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Arbor House

28 Ticehurst Lane , Marblehead, MA 01945 USA (Show map)
4.8
19 Reviews
$125 - $175
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About

On a picturesque lane that winds along the Atlantic ocean, Arbor House’s single suite bed and breakfast occupies a wing of our 1899 summer house and offers complete privacy. Front picture windows overlook a fresh water pond and sliding glass doors open onto a secluded garden. A three minute walk leads to a private beach, perfect for sunbathing, swimming, and viewing sunrises and sunsets. (Beach chairs, towels, and picnic basket provided) A combination of fine contemporary and antique furnishings, original artwork, luxurious fabrics and fresh flowers help to create an atmosphere of warmth, serenity, and grace. Additional features include an Italian tile bath and sky-lit cathedral ceiling. An expansive continental breakfast, snacks and beverages are stocked in your own kitchenette by Jennifer, a former professional pastry chef. Wake up early and watch the sunrise or sleep in and enjoy a long, lazy morning. Your breakfast is ready when you are. Other amenities include a queen-sized bed with an orthopedic mattress and ironed 600 count sheets, phone, air-conditioning and ceiling fan, 27" TV with premium cable, DVD player, Stereo, movies, music, books, sofa, separate thermostat, walk-in closet, hair dryer, and iron/ironing board.

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Overall
4.8

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining4.7

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Our Wedding Weekend

5 on October 18, 2013

We stayed at the beautiful Arbor House last weekend for our wedding in Salem, MA. Jennifer greeted us when we drove up and gave us the tour. The private B&B is attached to the main house but has it's own separate entrance. The suite was completely clean and warmly decorated, we felt immediately comfortable. The food more than exceeded our expectations with 3 cheese rustic spinach tarts, homemade granola, breads and snickerdoodle cookies. Because the second night we stayed was our wedding night Jennifer came in while we were off saying our vows, cleaned the suite, brought us a bottle of champagne and made it very romantic inside. The next morning's food was even more amazing with cherry ginger scones (which turned out to be my favorite thing!), fresh strawberries and maple cream. You could tell Jennifer really cares about her guests and loves to provide delicious, wholesome food for them. We will definitely tell other people about this place and probably stay there again! Thank you so much for making our wedding weekend glorious!


Absolutely wonderful

4.2 on June 04, 2013

My wife and I stay at B&B's most often for our weekend get-aways. This was one of our most enjoyable properties to stay. The hospitality, service, and accommodations, including food, far exceeded our expectations. Very quaint location and very convenient to everything. We especially liked the privacy of the room, with it being separate and removed from the main house. Dave and Jennifer were great hosts and made us feel welcomed. Their willingness to help with finding things to do and places to eat/dine was wonderful. We are looking to returning to Arbour House again very soon.


Private & Exquisite

4.4 on September 03, 2012

Single room B&B. Gourmet organic eats. Private entrance. 5-star perks like fluffy bathrobes & rich coffee. Jen & Dave are perfect hosts!


Arbor House - Excellent

5 on August 30, 2012

Beautiful area / neighborhood.. Pristine room, excellently appointed, private oasis. Delightfully presented, deliscious, healthy food / snacks / drinks. Every need anticipated and met. Most highly recommended for first and return visits.


Perfect in every way! A first class place to stay, we loved it!

5 on July 13, 2012

My daughter and I stayed here for one night at the end of June and quickly wished we could have stayed for a week. This is a wonderful B&B, perfect in every way. It's like having your own lovely apartment in the middle of a quiet neighborhood just a short walk to the beach rocks. Beautifully decorated with private driveway and separate entrance, as well as a private courtyard. Jennifer and Dave have thought of everything you might possibly need or want and are the warmest hosts you will ever meet. Jennifer had contacted me before our trip to find out about any food allergies or aversions. The breakfast she provided was so delicious--lovely fritattas, yogurt, yummy jams, bread, mango slices and blueberries, and the best homemade granola I've ever tasted! The best thing was that we could eat at whatever time was convenient for us; she left detailed directions for how to heat the fritattas in the toaster oven. There was also a microwave, coffee maker, and electric tea kettle. AC, ceiling fan, skylight that opens provided lots of cooling options, private patio was beautiful. Dave showed us how everything worked (electronics, media, wifi) and they gave us great dinner recommendations and helpful directons for arriving and leaving the area, as well as suggestions for stops along our route. There was some wine and lovely vermont cheddar and crackers for an everning snack, a selection of juices too. Truly you will feel well cared for at Arbor House! The bed was comfortable, the room was comfortable, it was a relaxing and most lovely place to stay, can't imagine staying anywhere else in Marblehead. I would HIGHLY recommend Arbor House, you won't be disappointed, and it will be a pleasure to meet Jennifer and Dave and enjoy staying in their beautiful neighborhood.


Just what I needed!

5 on March 22, 2012

Took a mid week trip to Marblehead for a mini-solo-vaca. After looking at a few other B&B's in the area I chose Arbor House because of the privacy and location. After contacting the hosts I was very pleased to hear how nice and kind they were and I was even more excited once I arrived. The room is beautiful with all the amenities I could have imagined and very clean. The stay was exactly what I needed and I left with a full stomach after tasting all the yummy food they put out for you to enjoy at your own leisure. I will definitely be back!


Arbor House B&B

5 on October 03, 2011

This was a wonderfully memorable experience -- we cannot say enough about the beauty of the place and the attentiveness of the innkeepers.


Cozy and comfy a must

4.8 on August 04, 2011

Very nice room 1 bath and kitchen well managed nice gourmet treats private entrance fenced in backyard nice owners would reccommend and comeback.


Had a wonderful time - thanks

4.6 on May 26, 2011

Jennifer and Dave made our anniversary weekend very special. The room and private courtyard were more than we hoped for. We would definitely stay with them again.


Romantic and Beautiful

5 on April 04, 2011

When looking for a B&B, I wanted small and private. This was perfect. Jennifer and Dave couldn't have been more inviting. Jennifer make us dinner reservations as soon as we got there. Dinner was great and we were greeted with a big hello from the hostess "Hope you enjoy your stay in Marblehead". The room was very romantic as we were there to celebrate my Birthday and our upcoming anniversary. Dave and Jennifer had a bottle of champagne waiting for us to celebrate. Nice touch! The breakfast and snacks were excellent. A little fruit and the scones were out of this world. Everything was so organized, and the decorations were very nice. We opted for some music but could have watched a movie or cable TV. We were impressed by everything and would highly recommend staying at this B&B.


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Location

Location Type

Beachside, Oceanside, Small town

Airport

Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.) 13 miles

Directions to property:

Take Route 1A North through Revere into Lynn. Stay on Route 1A over the General Edwards bridge. You will want to get in middle or right hand lanes on Route 1A and prepare to follow signs for Route 129 East which will take you towards the water and away from downtown Lynn. Following Route 129 East you will come to a rotary. Do not take the first right off the rotary (which would take you to Nahant) but proceed 3/4 around the rotary and continue straight on Route 129 East, keeping the water on your right. Route 129 will continue through Swampscott, approximately 4 miles. Once you enter Marblehead, Route 129 also becomes Atlantic Avenue and after the first traffic light, Ticehurst Lane is 1/2 mile down the road on the right. Once you are on Ticehurst Lane, Arbor House Bed and Breakfast is the fifth house on the left - 28 Ticehurst - a large house with natural shingles and green trim. Directly across from us is a small pond. As you look at the house, the bed and breakfast is on the left with parking immediately in front.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Museum, Nature area, Ocean, Salem (2 miles), Yacht racing, Polo matches (25 minutes), Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

, Private Garden, Beach Towels and Chairs, Fresh flowers

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Board games, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Library, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Kayaking, Whale watching, Harbor Cruises, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 PM
  • Check Out:: Noon
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No By special arrangement

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two nights weekends
  • Deposit Amount Required: Payment in full for one or two nights. 50% required for four or more nights, full payment due upon arrival.
  • Cancellations: All deposits are refundable if cancellations are made at least four weeks before check-in date. There will be a $25 handling fee. With cancellations made less than four weeks before check-in, refunds will be made to the extent that the room is re-booked. Early departures are treated as cancellations.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Jennifer and Dave Rich

Languages spoken

English

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Meals

Breakfast

Continental Plus

  • Time Served: At any time of the day
  • Serving Location: Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Gluten Free, Vegan


Details

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28 Ticehurst Lane , Marblehead, MA 01945 USA (Show map)

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