Private Osterville Estate

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Last updated: 07/27/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • 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.Five minute bike ride to our own Dowses Beach on Nantucket Sound, and East Bay on the backside (with calm waters for toddlers). We also have Joshua's Pond (freshwater), a walking distance from the house. Golf & fishing nearby. Hi-speed wireless access. Each BR has private bath. The screened porch is wonderful for evening or rainy weather dining, and the patio offers more outdoor dining and relaxing. Views of sweeping lawns, flowers, beautiful shrubs & trees (professionally landscaped). Best of all, the enjoyment of special privacy & serene nature surrounding our home & its Seapuit enclave. Main house: 3 BR/3.5 baths, sleeps 6 (+ loveseat sofabed in Den). Home has been fully rented every summer season, and, oftentimes, for entire off-seasons, too. OPTIONAL EXTRA: Studio Cottage (w/trundle beds) may also be available (ONLY in conjunction with Main House tenancy), for additional fee of $500 per week. The cottage is not available for rent by itself. Off-season rates will be quoted, based on dates, length of stay, etc. Please see Guest REVIEWS (all 5-STAR). See SPECIAL OFFER for MAJOR RATE REDUCTION for remaining available weeks.
* 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. Our rental history includes 6 years where couples/families booked ENTIRE summer seasons for themselves, sometimes repeating. Tenants praised the quiet serenity, privacy, gorgeous surrounding nature, comfort, and amenities. Also, our thoughtfulness & care in furnishing and 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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Property Type

  • House
  • 2800 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 5: toilet, 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., 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, calm water 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 2 marinas and boats everywhere, on scenic West Bay, East Bay, and North Bay. Two golf clubs (private)....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:

    West Bay, East Bay, North Bay, and Cotuit Bay. Three marinas: Crosby's, Oyster Harbors Marine, and Nausett Marine, all in Osterville. ...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:


  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • 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
Peak Summer 2016
Jun 11 - Sep 2, 2016
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Late Summer 2016
Sep 3 - Sep 16, 2016
7 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.

Please contact owner for details.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 07/27/2016
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70 Miles
Nearest Airport
Boston, MA or Providence (RI)
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
5 Bays Bistro, Wimpy's, Crisp, Islander
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, Islander
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 Dowses Beach is pristine (surf on one side & calm waters on the other). Two private golf clubs, & 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, with it's famous 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.Two excellent private golf clubs in town, plus nearby public courses.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: We purchased the property hoping to oneday. 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 view, and separate entrances, nicely separated from the Main House with strategic landscaping.

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Speaks: english, Japanese


  • 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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