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Quintessential Cape Cod Vacation Home

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Beautifully-landscaped Centerboard offers the perfect Cape Cod vacation retreat.

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Last updated: 05/24/2014

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
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Centerville house description

A perennial favorite on the Centerville House Tour, 'Centerboard' is considered by many to be the jewel of the village and the envy of many a passerby.

This impeccably-designed compound consists of three separate buildings, all of which are linked by a spacious 1,200-square-foot mahogany deck.

The original 1920s 'Cottage' consists of the kitchen/dining area, living room, full-sized 'Toile' bedroom, twin bedroom, one full bath and one half-bath [with full laundry]. Multiple French doors extend living to the outdoor space with comfortable seating, a large table for al-fresco dining and chaises for lounging. Two private outdoor showers complete the Cape Cod experience.

Across the deck is a free-standing screen pavilion, with thick-cushioned lounge chairs, a comfy 12' built-in banquette and a fully-stocked outdoor fireplace. This is the go-to space for reading, game playing or an afternoon nap. Finish off another perfect day with an evening fire and a glass of wine in this gorgeous stone-fireplace room.

Linked by a catwalk, additional accommodation may be found in the newly added Boathouse. The interior space is finished in traditional bead-board with a 20' high ceiling. This spacious, well-appointed, queen-size bedroom includes its own seating area and kitchenette. Through the double French-doors, there is a private deck with its own outdoor shower. A winding staircase leads up to a 2nd floor twin bunk-room. The Boathouse contains its own large bath with double sinks and 6' claw-foot soaking tub. The Boathouse has a separate stereo-system and central air-conditioning.

Beyond the living spaces is a beautifully-maintained yard with green open-spaces for children to play and gardens for fresh-cut flowers.

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Alternative Lifestyle
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only:

                Outdoors on the decks only....moreless

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Available for Free: Use of beach chairs, firewood, mountain bike [with a lock to take to the beach]....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Central air-conditioning is available in the Boat House. There are window units in each of the Main House's bedrooms....moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace
                  • Heating
                  • Linens Provided:

                    100% cotton sheets with down comforters on all beds....moreless

                  • Living Room
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    (2) The screened-in porch offers a dramatic stone-fireplace and the Main House has a fireplace in its living room. There is plenty of firewood at renters' disposal....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator:

                    (2)...moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony:

                    The Boat House has its own deck off the main bedroom and sitting area. This deck connects to the Main House via a catwalk....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    1,200-square-foot deck with outdoor dining for 8+. Teak steamer chairs and chaises and classic Adirondack chairs. The outdoor area is the epicenter of Centerboard....moreless

                  • Gazebo:

                    Adjoining to both buildings is the 12' x 18' screened-in pavilion, which houses a large stone-fireplace and plenty of wood....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill
                   

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                  Off Season
                  Sep 6 - Jun 21, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $3,000

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                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                  • Property Damage Protection $89
                  • Taxes Not included

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                  Location

                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Hyannis
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Craigville and Long Beaches

                  Located in the heart of Centerville Village. This charming home is within walking distance of Cape Cod landmarks, including: Craigville Beach, Four Seas Ice Cream, 'THE' Penny Candy Store, as well as the Centerville Library and Centerville Playground.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1997

                  About the owner: I have always had a passion for classic homes of solid design. For me, a proper home does not have to be big, but it does need to be functional, tasteful and, above all else, comfortable for those who use it. Centerboard was built and designed based on these aesthetic principles.

                  Why the Owner Chose Centerville:
                  Centerboard is a quintessential New England home from days passed. Even with its prominent location and history, the property was neglected for many years, but upon my purchase, it received a full restoration of classic features and modern updates to ensure guests' comfort.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Centerboard is within walking distance of everything that the village of Centerville has to offer: Four Seas Ice Cream, The Penny Candy Store, Centerville Library, Centerville Playground and the pristine Craigville and Long Beaches. Although it is situated on Main Street, the property is tucked behind a 6' privet-hedge and backs up to private conservation land. The unique location and layout of the property allow guests a multitude of activities, while offering others ample space to get away from it all and relax on old Cape Cod.


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                  Speaks: english

                   

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                  • Beautifully-landscaped Centerboard offers the perfect Cape Cod vacation retreat.

                    Beautifully-landscaped Centerboard offers the perfect Cape Cod vacation retreat.

                  • Living room with flat-screen TV, stereo, fireplace and French doors, opening to the deck.

                    Living room with flat-screen TV, stereo, fireplace and French doors, opening to the deck.

                  • Toile room with full-size bed, closet with direct access to deck and an outdoor shower.

                    Toile room with full-size bed, closet with direct access to deck and an outdoor shower.

                  • Full bath in Main House with bead-board panels and a walk-in shower.

                    Full bath in Main House with bead-board panels and a walk-in shower.

                  • Outdoor living at its best!

                    Outdoor living at its best!

                  • Boat House bath with 6' soaking tub and double sinks.

                    Boat House bath with 6' soaking tub and double sinks.

                  • Boat House view, looking down from the Bunk Room to 1st floor.

                    Boat House view, looking down from the Bunk Room to 1st floor.

                  • Separate deck off the Boat House with its own outdoor shower.

                    Separate deck off the Boat House with its own outdoor shower.

                  • Entry hall leading toward dining and kitchen area. 1/2 bath with laundry is to the right.

                    Entry hall leading toward dining and kitchen area. 1/2 bath with laundry is to the right.

                  • Kitchen with adjacent dining area. Side-door leads out to the deck and grill area.

                    Kitchen with adjacent dining area. Side-door leads out to the deck and grill area.

                  • Twin Room in Main House with two beds and a large closet.

                    Twin Room in Main House with two beds and a large closet.

                  • Back deck looks out towards a separate Boat House. Screen porch is just to the right.

                    Back deck looks out towards a separate Boat House. Screen porch is just to the right.

                  • 12' X 18' screened-in porch with a stone fireplace. Great for napping and evening s'mores.

                    12' X 18' screened-in porch with a stone fireplace. Great for napping and evening s'mores.

                  • 2nd-floor Bunk Room in Boat House with built-in ship's bunks.

                    2nd-floor Bunk Room in Boat House with built-in ship's bunks.

                  • Comfortable accommodations in the Boat House are perfect for a second family.

                    Comfortable accommodations in the Boat House are perfect for a second family.

                  • Rear elevation and deck views from the backyard.

                    Rear elevation and deck views from the backyard.

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, November 19, 2014

                  $3,000 per week (USD)
                  2

                  4 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

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                  Member since: 2012
                  Speaks: english
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                  • Calendar last updated: 05/24/2014
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