Large Family Harwich Port Home - Walk 2 Beach & Town - Fenced 1 Acre

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Last updated: 08/03/2015

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Visit this charming historic Harwich Port antique farmhouse with 21st century comforts and technology updates. Built in 1825, across the street from Allen Harbor and Nantucket Sound, this house features a comfortable floor plan with plenty of room for relaxing with a large group of friends and family. The yard is a private, fenced-in acre of lawn with mature trees and plenty of hydrangeas. Ideal for families or grandparents hosting family visits.

The main floor features a Master bedroom with a queen bed and a bathroom with a Jacuzzi tub, a living room with a queen size Pottery Barn sleep sofa, a sun porch with wicker seating for 6 and a table for casual dining, a dining room with a large table for 10, kitchen, laundry room, and powder room.

Upstairs is a large bedroom with a queen bed, 1 bedroom with 2 twin beds, 1 bedroom with 2 trundle beds that sleep 2 each, 1 bedroom with a Futon and bunk bed, and a full bath. There is an outdoor shower, a patio with awning, and plenty of off street parking for cars and boats.

Cross the street to Allen Harbor Marina for a day of fishing or sailing in Nantucket Sound. Take a short walk to Brooks Road Beach. Walk or bike less than a mile to town where you can find restaurants, shops, bakeries, and ice cream parlors. Enjoy the weekly Main Street open music festivals and art shows.

Harwich Port is a well-kept secret with discreet charm and true New England character. The elegant historic churches still conduct services and host wonderful pancake breakfasts and lobster luncheons. Some have weekly dances.

Enjoy the charming seafood restaurants and the ambiance of three harbors in one Port. Watch the colorful sailboat races from the beach. Parents and children alike will be enchanted by the world-class performances at the Harwich Junior Theatre, a cherished local institution.

A perfect vacation retreat for family and friends.

Keywords: Large House, Family Retreat, Large fenced yard, Harwich Port, Cape Cod, Beach House, Classic Cape,


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

    with trundle beds...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    with bunk bed...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 baby crib, 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1)

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Fenced in Lawn. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub


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7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning Fee $175
  • Taxes Not included


A $500 deposit is required to reserve the property. Fully refundable if cancellation occurs within 60 days of rental.

Full payment is due 30 days prior to rental.

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15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Hyannis Air Port
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Ferry to Nantucket
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Cranberry Valley
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 6
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
THe Hot Stove
0.3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Brooks Rd. Beach

Car: Recommended

The house is 1/3 mile from Brooks Road Beach...a 7 minute walk at a leisurely pace. The beach is on Nantucket Sound...usually mild waves and water much warmer than the National Seashore. The house is 400 yds. west of Allen Harbor...great for fishing excursion.

Other things to do in the area include: golf (2miles away), ferry trip to Nantucket (leaves from Harwich Port), shopping in Chatham (5 miles), kayaking (all over), mini-golf (0.5 miles away), go karts (0.5 miles away), Cape Cod Baseball league (these are college kids being scouted for the pros), bike riding, free concerts, tennis, sailing, campfires on the beach. . . . .


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Our family loves the beach, sailing, kayaking, and biking. We have enjoyed many happy summers on the Cape where we can do it all.

Why the Owner Chose Harwich Port:
My husband and I had been looking for years for the perfect beach retreat. We found this wonderful gem in Harwich Port. The town is a hidden jewel among the more well known towns of the Cape. Once you have experienced the charm and elegance of this place, nowhere else will compare.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our property is ideal for those who like to park the car and leave the hustle of the city behind. Walk to the beach, walk to town, or relax in the back yard. The house is large enough to accommodate a big family or group with plenty of space to spread out. We enjoy getting together with our extended family for memorable vacations. We love sailing in Nantucket Sound, biking on the rail trail, walking the nature trails, kayaking, and golfing. The large, fenced-in yard is an extra bonus!

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  • By the Way House

    By the Way House

  • Sun Porch

    Sun Porch

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Living Room looking towards Master BR

    Living Room looking towards Master BR

  • Master BR

    Master BR

  • The Blue Room

    The Blue Room

  • Large Dining Room

    Large Dining Room

  • Outside at night

    Outside at night

  • Kayaking


  • Campfire on our beach

    Campfire on our beach

  • Front of House

    Front of House

  • Large back yard

    Large back yard

  • Sun Porch Eating Area

    Sun Porch Eating Area

  • Living Room with Queen Sleep Sofa

    Living Room with Queen Sleep Sofa

  • Twin Room

    Twin Room

  • Twin with trundle

    Twin with trundle

  • Queen Room

    Queen Room

  • Kitchen with all amenities

    Kitchen with all amenities

  • Our Beach - Nantucket Sound

    Our Beach - Nantucket Sound

  • Backyard Gathering

    Backyard Gathering

  • Sun Porch Outside

    Sun Porch Outside

VRBO #330573

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 29, 2015

Minimum stay: 7 nights
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