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P. Squires

Member since: 2006
Speaks english, german

3BR on Quiet Private Lane, Walk to Shops, Beaches, Train

23 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Rockport holiday house

3 Bedrooms - 1 Bath - (Sleeps 6)

This peaceful location on a quiet lane just outside of Rockport's downtown offers an easy place from which to enjoy the best that this world-renowned sea-side art colony has to offer. Beaches, shops, art galleries, restaurants, and Rockport Harbor are all just a five-minute walk from your door.

A five minute walk takes you directly into the heart of Rockport's downtown, full of art galleries, quaint shops, restaurants, and home of the Rockport Chamber Music Festival and Rockport Art Association. Boat tours leave regularly from two wharves, and you can rent sea kayaks, go deep sea-fishing, or climb the rocks at the end of Bearskin Neck and watch the sun set over the harbor and the famous Motif #1 fishing shack.

The same short walk brings you to Front Beach, with its fine swimming and scenic views of Rockport's coastline for adults, and gradual slope and tidepools that delight children. Along the way you will pass the lane leading to Millbrook Meadow, an oasis-like park with a pond, waterfall, babbling brook, and large lawn with swings and slide.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
P. Squires (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Speaks english, german

Reviews

4.7
based on 23 traveller reviews

3BR on Quiet Private Lane, Walk to Shops, Beaches, Train
average rating of 4.695652 based on 23 reviews
4

Good place to stay for families!

  • 4 of 5

This was a great home to stay in for our family of 7 (we brought five kids 5-15.) Only 1 bathroom was tricky, but doable. It is an older home, but it was neat and clean and everything was provided. It was wonderfully located, close to the beach. The only reason I didn't rate it 5 stars is simply because it IS an older home and has older furnishings, but very reasonable place to stay! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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ms johnson

  • 4 of 5

we were there only for 3 nights but found your home very comfortable. it was very neat and clean . we were all there from out of state for a wedding so we appreciated all the things that you left for our use. the only problem that we had was there was only 1 bathroom and all of us trying to get ready for our event was a little rough. I still would recommend this home for any vacationers visiting the area. the price of our stay was affordable.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very quaint home for our family vacation

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time in Rockport and this home was perfect for us! Priscilla was responsive and very accommodating; even had a crib for us to use! There were tons of toys and books for our toddler son to play with and keep busy. It was so convenient having a place with the full kitchen, washer/dryer, and all linens. All we had to worry about was the food! We enjoyed a daily walk down to the beach and the shops of bearskin neck.

The only suggestion I have for the owners would be to update the picture of the house since it appears to be a different color paint than what is shown--only confused us for a brief moment!

Thank you for a great stay!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Oasis in the middle of a seaport town.

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived it was a wonderful experience. The house is beautiful and fully stocked. We loved the seclusion of the house, yet within walking distance of Rockport, which was very convenient since we had two teenage boys. Phyllis is a wonderful host and very attentive. I will definitely rent this property again when we are up in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

What a truly perfect vacation we had! The house is lovely and very clean. Everything you need is there. The location was great- close to downtown but in its own quiet neighborhood. We really loved our time there!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect location, great set-up, excellent house 🐚

  • 5 of 5

Great location in Rockport. Good layout. Nice backyard. Has everything needed for a wonderful beach vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Logan International Airport
Nearest Train
0.4 Miles
Rockport to Boston
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Front Beach

A short drive takes you to Halibut Point state park for ocean-view hiking, or to the neighboring seaport city of Gloucester. The train to Boston is only a five minute walk away.

Other Activities: shopping, kayaking, boating

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Rockport, Massachusetts

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early spring 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 20 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$235
A$1,646
 
 
Late Spring 2017
21 May 2017 - 17 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$269
A$1,882
 
 
Summer 2017
18 Jun 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$336
A$2,352
 
 
Early Fall
2 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$269
A$1,882
 
 
Late Fall
1 Oct 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$235
A$1,646
 
 
Winter
26 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
A$222
A$1,478
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$269
A$1,882
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning A$128

$1,100 - $1,200/week off-season, $1,400-$1,700/week peak season.
Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Rockport, Massachusetts

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • City Centre
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double bed , 1 cot , tv in room
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed
  • In addition to a queen, a full, and two twin beds, a crib is available.
Entertainment:
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • books - kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • video player
Outside:
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Our house has a private yard with a garden, patio, fruit trees, and even a small playhouse for children. A sunny eat-in kitchen and family room provide plenty of space to relax. There is ample parking for two to four cars.