire East Coast!

For the avid fisherman, Newburyport Harbor, Joppa Flats, and the mouth of the Merrimac River are known for the most productive Striped Bass fishing in New England and the entire East coast!

The property is located at the Northwestern tip of Plum Island, 5-10 minutes from downtown Newburyport - fast becoming the #1 Summertime Tourist destination point in Massachusetts.

Newburyport, known as the "Landside Nantucket" (only better!) Easily accessible to Boston & Logan Airport only 35-40 minutes away by car, or 1 hour by train. Newburyport has an extensive offering of Restaurants, Shops, Boutiques, Art Galleries, Theater, Museums, and countless Historical attractions to enjoy! There's fun for everyone to enjoy!

Take a scenic one hour train ride into Boston for the day and catch a Red Sox game, walk the Freedom Trail, visit famous Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market, shop on Boston's trendy Newbury Street, and enjoy dinner in Boston's famous Italian North End!

Or visit some of the other countless attractions Boston has to offer - The New England Aquarium, Children's Museum, Museum of Science, and the Museum of Fine Arts - to name just a few!

This 1900's vintage Plum Island cottage - known as the "Arctic Cottage" is one of the oldest cottages on Plum Island. Originally built as a seasonal cottage, many of it's architectural features were designed to take advantage of it's seaside location. The distinctive wrap around porch that provides shade and shelter after a long day out on the beach, pocket windows that mysteriously disappear into the walls to take advantage of the summertime breeze. The expansive windows throughout the cottage bringing the outdoors - inside, transforming the cozy beachfront cottage into an "on the water" experience!

To get a "bird's eye" view of Plum Island and to view the cottage's location - go to Google Maps and enter the address - 17 82nd Street Newburyport, MA.

Keywords: Vintage 1920's Cottage

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age is 21 yrs. old. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Great location for children of all ages, including infants & toddlers...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoke free environment - smoking not allowed indoors....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Please notify landlord prior to rental...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 2-10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    4 Post Queen Bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    Full Size Sleigh Bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    Full Size Antique Iron & Brass Bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

    2 Twin 4 Post Beds...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

    2 Twin Beds - Day Bed / Trundle...moreless

  • Sleeping Porch: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    1 covered Porch & 1 Open Deck...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4) Two twin beds - plus additional Day bed w/ two twins or king size configuration...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Full Bath w/laundry - washer & dryer...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: outdoor shower

    Roomy & Airy Outdoor Shower - Hot & Cold w/Bench ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Brand new 12' X 18' deck off kitchen! Incredible, refreshing outdoor shower!...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Direct beach views from every room in the house. Overlooking Newburyport Harbor & Downtown Newburyport...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Direct beachfront property - located on private, white sandy beach. Great for young children, infants, toddlers, and all ages! ...moreless

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View:

    Exceptional sunsets and panoramic views of Downtown Newburyport & Harbor ...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Arctic cottage located directly on private sandy beach on Northwestern tip of Plum Island...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    2 additional dinig areas located on deck off kitchen and picnic table area off front deck...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Seasonal...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    parking capacity 6 cars...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Adjacent Municapl parking lot...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels provided - beach towels are not....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Many local restaurants offer full service catering services....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    GE Profile...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    New Kitchen completely equipped with all utensils. Stainless Steel Appliances...moreless

  • Microwave:

    GE Profile...moreless

Outside

  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Great wrap around porch!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
September
Sep 4 - Sep 30, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,500
October
Oct 1 - Oct 16, 2016
3 night min stay
$350
$1,500
Fall
Oct 17 - Oct 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$350
Spring 2017
Apr 1 - May 15, 2017
3 night min stay
$350 $400
Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,000
June 2017
Jun 3 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,000
July 2017
Jul 1 - Jul 28, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,000
August 2017
Jul 29 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,500
September 2017
Sep 2 - Sep 29, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,500

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400

Notes:

We do not accept credit cards


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Boston Logan International Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Beachcoma and Plum Isalnd Grille
Plum Island, Newburyport, MA, USA
Nearest Ferry
100 yard walk down beach
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Evergreen Golf Course & Oulde Newbury Country Club
5 Miles
Nearest Train
10 minutes - Downtown Newburyport
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
10 minutes - adjacent to Route 95 & 495
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
MadMartha's, Beachcoma, Plum Island Grille
10 Miles
Nearest Ski
Amesbury Sports Park
Plum Island, Newburyport, MA, USA
Nearest Beach
Ten Feet - Pum Isalnd Beach

Car: Recommended

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge & Visitors Center, Massachusettes Audubon Visitors Center, Plum Island Lighthouse Tours, Deep Sea Fishing Charters, Dinner/Party Cruises w/music, Harbor Cruises, 9th Wave Catamaran Cruises, Plum Island Kayak Excursions, Whale Watching Cruises, Maudsley State Park, Mosely Woods, Firehouse Theatre & Performing Arts Center, Newburyport Maritime Museum, Harbor Boardwalk

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Stunning beachfront location!

    Stunning beachfront location!

  • Pristine private beach within steps of your front porch!

    Pristine private beach within steps of your front porch!

  • Enjoy endless Summer days!

    Enjoy endless Summer days!

  • Front Porch View - Spectacular Sunsets of Harbor and Downtown Newburyport

    Front Porch View - Spectacular Sunsets of Harbor and Downtown Newburyport

  • Spectacular water views from Master bedroom!

    Spectacular water views from Master bedroom!

  • New furrniture and hardwood floors throughout the cottage!

    New furrniture and hardwood floors throughout the cottage!

  • Newly renovated kitchen w/granite countertops and stainless steel appliances!

    Newly renovated kitchen w/granite countertops and stainless steel appliances!

  • Living Room w/ wrap around sectional, flat panel TV & gas fireplace!

    Living Room w/ wrap around sectional, flat panel TV & gas fireplace!

  • Twin antique four post beds!

    Twin antique four post beds!

  • Plum Island Light-Built in 1898 - located 50 yards behind the 'Arctic' cottage

    Plum Island Light-Built in 1898 - located 50 yards behind the 'Arctic' cottage

  • White Sandy Beach - ideally suited for families w/ young children!

    White Sandy Beach - ideally suited for families w/ young children!

  • Incredible views!

    Incredible views!

  • View from wrap around porch - literally steps to the beach!

    View from wrap around porch - literally steps to the beach!

  • Another gorgeous day at the 'Arctic' cottage!  Front-to-back wrap around porch!

    Another gorgeous day at the 'Arctic' cottage! Front-to-back wrap around porch!

  • Spectacular views from the Master bedroom!

    Spectacular views from the Master bedroom!

  • Open floor plan with spectacular waterviews from every room!

    Open floor plan with spectacular waterviews from every room!

  • Bright and cozy kitchen with great windows original to the cottage!

    Bright and cozy kitchen with great windows original to the cottage!

  • Full size antiques sleigh bed!

    Full size antiques sleigh bed!

  • Birds-eye view of the 'Arctic Cottage' from atop the Plum Island Lighthouse!

    Birds-eye view of the 'Arctic Cottage' from atop the Plum Island Lighthouse!

  • Well behaved pets welcome!

    Well behaved pets welcome!

VRBO #115745

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Wednesday, September 21, 2016

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  • Sleeps
    10
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    Cottage
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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 08/29/2016

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