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Stately home, heart of beautiful Cotuit village -cottage option available

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

Ideal For Large Family,sleeps 7 -11 with cottage, Versatile, In Historic Cotui

Great house, great location, beautiful leafy neighborhood, right in the middle of historic Cotuit village. WALK this vacation to the local market, restaurant, robe beach,marina , baseball game or just for pleasure to see more beautiful gardens and historic homes.The main house is a piece of real Americana, a 1901 'Montgomery Ward kit house,' and was renovated with sensibility and furnished with understated elegance. Extremely charming cottage in a spacious garden setting provides additional comfort for a large party. Guests can rent just the house, just the cottage (HomeAway # 3805103) or both together. Both properties have their own entrances and their own driveways (the cottage is accessible from Piney Road), and guests can come and go without disturbing one another. The house and the cottage feature completely modernized and re-conceptualized kitchens and dining areas (work completed in the spring of 2014). The house has a deck and a screened porch for enjoying the morning paper or an evening sundowner, while the cottage has a brick patio under an elegant white pergola. Both structures have cozy interiors that combine new and classic elements into a harmonic whole. Every vacation should offer the vacationer ample opportunity to get that rest s/he so richly deserves, and you will find all the bedrooms beckoning you to sink between the sheets. Younger kids will enjoy the bunk beds or the sleep loft in the main house, and don't forget there is a crib for the smallest ones -- with a convenient changing table -- in the master suite (but not in the same room with Mom and Dad!). Families with children will find a variety of board games, Duplo sets, books and classic kid movies. The custom-built playhouse and swing in this tranquil street will be appreciated as well. It goes without saying that a large assortment of beach gear, sports items, beach toys, bicycles, and even two kayaks are included. Finally, let's not forget Cotuit's uncrowded beaches (that convey that 'private' feel), nor should we forget the shopping and dining opportunities at Mashpee Common, or, for that more everyday mix, at the intersection of Route 28 and Putnam Avenue.


Owner
Miriam Everhart Francova
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, german, russian, italian, dutch, czech, polish, Slovak
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 5, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Les deux chalets du 129 School Street sont magnifiques. Ils sont tous deux décorés avec goût et offrent tout le confort voulu. La cour est très agréable pour passer de longue soirée. La propriété est tout à fait "kids-friendly" ce qui est très apprécié! Une très belle plage se trouve à distance de marche. Nous avons passé des vacances de rêves! (The two houses at 129 School Street are magnificent. Both are decorated tastefully and offer full comfort. The patio area is a very pleasant place to spend a long evening. The property is definitely kid-friendly, something which is greatly appreciated! A very pretty beach is within walking distance. We had a dream vacation here!
Aug 2014
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Amenities

Cotuit House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • En suite Master Bath - toilet , shower
    Upstairs bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Downstairs bath - toilet , shower
    Outdoor shower - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Master - 1 double , 1 baby crib , Built-in changing table for infant/baby
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 child bed , bunk beds
    Sleep loft adjacent to kitchen - 1 child bed
  • Master bedroom has private bathroom, large walking closet with crib and changing table for infant
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 6 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

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Stately home, heart of beautiful Cotuit village -cottage option available
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
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Charming Cotuit Home

  • 5 of 5

Definitely a home away from home. The house was beautifully decorated and stocked beyond my imagination. Personal clothing was all that was needed. My family and I loved it.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Extended Family Birthday Celebration

  • 5 of 5

Great historic home, close to everything (modest) Cotuit has to offer.

Clean home; responsive owner. We had a great week end despite lousy weather.

One suggestion: update window shades

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Kathleen, It was my pleasure meeting you and a special honor meeting your 100 year old birthday girl - your mom. What a lady! I am very sorry for the bedroom window shades, I also noticed that they were not working, but only after you left. They have been already replaces. Wish you all the best, Miriam
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Beautiful quintessential New England rental

  • 5 of 5

Craig and Miriam's place is just wonderful. It feels like we borrowed a friends house for the week. The owners have put so much love into their home. We enjoyed every minute and our daughter did too.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great House/Grounds/Location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here in late August, 2016 for a week. Three adults and three children (8, 5, 3) and the house accommodated everyone well. The property and grounds are in great condition - lots of beautiful flowers - the owners really have done an excellent job updating and maintaining the property. The kitchen is modern, bright, nice and big and was perfect for cooking regular meals and serving a large group. The location is excellent. It's a 2 minute to drive to Loop Beach, a nice little beach in Cotuit. It's about 20-25 minutes to Kalmus beach in Hyannis or Woodneck beach in Falmouth - our other 2 favorite stomping grounds. Cotuit itself is a nice, quiet village in Cape Cod. There's not a ton to do there, but if you're looking for the quintessential seaside, Cape Cod experience, it's perfect, and you're only 10-20 minutes from plenty of good attractions in Mashpee/Hyannis/Falmouth. I'd recommend the property and will probably stay there again in the future. Also, the owners are nice, responsive, and very easy/pleasant to deal with.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful well maintained property

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at the Everhart's home for the past two summers in July and have enjoyed the property and location. The property has wonderful character with a very pleasant atmosphere and a panache of a French flavor. The screened in porch is a must in the evening for a glass of wine, a good book and playing games with the family. The gardens and backyard are very private and filled with colorful flowers and gardens. The backyard is spacious and private and complimented our annual family oyster feast. Location is an A+ as you are just a short walk from the Kettle Ho; local restaurant and watering hole and the village market "Cotuit Market"; (aka...The Coop) is less than a half mile pleasant The library and gardens are just 3/10th of a mile away as well. Just a great property and location for a family vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Hyannis
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Kettle Ho (walking distance)
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Woods Hole (Vineyard); Hyannis (Nantucket) (10 mi)
Nearest Golf
300 Metres
Cotuit High Ground Country Club
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Hyannis (service to Boston in summer)
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Mid-Cape Highway (Route 6)
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Kettle Ho
Nearest Beach
0.4 Miles
Rope beach
Car: necessary

Elegant, historic Cotuit is one of the Cape's best-kept secrets: if you want to avoid the traffic crush of Route 28 with its endless succession of tourist traps, if you truly want to relax, consider Cotuit. It has everything you think a Cape town should have, in an elegant and stately setting. There is a string of small beaches down the east side of the peninsula (on Cotuit Bay), while larger beaches are quickly reached by car. 10 miles in either direction and you're at the Steamship Authority ferries in Wood's Hole (Martha's Vineyard) and Hyannis (Nantucket). Ready to shop? Trendy Mashpee Common features a wide mix of name-brand chains and boutiques. A more traditional mall awaits you in Hyannis. 10 miles to the northwest, in Sandwich, don't miss the Glass Factory or Heritage Museum and Plantation.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $410
Damage Deposit $500

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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