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Orleans Vacation Rental home in Cape Cod MA 02653 | ID 28852
3 BR
2 baths
Sleeps 6
Beds: 1 queen, 1 double, 2 twins
Beach: 2 miles to Nauset Beach
Guest Reviews: 23 reviews
Daily
Weekly
Monthly
Off-season 2018/19
$250 - $375
Summer 2019
 
Off-season 2019/20
$250 - $375
Off-season 2018/19
$1,000 - $2,500
Summer 2019
$2,500 - $2,650
Off-season 2019/20
$2,000 - $2,500
Off-season 2018/19
$2,000 - $5,000
Summer 2019
 
Off-season 2019/20
$2,000 - $5,000
Contact: Jim
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Phone: (508) 255-8555 (Work)
Phone: (508) 255-8555 (Work)
Time Active:
1+ years
Description

Description

This newly renovated and lovingly restored 1940's cottage is within walking distance of Sundae School Ice Cream, Nauset Farms, and Zia Pizza and East Orleans. Bike to Nauset Beach or head into Orleans for great coffee at the Chocolate Sparrow, or for shopping, restaurants and playgrounds. The Orleans Firebirds baseball team, part of the historic Cape Cod Baseball League, plays other Cape teams nearby at Eldredge Park. The Cape Cod Rail Trail goes through the center of Orleans, and you can rent bikes for the day or week.

The main living and kitchen area is bright and airy. The kitchen has french doors that open up to a cheerful and roomy screened porch for dining and relaxing, creating a seamless indoor/outdoor living and dining area.

Our home has three charming bedrooms and two full baths. Each bedroom has its own unique character. There is a spacious master suite with a brass queen bed, ceiling fan, tv, walk-in closet, and private bath with a soaking tub. There is another bedroom with a double bed, and a third bedroom with two single beds and large windows that open onto the screened porch. Amenities include quiet yard, screened porch, cable TV, wi-fi, charcoal grill, and outdoor shower.

The property is on a quiet street and surrounded by woods on two sides and an open field on the other side. There is a spacious side lawn for enjoying outdoor games and activities.

You have your choice of two wonderful beaches close by: Nauset Beach on the ocean side if you want waves, or Skaket Beach on the bayside is popular for families with younger children. The cottage is about halfway between the two beaches. Charter fishing is available in Rock Harbor. Various seal watching and sunset cruises are also available and a whale watching trip out of Provincetown is an amazing experience.
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Location

Location - East Orleans

Nearest beach: 2 miles to Nauset Beach

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Pricing & Availability

Pricing & Availability

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Calendar Last Updated: December 06, 2018

Additional availability info: Also available for off season rentals.

Long-Term Rental (1 month or more): Available monthly off season: price ranges from $2000 per month to $5000. Call for more information.

Payment Methods: Personal checks

Additional pricing info: $ 500 Security Deposit: $175 Cleaning Fee; Saturday to Saturday rental in season.

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

Amenities

Interior
  • A/C Unit(s)
  • Microwave
  • Coffeemaker
  • Cable TV
  • DVD or VCR
  • Wireless or wired internet
  • No Smoking
Exterior
  • Screened Porch
  • BBQ-Grill
  • Outdoor Shower
Other
  • No Pets
Handicap Accessibility
  • Our home is all on one level. The front entrance has one step to a landing and one step into the living area. The back door has 6 steps to the screened porch and one step from the screened porch to the main living area.
Reviews

Guest Reviews

23 reviews
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Thank you so much for our lovely weekend in The Summer House. We all had a relaxing time and the baby enjoyed crawling from room to room. We had our meals on the porch, especially breakfast and dinner. The Summer House is a beautiful and peaceful spot. Thanks again.

Date of Stay: September 2018
Date Submitted: September 2018
Martha G
Orleans, MA
(Homeowner Entered)
Perfection!

This cottage was so charming, full of character and comfortable. Jim and Barbara have done a spectacular job on its renovation and décor. Thank you for making my 65th a very special birthday. I would highly recommend this rental and would love to come back another time.

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

Thanks, Kathy! It was great having you and Jan stay at the cottage and so glad you could be there for your birthday. We look forward to the next time!

Fort Myers, FL
Member since Sep 2018
Last Days of Summer

I can’t say enough about this summer cottage. It is perfect in every way. Decorated to perfection, comfortable and in such a great location - so close to Nauset Beach! This was our second year renting and we are looking forward to renting again next year.

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Date of Stay: September 2018
Date Submitted: September 2018
Beverly, MA
Member since Sep 2018

Fantastic!!! Will book again!
Close to beaches and great food! Beautiful house and so comfortable. The porch is fantastic as is the outside shower. The location cannot be beat. We have stayed here twice we liked it so much. Happy to return for another wonderful vacation at the cottage.

Date of Stay: August 2018
Date Submitted: September 2018
John R
Lyme, NH
(Homeowner Entered)

We had a terrific stay at the Summer House beach cottage in Orleans. It is just miles from the bay beach (Skaket) and the ocean beach (Nauset) in a very private location away from hustle and bustle. The 3 bedrooms and screened porch made our family of 5 feel very comfortable. The kitchen is well equipped with all necessary dishes, frying pans, collander, etc. It is an easy drive to Orleans, with easy access to fine eating and seafood. There is an charcoal grill for at home eating.The O'Briens were gracious hosts, easily accessible for questions. We would highly recommend this cottage to our friends for future Cape vacations. show more show less

Date of Stay: August 2018
Date Submitted: August 2018
Craig and Barb A
Brattleboro, VT
(Homeowner Entered)

This rental was the perfect rental for a family. Every small detail was thought of by the owners and we thoroughly enjoyed our trip! We had 3 adults and 2 children and it never felt crowded. The spacious screened porch was perfect for winding down at night. Was within a few minute drive of several beaches. My children loved the outdoor shower which was great for rinsing off the sand after the beach. Would definitely stay here again!

Date of Stay: August 2018
Date Submitted: August 2018
Kristin A
Hartford, CT
(Homeowner Entered)

Your cottage was a great place to stay during our vacation. Lots of outdoor room for the kids to play. Lovely indoor space to hang out. Thank you.

Date of Stay: August 2018
Date Submitted: August 2018
Angelo P
Wakefield, MA
(Homeowner Entered)

Thank you for sharing your super cute cottage with us and our family. We especially loved having “grown up” time on the back porch after the kids went to sleep.

See you next summer!

Date of Stay: July 2018
Date Submitted: August 2018
Jeanmarie R
Needham, MA
(Homeowner Entered)
Fabulous stay at The Summer House

My family and I loved staying at the Summer House and can not wait to go back! The owners were amazing to deal with, so hospitable and nice. The cottage was recently wonderfully restored and all the rooms are so comfortable, clean, and relaxing. Very beach feel! My daughter loved the bedroom with the windows that opened out into the porch, great place to take a nap! The porch itself was lovely, we really enjoyed spending time out there, the yard is so private and peaceful.
The cottage location was perfect for us, we could walk down to the market or ice cream shop, and it is close to the Rail Trail and many restaurants and shops. Its also an extremely short drive to either the bay or ocean beaches, and it's a great base to explore other other areas on the Cape.

All in all, it was such a great vacation house and we look forward to returning!
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Date of Stay: July 2018
Date Submitted: August 2018
Owner Response:

Diana,
Thanks so much for your review of The Summer House. It was great having you and your family stay at our cottage. We’re glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to you coming back again soon!

Bayville, NY
Member since Aug 2018

What a charming and peaceful home! We had a wonderful week with our family--and felt so welcome. Beautiful job on the renovation and we loved all the little details you put into making this retreat so special. A beautiful home in an ideal location.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and hope to be back soon.

Date of Stay: July 2018
Date Submitted: July 2018
Jay L
Brooklyn, NY
(Homeowner Entered)

About Jim

Member since:
7/10/2017
Reviews:
23 reviews
Calendar Last Updated:
11/29/2018
Jim and Barbara have spent the last four years lovingly restoring this classic 1941 Cape Cod cottage.

We added a 300 square foot master bedroom and bath addition, and totally renovated the original 600 square foot cottage.

The interior walls are done in 1 X 8 ship lap pine boards, identical to the original exterior wall construction. All the ceilings except for the vaulted master bedroom are done in 1 X 6 pine bead-board. All walls were painstakingly spackled, sanded and hand-painted by Barbara, using Benjamin Moore Simply White, which gives the entire cottage a bright, crisp appearance.

Each room has its own distinctive identity and features, from the built-ins to the custom windows and furnishings. The cottage sits on a very quiet half acre, surrounded by woods and a daily chorus of birds. Our quiet street feels as though it has more people walking or biking than cars, which adds to the quiet and peaceful setting.

When they're not working on the cottage, Jim is a local real estate attorney and Barbara is a pediatric nurse. They also have five grown children and two young grandsons to try to keep track of.

What is special about this property?
Our cottage is unique in retaining the character and authenticity of the original 1941 cottage, while giving it the brightness and light of a new home. The original floors were sanded and refinished, which gives the cottage the amazing warmth of old pine. Adding larger and windows and french doors onto the screen porch give the cottage a light, outside feel.

Sitting on a quiet lot surrounded by woods and an empty field always accompanied by a chorus of birds gives the cottage the sense of peacefulness and privacy.

What is special about your town?
Orleans is one of the most desireable towns on Cape Cod. Close to wonderful beaches and lakes for swimming, surfing, fishing and kayaking, many fabulous restaurants and coffee shops, shopping, bike rentals, access to the Cape Cod Rail Trail and nightly Cape League baseball games make Orleans a great place to vacation.

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