Ships Bell House

United States / Massachusetts / Gloucester

Picture yourself on the huge wraparound deck of Ships Bell House, enjoying the setting of the sun over breathtaking water views. That's the moment you'll never forget when you stay in this charming vacation rental home in Gloucester's Lanesville neighborhood.

up to 3
up to 6
Min. Nights Upon Request


Ships Bell House is located on a quiet neighborhood lane, its manicured gardens and a spacious lawn adding to the tranquility. Relax in air-conditioned comfort inside the bright, open-plan space that is decorated in a cheerful beach-centric style with local flair. There are two bedrooms and a full bath on the main floor, as well as a queen suite with a full bath on the lower level.

In the garden, enjoy a nap in the hammock or cookout on the grill. After your swim at Plum Cove Beach or Lanes Cove, rinse off at Ships Bell's outdoor shower.

When you want to explore, head to nearby Plum Cove Beach, downtown Gloucester or nearby Rockport. The amazing Halibut State Park is a short drive away and Boston and Salem are less than an hour by train or car.


3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

Sleeps 6 People




Ironing Board

Fully Equipped Kitchen

Coffee Maker

Ceiling Fan


Outdoor Shower



Al Fresco Dining


Gas Grill

Satellite TV

Cable TV


Desk with Chair


Bedroom Details

Master: Queen Bed, Ensuite Bathroom
Bedroom Two: Two Twin Beds
Bedroom Three: Queen Bed, TV

Beach Details

Plum Cove Beach: 3 minute drive (15 minute walk)
Wingaersheek Beach: 20 minute drive
Crane Beach: 30 minute drive
Long Beach: 20 minute drive
Front Beach: 10 minute drive
Gloucester Public Beach: 15 minute drive
Good Harbor Beach: 15 minute drive

Location Details

Boston Logan International Airport (39 miles)
Portsmouth International Airport (66 miles)
Manchester Boston Regional Airport (74 miles)
Halibut Point State Park: 5 minute drive
Harvey Reservation: 3 minute drive (10 minute walk)
Gabriel & Selma Kleimola Reservation: 3 minute drive (15 minute walk)
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate: 35 minute drive
Bass Rocks Beach Club: 15 minute drive
Eastern Point Lighthouse: 30 minute drive
Cape Ann Golf Course: 30 minute drive
Rockport Golf Club: 15 minute drive
Bass Rocks Golf Club: 20 minute drive
Bearskin Neck: 10 minute drive
7 Seas Whale Watch: 15 minute drive
Gloucester: 15 minute drive
Rockport: 10 minute drive
Salem: 35 minute drive
Boston: 55 minute drive

Villa Notes

No pets, smoking, events or parties allowed
Home is available for rental April - November


Travel Dates Bedrooms Min. Night Stay Nightly Rates
May 28, 2024 - September 18, 2024
3 3 $614 *
September 19, 2024 - November 01, 2024
3 3 $527 *
USD rates above based on approximate currency conversion. Holiday dates may not be listed in rate chart. Rates are subject to change without notice. Please confirm rate, holiday dates, and currency with your Villa Specialist at time of booking.

Tax Service Charge Details *

$300 fee charged once per booking

Security Deposit Details

$134 damage fee charged once per booking

Minimum Stay Details

Minimum stay 3 nights

Accidental Damage Waiver

A $199 Accidental Damage Waiver applies to every reservation.


*Please contact us for availability.


Villa information may change without notice and should be confirmed with our villa rental specialists.