Seaside Cape Cod Escape-Norris Cottage: 3 Minutes to the Beach(36 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)
Quaint and comfortable, you will find all the amenities of home with the simple things of life at your fingertips and footsteps. Pull into our oyster-shelled driveway, unpack, and take a walk up to the Hyannis Port Golf Club for the spectacular sunset over Squaw Island. Walk to Sea Street Market for sundries, groceries, newspapers, beer and specialty wines, along with tasty deli selections.
We are a 3-minute walk to serene Sea Street Beach, with Picnic Area, Bath House and Snack Bar. We’ve watched osprey dive for minnows there at low tide! The popular beaches: Veteran’s, Kalmus, (ideal winds for the best sail boarding in New England), and Craigville, are short hops away.
Main Street restaurants feature casual and fine dining with daily catches from local fishing vessels. Visit the Hyannis Harbor Docks to see fish and lobsters being off-loaded, while you shop at the local artisan kiosks. Popular restaurants dot Ocean Street and offer a view of Hyannis Harbor.
Nightlife abounds and cinemas feature box office greats. Enjoy summer theater performances at The Cape Playhouse and unique foreign films shown at The Cape Cod Art Museum. Farm-fresh food is available through “Edible Cape Cod” farm members and Farmer’s Markets. Agri-Tourism farms bring back times past with “Pick Your Own” options, tours, hikes, hayrides and workshops. The local wineries host tastings to showcase specialty wines.
Treat yourself to a quiet home base from which to explore the whole Cape, including the Massachusetts Cultural Coast. Be really “Green”, bring your bikes and ride the bike trails for miles through The Cape Cod National Seashore and beyond. 'Cape Cod Rails to Trails' will give you a great workout with views of cranberry bogs, marshes, and ocean panoramas. Go fishing for trout, smallmouth bass, chain pickerel and bluegill at one of the 365 kettle hole ponds, or surf cast off Dennis Beach.
Private and public golf courses are minutes away and across town, historic Route 6A will pique your architectural and antique sweet tooth. We are 45 minutes from historical Provincetown, where you can experience the sand dunes, sunset horseback rides, and shop for unique art and entertainment.
Whether this is your summer vacation or a spur of the moment getaway during the winter, leave your cares at home. Come read, write a book, finish a project, sketch, or photograph the beauty of the ocean and its environs. Off-season, short stays for weddings, conferences, and business are also available. For more pictures and information, please see our website below.
Keywords: Cape bungalow suitable for couples on a getaway weekend, small families who like gentle beaches and mature travelers who enjoy peace and quiet.
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Member since: 2009
- 900 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Alternative Lifestyle
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Full bathroom with great shower
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
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|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 26 - Sep 21, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 22 - Oct 12, 2017
3 night min stay
Oct 13 - Mar 22, 2018
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $400
Owner's cancellation policy:
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Hi-Line and The Steamship Authority provide ferry service to Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard, Antique book stores, Cape Cod National Seashore, Whale Watching, Deep Sea Fishing trips, Local fishermen sell fresh fish and lobsters at the docks, The Cape Cod Railway has lunch and evening dinner tours, Custom jewelers and Artisans offer their wares at the kiosks at Ocean Street Docks, Festivals are held at local beach parks, The Cape League plays nightly games-see future baseball professionals in training, Farmer's Markets and Agri-Tourism tours are available, Healing Arts professionals are available on the Cape. The Truro Vineyard has great tastings and local farms welcome you and sell fresh, local produce.
Year Purchased: 2007
About the owner: As a chef, I enjoy local seafood and teach at a local university. My husband puts his software engineer expertise to work anywhere we go. Staying at the Cape gives us a mini-vacation whenever we spend time here. Our favorite walks and sunsets are right around the corner. We have the most fun going shellfishing and sharing nature's bounty with family and friends. The peace and quiet are refreshing and give us a great perspective on what is really important; nature, family, great food and meeting our guests!
Why the Owner Chose Hyannis, Barnstable, MA, USA:
Our smaller cottage next door was my home for years. As our family grew, we needed more room for our grandchildren and friends. Hence, we were lucky enough to purchase the bungalow which has been a favorite family reunion spot.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
We enjoy the peace and quiet, long walks and easy access to activities like fishing, island visits to Martha's Vineyard or Nantucket and Provincetown. Our outdoor shower is so refreshing and convenient, we use it far into the fall season as well. Our winter sojourns here are as comfortable and relaxed as summer, so we hope you consider coming during off-season as well for a well-deserved break or to enjoy the holidays.
- Primary: (781) 963-7475 (Massachusetts, USA)
- Secondary: (401) 474-0417 (Rhode Island, USA)
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#23 Norris Street with a new deck and large front lawn
Private side yard with back shed and outdoor shower
Enjoy your outdoor shower!
2nd bedroom with full bed. There is a set of bunks in this room as well.
Dining Room with expandable Hitchcock table
New walkway on the beach
Seaside strolls over this walkway by the marsh up this path are lovely
Marsh culvert at low tide
Walk along Fortes Beach and find these dock pilings with treasures of the sea
Take the ferry to Martha's Vineyard from the Hyannis docks. Enjoy Edgartown!
See the whale tail art
Ready for morning coffee & the paper, a good book and a BBQ later on.
Comfortable living room couch that opens to a queen-sized bed
Master bedroom with king-sized bed
Open Plan Kitchen, fully outfitted
Walk to Keyes (Sea Street) Beach in 3 minutes
Sea Street Beach and Picnic Area, a 3-minute walk from your bungalow
Kite boarder having a great ride. He got airborne later!
Come in Spring or Fall, too. The migrating birds will delight you.
Visit Race Point in Provincetown and play on the expansive beaches.
The 'Chappy Ferry' is a very short ride to the other side.
Go on a Whale Watch to see these amazing creatures. I took this shot!
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Saturday, May 27, 2017
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