'Opie Wind Sand and Stars'--Great Views of Cape Cod Bay
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- Minimum stay:N/A
- Pets allowed:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Our Cape Cod beach home is one tenth of a mile from the bay beaches in North Eastham. There are views of Cape Cod Bay from nearly every room. Eastham is the gateway to the Cape Cod National Seashore and we are minutes from many hiking trails and kayaking venues in Eastham as well as Wellfleet. The Cape Cod bike trail is less than two miles away. Nauset Beach on the ocean side of Eastham is 3 miles away.
Keywords: Cape Cod Beach House with beautiful views of Cape Cod Bay from nearly every room.
- 2 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
- Other (See Description)
- Bedroom 3 Upstairs
- 1 king
- beautiful bay views
- Bedroom 1 Master Bedroom
- 1 king
- Huge MBR; attached bath and walk-in closet
- Bedroom 4 Upstairs
- 2 twin/ single
- 3.0 Bathrooms
- Bathroom 1 in MBR Suite
- toilet, shower
- shower has a seat
- Bathroom 2 downstairs
- toilet, shower
- near kitcthen, front bedroom and family/TV room
- Bathroom 3 Upstairs
- toilet, combination tub/shower
- located between the two upstairs bedrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Ice Maker
A linen service is included in the rent for tenants in July and August during the 'high' season only. In the Spring (June) and Fall (September & October) the linen service may be purchased at the 2013 going rate (in 2012 this was $75). the Linen Service includes Bed Sheets & pillowcases. Renters provide their own towels....morecollapse
- Parking Off Street
- Clothes Dryer
- Air Conditioning
- Washing Machine
- Wood Fireplace
Other Amenities include a Blu Ray DVD, two stereos, one w/cd and both with MP3 capabilities, 70 foot trek deck with Weber Gas Grill, outside shower, washer and dryer, fireplace, trash pick-up, and room fans. New for 2012 will be our conversion to gas heat and the addition of central AC as well as an HDTV with internet access. Three of the four bedrooms will have separate splitless duct AC units with their own remote controlled thermostats which supplement the central AC. Though we are not a handicap accessible home, we have installed a chair lift for elderly renters from the cellar stairs to the first floor. there are 2 bathrooms on the 1st floor, both have stall showers, one has a seat. A key is available on request for the chair lift. We have purchased new mattresses and box springs for our two king size beds located in the Master Bedroom and one of the upstairs bedrooms....morecollapse
HDTV with wired internet access to the following included services: Netflix, Amazon Prime movies and TV shows, You Tube, Twitter, Flicker, Rhapsody, and Facebook. Other services available, but not included free are Hulu Plus, Vudu, and Rhapsody....morecollapse
for rainy days we have a good choice of family films from Disney to Harry Potter to Spider Man, Star Wars, and Indiana Jones. A few are BluRay HD. We also subscribe to Netflix online which is available directly thru a wired internet ready HDTV....morecollapse
- Satellite / Cable:
- DVD Player
- CD Player
- Free Long Distance:
- Wireless Internet
Deck / Patio:
70' trek deck extends the length of the rear of the home and faces the water. there is direct access to the deck from all downstairs rooms. There is also an electric awning at the north end of the deck....morecollapse
- Outdoor Grill
Location & View
- Ocean View
- Miniature Golf
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Fitness Center
The beaches on the bay side of Eastham have some of the warmest water in the area for swimming. Obtain a shell fishing license from the town (ca. $25) and try your hand at shell fishing in the bay at low tide. Native shell fish include hard shell clams (quahogs), soft shell clams, razor clams, and oysters. You can also shellfish at Salt Pond on Sundays when it is open for four hours of shellfishing. Check first for the hours either with the town or the National Seashore Center. Is shellfishing too much work, just head for any local seafood market nearby and buy some world renowned Wellfleet Oysters, native clams, or lobsters....morecollapse
ReviewsWrite a review
Had a nice week enjoying the warm fall of Cape Cod. The house was very comfortable and big with just about every ammenity you could think of. We used the deck for all meals and watched the beautiful sunsets every night. Beaches were an easy short walk and fun at low tide. Master suite was great, den was comfortable as was the rest of the house. Only disappointment was that the outside shower was under the deck, would like to be out in the sunshine! No complaints, and hope to be back next fall.
- Guest Yankee Fan
- Date of stay 09/08/12
- Review Submitted 10/12/12
Recommended for: Families with young children, families with teenagers, sightseeing, age 55+, people with disabilities, girls getaway.
May 18-June 22, $1,200/wk June 22-June 29, $3,200/wk Jun 29-August 24, $4,200/wk August 24-August 31, $3,200/wk August 31-October 19, $1,200/wk
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Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: Agent for Owner: Bud Macomber Meadow Marsh Realty Route 6 At the Windmill PO Box 355 Eastham, MA 02642 Phone: 508-255-1500 The owners are both retired educators. Bill taught history and Melissa taught Latin in the Duxbury Public Schools for 35 years. We enjoy reading, travelling, good films, spending time with family, and Eastham on Cape Cod.
Why the Owner Chose Eastham:
Bill's family first bought land in Eastham in 1947 and we returned each summer throughout my youth. My mother moved permanently here in 1975, naming her home 'Wind, Sand, and Stars' after the stories of the same name by Antoine de Saint Exupery ('The Little Prince'). Melissa also fell in love with Eastham. For a long time we dreamed that some day we might also own a home here. That day came and we are thrilled to be the current owners of this wonderful beach home in such a beautiful setting. We have named our new home, 'Opie Wind, Sand and Stars', taking the former name from an ancestor on Melissa's side of her family and the latter part of the name from our family's first Eastham home.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
As one summer resident once described time spent in Eastham in the 1950s, 'It never rained here!' There was always something to do at our beach home and in our neighborhood, regardless of the weather. During the day, there is the beach. If its low tide, there is nothing like a long walk on the tidal flats, digging for clams, or making sand castles with the kids. If you really want to swim when its low tide, head for the ocean side to Nauset Beach or to Great Pond. They are both just 3 miles away. Another great feature is our proximity to area attractions from Orleans to Provincetown. Take a nature walk on any of several that are part of the National Seashore. Bring your bikes and take advantage of the nearby paved bike trail. If you are a kayaker, Eastham is the place. In the evening, get an ice cream at any one of several local establishments from Orleans to Wellfleet. Lastly, make sure you are back home by 8:00 PM so you can take in the sun setting over Cape Cod Bay. We have the most beautiful sunsets this side of the Grand Canyon!
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Opie Wind Sand Sand & Stars
There is a walk-in cellar and chair lift. Key available on request.
The living room and dining room wrap around the corner into the kitchen.
Fort Hill room, a family room w/32" HDTV with internet, Blu Ray, and stereo.
Bedroom #2 upstairs has beautiful water views. This BR shares a bath with BR#3.
View from the 70' trek deck.
Sunken Meadow Beach
The rear of the home features a 70 foot trek deck and retractable awning.
A living room and dining area, The Nauset Room, welcomes guests upon entering.
The kitchen is a good size and is well stocked.
The MBR is located on the first floor. It has a bathroom and walk-in closet.
Bedroom #1 is on the front of the house. A full bathroom is next to this room.
Bedroom 3 with two twin beds also has water views.
Afternoon view of the deck with awning extended at the north end of the deck.
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