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Recent Massachusetts property reviews

  • Oak Bluffs victorian family beach house

    "I must say i was a little skeptical at first. I was looking for a place that a large family could stay and play together. This was the place. The expansive front porch is the perfect social hub. the updated kitchen was good for cooking, I would bring few of my own favorite gadgets next time. We grilled all of our meals and ate in the great back yard. All the rooms do have cable tv and wifi is available. I would update the decor a little, thats just my personal taste, but the bones are all there. Well maintained, plus all those bathrooms the location is the best part of it all. 2 blocks from the ink well. 2 blocks from the basketball courts and tennis courts. and 2 blocks from center of town. what more could you want? The owner is charming and gets things done when you can get him. He is a busy guy. I would highly commend this place"
    Guest: Martin M. Date of Stay: August 2011 Review Submitted: August 18, 2011
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  • Girls' Trip

    "This house is fabulous. You get a real sense of the true Cape Cod. Our group of eight loved sitting on the porch drinking coffee before heading out to Provincetown, Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard. All easily accessible from the house. October is the perfect time of year. We had more than enough room for eight. Enjoyed the fireplace at night while playing games. It was a pleasure working with the owner. She was always very helpful and gave great ideas for sightseeing. I would rent it again in a second. Thanks for making the trip a true Cape Cod experience."
    Guest: Christine Date of Stay: October 2012 Review Submitted: October 8, 2012
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  • Fantastic in every way.

    "We just loved this home and I can only say wonderful things about it. The floor plan is great with a master bedroom downstairs and 3 bedrooms upstairs. The master has a private sitting room which has a pull out sofa if you need it. It also has a private, full bath. I love that this house is a home, not just a house! We had looked at several rentals that were so cold and bare. This home is cozy and loved. The beach is pretty close by, as is downtown Hyannis. We could walk to either with no problem at all. The large back yard is private and has a great deck and a gas grill is available if you'd like. There is wifi, a very nice television, cable, and movies (DVDs). These owners have really done everything to provide guests with the comforts of home. There was absolutely nothing that we needed that was not there, and the owners were available by telephone if anything came up...I had a few questions about our stay. Owners provided wonderfully detailed instructions, which I really appreciated. Though my dad lives on the Cape, I plan to return to this home again, hopefully sooner than later. Thanks for a wonderful and relaxing stay!!"
    Guest: Ana Maria V. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 5, 2014
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  • An excellent and easy getaway

    "We've stayed here twice and absolutely love the cottage. Its filled with everything you could want for a vacation and, being without a car, is only a few minutes from everything else. The outdoor shower is great for after the beach and making a quick clean-up before going back out again. Right off of all the bike paths, we easily were able to bike to any other part of the island. The owner is most gracious and very easy to work with. We wholeheartedly recommend."
    Guest: Chris L. Date of Stay: July 2013 Review Submitted: July 8, 2013
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Massachusetts Travel Tips

Choice Massachusetts Vacation Houses

In Massachusetts, you can choose from a wide variety of vacation homes. Many of the rentals in the major cities such as Boston are apartments. Many of these are conveniently located near the city center and major tourist attractions. In Boston, there are also several houseboats available as rental homes. Cape Cod beach rentals are situated along some of the country's most beloved coastline for the perfect summer vacation. In the smaller towns and more rural areas, you may find some magnificent old Victorian-style homes available for rent. Often these are furnished with antiques and restored in a way that reflects their former glory. In some of the smaller villages, you may find quaint cottages set along a country lane or tucked among the trees. Warm fireplaces tend to keep them cozy and comfortable furnishings make you feel right at home. Whether you are planning a romantic getaway or cultural sightseeing tour, you can almost certainly find a vacation home to suit your personal style and budget.

Activities and Attractions near Massachusetts Cottages

Depending on where in Massachusetts you are staying, there are many attractions and activities. If you enjoy history, you can spend hours browsing the museums in Boston and surrounding areas. Even the smaller inland towns often have historical societies that maintain local museums. If you enjoy the outdoors then head to the mountain regions in the north or east. Here you can explore miles of mountain trails. There are both hiking and mountain biking routes so you can choose your favorite activity. In the winter months, you can head to some of the best ski resorts in New England and enjoy the top-quality ski runs available.

People Who Enjoy History Will Like Visiting Massachusetts

Many visitors to Massachusetts are from other major cities on the East Coast. It is conveniently located close enough to the big cities to be the ideal weekend break destination. It is a state with a rich cultural and historical heritage. Anyone who has an interest in American history will find it a fascination place to visit. There are numerous museums which detail various aspects of American life including art, writing, military history and constitutional history. There are also several battle sites and historic landmarks where famous personalities stayed and lived. It is also a state that is scenically very beautiful and for this reason, it attracts many artists and photographers. The fall colors are particularly striking in the autumn months. Boston is a cultural and academic hub of the nation. There is one of the highest concentrations of universities and colleges in the Boston Metropolitan area. Anyone with an academic interest will love visiting the college libraries and campuses.

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