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2 BR
1 bath
Sleeps 4
Beds: 2 BRs: 1 queen, 2 twins, Futon
Beach: 75 steps to family-friendly Campground Beach
Guest Reviews: 38 reviews
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Off-season 2018/19
$110 - $286
Summer 2019
 
Off-season 2019/20
 
Off-season 2018/19
$700 - $2,000
Summer 2019
$2,400 - $3,000
Off-season 2019/20
$800 - $1,850
Off-season 2018/19
 
Summer 2019
 
Off-season 2019/20
 
Contact Sue - ID 19642
Time active: 5 years, 7 months
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Phone: (860) 918-3162

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Description

Description

Blue Skies on the Half Shell is a one-of-a-kind cottage set in a perfect location just 75 steps from Campground Beach on Cape Cod Bay. Every inch of it will remind you that you’re at the beach and on vacation. The cottage has all the creature comforts discerning vacationers require: air conditioning and heating, Wi-Fi, hi-def expanded cable, 32” flat screen TV, DVD/CD player and an iPod connection, Weber gas grill, picnic table with umbrella, lounge chairs and 2 large umbrellas on rolling bases on the roof deck, beach chairs and umbrellas, even small wagons for your kids to bring toys to and from the beach.

The kitchen has quartz countertops in a color that will remind you of beach sand and the backsplash looks like beach glass. Meal prep is easy in the fully equipped kitchen. Want to cook up a lobster dinner? No problem! We provide a large pot to facilitate that. Need a blender to mix up your margaritas? We make that possible too!

The bathroom includes a glass-enclosed shower although many guests love to use the large outdoor shower from late spring through mid autumn.

The screened porch is the perfect setting for relaxed reading or leisurely conversation, while the roof deck is the best place to drink your morning coffee or view spectacular sunsets over Cape Cod Bay. Stargazing late into the evening will become one of your favorite pastimes.

A discount of $50 per week is offered for rentals of two or more contiguous weeks. During the months of June, July, August and September the cottage is rented for a minimum of seven days (from Saturday to Saturday). Exceptions may be made for rentals in April, May, October and November when rentals of 3 or more nights are permitted.

Book “Blue Skies on the Half Shell” today and you can look forward to enjoying a vacation in one of the top-rated vacation rentals on Cape Cod.
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Calendar Last Updated: November 15, 2018

Additional availability info: Minimum rental is 7 nights. Exceptions can be made during April, May, Oct. and Nov. This is a Saturday to Saturday vacation rental.

Additional pricing info: $125 cleaning fee; $500 security deposit; $50 per week discount if renting multiple weeks

Minimum Stay Requirements:
  • Off-season 2018/19
    3 nights
  • Summer 2019
    7 nights
  • Off-season 2019/20
    7 nights
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Amenities

Amenities

Proximity to water and beach
  • on a salt water beach
Interior
  • A/C Unit(s)
  • Washer & Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Coffeemaker
  • Cable TV
  • DVD or VCR
  • Wireless or wired internet
  • No Smoking
Exterior
  • Screened Porch
  • Deck/Porch/Patio
  • BBQ-Grill
  • Outdoor Shower
Other
  • No Pets
Location

Location - Eastham

Nearest beach: 75 steps to family-friendly Campground Beach

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Reviews

Guest Reviews

38 reviews
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What a wonderful time we had AGAIN! Our 4th year here at the "sun" house and we keep discovering more treasures in and out of your beautiful home. We can't wait to return again next year!

Date of Stay: August 2018
Date Submitted: September 2018
David M
West Newton, MA
(Homeowner Entered)

What a wonderful two weeks we had at Blue Skies! Swimming every day at high tide and walking the sand at low. Love the new chairs topside! Enjoyed sitting on the blue bench while grilling. Really liked going to Stewart's on Thursday nights the hear the Grab Brothers...what a great band! Didn't need to go to an ocean beach once. It's all here at Blue Skies on the Half Shell!

Date of Stay: July 2018
Date Submitted: September 2018
Michael & Michele R
Cromwell, CT
(Homeowner Entered)

I found peace and serenity at your lovely cottage. The beautiful setting enhanced by your artful touch is not lost on me! I hope we can come again sometime.

Date of Stay: July 2018
Date Submitted: September 2018
Judy K
Meriden, CT
(Homeowner Entered)

This makes lucky number 13 for the number of years we've been indulging in July weeks at Blue Skies! This was the best year yet as our little Lyla is two years old now and the PERFECT age to enjoy the beach. Countless trips to Campground Beach in the wagon (filled with about a million beach toys) was on the "schedule" each day, as was a trip to Hole-in-One for the most delicious breakfast treats. Lots of time spent on the roof deck enjoying the great view of the bay. Can't wait to return next year! show more show less

Date of Stay: June 2018
Date Submitted: September 2018
Emmy H
Abington, MA
(Homeowner Entered)

I'm hoping it will be raining tomorrow -- it will be a bit easier to leave the Cape in the rain. Not that we saw any rain this week! The weather was perfect. We had a lovely week -- visited all our favorite haunts, ate too much and supported the local economy. Thanks for letting us share your cottage for a week that just flew by.

So enjoyed finally meeting you both. We're already counting the days 'till we return next year.

Date of Stay: June 2018
Date Submitted: September 2018
Tracy & Liese B
Hudson, Ohio
(Homeowner Entered)
Beach Cottage Perfection

Gorgeous cottage on Campground Beach. Exquisite in every way: the decor, the perfect outdoor shower, the sturdy rooftop deck with sensor lighting for the evening, screened-in porch, great comfy beds with good mattresses, high speed WiFi, clean, sunny and well-lit. And to top it off, beautiful landscaping complete with baby bunnies hopping around the front yard amid the flowers. Quick & easy access to the beach, plenty of beach gear, great location and still a sense of privacy as it’s tucked away among the trees and plants. The owner was accessible, helpful, responsive and kind. Highly recommended. show more show less

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Date of Stay: June 2018
Date Submitted: June 2018
Stone Ridge, NY
Member since Mar 2014
Another "Blue Skies" escape.

This was our second trip to Blue Skies and was as relaxing as the first. A lot of thought and energy has been poured into this cottage and the result is a true "No Worries" escape. You will have everything you need.

Make sure you check out the Cape Cod Guide in the binder. Even if you've been to the Cape many times in the past, it is an excellent reference that is routinely updated.

See you in September!

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Date of Stay: June 2018
Date Submitted: July 2018
Manchester, CT
Member since Sep 2016
A Wonderful, Well Appointed Cottage...

...not a scuzzy vacation “place to stay.” This was our first trip to Blue Skies on the Half Shell. It is, by far, the cleanest, best stocked cottage we have ever rented. We love to cook. There were pots and pans of many sizes, all with lids. All the window treatments were identical and worked well. The beds were comfortable and there were extra blankets. The owners provided a washer, dryer, and detergent for our use. The area is quiet and near the water. There is an upper, outside deck with chaises, chairs, and umbrellas. We spent hours and hours there talking, resting, and gazing at the water. After being out for the day, we looked forward to returning to the cottage, because it was so inviting. We can assure you that you will be pleasantly surprised if you choose to stay at Blue Skies. show more show less

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Date of Stay: May 2018
Date Submitted: May 2018
Anchorage, AK
Member since May 2018
The perfect spot....

It's only January and I'm already dreaming of our return to Blue Skies on the Half Shell 9 months from now. This cottage is truly a corner of Heaven. I've come to think of it as a home away from home. The cottage is well equipped with just about everything one could need down to dryer sheets for your laundry. It's conveniently located near services, restaurants, and shops. The beach is just a few steps away and the neighborhood is quiet and peaceful. There is nothing to add to make this the perfect place for your family getaway!

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Date of Stay: October 2017
Date Submitted: January 2018
Buffalo, NY
Member since Sep 2014

Beautiful, comfortable, relaxing place. Great weather. Thanks for the kayaking tips! See you again.

Date of Stay: October 2017
Date Submitted: January 2018
Steve & Elaine N
Manchester, CT
(Homeowner Entered)

About Sue

Member since:
12/27/2010
Reviews:
38 reviews
Calendar Last Updated:
11/10/2018
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