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Captain John Butman House

3 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
Sleeps 6
#Night Available#Night Unavailable
#Arrive Only#Depart Only




  • King 1
  • Queen 1
  • Bunk 2


Located in Rockport Village, Captain John Butman House is steeped in history, originating in the days before the United States of America came to be. With its strong colonial bones, this delightful rental home was lovingly restored and refinished with modern upgrades while maintaining its historic essence. Downtown Rockport is a short stroll or drive to explore the art galleries, shop in and around Bearskin Neck's unique boutiques, dine at the many restaurants, or simply enjoy nature at the local beaches or on hiking trails. The commuter rail is in close distance to take the train to Boston or other North Shore destinations.

The main living level consists of a spacious open plan living/dining area, a remodeled, fully applianced kitchen, a family room with large TV, a small office, and full bath with the washer/dryer. Upstairs are the three bedrooms and the second full bath.

No smoking.

LIVING/DINING ROOM: Enter the rental home into the open plan living and dining area. The living space has a large couch and two chairs. The dining table comfortably seats up to four. There is a leaf to extend the table to seat 6.

KITCHEN: The kitchen is fully applianced with a refrigerator, stove and oven, dishwasher, and microwave. The door opens to the back patio and yard.

FAMILY ROOM: This room is the perfect for gathering to watch movies other family favorite programs on the large TV while relaxing on the large sectional sofa or a chaise lounge chair. There is also a beautiful built-in library with shelves containing books and games.
OFFICE: There is a small office with a desk off of the living/dining room.

BATH 1: The full bath has a tiled walk-in shower. The washer and dryer are also located in the first floor bathroom.


BR1: The primary bedroom has a King bed.

BR2: This room has a Queen bed. It also connects to the third bedroom.

BR3: This bedroom has a set of Twin bunk beds. Access this room through the Queen bedroom.


Enjoy relaxing outdoors on the Adirondack chairs on the lovely stone patio overlooking the lush green back yard and gardens. It is also a great place to barbecue and dine outside. After a day at the beach, rinse off using the outdoor shower station.


There is off-street parking for one car in the driveway.



  • Fan(s)
  • Ceiling Fan(s)
  • Air Conditioning Unit(s)
  • Radiant Wall Panel Heat
  • Heat (Off-Season)
  • Washer and Dryer
  • Vacuum
  • NO Landline Telephone
  • Skylight(s)
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Library
  • Office
  • Blow Dryer
  • Dogs allowed (pet fees apply)


  • Refrigerator/Freezer
  • Electric Stove
  • Electric Oven
  • Self Cleaning Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee Maker
  • French Press Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Electric Hand Mixer
  • Cookware
  • Utensils
  • Lobster Pot
  • Cooler


  • Patio
  • Fenced-in Yard
  • Gas Grill
  • Outdoor Fire Pit/Fireplace
  • Beach Umbrella
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Shower
  • Shed


  • Seasonal Water Views
  • Walk to Art Galleries
  • Walk to Beach
  • Walk to Grocery Store/Pharmacy
  • Walk to Ice Cream Store
  • Walk to Park
  • Walk to Restaurant(s)
  • Walk to Town
  • Walk to Train
  • Walk to Waterfront Public Path
  • Front Beach & Back Beach
  • Walk to Playground
  • Walk to Performing Arts Center
  • Walk to Shops


  • High Definition TV
  • Large Screen Television
  • Blu-Ray Player
  • Cable Television
  • High Speed Wireless Internet
  • Game System
  • Books
  • Board Games
  • Puzzles

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



Captain’s Charm

Reviewed on 2021-10-19 by Christine F. of Long Beach, CA US
Updated on 2021-10-19
Review of stay from 2021-10-07 to 2021-10-10
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Recommend to Others
This house was so charming and historic in it’s feel. The property management was very responsive and friendly! Our fight was three hours late, when I emailed them from the airport to leave a light on for us they offered to deliver one of their grocery packages. What a lifesaver! It was super convenient and even last minute like that. We loved the house and its historic construction yet an Alexa and great Wifi were there. Note* the stairs up to the bedrooms are narrow but it fits the charm of the place. The bathrooms have great plumbing, the kitchen has the supplies you need. Lots and lots of storage for clothes. There was even an outdoor shower but we were there in the fall so we just enjoyed having the backyard to sit and get enjoy. The street going by in front gets busy so its best to back into the driveway for an easy drive back out. The main beach and shops were very close walking distance through the neighborhood. We just loved it and would definitely come back. I hope we can.

Summer in Rockport

Reviewed on 2021-10-03 by Paula G. of Carlisle, Ma United States
Updated on 2021-10-03
Review of stay from 2021-07-10 to 2021-10-01
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Recommend to Others
I spent the summer at this lovely antique home. My small dog and I enjoyed daily walks to the beach and park. The home was very clean and well equipped. The management company especially Karol was very responsive. I would definetly stay with them again.

John Butman House

Reviewed on 2021-07-12 by Unknown of Westford, MA United States
Updated on 2021-07-12
Review of stay from 2021-07-03 to 2021-07-10
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Recommend to Others
Nice old charming house, in good shape and very clean

A week in Rockport 8

Reviewed on 2021-07-05 by Paula G. of Carlisle, Ma United States
Updated on 2021-07-05
Review of stay from 2021-06-22 to 2021-07-03
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Recommend to Others
I had a lovely stay in this well appointed home. Everything I needed and the property manager was very responsive and pro active to make sure I was satisfied.