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Waterfront Modern Cottage in Exclusive Mayflower Point
Orleans Vacation Rental - ID 29120

1 BR
1 bath
Sleeps 2
Beds: 1 BR: 1 queen
Beach: 4 miles to Nauset; 3 miles to Skaket
Guest Reviews: 12 reviews
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Off-season 2017/18
 
Summer 2018
 
Off-season 2018/19
 
Summer 2019
 
Off-season 2017/18
$1,100 - $1,225
Summer 2018
$1,350
Off-season 2018/19
$1,100
Summer 2019
 
Off-season 2017/18
 
Summer 2018
 
Off-season 2018/19
 
Summer 2019
 
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Description

Description

This charming, modern, waterfront cottage is located in the exclusive section of Orleans called Mayflower Point where the Namequoit River meets Little Pleasant Bay. The secluded cottage boasts scenic water views, quiet nights, and birds galore. The living space has A/C, ceiling fans in the main room and bedroom along with hardwood floors throughout, new appliances, and windows on all sides. Settle into this wonderful vacation spot with plenty of closet space and a fully equipped kitchen.

The one level cottage has a wraparound deck off the living room accessible thru sliding glass doors and a second deck thru the bedroom slider to enjoy that cup of morning coffee. It sleeps only two, so you both can truly get away on your own – a break from the pace. The cottage has high speed internet service, an HD flat screen TV with cable, and a DVD player.

It is a 100 yard walk to the water where you can launch your kayak or canoe. Skaket Beach on Cape Cod Bay is 3 miles away, and Nauset Beach on the Atlantic Ocean is 4 miles away.

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Calendar Last Updated: April 14, 2018

Additional availability info: This is a Saturday to Saturday vacation rental.

Minimum Stay Requirements:
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  • Summer 2018
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Amenities

Amenities

Proximity to water and beach
  • on salt water
Interior
  • Central A/C
  • Washer & Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Coffeemaker
  • Cable TV
  • DVD or VCR
  • Wireless or wired internet
  • No Smoking
Exterior
  • Deck/Porch/Patio
  • BBQ-Grill
Other
  • No Pets
Handicap Accessibility
  • There is a ramp from the driveway to the one step onto the front deck. All the living is one level.
Location

Location - Orleans

Nearest beach: 4 miles to Nauset; 3 miles to Skaket

41.7638589 -69.9704250 0
Reviews

Guest Reviews

12 reviews
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Our home away from home

My husband and I stayed at this wonderful cottage for a week at Mayflower Point during the past six summers (2012-2017). After our first stay, we knew that we would return every year because we immediately felt at home there. If we hadn't decided to build our own house and make the Cape our permanent home this year when we retire, we'd be returning to the Mayflower Point.

The cottage has everything you need and its location is perfect - secluded, yet an easy drive to Orleans, Chatham, beaches, ponds, hiking trails, restaurants, etc. There is direct access to launch your kayak or canoe and you don't need to drive anywhere to take a beautiful walk.

If you rent this cottage, you will love that the only thing you need to bring are your sheets and towels. The washer and dryer are a plus, as is the fully equipped kitchen. The cottage has been upgraded over the years since we first stayed and it now has air conditioning - a big help if you're there during the hottest time of the summer. The internet connection is excellent and there's cable TV. You will also find beach chairs, games and puzzles, books, tourist brochures, and videos.

The owners are gracious and available if needed, but never intrusive. You may come across other listings that rent for less, but I assure you that this cottage will spoil you after your first visit and you will agree that it's worth the difference to stay in this comfortable, lovely cottage in such a perfect location.
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Date of Stay: August 2017
Date Submitted: March 2018
Owner Response:

We loved having you all those years and are so happy that you found and built your dream place to finally retire here on the Cape. We will miss having you as cottage guests but look forward to having you as part of the Cape community.

York, PA
Member since Mar 2018
Nice secluded cottage

My wife and I stayed here in August of 2017. The place is just the right size for a couple. It has a very nice kitchen and deck with gas grill. Area is secluded next to the owners' home and overlooks the large lawn out to the water. Open living room, dining area. The kitchen is nice and opens to the large main deck with table and chairs. Kitchen has all the amenities with stove, microwave, coffee maker, large refrigerator and cooking and eating utensils. It is a bit out of the way off dirt roads, and you need to follow the directions given as GPS does not work in the area. Close to Orleans for baseball, restaurants, and beaches. The owners are great hosts and the place is immaculate. Would recommend and would love to visit again!! show more show less

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

Thank you for your review -- it is great to know that your first time in the guest cottage was so enjoyable. And we like that we are "off the beaten path," so to speak. Makes for a quiet, peaceful vacation for everyone. We enjoyed having you and look forward to having you come again sometime in the future.

Member since Jan 2016
Peaceful cottage

What a wonderful beginning to summer. We truly love your little cottage and how, when we come down the driveway, it feels like coming home. We had another wonderful week of peace and relaxation.

Thanks for the wine. We had it when we grilled fish - it was delish!

See you next year and enjoy the rest of your summer. Craig & Barb

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

We enjoyed having you stay in the cottage for your fourth year in a row. That week in June is always reserved for you both and so glad you had an even better time this year. See you next year.

Delmar, NY
Member since Jan 2018

We feel lucky to have discovered Molly's cozy little cottage a few years ago on VRBO. This is our third year there for a couple of weeks in September. We surely hope to return again next year. Pleasant Bay is stunningly beautiful, my very favorite place for kayaking at all tidal conditions. Our kayaks are kept snugly upon the bank of the Namequoit River, just a short walk away from the cottage. From there, we can paddle in all directions in Pleasant Bay as well up the river to Arey's Pond! And also from the cottage, it's just a 15 min. cycle to reach the Cape Cod Rails to Trails in the center of Orleans. Stop on your way back at a delightful little garden stand on Monument Rd. to enjoy local vegetables and fruit. We spent our honeymoon in Orleans, 51 years ago and have been coming back ever since because nothing for us compares to the beauty of this area. show more show less

Date of Stay: September 2016
Date Submitted: January 2018
Fran D
Pittsboro, NC
(Homeowner Entered)

My husband and I stayed here for a week and loved it. It's peaceful and very private, yet ideally located for access to all the Orleans waterways and related boating and beach activities. Close to Captain's Golf Course, an easy drive to Chatham, Orleans, Brewster, Harwich. All that said I was content to just sit on the decks and drink coffee (or wine). It was hard to leave each day but we sure did and we had a great time. Very clean and comfortable and well outfitted. Thanks again, Molly.

Date of Stay: July 2016
Date Submitted: January 2018
Susan C
Olympia, WA, USAS
(Homeowner Entered)

This is our third year staying at this perfect Cape Cod cottage and we will be returning next year. The cottage has everything you need for a wonderful visit including birds singing and a delightful breeze off the water. If you are looking for a peaceful charming place this is it. Thank you Molly for sharing this wonderful place -- we love it!

Date of Stay: June 2016
Date Submitted: January 2018
Barb P
Delmar, NY
(Homeowner Entered)

What a wonderful week we had in this cottage. It looks idyllic online, but it's even better in person. Imagine sipping your coffee from the deck, overlooking the lake, while songbirds serenade you. The location is ideal. We were able to easily enjoy Chatham, Harwich Port, Hyannis, Provincetown and more, and easily get back to the cottage. And the beach... what can we say about nearby beautiful Nauset Beach! The kitchen is spacious, and nicely equipped. The cottage is comfortable, well decorated, and spotless! Molly is a wonderful host. We had a great time! show more show less

Date of Stay: August 2015
Date Submitted: January 2018
Bob A
Trumball, CT
(Homeowner Entered)

My husband and I were married in Brewster on June 28th, and we wanted a perfect place to enjoy our Cape Cod honeymoon. This cottage was perfect! It was so bright, peaceful and private. We are both nature lovers, and this cottage suited our love of the outdoors, while still being so modern and comfortable. We loved relaxing outside on the main deck and enjoying that magnificent view! We look forward to returning.

Date of Stay: June 2015
Date Submitted: January 2018
Mary A
Webster, MA
(Homeowner Entered)

While staying in this cottage, I felt like I had come home. I summered on the Cape in my teens and lived and worked there for 10 years recently. This cottage captured all that I loved about the Cape. The view of the water, the wooded surrounding area, the smell of fresh air and pine, and the quiet and serenity. The house had everything we needed. The owners and management company were very helpful and quick to respond to questions. The location is perfect for touring all the Cape - you can hop on Rt. 28, Rt. 6, Rt 6A within 5-10 minutes. If you want the cape cod experience, I would definitely recommend this cottage/charming house. We plan to return here next year. show more show less

Date of Stay: June 2015
Date Submitted: January 2018
Sharon A
Sarasota, Florida
(Homeowner Entered)

My wife and I had never visited Cape Cod, and are so happy and fortunate to have found this cottage on our first trip here. The cottage is located in a very quite and secluded area that we found very pleasing, but it is centrally located on the Cape to all of the attractions that we visited during the week of our visit, and is very close to all that Orleans has to offer. We especially like the Orleans area for it's small town feel and friendliness. The cottage has everything in the way of amenities that we could have expected, wanted, or needed. It is well maintained, clean, and a very relaxing place to be. Our host, Molly, was warm and gracious was very helpful in recommending local places to visit. This is a place that would be easy to return to and we hope to do just that. I highly recommend this to any couple that wants to visit the Cape. show more show less

Date of Stay: September 2014
Date Submitted: January 2018
Mark R
Springfield, IL
(Homeowner Entered)

About Molly

Member since:
10/19/2017
Reviews:
12 reviews
Calendar Last Updated:
4/14/2018
We have rented our guest cottage for the past 12 years, thru local Cape realtors and until last year thru VRBO. We have many repeat renters who keep coming back -- the best references a property owner could have. This is our first year with Weneedavacation. We stopped our listing on VRBO because of their new business practice of limited communication between owners and renters and their hidden fees. We believe that you should be able to communicate with a property owner to ensure the space is what you think it is and one you will enjoy on your vacation. We believe that if you love the outer Cape and all that is has to offer, you will enjoy Orleans, Mayflower Point, and our cottage. Our past reviews support our beliefs and we hope you will explore our listing.

What is special about this property?
All of our past renters would agree -- the greatest asset of our cottage is the peace and quiet where the sounds are mostly just birds. It is peaceful and beautiful with woods, water, and wildlife. We are tucked into a corner off the dirt roads of exclusive Mayflower Point and on the intersect of where the Namequoit River meets Little Pleasant Bay. The 100 yard walk to our landing where you can launch your kayak or canoe out to the Bay is ideal for early morning explorations. We think the fact that the cottage is modern, light, comfortable with windows on all sides and early morning sun helps to make a person feel surrounded by nature. The trees attract the birds and the wrap around deck with outdoor seating making the whole experience one of complete relaxation with comfort at an affordable price.

What is special about your town?
Orleans is the best of the Cape towns but then we are totally prejudiced. Orleans is centrally located on the outer Cape at Exit 12 -- the elbow of the Cape. Take a look on a map....we are surrounded by water and have Nauset Beach (ocean) and Skaket Beach (Cape Cod Bay). Those plus Town Cove and many town landings affording a variety of salt water experiences. We have Rock Harbor for beautiful sunsets and a bevy of local charter boats where you can fish for stripers and blues. Our downtown area and East Orleans have many wonderful restaurants to enjoy along with some unique shopping. We are only 30 miles to Provincetown and only 6 miles to The National Seashore entrance. Downtown Orleans has the Cape Rail Trail, an 18 bike path where you can easily go in either direction -- toward its beginning in Dennis or its end in Wellfleet. We have local theatre, music, wonderful galleries. Orleans has it all!