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Charming Antique Cape--Now Taking August 2015 Reservations!

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Last updated: 10/22/2014

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Truro house description

Featured in the June 1st, 2007 Cape Codder as 'a quintessential Cape Cod homestead', this well maintained c. 1790 home is one of the few original three-quarter Capes remaining in Truro. The house is a three minute walk from quaint downtown Truro; the Cape Cod Bay and the Atlantic Ocean are both about a mile away.

The house is on a large lot with a barn and has a view of the Pamet River across the road. A private stone patio (with furniture and grill) is situated behind the house off the family room. Outside the back kitchen door is a large enclosed outdoor shower for easy beach rinsing.

The downstairs is airy with white woodwork, lots of windows, and wood floors. The large living room has a wood burning fireplace and the dining room has the original rafters exposed. The family room at the back of the house has a TV, and the kitchen is equipped with all modern amenities. Completing the downstairs is a recently renovated bathroom with a tub/shower and the master bedroom with a king-sized bed.

The upstairs is typical 'old Cape' with steep eaves and wide-planked wooden floors. One upstairs bedroom contains three twin beds while the other upstairs bedroom has one twin bed. The upstairs bathroom was recently remodeled and has a bath but no shower.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Large enclosed outdoor shower


              • Books
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television


              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Sight Seeing

              Location Type

                  • Water View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Sailing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing


                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people


                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Internet
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Parking
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Telephone:


                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Wood Fireplace


                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster


                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa


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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  May 2015
                  May 1 - May 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay

                  June 2015
                  Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2015
                  3 night min stay

                  July 2015
                  Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  August 2015
                  Aug 7 - Aug 31, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  September 2015
                  Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2015
                  3 night min stay

                  October 2015
                  Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay


                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                  • Taxes Not included


                  Half of the rent (non-refundable) is due upon signing of a lease; the rent balance and security deposit are due six weeks before occupancy.

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                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1963

                  About the owner: This charming 'three quarter Cape' was built in 1790, and is a classic example of the Cape Cod architectural style. The house has been renovated through the years, resulting in a combination of modern conveniences and graceful antique ambience. A new kitchen, family room, and bathroom addition remain faithful to the old Cape architecture in featuring exposed original beams, and the kitchen counters and cabinets are made from wood taken from the walls that were removed during the construction of the addition. My parents bought the house in 1963, and except for one year when we lived there full-time, my three siblings and I grew up spending summers in this house. Now, my husband and our four children come in the summer when we can, and rent it out when we are not using it.

                  Why the Owner Chose Truro:
                  My parents chose Truro in 1963 because of its proximity to bay and ocean, its natural beauty, and its seclusion. They chose this house because of its charm as an 'old Cape'.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  The unique benefits of this house are the lovely view of the Pamet River, the proximity to Truro center, the cozy feel of an old Cape house, and the sense of history that comes from living in a house built more than 200 years ago. I also enjoy the kitchen; my mother designed it as a 'galley kitchen', meaning everything is within reach.

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                  • Front View

                    Front View

                  • Front Living Room

                    Front Living Room

                  • master bedroom close-up

                    master bedroom close-up

                  • Dining Room

                    Dining Room

                  • Back patio

                    Back patio

                  VRBO #112788

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                  This listing was first published here in 2006.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, October 22, 2014

                  $171 - $300 per night (USD)

                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                  Member since: 2006
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated: 10/22/2014
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                  (610) 864-8083 (Pennsylvania, USA)

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