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Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House

75 Eastern Point Blvd, Gloucester, MA 01930-4433
+1 978-283-0800
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My husband and I have visited numerous historic homes. This one...took my breath away! We arrived... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
kl0vell
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Elmira, New York
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This is a guide tour, we were a little surprised when we walked in and were required to put on shoe... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Also called the Beauport Sleeper-McCann House, this fantasy mansion of more than 40 rooms is perched on the rocks overlooking Gloucester Harbor.
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75 Eastern Point Blvd, Gloucester, MA 01930-4433
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I have visited numerous historic homes. This one...took my breath away! We arrived early and were able to get a seat on the property to eat our picnic lunch, overlooking Gloucester Harbor. Grounds were well-kept. The house is gorgeous and well-preserved with...More

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beauport, Manager at Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for your review of Beauport. I am so glad you enjoyed the house, grounds, and harbor views! I hope you are able to visit us again some time.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a guide tour, we were a little surprised when we walked in and were required to put on shoe covers but once we started we understood the damage that outside contaminates would cause. The guide was well informed and addressed all questions and...More

Thank Pat C
beauport, Manager at Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks so much for visiting Beauport and for helping us protect the original rugs in the house by wearing shoe covers! I am glad you enjoyed the tour and hope you are able to return again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here on last day of quick trip to Boston. Was a neat house. Beatific and unique rooms. Cool to see someone from 1900s repurposing of old antiques from before there time. I would recommend tour!

Thank Lindsay C
beauport, Manager at Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks so much for visiting Beauport and taking the time to write a review. I am glad we were part of your trip to the Boston area. Hope you can return again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a long lunch outside on their deck. Umbrellas if you needed them to keep the sun off. You are right on the ocean and the food was excellent.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful tour! The grounds are beautiful, right on the ocean facing Gloucester Harbor, great for picture taking. The exterior looks like a castle featuring Tudor style windows, turrets and a bell tower. It is also adorned with statuettes, lots to look at!...More

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beauport, Manager at Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review of your Beauport tour. I hope you are able to return for a longer Nooks and Crannies tour! Martha

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're a fan of 18th century furniture and fashion, do NOT miss this!!! The exterior of the house (started in 1907 and added to through the 30's) completely belies what's inside. The owner was known as America's first interior designer. What a delightful surprise...More

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beauport, Manager at Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting Beauport. So glad you enjoyed the antique furniture in this twentieth-century summer home! Martha

Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

If you love decorating and appreciate creativity mixed with whimsy you will enjoy the tour of this mansion. Many clever elements incorporated by the genius interior decorator/designer/owner make this a memorable tour. Watch for the many whimsical touches inside and out.

Thank Tom D
beauport, Manager at Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thanks so much for visiting Beauport. I'm so glad you enjoyed the whimsy of the house. It is one of my favorite things. too! Martha

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This is the most wonderful Estate, A home right on the water in Gloucester Massachusetts from 1907. Beautiful National Landmark /open to the public- Assessable by public transportation- Take the Red Line Here/Taxi Service is available too. There is a modest Admission's Free. Be a...More

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beauport, Manager at Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Many thanks for visiting Beauport. So glad you enjoyed the house. I saw our first monarch butterfly this season only last week!

Reviewed 4 June 2017

The Beauport Museum is an enchanting spot, where every nook and cranny filled with tastefully chosen decorative objects and furniture. Just about every themed room carries surprises, visual wit, imagination and resourcefulness. So much to look at, you will likely stumble out dazed into the...More

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beauport, Manager at Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Thanks for visiting Beauport. I am so pleased you enjoyed the house and gardens. Martha

Reviewed 22 May 2017

We stopped at the Beauport for a drink before dinner. It was just so lovely. Beautiful deck overlooking the harbor. Renovated beautifully. Luxurious furniture. Very busy place.

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Nicole S
26 December 2016|
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Response from beauport | Property representative |
Guided tours of Beauport are $15 per adult, $12 per senior, $8 for children/students, and free if you are a member of Historic New England. We will open again Sat, May 27, 2017. We will be open to the public Tues - Sat, 10am... More
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Dan H
26 August 2016|
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Response from beauport | Property representative |
There is a bus service via the Cape Ann Transportation Authority (CATA) that will get you within 1/4 mile of Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House. There will also be taxis available when you dock, which might be an easier... More
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Joanne234
11 March 2016|
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Response from beauport | Property representative |
Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House is a historic house museum overlooking Gloucester Harbor. Built by Henry Davis Sleeper, one of America's first professional interior designers, it is open for tours six months of the year... More
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