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Walk to Wychmere Harbor from Your Own Victorian Guest House

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 6 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Operated as a guest house for over 100 years, Harborwalk is now available as a weekly rental. We rent from Sunday to Sunday, accommodating guests who attend weddings on Saturday. This updated 1880's Victorian home is known for the expansive front porch, where there is always a breeze from Wychmere Harbor. The first floor holds a large dining room seating 12, a new (2007) kitchen, a handicapped accessible bedroom with a canopied queen sized bed and bath, and two parlors with lots of comfortable seating. The second floor has 5 bedrooms: Two have private baths, three bedrooms share a common bath. Two of the bedrooms have twins, one has bunkbeds, the other two are canopied queens. We provide the linens for you. A caretaker's apartment is located off the back of the house.

The location is ideal for one who wants to leave the car parked. Grab our beach chairs and cart and walk to the beach alongside Wychmere Harbor, the most-photographed harbor on Cape Cod.

Located in the village of Harwichport, we are steps to restaurants, shopping, and recreation of all sorts. We are close to Saquatucket and Allen Harbors as well. The boat to Nantucket is 1/2 mile down the street, as are whale and seal watching tours. Fishing? Walk out on the jetty or book a tour out to Wychmere. Golf? We have two courses in Harwichport, Cranberry Valley and the Harwichport course. Biking? The rail trail runs through Harwichport.

If your party is larger than 12, consider renting our smaller house as well, VRBO 452514

Keywords: Large House

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 19, 2017

About The Owner

Purchased by my parents Preston and Marilyn Barry as a retirement project. They ran a successful B&B for many years. My sister ,brother and myself took over 10 years ago. We decided to create a weekly rental so families could enjoy all the house had to offer.

We love this house and use it whenever possible for family gatherings. We have had 3 weddings so far from two generations!

The Owner purchased this house in 1976

Why The Owner chose Cape Cod

This property has been in our family for 40 years. It represents memories for all of us. As small children we vacationed on cape cod so it seemed fitting that my parents would want to retire here.

We are blessed to share it with other families as they create new memories.

What makes this house unique

By far the best spot in the house is actually on the porch. It is large and lends itself to gatherings. It is also THE best place to curl up with a good book!

Amenities

Harwich Port House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 - outdoor shower , Spacious private outdoor shower
  • Three bedrooms have private full baths One hall full bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , Private bath second floor
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Share bath second floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Share bath second floor
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , private bath
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , First floor master suite
    Bedroom 6 - 2 bunk bed , One set bunk beds, shared bathroom
  • Queen size Beds (3)Twin or Single Beds (2sets of twins) ,Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Expansive front porch with a sea breeze, one block to beach, 2007 kitchen, handicapped accessible, located in village, walk to restaurants, shops, tennis, bike trails, golf, new enclosed outdoor shower.

Reviews

4.7/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Walk to Wychmere Harbor from Your Own Victorian Guest House
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews
Boulder, CO
5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Our families stayed for a week this summer. Had a wonderful time - great location (around the corner from THE BEST ice cream shop - walked there every night after dinner). The boys (all adults) played Frisbee, etc in the large yard every day, we walked to the beach every day -- you can't park any closer to the beach without permits. Enjoyed the porch morning, noon & night. The best part was the ability to have all of our meals 'in'. Great kitchen, outdoor grill, etc. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the positive feedback. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you back soon!
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3 0
chicago, il
4

the greatest location!!!

  • 4 of 5

This was our 2nd year in a row staying at Harbor Walk. We rent with another family and there is ample room for the kids to run around and still have space for the adults to relax with a cocktail in the house or on the huge wrap-around porch. The short distance to the beach is fantastic and to be able to walk there is a great luxury. In addition, to walk to Sundae School is the best kiddie treat for all vacation days. We love the updated kitchen and the updated outdoor shower- after the beach, every day- it is a fight to who gets to use the outdoor shower first! Thanks again! Hope to see you next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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1 2
andover, ma
5

We have stayed at this be...

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this beautiful home year after year. It's location is perfect for all types of recreation, especially the gorgeous beach just steps away. Quaint shops and fantastic restaurants are merely a short picturesque walk away. The relaxing porch and breeze can't be beat. Hospitality at it's best! We highly reccomend this home to any family or group looking for the best of it all! Don't miss this experience! We love it and can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2007
  • Stayed: May 2007
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Hyannis-small planes
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Hot Stove, Ember, Mad Minnow
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Freedom -Saquatucket Harbor
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Cranberry Valley, Harwichport golf course
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Hyannis
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Rt 6 aka Mid-cape Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Hot Stove, Ember, Mad minnow
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Merkle

Harborwalk is perfect for the special family celebration or reunion. Walk to Wychmere Harbor and the Club. for a larger family consider renting our other house as well. See listing 452514

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Rates & Availability

Harwich Port House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall
Sep 10 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
$2,450
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$3,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

Sunday to Sunday rental 50% deposit required to secure reservation.
We also require a security deposit of $500 that is refundable.

Personal check

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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