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Marion Village Cottage, Close To Library, Tabor, BYC and Marion General Store.

Bedrooms Studio
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Lovely small home in Marion Village. Two blocks from the harbor. Owner nearby.

The Cottage is a 500 sq. ft. single family home located in the heart of Marion Village, within walking distance to the library, book store, gift shop, Beverly Yacht Club and Tabor Academy. It is 1 hour and a half from Boston and 55 minutes from Providence, RI. Marion is 25 minutes from Cape Cod.

Located close to the Marion Art Center, the cottage has an outside patio which has seating for four for outside dining. There are two twin beds, trundle style, on the first floor and one queen in the loft area. All linens and towels are provided. We have beach chairs and blankets. There is off-street parking for two cars. There is WIFI and air conditioning.

Joan Hartnett-Barry
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 25, 2017

About Joan Hartnett-Barry

I have lived in Marion for over 30 years and love the town. You will too!

This is a NON-SMOKING unit. NO PETS ALLOWED. Thank you.

Joan Hartnett-Barry purchased this house in 2000

Why Joan Hartnett-Barry chose Marion

This cottage was a horse barn at one time. It has been completely renovated and is a mini home that is very comfortable and inviting.

What makes this house unique

You can walk all over town from this great location. Wonderful neighbors. I live in the house in the rear of the property and can answer questions or make suggestions on what to see and do. (The Cape Cod Canal is a must-see.)


Marion Center House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort
  • Rural ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Sink, toilet and stand up shower in bathroom.
  • There is a clean full bathroom, with shower. Towels are provided and there is a hair dryer.
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • This cozy cottage is one big open room with a loft above. There are two twin beds, trundle style (one under the other and one gets pulled out and pops up.) In the loft is a queen bed. There isn't much head-room in the loft, but a window and skylight lets you see the stars and night sky and the sunrise comes through. In winter, see snowflakes tumbling down on the skylight while you are comfy in the loft, under the down comforter.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
Close to Tabor Academy, Beverly Yacht Club, Marion Art Center, Marion General Store, Town Hall, Library, harbor, beach and all the wonderful things that Marion, MA offers.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

Marion Village Cottage, Close To Library, Tabor, BYC and Marion General Store.
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews
New Hampshire

Quiet spot in Marion's village

  • 5 of 5

I've stayed in the cottage four times now and love it. Our family has roots in Marion and my sister and I visit for a girls' weekend each spring and fall. Joan is a wonderful hostess and always gives us ideas on places to visit in town. Also, the New Bedford Whaling Museum is a short, easy drive. Hoping to return in the fall.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just what we needed!

  • 5 of 5

This place was just what we needed to end our 3 week vacation. It was clean, cozy, and just plain adorable.

Joan was very easy to work with and was available by phone when needed.

The loft was a huge hit with my 12 year old. Although we didn't let him sleep up there (that was for parents), he loved to go up and read a book or just hang out.

This place was everything we were hoping for. The town of Marion is adorable and a great jumping off point for Cape Cod.

If we are in the area again, we would love to stay in Joan's rental home a second time.


The unicyclist in the bathroom was just fabulous!

The Ordonez Family

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pine island, MN

Perfect for what I was looking for! Quiet -- non-touristy!

  • 5 of 5

Weekend get away - quiet and out of the Cape Cod tourist areas. Secret little cottage in residential area. Easy walk to beach. Perfect weekend. Thank you Joan - suggestions for restaurants and providing a perfect place for me!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice cottage with a wonderful host

  • 5 of 5

We stayed four days in Marion with our two boys and had a perfect time. The cottage was well equipped and very clean. Joan was a wonderful host and so helpful. Thanks for everything! We enjoyed our stay so much.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect accommodations

  • 5 of 5

Myself and three high school friends stayed at the cottage for 2 nights/ 3 days to attend a funeral of a good friend. Although the occasion was not ideal and extremely sad, we felt at home and very peaceful at the cottage. We were able to spend quality time together in a "home away from home" reflecting on life, love and the meaning of true friendship. Joan was extremely accommodating; we didn't have to worry about a thing during our stay. The cottage was neat and clean and included everything we needed to make our stay easy. The location was perfect for a quick stroll to town for shopping / lunch and a quiet walk on the beach. We will always remember our time at the cottage and thank Joan for easing our difficult journey.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Arlington, OH

Great find!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was perfect for our family of four, including an 11-year-old and a 16-year-old. There was plenty of room to spread out, everything was incredibly clean, and the well-stocked kitchen was great for having breakfast before taking off for the day and packing lunches to take with us. It was a very convenient location for day trips to Boston, Concord and Cape Cod, and the village of Marion itself was lovely. We wish we had a few more days to stay!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Providence, RI, Boston, MA
Nearest Barpub
0.03 Miles
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Woods Hole & Hyannis
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
9 Hole in Marion, Water views, awesome.
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Middleboro, MA
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate 195
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Turks Seafood, Sippican Cafe, Cranberry Cottage
Nearest Ski
3 Miles
Rochester Golf Club
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Silvershell Beach, Marion, MA
Car: necessary

Marion is a beautifu, small town with a downtown village. This cottage is in the downtown village. Walkable one mile to beach...four minutes by car and eight minutes by bicycle. Close to Marion General Store, Marion Art Center,Tabor Academy, Beverly Yacht Club, library and playgrounds.

There are no hotels/motels in Marion. We are the Cape without the traffic. You can walk for a while and not encounter a car. NO SMOKING. Thank you.


Rates & Availability

Marion Center House Rental Rates

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Summer Rental
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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