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Escape to Spacious 3-Bedroom Cape on Quiet Cul De Sac

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

Property description

The house sits on a slight knoll with a large front yard dominated by shrubbery. The rear of the property is your usual sandy mixture Cape lawn - ideal for playing or simply lying out in the shade of the many locust trees, which also appear to be a sanctuary for birds and other wildlife.
We are within easy reach of Fort Hill, a popular spot for an ocean sunrise and Rock Harbour for its famous sunsets. The bike trail, which meanders through much of the Cape, can be accessed .07 miles from the house and it will take you right through to Coast Guard Beach and all the way to Marconi Beach or, in the opposite direction, to Orleans, Brewster and Dennis - a pleasurable and safe way of travel. We have 2 first class bikes there for you to use but you need to bring your own helmets.
The house is situated so that alternate roads can be used to avoid the highly traveled Route 6.


rental period: The calendar may read otherwise but the rental periods are normally Saturday to Saturday unless other arrangements have been made. It will be priced accordingly. Check-in time is 3.00pm and check-out time is 12:00 noon.The time is crucial for the cleaners. It's so hard to find reliable people who maintain the highest standards. So please abide by the check- out time.
I'm sorry to say pets will have to have other arrangements made for them.There are various kennels that can make your animals comfortable and are within easy reach. Other guests must and should be considered.
We're also sorry to say that there is no smoking inside. There is an ashtray on the deck for your use, outside only. You can understand our position, thanks.
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We started to recycle last year to do our share. It went very well and we set the cellar up with everything you need to sort things out. You just sort and stack and we take everything out in the fall. Your children's grandchildren will thank you!

The Cape can be even more charming in the late summer and early fall, as most of the tourists have left. This is an ideal time to experience the true beauty of what Cape Cod really has to offer.

For those few who want to take the time to drive down and view the house, we encourage you to do so. Arrangements can be made for you. Just let me know. It is always good to actually see first hand the house you're going to rent. So many people don't and as a result are disappointed.
Choosing a holiday house doesn't have to be a hassle. Just look for good value. It pays off in spades.
I apologize for the necessity of the security deposit but unfortunately it's impossible to work around it. Again, it's not deposited but held until the house is cleared and then mailed back within a few days.
We offer a check out time of 12:00 noon, which will give you plenty of time to pack up and depart.
It's nice to be a few steps from the ocean but unfortunately not every house is. There are advantages to being ten minutes away. One is to see the children get to fever pitch during the ride to the beach!


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Property Type

  • House
  • 1300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome:

    Of course, what would the cape be without children playing with their pails and shovels !....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    An ash tray is provided for you on the deck. There is no Smoking in the house. thank you...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    there are qualified Kennels in the area where you pets will be well cared for....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    wheelchair inaccessiable ,however it's elderly friendly . both showers are walk ins.no accidents will take place in my bathrooms....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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  • The main bedroom is upstairs with a modern bathroom and walk in shower, ensuite. The downstairs bathroom is being refurbished and will be ready for 2015 season All three bedrooms are air conditioned .....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 1 is upstairs off the master bedroom. Bathroom 2 is on the ground floor. There is an enclosed outdoor shower with hot and cold water....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Beach chairs and beach umbrellas are available. We have filtered water throughout the house. There is an Espresso/ Cappuccino machine, and free telephoning within USA and Canada. There are also two bicycles available for your use. Replacement of any supplies or condiments would surely be appreciated by your successors. Thanks, and have a great stay. ....moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Expanded cable...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    There are two in the house : one in the living room and the other upstairs...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    there are six other place mats in the lower draw by fridge....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 7 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    each of the three bedrooms has an air conditioner....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    if Need be each room is individually controlled by its own thermostat...moreless

  • Internet:

    It's open access...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    at the top of the driveway there's parking for three cars...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone:

    one can telephone anywhere in USA and Canada at no cost...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    it's an open Network. Just plug in and go....moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    If it's not there let us know and it will be the next time...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    there's a sundry assortment of condiments at your disposal It's always nice to leave a Little something behind for your successors....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles:

    two there for your use...moreless

  • Binoculars
  • Golf:

    there arer no fewer than ten courses in the area.Telephone numbers for them are listed on the board....moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck

Property Descriptor

  • Detached
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summmer
Jun 6 - Jun 27, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,350
Summer
Jun 28 - Sep 5, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,550
Early Fall
Sep 7 - Oct 3, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,350

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Imagine a solitary sunset stroll on a lonely ocean beach. The crowds have left and everything is as you had hoped for. That's the lower Cape in the late summer. Labor Day Week is the Cape's best kept secret.. It's there for the taking.

There are a few possibilities for Labor Day Weekend.

Rent- August 29 -September 5 and Saturday and Sunday is included. That means 9 days for the price of 7 . Check out time Monday at noon.----- Aug. 29 --Sept 7 for $1550.00.

Rent - Sept. 3---7. Check out time Monday at noon for $875.00. Dinner for two is included at a fine lower cape establishment.

Rent - July 4--11 and a complimentary week's beach pass will be waiting for you.

When booking more than three months in advance, prior to the beginning of the 2015 season. non-refundable resevation fee of $100.00 is sufficient. Payments of one half of the balance is due three months and one months prior. Cancellations : monies will be fully refunded if house can be re-rented.

Check-in time is 3:00pm and check-out is a comfortable 12:00 pm.

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Location

160 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Logan Airport, Boston
4 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Land Ho in Orleans
40 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Provincetown-----Boston
8 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Captains in Brewster
400 Metres
Nearest Motorway
Route 6
4 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Mahoney's in Orleans/ Land Ho
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Boat Meadow Beach

Car: Necessary

The town of Eastham is perfectly located on the Lower Cape for you to enjoy both the bayside and National Seashore beaches. Cape Cod is attractive throughout the year because of its uniqueness. However, if you are in search of tranquillity and solitude September and October are ideal months to visit. Whether it 's the cosmopolitan atmosphere of Provincetown, the raw beauty of Truro, the art galleries of Wellfleet, the beach walks of Orleans and Eastham or the exquisite charm of Chatham the Lower Cape is something to be experienced more than once in your lifetime.

Other Activities: bird watching, beach combing

Golf: The area is rich with golfing opportunities and, with the exception of weekends, Tee-Times are easily available. For a unique golf experience we recommend the links course in Truro, the oldest of its kind in the USA.

Those who wish to obtain an Eastham beach pass can save money. Normally, day parking is $15.00. A weekly pass is $60.00. Two weeks is about $90.00. You can check with the Town Hall (508-240 5974). It's certainly worth a call. They send the pass out to you. It can all be done online. As far as the National Seashore goes I think they also start charging on June 28th through Labor Day. That you're going to have to look into. The Eastham beach passes only apply to the bayside beaches.

Those interested enquiries will be asked when would be a good time for me to telephone.This serves a dual purpose : one,it gives you a chance to asked any questions you may have beyond the website. Secondly, it gives us the opportunity to get to know one another on a more personal basis. Everything said, wouldn't you want to know the people renting your house?

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: Growing up, and spending Summer vacations on the Cape made it so natural to purchase the house there. We look forward to opening the house in May and regret the task of closing it in November. We find it surprising that so many families opt for the high season in the summer. The off season gives people a chance to enjoy the tranquility and solitude of an uninterrupted beach stroll and the pleasures of autumn. I grew up near Boston, went to college there, and upon earning my degree I found myself reporting to the Boston Army Base for induction. Yes, America used to draft - not a pleasant time to come of age. Luckily I got orders for Europe when many of my countrymen weren't as fortunate. Little did I know how it would change my life forever. Having been taken in by the country I found myself being drawn back two years later. It was in Heidelberg, the medieval home of Germany's oldest university and the setting for the Student Prince, where I met my wife. The memories of our first few years play out like a fairy tale. A more romantic setting could not be imagined. It would be hard not to be taken in by its Old World charm. Even today, many years later, we still think fondly of our younger days there. Wanting to keep our ties with Boston we bought Brenda Lane, for it was practical at the time and the perfect house for us. Our plan was to change just about everything over the next fifteen years and we're right on schedule. The things remaining from the early days are a classic Cape couch from the forties and a dining room set that fits in beautifully. We've recently renewed both bathrooms to make them safer and more spacious. As it turned out it was the right house then and is an even better one now. We hope families driving a 150 miles enjoy our house as much as we do traveling 3500.

Why the Owner Chose Eastham:
Since it's the dream of every kid from Boston to one day own a home on Cape Cod it came natural to seek out one there. This was the third house we looked at and we knew from the get- go it was the one. Sitting up on the knoll with a huge expanse of land, twice as much as any other house on the street (only eight), the cathedral ceiling opening up the whole downstairs - it just seemed right. We love working in the garden in the spring, whipping everything into shape. It seems with each passing year it takes longer and longer. What used to take three days now takes six (I'm down to half days) but it is still fun. Helga hasn't been at the house much over the years because of her career, but as of this year things will change quite a bit. We'll be spending as much as three months a year here starting in the Spring. There aren't many places like Cape Cod in the fall. It's breathtaking. We would never think of coming in the high season. We'll leave that to families who cannot come at any other time and who can brave the crowds and everything that goes with it. My only regret about the house is that we didn't buy it fifteen years earlier.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
There is much to be said of the Lower Cape. To experience it, it will forever draw you back. It's almost like having all of the wonders of nature to yourself no matter how many others you're sharing it with. .As far as the house goes there is nothing special or unique about it. It's like thousands of other Cape houses built in the late Eighties, except this one belongs to us. The house and what's in it reflect our taste and our lifestyle and we hope that our visitors will feel as comfortable there as we do. It's too bad families today can't find the time to have the experience of that special day of hunting for their perfect summer house. If I had to choose my favorite childhood memory that would top the list, and I thank my parents for making those summers memorable. Maybe we can provide a few for your family.


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  • downstairs back bedroom

    downstairs back bedroom

  • downstairs front bedroom

    downstairs front bedroom

  • upstairs bedroom

    upstairs bedroom

  • low tide at Boatmeadow Beach

    low tide at Boatmeadow Beach

  • the surf's up at Coastguard

    the surf's up at Coastguard

  • winter

    winter

  • a corner of the yard

    a corner of the yard

  • cathedral-ceilinged living room

    cathedral-ceilinged living room

  • downstairs bathroom

    downstairs bathroom

  • downstairs front bedroom

    downstairs front bedroom

  • upstairs bedroom

    upstairs bedroom

  • a breathtaking view of the Marsh from Fort Hill

    a breathtaking view of the Marsh from Fort Hill

  • The friendly market at nearby Orleans

    The friendly market at nearby Orleans

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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, german
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  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/16/2015
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