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Private 3.5 Acre Wooded Setting with Lakefront Beach Perfect for Large Groups

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Last updated: 06/23/2015

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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Vacation with friends or extended family in this 'Old Cape Cod' style setting with a large private beach on John Joseph’s Pond. Enter the 3.5 acre property by one of the 3 entry driveways, labeled # 90 and #92 John Joepph Rd. This private wooded lot has 3 cozy cottages each with it's own fireplace and 2 separate kitchens so that you and your friends or family can vacation together but still have privacy when you want it. A covered breezeway connects 2 cottages and a common courtyard allows for the whole group to gather around one or both of the two fire pits. Or follow a short wooded path down to a large private sandy beach for lounging or for swimming off the dock or to the float. Enjoy boating ( several boats available for your use), fishing, or just relaxing during the day. In the evenings enjoy food or song at the fire pits on the beach. And don't forget your dogs or other furry friends!


Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Out door is permissible but discouraged...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Well -behaved pets are welcome...moreless

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17, Beds for 17

  • Bedroom 1 Rick House: 1 king, 1 twin/ single

    King is 2 twins that can be separated...moreless

  • Bedroom 2 Rick House: 1 queen

    Adjacent to Bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 3 'Bunk Room': 4 twin/ single

    2 twins and bunkbed with upper/lower singles....moreless

  • Bedroom 4 Rick House: 1 twin/ single

    Single bed in small room off the three other bedrooms ...moreless

  • Bedroom: 5 Slider House main room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Living room with queen size pull-out couch...moreless

  • Bedroom 6 Bachelor Hall: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Living room with queen size pull-out couch...moreless

  • Bedroom 7 Bachelor Hall Bedroom: 2 queen, 1 twin/ single

    Single is over one queen, 'Bunk 'Style...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 In Slider House: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2 In Rick House, near the 4 bedrooms: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 3 In Bachelor Hall: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 4 Outside Bachelor Hall: outdoor shower

    Enclosed Outdoor shower...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Rental is Saturday to Saturday in July and August only.


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Toys


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Optional for a fee...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large living room with views of pond...moreless

  • Parking:


  • Parking Off Street


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Golf:

    Cranberry Valley Golf Course very nearby and available to guests...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Two of each, Kayak and Canoe...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:


  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Sailboat
  • Shed
  • Walkway To Water
  • Water Sports Gear:

    2 kayaks, 2 canoes, rowboat, sunfish sailboat, many life jackets , water toys, dock, swim float, etc...moreless

  • Wood Deck


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2015
2 night min stay
October 2015
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Not included


Payment due with lease at time of reservation. For divided payment ( Half with lease and half I month before arrival) add $200.

Also, if you would like us to supply clean linens, bed sheets , and towels as well as starter supplies of toilet paper, paper towels, hand soap ,dish detergent and firewood we will do so for an additional $250..

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Private sandy beach on a beautiful quiet pond - perfect for swimming, fishing, and non-motorized boating. If you prefer the ocean there are several public beaches nearby. A golf course is just a block away and nearby conservation land is perfect for walking or bird-watching. The Cape Cod Rail Trail is not far away and is a favorite way to bike to the town tennis courts, playground, playing fields, and most importantly the ice cream shops!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1954

About the owner: Our family and friends have enjoyed this property for many decades and we welcome you share it too. As a retired medical couple we now find managing this special spot a great way to bring a happy, healthful vacation to new groups of families and friends. Dick and Anne Simmons

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  • Pond and dock

    Pond and dock

  • Interior of secondary cottage

    Interior of secondary cottage

  • Secondary Cottage

    Secondary Cottage

  • Path to pond and private beach

    Path to pond and private beach

  • Beach (from right side)

    Beach (from right side)

  • Boats available

    Boats available

  • Pond


  • Fireplace in sleeping cottage

    Fireplace in sleeping cottage

  • Dock and float

    Dock and float

  • Beach (from left side)

    Beach (from left side)

Minimum stay: 1-2 nights
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  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 06/23/2015
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Private 3.5 acre wooded setting with lakefront beach perfect for large groups

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