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Near National Seashore Park and Beech Forest

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Last updated: 08/26/2014

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Provincetown house description

This modern and spacious two-story house (with a rustic interior) is a wonderfully quiet retreat, yet within a 20-minute walk to downtown. It is located in a residential neighborhood near the beech forest, the nature trails, the wooded Dunes Edge Campground, the National Seashore, and within a 5 minute walk of an entrance to the bike trails. There are two parking spaces for guests (one is a juggle space). The rental is for no more than five persons. We no longer allow pets (unless you have rented from us before). Very convenient to the National Seashore beaches and visitor center, bike trails, nature trails, and Provincetown. Avoid the traffic into town. This house was built in 1971 and has just been completely renovated with a new gourmet kitchen and bathroom. The house has hardwood floors throughout, cathedral ceilings, ac, and an abundance of natural wood throughout the interior. The living/dining room with fireplace is two stories with an overlook from the bedroom hallway above. There are many artistic touches throughout this house. Besides the many stained glass windows, and skylights, there are three sliding glass doors that open from the first floor to a large landscaped front yard with mature plantings, private use deck, grill, and koi pond with fountain. Also on the first floor is a den, which can double as an additional guest room. The two bedrooms also have cathedral ceilings with skylights. Includes: dishwasher, microwave, TV, VCR, DVD, and stereo. There is NO balcony associated with this property. The balcony is for the owners summer apartment, above the garage. Nelson Avenue area, off Race Point Road.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            Strictly Non-Smoking! (This also applies to the grounds and the garden.)...moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 3: Den: 1 double

            Den is easily convertible into a third bedroom, with futon....moreless

          • Bedrooms have cathedral ceilings and are on the second floor adjacent to full bathroom. There is a den on the first floor with a futon couch, that can provide additional sleeping options. The bedrooms both have new modern ceiling fans and AC units. The LR has AC, but the adjacent den does not have AC, but it has a box fan option. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            There are 2 sinks and 2 shower heads...moreless

          • Very spacious bathroom, with two sinks, walk-in shower with both wall and ceiling shower heads. NOTE: There is only one bathroom in the house. We expect to put in a second bathroom in the near future, on the first floor....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Owners live next door in the in-law apartment above garage, and can provide additional help with your stay (at additional costs), including: meals, chores, travel arrangements, tours of Provincetown and Cape Cod (owners have a walking tour company: www.ptowntours.com). Please ask owner about costs....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Audio Tape Player
              • Books:

                Small selection of books on Provincetown, architecture, art, and travel....moreless

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player:

                Combined VCR and DVD player....moreless

              • Games:

                Sequence, Isolate, Risk, Coloption, Scattergories, Phase 10, Rummy Cube, others...moreless

              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Basic Local Cable Stations...moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television:

                Flat screen TV's (1 in LR and 1 in MBR)...moreless

              • Toys:

                Selection of board games, see games above....moreless

              • VCR
              • Video Library:

                Small selection of videos. Provincetown Public Library has an amazing video collection, on loan for free! There is also a red box nearby if needed....moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

                  • Near The Ocean

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Paragliding
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Water Skiing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    In addition to dining area, there is an eating/entertaining counter in the kitchen with 2 stools. We also have patio furniture with an umbrella, and dining for 5-6....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    AC split units in selected areas only: LR, BR1, and BR2....moreless

                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Please follow instructions posted above the machines. These are communal laundry facilities, in the garage, shared with owner....moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    We ask that you do not use the fireplace in the summer. ...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet:

                    Wifi: We have free wifi in the house....moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room:

                    Cathedral ceilings and stained glass windows...moreless

                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking:

                    For 2 cars, on pea-stone drive ONLY. (There is 1 Dedicated and 1 Juggled). Space in front of garage is reserved for owners ONLY....moreless

                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Telephone:

                    • AT&T microcell tower allows AT&T cell service ONLY in the house. We can add you to the registration user list. • Shared Landline: Local and long distance (in US) included. NO International calls....moreless

                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided:

                    We provide 2 towels and 1 hand towel per person...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    Please follow instructions posted above the machines. These are communal laundry facilities, in the garage, shared with owner. There is no laundry use on check in/out days, as the owners need them....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher:

                    Bosch; super quiet....moreless

                  • Freezer
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Architect designed gourmet-style kitchen has just been remodeled with new cabinets, counters, flooring, lighting, double sink, and high-end appliances....moreless

                  • Lobster Pot
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven:

                    There are two Bosch electric ovens, including convection....moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    with ice maker and filtered water dispenser...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    High-end Miele 5 burner gas cooktop...moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Bicycles:

                    While we do not have bikes for you to use, we can direct you to a few places to rent bikes. Also, we do not have indoor storage for your bikes....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Large deck, with patio furniture, overlooking the koi pond and deep garden with mature plantings and landscaping....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Wood Deck
                   

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                  Location

                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Provincetown Municipal Airport (Cape Air)
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Provincetown
                  4 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Highland Light and Links
                  40 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Hyannis
                  0.25 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Route 6
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Race Point and Herring Cove

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Very convenient to the National Seashore beaches, nature trails, bike trails, and Provincetown Center. 10 minute walk to bird watching pond. Nelson Avenue area, off Race Point Road. NB! Weekly or monthly rentals only, with preference given to 2 weeks or monthly rentals.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2012

                  About the owner: We are a couple who reside in Boston and purchased this home in 2012 for future retirement. We both work in the design profession (one as a professor and tour guide; the other as an architect). Additionally, one of us is from Boston and the other from Brooklyn. We spent the first 6 months of 2013 overseeing and performing various updates and renovations to every room of this house. We have also purchased new furniture for it, and decorated it with artwork and various artistic touches. We continue to make additional improvement every year.

                  Why the Owner Chose Provincetown:
                  We have always loved Provincetown. We moved to this house in 2013 from a townhouse, which we bought 6 years ago, in the neighboring association. After looking at dozens of properties, we instantly fell in love with this house. We love this part of town, as it is convenient to the bustling town center (a 20 minute walk!), but near to the bike and nature walking paths of the Beech Forest. We love that we are near the various beech tree forest ponds.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  The front yard and its setting was the first thing that made us love the house. Most houses in this neighborhood are close to the street, and this one is set back 75 feet with beautiful mature plantings and a pond. The interior is full of natural wood, has a fireplace, and has many cathedral ceilings and skylights, along with a great deal of glass and wooded views.


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                  Speaks: english, danish, norwegian

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                  Photos

                  • Entry and Garden: on Nelson Avenue

                    Entry and Garden: on Nelson Avenue

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Kitchen

                    Kitchen

                  • Den

                    Den

                  • Bedroom 2

                    Bedroom 2

                  • Bedroom 1

                    Bedroom 1

                  • Bath

                    Bath

                  • Hall

                    Hall

                  • View from Deck to Koi Pond and Garden

                    View from Deck to Koi Pond and Garden

                  • Entry, Deck, and Garden

                    Entry, Deck, and Garden

                  • Floor Plan/Garden Plan: 1st Floor
NB! Shared laundry in garage, no car parking.

                    Floor Plan/Garden Plan: 1st Floor NB! Shared laundry in garage, no car parking.

                  • View from Garden to Koi Pond and House

                    View from Garden to Koi Pond and House

                  • Living Room and Dining Room

                    Living Room and Dining Room

                  • Kitchen

                    Kitchen

                  • Den

                    Den

                  • Bedroom 2

                    Bedroom 2

                  • Bedroom 1

                    Bedroom 1

                  • Bath

                    Bath

                  • Stair Hall

                    Stair Hall

                  • House and Garden

                    House and Garden

                  • Dining Room

                    Dining Room

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                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 5

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                  Member since: 2008
                  Speaks: english, danish, norwegian
                  • Calendar last updated: 08/26/2014
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