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Iconic Cape, Private Landscaped Beauty

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,833 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bd, 2.5 Ba, Near Nickerson and Beaches, Koi Pond, Writer's Hut, Convenient!

Charismatic Cape Cod house, built in the 20s by the gamekeeper for a nearby estate, shows post and beam construction, rambling New England Extended Architecture accented with all new, sustainable renovation right down to the appliances.

Gather your family and friends in this beautiful Brewster house, then relax and enjoy whatever it is that makes you happy. Look out from any one of the sun-filled windows onto an acre and half of nature, landscaped beauty, and privacy all just for you. Walk to Nickerson or ride your horse and then, on to one of the many fresh or salt water beaches in Brewster. Ride the nearby bike path to P’Town or Wellfleet. Experience the joy that only this house can bring. Lounge by the koi pond and dawdle the afternoon away. Hideout in the Writer’s Cabin and write the Great American Novel. Snooze in the back yard, sheltered by large trees, thoughtful plantings, bounteous blooms. Walk, ride, or drive Historic Route 6A for art, great restaurants, bookshops, music, Brewster Ladies Library events and museums.

Three bedrooms and a loft have dream space for 6+, 2.5 half baths tastefully sited for convenience and privacy. New kitchen has a quiet space to read recipes, storage for kitchen tools, loads of pots and pans. Thoughtful renovation brings the whole house into the 21st century, including parking for your cars, boats, RV. We look forward to welcoming you to our house.

More Details

Property Manager
Lorrie Doyle
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

About Lorrie Doyle

In 2013 I was fortunate enough to find this most wonderful house nestled behind two pine trees, waiting for its new owner. It was originally the game keeper's house of the Nickerson Estate and has a wonderful history both inside and out. I renovated the house with the intention of it being welcoming to all. Some say when they enter, that it has the feeling of a big hug. Some just appreciate the calmness inside.

The grounds have been landscaped over the past 80 years to reveal a natural setting with a yard that stretches to the far woods. From those woods you can see into Nickerson Park. The Koi Pond also has been on the property many years. It is a delight to watch the fish circle and swim as they wait for a possible snack. Birds abound as well.

For me, this house, reflects all that I feel is important to me as the steward of this historic home. It brings me joy to be there and reminds me of the beauty of natural surroundings and a house whose history continues on.

Lorrie Doyle purchased this house in 2013

Why Lorrie Doyle chose Brewster

Privacy abounds inside and out at this Brewster home. Plantings sited to please the eye, and the senses throughout the seasons. Inside, the main bedroom has 1/2 bath en suite, two additional full baths are located at opposite ends of the house for convenience. New interior has been decorated with family favorites and newly acquired goodies. All bedding and linens are new.

What makes this house unique

Large, private, lushly landscaped yard, koi pond, artist's retreat - a small rustic cabin removed from the main house for playing or painting, perhaps some yoga. Play loft or hideout for reading, games, puzzles, private time. Ecologically conscious renovation of all systems assures allergen free atmosphere for peace and quiet. Dogs under 135 lbs, over 2 years old and well-mannered are welcome. Two maximum. Please, no cats. Extensive decking and screened-in porch. Walk to Nickerson Park or Linnell Landing beach. Our many freshwater ponds beckon.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Our whole crew, especially Riley, want to thank you for your warm welcome. Your home is truly special and we hope to visit it again in the future. You certainly have influence on the weather. Whom do you know?

Many thanks...
Jun 2014
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Amenities

Brewster House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1833 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Jubilation - toilet , shower , Solatube lighting, designer tile, barn door = Jubilation!
    Ensuite - toilet , New, nearest to screened in porch, half bath
    Sparkling new bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Serene, quiet, convenient.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Blue Bedroom - 1 queen , New queen mattress and box spring, pillows, linens. Bureau
    Yellow bedroom - 3 twin/ single , New mattresses, box springs, linens and pillows. Desk, chair
    Main Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 child bed , All new linens, pillows, mattress and boxspring
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , Recently updated dream loft especially set up for 12 and up
  • Main bedroom has new queen sized mattress and box spring, lamps for bedside reading, bureau and closet.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Iconic Cape, Private Landscaped Beauty
average rating of 4.85 based on 23 reviews
5

Great Venue for a Retreat

  • 5 of 5

The House on Koi Pond was a great venue to hold my mosaic retreat. The house was large enough to house 6 of us comfortably and still have room for the workshop set-up. We originally planned to use the screened porch for our workspace, but because of the weather, we moved inside. We had the flexibility to do that!

The house was extremely clean. The house manager was very responsive and answered all my questions. Location was great. It was close to several mosaic sites we visited in Orleans and Yarmouth. Plus plenty of good restaurants. Everyone was pleasantly surprised to receive House on Koi Pond mugs and tee shirts. A great extra.

Overall, a great experience!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy lovely home with all kinds of fun nooks

  • 5 of 5

Well stocked with kitchen utensils and piles of towels, excellent cozy beds and beautiful bathrooms. Every inch of this house is gorgeous, and the owners are lovely. Great location. You can't ask for more.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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5

Can't wait to come back!

  • 5 of 5

Impossible to describe. Clean, private, eclectic, eco-friendly, spacious, relaxing, lush and fab!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kingston, New York
5

Charming Property Near Beach

  • 5 of 5

Two couples enjoyed this clean, comfortable house with large deck. More than ample bathrooms, but main bedroom only has a half bath. Everything you need is provided in good working order including beach chairs, umbrella and cooler on wheels! Great book selection in cozy reading nook. Besides the lovely fish, we saw lots of birds, rabbits and even a couple of coyotes in the expansive private yard. So great to have a porch, especially on a rainy day.

Twenty minute walk to beach, but since we take a lot of gear, we chose the convenient five minute drive.

Lastly, my tall husband said to mention that if you're over 6'5, you might need to duck in a few places under the original 1910 beams, although we don't know their exact height.

We hope to be returning next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Accord, NY
5

Quintessential Cape Cod charm!

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful, rambling home with every comfort attended to! Close to shopping, beaches and great restaurants!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Once again we enjoyed a wonderful stay at the house on Koi pond. It is the perfect location for our active family and near to the rail trail,Nickerson state park and bay beaches.

The house is always clean and welcoming and we always enjoy seeing our delightful host,Lorrie!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Map

Cape Cod Melody Tent
John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum
Cape Cod Central Railroad
Dowse's Beach
Optimist Cafe
Edward Gorey House
Green Lotus Cafe
Pain D'Avignon
All Cape Cook's Supply
jo mamas new york bagels
J T's Seafood
Hole In One Donut Shop
Atlantic Spice Company
Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theatre
Nearest Airport
19.7 Miles
Barnstable Airport
Nearest Ferry
29.7 Miles
Boston to Provincetown
Nearest Train
19 Miles
CapeFlyer
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
Route 6A
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Abba
Nearest Beach
0.8 Miles
Linnell Landing
Car: recommended

Cape Cod Rail Train for walking and biking, Nickerson Park for fresh water sports and kayaking with your dog.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $200

There is no additional fee for children younger than 6 years old.

Rates are subject to change. Please call 617-290-2536.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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