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The Captain James Henry Swift House Circa 1844

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The Captain James Henry Swift House Circa 1844

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Lisa is a Superhost
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Located in the quaint seaside town of Fairhaven. Enter the house through a private entrance that leads you to your private formal parlor which features a black marble fireplace, custom draperies and french doors. The private dining room adjacent to the parlor is accented by a fireplace with rare Bennington tiles and a built in china cabinet. Up the grand staircase to the second floor is your private bedroom and bath. The bedroom has a very comfortable queen size bed with 2 closets for storage and a fireplace. The utmost care was taken to provide you with a comfortable yet elegant atmosphere. It also includes fine sheets and towels, a mini refrigerator with drinks and a Keurig for tea or coffee.
This Nantucket-style Greek Revival house was built for Captain James Henry Swift in 1844. He is the original owner but the house is revered as the residence of Job C. Tripp, a close associate of Henry H. Rogers and best known for his many years of community service to the town of Fairhaven. While residing in the house, from 1865 through 1917, he hosted Manjiro Nakahama on his second visit to Fairhaven, and also entertained Dr. Nakahama, Manjiro's grandson. Manjiro Nakahama is well known as the Japanese boy rescued at sea by Captain Whitfield and brought by him to live in Fairhaven for several years. Manjiro eventually became a national hero in Japan which has resulted in a visit to the town by the Japanese Emperor and many visits by Japanese tourist.

Amenities

Wifi
Cable TV
Iron
Laptop friendly workspace
TV
Hangers

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12) and pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 9PM and check out out by 12PM (noon)
Self check-in with lockbox

Availability

55 Reviews

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Lucille User Profile
Lucille
November 2018
Clean , comfortable and relaxing space. Lisa is a super host who truly cares about her guests and it shows. Beautiful home , rich with history in a authentic historic district with shops and dining for all your needs.
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Amy
October 2018
Lisa's home is well maintained, tastefully decorated, and spotlessly clean. The space available for "1 bedroom" includes a beautiful entryway, front sitting/tv room, and spacious dining room with large dining room table. In the dining room she offers tea and coffee, creamer,…
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Response from Lisa:
Thank you so much Amy! I’m so happy you enjoyed your stay!
October 2018
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Meredith
October 2018
The house is lovely, kept in its historic style. Quiet yet accessible. We loved our stay and would definitely return!
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Veronica
September 2018
It was a wonderful stay at Capt. James Henry Swift’s residence. Lisa was so accomodating and understanding, allowing for a really late (or early!!) check-in and a wonderfully private stay. The linens are luxurious and the bath is like a spa! Would definitely recommend and woul…
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Brad
September 2018
Wonderful historic home. Had the bedroom, bathroom, living room and dining room all to ourselves. Beautifully decorated, close to many historical buildings, the shipyards, etc. Would highly recommend to anyone traveling to that area.
Amy User Profile
Amy
September 2018
Outstanding accommodations. Spacious and a wonderful. Location was perfect for us, very easy to get around. We hope to return soon. Thank you, Lisa and Tony.
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Lucille
September 2018
Super hosts! Clean , beautiful and comfortable home . Highly recommend .

Hosted by Lisa

Fairhaven, Massachusetts, United StatesJoined in August 2017
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Lisa is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I have lived in southeastern Massachusetts my whole life. I have so much love for this area and want to share the beauty of it with other people. In Fairhaven, I love to go to the beaches to either read a good book or swim in the ocean. Walking distance from my house, my husband …
Languages: Português
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