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The John Gott House

2 Bedrooms
2.5 Bathrooms
Sleeps 4
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The John Gott house is a magnificently restored antique Colonial residence that pairs authentic Americana with the sophistication of modern living. Built in 1806, this historic home lets you step back in time to a bygone era and participate in a true New England experience. Built by a master then and restored by a master now, there is no detail in this property that has been overlooked from the cellar to the attic. Through meticulous updates and renovations, the John Gott House achieves a perfect balance of modern amenities and luxuries without compromising the historic integrity of the residence.

Yet, the Rockport seacoast and beaches are just down a country lane from this home. And museums and archives are easily accessible. Are you a geneologist? Someone wanting to trace your New England family roots? Then this is the home to put you in the mindset to experience life as it was but with all the modern amenities.

Majestically situated to take advantage of a natural knoll that overlooks Rockport Harbor, one can only imagine the stories the walls have to tell. Original architectural details will delight you throughout--wide hardwood floors, original fireplaces in almost every room, and period-appropriate antiques evoke a charming and historic atmosphere. The beautifully updated kitchen and baths are luxuriously contemporary but in perfect harmony with the home's distinct antique style. The grounds are meticulously landscaped and the back garden, with it's "garden house," is a relaxing green oasis.

Featured in Country Living magazine in June 1993, this landmark home will make you will feel as though you have been carried back in time and into the distinct antique lifestyle of colonial Massachusetts.

The village of Rockport, featuring the world renowned Shalin Liu Performance Center, is just down the road. Explore Bearskin Neck, local beaches, wonderful restaurants, and a multitude of galleries and shops just a few blocks away. Gloucester and the rest of Cape Ann are easily accessible by car or train, as are both Salem and Boston.


Living Room: Decorative fireplace and period-appropriate furnishing.

Parlor: Decorative fireplace and period-appropriate furnishing.

Kitchen: Eat-in kitchen with granite counters and a generous farmer's sink.

Formal Dining Room: Dining table with seating for six and a decorative fireplace.

Bathroom 1: Half bath.


Bedroom 1: Queen bed, decorative fireplace, and a generous walk-in closet.
Bathroom 2: En-suite to the Master, a full bath with both a shower and a claw-foot tub.

Bedroom 2: Queen bed with decorative fireplace and seating area.

Dressing Room: A bonus room, with space for hanging up clothes.

Bathroom 3: Shower/tub combo.


Garden House: Table and chairs for informal dining.


Up to 4 cars can fit in the gravel driveway.



  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Heat (Off-Season)
  • Vacuum
  • NO Landline Telephone
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Office
  • Blow Dryer
  • No Pets Allowed


  • Refrigerator/Freezer
  • Gas Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee Maker
  • K-Cup/Pod Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Cookware
  • Utensils
  • Ice Bucket
  • Lobster Pot
  • Disposal
  • Granite Counter Tops


  • Landscaping Included
  • Patio
  • Yard
  • Fenced-in yard
  • Front Door Two Car Parking
  • Gas Grill
  • Neighborhood waterfront access
  • Outdoor Furniture


  • Access to Public Transportation
  • Seasonal water views
  • Walk to Art Galleries
  • Walk to Beach
  • Walk to Ice Cream Store
  • Walk to Park
  • Walk to Restaurant(s)
  • Walk to Town
  • Walk to Train
  • Walk to Waterfront Public Path
  • Water Views
  • Walk to Performing Arts Center
  • Walk to Shops


  • Large Screen Television
  • High Speed Wireless Internet
  • WiFi
  • Books