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Attractive, Traditional Family House with Private Beach and Ocean Views

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Bow Mansion, Family Home in Mattapoisett, Mass.

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Last updated: 04/20/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Special offer: Special Rate for a week in July or August ! (see details) Details

Property description

We offer the three rental options 1st. to take the whole house with 11 bedrooms for 21 people. 2nd. rent only the main house - the Big House with 6 bedrooms for 12 people (1 king and 1 double bed + 4 twin bedrooms). 3rd.Choose the wing- The Little House which has 5 bedrooms for 9 people (1 king, 3 twin + 1 single bedroom). Both sections have complete kitchens and laundry facilities. It is ideal for multiple family occupancy. A private beach is for the use of everyone.

The Big House is suitable for the summer months from June to the beginning of September, and The Little House can be rented from June through September.

This property has been in the family for 5 generations, who continue to enjoy a simple, down to earth style of living in a quiet community. Our house is in a quiet, residential area of Mattapoisett, good for family gatherings or for relaxing summer pleasures. We do not allow large parties in the house or outside. No tents or other structures may be erected in the garden without consultation with the manager. There are attractive places for such festivities in Mattapoisett, Fairhaven and New Bedford. .

Mattapoisett is situated between the towns of New Bedford and Marion.

Day excursions in the Buzzard's Bay area are easy. Accesses to ferry services to Cuttyhunk, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket are nearby. Other amenities include golf, tennis, sailing, wind surfing or just relaxing on our private beach,in the garden or on the porch of The Big House and the deck of The Little House..

Golf, tennis, boating,wind surfing: There are public golf courses near Mattapoisett and there are public tennis courts in the town or at a public tennis club in Marion, which is a five minute drive on route 6.

Marion and New Bedford have charters for fishing and sightseeing.

If you own a boat, you can make arrangements with the Mattapoisett Boatyard for a guest mooring. No boats are allowed to be launched from our beach except for kayaks, canoes or a rowboat. No boats can be parked on our road.

Windsurfing can be done off the beach at Ned's Point Lighthouse nearby...

Further information upon inquiry.





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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    30-35 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    parents must be aware that damages caused by children will be charged....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    if you smoke outside all cigarette butts must be disposed of appropriately, not tossed out on to the lawn.....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 11 Bedrooms, Sleeps 21, Beds for 21

  • Bedroom 1 Big House: 2 twin/ single

    Small B.R. off Master in Big House with garden view...moreless

  • Bedroom 2 Big House: 1 double

    Master B.R. with water view, Big House ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3 Big House: 2 twin/ single

    Water view...moreless

  • Bedroom 4 Big House: 1 king

    Water View...moreless

  • Bedroom 5 Big House: 2 twin/ single

    Garden view...moreless

  • Bedroom 6 Big House: 2 twin/ single

    Garden View...moreless

  • Bedroom 7 Little House: 1 king

    Master Bedroom with balcony, water view...moreless

  • Bedroom 8 Little House: 2 twin/ single

    Water view...moreless

  • Bedroom 9 Little House: 1 twin/ single

    Water view...moreless

  • Bedroom 10 Little House: 2 twin/ single

    Garden View...moreless

  • Bedroom 11 Little House: 2 twin/ single

    Water view...moreless

  • Both houses together have a total of King size beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin Beds (14) Single (1). Big House Double (1), King (1), Twins (8) Option of additional double and 2 twin bedrooms. Little House King (1), Twins (6), Single (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub

    Shared with Master B.R.2 and adjacent twin B.R 1, Big House...moreless

  • Bathroom 2 Big House: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Shared with Bedrooms 3 & 6...moreless

  • Bathroom 3 Big House: combination tub/shower

    Shared with Bedrooms 4 & 5...moreless

  • Bathroom 4 Big House: toilet

    Half bath on main floor of Big House with sink & toilet...moreless

  • Bathroom 5 Little House: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Master Bedroom Little House bathroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 6 Little House: toilet, tub

    Shared with Little House Bedrooms 6 & 7...moreless

  • Bathroom 7 Little House: toilet, shower

    Shared with Little House bedrooms 10 & 11...moreless

  • Bathroom 8 Little House: toilet

    Half bathroom, main floor of Little House with sink & toilet...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Local activities guide, Local maps, beach towels, Security system, Garden shared by both houses, unscreened porch at Big House and deck at Little House, Walk down to end of the garden to the private beach shared by the whole house.. More details and photographs are available upon inquiry if you are seriously considering a rental. The house is comfortable, functional, not fancy. No tents or other structures may be erected in the garden without consultation with the manager....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Most adult and children's books are of a previous era....moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • Games:

    Some indoor games and puzzles....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    The Big House and the Little House sections have cable...moreless

  • Television:

    The Big House and Little House sections both have TV...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach:

    A small private beach is attached to the property and there are other larger beaches to visit in the area. ...moreless

  • Beach View:

    The beach is at the bottom of a stretch of lawn. It looks south-west over Mattapoisett Harbor....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    A private swimming beach attached to the property on Mattapoisett Harbor offers good salt water swimming and opportunities to launch a laser, kayak or row boat, but no motorized craft. ...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Mattapoisett Harbor and Buzzards Bay are visible from the house and on clear days, it is possible to see Woods Hole and the islands. This is an excellent area for sailing,motor cruising.and fishing....moreless

  • Village:

    Mattapoisett is a small village with houses reminiscent of the ship building and whaling days. Our house is in a quiet family oriented neigborhood just about a 5-10 minute walk to the center....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Big House section large dining room will seat 14+ Little House section dining room will seat 12...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 26 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Air conditioning not available but fans are provided in all of the bedrooms....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Big House and Little House have own dryers...moreless

  • Free Local Calls
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Two sets of sheets are supplied for each bed in all bedrooms...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Big House section has 3 living rooms Little House section has 2 living rooms...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking:

    Street parking, but limited to 10 cars parked on left hand side of the street, other cars must be parked elsewhere. No large pick-up trucks allowed....moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Telephone:

    Big House and Little House have separate landline telephone numbers. International charges are the responsibility of the renter...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Two sets of bath towels are supplied for all bedrooms....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Big House and Little House sections have own washing machines...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker:

    Yes...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    good supply in both the Big and Little sections...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    each section of the house have adequate supplies of dishes and utensils applicable for the number of people in each house...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Both sections have dishwashers...moreless

  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen:

    Big House has one complete kitchen. Little House has one complete main kitchen & a complete small galley kitchen....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Both sections of the house have Microwaves...moreless

  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Refrigerators with small freezer compartment in both sections...moreless

  • Stove:

    Big House has gas stove and oven. Little House has electric stoves and ovens in both kitchens. ...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Yes...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Little House section has balcony outside Master Bedroom with a view to the harbor and bay.....moreless

  • Bicycles:

    No bicycles provided, but strongly advise bringing yours, as the area is good for bicycling....moreless

  • Boat:

    No boats are allowed on our property except for a laser, kayaks,canoes or row boat.. A guest mooring can be acquired from the Mattapoisett Boatyard or other arrangements to dock a small power boat....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Big House section has a porch with a view to the harbor and bay. ...moreless

  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf:

    Several public golf courses are in the area. It is best to check online or the local telephone book for the one most suitable for you....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Only kayaks,canoes and rowboats are allowed to be launched from our beach. No motorized boats allowed as it is a swimming beach shared with a private beach club.....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    A large lawn in front leads down to the private beach. There is also garden space behind the house....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal grills - one for each section of the house...moreless

  • Porch Furniture
  • Tennis:

    Tennis available on town courts or in a public facility on route 6 in Marion...moreless

  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Yard

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Special offer: Special Rate for a week in July or August ! (see details)

Friday, July 2 4-31 or Saturday, August 22-29. Discounted rate of $5,000 from $7000 for the whole house! Second option to take just the Main House during one of the same weeks for $3900. Main House sleeps 12 people with a 3rd floor option for 6 more, all double occupancy.

Offer for: Jul 24, 2015 - Jul 31, 2015 View calendar

Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2015
Jun 5 - Sep 11, 2015
7 night min stay

$7,000

Changeover Day: Friday


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $2,000
  • cleaning of whole house $600
  • Pet Fee $300
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Please note the option to rent the Big House section for $4,400 or Little House for $3,300 per week with a discount of $200 per week if rented for 2 weeks.. I require 3 payments to be made and then separately, not included in rental fee, a security deposit and cleaning fee 2 weeks before occupancy.


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Last updated: 04/20/2015
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Location

40 Miles
Nearest Airport
TF Green, Providence R.I. or Logan Airport, Boston
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Route 6
8 Miles
Nearest Ferry
New Bedford closest or Woods Hole for the islands
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
New Bedford/Mattapoisett/Marion
40 Miles
Nearest Train
Providence, Rhode Island
1.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 195
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Various: on route 6 between New Bedford & Wareham
Mattapoisett
Nearest Ski
water skiing, with own boat or hired boat
Mattapoisett
Nearest Beach
Own swimming beach

Car: Necessary

Buzzards Bay is excellent for sailing and motor cruising, There is nearly always a good south west wind by mid-day, if not before. The harbor is good for small boat sailing.

For sightseeing, it is worth visiting the Whaling Museum and historic district, the zoo and Botanical Gardens in New Bedford, Edaville Railroad Park, Carver MA. is fun for young children. Bird watching,walking and scenic drives abound.

Trips to Rhode Island are short, and worth it, to visit the Blithewold house and botanical garden in Bristol,or to go to Newport Rhode Island, as well as to vineyards in the area. In the other direction, it is easy to drive to Cape Cod for the day. There are ferries to Marthas Vineyard and Cuttyhunk in New Bedford. Other ferries go to Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket from Woodshole or Hyannis, Massachusetts,

Sports: For golfers there are public courses in Mattapoisett and the surrounding towns - best found in the local telephone directory or online to suit what you are looking for.

Public tennis courts are on route 6 in Marion. Sailing or power boating is a must. If you bring your own craft bigger than a row kayak or laser, you will have to make arrangements to dock it at the Mattapoisett Boatyard.

ATM/banks, Post Office, Laundromat, are in town and some local places for groceries. The super markets we use are not far away in Fairhaven, If you need to get to a hospital you would go either to New Bedford or Wareham, which are both about a twenty minute drive from Mattapoisett.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1953

About: Our family has enjoyed coming to Mattapoisett for 5 generations. With cousins and friends, sailing, tennis, swimming and excursions to the islands of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket have been some of our favorite activities. Most of us came from Boston, New York and New Jersey to spend the entire summer here. We sailed Beetle Cats and Herreshoff 12's for fun and twice a week in races, often competing with other clubs around Buzzard's Bay. The family still has local roots in Massachusetts, but we connect with others who live in California, Montana, Georgia, and as far away as Argentina.

Why Mattapoisett:
There is something that continues to draw all of us to Mattapoisett, particularly Bow Mansion, our house. It has been shared in the past with aunts, uncles, cousins and friends for over 60 years, although family has summered here for much, much longer. The house is comfortable and functional, with no pretensions of being anything but a family summer house with some amusing old-fashioned touches.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The neighborhood is a quiet and unpretentious where neighbors are friends going back a few generations. We are not on a busy street, so it is reasonably safe for children. Bicycling is popular. The garden is great for games and on rainy days there is plenty of room indoors for activities.. The porch of the Big House is always a favorite place to eat and chat, while enjoying the views of the harbor and all of its activities. The Little House balcony off the Master Bedroom is equally pleasant for viewing the harbor and bay. Cool breezes in the evenings waft through the trees. Conclusively, it is a great place for all ages to relax, play, go off on day excursions or just find a quiet corner to read and write. We do not allow large festivities or loud noise such as boom boxes which interfere with our neighbors pleasures, most especially in the evenings. It is preferable to entertain a large group with extra guests elsewhere in the immediate area, however a small one day event can be arranged with permission. That includes tents and other such structures which may not be erected in the garden without prior consultation with the manager.


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  • Bow Mansion, Family Home in
Mattapoisett, Mass.

    Bow Mansion, Family Home in Mattapoisett, Mass.

  • Big House, Small Living Room

    Big House, Small Living Room

  • Big House Kitchen and Laundry beyond

    Big House Kitchen and Laundry beyond

  • A Twin Bedroom in Big House

    A Twin Bedroom in Big House

  • Little House Dining room

    Little House Dining room

  • Little House Master Bedroom and Balcony

    Little House Master Bedroom and Balcony

  • Private Beach for Both Houses

    Private Beach for Both Houses

  • Big House Dining Room

    Big House Dining Room

  • Master Bedroom in Big House

    Master Bedroom in Big House

  • Big Living Room in Little House

    Big Living Room in Little House

  • Little House Main Kitchen

    Little House Main Kitchen

  • A Twin Bedroom in Little House

    A Twin Bedroom in Little House

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  • Bedrooms
    11
  • Bathrooms
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