Year Round Plymouth/Manomet Vacation Retreat House

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True Cottage Kitchen w/Antique 'Chambers' Stove.


Last updated: 11/30/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:15
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description


A Welcoming Antique Arts and Crafts Style Beach Bungalow in Plymouth, MA: 5bed/3ba, Charming Year-Round Home and Summer Hide-a-Way Sleeps 13-15 Comfortably.

We're located in nostalgic, 'Manomet Bluffs' area and steps from Manomet Beach. Just 5 houses back and a minutes walk from the house a very special private white sands beach, known to generations of families now welcome yours. Cherish long strolls, kayaking, sun & moon rises over Cape Cod Bay, seals, beach combing, much deserved R&R. Relax with a good book, family, friends & pets.

Local area attractions include Historic Plymouth sights: Plimoth Plantation, Mayflower II & Plymouth Rock. There's Deep Sea Fishing, Whale Watching, Harbor & Dinner Cruises, Golfing, Antiques, Shops, Restaurants, Biking, Hiking & More. Located 50 min. South of Boston and 15 min. North of Cape Cod Canal near Manomet Center, 10 min South of Plymouth Center. Ferry rides to Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket & P-Town make great day trips! The Best Moments spent on this Vacation Retreat after a day of what ever fancys you, is taking the time to enjoy the sea filled air & good company while doing absolutely nothing!

Your stay helps contribute to the continuous care and maintenance of this nearly 100 year old character-filled cottage. Insuring many will continue to be able to enjoy it, just like you, for many generations to come. In addition, we're looking forward to creating studio space in the stable house and one day offerring yoga classes, weekly meditations, & integrative life healing workshops. We continue to expand our organic garden and hope to construct a green house and offer fresh eggs to folks who wish to enjoy. Thank you for choosing to come stay with us.

Guests wanting a little help deeping their R&R, local massage and reiki practitioners are available but must be scheduled in advance on and off site. More information is available upon request.

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+1 5082243065


Member since: 2003

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/30/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Primary lease holder must be 25 or older...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 13-15

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    window seat-children love it!...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    with private bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 4 twin/ single

    with private bathroom...moreless

  • 3-Season Porch: 3 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 5: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Full size futon w/8' innerspring mattress. ...moreless

  • We can accommodate 12-15 people year-round in the main house - plenty of floor space so sleeping bags welcome; There's also a nice big backyard for those who love the idea of bringing tents and camping out under the stars (yet still being able to come inside to take a shower, eat...) *Additional Sleeping (2) in detached cottage - rents separately so contact owner for details Crib(s) can be made available upon request. *Doggie beds are Not Available so please feel free to bring 'Fido's' favorite bed if you think he's going to miss it....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Suite Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    2nd Floor tub & shower...moreless

  • Suite Bathroom: toilet, shower

    1st Floor shower...moreless

  • Hallway Bathroom: toilet, tub

    1st Floor soaking tub...moreless

  • Main House has 3 baths

Other Amenities

  • Handicap Access - I had a friend in a wheelchair who used to come to visit every year. She would bring her own ramp to get up on the deck and then had wheelchair access into 1 bedroom/bath in the main house. Beach Stairs - there are 3 flights of stairs with landing and lookout at the end of each flight. If you're concerned about health issues and not used to stairs, take it slow enjoy the view at each landing. They're not steep so kids will be fine - they usually do better than their parents...:)...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Private residential beach affectionately known as Manomet Bluffs. White sands beach with getty's for kids to dive into the water. Low tide exploration and beach combing in and around rocky outcrops....moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    We are 5 houses back from stair access to Private Manomet Bluffs Beach...literally a 2 minute walk. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Pier Fishing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    There is an additional table in the living room which will seat 4 more & chairs available to pull up to the table(s)....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    1 A/C Window Unit in the Dining Room...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Please see optional linen fee - guests are welcome to bring their own linens....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf:

    Many championship golf courses to choose from in the area....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 sit-on-top kayaks...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak Summer Season 2017
Jun 24 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$500 $750
Fri, Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 12 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $100
  • Cleaning Fee $200
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Taxes Not included


Damage deposit is fully refundable as long as property is left as received.

All credit cards or bank transfers are accepted safely through

All deposits, signed agreements & reservations are confirmed with Guest as soon as they are received.

All funds are 100% refunded 'as long as property is re-booked', otherwise used towards a future stay. See lease detail

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 11/30/2016
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50 Miles
Nearest Airport
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Wine Cellar
10 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Plymouth, Falmouth, Hyannis
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rt 3
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
42 Degrees North
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Manomet Bluffs

Car: Recommended

On site, you'll find two single person kayaks perfect for exploring inner Cape Cod Bay/Manomet coast lines. Fishing on & off shore for Striped Bass. Seal watching. Photography, Painting, Beach Combing at low tides in and around the rocky bluffs. 1.5 mile sandy beach is perfect for an early morning or late afternoon walk along the shoreline. Sand castles!

Within a 5 minute walk from the house there's a corner store, supermarket, beer/wine venue, coffee shop, ice cream, sub/deli shop, pizza, breakfast/lunch diners, Chinese, fresh sea food, Italian, Greek, a great little Thai take out place, P.O., library, churches, The Antique Chapel, Day Spa, red box DVD rentals, and more.

In Downtown Plymouth (a 10 minute drive) there are more restaurants (including Thai, Mexican, Wharf/Seafood Dining...), championship golf courses, antique shops, boutiques, museums, evening shows/dancing/outdoor & indoor concerts. A visit to the Plymouth Plantation, aboard the Mayflower II & peak at Plymouth Rock you won't be dissapointed...

Golf: Home to many Championship Golf Courses: Pinehill's Golf Club - Nicklaus Course and Jones Course; Waverly Oaks Golf Course; The Crosswinds Golf Club; Atlantic Country Club; Southers Marsh Golf Club; Squirrel Run Golf and Country Club; Village Links Golf Club...visit there websites for more information


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: It is said...."There's something lyrical about cottages" "Cottages ring true to the image of America's favorite homes - one of a kind designs that are in tune with nature" and blur the lines between inside and outdoor living. "Cottages are more intuitive, woven into the fabric of every cultures folk tales, they represent the universal home and are best defined by look and feel rather than architectural rules." M. Caren Connolly and Louis Wasserman define a cottage as "intimate, bucolic, and quintessentialy expressive of the owner's imagination." Well, this cottage was imagined as a love affair took hold in 1924 and the owners have certainly inspired imagination in all subsequent residents over the last 93 years. It's hard to believe that when my parents first set eyes on this wonderful home and met the owners who held the key to thier future in 1974 just a short mile down down the road, that thier then two year old daughter would some day come back to own and care for this place herself, hopefully bringing it into its centenial years and continuing to serve the love that inspired it. I'm happy to share and offer this special place to you and your family, what ever you like to call it, home, cottage by the sea, beach bungalow, retreat, escape, getaway, sanctuary, respit, holiday home, gathering spot....the list is long and they all fit! I'm just happy to welcome you and continue to inspire young and old, please enjoy. I look forward to meeting you.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/30/2016

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • True Cottage Kitchen w/Antique 'Chambers' Stove.

    True Cottage Kitchen w/Antique 'Chambers' Stove.

  • 1st Floor White Bedroom w/Full Size Bed and Private Bathroom

    1st Floor White Bedroom w/Full Size Bed and Private Bathroom

  • Same room, futon folded.

    Same room, futon folded.

  • 3-Season Enclosed Porch sleeps 3 in twin beds

    3-Season Enclosed Porch sleeps 3 in twin beds

  • Sunporch off kitchen, overlooks deck & backyard

    Sunporch off kitchen, overlooks deck & backyard

  • Photo taken July 2015

    Photo taken July 2015

  • Beach Access

    Beach Access

  • ...Look what I found!  An Old Medicine Bottle Spout, We Think. 9/30/13 & 70 deg!

    ...Look what I found! An Old Medicine Bottle Spout, We Think. 9/30/13 & 70 deg!

  • Relax in this comfortable living room with fireplace

    Relax in this comfortable living room with fireplace

  • 1st floor - Blue Bedroom, King Bed, Window Seat

    1st floor - Blue Bedroom, King Bed, Window Seat

  • This room can also be used for yoga/meditation - futon bed will fold up.

    This room can also be used for yoga/meditation - futon bed will fold up.

  • 1 full, 2 twin, 2 twin pull out mattresses under; second floor, full bath

    1 full, 2 twin, 2 twin pull out mattresses under; second floor, full bath

  • 1st floor enclosed sleeping porch w/3 twin beds

    1st floor enclosed sleeping porch w/3 twin beds

  • Street view of main house

    Street view of main house

  • Striped Bass - Shore Fishing in Sept. Nice job Tony!

    Striped Bass - Shore Fishing in Sept. Nice job Tony!

  • Backyard


  • Manomet Bluffs Beach

    Manomet Bluffs Beach

  • Stair access to Manomet Bluffs Beach.  2 Minute walk from the house.

    Stair access to Manomet Bluffs Beach. 2 Minute walk from the house.

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Year Round Plymouth/Manomet Vacation Retreat House

Plymouth, MA, USA #144254ha

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