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Harwich Vacation Rental home in Cape Cod MA, Merkel Beach 2/10 of a mile | ID 29899
7 BR
4 ½ baths
Sleeps 16
Beds: 3 kings, 2 doubles, 7 twins, cribs, sofabedss and youth bed
Beach: Merkel Beach 2/10 of a mile
Guest Reviews: 18 reviews
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Off-season 2019/20
$1,000 - $1,200
Summer 2020
 
Off-season 2020/21
$1,000 - $1,200
Off-season 2019/20
$6,500 - $8,500
Summer 2020
$9,000
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Summer 2020
 
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State and local taxes of 12.45% will apply.
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Contact: Marylynn
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Phone: (203) 762-1227 (home), (203) 216-4300 (cell), (203) 451-3052 (cell)
Phone: (203) 762-1227 (home), (203) 216-4300 (cell), (203) 451-3052 (cell)
Time Active:
1+ years
Description

Description

''Stepping Stones,'' located across from Wychmere Harbor, is a magnificent, small estate on two acres offering a captivating setting adorned by huge shade trees, a sweeping emerald lawn plus a sunken garden with a Koi pond. The compound consists of a 7-bedroom main house (Stepping Stones) and a one bedroom cottage (Pebbles) 125 feet away.
This rents with the house for an extra cost. It is not included with the price of the house.
The main house, which is air conditioned with its 6/7 bedrooms and 4 1/2 baths, has been lovingly maintained and updated with a gourmet kitchen and butler's pantry waiting for your vacation enjoyment. A distinctive post and beam ceiling surrounds two fireplaces that make the living and dining room a warm and welcoming place for you to truly relax. The first floor has an extra den/bedroom plus a large welcoming sun porch with a gas fireplace.


Two of the main house bedrooms are in separate quarters with their own elegant mini kitchen.

Pebbles is 125 feet away from the main house. Just renovated, it has one king bedroom, a living room with a pull out sofa, a large living room with a gas fireplace, and a full kitchen. There is an outside shower and tub surrounded by a lovely garden. Pebbles does not come with the house it is an extra cost.

Stepping Stones is across from Wychmere Harbor, the most photographed harbor on all of Cape Cod. In the morning, just meander down the driveway with your coffee for even more amazing views. Merkel Beach is two tenths of a mile from our house plus there are side ways that lead one half mile to town for shopping and excellent restaurants. Public transportation from our driveway can take you to Provincetown. You do not need a car.

Enjoy a complete summer vacation with your entire family, plenty of space to either spread out or come together for a holiday that will make wonderful memories.
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Location

Location - Harwichport, just across from

Nearest beach: Merkel Beach 2/10 of a mile

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Pricing & Availability

Pricing & Availability

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Calendar Last Updated: August 28, 2019

Additional availability info: June is available. This is a Sunday to Sunday vacation rental.

Payment Methods: Personal checks

Additional pricing info: $350. cleaning is not included. Linen and towels are included, State and local taxes of 12.45% will apply.

Minimum Stay Requirements:
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    3 nights
  • Summer 2020
    7 nights
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Amenities

Amenities

Proximity to water and beach
  • view of salt water
  • walk to a salt water beach
Interior
  • Central A/C
  • Washer & Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Coffeemaker
  • Linens Included
  • Cable TV
  • DVD or VCR
  • Fireplace
  • Wireless or wired internet
  • No Smoking
Exterior
  • Deck/Porch/Patio
  • BBQ-Grill
  • Outdoor Shower
Other
  • Pets considered
Handicap Accessibility
  • The house has a first floor bedroom with a lavatory right off of it plus another full bath on the first floor. One small step to enter the main first floor living room. One step to enter home.
Reviews

Guest Reviews

18 reviews
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Multigenerational Family Vacation

We had a terrific three-generation family vacation at Stepping Stones in August. Everything about the house was perfect. Marylynn and Dave were wonderful hosts. The house easily fit twelve adults and two small children, plus two small dogs that Marylynn allowed us to bring. Merkel beach was terrific, both for the kids and for the avid swimmers and the hosts provided beach chairs, umbrellas and beach toys. All you could need for a perfect beach vacation.

We shared home cooked meals every night at the beautiful dining room table, a significant part of our coming together for the week every year. Many thanks to Marylynn and Dave. show more show less

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Date of Stay: August 2019
Date Submitted: September 2019
Member since Mar 2019
Family Gathering at Stepping Stones

My family was in Harwich Port for our son's wedding reception at the Wychmere Beach Club, which is down the road from this magnificent house and property.

This house was perfect for us. Stepping Stones was exacting as described! Spacious for our family of 16 and a short walk away from the town and beach. Will definitely consider Stepping Stones for our next Cape Cod family gathering. An added plus—the owner was very accommodating.

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Date of Stay: August 2019
Date Submitted: September 2019
Owner Response:

Thank you for your positive response regarding Stepping Stones. We are pleased that you had the chance to enjoy your lovely family, friends and wedding. It is always fun to have people share the various extras that we provide to make your party complete. You and your extended family left the house in excellent condition. We were happy, also, to have your son use our cottage. Our only regret was that the tornado on July 23, which came across the harbor, tore through the yard and up our driveway taking down eight trees and leaving its mark. We were able to have the largest trees removed on the same day leaving us waiting for the stump grinder. All of your family were more than gracious regarding the back acres and carried on with your family events as planned. It was a very special time for everyone!! Thank you and we hope to welcome you back to Steppingstones and Pebbles.show moreshow less

Floral Park, NY
Member since Sep 2019
Rental for Wedding Week

We rented Stepping Stones and Pebbles for my family, who was flying over from London, to stay during my wedding in the first week of May and it was fantastic. There were 13 of us and one baby staying on the property, and it suited our needs perfectly. The property is in an ideal location, across from the Wychmere and set back from the highway on beautiful grounds. The home is large, clean, with modern appliances and plenty of spaces indoors and outdoors for people to gather. Marylynn was wonderful to work with. She was incredibly accommodating and always available to answer any questions, not only about the property but also with recommendations for the area. She took care of details like making the beds before we arrived and having clean towels laid out on each of them. She knew my family was flying internationally and even offered us to come early to prepare the house for them. We would highly recommend this home for anyone looking in the area. show more show less

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Date of Stay: May 2019
Date Submitted: May 2019
New York, NY
Member since May 2019
Harwich Port Charm

Stepping Stones is very conveniently located on Route 25 and set back from the road with a sweeping lawn surrounded with large specimen trees. Across from it are unobstructed park views of the picturesque Wychmere Harbor.

This charming home is very inviting with multiple indoor and outdoor spaces accommodating both intimate and larger groups. While there, we went from a group of four to a group of eight and then to one of sixteen, the latter being with cocktails and appetizers on an outside terrace and a seated lobster dinner at the long table in the dining room.

A final comment would be that this is a venue that brings people together away from home, helping to make them comfortable with themselves and with others who they might meet for the first time.
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Date of Stay: September 2018
Date Submitted: September 2018
Owner Response:

John,
We are happy that you enjoyed your stay at Stepping Stones and thank you for your most positive guest review. It is rewarding to know that when you entertained you took advantage of the little niceties that I like to supply for our guests. We welcome people having a good time and it sounds like you did enjoy! We hope that you have another opportunity to visit the Cape soon.
Sincerely, Marylynn

Wilton, CT
Member since Sep 2018
"Perfect" Home away from Home

We rented Stepping Stones the last week of August 2018 for our 5th daughter's wedding. We sold our main house years ago where 3 of our daughters got married, nothing like a wedding at home. First, Marylynne and Dave went way our of their way to help us get this done. Next the house and yard are spectacular from the moment you walk in, what a great place to have a family reunion. We had the wedding tented in the front yard and the ceremony across the street overlooking Wychmere Harbor. The night before the wedding we had the rehearsal lobster bake in side yard, again spectacular setting. It was nice to have the wedding at a home where it is more personal. The guests were overwhelmed with the setting and I know one person who will be getting married there.
Jim & Brenda Croke. Harwich Port MA
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Date of Stay: August 2018
Date Submitted: January 2019
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Jim and Brenda,
It was wonderful to meet your beautiful family and on top of that to have their wedding reception at our home and a few steps away the ceremony over looking Wychmere Harbor. Thank you for the concern and care you gave STEPPING STONES. We, also, appreciate the time and successful efforts to preserve the flowers and the lawn. It was nice to see everyone taking advantage of the space in the various sitting areas and enjoying our special spots with the small waterfall and Koi Pond. We wish you and your family the best of all that is good.
Sincerely, Marylynn and Dave
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Harwich Port, MA
Member since Mar 2012
Our Happy Place

This was our second stay at Stepping Stones. We love this home and the owners are fantastic. We love walking to town, going to the beach and spending late afternoons with all the kids playing on the front lawn. Wychmere Harbor is right across the street and we love watching the boats.

Marylynn and Dave are great hosts. Always very responsive to any questions or if anything needs a fix.

Thank you!

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Date of Stay: August 2018
Date Submitted: August 2018
Livermore, CA
Member since Jun 2014
MIT reunion

The owners were fantastic hosts! They were always making sure we had what we needed and had endless recommendations of places to dine and visit to make the most of our stay. Their house is fabulous and has beautiful grounds. We enjoyed barbecues on the patio and the use of bikes and boogie boards. Thank you!

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Date of Stay: July 2018
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Beverly Hills, CA
Member since Aug 2018
Family gathering for a wedding

This home made our vacation and wedding gathering so special. Marylynne and Dave’s home was the perfect place for my family to reunite and make memories.The home is absolutely gorgeous and so welcoming.The grounds were spectacular and the pictures we got with my son (the groom) and his groomsmen were absolutely beautiful. Everything you need the house provided. Thank you for sharing your home with us.
Shelagh Hayes

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Date of Stay: July 2018
Date Submitted: August 2018
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Thank you for your most positive review. We are always pleased when guests enjoy Stepping Stones and Pebbles. We work to keep it in good order and enjoy seeing people appreciate our efforts. You are the ideal family!! We wish the bride and groom, along with all involved, the best life has to offer!!
Marylynn and Dave Clune

Boston, MA
Member since Aug 2018
Best Family Reunion!

We happened upon this house and cottage when we needed a large enough house to accommodate 7 families. Great find! The home is beautifully situated with harbor views and is within walking distance to a darling town and beach. We loved the grounds, the various gathering spaces (outdoor patios, dining area, living area, sunroom, etc), comforting bedrooms, and gourmet kitchen that provided plenty of space for delicious family dinners. We ventured to different Cape points, and found Harwich Port to be centrally located without the traffic difficulties. From the first moment of contact, Marylynn was helpful and accommodating as we planned out our visit. Thank you for adding magic to our family memories. show more show less

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Date of Stay: July 2018
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Wonderful Property for Wedding

We rented this beautiful house during our son’s wedding weekend and enjoyed an amazing venue where family and friends could meet, and relax together. The house was amazing, and Marylynn, the owner, was extremely accommodating. Our son’s wedding was held at the Wychmere, making the house very convenient to the wedding venue. The grounds at the house were beautiful, with trees in spring bloom. This was one of the best things we have ever done, rented a large home for a family wedding, and we were so happy we did! show more show less

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Date of Stay: May 2018
Date Submitted: May 2018
Owner Response:

Ellen and Family,
Thank you for lovely review. You were excellent guests and welcome to come back at anytime. We look forward to your return in the fall.

It is rewarding when our guests appreciate the extras that we put into having Stepping Stones a special place to remember a wonderful family event.
Best, Marylynn

Boylston, MA
Member since May 2018

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