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Near Chapoquoit & Old Silver Beaches! Walk to Bike Path, Market, Ice Cream, Cafe

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Welcome! Our block is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Last updated: 07/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Charming 1940 renovated Cape one mile from Chapoquoit Beach and 1.5 miles from Old Silver Beach. High ceilings, exposed wood beams, spacious kitchen, master bedroom with vaulted ceiling and en-suite bath, wood-burning fireplace, enclosed backyard. Quick walk to historic country store, cafe, gourmet ice-cream shop and bike path. Quick bike ride or 20-minute walk to Chapoquoit Beach along the bike path and lovely West Falmouth harbor. Our block is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and our front door is featured on the 'Doors of Cape Cod' poster!

Located in West Falmouth Village, the house is a half-block walk to the West Falmouth Market, a 100-year-old country store (great deli, White's bakery, produce from a local farm, made-to-order pizza & sandwiches, wine shop), the Village Cafe (breakfast and lunch, organic coffee and smoothies), Eulinda's gourmet ice-cream shop with indoor and outdoor seating (summer only), a hair salon, day spa, and a 19th-Century church on the National Register of Historic Places. Two blocks to the Shining Sea bike path and harbor. (Easy bike rides to the villages of Falmouth and Woods Hole!) The historic West Falmouth Library is a 10-minute walk down the road. Two-minute drive to the Chapoquoit Grill restaurant, known for great brick-oven pizza.

Chapoquoit and Old Silver beaches are known for great swimming (warm, clear water and gentle waves), white sand and sunsets. Lifeguards and resident-only parking. Parking stickers are required in July and August through Labor Day. Renters may buy a weekly parking sticker, good at all Falmouth beaches, for $60.

A 10-minute drive to Main Street, Falmouth Village. A 15-minute drive to Woods Hole for the Martha's Vineyard ferry and seaside restaurants. The parking lot for Martha's Vineyard ferry shuttles is just five minutes down the road! Five-minute drive to horseback riding.

Parents Magazine recently named Falmouth one of the 10 best beach towns for families in the U.S. (#4)! Falmouth is the only Preserve America Community, designated by the White House, on Cape Cod.

HOUSE FEATURES

The first floor: living room, large kitchen, family room with window a/c, bedroom (two twins) and a full bath. Brazilian Cherry hardwood floors in the living room, family room and first-floor bedroom. The living room includes a wood-burning brick fireplace and a dining table for six. The kitchen features a porcelain-tile floor, breakfast nook with picture window, and a laundry closet. The family room includes two Ethan Allen sofas, cable TV, DVD player.

Baby gate at top of stairs; optional baby gate at bottom of stairs.

The kitchen door leads to an outdoor deck with gas grill (June 2012), large outdoor Pottery Barn wooden dining table with umbrella, hot-water outdoor shower and a fenced-in backyard (100% fenced) lined with rosebushes. Extensive woods beyond the fence keep the backyard private. Custom-built shed for bikes & beach gear.

The second floor includes four bedrooms and a full bath, which adjoins the master bedroom. The large master bedroom has a 15-foot vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, a king bed and an antique dressing table. The second-floor bedroom layouts include:

1. King bed, adjoining full bath
2. Queen bed, balcony
3. Queen and twin bed, window air-conditioner
4. Full bed

The layout of the house is ideal for mingling, with the large kitchen in the middle and the living and family rooms on each side. French doors between the living room and kitchen can be left open or closed. Our house has been very popular with wedding groups, including three brides!

Please note: We require renters to be at least 26 years of age, unless they are renting with their parents or grandparents. No more than 10 people may stay at the house. NO SMOKING ANYWHERE ON THE PROPERTY. NO PETS.

Day trips: Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Provincetown (90 minutes), Chatham, Wellfleet, Newport, Rhode Island (1 Hour), Plymouth (40 minutes), Boston (1 hour, 20 minutes). Peter Pan bus between Falmouth and Boston departs every hour (summer)

Keywords: West Falmouth, House, Chapoquoit Beach, Old Silver Beach, Shining Sea bike path, Wi-Fi

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1878 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renters must be at least 26 unless renting with their parents or grandparents....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Baby gates at top and bottom of stairs. Pack N Play. 'Little People' & other toys, Thomas trains, kids' DVDs, sand toys, boogie boards. Fenced-in yard. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking anywhere on the property, including balcony, deck and backyard. ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    Master with full bath. 2nd floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    includes balcony. 2nd floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    includes window air-conditioner. 2nd floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 double

    2nd floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 2 twin/ single

    1st floor...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3), Baby Cribs (1) Pack N Play portable crib...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Outdoor shower. One girls' bike and two Razor scooters for kids.

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library:

    movies for both kids and grown-ups...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Village:

    Walk to historic market, ice-cream shop, cafe, library, hair salon, gift shop, day spa and antique shop. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining table in living room seats 6. Breakfast nook in kitchen seats 4-5. Outdoor table on deck seats 11-12....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Two window units: one in family room and one in an upstairs bedroom. 2 rooms only....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    In kitchen closet...moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    We use a professional linen service. Linens will arrive at your door. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Includes dining table and wood-burning fireplace. Separate family room with two couches and TV....moreless

  • Parking:

    Two driveways, one on each side of house. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    two driveways, one on each side of the house. parking for 4 cars...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    boat...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels provided. Beach towels not provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    New 2010. In kitchen closet....moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

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

    includes breakfast nook and laundry. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    outdoor dining table with umbrella. outdoor shower on deck....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Enclosed back yard...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
July-August 2015
Jul 1 - Aug 28, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,650
Aug. 29-Sept. 5
Aug 29 - Sep 4, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,200
Sept.-Oct. 2015
Sep 6 - Oct 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,000

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Linens and cleaning upon checkout included. We use a professional linen service. No additional fees or taxes. Refundable Security Deposit $300.

Check-in 5pm, Check-out 2pm. Please note our check-in and check-out times are later than most.

$500 deposit required to book the house; balance due 30 days prior to arrival.


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Last updated: 07/26/2015
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Location

10 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
The Village Cafe
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Chapoquoit Beach

Car: Recommended

whale-watch cruises, water park, dinner train, sunset cruises, drive-in movie theater, clam shacks.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: We are a family of four.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The walk to Chapoquoit Beach. Biking along the seashore to Woods Hole on the Shining Sea Bikeway. Sunsets at Old Silver Beach. Maison Villatte bakery, Pie in the Sky. Quicks Hole for lobster tacos & fish tacos. Coffee Obsession, Ben & Bill's ice cream. Outdoor buffets at the Coonamessett Farm. The view from the Chart Room in Bourne. The ferry to Martha's Vineyard. Exploring Oak Bluffs and Edgartown on the Vineyard. The Knob at Quisset Harbor. The College Light Opera & the Falmouth Theater Guild at Highfield Hall.


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Photos

  • Welcome! Our block is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

    Welcome! Our block is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

  • Living room. Hardwood floor just three years old.

    Living room. Hardwood floor just three years old.

  • Family room with air-conditioner, partial view.

    Family room with air-conditioner, partial view.

  • Kitchen with breakfast nook.  Laundry inside the white closet.

    Kitchen with breakfast nook. Laundry inside the white closet.

  • kitchen with beamed ceiling

    kitchen with beamed ceiling

  • Entryway and entrance to first-floor bedroom, as seen from the staircase.

    Entryway and entrance to first-floor bedroom, as seen from the staircase.

  • Upstairs bedroom with queen and twin beds, window a/c

    Upstairs bedroom with queen and twin beds, window a/c

  • Queen bedroom

    Queen bedroom

  • Master bedroom with king bed, antique dressing table and vaulted ceiling

    Master bedroom with king bed, antique dressing table and vaulted ceiling

  • Backyard, 100% fenced-in. Extensive woods behind the fence.

    Backyard, 100% fenced-in. Extensive woods behind the fence.

  • Ice-cream shop and cafe a few houses down the road and across the street

    Ice-cream shop and cafe a few houses down the road and across the street

  • Chapoquoit Beach. Waves vary according to the weather.

    Chapoquoit Beach. Waves vary according to the weather.

  • Hydrangeas in front yard

    Hydrangeas in front yard

  • Dining area of the living room.  French doors lead to the kitchen.

    Dining area of the living room. French doors lead to the kitchen.

  • Family room. Cable tv inside cabinet. Toys in drawers.

    Family room. Cable tv inside cabinet. Toys in drawers.

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • First-floor bedroom. Two twin beds, closet.

    First-floor bedroom. Two twin beds, closet.

  • Stairway

    Stairway

  • Another view of upstairs bedroom showing closet and mirror.

    Another view of upstairs bedroom showing closet and mirror.

  • Queen bedroom with balcony facing the backyard

    Queen bedroom with balcony facing the backyard

  • Upstairs bedroom with full bed

    Upstairs bedroom with full bed

  • Backyard with deck and shed. Table may be extended.

    Backyard with deck and shed. Table may be extended.

  • Chapoquoit Beach, one mile from our house.

    Chapoquoit Beach, one mile from our house.

  • Old Silver Beach

    Old Silver Beach

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