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Wake up to the Sun Rising Over the Bay...Steps from Sandy Beach!

4 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights


Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday cottage in Fairhaven - Sandy Beach Cottage

One bedroom waterside cottage with additional daybed to sleep a third person

Adorable beach cottage on Sconticut Neck overlooking lush green marshes, Nasketucket Bay and Falmouth. Situated in a small beach community with rights to a (private) association beach only steps away! This one bedroom cottage with an additional small waterside room just big enough for a twin bed sleeps three. The bedroom with a queen sized bed and sliding wood door to the deck, overlooks the sparkling bay with beautiful sunrises to begin a perfect day! Enjoy your morning coffee watching Snowy White Egrets and Blue Heron in the marshes searching for food. One hour south of Boston and one hour west of Cape Cod makes it the perfect location for a day trip! The market, restaurants and shopping are only 10 minutes away along with a fantastic scenic bike path. The cottage has been featured in numerous magazines with it's beachy white and gray decor, hardwood floors, slipcovered furniture, waterside deck, grill and outdoor fireplace. Washer/dryer, microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker and linens.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
11 October, 2016
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About Roberta

Sandy Beach Cottage on Sunrise has been my little dream cottage since 2000 and while I'm away visiting my children on the west coast, I open it up for others to enjoy!

Roberta purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Roberta chose SE Massachusetts & Buzzard's Bay

A peaceful and relaxing location overlooking the marshes and bay toward Falmouth. My favorite part of the day is watching the sunrise from bed over the bay and enjoying a cup of coffee on the deck.


based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

Wake up to the Sun Rising Over the Bay...Steps from Sandy Beach!
average rating of 4.25 based on 4 reviews

Beautiful beach cottage

  • 5 of 5

We booked our trip with the intent of it being the home base for our immediate family while we were visiting our family in New Bedford. Well it not only became the home base for us but our extended family who wanted to spend time with us too because of the location. This cottage is impeccably decorated. When you think of a beach house this is the perfect depiction of it. The house was incredibly clean and had all the linens you would need as well as a coffee maker and grill. It is probably best suited for a couple or a couple and a small child as it is small. The house next door is pretty run down (currently being worked on) but unless you are walking to the beach you don't see it. The beach is a little muddier than we would have liked but our kids had so much fun swimming to the little island with us and looking for crabs. They are still talking about this trip. It was the perfect size and the perfect location for us. The only think I would change is not letting everyone know we were in town so we could enjoy the peace and quiet. All in all it was the perfect spot for our family.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Wonderful Getaway Treasure

  • 4 of 5

I had booked this rental with the hopes of having a quiet week to enjoy the coast and re-energize and could not have found a more perfect spot. The cottage was immaculate, bright, and beautifully decorated, just as the photographs showed. Thee was plenty of privacy without the sense of isolation and sunrise views were spectacular. Day trips to the Cape, Nantucket and Newport were easy but at the end of each day, I couldn't wait to get "home" and relax.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful place to stay!!!

  • 4 of 5

The listing description was very accurate. There was even spare gas for the grill. The property was clean (9/10). We had excellent customer service. The nearby beach was our main disappointment; it's nice and clean but the water is not much inviting. Otherwise everything was perfect for us: very quiet neighborhood, very nice courtyard (lot of birds and rabbits) and a beautiful view.

There are plenty of activities around. We enjoyed the beaches (Horseback beach and Demarest Lloyd state Park), the historic sites (Fairhaven town museum and his sympathetic guide; Battleship Cove; Providence and Boston). We appreciated many restaurants and the people of the region.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sweet and simple

  • 4 of 5

Great cottage on the bay. We enjoyed the quiet days and sitting in the yard looking out across the water. Sweet and simple.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
NB Airport to Nantucket and M Vineyard
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Pasta House or Fathoms
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Take the Ferry to Martha's Vineyard
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
New Bedford
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Providence RI
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Rt 240 to 95 East or West
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Pasta House Italian, Black Whale Seafood
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Nearest Beach
Car: necessary

We are located 45 minutes from Providence Greene Airport and 1 hour from Boston Logan airport. Catch the ferry (only 7 minutes away) to Martha's Vineyard for a day trip and Falmouth, Sandwich and Hyannis on Cape Cod only 1 hour by car and Provincetown on the very tip of Cape Cod will take 2 hours to get to. Head west to Newport, RI or a day trip to the vineyards and the stunning Horseneck Beach in Westport all within 45 minutes! The New Bedford Whaling Museum is a must while visiting this area and is only a few minutes away.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Fairhaven, SE Massachusetts & Buzzard's Bay

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
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7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £61
Property Damage Protection £81

One half of deposit will be returned to renter and one half retained by property owner if there is a cancellation on the renters part.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Fairhaven in Eastern Massachusetts

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bathroom has a tub and shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size bed overlooking the bay and sunrise
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

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