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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
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
"Rented the main house for 2 weeks in June and had a wonderful time.
Open and airy upstairs level (great room in center, master bedroom off one end, screen porch off the other) is even nicer than photos suggested.
Comfortable bedroom suite downstairs.
Private and quiet with great views.
1 mile from Truro center, 5 minutes from magnificent ocean beach, and 15 minutes from Provincetown.
House is well maintained, with owners who are well organized and receptive to questions or requests
We have rented many vacation homes over the years and feel this was among the very best.
The next time we vacation on Cape Cod, we will definitely try to rent it again."
Guest: Susan & RickDate of Stay: June 2014Review Submitted: June 22, 2014
"Rented Stepping Stones and the cottage behind it, Pebbles, for my wedding at Wychmere Beach Club over Columbus Day Weekend. Put extended family in the house and me and my wife in Pebbles. Was a perfect combination and gave us the privacy needed but with proximity to family and of course Wychmere. While we didn't spend a ton of time in the main house, my family loved it and it seemed to work well. There were 4 couples and 3 kids. The layout has an abundance of twin and full beds, with only 3 kings/queens, not including the pull out couch, so you'll want to think through the layout since if you have 5 or 6 couples, a few won't be able to sleep in the same bed. The house is huge and spacious and wonderfully equipped. Pebbles was great too! A great gas fireplace, nice bed, kitchen, bathroom, and very charming. My wife got ready here with family and bridesmaids, and we did our first look right across the street at the Wychmere overlook. If you are getting married at Wychmere this is the ideal spot as it's walkable to everything! MaryLynn was wonderful to deal with and made sure we had everything we needed. Such a wonderful stay and so glad we found this house and lucky that it was still available. Book soon! Is also such an affordable and superior option to a hotel or inn."
Guest: John S.Date of Stay: October 2014Review Submitted: October 24, 2014
"Absolutely charming, had everything we needed plus a delightful little porch and walking distance to downtown! The owners have put a lot of thought into preparing for guests at their historic home. Fascinating history lesson about the history of the house and its previous owners as well, wish we had a copy of the book!"
Guest: The K'sDate of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: August 31, 2014