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Cozy Summer Cottage on the Duxbury Back River

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Swim, Relax, 35 miles from downtown Boston, 20 miles from Plymouth


Last updated: 04/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

2 bedroom, 1 bath, fully equipped cottage on the Back River

Relax in an historic Hodson cottage with full views of the Back River and a short walk to the Duxbury beach. Breathe in the peace and history of Duxbury as the tides come in and out each day. Write a short story, collect seashells, swim in the cool waters of the Atlantic, tour the town, drive through history...all while staying in Triangle.
Triangle is an original prefab house delivered and assembled just after the turn of the 20th century. It has been maintained in it original condition by the same family for almost 100 years. E.F. Hodgson Company which was 'America's First Organized Prefabricated House Manufacturer before Aladdin, Sears and Montgomery Ward'. For more information on Hodgson Houses please see our links page.

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Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 60%
Calendar last updated: 04/22/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 400 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


  • 2 bedrooms, 2 twins in each bedroom.

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • Rustic, historic cottage ready for you to relax, experience the beauty of the tides, walk the meandering roads and simply get away from life's demands. If you're looking for a writer's retreat, look no further....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden


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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • cleaning fee $85
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Taxes Not included


Check in: Saturday 4 PM.

Check out: Saturday 10 AM.

Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 04/22/2017
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35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Boston Logan
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Winsor House
35 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Harbor Express to Quincy
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
North Hill Country Club (9 Hole)
7 Miles
Nearest Train
Kingston, MA (next town over)
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 3
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Winsor House
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
beach in front of the house and close by

Car: Necessary

Duxbury is conveniently located between Plymouth and Boston on the historic trail, featuring beautiful tidal river basins, beaches and homes representing our nation's history. The town of Duxbury itself is quaint, friendly, relaxed and a wonderful place to visit.


Manager info

About: Owners Rick & Susan Lewis are the fourth generation to own this property, and have many memories with their three sons in the cottage. Rick & Susan spend most of their time managing their small family-owned bookstore in Dallas, Texas, and love any time they can spend in Duxbury. They are grateful to be able to make Triangle available to others.

Why Duxbury, Duxbury, MA, USA:
Triangle is a quaint summer cottage built in 1920, and the owners love keeping it as close to its original design and intent as possible. Triangle is truly a 'getaway' where you can relax, reflect, refresh and renew. Triangle doesn't have all the amenities of a 5-star hotel, but that's not its purpose. Triangle is a cottage retreat, designed to be whatever you need it to be.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The scenery doesn't get any better than this! Come experience the peaceful serenity of this unique location.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 60%
Calendar last updated: 04/22/2017

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  • Swim, Relax, 35 miles from downtown Boston, 20 miles from Plymouth

    Swim, Relax, 35 miles from downtown Boston, 20 miles from Plymouth

  • Read a book on the screen porch

    Read a book on the screen porch

  • looking into the Kitchen

    looking into the Kitchen

  • The South Bedroom

    The South Bedroom

  • Two day beds in the living room

    Two day beds in the living room

  • cozy dining area

    cozy dining area

  • Our cozy cottage

    Our cozy cottage

  • Relax on the back deck

    Relax on the back deck

  • The North Bedroom

    The North Bedroom

  • Looking into the bathroom

    Looking into the bathroom

  • working fireplace in the living room

    working fireplace in the living room

  • Cottage and stunning views

    Cottage and stunning views

VRBO #446020

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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