Special! King's Rook: Private yard, Walk to Harbor, dining & shops, family friendly

Kings Rook
$171.57 - $322.86 / night   in Marblehead  
3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms Sleeps 8
Sleeping Arrangements
2nd Floor Master Bedroom   King  
3rd Floor Master Bedroom   King  
3rd Floor Guest Room   Twin (2)  
2nd Floor Den   Twin (2)  

Are you ready for a quick get-away? Good news! Massachusetts has opened Short-Term rentals as of June 8th. Please feel free to book your vacation.

When you visit: please know that everyone is encouraged to socially distance, and when sufficient distance isn't possible, then please wear a mask. Masks help us to help each other.

iTrip North Shore takes pride in providing sparkling clean properties. Our cleaning has always included sanitizing and disinfecting. During the coronavirus crisis, we will be sure to follow the recommended disinfection protocols. Because some items can be challenging to find, we will increase the supplies in our starter kits, and include disinfecting cleaner on site for our guests.

DISINFECTING INCLUDED: Reservations made on or after 27-June-2020 include a Disinfecting Fog Treatment. Please know that Guests can choose to opt out of this service. Please contact host, and we will deduct the amount from your reservation.

Nestled in the heart of historic old town Marblehead, King's Rook is a mere stairway to shops and restaurants. A 2-minute walk takes you to State Street Landing on Marblehead's famous harbor. Grab a seat and while away a perfect day, watching sailboats and schooners soar past while sipping that perfect drink at The Landing.

A visit to King's Rook of historic Marblehead transports the traveler back in time when world travelers were courageous and few, and America emblazoned revolutionary spirit. As you wander through Old Town Marblehead, enjoy the largest collection of colonial era homes. You can imagine George Washington riding through town rallying the residents to American's Revolution - a call to arms!

King's Rook is a Marblehead legend - a long-standing cafe founded in 1959. It holds a special place in Marblehead history. Now, you can stay in the heart of Marblehead's Old Town in the same place where locals and visitors alike, gathered to enjoy coffee and conversation, or a leisurely breakfast and camaraderie.

As you enter King's Rook through the side doorway, you climb the stairs to the main living level. You enter the cozy living room with decorative fireplace. Head straight into the bright kitchen with custom wood counter tops. The kitchen shows that colonial creativity where every nook and cranny is used for storage.

Then, continue into the fun play space for the youngsters. The den hosts one of the big screen TVs along with a comfy day bed, chairs, and pouffe. It's a great place for kids to watch their favorite show, play games or curl up with a good book. The den doubles as an additional bedroom for 2 people with a twin daybed and trundle.

Return through the kitchen and cross the living room to find the 2nd floor master bedroom. The master bedroom hosts a king sized bed, bureau, seating area for two, a classic desk, and 4 closets. Yes! there are hers, hers, hers, and his closets. From the king sized bed, guests can easily enjoy the large screen smart TV. Stream your favorite movie or catch up on that series! Across from the entrance to the master bedroom is the full bathroom with tub and shower.

Ascend the stairs to the 3rd floor, and you will find two bedrooms connected by an indoor balcony and a Jack-and-Jill bathroom. To the right, guests will find a second master bedroom with king sized bed, large screen smart TV, and bureau. To the left, guests will find a kid-friendly bedroom with 2 twin beds - a daybed with trundle. This bedroom also has 2 bureaus and a desk. One can imagine the kids curling up and catching up on required summer reading.

****** King's Rook Highlights

Central Location – in Old Town Marblehead, 3-minute walk to the beach, 2 minute walk to harbor, stairway to restaurants and pubs

Charming antique home - colonial stairways, antique wide pine floors, decorative fireplace, exposed beams

High-speed WiFi

3 Large Screen Smart TVs

2 Bedrooms with King sized beds

Kid-friendly yard

Full sized appliances

Washer & Dryer

*** House Rules *****

- Smoking is strictly prohibited. Guests will be fined if there is any evidence of smoking found anywhere in this home.

- Pets Considered - please notify host of Pets in your party. An small pet fee will be charged.


- Quiet Hours: homes in Marblehead enjoy a colonial coziness. Please be considerate of your neighbors and keep noise down from 11 PM to 7 AM.

- Please know that breaking any house rules is grounds for immediate eviction with no refund. In addition, it may damage our ability to offer the home for future guests exposing you to liability for those lost monies.

As with each of our iTrip North Shore properties, King's Rook features a "starter kit" of a few-days' worth of supplies for guests that includes toilet paper, paper towels, dish detergent, & more. The beds at King's Rook are fully made and ready for your arrival with freshly laundered linens.

A set of towels for each registered guest is also included in the rental rate. The home accommodates 6 guests. Trundle beds allow up to 8 guests. Please advise iTrip North Shore of total number of guests in your party. Otherwise, the accommodations will be set-up to host 6 guests.

*** About Marblehead

Founded in 1629, Marblehead was a crucial fishing port during the American Revolution; much of its history can be discovered by navigating through the colorful, narrow streets of Old Town. Like an open-air museum, Marblehead flaunts its history not only in its well-preserved 18th-century houses and architecture, national historic landmarks and local shops are sprinkled throughout the town.

After meandering amongst the quaint Colonial houses, take a tour through Marblehead Neck, which leads to the lighthouse. Marvel at the breathtaking views of Marblehead Harbor, the birthplace of the US Navy, and a major sailing capital.

Marblehead’s most popular beach, Devereux, has plenty of picnic tables, playgrounds, and on-site restrooms. Gas House Beach is on Little Harbor. With a rocky shore and small boats anchored in tranquil, shallow water, the scene at Gas House is perfectly New England. Active visitors can enjoy a paddle at King’s Beach with views of Boston.

*** About Properties managed by iTrip North Shore

Guests staying at all iTrip North Shore managed properties receive the following:

* Welcome Home pack with treats!

* All baths are stocked with additional fresh towels for guests.

* All beds are ready made for guests with freshly laundered sheets & fresh towels for each registered guest.

* Starter pack, containing paper towels, toilet paper, dish soap, scrubber, dish towel, and dishwasher cleaner to get you going for your stay.

* Cleaning is done with green cleaning products.

12 State St Marblehead, MA 01945
Registration Number: C0038191680
Property Type: Condo Beds: 6 Accommodates: 8 Check In: : 4pm Bedrooms: 3 Check Out: : 10am Bathrooms: 2.0 Pet Friendly: No
Air Conditioning Big Screen TV Carbon Monoxide Detector Central Heat Clothes Dryer Coffee Maker Dishwasher Downtown Family Friendly Fireplace Full Kitchen Hair Dryer Heating Historic Center Internet Internet Access Iron and Board Keyless Entry Kid Friendly Kitchen Laundry Microwave Private Entrance Private Yard Refrigerator Self Check-In Smoke Detector TV WIFI Washing Machine private entrance
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Reviews - 5 stars based on 6 reviews
Kings Rook
5/5 stars
Great location. Great amenities. Lots of space. Owner and agent are both incredibly easy To work with and so helpful It was a wonderful experience.
Reviewed on Aug 1, 2020 by John & Busy, Boston, MA   Report
Kings Rook
5/5 stars
Leann was helpful and accomodating right from the start. That started our stay on such a positive note. The place was spacious and clean. The location on State Street was perfect. We so enjoyed our time in Marblehead. Glad we came across your site!
Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019 by Maureen, Tariffville, CT   Report
Kings Rook
5/5 stars
Great location! Great place!
Reviewed on Aug 25, 2019 by Jen, Melville   Report
Kings Rook
5/5 stars
Location is great ...place very clean. We loved it ! Liann was a great host... we will definitely be back!
Reviewed on Aug 23, 2019 by Steve, Delmar, NY   Report
Kings Rook
5/5 stars
I rented this for some friends who were visiting from out of town, and they loved every minute of their stay and every inch of the accommodations. It was so lovely. Thank you!
Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019 by Suzanne, Marblehead   Report
Kings Rook
5/5 stars
This was one of the loveliest stays we’ve had through VRBO. Although the quarters are compact, there was plenty of room for everyone. The location was perfect and we had the added treat of a movie being filmed in town while we were there. Everything is in walking distance and all the recommendations where perfect. Thank you so much for a wonderful holiday!
Reviewed on Aug 8, 2019 by Rick, Midlothian, VA   Report

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