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Spacious, Cozy Bungalow In Historic Newburyport- Now Booking for 2017!

Bedrooms 3
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6 Now Booking for 2017!

Our home has 3 bedrooms, one queen bed in the master bedroom, and two double beds, as well as two full baths. The upstairs bathroom has a brand new, luxurious soaking tub, shower and skylight above the bathtub. Enjoy the spacious front porch which is wonderful for the summertime, as well as a table for outdoor meals and relaxation. There is also a back patio area with a picnic table and umbrella. Central AC throughout will add to your comfort during the warmer months! Additional amenities include an outdoor gas grill, 42 inch SHARP TV with DVD player and cable, free WiFi, Bose wave radio, fresh linens and towels provided, 2 gas fireplaces, washer and dryer, comfortable living room sofa/chaise (seats 5 comfortably).

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Jill Porter
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2017

About Jill Porter

I am a mother of two grown daughters. We have resided in Newburyport since 1991. I work in a nearby school system and love Newburyport. As an avid cyclist, I enjoy riding during the warmer climate months at the Parker River Wildlife Refuge on Plum Island. Complimentary amenities I will leave for visitors includes a year-round duck pass which provides you and your travel companions access to the wildlife refuge and free beach parking every day of your stay.

Jill Porter purchased this bungalow in 2002

Why Jill Porter chose North of Boston & Greater Merrimack Valley

This craftsman style home was built in 1925 and has been lovingly restored to provide comfort, while maintaining many original features. Enjoy our home with your family and friends as you explore Newburyport and all it has to offer!

What makes this bungalow unique

Enjoy the local shopping options, close proximity to Boston, easy drive to the beach and diverse dining options in town. Spend time walking along the boardwalk in downtown Newburyport, and along the connecting Rail Trail which is great for walking, running, cycling and nature walks with friends, families and children.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Stacy and her family have rented from me for the past two years. It has been my pleasure to host her family for both of their stays! I would love the opportunity to host them again next summer!



Jill Porter
Jul 2016
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

Spacious, Cozy Bungalow In Historic Newburyport- Now Booking for 2017!
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews

Jill's property is beautiful and so well maintained! The neighborhood is very nice, too.

  • 5 of 5

The house was very comfortable, and we lacked for nothing. The living room and dining area were large enough for 5 of us to sit and spend time together. The kitchen was very well equipped and perfect! The beds were also very comfortable. The front porch was awesome even on chilly October days!

The city of Newburyport is quaint and the shops are unique. The location is good for traveling up and down the coast.

We would highly recommend Jill's house! We really enjoyed our stay ... Glad your house was available Jill!

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Heidi! I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and were comfortable. Thank you for the positive feedback as well! Kind regards, Jill
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Beautiful house in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We felt so at home in this house!

Spacious rooms, great kitchen but our favorite was the large front porch. Sat there many nights chatting with wine. Jill is a great host. Hope to stay here again someday.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Nicole, Thanks for your kind words! I enjoyed meeting you and your family and look forward to the opportunity to host a future stay! Kindly, Jill
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Quiet, comfortable and (most importantly) spotlessly clean

  • 5 of 5

Great house in a quaint neighborhood. 20 minute walk to downtown Newburyport. The house is recently remodeled and very clean. Furniture is all very comfortable. Highly recommended

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Kevin. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay in my home. I'd love to host future stays to this area! Best- Jill
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Wonderful and relaxing place to unwind in a quiet neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

Once again, our family had a great time in this very charming house. It is close to downtown Newburyport and located in a quiet neighborhood.

Sitting on the front porch was a daily treat. We highly recommend Jill's house.

Wayne and Terri and Holly

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay again this summer! Looking forward to hosting you again next year. Be well! Jill
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Wonderful stay in Newburyport

  • 5 of 5

We had a great two week stay at Jill's house. We had stayed in it the year before and re-entry was incredibly smooth. Everything is easy to run and her house works great for my family(2 kids one 20 and one 12). So everyone has different needs and desires. This house worked great with everyone. Having the house so close to Newburyport allows everyone to come and go as they please. My son attended the local YMCA camp in Rowley, MA and that was a success too. We are familiar with the area so we were able to visit all of our favorite restaurants and shops. Jill is a pleasure to work with. I would highly recommend renting this property.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I have to start by thanking Jill for being such a wonderful Host!! Jill was so wonderful to work with from my initial contact with her regarding her property in Newburyport. She was there to greet us when we arrived to welcome us to her home as well as familiarize our group with the home and all that it provided. Being back in my hometown of Newburyport after many years and sharing it with my husband, daughters and grandchild in Jill's warm and cozy bungalow really did make me feel like I was "home". We all really enjoyed relaxing mornings, afternoons and evenings on the lovely front porch. The location of the home was so convenient to everything! We could walk to the High School to reminisce about all of the wonderful time myself and my sisters spent there! I could walk to visit friends from the years that I lived in this beautiful town. Downtown and the beautiful waterfront was a short car ride or lovely walk or bike ride away (and , yes, Jill even provided 2 bikes!). We found it very convenient to visit family in New Hampshire by being so close to major roadways. Returning back to Newburyport to celebrate my Mom's 90th Birthday/ Family reunion was spectacular and so very special and we must thank Jill, again, for sharing her cozy bungalow with us and for being such a wonderful Host!! Would love to return at some point in the future!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sandy, Thank you for sharing your experience returning to Newburyport for your family reunion. I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at my property and would love to have you and your family back again for future stays! Jill
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Newburyport is a beautiful and historic town a quick 45 minute drive from Boston, MA. There are over 50 restaurants in this port town, including amazing seafood options, Mexican, Italian, Indian, Chinese and more. Spend your next summer vacation at our spacious, sun-filled bungalow, nestled comfortably in a quiet residential neighborhood in Newburyport's North End. Our home is conveniently located a five minute drive from downtown, three minutes from a convenient local shopping plaza with two grocery stores, and ten minutes from the beaches at Plum Island.

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Rates & Availability

Newburyport Bungalow Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring/Summer 2017
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $125
Tax Rate 5.7%

If paying by secured website (VRBO) e-check option there is no fee for processing the transaction. If paying by credit card in the U.S., a 2.9% processing fee is charged by the credit card company and will be added to your quote.
A $400. security deposit required when booking; refunded at the end of your stay.
A $ fee and property damage protection fee of $59. is nonrefundable.

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Newburyport Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1718 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Recently completely renovated with soaking tub and skylight!
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , This downstairs bathroom is adjacent to the bedroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , The master bedroom is a spacious room with high ceilings.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , The second upstairs bedroom is sun filled with a brass bed.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , The downstairs bedroom has a full bath next to it.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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