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Ocean Views from every room! 3 Bedroom Glenellen Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean opposite Thatcher’s Island’s famous Twin Lights.

Unobstructed OCEAN VIEWS from every window!

There is also a VIDEO- it’s the last photo #50. (But if you click on the main photo and enlarge it –won’t be able to see the video.)

3 BR HOUSE Glenellen Cottage (right next door to its sister cottage the Elmador also listed).


Wrap-around covered porch invites lingering with an expansive front lawn for recreation.

Downstairs- large eat-in kitchen with dishwasher, original wide white pine floors L-shaped open living room and dining room, with desk area, full bath with shower with stackable washer & dryer. Kitchen porch and charcoal grill patio area on the back side of house.

Upstairs- 3 bedrooms and full bath with original bear claw tub and hand shower. Back bedroom has a queen size bed; the 2 front bedrooms facing ocean each have a full size bed. Can sleep up to 4 people (3 beds).

From '$1800 to $2800 per week.

Equipped with all accommodations for your summer pleasure including deck furniture, beach chairs, fans, heat, wireless internet/cable TV, DVDs and board games.

Linens and towels are NOT provided, but pillows and pillow zip-covers, mattress pads and blankets ARE provided. And so are dishtowels, potholders, and bath mats provided. BUT if TRAVELING FROM AFAR, owner can provide guests with sheets and/or towels, for small additional fees, and they must be washed, dried and folded before departure. Owner’s Sheet sets- $20 per bed (1 bottom, 1 top and 2 pillow cases) and/or Towels-$10 per person (1 bath, 1 beach, 1 hand and 1 washcloth). **Can be TBD later. Can be paid directly to the Owner upon arrival.

Cleaning: If Guest’s duration of stay is TWO WEEKS OR MORE, Guest agrees to pay a weekly cleaning charge, paid directly to the cleaning crew, by check or cash. The cleaning crew arrives each Saturday or Friday in the AM. The rate is $120. Day and time TBD after arrival.

This is a truly wonderful home in a great location with breathtaking views….

If availability allows, both Glenellen and Elmador houses can be booked together. Discounts available for booking both houses together and for multiple week bookings.

Go to the listing I have of both of them together to book both-- '2 cottages'.

Damage deposit required.

Payment Schedule- because this listing is ‘grandfathered’ by VRBO, payments are mailed directly to Owner via check or can use PayPal (with a bank acc. or credit card). VRBO does NOT collect the money at booking- JUST THEIR FEE will be charged to your credit card.

The first half payment amount is due at booking (that Owner will collect) after the signing of the agreement that will be emailed to Guest after contact info is released and the second half is due depending upon WHEN you book- sometime between Feb and April. (The full amount is due if the booking is after April 30).

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: greek
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Cutty

I am also real estate agent. So you can be sure you will receive the best of everything if you rent my summer home.

Cutty purchased this house in 1850

Why Cutty chose Rockport

My great grandfather purchased the cottages in 1900. They have been with my family for 5 generations.

What makes this house unique

Spectacular Ocean View Sun and (full) Moon rises, and star gazing.


Rockport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Regarding Cancellation Policy- please refer to #8 in template agreement attachment. If Traveler cancels before the date the 2nd half payment (cont.)
  • is due, Owner will return to Traveler fifty percent (50%) of the deposit paid. After the 2nd half (or full) payment has been paid, (cont.)
  • Traveler forfeits all deposits paid to Owner. But, if Owner is able to find someone else to take that week- all monies paid will be returned!
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • full bath downstairs - toilet , shower , washer/dryer also
    full bath upstairs - toilet , tub , large bear claw tub, with hand wash shower
  • Glenellen has 2 full baths
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • front #1 - 1 double , with ocean views
    master - 1 queen , bedroom is in back and the other two have ocean views
    front #2 - 1 double , with ocean views
  • Glenellen has a total of 3 bedrooms with a total of 3 beds- 1 queen and 2 double size
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Ocean Views from every room! 3 Bedroom Glenellen Cottage
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Dunstable, MA

A very pleasant vacation!

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our week vacation in Rockport. Our hostess was very welcoming. The house was comfortable and homey with a magnificent view of the ocean! The location was perfect for accessing the beaches and the town.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
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South Texas

Wonderful piece of heaven

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 3 nights with some friends. We had a wonderful time and thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful view. The only thing that would have made this place any better would have been to have a fire pit on the front porch to enjoy. Well worth the visit!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We rented the Elmador in mid-August. My family and I have been renting cottages in Rockport and Gloucester for decades. Hands down, everyone in my family agreed that The Elmador is our all-time favorite. First, the porch and views are unbeatable. Secondly, the cottage is amazing...feels like you are in England with antiques and charm everywhere. The cottage was homey and comfortable, beds were great and lots of family pictures on display with over a 100 years of history. The owner is awesome, very friendly and helpful. We cannot say enough about this cottage. Can't wait to come back.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming Cottage By the Sea

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our first vacation in this lovely cottage by the sea. The ocean views from Glenellen cottage are spectacular. The modern amenities, antiques and charm of this cottage reflect a rich family history and love for Glenellen. It is meticulously maintained by its owner. Great location for walking and biking on a quiet, pretty street. We loved our stay and look forward to another summer vacation in this quaint and beautiful corner of Rockport!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brooklyn, NY, USA

Beautiful spot on the prettiest street in Rockport!

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed at this "compound" for the last two summers, and have already booked for next summer. The first summer we were in the smaller cottage, which has every convenience and a great porch. Last summer, we were in the larger cottage, which is filled with antiques and family mementos going back a hundred years -- we loved it. The shared grounds are impeccably maintained, and owner Cutty is around to help iron out any minor snafus. Amazing site on a bluff overlooking the Twin Lighthouses, lots of great places with walking/biking range. Most highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2015
  • Stayed: January 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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week-long summer vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time! Location and setting are amazing. We had everything we needed and more! Comfortable, clean, very inviting environment We were so sad to leave, but we are returning next summer. Our reservations have already been made, and we can't wait! I have already recommended this place to a friend, and she is planning to make a reservation for her and her husband as soon as she can pin down a date.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Logan Airport
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Rockport Golf Club, don't have to be a member
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Rockport, 17 Railroad Ave,
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Rt 128/Rt 95
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Bearskin Neck
Nearest Beach
Pebble Beach
Car: necessary

A LITTLE BIT OF HISTORY (if interested) and some tourist info--

Rockport has attracted visitors since 1606 when French explorer Samuel de Champlain landed on one of its shores what is now called Whale Cove.

Bear Skin Neck- the town center (2 miles away from the cottages). Legend has it that the small peninsula got its name after a bear was caught by the tide and killed in 1700. Along its small roads there are quaint stretches of old fishermen and lobster-men shacks that have gradually been turned into a tourist attraction of restaurants, shops and galleries.

Your breathtaking view of the Twin Lighthouses of Thatcher’s Island, named for Anthony Thatcher, an Englishman whose vessel, the Watch and Wait, was wrecked in a ferocious storm near the island in 1635 on its way to Marblehead from Ipswich, was once the first landfall of steamer ships from England heading for Boston and New York. Only he and his wife survived. The island is now a popular kayaking destination and has biweekly boat trips from the town port.

Rockport Music’s new Shalin Liu Performance Center, which presents renowned classical and pop artists.

The Gloucester Stage Company co-founded by winning playwright Israel Horovitz offers professional casts and plays throughout the summer season.

Fast and frequent train service to Boston is also available-

Several large beaches are located in the town limits and still more in neighboring Gloucester.

Bear Skin Neck- Bars, Restaurants, Shops, and Art Galleries.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit of $200

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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