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Relax in peace and quiet, listen to the birds and enjoy the fragrant salt air of Nantucket Sound!
Avoind the hassles of Bridge traffic and have a whole weekend to enjoy. Arrive and depart on Sundays when the Bridges are slow!
Charming Colonial with wonderful entertaining and relaxing space in a private setting, yet close to Beaches, Ferries, Bike Paths, Fishing, great Seafood dining, local cultural events and sports, as well as Historic and National Seashore attractions.
Mid Cape location is great for day tripping in many directions. Terrific area for boating, kayaking and canoeing because there are many harbors, and inlets to explore such as East and West Bay, Oyster Harbors, Hyannis Harbor and Waquoit Bay.
One hour to Fenway Park, and 90 minutes to Logan Int'l Airport. 'Cape Air' flies from Logan to Hyannis and the Islands. Plymouth and Brockton Bus lines travel from Logan/Boston to Sagamore Bridge and Hyannis.
We remodeled in 2005, and this home has open spaces on the first floor with hardwood floors and area rugs. The updated designer kitchen is large with a Green Pearl Granite Island, and four counter stools. Dining area seats 6-8, and the children's table seats 4. We also have a children's desk. The family room has Comcast with Wi-Fi, and a new large Flat Screen TV. The sunny living room will also have a flat screen TV, so as to offer a variety of programming. Music Room with a Chickering Baby Grand Piano, a relaxing reading area with a daybed, an AM/FM radio/ CD player, and a beverage refrigerator. A massage table is available, however, most Home Therapists bring their own. Totally ready for a personal 'Home Spa' creation!
The kitchen is stocked well: we supply a coffee maker, a blender, a toaster, pots and pans, dishes, silverware and glasses, as well as serving dishes. For our outdoor spaces, we also have plastic items and trays available with old silverware. Our deck is large and the dining table seats 8-10. We also have 6 lightweight Adirondack chairs that can be moved to the front for sun exposure. On our patio, we have a new 'Blue Rhino' gas grill. We will provide two full propane tanks, and you must leave them full. Visit Stop and Shop or Aubuchon Hardware on Route 28, a ten minute drive, to refill. Our outdoor shower helps keep beach sand outside to protect our hardwood floors. The first floor bath has an indoor shower in a tiled area with laundry.
Bonus Bed: If any guest cannot climb the stairs to all the bedrooms, one can sleep on the twin daybed and use the first floor bath. Room Darkening drapes will be provided for this adaptation to add a bedroom effect.
The second floor is fully carpeted, and has five rooms. Four are set up as bedrooms. The fifth is set up as an office/laundry with an extra twin bed, and possibly a crib if needed. Wi-Fi works throughout the house, and there will be a fax machine.
Main master bedroom has a King Bed. A second bedroom has a Queen Bed with an Antique Four Poster Bed adapted from Full to Queen. A third bedroom has a Queen with a Wicker headboard. A fourth has a white Mission style bunk bed twin over full futon which is a daybed for reading, and can be a full size bed if neeed. A second twin bed will be in that room.
We will provide 8 beach chairs, and a 'Beach Buggy' to carry them when you walk to the beach We will add a higher folding chair for those Adults who cannot sit in a low sand chair. We will provide a $275 Beach Pass for all Barnstable beaches. We will provide the housecleaner, but a cleaning fee will be paid by the renters. We will provide large trash and recycle containers. We hope to provide an an allergy free home and we do not allow pets or smoking.
Linens and Towel!
We WILL provide linens and towels adequate for your stay. A full set will be delivered on Sunday. When you are departing, you must place all the linens in the container to be picked up.
Cape Cod is a precious environment, and we need to conserve water and septic systems. We thank you for your understanding!
Clean pillows and bed covering will be provided.
Our lansdcaping has not been redone and keeping it simple and tidy is our goal for now. We have two outdoor play structures, and one has a small slide. We also have a children's desk and chair inside.
We support recycling and our Barnstable facility is open to renters for a daily fee of $15 for trash. Recycling is free. Out trash will be picked up twice per week on Tuesdays and Fridays, and recycle will be every other week on Tuesdays.
We will leave a notebook full of information for our renters, including what you can recycle. We will list what we provide and what we expect are our renters' responsibilites.
We provide a Beach Pass and addresses, which allows access and parking to all beaches in Barnstable. You must lock this in your car, because it will cost $375 for us to repalce it!
Keywords: Cape Cod Vacation: Warm waves, salt air, beautiful beaches, and adventures = Therapy!
Cape Cod Colonial Halcyon Habitat!
Upscale. Designer Kitchen. Clean. Near Nantucket Sound and Beaches. Near Ferries, Fishing, Golf and Tourist Attractions. Large Flat Screen TV for Movies and Sports! Wi-Fi and fax for those who need to be accessible 24/7! Best Wishes for Great Weather!
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Fourth of July Plus+!
Jul 1 - Jul 5, 2015
4 night min stay
July Fourth 5 nights
Jul 1 - Jul 6, 2015
6 night min stay
Summer 2015 High Season
Jul 6 - Aug 26, 2015
7 night min stay
Labor Day Weekend
Aug 27 - Aug 31, 2015
5 night min stay
Sep 1 - Sep 27, 2015
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
In case of emergency, refunds will be considered if the owners are able to rent the time reserved.
*** Beach passes are $285 each, and need to be LOCKED inside your auto. If stolen or lost, we will need to make a trip to Barnstable Monday through Friday to replace it, so treat it as VALUABLE!
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Nantucket Sound beaches, near ferries, buses, Hyannis Mall and major toutist attractions Mid Cape is central.
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: Experienced property manager from Chestnut Hill, MA has renovated this colonial near Osterville Village, one of the most charming villages on Cape Cod. A love of Antiques, plus experience with home renovations, resulted in a wonderful upscale property for rent. We try to accommodate all our tenants needs in a clean home.
Why the Owner Chose Osterville:
Personal relaxation and environmental pleasure are key components to a happy healthy vacation! Osterville and Chatham are the most scenic and prestigious towns on Cape Cod. Osterville Village has the benefit of being closer to the bridges, at Exit 5, in the Mid Cape area, closer to all ferries, airports, buses, and tourist attractions. Mid Cape is also north of usual fog patterns, which periodically engulf Chatham. If you have great weather, you can explore Cape Cod every day. If it rains, you can be comfortable at home with a lovely fireplace, music and TV.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
We are central yet private. Our property is on a dead end street, surrounded by trees, and the birds flourish. We are near enough to Nantucket Sound without the wind and dampness of oceanfront. We can walk to everything, and never need to get in a car. It is truly a place to relax and enjoy!
Cape Cod Charm! Sunny, simple landscape on a dead end. Walk to Osterville Ctr.
Dowses Beach 1 mi for Residents by permit only. Can walk, bike. Pkg available.
Three cooking appliances and built in refrigerator
Dining area between the kitchen and family room
Family Room with large HDTV
Living Room faces South. Polishing of floors in progress!
Comfortable Adirondack seating for conversations
Lovely colorful sunsets around Osterville. Some seen from the deck & living room
This Kind bed will be moved to the Master Bedroom
Kind Bed in Master En-Suite with small shower and toilet. Quaint Antique .
Best Cape Cod Sunset at Old Silver Beach, Falmouth
Bunk Bed on the left has full futon that can fold up to a seating sofa. 2 twins
Cape Cod with Nantucket Sound south and Cape Cod Bay north. Mid-Cape is green
Designer Cherry Kitchen with Green Pearl Granite
Many windows and doors for ventilation. Built in Miele Oven
Patio door with two side screens. Easy to open onto rear deck
Wonderful Mendota Gas Fireplace for Ambience in Family Room off Deck
Enjoy Coffee in the AM Sun, or cocktails in the afternoon Sunset!
Rear Deck in afternoon sun. Outdoor Shower. Small climbing and slide sets.
Afternoon Sunset from the rear Deck
One bedroom will have a queen bed with a wicker headboard similar to this photo
Antique Mahogany bed holds a Queen mattress and will move. Office/laundry+ twin
Music Room with Daybed. Twin size bed can be used as first floor bed + full bath
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