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Antique 1840s Cape House. Close to Beaches on One Acre of Land

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Last updated: 03/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Harwich house description

Enjoy all that Cape Cod has to offer in this charmingly restored antique home situated on one acre of land at 23 Willow Street in West Harwich. Our beautiful antique home is actually two three-quarter-cape houses connected together. The older of the two houses was built around 1820 and was occupied by Anthony Kelley who lived from 1791 - 1866. The second house was moved to the property around 1840. Our home is the true essence of a Cape Cod antique. The historic house features three fireplaces (one functioning), wide pine floors, and original post and beam construction. From 1983 to the present it has been called Willow House.

Located on a quiet street, Willow House is less than a mile from three Nantucket Sound beaches: Belmont Road, Sea View and Inman Road Beach. Included in your rental is a parking space (on Caleb Street Dennisport) which is just one street back from the beaches listed above.

Willow House can accommodate up to a maximum of 13 guests. Our home has 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and an extra room with a queen sized pull out couch. Linens, beach and bath towels provided.

Enjoy your morning coffee on the lovely porch on the West side of the house, or a family barbeque on the patio on the East side overlooking the horseshoe court and gardens. Rinse off in the outdoor shower after a day at the beach. Play a round of golf at one of the many area golf courses, charter a fishing boat or take in a Cape League baseball game. Take a bike ride, the Cape Cod Rail Trail is easily accessed from our location. Take a hike on the trails and through the cranberry bogs at Bells Neck Conservation land which is just down the road. Sea View Park, only a 1/2 mile away, has a walking trail for a leisurely stroll and a playground.

From our convenient mid-cape location, you can enjoy wonderful day trips and amazing sights; the National Seashore and Provincetown to the North, Chatham to the east, and Hyannis and Sandwich to the west. You can even take day trips on high-speed ferries to Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard. Experience all these adventures while using our home as your base.

This will be our fourth season at Willow House, but we have lots of experience pleasing vacationing guests. For the past five summers we have been the Inn keepers at An English Garden Bed and Breakfast, just down the street. We will work to have the same level of satisfaction and happy, relaxed guests at the Willow House.

Please join us this summer and enjoy The Willow House for a family vacation to remember!


Keywords: Private baths, Private home, Close to beaches.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Dogs less than 40 lbs in size considered for a fee of $100/approved pet, please inquire....moreless

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 12-13

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    1st floor - private bath with tub...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single

    1st floor - bath with shower nearby...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    2nd floor - private bath with shower...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    2nd floor - jack and jill bath with shower...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

    2nd floor - jack and jill bath with shower...moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

    2nd floor - adjacent private bath with shower...moreless

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

    2nd floor queen size pull out sofa in family room...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4), Queen size pull out Couch (1)....moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    3D HD Smart TV...moreless

Attractions

  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining:

    Large farm table in dining room seats 10-12, breakfast area in kitchen seats 4. 7' long picnic table in yard seats 8, table at patio seats 6....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Window units in bedrooms and the kitchen....moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Linens, towels and beach towels provided....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Piano...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking available for 6+ cars...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    1 useable fireplace in living room....moreless

Kitchen

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

    The kitchen is fully equipped. There is a coffee maker, microwave, blender, refrigerator, oven, toaster, lobster pot and dishwasher. There is a gas grill on the patio. Dishware, silverware and glasses for 12+....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    (2)...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Flower and Vegetable Garden...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Spring
May 16 - May 30, 2015
7 night min stay

$3,200
Spring/Early Summer
May 31 - Jun 27, 2015
7 night min stay

$3,400
Summer
Jun 28 - Sep 5, 2015
7 night min stay

$4,000
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$4,000

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Taxes Not included

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: Architect Mark and Landscape Architect Susan spend the summer helping Mark's parents run 'An English Garden Bed & Breakfast ', about 3/4 mile away in Dennis Port.

Why the Owner Chose Harwich:
We spent the last few summers working on the Cape and really enjoyed the people, beaches and relaxed way of life. The year we became 'empty nesters' we decided it was time for a change. Relocating to the Cape to be near Mark's parents was an easy decision for us.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Willow House is approximately 3/4 of a mile from 3 Nantucket Sound public beaches. As part of your rental we will provide you with a private parking space about 200 yards from a public beach at my parents property. Willow House is just down the street from the Harwich Junior Theater, Cape Cod's Premiere family theater. The Village of Dennisport is a short walk with antique shops, coffee and biscotti shop, pizza parlor that serves gluton free pizza, natural food market, general store, drugstore/pharmacy, and library. Harwich with its 7 villages has many interesting beaches, shops, and restaurants. The quaint Village of Harwich Port is a pleasant bike ride away. The Cape Cod Rail Trail/Bike path is nearby. The Freedom Cruise Line in Harwich Port provides high speed ferry service to Nantucket. Harwich has hundreds of acres of conservation land with lakes, bike trails, rivers, ponds and cranberry bogs ( tours available ). Visit the magnificent dunes and spectacular, destination beaches of the National Seashore. Pack a picnic and marvel at the sunset at West Dennis Beach which is only 3 mi. away.


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Photos

  • Willow House

    Willow House

  • Backyard

    Backyard

  • Patio, grilling area and outdoor shower just outside the kitchen

    Patio, grilling area and outdoor shower just outside the kitchen

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • 1st floor living room

    1st floor living room

  • 1st floor master with queen bed and bath with tub

    1st floor master with queen bed and bath with tub

  • 2nd floor bedroom with queen bed and private bath with shower

    2nd floor bedroom with queen bed and private bath with shower

  • 2nd floor bedroom with two twins and 'jack and jill' bathroom with shower

    2nd floor bedroom with two twins and 'jack and jill' bathroom with shower

  • Vegetable and herb garden for guest use

    Vegetable and herb garden for guest use

  • English roses from the garden

    English roses from the garden

  • View from Willow Street, one acre fenced yard

    View from Willow Street, one acre fenced yard

  • Kitchen with breakfast area

    Kitchen with breakfast area

  • Dining room off kitchen

    Dining room off kitchen

  • 1st floor bedroom with single bed, bath with shower nearby

    1st floor bedroom with single bed, bath with shower nearby

  • 2nd floor bedroom with queen bed and 'jack and jill' bathroom with shower

    2nd floor bedroom with queen bed and 'jack and jill' bathroom with shower

  • 2nd floor bedroom with a double and twin bed, private bath with shower adjacent

    2nd floor bedroom with a double and twin bed, private bath with shower adjacent

  • 2nd floor family room with queen size pull out couch

    2nd floor family room with queen size pull out couch

  • Vegetable and herb garden for guest use

    Vegetable and herb garden for guest use

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  • Bathrooms
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated: 03/24/2015
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