BLISSFUL PARADISE ON 11 ACRES WITH LOVELY VIEWS, PRIVATE BEACH AND TENNIS COURT

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Louisa Benton

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Sleeps14
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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BLISSFUL PARADISE ON 11 ACRES WITH LOVELY VIEWS, PRIVATE BEACH AND TENNIS COURT

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8 bdrms, 4 full baths (one w shower), big hot water outdoor shower, sleeps 10

The Bourne Cottage provides a perfect vacation spot for families and friends who want to escape the hustle and bustle of modern life. It has three distinct wings with 8 bedrooms.

Built in 1783, the Bourne Cottage is on eleven acres on Indian Neck at the head of Buzzard's Bay. The Indian Neck area is very private --few houses on much land.

The property is waterfront to Bourne Cove, a salt water bay with oysters, clams and fish. There is a private dock there for swimming and launching non-motorized boats. A leisurely ten-minute stroll along a narrow country lane brings one to the beach on Buzzard's Bay. Tenants have access to the private beach there.

Windsurfing, canoeing, sailing, swimming, kayaking and tennis are popular ways to spend the days. Both beaches slope gently into the water and are ideal for babies and old people alike. The water in Buzzards Bay is pleasantly warm for swimming and there is no dangerous surf or undertow.

Please note: the house has four full bathrooms. One of the bathrooms has a shower. The other three have the original claw foot tubs with shower hose attachments. There is also a large, outdoor shower with hot water.

This is a low key, get your feet wet and sandy family place.

If you want air conditioning and big screen tv, this place is not for you.

If you are afraid of a few bugs and want the beaches raked and free of seaweed, this place is not for you.

If you love natural beauty, quiet neighbors, kayaking and exploring warm waters, and a place where kids are safe riding around on bikes...you have found Heaven. This place is for you!

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome

Louisa Benton

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2012
Speaks english, spanish
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Sleeps14
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Blissful paradise on 11 acres with lovely views, private beach and tennis court
average rating of 4.5 based on 5 reviews
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Blissful paradise on 11 acres with lovely views, private beach and tennis court
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p957029
+1 917 902-4801
Wareham SE Massachusetts & Buzzard's Bay
5

Gorgeous, private and peaceful

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
My mom rented this antique cottage for the entire family because it was close to her brother's house in onset. It is truly beautiful and you really feel like you are stepping back in time as soon as you pull up to the house. The house dates back a few hundred years so it is full of history. It was fun trying to figure out how to get from point A to point B!! Looks are very deceiving. This house looks small from the pictures, but it actually has several staircases and "wings" of bedrooms. There is a wonderful, large screened in porch, a nice sunporch, the parlor and a dining room that fits the whole crew! The kitchen is nice and big with everything you need. There is even a separate laundry room and storage porch for all of your outdoor gear. The house is impeccably maintained with comfortable beds and plenty of bathrooms. The outdoor shower is wonderful!!

The property is simply beautiful. A rolling lawn leads to the water. It is very quiet and there are thousands of birds chirping away...especially first thing in the morning. The house is at the beginning of two points with a cove in between so there are nice walking routes. "Club Mud" is a short walk from the house, It is a charming little clearing on the cove with adirondack chairs, a hammock and boat dock. We loved setting up our beach chairs on the dock and floating with the tide.

All in all, it was a house big enough for our crew but with lots of options (I didn't even get to the tennis court!!) for fun and relaxation. A perfect family reunion house!!
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Blissful paradise on 11 acres with lovely views, private beach and tennis court
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p957029
+1 917 902-4801
Wareham SE Massachusetts & Buzzard's Bay
4

Great place for a large family!

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
We chose this place to celebrate my inlaws 40th anniversary. We needed room for four couples, two toddlers and two teenagers. The Bourne Cottage was affordable and more than accommodated our crowd! We loved being able to eat at the large table for our meals.
The house was very clean and well equipped and Louisa went above and beyond at every step of the way to make us feel welcome and to answer questions or provide suggestions. The only issue we had was that there is in fact only one indoor shower, not 4 as the description says. But we made good use of the outdoor shower since the weather was fantastic. Had there been bad weather, we might have experienced a bit of a log jam for the shower!
We found the beach/dock not terribly conducive to small children, and opted to drive the 5 miles to Onset - gorgeous beaches, shallow, clean water, ice cream shops and pizza joints - something to please everyone!
We loved the charm of the house and the expansive grounds - no one ever worried if the kids wandered out into the yard to play. We would absolutely return!
Owner's Response: The house is indeed wonderful for large extended families. What's nice is there are several wings so it is possible to have privacy even when the house is full.

There are four indoor bathrooms: one with a shower; the rest with the original clawfoot tubs with shower hose attachments. And of course the spacious outdoor shower. (The website for some reason will not count bathrooms with only tubs, thus the source of confusion. Moving forward, I have been sure to make it clear upon the first inquiry that 3 out of the 4 bathrooms are tub only.)

Also, there are two private dock areas for swimming in the cove, and one private beach area for swimming in the bay. Two of those areas are wonderful for babies and small children as generations of family and friends will attest! The beach slopes gently into the water, and is great for babies and the elderly alike. At low tide, lovely soft sandbars are great for playing and exploring.

But, there are also many other wonderful beaches all around for every taste!
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Blissful paradise on 11 acres with lovely views, private beach and tennis court
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p957029
+1 917 902-4801
Wareham SE Massachusetts & Buzzard's Bay
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We Had a Great Time

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
We had a great time!  The house was great.

Thank you for all of your attention to detail, and for sharing your home with us.
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Blissful paradise on 11 acres with lovely views, private beach and tennis court
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p957029
+1 917 902-4801
Wareham SE Massachusetts & Buzzard's Bay
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Perfect Gathering Place for Our Family

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
We had a wonderful time at your Cottage.  The house was a perfect gathering place for our family.  Moreover, I think everyone was taken with the beauty and serenity of Indian Neck.  It really is an unspoiled refuge. We would certainly like to return to Indian Neck in the future.

 
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Blissful paradise on 11 acres with lovely views, private beach and tennis court
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p957029
+1 917 902-4801
Wareham SE Massachusetts & Buzzard's Bay
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Spectacular Property!

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
I wanted to touch base with you and tell you how much we are enjoying the property!!!  The 3 boys and their dad have played tennis a few times, they love the court right here - it's a nice treat for them!  We had some mussels for dinner tonight that my brother in law dug out of the sand yesterday - delicious!  My inlaws are absolutely delighted to have everyone under the same roof.  This anniversary trip will not soon be forgotten!
 
The weather has been nothing short of amazing.  No rain, hardly any clouds, I can't believe it!  We've been to two different beaches (including Onset) and have found that there's always something for every taste no matter what we do or where we go.
 
Thank you so much for inviting us to your spectacular property!
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Providence
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
New Bedford, MA
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Route 195 to Boston or 25 to Cape Cod Canal
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Private beach
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Many in town
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Great Neck
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Many in town
Car: necessary

The property is only one hour by car from Boston, and before the bridges, so you reach the quiet of Indian Neck before the traffic jams to the Cape begin. The town of Wareham is five miles away. The vacation town of Onset, with active beach life, ice cream, clam shacks and restaurants, etc. is five miles in the other direction.

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Availability & Rates

Wareham House Rental Rates

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$2,700
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150.00
Notes There is a fully refundable security deposit of $750

Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Wareham House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Activities Guide
  • Wireless Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
    Bathroom 6 - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub
Bedrooms:
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 7 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 8 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 9 - 1 child bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
Outside:
  • Child's Swing
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis Court
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Boat Dock
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
Leisure Activities:
  • whale watching
  • walking
  • bird watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
  • sailing
  • swimming
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