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Central air, perfect for two families, minutes to Nauset Beach, wifi

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Central air, 4 bedrooms , 2 full baths, sleeps 8, washer/dryer, beach chairs

LARGE ENOUGH FOR TWO FAMILIES! Sunfilled, bright, clean AND central air just added in 2016. Enough space for two families. Minutes to Nauset Beach. Situated on a 1 acre corner lot. The grounds are meticulous. Children can play bocce, soccer, croquet and wiffle ball in the front or back yard. While adults can enjoy morning coffee, afternoon drinks or a BBQ (gas grill provided) on the patio. After you return from the beach you can shower in the updated private outside shower. To beat the summer heat, there is central air. The 1st floor has a large open kitchen which is open to the dining area (seats 8) and the family room, two bedrooms (each with a queen bed), laundry room and a full bath. The 2nd floor has beautiful views of Pochet Inlet. It includes the huge masterbedroom with two double beds and the other bedroom with two twin beds and a crib. There is a full bath upstairs. Wireless internet, two TV's, DVD player, VHS player, gas grill, bocce, croquet, indoor and outdoor toys, beach chairs, beach towels, beach toys and beach umbrella.

Laura Semple
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2017

About Laura Semple

We call our home 'Nana's Place'. It is owned by our family (my parents and my two brothers). My great grandmother was called 'Nana'. When she passed away in 1982 we inherited her home in Newton, MA. We sold that home and purchased our home in Orleans. Hence the name, 'Nana's Place'. We live in MA and try to get to 'Nana's Place' in the off season as often as possible. It is a great gathering place for my parents to be with their children and grand children. There is plenty of space in the house for everyone and the yard is spectacular. My dad loves to work in the yard, and it shows! There are beautiful flowers (hydrangeas, impatiens, geraniums, sea grass, etc) everywhere. There is lots of 'grassy' area in the front yard and back yard for the kids to play ball, tag, etc. while the parents BBQ and relax on the outside patio overlooking the yard. It really is a relaxing home and yard. A great escape to the busy lives we have at home. And Orleans has so much to offer for everyone in our family (beach, bike paths, miniature golf, shopping, great restaurants, Cape Cod Baseball League and more).

Laura Semple purchased this house in 1984

Why Laura Semple chose Cape Cod

Every year we try to reinvest in our home. Some of the recent improvements we have made are: central air, new HD flat screen tv in the family room, room darkening easy lift Hunter Douglas shades (keeps rooms dark in the morning and afternoon for napping kids), new mattresses, updated outside shower to include a changing area, new kitchen table that comfortably seats 8, new furniture, and much more.

What makes this house unique

We provide beach chairs, beach umbrella, beach toys, beach towels, inside toys (for rainy days) and yard toys (Frisbee, croqut, wiffle ball, etc).

One of the bedrooms has a full size crib. We also have a portable high chair and Graco portable crib for the yard or beach.

'Nana's Place' also has water views of Pochet Inlet which can be seen from the dining area and the upstairs bedrooms so you don't forget that you are on Cape Cod.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for opening your gracious home to us. This was our 5th year at Nana's Place. We have so many memories of playing in your yard, using the BBQ on the patio and walking the beach.
Aug 2012
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Central air, perfect for two families, minutes to Nauset Beach, wifi
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
Weston, MA

Awesome house. We will be back.

  • 5 of 5

What a great house! Our family had such a relaxing vacation we didn't want to leave. The central air sure came in handy during those hot nights. The kitchen was large enough for preparing and cooking large family dinners. Everything was clean and well maintained. The young kids loved playing in the yard. The adults loved the patio. Thanks for supplying all the beach stuff, it was nice not having to bring all that! I think we did everything there is to do in Orleans (the beach, mini golf, candy store, ice cream store, bike trail, Cape Cod Baseball game, sunset at Rock Harbor and more!) We will be back again. So glad that you open your beautiful home for others (like us) to enjoy. I would highly recommend it to others.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great for a large family

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at Nana's Place twice. The home is roomy and perfect for 8 adults or 4 adults and 4 children. There is even a crib. The availability of beach towels, chairs and umbrellas is perfect for our family. The outdoor patio and grill is probably our favorite spot for eating and star gazing. The home comes with all kitchen conveniences and many board games. We highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Serene setting in East Orleans near Nauset Beach

  • 5 of 5

Our family of six had a memorable, relaxing, peaceful stay for three weeks at Nana's. The room configuration was perfect for our four teens to enjoy their two big rooms upstairs, the kitchen and dining room are sunny and spacious, the furniture comfortable (although a bit challenging for 6 to watch a movie at the same time), and the outdoor area with grill perfect for nearly any time of day. (I would add a screen porch if I could so those pesky flies would not interfere with eating) The area is quiet and residential. We rode our bikes every day to Nauset, to Sundae School, or downtown to get on the bike trail or go to the gym. (There is traffic, but older kids should be able to maneuver safely).

We loved the large yard, the trees, the sense of space and calm that the setting offers. Everything is well cared for and we appreciated the use of the beach chairs and toys. We hope to return soon! Thanks from all the Brown Family

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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"Nana's Place"

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed our stay at this lovely "resort" setting in Orleans which overlooks Pochet inlet.. My husband & I along w/our daughter & her husband & our 4 grandchildren spent a delightful week touring this lovely area of Cape Cod. This well furnished and immaculate home is located in a quiet neighborhood and features an updated kitchen, large yard and nice patio for outdoor entertaining. We all hope to return in the near future!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Vacation Place in Orleans

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our week at Nana's Place. The setup of the house for us was perfect for our 2 families, and the yard was great for the kids after the beach. The house has everything you need for cooking and entertaining (including a Weber grill). The grounds are beautiful, and very well maintained. The location is great - not far from the beach and easy access back into Orleans. Highly recommend if you are looking for a quiet location with a private feel in a good neighborhood.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dave, thanks for the review. Glad your kids enjoyed the yard!!
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Unforgettable stay at Nana's Place by the Ocean

  • 5 of 5

A group of college friends had a great reunion for a friend's wedding in Chatham. Instead of overpaying for a hotel, we decided it would be a great idea to stay together in a home to get the most out of all of our time together. Nana's Place was the perfect way to spend our vacation/ celebrate our friend getting married. Everyone had ample amount of space and plenty of closet room. We absolutely loved how clean and organized the house was. One of the visitors is a chef in Manhattan, and he loved how everything in the kitchen was organized and labeled. It made his life so much easier having every tool he needed to provide the rest of the guests with a gorgeous brunch out on the patio, lobster lunches and late night snacks. We enjoyed a great morning on Nauset Beach and had found that the house had everything from a beach bag with towels to all of the chairs and beach games we would need. It really made packing that much easier. I personally love the charm that Nana's Place possesses. I feel like I walked into a family member's house and right away felt as though it was a home away from home. My friends and I will definitely be staying at Nana's Place in the future. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Nauset Beach


Rates & Availability

Orleans House Rental Rates

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Summer 2017
Jun 17 2017 - Sep 9 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

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Orleans House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Water View ...
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Exterior - outdoor shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 1 is the master bedroom, it is on the second floor. It also has a TV. Bedroom 2 is on the second floor also. There is a full bathroom upstairs. Bedroom 3 & 4 are on the first floor. There is a full bathroom on the first floor.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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