Watch gulls soar and fishing boats return home from the sunroom, outdoor deck and family room w/ adjacent spacious kitchen. Restful refinement while being part of the Gloucester experience in this 2800 sf home. Walk to harbor, schooners, restaurants...
Enjoy restful refinement while also delighting in being part of the Gloucester experience from this convenient in-town location. Our 2800 sq ft home is perched above the sparkling waters of Gloucester's inner harbor. Watch the gulls soar and fishing boats return home from the comfort of your enclosed sunporch or adjacent outdoor deck, family room or spacious, fully-equipped kitchen.
With a peaceful décor and open floor plan guests tell us this is an especially comfortable place to call home. On the main floor, all overlooking Gloucester's inner harbor, are the sunroom, adjacent outdoor porch, family room and fully-equipped kitchen; plus there is a half bath, formal dining room and living room with baby grand piano.
Upstairs are three bedrooms, two full baths and laundry. The master bedroom with en suite bath overlooks the inner harbor and has a king bed, reading chairs and desk area. The other two bedrooms include one with a queen bed, and one with two twins. These rooms share the adjacent hall bath with double vanity sinks.
Bedrooms and the family room/kitchen area have ceiling fans. Bedrooms also have ceiling-vented AC. Family room/kitchen area has spilt AC.
Enjoy wireless internet, a 55" flat screen Smart TV in the family room, assortment of DVDs, books and games, Bose Ipod player, and Bose wireless speaker to listen to your favorite music from your Ipod, phone or computer. Smart TV loaded with Amazon Prime free videos and music, and commercial-free Pandora music.
When you arrive, on the kitchen island you’ll find a garage door opener, extra keys, house and travel directions; a list of favorite restaurants, activities, and links to explore local events, plus brochures for fun activities around town and in Boston.
GARAGE & PARKING
The garage under the house holds two carefully parked medium-sized cars or one larger car. There is also easy, free, on-street parking. Beach and barbecue equipment are in the garage for you. (Weber grill – charcoal included; coolers, six beach chairs, boogie boards…)
TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF
When you inquire about renting our home, please tell me something about yourself, what brings you to Gloucester or any special interests you may have. *Once we both know 'this is the place for you', I will immediately approve/pre-approve you as a guest so you can complete the rental process through Airbnb.
The entire home will be yours. Every bedroom has empty closets and drawers for your belongings, as does the kitchen.
I’m happy to answer any questions you may have, and to help you in any way prior to or during your visit to assure your stay is most enjoyable.
While you are here I live in Rockport, the town next door, so am easily available if you need anything. I LOVE Gloucester, Rockport and all of Cape Ann so it's super fun to share it with you! Call or text me anytime.
You will find the house beautifully prepared for you. While we take care of cleaning upon your departure, all guests are asked to handle the following Standard Basics before they depart:
- Sheets and Towels washed (If needed, fine to leave the last load of towels drying in the drier.)
- Beds remade (there are extra sheets in each closet)
- Dishes clean and put away
- Refrigerator empty and clean
- Place recycle and trash in the barrels in the garage.
- Furniture in its original location
- Lights, AC and ceiling fans OFF.
- Windows and doors locked.
- Keys, garage door opener, and on-demand movie rental fees on kitchen island
NO smoking or pets.
You will need your cell phone, as we have no landline.
We have wireless internet access; the code is included in the directions on the kitchen island.
Free Parking is available in the garage beneath the house and on Friend St. on alternate sides of the street. (NO parking on Herrick Ct.)
Please respect our neighbors privacy and comfort; be mindful of noise and parking.
On the kitchen island, you will find a list of where things are and how they work. Please read it carefully. (You'll also find travel directions around town and a list of favorite restaurants, activities, great walks, day trips and how to most easily enjoy a day visit to Boston.)
Please be aware that while your entire family is ever so welcome here, we are not well designed for infants and young children, e.g. we have glass tables, hardwood stairs without runners, no baby gates . . .
LIABILITY & DAMAGES
You agree that the homeowner is not responsible for any accident, injury or illness that occurs to you or anyone in your party. No parties without approval prior to renting our home. Guests beyond the initial number identified at time of rental must be pre-approved by the owner. Any visitors are solely your responsibility. You also agree that you are solely responsible for the safekeeping of your personal belongings. In the unusual event of any damage you cause, you agree to pay for the entire repair.