DRIFTWOOD

This airy modern house looks over the estate and across Ipswich Bay. Its pyramidal architecture adds a wonderful spacious feeling to the open-plan main area. Floor-to-ceiling glass doors offer a stunning view from inside -- or you can enjoy the views from the deck or one of the bedrooms' small private porches. (Sunsets are especially spectacular.) A short path takes you to a granite swimming pier, and both beaches are less than a three-minute's walk away. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms; available year-round.

THE STUDIO

Located at the edge of a sheltered cove, this stone cottage is literally steps from the water at high tide; the low tide reveals a beautiful silver mica-sand beach. (The estate's white-sand beach is a two-minute walk away.) Built in 1905 as an artist's studio, the Studio features vintage & antique furnishings and a master bedroom where you can sit with a cup of coffee and watch gulls, egrets and sandpipers on the beach below. Three bedrooms, one bathroom. Available April through October.

THE LIBRARY

The perfect getaway for one or two, the Library was originally designed as a professor's study, and its walls remain lined with books and National Geographic magazines. It can be rented independently or as an adjunct to Driftwood, which is just down the pebble path. The view from inside is limited, but it's a quick walk through the meadow down to the swimming pier, and the beaches are within a three-minute walk. One queen bed; one bathroom; mini kitchen. Available April through October.