ABSOLUTELY THE BEST LOCATION IN ROCKPORT - STUDIO RIGHT IN DOWNTOWN AND WITH THE ENTRANCE TO FRONT BEACH just across the street: you are in the middle of everything in our beautiful rental residence. Check the map. More quiet Back and Old Garden Beach are just five minutes away. This is the only rental residence right in downtown and right next to the entrance to beach year around. Our second rental is completely rented for another two years.
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Our house, one of the oldest "father's" houses in downtown, is just next to the Toad Hall Bookstore, and all other galleries, shops, restaurants, and cafes in Cultural District Rockport around Motif Number 1 and Bearskin-neck.
Beautiful 1st floor private studio/apartment: private bedroom/room with separate entrance, separate private bath with shower. The residence is hard to determine, it is studio, but doesn't have kitchen, it is one bedroom/room apartment with separate entrance, but there is no living room and kitchen. It was never problem, because you have everything you need including microwave and because we are right in downtown there is plenty of coffee places and budget places to eat or take out. Especially because in Rockport is no grocery store you can buy stuff for cooking. Please make sure to see the images to avoid misunderstanding.
New queen size bed and mattress for 2 guests, futon, sofa, table, microwave, fridge, coffee maker, hot pot, HD TV 40" with full cable package, wireless internet. Window air-conditioner.
Please check the photos for accuracy and read the listing carefully to avoid misunderstandings and repeated communication.
On street parking, because we are right in downtown.There is on street and without meter on street parking available in downtown on Main Street or behind corner on Jewett Street or Broadway Street. Please check the map. Also there is $10 per day parking lot above Front Beach.
House is in walking distance from train. You can explore other seacoast's towns Gloucester, Manchester by the Sea, Salem. Boston is just one hour and ten minutes by train away. There is also Lighthouse taxi for $9 between Rockport and Gloucester if you would like to visit Gloucester restaurants, bars and music pubs.
Double occupancy. Another person can sleep on futon. Additional person is $25 per night after 2 guests.
In season rate is $175 per double occupancy, additional guest is $25 per night after 2guests, minimum 4 nights.
Security deposit $250.
House rules are posted in rental.
Open year around.
No smoking. No dogs.
In case a dog is allowed there are special rules and $50 per night fee.
What to see in Rockport:
Rockport's old and new harbor, Motif N. 1, historic Bearskin Neck, Thachers and Straitsmouth Islands, The Headlands, Halibut Point State Park, Front, Back, Old Garden, Pebbly, and Cape Hedge Beach, Sandy Bay Historic Museum, Shalin Liu Performance Center, and more than seventy galleries, shops, restaurants, and cafes
What to do in Rockport:
1. Enjoy Front, Back, Old Garden, Pebbly, and Cape Hedge Beach
2. Shop and dine in downtown
3. Visit concert in Shalin Liu Performance Center, which presents classical, jazz, folk, and pop artists.
4. Take a beautiful walk on several ocean paths
5. Visit Halibut Point State Park
6. Cruise in motor boat
7. Take a trip on sailboat around coast
8. Take a lobster tour
9. Rent kayak, bike, or paddle board
10. Visit several annual events: parade and bonfire on 4th of July, firework on August 9th, lobster fest August 9th
Trips from Rockport:
Gloucester, the oldest seaport in United States (10 minutes by car or train): Whale Watching, Cape Ann Museum, Hammond Castle, Rocky Neck, the oldest art colony in United States, Eastern Point Lighthouse, Gloucester Maritime Center, Gloucester Stage Company, Sargent House Museum, and absolutely breathtaking beaches: Good Harbor Beach, Wingaersheek Beach.
Salem (25 minutes by car or by train) - famous Witch History Museum, Peabody Essex Museum with actual historic Chinese house as a part of contemporary design of museum. See photo.
Boston (hour by car, hour and fifteen minutes by train) - Aquarium, IMAX, Science Museum with Omni Theatre, Museum of Fine Arts, Isabella Stewart Garden Museum, Children's Museum, Freedom Trail, TD Hall above North Train Station with concerts and sport events (Boston Bruins), China Town, Italian part of Boston, etc.
Everything by walking distance in town, including train station....Read more
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