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Leslie's Retreat: Spacious home ideally located to everything

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 7)

Gorgeous 4 bedroom home located in a historically significant area of Salem North River. Short walking to all the excitement Salem has to offer with trolly and Segway tours, Museums, Galleries, Fine Dining, Beaches and the Salem Water Ferry into Boston. The home is fully furnished with a combination new luxurious and antique pieces. The kitchen is a gourmet chef's dream. Featuring a gas cook top with grill and griddle attachments, electric double ovens and 2 sinks for easy preparation of meals. Fabulous flow on the first floor between the dining room, living room and kitchen making it ideal to entertain. Many satisfied international families and others from across the country have made this home a destination for family celebrations and holidays. On the second floor there are 4 bedrooms, three of the bedrooms have queen sized beds and the forth has a twin sized bed. All are outfitted with comfortable clean and crisp linens and air conditioner units and in the cooler weather you can cuddle up to down filled duvet comforters and get a good nights rest. Cable television and wireless access through out the home. After enjoying the vibrant town of Salem you can come back kick back on the front porch or walk to the nearby train station and in 30 minutes arrive in downtown Boston for more adventures.

Please note if your require additional space or your group is larger than 7 people than an for up charge of $150 per night you can have access to finished basement consisting of a bedroom, private full sized bathroom with jetted soak tub and laundry area.

Please note that this home is a non-smoking premise

Keywords: clean well maintained sunny off street parking walking downtown train commuter rail museums halloween october boating close to attractions free wifi no smoking international welcome credit card pets children furnished comfortable antique designer home hardwood floors gourmet kitchen allergy housekeeping boston marathon wedding reunions family getaway book club

More Details

Owner
Mary Woodcock
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2017

About Mary Woodcock

Like to meet and greet new friends. On a recent trip to India my children commented that there is no place on this earth that I don't run into someone I know.

Mary Woodcock purchased this house in 1972

Why Mary Woodcock chose North of Boston & Greater Merrimack Valley

Ideally located to downtown Salem with out waiting in traffic or trying to hunt down an illusive parking space. Also after enjoying the sights and sound of Salem you can walk to the commuter train station to take the inbound train to Boston or the outbound Train to Newburyport, Rockport, Gloucester or Manchester by the Sea.

What makes this house unique

Close to everything you may want or need. While walking the nieghborhood you'll get to see the GIANT GNOME that lives next door or view the massive garden that is home of prize winning GIANT PUMPKINS over 1,000 lbs.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We couldn't be more thankful that we had your house to stay in during our wedding weekend! Everyone had a wonderful time between a pot luck on Thursday evening, opening gifts in your living room on our wedding morning, my girls reading gossip magazines while having their hair done, and enjoying some time in Salem. Our experience just wouldn't have been the same in a hotel. THANK YOU for sharing your house with us and for making sure we were comfortable there!
Oct 2013
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Amenities

Salem House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , 5' Tub shower combination
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , Considered a 'powder room' sink and toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Upcharge basement suite gives access to this bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Upcharge Suite: sleep sofa with temperpedic mattress.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , Upcharge Basement Suite
  • The listing is for occupancy of the first and second floor of single family home consisting of 4 bedrooms on the second floor 3 of which have queen sized beds and 1 has a twin sized mattress. There is also an infant pack and play. For an additional fee the basement suite is available of which there is another queen sized bed and a Ethan Allen sofa bed featuring a temerpedic matresss. Basement suite also has an additional full sized bathroom and access to a washer and dryer.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
House is located on a corner lot. There is a fenced in dog run , hardwood floors , Additional Fee guest can have access to Finished basement, with additional sleeping space and private bath

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(61 traveler reviews)

Leslie's Retreat: Spacious home ideally located to everything
average rating of 4.885246 based on 62 reviews
vineyard haven
5

Lovely house, great location

  • 5 of 5

Clean and comfortable. I highly recommend, great communication with owner.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful House, very nice neighborhood, convenient location!

  • 5 of 5

My whole family travelled with me from Pennsylvania for the 2017 Boston Marathon: My wife, my daughter and son in law and my 3 grandkids. The house is beautiful and very comfortable. My grandkids are young - age 3 to 12, but well behaved, but the house was not a problem for them as regards anything being untouchable.

It is a quiet location, a nice safe neighborhood, off street parking, nice walks, a short, maybe 10 minute walk to the center of Salem, and tourist sights, and to the train to Boston.

We really enjoyed our stay of 2 days and 3 nights.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house. Close to everything! Mary is the best!!!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I visited Salem to celebrate my 40th Birthday. It was a wonderful trip! Mary was wonderful and very helpful! The house was great to stay in. The basement room was like a mini apartment (without a kitchen). It was great for privacy and just plain awesome to stay in!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Feasterville, Pa.
5

Absolutely spooktacular!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Leslie's Retreat for a few days for a mini family vacation. It was amazing and so was Mary. The house was very clean and everything you needed was there. Every room had some type of Halloween decoration which made my grandkids very happy. Close enough to walk into Salem but sits in a very quiet neighborhood. I highly recommend this property. We will be coming back to Salem and will definitely stay here.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Trip To SALEM

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at "Leslie's Retreat".....the house was clean and very cozy and had all that we needed. It was a nice walk to downtown Salem so that we can visit all the area attractions!! Mary, the owner, was wonderful and was available at all times if she was needed!!! Although, everything was provided to us and we needed nothing!! Had a great time and would recommend the home to anyone traveling to Salem!!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stockbridge, Ga.
5

Our annual fall getaway

  • 5 of 5

We always enjoy returning to Salem, we consider it our home away from home!

The proximity to so many attractions, such as the ferry into Boston, the museums, the SEAFOOD, and re-connecting with friends and family.

Did I mention seafood? The house is extremely comfy and tastefully decorated.

We plan to return every year as long as we are able. Mary is a special and accommodating person. All the personalized touches, including notes on the blackboard are awesome.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I look forward to your visit every year and am delighted that the Three Musketeers return each year. Thank you so very much giving me the honor of hosting you, Mary
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Map

Nearest Airport
14.7 Miles
Logan International Airport in East Boston MA
Nearest Barpub
0.45 Miles
Downtown Salem where there are many
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Salem Ferry
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Kernwood Country Club Sargent Street Salem MA
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
MBTA Train Rail Depot 252 Bridge St Salem MA
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Route 114 to 128 : North Street Salem MA
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Dot ans Ray's North Street Salem MA
Nearest Beach
1.08 Miles
Winter Island / Salem Willows
Nearest Point of Interest
Leslie's Retreat Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Furlong Park: Firworks!
Nearest Point of Interest
Home or the Gnome
Nearest Point of Interest
GIANT PUMPKINS
Nearest Point of Interest
Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream
Nearest Point of Interest
Salem Train Depot
Nearest Point of Interest
Hawthorn Hotel
Nearest Point of Interest
Vistors Center
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Salem House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Memorial Weekend
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
Independence
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
labor day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
Halloween Happenings
Sep 29 2017 - Nov 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$465
 
 
Winter Holiday
Dec 24 - Jan 2
2 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
Marathon Weekend
Mar 14 - Mar 17
2 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$365
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.5%

Check in is at 4pm unless arrangements are made prior to arrival.
Check out is at 11am unless arrangements have been made prior to arrival

Rates are subject to change without advance notice.
Additional Basement suite is $150 per night

SAVE: For weekly and monthly rates contact owner directly.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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