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Available June 8 - 22 Only! Private, Tranquil Getaway in Cape Cod

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Side view of the house as one approaches from the driveway

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Welcome to Rose Hill, a charming 2 bedroom, 2 bath house with reclaimed old wood beams, breezy porches, and complete privacy on the top of a hill in the Cape Cod National Seashore.

This relaxing, quiet retreat surrounded by trees has all the amenities you might need for a wonderful vacation on the cape. Song birds are everywhere on the 4-acre property! The house itself has one queen bed in the master bedroom, and two twin beds in the guest bedroom, all with expansive views overlooking the forest.

The house also has high speed satellite internet and high definition TV, as well as all the other amenities you would expect, such as a washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave, gas stove, gas BBQ, and outdoor shower!

Guests have access to Bay beaches (15 min walk or 2 min. drive) and ocean beaches (5 min drive), as well as all the woods, trails, and kettle ponds throughout the Cape Cod National Seashore. 12 minute drive to Province town or 5 min to Wellfleet.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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  • Master Bedroom has a comfy queen size mattress, views from the bed of the forest below, and a TV with satellite reception. The second bedroom has two twin beds, views over the forest, and direct access to the outdoor porch. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet

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  • Bathroom 3: shower

    outdoor shower...moreless

  • The Main bathroom upstairs is quite large, and has a shower, sink, toilet, cabinetry, dressing table, and a skylight above. There is a half-bath downstairs off the living room with a toilet and sink. Also check out the outdoor shower - very private! ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural:

    On a hilltop surrounded by beautiful, wooded views of the Cape Cod National Seashore...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    electric baseboard heating...moreless

  • Internet:

    high speed satellite internet...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room:

    HD satellite TV and DVD player, lots of places to sit, games and books everywhere...moreless

  • Parking:

    in driveway...moreless

  • Telephone:

    local and nationwide calling included...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

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

    Galley kitchen with reclaimed wood cabinetry and all appliances and utentils...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
June
Jun 8 - Jun 22, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,000
Summer
Jul 11 - Aug 29, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,200

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

No smoking and no pets, please. Bring your own linens and towels. An access code to the key lock box at the front door will be sent to you via email just prior to your check-in


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 05/26/2015
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Location

100 Miles
Nearest Airport
Boston Logan Airport
12 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Provincetown
50 Miles
Nearest Train
Hyannis
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 6
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Moby Dick
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Ryder

Car: Necessary

The house is a 15 min walk to the closest Bay beach (Ryder Beach) or a 2 min drive. Ocean beaches are a 10 min drive include Long Nook and Balston beaches. The area is very rural and beautiful, in the middle of the forested landscape of the Cape Cod National Seasore. Enjoy long walks on the many trails through the forest toward the beach, or long bike rides through the back country lanes of Truro and Wellfleet. The home is completely private, at the top of a hill, with beautiful western views and lovely sunsets. Two levels of porches capture the ocean breezes scented by pine and oak forests which surround the 4-acre property. Truro Town Center is the nearest town with services - about a 5 min drive, or Wellfleet Town Center, in the opposite direction, also about a 5 min drive. Bay and ocean beaches abound, as do kettle ponds deep in the forest. The restaurants and nightlight of Province town are just 12 min. away by car. You will love this natural, tranquil, private setting in the Cape Cod National Seashore!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1990

About the owner: I'm an urban planner and an architectural historian who lives and works in San Francisco, but I designed this house for my parents on their property on the cape. We have spent many wonderful summers here, and have lovingly maintained this family summer home.

Why the Owner Chose Truro:
This property has been in the family since the 1880s, but was never developed until 1990, when this custom house was built in the form of a traditional salt-box with post-and-beam construction methods using reclaimed timbers and local stones. It has been a special place for our family, and I hope it can be for yours too!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The complete privacy, lovely scented breezes from the front porch, views of the forest, song birds, and sunsets make this a special place. After a day at the beach or the ponds, it's great to rinse off in the outdoor shower. After a week at Rose Hill, you will feel completely relaxed and at one with nature.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Side view of the house as one approaches from the driveway

    Side view of the house as one approaches from the driveway

  • Screened in porch, great for relaxing and outdoor dining

    Screened in porch, great for relaxing and outdoor dining

  • Bright daisies meet you at the walk to the front door

    Bright daisies meet you at the walk to the front door

  • Open, post-and-beam architecture

    Open, post-and-beam architecture

  • wood burning stove and rocking chair with field stone hearth

    wood burning stove and rocking chair with field stone hearth

  • Dining room with field flowers, looking back towards the kitchen

    Dining room with field flowers, looking back towards the kitchen

  • Dining table overlooking the forest seats 6

    Dining table overlooking the forest seats 6

  • Fun nautical accessories seen from the staircase

    Fun nautical accessories seen from the staircase

  • Second bedroom with two twin beds, forest views, and direct porch access

    Second bedroom with two twin beds, forest views, and direct porch access

  • Sunset from the second floor porch

    Sunset from the second floor porch

  • Clams!

    Clams!

  • Sunset from Ryder Beach - a 2 min drive from the house.

    Sunset from Ryder Beach - a 2 min drive from the house.

  • Two levels of porches face west toward the sunsets

    Two levels of porches face west toward the sunsets

  • Evening view of the house - amazing sunsets!

    Evening view of the house - amazing sunsets!

  • Living room with satellite HDTV, DVD player, and lots of books and games

    Living room with satellite HDTV, DVD player, and lots of books and games

  • open staircase looking toward entry

    open staircase looking toward entry

  • Farmer's galley kitchen with reclaimed wood cabinetry

    Farmer's galley kitchen with reclaimed wood cabinetry

  • Fresh vegetables, flowers, and beach plum jelly!

    Fresh vegetables, flowers, and beach plum jelly!

  • Open 'catwalk' connecting upstairs bedrooms

    Open 'catwalk' connecting upstairs bedrooms

  • Master bedroom with comfy queen size bed and satellite TV and forest views

    Master bedroom with comfy queen size bed and satellite TV and forest views

  • Main bathroom upstairs

    Main bathroom upstairs

  • private outdoor shower

    private outdoor shower

  • buoy collection on the fence

    buoy collection on the fence

  • Truro's famous Long Nook Beach on the ocean side - 10 min drive from house

    Truro's famous Long Nook Beach on the ocean side - 10 min drive from house

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
    1.5
  • Property type
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Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/26/2015
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