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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
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, czech, hungarian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 16, 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 Swampscott

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 -
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Romantic Ocean & Boston Skyline Views
average rating of 4.896104 based on 78 reviews
5

Beautiful, quaint town and amazing property!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed with Ivan the week of Halloween. The property is more beautiful than photos show! 5 min. train ride to either Boston or Salem! Swampscott is a quaint little New England town with such friendly people!!!! Ivan was right there if we needed any help or had any questions! Thank you Ivan!!! We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much, Cherie. I hope to see you guys again!
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Gilbert/SC
5

Swygerts1982

  • 5 of 5

We were VERY pleased with the rental of this property. The pictures do not do it justice. Ivan was the ultimate host making sure we felt completely at home the entire stay. It was very clean and the view was AWESOME. We could not have asked for a better location in which to create a home base for exploring New England. Ivan even went to the extra effort of providing coffee, OJ, Muffins and cream so when we arrived late we did not have to wander around looking for breakfast the next morning. I would rent this again if in the area and would recommend it anyone who would be looking for a great place to stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Charlotte. I hope to see you guys again!
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5

Awesome visit.

  • 5 of 5

This is an amazing place to stay! The view is phenomenal. The place has a very warm feel to it.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Steve - I hope to see you guys back
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Castle Rock, Colorado
5

Wonderful location with a great view

  • 5 of 5

Traffic from Boston into Swampscott is terrible. This place is just a couple of blocks off of a main thoroughfare. But, once you get there, it is very quiet and peaceful. The view from the bedroom is right out to the ocean. One can hear the waves but not the traffic. It is truly fantastic.

If one is taking in the Boston sights, as we did over a 5 day period, the best travel option is using the commuter train system into Boston and then the subway transportation process. This place is about .8 mile from the railway line. Especially during the week, walking to the station is the best option. Finding a parking place at the station is virtually impossible. Pretty easy walk, about 18 to 20 mins. Once you figure it out, train/subway system pretty easy to use. You do not really need a vehicle. Ours just sat parked for pretty much the entire time.

So, in sum, this is a great getaway place for a couple. Lots of space over 2 floors. Fully equipped kitchen. Nice main bath with shower and jacuzzi tub. Very short very walkable distance to the ocean and the walkway. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Tom - I hope you and Lani will come back again
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5

Great views! Close to the beach and restaurants. Hot tub was a Real treat. Perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We wanted a romantic getaway while still close enough to see Boston. This was nice and quiet. We used Uber to get to Boston and it was only $35. We will definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Gary - I hope to see you guys again!
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4

Amazing views, charming house.

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay at Ivan's house. We were there for a week, beautiful weather, very easy walk to get to many restaurants, farmers market. Just want people to be aware there's lots of steps, maybe 10-20, to get to the property. Didn't bother us st all and we're in our sixties, but thought people should know. We had a great week.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Arlene - I hope to see you back!
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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

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Damage Insurance $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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