Romantic, Swim Kelleys Pond, Walk to Beach

Summer Pines Cottage in peaceful setting under the pines in lakefront communityLiving room with working fireplace, skylight and sliders to deck beyond.First floor bedroom with memory foam queen bed.Large master bedroom on first floor with room for porta crib if desired.New screened dining porch can seat 6 for dinner.Rockers on front porch with pass through window from kitchenWell equipped kitchen with washer and dryer.Cottage details.Boating fun on Kelleys PondBarefoot steps to private Kelleys pond for swimming, boating and fishing!Twin bed in first loft bedroom with extra twin cot to use if needed under bed.First of the two loft bedrooms and banistered walkway.Second loft bedroomLoft bedroom with reading nook and TV with second loft bedroom across walkway.Both loft bedrooms are accessed by spiral stairs.Large private deck with dining, grill and outdoor shower.Large, private backyard.Large backyard with sandy area for volleyball, badminton, soccer, frisbeeThe entrance to the cottage community with our own mini Cape windmill.Private, dead-end community with little traffic.Quiet, spacious, kid-friendly lakefront community.our own mini-windmill~West Dennis Beach a short walk from the cottage.Snack bar at West Dennis BeachMiles of walking and biking paths with views of the ocean, marshes nearby.Summer Shanty - our favorite place within walking distance from Summer Pines.Shopping in all the quaint Cape Cod villages.There are many cultural things to do in Dennis.Harvest Wine Bar in Dennis is a favorite of ours.
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9 Reviews
59 Pond Street, West Dennis, MA 02670

$150/night - Book two night in May and get the third free!

For stays between 5/1/15 and 5/30/15

Stay two nights and get the third night free! Experience the Cape at this highly-rated cottage - explore the beaches, villages, restaurants and then come home to a cozy fire in the fireplace and sink into a comfortable queen bed. Summer Pines Cottage is the perfect romantic getaway.

Overview

Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Sleeps: 5
Type: Cottage
Per night: $200 - $225
Per week: $1,000 - $1,600
Pets allowed: No
Internet: Yes
Description of the West Dennis vacation cottage rental
WHY NOT HAVE THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS FOR YOUR VACATION - LAKE and BEACH?

Our HIGHLY-RATED cottage in a beautiful family-friendly lakefront community is comfortable, professionally decorated, thoughtfully-renovated and clean.

SWIMMING, KAYAKING, CANOEING and FISHING barefoot steps away in Kelley's Pond.

Warm and clear Kelly's Pond is uncrowded and private (for only the houses on the lake) and has a sandy bottom and wade in area next to the community dock for little ones.

Summer Pines Cottage is an easy STROLL or bike ride to WEST DENNIS BEACH.

THREE BEDROOMS SLEEP 4-5.

First floor bedroom with queen bed with high-end bedding has peeks of Kelley's pond.

Two cozy loft bedrooms with reading nooks, window ACs, TV/VCR are upstairs under the eaves with a banistered walkway in between and accessed by a spiral staircase.

LINENS and TOWELS and WASHER/ DRYER

Linen and towels are included and the cottage has a stackable washer and dryer - perfect for families and those traveling by air.

NEW HOT OUTDOOR SHOWER

A long standing Cape Cod tradition- to rinse off after lake or beach swimming and as your morning shower - a summer treat.

FIREPLACE

WIFI INTERNET

BASIC CABLE on FLAT SCREEN TV

LARGE, PRIVATE BACKYARD with DECK, PATIO and GRILL

SCREENED DINING PORCH and FULL KITCHEN

We love this sweet holiday home and have stocked the cottage with items that we felt our family would like while on vacation ~ the full kitchen has all you need for cooking meals at home ~ utensils, dishes, pots and pans, coffee maker, wine glasses, grilling tools ~ even a LOBSTER POT.

SMALL PLAYGROUND with swing set just for the community.

THE MINUTE YOUR ARRIVE, DROP YOUR BAGS AND LEAVE YOUR CITY TROUBLES BEHIND:

Change into your flip flops and bathing suit, and go JUMP IN THE LAKE.

STROLL INTO TOWN for a drink at the local harbor side bar watching the sunset over the marina.

Experience a different beach each evening for a SUNSET BEACH PICNIC DINNER (parking is free after 5pm at most beaches)

WALK TO THE BEACH for the day, get ice cream at the beach snack bar and take a windsurf lesson.

HOP ON YOUR BIKE and explore the beach areas, marsh trails and scenic ocean view roads.

Bring back some fresh seafood from the local fish market to GRILL ON YOUR DECK for dinner.

NO PETS ALLOWED

NO SMOKING.

SUMMER PINES COTTAGE is rated as of the best rental cottages in the area and books up quickly with many repeat renters. We are booking 2015 and 2016 so take a look at our calendar and let us know if any open dates work for you ~ we would love to share the our Cape Cod getaway with you!
Area Information
West Dennis is special among the Cape Cod villages as it has wonderful beaches, restaurants, charming Cape style homes, pristine waterways, marshes, ponds and harbors - all with an unhurried, less crowded pace.

Perfectly located on Mid Cape - it is a great base to explore both the upper and lower capes.

BEACHES

West Dennis Beach is walking distance from the cottage and spans over a mile of shoreline, It is a great spot for windsurfers, kite flying and playing all sorts of fun water and beach games.

There are many beautiful Cape beaches all around - try a different one each day!

BOATING

Kelly's Pond is a great lake for swimming, boating and fishing and is steps away from the cottage.

Walking distance of the cottage, you can rent kayaks and get Windsurfing, Kiteboarding and Paddleboarding lessons and gear.

Whale Watcher Cruises and Lobster Cruise and Cape Cod’s Kid’s Fishing Sea-Fari are nearby.

Cape Cod Bay Bottom Fishing aboard the Albatross and Bass River Charters are at Packet Landing, Bass River.

ISLANDS

Ferry boats to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket are 15 minutes away in Hyannis at The Steamship Authority and Hy Line Cruises.

CULTURE

World class theater and music at the Cape Cod Melody Tent.

Cape Cod Playhouse in Dennis is America’s oldest professional summer theater featuring well known stars for the summer season.

The Cape Cod Museum of Art in Dennis is a hidden treasure.

SPORTS

Cape Cod Baseball League is a chance to see up and coming future pro players at free games.
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You can rent bikes and bike the Cape Cod Rail Trail from Dennis up to Provincetown.

VILLAGES

Take day trips to explore the villages of Chatham, Brewster, Dennis, Harwich, Harwichport, Dennisport, Barnstable, Centerville, Osterville, Hyannis, Yarmouthport, Wellfleet, Truro, and Provincetown, each with their own beaches, shops, restaurants, art galleries and distinct character.

RESTAURANTS

O’Shea’s Olde Inne - A Cape Cod Irish Pub is walking distance from the cottage. Local musicians play nightly.

Summer Shanty - Our favorite local waterfront bar within walking distance from the cottage has live music.

Good Friends Cafe - Good breakfast place within walking distance from the cottage where the locals go.

Sesuit Harbor Cafe - A casual cafe with outdoor tables and great waterfront location.

Swan River Fish Market - A good place to get fresh fish to cook on our grill just down the road.

Harvest Gallery Wine Bar - A favorite of ours with wine tasting, good food and live music nightly.

Availability Calendar

Rates

Begins Ends Week
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Weekend
Night
Weekly Monthly Min
Stay
May 01 2015 May 30 2015 $200 $225 $1,000 - 2 Nights
May 30 2015 Jun 13 2015 - - $1,100 - 1 Week
Jun 13 2015 Jun 20 2015 - - $1,300 - 1 Week
Jun 20 2015 Sep 05 2015 - - $1,600 - 1 Week
Sep 05 2015 Sep 12 2015 - - $1,300 - 1 Week
Sep 12 2015 Sep 26 2015 - - $1,100 - 1 Week
Sep 26 2015 Oct 25 2015 $200 $225 $1,000 - 2 Nights
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Check In: 2 p.m. Check Out: 10 a.m.
Deposits: $300 fully refundable security damage deposit required with each stay. $50 cleaning fee added to each stay. Summer week rentals run Sat-Sat 50% due upon booking with balance due 60 days before arrival. Reservation would be refundable minus a $100 cancellation fee if cancelled 60 days or more in advance of arrival and if the week can be re-booked at the full rate. Primary renters must be over 25.
Payment Options: Cashier's Check, Money Order, Personal Check
Other Fees: We are booking up quickly for this coming summer with many of our repeat renters so contact us now for your 2015 vacation stay ~ Week minimum June-Sept with 2 night minimum May and Oct.

Amenities

  • Beds

  • 1 Queen Bed
  • 2 Twin Beds
  • 1 Sofa Bed
  • Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Housekeeper
  • Porch
  • Beach Chairs
  • Full Kitchen
  • Linens Provided
  • Screened Porch
  • Beach Towels
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Outdoor Shower
  • View (Lake)
  • Deck
  • Heating
  • Parking Included
  • View (Water)
  • Dock/Boat Slip
  • High Speed Internet
  • Patio
  • Appliances

  • Alarm Clock
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • TV (Cable/Satellite)
  • Blender
  • DVD Player
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Hair Dryer
  • Refrigerator (Full)
  • VCR
  • Charcoal Grill
  • Iron
  • Stove
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Activities

  • Boating
    (onsite)
  • Bicycling
    (<1 mile)
  • Park
    (<1 mile)
  • Windsurfing
    (<1 mile)
  • Canoeing
    (onsite)
  • Deep Sea Fishing
    (<1 mile)
  • Restaurant
    (<1 mile)
  • Jet Skiing
    (1 mile)
  • Fishing
    (onsite)
  • Grocery Store
    (<1 mile)
  • Sailing
    (<1 mile)
  • Movie Theater
    (1 mile)
  • Kayaking
    (onsite)
  • Live Entertainment
    (<1 mile)
  • Shopping Area
    (<1 mile)
  • Whale Watching
    (1 mile)
  • Lake
    (onsite)
  • Miniature Golf
    (<1 mile)
  • Snorkeling
    (<1 mile)
  • Golf
    (2 miles)
  • Playground
    (onsite)
  • Ocean
    (<1 mile)
  • Surfing
    (<1 mile)
  • Tennis
    (2 miles)
  • Beach
    (<1 mile)
  • Parasailing
    (<1 mile)
  • Water Skiing
    (<1 mile)
  • Winery
    (3 miles)

Reviews for this vacation cottage rental in West Dennis, Massachusetts

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David Newell

David Newell

Whitstable near Canterbury Kent UK

An exquisite place to stay

October 16, 2014

The cottage is fabulous with every convenience anyone could need or wish for. Beautifully clean and thoughtfully decorated. We used the cottage as a base to visit the whole of Cape Cod from bottom to top and down again.. Memorable trips were whale watching, Hyannis and the Kennedy Museum, Harbour boat trip from Hyannis and seals in the harbour, pretty Chatham, In fact all the towns and beaches we visited were fantastic. We saw and did so much it is difficult to choose any favourites. This is definitely a cottage and a place we will visit again.

Susan Liberty

Susan Liberty

BRIDGEWATER, MA

KELLY POND EXPERIENCE

September 3, 2014

This Cottage Had Everything You Need For A Vacation Except Your Clothes And Food. Sleeps Six Confortably. The Pond Is Right Across From Cottage And Beach Is Less Than A Mile. Restaurants And Shopping Are Near By Also Within A Mile. Perfect Location To Everything.

melina

melina

toronto, ontario

weekend in cape cod

September 27, 2013

What a lovely visit we had! Took an outdoor shower everyday! Sipped coffee looking out at the pond and had amazing walks along the beach. Very clean and comfortable little gem!

Terry Johnson

Terry Johnson

Holland, MA USA

Great getaway!

September 12, 2013

Had a wonderful time at the cottage. My friend and I were very pleased and enjoyed the quiet. The cottage was quite comfortable and very clean. Location was perfect and made it easy to venture off in both directions to points of interest. West Dennis Beach was great. Sunset at Mayflower Beach was spectacular and dinner at the Ocean House Restaurant is a must. Valerie has created a warm and cozy cottage, fully supplied with everything you need.(Beach chairs, towels, sheets, etc.) Check it out. You won't be sorry.

Carolyn

Carolyn

Wellesley, MA

Cute cottage on quiet street

September 4, 2013

Our family of 4 (two boys aged 6 and 3) had a fabulous week here. We highly recommend kayaking on the Bass river, jet skiing at The Lighthouse Inn, the Pirate Boat out of Hyannis and West Dennis and Mayflower beaches. We enjoyed biking to the beach (saves $20 too!) and my husband enjoyed free wifi at the West Dennis Library. We were blessed with a gorgeous week of weather here and really loved using the outdoor shower. Thank you for a wonderful week in your beautiful cottage Valerie and family!

Kristen Sikora

Kristen Sikora

Peabody MA, 01960

Would highly recommend!

August 27, 2013

Recently stayed at the cottage,,,, we loved it and had a great time! I would highly recommend this cottage. It was fully equipped, everything you could ever need or forgot to pack! With a great location and plenty to do, its definitely on my list of places to return. Valerie was also very professional and easy to work with. Enjoy! Write a comment...

Willemien van der Mark

Willemien van der Mark

Utrecht, The Netherlands

Paradise on private lake

August 13, 2013

Very well kept, beautifull cottage where we stayed for a week with our family (two teenagers). The cottage is cosy, and there is a beautifull terace on the backside.t The outdoor shower is lovely after a swim in the lake (the wather tis salt). Peacefull and quiet surroundings. We can recommend it!

Gwendolyn Mcgugan

Gwendolyn Mcgugan

Stonington, CT

Relaxing getaway

May 28, 2013

Very cozy little cottage. Clean warm and bright. There was always a nice little breeze coming off the pond. Was very peaceful and quiet. Loved listening to and watching the birds. The pond was quiet and surprisingly warm for May. The cottage has two loft bedrooms attached by a catwalk which I think kids would love. Everything you need is within walking distance. Valerie was very helpful. Got us in last minute and provided all kinds of helpful and informative information about the area. Morning coffee on the patio in the sun was such a treat. Had a very relaxing wonderful time. Can't wait to visit again and to check out the cottage in Maine it sound delightful !!!!!

Kim Wilson

Kim Wilson

Boston, Ma

Picture Perfect Cottage in the Cape

February 4, 2013

Fantastic weekend away in Cape Cod! The charming tree lined street and a view of the pond made it even more perfect! I enjoyed my coffee every morning looking toward at the water from the peaceful front porch. The cottage was immaculate and fit all of our needs. The backyard has a beautiful porch and opens into a surprisingly spacious yard!(nice landscaping too!) Cant say enough. We are definitely coming back! Thanks for the great experience!

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This cozy super clean cottage was exactly as described and shown in the pictures. Perfect for the two of us as we had never been to Cape Cod before so wanted a central base for day trips. The beach was about a 15 min walk or just a few minutes by car and kayak and bike rentals were close by. We really enjoyed our week here!
-Lynda

My family and I vacationed here in August...great location for families with young children. My son loved it here, very peaceful, friendly, clean. This was a very different vacation for us very restful, accommodations where wonderful...loved not having to drag all my linens. This cottage was immaculate and the owner was very helpful and followed up immediately with any questions we had. Thank you for a great vacation!!!
- Jason

The cottage is beautifully decorated, drenched in light, and enjoys breezes from Kelly's pond. If you're a walker you'll have a variety of walks... to Bass river past classic cape cod homes, to West Dennis beach, a nice playground is nearby, or to a local Cafe, Pizza shop, or General Store... it's all within walking distance. A short ride to Bass River Farmers Market. If there is a rainy day, pick up a duraflame log and enjoy a fire. Young explorers and those seeking peace will find the dock across the street to be a great place. Our daughters, ages 8 and 9 1/2, adored the loft area. We really enjoyed our stay.
- Linda

Thank you for the rental on Pond Street in West Dennis that ended this past Saturday. We had a great time and the weather was perfect.
- Jo

Thanks so much again for such a wonderful time. The kids and I had a great time and your home was beautiful! I was wondering if the same week was open for next year?
- Christina

We had an amazing time. What a magical little spot you have!
- Dee

Summer Pines cottage was a good getaway for me. We also found the place in West Dennis where my sister and her husband spent their honeymoon 50 years ago. It overlooks the West Dennis golf course and the Bass River. She said it had not changed at all. Although I've vacationed more than 20 times on the Cape, there is always something new to discover. We went to the WHAT (Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theatre) in Wellfleet. On a rainy day, we took in the Cape Cod Art Museum and funky movie theater in Dennis.
- Marlene

We had a wonderful time. We walked around the pond and went to the beach. Visited The Skipper and had chowder. Very good. Ate at the Kream n Cone and had a few too many Irish ales at O'Sheas. People were so nice and friendly there. Had a pretty nice conversation there with Butch the bartender! The only bad part about the whole thing was it was too short! Very nice little cottage. We pretty much had the run of the place. No one else was around. All and all an excellent trip. Thanks for getting us in last minute. Really appreciate that. Will definitely check it out again.
- Marilyn

Summer Pines Cottage is one of the nicest rental cottage in the area - it is updated, well stocked/decorated and feels airy with lots of natural light from the skylight and glass sliders to the large deck and patio.The West Dennis location is uncrowded and very beautiful. The cottage is in an upscale neighborhood, surrounded by large, well kept homes and are within walking distance to everything - the beach, restaurants and harbors etc.
- Scott

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What are the most fun things to do at the cottage?
A: Go the beach of course but it is just as fun to swim and boat in the uncrowded lake just across the path from the cottage.
Q: What makes Summer Pines Cottage special?
A: Summer Pines Cottage is charming and in a very beautiful location. Fully renovated, updated and decorated with thoughtful touches for a comfortable stay.
Q: What's the coolest nearby activity?
A: The free Cape Cod Baseball League games in the summer or having a drink on the deck of the Summer Shanty at sunset overlooking the West Dennis harbor

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    I am a designer and Cape native who likes cottage style and the classic Cape look. Summer Pines Cottage has been lovingly restored and thoughtfully renovated with an eye for a comfort and good design while keeping the charming older details. We have added touches our family would like on vacation and...
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