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Fran

Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks english, french, spanish, italian

Scituate Oceanfront Luxury Beach House on 1/2 Acre

33 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Scituate holiday house

Scituate Oceanfront Luxury Beach House on 1/2 Acre

Off-season Rate - $2,500/week.

Shoulder Season - $2,800/week.

Summer Rate - $3,500/week.

Nightly rents available upon request (minimum stay required - $2,000 minimum). Wedding or venue requests must be limited to 25 persons or less.

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On YouTube:

Aerial of House: https://youtu.be/z3U5TssXqeo

Panoramic View: http://www.youtube.com/embed/YgrC2bvfpBc?rel=0

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South Shore Beach Vacation in Quaint New England Fishing Village

Experience the sound of crashing waves and smell of the ocean along with a sweeping vista of the sea and lighthouses in this 1925 cobblestone exterior, newly redecorated, luxury oceanfront home. 4 bedroom, 3 bath with two decks (front and back), two car garage and huge yard. In addition to 4 bedrooms, we offer full sized sleep sofas in living room and in sun porch off of master bedroom.

Across the street from Atlantic Ocean, we have perfect 180 degree, unobstructed ocean views to Minot's Light and beyond. 1925 New England beach house framed in beautiful cobblestone. Cozy living room with hardwood floors, 9' ceilings and dramatic cobblestone fireplace. Entertain in your custom kitchen w/ inlaid cabinetry and blue-eye granite counter tops. Unique home accented with Italian lighting fixtures,creative artistic touches and attention to detail.

Convenience store is 1/4 mile away. It is a short walk to historic Scituate harbor, shopping and restaurants. Access to Boston is available by Commuter Rail, Ferry or Car.

Sand Hills Beach is directly across street or a 0.3 mile walk to the life guarded, sandier section of the beach.

New in 2016: Sandy beach is back! 5 Casablanca ceiling fans; 2 Anderson screen/storm doors.

New in 2015: Andersen glass slider at Oceanside deck; renovated 2nd floor bathroom with stone floor; all new doors and hardware 2nd floor; painted living and dining room and upstairs hallway; Trex decking on oceanfront deck; new honeycomb cellular shades; energy efficient lighting.

New in 2014: New LG energy efficient washer and dryer; new stainless steel outdoor propane grill; new Adirondack chairs; outdoor fire pit.

Sand Hills Beach is directly across street or a 0.3 mile walk to the life guarded section of the beach. Other nearby beaches include: Peggotty Beach (2.2 miles), Egypt beach (1.4 miles) and Minot beach (3.5 miles). Parking for all of the beaches requires a beach sticker and I have not found a way to provide that to guests however there is parking nearby each of the beaches but you need to be careful in selecting it. An easy way to approach Peggotty beach is to park in the Cole Parkway parking lot in the Harbor and walk 8/10 of a mile to the beach.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Fran (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks english, french, spanish, italian

About Fran

Lived much of my life in Scituate on 2nd Cliff, 3rd Cliff and Minot Beach. We live in Milton, MA now.

Fran purchased this house in 2012

Why Fran chose South Shore Massachusetts

It is so serene and beautiful you won't want to leave it!

What makes this house unique

Beautiful, unique home..huge yard...easy walk to historic harbor and restaurants...the sounds of crashing waves and smell of the ocean along with a sweeping vista of the sea and lighthouses.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Everything was fantastic! Your beach house is beautiful and Scituate proved to be a great place for us to vacation. The beach with its cool refreshing water became our refuge from the heat of the week. So glad that the low tide times worked out in our favor. We had a great time.
Jul 2013
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Reviews

4.9
based on 33 traveller reviews

Scituate Oceanfront Luxury Beach House on 1/2 Acre
average rating of 4.878788 based on 36 reviews
5

Perfect house & location for us!

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfectly located for our small family reunion. House was perfectly outfitted for us--everything we needed was there.

Will definitely stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for our our-of-town Bridal Party!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this house and the accommodations that Fran made for us! We used the house for our bridal party to stay in during our wedding weekend where we had 13 people in the house. It was perfect for the whole party and we were able to have our rehearsal dinner and a brunch the following morning for some of our guests. It was perfect! The house was clean, beautiful and worked well to have our vendors come for hair and makeup up, drop off flowers, have the limo pick us up. They even came to pick up trash on Saturday since we had so much from the rehearsal dinner. Everyone loved the place and there were plenty of towels, pillows, and sheets even for the blowup mattresses we brought with us. We would recommend this beautiful place to anyone and we can't wait to see how beautiful the pictures turn out of our bridal party with the house as the background! Thank you for making our wedding weekend perfect!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house, great location, great weather

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Murphy Beach House was perfect. Rooms are spacious and the house is very clean. The off street parking and yard were perfect for the small children in our family. And yet, the ocean was right across the street. Thank you Fran for sharing your home.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and host!

  • 5 of 5

We booked the Murphy's Beach House as we had a wedding to attend at the nearby Red Lion Inn. This was a better option than a hotel for our two families (four adults, four kids). Fran was so accommodating (we went to check the house out before staying), and the house was clean and well-stocked. Detailed information about area was also provided, including restaurant and activity suggestions. The kids loved playing basketball in the driveway and running on the beach across the street. It was a bonus going to sleep each night listening to the waves!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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beautiful home great location

  • 4 of 5

This was our second time renting this home and we absolutely love it. Big home with a ton of room great for 7-8 people. Location is excellent close to beaches, marina and downtown Scituate. We will go back. Thanks Fran it is great working with you.

Sue

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful view in the cute town of Scituate!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great week at the Murphy's beach house. The views are beautiful and the town of Scituate is quaint and welcoming. We had 4 adults and 4 kids staying in the house and there was plenty of room for us all to stretch out both inside and out.

We never ran out of hot water, towels or things to do! Fran has the house well stocked with everything you can imagine for cooking as well as paper towels, toilet paper, hand soap, etc. The garage was filled with fishing poles, lawn games and sand toys for the kids. It was a bonus to have a fire pit and basketball court too.

Fran was great to work with and very responsive. I recommend getting up early to enjoy the sunrise from the upper deck!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Logan (BOS)
Nearest Barpub
0.8 Miles
The Barker Tavern
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Mass. Bay Transportation Auth. (MBTA) to Boston
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Hatherly Country Club
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Greenbush Line (MBTA) to Boston
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Rt. 3A
Nearest Restaurant
0.8 Miles
The Barker Tavern
Nearest Ski
28 Miles
Blue Hills Ski Area
Nearest Beach
Sand Hills Beach
Car: recommended

Scituate, MA, is an appealing, attractive South Shore seaside community that looks every bit as nice as many of the quaint Cape Cod communities farther down the coastline in Massachusetts.

Scituate doesn't bill itself as a resort or vacation community, so there are few lodging choices. Scituate is primarily a highly desirable suburb of Boston. The town center is lined with independently-owned specialty shops with the harbor peaking behind the commercial district. Recreational opportunities abound here including swimming, boating and fishing. Scituate Lighthouse provides a rocky, scenic setting making it one of Massachusetts' more appealing lighthouses. The harbor is pure New England with a relaxing, picturesque view that ranks up there as one of the best scenic views in the region.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Scituate, Massachusetts

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Offseason 2016-2017
5 Nov 2016 - 28 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$3,356
 
 
Spring Shoulder 2017
29 Apr 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$3,759
 
 
Summer 2017
17 Jun 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
A$4,699
 
 
Fall Shoulder 2017
9 Sep 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$3,759
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
A$4,699
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$537
Pet Fee A$134

On all rentals: Free landline phone, wireless internet and Comcast cable.

Tent/Event Fee - $500 (if applicable)

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Amenities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2741 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure
    Master Bedroom Bathroom - toilet , bath with shower , jacuzzi
    Bed w/Fireplace Bathroom - toilet , bath with shower , bath (no shower)
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom w/ Fireplace - 1 double bed , Hardwood floor, ceiling fan, fireplace, private bath (14x12)
    Front Bedroom - 2 single bed , Hardwood floor, ceiling fan, water views (11' x 11')
    Master bedroom - 1 large double bed , Hardwood floors, floor fan, private bath (15' x 13')
    Back Bedroom - 1 double bed , Hardwood floors, ceiling fan (11' x 10')
  • Four bedrooms on second floor plus sleeping on two pull out couches.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Pull-out twin sleep sofa in living room Pull-out full sleep sofa in sunroom off of Master Bedroom Outdoor fire pit Basketball hoop