Truly Antique Cape Cod House with its Own Beach on Scargo Lake Near Bay(12 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
- 3 bedrooms, 2 baths
The house on Scargo Lake sleeps 6 in 3 air-conditioned bedrooms (an aero bed is provided for additional guests -children and teens love it) and offers a new full kitchen that opens to a charming Revolutionary era dining room with antique furnishings. The fully equipped kitchen has a huge refrigerator, Jennair stove, dishwasher, two sinks and plenty of workspace. All rooms have hardwood floors and quaint wallpaper. There are two bathrooms (one with a tub and one with a new circular shower). Adjacent to the patio, there is an outdoor shower with hot and cold water The house has a 21st century, central air-conditioned addition: a huge second dining room and living room with four skylights and Italian marble floors with a wall of sliding glass doors that open up to an outdoor deck -a perfect place for a family gathering or barbecue (has a propane gas grill). Cable TV and WiFi are provided as are a washer & dryer and a brand new natural gas furnace and four-heating zones for off-season rentals. The 200' lakefront is ideal for outdoor dining. There is a fire pit at the lakefront where families can gather, make music, watch the moonlight on Scargo Lake, and cook around fire. We use no herbicides or pesticides on the lawn so it is very safe for children and pets.
Scargo Lake is famous for being serene and clean. Only sailboats, canoes, etc. are allowed. The lakefront is so quiet that one can often hear beach-goers playing at the public beach on the other side of the lake, half a mile away. Cape Cod Bay beaches (Howes and Corporation) are a 15-20 minute walk (or a 2-minute drive), so one can swim in the bay and rinse off in Scargo Lake’s crystal clear water. Mayflower beach is less than 5 minutes drive away. The lakefront has 3 entrances into the water for swimming, one a sandy beach that is great for children as it is shallow for a considerable distance before the water deepens. The lake is also excellent for sailing, canoeing or kayaking and tenants may use the Hobie Wave Catamaran sailboat, kayak, or canoe (life jackets in the boathouse-mandatory). Bass and trout fishing, including fly-fishing and ice fishing, make the lake a year-round fishing paradise. The boathouse has a bar with bar stools and large windows right on the lake.
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The house is located off 6A in Dennis Village, a village unchanged since the 1950s. Although set back from the road and secluded by dense vegetation, the house is easily within walking distance of the village. The property is a short walk (5-15 minutes) from the Cape Playhouse (world famous off-Broadway theater), Cape Cinema ('art' films, not commercial fare), Cape Cod Art Museum (well worth a visit -Cape artists), local restaurants (many excellent, some exceptional) and the center of town (a gazebo). A large shopping mall is a ten-minute drive to Patriot Square. The area also has great hiking and biking trails. The reviews that follow below confirm that people love to vacation at the house on Scargo Lake, as will you.
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Member since: 2006
- Max. occupancy 8
- Children Welcome
- Pets Considered
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
- Each bedroom has an AC unit.
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Canoe, Hobie Wave Catamaran sailboat, kayak
- Audio Tape Player
- Books For Adults
- Books For Kids
- DVD Player
- Games For Kids
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Whale Watching
- Near The Ocean
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Water Skiing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 10 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Clothes Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Parking Off Street
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Lobster Pot
- Pantry Items
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 23 - Sep 23, 2017
7 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Changeover Day: Saturday
Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $50
- Cleaning $185
- Taxes Not included
cleaning fee $160 includes towels and linens
In addition to the 18th century house with a 21st century addition, the property includes a 200- foot lakefront with a saliboat, canoe, kayak, and three swimming entrances to the lake (the beach by the boathouse is perfect for small children as the water deepens very gradually). The sailboat is a double-hulled catamaran and may only be used by those wh
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Within walking distance to the town of Dennis and the Cape Playhouse and Cinema. Boating, sailing, canoeing, tennis, biking, surfing, windsurfing, swimming, hiking, scuba diving, and fishing.
18th century house with modern addition, patio, and lakefront on Scargo
Have a sail of a lifetime on a catamaran
Great Room with skylights, marble floor, sliding glass doors leading to patio.
Modern kitchen has Jenn-Air stove, two sinks and dishwasher. Opens to 18th c. DR
Dine on property's lakefront with view of Scargo Hill and Tower
Bedroom with queen bed and hardwood floors. All 3 bedrooms are air-conditioned
Swans visiting property at one of three swimming entrances to lake.
Wiggle your toes at low tide on the famous Mayflower Beach (2 miles from house).
Bar in boathouse at lakeside
Serve for dinner local lobsters trapped daily or take a boat to get your own.
Enjoy reflection of fall foliage on Scargo Lake
Take a stroll at sunset on nearby Cape Cod Bay
Swim in the crystal waters of glacial Scargo Lake! Year-round fishing paradise.
Lakefront on property with canoe and swimming area
Great Room with marble floor, sliding glass doors to patio, skylights, and TV
18th century dining room opens to kitchen and complements 2nd DR in Great Room.
bedroom with its own door that opens to lawn going to lakefront
Deck on lakefront with Adirondack chairs next to 1 of 3 swimming entrances.
Local beach, Howes Street Beach, on Cape Cod Bay within walking distance.
Boathouse with bar looking out at lawn and lake
Have your meals at the lakefront.
Fall at the property. No pesticides or herbicides are used on lawn.
Invite friends and family for a lakeside barbecue or seafood buffet
Sip a drink at the bar in boathouse and feel the breeze from Scargo Lake
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