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Cozy Cottage 5 mins. to South Cape Beach!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 bedroom, 1 bathroom, and outdoor shower, with a very large screened-in porch.

This quintessential Cape cottage is only 1/2 mi. from the beach, and is situated in South Cape Beach estates, a leafy, family-oriented neighborhood. The pristine beach overlooks the sparkling waters of Nantucket Sound, with a view towards Martha's Vineyard. South Cape Beach State Park/Wildlife Preserve is great for walking, biking, bird watching and kayaking, as well as of course swimming and sunning.

The town's deep water dock is 5 minutes away and the neighborhood also has a boat landing/picnic area with a small beach, where you can launch a kayak, or take children to play on the swings while you sit and unpack lunch on the picnic tables. It's a great place to go for a stroll, as you can enjoy the water view from Adirondack chairs on the beach, watch boats swinging on moorings, in front of grey-shingled cottages with red, white & blue flags flapping in the breeze.

The cottage sleeps 6, with one bathroom & an enclosed outdoor shower. The bedrooms are air-conditioned, and if it is especially hot, the AC is sufficient to cool the entire cottage. A large screened-in porch gets plenty of fresh Cape air, without the bugs. Great by day, but also wonderful for reading or relaxing at night.

The living room has a large flat-screen TV which is great for watching the Red Sox games all summer. The kitchen is well-equipped, you'll find everything you need, including the lobster pot.

Drive 10mins. to Popponesset Marketplace, and enjoy the outdoor cafés, galleries, miniature golf, outdoor concerts and ice cream shops, and don't forget to try the 'Cape's best' lobster roll at the Raw Bar.

If you enjoy biking, don't miss the Shining Sea bike trail which begins in North Falmouth and wends its way past cranberry bogs, and Chapaquoit Beach. Bike 10.7 mi. to scenic Woods Hole and enjoy lunch.

Or pick up your clubs and play golf at one of the nearby courses.

For grilling aficionados there is both a charcoal and gas grill, and an outdoor table & chairs.

Mashpee Commons is 10 mins. by car, and is terrific for casual restaurants like Bobby Byrnes, or fine dining like Bleu. In addition there is a cinema, outdoor films, and upmarket non-touristy shops. Roche Bros. or Stop 'n' Shop are the nearby supermarkets. Outdoor concerts are held at Mashpee Commons, bring a picnic and the beach chairs!

For a quintessential Cape experience, you cannot do better than this central (but off the tourist track) location.

More Details

Beth Craig and/or Eduardo Gonzalez
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 9, 2017

About Beth Craig and/or Eduardo Gonzalez

Having grown up in Boston, my sisters and I enjoyed summers on the Cape, and the nice family-oriented neighborhood we are in. Being away from the traffic and hustle and bustle of the tourist-packed beaches, we enjoy the simplicity of 'old-fashioned' Cape summers, with no honky tonk town or fast food eateries. We prefer the simplicity of a bowl of chowder or a lobster roll, or grilling in the back yard.

We look forward to coming every summer, to drink in the short but sweet New England summer.

Beth Craig and/or Eduardo Gonzalez purchased this cottage in 1977

Why Beth Craig and/or Eduardo Gonzalez chose Mashpee

The best thing about this cottage is its proximity to the beach (walk with the beach wagon holding your gear), and the location of Mashpee itself. From here you can visit Cape Cod villages, bike the Shining Sea Trail, catch the high speed ferry from Hyannis to nantucket for the go to Woods Hole for lunch, or to take your bike or car over to Martha's Vineyard. Drive scenic 6A to Chatham, meandering thru charming old villages, or go to Osterville or Mashpee Commons to shop & eat. Popponesset and NewSeabury is just next the kids, and enjoy a lobster roll at the raw bar, followed by an ice cream.

What makes this cottage unique

A quiet tree-lined street, safe for kids, relaxing for adults, and close to the beach. It is not touristy - it is really all locals who have been coming for years. The yard is private enough - you are not 'on top' of the neighbors'. And those you do meet, you will find are super friendly and welcoming. The porch is great for relaxing day or night, and great for grandparents who don't want to go to the beach, but want to enjoy the fresh air.


Monomoscoy Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom has a tub with shower, a single sink, and a toilet. We prefer to go outside in good weather, for a wonderful outdoor shower, looking up at blue skies & oak trees. There is a hairdryer: a good one, so leave yours behind. There are no bathrobes provided, bring a light one and go out on the porch for a morning coffee.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Off the beaten track, yet close to it all, you will love this neighborhood in South Cape Beach. It's PERFECTLY located to have an 'Old Cape' style, summer vacation.


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Cozy Cottage 5 mins. to South Cape Beach!
average rating of 4.25 based on 4 reviews

Clean and well kept cottage. The cottage has everything you need. Bring food & bathing suit!

  • 5 of 5

3 good sized bedrooms, good size family room and an extremely comfortable screened in porch. Perfect for relaxing with a glass of wine after a day at the beach! Nice sized backyard & wonderful outside shower. Quiet neighborhood and a short walk to the beach.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cottage in Mashpee

  • 4 of 5

We loved it! The cottage/house was cozy, clean, and close to the beach. We had a wonderful time. One bathroom was sometimes a problem for five but the outside shower took over for other problems ...showers... We might have had.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely cape cottage!

  • 4 of 5

As a family of four, this was a lovely cottage that had everything we needed for a stay on the cape. We enjoyed sitting on the porch drinking our coffee in the morning before heading out to one of the many beaches on the cape. There was a beach within a mile (the park itself was less than a mile) - no lifeguard but great for a morning run or evening walks after dinner!

(We actually stayed July 2015 but for,some reason the site won't let us change the month.)

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cape hideaway!

  • 4 of 5

We loved the location of our cottage rental. Close to Mashpee commons and just a short drive to Falmouth and the ferry to Martha's Vineyard. The cottage was setup perfect for 6. and We are very happy to hear the owners have updated the washer and dryer...(it wasn't working while we were there). You will love the neighborhood, great for afternoon walks down to the dock and lovely homes along the way. We had our grandson with us too and it was a very safe, kid friendly street.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Barnstable Municipal Airport, Hyannis MA
Nearest Ferry
11 Miles
Woods Hole and Hyannis
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Quashnet Valley Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
4.9 Miles
Bleu, Trevi Café, Siena, Bobby Burns, Asia
Nearest Beach
0.7 Miles
South Cape Beach
Car: necessary

We are just next to New Seabury & go for a sunset cocktail to Popponesset Inn, or have a lobster roll & chowder at the Raw Bar, followed by an ice cream at Popponesset Marketplace.


Rates & Availability

Monomoscoy Island Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 10 2017 - Sep 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Sep 5 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Insurance $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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