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Oceanfront Cottage With Private Beach!

Bedrooms 1
Space 650 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Unobstructed Panoramic Views of Provincetown Bay - Newly Designed & Renovated.

Spend your vacation in a charming waterfront cottage on Beach Point in Truro. This property has an unobstructed panoramic water view of Cape Cod Bay from the Long Point Lighthouse, along the arm of Provincetown, through Truro, and up the coast. Enjoy a combination of daily walks, swimming or just relaxing on your 40 ft. private beach as the tide comes and goes. The bay waters are warm and the sunsets magnificent!

2014 will show this cottage as newly renovated with a 320 sq ft. bedroom/bathroom addition. Now providing an open living room / kitchen / dining area, plus 1 bedroom, and 2 baths, The interior space is uniquely designed and offers over 640+ sq. ft. of living space.

In addition, the large private yard offers a variety of outdoor areas to enjoy including waterfront seating, two covered porches, decks, an outdoor kitchen with a sink and a gas grill, and a private hot and cold outdoor shower.

Also included is off street parking, wireless internet and all linens.

For guests that want a quiet setting for their rental, this spotless private residence is located just a half mile from the Provincetown line and just under three miles from Provincetown Center. Travel is easy by bike, car, Shuttle Bus or taxi. Pet friendly.

When arriving the homeowner will personally welcome you and give you a quick tour of the cottage and property.

This property is located in an area that gets excellent cell phone and wireless internet reception.

Watch the best show in town, the sunset, from your private Adirondack chairs on the beach.

There's absolutely no reason to leave this property... but... if you want to go exploring, simply go to the end of the driveway and flag down the frequently scheduled shuttle bus, every twenty minutes, that'll take you right into Provincetown Center, Truro Center, the outer beaches and local restaurants.

This property is for 2 people only.

More Details

Homeowner - Mariellen Serena
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2017

About Homeowner - Mariellen Serena

Mariellen Serena is a local Artist.

Represented by:

Woodman/Shimko Gallery

398 Commercial Street

Provincetown, MA 02657

Homeowner - Mariellen Serena purchased this cottage in 2003

Why Homeowner - Mariellen Serena chose Cape Cod

This is waterfront property with a 40 foot private beach.


North Truro Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • This cottage is for two (2) people only including children.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View
  • Monument View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower , With hot and cold water
  • There is a master bath, second bath and a private hot and cold outdoor shower with changing area and sink.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • 1 bedroom - 1 queen
  • This is a very well, uniquely designed one bedroom cottage. All linens and soaps provided.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Sand Box
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
This cottage is a waterfront private residence with a 40ft. private beach. Fabulous unobstructed views of Provincetown, the bay, Long Point Lighthouse, Truro and Wellfleet. Featuring one large perfectly designed open area with a living room, kitchen and dining room. One large bedroom and two bathrooms. The private yard provides lots of outdoor space including two decks, an outside shower, outdoor kitchen with gas grill, off street parking, and plenty of safe space to store your bikes, kayaks, etc. Just over 3 miles to Provincetown Center. Located on Truro/Provincetown Shuttle Bus route. Pets with special approval.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(39 traveler reviews)

Oceanfront Cottage With Private Beach!
average rating of 5.0 based on 39 reviews

What a wonderful retreat! And what a marvelous location!

  • 5 of 5

This Truro cottage has it all - great views, great space - and every possible kitchen implement you could want! Plus lounge chairs, beach chairs, linens for ourselves as well as old towels for our dogs' use. Absolutely nothing has been forgotten.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Gem is truly a gem.

  • 5 of 5

The Gem is a very lovely cottage. It is situated on the beach of Cape Cod Bay in a beautiful, tranquil setting. Mariellen has provided everything one needs and has furnished the home artfully. All you have to do is bring in your groceries and relax. We are looking forward to another visit.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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PERFECT spot for two.

  • 5 of 5

This place, The Gem, is probably my favorite place in the world. It's the highlight of my year, the thing that keeps me going through the long, dark winter. The sense of peace is incredible; the breeze, the sound of the waves, the beautiful light. There's nothing I would change about it. As long as you bring your groceries with you, there's no reason to leave and you won't want to! The Gem is comfortable, clean, private and beautiful, everything you could possibly want. Mariellen has taken pains to refine the space over the years, creating marvelous outdoor spaces, and soothing indoor spaces. Every time we go, it's even better than the year before. No cookie cutter decor, either. Everything here has been created and placed with care and thought. The bed is comfortable, the linens and towels high quality. Honestly, the photos don't do it justice. Booking with Mariellen is easy, and she's a very responsive and respectful host. If you're looking to experience the beauty of the outer Cape and the Cape Cod experience, you can do no better than The Gem.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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The gem is a first class sparkler!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was exactly as described, and very clean and beautifully

maintained. Mariellen the owner is very helpful. There's a rose garden, an herb garden, an amazing outdoor shower, a great outdoor eating patio with gas grill and a fabuolous deck in back overlooking dunes and ocean. I'd recommend it and would be very happy to come back!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Best & Most Authentic Cape Cod Experience EVER!

  • 5 of 5

This is one of those places and experiences that you want to keep a secret because it's so exceptional. The sound of the waves, the beautiful private beach, the outstanding outdoor kitchen and shower, the charm and the location -- who could want for more? Mariellen is a terrific host who provides all of the right touches that make you feel like THE GEM is your own home.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Love "The Gem"

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful find – you will not be disappointed. The prior reviews are all accurate. The Gem was much more than we expected and the location was perfect. Clean. Great view. The beach just steps away. We felt like we were stepping back in time to old Cape Cod in this cute cottage with all the modern conveniences. Thank you Mariellen – you and your “masterpiece” are both Gems! :)

Todd and Susan Kenyon

Cooperstown, NY

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Provincetown Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Harbor Hotel Lounge
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Baystate Ferry
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Highland Links
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Route 6 and Shore Road
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Harbor Hotel
Nearest Beach
Car: not necessary

This oceanfront cottage with a 40 ft. private beach on Cape Cod Bay is located just over 2 miles from Provincetown Center. Easily accessible by biking, public town shuttle ($2), or a cab ride.

Located at the tip of Cape Cod, Provincetown is one of the most picturesque areas in New England. Originally an old whaling and fishing village it has survived to offer a unique waterfront town with splendid views, distinct sunsets, art galleries, great restaurants, bars, shopping, shows, museums and exceptional whale watching.

More than half of Provincetown is protected by the National Seashore which offers beaches untouched by time, bike paths through the dunes, auto dune tours and the best show in town - the sunset.

Activities include whale watching, Dune Tours, Bike Trails throughout the National Seashore, parasailing, kayaking, the fast ferry to Boston, and golfing. A Public Golf Course is just 5 miles down the road in Truro, Highland Links. Private Golf Course is just 10 miles down the road in Wellfleet; Chequessett Country Club.

Also easy access and a short drive to Truro Center and Wellfleet.

Other Activities: Other activities include: Dune Tours, bike paths through the National Sea Shore, kayaking, and Whale Watching.


Rates & Availability

North Truro Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
2017 May
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
2017 June
Jun 1 2017 - Jul 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
2017 July
Jul 2 2017 - Jul 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
2017 August
Jul 31 2017 - Sep 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
2017 September
Sep 4 2017 - Oct 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
2017 October
Oct 2 2017 - Nov 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
2018 April
Apr 6 2018 - Apr 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
2018 May
May 1 2018 - May 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
2018 June
Jun 1 2018 - Jun 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
2018 July/August
Jul 1 2018 - Aug 11 2018
7 night minimum stay
2018 Carnival
Aug 12 2018 - Aug 19 2018
7 night minimum stay
2018 September
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $135
Pet Fee $200
Refundable damage deposit $600

Travelers, please know that I’m happy to take a credit card through Homeaway and have you book directly but Homeaway has recently started charging guests a service fee that does not go to me and that cannot be overridden. If you would like to avoid this fee, you can book directly through me. I’m happy to send you the lease and take a check through overnight mail.
Rental payment Terms.
Summer rentals: Half the amount is required to book the house. The balance is due on May 1st along with the $600.00 refundable security deposit.
After May 1st payment is due in full to book the house.
Cottage rents daily, weekly or monthly.
Maximum occupancy is two people.
This is a pet friendly house. All approved pets are $200.00 per week

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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