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Sandwich Village Charmer

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
2
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

This large family home, owned by an art collector, is located in the heart of quaint and historic Sandwich Village founded in 1637. In addition to several living areas, this home has a spacious modern kitchen that is ideal for family groups. The five bedrooms include one king, two full, two twins and two bunks. A large elevated deck off the kitchen overlooks the Grist Mill Stream – home to swans, ducks and other shore birds. A small outdoor studio building is perfect for outdoor parties. Located within walking distance to village shops, great restaurants, the Sandwich library and world-class museums, this home offers the perfect New England experience year round. Sandwich attractions include Dan’l Webster Inn & Spa, Sandwich Glass Museum, Sandwich Boardwalk, Cape Cod Canal, and Heritage Museums and Gardens.

More Details

Owner
Bob
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
20%
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Three generations had a wonderful time in this lovely house! The yard with the creek running by was perfect for games of football and tag and just relaxing. My grandfather was raised on Cape Cod and I am glad to have had the chance to get to know his hometown a bit.
Sep 2010
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Reviews

5/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

Sandwich Village Charmer
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
5

Wonderful location and plenty of room!

  • 5 of 5

At the last minute we were trying to plan an escape with the whole family after graduations and before starting jobs. What a lucky find this house was. The location is fantastic on a side street next to the Daniel Webster Inn directly across from the library and walkable to the Shawnee Pond, Dunbar Tea House, Brown Jug, Beth's Bakery, and a few cute shops on Jarvis Street. Sandwich has so much to offer and this home itself was a serene retreat due to the babbling brook in the backyard and sweeping lawn and perennial gardens. Lots of birds including an egret that briefly landed in a tree by the brook as if on schedule. The kitchen is bright and sunny and well outfitted. The linens and towels are plenty as are many books and movies in the event of a rainy day. My husband actually put the kayak in the brook and paddled out to the Boardwalk although on the way back due to high tide he had to exit before the underpass on River Rd. Great House! Great Location!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location in Sandwich Village

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here during the July 4th week when local festivities (Sandwich Lighted Boat Parade) were within a short walk. Of course everyday the house is right in the historic part of Sandwich and it's a quick walk to dozens of shops and restaurants. There is also a water pump at the nearby gristmill that many people stopped to fill their water jugs, and once we caught on, we walked up there to fill our bottles too.

The house was comfortable and we liked the big open kitchen living area which led to the master bedroom. The house is equipped with almost everything you would need for entertaining, and owner was responsive to questions. Upstairs bedrooms were quite separate, which might be a problem with a very young family but worked great for us (youngest was 16) and offered even more room for socializing in the upstairs "den". We didn't spend too much time in the yard, but enjoyed relaxing on the deck - a few more chairs there would be great. We also grabbed a chair from the office to make more seating by the TV in the family room. We were a family of 5 that varied from 3 to 7 during our stay and had plenty of room even for our mini-dachschund who we limited to the main floor using a child-gate on-hand. Although we have stayed on the Cape many times, this was our first time in Sandwich and we appreciated the small town charm that is reminiscent of Martha's Vineyard. It has some rocky beaches which were nice if a little chilly, but we also drove to Nauset and Old Silver Beaches to get sandier beach days and took a great boat trip on the canal out of Wareham.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A wonderful family retreat!

  • 5 of 5

This 5 bedroom home has plenty of room for an extended family to spread out and enjoy their vacation. the location is amazing as it is private but it located in the village of sandwich and is an easy walk to anything in the historic area. The beaches are beautiful, a little rocky but breathtaking! The back yard is expansive and green with many plants and trees and a stream, a personal stream right in the backyard. Relaxing and beautiful. My husband even took a dip. I would highly recommend the house and the area. Its quaint and charming and not overcrowded!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A Treasure !

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently spent one month in this lovely home in Sandwich, Mass.

First of all, I can't recommend the location highly enough. Despite being mobility challenged I found it an easy walk to an historic church for Sunday services, the Sandwich Glass Museum, the one hundred year old (parts of it) Sandwich Library, Tea Room, Coffee Shops, Dexter's Grist Mill, the Hoxie House, Shawme Pond to swan gaze, the Daniel Webster Inn and other restaurants for meals. It's only about an hour twenty to the furthest point on the Cape and approximately the same to Boston. Day trips abound from this location, but you are poised to be off Cape in a matter of minutes!

The House. Very large and comfortable (great mattress on the King downstairs) with an interesting and eclectic collection of books, music and furnishings. This house just feels good. I spent many happy hours on the back porch with a book, watching the mill stream flow past. Large, lush, green backyard, and I adored the stream and its residents.

The Owner. We have found Bob to be a delight to work with. One time in our entire month long stay we had some concerns about the washing machine. Within a couple of hours Bob and his handyman were out and answered my concerns. Done.

I would highly recommend this home and the town it is located in. I am already planning on going back next fall with my grandchildren in tow!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Adjacent to the Sandwich Glass Museum - early American glassworks; nearby Heritage Plantation and Gardens; antique cars.

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Rates & Availability

Sandwich House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer '17
May 27 2017 - Sep 9 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $100

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Amenities

Sandwich House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 bunk bed
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Bunk Beds (1 Set)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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