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Romantic Ocean & Boston Skyline Views - from an Outdoor Hot Tub!

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1.5 Bath House Overlooking The Harbor

Perched high on the hill, this fabulous home boasts ocean views from every window. Fully renovated custom chef's kitchen, brand new 1.5 baths (one with Jacuzzi), a large bedroom. Cathedral ceilings, skylights, fireplace, hardwood floors, wrap around decks and a private hot tub! Cable, wifi, washer & dryer. Linens, towels, kitchen supplies, utensils, and the first breakfast are provided. Walk to beaches, restaurants and shops. Close to Salem, Marblehead and to Logan Airport, you can take a train, bus or even a boat (May - October) to Boston.

First floor: Kitchen, dining room (piano), living room (fireplace, TV), bathroom (washer, dryer), wrap-around deck (hot tub).

Second floor: Bedroom (queen size bed, cathedral ceiling, skylights, TV), bathroom (Jacuzzi), deck.

The house is modern, secluded and romantic; perfect for a couple seeking a quiet retreat after a busy day.

(Note: The house is not wheelchair accessible; you must use outside stairs to get to it - but it'll be well worth it)

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Member since: 2012
Speaks english, czech, hungarian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 18, 2018

About Ivan

I was born in Europe and grew up in New York City. Now I am a musician and a professor in Boston.

Ivan purchased this house in 2008

Why Ivan chose Swampscott

My oceanfront, artsy one bedroom house on 2 levels is a true hideaway. It's located completely off the street, only 12 miles from Boston. Enjoy the views, chef's kitchen, the outdoor spa and indoor Jacuzzi, fireplace and more. The house is comfortable, secluded and romantic; perfect for a couple seeking a quiet, private retreat.

What makes this house unique

Ocean views from every window!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you Ivan! It was our first Christmas away from family - had a splendid time. Loved the big kitchen, beautiful decks, hot tub, jacuzzi, and of course the phenomenal views. What a relaxing, refreshing and romantic Christmas.

Happy New Year!
Dec 2012
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Swampscott, Massachusetts

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Action Required: Tell me about yourself, your group, and reason for your stay. :)
  • Please Advise: Please follow the above house rules carefully, there are no exceptions.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , washer & dryer
  • 1.5
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • porch/lanai
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Romantic Ocean & Boston Skyline Views - from an Outdoor Hot Tub!
average rating of 4.882353 based on 86 reviews

Beautiful, relaxing, comfortable, enjoyable.

  • 4 of 5

We thank Ivan for sharing his home with us. It was all we hoped for. Short of a king size master bed, we had a great week. The home was all we could have wanted. Nicely appointed with views to die for. I could have spent the week on one of the decks overlooking the ocean. Any stress we had was melted away. And the Swampscott area was all a quaint New England town should be. All the waterfront areas that are accessable to anyone were wonderful. Also, The Antique Table restaurant was fantastic! Some of the best Italian I've had!! I wish they delivered to Florida. We enjoyed the surrounding areas such as Salem, Plymouth, and Rockport. Scenic byway was so mesmerizing. Could have driven up the coast forever. We hope to return next time around.

  • Submitted: 17-May-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay in a nice community with a fantastic view. Ivan was great to work with.

  • Submitted: 18-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Ben, I hope you and Liza can come back when the weather is nicer!
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Perfect vacation. Lovely view! Thank you, Ivan

  • 5 of 5

Love love love my stay. Thank you, Ivan

  • Submitted: 12-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful and Cozy

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful bday treat for my fiance. He and I both enjoyed the amazing view of the ocean from the bedroom, the location and the amenities (hot tub and jacuzzi bath!). Even though it snowed a little and was a bit chilly we did just fine lounging about in the living room, cooking (kitchen is equipped!), played some trivia and just leaving all the stresses behind back home in NY.

Overall, this place is just perfect for a getaway and we are definitely thinking about returning when it is warmer. Don't overlook this place folks, you won't regret it!

Thanks Ivan!

-Chris & Dan-

  • Submitted: 10-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks guys, do come back!
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Marlborough, NH

Beautifully decorated home with views, hot tub, and a fireplace!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous week-end in Swampscott in this beautiful home that sits upon a hill, with incredible views from floor to ceiling windows. The kitchen is fabulous ; the home is cozy , warm and inviting. We enjoyed our time in Salem and a concert at City Winery in Boston, both an easy commute from this property. The hot tub on the deck, the fireplace, and the jetted tub for two all added to the perfect romantic week-end getaway!

Thank-you Ivan!

  • Submitted: 13-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Susan - I hope that you and Tod come back again!
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Great place in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay here! Gorgeous natural light, nice appliances, the hot tub is an awesome bonus, and it's an easy mile walk to the commuter rail into Boston. Everything was super clean and Ivan always responded immediately to our questions. Would definitely recommend this property!

  • Submitted: 20-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Brittany and Chris, thanks for your stay. I hope to see you guys again on your anniversary!
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Boston Logan International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Mission on the Bay
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Salem to Boston
Nearest Train
0.75 Miles
Greater Boston's public transportation ('the T')
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Mission on the Bay
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Fisherman's Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Swampscott, Massachusetts

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 1 2018 - Oct 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$79.22
Damage Insurance C$77.9

No smoking, no kids or pets. 21 and over.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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