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Charming Starfish Cottage-Walk to Onset Bay!
Onset Vacation Rental - ID 28136

2 BR
1 bath
Sleeps 5
Beds: 2 BRs: 2 queens, 1 rollaway Twin
Beach: 4/10 mile (10 min walk) to beach on Onset Bay
Guest Reviews: 13 reviews
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Weekly
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Off-season 2017/18
$160 - $170
Summer 2018
 
Off-season 2018/19
$170
Summer 2019
 
Off-season 2017/18
$850 - $900
Summer 2018
$950 - $1,000
Off-season 2018/19
$850 - $950
Summer 2019
 
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Summer 2018
 
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Contact Cindy - ID 28136
Time active: 1 year
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Phone: (978) 239-0499 (Cell)
Phone: (978) 239-0499 (Cell)

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Description

Description

Welcome to Starfish Cottage, our newly renovated 2 bedroom/1 bath, bright, clean and cheerful cottage within walking distance of beautiful Onset Bay! Our cottage has been described as ''whimsical”, ''super-clean, and a ''welcome haven'' by our guests! If you haven't been to Onset before, you are in for a real treat. We have been vacationing here for years and have rented many cottages, and we loved this one so much we bought it and now want to share it with you!

We have recently renovated and freshened it up with new paint, new windows, new queen mattresses, new wooden blinds, and comfortable furnishings. The Kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need plus a Keurig Coffee Maker, a Toaster Oven, a Milk Shake Mixer, and a new Gas Stove and a new Dishwasher! The Living Room offers plenty of seating, a new Flat Screen TV with Cable, a DVD/VCR, a CD Player/Radio, a new Ceiling Fan, a new Electric Fireplace as well as an A/C unit. The Dining area has a Retro Red & White Enamel Table with seating for 6 as well as a Breakfast Bar with stools for eating or to use your laptop. Each bedroom has a Queen Bed, a dresser and night stands, and an A/C unit. The bathroom offers a shower & tub, Bath Towels and Beach Towels, and a portable hair dryer. There is also a new Washer & Dryer for your convenience.

Enjoy yourself outside, too, in the large yard we have just finished a new Deck for your enjoyment with a Patio Table, Umbrella and a Gas Grill. There is parking for 2 cars.

Onset offers a cute village with shops and restaurants without the hassle of going over the bridge! Just unpack and go to the beach!
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Pricing & Availability

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Calendar Last Updated: April 23, 2018

Additional availability info: Check-in is 3:00PM / Check-out is 10AM. This is a Saturday to Saturday vacation rental.

Additional pricing info: Cleaning Fee of $90 for any rental. Refundable Security Deposit $350

Minimum Stay Requirements:
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    2 nights
  • Summer 2018
    7 nights
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Amenities

Amenities

Proximity to water and beach
  • walk to a salt water beach
Interior
  • A/C Unit(s)
  • 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
Other
  • No Pets
Handicap Accessibility
  • Starfish Cottage is not handicapped accessible. There are 2 steps to enter the cottage via the mudroom and there is 1 small step down from the living room to each bedroom. There are handbars to assist in each case.
Location

Location - Onset

Nearest beach: 4/10 mile (10 min walk) to beach on Onset Bay

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Reviews

Guest Reviews

13 reviews
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Starfish Cottage

My sister, daughter and I stayed at the Starfish Cottage in Onset this past fall. The cottage is so tastefully decorated, cozy and has every amenity one could want. I had to communicate with Cindy several times because of changes in my travels. She was always quickly responsive in getting back to me and very accomodating to the changes in my plans. The cottage is extremely clean and very close to the Onset beaches and town. This is a very delightful cottage.
Rosemarie Frydman

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Date of Stay: September 2017
Date Submitted: February 2018
Owner Response:

Thank you Rosemarie for the lovely review! We are happy that it all worked out and that you and your sister and daughter had a nice time. Please know you are all welcome back anytime for a summer vacation or a short stay. You were all wonderful guests!
Cindy and Dean

Walnut Creek, CA
Member since May 2012
Fun time

I stayed at the Starfish cottage with my two teenage daughters. We had a wonderful time. The cottage was cozy, warm and very welcoming. Cindy and Dean thought of everything and truly made it a home away from home. The cottage was a short walk to the beach and the town. There were great restaurants and a few shops. I also liked that Onset was located just outside the hustle and bustle of the Cape, yet a short drive to so many things the Cape has to offer. I would recommend this place to anyone who wants a quiet Cape getaway. For a family or a couple getaway. I would like to mention that our hosts were wonderful ! show more show less

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Date of Stay: July 2017
Date Submitted: January 2018
Owner Response:

Thank you, Dawn, for the very complimentary review! It is so nice to hear that the cottage was "a home away from home" for you and your girls. That is music to our ears! You expressed exactly how we felt the first time we stayed in Onset before we had our own cottage, and we still feel that way. Thank you for putting it into words for other guests to read as it will help make them comfortable to book our cottage.

It was a pleasure having your all here and I do hope you can return again soon!
Cindy and Dean
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Ludlow, MA
Member since Jun 2017
Clean, equipped, and as advertised

We couldn't have been happier with the rental of Starfish Cottage. Cindy and Dean were great with quick responses and all that they provided. Upon arrival, we found the cottage to be immaculate and was close to town and stores to grab anything needed. Highly recommended.

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Date of Stay: July 2017
Date Submitted: November 2017
Owner Response:

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, Micah! We are so happy that you found the cottage to be to your liking and that you had a nice vacation. You and your family treated our cottage with care and are welcome anytime, and we hope you will return!
Cindy and Dean

Wallkill, NY
Member since Jan 2016
Relaxing!!!!

My family and I had a wonderful time in MA The cottage was extremely clean, cozy and sooo….relaxing which is why we came. Cindy and Dean, you really thought of EVERYTHING! We had a blast and an educational trip to Plymouth, Whale Watching, and Battleship Cove. The food and I cannot say this enough, was AMAZING! And everyone was sooo NICE! Some places we ate were:
--Lindsey’s Family Diner (Awesome!)
--Breakfast Nook (Awesome!)
-- Marc Anthony’s (Good)
--Cape Cod Cakes (Good)
--Katie’s Burger Bar (Awesome)
--Cupcake Charlies (Awesome)

The Cape Cod Canal was beautiful and the history amazing. We definitely want to come back again.
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Date of Stay: April 2017
Date Submitted: July 2017
Owner Response:

Thank you, Carey, for the wonderful review about your family's stay at our cottage! It makes our day to hear that you were able to relax and enjoy your time with your family for a much needed getaway! We are amazed at how much you explored as we know there is so much to see and do in this area. Thanks for pointing out all of the good restaurants you tried too! You and Vincent and family are always welcome back at any time!
Cindy and Dean

Member since Mar 2017
Cape Cod Gem

Dear Cindy and Dean,
We really enjoyed our stay at your lovely cottage. We felt at home, straight away. We did not want for a thing. Everything was provided. Some family members stopped by for a visit and all were enchanted. We are definitely thinking of coming again next year. Thank you for sharing your Cape Cod gem!
Susan and Bennie

Date of Stay: August 2016
Date Submitted: July 2017
Owner Response:

Dear Susan and Bennie,
It was our pleasure to have you stay with us! You were perfect guests. We do hope you will consider coming again next summer. Thanks so much!
Cindy and Dean

Mohawk, NY
Member since Jul 2017

Home away from Home (Helena R) Lowell, MA
Reviewed 22 Jul 2016
Dear Dean & Cindy, Always a pleasure staying in your cottage, this is the second year, and as always we had great fun, the girls went to onset and we went to the Bourne Scenic park we had family camping there we had them come over the house for dinner we had a barbeque it was perfect we would recommend this cottage to anyone it was just perfect, hope to rented again

Owner's reply:
We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your vacation at our cottage again this year. You and your family always take good care of everything and are welcome anytime. Thank you for choosing our cottage!
Cindy and Dean


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Date of Stay: July 2016
Date Submitted: April 2017
Helena R
Lowell, MA
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Awesome Cottage (Manny S) Sterling, VA
Reviewed 12 Jul 2016
This whimsical cottage would be absolutely perfect if it’s right on the water. Even though its not our planned vacation, it fills up the sadness my family felt at those times. My sister inlaw was diagnosed stage4 cancer. The cottage made us feel at home. The decorations inside n out are done with perfection. Cindy the owner, is a very warm and sweet person. I can recommend their place 100% .Hope to see u again! Thanks for your great hospitality.

Hi Mannie and Robert,
Thank you for choosing our cottage. I wish it had been for pleasure rather than a medical reason but I’m glad we could make it work even at the last minute. Try to enjoy the rest of the summer. I will keep your sister-in-law in my prayers. It was a pleasure meeting you both!
Sincerely,
Cindy and Dean MacIsaac

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Date of Stay: July 2016
Date Submitted: April 2017
Manny S
Sterling, VA
(Homeowner Entered)

Seashore Cottage (Jane B) Pompano Beach, FL
Reviewed 14 Jun 2016
My husband Paul and I had a great 10 days at the cottage. It is so adorable and so comfortable. Everything you could think of is in the cottage. And, by far it is the cleanest rental home we have ever stayed in. We are originally from Braintree, MA and now live in Florida. We have some family in the Onset area. We had our kids for dinner one night and cooked steak on the grill. My sister and her partner came 2 nights for cocktails and appetizers and then we were off to dinner. Fabulous restaurants in the area. Stonebridge Bar and Grill is on the same street as the cottage. Onset Village is a really cute place to walk around. It is within walking distance of the cottage. Lindsey's Restaurant on Cranberry Hgwy. in E. Wareham and The Gateway Tavern also in Wareham. Percy's in Wareham is great for lunch. All had very good food!! We were so lucky to be so close to my sister and our son and his family. Just a 20 minute ride from the cottage. We went to Province Town, Hyannis, Buttonwood Zoo in New Bedford, Plymouth Plantation, Dartmouth Mall for some great sales at Macy's. We just had a wonderful time. For sure we will go back to Seashore Cottage. It is so cute with the retro decorating and the cottage atmosphere. Cindy and Dean are great and gave us a lot of good information. Now back to Florida and on a diet after all that great food. Don't hesitate if you want a great place to stay. Seashore Cottage is the one!!

Owners Reply: Thank you Jane and Paul for that wonderful review! It is especially meaningful to us knowing that you also rented your vacation home in the past and appreciate the importance of cleanliness, comfort and well-appointed cottages which make for a stress free vacation! We are so glad our cottage met your expectations and that you were able to relax and enjoy your visit with your family. We hope you will come back to Onset again and that we will meet again!
Cindy and Dean

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Date of Stay: May 2016
Date Submitted: April 2017
Jane B
Pompano, FL
(Homeowner Entered)

A DOLL HOUSE! (Iris K) Brooklyn, NY
Reviewed 18 Aug 2015
From the moment we turned the key we were bowled over by the immaculate decor. We looked around to see a quaint, welcoming doll's house with every amenity taken into account. No detail was left out & no expense spared to make us feel as comfortable as possible. The location is central to beaches, shopping & houses of worship. The owners are the nicest & most organized couple. We were in constant contact throughout the rental process (by phone & email). My kids came to visit for a few days & felt right at home as well. I can't say enough. We would definitely return to this property again. The Kahns.

Dear Iris,
Thank you so much for doing the laundry which you didn’t have to do!! We are so pleased that the cottage was a pleasant retreat for you from city life. Also, we want to say we were thrilled to receive such a wonderful review! We usually don’t get reviews until our renters have checked out so this was especially nice to see and we now have 9 five (5) star reviews! Cindy and Dean
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Date of Stay: August 2015
Date Submitted: April 2017
Sherman & Iris K
Brooklyn, NY
(Homeowner Entered)
Beautiful and cozy!

The cottage was perfectly sized for our family of four and was immaculate. It is obvious the owners put much effort into decorating and thinking of every detail. All you need to bring is your bathing suit, clothes, and your toothbrush - Cindy and Dean have thought of everything else! The town of Onset allows you to skip the typical Cape Cod "bridge" traffic but is still close enough to enjoy most Cape activities with only a short drive. There were plenty of suggestions neatly organized and left in a binder at the cottage so you don't have to wonder, "what should we do today?" Our family had a wonderful trip!
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Date of Stay: August 2015
Date Submitted: April 2017
North Andover, MA
Member since Apr 2017

About Cindy

profile photo for Cindy MacIsaac
Member since:
3/28/2017
Reviews:
13 reviews
Calendar Last Updated:
4/23/2018
Cindy and Dean have lived in beautiful Newburyport, MA for the last 34 years and love living by the water! Cindy was a travel agent for 25 years, and also owned The Stage, a Dance and Music store for 16 years. Dean was a helicopter pilot for 15 years, a builder and then became a computer software engineer. ''Besides the ocean, we love theatre, antiquing and traveling!'' Together they have 3 grown children, 7 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. ''We have been vacationing in Onset for years before fulfilling our dream and buying our own cottage which we love sharing with our guests!''

What is special about this property?
Starfish Cottage has a warm and welcoming feel. We furnished it with new and old and fun retro finds that we hope our guests will enjoy. ''We have tried to think of everthing so you can get right to your vacation and relax and explore during your getaway.''

What is special about your town?
Onset has long been called ''the gateway to the Cape'' and we think it is a secret place, The Victorian seaside village of Onset which is part of Wareham was once a vacation destination for the likes of Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Benny Goodman, Big Bands, and other Broadway entertainers and also had a casino that drew tourists to their summer cottages! It is a special place and many families come back each summer for generations. Besides miles of beach, it offers free outdoor concerts every week, fireworks, and numerous festivals during the summer without the hassle of going over the bridge! There is a listing of activities and things to do at our cottage.