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Jane

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Sleeps11
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 30 nights

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RENOVATED ANTIQUE COLONIAL WALK TO EVERYTHING!

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Rockport - Always-Summer

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 8-11

A 5-minute walk to Rockport center with its quaint shops, galleries and several beaches. This 3-Bedroom, 2-Bath charming antique colonial was renovated in 2002. Amenities include brand new gourmet kitchen, wood and tiled floors, living room with fireplace, whirlpool tub, private fenced in yard and off street parking for 3+ cars. For your convenience, the home is fully furnished to sleep up to 8 people. We supply you with everything from linens and wine glasses to washer/dryer, microwave, dishwasher, barbeque, TV/VCR/Cable and A/C. Available weekly, monthly, summer and winter.

Pet friendly. Available weekly, monthly, summer and winter.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Guestbook comments from the owner
We visit Rockport because we enjoy its slow quiet pace and village atmosphere and we found this is the perfect home for our visit. The home is very comfortable with all the amenities you could ask for and a spacious Kitchen where the whole family can gather to eat or plan your day. The location is excellent. It is a nice easy walk to either the shops at Bearskin Neck or Front beach depending on if you choose a lazy beach day or shopping day. We have young children and there is also a local playground which we walked to after Dinner so that they could burn off any extra energy they might have in reserve before bed time. The home is very clean, updated, fenced in yard and located on a quiet street. We look forward to returning each year.
Sep 2010
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Jane

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2003
Speaks english, Minimal French, Spanish, Italian, ASL
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Sleeps11
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 30 nights
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Reviews

5
based on 9 holidaymaker reviews

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Renovated antique colonial Walk to Everything!
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
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Renovated antique colonial Walk to Everything!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p101713
+1 978 290-1990
Rockport Merrimack Valley & Essex County
5

A WONDERFUL STAY IN ROCKPORT

  • 5 out of 5
Having moved to the North Shore to start a new job, it was no easy task to find an off-season rental that was affordable but also in a great location. Always Summer was that place - ideally situated in scenic Rockport, it is within easy reach of 128, a half mile walk from the commuter rail line into Boston, and a great base for exploring the island of Gloucester.
All required amenities were modern, well maintained and the landlady very attentive to my questions on things. I found the house exactly as described on the website, and would heartily recommend it to anyone looking accommodation in the Gloucester area (or beyond).
Rockport itself is quiet offseason, however Gloucester, Essex and Manchester are all within easy reach for dining out. Also ideal if you are a runner, or a cyclist - 127A provides some great routes.
In short, a great home and a great location.
  • Review Submitted: 12-May-2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2012
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Kirk! It was a pleasure to have you!! Jane
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Renovated antique colonial Walk to Everything!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p101713
+1 978 290-1990
Rockport Merrimack Valley & Essex County
5

VISIT FROM FINLAND!

  • 5 out of 5
We stayed with our family at 9 Summer St. in October 2011 and enjoyed it very much. Everything was clean and well organized, and all the possible utilities and appliances were provided. Both floors have a bathroom and the one upstairs has a Jacuzzi that was our kids'
favorite! Jane, Joyce and Miranda were very friendly and helpful, and we had no problems whatsoever, although we came from the other side of the globe (northern Scandinavia), and this was our first real touch with the United States. The kitchen is huge with an island in the middle that makes it very convenient for family gatherings.

The location of the house was excellent: the nearest beaches and downtown are within 10 min walking distance. Hence, we managed without a car, although a car is surely recommended to reach the nearest supermarkets in Gloucester (there is no proper grocery store in Rockport). There were brochures and maps with clearly marked directions available in the house. Every weekday I was commuting to Boston with the commuter rail that has a station at 10 min walking distance from the house. This was very convenient as the train was always on time, has a WIFI, and the ocean views are very nice. We also found cheap (~$1) local buses (CATA) that go from Rockport to Gloucester along different routes, e.g., through the Halibut State Park.

Overall, we were extremely happy with our experience at 9 Summer St and would warmly recommend it to anyone, including international visitors, families with children of all ages, and people working in the Boston area! Thank you Jane!
  • Review Submitted: 04-Jan-2012
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Renovated antique colonial Walk to Everything!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p101713
+1 978 290-1990
Rockport Merrimack Valley & Essex County
5

DELIGHTFUL WINTER RENTAL 2010-2011

  • 5 out of 5
I was so comfortable and happy at 9 Summer Street that I think back on it as one of my homes.
I stayed at Jane’s cottage for the “winter rental” when I relocated back to New England. I chose it sight unseen other than the website and was thrilled to see it was just as pretty as the pictures.
It was spacious but cozy, modern but charming and … immaculate!
Jane has experience as a landlord and it shows: she is quick to respond to any problems or concerns, but definitely gives you privacy. She has the whole renting process down to a science.
During my stay I enjoyed lovely walks from this ideal location. Both the ocean and quaint shops are only about ten minutes away, yet the neighborhood is quiet and residential. The commuter train into Boston came in very handy.
I would recommend 9 Summer Street as an amazing winter rental and can’t wait to return one day for a summer vacation.
  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2011
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2010
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities
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Renovated antique colonial Walk to Everything!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p101713
+1 978 290-1990
Rockport Merrimack Valley & Essex County
Malden, MA
5

WINTER 2009

  • 5 out of 5
I had an absolutely amazing time in Always-Summer, Rockport for the six or so months that I lived there. It was great to do a short-term lease like that since I had never lived in the Boston area before. Just knowing that I could live comfortably for six months while I looked for a long term place to stay for the remainder of my four year coast guard tour here was a huge lift off my shoulders. Jane made it super easy to get everything set up even as I was stationed overseas when I first made contact with her. At one point during my stay I had to leave for a month due to work. Jane looked after the house for me, checked my mail and was nice enough to let me pay certain bills after I got back. Not only is she a great landlord to have, she's a wonderful person. I couldn't be happier with my decision to stay at 9 Summer St.
  • Review Submitted: 12-Jan-2011
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2010
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Renovated antique colonial Walk to Everything!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p101713
+1 978 290-1990
Rockport Merrimack Valley & Essex County
New Orleans, LA
5

EVERYTHING WAS PERFECT

  • 5 out of 5
I have such nice memories of Rockport. Staying at Always-Summer was perfect because I could walk to all of the important spots around in about ten minutes or less. When I was there, the yard was alive with beautiful flowers. More than once, I spent time sitting in the yard enjoying the quiet breezes in the chaise. Rockport itself is a lovely town with enough natural beauty to satisfy any nature lover. Our landlady was delightful and always available with information that helped us enjoy our stay. The only thing that might have made the stay better was another week at 9 Summer Street.
  • Review Submitted: 12-Jan-2011
  • Date of Stay: May 2010
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Renovated antique colonial Walk to Everything!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p101713
+1 978 290-1990
Rockport Merrimack Valley & Essex County
Milford, NH
5

WE WILL DEFINITELY BE BACK!

  • 5 out of 5
I just want to say that our family’s vacation at your rental home
in Rockport was like a little slice of heaven. We loved the house, the
beach and the town. Not only that but as a proprietor you had such a
delightful combination of professionalism and genuine warm hospitality.
We will definitely be back.
  • Review Submitted: 12-Jan-2011
  • Date of Stay: May 2010
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities
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Location

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Logan
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Whale Watching
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Train to Boston
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Rt. 128
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Gloucester Center
Nearest Golf
0.8 Miles
Rockport Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Many Restaurants
Car: recommended

Rockport, a part of Cape Ann, is one of the most scenic towns in Massachusetts. On Boston’s North Shore, Rockport is featured in several Hollywood movies including “The Proposal”, “The Witches of Eastwick” and “The Love Letter”. Rockport and nearby Gloucester are filled with attractions: art, music, shopping, beaches, whale watching, boating, fishing, bicycling… you name it! Historic Lexington, Concord & Boston are less than an hour and the train to Boston is only steps away.

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday house in Rockport, Merrimack Valley & Essex County

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Rate
 
July & August 2014
1 Jul 2014 - 31 Aug 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,950
for 7 nights
$1,950
 
 
September 2014
1 Sep 2014 - 30 Sep 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,250
for 7 nights
$1,250
 
 
Winter Oct 2014 - May 2015
1 Oct 2014 - 16 May 2015
30 night minimum stay
$1,450
for 30 nights
$1,450
 
 
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay
$1,450
for 30 nights
$1,450
 
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Rockport in Merrimack Valley & Essex County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1327 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • village
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • beach
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Living Room
  • Fireplace
  • Thermos Flask
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Backpack
  • Washing Machine
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Iron & Board
  • Sofa Bed
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Hob
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Microwave
  • Blender
  • Lobster Pot
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Freezer
  • Grill
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom - 1 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
  • We also provide a queen sized sofa bed for overflow sleep spaces.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Video Player
  • Audio Tape Player
Outside:
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Large Cooler
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • theme parks
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • playground
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • Horseshoes
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Miniature golf
  • Boating
  • antique hunting
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • jet skiing
  • rafting
  • Basketball Court
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • pier fishing
  • water tubing
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
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