Fabulous "Family & Friends" Property Includes Separate Studio All Linens & Wifi
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
This wonderful 6 bedroom 3 bath house (includes a separate studio and bath) offers a luxury hotel experience (arrive to beds made up with quality linens and towels hung ready for your use) with the convenience and comfort of a home. This property is ideal for family vacations of multiple generations or groups of friends.
Beautiful 3/4 acre landscaped grounds with a swing set for the little ones, badminton, croquet and basketball (equipment provided). Private association tennis courts (key supplied) on the dead end road with direct access to the Cape Cod Rail Trail which is great for walking or biking. There are several bikes and helmets available for you to use..
.5 miles to Herringbrook Pond (fresh water pond) or 1 mile to First Encounter Beach (spectacular bay beach) or 2 miles to Coast Guard Beach or Nauset Light Beach (fabulous ocean beaches).
Three floors of living space include ground floor with large family room (color television, DVD, game table and additional sitting space, piano) and separate reading room with two couches and chairs.
Main level has a huge living room which spans the depth of the house - front to back - and is furnished with a very comfortable gray leather sectional sofa, two paisley recliners, a 32" flat screen television equipped with a DVD, VCR and Wii. In addition, two traditional china closets house a myriad of specialty glasses and dishes for your dining adventures.
The master bedroom on the first floor has a queen size bed and a private bathroom with a jetted jacuzzi tub. An additional half bath is also accessible from this bedroom.
The well equipped eat-in kitchen, for the gourmet chef, completes the first floor. The "wet bar" provides great counter and storage space so you can set up your dining buffet for serving or use it for cocktail making. The large gas grill, on the deck, will delight the grill master(s) in the group. Dishes, glasses and silverware for 12+ are provided for your dining enjoyment. Pampered Chef enthusiasts will love the myriad PC items including pans, bowls, knives, serving pieces, etc. And, of course, there is a lobster pot and utensils for enjoying a fabulous lobster dinner at home.
The expansive deck makes outdoor living an additional bonus. Enjoy sunbathing on one of the cushioned chaise lounge chairs. Dine at the huge patio table with 12 chairs and then relax into the night while star gazing. Without back lighting, the view is amazing!
Second floor has four bedrooms (two with a king size bed and two with two twin beds), full bath and laundry facility. Each room has a comfortable chair where you can sneak private reading time.
The separate studio suite over the garage, connected by the expansive deck, has a king size bedroom set, kitchen counter perfect for making snacks to enjoy at the table and chairs, color flat screen television and DVD and full bath.
All rooms have air-conditioners.
This home is beautifully decorated with antiques and comfortable furniture, constantly updated and lovingly maintained. And impeccably clean!
Pack your bags and enjoy a marvelous, memorable vacation on the Cape this coming summer. Chose the week that works for your group and make a reservation so you can experience it for yourself.
This house has been enjoyed by many different families and couple groups over the years. It's been noted that the specialness includes the upscale neighborhood, the unique features of the house and the meticulous attention to detail.
The location is convenient to many local attractions including the best of beaches, dining and shopping.
There are current menues for the local restaurants so you can choose what best suits your tastes. But, there is no need to eat out. The kitchen is well equipped to provide for the most elegant or casual of meals prepared right in the kitchen. Put the lobster pot on the stove and simmer that seafood for your group's feast.
There is no need to bring linens as they are all supplied. Beach towels and bath towels for 12 plus all beds are made, prior to your arrival, with freshly laundered sheets.
Pack your bags and head to the Cape. You can even order grocery delivery from Pea Pod for your day of arrival (Stop and Shop on-line).
Breathe deeply when you're here. The air is pregnant with delicious fragrances, not the least of which is pine. Ah, Cape Cod at its best.
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- 3200 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
The house is kid friendly. The yard is safe for small children - away from major roads and private. There is a swing set for the younger set, badmidton, croquet, basketball for older set and private tennis courts at the end of the dead-end road....moreless
- Non Smoking Only:
Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12
- King size beds (3) The bedroom suite over the garage features a king size bed and two second floor bedrooms also have king beds., Queen size Beds (1) 1 bedroom in the main house, on the first floor, has a queen size bed., Twin or Single Beds (4) 2 bedrooms in the main house, on the second floor, have 2 twin beds in the room., Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Two couches in the groound level den pull out to make a twin bed....moreless
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- The first floor bathroom in the house is accessible from both the kitchen and master bedroom for a sink and toilet. Another sink and the jacuzzi bathtub and shower are accessible from the master bedroom only. The second floor bathroom in the house has a tub/shower, toilet and sink. Both of the bathrooms in the house have highrise toilets. The bathroom in the studio has a large fiberglass shower, toilet and sink. The outdoor shower is located on the back side of the deck. It is oversized and has a convenient bench....moreless
- Private association tennis courts are located on the dead end street where there is also access to the bike trail. Several bikes and helmets are available for your use. Badminton, basketball hoop, croquet and swing set for the little ones are set up on the property. Piano in the house will be enjoyed by the accomplished musician or the 'wanna be' one. The private 3/4 acre property makes this home unique. Mature plantings and gardens provide privacy and beauty. For the seafood lovers, there is a clam rake and basket for your bounty. Note: permits are required for this fun activity. ...moreless
- Books For Adults
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Game Room
- Games For Kids
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Video Game Console:
- Video Games
- Video Library:
- Away From It All
- Autumn Foliage
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
The large square antique dining table seats two people at either end and with all four leaves inserted, 4 on each side for a total seating capacity of 12. There are 12 dining chairs available....moreless
- Dining Area
- Seating for 12 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning:
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Clothes Dryer:
- Filtered Water
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided:
Spacious living room with comfortable sectional leather couch and two reclining chairs. Additional chairs, 4, are in the room as well. There are 2 family rooms in the finished basement, one with a . ...moreless
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Study Room
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Grinder
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
The kitchen has a large French door refrigerator, smooth top electric stove, dishwasher, microwave, toaster oven and trash compactor. Dishes and stainless silverware for 16 are matching sets....moreless
- Lobster Pot
- Mini Refrigerator
- Pantry Items:
The French Door refrigerator (double doors for the refrigerator and a drawer on the bottom for the freezer) provides enough space for all the food needed for a large group. The ice maker will keep you well supplied with all you need for cold refreshments. There is also a refrigerator/freezer in the studio over the garage....moreless
- Beach Chairs
- Beach Towels
- Deck / Patio:
- Large Cooler
- Outdoor Grill
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Small Cooler
- Tennis Court
- Wood Deck
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 19 - Jan 6, 2017
3 night min stay
Jan 7 - Mar 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Apr 1 - May 19, 2017
3 night min stay
May 20 - Jun 23, 2017
3 night min stay
Jun 24 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Taxes Not included
Reservations are confirmed with 50% deposit and signed lease. Final payment is due 30 days prior to arrival.
$500 security deposit is charged and returned, pending condition of the house, on departure. Cleaning fee is $275.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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One mile to First Encounter Beach (bay side). Less than a mile to Herringbrook Pond (fresh water). One and a half miles to Nauset Light Beach and Coast Guard Beach (ocean side). Convenient to Orleans with shopping center and direct access to the bike trail at the dead-end of Ireland Way.
Equidistance to Provincetown and Hyannis. Whale watch from the former and shop in the latter.
Eastham is 'old Cape Cod'. Delightfully rural with the best beaches on Cape Cod. 3 miles between ocean and bay; it doesn't get much better than this.
Clamming on the flats at low tide (permit required) will make you feel like a native. Enjoy the best seafood at home or at local restaurants.
Traffic isn't a problem, once you get here. Bridge Road in Eastham connects Orleans to Wellfleet without the traffic. On Sunday or Wednesday, the Wellfleet Flea market is a must. Local vendors have bargains galore.
The weekly newspaper, The Cape Codder, will be waiting for you. Check it out & Enjoy
Other Activities: The local theatre scene is fabulous. In Orleans, there is The Academy of Performing Arts. One of the frequent lead actors is in the family so we're quite proud of this venue.
There are other theaters, in Wellfleet, Truro and Provincetown. And, the Cape Playhouse, in Dennis, is know for their fabulous equity theatre.
The Wellfleet drive-in theatre is one of the last remaining in the nation. If they are offering a show you'd enjoy make sure to go. Your kids will love the experience.
In Dennis, at the Cape Cinema, adults will enjoy the unique atmosphere and the great selection of films they offer. It's only about 20 minutes from the house and perfect for the (ugh!!) rainy afternoon.
Brewster's Museum of Natural History and Wellfleet's Audobon are great for all. They are well staffed and offer insight to the Cape and it's natural habitat. The Cape Cod National Seashore has a wonderful space in Eastham and varies their programs.
The Cape Cod National Seashore is in Eastham! The displays and films are all free so stop to learn how the Cape was formed. From there, walk the beautiful bike path to Coast Guard Beach.
Golf: Golfing on Cape Cod is available year round. There are five beautiful public courses (one for each day of the week) at Chequessett Yacht and Country Club in Wellfleet about 5 miles from the house (508-349-3704), The Captain's Golf Course in Brewster (508-896-1716) about 5 miles from the house, Harwichport Golf Club about 25 miles from the house (508-432-0250), Highland Golf Links in Truro aoubt 8 miles from the house (508-487-9201) and Blue Rock Resort and Golf Course in South Yarmouth about 8 miles from the house (508-398-9295).
Cape Cod Hospital is 30-40 minutes and there is also Fontaine Medical Center 20-25 minutes away.
Year Purchased: 1984
About the owner: My first visit to Cape Cod was as a middle school student from Connecticut. It was love at first sight - I said to myself, "someday, I'm going to live here". And, in 1979, with my husband and five children, ranging in age 3-13, I did. The family run motel business that created the move, however, proved way too overwhelming for the busy life required to raise a large family. After 5 years - to the day!! , the motel was sold and the house at 90 Ireland Way was built and became home. Cape Cod Community College is a wonderful resource for education on the Cape. It provided me the opportunity to get an education, be a stay at home mom and assist my entrepreneur husband who was then building houses for a living. (90 Ireland Way is the result of that endeavor). Renting the house in the summer, after the children were grown and on their own, was the plan. However, after graduation from an off-Cape college, it was evident that my marriage couldn't survive the change. Renting the house then became essential for repairs and maintenance. So, for the past 15 years, many different families have enjoyed a summer vacation on Cape Cod in this wonderful family home. The house has become even more important to my children - all adults now - and my grandchildren, too. My oldest granddaughter, named for me, loves this house and considers it "home". For her 21st birthday, she asked if we could celebrate at Ireland Way on the Cape. And, of course, we did!! Of all the holidays we've enjoyed over the years, this past Christmas was the best. In spite of my foot surgery, the kids made sure that we were together and would have a great holiday together - and we did! This holiday season, the house is available for you to create your own special family tradition. Available now throughout the year, we hope you will have a special experience and create a special family memory.
Why the Owner Chose North Eastham, Eastham, MA, USA:
Eastham is delightful: 3 miles wide from ocean to bay with many beautiful ponds as well. It is a family focused resort town boasting the National Seashore Visitor's Center. Beach days at bay, ocean or ponds will put you into a new relaxed mode. Bike on the rail trail, relax on the expansive deck and just 'be' on your vacation. Great seafood store (Mac's) will provide the freshest locally caught fish or eat out at one of the many fine restaurants. Grilling on the deck is definitely an easy option.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
90 Ireland Way was built as our family home in 1984. Five children enjoyed growing up here and many of their local friends considered the house their 'home' as well. Since they are now grown and living alone or with husbands and children, the house has been enjoyed by summer vacationers for the past 20 years. During the off-season, we gather for holidays and memorable occasions. Add 90 Ireland Way to your vacation memories - it's a house meant to be enjoyed for just this purpose. Eastham is equi-distance from Provincetown and Hyannis. It's an easy drive to enjoy whale watching (recommend Provincetown for this) where several boats are available. Sport fishing is fabulous at Rock Harbor in Orleans, 5 minutes from the house. You can charter a half or full day in advance. The house provides ultimate privacy in an upscale residential neighborhood. Early mornings are perfect quiet time to enjoy the deck with that first cup of coffee. Convenient to back roads, it's possible to drive to Orleans or Wellfleet without using Route 6, thus avoiding traffic. A Super Stop and Shop is 5 minutes away, in Orleans. Also in that complex is a TJ Maxx, a favorite for discount shoppers. The Christmas Tree shops have a store just down the street from TJ's and offer a variety of super priced items ranging from home goods, toys and snack foods. Chatham is a lovely 'village' of shops that make walking down Main Street a pleasure. You're sure to find just the right item to retain your Cape Cod memories or even a gift for the person watering plants at your house. There are several restaurants to enjoy here, as well. Menues are in a notebook at the house. You'll be able to choose which restaurant is the right one to celebrate a special evening or for the whole family to dine together. For the whole group, you might want to go to Moby Dick's in Wellfeet. It's not far from the house and they specialize in local, fresh seafood.
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Front of house and studio to the left. Spring, 2015
Dining table with 3 leaves seats 12. There is even another leaf, if you need it
Kitchen Wet Bar is a new feature of the upgraded kitchen. Gourmet chefs?!!
King size bed in second floor bedroom. Sitting area in foreground not visible.
King size bed in second floor bedroom with chair and lamp for reading.
Swing set for the little ones and expansive deck for adults to enjoy & supervise
Music room with piano at ground level entrance provides a great space to enjoy.
Studio looking toward "mini kitchen" with dining table beyond loveseat.
First Encounter Beach at low tide. It's great fun to walk on the sand flats.
Private Association Tennis Courts, located at the dead-end of the road. Enjoy!
Enjoy your morning coffee overlooking Town Cove and Nauset Inlet at Fort Hill
Resting bench on the Fort Hill walking path through the Re Cedar Swamp-beautif
Living Room with comfortable circular leather couch. Great view of television.
Kitchen work space featuring new granite countertops and subway tile backspash.
First Floor Queen Bedroom suite with private jacuzzi bathtub and bathroom.
Twin beds in second floor bedroom with two dressers.
Twin beds in second floor bedroom. Washer and dryer are in hallway beyond.
Family room with color television, game table for chess, checkers or Scrabble.
Studio with king size bedroom suite, mini-kitchen in foreground private bath
Relax on the expansive deck at the end of the day. Seating for 12 @ this table.
Herringbrook Pond less than a mile from the house. Lovely fresh water swimming
Sunset views at Boat Meadow Beach a 15 minute walk from the house.
Enjoy watching the boaters launch and fish in Town Cove at Fort Hill
Rock Harbor is a must see. Check the boats when they return (or book a trip).
This listing was first published here in 2007.
Date last modified - Thursday, December 01, 2016
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