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Private 3.5 Acre Wooded Setting with Lakefront Beach Perfect for Large Groups

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Last updated: 10/02/2014

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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Harwich cottage description

Vacation with friends or extended family in this 'Old Cape Cod' style setting with a large private beach on John Joseph’s Pond. Enter the 3.5 acre property by one of the 3 entry driveways, labeled # 90 and #92 John Joepph Rd. This private wooded lot has 3 cozy cottages each with it's own fireplace and 2 separate kitchens so that you and your friends or family can vacation together but still have privacy when you want it. A covered breezeway connects 2 cottages and a common courtyard allows for the whole group to gather around one or both of the two fire pits. Or follow a short wooded path down to a large private sandy beach for lounging or for swimming off the dock or to the float. Enjoy boating ( several boats available for your use), fishing, or just relaxing during the day. In the evenings enjoy food or song at the fire pits on the beach. And don't forget your dogs or other furry friends!


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Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only:

                Out door is permissible but discouraged...moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                Well -behaved pets are welcome...moreless

              Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17, Beds for 17

              • Bedroom 1 Rick House: 1 king, 1 twin/ single

                King is 2 twins that can be separated...moreless

              • Bedroom 2 Rick House: 1 queen

                Adjacent to Bathroom...moreless

              • Bedroom 3 'Bunk Room': 4 twin/ single

                2 twins and bunkbed with upper/lower singles....moreless

              • Bedroom 4 Rick House: 1 twin/ single

                Single bed in small room off the three other bedrooms ...moreless

              • Bedroom: 5 Slider House main room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Living room with queen size pull-out couch...moreless

              • Bedroom 6 Bachelor Hall: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Living room with queen size pull-out couch...moreless

              • Bedroom 7 Bachelor Hall Bedroom: 2 queen, 1 twin/ single

                Single is over one queen, 'Bunk 'Style...moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1 In Slider House: toilet, combination tub/shower


              • Bathroom 2 In Rick House, near the 4 bedrooms: toilet, shower


              • Bathroom 3 In Bachelor Hall: toilet, shower


              • Bathroom 4 Outside Bachelor Hall: outdoor shower

                Enclosed Outdoor shower...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Rental is Saturday to Saturday in July and August only.


                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • Books For Kids
                  • Games
                  • Stereo
                  • Toys


                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Sports & Activities


                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Churches
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Playground
                  • Pond
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching

                  Location Type

                  • Lake
                  • Near The Ocean
                  • Waterfront

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Wind-Surfing


                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 12 people


                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Optional for a fee...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Large living room with views of pond...moreless

                  • Parking:


                  • Parking Off Street


                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster


                  • Golf:

                    Cranberry Valley Golf Course very nearby and available to guests...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Two of each, Kayak and Canoe...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:


                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Patio
                  • Sailboat
                  • Shed
                  • Walkway To Water
                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    2 kayaks, 2 canoes, rowboat, sunfish sailboat, many life jackets , water toys, dock, swim float, etc...moreless

                  • Wood Deck


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                  from 5 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  May 2015
                  May 1 - May 31, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  June 2015
                  Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  July 2015
                  Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  August 2015
                  Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  October 2015
                  Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                  2 night min stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Taxes Not included


                  Payment due with lease at time of reservation. For divided payment ( Half with lease and half I month before arrival) add $200.

                  Also, if you would like us to supply clean linens, bed sheets , and towels as well as starter supplies of toilet paper, paper towels, hand soap ,dish detergent and firewood we will do so for an additional $250..

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                  Private sandy beach on a beautiful quiet pond - perfect for swimming, fishing, and non-motorized boating. If you prefer the ocean there are several public beaches nearby. A golf course is just a block away and nearby conservation land is perfect for walking or bird-watching. The Cape Cod Rail Trail is not far away and is a favorite way to bike to the town tennis courts, playground, playing fields, and most importantly the ice cream shops!


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1954

                  About the owner: Our family and friends have enjoyed this property for many decades and we welcome you share it too. As a retired medical couple we now find managing this special spot a great way to bring a happy, healthful vacation to new groups of families and friends. Dick and Anne Simmons

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                  Speaks: english



                  • Pond and dock

                    Pond and dock

                  • Interior of secondary cottage

                    Interior of secondary cottage

                  • Secondary Cottage

                    Secondary Cottage

                  • Path to pond and private beach

                    Path to pond and private beach

                  • Beach (from right side)

                    Beach (from right side)

                  • Boats available

                    Boats available

                  • Pond


                  • Fireplace in sleeping cottage

                    Fireplace in sleeping cottage

                  • Dock and float

                    Dock and float

                  • Beach (from left side)

                    Beach (from left side)

                  $593 - $925 per night (USD)

                  7 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 17

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                  Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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                  Member since: 2007
                  Speaks: english
                  • Response time: Within 24 hours
                  • Response rate: 100%
                  • Calendar last updated: 10/02/2014
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                  +1 617-448-6464

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                  Private 3.5 acre wooded setting with lakefront beach perfect for large groups

                  Harwich #944519ha

                  7 BR  3 BA  Sleeps 17

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