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RECOMMENDATON; MONTHLY or joined week RESERVATIONS SHOULD BE MADE NOW BEFORE WEEKS ARE GONE!!! Our special home in Centerville is close to Osterville Center, fab beaches (Craigville), great shopping, golf, tennis, antiquing, theater, kids' activities (playground, library, penny candy store, Four Seas Ice Cream,), & is easily accessible to all areas of the Cape & Islands, nearby Hyannis airport or Boston /Providence. Our home is a NE style extended Cape Cod with lovely detailing, a luxury home with gourmet kitchen, lg fireplaced fam room, office/den, open floor plan throughout the 1st floor, wood floors, master suite-gorgeous bath, marble floors, counters & shower stall, & a private gas-fireplaced sitting room. A huge deck overlooks lovely gardens. The 2nd floor has 2 lg bedrooms & bath between. Over a 3-car garage is a lg bedroom & full bath which can work as a private 2nd master or dorm room with 4 twins. We have furnished with a mixture of original art, designer furnishings & pillow-top mattresses . It is a comfortable, upscale home professionally designed in a great location
Most recent improvements and contact information: Extensive landscaping & fencing. The house is very private & overlooks cranberry bogs. We have added a 52'' flat-screened TV above the fireplace in the family room & a BluRay player! Another flat screen TV is in a cabinet in the master bedroom. TV's in other bedrooms & media as well in the bedroom above the garage. We also have re-upholstered & added comfortable seating to the family room & bedrooms, & our dining room has an antique French farm table which can seat up to 9, (next to kitchen table seating 6 more!), an antique Welsh Dresser, had custom cushions made for the chairs, & added a custom designer area carpet. We have lovely accessories and lots of original art in many media, in cold weather, warm down fill comforters in duvets are waiting for you in the bedrooms! Two fireplaces (one wood burning and one gas.) We keep making what is great even better! Come & enjoy this lovely home!
We are constanty perfecting! And Freebies!: We have completed the decorating of the entire home with custom high end furnishings, custom draperies, fresh paint colors, accessories and potted plants and flowers. We are always improving what is already a beautiful and functional home. It looks like a designer show house, but is certainly not a 'don't touch' environment! It is open concept in the entertaining/eating areas, but very private in there bed/bath areas. It is so close to all kinds of activities in addition to the beach! Tennis, golf, boating, museums, summer theater, casual and gourmet doing, concerts of all types-some free, groups perform outside the Osterville library. There are cultural activities including all kinds of summer theater, classical music including a chamber music week, pops, and band concerts. There are garden tours and house tours as well. For those who like the bar scene, Hyannis is very close and there are bars, restaurants, mini-golf, game rooms for the kids, and much more. Cape League Baseball games are a favorite with my grandson!
This is NOT your typical rental! It far exceeds in location, beauty, comfort and service to our guests.
Free Wifi, Cable with lots of channels, long distance!
There is so much to do around the house , walking distance to the village, and down to the beach,
Weddings and Small Events Possible: If you are planning a small destination wedding, family reunion, etc. we will consider these events upon discussion and with additional requirements: for example, insurance, parking elsewhere, an event charge, etc.
We can accommodate12 if one is young enough to sleep in the crib we have set up-it is a standard size real crib and we can accommodate another older child in a child's inflatable mattress on custom stand....moreless
Unfortunately, we have had two very upsetting and expensive disasters with dogs; this is a shame because we love them ourselves.......we can discuss one small, non-shedding dog (no cats), with certain restrictions regarding an enclosure and other reasonable requirements. ...moreless
Antique Welsh Dresser: storage under for placemats, napkin rings, more dishes, etc. & shelves for decorative items; French farm table with pull out for serving food or extension for addl seating. ...moreless
Beautiful granite topped island 1-0' long with seating for 4. Top name appliances. Seating at a round table for 4-6 (quite close to din. rm. seating & outdoor deck seating). Open concept to fam. rm....moreless
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Early Spring 2015
Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2015
3 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
May 1 - May 21, 2015
3 night min stay
May 22 - May 25, 2015
3 night min stay
Late Spring/Early Summer 2015
May 26 - Jun 19, 2015
3 night min stay
High Season 2015
Jun 20 - Sep 11, 2015
7 night min stay
Late summer-early fall 2015
Sep 12 - Oct 13, 2015
3 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
No sales/lodging tax on private rentals.
Refer to chart above for rates. Owners welcome calls & are happy to discuss your needs.
We will consider one small-non-shedding dog; however, due to family allergies no cats or large, shedding dogs.
The pet is not to be left free to roam our home. We have left a gate to contain pet. No pet on furnishings or beds. Must be
trained and be current with shots.
Fifty per cent (50%) with signing of agreement.
Fifty per cent (50%) plus additional fees two months prior to your stay.
Full Payment with agreement if less than two months from your stay.
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Our home is in the charming village of Centerville near Osterville Center with its tony town center, & lux shops, or busy Hyannis (5 mins), & .8 mile from family friendly Craigville Beach (oceanside). Two fireplaces, cozy beds, a cook's delight, lovely linens, privacy, make for a memorable stay. Whether you enjoy upscale shops, antiquing, or malls, we have it! Biking & walking- safe & easy. We are only blocks from famous Four Seas Ice Cream, library, penny-candy store, hist. museum, playground & more. We don't get the traffic of Falmouth or Chatham & we are easier to get to from Boston/Providence. The house on 1.4 acres on a private cul-de-sac & cranberry bogs at the rear. We aren't far from Bayside(6A) with calm beaches & charming antique homes. Centerville really IS the center of Cape Cod, a convenient location. Summer theater-movies, concerts, golf, museums, tennis & restaurants are close by. There are so many activities for adults & kids that it is impossible to name them all!
Other Activities: Malls nearby. Kids' activities other than beach: mini-gold, biking, museums, boat rides. For adults and kids: Tennis, golf.....sightseeing, antique shops and shows, concerts on village greens, historical homes and tours, great library with sale book room downstairs, beautiful walk to beach, nature preserves, garden tours, adult and children's theaters, etc.
Golf: There are several golf courses within reasonable driving times.
Ski: Well, water skiing!!!
Year Purchased: 2007
About the owner: A great friend in college was from Winchester, Massachusetts; he told me all about Boston and Cape Cod & Cambridge; I fell in love with New England immediately. Summers in college I worked for Harvard University in Cambridge, Ma and a new world opened up for me. I met my husband on the steps of Widener Library! I taught high school English; we married and settled in the beautiful prep school town of Andover, Ma. Decades later in a new career of interior design, we decided to buy a second home on the coast of Maine-they were happy years overlooking the ocean & the lighthouse. We are ocean lovers. Decades later we sold that house & retired to Vero Beach, Florida & Cape Cod-the warmer climes appealed. We now overlook a Cranberry Bog & walk to the ocean. The house is beautiful & large enough to entertain friends, & family. The city grandkids love the big backyard and deck, the beach & all the kids' theater, museums & min-golf nearby. They also like Grandma's cooking & help as the kitchen is overstocked with cooking gear & has a huge island. They also love their own huge bedroom & bath-something they don't have in the city. We can have memories made with our grandkids. Friends also love to come & share gourmet feasts out on the huge deck, & picking our own flowers from the abundant gardens is another enjoyable activity. Taking walks together into the village, stopping at the Penny Candy Store, or Four Seas Ice Cream, & picking up bargain books at the Library is great fun. It's all about the beach but there is just so much more here to enjoy.We all so love sitting on the big deck overlooking the big yard, the kids playing, and the garden views are beautiful. We feel really fortunate to have this gorgeous home in such a special place.
Why the Owner Chose Centerville:
We absolutely loved the layout of the house! It is large and has quite separate areas for entertaining and bedroom/bath areas. We looked all over Cape Cod and wanted a fresh, new home with all the comforts like central AC, central vac, alarm system, privacy, lots of light! But we also wanted to be near the beach and near to the convenience of shopping without driving far and wide in traffic. We enjoy traveling and didn't want to take three hours to get to an airport, or to the culture of Boston. (traffic from towns up Cape can be a nightmare). We also don't enjoy the crowds in some of the Cape towns. We have it all here. We love the seasons here and the long growing season for our gardens. We like the spacious rooms-and lots of closets and a private circular driveway-and the openness of the kitchen-family room, dining room and deck for entertaining and gathering of friends and family. This house has it all! My college dream of living in NE, near the great cities of Boston and Cambridge, a home by the shore on Cape Cod all came true!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
-closer to Boston and Providence (airports, culture) -very close to the beach -cozy fires on winter nights -luxurious living, but comfortable -lots of room for a large group -gourmet cooking (top appliances and gear) -in the village but very private -near playground, library, Four Seas Ice Cream and Centerville Pie Company! (An Oprah favorite!) -Close to shopping of all kinds -Loads of fun activities within a short drive -Close to all kinds of dining choices -easy to get to Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket (few miles to ferry) -exquisite gardens around house -privacy -no crowds -interior designed interior -lots of LIGHT (only one room deep-very long house) -beautiful art, furnishings -clean! -Beautifully decorated town with special events over Christmas! -A wonderful place to 'get away from it all' any season of the year!
Exterior view of this Large, Beautifully Designed, Contemporary Cape
Foyer and Winding Staircase to Upper Landing Area
Built in Desk in Rear Hall
Family Room-open to Kitchen All can gather; in the colder months enjoy a fire!
Dining Room Open to Kitchen & Living Rm/Antique Welsh Dresser, French Farm Table
Deep Tub Master Bath/Shower-This is a very luxurious room......private WC.
Den in Master Suite/ Gas Fireplace Great place to settle in with a good book!
Lovely Guest Bedroom Upstairs
Huge Deck Overlooking Large Lawn & Gorgeous Gardens. New cushions & pillows.
Extensive and beautiful perennial gardens at rear of the huge back yard.
Cranberry Bog just beyond back yard - before harvesting in the fall. Beautiful
Kitchen Sink Area and Family Room
Kitchen Eating Area/Deck just Outside
Dining Room with antique farm table and Welsh Dresser
Living Room with Much Natural Light Throughout from front and rear and sides.
Large Master Bedroom with view to sitting room with gas fireplace. High ceiling.
Master Bath-Luxury! separate WC room, two sink areas, lg shower
Beautiful large bedroom up with Queen Bed-Crib in this room. Fresh colors-views.
Guest Bedroom /Twin Beds/Nautical Theme. Upstairs.
Lg. Bedroom Which Sleeps Four in Separate Twin Beds (Or KiNG) ensuite full bath.
View of Very Large Lawn and Gardens - Bog Beyond.
Aerial view/Interior Designer's Home-private at back of circle, overlooks bog.
Frank's Cell Home: 978-376-3394.
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