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Classic Cottage in the National Seashore

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Last updated: 08/02/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Truro cottage description

This classic Cape Cod cottage, with ocean views, sits on 1.5 wooded acres, and is walking distance to the Truro’s famous dune beach. It’s the perfect place to unplug and get back to nature.

(Please realize the pictures do not do the property justice, thank you).

Vacationers have three rooms for sleeping: a large master bedroom, with an attached half-bath; a second bedroom with twin beds; and a third with a full bed. There is a large combined living room/dining room, and a reasonably appointed kitchen. There is both an indoor and simple outdoor shower. There’s a working fireplace, if the weather should turn chilly.

Also, please note that the home is clean and fully functional, but is quite rustic. It has a lot of small antiques and tchotchkes all around. The floors are well worn, and the furniture and appliances are older. It’s best for a single family, couples or small group of friends, and not suited for children under age 10.

The wide porch is great for morning coffee or sunbathing, while surrounding woods make for a private getaway. Beaches on the ocean and bay side offer plenty of options.

There’s no Wi-Fi at the house, but that’s available at the local library (and a few local businesses). At the current time, we have no laundry facility on site either.

If you are looking for a quiet, cozy place to unwind – our home will make a great stay.

Do not hesitate to contact us with questions. We want your stay to be the best.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Not Suitable For Children:

            Teens okay, but there's too much for small children to break....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Dogs (well-behaved, please), not cats. ...moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 6 people


          • Fireplace

          Other Amenities

              • We are less than a half-mile walk from the ocean beach, and a mere 5 minute drive from the bay. Cyclists love the winding roads of the Outer Cape. Fishing charters are available or try your luck from the shore. Summer brings many entertainments to not just Provincetown, but North Truro and Wellfleet. You won't be bored - guaranteed. ...moreless


              • Video Library
              • Books


                  • Telephone

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lawn / Garden


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

                  Location & View

                  • Ocean View:

                    See the Atlantic from the back porch, and keep an eye out for breaching whales...moreless

                  • Rural


                  • Recreation Center
                  • Cycling
                  • Surfing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Swimming
                  • Sailing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Antiquing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shelling
                  • Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Photography
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Cinemas
                  • Restaurants
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Hiking


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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Aug 16 - Oct 4, 2014
                  7 night min stay


                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                  • Property Damage Protection $89
                  • Taxes Not included


                  Though we prefer to rent by the week, after Labor Day we would discuss weekend rentals. Please do not hesitate to ask.

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                  Last updated: 08/02/2014
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                  22 Today
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                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Provincetown, Boston or Providence
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Route 6
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Longnook Beach

                  Car: Necessary

                  Halfway between P-town and Wellfleet, Truro is the gem of the outer Cape. You can enjoy fine dining, nightclubs and street life in either of the larger towns, head to the drive-in for a movie, or just stick with the local farm stand and ice cream parlor and enjoy the quiet.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1970

                  About the owner: I am a travel writer and resident of Houston, Texas, but I grew up on the East Coast and have spent summers on the Cape my entire life. When people ask me my favorite place in the world, the answer comes easy: Longnook Beach.

                  Why the Owner Chose Truro:
                  The house belonged to my mother, who was an artist and antique collector. She had a unique style, which continues to be reflected in the decor of her old summer home. Today, my brother and I share the property and rent it when we cannot be there. It's one-of-a-kind.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  Built on a hill, grandfathered within the National Seashore, the house is walking distance to the beach. It's a charming, unpretentious spot that remains blissfully undeveloped. We don't even have WiFi (but the pizza place 5 mins away does, if you can't unplug for long).

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                  Speaks: english



                  • From the front.

                    From the front.

                  • A very comfy combo living and dining area great for game night!

                    A very comfy combo living and dining area great for game night!

                  • The master bedroom.

                    The master bedroom.

                  • The back porch offers ocean views (not shown).

                    The back porch offers ocean views (not shown).

                  • The dining area and fireplace corner.

                    The dining area and fireplace corner.

                  • Note Geoge and Martha above the twin beds (third bedroom not shown).

                    Note Geoge and Martha above the twin beds (third bedroom not shown).

                  VRBO #574627

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                  This listing was first published here in 2014.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, April 16, 2014

                  $1,600 per week (USD)

                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 08/02/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                  Classic cottage in the National Seashore

                  Truro #574627

                  3 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 6

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