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Direct Waterfront Home with Sweeping Ocean Views, Deep Water Dock

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Last updated: 04/30/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Spacious with 4 large bedrooms, sleeps 10

Wonderful Gloucester Oceanfront home. Come to the North Shore and see where box office hit Manchester by the Sea was filmed.

Home offers a deep water dock for kayaking, fishing and relaxation in the ocean air. No tie-ups available for tenant motorized boats on the dock. Wingaersheek Beach is visible from the home and is a short 5 minute kayak ride away. Kayaks and stand-up paddle boards can be rented nearby and delivered to the home. Spend the day kayaking to the nearby coves (Lobster Cove, Goose Cove and Jones Creek) exploring marshlands and watching snowy egrets. Take in the home's sweeping ocean views from almost all rooms in the house. You can see Ipswich Bay, Wingearsheek Beach, and the Annisquam River. On a clear day you can see all the way to the New Hampshire shoreline from the dining area. Enjoy your morning relaxing with ocean views on the wrap around 3 season porch. Plus a spacious waterfront deck for outdoor dining. Neighborhood public right of way access to the mouth of the Mill River for bass fishing, beautiful sunsets and exploring tidal flats. 3 mile driving distance to beaches and public train service to Boston. Newer kitchen including adjacent dining area with spectacular views, spacious family room, living room, and wrap around screened in waterfront porch.

Dock usage: The dock is available for lounging, swimming, fishing, and launching tenant owned or rented kayaks or stand up paddle boards which can be rented locally and delivered to the home. Also a great spot to catch local stripers.

Renting our home with children: We do rent to families with children. As with any waterfront property regular adult supervision is required if children are near the waterfront and imperative while children are on the dock. Peak tidal currents ( the middle third of each incoming and outgoing tide) can be very strong in the river and around the dock. There is a small beach at the end of the street ( 3 minute walk) accessible at low to mid tide, that is best suited for younger children.

It is a large property with great areas for the kids to explore at low tide right in front of the house. The river and the tidal flats are feeding and nursing grounds for many aquatic creatures: crabs, periwinkles, eels, starfish, minnows and raven fish to name a few; are all right there for kids to explore. Enough to keeps the kids occupied for hours.

Please note: Owner's reserve the right to access their boats on the property dock and nearby mooring during rental periods. Owner's will board their boats and depart for the day. The owner's will respect tenant's privacy while on the property and the owner's will not enter the home without prior tenant permission.
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Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/30/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    At the owner's discretion due to direct water access....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet

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  • Bathroom 3: outdoor shower

    Available during warm season rentals...moreless

  • Outdoor shower also available

Other Amenities

  • Deep Water Dock for lounging, and swimming. Deep water dock is a rare feature. This means we have water under our dock 100% of the time for water access and atmosphere. Many other surrounding homes offer a tidal dock, making water access very limited. During summer months, dock is occupied by owner's boats and not available for tenant motor boat tie-up. Tenants are welcome to bring their own kayaks/paddle boards or rent and launch from the dock or waterfront. Owner kayaks and stand-up paddle boards are not for tenant use. Air conditioning with window units, fireplace in home is not currently operational. Pets are not allowed anywhere on the property....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View:

    Views to Wingaersheek Beach and Annisquam from the home's dining area and deck. The beach is a short kayak paddle away....moreless

  • Downtown:

    Close to downtown Gloucester and easy access to the train into Boston or points north....moreless

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront:

    Direct Ocean Front with a deep water dock. The home is on the Mill River off the Annisquam River. Sorry, tenant owned/rented motor boats cannot be tied to the dock. Rented kayaks are fine....moreless

  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Bed linens provided for all beds...moreless

  • Living Room:

    The living room is divided into 2 adjacent sections. One for gathering around the TV and relaxing. The other area has a round table and chairs that is perfect for family game night or conversation....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Off street parking for at least 4 cars. Additional space can be made available if required....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Plenty of bath towels provided, dependent on number of guests in booking...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Large open kitchen with water views and plenty of dining space in attached dining area...moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large Private Waterfront Deck with umbrella table for dining. Patio on the front of the house with gas grill, surrounded by perennial gardens....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
spring
Apr 29 - Jun 9, 2017
5 night min stay

$1,800
summer
Jun 10 - Sep 15, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,200
Fall
Sep 16 - Nov 30, 2017
5 night min stay

$2,400
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$300 $350
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee and Linens $250
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Owner's may be on property Saturday and/or Sunday, daytime only, to access and use their boats on the dock. Owner's will respect renter's privacy and will not enter the home, and will not be present anytime Monday through Friday w/out prior tenant permission. Use of owner's boats,including kayaks are prohibited. Tenants may bring kayaks/paddleboards. No dock space available for tenant powerboats.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Boston Logan
3 Miles
Nearest Train
Boston Commuter Rail
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 128
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
Wingaersheek Beach (via boat)

Car: Necessary

Relax and unwind in this beautiful waterfront property on Cape Ann. Located in historic Gloucester, the oldest fishing port in the country and rich with maritime history. The Gloucester shoreline is very accessible with a variety of beautiful beaches. Enjoy a day at sea on a whale watch, deep sea fishing excursion or sunset cruise. Explore Main street with abundant shopping, dining and museums. Stroll the boulevard for a visit to the Fisherman's Memorial, catch views of the Boston skyline and watch the boats pass in and out of the harbor. Stroll the streets of Rocky Neck, the oldest art colony in America. After exploring the many private galleries, dine waterside on the inner harbor. Spend the day in nearby Rockport, a charming coastal community, full of boutiques, cafe's and art galleries along Bearskin Neck. Come and enjoy local theater, the Cape Ann Symphony, festivals and other cultural activities to see and enjoy year round. Cape Ann, one of MA best kept secrets !

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1940

About the owner: This is a family owned home that we have owned for 4 generations. Come and experience for yourself what keeps bringing us back to this very special home.

Why the Owner Chose Gloucester, MA, USA:
You can't beat the views! Box office hit "Manchester-by-the Sea" scenes were filmed nearby while the cast rented this home. Movie cover photo backdrop is on the Mill River where the home is located and can be seen in the property images looking across the river.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Direct Waterfront


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/30/2017

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Photos

  • View of the house and dock from the water.

    View of the house and dock from the water.

  • View from the dining area.  Wingaersheek beach in the  upper left corner of pic

    View from the dining area. Wingaersheek beach in the upper left corner of pic

  • New modern kitchen and eating area with beautiful waterviews

    New modern kitchen and eating area with beautiful waterviews

  • bright and spacious familiy room

    bright and spacious familiy room

  • wrap around screen porch overlooking the water

    wrap around screen porch overlooking the water

  • Dock to swim, relax and launch your kayaks and paddleboards

    Dock to swim, relax and launch your kayaks and paddleboards

  • Good Harbor Beach Bedroon, Queen with water views

    Good Harbor Beach Bedroon, Queen with water views

  • View out to Ipswich Bay at Sunset, photo taken from property

    View out to Ipswich Bay at Sunset, photo taken from property

  • Neighborhood sand-flats down the street

    Neighborhood sand-flats down the street

  • The pier and dock. New in 2013

    The pier and dock. New in 2013

  • Waterfront back yard

    Waterfront back yard

  • Sailboat passing by the house

    Sailboat passing by the house

  • Dining area, seats 8-10 plus breakfast bar stools for 2, waterviews

    Dining area, seats 8-10 plus breakfast bar stools for 2, waterviews

  • Family room looking out to wrap around 
screen porch

    Family room looking out to wrap around screen porch

  • screen porch view 2

    screen porch view 2

  • Waterside Deck

    Waterside Deck

  • The Crane's Beach Bedroom, Queen Bed with waterviews

    The Crane's Beach Bedroom, Queen Bed with waterviews

  • Living Room,

    Living Room,

  • Nearby Annisquam Light house

    Nearby Annisquam Light house

  • Wingaersheek Beach a five minute paddle from the house

    Wingaersheek Beach a five minute paddle from the house

  • Front of the house and garden

    Front of the house and garden

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