About Us

Greetings from Cape Cod and the Bunnell family — and welcome to our website!  We are the owners of Anchorage on the Cove, and we love our corner of the Cape.  Our family takes great pride in how we’ve transformed this wonderful spot — from a diamond in the rough, to one of the crown jewels of the Outer Cape.   We are long-time animal lovers, and are pleased to say that three of our accommodations are pet-friendly.  Many of you have met our friendly Lab Tully, who is sometimes available to meet and play ball with our guests!

Who are we? Our family consists of Kathy and Dennis, and son Jon who left the Cape to become a baseball scout; he’s now with the Toronto BlueJays.  He and his also-accomplished wife Johanna (a pharmaceutical sales rep) live in Tampa. We “old folks” bring a mix of experience in other fields — the paper industry, publishing, higher education, tourism marketing, international business and consulting. Dennis and Kathy fell in love with the spot, and purchased the property in 1998.

Interested in fishing?  Jon and his father are accomplished fishermen.  As a matter of fact, if you look closely at the photo on the home page, you’ll see the two of them fishing the flats of Town Cove, just steps away from our dock. (That’s Foremast Cottage on the left; Bell Buoy is just out of view on the right.)

How’s the hospitality?  Ask us about fishing, restaurants, biking, art galleries, kayaking, whale watching, the nearby drive-in movie theater — you get the idea.  We’re knowledgeable, and we get a big kick out of seeing our guests enjoy their vacations.

What’s the place like?  The buildings at Anchorage on the Cove were originally built in the 1930s — the weathered shingles epitomize “old Cape Cod,” now transformed to fit the needs of today, including free Wi-Fi, A/C and watercraft while you’re with us.  Three of our four cottages have decks right out over the water.

Who are our guests? We’re proud of the fact that we continue to attract many returning guests over the years.  Adults come back telling stories of growing up at Anchorage on the Cove, and of spending time here each summer as children and teenagers.  Now they’re bringing their own children and creating a new generation of memories.

We’re also proud of the many new marriages that have begun here, and of the honeymooners who keep a fond spot in their heart for us.  Our romantic cottages are perfect to celebrate anniversaries.  Some guests even continue to send us postcards and tell us news of their growing families.  In fact, our first babymoon couple celebrated their honeymoon here 10 years before!

Because we live next door, and keep our office at Anchorage on the Cove, you can be assured that we maintain a careful eye on our beautiful piece of Cape Cod!

Website Photos  People ask about the photos on our website.  Yes, they were all taken on our property (except the lighthouse!).  In fact, you’ve actually had a preview of a stay with us!

Thank you for taking the time to visit us!