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Waterfront - Magnificent Sunsets - Direct Water Access

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5-8)

Unique open floor plan - please note no room (except bathroom) is separated floor to ceiling (high ceilings)- both bedrooms have a door. Beautiful view from back deck. Gas barbecue and table with umbrella on back deck. Steps away from tidal bay - enjoy skipping rocks, looking for hermit crabs, watch the swans and other birds. Shaded eating area in front in quiet courtyard area. Plenty of light through many windows and sliding glass doors. Built in sitting area with room for 2-3 to sleep on couch, plenty of art books. Lower level has level grass area for croquet, laying out in the sun or sitting in Adirondack chairs under gazebo.

Keywords: unique, natural light, views, convenient, private, modern, swimming dock, short walk to beach, several sitting areas, small flat lawn, deck

More Details

Owner
Marc
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 16, 2017

About Marc

Picture of house being built(see the view) and my sister trying to help - This house was built by our father when we were growing up. There is a railing on the deck now but still parents are cautioned to watch their young children near stairs and sea wall.

Marc purchased this house in 1971

Why Marc chose South of Boston

We would like to keep this house in the family and would to share it with you and still be able to enjoy views in the off season

What makes this house unique

Short walk to beach eliminates parking hassles - water at back door in relatively safe bay allows for rowing, sailing, swimming, floating, boating adventures - easy kayak to worlds end medium will get you to Georges Island one of many Boston Harbor Islands - sunsets a plenty - open floor plan gives you beach house feel

Map

Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nantasket Junction
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Nantasket
Car: necessary

At the end of Hull is boat service to Boston and The National Parks and Islands of Boston Harbor. There are kayak,paddle and surf board rentals available within walking distance. There is a state park Wompatuck - with biking and hiking trails both paved and unpaved. There is plenty of beach activities.

Amenities

Hull House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 13 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - shower
  • Bathroom 2 - is just an outside shower with hot and cold water on private side of house - 3 walls 1 curtain facing bay Also in front of house a rinse of beach shower cold water only
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1) Couch area can sleep one if needed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Land access to private pier - swimming, fishing, kayak (small boat) use allowed

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

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Waterfront - Magnificent Sunsets - Direct Water Access
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews
5

We loved the property and would love to stay There again.

  • 5 of 5

It was very cozy, the location was great! I was with my fiance and a friend of ours who are both skilled artist, so they really enjoyed the artwork. It was nice and open for our daughter to get around. We would love to stay there again!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Wonderful vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

This was our third summer renting this house. It is a fun, quirky house (so many features!) that my family of six (four surfing teenagers) and two small dogs enjoy immensely. Plenty of places to sleep. Tons of outdoor space. Spectacular views. Amazing dock. Glorious outdoor shower. And walking distance to EVERYTHING! The artsy set up of the house is fun and the books and artwork hold surprises every time. My kids fondly call it the Hippy Surf House. Good stuff.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto, Canada
5

wish we had stayed longer

  • 5 of 5

The view took our breath away. The collection of books on art, architecture as well as the artifacts from around the world can match those of a little library plus a museum. I could stay here for days simply going through the books. The architect of the house and its decoration are so interesting that I spent time lying on the bed admiring the inside. The top of the library has a platform designed to be enjoyed by the young heart. My kids climbed up there playing a wood instrument, singing and laughing enjoying themselves for hours. So six of us never felt crowed, all having separate places to enjoy. No problem for us sleeping soundly even though the walls were not up to ceiling and the two seniors snored. The south and north bedrooms were each at the far ends of the house. The washroom was small but functioned well, especially the shower pressure was excellent. When the house ran out of some supply, Marc sent the new ones ASAP. The beach in Hull was fantastic, even we just came from Maine mid coast. Ferry to Boston was indeed easy and affordable. We really wished we had planned longer stay in this place so that we could spend more time right here and the surrounding area. Will come back for sure.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Boston, MA, USA
5

Beautiful, Unique Spot

  • 5 of 5

I booked Marc's home in Hull for a weeklong vacation for my parents and two younger brothers. My girlfriend and I live and work in Boston, so we joined for the first weekend and several of the nights. What a beautiful spot! We loved Hull - I recommend bringing or renting bikes and kayaks - there's a great dock for launching kayaks out back. Great view of sunsets over the bay and Boston from the back deck. The house is a one-of-a-kind architectural piece; bungalow style, with a ton of light, air movement, and places to cook, eat, read, and relax - all nestled into the hillside overlooking the water. The hot tub is a perfect way to unwind after a day of activities.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto, ON, Canada
5

Fantastic location, unusual character home

  • 5 of 5

Had a great one week stay at this unusual and cleverly designed house on the water. Plenty of outdoor space to enjoy - if you can get your family away from the comfortable reading nook. House was in great condition with all amenties that might be required. Marc was fast and helpful with his answers to any queries. Great location not only to enjoy Nantasket Beach, but also perfect way to access Boston via fast ferry from Hull or Hingham without the traffic or parking concerns.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

wonderful views

  • 4 of 5

I enjoyed the wonderful view from this cottage's expansive deck or the waterside gazebo with views over the tidal waters of Hingham Bay - with Boston Harbor clearly visible in the distance. A very convenient location for a long walk along Nantasket Beach - or indeed only a short ride by train or boat into Boston to visit the great museums or take in a show or concert. The cottage itself provides all amenities - it's actually very eclectic with artifacts from all over the world - probably collected by the original Architect owner who traveled extensively. There are plenty of restaurants within walking distance - In addition, Hingham center has a small square with a variety, including an café and an ice cream parlor to while an afternoon away; the shipyard has many other attractions - one being the TALBOT outlet.

One of my favorites was the 'Fruit Center' at the roundabout in Hingham.

I would rent this cottage again.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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