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Private Waterfront Estate on Buzzards Bay. Views & Solitude

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Last updated: 02/05/2014

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

Onset house description

Enjoy the serenity of a special vacation in a one of a kind spectacular waterfront home situated directly on Buzzards Bay. From any of the five porches you will have an unobstructed view across the water. Or walk 300 ft. to your private beach. Our home has turn of the century charm with a large kitchen, huge dining room and living room, game room and beautifully crafted sunroom. 5 bedrooms sleep 11 and there are 4 additional rooms available, (ask about additional bedrooms), 2 1/2 baths, enclosed outdoor shower and much more. Drive a half mile on a dirt road to our private 5 acre getaway. And your well behaved and friendly dogs are always welcome!
Stay for the warm water, windsurfing, beach walks or just lie in the hammock and let your cares drift away. Or, for a change of pace, walk the hiking trails in the 300 acre Audubon Wildlife sanctuary abutting our property or play golf on the 18 hole par 3 course just a half a mile away. For longer excursions, Boston and Providence are only a one hour drive, we are near all of the Cape’s attractions, 45 minutes to the Martha’s Vineyard ferry or historic New Bedford, 30 minutes to Plymouth (visit Plymouth Plantation or the Mayflower) and we are just minutes from old Onset Village with its coffee shops, gift shops and restaurants.
Our home was an exclusive family enclave since 1922 but since 2002 we have shared it with discriminating travelers from across the globe. If you live locally we invite you to visit our property in the spring or request additional photographs anytime.

Keywords: Turn of last century shingle beach house

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered:

                Requests for pets will be considered...moreless

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 10-11

              • Other (See Description)


              • Bedroom 1: 3 twin/ single


              • Bedroom 2: 1 double


              • Bedroom 3: 1 king


              • Bedroom 4: 1 double


              • Bedroom 5: 1 queen


              • King size beds (1) Large master Bedroom with window seat and great water views, Queen size Beds (1) Water views, Double Beds (2) One room with a private porch and water view, the other shares a porch with a water view, Twin or Single Beds (3) One room with 3 singles and shares a porch with a water view...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Game Room
              • Games
              • Satellite / Cable:


              • Stereo
              • Television
              • VCR


              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Miniature Golf
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beachfront:

                The house has unobstructed water views of Buzzards Bay and faces south, it is directly on a private beach of sand, shells and small stones....moreless

              • Golf Course View:

                One half mile to 18 hole par 3 course...moreless

              • Rural:

                We abut Aububon Property with miles of trails...moreless

              • Water View
              • Waterfront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing


              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 12 people


              • Iron & Board
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine


              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Stove
              • Toaster


              • Balcony:

                There are three bedrooms on the second floor that share two screened balcony porches with waterviews....moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                (3) Decks and porches nearly encircle the house and have excellent water views...moreless

              • Golf
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill


              Write a review 3.5
              from 2 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Jun 1 - Sep 15, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $4,700 $16,000
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
              • Taxes Not included


              Up to four additional Rooms available.

              $200 additional pet damage fee (refundable if no damage done)

              1000/week or 2 week reservation fee

              $2000 reservation fee for 3 week rental

              $3000 reservation fee for 4 week rental

              Balance of payment 30 days prior to rental

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              60 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Logan International, Providence International
              5 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Narrows Crossing
              30 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Woods Hole, Falmouth
              1 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Little Harbor
              20 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Lakeville to Boston
              7 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Rte 195 and Rte 495
              5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Narrows Crossing

              Water park, go karts, batting cages, minature golf, Audubon hiking trails, Bicycling along Cape Cod Canal, Little harbor Golf Course (18 holes, par 3)


              Owner info

              About the owner: For over thirty five years I have been a film and video producer and cameraman. My assignments have included ABC, NBC, PBS and CBS networks, international networks including BBC, NHK and ITN as well as Fortune 500 clients. My work and advocation for travel has taken me to locations around the globe. I have had the opportunity to speak with fellow adventureres and experience the joys of travel.

              Why the Owner Chose Onset:
              I chose this location for its perfect southern exposure on Buzzards Bay; constant breezes and warm water as well as the proximity to Boston and Providence. It is a great place to come home to.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              The private beach provides a perfect entry to some of the best windsurfing and kite surfing in New England. Within a 10 minute walk there are several miles of Audubon trails and a par three golf course. Within a short ride there are resturants, a water park, mini-golf, museums go carts and shopping. Besides activities for the body there is solitude and restfulness for the soul; the location of the house is private and quiet.

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              Speaks: english



              • Bedroom with king bed

                Bedroom with king bed

              VRBO #78039

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              This listing was first published here in 2005.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, October 01, 2014

              $4,700 per week (USD)

              5 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 11

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              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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              Member since: 2005
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated 02/05/2014
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              (617) 620-4318 (Massachusetts, USA)

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