Description of the Onset vacation home rental
Check-In SAT 2:00pm Check-Out SAT 10:00am
LINENS ARE NOT PROVIDED
You must bring your own sheets, pillow cases, towels and washcloths. Everything else is provided.
Beach house is a very old Victorian built by a Boston doctor almost 100 years ago as a summer "cottage." Has 8 bedrooms, 2 living rooms, two bathrooms and eat-in kitchen. Some on-site parking, also street parking available. Across a small street in front of the house is one of the finest beaches in the Cape Cod area. You can stand in the front yard and throw a tennis ball onto the beach.
Short walk to village center with grocery and great breakfast places. Heavy shopping is available at shopping plaza three miles away.
Beach House is ONLY available to rent from mid June thru mid September.
Absolutely NO PETS of any kind. And NO SMOKING!
Onset traces its beginning to a sale of over 2000 acres of land; the settlers of Plimouth Plantation bought this huge tract from the native people whose regional affiliation was the Wampanoags. The transaction, known as the Agawam Purchase, created the Agawam Plantation. In Algonquin dialect, Agawam meant "The Sandy Landing Place."
Although 300 years have passed since the original inhabitants were here, gazing today from Onset Bluffs, the view of the same sparkling waters; the same lover's moon shines on the bay. And a walk along the boulevard recalls that Victorian community of long ago.
(Above excerpts from Tour the Historic Victorian Village of Onset by Geraldine Vallier Pearle)
The beach in Onset offers the finest swimming and sun bathing in the area. Warmed by the Gulf Stream waters and cooled by gentle ocean breezes provide a great beach vacation.
Some of the finest restaurants in the Cape Cod area are just a few minutes away and serve food in the old New England tradition. Several good breakfast places in the Village. Excellent dinner places three miles away. Travel to the northern end of Cape Cod Canal for lunch and a splendid view of Cape Cod Bay. Evening at Lindsey's or Bailey's Surf & Turf on close by Cranberry Highway will offer you an excellent dinner. Several cocktail cruises available thru part of the canal.
In Onset Center, a short two block walk, are small stores of several types. You will easily find the grocery, laundromat, donut shop, ice cream parlor, Mark Anthony's Pizzeria and antique shops. A larger super grocery and WalMart are located about three miles away at the Cranberry Plaza. In this area are a giant water slide, go-carts, batting cages, video game parlor, bowling and antique shops.
Day Trip #1 - Martha's Vineyard
Martha's Vineyard is an early morning trip out of Wood's Hole (about 45 minutes from Onset). No reservations needed for walk-on passengers. You can rent a van with driver on the island or take one of the frequent buses between the three towns.
Day Trip #2 - Newport Rhode Island
Newport, Rhode Island is also a 45 minute trip from Onset. Here you have an opportunity to visit the great old historic mansions from a bygone era. The Breakers, built in by Cornelius Vanderbilt, Marble House and Chateau-sur-Mer, considered the finest example of lavish Victorian architecture in America. Many are open to the public daily.
Day Trip #3 - Boston
Boston is an hour drive -- a truly magnificent city of great historic importance. The Freedom Trail is a self-guided driving tour that takes you to all the historic sites. The Boston Museum of Science is truly one of the world's finest science museums. The dynamic diorama display on the observation deck level of the John Hancock building gives one a new understanding of Boston history and Paul Revere's ride to warn the colonists. The navy yard is home to the USS Constitution, the oldest fully commissioned warship in the world.
Day Trip #4 - Provincetown & Whale Watching
Provincetown and Whale Watching make a wonderful day trip. A 60 minute drive to the tip of Cape Cod. Remember, the Pilgrims landed in Provincetown before they stepped onto Plymouth Rock. The Dolphin Fleet offers excellent whale watch tours. Provincetown has lots of art galleries, small shops and excellent restaurants and you may catch the commercial fishing fleet unloading tons of fish.
|Jun 16 2014||Sep 15 2014||-||-||$1,885||-||1 Week|
|Check In: 2 p.m. Check Out: 10 a.m.|
|Deposits: Deposit is 1/2 the weekly rent + 1/2 Deposit for extra cleaning if needed. $1885.00 + $250.00 = $2135.00 Deposit amount is 1/2 of $2135.00 = $1067.50 Deposit for extra cleaning returned promptly if no problems. Personal check only.|
|Payment Options: Personal Check|
|Other Fees: Deposit of $250 for "extra" cleaning and breakage is collected with rent. It is promptly refunded if there is no problem. NOTE: >>>>LINENS ARE NOT PROVIDED You must bring your own linens.|
- 1 Queen Bed
- 2 Double Beds
- 8 Twin Beds
- Full Kitchen
- Outdoor Shower
- High Speed Internet
- Parking Included
- View (Ocean)
- DVD Player
- Refrigerator (Full)
- Ceiling Fan
- Charcoal Grill
- TV (Cable/Satellite)
- Coffee Maker
- Deep Sea Fishing
- Water Park
- Grocery Store
- Amusement Park
- Movie Theater
- Whale Watching
- Shopping Area
Other Vacation Rental Amenities
You must bring your own sheets, pillow cases, towels, and washcloths. Everything else is furnished.
Reviews for this vacation home rental in Onset, Massachusetts
Relaxing and quiet
August 29, 2012
This is our family's 4th year renting this house. We love it as if it were our own. Each year we host our family reunion in the spacious back yard, the young members of our family enjoy the beach, while those of us who are older enjoy the large porch and great view. Our relatives in near by Buzzards Bay, Bourne, and Wareham love to visit us when we are here. They love it as much as we do. We plan on keeping this destination as a family tradition for years to come.
Kelly McKiernan Brown
San Antonio, Texas
February 13, 2012
My family and I stayed in this beautiful house in July 2011. It was a wonderful experience. The house is perfect for a large family and it has been very well maintained. The beach is directly across the street. There were restaurants and a convenience store within walking distance as well as a pretty town green. The owner was very personable and friendly. We had a great experience and plan to go back again soon!
Owner Supplied Testimonials
Onset is easily accessible by auto from I-195, I-495 and then Massachusetts 25 to within five miles from the beach house. You can fly into Boston's Logan International Airport and drive your rental car about 55 miles to Onset. The Hassle-Free Gateway to New England, T.F. Green Airport in Providence, Rhode Island is also about 55 miles to Onset. Each of these airports is served by major airlines with frequent arrivals and departures daily.
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