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Iconic Cape, Private Landscaped Beauty

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Space 1,833 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bd, 2.5 Ba, Near Nickerson and Beaches, Koi Pond, Writer's Hut, Convenient!

Charismatic Cape Cod house, built in the 20s by the gamekeeper for a nearby estate, shows post and beam construction, rambling New England Extended Architecture accented with all new, sustainable renovation right down to the appliances.

Gather your family and friends in this beautiful Brewster house, then relax and enjoy whatever it is that makes you happy. Look out from any one of the sun-filled windows onto an acre and half of nature, landscaped beauty, and privacy all just for you. Walk to Nickerson or ride your horse and then, on to one of the many fresh or salt water beaches in Brewster. Ride the nearby bike path to P’Town or Wellfleet. Experience the joy that only this house can bring. Lounge by the koi pond and dawdle the afternoon away. Hideout in the Writer’s Cabin and write the Great American Novel. Snooze in the back yard, sheltered by large trees, thoughtful plantings, bounteous blooms. Walk, ride, or drive Historic Route 6A for art, great restaurants, bookshops, music, Brewster Ladies Library events and museums.

Three bedrooms and a loft have dream space for 6+, 2.5 half baths tastefully sited for convenience and privacy. New kitchen has a quiet space to read recipes, storage for kitchen tools, loads of pots and pans. Thoughtful renovation brings the whole house into the 21st century, including parking for your cars, boats, RV. We look forward to welcoming you to our house.

More Details

Property Manager
Lorrie Doyle
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2017

About Lorrie Doyle

In 2013 I was fortunate enough to find this most wonderful house nestled behind two pine trees, waiting for its new owner. It was originally the game keeper's house of the Nickerson Estate and has a wonderful history both inside and out. I renovated the house with the intention of it being welcoming to all. Some say when they enter, that it has the feeling of a big hug. Some just appreciate the calmness inside.

The grounds have been landscaped over the past 80 years to reveal a natural setting with a yard that stretches to the far woods. From those woods you can see into Nickerson Park. The Koi Pond also has been on the property many years. It is a delight to watch the fish circle and swim as they wait for a possible snack. Birds abound as well.

For me, this house, reflects all that I feel is important to me as the steward of this historic home. It brings me joy to be there and reminds me of the beauty of natural surroundings and a house whose history continues on.

Lorrie Doyle purchased this house in 2013

Why Lorrie Doyle chose Cape Cod

Privacy abounds inside and out at this Brewster home. Plantings sited to please the eye, and the senses throughout the seasons. Inside, the main bedroom has 1/2 bath en suite, two additional full baths are located at opposite ends of the house for convenience. New interior has been decorated with family favorites and newly acquired goodies. All bedding and linens are new.

What makes this house unique

Large, private, lushly landscaped yard, koi pond, artist's retreat - a small rustic cabin removed from the main house for playing or painting, perhaps some yoga. Play loft or hideout for reading, games, puzzles, private time. Ecologically conscious renovation of all systems assures allergen free atmosphere for peace and quiet. Dogs under 135 lbs, over 2 years old and well-mannered are welcome. Two maximum. Please, no cats. Extensive decking and screened-in porch. Walk to Nickerson Park or Linnell Landing beach. Our many freshwater ponds beckon.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Our whole crew, especially Riley, want to thank you for your warm welcome. Your home is truly special and we hope to visit it again in the future. You certainly have influence on the weather. Whom do you know?

Many thanks...
Jun 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Brewster in Cape Cod

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1833 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Jubilation - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Solatube lighting, designer tile, barn door = Jubilation!
    Ensuite - Toilet , New, nearest to screened in porch, half bath
    Sparkling new bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Serene, quiet, convenient.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Blue Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , New queen mattress and box spring, pillows, linens. Bureau
    Yellow bedroom - 3 Single Bed , New mattresses, box springs, linens and pillows. Desk, chair
    Main Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , All new linens, pillows, mattress and boxspring
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed , Recently updated dream loft especially set up for 12 and up
  • Main bedroom has new queen sized mattress and box spring, lamps for bedside reading, bureau and closet.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Iconic Cape, Private Landscaped Beauty
average rating of 4.8125 based on 19 reviews
Accord, NY

Quintessential Cape Cod charm!

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful, rambling home with every comfort attended to! Close to shopping, beaches and great restaurants!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Once again we enjoyed a wonderful stay at the house on Koi pond. It is the perfect location for our active family and near to the rail trail,Nickerson state park and bay beaches.

The house is always clean and welcoming and we always enjoy seeing our delightful host,Lorrie!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Funky, cozy, beautiful scenery and spotless!!

  • 4 of 5

Will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The house at Koi Pond was wonderful

  • 5 of 5

This was actually a working trip for me as I was the planner for a wedding at ocean Edge Resort. The house was perfect, had everything we needed. The location was great and very convient to the resort and many great resteraunts. I would love to return in the peak of the summer to enjoy the beaches that are very close. This is a perfect house if you are attending an event at the resort. Truely a home away from home.

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kid friendly family environment

  • 5 of 5

What a great time we had! The kids loved the koi pond and "bamboo forest" where they found a treasure!! Don't wanna ruin the surprise. We'll be back for sure!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Eric. We are so glad you enjoyed your time there. And yes, shhhh about the hidden treasure in the bamboo forest! Look forward to seeing you again.
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Beautiful and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

This house is such a sweet surprise! The pictures do not do it justice. The house seems to go on forever with plenty of comfy beds spread through the rooms. The yard is fabulous! The natural border combined with the front fence makes this yard serene and private. Everything you need is at your disposal, the kitchen is fully stocked as well as linens provided. We would love to see the yard in the spring or summer and will look forward to returning. Thank you for allowing us to bring our dogs and for the nice surprise toys you had there for them when we arrived as well as the sweet surprises for us. Your pride in your home and it's contents is obvious and we wish we could have stayed longer. The furnishings from the couches/beds, linens, books, and art are all well appointed and unique. Thank you again for accommodating an early check in time for us. We hope to come back soon!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was such a pleasure to have all of you at our house Teigan. We are so glad you enjoyed it. And yes, you will have to return when the yard is in its full glory. Wishing you the very best in this new year. Loocie and Lorrie
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Nearest Airport
19.7 Miles
Barnstable Airport
Nearest Ferry
29.7 Miles
Boston to Provincetown
Nearest Train
19 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
Route 6A
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.8 Miles
Linnell Landing
Car: recommended

Cape Cod Rail Train for walking and biking, Nickerson Park for fresh water sports and kayaking with your dog.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Brewster, Massachusetts

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Late Summer 2017
29 Jul 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £50 per night, per additional guest
Early - Mid Fall 2017
9 Sep 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £33 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Additional Guest Fee £33.4 per person per night
Pet Fee £155.36

There is no additional fee for children younger than 6 years old.

Rates are subject to change. Please call 617-290-2536.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.