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Tastefully Renovated Cottage, National Seashore, Great Location!

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Sleeps 6. 3 Bedrooms. 2 Bathrooms.

Nestled in the picturesque Cape Cod National Seashore, this quintessential cottage has undergone major renovations in 2014.

A family home consisting of three bedrooms, two full baths, an eat-in kitchen, living room, three season porch and deck. Bicycles, beach chairs, surfboards and boogie boards can be stored in the one car garage. A large private back yard, and woods to explore within the Seashore.

Winter/Spring 2014 renovations include: electrical and plumbing; new kitchen and cabinets, flooring, appliances; new bathroom with walk-in shower; new bath on the 2nd floor with a cast iron tub; outside shower, and all rooms freshly painted.

The cottage welcomes families of 4-6 people, and is an easy proximity to world-renowned Coast Guard and Nauset Light Beaches, the Cape Cod Visitor’s Center, the Nauset Bike Trail and beach shuttle.

This cottage is wonderfully located, lovingly renovated, and ready for your memorable Cape Cod vacation!

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Betsy St. Germain
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
December 30, 2016

About Betsy St. Germain

For 20 years, we have spent one or more weeks each summer in Eastham, visiting friends and enjoying the natural beauty of Cape Cod. In those few weeks each summer, we.. walked the beaches at sunrise and sunset; enjoyed campfires on Coast Guard Beach; held Kids Night Out at the Pizza Barn; planned evenings out in Provincetown; biked the Cape Cod Rail Trail; enjoyed Lobster Night with friends and created many more traditions. It has always been a special vacation for our family, and even now our grown-up children still hold out a week to come with us!

We live along the coast of Maine and we are very excited about our Cape Cod cottage so close to Coast Guard Beach!

Betsy and Phil

Betsy St. Germain purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Betsy St. Germain chose Cape Cod

Location, location, location!

Close to everything we come to Cape Cod for!

Very family-oriented, so close to the Nauset Bike Trail and beaches.

What makes this cottage unique

All new renovations! A wonderful Cape cottage!

Easy to care for and very comfortable. The kitchen is well-equipped; two small deck tables and a large picnic table outback. air conditioners in each bedroom for hot summer nights. Fans too, for cool breezes.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Tastefully Renovated Cottage, National Seashore, Great Location!
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Personable, personal, perfect

  • 5 of 5

What is important to you? Insulated coffee carafe, special nooks for quiet time, wildlife and waves, outdoor fun, cozy cafes? All here, perfectly thought out for restful, energizing, delightful days and starlight nights. Simplicity, thoughtfulness, and a tide chart on the fridge---these hosts are 5 star!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Starksboro, VT

Wonderful cottage; wonderful location.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was very comfortable and beautifully decorated and equipped. In a fantastic location, close to both the Coast Guard Beach and Nauset Light Beach. A lovely deck, quiet, with woods behind the house. Could not have been better. We'd love to go again.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Margi! You had a great September week for all your outdoor activities. So peaceful kayaking out of quiet harbors, and enjoying the seals at Coast Guard Beach! With the winds off the beach, you could hear the seals talking! We welcome you and your husband back for September 2017!
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A Perfect Fall Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We are so appreciative to have had the privilege of staying in this welcoming cottage. Here we found the perfect combination of modern amenities balanced with a cozy, coastal cottage atmosphere. It's abundantly clear, as soon as you step into this cottage, that much thought has been given to what the guest may possibly need or want. Being late October, we found the mild New England weather was ideal for taking advantage of the impeccable bike trails in this area, while using the two bikes included with this rental. We were able to enjoy a much more laid back pace with less tourists this time of year. We leisurely biked to Nauset Beach and then made our way to Coast Guard Beach, all the while taking in the striking fall foliage and landscape. We also took a day to drive to Provincetown and found it so easy to navigate these side streets and find parking this time of year. We enjoyed not only the beaches and unique dunes in this area but also took in some history by visiting the Pilgrim Monument and Museum. We know there is still so much we haven't seen and would definitely come back. October/Fall is not only the peak foliage season in New England but also the ideal time to relax and explore Cape Cod. What a perfect fall getaway!

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Phil and I are thrilled you took advantage of time off in late October to enjoy Eastham and the outer Cape...such a quintessential autumn get away! Each town offers very unique nature trails and activities, restaurants and shops. Glad you used the bike trails, as they connect you so easily to area towns/villages. We hope you come explore again next fall! Thank you!
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Portland, ME

Cape cod retreat

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful cottage. It looks just as depicted in the pictures and the description is accurate. In addition to the late September/early October quiet--my favorite time to visit Cape Cod--the cottage was so clean and welcoming. These are owners who want you to thoroughly enjoy your stay. Their hospitality is evident even though they were not there. Drawers and closets were empty, space is comfortably and beautifully furnished. The back deck is great for enjoying nature and the enclosed front porch IS perfect for morning coffee or evening quiet. The kitchen has plenty of plates, glasses, cups, flatware and cooking items. I cooked while there and felt quite at home. I had some trepidation about the outdoor shower (which I would at any time of year!) and was surprised at how much I enjoyed showering with a view (albeit nearsighted) of the sky and trees.

the beach, stores, tourist attractions, and neighboring towns were easily accessible--this quiet place is not far from Rte.6.

I would come back in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Judy for commenting on your recent stay! We love our cottage too, and enjoy it even more so in the "off season". To us, the Eastham quietness of its bike paths, roads and beaches, the change in seasonal colors, temperatures and weather, plus the opportunity to just relax and re-energize, is found in those "off" months. We love it! And we still take a dip in the ponds and occasionally, the ocean! Eastham Windmill Days, Wellfleet Oyster Fest, and the swim in P-Town, are fun events to participate in on weekends. Thank you for staying in our cottage, we are so glad you took advantage of the outdoor shower! See you next fall! Betsy and Phil
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Everything we hoped for!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage that lives up to the reviews! It's adorable, clean and fresh, well-equipped, and perfectly located for access to National Seashore beaches. My family (3 young adults in their 20s) loved it and thanked me several times for finding such a great place. I felt very lucky! Betsy is helpful and responsive as needed. Would definitely re-book.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Catie! I am thrilled you and your family enjoyed your stay. Location is indeed perfect for access to National Seashore beaches and biking paths. Vacations should be easy with no fuss, and I think the cottage is just that, comfortable and welcoming. Thank you for your review! Next year, make it two weeks!
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Cozy and convenient

  • 5 of 5

I also am late in writing a wonderful review for this comfortable, convenient, and charming cottage. My husband and I stayed the last week of August and had a fabulous time enjoying the more leisurely pace of Eastham this time of year. This home is beautifully decorated and the hosts are as well. You can't go wrong with this rental... close to Nat'l Seashore, the bike trail, and all Nauset has to offer.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tricia, thank you for your review! The cottage is located in the beautiful National Seashore so close to the beaches. You are right, as the summer season winds down in later August, the pace becomes more relaxing and the warm temperatures and sunshine bring gorgeous days in September. We are so glad to know you and your husband enjoyed your Cape Cod vacation and thank you for enjoying our cozy cottage!
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Car: not necessary

Walk and bike to the Nauset Bike Trail, Cape Cod Salt Pond Visitor Center, Cape Cod Rail Trail, Coast Guard Beach, and Eastham Windmill.

Walk to the Coast Guard Beach shuttle and ride free!

Easy drive for the don't miss, free evening baseball games with the Orleans Cardinals Cape Cod Baseball League in Orleans!

Eastham's Pizza Barn with miniature golf, game room and gift shop, great for a kids night out! End the night at Ben and Jerry's ice cream!

Enjoy Wiley Park, Herring Pond, and Great Pond for swimming and some fishing.

Rock Harbor has fishing charters for both half and full days out on the ocean.

Picnic on the Bayside for fabulous sunsets you will long remember!

Concerts every Monday evening at the Eastham windmill! And art and antique shows throughout the summer.

Drive-in movies and flea market very close-by.


Rates & Availability

Eastham Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Early Spring
May 6 2017 - May 26 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Spring
May 27 2017 - Jun 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Fall
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 28 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Rentals are Saturday to Saturday.
Please note check-in is 2pm and check-out is 10:00am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Eastham Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub
  • New bathroom with cast iron soaking tub upstairs.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Upstairs bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , First floor bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , First floor bedroom, two twin beds
  • Please note: bring your own sheets and pillowcases; blankets and pillows provided.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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