Prime Gloucester Property - Overlooking Harbor with Private Pool(76 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-7 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Apartment, 2 Bedrooms , 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-6)
Private pool (OPEN: mid-May - mid-Sept & unheated), garden landscape, panoramic views of Gloucester harbor AND less than 1-mile walk to Good Harbor Beach.
WE DO NOT ALLOW LONG TERM STAYS, TWO-WEEK MAXIMUM.
This 2BR apartment comfortably accommodates four on vacation or in town for a graduation weekend, college visits, but it’s also a perfect getaway for anyone looking for a small slice of Heaven on Cape Ann during the off season.
Past guests repeatedly say this apartment is bigger in person and the space looks just like the pictures online. Several said this property is the very best VRBO/HomeAway accommodation they have ever rented. They also write about how cozy and comfy the apartment is, many feel right at home, right away. Just read our stellar reviews.
This apartment is on the second floor of our house, where we live, with our amazing views of Gloucester's Inner Harbor. Within this apartment, there are two bedrooms each with its own private bathroom. The master bedroom has a queen bed and a twin bed and a hidden trundle bed for young children with a full bathroom with soaking tub. The second bedroom, off of the living area, has a queen bed and a bathroom with a shower stall. Each bedroom is ideal for couples traveling together, but the twin & trundle bed make it flexible for up to 6 people. The living room couch is extra long and comfy for sleeping but it is not a sleep-sofa.
The apartment has its own separate entrance and our guests tell they feel they have a lot of privacy while staying with us, even though we share the same house. There is off-street parking for up to 3 cars. The open living-dining space has a dining room table that can seat 4, flat screen TV with basic cable, WiFi, a comfy sofa with coffee table, two over-sized chairs, and a breakfast bar with 4 stools at the kitchen counter. The well-equipped kitchen has an oven/stove, fridge with freezer, coffeemaker, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, and full set of dishes, pots & pans, flatware and many utensils. If anything is missing, just let us know. We’re right downstairs!
I am Rebecca and manage this property. I live on the first floor below this apartment with my retired mother, Dot, (aka 'Gloucester Quilter') who quilts and gardens at home. One of us is always on hand to attend to any question or concern.
We are very knowledgeable about how best to experience the North Shore and day trips in our region and towns across New England. PLEASE submit a property inquiry through this portal for a personalized quote. We will reply with a quote along with our comprehensive, 6-page, visitors guide which includes heaps of local do's and don'ts.
RATES AND DATES
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Keywords: Cape Ann, Gloucester, Good Harbor Beach, Artists, Rocky Neck, Eastern Point, Restaurants, Pets OK
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Member since: 2011
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 2-6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Manicured garden landscape. Homegrown vegetable garden in summer.
- DVD Player
- Botanical Garden
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Surf Fishing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Early Summer Rates 2017
May 30 - Jun 24, 2017
2 night min stay
1-Peak Summer Rates 2017
Jun 25 - Aug 18, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Summer Short Week 1
Aug 19 - Aug 25, 2017
6 night min stay
Summer Short Week 2
Aug 27 - Sep 1, 2017
5 night min stay
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 2 - Sep 4, 2017
3 night min stay
Sep 9 - Oct 14, 2017
2 night min stay
Late Fall 2016
Oct 15 - Nov 18, 2017
2 night min stay
Nov 19 - Nov 25, 2017
2 night min stay
Off Season Winter 2017
Nov 26 - Apr 7, 2018
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $50
- Taxes and Cleaning Fee $50
- Taxes Not included
If you cancel more than a month before your rental, there is a $100 fee.
If you cancel less than a month before your rental, there are no refunds.
Special agreements can be arranged if there is severe weather.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Gloucester has some of the *best* whale watching in the world - operates May - Oct.
Year Purchased: 2000
About the owner: My mother has owned in this property since 2000. I moved back home in 2009 to help support her. We decided to join VRBO in Nov'11 after we had such a positive experience renting ourselves through VBRO. We have enjoyed hosting some great guests from all over the country and internationally! This apartment is an 'in-law' apartment on the second floor of the house where we live on the first floor. We love sharing our property, pool (in summer) and landscape with our guests. As our reviews confirm, we have had many happy guests. We do not rent for extended stays because, while we have had many amazing visitors, we did have a few bad apples . We are cautious about sharing our property with incompatible 'neighbors' for extended stays. Those are our terms and we hope you respect our perspective. As a policy, we do not give out our address for privacy and security reasons. We live here along with our neighbors in one of the best kept secret locations on Cape Ann. We feel our online reviews speak for themselves.
Why the Owner Chose Gloucester, MA, USA:
Gloucester and Cape Ann are an hour from Boston. We have amazing beaches, rich history and cultural legacy and award winning restaurants. You can easily take a day trip to Boston by commuter rail and come back and see a glorious sunset over the harbor.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
We love sharing our views, pool and property with guests. Gloucester is such a great area to visit and vacation!
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View from a bench on the property overlooking the harbor.
Window view from second floor apartment
Kitchen with elec. stove, microwave, d/w, coffeemaker and toaster.
Bedroom off of living area with a queen bed.
Master bedroom with queen bed and extra twin.
Trundle bed in Master Bedroom so family can sleep together.
Floor plan of 2BR/2BA apartment with private entrance and LR/Kitchen
Manicured garden landscape with outdoor seating overlooking the harbor.
Guests enjoying a June sunset from Adirondack chairs on the lawn.
Good Harbor Beach. APT comes w/ beach towels, chairs, umbrella + boogie boards
Open concept living and dining area with lots of natural light.
Dining area and open kitchen space
Living space looking into bedroom with queen bed
Bathroom off of queen bedroom
Master bedroom queen bed. Bathroom on right, door to living area on left.
Bathroom off of master bedroom.
Private pool. Open late-May to mid-Sept. Comes with toys and goggles.
Summer garden in peak season. Common outdoor seating for guests.
Sunset views overlooking harbor from apartment window.
Gloucester's famous "Man at the Wheel" Memorial.
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Monday, February 20, 2017
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