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A/C! Wonderful Home, Very Close to the Beach! Game Room, Wifi, Nice Yard, Roomy

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Acapesket Association Beach, 5 minute walk away (house comes with 10 passes)

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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Our beautiful, large five bedroom home sleeps 12 comfortably! Plenty of room for everyone to eat, sleep, play, etc, even on the occasional rainy day.

Only a 5 minute walk or 2 minute bike ride to the Acapesket Association Beach (private beach!), which overlooks Martha's Vineyard. As the photos show, the beach has a volleyball court, jetty for fishing and crabbing, great shelling and rock collecting and beautiful sand dunes. The front of the beach is on the ocean facing Martha’s Vineyard. The back of the beach is on Green Pond and is perfect for younger children with warm, shallow water and lots of little ocean creatures to keep them occupied. Note that the beach limits the total # of people from this house to TEN, as that is the official occupancy. But also note that there are lots of town beaches mere minutes away if you want to check them out!

The house has hardwood floors throughout (tile in the kitchen and bathrooms). We re-did all the hardwood in 2009, and all the tile is new in 2009.

40' Flat panel HDTV in the very large living room, plus 4 other TVs throughout, including one in the finished basement gameroom, one in the bedroom with a king bed, and one in the bedorom with a queen bed (all of course have cable TV). WiFi throughout the house. The living room has plenty of couch space to fit everyone staying at the house, and is a very large room and a highlight of the house.

The game room in the finished basement gives added space, too. Several couches, cable TV, and a 6' (slightly smaller than usual) pool table. New carpet and repainted in 2011. This is a great overflow room, maybe for the kids at night or on the occasional rainy day. Both the kids and the adults will appreciate this separation!

A/C units in all five bedrooms really take the edge off on those hot summer nights! The exact bed configurations is:

BR 1 (first floor) Queen (TV)
BR 2 (first floor) 2 twins
BR 3 (second floor) King & pull out couch (TV)
BR 4 (second floor) Queen and 1 twin
BR 5 (second floor) Full and 1 twin

The sun room is perfect for eating, sitting, reading, relaxing! This room is a big hit with our guests.

The large kitchen has a large dining table, with several leafs for expansion to sit everyone!

The kitchen is in great shape. Electric stove, dishwasher, microwave, and a side-by-side refrigerator.

Nice gas grill (new in 2010) in the back yard, we also keep an extra propane tank full on site, so you don't have any 'out of gas' emergencies in the middle of cooking up the fish you just caught.

The shed in the yard makes great storage for your bikes, should you bring them. And new in 2010 we put an enclosed outdoor shower off the shed. It even has a light if you want to shower at night.

We truly believe we have provided for EVERY need you might have! This is the absolute perfect vacation home. We sincerely hope you enjoy our home as much as we do!

While we do not provide linens or towels, we do have a solution if you don't want to bring yours. We recommend SleepTight Falmouth - you can pick up your linens right when you pick up your rental keys! Call 508 548 5412 for info on renting linens and/or towels.

Please note that while we allow up to 12 to stay in our home, the Acapesket Association Beach limits the number of people using the beach from this house to a strict 10 people (2 per bedroom). However, the town beaches do not restrict the # of people. Call me if you want me to clarify this. Thanks.

Keywords: Acapesket Association Beach, large home, gameroom, Falmouth, Vacation rental, walk to beach

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

    Massachusetts state law says you must be 18 to legally sign a contract, so you must be 18 to rent our home....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Great beach and gameroom for the kids, they will love it, as will the parents!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Feel free to smoke outside, but please remember to pick up after yourself....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    SOME dogs are considered, they must be approved in advance, and they are an additional $100 rent per dog per week. you MUST have our written approval before any pets are allowed on the property, this includes pets from guests. Thanks....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    2nd floor. Window A/C (summers). Also Cable TV!...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    first floor. Window A/C (summer), also cable TV!...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    2nd floor. Window A/C (summer)...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

    2nd floor. Window A/C (summer)...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

    first floor. Window A/C (summer)...moreless

  • King size beds (1) Upstairs bedroom has the King, also a pullout couch in this BR, Queen size Beds (2) one queen in a first floor BR, one on 2nd floor (2nd floor br also has a twin), Double Beds (1) upstairs bedroom - full bed PLUS a twin!, Twin or Single Beds (4) one bedroom on first floor has 2 twins, two of the upstairs BRs each have a twin, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The upstairs bedroom with the King Bed also has a pull out couch!...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • First Floor Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • second floor bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Enclosed Outdoor shower: outdoor shower

    there is a light for night showering!...moreless

Other Amenities

  • If there are any services that you require that we don't mention here, please pick up the phone or email me with your needs and I will see what we can do to accommodate you!...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    for the main TV, and the BR with the queen bed on the first floor...moreless

  • Game Room:

    finished basement with couches, TV, pool table...moreless

  • Pool Table:

    6' pool table, in the basement. ...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (5) new 42' flat screen TV in the Living Room! 4 other TVs as well, all connected to cable. Cable is upgraded to get NESN (Sox games!)...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    tons of TVs, starting with the 42' flatscreen in the LR...moreless

  • Toys:

    We have a collection of kids toys in the gameroom in the basement. Nothing specific, but we add to it when we can....moreless

  • VCR

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    The dining area is open to the kitchen. Room for 8, but the sun porch is just off this area, plenty of additional seating there, plus the picnic table outside!...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    All five bedrooms have window A/C units in the summer...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    WiFi, no password necessary, just turn on your computer!...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    it is in the basement...moreless

  • Heating:

    yes, full heat. You won't need it during the summer but consider a spring or fall (or winter!) weekend rental too!...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wifi is free and included here. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large livingroom with 42' flatscreen, plenty of couches. See the photos!...moreless

  • Parking:

    There is NO on street parking, just in our large driveway....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    There is room for 5 standard sized cars...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    There is room for a boat (there is a launch around the corner), but then only room for 4 cars...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    it is in the basement...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    WiFi, no password necessary, just turn on your computer!...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    It is for off-season rentals only - not for use in June, July or August!...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Consider having a meal catered. Call for recommendations, as we know many of the best in town. Think about a lobster boil on site! ...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    yes!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    lots of all...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Large, open kitchen. Dishwasher, stove, oven, microwave, all the pots/pans/dishes you could use....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    yes, with a freezer too. I don't know what else to say about this......moreless

  • Stove:

    Electric...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    more of a great 'area' than a specific deck or patio. The backyard is quite large!...moreless

  • Golf:

    There are a ton of golf courses just a few minutes drive away!...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    nice sloping lawn. A couple of table and chair sets for the lawn so everyone can eat/hang outside....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    This is a great gas grill. We keep a spare tank on site too so you won't run out of gas in the middle of cooking dinner!...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2013
Jun 21 - Sep 6, 2015
7 night min stay

$3,500 $14,250

Changeover Day: Friday

Fall 2013
Sep 7 - Dec 30
2 night min stay
$500 $500
Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,500
Spring 2013
Jan 17 - Jun 20
2 night min stay
$500 $500
Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,500
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Contract Origination Fee $50
  • Pet Fee $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

To hold the property, we ask that you pay the non refundable $50 Contract Origination Fee immediately. We then ask for 1/2 the rent with the contract within a week, balance including security one month before the rental starts. If booking within a month of the start, we ask for payment in full. Call with any questions, 508 548 5412


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Location

70 Miles
Nearest Airport
Boston or Providence
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
British Beer Company, Casino FX
2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Island Queen to Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
So many golf courses within 5 miles
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 28
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
BBC, Casino FX
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
Acapesket Association Beach, great beach

Car: Necessary

Falmouth is great! So close to everything. 20 minutes from the Bourne Bridge, 1.5 hour drive from Boston or Providence, RI. Falmouth's Main St, just 2 miles from the house, has tons of shops, restaurants and bars. Falmouth also has 3 ferries to Martha's Vineyard. The association beach for this house overlooks MV.

Hyannis (great town, ferry to Nantucket) is 1/2 hour drive away. Provincetown (great town too!) is 1.5 hours away or less. Whale watching out of Barnstable (1/2 hour) is great too.

Falmouth also is home to the world famous Woods Hole, the Titanic was first discovered out of boats based here.

We also have an amazing 11 mile bike path, much of it goes right by the sea.

So much to do. I've lived here most of my life, feel free to ask me what is best!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: Dennis bought this house with a friend in 2009. He lives in Falmouth and owns a real estate agency in Falmouth. He enjoys traveling, boating, playing basketball and lacrosse, long distance biking, & spending time with his family and friends. Dennis is Vice-Chair of the Falmouth Zoning Board of Appeals, and on the Board of JazzFest Falmouth, a regional Jazz Festival in Falmouth. He is a board member of Arts Falmouth, and also serves on the Government Affairs Committee of both the Cape Cod & Islands Board of Realtors, and the State Board of Realtors. A 1992 graduate of Harvard University, Dennis owns 5 vacation rentals in Falmouth, and manages about 300 more through his company Donahue Real Estate on Main St in Falmouth.

Why the Owner Chose East Falmouth:
We simply love this location. The Acapesket Beach Association's beach is only a 5 minute walk away. It is a great beach! It overlooks Martha's Vineyard.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The sun porch is so wonderful... take breakfast out there (or any meal!). The backyard is nice and spacious. And all 5 bedrooms are very good sized - one is so large we have set 1/2 of it up as a living area with a futon couch and TV! The finished basement allows the kids (of all ages) to enjoy their evenings in the game room, or watch a different movie or TV show than the people upstairs. In all, we believe we have thought of everything you will need to have a wonderful week on Cape Cod!


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Photos

  • Acapesket Association Beach, 5 minute walk away (house comes with 10 passes)

    Acapesket Association Beach, 5 minute walk away (house comes with 10 passes)

  • Large kitchen with expandable dining table!

    Large kitchen with expandable dining table!

  • Large, comfortable LR with 42' flatscreen TV, hardwood, plenty of seating!

    Large, comfortable LR with 42' flatscreen TV, hardwood, plenty of seating!

  • All bedrooms are large, this one - Queen bed, window A/C (summer) Cable TV, DVD

    All bedrooms are large, this one - Queen bed, window A/C (summer) Cable TV, DVD

  • Large beautiful backyard with gas grill, table & chair set!

    Large beautiful backyard with gas grill, table & chair set!

  • Finished basement, with cable TV, 6' pool table, kids toys. Great bonus space!

    Finished basement, with cable TV, 6' pool table, kids toys. Great bonus space!

  • The path to Acapesket Association Beach

    The path to Acapesket Association Beach

  • Kids of all ages will love exporing the bayside of the beach. Crabbing, etc

    Kids of all ages will love exporing the bayside of the beach. Crabbing, etc

  • The volleyball net at the association beach is a big hit with kids of all ages!

    The volleyball net at the association beach is a big hit with kids of all ages!

  • The king BR. The chairs on the right have been replaced with a pull out couch

    The king BR. The chairs on the right have been replaced with a pull out couch

  • BR 4 with Queen bed, twin bed, window A/C (summer), hardwood floors

    BR 4 with Queen bed, twin bed, window A/C (summer), hardwood floors

  • New enclosed outdoor shower in 2011! Hot, cold water, a light for night shower

    New enclosed outdoor shower in 2011! Hot, cold water, a light for night shower

  • Large 5BR, 2BA with sun porch, finished basement, outdoor shower, large backyard

    Large 5BR, 2BA with sun porch, finished basement, outdoor shower, large backyard

  • The boardwalk to the Acapesket Assoc Beach, just 2 min(bike) or 5 min(walk) away

    The boardwalk to the Acapesket Assoc Beach, just 2 min(bike) or 5 min(walk) away

  • Beautiful large sun porch, perfect for meals, or morning coffee

    Beautiful large sun porch, perfect for meals, or morning coffee

  • Another large BR, King bed, window A/C (in summer) Cable TV & pullout couch!

    Another large BR, King bed, window A/C (in summer) Cable TV & pullout couch!

  • First floor bedroom with 2 twins, Window A/C (in summer), hardwood floors.

    First floor bedroom with 2 twins, Window A/C (in summer), hardwood floors.

  • The Shining Sea Bike Path is nearby! A true treasure of Cape Cod

    The Shining Sea Bike Path is nearby! A true treasure of Cape Cod

  • Another great view of the association beach, overlooking Martha's Vineyard

    Another great view of the association beach, overlooking Martha's Vineyard

  • A beautiful rainbow like this is fairly typical at times.

    A beautiful rainbow like this is fairly typical at times.

  • Great view of the back of the house and the large yard

    Great view of the back of the house and the large yard

  • Another view of the livingroom showing more couches. Plenty of room for all!

    Another view of the livingroom showing more couches. Plenty of room for all!

  • BR 5, full bed, twin bed, window A/C (summer), hardwood floors

    BR 5, full bed, twin bed, window A/C (summer), hardwood floors

  • Another view of the kit/DR, showing the storage hutch, door to sun porch, micro

    Another view of the kit/DR, showing the storage hutch, door to sun porch, micro

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  • Bathrooms
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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 07/29/2015
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