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Rock Harbor Retreat - Architecturally designed with many details

3 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Orleans House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms (2 queen beds, 2 twins), 1 and 1/2 baths

Built in 1989, this architectural gem of a vacation home has many details --

Quiet - Private - Sunny - Immaculate - Relaxing - Bright open floor plan -

High beamed ceilings downstairs - Cathedral ceilings upstairs - -

French doors from the living room open to a shaded screened porch - -

Additional French doors from the master BR lead to a wrap around deck at tree top level with patio furniture --

Great 7 foot tiled shower!!

Very comfortably furnished with many extras - Nicely equipped kitchen --

TV - Cable - Wireless Internet connection - Blue Ray DVD Player - Stereo - Microwave - Coffee Maker - Toaster - Fans - W/D - Gas Grill - Porch and outdoor furniture --

Wonderful flower gardens to enjoy!

Close to everything!!: Walking distance to casual and fine restaurants, coffee houses, galleries, shops, the Cape Cod Bike Trail (.2 miles), and Rock Harbor (.7 miles). Short drive to Skaket Beach (1 mile to the bayside) and Nauset Beach (3 miles to the National Seashore - to the ocean side). The Cape Cod National Seashore was voted one of the most beautiful beaches in America.

Many things to do!!: The National Seashore Center in Eastham offers many programs for families, as does the Audubon Center in Wellfleet. Several Playhouses in the area offer summer theatre which changes on a weekly basis, such as the Academy Playhouse in Orleans, the Dennis Playhouse, the Wellfleet Harbor Actor's Theatre (WHAT). There is a Farmer's Market on Saturday morning in Orleans (a short walk from the house), and frequent Art Shows. There is also a weekly band concert at the Nauset Beach Gazebo and for the kids there is mini- golf located nearby. For sports fans, the Orleans FireBirds, a Summer Cape League Baseball Team, plays regular games about one mile away on Route 28. Rock Harbor offers deep sea fishing adventures and there is surf fishing at Nauset Beach. Whale watching is a popular activity in Provincetown. And, finally, the Cape is a bird watcher's paradise!

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Nicki Fitzgerald
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
September 17, 2016
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based on 3 traveler reviews

Rock Harbor Retreat - Architecturally designed with many details
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
Silver Spring, Maryland

Wonderful home and location!!

  • 5 of 5

This home truly made us feel at home as soon as we opened the door! The decor and design details are exceptional! The yard and garden were added attractions to this property. The home is more than fully equipped for an enjoyable stay. The location close to town while providing peace and privacy was a special combination. Being walking distance to Orleans town center was a definite plus. The peaceful screened porch was a retreat within a retreat. I would certainly recommend this property for a stay on the Cape!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Place to Unwind

  • 5 of 5

We greatly enjoy being at the Orleans retreat. The retreat itself is a very relaxing and comfortable site. It is well-furnished and surrounded by trees and beautiful flower beds. We also love the location with easy access to both the bay side and outer ocean National Seashore beaches, and the Cape Cod Rail Trail is right nearby. Some great restaurants (ABBA, Brewster Fish House, Captain Cass's, Cottage Street Bakery, and others) are also in the area. It's so easy to have a good time here.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you had a great get-away at our Rock Harbor Retreat and that you also enjoyed all there is to do in the area. We look forward to welcoming you back next year!!
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Lovely spot in Orleans

  • 5 of 5

If you don't look closely, you'll miss this pleasant house which is tucked back from the road behind another house. This means that you get plenty of privacy. The home is surrounded by trees in the rear and the front provides a pretty garden in which to sit or snooze. We loved the 2nd floor deck which makes you feel like you're in a tree house!

The house is well equipped - everything you need for your stay. Also - and this is important - it is immaculate! Truly, a spotless house. Beds are comfortable. Everything works. A great place to stay! Oh - we liked that we were so close to the Cape Cod Bike Trail, shops and restaurants, etc.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words and great feedback. Can't wait to see you next year!!
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Boston & Hyannis
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Nearest Train
75 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Route 6
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Walking distance
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Car: recommended

The house has a private, secluded setting and is tucked back from the road. It is walking distance to the village center with many casual and fine restaurants, shops and coffee houses. It is a mere .2 miles from the Cape Cod Bike Trail and walking distance to Rock Harbor (.7 miles). Skaket Beach (bay) is 1 mile, doable by bike, and Nauset Beach (National Seashore=ocean) is a short 3 miles away. Located on the outer Cape, Orleans is convenient to places as you enter the Cape and to towns leading out to Provincetown.


Rates & Availability

Orleans House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 29 2016
3 night minimum stay
Early Summer 2017
May 29 2017 - Jun 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Summer 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 2 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Early Fall 2017
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 28 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $125
Pet Fee $25

$300. Security Deposit.

Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed. We ask our guests to pay one half of the rental as an initial deposit and the balance sent two months before the vacation.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Orleans House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Tiled Stove
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , downstairs
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , upstairs
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
  • Tiled 7 foot long shower upstairs!!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • One queen bedroom on the first floor. One queen bedroom and two single beds on the second floor. Vacationers - please bring your own linens
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch Furniture
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • 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
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
There is one bedroom on the first floor with a 1/2 bath. All floors are tile and hard wood. We have premium cable TV channels with the Sports Network (NESN) and wireless internet. New Blue Ray DVD player. New gas Jotul stove for fall rentals.

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