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Private Home close to beach on Powder Point

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 180 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 2-1/2 baths and outdoor shower, sleeps 9

A lovely home on historic Powder Point, is just a short walk from Big Beach across the Bridge (one of the longest open wooden bridges in the world). The home is very private with a large deck and outdoor shower facing off the rear of the house into the large back yard providing optimal privacy. The newly renovated kitchen provides the opportunity to prepare wonderful gourmet meals that can be served in the formal dining room or on the deck.


Owner
Nathan Smith
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, Thai
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

Amenities

Duxbury House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master bathroom - toilet , shower
    Upstairs bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Downstairs - toilet , sink
    Outdoor - outdoor shower , outdoor
  • The half bath is on the first floor in a private room which could be used as an additional bedroom for those unable to hike up the stairs
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Master Suite - 1 queen , with Master Bath
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving ...
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Additional fee for private chef.

Reviews

4/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

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Private Home close to beach on Powder Point
average rating of 4.0 based on 3 reviews
5

Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

This home was just a savior to us. We had some work being done to our home and this made the transition so much simpler. Everything was in clean working order, the location was very close to the town center and the schools for our three girls. If we need to find a temporary home again, we will look no further! Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Not really set up for guests.

  • 2 of 5

Check with the owner to see if he has resolved the following issues:

only coffee maker was a percolator

no instructions for TV; couldn't figure out how to get content; did not appear to have cable

had to ask for kayak (it was not on property as described, but owner brought it over; not easy to figure out where to put it in the water, though; a map would be helpful)

beds were not made, just linens laid out for us to make beds

towels and sheets were old and didn't match

In addition, note that there are two sets of connecting bedrooms; you have to walk through one bedroom to get to another. The largest bed was a queen.

If you leave the bathroom door open when you shower, the smoke alarm will go off.

The house is old and charming and the floors are beautiful. The owner asks that renters not wear shoes in the house.

Owner was very available by text to answer questions.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Alexandra, for taking the time to comment on our beautiful cozy antique home. Please be assured that in addition to our percolator, we now have a new coffee maker. We have also new sets of sheets and towels. We strive very hard to be as accommodating as possible so we are sorry you couldn't manage the kayak and TV...as you said, we are very available for any such questions. Finally, the State Fire Code requires the smoke detector to be where it is so I would suggest you shower with the bathroom door closed on your next visit? We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards. Nathan
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5

Great home and rental expereince

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful antique farmhouse on Powder Point was a wonderful place to live. The proximity to Duxbury Beach, Snug Harbor, Duxbury Schools and Millbrook made it an ideal location. The house itself has so much character and charm and is situated on an expansive lawn. We have had such a good experience renting this home and highly recommend it to others looking for either a short term summertime vacation or a longer term rental. In both cases the benefits of its location and charm of this house are outstanding.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Car: not necessary

Duxbury is one of the most exclusive and sought after towns in New England. This coastal community is loaded with arts, culture, history (the Pilgrims settled here), golf, boating, swimming, all sorts of water sports, fishing, exploring, biking, sailing. Powder Point is the most exclusive neighborhood in Duxbury, at the end of which is one of the longest uncovered wooden bridges in the world stretching nearly a half mile across to the famous 'Big Beach' which boasts a length of nearly 6 miles of untainted sand and dunes.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $800
Cleaning $0
Pet Fee $200

5% Discount on 2 week rentals. 10% Discount on 3 week rentals. Beach Pass for monthly rentals.A professional cleaner will arrive after you check out and clean for one hour at no charge. Any additional time cleaning will be deducted from your Damage Deposit at the rate of $45 per hour. The more cleaning you do, the more laundry you do, etc., the less time they will have to be there. If you do an immaculate job, they won't have to stay beyond the first hour and we will return your entire Damage Deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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