Plovers Nest

Plovers Nest: Perfect Couple Retreat: Fireplace, Sunset water views! Smart TVs, Fast WiFi, Central AC

1 BR
1.5 Baths
Sleeps 2

Looking for that perfect couple’s get-away? Then, Plover’s Nest is the ideal venue for you! Take a short walk to a small local beach, or a longer stroll to miles of beach. Located on a cul de sac on Plum Island – Plover’s Nest is that perfect balance of a quiet location that’s just minutes to all the action!

Newburyport is a 5-minute drive and has so many accolades: best place to live in Boston’s North Shore, Most Charming Downtown, and host of Hallmark Holiday movies. Why? Newburyport’s quaint historic downtown boasts excellent restaurants, unique boutiques, cultural venues (theatre, concerts, museums), and waterfront fun (whale watches, deep sea fishing, sunset cruises, & more)!

Plover’s Nest first welcomes you with outdoor gathering spaces – Adirondack chairs and bistro dining on the covered deck … and you haven’t even opened the door yet! As you enter Plover’s Nest, the home opens to a beautiful kitchen, comfy breakfast bar, and cozy living room.

The kitchen is nicely appointed with high-end appliances: fridge, a 3-burner induction cooktop, a combination microwave & convection oven, and dishwasher. The breakfast bar makes that morning coffee oh so convenient – everything’s right at your fingertips: Keurig coffee maker, coffee, and cups!

The living room with cozy couch & chair, big screen smart TV and a fireplace. The perfect place to snuggle.

Just off the kitchen is the full bathroom with large walk-in shower.

Step out the back door to find the outdoor shower and gas grill.

Ascend the stairs, to arrive at the romantic sleeping loft with en-suite bath. The queen bed is embraced by 90-degrees of water views. Guests can enjoy stunning sunsets! The ideal place for that quiet drink is the upper deck: take a seat at the table; relax, soak in the water views, and watch the stunning sunsets! Hidden behind the doors, guests will find the ½ bath and laundry closet.

*** Plover’s Nest Highlights:

- Sleeping Loft with water view from sleeping loft

- Upper Private Deck with luxury table & chairs with water view.

- Sun-drenched Private home – no shared spaces

- Short Walk to local beach

- Living Room with Fireplace, Large Smart TV, and Soundbar – great for music & movies!

- Kitchen with refrigerator, stove top, oven, dishwasher, and coffee maker!

- Fully furnished with kitchen accoutrements and spices.

- Sleeping loft with en-suite ½ bath and Queen Size bed

- Full bath with large walk in shower

- Free Hi-speed WIFI

- 2 Smart TVs

- Driveway with parking for 2 cars side-by-side.

- Central AC and heat

- Small beach overlooks the Merrimac River

- Large beach faces the ocean

*** SLEEPING ARRANGEMENTS (maximum occupancy of 2):

Sleeping Loft - sleeping capacity 2

- Queen size bed with bedside bureau and desk with lamp.

- Desk, office chair, and lamp

- Smart TV

- ½ Bath en-suite

- Private deck with table and chairs

- Laundry closet with stacked small load washer & dryer

- Comfy chair.

- Bureau & storage drawers built into bed.

**** Explore Plum Island - by foot, paddle or pedal.

Plum Island is a 6-mile long barrier beach that extends south of Newburyport. Most of it makes up the Parker River Wildlife Refuge, which is visited seasonally by nearly 300 bird species.

Walking on a beach across a National Wildlife Refuge, hearing the waves crashing on long, sandy beaches, watching birds and deer nearby…

A walk is a nice introduction to the extraordinary diversity of the Plum Island scenery. Take a walk both on the beach and on the main Refuge road, which offers wonderful views on the Plum Island River marshes and the Broad Sound.

Plum Island creates a nice protected bay which leads to marshes along the Parker River - take a kayak or paddleboard tour through the marshes.

*** About Newburyport

Newburyport, a coastal city 35 miles northeast of Boston, Massachusetts, is an historic seaport that extends along the mighty Merrimack River. The Merrimack River leads to Plum Island, a gorgeous barrier island with long expanses of beach, marshes, and nature preserves.

Anchored in a rich Maritime heritage, Newburyport boasts national attractions, vibrant boating, rich culture, and award-winning dining and shopping.

Popular activities:

* Hike, pedal, or paddle to explore Parker River and Joppa Flats.

* Explore Downtown's unique boutiques, amazing antiques, fabulous food, craft beer, local wines, and hip coffee shops.

* Discover Newburyport's seafaring & colonial history - experience colonial life in a historic home tour, see skiffs or ships being built

* Reserve the Newburyport Lighthouse for a private romantic meal.

* Enjoy a cruise to watch whales, fish, SCUBA dive, or dine.

* Unique Golf courses nestled among sea marshes, tidal rivers, & rocky


About iTrip North Shore Properties

- Smoking is strictly prohibited. Guests will be fined and immediately evicted for smoking or vaping in the home or on the property.


These are cause for eviction with no refund. If any damage impacts our ability to offer the home for future guests, you will be held liable.



- Each of property features a starter set of supplies for guests which includes toilet paper, paper towels, dish detergent, & hand soap.

- The beds are fully made & ready for your arrival with freshly laundered linens. A set of towels for each registered guest are included in the rental rate.

- For family friendly homes, a luxury Pack-n-Play or other children's furnishings are available for an additional charge (as availability permits).


Visiting like a local means being neighborly. Please be respectful of the owner's home and considerate of the neighbors.

158 Old Point Rd Newburyport, MA 01950
Registration Number: C03297612060

Sleeping Arrangements

Sleeping Loft Queen

Bathroom Configuration

Main Floor Full Bath: Shower, Toilet
Sleeping Loft Powder Room: Toilet
Seasonal Outdoor Shower: Outdoor Shower

Property Rules

Check In: After 4pm
Check Out: Before 10am
Smoking: Not Allowed


"Renters must be 25 years of age"
Air Conditioning
Available Parking
BBQ Area
Bathroom Step Free Access
Beach View
Bed Linens
Big Screen TV
Carbon Monoxide Detector
Central Air Conditioning
Central Heat
Cleaning Disinfection
Clothes Dryer
Coffee Maker
Cooking Basics
Deadbolt Lock
Deck Patio Uncovered
Dining Table
Dishes And Utensils
Dishes and Silverware
Emergency Exit Route
Enhanced Cleaning Practices
Ethernet Connection
Extra Pillows And Blankets
Fire Extinguisher
Fireplace Guards
First Aid Kit
Free Full Kitchen
Garden or Backyard
Hair Dryer
Hi Speed WiFi
Hot Internet
Internet Access
Iron Board
Keyless Entry
Living Room
Long Term Stays Allowed
Near Ocean
Ocean View
Outdoor Lighting
Outdoor Shower
Patio or Balcony
Pets Not Allowed
Private Entrance
Private Living Room
Satellite or Cable
Self Check-In Checkout
Smart TV
Smoke Detector
Smoking Not Allowed
Walk To Beach
Convenience Store
Gear Shop
Gift Shop
Point Of Interest
Public Transportation
Walking Tours
Natural Feature



Frequently Asked Questions

Plovers Nest has a strict no pets policy.
Plovers Nest provides high-speed internet services.  Internet services have been shown to meet the needs of guests traveling for both work and pleasure.  
Regrettably, Plovers Nest does not host furry family members.  That is, Plovers Nest is strictly no pets.
As a token of our appreciation, a Welcome Pack awaits you in the fridge.  

Beds are made with freshly laundered linens. Clean towels for each registered guest are placed on the beds. Please bring your own beach towels. Each accommodation comes with  starter pack of 1 roll of paper towels, each bathroom will have at least 1 spare roll of toilet paper.  A starter pack of coffee, cleaning supplies, and hand soap is also provided.

Items you should bring with you: Extra paper products, beach towels, beach chairs, sunscreen, toiletries, food, beverages, and any other essentials and assundries to make your vacation enjoyable.
The City of Newburyport offers paid parking lots.  You can download the Passport Parking app and have the ability to pay for parking without leaving the comforts of Plovers Nest.  Below please find some useful information on the pay by plate kiosks, times of operations, locations, and more.
There are one or more kiosks in each parking lot. There is an easily identifiable sign “Pay Here” above each kiosk. 
  • Pay at the kiosk, with cash or credit card 
  • Pay by phone, through the Passport Parking App, available on these Play Store and Apple App Store.
Kiosks operate 24 hours/day

Free parking lots are at the Train Station and 2 Blue Lane Road on Rt 127.  
During the winter, meters and kiosk parking is free.  All seasons, on-street parking outside of the meter and kiosk areas are free.

Newburyport Plum Island Public Parking lot is able to accommodate 150 vehicles. This lot is at the far North End of the Island. Enter the parking lot using the entrance adjacent to 278 Northern Blvd, Newburyport, MA 01950. Entrance through Reservation Terrace will not be permitted and any vehicles found entering there are subject to fines and towing.

Non-Resident fees: are  Weekday $15, Weekends & Holidays $20
Newburyport Resident (w/ sticker) fees are: Weekday $15, Weekends & Holidays $12

Note: If you arrive before the lot attendant is on duty, an envelope will be placed on your car and your information will be recorded. You can pay the price on the envelope when exiting the lot or simply put your payment in the envelope and add a stamp and mail it to our office. Failure to pay an envelope within two weeks of parking will result in additional fees and potentially a citation.

Privately Owned Plum Island Parking is located at center island at 26 Plum Island Turnpike, Newbury, MA 01951 Fees vary on the season $5-$25 for the day.  This is a 2 minute walk to the ocean beach.

Privately Owned Public Parking, with lift gate, is located just around the corner, going north of Plum Island Parking.  Fees vary on the season $5-$25.  This is a 1 minute walk to the beach

The Cottage (convenience store)- 14 Plum Island Turnpike provides beach parking from $5-$25 depending on the season. Go inside The Cottage to pay and get a ticket.

Parking Lot 1 - located inside the Refuge - Fee is a daily rate or get a $20 season pass (best deal).  This lot may be closed in the summer when the Piping Plover's are nesting.

Note: There is no parking on any residential Plum Island streets.  Please do not park in the Georgie Peorgie's At The Beachfront parking lot located at Center Island - this is reserved for Newbury residents only, with parking permits.

Welcome!  We hope you will stay with iTrip North Shore.  We would be delighted to be host your visit! iTrip North Shore strives to provide excellent service and assistance. 

Guests are expected to honor our House Rules to be Good Neighbors and Respectful Visitors.  
Good Neighbors honor the right of Plovers Nest’s neighbors to peacefully enjoy their homes. iTrip North Shore's guests will:
  1. Respect Quiet Hours: Quiet Hours are dictated by local rules and ordinances.  Unless specified otherwise, quiet hours are between 10PM and 8AM. 
  2. Not Host Events or Parties: without express written approval from iTrip North Shore, do not host any parties or events. 
  3. Follow the Law: do not do anything illegal.
  4. Respect Boundaries: Do not encroach into the neighbors’ space, including but not limited to yards, gardens, decks, patios, and parking spaces.  Do not use neighbors’ amenities or take neighbor’s property, such as: furniture, grills, pools, spas, etc.
  5. Follow Parking Instructions: Please follow all parking instructions and only use those spaces allotted to Plovers Nest.
Respectful Visitors: remember you are renting a private home; iTrip North Shore guests will treat Plovers Nest with the same or more respect that they would like shown to their belongings:
  1. Prudent Use: instructions on how to use appliances and amenities are provided.  Please use all items for their intended purpose and per instructions.  Please contact iTrip Vacations North Shore Massachusetts if you have any questions.
  2. Be Neat and Caring: please do pick up after yourselves; put trash and recycling in proper bins, do the dishes, use coasters, and leave the furniture where it belongs. 
  3. Park in Designated Areas: Please do park in driveways, parking pads and garages.  Please do not park on lawns or in gardens.
  4. Do Not Smoke or Vape: smoking or vaping of anything: cigarettes, pipes, cigars, or marijuana, requires special remediation to remove the aroma.
  5. Do Not Tamper with Safety Sensors: iTrip North Shore homes come equipped with a variety of safety sensors, such as: exterior cameras, noise monitoring, smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, and more.  Respectful guests do not tamper with the owner's safety sensors.
  6. Be Careful: where there are wet area amenities such as waterfronts, docks, pools, or hot tubs, please take care to secure the areas and take appropriate precautions.
  7. Return Keys/Passes/Remotes: please return items as described in Check-out instructions.   
Please know that violating House Rules is grounds for terminating our agreement.
Please enjoy this lovely home with respect for the home and the neighborhood.
Enjoy your stay!
Minimum age for guests booking our properties is 25.


Plum Island stay at the Plover's Nest
5/5 stars
Lovely stay here on Plum Island, we enjoyed the home immensely. Lovely area to explore and beach walks daily. The town of Newburyport is very charming as well.
Great stay!
5/5 stars
My wife and i very much enjoyed our stay at plovers nest in newburyport. The house was so cute and perfect for the 2 of us, plenty to do and see in the area. Thank you for such a wonderful experience.
- Brian

Hi Brian, It is fantastic to hear that you and your wife enjoyed your stay so much at Plovers Nest, it truly is a perfect place to get away from it all. We always strive to give every guest the best experience they can have at one of our properties and it is always so rewarding to know we succeeded. We can't wait to host you again soon!

- Manager Response
Great place
5/5 stars
Very nice place to get away and relax. Small but with everything you need Would like to go again

Hi Neil, We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your time at Plovers Nest, it is a gorgeous home perfect for that small getaway you could be needing at any time of the year. We hope to host your stay again soon!

- Manager Response
A great place!
5/5 stars
My wife and I spent two nights at Plover’s Nest and it did not disappoint. Everything inside and out was brand new and super clean. The short walk to the beach for the gorgeous sunset was one of our many highlights. We also enjoyed the nearby shops and restaurants on PI and everything that the town Newburyport had to offer. We would absolutely recommend Plovers Nest to any couple wanting a relaxing and comfortable getaway.
- Jeff
Beautiful spot on Plum Island
4/5 stars
The Plover's Nest was cozy and beautiful. My best friend and I stayed for 3 nights and had a lovely time!
- Lesley
Lovey Plum Island couple’s getaway
5/5 stars
Plover’s Nest is the perfect spot for a beach vacation for two! The house was beautiful and cozy, while all the necessities for beach, grilling, and movie/game nights in. Love the accessibility to the beach and other Plum Island/Newburyport restaurants.
- Tamara
Lovely home w/ river views
5/5 stars
Wonderful space in great location! Perfect size for 2 people. We truly enjoyed the modern kitchen & bathrooms, comfy bed & beautiful views from the 2nd floor. The balcony dining set up was perfect for enjoying the gorgeous sunsets. Parking was extremely convenient & we loved being able to walk around the island. Would definitely come back in the future!
- Jamie
Excellent Stay
5/5 stars
My fiancé and I had a lovely stay at plovers nest. We wish we were there longer. Beautiful sunset views from the top deck and such a nice place to have some quiet and relaxing time away. The home had everything we needed.
- Tania

Plovers Nest is such a beautiful property, I am so glad you felt right at home! Even though the sun has set on this trip, it will rise again and Plovers will be here to welcome you for your next stay! - Eli / iTrip North Shore

- Manager Response
Birthday Getaway!
5/5 stars
My girlfriend and I spent 2 nights at the Plover Nest for her birthday. We had a great time and enjoyed the location and amenities! It was very cozy and romantic. It will definitely stay on our list for future rentals and recommendations!
- Chris
Great Plum Island Stay
5/5 stars
Clean and cozy stay at Plover's Nest on Plum Island. This was just a short staycation for us and the house was exactly as listed and even better than the photos. The iTrip team was very communicative and helpful. We had a minor issue with our coffeemaker and they stopped by to replace it in the same day. I was not expecting that level of service, but greatly appreciated it. You can tell they really care about guest experience. Plover's Nest was spotless and I'm not just saying that. Their attention to detail and providing a well stocked house was appreciated. We will definitely be back.
- Courtney
Perfect spot for Wedding night!
5/5 stars
We got this awesome home for our son and his new wife for their honeymoon night after their local wedding. It was the perfect place! It was Cozy, clean and wonderful!
- Elaine
Plovers Nest - Plum Island Massachusetts
5/5 stars
If you need a quaint, charming house for 1 or 2 people that will meet all of your needs, RENT THIS HOUSE! You will want for nothing. Lots of windows to let the fresh breeze blow through. A bed more comfortable than any hotel. Great decor. Anything and everything you want is here. The house was absolutely spotless. Everything is first class inside and out. Convenient to the water, restaurants, shopping, all of New England. That's just the house. iTrip Vacations made this even better. Any and all questions were answered quickly and thoroughly. Everyone with whom we conversed was professional, courteous, and friendly. The combination of iTrip Vacations and Plovers Nest made this the best vacation my wife and I have had in years. Thank you. We will be back.
- Robert
5/5 stars
Liann and “company” are a genuine and proactive management company. They went above and beyond in helping and answering our questions. There wasn’t anything too small or too large for them to do to make our stay in one of their properties a five star experience. We will certainly take a look see at their other properties in the future. And, most of all, we enjoyed meeting and visiting with Liann and her husband because of a dead battery! Alice and Mike T.
- Alice
iTrip Review
5/5 stars
The place was great- very small but well appointed clean and sunny. There were no sheets for the pull out bed and I received no reply when I inquired about it during my stay.
- Jayne
Absolutely Lovely Plum Island Cottage
5/5 stars
My wife and I had a magical weekend at Plover’s Nest - a lovely cottage on Plum Island, Newburyport. The cottage is very charming, well decorated, has beautiful water/sunset views and the location is ideal to go to the beach, explore the Nature Preserve and drive into the locely downtown area. The weekend was perfect. I highly recommend Plover’s Nest for anyone looking for a relaxed getaway with New England charm.
- Carlos

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