Antique 1840s Cape House. Close to Beaches on One Acre of Land
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- Wheel chair accessible:No
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.
Although this will be our third season at Willow House, 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. Please visit Trip Advisor for guest comments about An English Garden Bed and Breakfast, Dennis Port, MA. 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.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 11-13
Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
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
- Ice Maker
- Linens Provided:
- Air Conditioning:
- Parking Off Street:
- Washing Machine
- Iron & Board
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Wireless Internet
- Computer Available
- Broadband Access
- Jet Skiing
- Sight Seeing
- Live Theater
- Wildlife Viewing
- Miniature Golf
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23 Willow Street, W. Harwich, MA
23 Willow Street, W. Harwich, MA
The listing description was not as good as the actual. We loved the facility, perfect location, accommodations for the whole family and others. The property and house were impeccable, and near to everything, including the beach facility, and yet far enough to get away to relax. Everything was clean and well maintained. Would love to go again. Even the dog had a good time, plenty of roving space. We did not have to be on top of each other. The bathroom accommodations for the bedrooms was just great.
- Guest Linda (Albany, NY)
- Date of stay 07/21/12
- Review Submitted 09/10/12
Recommended for: Sightseeing, families with young children, pet owners, families with teenagers, romantic getaway, tourists without a car, age 55+, girls getaway.
good location for a big family
good location for a big family
My family stayed here in August. It was very clean and comfortable. We had enough rooms for all and the grounds were large and well-kept The location is great. It is accessible to so many fun locations for kids such as the Harwich Jr. Theater, bumper boats, bumper cars, trampolines, parks, library, and mini golf. We walked to Bucky's almost every day for breakfast or lunch. The beaches were close by (but not really close enough to walk with small kids.) The owners were friendly and accommodating.
- Guest ali d.
- Date of stay 08/11/12
- Review Submitted 08/21/12
Recommended for: Sightseeing, families with young children, pet owners, age 55+.
This house was great!! It was very large, which is what we needed for our big family. Each bedroom had its own bathroom, in or next to it, which was a plus, and there was also an outside enclosed shower. The listing photos were accurate. The house was just as nice in person. It was clean and well maintained. Owners even came and threw out the trash for us once we filled the trash bins that were in the garage. Great patio area with patio furniture and a gas grill. We love West Dennis beach, and it was a very short drive away. Nice quiet location. Would recommend this home!! Only reason i gave it only 4 stars was due to us all having to blow dry our hair in the bathroom off of the kitchen. Assuming that due to the air conditioners running in the bedrooms, whenever anyone tried to blow their hair in any of the other bathrooms the fuse would blow, which was kind of an inconvience :(
- Guest western mass (westhampton)
- Date of stay 07/14/12
- Review Submitted 07/30/12
Relaxation in Harwich
Relaxation in Harwich
Thank you so much Mark & Susan for our wonderful, relaxing vacation at your Harwich home. The house is beautiful, comfortable, clean & thoroughly appointed with all that anyone could need. We all enjoyed ourselves so much and were so glad that we chose your home for our vacation spot! Thanks again!
- Guest Erica C.
- Date of stay 07/07/12
- Review Submitted 07/17/12
Recommended for: Sightseeing, families with young children, families with teenagers, age 55+.
I was with a group that rented your beautiful property from July 23-30, 2011. When I arrived at Willow House, I found the place even more beautiful than the pictures and description on the website. The property was very clean and well-maintained, and it had all the little necessities that were available like internet facility, the lobster pot, pans, lots of linens and many more. The bedrooms were very tastefully designed. I would definitely recommend this property to friends and relatives.
- Guest Amy (Bayside, NY, USA)
- Date of stay 07/23/11
- Review Submitted 07/31/11
Recommended for: Sightseeing, families with young children, families with teenagers, age 55+, girls getaway.
Spring/Early Summer:(Weeks starting June 7, 14, 21) $3,200 Summer:(Weeks starting June 28 to Sept 6) $3,800 Fall 2013:(Weeks starting Sept 13,20,27): $3,000 Cleaning fee and linens included. Approved pet = $100.00 per pet. $200 refundable security deposit and 1/2 stay deposit required to reserve booking. $200 discount for multi week reservations.
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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. This year when 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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