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Harborside House


Harborside House

23 Gregory Street
Marblehead,  Massachusetts
United States 01945-3241   Show map

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Listing #: 21393
Innkeeper(s): Susan Livingston
Phone: +781-631-1032
Website:  www.harborsidehouse.com
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General Information

  Handsome 1850 home in the historic district overlooks Marblehead Harbor. Enjoy water views from the fireplaced parlor, the period dining room, and from the summer breakfast porch. Home-baked breads and muffins. Walk to historic sights, excellent restaurants, unique shops and public transportation Thirty minutes north of Boston and Logan Airport    Special restrictions: We welcome children over 8 yrs. No smoking or pets.
  • year built: This gracious Georgian home was constructed about 1850  
  • Two well-appointed guestrooms feature antique furnishings and period wallpaper. Patio and gardens. Off-street parking available.  
  • year renovated: The present owner has lived here since 1965. Extensive renovations were done in 2007.  
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    Accommodations

      Two well-appointed guestrooms feature antique furnishings and period wallpaper. The Harbor Room with antique mahogany twin beds overlooks the harbor. The romantic double-bed Garden Room with antique mirrored dressing table overlooks the gardens.  
  • number of rooms: Two well-appointed guestrooms share a full bathroom.  
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    Room Rates (USD United States Dollars)

     
  • rates are quoted in American dollars  
  • discounts offered: Discounts are offered for stays of five nights or more and in the off-saeason (Jan. - April)  
  • single occupancy rate is between $80-$95  
  • double occupancy rate is between $85-$100  
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    Special Deals

     
  • extended stay   
  • off season special.   
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    Meals

     
  • a continental breakfast is included with room rate. A generous continental breakfast includes fresh fruit, juice, choice of cereals, and homebaked breads and muffins.   Special restrictions: Special dietary needs can be accommodated
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    In-room Amenities

     
  • alarm clock   
  • bath robes   
  • Special touches provided at Harborside House are fresh flowers, bedside Harbor Sweets candies,and homemade cookies.   
  • desk   
  • hair dryer   
  • internet access (wireless/wi fi)   
  • radio   
  • welcome basket   
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    On-site Amenities

     
  • CD player   
  • VCR movies   
  • VCR player   
  • beach towels   
  • bicycles   
  • common room   
  • complimentary breakfast   
  • desk   
  • fireplace   
  • free parking   
  • garden   
  • internet access (wireless/wi fi)   
  • ironing board   
  • library   
  • radio   
  • self parking   
  • television (cable/satellite)   
  • washer/dryer   
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    Policies

     
  • no minimum stay required.   
  • smoking is not allowed.   
  • we cannot accommodate guest pets.   
  • limitations on children staying.   
  • consumption of alcohol is permitted.   
  • deposit amount required: For one or twon nights, full payment is required in advance.For three or more nights , a 50% deposit is required by check.   Special restrictions: Guests from Europe and Canada are permitted to pay on arrival, with proper verification.
  • check in/out times are: Check-in is after 2pm. Check-out is before 11AM  
  • cancellation policy: Cancelleations received 14 days prior to scheduled arrival receive full refund less a $15 handling fee.  
  • no disabled access.   
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    Innkeepers

     
  • innkeepers description: Hostess Susan Livingston offers caring and friendly hospitality. Owner of this home since 1964, she began welcoming bed and breakfast guests in 1985. She is happy to share her knowledge of the area and its history. Mother of three grown children and Nana to two grandchildren, Susan is a recently retired bridal dressmaker and calligraphist. Recreationally, she is a nationally ranked Masters swimmer and tandem cyclist.  
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    Location

     
  • nearest major city: Boston/Logan Airport is 35 minutes away.  
  • directions to property: FROM BOSTON/LOGAN AIRPORT: Take Route 1A North for seven miles. Bear right at sign to Nahant-Swampscott. Go around rotary on to LynnShore Drive. Continue straight on Route 129 into Marblehead. Turn off Atlantic Ave. on to Hawkes Street just after The Fruit of Four Seasons store on the right. Turn left on to Gregory St. #23 is on the left before hill. FROM CAPE COD: Take I-93N to Ted williams tunnel to Route 1A. Follow directions above. From I-95N: Stay on Rt. 128 to exit 25A(Rte. 114) to Salem/Marblehead. Go 5 1/2 miles on 114 through Salem, past Salem College, to Marblehead. Turn right at the Fire Station on to Ocean Ave. Turn left at next light on to Atlantic Ave. Follow directions above. FROM MAINE & COASTAL NEW HAMPSHIRE:I-95 south to Route 128 NORTH to Exit 114. Continue on 114 as described above.   
  • nearest major airport: Logan International Airport is about 35 minutes away.  
  • description of surrounding area: Marblehead, a historic seacoast village on Boston’s North Shore, has much to offer. Explore its patriotic past as reflected in period architecture and historic sites. Enjoy the natural beauty of a rocky coastline studded with beaches and parks overlooking picturesque Marblehead Harbor. Watch lobstermen pulling their traps, elegant yachts setting sail and small boats rounding racing buoys. Walk charming old footpaths past lovely homes and gardens of a traditional New England character. Browse the antique shops, art galleries and boutiques which offer treasures special to Marblehead. Relax over a bowl of New England clam chowder, feast on a boiled lobster or enjoy a gourmet dinner at local restaurants offering both casual and elegant dining. At Abbot Hall, the famous painting The Spirit of ’76 can be viewed. The Jeremiah Lee Mansion is an outstanding example of Georgian architecture with period furnishings. The King Hooper Mansion, an early 18th century home with slave quarters and a ballroom, now serves as an art gallery sponsored by the Marblehead Arts Association. Summer concerts are held at Crocker Park, overlooking the harbor and Marblehead Neck. Fort Sewall was built in the 1600’s to ward off pirates. Experience the unique character of Marblehead by staying in one of its many charming bed and breakfast homes. Marblehead is situated close to Salem and the Cape Ann peninsula; Boston and Logan Airport are less than an hour away.   
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    Attractions

      At Abbot Hall, the famous painting The Spirit of ’76 can be viewed. The Jeremiah Lee Mansion is an outstanding example of Georgian architecture with period furnishings. The King Hooper Mansion, an early 18th century home with slave quarters and a ballroom, now serves as an art gallery sponsored by the Marblehead Arts Association. Summer concerts are held at Crocker Park, overlooking the harbor and Marblehead Neck. Fort Sewall was built in the 1600’s to ward off pirates. Experience the unique character of Marblehead by staying in one of its many charming bed and breakfast homes. Marblehead is situated close to Salem and the Cape Ann peninsula; Boston is less than an hour away.     


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