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Exterior View facing Southeast

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Last updated: 06/20/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Historic family retreat on large, wooded lot with private access to tidal beach on Bass River. Original furnishings with newly updated kitchen, outdoor shower, complete with all modern amenities. Capture the charm of old Cape Cod in idyllic, large wooded setting. Plenty of room for children's play, family gatherings or quiet contemplation. Ideal for swimming and launching small boat, 3/4 mile from public beaches on Nantucket Sound and 45 minutes from Cape Cod National Seashore beaches.

The Cottage has been home to five generations devoted to the enjoyment and preservation of Bass River recreational opportunities and family traditions. Sailing, tennis lessons available nearby. Close to beaches, shopping, bike trails, golf and all mid-Cape attractions.







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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Maximum occupancy can be increased to 8 if up to two children are in portacribs....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Small private beach with stair access, large wooded lot, home furnished with family antiques. Quarter-mile from public beach on Bass River, 3/4 mile from public beaches on Nantucket Sound. One mile from boat marina with launch facilities and rental moorings....moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Waterfront:

    Approx. 50 yards away from water....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining porch is off the kitchen, open & airy in summer....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Outdoor grill (charcoal not gas) available...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Gas stove....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

 

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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$2,000

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning fee per stay $175
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

One-week rental: $1900

Two-week rental: $3500

Plus cleaning fee of $125 per rental


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1892

About the owner: We are a group of five siblings and cousins (3 pictured) who are collective owners of this property. The house was built as a retirement home for our great grandparents in 1936. This, and the adjacent property (not included in this rental), has been owned by the same family, descendents of a Nantucket Quaker whaling family, since 1892. We value tenants who appreciate the history and beauty of Bass River along with the abundance of fabulous recreational opportunities available.

Why the Owner Chose South Yarmouth, Yarmouth, MA, USA:
When our great, great grandparents first purchased this property in the 1890's it took a full day to get there from Boston, by 'stage' to Old South Yarmouth Village. Historical documentation about the early days along the river are available to peruse in the house.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The Cottage combines a unique, historical ambience with all of the modern amenities and attractions that Cape Cod has to offer. The salt air and smell of pine trees haven't changed in centuries. The house is filled with antiques, paintings, books and reminders of historic Cape Cod. The ebb and flow of the tides become part of the daily rhythm of life and one can watch the boats passing by from the top of the beach steps or participate in many of the activities the river has to offer - swimming, kayaking, birding, or just enjoying the ebb and flow of the tide as an onlooker.


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Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Exterior View facing Southeast

    Exterior View facing Southeast

  • Bedroom suite on first floor with private bath

    Bedroom suite on first floor with private bath

  • View downriver toward Nantucket Sound.

    View downriver toward Nantucket Sound.

  • We can't promise rainbows, but when they do appear they're pretty spectacular!

    We can't promise rainbows, but when they do appear they're pretty spectacular!

  • Cozy living room with fireplace, large dining porch, circular floor plan

    Cozy living room with fireplace, large dining porch, circular floor plan

  • Recently renovated kitchen, gas appliances, breakfast nook

    Recently renovated kitchen, gas appliances, breakfast nook

  • View upriver to the north (taken from the middle of the river)

    View upriver to the north (taken from the middle of the river)

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Sunday, July 24, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 06/20/2016
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