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Historic Downtown Newburyport Home - Walk to the Boardwalk, Restaurants & more!

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Space 1,900 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

4 BR, 2.5 BA, sleeps 2-13

Renovated four bedroom home in historic downtown Newburyport. Home has the original 1850's exterior with a beautifully updated interior with an open floor plan featuring bamboo floors and a large, fully equipped kitchen that is perfect for large groups. We often host families in town for weddings, birthday celebrations, family reunions, etc. Please call owner with any questions.


Fantastic location. Our home is located in a residential neighborhood just a block away from the Merrimac River, The Boardwalk on the waterfront and Cashman Park with its great play ground. Several of the surrounding homes are circa 17th century that have been beautifully restored and maintained. The town center is only a 7-minute walk where you will find a beautiful waterfront area with fine restaurants, casual eateries, coffee shops, fun retail shops, New England antique shops, art galleries and the Newburyport Farmer’s Market. Park your car and walk to the best Newburyport has to offer!

During the busy summer months of July and August we only offer weekly rentals. Saturday to Saturday.

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 May, 2018

About Sara

Enjoying one of our many walks on Plum Island!

Sara purchased this house in 1996

Why Sara chose Newburyport

We used to live in this home and love Newburyport and New England. We have family in the area in so we remodeled the home for our retirement.

Guestbook comments from the owner


Wow! What a great time we had at this meticulously maintained house in Newburyport. This is NOT a beach house, but more of an experience in small-city living, as you can walk everywhere. The unit is spacious and nicely decorated.

-Michelle H., Lynnfield, MA
Sep 2009
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Newburyport in Essex County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • near the sea
  • Water View
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Baby Gate
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Printer
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Split-System Heating
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 11 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , 1st Floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , 2nd Floor
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi , Third floor - Master Suite
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , 3rd floor - Master suite
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , Folding full size crib in closet
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Living Room Sleeper Sofa. Have high quality foam mattaress
  • All beds have high quality mattresses and linens. Two twin inflatable beds can be used on the floor in queen bedrooms or the master suite A pack & play and full size crib are also available.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Child's Swing
  • Terrace ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis Court
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • 1 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • Groups
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Whirlpool
  • Jacuzzi
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
A dog park, a wonderful play ground, a walking/ bike path and boat ramp are located across the street at Pop Crowley Park along the Merrimac River. The Clipper City bike trail is just a block from the house.


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Historic Downtown Newburyport Home - Walk to the Boardwalk, Restaurants & more!
average rating of 5.0 based on 38 reviews
Houston TX

Great Family Rental

  • 5 of 5

Our family (6 adults and 3 kids) loved this house--well appointed, fabulous kitchen, plenty of room, great location--overall perfect. The house is very open so we weren't tripping over each other. We watched fireworks over the water from the upstairs deck. Had most of our meals on the backyard patio. We were able to walk just across the street to a park for the kids and to a boardwalk that went along the harbor. Easy walk to all the downtown shops and restaurants. We would rent again in a hearbeat.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2009
  • Date of Stay: July 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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wonderful place to gather family!

  • 5 of 5

The flow of this beautiful house was perfect for a large group to cook, dine and relax together. We loved loved the fireplace-especially since the fridged weather of well below zero. Yet we did bundle up in a hundred layers and walked the town and beaches. Finding the 'inner' of town was fun to explore, shop and dine. We found a fantastic Mexican restaurant in town, unfortunately I do not remember the name of it. Great long weekend long overdue with family

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Convenient, clean, well planned rental

  • 5 of 5

My family of eight adults and two small children stayed at the Historic Downtown Newburyport House for the holidays. It was the best rental property we have used. The three floors suited our family well because we could separate sleeping babies on the top two floors from family activities on the main floor. It seemed the owners knew our needs with everything provided from a crib, highchair, games, puzzles, cooking equipment, outdoor grill, washer and dryer on both the second floor and in the basement, throw blankets to snuggle under in front of the fireplace, racks for boots and shoes, and friendly neighbors.

Handy notes with directions answered questions before we asked them. We enjoyed the sparkling, beautiful, downtown with unique shops and one of a kind restaurants. We enjoyed snow on the beach. We enjoyed the location of the house with its neighborhood feel but short walk to downtown Newburyport.

The owner was very prompt in answering questions and prepping us for our stay. Overall a very well run rental property.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exactly as advertised, Comfortable and Great location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this house with 3 families (6 grown ups and 4 babies/kids.) We were a little tight fit with babies in our bedrooms but the set up worked out great. Good common space and kitchen with kid friendly serve-ware options and even a few toys for the little ones to play with. TV and gas fire place both worked great and were very easy to figure out. Beds were comfy and bathrooms worked well. The location is awesome -- you can walk to downtown newburyport in a few minutes and get to lots of shops and restaurants. Street parking was easy.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
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Relaxing, well stocked, short walk to Newburyport Shopping

  • 5 of 5

Six women stayed at this comfortable spacious home last weekend. We loved the fireplace that took the early morning and late night chill off. The living room had comfortable seating for all of us. The very high ceilings gave a sense of spaciousness. The kitchen was well stocked with plenty of silver, pots and pans and spices. All you needed to bring was your food. A quick drive to Plum Island to enjoy a morning beach walk. Then back to the house where we left our car so we could walk to town for shopping, browsing and restaurant tasting. Wished the weather had been warmer so we could partake of the patio and 3rd floor porch. Highly recommend and want to come back next fall.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful location!!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice townhouse within walking distance to downtown. Kitchen well stocked. 8 adult women with lots of space to hang out. Tour of place on arrival was very helpful though manuals were current and things were well labeled. Safe neighborhood

  • Review Submitted: 13-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
38 Miles
Boston Logan
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Train to Boston
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Interstate 95 & Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Nick's Pizza, Michael's Harbor Side
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Plum Island
Car: not necessary

Home is ideally located for a New England Holiday. Portsmouth, New Hampshire, the White Mountains of New Hampshire as well as the southern coast of Maine (Ogunquit, York, Kennebunkport, Portland) and Cape Ann, Cope Cod and Rhode Island are easy day trips by auto.

Home is only minutes from Interstate 95 and Highway 1. Bus and train transportation is available to take you to Boston, which is just 38 miles south (45 minutes by bus or 55 minutes by train) The train station is a very pleasant 20 minute walk from the house.

Newburyport is a quintessential New England seacoast town with fantastic Federalist architecture (among other styles) a small performing arts center, free outdoor concerts, a maritime museum, whale watches, dinner cruises, kayaking etc. Plum Island is only 4 miles or a 30 minute bike ride and contains the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge as well as miles of beautiful sandy beach; great for walking, beaching, battle boarding, surfing, kayaking and biking. Maudsley State Park is just 3 miles away.

Other Activities: Joppa Flats Education Center & Wildlife Sanctuary, Parker River National Wildlife Refuge


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Newburyport, Eastern Massachusetts

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
Summer 2018
30 Jun 2018 - 4 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
5 Sep 2018 - 16 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
Thanksgiving week
17 Nov 2018 - 24 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Christmas Holidays
21 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £148.9
Pet Fee £148.9
Cleaning £148.9

Please call owner with questions. 719-685-4712
Stay of over 7 nights require a $500 damage deposit.
Rates higher for Holidays and Special Events
Well behaved & well-groomed dogs are considered. Kennel and signed pet agreement required. $200 fee per pet
Stays of two weeks or longer require extra cleanings.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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