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Large Oceanfront Family Home with Private Beach

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Last updated: 12/01/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Falmouth house description

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Enjoy Cape Cod the way it was experienced in yesteryear - peaceful, relaxing, and full of natural beauty. This spacious and comfortable home has been in our family since 1927. It is a truly unique property with lots of character. Situated on Vineyard Sound with unbelievable views of Martha’s Vineyard, Nobska Lighthouse, and Falmouth Heights, our home has a private sandy beach and the summer swimming is without equal.

The house is bordered on one side by the ocean and on the other by a private dirt road that runs parallel to the readily accessible Shining Sea Bikeway. It’s about 2.5 miles to downtown Falmouth, and a one mile leisurely stroll down the bike path and along Little Harbor to downtown Woods Hole: still franchise-free with quaint buildings, coffee shops, the ferry to Martha's Vineyard, an aquarium and information centers for a scientific community hosting the Marine Biological Laboratories and the Oceanographic Institution.

Enjoy a week of sunbathing, swimming, sailing, bicycling, fishing, walking and exploring Cape Cod from this private and beautiful spot. The way Cape Cod used to be.

OCCUPANCY DETAILS

First floor: 1 BR with queen bed; 1 full bath; one 1/2 bath

Second Floor: MBR with Queen bed and connected full bath; 5 additional BRs, 4Q and 1 full/double; 2 additional full baths. MBR plus 3 other BRs are oceanfront; 2 BRs have ocean views.

Third floor: 1 BR with 2 twin beds (ocean view); 1 larger BR with 3 twin beds (oceanfront); 1 bedroom/playroom with double bed and trundle bed. 1 shared full bath with tub. 3 cots also available. Third floor is not heated.

ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING AND NO PETS ON PROPERTY.
WEEKLY RENTALS ONLY.


Keywords: Olcottage, 10 bedrooms, House, oceanfront, sleeps 20.

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only:

                ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING ON PROPERTY....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 20

              Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Please note that 4 of the 5 baths have showers and tubs, while 1 bath has a tub only. The Master bath is connected to the MBR....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Two televisions with cable....moreless

                  Theme

                      • Family

                      Attractions

                          • Restaurants

                          Leisure Activities

                          • Boating
                          • Shelling
                          • Shopping
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Wildlife Viewing

                          Location Type

                              • Oceanfront:

                                Oceanfront with private beach; no access from others via the entrance to the property...moreless

                              Sports & Adventure Activities

                              • Cycling
                              • Fishing
                              • Golf
                              • Kayaking
                              • Sailing

                              Dining

                              • Dining Area
                              • Seating for 25 people

                              General

                              • Air Conditioning:

                                6 portable units...moreless

                              • Clothes Dryer:

                                (2) Dryers in basement...moreless

                              • Fireplace
                              • Free Long Distance
                              • Linens Provided:

                                All bed linens are on beds. Renters are asked to wash and fold towels....moreless

                              • Parking Off Street
                              • Telephone
                              • Towels Provided

                              Kitchen

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

                                Four refrigerators, two sinks, one dishwasher, oven with stovetop....moreless

                              • Microwave
                              • Oven
                              • Pantry Items

                              Outside

                              • Deck / Patio
                              • Outdoor Grill
                               

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              May 2015
                              May 2 - May 30, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              $5,000
                              June 2015
                              May 31 - Jun 27, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              $8,000
                              September 2015
                              Sep 2 - Sep 30, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              $8,000
                              October 2015
                              Oct 1 - Nov 4, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              $5,000

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Taxes Not included

                              Notes:

                              We do not rent for wedding receptions. No partial week rentals. No rentals from November 1 through April 30.

                              Rental price is all inclusive -- no additional cleaning charges, fees, or taxes.

                              Payment by check or money order only. 50% deposit required at lease signing. Balance due 30 days prior to occupancy, plus 10% refundable security deposit. In case of cancellation, all deposits made are refundable if owner is able to lease the week to another tenant.


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                              Last updated: 12/01/2014
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                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 1927

                              About the owner: Our childhood home is a central place for family and friends to come together. We are delighted to share the Cape Cod experience with visitors by opening our home as a summer rental.

                              Why the Owner Chose Falmouth:
                              This home that we call 'Olcottage' has held a special place in our family's hearts since our grandparents built it in 1927. Many people know Olcottage as a gathering place for friends and family to enjoy the company of others in a restful environment.

                              The Unique Benefits at this House:
                              The beach and ocean are only steps away from this comfortable and spacious home!


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                              Speaks: english

                               

                              Photos

                              • View of the sunporch and terrace

                                View of the sunporch and terrace

                              • Olcottage beach

                                Olcottage beach

                              • Great room with dining table

                                Great room with dining table

                              • Sunporch

                                Sunporch

                              • Master Bedroom view

                                Master Bedroom view

                              • 2nd floor bedroom #3, queen, ocean view

                                2nd floor bedroom #3, queen, ocean view

                              • 2nd floor bedroom #5, full, ocean and lighthouse view

                                2nd floor bedroom #5, full, ocean and lighthouse view

                              • 2nd floor study with desk, TV and wood stove (picture 2 of 2)

                                2nd floor study with desk, TV and wood stove (picture 2 of 2)

                              • 1st of three 3rd floor bedrooms, 3 twin beds

                                1st of three 3rd floor bedrooms, 3 twin beds

                              • Olcottage side view

                                Olcottage side view

                              • View of Nobska Light

                                View of Nobska Light

                              • Unparalleled view of Vineyard Sound

                                Unparalleled view of Vineyard Sound

                              • Kitchen

                                Kitchen

                              • Interior living area

                                Interior living area

                              • Master Bedroom, queen

                                Master Bedroom, queen

                              • 2nd floor bedroom #2, queen, ocean view

                                2nd floor bedroom #2, queen, ocean view

                              • 2nd floor bedroom #4, queen

                                2nd floor bedroom #4, queen

                              • 2nd floor study with desk, TV, and wood stove (picture 1 of 2)

                                2nd floor study with desk, TV, and wood stove (picture 1 of 2)

                              • One of five baths

                                One of five baths

                              • 2nd of three 3rd floor bedrooms, two twin beds

                                2nd of three 3rd floor bedrooms, two twin beds

                              • terrace

                                terrace

                              • Beach path

                                Beach path

                              VRBO #267615

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                              This listing was first published here in 2009.

                              Date last modified - Friday, December 26, 2014

                              $5,000 - $8,000 per week (USD)
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                              10 Bedroom / 5.5 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 20

                              View calendar: Updated 12/01/14
                              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                              Member since: 2009
                              Speaks: english
                              • Response time: Within 2 days
                              • Response rate: 90%
                              • Calendar last updated: 12/01/2014
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                              (617) 515-4665 (Massachusetts, USA)

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                              Falmouth #267615

                              10 BR  5.5 BA  Sleeps 20

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