'Windswept' on Great Neck
Rates are $2800 per week in the summer.
There are water views galore from this newly renovated, 4 season home north of Boston, with access across the street to the water. Includes beach passes for Crane beach and the association owned Clark beach 1 mile walk from the house.
The Atlantic Ocean is a distant view and Plum Island Sound is in front of the house with lobster boats and private boats moored nearby.
This area is great for kayaks, canoes, windsurfers, and boaters of every kind. Crane Beach in Ipswich, boasts of 6 miles of white sand beach and pristine sand dunes on a natural wildlife preserve. This Ipswich beach was awarded one of the top 10 beaches on the east coast. There is a small partially sandy beach (for residents only), included in your rental, a short 10 minute walk from the house or you can drive down and park at the beach.
The Crane Estate has summer family concerts at The Great House at Castle Hill on Thursday nights and many guided trails through the Wildlife Refuge. Tours of the Castle are available daily.
Enjoy views of Plum Island, New Hampshire and Maine, plus many sand bars to stop and swim from and 3 public boat ramps within a 10 minute drive. Close to Cape Ann, Salem, and Boston and just 20 minutes from the New Hampshire border, makes this shore line community unique. Town is 3 miles away with a boat launch, train station, great restaurants, and golf and tennis within 6 miles. The town boasts of more pre-revolutionary homes than any other town in the US.
The north shore has plenty to offer for all ages with festivals and entertainment all summer long.
The house was renovated in 2003 with a 900 square foot addition, creating a 2000 sq. ft. open floor plan heated living area. There is a gourmet granite kitchen with a peninsula for morning coffee. A wrap-around deck with plenty of deck furniture and table for evening dinners 'Al Fresco' which overlooks the miles of water and marsh views. The walk out ground floor has a king or 2 singles in the bedroom with plenty of closet space. There is also a utility/laundry room on this level.
The second level has the open living area with a queen P/O sofa in the living room, kitchen, full bath and great room. The third level has a king master bedroom with balcony, full bath and small single bedroom.
Nature lovers can enjoy the many trails of the Essex Greenbelt, Plum Island's Parker River Wildlife, Trustees of the Reservations, and Audubon wildlife refuges. Great bird watching! Also North Ridge Road is a popular route on the North Shore touring bike trails. View the most breathtaking sunsets in the area, ranked one of the greatest in North America by National Geographic!!!
ADDITIONAL RENTAL INFORMATION:
*No parties, or smoking. If you do not comply with these rules, it is grounds for eviction. No refund of rent.
*No more than the maximum number listed will be permitted overnight.
*Fee for extra guests.
*Non refundable pet fee of $250 with approval of the owner
*Late check out fee of $200. Extra cleaning $75 per hour.
*Check in is 3 p.m. on Saturdays.
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