Beautifully Appointed Home in Old Town

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Last updated: 08/18/2016

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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

A Residential Home in Old Town:

As you step onto a mahogany front porch with two large benches and window boxes, you open a walnut wood front door into a spacious and very inviting open floor plan. The dining room is to your left with a beautiful baby grand piano in the front window.
The marble pedestal table invites guests to seat on comfy upholstered chairs and surround themselves with beautifully appointed furniture. The table can accommodate eight. The ceiling fixture is a Gaelic silver chandelier.

Your eyes are then drawn to the living room with its tranquil pallet of turquoise, white and tan. The ceiling is painted a very soft sky blue. There is a flat screen 36"' TV with HD and a DVD player; a ceiling fan; a wood burning fireplace.

Look beyond to a cheerful and bright kitchen with all amenities.
The color scheme is blue/white with eggnog and white cabinets. The bead board trimmed island has set-in blue/white ceramic tile. There is a sky blue Kohler double ceramic sink, a ceiling fan and a bay window - what more could you ask for. Seating for two at extended kitchen counter or in dining room or on deck.

To the left of the kitchen is a full bath, hallway and bedroom separated by a pocket door, which allows privacy for the guests. Bathroom has a Kohler white ceramic tub with shower and a single sink vanity called Martha's Vineyard by the manufacturer. The ceramic tile surrounding the tub is in a subway design. The room has white bead board trim 3/4's up the wall and a ceramic floor in the design of a bleached wooden deck. The bathroom is separate from the bedroom.

The attached bedroom has a trundle bed that converts into two twin beds or a king size bed. There is ample closet space. The bedroom also has a ceiling fan.

Beyond the kitchen is a mudroom with coat closets and whimsical primary colored wallpaper of checks/stripes. There is also a window seat.

This area leads out onto a large mahogany deck, which also has a staircase leading down to a large backyard. There is a safety gate at the top of stairs to protect children and/or a dog. Seating on the deck and white patio furniture makes you feel as though you are in a space all of your own. The deck has seating for twelve. A canvas gazebo covers part of deck and has curtains that can be drawn if it rains. It is appointed with an indoor/outdoor carpet, lighting, seating and tables for hors d'oeuvres. Looking beyond the deck, you can appreciate the lovely quiet setting, the shady trees, the old New England stone walls and the gardens. A Weber propane grill is provided with utensils.

The second floor has a mahogany balcony at the top of the stairs. First upstairs room is used as a den. It has a computer table and a trundle bed with two twins. There is a large oak armoire for storing clothing. The 3rd bedroom has white wicker furniture and a ceiling fan. No bed is provided.

Bathroom is separate from master bedroom. It has a single sink vanity called Nantucket by the manufacturer. There is a large ceramic walk in shower with handicap arm bars. The room follows the same decorating theme as the downstairs bathroom with bead board and ceramic floor tile. Across from the bath is a full size washer and dryer. (Detergent provided.)

The master bedroom is large. It has a king size bed with a feather bed topper. There is a comfortable wing chair and a 32" flat screen TV with DVD player; plenty of drawers and closet space.

Upon purchase (2004), the home was completely gutted and redesigned with architectural plans. Square footage is approximately 1700.
Floors on the first level are all oak hard wood. The second level is carpeted.

The backyard is fully enclosed and safe for children and/or dog.

Detached garage can accommodate a mid size car. There is additional parking in driveway for two cars.

For Boston Sightseeing: You can hop onto the commuter train in Swampscott (neighboring town). It is only a 12-15 minute ride to the depot and a 20 minute ride into Boston's North Station. There is also local bus transportation into Boston at the top of the street. (Elm St.)

Ten minute walk to downtown for sightseeing Marblehead Harbor, touring the quaint colonial streets, shopping and dining. There is a medium size well appointed grocery store with a nice selection of wine.

Only a ten minute ride to our lovely beaches.

Dog Friendly: Must be at least two years old. Must weigh less than 100 lbs. Pet is not allowed on furniture. Letter from Vet. indicting the dog is up to date on shots.

The backyard is fully enclosed and safe for children and/or

Amenities: Central Air Conditioning Wood burning
Off street parking for fireplace
three cars 300 gallon hot water
Full size washer/dryer Linens supplied
Large mahogany attached deck for entertaining

Beds: 1st floor bedroom - Trundle that converts into two
twins or one king size
2nd floor - Den - Trundle that converts into two
Master Bedroom - King bed with feather bed topper

Entertainment: Cable/Satellite TV CD player/radio
Baby grand piano 36" flat screen TV, DVD
32" flat screen TV, DVD
Kitchen: Full kitchen which includes: Disposal, Microwave,
Two oven electric range Dishwasher
All cooking supplies, including spices you would
need to prepare a meal
Seating for two at extended kitchen counter. Or
seating for eight in dining room

Outdoor Features: Large mahogany deck
Umbrella table with six chairs
10'x10' enclosed furnished gazebo
Weber propane gas grill and utencils

View/Location: Residential stree in Old Town. Ten minute
walk to downtown for sighting Marblehead Harbor.
Tour the quaint colonial streets, shop and dine.
There is a medium size grocery store well
appointed and a very nice wine selection.
Ten minute ride to local beaches.

Communications: WiFi Internet

Keywords: Owner's private home. Built in 1923. Completely renovated eleven years ago with design of local architect.


Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/18/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Kitchen: Double oven electric range, disposal, all cooking supplies including spices, Chantel cookware. Ceiling fans in living room, kitchen and 2 bedrooms Wood burning fireplace with wood supply...moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable


  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill


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SEASONAL RATES:  2013         PayPal is Accepted.
May - October   $2,000/wk. 
November - December & Month of April:  $1,600/wk. 
January - March:   $1,200/wk. 
$500.00 Security Deposit
$250.00 Dog Security Deposit per dog.  Please contact owner regarding pets
$130.00 Cleaning Service 
Will Not Accept a Rental for Less Than Four Days

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: I moved to Marblehead to be closer to family; and the ocean, of course. My roots are in New England.

Why the Owner Chose Marblehead, MA, USA:
This home is my private residency.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/18/2016

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016

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Marblehead, MA, USA #398972

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