She Sells - The Ocean Edge Shop and JoMama's Coffee. Explore this resort shop and coffee bar. She Sells is bursting with good taste, from prepster to hipster. The Ocean Edge logo pops up on everything here, from Vineyard Vines ties and tote bags to Tervis Tumblers and Under Armour sportswear, and this cute shop offers a great collection of must-have jewelry, bags and beach gear. And yes, they have Spanx! Wrap up in style for chilly nights on Ocean Terrace with fabulous Prairie Underground. Or pick up a comfy Ocean Edge hoodie for someone back home. Located at 2740 Main Street, right next to the "white house" at The Villages at Ocean Edge. (774) 323-0792. (Seasonal)
The search for a perfect scone is over when you reach Hopkins House Bakery and Americana Gift Shop. Here you will find fresh and delicious muffins, scones, cookies, pies and desserts. The gift shop features antiques, primitive reproductions, folk art, Mary Beth Baxter art, and accessories for your cottage.
2727 Main Street, Brewster, (508) 896-3450. (Seasonal)
The Brewster General Store is as authentic and down to earth as its photos suggest. The 155- year old store offers a unique assortment of great coffee, pastries, morning papers, penny candy, wacky kitchen gadgets, arguably the Cape's best fudge, and all the necessities of a beach vacation including sunscreen, flip flops and cool t-shirts and sweatshirts. 1975 Main Street, Brewster, (508) 896-9753.
The Strawberry Patch features a unique collection of "hand-tiques", a gift shop with a toy section. Behind the shop is a fantastic garden and arborvitae maze for younger children, and an amazing working train set that mimics old Brewster, featuring our very own Ocean Edge Nickerson Family Mansion. 2550 Main Street, Brewster, (508) 896-5050.
Open year-round, the Brewster Bookstore, is packed with books, games, greeting cards and gifts. Voted Boston Magazine's "Best of Boston Bookstore on Cape Cod", the Brewster Bookstore features regular book signings and events. The recently expanded children's section has the best selection of kids books and fun stuff on every topic. 2648 Main Street, Brewster, (508) 896-6543.
You might be tempted to stop roadside on 6A at the grocery store, but please make that stop at Ferretti's Market to stock up on items for your villa. Boar's Head meats, fresh breads and pies, and ready-to-grill items are all available at Ferretti's. Sandwiches are made to order, so stop by before the beach (beware, lunchtime gets crowded, so call in orders early!) To get there, take the back entrance at The Villages at Ocean Edge and a right onto Route 137. Ferretti's is just a 1/2 mile down the road on the right, at the corner of Underpass Road and 137. 501 Underpass Rd, Brewster, (508) 896-8991.