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Peaceful Solitude with Historic Charm

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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1.75
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 5-7

Historic, secluded, handsome, 3-bedroom on Truro's Old County Road. Magical setting, overlooking Pamet Harbor. Painted by Edward Hopper in the 1930’s (see attached image). Tucked away at end of long private driveway on two acres of pine and locust forest.

Not your run-of-the mill rental, this is truly a special spot. The house itself is more than 200 years old, and has been maintained well, but with a full appreciation for its unique and historic character. Antique furniture. Plenty of sunlight. Pine floors and period wallpaper. Every room has a special aura, warm and reminiscent of another era. A wonderful space for entertaining or for peaceful solitude.

Water view. Picnic table in yard. Vegetable Garden out back. Comfortable, fully-functional and well-appointed eat-in kitchen with dishwasher. Large living/dining room, with fireplace. One sleep-able futon in its own room downstairs. Master bedroom with large dressing room and full bathroom with stall shower and pressure bidet. Middle bedroom with two single beds and large closet. Third bedroom cozy, charming. One full bathroom and two half bathrooms, as well as an outdoor shower and sink. TV & DVD player, and outdoor grill. Canoe provided, easy launch on site.

Preference (and discounts) given to longer rentals.
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Member since: 2007

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    Beds connect to make one king-size bed....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single


  • There is one full-sized futon downstairs, in a room with a door that closes, that can be used to accommodate guests....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 2 Half Bathrooms


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Historic

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Fisher Beach is the closet bay-side beach (3 min. drive). Balston Beach is the nearest ocean beach (approx. 10 min. drive)....moreless

  • Rural
  • Water View:

    The house borders the salt marsh fed by Pamet Harbor. At high tide, it is possible to launch a kayak from the front yard and paddle out to Cape Cod Bay....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Dialup Access
  • Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine


  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


from 2 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Season
Apr 10 - Jun 3, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,600 $4,800
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$2,400 $7,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Not included

Manager's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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100 Miles
Nearest Airport
Logan Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Ferry
100 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rt. 6, Pamel Roads exit
0.3 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Recommended

The house is located next to Pamet Salt Marsh, and looks out to Pamet Harbor. At high tide, it's possible to launch a canoe or kayak from the front yard, and paddle out to the bay. 10-minute walk to Fisher Beach (bayside) along marsh; 3 minutes by car. 8-10 minute drive to Ballston Beach (ocean side). It's an ideal location for walking, biking and quiet repose. The house abuts a small hill with spectacular views of Cape Cod bay and P-town beyond. Driveway has ample parking. Shops in Truro Center are 5-minutes by car. There's strong cell phone reception at house.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 1968

Why Truro, MA, USA:
This is a house that has been in the family for 50 years. For the past 15 years, we have been running it as a summer rental, and using it ourselves in the off-season. Rentals are administered by several members of our family -- we all care deeply about, and for, the house and its setting.

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Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

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  • View from driveway

    View from driveway

  • Front of House

    Front of House

  • Pamet Salt Marsh (view from front yard)

    Pamet Salt Marsh (view from front yard)

  • Master Bedroom from above

    Master Bedroom from above

  • Fish and Glass

    Fish and Glass

  • Middle Bedroom (two twin beds zip together to form a king bed)

    Middle Bedroom (two twin beds zip together to form a king bed)

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Bookcase and shelving

    Bookcase and shelving

  • Front Parlor

    Front Parlor

  • Kitchen (sink and cupboard)

    Kitchen (sink and cupboard)

  • Pantry desk

    Pantry desk

  • A Lay of the Land (view from old railroad grade)

    A Lay of the Land (view from old railroad grade)

  • Edward Hopper's "Captain Kelly's House" (1931)

    Edward Hopper's "Captain Kelly's House" (1931)

  • Front of House (from Salt Marsh)

    Front of House (from Salt Marsh)

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master Bedroom & Dressing Room

    Master Bedroom & Dressing Room

  • Toilet and Bidet in Master Bathroom

    Toilet and Bidet in Master Bathroom

  • Small Bedroom (twin bed)

    Small Bedroom (twin bed)

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Front Staircase from above

    Front Staircase from above

  • Kitchen (table and cooking area)

    Kitchen (table and cooking area)

  • Kitchen Table

    Kitchen Table

  • Downstairs half bathroom

    Downstairs half bathroom

  • Rear of House through trees

    Rear of House through trees

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