Harborside House is an 1850 colonial
overlooking the picturesque harbor
in the historic district of Marblehead.
Guests enjoy waterviews from the wood-paneled and beamed living room with fireplace, the period dining room, and the sunny breakfast porch and deck.
Marblehead's winding streets are lined with houses which reflect its history: 17th century homes of the early fisherman, 18th century Georgian mansions of ship owners (such as the Lee and Hooper mansions), 19th century Victorian edifaces such as Abbot Hall, where the famous painting "The Spirit of '76" can be seen.
Enjoy activities such as whale watch excursions, historic house tours, classical and jazz concerts, sunset cruises, the July Arts Festival, the December Christmas walk, or summer racing regettas.
Only a short walk from Harborside House are the historic sites of Old Town, antique shops, art galleries, shops of local craftsmen, as well as a variety of dining choices to suit every taste bud and budget - fresh seafood, gourmet Northern Italian, or casual Mexican.
"...the yachting capital of America"
Discover the charm of Marblehead, a picturesque seacoast town on Boston's historic North Shore near Boston and Cape Ann. The reknown harbor is the focal point of the town; from the numerous parks and beaches, one can watch the constant activity of boats of all kinds.
Harborside House is an 1850 colonial overlooking the picturesque harbor in the historic district of Marblehead. Guests enjoy waterviews from the wood-paneled and beamed living room with fireplace, the period dining room, and the sunny breakfast porch and deck.
A homestay bed and breakfast since 1985, Harborside House offers two comfortable, well appointed guest rooms. A full modern bath is shared.
Each room offers the comfort and convenience of writing desk, bureau, closet, clock radio. terry robes and toiletries.
Extra amenities include afternoon tea, homemade cookies and bedside Harbor Sweets chocolates. Wi-Fi available for use of laptops and PDA's.
Harborside House offers
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A generous continental breakfast includes fresh fruit, juice, homebaked breads and muffins, and a choice of cereals.
Susan Livingston transformed her home of over thirty years into one of Marblehead's first Bed & Breakfasts in 1985. She is a semi-retired professional dressmaker specializing in weddings. She has been active in the Historical Society and a local garden club. She is a calligraphist and nationally ranked Master swimmer. Susan is very happy to share her knowledge of Marblehead, as well as Salem, Cape Ann and Boston, all within an hour's travel.
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