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Lovely tidal marsh views with short walk to secluded sandy beach

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 8 (6 adults max)

Recently renovated, professionally decorated Cape on an acre of land overlooking an ever changing tidal marsh. 5 min walk to quiet, sandy Bay side beach, perfect for kayaking, digging clams, swimming & enjoying spectacular sunsets. Ideal for children. Located at the end of a quiet country lane, the property borders the Audubon Society’s Long Pasture sanctuary which features miles of nature trails, wildlife, and guided kayak trips to Sandy Neck & through the Barnstable marshes. The house is about 1.7 miles from Barnstable Village which offers restaurants, gourmet coffee, and the whale watch boat which departs from the town pier. Some of the Cape's best beaches, restaurants, golf courses, bike trails & antiquing are w/in a short drive. The house features an outdoor shower, open floor plan, 20 ft sliding doors looking out on the deck & marsh. 4 bedrooms: 1st floor -king master & two twins; 2nd floor - 2 queen bedrooms each w/its own balcony w/marsh views & autumn views of the Bay

Craig Stewart
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Once again we had a wonderful time in your beautiful home and surroundings! Summer temps and cool nights allowed us to be on the outstanding beaches, see seals in Chatham and get to many places not seen in years. Of course your deck and the changing landscape left us anxious and excited to see what had changed overnight and was beaming in the sunshine. Still warm enough to use the outdoor shower which is one of our favorite things about staying here."
Oct 2014
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Cummaquid House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower , Two person
  • Each bathroom has a full linen closet.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Sitting Area in Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Private Balcony w/Bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Private Balcony w/Bedroom
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Large closet
  • First floor: large master bedroom has sitting area with bay windows overlooking tidal marsh; full size bedroom with two twin beds and large built in closet. Second floor: two queen size bedrooms each with built in closet and its own private balcony overlooking deck and marsh.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Child's Swing
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Large outdoor shower off deck for lovers of sun and quiet


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Lovely tidal marsh views with short walk to secluded sandy beach
average rating of 4.9 based on 26 reviews

Comforts of Home..Great location!

  • 4 of 5

Met every expectation and more..Sweet spot!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful summer in Cape Cod

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to spend the summer in the US and thanks to Craig, we enjoyed our stay very much in his lovely " Beach House". From the first mails onwards we felt a "warm welcome" and being in good hands - Craig was very responsive and supportive in helping us with the procedures when being guests from Europe which gave us great comfort.

The house is spacious ( 6 adults and 3 little kids) and was very well equipped, so we felt like being home from the first day. Waking up with the lovely marsh views was the best way to start the day! Craig has a collection of useful information like restaurant recommendations or activities which we had fun to follow. Many thanks for a wonderful stay- hopefully we will come back.

The Kim/Hinz/Krueger Family

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect house for a family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for our first trip in Cape Cod. It was everything I dreamed of. We were a big family of 9 (from 1 yrs old to 63!!!) and we had enough space for everybody. The house was very clean and in good condition. We were also pleased with the outdoor shower.

The local beach was perfect for our kids. But also, it was so calm and peaceful that it was a perfect place to relax and enjoy the sun. We also went to Cold Storage Beach in Dennis. This was a very nice beach with bigger waves and more crowdy.

The location is perfect for someone who want to explore the Cape.

We didn't have enough time to do everything we wanted and we are looking to come back next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely house and locale with great outdoor space

  • 5 of 5

Loved it! Warm and cozy. Great for a big family. Open kitchen /great room leading to deck with great views.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic house - highly recommended!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great house - nicest house our group of 8 has stayed in on the Cape! Lots of room for all of us - beautiful bedrooms, big dining room table, plenty of space outside on the deck, lots of room for multiple people to be working in the kitchen. When we arrived, everything was clean, open, airy. It's tranquil and near the end of a very quiet street. Beach is a pleasant 5-minute walk through conservation land. Marshy beach was a nice place for the kids to swim. Bigger beaches do require a drive (we went to Craigville Beach one day; about 20 minutes). House is also about 1.5 miles from Barnstable Village with market, library, shops - easy drive there (or it can be walked or jogged). Owners were extremely kind and responsive, and have created a wonderful place for a Cape vacation. Highly recommended!!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great House Great Location Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5

It is always a great feeling when you walk into a rental property and you feel realxed and at home. The owners Craig and Sharon were very helpful throughout the entire process and their home was fantastic. The open kitchen and family room opens up the house and the glass sliding doors across the back of the house lets in plenty of light and beautiful views of the tidal marsh. Close and convenient to everything you need to get too. The beach was a bit of a walk but Parking on the next street over was free and we did not seem to have problems. We did several day trips to other area beaches but found the beach there to be very nice. The house come with everything you need and having the beach chairs and the cart to load everything in was a big plus. Outdoor Shower was fantastic and I don't think anyone ever used an inside shower the whole time we were there. The kids loved the yard and the walking trails right next door were very nice as well. We had lots of friends stop by and say hello and everyone loved teh house as much as we did!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
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Nearest Airport
76 Miles
Boston Logan Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.8 Miles
Barnstable Tavern
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Nantucket Steamship Authority, Hyannis
Nearest Golf
1.1 Miles
Cummaquid Heights Golf Club
Nearest Train
50 Miles
MBTA Commuter Rail, Kingston, MA
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Miles
Route 6, Exit 7 - Yarmouthport
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Primavera (Great Northern Italian cuisine)
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Long Pasture
Car: necessary

Other Activities: kayaking


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night
Damage Deposit $400

For stays of less than four nights, there will be an additional charge of $25 per night for each adult, when parties exceed four adults. . .

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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