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Dining area with country farm table Living room with cathedral ceilings and grand piano
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Tiny cottage 1 mile from beaches


Tiny cottage 1 mile from beaches

3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the lockbox.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
BreakfastThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

This charming cottage is situated only 1 mile from the beaches of Rye, NH. A peaceful and quiet space filled with furniture and art from around the world as well as a grand piano, offers you a space to get away and nurture your creative spirit.


Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 sofa bed
Common spaces
1 double bed, 1 couch

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox


Step-free access to the bathroom


24 Reviews

Yani User Profile
September 2017
Great place to stay; very close to the beaches and downtown. Baby grand was a bonus. Very quiet neighborhood. Detailed instructions with good suggestions about the area. We are hoping to come back some day.
Drea User Profile
August 2017
Gretchen's cottage in Rye is adorable and very comfortable for 2. Gretchen is a fantastic host. The backyard is especially peaceful.
Nicole User Profile
August 2017
It was a pleasure staying in the cottage and having Gretchen as a host. She was very kind, attentive, and organized. She provided plenty information and resources regarding local activities, restaurants, grocery stores, etc. We absolutely loved the cottage and the cute backyard. …
Kimberly User Profile
August 2017
The cottage is exactly as described. The kitchen modern and adequately equipped. The décor is charming. The neighborhood is peaceful and convenient to beaches and downtown Portsmouth. I recommend it.
Stefanie User Profile
August 2017
Good convenient location for a short ride to the beaches although not a qwalk to the main beach ! Easy check in and communication with Gretchen, even though we never met in person. Cozy house with a few nice amenities and stuff for cooking, which was great.
Chris User Profile
August 2017
This cute little cottage is perfect for a couples get away. It is possible to have a third guest on a fold out bed. We love the close proximity to the beach and short drive to Portsmouth.
Courtney User Profile
July 2017
The cottage itself is super cute, but note that it definitely is rustic. This is not the place to stay if you are looking for updated features but more for those looking for charm and a quiet place to repose. It's a great location but the beach is still a drive away, you can't …

Hosted by Gretchen

Rye, New Hampshire, United StatesJoined in June 2013
Gretchen User Profile
48 Reviews
3 References
I am a mother of a little girl, founder of a global non-profit serving women and girls in Africa, and a therapeutic practitioner of a mind-body modality called integrative breathwork. I have lived, worked and traveled extensively in Asia, Africa and Europe. Throughout my travels…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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