Spacious Cottage with English-Style Garden in Osterville Village, Cape Cod

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Last updated: 09/18/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Elf Hill cottage is comprised of two double bedrooms, a third bedroom with two twin beds and a daybed for a child, two full bathrooms, a living room, dining room and sun room. There is an automatic garage. The house has been freshly painted, has hardwood floors upstairs and down, and is charmingly furnished. A particularly wonderful aspect of the cottage is its spacious English-style garden. It is fenced-in for the peace of mind of parents of toddlers, and has a large outdoor shower. The hammock is the perfect spot for an afternoon nap or for reading whilst watching over children playing in the yard. The east-facing patio is a lovely spot for breakfast.

A pass allowing access to all public and private beaches in the area is included in the rental. Dowses Beach, a beautiful private beach with a cove on one side (perfect for small children) and the ocean on the other is five minutes down the road by car. Joshua’s Pond, a large fresh-water pond with a small sandy beach, is right around the corner. Elf Hill cottage is in a quiet residential neighborhood, yet Main Street, with its collection of wonderful restaurants, art galleries and tasteful clothing and gift shops, is a five-minute walk away.

A central, village location in Osterville is highly valued as many homes require a car for getting about. At Elf Hill, you could find yourself going for days without getting behind the steering wheel.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Animaux non-admis, sauf exception...moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Upstairs Master...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Ground floor Queen...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single, 1 child bed

    Upstairs Children's ...moreless

  • Bedrooms 1 and 2 have queen beds.

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Outdoor Shower: outdoor shower

    Outdoor Shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Ground floor ...moreless

  • The outdoor shower is a Cape Cod classic, and is perfect for showering off after a day at the beach....moreless


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys


  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill (propane)...moreless

  • Patio

Property Descriptor

  • Detached


Write a review 4.9
from 11 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Spring/Early Summer
Apr 22 - Jun 16, 2017
7 night min stay

Early Summer
Jun 17 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

High Season
Jul 1 - Aug 18, 2017
7 night min stay

Late Summer
Aug 19 - Sep 8, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,400 $3,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included


Beach pass to all the beaches, ponds and lakes in the seven villages of Barnstable (of which Osterville is one) included.

$155 cleaning charge for cleaning after your departure.

$500 security deposit.

Bank charges deducted from international wires will be deducted from your security deposit.

We will confirm your reservation once we have received a 50% deposit.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 09/18/2016
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74 Miles
Nearest Airport
Logan Airport (Boston)
0.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Wimpy's (casual) and Five Bays Bistro (upscale)
6 Miles
Nearest Ferry
0.3 Miles
Nearest Golf
The Wianno Club
74 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Mid-Cape Highway (Route 6)
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Wimpy's (casual) and Five Bays Bistro (upscale)
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Joshua's Pond (fresh water) / Dowses Beach (ocean)

The village of Osterville is located on the south central coast of Cape Cod on Nantucket Sound. It is considered to be one of the most beautiful and desirable villages on the Cape, and is prized for its quaint Main Street, its beautiful New England architecture, and its picturesque, warm-water beaches and harbor.

Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy walking, running, biking, golfing, fishing, crabbing, oystering, kayaking, whale-watching and boating throughout the area, and there are myriad activities for children. Boston is about an hour and twenty minutes’ drive, and Hyannis, with its airport and ferries to Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, is ten minutes away.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

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Speaks: english, french, italian


  • The backyard

    The backyard

  • The kitchen

    The kitchen

  • Living room

    Living room

  • The dining room

    The dining room

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Chidren's triple bedroom

    Chidren's triple bedroom

  • Downstairs queen bedroom

    Downstairs queen bedroom

  • The backyard

    The backyard

  • The arbor and the swing

    The arbor and the swing

  • Dowses Beach

    Dowses Beach

  • Main Street

    Main Street

  • The view from the front steps

    The view from the front steps

  • The sunroom off of the kitchen

    The sunroom off of the kitchen

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Upstairs queen bedroom

    Upstairs queen bedroom

  • Children's triple bedroom

    Children's triple bedroom

  • Daybed in Children's Bedroom

    Daybed in Children's Bedroom

  • Downstairs queen bedroom

    Downstairs queen bedroom

  • The backyard

    The backyard

  • Joshua's Pond

    Joshua's Pond

  • Osterville Harbor -- West Bay

    Osterville Harbor -- West Bay

  • The entrance to the village

    The entrance to the village

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