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Historic Greek Revival Sea Captain's House with Large and Private Back Yard.

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front of 217 Capt. Ellis House


Last updated: 05/04/2014

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Orleans house description

Beautiful newly restored house centrally located with easy access to restaurants, beaches, bike trail, shopping, and nature preserves. Beautiful house but comfortable for families.

Three acre property with large private (in back of house) lawn, creek, barn, and outdoor shower. Spacious, comfortable, and light-filled rooms including three large bedrooms, a bedroom/study, large dining room (with sit down dining capacity for 12 people) , living room, an eat-in kitchen (also seats 8-10) with all new appliances (gas cooking, large oven) and French doors, two bathrooms and outdoor shower. Large open yard and wooded lot, with parking for 4 or more cars. There is no airconditioning because the house is old but the rooms are cool and breezy.

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You may also see more photos of the house on the blog, done by my neice Justine Hand.


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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Housekeeper Optional


                  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
                  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


                  • Children Welcome
                  • Non Smoking Only
                  • Pets Considered
                  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

                  Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

                  • Master bedroom : 1 queen

                    TV ...moreless

                  • Pine Bedroom: 2 twin/ single


                  • Back Bedroom: 1 double

                    Windows on three sides, next to upstairs bathroom...moreless

                  • Downstairs Bedroom: 1 twin/ single, 1 child bed

                    TV. Can also be used for kids to watch TV etc. ...moreless

                  • Three bedrooms are on the second floor and there is also a fold out small bed in the library on the seond floor which is fine for a child. There is a daybed and a child's bed in the TV room on the first floor. There are bathrooms (both with tubs and one with a shower as wll) on both floors as well as an outdoor shower....moreless

                  Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

                  Other Amenities

                      • 1 queen, 1 full, 4 twins. Outside shower; high speed internet; vacuum; parking for 4 or more cars; 3 TVs, CD,VHS,DVD capability, cable TV; several hammocks, inner tubes, beach chairs, deck furniture....moreless


                      • Books
                      • Books For Adults
                      • Books For Kids
                      • DVD Player
                      • Games
                      • Games For Kids
                      • Radio
                      • Satellite / Cable
                      • Television:

                        There are 2 TVs on the first floor and one on the second, ...moreless

                      • VCR


                      • Family
                      • Historic


                      • Autumn Foliage
                      • Bay/Sound
                      • Churches
                      • Cinemas
                      • Library
                      • Live Theater
                      • Marina
                      • Playground
                      • Pond
                      • Restaurants

                      Local Services & Businesses

                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Babysitter
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Groceries
                      • Hospital
                      • Laundromat
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services

                      Leisure Activities

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

                      Location Type

                      • Beach:

                        Couple of minutes to bay side beaches. 5 minutes to ocean (Nauset Beach in Orleans and Eatham...moreless

                      • Near The Ocean:

                        Nauset Beach in Orleans and Eastham...moreless

                      • Town:

                        On Rock Harbor Rd which is the main road that leads to Rock Harbor itself. Less than a mile. Near town with groceries, fish market, liquor stores, CVS, etc. ...moreless

                      • Village

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Paragliding
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Sailing
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Surfing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Wind-Surfing


                      • Dining Room
                      • Seating for 12 people


                      • Activities Guide
                      • Alarm System
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace:


                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Living Area
                      • Living Room:

                        Has a large screen HD TV...moreless

                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Security System
                      • Shampoo
                      • Thermos Bottle
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet


                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Blender
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Fully equipped with dishes, utensils, etc. ...moreless

                      • Dishwasher
                      • Freezer
                      • Grill
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

                        This is a large, eat-in kitchen with a long table that seats 8-10. There a french doors that open onto the yard, where there is an outdoor teak dining table and benches, ...moreless

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


                      • Barbecue
                      • Beach Chairs
                      • Binoculars
                      • Large Cooler
                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Large and private back yard lawn. Do not see other houses or hear them. FIne for eating out, etc. ...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Shed
                      • Small Cooler

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional


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                          My Standard Rate
                          7 night min stay


                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                          • Taxes Not included


                          Weekly rate $2,700

                          Refundable deposit of 500.00 required 10 days after contract issued. Full payment 30 days before rental begins

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                          100 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Logan Airport in Boston
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Land Ho
                          15 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          100 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Route 6
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Nauset Beach Club , Land Ho
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Nauset Beach

                          Car: Recommended

                          0.5 mile to Rock Harbor, 5 minutes to both Orleans and Eastham bay beaches. 3 miles to Nauset beach, 10 minutes to National Seashore beach on the ocean side. Bike path a quarter mile down the road. Bike to center of town or to seashore. 1 mile to summer stock theater, and 10 minutes from golf course. Rock Harbor provides bay access for boating as well as a small beach ideal for young children.


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1999

                          About the owner: I was born in Orleans and grew up in Orleans, and after serving as Head of School for Walnut Hill School for the Arts in Natick, MA, I retired in 2008 and moved back to the Cape full time.

                          Why the Owner Chose Orleans:
                          This property is just down the road from the house in which I grew up on Rock Harbor. It is an old sea captain's house in an historic district but had not been well-cared for. My partner and I have restored the house so that it is comfortable, has modern amenaties such as a new kitchen, yet retains its chracter as an historic house.

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                          • front of 217 Capt. Ellis House

                            front of 217 Capt. Ellis House

                          • Dining room, kitchen in the background, back stair to seconf d floor

                            Dining room, kitchen in the background, back stair to seconf d floor

                          • Rock Harbor, just down the road for swimming and fishing

                            Rock Harbor, just down the road for swimming and fishing

                          • Master bedroom

                            Master bedroom

                          • Living Room

                            Living Room

                          • Twin Bedroom

                            Twin Bedroom

                          • Kitchen


                          • Kitchen with french doors to backyard

                            Kitchen with french doors to backyard

                          • Back bedroom

                            Back bedroom

                          • Master bedroom

                            Master bedroom

                          • Twin Bedroom

                            Twin Bedroom

                          • Twin Bedroom

                            Twin Bedroom

                          $2,700 per week (USD)
                          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                          Member since: 2005
                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated: 05/04/2014
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