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Lovingly decorated by new owner (January 2014)
with hardwood floors throughout the house; bathrooms and kitchen have slate floors. All new furnishings and furniture have been purchased specifically for this home. All rooms have had Hunter Douglas honeycomb stay cool cordless blinds installed. The kitchen has a new stainless steel dishwasher, sink, and faucet. The open Contemporary Cape Cod style cottage has 3 bedrooms, 2 shower/tub bathrooms with all the modern conveniences you could want: central air conditioning, wireless high-speed Internet, HD cable tv, dishwasher, microwave, oversized washer and dryer with vanity and counter for folding in laundry room. Easy access large patio, which opens to a large fenced in yard, has a table and seating for six and an adjustable umbrella.
Front yard has been completely renovated (Fall 2014) with wide steps, custom railing, paver walkway, plants, lawn, and automatic sprinkler system. Back yard will have been newly landscaped to compliment the front yard by late Spring 2015. The fire pit and shed have been removed. Outdoor shower with easy access to garage and patio will be installed by June. New driveway has been laid to ensure a smoother drive into the garage. Also there is now a turnaround on side of driveway for those who prefer not to back out of garage.
As one of the renters said 'Just bring yourself and clothes as everything has been provided.' Although if you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact the owner.
The backyard is completely fenced in starting at the left of the house and right of the garage then continuing to enclose the entire backyard. There is a gate with an opening (higher enough that a young child can't reach) at the garage side of the fence....moreless
Central air. Thermostat control in master bedroom on second floor. Ceiling fan in master bedroom and living room. Hunter Douglas waffled cordless blinds in every room for temperature and light control...moreless
Bright with Hunter Douglas energy efficient 'Architella' honeycomb blinds for windows/skylight. Cathedral ceiling with lighted ceiling fan. Leather couch, matching recliners,end tables, lamps....moreless
One car garage with remote control door opener. You may park two cars on the gravel area adjacent to the street. New driveway with turn around on side yard will be completed by mid-April 2015....moreless
Setting for twelve dishes, flatware, and drinking glasses. Mixing bowls, serving bowls, platters, water pitcher, cutlery, and all you need to prepare a meal. Blender, toaster, and coffee maker....moreless
Large Deck is directly off the dining room with steps leading to the completely fenced in backyard. Enclosed outdoor shower to be installed at back of the house by June, with easy access to house....moreless
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May 22 - Jun 26, 2015
3 night min stay
Jun 27 - Sep 5, 2015
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Sep 6 - Sep 8, 2015
3 night min stay
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Located in a very quiet, private location in a year round residential neighborhood. For the ocean swimmer or sunbather a beach pass with FREE parking is included for all Barnstable Beaches, with Covells and Craigsville Beaches only 2.5 miles away. Covells Beach is a resident only beach, which with your beach pass you may enjoy. Deeded rights will allow you to to use nearby Wequaquet Lake's boat landing and beach for freshwater swimming.
Only two miles to the Cape Cod Mall in Hyannis and many other attractions. Minutes away from shops, nightlife, outdoor activities, restaurants, ferries to the Islands, the JFK Museum and Kennedy Compound.
Year Purchased: 2014
About the owner: Born and brought up in Massachusetts; have lived in California for many years. Now retired from the retail industry, decided it was time to buy a home on the East Coast. Sometime in the future will move 'home' and be closer to siblings and life long friends. Until then we are offering our home for rent so others can enjoy our home and all Cape Cod has to offer.
Why the Owner Chose Hyannis:
We were attracted to the Cape Cod cottage style of the house. Walking through the front door we were immediately taken by the wood floors, cathedral ceiling, and sunny open feeling. Having a first floor bedroom and full bath across the hall with slate floors was a real plus. The master bedroom (27 x 17) on the second floor with wood floors is huge, and in some cities might be considered a studio apartment on it's own. We also liked that it is in a quiet residential neighborhood with a large fenced in backyard, yet nearby with easy access to the beach or fresh water, tourist attractions and any amenities we would need.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Once we learned that we could easily go to nearby Lake Wequaquet to swim in fresh water or go boating, yet enjoy the many beaches of Barnstable (including Covells and Craigville Beach) we knew the house was for us. Enjoy nearby Lake Wequaquet's 'beach area' with an on-duty lifeguard or launch your canoe, kayak, or row boat at the lake's boat landing. A pass will be provided giving you access and FREE PARKING (save the daily $15-25 parking fee) to the seven beaches of Barnstable. The drive to nearby Covells, which is for beach pass only and Craigville Beach (see photo) are only 2.5 miles. Although tucked away in a quiet residential community, you have easy access to the many tourist attractions of Hyannis, only a 3 mile drive. Stroll down Main Street with its many shops and eateries or take in a movie at the Cape Cod Mall with its many familiar stores. Take a ferry to Martha's Vineyard or Nantucket from Hyannis or drive to Falmouth or Woods Hole if you want a shorter 'ocean voyage'. Fresh seafood is a specialty at the local fish market or at the many wonderful restaurants on the Cape. If you enjoy live theater, the Melody Tent is about a 10 minute drive. For the baseball fan, the Cape Cod Baseball League is one of the premiere summer leagues spotlighting the best collegiate talent. The Hyannis team is only a fifteen minute drive away. Visit the Cape Cod Baseball League Hall of Fame at the 'Dugout', which is located at the lower-level of the JFK Museum in Hyannis. While you are there take in the JFK museum, which consists of a collection of photographs relating to the Kennedys and the many years they spent vacationing in Hyannis Port. Enjoy the Cape Cod Rail Trail, a 25 mile paved bike and walking path. For the history buff visit the Plimouth Plantation and the Mayflower which are about 45 minutes away. Then at the end of your day return to a quiet neighborhood, and enjoy a good night's sleep on comfy mattresses to prepare for your next day's excursion.
Cottage style Cape with new landscaping; stone stairway, and paver walkway.
Custom railing was installed for step down assistance (photos 1 + 2 taken prior)
Open floor plan allows you to relax on comfortable leather couch and recliners
Dining room has seating for six with easy access to the outside patio.
Enjoy outdoor dining after barbequing on a gas Weber bbq. Adjustable umbrella.
Bright room has waffled cordless blinds for cool comfort and reduction of sun.
Directly across from bedroom. Full tub/shower, slate floors, shelved closet.
Curl up and take a nap or read on these over sized comfy chairs.
Master bedroom has several large closets and energy efficient cordless blinds.
Shower/tub second floor bath can be shut off for privacy from second bedroom.
2015 backyard will be newly landscaped. Step off deck to a fenced in backyard.
Enjoy the warm waters of Nantucket Sound at Craigville Beach; 2.5 miles away.
All new plantings, automatic sprinkler system. Custom railing installed see #3.
Cordless shades keep this bright room cool while you watch tv or enjoy friends.
HD flat screen cable tv with extended programming. DVD player.
Stainless steel dishwasher and fridge which has an ice maker and water dispenser
First floor queen bedroom with closet and directly across the hall from bathroom
Sleep well on a gel foam queen bed after a busy day enjoying Cape Cod activities
Spacious bedroom with a comfortable gel foam king mattress. Central air.
Master bedroom with skylight, which has a cordless blind to control brightness.
Kids can enjoy this over sized room with Mom and Dad. Thermostat for central AC.
Pillow top twin mattresses in a nautical theme. Beach towels are provided.
Entire back yard is fenced in. Gate lock is out of reach for small children.
The boat landing for Lake Wequaquet; .2 mile from the house. Beachfront nearby.
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