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Welcome to the Sugartoad Cottage, the perfect couples retreat nestled in the heart of Mathews Main Street! This cozy cottage is a peaceful getaway with balanced warmth and luxury, providing a comfortable escape for your stay. 


Location is key, and the cottage offers the best of both worlds. Situated just a short walk from Main Street, you'll have easy access to a variety of restaurants, shops, events, & activities, but also a serene backyard  to retreat to after exploring town.

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For plant lovers - you'll love being surrounded by plants in every room - from window boxes peaking through the 100 year old windows, to ferns and palms on the porches and decks, to sweet little flower pots in every nook and cranny.

"As I watched the beneficial bees feed on the nectar of the cottage flowers, I thought, 'Yes, that's it! That's the picture of Sugartoad Cottage!'"      
-Carol, NC

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Step inside and discover all the little details that matter. 

Sink into the modern comforts of our well-appointed primary bedroom with a king sized bed, trendy decor, and warm lighting. The bed includes faux down pillows, a memory foam mattress, thick comforter, and microfiber white sheets. Attached to the bedroom is a spacious bathroom with brand new washer/dryer, shower and appliances. 

Living Areas & Kitchen

Spacious living areas including a living room with a 55" smart TV, (Hulu, Netflix & Prime provided) and electric fireplace. There's a dining room for four to enjoy a meal or play from a selection of board games provided.


The kitchen is fully equipped with brand new appliances, retro fridge, farmhouse sink, small oven and stove, coffee bar, and basic necessities. We have a Keurig, French press, coffee grounds, K-cups with Starbucks coffee, teas and hot cocoa, and cream in the fridge. 


Location is Everything

Guest access

Explore the vibrant community surrounding our cottage. These attractions can be found within walking distance, under 1 mile from the house!

• 10 restaurants
• 4 historic museums/sites
• Art galleries, boutique shops and thrifting
• Grocery store
• Library & Visitor Center
• Farmers Market (Saturdays, Apr-Oct)
• Historic Courthouse
• Put-in Creek Landing & Kayak launch
• Festivals and events some weekends
• The dollar book store (Saturdays) is directly across the street! 

One of the highlights of our property is the beautiful backyard. Unwind surrounded by tropical plants, flowers overflowing from the window boxes and numerous outdoor seating areas. A hammock, large deck, picnic table or stumps around the Solo-stove fire pit give you plenty of options to enjoy the evenings. A privacy fence ties in the atmosphere to give you privacy from surrounding businesses. The charm continues as you sit and relax on the rocking chairs on the front porch, where you can sit and sip your morning coffee with views of the historic district.

The cottage is a 5 minute drive to Bethel Beach and less than 10 minutes from Gwynn’s Island, Haven Beach,

numerous landings and the New Point Comfort Lighthouse Observation Deck.


This short term rental is catered to couples, and the property is not currently suitable for pets or children.  Explore some of the amenities included below.

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