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VILLA RIVIERA on the Merrimack River.

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5 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
16 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
This rental comprises 7,500 sq ft and includes the top two floors of a 10,000 sq ft Mediterranean style stucco residence on 6 acres with 500 ft of pristine frontage and views of the Merrimack River. Perfect for large groups staying for 14 nights or more! A covered portico parking area leads directly through double carved wooden doors that open up to a 3 story entrance hall with a coat stand, marble floors, live plants, crystal chandelier, dual wrought iron stairways, baby grand piano, live plants, three automatic skylights and four ceiling fans. Through French doors to the left is a formal family room with a comfortable microfiber sectional with two recliners. To the right is the formal dining room with wooden built in cupboards and oak table with seating for eight. Straight ahead to th...This rental comprises 7,500 sq ft and includes the top two floors of a 10,000 sq ft Mediterranean style stucco residence on 6 acres with 500 ft of pristine frontage and views of the Merrimack River. Perfect for large groups staying for 14 nights or more! A covered portico parking area leads directly through double carved wooden doors that open up to a 3 story entrance hall with a coat stand, marble floors, live plants, crystal chandelier, dual wrought iron stairways, baby grand piano, live plants, three automatic skylights and four ceiling fans. Through French doors to the left is a formal family room with a comfortable microfiber sectional with two recliners. To the right is the formal dining room with wooden built in cupboards and oak table with seating for eight. Straight ahead to the left is a fully tiled half bath with vanity and toilet and a coat room directly opposite. Followed by another family room with wood burning fireplace,TV, occasional chairs and six seat leather pull out couch and recliner. The open plan kitchen which has two islands, two ovens and two microwaves, two dishwashers, a garbage disposal and trash compactor, fridge, toaster oven and smooth top range adjoins the family room. A pantry with two freezers and plenty of storage leads off the kitchen and a back door leads past a bay area with a rattan table and seating for four to the enclosed back porch and open wrap around deck which house barbecue grills, hammocks and patio furniture. Down the hall is another fully tiled bathroom, office and a 500 sq ft bright and sunny studio with it's own fireplace, separate entrance, mud room, queen size bed, double futon, leather couch, office desk and flat screen television, 9-foot ceilings, hardwood flooring, air-conditioning, baseboard heating.There is also a small refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, hot water kettle and toaster. A parking area for four vehicles is right outside. Dual carpeted staircases with wrought iron railings lead up to two separate entrances to the spacious 800 sq ft second floor master suite with it's own private balcony overlooking the landscaped garden and river. Large windows and a jetted corner tub are designed to take full advantage of the sunny location and view. Also featured is a queen double bed with overhead ceiling fan and solid wood headboard with mirrors, drinks cabinet, storage on both sides, reading lights etc. A matching 9 drawer dresser and mirrors, single day bed, double futon, writing desk, cozy working fireplace, wall to wall carpeting and area rugs, custom drapes, fresh linen and towels, air-conditioning, baseboard heating, coat and luggage stand, wireless internet and cable television with built in CD player and SD card slot. His and her dressing rooms lead off to on suite tiled bathrooms one with a tub and hand held shower and the other with a shower. Recessed ceiling lights with some on dimmer switches add to the overall ambiance. A double French door leads to a private balcony with patio furniture and umbrella. Three other rooms each with full size double beds, another bathroom and laundry room with washer and dryer are also included in this rental. A covered and screened patio area and huge open deck overlooks landscaped gardens and the Merrimack river. Two hammock's, patio and picnic furniture, directors chairs, umbrellas, gas and charcoal grills and a 15ft Grumman aluminium Canoe are also available. Large outdoor grassy fenced in area. Situated on a quiet cul de sac in a safe and friendly neighborhood with plenty of off street parking. Please no parties or events. Speed limit in the neighborhood is 30 mph. Wild and bird life abounds with fishing on site and nearby. Whale watching, deep sea, party boat and charters readily available. Restaurants, Banks, Doctors, Dentists, Worship, Movie theaters, Bars, Grocery stores, Gym's, Yoga, Spa's, Tanning Salon's, Fast foods and fine dining, tennis courts, ice skating rink etc within a few miles. Easy highway accessible tax-free New Hampshire and Kittery, Maine factory outlets shopping. Beaches, Wildlife refuges, State parks and reservations within 10 miles. Local farms and farmers markets provide the freshest produce. The owners are on-site in a separate in-law apartment and available to answer any questions and provide recommendations either personally or by email or phone.More
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About the Owner
Colin H
Languages spoken:German, English
Response Rate:92%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2015
Interaction with guests
Reini and I love meeting new people but respect everyone's privacy and only interact with guests if so desired. We are on-site in a separate in-law apartment and always available if necessary in person or via the internet or phone.
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Ithaca, NY
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

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Date of stay: May 2016
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Ceiling Fans
Water Park Nearby
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Playground
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Telephone
Swingset
Cooker
Grill
Private Fishing Lake/River
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Water Views
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Waterfront
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Good Nightlife
Balcony
Ping Pong Table
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Deck
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
1.5 miles from Historic Newburyport, MA. 1 mile to 500 acre Maudslay State park with walking and bike trails along the Merrimack River. 10 miles to Plum Island (barrier island) and the Federal Wildlife Refuge (Parker River Refuge). This area and unspoiled beaches are part of the Great Salt Marsh that spans Cape Anne to Seabrook NH and is known as one of the top birding areas in the country.Neighboring Newburyport is a unique coastal community with the 3rd largest concentration of Federal style homes in the U.S. Extremely large homes which were once owned by sea captains adorn the main street with many sporting a Widow's walk the roof. Direct access for boaters from our private mooring via a Coast Guard marked channel to the Atlantic ocean.
Getting around
AirNav: 2B2 - Plum Island Airport (Pick up available) Nice drive to several scenic beaches. The beautiful seacoast town of Portsmouth, New Hampshire is only 20 minutes away and the well known Kittery factory outlets and Trading Post is just across the Piscataqua river in Maine. Easy highway access to the Green Mountains or White Mountains in VT, NH, and ME. The C&J luxury bus service with free Wi-Fi is 1.5 miles away with plenty of free parking. Destinations: Dover, Portsmouth, NH, Boston, MA and Logan Airport. The Newburyport MBTA train station servicing Boston MA and towns en route, is 6 miles away. New Hampshire also boasts tax free shopping and opportunities for snow tubing, cross country and downhill skiing.
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