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SHORT WALK TO SKAKET BEACH, Orleans,Ma, renovated w/ A/C, VERY LIMITED for 2018

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps maximum 6


This AWARD WINNING coastal living home is completely renovated and a short walk to the bay and Skaket Beach. It has 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, CENTRAL AIR, a new gourmet kitchen with top of the line ss appliances (including ALL CLAD COOKWARE) and granite countertops. The Master Suite (1 Q) has its own new private bath complete with a 5' glass enclosed shower. This cottage has vaulted ceilings and decorated with all new high quality furnishings in a relaxed coastal feel, hardwood floors throughout and an open living room/eat in kitchen with a new flat screen TV, expanded cable, dvd and high speed wireless internet. Bedroom 2 (1 Q) and Bedroom 3 (2 twins) share a second full bath with tub. In addition, a 3 SEASON SUNPORCH off of the kitchen looks out onto the beautiful backyard! There is a large wood deck with patio furniture, umbrella and a stone patio below that is equipped with a gas grill. A private outdoor h/c shower is perfect for rinsing off after enjoying time at Skaket Beach on the bay! Also the basement has a finished game room with PING PONG for a family duel. ( WIFI + multiple channel cable!)

Updated 9/20/17

Beaches in Orleans!: At the town of Orleans on Cape Cod enjoy both Cape Cod Bay Beach and Nauset Beach!

Skaket Beach, just down the street from the cottage, is a family beach with warmer waters on Cape Cod Bay. Enjoy swimming, walking, shell collecting, sun bathing, kayaking, and the most incredible sunsets!! Here you can explore the tidal flats and during low tide, pools of sea creatures are exposed. A short stroll up the beach is a snack shop and restroom facilities and lifeguards. NO NEED FOR A PARKING STICKER BEING SUCH A SHORT WALK TO THIS WHITE SANDY BEACH.

Nauset Beach is on the Atlantic Ocean side of Orleans, better known as wave beach. A short 10 minute drive from the cottage. This beach has lifeguards, a clam shack and restroom facilities. Here you can watch the sunrise over the ocean! The National Seashore begins at Nauset Beach and extends out towards Provincetown.

Other things our children enjoyed doing on the Cape were the go carts, the trampolines, miniature golf, bowling, whale watching, fishing, and of course the penny candy stores. A great family vacation spot.

Please Email Owner For The Cottage Address To See It's Exact Proximity To The Warm Waters Of Skaket Beach!

A Note We Received From A Guest: 'IN ALL HONESTY THERE ARE NOT ENOUGH WORDS TO CONVEY WHAT AN INCREDIBLE TIME WE HAD THIS WEEK. Thanks for the opportunity to share your home! We have been coming to the Cape for several years. The houses that we've stayed at have been fine but felt impersonal, furnished from the Christmas Tree Shops and lacking real warmth. They said they were an easy walk to the beach but that was not the case. AS SOON AS WE OPENED THE FRONT DOOR, WE KNEW WE WERE HOME. This home is magazine stunning with everything TOP OF THE LINE (I just wish my own home had some of your amenities: great cookware, open floorplan, all new beautiful furnishings, and my favorite, the sunroom. It was my idea of heaven!) And of course the CENTRAL AIR CONDITIONING ON THE CAPE IS A MUST IN THE HOT SUMMER MONTHS. The location also is unbeatable! Thank you again for our vacation. it was just wonderful!. I only wish I could call this home my own and never leave!

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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have been going to Skaket Beach for 6 years and have rented many homes that were very nice, but last year we were fortunate enough to secure a week at this beach cottage. It was truly spectacular!!!

From the moment we walked in, to the moment we sadly left, we felt we were in a dream. The amenities for a rental are unmatched, and the location is absolutely perfect with its closeness to the bay. The area is quiet and safe and convenient to everything. The owners are always available for any questions and actually want you to have the perfect vacation at their beautiful, award winning (no doubt to us) home!

We hesitated in sharing this review with anyone, since we know availability is extremely limited, since most families return every summer.

Thank you for sharing your spectacular home with us.

We have all been counting the days till we are there again.
Jul 2013
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Orleans House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower , Hot/cold private outdoor shower.
  • Towels not provided. New plantation shutters for privacy.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , queen size bed /sheets not provided
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , queen size bed/sheets not provided
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 2 twin size beds/sheets not provided
  • Master bedroom has it's own new flat screen TV with cable, and it's own large private bath and plantation shutters.
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Shed
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
This cottage offers some special amenities! It is a short walk, only .3 mile down a quaint, safe, quiet road, to the beautiful, bayside, white sand of Cape Cod Bay, Skaket Beach!! (One of the closest streets in the neighborhood for walking to Cape Cod Bay for that short walk!!) A must have, central air-conditioning, is provided for you to enjoy your vacation on those warm summer days after returning from a day of fun at the beach. A totally finished game room downstairs includes a ping pong table. An enclosed sun-porch off of the kitchen, looking over the backyard, is wonderful for relaxing after a day at the beach or a quiet morning reading newspaper and enjoying your coffee. The comment we hear over and over again is our cottage creates house envy, which is very unusual for any rental. No Pets!! No Smoking!!


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SHORT WALK TO SKAKET BEACH, Orleans,Ma, renovated w/ A/C, VERY LIMITED for 2018
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
Medford, Massachusetts

The best ever!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for letting us share your beautiful home for our vacation. It was much more than anything we ever could expect! Everything was perfect at the cottage, the surroundings, the bay, even the attention that we received from you.

See you next summer.


  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Better than 5 star !!!

  • 5 of 5

What an incredible home! Gorgeous both inside and out. The owners cannot be nicer and always available for even the smallest question. The location is superb beautiful neighborhood and so close to the bay, wonderful restaurants, sightseeing, fishing and shopping.

We are definitely coming back next year.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Medford, Massachusetts

Like no other, a little piece of heaven!!

  • 5 of 5

As soon as you walk in the door you fall in love all over again!

We have been coming to Orleans for many years and have rented many homes in the area, until we found this dream. All I can say is this home is like no other. It is truly a home that is a private residence rather than a summer rental. The owners are wonderful and the home and furnishings are meticulous in every way, not to downplay the best location in Orleans, a very short walk down a private road to the bay! I have refrained from writing a review fearing that we would not be able to get our rental weeks every year but the owner is gracious in providing for previous renters.

We so look forward to returning every summer to our little piece of heaven!

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely House

  • 5 of 5

This property was spotless and inviting! Everything in the house was top shelf and comfortable. It is in a quiet, seemingly out of the way neighborhood, yet there are plenty of restaurants and activities nearby. Bike rentals and walking trails are close by as well as Skaket Beach which is a short walk away. I would definitely recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2011
  • Stayed: June 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hanover, MA

It doesn't get any better than this!

  • 5 of 5

This Cape house is perfect. The house itself is clean, uncluttered, and easy to maintain. It has all of the amenities/updates you could want, and is charming and welcoming to kids and adults. We enjoyed the beautiful yard, great for evening games of wiffle ball, used the outdoor shower after days at Skaket Beach, and thoroughly enjoyed the quality of everything in this comfortable, well-equipped home.

Located a short walk away from Skaket Beach (a FANTASTIC beach for families; my 9, 7, and 5 year-old love low tide, as you can walk out for a mile searching for hermit crabs and other sea life.), the house is also just around the corner from the Cape Cod Rail Trail, and a mile away from the Orleans Firebirds’ field. The Rail Trail is great for bike rides; riding to Arnold’s (about 5-6 miles) for seafood and mini-golf is always on our to-do list, as is taking in a Cape League game or two. This year we also chartered a fishing boat out of Rock Harbor, a few minutes away, which was such a treat, as the Bay is calm and the bluefish bite!

The owners are attentive and helpful, and respond immediately to any questions you might have. In short, it really doesn’t get any better than this!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2010
  • Stayed: July 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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North Easton, MA

Beautiful house, Excellent Location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great vacation. This house is beautiful and the beach is fantastic! The kids loved the beach and they loved the walk to it. My 2 year olds were able to walk there themselves and thought they were big kids! We can’t think of anything that we would add or change. It had everything we needed and more. The week was so hot and humid the central air was perfect.

We went to the beach everyday and let the kids stay up one night for sunset which was beautiful. The outside shower was great to clean off after the beach. The house is very child friendly which is important having 2 year old twins and a 4 year old. The kids loved it so much that on the day we were leaving my 4 year old said he wasn't ready to leave yet. He wanted to stay a few more days!

The house was also immaculate!!

The vacation was perfect! We had a great time and thank you for renting your home to us!!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2009
  • Stayed: July 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Boston Logan or Providence
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
6 Mid Cape Highway
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Skaket Beach
Car: necessary

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!!! This beach cottage is a short 5 min. walk down a quaint road to the bayside beach (located at the nearest cross street to the bay). A prime location!! No need for a parking sticker or use of a car to enjoy this family beach. The village of Orleans offers an ice cream shop, butcher, gourmet produce, bakery and prepared foods. Fine restaurants, casual family dining, antiques, gift shops are right there. Bike path, tennis, golf, galleries, museums and shopping is close by. Go to Provincetown for whale watching; Town Cove for kayaking, Rock Harbor for fishing trips, or take an SUV onto the outer ocean beach for fishing or swimming where the world record stripe bass was caught. Cape League Orleans Cardinals Baseball games are a free night out with the kids. Or just watch the famous sunsets over Skaket Beach.



Other Activities: minature golf


Rates & Availability

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