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Beautiful Cape Retreat one mile from Bay - sleeps 8 +

Brewster, MA, USA
  • House2600 sqft
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps10
  • Bathrooms3
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay5 - 7 nights

4 bedrooms/3 full baths, oodles of charm; convenient to Orleans, bike path & bay

Our lovely home is conveniently located on Main Street between Brewster and Orleans - only one mile to beautiful Crosby Landing Beach, one mile to Orleans Center, and a short stroll to the bike path or Nickerson State Park! The beautiful main house has 4 lovely bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms (+ sweet sun room). Outdoor shower and large, private backyard. The house has lots of charm, wide pine plank floors, a sunny country kitchen, and beautiful windows throughout. The kitchen is fully equipped w/ dishwasher & gas range. Washer/Dryer in mud room. There's even a bonus work area (if you can't leave your work behind). Note: We limit the number of guests in the main house to 10 (we can accommodate 8 adults + 2 children; there is a modest charge for guests beyond 8). For an additional charge, a charming garret apartment with full bath & kitchenette can sleep 2.


Allison Argo

Member Since 2012
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within a few hours
french, spanish
Calendar last updated:
Mar 20, 2018
About Allison Argo

Allison is an Emmy award-winning documentary filmmaker, whose films focus on endangered wildlife (ArgoFilms, Ltd). Jim is a noted Cape Cod painter (JimHolland-Art). We share a deep love for Cape Cod. Allison grew up here and Jim has lived here for 20 years.

Allison Argo purchased this House in 2014

Why Allison Argo chose Brewster

We absolutely fell in love with this house! The wide pine planks on the floors, the European kitchen, the gracious windows...It has old world charm, but is fresh and bright (no dark, musty old bedrooms or moldy showers!). The location is wonderful: we're one mile from our favorite Bay beach, one mile from Orleans center, within walking distance from the beautiful ponds of Nickerson State Park and our amazing bike path, which stretches for 22 miles from Dennis to Wellfleet. We're halfway down the Cape, which means we're only 20 miles from the tip (Provincetown).

What makes this House unique

Our location is excellent. The fact that the house has an additional studio apartment means the property can be turned into a family compound! With a large, private backyard and outdoor shower, it's a great place for the clan to gather. It's also an extremely private and romantic setting for a more intimate experience :)


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Accessible
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 3
        2 twin/ single
      • Bedroom 4
        1 double, 1 bunk bed
      • Bedroom 5
        1 queen, Studio Apartment
      • Bedroom 6
        1 twin/ single, Sweet sunroom w/ comfy daybed
      • We have four bedrooms in the main house, two on the first floor and two upstairs -- plus a sweet sun room w/ a daybed. The bedrooms on the ground floor have private en suite bathrooms, and there is a very nice shared bathroom on the second floor. We can accommodate 10 people in the main house, but we prefer to keep the number at 8 (there is a small fee for guests beyond 8). If the studio apartment is available, there is an additional queen bed and full bath (note
        rental of the studio apartment is an additional fee). We ask that guests provide their own linens. We're happy to offer linens at an additional cost ($25/person).


      • 3 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower, jetted tub
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, shower
      • Bathroom 4
        toilet, shower, outdoor shower
      • We have 3 full bathrooms in the main house, all with beautiful tile. We have a total of 3 showers in the main house + a whirlpool bath + an outdoor shower. If available, in our studio apartment there is a full custom-tiled bathroom with a shower (note
        rental of the studio apartment is an additional fee). We ask that guests provide their own linens. We're happy to offer linens at an additional cost ($25/person for towels and sheets).

      Location Type

        • Rural
        • Village
          We are very close to Orleans Center, which is charming - full of galleries, shops, restaurants, etc.


            • Adventure
            • Away From It All
            • Family
            • Romantic
            • Sports & Activities
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Air Conditioning
                      Window units in three bedrooms + kitchen
                    • Clothes Dryer
                    • Fireplace
                    • Heating
                      Radiant heat on first floor, hot water heat on second floor.
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Living Room
                      Lovely comfy living room with large flat-screen TV, books & games.
                    • Parking
                      There is space for 4 cars
                    • Washing Machine


                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          Fully equipped with brightly colored plates, dishes, bowls, and coffee mugs. Plenty of utensils and glasses.
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Kitchen
                          Lovely country kitchen with gas stove. The kitchen is well-equipped with plenty of pots and pans + serving plates.
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Pantry Items
                          Spices and some basics
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                          Gas stove
                        • Toaster
                          Toaster oven and toaster


                            • Child's Highchair
                            • Dining
                              Dining room table can seat 8-10 when extended. Two glass tables outside can seat 10 or more.
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 8 people


                                • Books
                                  We have a fairly extensive library
                                • DVD Player
                                  Blu ray
                                • Games
                                  Scrabble + cards.
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                  We have wi-fi and Direct TV, so lots of channels on TV.
                                • Television
                                  Large flat screen in living room with DVD player (blu ray). Smaller flat screen TV in upstairs bedroom (perfect for the kids :)
                                • Video Library


                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      Gas grill


                                        • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                        • wheelchair accessible
                                          There are three stairs from the driveway to the front door. On the first floor there are no thresholds or rises. The doors inside the house are 35' wide and the master bedroom & bath are very spacious.


                                            • cinemas
                                            • festivals
                                            • health/beauty spa
                                            • library
                                            • live theater
                                            • marina
                                            • playground
                                            • restaurants

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • photography
                                                • antiquing
                                                • bird watching
                                                • boating
                                                • eco tourism
                                                • horseshoes
                                                • miniature golf
                                                • paddle boating
                                                • beachcombing
                                                • scenic drives
                                                • shelling
                                                • shopping
                                                • sight seeing
                                                • walking
                                                • whale watching
                                                • wildlife viewing

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • hospital
                                                    • laundromat
                                                    • massage therapist
                                                    • medical services

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • sailing
                                                        • cycling
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • freshwater fishing
                                                        • golf
                                                        • hiking
                                                        • kayaking
                                                        • parasailing
                                                        • roller blading
                                                        • deepsea fishing
                                                        • snorkeling
                                                        • snorkeling/diving
                                                        • sound/bay fishing
                                                        • surf fishing
                                                        • surfing
                                                        • swimming
                                                        • tennis
                                                        • water skiing
                                                        • wind-surfing


                                                            • We're close to the Cape's famous "rail trail" bike path, so bring your bikes! You can also rent bikes from many places not far from the house.

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                              9 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              Lovely home and host!

                                                              Andrew W.

                                                              This was a beautiful, extremely comfortable and well located property in the heart of the Cape. The property was very clean, decorated with beautiful art and furnishings, and had everything you could want in a holiday home. Satellite tv and wi-fi throughout the house were an added bonus, especially for the ocassional lazy rainy day. The location was centrally located and was surrounded by wonderful local shops and restaurants. The owners were fantastic to deal with and responded very quickly to any queries before and during the visit. We would definitely return to the property and recommend it as a perfect place to stay in Cape Cod.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thanks for being such great guests! Please come again!! Allison

                                                              Family vacation

                                                              Tricia T.

                                                              Good location for access to Provincetown, National Seashore, Orleans, Chatham, Bay beaches, parks and lakes.

                                                              Comfortable accommodation, good back yard for games and a kind, considerate owner.

                                                              There were 11 of us, including 6 children and a large dog. The studio was bonus accommodation for grandparents or those who need a little quiet time.

                                                              Amazing house and amazing owners

                                                              Emily HollandSomerville, MA

                                                              My family and I stayed in this home for a week this summer. Not only is there plenty of space for our entire extended family (slept 13 with us in it), but it is charmingly decorated with some of the owner's artwork. The rooms are large and there are 3 bathrooms (2 on the first floor, 1 on the second). It was a quick jaunt to the beach (I ran one day) and close to the town center. It's located right on 6A so getting anywhere is really easy.

                                                              There is a large backyard where we had fires in our own fire pit, played badminton and grilled out. Additionally, there are laundry services on site which was hugely helpful with all of our beach towels and bathing suits. There is also a clothesline in the backyard for natural drying.

                                                              The owners are truly delightful; very willing to help with anything. They only live about .5 miles away so getting a hold of them is not difficult. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone!


                                                              ErinNew Jersey

                                                              Loved everything about this place. Comfortable rooms, plenty of space, great back yard. Close to beaches and the lovely village of Orleans. We will definitely be coming back.

                                                              Great Cape Cod Getaway

                                                              Thomas PSaratoga Springs, NY

                                                              This is a great place for a large group vacation week on the Cape. A perfect location only a short jaunt to to the beach or a couple of minutes by car to Orleans. The rooms are all very spacious and the kitchen is very well stocked, even for large group meals. My favorite part was the very large and secluded back yard where we enjoyed croquet by day and sing-a-longs at night. Organizing the family for a return next year.

                                                              Wonderful place

                                                              MTNew England

                                                              A lovely sweet Cape-style home, nicely furnished, and beautiful tiled baths! Accommodated our large family well. Big back yard for games and hanging out. Our beach lovers biked to Crosby Landing every day. Enjoyed every day!


                                                              Brewster, MA, USA

                                                              Argosy is only one minute from Crosby Landing beach (a Cape Cod favorite) and one minute from the wonderful town of Orleans. We're 6 miles from Nauset Beach -- and the bike path and Nickerson State Park are only a short stroll from the house. Provincetown, the tip of the Cape is 30 minutes away. Our adorable bowling alley is only a mile away, as are a great selection of restaurants and bars. Be sure to make time for a drive-in movie -- and visit the drive-in on the weekends for the best flea market around. There is so much to do, you'll wish you had more time! Antiquing, seafood, exploring the ocean and Bay, swimming, surfing, walking, sightseeing, miniature golf, visiting quaint towns like Chatham, Wellfleet -- and Brewster!


                                                              Additional information about rental rates

                                                              For linens, there is a charge of $20/person. Rental of the studio apartment (situated in a separate building) is upon request and an additional rental fee will apply. Please inquire about availability.

                                                              9 Reviews
                                                              Wonderful 4.9/5
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