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Bell View

6 Bedrooms
5.5 Bathrooms
Sleeps 16

Location:

Gloucester

Bedding:

  • King 2
  • Queen 2
  • Twin 5
  • Sofa Bed 1
  • Full 2

Description

This spacious and gracious vacation rental home offers incredible versatility to suit your specific vacation needs. The house can accommodate just your family or your extended group of up to 16, making it the perfect getaway for family reunions or vacations with friends. The house has been completely refurbished and refreshed for the 2017 season.

Set on a huge lot with plenty of level lawn space, there is also a tennis court that doubles as a basketball and street hockey court. In addition, a slate patio in front and wrap around deck in back is a wonderful setting for al fresco gatherings.

Bell view is less than a mile to Niles Beach and 2 miles from the white sands and surf of Good Harbor Beach. The home is also about a mile to Rocky Neck, the oldest art colony in the U.S. and home to many galleries, shops and great restaurants. The artistic spirit exists in the house as you enter via the formal foyer, which has a one-of-a-kind waterfront scene hand painted by a local artist gracing the staircase wall.

NOTE: This property is a perfect getaway for extended families. It is not available as a venue for events or parties.

4922 Sq. Ft. No Pets. No Smoking.

GROUND FLOOR

Living Room 1: Living room with leather sofas, fireplace and built-in shelves.

Living room 2: Living room with sectional couch, flat screen TV, fireplace and a piano for the musicians in the group.

Family room: Family room with a new flat screen TV and ping pong table.

Sun Porch: Bright and sunny day room with tile flooring and plenty of seating.

Kitchen: Bright eat-in kitchen with farmer’s table and a lovely view of the deck.

Dining Room: Formal dining room with elegant décor.

Bathroom 1: Half bathroom.

Bathroom 2: Half bathroom.

SECOND FLOOR

Bedroom 1: First master bedroom with a King bed.

Bathroom 3: En-suite bathroom to first master bedroom, featuring double sinks.

Bedroom 2: Second master bedroom with King bed.

Bathroom 4: En-suite bathroom to second master bedroom, contains a washer and dryer.

Bedroom 3: Queen bedroom.

Bedroom 4: Bedroom with two Full sized beds.

Bathroom 5: Full hallway bathroom.

THIRD FLOOR

Bedroom 5: “Bunk room” with four single beds.

IN-LAW SUITE

Suite: Sleeps up to three people and contains a full bath with a shower, a kitchenette and a separate entrance (but can also be accessed from the main house) and a private deck.

EXTERIOR

Choose to relax on the multiple decks, or sit on the porch and enjoy the serenity of the grounds. Host some friendly games of tennis, basketball or street hockey on your own court or play games on the vast level lawn.

PARKING

There is off-street parking for up to 11 cars.

Amenities

Living

  • Fan(s)
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning Unit(s)
  • Heat
  • Linens
  • Futon
  • Pullout Sofa
  • Washer and Dryer
  • Iron
  • Ironing Board
  • Central Vacuum
  • Landline Telephone
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Carpeting
  • Library
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blow Dryer
  • High Chair
  • NO cats allowed
  • No Pets Allowed

Kitchen

  • Refrigerator
  • Ice Maker
  • Gas Stove
  • Oven
  • Self Cleaning Oven
  • Microwave
  • Convection Oven
  • Multiple Ovens/Warming Oven(s)
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster Oven
  • Blender
  • Electric Hand Mixer
  • Cookware
  • Utensils
  • Lobster Pot
  • Two sinks
  • Multiple Kitchens

Outdoor

  • Deck
  • Multiple decks
  • Enclosed Sun Porch
  • Patio
  • Yard
  • Front Door Two Car Parking
  • Garage
  • Gas Grill
  • Basketball Hoop
  • Horseshoes
  • Outdoor Deck Furniture
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Tennis Court

Geographic

  • Access to Public Transportation
  • Walk to Art Galleries
  • Walk to Beach
  • Walk to Golf Course
  • Walk to Ice Cream Store
  • Walk to Restaurant(s)
  • Walk to Waterfront Public Path
  • Water Views
  • Walk to Performing Arts Center
  • Walk to Rocky Neck Art Colony
  • Walk to Shops

Entertainment

  • High Definition TV
  • Large Screen Television
  • Flat Screen TV
  • DVD Player
  • Cable Television
  • High Speed Wireless Internet
  • High Speed Internet Access
  • WiFi
  • Stereo System
  • CD Player
  • Game System
  • Ping pong table
  • Board Games
  • Piano

What's Included

What does my rented vacation home provide?

Since all Atlantic Vacation Homes rental properties are residential homes, and not hotel rooms, they are all fully furnished and include a living room, kitchen, and bedrooms and bathrooms as described on each property detail page.

  • The kitchen includes cooking utensils, pots & pans, dishcloths, potholders, flatware, dishware, glassware and a corkscrew. Standard appliances include a refrigerator, microwave, stove, toaster, and coffee maker. Some properties are equipped with additional items; please refer to the full amenity list for your specific property. If you require specialty items, such as kitchen scales or food processors, it is best to bring your own.
  • Bed linens and bath linens (bath towels, hand towels and face cloths) are provided in accordance with the advertised occupancy of the property. Beds will be made with linens, pillows, blankets, and bedspreads prior to your arrival, with the exception of trundles, top bunks, futons, and sleep sofas.
  • The property includes basic housekeeping supplies, such as brooms and dustpans.
  • Many (but not all) properties have a landline for local calls. Please refer to the full amenity list for your specific property.
  • Air conditioning, beach towels, hot tubs, TVs, DVD players, porch furniture, grills, docks, recreational games and equipment, and other amenities are furnished as a courtesy by the homeowner and are not guaranteed. Please refer to the full amenity list for your specific property for details.

Guests will also receive a “Welcome Kit” that contains:

  • An area guide
  • One kitchen sponge
  • One small bottle of dish soap
  • One dishwasher detergent pod or packet
  • One laundry detergent pod or packet
  • One trash bag

In addition, the complimentary items below are provided as a convenient starter supply for when you first arrive. Additional items beyond the starter supply are the responsibility of the guest.

  • One full roll of toilet paper per bathroom
  • One box of tissues per bathroom
  • Travel-sized bars of soap in each bathroom
  • One full roll of paper towels in the kitchen

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Reviews

A house large enough for our family

Reviewed on 2017-08-09 by Graham C. of Louisville, KY United States
Updated on 2017-08-09
Review of stay from 2017-07-17 to 2017-07-24
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The house would have been perfect if it had been on the ocean, but it was simply a short walk away.

Great house for a large family! Only thing missing was the WiFi!

Reviewed on 2017-07-30 by Kimberly G. of Niskayuna, NY United States
Updated on 2017-08-02
Review of stay from 2017-06-24 to 2017-07-01
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My five daughters, their spouses and eleven grandchildren had a beautiful week at Bell View in late June. We loved the house, Good Harbor Beach and Gloucester in general. We would love to stay again if one problem is remedied. The entire week we were there, the Internet server and Cable television did not work! For a home of such exceptional quality, this was a significant omission. Some of the adults were counting on the wifi for work documents. The lack of
cable tv was a big adjustment that we did not expect to make. With little ones ages 1-12, a kid friendly tv program would have made for less chaos in the morning when we were packing up for the beach. (On the plus side, we saw no news broadcasts all week!😀) The lack of cable and Internet was attributed to the area's provider, not the homeowner, so presumably it has been restored. We just happened to rent on a week when there was nothing that could be done about it! We would definitely rent again, when the Internet is restored!

Great House for a Big Family

Reviewed on 2017-07-10 by Barbara M. of Gloucester, MA United States
Updated on 2017-08-02
Review of stay from 2017-07-01 to 2017-07-08
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Our children and grandchildren stayed in this house and had a wonderful time. It's a very nice house but child friendly, comfortable and fully equipped with all that it takes to keep kids (and adults) occupied. When not at the beach, a tennis court with basketball hoops, a horseshoe pit and a large yard for playing as well as a large indoor playroom with ping pong kept all the cousins and their parents busy. We highly recommend this property for families.

Great weekend in Gloucester

Reviewed on 2015-06-12 by Unknown of Woodbridge, Va United States
Updated on 2015-06-12
Review of stay from 2015-06-05 to 2015-06-08
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We stayed with friends and family at Belle View while we attended my daughter's wedding in Gloucester. The house was everything we had hoped for. Plenty of space for everyone, beautiful grounds, a great tennis court. We had a blast. There were only eight of us so we had plenty of room but the house would accommodate twice that many people. We had a mishap with a leaking washing machine the last night we were there. Fortunately, I was able to contact an AVH rep right away to report the problem. I felt better being able to contact someone and make sure that things were under control.

Cross Country to Bell View

Reviewed on 2014-09-17 by Graham C. of Novato, CA United States
Updated on 2014-09-17
Review of stay from 2014-09-12 to 2014-09-15
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We had a wonderful stay at Bell View. Wish we'd had more time to enjoy the house and beautiful surroundings. My old high school cross country team came out to run a relay race and this was our retreat afterwards. There was ample space and beds even for a big group like ours. The kitchen was well equipped and all the rooms were nicely decorated. It worked for us and I'd recommend this rental to anyone heading to Gloucester.

College Reunion

Reviewed on 2014-08-11 by Susie B. of Loudonville, NY United States
Updated on 2014-08-11
Review of stay from 2014-08-02 to 2014-08-09
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Bell View was the perfect location and set up for our yearly college reunion! The house was fully equipped both inside and out, something for everyone! There was plenty of room for the kids to have their space and for the adults as well. Loved the many outdoor seating areas, tennis court and large lawn. Lots of bunnies too! Overall very satisfied with our stay and with the amenities of the house. Several beaches were within walking distance which saved a lot on parking fees. Deep sea fishing, stand up paddling and hiking to Halibut Point were the highlights of the week!

Bell View Property

Reviewed on 2014-07-16 by Janice L. of Summerville, SC United States
Updated on 2014-07-23
Review of stay from 2014-06-28 to 2014-07-12
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Overall the experience was very good. We loved the location of the house. It was very private and yet close to the town and the beaches. The porches on the house were amazing. We would move from one to the other as the sun changed. The rooms were large and that was good because it poured down rain on July 4th. Although it said it slept 18, many of those had to sleep on couches. So the number of private bedrooms was less than adequate. But still we enjoyed the house. The kitchen is small, not meant for multiple cooks. The owners need to start fixing up the property as some windows had broken mechanisms and the front door would barely close. The coyotes in the field behind the house would be of concern if you had small children. They would come out on the lawn at times.
Manager response on 2014-07-23 - Response from AVH Realty Inc
We're glad you had a great overall experience during your stay at Bellview, and we thank you for alerting us about the windows and front door: we will address those concerns and make sure that everything is repaired so the home lives up to its fullest potential. As for the lack of private sleeping arrangements, Bellview's listing does state that it is a 6 bedroom home and accurately lists the bed configurations by room, but we're sorry for any issues this may have caused. Concerning the coyotes, we have called the City's Animal Control Officer and notified him of the issue. If any similar situation arises, please don't hesitate to call us at and we will contact him. We thank you for choosing Atlantic Vacation Homes, and we hope that you and your family decide to return to Cape Ann again next summer! We wish you and your family a wonderful rest of the year!
Manager response on 2014-07-23 - Response from AVH Realty Inc
We're glad you had a great overall experience during your stay at Bellview, and we thank you for alerting us about the windows and front door: we will address those concerns and make sure that everything is repaired so the home lives up to its fullest potential. As for the lack of private sleeping arrangements, Bellview's listing does state that it is a 6 bedroom home and accurately lists the bed configurations by room, but we're sorry for any issues this may have caused. Concerning the coyotes, we have called the City's Animal Control Officer and notified him of the issue. If any similar situation arises, please don't hesitate to call us at and we will contact him. We thank you for choosing Atlantic Vacation Homes, and we hope that you and your family decide to return to Cape Ann again next summer! We wish you and your family a wonderful rest of the year!
Manager response on 2014-07-23 - Response from AVH Realty Inc
We're glad you had a great overall experience during your stay at Bellview, and we thank you for alerting us about the windows and front door: we will address those concerns and make sure that everything is repaired so the home lives up to its fullest potential. As for the lack of private sleeping arrangements, Bellview's listing does state that it is a 6 bedroom home and accurately lists the bed configurations by room, but we're sorry for any issues this may have caused. Concerning the coyotes, we have called the City's Animal Control Officer and notified him of the issue. If any similar situation arises, please don't hesitate to call us and we will contact him. We thank you for choosing Atlantic Vacation Homes, and we hope that you and your family decide to return to Cape Ann again next summer! We wish you and your family a wonderful rest of the year!

Exceeded expectations!

Reviewed on 2014-07-01 by Unknown of Mesa, AZ United States
Updated on 2014-07-07
Review of stay from 2014-06-21 to 2014-06-28
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We loved this big house which accommodated my married kids and the grandkids. So many rooms to spread out in. We could all gather in the living room or each find a quiet corner. We used the mother in law suite for the couple with the newborn. They had privacy and we had quiet.
Manager response on 2014-07-07 - Response from AVH Realty Inc
It looks like you picked the absolute perfect house for your needs! We're happy that you and your family had ample room to spread out and enjoy some privacy and quiet! Thank you for choosing AVH as your vacation rental company, and we hope you decide to return to Cape Ann soon!

Nice but not perfect

Reviewed on 2013-08-22 by Unknown of IL, United States
Updated on 2014-01-29
Review of stay from 2013-07-27 to 2013-08-03
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The home worked for our party, but it seems like its not really kept up. I understand its an older home and things wear out. To me it could a handy man to tighten some screws and adjust the doors, etc. as for clean it was just ok, definitely not spotless. All the exit instructions say to wash as much linen as possible so we spent our last morning worrying if we completed enough laundry so we weren't charged extra. The outside areas need a landscaper to pull some weeds, especially around the tennis courts. We had a great time in the house just wish more things were in working order.
Manager response on 2014-01-29 - Response from AVH Realty Inc
Thank you for your review and constructive feedback regarding your stay at Bell View. It was great of you to point out the positives you experienced with the house and location, and we appreciate your notes for improvements as well. Remarkable service and cleanliness are top priorities for Atlantic Vacation Homes, and we try our hardest to remediate any and all issues our customers may have with a home. We are sorry for the housekeeping and maintenance issues that you experienced during your stay, and have shared your valuable critique with the proactive homeowner who is actively working with cleaning and maintenance staff to improve systems and the condition of the property for future renters. We certainly would love to have the opportunity to speak with you personally, so please feel free to contact me directly at Best regards, Susan Ray, Property Manager

Bell View redux

Reviewed on 2013-08-16 by Unknown of Ann Arbor, MI United States
Updated on 2013-08-16
Review of stay from 2013-07-20 to 2013-07-27
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This was our second summer week in Bell View, and despite the weather (100 degree heat index in the beginning...and cold rain for the last couple of days), it was a marvelous experience. The property is ideal for a large (10) family gathering, with lots of room to spread out, a great yard, and a wonderful location. The Gloucester and Cape Ann area provides a wealth of activities that make this a perfect vacation destination. AVH provides outstanding support for the facility. We would certainly stay there again.

Family Reunion

Reviewed on 2012-08-22 by Unknown of Bethesda, MD United States
Updated on 2012-08-22
Review of stay from 2012-07-28 to 2012-08-04
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Great space for tots and adults. Very private side yard and tennis court with plenty of space to spread out and visit in a relaxed atmosphere. Gloucester was such a pleasure.

Nice vacation!

Reviewed on 2012-07-09 by Unknown of Gloucester, MA United States
Updated on 2012-07-27
Review of stay from 2012-06-30 to 2012-07-07
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We enjoyed our stay at Bell View. It is a beautiful house with lots of rooms! We were a large group, but everyone had their own space when needed. The grounds are beautiful and the tennis court was a lot of fun. Thank you!
Manager response on 2012-07-27 - Response from AVH Realty Inc
We're glad you had a great time at Bell View!

belleview in OCt

Reviewed on 2011-10-13 by Phillip L. of Wayland, MA United States
Updated on 2011-10-20
Review of stay from 2011-10-06 to 2011-10-10
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We all enjoyed the stay very well. The only negative was finding out on checkout morning that we were responsible for doing all the laundry. That was in the book, but should have been brought to our attention, not just left there to yield a higher cleaning fee. A trip to the laundromat saved the day (and us some money), but becasue it was an unexpected hitch, it marred an otherwise perfect stay.
Manager response on 2011-10-20 - Response from AVH Realty Inc
We had the pleasure of reading your effusive and ecstatic review of your stay at Bell View which you wrote in the guest book. We are so gratified that you had a wonderful family reunion at Bell View. We do regret that your departure was marred by the laundry, and have revised our departure instructions asking that the guest only strip beds and pile laundry together for the cleaner. We do agree, that due to the size of the house laundry is a chore that should be handled by the cleaning crew. We appreciate your comments and your help in getting us to streamline our procedures at Bell View.

Bell View, Belle weekend!!

Reviewed on 2011-10-04 by Anthony R. of Somerville, MA United States
Updated on 2011-10-04
Review of stay from 2011-09-29 to 2011-10-02
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The house was amazing! My large family really enjoyed themselves there. We were 15 and all had plenty of room. The location can't be beat. Everything was great except for one of the neighbors...but in the end people like that don't matter too much anyway. This house was incredible and I would recommend it to anyone!!

Bellview review

Reviewed on 2011-09-21 by Wendy B. of Wilbraham, MA United States
Updated on 2011-09-28
Review of stay from 2011-09-12 to 2011-09-19
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The property was absolutely beautiful, both location and the house and furnishings. There was a fair amount of dust in the corners and under the beds but other than that it was very pleasant. the only other comment that I have is that is was advertised as 7 bedrooms and we had only access to 5 bedrooms. It was fine in our case we had room for everyone but I thought that it was unfair not to tell us that we would only be able to use 5 bedrooms.
Manager response on 2011-09-28 - Response from AVH Realty Inc
Dear Wendy, Since you wrote your review of Bell View, you and I have had the chance to talk, and agree that the house is advertised as having 6 bedrooms, and that you indeed did have access to all six bedrooms. We are happy that you enjoyed Bell View, and with your helpful constructive criticism have reviewed the cleaning procedures with the cleaning team. It is a very large home, and unfortunately sometimes small things get overlooked. This will not be the case in the future. Thank you and we do hope you can come back to lovely Cape Ann!
Reviewed on 2010-10-13 by Kyle B. of Providence, RI United States
Updated on 2010-10-13
Review of stay from 2010-10-08 to 2010-10-11
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we thoroughly enjoyed our stay!

Reviewed on 2010-10-06 by James and Cynthia L. of Quincy, MA United States
Updated on 2010-10-06
Review of stay from 2010-10-01 to 2010-10-04
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The house was perfect for our large extended family. All had a fun and satisfying stay. The house was three blocks from where the wedding was held at the oceanview resort and the weather was sunny and warm for October. Would definitely stay here again.

We Loved the Belle View

Reviewed on 2010-09-09 by Renee C. of Strafford, NH United States
Updated on 2010-09-09
Review of stay from 2010-08-27 to 2010-08-29
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Recommend to Others
Reviewed on 2010-08-24 by Eric A. of Bloomfield, MI United States
Updated on 2010-08-24
Review of stay from 2010-08-15 to 2010-08-22
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Belle View

Reviewed on 2010-08-09 by Martha H. of Sussex, UK United Kingdom
Updated on 2010-08-09
Review of stay from 2010-07-25 to 2010-08-06
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The size and condition of the house was okay but we would have liked something with a view of the sea and closer to Good Harbor beach. The house could have done with more large cooking pans and serving dishes.
Reviewed on 2010-07-25 by John Z. of Worthington, MA United States
Updated on 2010-07-25
Review of stay from 2010-07-16 to 2010-07-23
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Great for our training workshop

Reviewed on 2010-07-22 by Unknown of Boston, MA United States
Updated on 2010-07-27
Review of stay from 2010-06-03 to 2010-06-05
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The ample common areas and sleeping accommodations worked well for our group of marine science educators!
Manager response on 2010-07-27 - Response from AVH Realty Inc
We are grateful for the review and happy that the property accomodated your workshop needs!

Outstanding property and experience.

Reviewed on 2010-07-21 by Unknown of Ann Arbor, MI United States
Updated on 2010-07-28
Review of stay from 2010-07-09 to 2010-07-16
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Manager response on 2010-07-27 - Response from AVH Realty Inc
We are very pleased that your stay was a good one with AVH! Please keep us in mind for next year's vacation.

The Just Right Large Family Getaway

Reviewed on 2010-07-06 by Unknown of Media, PA United States
Updated on 2010-07-28
Review of stay from 2010-06-12 to 2010-06-19
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Had a delightful time. NE Massachusetts is a beautiful area, and has something for everyone... interesting villages, state parks, beaches, the Boston metro area, etc. Our large group of 13 plus two small children enjoyed each other’s company in the comfort of the living and dining areas, and had a great time biking, playing ping pong, and reading in the sun room, among a number of local activities. The bathrooms were sufficient for our needs and the sleeping arrangements worked out well. The house was tastefully furnished and the property spacious and private. We would welcome the opportunity to return.

· Some maintenance issues- the dishwasher would not cycle through properly. If set on a normal wash and left alone, it would not advance. We returned several times after day’s outing to find it still running on the wash cycle. Would only advance by manually moving past the “light wash” setting. Also, the detergent at times did not dispense.
· Toaster control would not allow darker toast- handle would not stay down, even on the left side for single toast.
· Vanity light in 2nd floor hall bath not working
· Exhaust fans in baths would be nice (musty odors at times in baths/ different parts of the house)
· Some towels appeared clean, but were noticeably stained.
· Needed better vacuuming – carpets and under furniture, mildew smell at times.
· Tennis/ basketball court should be better maintained if being advertised as a feature.
Manager response on 2010-07-28 - Response from AVH Realty Inc
Thank you for your kind and positive feedback. On the more "constructive" comments please know that the dishwasher has been fixed, that there is a toaster oven as well as a toaster, you must have missed the additional light switch for the vanity light. As far as the musty smell, we deduced that this came from the washer that needed service to have the filter cleaned. This has also been done and the mustiness is gone. We do hope that you will come back to Cape Ann in the future!
Reviewed on 2009-09-16 by Carol B. of Brant, NY United States
Updated on 2009-09-16
Review of stay from 2009-09-04 to 2009-09-07
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Recommend to Others
I really must stay the pictures of the house on the internet did not do it justice. It was a lovely place with lots of room for all of us. It was nice to be a little secluded and yet right near everything. Directions were good. We made it to Boston in about 50 mins. in the morning and its so close to all kinds of places like Salem, Rockport and Gloucester itself. Thanks for all you assistance.

Great House for Family Vacation

Reviewed on 2008-12-03 by Unknown of Dartmouth, MA United States
Updated on 2008-12-10
Review of stay from 2008-11-25 to 2008-11-30
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My family had a great time staying at Belle View. Everyone was happy with their rooms - they were clean and the beds very comfortable. The kitchen was a great gathering place and with 2 ovens and microwave it proved to be more than adequate in preparing our thanksgiving dinner. The entertainment area was a big hit with ping pong as was the basketball/tennis court. We all had a great time and would recommend it to anyone - this house is ideal for a family vacation.
Manager response on 2008-12-10 - Response from AVH Realty Inc
We are very appreciative of your positive feedback on Belle View and Belle View Suite as the property's very first guests! We expect to be very successful with the house based on your recommendation. We do hope that you can visit us again soon.