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First Class home, steps to beach. A/C

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

About the property

Best location; far from public parking and crowds. Quiet stretch of beach.

The perfect home for your summer vacation. One of the best properties available for rent on the island. Resident parking zone makes for a quiet stretch of beach. Off street parking for 3 cars.

Minutes to downtown Newburyport and it's fine shops, restaurants and activities. Close to commuter rail train to Historic Boston.

The house is fully equipped. First floor master bedroom, sunny kitchen with dining area, family room with entertainment center. Spiral staircase to the upstairs loft and adjacent bedroom. Amenities include washer/dryer, gas grill.

More Details

Property Manager
Bill and Deb Cooper
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
August 10, 2017

About Bill and Deb Cooper

We are local residents and have been renting this property to vacationers and winter rentals for about 10 years. Many guests return year after year. We have traveled extensively and provide an experience we would want for ourselves.

Why Bill and Deb Cooper chose Newburyport

One of the nicest weekly rental unit on the island. We have traveled a lot for work and vacation, and we know good hospitality. We strive to bring that to every guest. Our house is spotless and in top condition. We hope you will choose to stay with us.

Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Boston Logan
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Newburyport
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate 95
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Plum Island
Car: recommended

Other Activities: On Plum Island - steps to beach, minutes to Newburyport shops and restaurants.

Amenities

Plum Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • First floor master bedroom, double bed in loft at top of spiral staircase. Adjoining bedroom upstairs with two twins.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Sunny kitchen with toaster, blender, microwave, toaster oven, gas stovetop, all cooking utensils, flatware, dishes, pots, and pans.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.0 based on 4 reviews
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our second home

  • 5 of 5

We love Plover Cottage. The owners are friendly and helpful and the house is always in great condition and very well cared for. It is very well equipped, small enough to be easy to care for day to day, and in a great location. Neighbors are friendly. This is house is particularly great with young children (if they can manage the spiral staircase to the upstairs bedrooms) because it's a one-minute walk on a quiet side road to get to the beach. Our kids have grown up coming here and we love it.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved the location, but...

  • 2 of 5

Plum Island is a beautiful area. The location was very nice, close to the beach, great neighborhood, good amount of space and a comfortable layout. There were, however, a lot of troublesome deferred maintenance items. There was a dead rat odor inside the heater vent when we arrived, in addition to cat urine odor. We had to buy Glade Plug-ins, Febreeze and candles to mask the odor. All the AC units except the one in the living room, were very noisy, and made it difficult to sleep at night. The bathroom vent was also very loud. The mattress on the full size bed upstairs was larger than the box spring and frame, which made it uncomfortable to sleep in. When we tried to fix the bed we unfortunately looked under it and found pills, a major safety hazard if we had very small children, in addition to trash, dust and dirt. There were cracked tiles in the bathroom and the side foyer, another safety hazard if you are walking barefoot. Putting rugs over the cracked tiles is lousy mitigation. The back deck was also a safety hazard with all the loose boards and the fact that it was unstable. Overall, there are a lot of items that need to be taken care of so they don't dampen other people's vacations.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location! Comfortable cottage with all needed amenities!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 9th year staying at Plover Cottage....and it was perfect as always. Bill and Deb are so pleasant and accommodating. The cottage is well-equipped and so comfortable. It feels like a second home to us now! It's just steps away from one of the most beautiful beaches in Massachusetts! We are already looking forward to next year

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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This is truth in advertising.

  • 4 of 5

This little cottage is terrific. It is clean, well-maintained and the location is perfect. The loft area is great for older kids! My teenager loved it. It was private for her and for me as I was downstairs in an extension of the original cottage. The neighbors were also hospitable. We go to PI every year and rent a different house. This could quite possibly be the first one to which we return for a second stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Refundable damage deposit $250

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