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Dramatic View of Cape Cod Bay from Both Floors

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Perched on a hill...an upside-down house

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Last updated: 04/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Newer family home with wonderful views of Cape Cod Bay and Great Hollow. Walk to National Seashore hiking trails. Short bike (or hike) to Long Nook beach, Great Hollow Beach, Coast Guard Beach. Great bayviews from either upstairs or downstairs. (Every night the sunset sky is different, but always beautiful). Fireplace in LR, firewood provided. A nice family home, furnished with mix of new and antique furniture. Wireless Internet,. Washer/dryer. State-of-the-Art home entertainment system, large HDTV with theater surround-sound, 3 zone RF control for stereo system (main floor, top floor and deck), living room, family room, professional keyboard, chlorine-free hot tub, antiques, dishwasher, microwave, convection oven, , all kitchen tools/implements, large gas grill, portable cooler, Hammock surrounded by woods. 3 BR's (3 queens, quality mattresses) beds. Many board games and books for evening fun. Plenty of parking (room for cars and boat trailers)


National Seashore: Most of Truro is comprised of the National Seashore. This federal park extends beyond Truro in both directions. Over 4,300 in acres, it has miles and miles of hiking trails, dirt roads and amazing sand dunes up to 100 feet tall overlooking pristine beaches. There is an entry trail just down the road from the house.

Take a hike (or short drive) up to the 'abandoned' Truro Air Force Station, with its 'ghost town' feel in the neighborhood of deserted officer housing, overgrown baseball field, rusty playground, etc. Take the short and easy walk to the 100 foot sand dune over looking the ocean. It's an amazing place that everyone enjoys seeing.

The trails can also be used to access many of the beaches, although most our guests prefer to get a weekly town beach permit and drive the short distance to each beach. Get another permit to have an evening bonfire on the beach (firewood available at the house)

Bayside beaches: The sunset picture on the main page of our listing is looking across the bay. On a clear day or crisp night you can see clear across Cape Cod Bay to Plymouth and the Sagamore Bridge! Where the distant hill in that photo 'dips' is the 'hollow' in 'Great Hollow Beach', less than a 2-mile walk (or very short drive). A great place to go to picnic while watching the sunset. Just as close in the other direction are the beaches on the ocean-side...Long Nook, Coast Guard, Head of the Meadow, all with 60 to 100 ft. sand dunes. The skies at dusk and dawn are usually fused with awesome light and color...the stuff that has drawn artists to the outer cape for generations. Last season we saw nearly 70 seals basking on a sandbar in the early morning.

Just down the road from the house is a local farm market, a fresh seafood store, and a new place with home-made ice cream, stone-fired pizzas, great coffees (espresso, etc.) and free wi-fi (although our house has that, too.)

Equidistant between Provincetown and Wellfleet: Both Wellfleet and Provincetown are about the same distance from the house...about 10 minutes (or less) by car. Wellfleet is less rural than Truro, with a small downtown and some great family seafood restaurants.

Provincetown is where the days and nights are alive with throngs of visitors and locals. There are many shops and excellent restaurants, a very active theater community, rentals for boats, kayaks and bikes. The art gallery scene in 'P'town' goes back generations and the studios are well known throughout the art world. Several venues have live music of different types. And, of course, there are the famous dance clubs and other bars.

For kids, there are whale watches, fishing, and the trip up Pilgrim Monument, the tallest granite structure in America. Dedicated by T.R. Roosevelt, this year it's 103 years old. There's the Trolley tour, the Provincetown Ghost Tour, the famous Whale Watch cruises (if you haven't done this you should !)

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Groups
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Singles
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • No smoking allowed anywhere inside home. Smoking on deck or outside only, please. No pets allowed....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Plenty of board games...moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Comcast Cable...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Flat screen HDTV...moreless

  • Video Library:

    The Wire -- full series Marx Brothers films The Twilight Zone -- full series New York: A Documentary Film by Ric Burns (17 hours)...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Forests
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Glass dining table seats 8, in front of large picture windows overlooking the bay and forests....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Baby Gate
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Fire place, overstuffed sofas/chairs, large picture windows with view across the bay...moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Free wireless throughout house. Password provided....moreless

  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Granite top counters, full range of flatware, dishes, pots, pans, baking dishes, lobster pots, etc....moreless

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

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles:

    Two bicycles may be available.. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Upper deck and lower deck, both with views across the bay....moreless

  • Deck Furniture
  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Lower deck, views of bay. Great shade. Not rain-proof....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Ozone-based system (no large doses of chemicals), producing oxygen bubbles, not chemical froth. (Owner not liable if tub is unavailable due to servicing.)...moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub
 

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Summer 2015
Jun 20 - Sep 5, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,995
Fall Shoulder Season
Sep 12 - Dec 21, 2015
3 night min stay

$2,310
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$3,000

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  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Taxes Not included

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Location

9 Miles
Nearest Airport
Provincetown Airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Whitman House
9 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Provincetown
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Whitman House
0.8 Miles
Nearest Beach
Beach

On one of the higher hills in Truro, equidistant between the bay-side and the ocean-side. A 30 mile view over Great Hollow, looking across the bay to Sagamore and Plymouth. The National Seashore hiking trails can be accessed down the road. Great also for biking. Truro is the most rural town on the Cape, but is a short drive from Provincetown, a well-known resort with art galleries, many restaurants, whale watches, charter fishing boats, nightclubs, film festivals, theater, etc. At the end of the day, return to Truro. Have a cocktail watching the sky turn colors over Cape Cod Bay. Relax in the outdoor hot tub (chemical free, ozone-based, producing oxygen bubbles not chlorine foam!). Watch dozens of seals play in the water at Truro beaches.... Have a beach bonfire at night (permit required, easy to get).

Other Activities: Winter cross country skiing on National Seashore Trails. Near art galleries, shops, restaurants, museums, theaters and galleries of P'town.

Golf: Truro Public Golf Course nearby. Great ocean views, a fun course near the Truro Lighthouse.

 

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Photos

  • Perched on a hill...an upside-down house

    Perched on a hill...an upside-down house

  • Moon setting over the bay

    Moon setting over the bay

  • Upper deck

    Upper deck

  • Ozone-based hot tub - (oxygen bubbles, not chlorine froth!)

    Ozone-based hot tub - (oxygen bubbles, not chlorine froth!)

  • Private boardwalk along the back side of the house (hot tub on left).

    Private boardwalk along the back side of the house (hot tub on left).

  • Dining area showing front picture windows with bayviews. (2nd floor)

    Dining area showing front picture windows with bayviews. (2nd floor)

  • 1st floor bedroom, woods-view. Queen size bed

    1st floor bedroom, woods-view. Queen size bed

  • Fully equipped kitchen, including lobster pots, food processors, shell crushers.

    Fully equipped kitchen, including lobster pots, food processors, shell crushers.

  • Another view of family room.

    Another view of family room.

  • Sunsets over Cape Cod Bay...followed by amazing star-watching.

    Sunsets over Cape Cod Bay...followed by amazing star-watching.

  • View of woods behind hot tub (partially visible lower right of photo).

    View of woods behind hot tub (partially visible lower right of photo).

  • 'Heaven Gazer' granite sculpture by acclaimed sculptor Joseph Wheelwright

    'Heaven Gazer' granite sculpture by acclaimed sculptor Joseph Wheelwright

  • 30-mile view across Cape Cod Bay to the bluffs of Plymouth.

    30-mile view across Cape Cod Bay to the bluffs of Plymouth.

  • Sunset after a storm.

    Sunset after a storm.

  • Lobster lunches on front upper deck. (Lobsters not provided!)

    Lobster lunches on front upper deck. (Lobsters not provided!)

  • Lower deck...still see the bay while relaxing in the shade.

    Lower deck...still see the bay while relaxing in the shade.

  • 2nd floor living room..sink into overstuffed chairs/couch

    2nd floor living room..sink into overstuffed chairs/couch

  • Master bedroom, 2nd floor, private bath (not shown). Queen size bed

    Master bedroom, 2nd floor, private bath (not shown). Queen size bed

  • First floor front guest room, bright and airy. Queen size bed

    First floor front guest room, bright and airy. Queen size bed

  • HDTV, surround sound and leather furniture -1st floor family room

    HDTV, surround sound and leather furniture -1st floor family room

  • Need to mix a martini?

    Need to mix a martini?

  • Front of house and upper driveway

    Front of house and upper driveway

  • Enjoy the fire pit in the yard!

    Enjoy the fire pit in the yard!

  • Nestled against the woods. The hot tub is between the house and the woods.

    Nestled against the woods. The hot tub is between the house and the woods.

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Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 2 days
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 04/23/2015
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