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Lovely Cape Cottage Close to Beaches!

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Our cozy Cape house.


Last updated: 11/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:Contact manager
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

South Yarmouth house description

Warm Nantucket Sound beaches are less than five minutes walk from the house. Spend your day or just ten minutes at the beach, it's not so far that heading out is an expedition and forgetting something is the end of the world.

When your beach day is over, rinse off in the private hot/cold outdoor shower and then cook a great dinner at the house or walk on down to the The Skipper for happy hour on the upstairs deck.

With a partially fenced side yard, you can sit in the sun or shade when relaxing with a book. The enclosed porch has always been a gathering place for friends and family on cool evenings. Grill up your masterpiece on the grill.

The house itself is spacious and airy, comparative to many homes in the area. This is no 'tool shed' of a Cape cottage.

Check out the news and weather and look at your favorite shows on Comcast cable. NESN will let you keep your Sox on while on vacation. A DVD/ VCR will let you watch movies from the local store.

There's enough parking to bring your boat. Linens are not provided, though blankets and pillows are. Please bring your own sheets and pillow cases. Linens are available to rent by checking the link to Essential Rentals.

The key feature of our rental is that the price you see right now is the total rental cost to you. No surprise fees or add-ons to run up the price once you decide to book! Our property offers a great value with a full kitchen so you can cook your meals at home. Park your car and you're here for the week.

Our cottage rents Saturday to Saturday in the summer season. Off season rentals considered, but not often accommodated.

Keywords: Summer cottage, camp, house, home


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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1


          • Bedroom 2


          • Bedroom 3


          • Queen size Beds (2) Two queen beds from Ikea were new in 09 and are super comfy. No lumps, no springs. You'll have a good night's sleep on your vacation., Twin or Single Beds (2) Two twins, both in the back bedroom....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • There's an outdoor shower to wash off the salt and sand, and a wall heater takes off the chill early/late season....moreless


              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Comcast with NESN, so you can keep your Sox on while you visit. We are adding internet service (wireless) new in 11....moreless

              • VCR
              • Video Library:

                There are a variety of VHS tapes available....moreless


              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo

              Leisure Activities

              • Boating
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Parasailing
              • Sailing
              • Swimming
              • Wind-Surfing


              • Air Conditioning
              • Mobile Phone:

                Cell phone service is spotty in the house, but solid on the porch....moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Off street parking for at least 3 cars, or two and your boat......moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                Driveway has room for two cars or a boat on the pavement and an additional gravel space for a single car....moreless

              • Telephone:

                Telephone is provided for local calls....moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                Will be added this season (11) with encrypted connection....moreless

              • Wood Stove


              • Cooking Utensils:

                All the basics you need....moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Gas stove, microwave oven, small convection oven can handle most small baking, toaster....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator:

                Full sized fridge with freezer....moreless


              • Outdoor Grill


              Write a review 5
              from 4 traveler reviews
              Jul1-Aug 23 .. $1200/week !!SPECIAL!! July 7-14 one week only $1000.  No fees!!!
              Off season rental MAY be available.  Contact FMI.
              Rentals Saturday 3 PM to Saturday 10 AM
              A non-refundable 50% deposit is required at time of reservation.
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              Last updated: 11/10/2014
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              5 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              The Skipper
              5 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Nantucket ferry out of Hyannis
              5 Miles
              Nearest Train
              4 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Route 6
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              The Skipper
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Parkers River

              Car: Recommended

              Mini golf and Dairy Queen are a mile up on 28, along with batting cages, grocery shopping, and other attractions, while the beach is a very easy walk in the other direction.


              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 1957

              About: This home has been in the family since the late 50's. It was an old rumrunner's home that had been moved back off Smuggler's Beach. Joe and Bea Headd escaped to the cottage when they weren't tending to their restaurant, the Headd In Diner on Route 1 in Walpole. Bea Headd spent many summers in this home late in her life and passed away in January 02. The home is now owned by sisters Maureen and Sheila, who share in decision making, care, and upkeep. Steph, Sheila's daughter, helps out with the 'technology' end of the rentals. We all still escape to the cottage from our own busy lives in the spring and fall and hope you might take time to enjoy our family getaway.

              Why South Yarmouth:
              When my grandparents purchased this home, it was at the end of a dirt road. There was a trail through the woods to the beach, which was all sand dunes and solitude. Over time, development came to the area. The solitude is harder to come by, but all the wonderful things that draw people to the Cape are still quite accessible.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              This home provides a quiet respite from the day-to-day, with access to all of the Cape from it's central location. We all kick back and unwind, enjoy the local seafood, cooked home and at local eateries. We enjoy the National Seashore and would strongly encourage visitors to venture to Welfleet to explore Grand Island then take in the local scallops. Swim at the beach. Jump on the rail trail, which originates ten minutes away in Dennis. Grab a meal at Captain Parkers and a cocktail on the deck at the Skipper.

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              Speaks: english



              • Our cozy Cape house.

                Our cozy Cape house.

              • the living room.

                the living room.

              • Time for some conversation and relaxation on the porch!

                Time for some conversation and relaxation on the porch!

              • Two brand new queen beds give a great night's sleep.

                Two brand new queen beds give a great night's sleep.

              • The side yard with chairs provided.

                The side yard with chairs provided.

              VRBO #171731

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              This listing was first published here in 2008.

              Date last modified - Friday, December 12, 2014


              3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 11/10/14
              Member since: 2008
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated: 11/10/2014
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              207-314-2486(Maine, USA)

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