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Family Home set by the sea

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 10 nights


About the property

Centrally located to one of the most beautiful beaches in the Northeast our manchester-by-the-sea home is the perfect place to enjoy a New England summer. Whether its enjoying a Rockwell style 4th of July, Sunday bbq's on the beach or music in the park our 3+ bedroom/2.5 bath is less than a mile to all the summer happenings. A front entrance colonial with over-sized garage, large open backyard and deck. Sleeps 8 comfortably and can accommodate more. Open kitchen, den, dining room ,living room, great room + finished basement for kids, & laundry room. Our large deck and open backyard is great for entertaining whether its sipping cocktails or cooking a meal on the viking grille.

Emily McCavanagh
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2018

About Emily McCavanagh

My family and I moved to Manchester in 2011. We moved here from Charlestown, MA so it was a big change coming from the city, however having a beach less than a mile from our house made the transition a lot easier. Me, my husband John and our two kids live here full time however we really enjoy renting our home and getting to meet new people. We primarily rent to families whose children are attending the Landmark Immersion Program, as our daughter struggles with dyslexia and we really value having programs like this close by. Most important to us is that while you are here you enjoy yourself, have everything you need and can take some time to get out and explore the Cape Ann Area.

Emily McCavanagh purchased this house in 2011

Why Emily McCavanagh chose Manchester-by-the-Sea

Our property feels like home. Its a very warm house and its centrally located to everything in town. Just about 1 mile to town, beach and high way. Additionally our home comes with its own fitness studio. I own a fitness business in town and host lots of different classes out of this space. When you rent with us you have the option to allow the studio to remain open and get your classes and workouts for FREE. Its an added amenity that many of our renters have enjoyed.

What makes this house unique

-1 mile to all amenities

-Easily accessible to beach

-Easily accessible to high way

-Comes with attached fitness studio


Manchester-by-the-Sea House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Parking
  • Wireless Internet
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(4 traveler reviews)

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Family Home set by the sea
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews

Fabulous rental, fabulous hosts, fabulous town!

  • 5 of 5

We could not have been happier in our "home away" in Manchester. The house is very child-friendly and comfortable. Lots of sports equipment for kids (and adults) and a beautiful backyard in which to use them! John and Emily could not have been more gracious and helpful. They quickly responded to texts and calls, even while they were on vacation. The house is very convenient to town, but on a beautifully quiet street. We woke up to birds every morning. The amazing supply of exercise equipment was an added bonus that we weren't expecting. We did not try many of the local restaurants, but we made several day trips to Rockport, Kinnebunk and other areas. The house is very convenient to Route 128, the major roadway in the area. We would highly recommend this rental - you won't regret it!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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nice home near the beach

  • 4 of 5

The house was comfortable and would be good for people with children. It is conveniently located - about a 20 minute walk to the town and water, and has all the supplies you would need for the beach (towels, chairs, umbrella). There is also a nice grill and well-appointed kitchen for people who like to cook!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family stay at 17 Harold Street

  • 5 of 5

Nothing short of excellent, a beautiful house set in a great location, slightly out of town but easily accessible with a short walk to all of the shops and restaurants. The owners were lovely to deal with and were kind enough to leave us some provisions to start our stay which was much appreciated, especially because we didn't arrive until late! Thank you so much, hope to meet you guys some time!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Happy Renter

  • 5 of 5

My family loved staying in this beautiful home for 3 weeks. The house was very clean and tastefully appointed. Everything was in working order, the kitchen had all the appliances a family would need and the owners stored their belongings so that we could utilize draws and closets. The owners were great to work with too and left toys and beach items for us to use. We would definitely rent this house again and again and again!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Logan Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Essex Golf Course
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Singing Beach


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Property Damage Insurance $99

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.