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Jil Clark

Member since: 2004
Speaks: english

4 BDRM 3 BATH WATERFRONT private beach, phenominal sunsets across Bay

3 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Cape Cod Cottage Rental Photos and Description

4 bdrms, 3 baths,fireplace,screened porch,patio,deck over Cape Cod Bay,garden

Spectacular waterview from cottage plus attached barn atop bluff. Private beach. Deck with unobstructed view of all of Cape Cod Bay and the outermost 'arm' of the Cape. Walk for miles in either direction. Fireplaced livingroom with 14 feet of sliding glass doors & deck to view sunset across Cape Cod Bay. Step out of kitchen through glass doors onto charming patio surrounded by perennial garden, wild roses & clematis. 2 antique soaking tubs. Curl up with a book in a wicker chair on screened in porch or on deck overlooking Cape Cod Bay. Watch whales out in the Bay. Don't miss the sun setting across the water -- a spectacular show nightly.

Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jil Clark (Property Manager)
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english

About Jil Clark

Landscape painter, drawn to the outer Cape decades ago by its wildness and natural beauty and, of course, the brilliance of its light.

Jil Clark purchased this cottage in 1989

Why Jil Clark chose Cape Cod

Waterfront With Sandy Beach And Dramatic Views Of Sunset. Elegant 4 Bedroom 3 Bath beach house. Fireplace in living room with 14 feet of glass overlooking all of Cape Cod Bay and the outermost 'arm' of Cape Cod. Screened Porch. Patio Off Sunny Eat-In Kitchen. Antique Claw Foot Tubs.Beach Shower & Shed

What makes this cottage unique

Walk For Miles Both Direction.Fishing/Clamming On Our Beach.Dramatic Sand Bars. Minutes To Golf,Tennis, Longnook and Coast Guard Beaches, Wellfleet, Provincetown, Bike Paths, and two beautiful in-ground pools within minutes of us. Also, para sailing and boat rentals nearby. Sailing and wind surfing lessons and rentals a few minutes away.

Reviews

4
based on 3 traveler reviews

4 BDRM 3 BATH WATERFRONT private beach, phenominal sunsets across Bay
average rating of 4.0 based on 3 reviews
5

An amazing Cape Cod experience!

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful place if you want a real sense of Cape Cod's beauty, serenity, and coziness. We stayed for a week and cannot describe the amazing views across the bay, the sunsets, and the incredible sense of peace, tranquility and rest it gave us. The house is high above the beach and the beach itself was almost empty and very peaceful, with a few strollers walking by. We were there early in the season but doubt it gets really crowded even in August. The place has real Cape charm, does not feel like some high end condo that could be anywhere. Very easy to drive to Provincetown for an evening out or to bike along the shore route. The owner was welcoming and the place felt homey and comfortable. Nothing was lacking. Highly recommended! Will be coming back soon.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

BEAUTIFUL. Sparkling clean, lovingly maintained.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful colors inside and out. So many sweet touches. Obviously well loved. The beach was practically empty even in mid August. The sunsets were to die for. We're in love. We give this house all our thumbs up!

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just OK - Property Wasn't Ready For Our Arrival

  • 2 of 5

We had a great vacation on the Cape, and this location is fabulous, but the experience wasn't what we had hoped for. Despite being in contact with the owner just a few days before our arrival date, we entered the property to find a mess on the kitchen table, dirty dishes in the kitchen sink, and something soaking in the bathtub. Phone calls and emails to the owner produced nothing. Not knowing how clean - or dirty - the place really was, we decided to find other lodging for the night and see what could be done in the morning. We finally got a call back the next morning, and by noon the place had been cleaned and we were in. No offer by the owner to reimburse us for the first night in a hotel. The cleaning person actually gave us some money, which partially offset our 1st night expense.

Once in, the cottage was OK. Smaller than we imagined. TV didn't work. BBQ hadn't been used in years and we weren't about to be the first to do so.

The location was fabulous, and we enjoyed going into Provincetown for meals, tours, people watching, etc., and then retreating to the quiet of North Truro. The view from the upstairs room and deck were fabulous, as was the almost private beach, which seemed to go for miles in each direction.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very sorry that these guests found some small items out of place when they entered the house. The entrance is through the kitchen, and I, myself, while working on the house, had left behind a paper pad, three welcome letters not squarely on table, two empty but unwashed left over containers in the sink, giving my guests the impression that the house wasn't ready. I'd also left a pair of cafe curtains soaking in a little bleach water in the claw foot tub of one bath -- I'm fussy about my white things actually being WHITE! I'm not sure the guests went far enough into the house to see that. Simply put,the cleaning service goofed. The service owner forgot to check the house one last time before guests arrived. This is her job,she is good at it. I'd seen her the day before to remind her. This is the first time she has done this. She recently lost her father, so she's been little distracted this Spring. She had a temperature over 100 and went to bed without her phone. It is rare indeed that she is away from her phone! Nevertheless, it was a mistake with big ramifications; we have gone over this and made arrangements so that it won't happen again. Ironically, beyond the little mess I'd left when I rushed back to Boston,the house had been throughly cleaned for them -- immaculate and perfectly arranged, from pillows to towel groupings. I'd done that myself, something a cleaning service does not do. Yes,in hindsight, wish I'd just washed the left over containers! I understand how important that first impression is to my guests. In fact, I personally attend to turn overs on Saturday all summer long, with rare exceptions, so that I can catch any mistakes or oversights, and so that I can add special touches to make the cottage warm and welcoming. I designed and ran the building of the house, I love it, I want my guests to love it, too. Generally they do! The rest of the review surprised me. I did not know that the guests were unhappy with what the cleaning person paid them; she told me she had reimbursed the guests. They insisted all was fine and they were delighted with the house when we talked. I regret the house felt too small for them. I describe it as tiny and efficient, I'll continue to do that. These guests could have rented my larger cottage, but they chose the smaller. I wish they'd mentioned grilling. don't bring new ones out in mid-May I've taken the review to heart, I'm learning from mistakes. I'm happy they had a great vacation.
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Car: not necessary

ON CAPE COD BAY.

10 minutes to Provincetown or Wellfleet restaurants, galleries, shops & groceries. Two hours to Providence and Boston for New England Aquarium, Children's Museum, Franklin Park Zoo, Harvard's Arnold Arboretum. 10 minutes to ferry to Plymouth, Boston, whale watch trips. 45 minutes to ferry for Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket. Ten minutes to Provincetown Air Port. Five minutes to National Seashore and ocean side beaches.

Other Activities: art and historic galleries,drive-in,restaurants,theatre,nightclubs,NationalSeashore,birding,boating,sailing,shopping.

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Rates & Availability

Truro Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
JULY AUGUST 2016
Jul 23 2016 - Aug 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
$6,690
 
 
LATE SUMMER
Aug 27 2016 - Sep 2 2016
7 night minimum stay
$6,240
 
 
Labor Day Week
Sep 3 2016 - Sep 9 2016
7 night minimum stay
$4,900
 
 
SEPTEMBER
Sep 10 2016 - Sep 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$650
From
$720
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $90 per night, per additional guest
 
OCTOBER
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 29 2016
3 night minimum stay
$620
From
$740
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $90 per night, per additional guest

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Amenities

Cape Cod Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - combination tub/shower
    outdoor shower - shower , outdoor shower on beach
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 (attic overlooking Bay) - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , new queen sleep sofa plus a twin bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Living room has fireplace and 14 feet of sliding glass doors to deck over looking water and and spectacular view of sun sets across Cape Cod Bay.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Inflatable Boat
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Outdoor shower on beach. Storage shed on beach. Screened-in porch. Patio outside kitchen with dining furniture and grill. Free community pool ten minute drive away

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