Sparkling and Spacious Woods Hole Cottage(1 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Family Friendly 3 Bedroom/2 Bath Close to Bike Path and Beaches
The property is fully furnished with linens and towels (but if you like really fluffy towels, bring your own!), all kitchen items, microwave, dishwasher, washer/dryer, basic TV/cable, WIFI, and wood burning fireplace.
The half-acre corner lot is gorgeous, with mature plantings, rhododendrons, azaleas, and day lilies. We're looking forward to adding hydrangeas and black eyed susans to the landscape next spring.
This property is centrally located to both Woods Hole and Falmouth. We love being able to jump on our bikes and ride into Woods Hole (or Falmouth!) along the Shining Sea bike path, which is about a two minute bike ride from the house. Easy access to scientific institutions, the Shining Sea bike path, Martha's Vineyard Ferry, and Woods Hole and Falmouth beaches. Located a mile from downtown Woods Hole and about 2 miles from the shops and restaurants of downtown Falmouth.
Sorry, no pets, no smoking. (Please note that our dog does visit on occasion, so the house is not pet allergen-free.)
Member since: 2012
- 1570 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Roller Blading
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 20 - May 26, 2017
3 night min stay
May 27 - Sep 4, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $79
- Taxes Not included
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Winter rental may also be available October 1 to June. Special mid-week rates may be available in June and September as well. Please inquire. Note that rates are subject to change until your reservation has been confirmed. Thank you for your interest in our home!
Owner's cancellation policy:
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Woods Hole is a seaside village in the town of Falmouth on Cape Cod and an international crossroads for scientific discovery. Home of the Marine Biological Laboratory and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, it is also a charming and family-friendly fishing village with beautiful harbors and beaches, interesting shops, and great restaurants and watering holes. It's also the jumping off point for the ferry to Martha's Vineyard. Cyclists will enjoy the Shining Sea Bikeway that runs from Woods Hole to North Falmouth. Visit woodshole com to learn more about this great village.
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: We're a professional couple with ties to the Woods Hole and Cambridge scientific communities. We're pleased to be able to share our summer home with other families who want to enjoy a low-key Cape Cod vacation.
Why the Owner Chose Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA, USA:
We fell in love with this airy and spacious cottage (about 1500 square feet) when we first saw it. With knotty pine walls and hard wood floors, it has a cozy Cape Cod cottage feel, and all the comforts of home. French doors separate the air conditioned family room/dining room from the kitchen and living room. Two air conditioned bedrooms and a bath are located off the living room, which has a cathedral ceiling and a large ceiling fan that helps keep the home cool in the summer heat. Stairs take you up to a spacious loft area with a bedroom, bathroom, and separate sitting area. (This property does have a second floor railing that might cause concern for families with very young children.) The half-acre corner lot is gorgeous, with lots of mature plantings, rhododendrons, azaleas, and day lilies. We're looking forward to adding hydrangeas and black eyed susans to the landscape next spring. This property is centrally located to Woods Hole and Falmouth. We love being able to jump on our bikes and ride into Woods Hole (or Falmouth!) along the Shining Sea bike path, which is about a two minute bike ride from the house.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
This home is close to everything...beaches, bike path, and all that Woods Hole and Falmouth have to offer. Easy access to the WOOSH Trolley (which runs from Woods Hole to Falmouth) if you don't want to drive. And did I mention the screen porch? We live on that porch...it's breezy, comfy, and relaxing.
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Your summer getaway on Cape Cod.
Living room with gas fireplace.
Another bright and airy room features a seating area with cable TV.
The dining table seats eight.
Another view of one of the downstairs bedrooms.
A view of the small office area in the loft with twin bed, desk, couch.
Second downstairs bedroom.
Downstairs bathroom with glass shower doors.
Both bathrooms have tile walls and tile floor (new in 2014).
A view of the front yard.
The main living room.
Cozy living room.
New (summer 2014) gas fireplace.
The cottage kitchen was upgraded with tile backsplash and floor in 2014.
One of two first floor bedrooms, which can be made up as 1 king or 2 twin beds.
A view of the living room from the upstairs loft area.
Large upstairs loft bedroom arranged as a king bed.
Second downstairs bedroom set as a king bed.
Upstairs bathroom, which also has tub/shower with glass enclosure.
The relaxing and private screened porch.
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Sunday, February 26, 2017
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