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Sunny, Breezy, Classic Cape Cod Home Walking Distance To Beaches And Shops.

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Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights

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Minimum Stay
4 - 6 nights


Harwich Port House Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

A sunny, breezy little jewel box on a protected and private salt marsh in the most desirable part of downtown Harwichport, right off Allen Harbor, Glendoon affords visitors the very best of the Cape Cod lifestyle.

Wake up in one of the four cozy, bright and lovely bedrooms and enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the custom-built dining table looking out on the emerald and sapphire of a Cape Cod morning. At mid-day, explore the picture-perfect shops on Harwichport's historic Main Street, or flip-flop down the road with the family to one of the dozens of beautiful local beaches located within easy walking distance. Return sandy and tanned to take a refreshing outdoor shower under the blue sky, then relax with a glass of wine on the back deck to enjoy the sunset. At dinnertime, you can choose to grill and entertain friends on the back deck (we have a fantastic grocery store just around the corner) or set out for one of the town's fabulous and bustling summer restaurants. However you choose to spend it, a day and night at Glendoon is a perfect Cape Cod idyll.

The house has four bedrooms, 3 with two sets of twin beds and one with a queen-sized bed. There are two living rooms, one outfitted with TV and DVD, and the other for reading and chatting. Two full bathrooms, each with bathtub and shower, along with closets full of beach towels and all the other hallmarks of a coastal life.

The house has a full southern exposure used to maximum effect, it is full of gorgeous golden light and fresh, salty breezes at all times. In the front yard, roses climb and trail along a hand-built, classic Cape Cod wooden fence, and hydrangeas, lilies and wildflowers pile along the flagstone path and gravel drive, humming lazily with bumblebees, ladybugs and butterflies, flanked by a 25-foot flagpole flying Old Glory alongside the Jolly Roger.

There couldn't be a happier, more cheerful setting than Glendoon from which to experience for yourself and your family all the glories of a summer on old Cape Cod.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Property Manager
John W. Carey
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
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Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
September 9, 2016
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About John W. Carey

This little cottage has been in our family for nearly four decades and we love it dearly. Ali's grandparents lived here, then her parents, and now we are proud to own it. When we aren't renting it, we live in the house ourselves.

John W. Carey purchased this house in 1978

Guestbook comments from the manager

Last summer my family and my sister and her family enjoyed a wonderful week in Harwichport. Glendoon was quaint, clean and quintessential Cape Cod. It was a wonderfully relaxing week with all of the comforts of home. Favorite features include the expansive front lawn with the swing which was great for the kids, the back deck which was great for the adults and the outdoor shower which was great for everyone!

Magical days were spent at local beaches. Walking trips to the beautiful shops in town followed as we passed beautiful scenery along the way. The days ended on the back deck with a glass of wine after a fabulous dinner at one of the local restaurants.

The kids loved the batting cages, go carts and ice cream shops close by. Glendoon provided something special for everyone.

Can't wait to return!
Aug 2013
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Sunny, Breezy, Classic Cape Cod Home Walking Distance To Beaches And Shops.
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Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

Great cape house! Owners were very accommodating.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Truly, home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Our group of eight liked it so much we came back again. Located away from traffic,makes it great for walks, but also short rides to lots of cape cod sightseeing. You can eat in, grill out, or go to a variety of good restaurants. Inside is roomy, comfortable furniture, and all in cheery cape cod colors. All this and the ocean too !!!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
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Lovely spacious Cape Cod cottage

  • 5 of 5

We have spent several weeks at Glendoon and always love returning. It is attractively furnished and decorated in the Cape style. There is ample sleeping for 8 people, a large dining table, good seating areas and an expansive deck suitable for relaxing and dining. Harwichport is a charming town with many good restaurants and shops.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
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Perfect Cape House

  • 5 of 5

If you're looking for the perfect place to spend your vacation on the cape, look no further! Harwichport is a fantastic cape location. The town and Glendoon alike have that quintessential "cape feel" that reminds me of all those childhood summers spent with family by the shore. The house was very clean, yet "beachy" with soft blues and yellows to match the summer sky. After a day spent on the hot, salty beach, there really couldn't be anything better than a warm outdoor shower, followed by wine and snacks on the spacious deck with friends and family. Also, what a bonus to be there during the Perseid meteor shower! Snuggling with family on the back deck and counting shooting stars is a memory that warms me up even in February! I would highly recommend this property for anyone interested in staying in this area!

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
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Nice, good for families

  • 4 of 5

Stayed here last year with the family and prob will again this summer. V nice place, nothing fancy but pretty and big w/a good set up if you have a bunch of kids like we did. 2 separate wings off the main area both with 2 bedrooms/2 bathrooms/2 living rooms (only one with TV tho), and an outdoor shower which was great. Its on a leafy dirt road off the main roads so its quiet, and the views out the back off the deck are awesome. We grilled alot but there's also a bunch of good food within walking distance our kids loved the A&W and Dairy Queen and my wife loved the 2 good seafood places on main st. Definitely recommend this house & location esp for the price.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2013
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A home away from home

  • 5 of 5

My mother and I spent the most relaxing wonderful weekend at this beautiful home on Glendoon this past October. The house itself was spotless and cozy. We thoroughly enjoyed using the back deck at night that overlooks the beautiful untouched marshland. We are looking to returning each year to enjoy the beautiful scenery, lively downtown (a short driving distance), and peacefulness that glendoon provides.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
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Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Barnstable Municipal Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
The Port, Ember, Seaside Grille, Hot Stove
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Freedom Ferry
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Harwichport Golf Club
Nearest Train
13 Miles
MBTA- Hyannis
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Route 6 Mid Cape Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
A&W All-American Food, Jake Rooney's
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Brooks Road Beach
Car: necessary

The house is in the most accessible and ideal location in town. Walking distance to beaches, restaurants, bars and attractions affords our guests the best of the Cape Cod lifestyle. The house is accessed by quiet, shaded gravel lanes, yet is utterly central within downtown Harwichport. Totally unbeatable.


Rates & Availability

Harwich Port House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Off Season
Sep 17 2016 - May 6 2017
4 night minimum stay
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 9 2017
6 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

Keys and more property details will be provided upon approval of the booking. Thank you!

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Harwich Port House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Left Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Front Left Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Front Right Bedroom - 1 queen
    Back Left Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Back Right Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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