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Good Harbor Beachfront Cottage

(6 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/21/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

4-bedroom ocean views on private side of beach

Ocean views from every room. 4-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom (sleeps 8-10), beachfront summer house built in 1917. Kitchen renovated with stainless steel appliances and granite kitchen top, dishwasher, garbage disposal. Modern bathrooms, internet, cable TV, wi-fi. The rental includes private beach, private access, granite patio with built-in BBQ area, lawn and parking (maximum parking 4 vehicles), living room, dining room, porch and study. Kitchenware, glassware, utensils, linens, towels provided. $5,500 per/wk, $800 per/night (2 night minimum). $500 refundable fee is returned minus the $250 cleaning fees, and if you choose to pay by credit card, minus $175 VRBO transaction fee, and provided beach house is returned without damage. Available May through October. Landlord lives in separate downstairs apt on premises.


Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/21/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 3000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet


  • upstairs bathroom has a claw-foot tub with shower, downstairs is a half bathroom, outdoor solar shower in summer...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Housekeeper fees are $250 and deducted from the $500 refundable security deposit. If you have paid by credit card the $175 VRBO transaction fee is also deducted from the security fee....moreless



  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    House is on a bluff over the beach. View of the Atlantic Ocean....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    House is on the beach, access through backyard stairs...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Every room in the house has an ocean view....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    House overlooks the Atlantic Ocean....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    separate dining room, there are also barstools up at the kitchen counter...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Fireplace:

    gas stove insert in original fireplace...moreless

  • Garage:

    yes, but it is not available to guests...moreless

  • Hair Dryer


  • Kitchen:

    modern, stainless steel appliances, stove top, oven, microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker, utensils, glassware, bowls, plates, silverware, wine glasses provided...moreless

  • Microwave:


  • Oven:



  • Balcony:

    screened in porch...moreless

  • Boat:

    whale watches, fishing charters, booze cruises in area...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    table with 5 chairs and deck and lounge chairs provided...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber outdoor propane grill and one built in grill that requires firewood...moreless

  • Tennis:

    nearby courts...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 4.3
from 6 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Pet Fee $150
  • Taxes Not included


$250 goes to housekeeping and comes out of the $500 security deposit. If rental fee and security deposit are paid by credit card through VRBO then $175 transaction fee is also deducted from the security fee.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/21/2017
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35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Logan Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Crow's Nest
1.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Bass Rocks Golf Club
2 Miles
Nearest Train
Gloucester Commuter Rail
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 128
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Charlie's Place
Gloucester, MA, USA
Nearest Beach
Good Harbor Beach

Car: Recommended

Gloucester is a working fishing port. Along the harbor are whale watches, tuna and swordfishing charters. Gloucester also has the oldest art colony, Rocky Neck, filled with galleries and restaurants.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1969

About the owner: My family spent every summer in this gorgeous beach house in Cape Ann, MA. It was a 3-month respite for us coming up from the hustle and bustle of New York City. A place to relax, hone our swimming skills, enjoy fresh lobsters and seafood and entertain friends and relatives. The perfect summer house where we snorkeled, pulled lobster traps, learned to sail, water skied and made lasting family memories.

Why the Owner Chose Gloucester, MA, USA:
Recently, we decided to renovate the house and try to make it as beautiful as its million dollar view. It is the perfect entertainment house with a glorious granite patio on a spectacular promontory that always seems to catch a wonderful sea breeze, even on the hottest summer days. It has private access to the beach, so children never have to cross a road or worry about cars. It is only 40-minutes north of Boston and Logan Airport.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Outstanding views of the Atlantic Ocean, private beach, private access to one of the most, beautiful, white sandy beaches in Massachusetts.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/21/2017

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Links to more information:



  • The backyard

    The backyard

  • View of house coming up from beach

    View of house coming up from beach

  • granite patio

    granite patio

  • Wedding bliss

    Wedding bliss

  • backyard


  • kitchen view from half-bath

    kitchen view from half-bath

  • View from kitchen

    View from kitchen

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Bedroom 3 with Queen

    Bedroom 3 with Queen

  • Bedroom 2 with Full Bunkbeds

    Bedroom 2 with Full Bunkbeds

  • perfect beach day

    perfect beach day

  • Twilight over Salt Island

    Twilight over Salt Island

  • tiger lilies in bloom

    tiger lilies in bloom

  • patio from front lawn

    patio from front lawn

  • Picture perfect seaside wedding spot

    Picture perfect seaside wedding spot

  • sunrise over Salt Island

    sunrise over Salt Island

  • Cottage is on right

    Cottage is on right

  • kitchen view from dining room

    kitchen view from dining room

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Master bedroom Queen

    Master bedroom Queen

  • Bedroom 4 with Queen

    Bedroom 4 with Queen

  • ariel view of house and beach a.k.a. Brier Neck

    ariel view of house and beach a.k.a. Brier Neck

  • Catching a sea breeze

    Catching a sea breeze

  • Freshest lobstas around

    Freshest lobstas around

VRBO #481518

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Monday, April 24, 2017

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