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The Pond House on Cape Cod - Pet Friendly and a Nature Lovers Delight

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The Pond House- A real rental gem! A Nature Lover's Delight on Cape Cod.

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Last updated: 12/08/2014
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  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Centerville house description

New to the vacation rental market in 2008 and strategically located almost in the center of Cape Cod, a modern three bedroom, two full bath nature lover's delight awaits you and your family.........

The Pond House is a light and bright modern Cape Cod home nestled amongst beautiful perennial gardens offering pond views of the middle pond of the three ponds of Centerville. The home abuts the pond with magnificent views from the multidecks, kitchen, dining room and the two second floor bedrooms. The Pond House is strategically located in an upscale residential area almost in the geographic center of Cape Cod (only 6 minutes to Route 6) with most attractions and beaches only 15-30 minutes away including Sandwich Hollows Golf Course (2 miles away). The Pond House is a nature lovers' delight. Bring your canoe or kayak and don't forget your binoculars and your bird books. The Pond House is suited for two couples, a single family or even two families. Total adults is 5, with no more than 10 persons. ALL BEDROOMS HAVE NEW IN-ROOM AIR-CONDITIONERS. We have completely refurbished the house in 2008.

The Pond House is a three season home. The rear of the house is wrapped around by a 600 square foot deck with an adjoining red brick patio. Also, there is a balcony off the second floor master bedroom where you can read the morning paper before breakfast or enjoy a drink before dinner. Here, you can listen to the sounds of the many birds, including heron which make this pond their home. Feel free to have your morning breakfast on the deck where you can view the pond with its many colorful birds. In the evening enjoy your favorite drink before using our gas barbeque grill to cook your meal while listening to the other creatures of the pond and watching the sun set over the Cape. In the spring or the fall enjoy a wood burning fire in the floor to ceiling fireplace in the living room. There is private parking for 3 cars. We hope you will enjoy this home as much as we do when we move in for the quiet winter months. Now onto the beaches...


The Beaches-
Town of Barnstable beaches are excellent. We provide a resident pass to all beaches so you will not have to pay parking and you will be admitted to all the beaches. Here are our suggestions:

1) Dowses Beach - in Osterville. About 20 minutes from the Pond House.
This beach is a '10'. It's clean, you can swim here and the sand is nice.
It's salt water and on Nantucket Sound, so the waves are really not big at all. Perfect for kids. The toilet and bathhouse facilities are ultra clean. It's located in a residential area with beautiful homes. The beach has a guard shack and a large parking area. It is only open to Town of Barnstable residents, so your permit will admit you with no problems. The kids can also observe lots of nature in the abutting marsh areas. And, the most important fact, other than a life guard on duty, is that the ice cream truck visits here in the afternoon. Listen for the music.
Do stop in at Fancy's Market in Osterville after the beach. They have upscale items and freshly baked breads and salads.


2) Craigville Beach- Same as above. Large beach. No real marsh area to view the critters. Only 15 minutes from the Pond House. The beach is open to Town and visitors. Stop in at 'Four Seas' for the best ice cream in the world (even Jackie Kennedy thought so) on your way back and the old country store (great selection of penny candy) a block away.

3) Wequaquet Beach - 8 minutes. About 1/2 mile the way the crow flys. However, it's a two mile drive. This is a fresh water beach on a very large lake. Clean facilities and life guards also. This beach is best for small kids. Please note, this beach usually closes in mid August. So plan on going before August 15th...

For more information contact The Town of Barnstable Recreation Department.



















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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                The minimum age limit for a renter is 21....moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Yes, we are definitely kid friendly. Lots to look at in the Pond, salamanders, turtle, etc. and toys to play with also!...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered:

                All dogs and cats except bulldogs and Rotts. Please remember to bring your pet's sleeping cushions. Small dog bone treats are supplied!...moreless

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

                Yes, the master downstairs bedroom with no stairs to climb in the house is excellent for seniors....moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Bedroom 3

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              • Convertible bed(s)

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              • Queen size Beds (1) Queen bed located in the Master Bedroom upstairs with balcony overlooking the pond., Double Beds (1) Double bed in private Master Bedroom downstairs. Also pull out futon in the living room is a double bed to sleep two., Baby Cribs (1) Note- we do not supply the cribs. However, the upstairs master bedroom can accomondate two cribs., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) A futon in the living room sleeps two., Bunk Beds (1) There are two sets of bunk beds in the Yellow Spiderman room. Can sleep 4 children or 2 adults. No one over 110 pounds allowed in upper bunks. These are NOT 'bunkie beds, but beds with REAL mattresses....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • All New in 2008, Expansive deck overlooking the pond, town beach permit, sandbox, kids beach toys, beach chairs and coolers etc, kitchen has all the 'gadgets', binoculars for bird watching, activities book and restaurant guide, TV's in all rooms. ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Pool Table
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television:

                    All bedroom also have TV...moreless

                  • Toys
                  • VCR
                  • Video Library:

                    Comedies and other films in the library, plus childen's videos for rainy days or before dinner....moreless

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                      • Waterfront:

                        The house is on a Pond in the 'Three Ponds section of Centerville'. Birds, turtles and frogs make it there home. ...moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Cycling
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Golf Privileges Optional
                      • Hiking
                      • Hunting
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Sailing
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Surfing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Wind-Surfing

                      Dining

                      • Dining:

                        Dining room will accommodate 8 people...moreless

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        BEDROOMS HAVE NEW IN-ROOM AIR-CONDITIONERS. When all turned on will A/C the entire house!...moreless

                      • Broadband Access:

                        Comcast High Speed DSL is available at no charge. Just plug your laptop in!...moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet:

                        Wifi throughout....moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room:

                        With comfy club chairs, pull out sofa and great artwork...moreless

                      • Parking:

                        Enough for 3 cars on the Parking Pad. Move parking for guests on the Cul d Sac...moreless

                      • Parking Off Street:

                        Parking is available for ONLY 3 cars....moreless

                      • Telephone:

                        Local service. Phones in many rooms in addition to a cordless....moreless

                      • Towels Provided:

                        Also beach towels provided...moreless

                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet:

                        WiFi installed throughout the entire house and on the porch and balcony!...moreless

                      • Wood Fireplace:

                        Only availbe for use in the late fall. ...moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Catering Available:

                        We can arrange....moreless

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        Including 3 types of cork screws! Serving platters, mini electric food chopper, blender, coffee grinder, mixer, etc....moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Enough to fill all your needs. Numerous pots and pans and lots of 'crockery'...moreless

                      • Dishwasher
                      • Kitchen:

                        Fully applianced with all the gagets. You name it we got it!...moreless

                      • Microwave
                      • Pantry Items:

                        Everything you could imagine!...moreless

                      • Refrigerator:

                        With very large freezer....moreless

                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Balcony:

                        Off the master bedroom. Enjoy your cocktail or cold beer before turning on the BBQ or read the paper before breakfast....moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Overlooks the pond. Also separate brick patio....moreless

                      • Golf:

                        About 3 miles to Hyannis CC and the Sandwich Hollows GC (municipal owned and inexpensive)...moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Extensive flowering plants...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Gas large grill with backup gas supply bottle...moreless

                       

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                      Summer 2013 $1800/week.Book it by April 15 only,$1600. Discounts for 2 & 3 weeks! 
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                      Last updated: 12/08/2014
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                      Location

                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      BOSTON AND HYANNIS
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      HYANNIS AND THE DOCKS
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      HYANNIS DOCKS
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      HYANNIS COUNTRY CLUB & SANDWICH HOLLOWS
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      HYANNIS
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      ROUTE 6 MID CAPE HWY
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      CAPE CODDER RESORT
                      200 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      NH, VT
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      CRAIGVILLE AND DOWSES

                      Car: Necessary

                      Minutes from Ferries to Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket and Whale Watching, Deep Sea Fishing Boats, Outer Cape and National Seashore, Provincetown and Boston

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2008

                      About the owner: Ever since I was a kid my folks use to rent a house for a week in the summer on Cape Cod. Without the interstate highways it would take us a day to drive up from New York City. I still remember the places we use to rent. I now live on Cape Cod since 1992 and in 2008 purchased a home and converted it into a rental home complete with everything from linens to a fully applianced kitchen! I too want now to exetend to my guests what I did as a kid. I hope you enjoy the Pond House and Cape Cod as much as we do now!

                      Why the Owner Chose Centerville:
                      Centerville is right in the center of Cape Cod and minutes to the beaches, eateries and other atttractions. You could not find a more central location to explore the Cape.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      No question it's the setting which is nestled in an upscale residental area abutting a pond with lots and lots of life. Great for the kids to watch the turtles, fish or find the salamanders.


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                      Speaks: english

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                      • The Pond House- A real rental gem!
A Nature Lover's Delight on Cape Cod.

                        The Pond House- A real rental gem! A Nature Lover's Delight on Cape Cod.

                      • Smaller view and path of Pond House

                        Smaller view and path of Pond House

                      • View from Rear deck in Fall

                        View from Rear deck in Fall

                      • Just some of the pots and pans and all the gagets are offered

                        Just some of the pots and pans and all the gagets are offered

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                      Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

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                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

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                      Member since: 2008
                      Speaks: english
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                      • Calendar last updated: 12/08/2014
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                      (617) 429-4321 (Massachusetts, USA)

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