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Private Elegance *Dogs Ok*

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights


About the property

3 bedroom, 3 bathroom,

there are two bedrooms upstairs both with twin beds and one bathroom with tub/shower enclosure and a laundry room. The large master bedroom is downstairs with a two person jacuzzi bath, walk-in closet and vanity area. the traditional living room has a fireplace and alcove window and bookcases. There is a glass sunroom off the living room for entertaining. the kitchen/family room has an island for food preparation and a deck that has a dining area for outdoor dining. there is a two car garage and extra parking space beside it as well as a parking spot at the front of the house. the sunroom is skirted with a rose garden and there are several garden beds around the property with roses, perennials, herbs, shrubs, and annuals. The best feature is that there are no neighbors on either side and affords total privacy and quiet. No college parties next door and yet two miles from two fabulous beaches, Dowses and Craigville..

Maureen Cronin
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
July 8, 2016

About Maureen Cronin

I grew up in a suburb west of Boston but always summered in Osterville and finally bought this house in 1983. Because I spent the summers there, I was able to acquire many friends along the way which is always a plus. The people in the village are friendly and outgoing especially in the summer when the weather is so pleasant. The beaches attract people on the warm days and the pace of life becomes slow and casual.

Maureen Cronin purchased this cottage in 1983

Why Maureen Cronin chose Cape Cod

The location of this lovely home on two acres of totally private living on an exclusive street in Osterville while only two miles away from two popular beaches made it an obvious buying opportunity. There are no college parties next door. Also it's in a very safe neighborhood yet less than two miles to the Village.

What makes this cottage unique

This house was originally the home of the gardener for a large estate in Osterville and it has special plantings in the landscape. The best feature of the location is the total privacy that you have. There are no neighbors on either sides, so if peace and quiet are important you will definitely experience that. It is set on almost two full acres with ample yard space.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Beautiful and cozy house, close to the ocean. Lots of sunshine in the morning and open kitchen/family room made it inclusive for all. Two thumbs up.
Jul 2013
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Osterville Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , has a jacuzzi bath tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , located upstairs by the 2 bedrooms
  • Master bathroom is off the master bedroom and has a two person jacuzzi bath. The bathroom upstairs has a bathtub/shower unit and there's also a laundry room with washer and dryer, ironing board and iron available. Another full bathroom is off the familyroom/kitchen. It has a decorator sink and a shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Masterbedroom - 1 queen , Located on the first floor
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Located on the second floor
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , Located on the second floor
  • Master bedroom has queen size bed in a spacious sunlite room. Has large walkin closet with an alcove with dressing table. The two bedrooms upstairs have double beds.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
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:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
A very bright and cheerful house on a quiet street with private location located two miles from the village of Osterville. Beach pass provided to all Barnstable beaches


5/5 -
(1 traveler reviews)

Private Elegance *Dogs Ok*
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
Palm Beach, Fla, USA

Cape Cod house

  • 5 of 5

I throughly enjoyed my stay at this Osterville property. It a charming and a typical Cape Cod house. The setting is quiet and beautiful

  • Submitted: May 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Hyannis, MA
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Osterville, MA
Nearest Ferry
6 Miles
Hyannis, MA
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Hyannis, MA
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Hyannis, MA
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Route 6, Barnstable, MA
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Osterville, MA
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Craigville, MA
Car: necessary

House is situated on nearly two acres of land, surrounded by pine trees for total privacy on three sides. Cape Cod structure with bright sunlight throughout. Residential street is only one mile long with neighbors' houses well off the road. Makes for a pleasant walk or bike ride. Less than two miles away is the town of Osterville, which is a small Cape Cod village with lots of small specialty shops, five eating establishments, a new library, a marina, and many service oriented businesses. There are two beaches about two miles away, the first being Craigville Beach which is considered one of the most popular public beaches on Cape Cod, and the second is called Dowses' Beach, which is a smaller beach and requires a beach sticker to utilize. The larger town of Hyannis is about six miles away and offers a larger selection of restaurants, melody tent, shops, two steamship boats going to the nearby islands of Nantucket and Marthas Vineyard. Boston is seventy five miles north of Osterville and Logan Airport is located there. Cape Cod is noted for the fishing, the whale watching, the antiques shopping, the golfing, the beaching and especially the mild weather with breezes from the ocean. This house is just two houses removed from the Atlantic Ocean.


Rates & Availability

Osterville Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
14 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,500

May 20th Sept 16th $2,000 a week
Sept 17th to Nov 1st $1,500 a week
Nov 2nd to May 20th $1,000 a week

cash advance for entire stay plus cleaning fee

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