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The Cottage on Historic Bass River

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Exterior View facing Southeast

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Last updated: 12/04/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Bass River house description

Historic family retreat on large, wooded lot with private access to tidal beach on Bass River. Original furnishings with newly updated kitchen, outdoor shower, complete with all modern amenities. Capture the charm of old Cape Cod in idyllic, large wooded setting. Plenty of room for children's play, family gatherings or quiet contemplation. Ideal for swimming and launching small boat, 3/4 mile from public beaches on Nantucket Sound and 45 minutes from Cape Cod National Seashore beaches.

The Cottage has been home to five generations devoted to the enjoyment and preservation of Bass River recreational opportunities and family traditions. Sailing, tennis lessons available nearby. Close to beaches, shopping, bike trails, golf and all mid-Cape attractions.







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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                Maximum occupancy can be increased to 8 if up to two children are in portacribs....moreless

              • Limited Accessibility
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Small private beach with stair access, large wooded lot, home furnished with family antiques. Quarter-mile from public beach on Bass River, 3/4 mile from public beaches on Nantucket Sound. One mile from boat marina with launch facilities and rental moorings....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Satellite / Cable

                  Attractions

                  • Cinemas
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                      • Fitness Center

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Antiquing
                      • Boating
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Shelling
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Wildlife Viewing

                      Location Type

                      • Beach View
                      • Waterfront:

                        Approx. 50 yards away from water....moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Parasailing
                      • Sailing
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Surfing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Wind-Surfing

                      Dining

                      • Dining:

                        Dining porch is off the kitchen, open & airy in summer....moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 6 people

                      General

                      • Broadband Access
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Internet
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wood Fireplace

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Kitchen:

                        Outdoor grill (charcoal not gas) available...moreless

                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove:

                        Gas stove....moreless

                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                           

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                          7 night min stay

                          $1,950

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • cleaning fee $125
                          • Taxes Not included

                          Notes:

                          One-week rental: $1900

                          Two-week rental: $3500

                          Plus cleaning fee of $125 per rental


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 12/04/2014
                          Check availability
                          23 Available
                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
                          23 Selected dates
                           

                          Location

                          Sailing, tennis lessons available nearby

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1892

                          About the owner: We are a group of five siblings and cousins (3 pictured) who are collective owners of this property. The house was built as a retirement home for our great grandparents in 1936. This, and the adjacent property (not included in this rental), has been owned by the same family, descendents of a Nantucket Quaker whaling family, since 1892. We value tenants who appreciate the history and beauty of Bass River along with the abundance of fabulous recreational opportunities available.

                          Why the Owner Chose Bass River:
                          When our great, great grandparents first purchased this property in the 1890's it took a full day to get there from Boston, by 'stage' to Old South Yarmouth Village. Historical documentation about the early days along the river are available to peruse in the house.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          The Cottage combines a unique, historical ambience with all of the modern amenities and attractions that Cape Cod has to offer. The salt air and smell of pine trees haven't changed in centuries. The house is filled with antiques, paintings, books and reminders of historic Cape Cod. The ebb and flow of the tides become part of the daily rhythm of life and one can watch the boats passing by from the top of the beach steps or participate in many of the activities the river has to offer - swimming, kayaking, birding, or just enjoying the ebb and flow of the tide as an onlooker.


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                          Photos

                          • Exterior View facing Southeast

                            Exterior View facing Southeast

                          • Bedroom suite on first floor with private bath

                            Bedroom suite on first floor with private bath

                          • View downriver toward Nantucket Sound.

                            View downriver toward Nantucket Sound.

                          • We can't promise rainbows, but when they do appear they're pretty spectacular!

                            We can't promise rainbows, but when they do appear they're pretty spectacular!

                          • Cozy living room with fireplace, large dining porch, circular floor plan

                            Cozy living room with fireplace, large dining porch, circular floor plan

                          • Recently renovated kitchen, gas appliances, breakfast nook

                            Recently renovated kitchen, gas appliances, breakfast nook

                          • View upriver to the north (taken from the middle of the river)

                            View upriver to the north (taken from the middle of the river)

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                          This listing was first published here in 2010.

                          Date last modified - Friday, December 26, 2014

                          $1,950 per week (USD)
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                          4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 12/04/14
                          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                          Speaks: english
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                          The Cottage on Historic Bass River

                          Bass River #284092

                          4 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 6

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