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Lovely ranch on spacious lot centrally located Boston, New York, beach, Cape Cod

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautifully kept ranch on spacious property 5 mins from beaches and marina!

Lovely, completely renovated ranch (sleeps 5) set on spacious 0.8 acre property available for relaxing spring, summer and fall vacation getaway! Centrally located between Boston and Cape Cod. Just a few miles from Scituate beaches and downtown marina and lighthouse (designated cultural and artistic district) with great shops, award-winning restaurants, art galleries, great ice cream, movies, and more!

The house has recently been completely renovated with new furniture, appliances, granite counter tops, internet, cable tv, and AC. The patio is waiting for you with comfy lawn furniture and a grill for your summer cookouts! Beach chairs, umbrella and rolling cooler for trips to the beach!

Go hiking and biking in Wompatuck State park, or golfing at Widows Walk Golf course. Take a day trip to nearby Boston with Fenway Park, Faneuil Hall Market, Freedom trail, JFK library, New England Aquarium, Museum of Fine Art, Newbury Street & Harvard Square! Visit picturesque Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket or go deep sea fishing and whale watching at Plymouth or Provincetown!

Email us today for more information or go ahead and reserve your booking with the easy Online Booking!

More Details

Owner
Michelle
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 15, 2017

Why Michelle chose South Shore Massachusetts

Owner is from seafaring family with her father having been a merchant marine captain for 25 years worldwide. It was important to her to find a property right near the Atlantic Ocean where her father would ply his trade. As the captain's daughter, she accompanied him on many of his voyages and understands the peace and power of the ocean.

What makes this house unique

Whimsical touches of his maritime past on cargo ships, oil tankers and container ships are scattered around the house.

Guestbook comments from the owner

English translation of German Five Star Review:

We have seldom seen such a perfectly equipped vacation rental. The house is spacious, light, modern, tastefully decorated with new furniture and appliances. The house was very clean. The rental is sufficient for a family of 4 or 5. The property is quiet in a nice environment. You need a car to get around. The very lovely town of Scituate. Scituate with marina, great ambience, bars and restaurants for everyone’s taste, as well as a large supermarket is 3 miles away. It takes about 10-15 minutes to go to Humarock Beach which is a wide and large beach. It takes about an hour to get to mid Cape Cod and thanks to railroad and boat, public transport connections to Boston are fast. Also thanks a lot for the friendly welcome. We thank you for this with an unreserved five star recommendation for the vacation rental!
Jul 2014
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Map

Nearest Train
3 Miles
North Scituate T station-commuter rail into Boston
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Route 3 a, Route 3 (7 miles)
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Pegotte Beach, Humarock Beach, Egypt Beach
Car: necessary

Only 4 miles from Scituate Harbor where you can enjoy the marina, shops, award-winning restaurants, galleries, great ice cream, movies, and more!

Amenities

Scituate House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , completely renovated
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Living room Sofa - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Very comfortable!
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , New: Jordans mattress-comfortable!
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Beautyrest Mattress: luxurious and comfortable!
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • pond
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
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Lovely ranch on spacious lot centrally located Boston, New York, beach, Cape Cod
average rating of 4.3846154 based on 18 reviews
5

great stay

  • 5 of 5

We rented Michelle's house for a week and I am very glad we stayed here rather than the city of Boston. It was close to everything we did and we loved Scituate sooo much. The house was well equipped and welcoming and Michelle checked in to be sure all was well. We went whale watching in Plymouth and it was great. There were plenty of pans and dishes and it was nice not having to buy salt and dish soap like most rentals. I bought some sugar to replenish her supply. I would have brought less stuff had I known. Great stay! Thanks Michelle, for sharing your home. My favorite seat was the chair by the window.......

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for this very positive review Sandi! Yes I love that chair by the window as well- light comes streaming in from three directions! So glad you enjoyed the house! Michelle
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Lovely home and Michelle is very attentive.

  • 4 of 5

The house is well cared for, clean and nicely presented with good amenities overall. It is in a lovely secluded location, albeit still close enough to all necessary stores and highway links, as well as various lovely beaches around the area of Cape Cod etc. Take a nice relaxing ferry ride into Boston, (great tip Michelle) which is a lovely way to get there and can be boarded at the close by town of Hingham. We would have no problem at all recommending this lovely home and will look to visit again if returning to the area. Thanks for accommodating us Michelle.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very clean and well taken care of.

  • 4 of 5

I stayed at Michelle's home with my two young daughters. The home worked great for us. Michelle was very responsive and great to work with. It's in a great location too; it is very accessible to the highway, while still being in the heart of what the south shore has to offer. The home is very cozy and perfect for a small family or couple. Thank you Michelle!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kate, thank you so much for this positive review! Feel free to visit us again! Michelle
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A wonderful place to celebrate Thanksgiving

  • 4 of 5

We recently had the opportunity to spend the holiday week at Michelle's lovely home in Situate. We chose this property because it was close to family, had a lovely kitchen to cook the holiday meals, and excellent proximity to everything the area has to offer. We were certainly not disappointed! The house was everything we had hoped for and much more. My granddaughter loved playing in the spacious back yard and the rest of the family enjoyed quality time between the very comfortable living areas and the large well appointed kitchen. And we walked off our eating extravaganzas at the state park just minutes away. Michelle was a delightful and welcoming host and we would certainly love to come back next time we're in the area.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this great review! So glad you enjoyed your stay and had a lovely family vacation! You are very welcome to visit us again anytime, Michelle
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5

A great south shore spot

  • 5 of 5

My wife, two young children, and I spent about a week at this relaxing location while visiting the south shore. Communication with the owner was easy and prompt. She provided great instructions and directions. The house is well stocked for all your vacation needs. The space was clean and well maintained. I recommend this house without reservation.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Terrence, thanks so much for the review, greatly appreciated! Feel free to visit us again next year! Michelle
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5

A beautiful house in a leafy neighbourhood!

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully kept house on a huge plot situated in a quiet neighborhood. All of the fixtures and fittings were of the highest standards and everything is included that you could possibly need. Booking was easy and all correspondence with the owner was answered promptly. The property is about 10 minutes drive to the beautiful harbor at Scituate and 10 minutes to the main highway. Go to Plymouth for Whale watching and go fishing with Mass Bay charters in Scituate. No hesitation in recommending this property or returning!

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $300

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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