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Comfortable, Cozy & Spacious Orleans Cottage on Quiet Road & Close to Everything

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

5 Bedroom, 3.5 bathroom comfortable, cozy and ready for summer fun!

After a week in this house, you will never want to go back to reality - but at least when you go back you will be refreshed and come away with incredible memories! This spacious Cape Cod cottage is located on a quiet street in a lovely neighborhood in Orleans, Massachusetts, less than 5 minutes away from every possible activity you could ask for - the beach, the bay, ponds, restaurants, shopping and so much more! This 5 bedroom home can comfortably accommodate 12 people and is completely equipped for a summer vacation, with beach chairs, boogie boards, toys, umbrellas, as well as all the amenities of a home for cooking meals, bbqing, lobster bakes and entertaining inside and out. One of the best features of the house is the outdoor areas - you are guaranteed to enjoy the beautiful yard and inviting back deck. There is a screened in porch, as well as a newly added shaded seating area in the backyard.

The location absolutely can't be beat, it sits on a quiet and quaint road, but is so close to everything. It's a 5 minute drive to one of the best beaches in the country, Nauset Beach, and it's just a 5 minute drive to Cape Cod bay with it's own beaches and harbor. It's an easy 5 minute walk or bike ride to a small boat landing looking out to Orleans Town Cove. This area is really fun for looking for shells and letting children explore. The house has an open floor plan with a large family room adjacent to the kitchen and a front sitting room. There is a master bedroom on the first floor with a king bed and it's own bathroom. There is another bedroom on the first floor with an adjacent bathroom. Upstairs, there are 3 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. Upstairs: One bedroom has a queen bed, another bedroom has a queen bed, and the third bedroom has a trundle bed & a twin (sleeps 3 kids). The upstairs is perfect for small children! And don't forget to enjoy the outdoor shower - you can't have a true Cape vacation without it. The outside of the house is just as comfortable as the inside - with 2 seating areas and a large yard in the front and back. And this home is a gardener's dream - with over 25 rose and hydrangea bushes, you will feel like you're in heaven.

Rentals are Friday to Friday.

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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
February 11, 2018

About Katie

We had spent several summers vacationing on Cape Cod since 1980 with our small children, but in 1985 we decided we wanted to buy a home for our family to enjoy for our future. We have spent the last 30 years enjoying this amazing home. There is something absolutely magical about this home and the town of Orleans. It's a place to make memories with your family, relax and unwind and have an incredible time!

Katie purchased this house in 1985

Why Katie chose Orleans

We bought this particular home because of the perfect location. At the time, we had young kids and knew we wanted to have a quiet road for them to ride their bikes and play with their friends in the front yard. We can bike to Nauset Beach and downtown Orleans yet we are far enough away from the summer tourists to be able to really relax.


Orleans House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower
    Downstairs Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Front Room Bath - toilet
    Upstairs Bath - toilet , shower
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower , Used exclusively for showers in the summer!
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Upstairs Room 1 - 1 queen
    Upstairs Room 3 - 3 twin/ single , This room has a trundle bed
    Downstairs Bedroom - 1 king
    Upstairs Room 2 - 1 queen
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Comfortable, Cozy & Spacious Orleans Cottage on Quiet Road & Close to Everything
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

Home away from Home! Great Property-

  • 5 of 5

We had a wedding in the area so we wanted to be close but also make it a vacation. This is a great house and wonderful hosts. The gardens are right out of a story book! Plenty of bedrooms and baths and we could walk to the water. Our favorite part was getting the 2 under 2 to bed and relaxing on the porch! I would highly recommend it to anyone wanting a relaxing vacation on the Cape.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I don't know where to begin on how great this house is, from the location (close to beach, shops, dinner, everything) to the spectacular flower beds and just the sheer size of this house. We were greeted with a bottle of wine and a lovely note from the owners. There were 2 beautiful bouquets of flowers from the grounds as well. No need to leave the house for the hydrangea festival, they surround the house.....and a dozen different varieties. The house is well appointed with literally everything you need-toys, games, beach chairs etc and an added surprise, sheets and bath towels. No need to haul those from your own home. It comfortably fit our 2 families of 4 and 4 of those are very large teenage boys. We particularly loved the screened in porch, the pics don't do it justice, we literally never left it. The daybed is an awesome addition. One of the reasons we also rented this house was the proximity to a boat launch that is 0.3 miles from the house so it was easy to transport the kayaks using a hand held trailer. This is definitely a house we would rent again, even if our boys don't come with us!!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely home great location

  • 5 of 5

A great family vacation spot in a comfortable home that sleeps many and is located nicely close to Nauset beach and Skaket beach and is not far from the town of Orleans and its bike trail entrance. Lots of included amenities in the shed like boogie boards, beach chairs, outdoor games etc. that made it extra fun for the kids. The screened porch is a great spot too!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Cape Cod Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

Such a lovely home and a great spot for a family vacation in Orleans. The home is beautiful....plenty of room and filled with everything we needed for the week. The back yard is perfect for hanging out...the new screened-in porch was a hit with everyone as it added more room to relax and even "sleep out"! The location worked well for us...convenient to Nauset and ride or short car ride. Close drive to Welfleet, Chatham and easy drive to Orleans center. The owners were very responsive and accommodating. I would recommend this house for anyone looking for a great Cape Cod vacation!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Home for Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely family vacation at this beautiful home. The home is beautiful and has everything that you could want in a rental. Great space for sitting and relaxing, both inside and outside on the screened in deck area. The backyard is beautiful (it even has a grill) and lots of space to play around (my two year old loved running around in the backyard).

The house is about 10 minutes from Nauset Beach and 10 minutes from Skaket Beach, both very easy to get to. Also a quick ride into town (not really walkable).

The owners were so easy to deal with and very responsive. I can't recommend this house enough, it was a great stay and we created such lovely memories.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cape Cod House Orleans

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a family vacation at this wonderful home. The gardens surrounding the home are very beautiful and the yard is private - perfect to relax or play. The location is situated in quite neighborhood, close to the water, about equally distance (5-10 minutes) to Atlantic or Bay beaches. Also downtown Orleans is 5 minute drive. The Cape Cod bike trail intersects downtown, which I highly recommend. The owners couldn't be more helpful/responsive. The interior is very nice, 2 king beds are super comfortable, great room is perfect to read or play a game, fully equipped kitchen, great deck to back yard and outdoor shower is a fun change.

Yep, we are definitely going back!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Chatham Air Field or Hyannis Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.9 Miles
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Ocean Edge Resort in Brewster
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Route 6 and Route 6a
Nearest Restaurant
1.9 Miles
Yardarm, Joe's at Barley Neck Inn, Land Ho
Nearest Beach
2.6 Miles
Nauset Public Beach
Car: recommended

Must do activities - Rock Harbor sunsets, walking Rock Harbor at low tide, Cape Cod baseball league on summer nights, walking Nauset Beach at night, Nauset Beach summer concerts at the gazebo, freshwater ponds - Crystal Lake, Flax & Nickerson, Cape Cod bike trail, Nickerson State Park, whale watching and sightseeing in Provincetown, drive in theater in Wellfleet, day trip by ferry to Nantucket/Martha's Vineyard, kayaking Town Cove


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

A contract will be mailed to you once the reservation is booked and will need to be sent back with the final payment & security deposit. Cancellation policy: Please inquire with owners

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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