Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Ipswich - Windswept
House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5-6)
'Windswept' on Great Neck
This is a Furnished Summer/Winter Rental. Winter rental starts Oct.15-May 2015 rate $2200 per month 6+ mo. lease, plus utilities. Summer rates below.
There are views from every window of this newly renovated, 4 season home north of Boston, with water access across the street to a rocky beach. The Atlantic Ocean is a distant view and Plum Island Sound is in front of the house with lobster boats and private boats moored nearby.
This area is great for kayakers, canoers, windsurfers, and boaters of every kind. Crane Beach in Ipswich, boasts of 6 miles of white sand beach and pristine sand dunes on a natural wildlife preserve. There is a small partially sandy beach for residents only included in your rental, a short 10 minute walk from the house or you can drive down and park.
The Crane Estate has summer family concerts at The Great House at Castle Hill on Thursday nights and many guided trails through the Wildlife Refuge.
Enjoy views of Plum Island, New Hampshire and Maine, plus many sand bars to stop and swim from and 3 public boat ramps within a 10 minute drive. Close to Cape Ann, Salem, and Boston and just 20 minutes from the New Hampshire border, makes this shore line community unique. Town is 3 miles away with a boat launch, train station, great restaurants, and golf and tennis within 6 miles. The town boasts of more pre-revolutionary homes than any other town in the US.
The north shore has plenty to offer for all ages with festivals and entertainment all summer long.
The house was renovated in 2003 with a 900 square foot addition, creating a 2000 sq. ft. open floor plan heated living area. There is a gourmet granite kitchen with a peninsula for morning coffee, with a view of Eagle River. A wrap-around deck is available, with plenty of deck furniture and table for evening dinners Al Fresco. The walk out ground floor has a king or 2 singles in the bedroom and a utility/laundry room.
The second level has the living area, with great room, kitchen, full bath and private living room. The third level has a master bedroom with balcony, full bath and small single bedroom.
Nature lovers can enjoy the many trails of the Essex Greenbelt, Plum Island's Parker River Wildlife, Trustees of the Reservations, and Audubon wildlife refuges. Great bird watching! Also North Ridge Road is a popular route on the North Shore touring bike trails. View the most breathtaking sunsets in the area, ranked one of the greatest in North America by National Geographic!!! (see link below for video)
ADDITIONAL RENTAL INFORMATION:
*No parties, or smoking. If you do not comply with these rules, it is grounds for eviction.
*No more than the maximum number listed will be allowed on premises.
*Non refundable pet fee of $200 with approval of the owner
*Late check out fee of $200. Extra cleaning $75 per hour.
Keywords: Ocean, Seaside House, views, beach, summer, winter rental
- Low Allergen Environment
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets considered
I am a retired teacher and realtor. I worked several years with a large company doing vacation rentals on or near the ocean in the US. We have several properties
in the U.S. and Mexico. We would love to help you find a vacation for your family
that will maximize your relaxation and enjoyment. See our other listing number
in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico.
Elaine purchased this house in 2000
Why Elaine chose Ipswich
Gorgeous views and sunsets. Near Boston and New Hampshire. Beaches, beaches, beaches
What makes this house unique
Clamming, swimming, biking, hiking, birdwatching,etc. Children enjoy the new playground a short walk from the house with state of the art equipment in fenced, safe park by the beach.
Guestbook comments from the owner
Summer guests were very pleased with the cleanliness and
views from this newly remodeled home. Most were familiar
with the North Shore and enjoyed the beaches in Ipswich.