This beach house is a two minute walk to the ocean - no driving or parking required (five houses down from the main parking lot access to Plum Island beach. It has 3 bedrooms/2 baths, multiple flat screen TV's, cable and wireless Internet! Fully equipped kitchen with full sized refrigerator, stove, garbage disposal, dishwasher and microwave. Hairdryers in bathrooms. Washer and dryer in basement. Large deck, screened porch, gas grill and outdoor patio furniture. Bedding, towels and paper goods supplied. Great vacation spot for families-Air conditioned for comfort. Beautifully decorated and fully furnished. Immaculate.
- House1250 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Min Stay7 - 180 nights
House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 6 Sleeps, AC, W/D -
- Calendar last updated:
- Nov 9, 2018
What makes this House unique
Large screened porch, great cross breeze.....5 houses from the main beach entrance.
Exactly what we were looking for!
We had 3 criteria that had to be met with our summer vacation house rental. 1. It HAD to be walking distance to the beach. 2. It had to accommodate six people. 3. It had to have two full bathrooms. This home met these criteria and then some! It's got an easy, comfortable flow. We had enough room for 4 adults and 2 kids, and a pup who is small enough that with a small additional cost, was able to come on vacation with us. (He spent his days at The Beach Dog doggie daycare so he wasn't alone in the house all day while we were at the beach). The dining table on the screened in porch easily fit all of us and when we were not on the beach, this is mostly where we hung out. The listing is accurate and the home was move in ready when we arrived. The fridge even had some condiments & a selection of spices in a cupboard, no worries about having to buy salt & pepper, etc... Washer/Dryer in the basement was great and laundry detergent was another added bonus. The house even came with beach towels, boogie boards and some sand toys. We happened to bring a large canopy for some shade on the beach, but I did see some beach umbrellas in the basement too!
The walk to the beach is short. Five house away, 2 minutes, if that. There is something so wonderful knowing that the beach is that close..no car, no driving or hassle parking. A few mornings I headed out myself with my beach chair & bag and the rest of the family headed over when they were ready. If someone wanted to head back to the house, they could go, everyone didn't have to pack up and leave the beach.
We had an issue with the propane tank running out as we were grilling one night. I messaged Laura, she called the store on the island to make sure they had tanks, we picked one up and she reimbursed us the cost. This was resolved in less than 10 minutes. Easy peasy....
Newburyport is close by and a lovely town town walk around in & poke in and out shops.
My husband also rented a kayak a few times from Plum Island Kayaks. They deliver!
I was hesitant to write a review simply because I didn't want to make it harder to book a week at this house next year. Now that we have our week booked for 2019, I can let everyone know this house is AWESOME. We are renting again and I would not hesitate to recommend this rental to anyone who wants a beach house that's walking distance to the beach!
What a wonderful write-up...it is great to know that someone likes our house as much as we do. Thank you so much for your lovely comments and we look forward to having you again next year!
Comfortable and convenient.
We stayed here last week during a very hot week and we were so grateful to be at the beach. There is everything you could need at the house and it is just 2 minutes walk to beach access. Beds are comfortable and the showers have lovely hot water. There is a wrap around deck so you can enjoy sun and/or shade any time of the day.
A gem, quiet and relaxing!
My husband and I have rented several different houses on Plum Island since our first stay in 2008. Each has been terrific in its own way. This house, though, had everything single thing we needed. We cook a lot when we vacation, so a well stocked kitchen is important to us. This one did not disappoint! Full sets of dishes, pots and pans. I can't think of a single thing that we couldn't find! There were even spices and condiments, as well as towels and pot holders. The owner checked in by phone, just as we were getting settled. I had one question during the week, and she answered immediately.
The living room was comfortable with lots of seating, and there was a screened porch with table and chairs as well as an outside deck with furniture, and a smaller deck in back with a full-sized grill. There was an outdoor shower to rinse off after the beach. Three bedrooms upstairs, each with an air conditioner. We never needed the air conditioning though, as this house has lots of windows with fantastic cross ventilation. Comfy beds, and a full size laundry in the basement.
Best of all though, was the location. The walk to the beach is about 2 minutes. The house is a short walk from the town center with restaurants, a small store, and a bike rental shop. Because we've been to the Island so many times, I feared that it would be noisy, being so close to all that activity. It was not noisy at all. The area is residential and we had a quiet, relaxing week!
This place is great, whether for a young family or empty nesters like us, who like being able to have our friends and adult kids drop in and out during the week!
Thank you so much for taking the time to review our property. We love the house and so try to maintain it and make a few upgrades each year. We hope to see you again next year!
This is the perfect home away from home.
The listing description was accurate on all accounts. Very short walk to the beach. The home was clean and welcoming. There were videos and board games , which came in handy as we had one rainy day. The kitchen is very well stocked with every type of pan, glass, utensil you could possibly need.
It was a nice touch to receive a phone call from Laura, asking if we had any questions and if we were settling in nicely. I did e-mail her a couple of times while there and she responded promptly.
We saw beautiful sunsets at the end of Northern Blvd and beautiful sunrises on the beach. Michael's Restaurant is always a must when we visit the area. Yankee Homecoming was happening the week we were there, so there was a lot to do down town every night.
I would highly recommend this property to my friends and family.
Laura, your home is so cozy and welcoming. Thank you for sharing.
Marcia, Keene NH
Thank you for your kind words....we hope you return again next year!
Lovely Summer Home
This comfortable roomy summer home was delightful. We enjoyed the quietness, the beach, the area and most of all this wonderful home. We look forward to returning next year. If the cable TV got NESN, it would be perfect! However, not watching TV gave us more time to visit as a family................We loved this place!
Loved this house!
Loved this house! Super clean and lots of room. Deck is also large.
3 minute walk to the beach and in a great location on the island.
Look forward to more beach vacations in this house!
Thank you for the review...we love the house and try to keep it well maintained!
Kayaking (your own or with Plum Island Kayaks)
Catamaran cruises on the Ninth Wave
Newburyport - lots of shops and restaurants
* Plum Island Grille (walking distance)
* Mad Martha's on the island
* Bob Lobster
* The Grog
* Michaels Harborside
* Stripers Bar and Grille
* Starboard Galley
* Ten Center Street
* Not Your Average Joe's
* Glenn's Galley
* Abrahams Bagels (pizza too)
* Agave (Mexican)
* David's Downstairs
* Oreganos (brick oven pizza)
* and more....
Food and Supplies:
* Market Basket
* Mr. Moes (liquor and movie rentals)
* Dunkin Donuts
* New England Wine & Spirits
Additional information about rental rates
Weekly Rate: $1100 - $2175 - see calendar for specific weekly rates Some May, June , August and Sept weeks available 8/23 - 8/30 2175 8/30 - 9/6 1600 9/20 - 9/27 $1,000