‘The Grand View’ is not an overstatement. This five bedroom home accommodates up to thirteen guests comfortably and affords breathtaking and sweeping views of Ipswich Bay and the Atlantic coastline all the way to Maine, as well as the locally famous wingaersheek beach – whose sandbars can be walked at low tide.
A short walk to the private beach leads you through the neighborhood’s beautiful, mature flower gardens and a meandering trail opens up to a breathtaking, idyllic, New England beach, and lighthouse setting.
Spend your holiday outdoors on our large granite patio with propane grill or the screened-in lounge and dining room set under a beautiful and very old oak tree. If you spend time indoors relax in the library with a good book and a glass of scotch or watching a movie on one of our two flat screen televisions with cable and streaming services.
At the day’s end sink into our family sized sofa with all of your favorite people, kick back with a glass of wine and watch the sunset before you – time truly slows.
You will find a well-appointed kitchen and wine fridge for all of your cold storage and meal preparation. There is a laundry room for drying out those swim trunks and towels from your relaxing days on the beach.
There are five bedrooms upstairs, and a den downstairs with sleep sofa – all of our rooms afford beautiful ocean views.
Bedroom 1: King bed, private enclosed porch, sitting area, ensuite bathroom
Bedroom 2: (2) Twin beds and (1) daybed, next to full bathroom
Bedroom 3: King bed, sitting area, next to full bathroom
Bedroom 4: (2) Twin beds ‘kid’s room’, down the hall from a full bathroom
Bedroom 5: King bed, sitting area, ensuite bathroom
Den: (downstairs) Queen pullout, flat screen television
There are plenty of great seafood and dining options as well as whale watching nearby to check off those New England to-do activities and make lasting memories with the people you love.
Day trip to scenic Rockport, Ma only a short drive to local shops, restaurants and cultural attractions such as the Shalin Liu Performance Center – a must for live music lovers. Other notable restaurants include The Willow Rest. The Lobster Pool. Franklin Cafe. Latitude 43. Passports. Feather and Wedge. Roy Moore’s Lobster.
The five-star restaurant ‘The Market’ is a short walk down the hill from the house. The menu changes daily and is sure to delight the senses of the most discriminating palette.
There is also access to another beach within walking distance of the house. The Lighthouse beach is surrounded by a beautiful pasture, perfect for a challenging hike and rock climbing. The Annisquam village, or “The Village” as locals call it, is quaint and walkable. Be sure to explore this historic area. Walk across the river over the footbridge. It is tradition to jump off the bridge in the summer!
A highlight of the summer is the Annisquam Sea Fair at the end of July or sometimes the beginning of August, depending on the moon. The Annisquam Village Players put on a fine performance every year down at the Hall.
The Annisquam Yacht Club is also a short walking distance from the house. They honor reciprocity with other yacht club members and have a full restaurant as well as tennis courts. The public can participate in their children’s programs as well.
“The Grand View’ is not just about ocean views – its also about seeing things clearly, putting first things first, spending quality time with family and friends, celebrating life, taking in the best New England has to offer and making memories that will last a lifetime.
Please book now and do not hesitate to get in touch with us if you have further questions.