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Waterfront with Deck & Sandy Beach ; Family Vacation Paradise;

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Last updated: 09/04/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

East Falmouth house description

Waterfront home with private sandy beach and large deck near Waquoit Bay. Rent kayaks or canoes nearby, go biking, hiking, fishing, shell fishing, or relax on the deck. Tranquil family haven with wonderful scenery, marine life, birds, salt marshes. Navigable waterway leads to Vineyard Sound. Absolutely one of the most beautiful areas on Cape Cod. Large gated deck overlooks panoramic easterly views of Childs River and scenic Washburn Island. Observe nature's wonders in the water, on the land, and in the sky. Comfortable living area, modern kitchen, washer/dryer, 2 full baths, Wireless internet, cable TV.


Other Helpful Information:: A short walk to the public beach. (no life guard) There's a three-ring binder at the house chock-full of information about the area, including where to find kayaks, canoes, bicycles to rent, local events from concerts to fairs, restaurants, and nature walks.... Favorites activities include: a paddle across the river to explore Washburn Island... A sunset trip to Nobska light (1/2 hour scenic drive by car).... Ice Cream at Smitty's or Ben and Bill's Chocolate Emporium... Dining for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or just because you are craving fried clams.... An afternoon of digging clams (shellfish license available from Falmouth Town Hall) or catching fish (license is needed for salt-water fishing) followed by a nap on the warm sand..... After you enjoy your stay, please don't forget to sign our guest book.

Some Background:: The cottage at 228 Edgewater Drive East, was purchased by Jack and Ruth Tucker in 1962. At that time the house was unheated, rustic, and was on cinder blocks with a crawl space underneath to keep the oars and life jackets. They rented it out all but two weeks each summer that they used with their six children. Jack enjoyed taking his family fishing and clamming. His fishing, though not always successful, was certainly memorable. He made great clam chowder (with a Boston accent-- chowdah). They made improvements on the house as they could, winterized it, and eventually stopped renting it. The six children and their families began managing it in 1990, after Jack's death, and began renting it again. They made some more improvements connecting a downstairs bedroom and play area. It remains the haven that Jack and Ruth intended for family vacations. A place to relax and enjoy the sand, sun, and water.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom: 1 double

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

            Pack'n' play...moreless

          • Bedroom: 1 double, 2 twin/ single

            ...moreless

          • Twin beds may be pushed together to make a King size bed. Linens, blankets, and pillows are provided....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Additional noteworthy amenities: Large gated deck with out door eating area; kitchen has toaster oven, waffle iron, crock pot, mixer, blender; Microwave, stove, Full Refrigerator,dish Washer. Other: high chair and baby gates, books (good variety), puzzles and games for young and old; rowboat, life jackets (several sizes); nice beach to play in the sand. Please no smoking. Rental period is from 2:00 pm Saturday until 11:00 am Saturday. Winter rental period is negotiable....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Audio Tape Player
              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • Toys
              • VCR
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Family

              Attractions

              • Bay/Sound
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching

              Location Type

              • Beach:

                Clean sandy beach- fun for building sand castles or digging for clams...moreless

              • Beachfront:

                Sandy beach, swimming a short walk down the beach. Rowboat for your use...moreless

              • Near The Ocean:

                A short boat ride to vineyard Sound or a short car ride to town ocean beaches....moreless

              • Waterfront:

                Private sandy beach in front of cottage. Row boat for paddling across to Island....moreless

              • Waterfront:

                fishing and shell fishing right in front of the house. Licenses are available at the Town Hall....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Bottled Water
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Ducted Heating
              • Fireplace
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Area
              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Maps
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street
              • Telephone
              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Blender
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer
              • Grill
              • Kitchen:

                Fully equipped eat in kitchen including, microwave, coffee maker, mixer, blender, waffle maker, crock pot, glass cook top, dishwasher, many pots and pans, gas grill, toaster oven...moreless

              • Lobster Pot
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Barbecue
              • Binoculars
              • Boat:

                Row boat, oars, life jackets provided...moreless

              • Boat With Paddles
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
              • Walkway To Water
              • Wood Deck
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Off Season 2014
              Oct 5 - May 22, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $850

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay

              $1,550

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              1/2 at time of reservation - balance due at check-in


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 09/04/2014
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              21 Unavailable
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              Location

              75 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Logan
              10 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Island Queen or Woods Hole
              1.5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              28

              Car: Necessary

              Kayaking, canoeing, shell fishing, swimming, fishing/boating, bird watching, windsurfing, walking, biking, hiking, relaxing, great dining out, sightseeing, whale watching, museums, shopping, much more...

              Other Activities: Kayaking, Bird Watching, Fine Dining, shell fishing

               

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              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • cottage from the beach

                cottage from the beach

              • sunrise view from the deck

                sunrise view from the deck

              • Well equipped kitchen

                Well equipped kitchen

              • captain's quarters

                captain's quarters

              • visit and explore Washburn Island

                visit and explore Washburn Island

              • heading over to Washburn Island

                heading over to Washburn Island

              • breakfast at the dining table

                breakfast at the dining table

              • Christmas dinner at the Cottage

                Christmas dinner at the Cottage

              • Warm sunshine on brisk fall mornings

                Warm sunshine on brisk fall mornings

              • beach from the lawn below deck

                beach from the lawn below deck

              • view from living room

                view from living room

              • shipmate's quarters

                shipmate's quarters

              • cottage from the beach

                cottage from the beach

              • 'Hey look, I caught one!'(in front of house)

                'Hey look, I caught one!'(in front of house)

              • living room

                living room

              • making a puzzle in living room area

                making a puzzle in living room area

              • relaxing on the deck

                relaxing on the deck

              $850 - $1,550 per week (USD)
              1

              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 09/04/14
              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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              Member since: 2004
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated 09/04/2014
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              +1 781-344-3987
              Massachusetts

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