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Romantic SUMMERWIND COTTAGE - Scenic Harbor View w/Large Deck

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, 1 full bathroom, 1 queen sleep sofa (sleeps 6)

Romantic seaside cottage on a hillside overlooking the harbor (large deck.) Beautifully & artistically decorated, complete with all the amenities that make for a comfortable and relaxing holiday.

Summerwind Cottage offers the best location ever - situated in desirable E. Gloucester between Good Harbor & Niles beaches, 5 car to downtown shopping/restaurants, and 5 min. to Rocky Neck Art Colony galleries and it's fabulous, funky restaurants on the harbor. Minutes to Rockport and train to Boston. Quiet location yet right in the middle of the action.

Open living space - living room with sliding door onto large private deck overlooking the harbor, dining room & kitchen also have harbor views.

2 bedrooms at the back (queen beds), pull-out queen sofa in living room (sleeps 6), 1 full bath. Off-street parking for 2 cars.

Fully equipped kitchen, gas range, basic spices and condiments

High quality linens, towels & kitchenware.

Hi-speed wifi, HDTV/Netflix, Amazon prime video

Weber gas grill

Washer & dryer, Iron & ironing board, hairdryer

Beach towels, beach chairs, beach cart, rolling cooler

Starter shampoo, conditioner, paper towels & toilet tissue

2 Full length mirrors

Laundry & dishwasher detergent

*** To see our other rental property, click on "A Sunset Serenade" studio. HA Property # 120975.

More Details

Linda Amero, Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

About Linda Amero, Owner

We love meeting all the wonderful folks who come from far and near to enjoy our beautiful surroundings. Hank and I grew up on Cape Ann and have lived in Gloucester for 30+ years... we wouldn't have it any other way! (Linda is a jazz vocalist/artist, and Hank is a woodworker and avid boater.)

Linda Amero, Owner purchased this house in 2011

Why Linda Amero, Owner chose Gloucester

Summerwind Cottage offers the best location ever - situated between Good Harbor & Niles beaches, 5 car to downtown shopping/restaurants, and 5 min. to Rocky Neck Art Colony galleries with it's fabulous, funky restaurants on the harbor. Quiet location yet right in the middle of the action.

What makes this house unique

Open living space and Lovely large deck with scenic harbor view facing west for magnificent sunsets.

Guestbook comments from the owner

For our family "Glosta" is everything undeniable about MA all rolled up into one beautiful small city. Linda - thanks for creating a magical place for us to stay - it's perfect.

Highlights include:

• Smokin' Jim's baby back ribs (across the street)

• the very tasty linguine w/white clam sauce at Espresso's (super closeby)

• Rockport's kitchen shop "Lula's" is one of a kind

• Rocky Neck was our favorite neighborhood. The old paint factory is a piece of history to behold as is the rest of the community. Everything about Rocky Neck is special.

• Capt. Joe & Son's lobsters are delicious and provided us with several wonderful home-cooked evenings.

Thank you again, Linda.
Aug 2012
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Gloucester House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • We welcome children 6 and over (not suitable for toddler/small children).
  • Upon your booking, kindly sign attached personal rental agreement /registration form and return one copy for our records.
  • Please tell us a little about yourselves/group and reason for your visit.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Spa showerhead, grab rail.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Sleep Sofa - 1 queen , Memory foam mattress
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • 2 cozy bedrooms with comfy queen-sized beds. Queen sleep sofa in living room for extra guest.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Not suitable for toddlers/small children under 6 yrs.


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Romantic SUMMERWIND COTTAGE - Scenic Harbor View w/Large Deck
average rating of 4.902439 based on 55 reviews

Beautiful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying at this property. I was apprehensive at first knowing the owner lives next door. The owner Linda gave us plenty of space we hardly even saw her. It was actually a blessing a few times to get her opinion on places to eat and see. Also one time I had trouble lighting the BarBQ. (Totally my fault) Got it lit with her help. If you are going to Gloucester I recommend this wonderful home.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This home was the best.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent place, very comfortable, well appointed and a great view. Everything is close, walked to lots but easy car ride to the rest of attractions. Even though the owner was next door I never noticed. When I did see the owner she was very helpful with places to go. I truly recommend this home.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely amazing! Loved everything about it!

  • 5 of 5

This was hands down, the best experience I have ever had with a vacation rental. First of all, Linda and Hank are two of the nicest people and go out of their way to make your stay wonderful and share local information if you ask (you should ask because they are a wealth of local information). Linda was very accommodating of our arrival schedule and also loaned me an umbrella because I forgot mine. The house is extremely clean and well kept. It is small and cozy, but there was plenty of room for two couples. The deck and view are lovely and relaxing with a nice gas grill that we made use of. Really quiet neighborhood, with no traffic noise or loud neighbors. The living room furniture and beds are cozy and comfortable. The kitchen has all the amenities you could want, plus plenty of spices and cookware. There is even a lobster pot! The high-efficiency washer and dryer are a great bonus and even included laundry soap. The location is close to everything including Salem, Rockport, and downtown Gloucester. Walking distance to some restaurants and shops, and you can buy live lobster right across the street! I can't think of enough nice things to say about this house. We absolutely loved it! I will definitely stay there again the next time we go back to Massachusetts. Thank you, Linda and Hank!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Had a wonderful stay in a lovely house.

  • 5 of 5

Nice place, clean and felt like home. Read the book on the island it explains everything pertaining to the house. We ate at Charlies restaurant for breakfast and dinner right around the corner and it was inexpensive and delicious, right across the street from charlies is stop and shop and CVS for a quick run up to the store. Just one mile away is Marshalls, dollar tree and more groceries. We loved to get up in the morning and have coffee out on the deck facing the Harbor, we enjoyed the fully equipt kitchen which also had a martini shaker! They thought of everything. Close to Glouchester and Rockport, and only 25 minutes from Salem. We will be back for sure!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You girls were great... please come back and stay any time!
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Great house

  • 4 of 5

This was a great place to stay. Nice and quiet with all the amenities needed. The owner is very nice as well! We would rent again.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words, we always strive to create the best possible environment for our guests (our "suggestions" form is a great way to let us know if we need to make any improvements... assuring a 5 star stay for our guests). Would love your personal feedback. Thanks again for your booking, we welcome you back in the future!
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Great place in Gloucester

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful cottage in good location in Gloucester. Very clean, comfortable beds, everything you need in kitchen, great view of harbor. Owner nearby for any questions. Spent time in Rocky Neck . Recommend "The Studio" for really good food. Take the Water Shuttle to get great views of the inner harbor of Gloucester.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ginny and Bob, So pleased that you enjoyed the cottage, amenities and the surrounding area, it was a pleasure meeting you both! Linda and Hank
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Boston Logan Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.75 Miles
The Studio
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Salem, MA
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Cape Ann Golf Course
Nearest Train
1.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Rte. 128
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Duckworth's Bistrot
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Good Harbor Beach
Car: recommended

Summerwind cottage is centrally located in desirable East Gloucester - 5 Minutes from downtown by car, Good Harbor Beach, Niles Beach, Rocky Neck Art Colony, restaurants, shops, supermarket, theater, cinema, nightlife and train to Boston. Right in the middle of it all but on a peaceful private lane overlooking Gloucester's scenic harbor.

Rockport's famous shops are a 10 min. drive away.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $125

* 2018 Peak Season - 7 day min. (Sat-Sat only).
This is a quiet neighborhood, please keep that in mind if out on deck after 10pm. Be respectful, be clean, be happy. No smoking indoors.
Rates subject to change without notice until reservation confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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