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Perfect Family Soundfront Cottage, Boat Slips, Minute to Ocean

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View of Banks Channel from wraparound porch

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Last updated: 08/16/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Charming family cottage built by owners’ grandfather in 1959. The McGowan Cottage’s most spectacular feature is the wraparound porch - the perfect place to start and end your day. Choose a rocking chair to enjoy your morning coffee. As the day passes, boating creates an entirely different scene before your reward – brilliant sunsets over Banks Channel.

Ocean side beach is only a two-minute walk away over the dunes. During the day, if the ocean side seems a little crowded, you can always enjoy your own private beach on the sound.

Don’t forget the boat! The pier offers two boat slips and still provides ample opportunity to enjoy sound side activities. Fishing from the pier has always been a lucky spot. Enjoy your own fresh catch of the day - anything from flounder to croaker – and, most evenings, you will glimpse the Great Blue Heron who has also found the pier’s fishing to be among the best.

Cottage offers room for 8-9 to spread out in 4 bedrooms, over 1700 square feet. The eat-in kitchen is a wonderful place for family gatherings. The house is child friendly, but please, no pets. This is the cottage the owners have been coming to all their lives and we hope you will spend some time there as well. Stepping into the McGowan Cottage is like returning to a simpler, slower, more peaceful time. It’s everything the beach should be.

Please note we have a 2 night minimum stay. Must be 25 or older to rent home. Reservations made under false pretenses will be subject to cancellation/eviction with no refund given.


Keywords: cottage, charming, great views, perfect for families

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age to rent is 25 ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    House and porch are childproofed...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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  • Queen size Beds (1) Queen bed in master bedroom, Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) 2 twin beds in 2 rooms, Baby Cribs (1) pack n' play stored in closet ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Wraparound porch with amazing views

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    TV in living room 37', TV with cable in master bedroom 26'...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Waterfront:

    Sound front property, 2 boat slips ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    Ample space under house for 4 or more cars...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet:

    wifi available...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street:

    Additional space in yard for parking...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

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

    Spacious kitchen, great to cook in. Features eat-in dining table, room for 10 adults...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Wraparound porch with amazing views. Back porch is uncovered, great for private sun bathing...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer In-Season
May 27 - Sep 5, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,395

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. We require a security deposit of $350 with all rentals.

Rentals of less than 7 days will be considered.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 08/16/2016
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1959

About the owner: Family built and owned cottage


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • View of Banks Channel from wraparound porch

    View of Banks Channel from wraparound porch

  • View from front porch

    View from front porch

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Eat in kitchen

    Eat in kitchen

  • Master bedroom with queen bed

    Master bedroom with queen bed

  • Bedroom with 2 twin beds

    Bedroom with 2 twin beds

  • Ocean side beach

    Ocean side beach

  • Front of house

    Front of house

  • Sunset from the porch

    Sunset from the porch

  • Sitting area in living room

    Sitting area in living room

  • Spacious kitchen

    Spacious kitchen

  • Bedroom with double bed

    Bedroom with double bed

  • Bedroom with 2 twin beds

    Bedroom with 2 twin beds

  • Pier with 2 boat slips

    Pier with 2 boat slips

VRBO #348614

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Saturday, August 27, 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 08/16/2016
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