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Historic Beachfront Cottage

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Last updated: 09/14/2015
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Watch the sunrise over the water from the deck of this charming and unique Cape Cod home, which has lots of history and all the amenities. In town, 611 Commercial Street at the East-end, and on the water! 2500 sq ft of interior space and 1200 sq ft deck on the bay beach. Brick fireplace, cathedral ceilings, and large picture windows with bay view. 27'' TV, VCR, DVD, and hi-fi radio and cd player. 2nd TV and DVD upstairs. 2 baths. Parking for two vehicles.

Kitchen is fully equipped with all large and small appliances and a New Pro Range (no dishwasher). Dining table can seat 10. Sufficient tableware for more than 12 persons. All linens and towels supplied. Some bicycles and five kayaks (one child size) available for your use. Maid service available. Free laundry is available next door.

Quiet East End: The house is located in the very quiet East end of town, in town (NOT out route 6A). 15 minute walk (2 miles) into the center of town. Low traffic area of Commercial Street. On the water (you can spit into the bay from the deck). Private parking for two midsized cars. Parking available on the street all week except Mondays from 9 - 11 AM. At this time other parking is available a few blocks away.

A new seawall has been built greatly improving the beach side of the property. There is a sand area above the seawall that can be used even at the highest tides. Access to kayaks is also easier.

Extras: There are 5 kayaks for your use (one child size), and maybe some bikes, an outside gas grill, high output propane burner for clambakes etc., outside balcony over the street to view parades on July 4 and Carnival week, working fireplace, 'cathedral' ceiling in living room to peak of the roof, and large plate glass windows to view the bay. Extra TV and DVD player in large upstairs bedroom. Full cable (most premium options except sports channels) on large TV and DVD player in living room. 200 title DVD library available on request.

Additional Rates Information (Continued from Rate Section below):

$1600/week March.
$1800/week April and May.
$1800-$3600/week Off-season Holidays.
Thanks Giving week $1800 with $100 discount for each day less than one week.
New Years Week $1800 with $100 discount for each day less than one week.
Xmas Week $1800 with $100 discount for each day less than one week.
Memorial Day week $3200 with $100 discount for each day less than one week.
Other holiday rates on request (usually $1600 to $2800 per week).
•Holiday weeks are rented by the week with a token $100 discount per day less than the full week. For example, four nights over Memorial day would be priced at $2900 ($3200 - $300).

Keywords: House


Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Children Welcome:

    I do not count small children in the maximum number of tenants (8)....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Absolutely no smoking inside the house. Smoking on the outside decks allowed (but of course not encouraged)....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Some sort of flea treatment is required for all pets brought to the house. All tenants have their pets treated, but I give this as a reminder....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Bedroom 4


  • King size beds (1) On second floor, is two twins joined with a mattress pad and can be separated if desired., Queen size Beds (2) In two bedrooms on the first floor. One of these has a small attached bath., Twin or Single Beds (3) One in the room with the king size bed. One on the balcony to the left of the fireplace. One in a small study/bedroom on the first floor with a bay view window., Baby Cribs (1) One good quality pack and play crib in first floor closet. Also very good heavy padded stroller....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • 5 kayaks (one is child size). At least two adult size bikes and one child size bike. Volley ball net, fishing rods, and other outdoor games (eg giant dominoes)....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    Available for loan on request. Mostly jazz CDs....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Comcast with many premium channels...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    (2) One in the living room and one in the second floor bedroom (this one for DVDs)....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Available for loan on request....moreless


  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront:

    On the Provincetown Bay....moreless

  • Oceanfront
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving:


  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Air Conditioning:

    In one bedroom. I hope to add AC in two other large bedrooms for the 2013 season....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    Comcast cable broodband through my network centered in house next door....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    In house next door....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    In house next door....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    From my router next door. Can only connect from the West side of the rental house (closest to the router)....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Brick fireplace designed by local Provincetown artist Conrad Malicoat. Built in 2010....moreless


  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Balcony:

    (2) One outside 2nd floor facing street. One inside over living room....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Very big deck (about 1200 sq ft) on water side of the building...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.2
from 5 traveler reviews
Jun (2009) .. $2000, $2400, $2800, $3200, $4800/week
Jul (2009) .. $4800/week              | Aug (2009) .. $5600/week
Sep (2009) .. $3600, $3200, $2800, $24000/week
Oct (2009) .. $1800, Woman's week $2800, $1600, $1600/week
Nov-Dec & Mar .. $1600/week xmas and New Year $2800/week
Jan-Feb ........ $1000/week
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Last updated: 09/14/2015
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4 Miles
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4 Miles
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On the beach!

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Speaks: english, french

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  • Dining area with bay view

    Dining area with bay view

  • Quiet nook with bay view

    Quiet nook with bay view

  • Living room with bay view

    Living room with bay view

  • First floor bedroom, queen bed

    First floor bedroom, queen bed

  • Front yard sculpture

    Front yard sculpture

VRBO #261715

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Tuesday, October 06, 2015

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