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  • LUCKY ENOUGH FOR A RETURN VISIT

    "OUR SECOND VISIT TO DENNIS* LOVELY WATERFRONT HOME..VISITING THE CAPE IN THE OFF SEASON IS MAGICAL AND QUIET..AND YOU WILL NEVER TIRE OF THE WATER VIEW....THE OWNER HAS THOUGHT OF EVERYTHING TO MAKE YOU FEEL AT HOME...GUARANTEE YOU WILL GET A GREAT NIGHTS SLEEP..FANTASTIC BEDS AND BEDDING...DENNIS THE OWNER MET US ON OUR ARRIVAL TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS..LOVED THE BBQ AND HOTTUB..WE HOPE TO RETURN SOON.."
    Guest: MARY h. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 18, 2014
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  • LOCATION , LOCATION,LOCATION

    "LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION. This vacation getaway is situated on a very quiet two- home drive way, abutting a nature reserve, and is within a 5-10 min walk of one of the most secluded and beautiful beach spots in Provincetown. Surrounding this wonderfully designed and decorated home away from home are three distinctively unique garden setting designed for year round visual and physical enjoyment. The "South-East Garden” which faces the rising sun, has two comfortable chairs and a small- raw stone table for your early morning coffee drinking comfort. Surrounded by a number of "specimen type evergreens" , African stone and iron sculptures, and pottery and a wonderful view of the nature reserve, this lovely setting is a a pleasant place to start your day. As you enter or exit your vacation home you find yourself midst a botanical potpourri . Japanese Maples, ornamental grasses, clump bamboo, and more specimen evergreen trees and bushes. Many varieties of flowers help to make this setting a color delight. For your added pleasure there is a raw-stone bench to sit and enjoy the scenery and more African art and rare specimens of rocks and minerals. To complete this wonderful envelope of varied plantings and art is the "Shade Garden". View-able as one enters and exits the property and from the elevated deck. this Spring thru Fall delight features a large variety of premium hostas, ferns and shade friendly shrubs. The colors, textures, and shapes stimulate the senses and make for a cool mid-day place to stroll and smile. Oh yes, there is also the renowned town of Provincetown and the surrounding beaches and dunes. Wake up to visual and sensual pleasures explore your surroundings through out the day and return to your botanical haven as you please. YOU CERTAINLY PICKED THE RIGHT SPOT TO TREAT YOURSELF NICELY!!!"
    Guest: steve Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: March 9, 2015
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  • Reunion

    "My wife and I stayed at this property with five other couples. We had plenty of room, the house is very spacious. We really enjoyed the fireplaces, pool table, and sitting by the in-ground pool. We will definitely return when it's my turn to host the reunion again."
    Guest: Jeff Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 8, 2014
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South of Boston Travel Tips

Staying in South Shore Massachusetts Vacation Rentals

The area known as South of Boston is situated between Boston and Cape Cod. Known for its beautiful beaches and historic sites, it is a delightful place to spend a vacation in spring, summer or fall.

You can easily combine cultural visits around historic Plymouth with time at the beach. A vacation here means you can be as active or lazy as you please. Getting around and exploring the area is best done by car but vacation homes are available within walking or cycling distance of some of the beaches, shops and restaurants in this delightful area.

Whether you want to stay at a beach house or in a historic home, there is a South of Boston vacation home which is perfect for you. Flexibility is the main reason visitors choose to stay in a vacation home. Economy is another great reason to rent a cottage or vacation apartment in the area as it is much cheaper and more spacious than a hotel room. Comfortable living space and a well-equipped kitchen are all good reasons to choose a vacation rental when planning your visit to Massachusetts.

Things to do Around South of Boston Vacation Houses

The beach communities offer plenty of leisurely local activities for all ages and interests. Go shelling on the beach at Swansea, pick up fresh lobsters for dinner from Lee’s Wharf, go antique hunting, or enjoy walking and driving through the beautiful countryside. Whether you enjoy walking, boating, museums, hiking, dining out or shopping, this area has a little of everything.

Visitors to the area can stroll around the architecture of Harvard University, the oldest college in the U.S.A. or visit a theme park. Shopping in this area is excellent as there is no sales tax on certain items making them great bargains.

Getting to Massachusetts South Shore Cottages

The nearest airport to your South of Boston vacation home will be Logan International Airport in Boston. It is just seven miles from Hull, Massachusetts and has regular national and international flights daily.

Places to Visit Around Your South of Boston Vacation Rental

You could be forgiven for thinking you were in England when you look at the neighborhoods in Massachusetts. Swansea, Hull and Plymouth all take their names directly from the roots of the first settlers in the area and have a charming history to match.

Swansea is a delightful beach community with many quaint shops and independent businesses. Head for the Westport River Winery to take a tour of the vineyard and sample their wines.

The city of Boston is just 60 miles away and makes for a great day out. Follow the Freedom Trail, a line of red bricks which guides visitors around the main city sights. You can also cruise the Charles River or take a guided walking tour of the historic buildings.

New Bedford is a national park with a beautiful waterfront area, a whaling museum and plenty of boats trips and ferries to Martha’s Vineyard.

Historic Plymouth has Plymouth Rock, the landing site of the Puritan colonists; the replica of their ship, the Mayflower; and a model village of life for the early settlers, known as Plymouth Plantation.

The Weather South Shore, Massachusetts

One word can sum up the climate South of Boston--unpredictable. Boston has gorgeous sunny days and it has plenty of snow but the temperature can swing from one to the other in a matter of days so be prepared when you pack. Generally summers are hot and dry with temperatures around 82 F (28 C). Winters can be bitterly cold and snowy, with up to 42 inches of snow annually. Late spring is beautiful and the fall is known for its stunning New England foliage.

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