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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
Recent East Harwich reviews
A Good place for R and R
"the only thing that stops me from giving this property a 5th star is that there were many lights that didn't seem to work. The rest of the time was wonderful! I especially liked the access to the pond as well as reading my book with tea on the screened in wicker porch!"
Guest: Francine W.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 21, 2015
Truly A Home Away from Home with Large Heated Inground Pool!
"We are a large group of 3 families with young children. Maggie's cottage is truly a home away from home for us. The cottage was extremely well stocked: apart from the usual that you'd expect to see in a cottage rental, Maggie went out of her way to stock up condiments, plastic bags, paper towels & tissue papers, even shampoos and soaps, you name it! Everything you need in your own home, Maggie got it! The heated pool was a huge hit with the children, we even swam under the stars. One evening we lit up the camp fire in the fire pit, and roasted some marshmallows, our children still talk about that experience even today. The cottage does show some signs of wear, but Maggie’s personal touches throughout the house only add character to it.
The cottage is located in a convenient yet very quiet location: about 2 min away from a large Stop & Shop (grocery) store & the beer/liquor store. The historic Chatham is only 15 minutes away. We also saw the most amazing sunset at the Skaket beach, also just 10-12 min away and recommended by Maggie. During low tide our kids loved looking for clams, hermit crabs and horseshoe crabs there!
The only reason that I gave this cottage a 4 star is difficulty of payment: Maggie only accepts checks, and being a non-American traveler, I had to go to the bank and get a certified US Dollar bank draft to mail it to Maggie. When she returned my security deposit, it was yet another check to deposit: from USD back to CAD. It would be so much easier if Maggie could accept electronic payments. I was also a bit shocked to receive the rental agreement in an actual mail, in this age a PDF file sent as attachment would make much more sense. That being said, those are small annoyances that didn’t hinder our thorough enjoyment of Maggie’s beautiful cottage."
Guest: Jing L.Date of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: September 30, 2014
"What a great place and location. If you are looking for a great place to relax that is an easy walk to both downtown Chatham and the ocean this is it! The home has many rooms for sleeping options weather you are a small or large family or group. The yard is nice with a picnic table and hammock and the outside deck was our favorite gathering place. Very relaxing! I will definitely go back!!!"
Guest: DanDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 13, 2015