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Beautiful. Cozy. Downtown.

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8) August and July rent by the week only

Location, Location, Location! Our 1792 brick beauty with 4 BRs and 3 BAs. Preserved on the outside while inside it has been magnificently transformed! Expansive, warm contemporary interiors w/views of the water & harbor. Situated in the best location right in the core of downtown. The oversized master suite offers fantastic views, custom closets & a luxurious bath. Private fenced-in patio.

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Our house is just a few yards away from the brand new Clipper City Rail Trail Walk or bike along the1.1 mile multi-use pathway. Haley’s Ice Cream and various bakeries, coffee shops, and restaurants located a short distance from the trail.

Just a block and half away are downtown Newburyport's Market Square where holiday events and live entertainment go on. Unique, original and beautiful describe the items found in Newburyport's eclectic shops. Shop for the person in your life who's hard to buy for, or find a one-of-a-kind item that's perfect for yourself.

Newburyport/Plum Island is world-famous as a “natural history” destination. Recognized as one of the nation’s finest birdwatching areas, birders and nature enthusiasts from around the world come to this area.

There are whale watch cruises with Newburyport Whale Watch, deep-sea fishing boats, evening party boats, public docks, sunset cruises, and harbor tours. Numerous yacht clubs and marinas are within a short distance of downtown.

Kayaking are ways to enjoy the river and sea. In the summer, the Merrimack River is full of boats; you don’t have to have your own to enjoy the beauty from the water. Instead, you can take a narrated harbor tour or a Plum Island Ecotour.

There are plenty of fish to be caught in the Merrimack River and offshore. If you enjoy fishing, you can cast your lines off the shore of Plum Island, or sign up for an off-shore excursion with the Captain’s Fishing Parties, Rocky Point Fishing Charters or the Clipper Fleet. Or hire a charter boat with Channel Edge Charters.

Bicycling, running, jogging and walking around the flat streets of the city are popular pastimes. Bicycles may be rented right in downtown Newburyport at both EZ Pedaler and Riverside Cycles!

Newburyport is a restaurant mecca of renown. Fine foods and wine and fine dining for every season. Newburyport’s reputation for exquisite fare is well known throughout New England and beyond. Park your car and you are in walking distance to over thirty restaurants. Locals, day-trippers, and tourists flock to this city of dining delights, not only in the summer but year-round.

We hope you enjoy your vacation in our beautiful home.

Sean and Monica Welsh

*Please note, we have one nest security camera on the exterior front of the house.

**Please note that our 218-year-old home does not have central air. It does have seven air-conditioners, one in each bedroom and two on the first floor. The attic master suite in extreme weather conditions can become too hot for both the ceiling fan, skylight shades and air conditioner. We can not be held responsible for the weather.

***No discounts

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More Details

Monica M Welsh
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2018

About Monica M Welsh

Sean and I both work in Advertising in New York City. We bought the house shortly after moving from San Francisco to Newburyport. Since this was our first home, there has been a lot of love put into it. We added a brick sidewalk and landscaping not long after moving in. We enjoy golfing, biking and swimming in the area. We have a 14-year-old cockapoo named Brownie, that loves to chase after squirrels in our yard. After weeks in the city, Brownie is glad to enjoy her yard in Newburyport.

Monica M Welsh purchased this house in 2002

Why Monica M Welsh chose Newburyport

We chose Newburyport for its beauty and its schools. Being urban people, we wanted to live near where the action is. Our house is in a very desired location near town. We love being steps away from everything downtown. Running back to our house from a waterfront concert downtown is a nice convenience.

What makes this house unique

We have enormous windows with views of the water. The pedicabs run around our block all the time so catching a ride is easy. We have a treadmill in the master with a view of the river that is magnificent. Our home is stylish yet comfortable


Newburyport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • You must have a VRBO rating.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Full Bathroom on the first floor 1 Full Bathroom on the second floor 1 Full Bathroom on the fourth floor master
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Library - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Blow up Bed
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Beautiful. Cozy. Downtown.
average rating of 4.857143 based on 28 reviews

Beautiful home great location very unique

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and well kept

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect stay in perfect house in lovely Newburyport1

  • 5 of 5

Location was great, house was comfortable and easy to manage, owners super. Would stay again in a heart beat.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous downtown property

  • 5 of 5

Walking distance to everything Newburyport! Gracious hosts too.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Very sweet spot.

  • 5 of 5

Loved the cycling out to Plum Island and walks to town and dog park. Comfortable place to stay. Dave, Beth, Morgan, Ivy and Remy (woof)

  • Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Fantastic Home

  • 5 of 5

This home had a charming blend of old with modern decor. Located in the heart of Newburyport, the house was a fabulous place to entertain and take advantage of the areas shopping and restaurants. All the bedrooms were large and comfortable. I definitely plan on staying at this home again.

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
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Downtown Newburyport - plenty of room!

  • 5 of 5

My group stayed in 1 Market for a family gathering in early October. The house was better than advertised. Some of us have done short-term rentals in Newburyport in recent years, but never a house of this size. Our group ranged in size from 6 to 9 and never did the house seem crowded. The location is perfect. Views of the bridge to Salisbury, one block to Michael's, 3-4 blocks to Market Square and the Grog! The house was very clean, the service help was excellent, the appliances/amenities were all as advertised, and the wireless internet actually worked. A few things that were surprisingly positive: I expected parking issues based on previous visits to town - street parking proved to be very easy. We parked in front of the house without problem for 3 days. The house has a very nice (although somewhat small) rear private yard that is great for entertaining. The house is a great example of Newburyport's historic legacy, other VRBO and short-term rentals we've used were full-gut reno's that retained none of the original character of the historic dwellings. This place proudly owned it's history while adding some modern amenities and perks. Highly recommended for large group visitors.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Logan Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Black Cow Restaurant and Bar
Nearest Golf
2.7 Miles
Evergreen Golf Course
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Newburyport Train Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 95
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Black Cow Restaurant and Bar
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Plum Island Beach
Car: not necessary

Check the Newburyport Chamber for Dates

Eagle Fest, February

Spring Fest, Memorial Day Weekend

Yankee Homecoming, usually the last week in July


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $225

*Rates are subject to change.
1-week minimum during July and August.
Please make sure to put trash out on the curb by the street on Monday night or before you leave.
Failure to do so could result in a $50 extra trash charge.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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