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Walk to Beach! Enjoy Hot Tub/Sundeck, A/C, WiFi, Media/Rec Room! Loads of Charm!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms (king, queen, bunk w/ trundle), 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 6+

Laughing Lobster Cottage is a beautifully decorated cottage-style home with 3+ bedrooms and 2 baths. Located in a quiet residential neighborhood south of Rte. 28, this home is just 7/10 mile walk to popular Red River Beach and a 5 minute drive to Harwich Port and Chatham for boutique shopping and casual dining.

A beach vacation shouldn't mean 'roughing it'! Laughing Lobster Cottage has all the amenities you desire: central a/c, fully equipped kitchen; full-size washer/dryer; gas fireplace; cable and wireless Internet access; super-comfortable beds; high-quality linens (provided!); newly-built mahogany deck with exposed-beam 3-season room with ceiling fan and outdoor dining set, large (6-person) Jacuzzi, outdoor h/c shower and Weber gas grill in private backyard; front porch with comfortable conversation seating for 4; basement game room/media center with 2 flat panel TVs, pool table, foosball, air hockey and more. Beach chairs, sand toys and crib/high chair all provided – just bring your bathing suit!

Absolutely no pets or smokers please.

More Information about Laughing Lobster Cottage: This charming and well-equipped home is loaded w/ amenities and conveniences (central a/c, outdoor hot tub, luxury mattresses, quality furnishings, linens (provided!) and cookware, crib/high chair, beach chairs). Master bedroom has en-suite bath, walk-in closet and SGD opening onto front porch. Second bedroom with Queen-size bed is tastefully decorated in calming shades of sage. Third bedroom is outfitted with a bunk bed w/ trundle. Counter seating in the kitchen opens into the nautically-inspired living room / dining area and looks out onto the exposed-beam 3-season room. Basement media and rec rooms host a 40' flat panel TV, stereo, 7-ft pool table, air hockey table, foosball, darts, poker set and assorted games. In the private backyard is a newly-built mahogany deck with exposed-beam 3-sason room containing ceiling fan and outdoor dining set for 6, h/c shower, large (6-person) Jacuzzi and Weber gas grill. Red River Beach is a 12-minute stroll away. Enjoy the Cape Cod Bike Trail, Harwich Mariner baseball games in Harwich Center, boutique shopping / dining in Chatham or Harwich Port.

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Harwich Port House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Master bath
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower , h/c
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , luxury matress
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , luxury matress
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single , bunk w/ trundle
  • Air Hockey
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Linens (bed, bath & hot tub/beach) included in rental rate. Online Payment (Credit Card) available through PayPal - contact owner for details.


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Walk to Beach! Enjoy Hot Tub/Sundeck, A/C, WiFi, Media/Rec Room! Loads of Charm!
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 12 reviews
Kemptville, Ontario CANADA

The L.L.C. is the #1 place to stay in Harwich!!!!

  • 5 of 5

My family had a wonderful experience at the Laughing Lobster Cottage. It had ALL the amenities you could imagine and more. It was VERY clean, too. We are looking forward to our stay next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2009
  • Stayed: July 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved the stay!

  • 5 of 5

The home was very clean and was well marked with notes which was very helpful. The outdoor screened in patio was a real hit with our group considering most of us get bitten by mosquitos the second we go outdoors. We really enjoyed the basement especially on Sunday considering it was opening weekend from the NFL season. Everything was perfect except that the home has like to no cell service for both AT&T and Verizon (which is not at all the home owners fault) so be sure to have alternate means of contacting people. Take advantage of the pool table and jacuzzi!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing 2 weeks

  • 5 of 5

My family vacations every year on the Cape near Harwich, MA. This was by far the best house to date. This home is very clean and has plenty of space for all of us to enjoy. The kids loved the downstairs basement with the large TV and pool table, and of course the hot tub on the back deck. The back screened in porch was the best feature for me since we love having dinner in that open space protected from the occasionally rain, bugs and darkness. Every meal and night time game was played here!

This house also had the added bonus of AC, which is not something we have been fortunate to have at other homes. We hit all of our bucket list items over the 2 weeks and most of them were a short drive from this adorable house. Red River beach is extremely nice too. Just a short 7min walk away. The sand is groomed every day and the water is calm for the most part, which is great for the younger kids to enjoy (and less stress for Mom!). A great home and great 2 weeks this year!! We will be back in 2017!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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New York, NY

Pick a different rental!

  • 1 of 5

We stayed at the Laughing Lobster Cottage June 2015 for one week. The property was pretty close to what the photos depicted. We have stayed at many vacation homes and wanted a child-friendly home to accommodate our 3 young children (ages 3.5 year old twins and a 21 month old). The rental was advertised as a home that would accommodate young children and one that plenty of families with young children had stayed before without issue.

We enjoyed our stay and on checking out made sure to follow all the home instructions for checkout (put dirty linens and laundry by the washing machines, take all the trash out before leaving and make sure we were out of the home by 10:00 am) and noted that these instructions were more extensive than any vacation home we've stayed at before. We were requested to give a security deposit on reserving the home. We left the home in similar condition to how we had found it, save for normal wear and tear, and were satisfied with our stay in Harwich.

After our stay we were notified that we had incurred substantial damages on the home, many "so-called" damages were already there when we arrived (jets on the hottubs that had come off, for example, when we opened the hottub cover, and we were blamed for this). Many of the other claims were unreasonable (like some chalk mark on outdoor deck). In the end, a majority of our large deposit was not returned to us. This left us with a bad taste so please beware before you book.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoy sharing our Harwich home with families who treat it respectfully, and have never had an issue in the past. We are very sorry that we had to provide an itemized list of damages, but those were real costs incurred by us - quite simply, our home had never been left in such a state. Crayon on the walls, kitchen grease on the cabinets, sidewalk chalk on the exterior of the house and windows, and jets popped out of the Jacuzzi is not normal wear and tear. It took quite a bit to pull our home back to its normal state. If you rent from another HomeAway property in the future, we truly hope you will show the home more regard than you showed ours. Beyond this, we are glad you enjoyed Harwich - it is a very lovely town.
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Just a wonderful experience!

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I very much enjoyed our stay at the Laughing Lobster Cottage. The screened patio and hot tub were favorites, as well as the basement TV room. The cottage is nicely furnished with all of the necessary amenities. The beds were very comfortable too. We would definitely recommend this rental.

We enjoyed The Squire restaurant in Catham. Great food! We also enjoyed renting bikes from Dennis Cycle Center and riding the Cape Cod Rail trail.

Definitely would like to return for another visit!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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The perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The Laughing Lobster is the perfect getaway without getting away from it all, (unless you want to). It's close to everything; beaches, bike trails, restaurants, art museums and tons of shopping. It's the perfect mix of R&R with the hot tub/jacuzzi on the private deck, adirondack chairs at the fir pit, and the flat screen and game room downstairs. Loved how everything was well thought of like the house slippers, extra linens and kitchen supplies. We didn't want to leave and can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Jessica Srinivas
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 25, 2018

About Jessica Srinivas

Our family LOVES the ocean. There is nothing better to us than feeling the sand between our toes and the salty scent of the ocean breeze.

Jessica Srinivas purchased this house in 2009

Why Jessica Srinivas chose Harwich Port

Harwich still has that quintessential 'Old Cape' feel - wild roses and hydrangeas in summer, weathered clapboards, homemade ice cream and friendly shop owners. We arrive and instantly feel like we've been transported to a simpler time.

What makes this house unique

Sit on the back porch first thing in the morning and take a sip of coffee. Now, close your eyes and listen to the birds. Take a deep breath...what's that strange sensation? It's called relaxation! What will you do today? Stroll to the beach? Maybe later play some pool or take a dip in the Jacuzzi? So many choices!


Car: necessary

Laughing Lobster Cottage is just a 12-minute stroll away from Harwich's popular Red River Beach. Located south of Rt 28, our home is a 3-mile bike ride or drive from Harwich Port (to the West) and Chatham (to the East). The cottage is also just a couple of blocks from the Cape Cod Rail Trail which extends from Dennis to Wellfleet with ice cream stops along the way!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $0
Refundable damage deposit $500

Signed Contract Required to book a reservation.

During high season, rentals are from Saturday to Saturday.

Off-peak season, weekend rentals available with your choice of Fri or Sat arrival - 3 night minimum stay.

$500 security deposit required.

Please NO Pets and NO Smoking.

Maximum occupancy is 7 people.
Credit Cards accepted through PayPal - small service fee applies - contact owner for additional information.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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