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AFFORDABLE (3 Plus) bedroom spacious Home In Rockport Village avail yearround

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

Charming New England Colonial Home - Walk To Town - Beaches - Bearskin Neck

Located in the heart of Rockport, this charming New England colonial home is just a five-minute stroll to sandy beaches, Rockport's picturesque harbor and historic Bearskin Neck with its countless shops, galleries and fine restaurants. The house boasts high ceilings and hardwood floors, creating an open sunny environment. Kiwi House has all the amenities for a comfortable and private stay.

This three-bedroom home plus a finished attic can accommodate up to ten people. Large living room with granite fireplace, dining room and sun room. The bedrooms on the second floor have queen beds and twins in the attic. Bedrooms on the second floor are air conditioned. There is a full kitchen including dishwasher, all kitchenware and amenities. Linens and towels are provided. Washer/Dryer in basement.

Large private deck with patio furniture, and gas grill-overlooking yard. Cable TVs and WiFi including a widescreen TV in living room. Reasonable family vacation rates.

One Bedroom Cottage also available.

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Owner
Shelley and Rich Vassallo
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
40%
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

About Shelley and Rich Vassallo

Owners Shelley and Rich Vassallo have been residents of Rockport for close to 30 years. We have raised three sons in this small seaside community. After living in the Kiwi House we purchased and operated the Old Farm Inn in Rockport. The Inn was sold in 2012 to a non-profit Brain Injury Foundation. We now welcome guests to the Kiwi House and Cottage offering affordable family vacations in a downtown setting.

Shelley and Rich Vassallo purchased this house in 1993

Reviews

3.4/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

AFFORDABLE (3 Plus) bedroom spacious Home In Rockport Village avail yearround
average rating of 3.4285715 based on 7 reviews
4

Perfect accommodations for our latest trip.

  • 4 of 5

Ample rooms. Plenty of space. Very comfortable and clean. Convenient location. Ease of use.

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Old, but charming

  • 3 of 5

Some parts of the house looked like they could use some touching up (peeling paint in the bedroom) but overall it was nice.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

This house had everything we needed for our family vacation and was in a great location

  • 4 of 5

A short walk to the beach, across the street from pizza Chinese and crepe restaurants and convenience store, in the adorable town of Rockport. Had everything we needed and owners were respectful of our privacy. Nothing fancy. Property is shared with another cottage which was fine since there were separate entrances and plenty of space.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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1

Poorly maintained property

  • 1 of 5

The property was poorly maintained. Paint is peeling everywhere on exterior and interior. House was hot. No air conditioning downstairs and windows old and difficult to open. Toilet ran constantly and required fixing. Dishwasher wasn't working properly. Bannister slipped off hinge nearly causing injury on two occasions. Plastic chairs on porch were cracked- again nearly resulting in injury. Would not recommend to anyone.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Great location for access to all of Cape Ann...

  • 3 of 5

We had a nice get away, the home was adequate for our needs, the neighborhood was quiet. A first floor bath would make the home even better, the stairs were hard for my elderly mother. The home could be better equipped with small items for family fun evenings and rainy day activities, like board games or cards. Overall we enjoyed our stay, thank you for having us!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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4

June 30-July 5 2015 excellent location

  • 4 of 5

We rented Kiwi house as well as the cottage for a family wedding. The accommodation was great and comfortably furnished even had BBQ - we had all the amenities - The only drawback was that there is only one bathroom. We were walking distance to Rockport activities - especially July 4th was amazing with parade and a huge bonfire. Highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Boston - Logan International Airport
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Rockport Golf Club
Nearest Train
0.2 Miles
Rockport Line to Boston - 5 Minute Walk
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Route 128/95
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Many Resturants Walking Distance to Bearskin Neck
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Front and Back Beach - Rockport Village - 5-10 min
Car: recommended

At the northern-most tip of Cape Ann, and a mere 37 miles from Boston, sits the picturesque seaside village of Rockport. Settled in 1690, Rockport quickly became the leading supplier of granite as evidenced by the many outcrops of its old quarries. With Bearskin Neck and its many shops, studios and restaurants jutting out from the town’s center into its charming harbor, Rockport today boasts a thriving artist community and some of the most widely painted sea and landscapes in the world, including Motif #1. The harbor remains home to an active fishing fleet, offering visitors a unique chance to observe artists at their craft or lobstermen hauling their traps. Along Rockport’s historic Main Street, from Dock Square to Beach Street, Rockport is filled with scores of enticing gift shops, galleries, restaurants, candy stores, clothing stores and boutiques, alongside extraordinary cultural venues, most notably the Rockport Art Association and the Shalin Liu Performance Center.

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Rates & Availability

Rockport House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Off Season
Jan 1 2017 - May 18 2017
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,200
$1,950
 
 
Summer
May 19 2017 - Sep 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
$425
$1,995
$6,750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
Sep 15 2017 - Dec 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$300
$1,600
$4,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

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Amenities

Rockport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2750 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - shower , Outdoor shower only - summer months
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , Attic space furmished with twin beds and a double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Large L-shaped Master Bedroom with Queen & private twin sofa
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The Kiwi House is spacious and affordable. It is within walking distance to town, Bearskin Neck, beaches and the train to Boston.

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