"A World Apart"- Vintage Beachfront Cottage! Book Now! Limited Availability!(5 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Cottage, 5 Bedrooms + Sleeping Porch, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-10)
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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Member since: 2007
- 2 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 2-10
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View:
- Ocean View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Apr 1 - May 15, 2017
3 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Jun 3 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay
Jul 1 - Jul 28, 2017
7 night min stay
Jul 29 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 2 - Sep 29, 2017
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $400
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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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
Stunning beachfront location!
Pristine private beach within steps of your front porch!
Enjoy endless Summer days!
Front Porch View - Spectacular Sunsets of Harbor and Downtown Newburyport
Spectacular water views from Master bedroom!
New furrniture and hardwood floors throughout the cottage!
Newly renovated kitchen w/granite countertops and stainless steel appliances!
Living Room w/ wrap around sectional, flat panel TV & gas fireplace!
Twin antique four post beds!
Plum Island Light-Built in 1898 - located 50 yards behind the 'Arctic' cottage
White Sandy Beach - ideally suited for families w/ young children!
View from wrap around porch - literally steps to the beach!
Another gorgeous day at the 'Arctic' cottage! Front-to-back wrap around porch!
Spectacular views from the Master bedroom!
Open floor plan with spectacular waterviews from every room!
Bright and cozy kitchen with great windows original to the cottage!
Full size antiques sleigh bed!
Birds-eye view of the 'Arctic Cottage' from atop the Plum Island Lighthouse!
Well behaved pets welcome!
This listing was first published here in 2007.
Date last modified - Sunday, February 26, 2017
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