Private Osterville Estate

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Last updated: 10/05/2016
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:4.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Bright & lovely home on almost 3 acres in Osterville’s coveted “Seapuit” enclave (which fronts on North Bay). A gracious gem amongst very substantial homes & estates. Short walk to Cape's most charming village (Osterville), CC Academy, wonderful Fitness & Wellness Ctr, great new library & scenic bayfronts. Close to beaches: 7 minute bike ride to our own Dowses Beach on Nantucket Sound or East Bay on the backside (calm waters for toddlers). Walk to a freshwater beach at Joshua's Pond. Golf & fishing nearby. Hi-speed wireless access is available. Each BR has private bath. Screened porch is wonderful for evening or rainy weather dining, and patio offers more outdoor dining and relaxing. Views of sweeping lawns, flowers, beautiful shrubs & trees (professionally landscaped). Best of all, the enjoyment of total privacy & serene nature surrounding our home & the unique Seapuit enclave. Main house: 3 BR/3.5 baths, sleeps 6 (+ loveseat sofabed in Den); plus, Studio Cottage (sleeps 2 on trundle beds) may also be rented as an option (ONLY in conjunction with Main House tenancy). Rates shown do NOT include Studio Cottage Option fee. Off-season rates will be quoted, based on dates, length of stay, etc. Please see Guest REVIEWS (all 5-STAR).
* Japanese also spoken
Seapuit enclave is a unique upscale community, hidden just off the Village, with professionals, executives & others, enjoying their homes year-round, or for summer & weekend retreats. Rental history includes several years where couples/families booked ENTIRE summer seasons for themselves, sometimes repeating. Our guests praise the quiet serenity, privacy, gorgeous surrounding nature, comfort, and amenities. Also, our thoughtfulness & thoroughness in furnishing & accessorizing the house, with its charming decor. They love the convenience to Osterville's robust year-round village, CC Academy, fitness center, easy access to the Mid-Cape highway, island ferries, Provincetown, commercial centers, & other regional attractions in Boston and Newport, RI. .

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Member since: 2007

Speaks: english, Japanese
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/05/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 2700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Powder Room: toilet


  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower, outdoor shower

    In Studio Cottage (an Extra Option, for $500/week)...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Cable TV and hi-speed internet access also available, depending upon circumstances (e.g., in-season vs. off-season, etc.). HIGHLIGHT FEATURES: Delightful ambiance: bright, sunny, comfortable, and tastefully furnished. Quiet & very private, situated on almost 3 acres: views enjoyed from all rooms; especially serene from screened porch and patio, with beautiful views of nature....moreless


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Family


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Our own Dowses Beach on Nantucket Sound; or, calmer waters on the backside (East Bay) for toddlers). Very scenic; no commercial sights.Also, Joshua's Pond for infants & toddlers. ...moreless

  • Downtown:

    Cape's vibrant, most charming Village.A quaint destination location of restaurants, boutiques, galleries, cafe's, health food. New library, hardware, convenience, hair, etc. Festivals, concerts, etc...moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    Osterville fronts on Nantucket Sound, with 3 marinas and boatsThree marinas: Crosby's, Oyster Harbors Marine, and Nautilus Marina,....moreless

  • Village:

    An upscale, year-round destination village (not a drive-thru with major traffic, like Chatham). Loved for quaint charm, wonderful restaurants, boutiques, scenic beauty, terrific new library,...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Osterville fronts on Nantucket Sound,, West Bay, East Bay, North Bay, and Cotuit Bay. Three marinas: Crosby's, Oyster Harbors Marine, and Nautilus Marina. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Dining Talble & Chairs in: formal DR; Kitchen; Porch; Patio ...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central in Main House. Optional Studio Cottage has window air conditioner, plus overhead fan....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Included in summer season; available at extra charge in off-seasons....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Included in summer season; available at extra charge in off-seasons....moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Large refrigerator plus beverage refrigerator...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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from 6 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2016/2017 Off-Season
Oct 6 - May 26, 2017
5 night min stay
Shoulder Season
May 27 - Jun 16, 2017
7 night min stay

Peak Summer
Jun 17 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay

Post Peak
Sep 2 - Sep 15, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
5 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Not included


Rates table above EXCLUDES Optional Studio Cottage ($500/wk additional charge, if Option is taken).

DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE FOR MONTHLY STAYS. Substantially Lower rates and flexible terms available for SHOULDER seasons & OFF-SEASON stays.

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Last updated: 10/05/2016
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70 Miles
Nearest Airport
Boston, MA or Providence (RI)
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
5 Bays Bistro, Wimpy's, Crisp, Chart House
7 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Hyannis, MA
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Private & Public
70 Miles
Nearest Train
Boston or Providence
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
State route 6 (Mid-Cape Highway)
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Wimpy's, 5 Bays Bistro, Crisp,
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Dowses Beach, Osterville. (Also, Joshua's Pond)

Car: Necessary

Osterville is Cape Cod's most charming and vibrant community, located between HyannisPort (home of Kennedy family compound) & Cotuit, mid-Cape on Nantucket Sound. A destination village, off the beaten track, without the pass-thru tourist traffic found everywhere else. The Village & its marinas have wonderful restaurants for both casual & fine dining. The shops and art galleries are full of beautiful & unique offerings. Our own gorgeous Dowses Beach (5 min drive) on Nantucket Sound is pristine (surf on one side & calm waters on the other). Joshua's Pond (freshwater) is a half-mile away; wonderful for toddlers. Two excellent private golf clubs, plus a public course 3 miles away. Day trips to scenic & colorful Provincetown, Heritage Plantation & Plymouth Rock; ferries to Nantucket or Martha's Vineyard Islands. Newport, less than two ours away, with it's famous turn-of-the century mansions, Tennis Hall of Fame. Loads of kids activities all over the Cape.

Other Activities: Kayaking, Cape Cod National Seashore, sand dunes, antiquing, boating, and fishing.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: We purchased the property hoping to oneday retire there. However, retirement still eludes us, but we love opportunities to visit off and on in all seasons, every year.

Why the Owner Chose Osterville, Barnstable, MA, USA:
Primarily because of its location in Osterville's woodsy Seapuit enclave, with its unique privacy and exclusivity, where most properties are owner-occupied. Also, because of its close walking proximity to the Cape's most charming Village (terrific restaurants), and scenic walks to bayfronts. Easy access by bike or car to our own Dowses Beach. A bonus: Osterville is truly a "destination" village, positioned OFF and AWAY from the main tourist roadways at all other Cape communities, which are plagued by bumper to bumper traffic, all the way through their village centers.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Gracious living, all on one floor in the Main House, with each bedroom having it's own private bath. Also, the added benefit of an Optional studio "Guest Cottage", with it's own deck, pretty views, and separate entrances, nicely separated from the Main House with strategic landscaping.

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Speaks: english, Japanese
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/05/2016

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  • Circular Drive Approaching House

    Circular Drive Approaching House

  • Sweeping Lawn in Rear Yard w/flowering trees & shrubs

    Sweeping Lawn in Rear Yard w/flowering trees & shrubs

  • Living Room w/fireplace

    Living Room w/fireplace

  • Large Dining Room

    Large Dining Room

  • Kitchen & Window Wall to Side Yard Gardens

    Kitchen & Window Wall to Side Yard Gardens

  • Screened Porch towards Side Yard

    Screened Porch towards Side Yard

  • Master Bedroom Suite (w/bath)

    Master Bedroom Suite (w/bath)

  • Guest Bedroom & Private Bath

    Guest Bedroom & Private Bath

  • Rear Terrace

    Rear Terrace

  • Private Studio Cottage (extra option)

    Private Studio Cottage (extra option)

  • Entry Foyer

    Entry Foyer

  • Living Room, w/ Den & Screened Porch Behind

    Living Room, w/ Den & Screened Porch Behind

  • New Gourmet Kitchen w/casual dining (expands to 6 seats)

    New Gourmet Kitchen w/casual dining (expands to 6 seats)

  • Screened Porch towards back yard & patio

    Screened Porch towards back yard & patio

  • Master Bedroom to Petite Patio

    Master Bedroom to Petite Patio

  • Guest BR (w/bath)

    Guest BR (w/bath)

  • Side Yard showing mudroom, kitchen, & porch

    Side Yard showing mudroom, kitchen, & porch

  • Private Studio Cottage (extra option)

    Private Studio Cottage (extra option)

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