The Mariner is a spacious, bright, custom-furnished condo with all the comfort and amenities one may need to enjoy time in our seaside town. Perfectly located on Bearskin Neck and Bradley Wharf, many of Rockport’s art galleries, shoppes, and eateries are steps outside the Bearskin Neck-side entrance. Rockport Harbor and Motif #1 greet you at the Bradley Wharf-side entrance.
The Mariner encompasses the whole 2nd floor of 35 Bearskin Neck. The first floor of the building has a boutique and reserve lobster tanks for the Roy Moore Lobster Company next door. There are two entrances to the condo. The “front” entrance is on Bearskin Neck and the “back” entrance is on Bradley Wharf.
There are two bedrooms on opposite ends of the condo. The harbor-side bedroom has a king bed and the Bearskin Neck-side bedroom has a queen bed. The Mariner has central air conditioning and heat.
The Mariner has a full-sized, modern kitchen with stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, and blender. There is a full pot and pan set with a variety of utensils. There is a dining area adjacent to the kitchen with seating for up to 4 people and 3 bar stools along the end of the granite kitchen countertop for additional guests.
There is a full, vented bathroom that includes a shower/tub combination. There is a laundry closet in the hallway outside the bathroom with a clothes washer and dryer. Wash detergent is available in the utility closet.
The living area is furnished with a comfortable leather couch and 2 chairs. Entertainment includes widescreen HD cable TV, WiFi, bluetooth stereo, board games, and books. A sliding glass door leads to a deck with a bistro table with 4 chairs that overlooks Rockport Harbor.
Parking is difficult on Bearskin Neck, particularly during the summer season. However, we have a reserved parking spot across from Front Beach, an approximate 10 minute, pleasant walk along downtown Main Street. I meet guests at the Bradley Wharf entrance to the apartment upon arrival and show where to temporarily park the car to unload luggage. I then show the apartment, give keys/parking pass, and answer any questions. Next I show guests the exact location of the reserved parking space to avoid any confusion.
We also provide a complimentary resident beach pass that allows guests to park in the “resident only” parking lot at the popular Long Beach and Cape Hedge Beach.
Bearskin Neck is a popular destination for Rockport visitors because of the numerous art galleries, shoppes, and eateries. It can become quite active with people during the summertime and on nice weekends during the spring and fall. Rockport Harbor is home to Motif #1 (the red shack centerpiece of the harbor) and recreational boaters, sailors, and working lobstermen. Lobsters are unloaded from boats about 15 yards from the back door of the condo.
Lobsters and other seafood is sold next door at the Roy Moore Lobster Company. Visitors enjoy cooked lobster and other seafood on their back deck “in the rough”. The Lobster Company is a great neighbor and well-run business that is also frequented by locals. I highly recommend lobster-loving guests to take advantage of the fresh seafood and fun atmosphere!