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Romantic Ocean & Boston Skyline Views

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1.5 Bath House Overlooking The Harbor

Perched high on the hill, this fabulous home boasts ocean views from every window. Fully renovated custom chef's kitchen, brand new 1.5 baths (one with Jacuzzi), a large bedroom. Cathedral ceilings, skylights, fireplace, hardwood floors, wrap around decks and a private hot tub! Cable, wifi, washer & dryer. Linens, towels, kitchen supplies, utensils, and the first breakfast are provided. Walk to beaches, restaurants and shops. Close to Salem, Marblehead and to Logan Airport, you can take a train, bus or even a boat (May - October) to Boston.

First floor: Kitchen, dining room (piano), living room (fireplace, TV), bathroom (washer, dryer), wrap-around deck (hot tub).

Second floor: Bedroom (queen size bed, cathedral ceiling, skylights, TV), bathroom (Jacuzzi), deck.

The house is modern, secluded and romantic; perfect for a couple seeking a quiet retreat after a busy day.

(Note: The house is not wheelchair accessible; you must use outside stairs to get to it - but it'll be well worth it)

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More Details

Owner
Ivan
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, czech, hungarian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017

About Ivan

I was born in Europe and grew up in New York City. Now I am a musician and a professor in Boston.

Ivan purchased this house in 2008

Why Ivan chose North of Boston & Greater Merrimack Valley

My oceanfront, artsy one bedroom house on 2 levels is a true hideaway. It's located completely off the street, only 12 miles from Boston. Enjoy the views, chef's kitchen, the outdoor spa and indoor Jacuzzi, fireplace and more. The house is comfortable, secluded and romantic; perfect for a couple seeking a quiet, private retreat.

What makes this house unique

Ocean views from every window!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you Ivan! It was our first Christmas away from family - had a splendid time. Loved the big kitchen, beautiful decks, hot tub, jacuzzi, and of course the phenomenal views. What a relaxing, refreshing and romantic Christmas.

Happy New Year!
Dec 2012
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Amenities

Swampscott House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , washer & dryer
  • 1.5
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(67 traveler reviews)

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Romantic Ocean & Boston Skyline Views
average rating of 4.8955226 based on 68 reviews
5

Wonderful retreat atop a hill one block from the sea

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our 4 week stay at Ivan's lovely place. The views were as advertised and more We enjoyed the small town atmosphere and friendly people in it. One mile walk to mass transit which we used to visit Boston Salem and Rockport . We had Sunday brunch at Mission on the Bay twice and dinner once. The food was very good but wait staff sub par. We ate at Anthony's twice and enjoyed it. We ate at several other places that were very good. We would highly recommend Ivan and Swampscott to anyone wanting to explore Massachusetts and relax and enjoy the views

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks guys, I hope to see you again!
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5

New England stay

  • 5 of 5

We really liked this place. It had a wonderful view and the neighborhood was quite. The deck was a great feature.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you guys very much - hope to see you back!
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Boston Vacation

  • 3 of 5

The overall experience was very good. The home was close to all the destinations we had planned to visit during our stay in Massachusetts. The views were amazing especially from the master suite. It was a very comfortable place to end our day. The layout of the home is very good and you can see the ocean from almost every room. However, I may suggest a few changes. Too many plants. Most are not even healthy plants. Without them the space would seem cleaner and less cluttered. The kitchen could use a deep clean. I realize that the summer season is just starting but the refrigerator and pull out pantry were both filthy dirty. Also, if you are going to stock the unit with items for your quest to use you may want to check the "use by dates" many items were expired. Two more things, we usually travel with our own pillows but we forgot them. Ivan, buy new pillows. The ones in the unit are old and stained. Not very comfortable or appealing at all. Overall we had a nice stay.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxation at its finest.

  • 5 of 5

With relaxing views sitting on the 2 balconies when sipping wine or drinking coffee one experiences a sense of peace. The house has a welcoming and homey atmosphere. We really enjoyed the option of cooking in the well appointed kitchen while also having stores and restaurants within walking distance. It truly is a home away from home and central to both Boston and the historic attractions in the country.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jason - I hope to see you guys back!
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5

Wonderful place! Beautiful views, great stay.

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed the place! Views were spectacular. Had everything we needed.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jordan - I hope to have you guys back
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5

Amazing homey retreat with ocean views!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is absolutely perfect, and the owner thoughtfully keeps the kitchen equipped and stocked with condiments, cooking oil, etc., making it easy to eat in. The hot tub has amazing views, or there is a great bathtub upstairs. The fireplace was especially welcome with the March cold snap. The views from the living and bedrooms are spectacular. The owner stopped by to tell us about a minor issue and make himself available, but was not at all intrusive. We will definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your visit and I do hope to see you again!
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Boston Logan International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Red Rock Bistro
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Salem to Boston
Nearest Train
0.75 Miles
Greater Boston's public transportation ('the T')
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I-95
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Red Rock Bistro
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Fisherman's Beach
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Swampscott House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
May 1 2018 - Oct 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,250
 
 
Standard pricing
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$200
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

professional cleaning $50
Damage Protection $59

No smoking, no kids or pets. 21 and over.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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