Historic Sea Captain's House and Nature Sanctuary(14 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7-9)
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Situated on five acres of woods, this home is quiet and secluded yet only minutes from beaches, bike path, restaurants and shops. Originally built in the 1700’s, the house has been completely restored and modernized and offers all the conveniences you need – completely supplied updated kitchen, deck and gas grill, two bathrooms, washer/dryer, high speed internet, and cable TV. The master bedroom is on the first floor and has a queen size bed. Upstairs, one bedroom has a double bed and the other has two twin beds. An extra room is small and cozy with a twin bed. The futon couch in the living room folds out to a double bed for extra guests.
Skaket Beach is only five minutes away where you can swim, walk the sand flats at low tide, or play in the tidal pools (great for kids). For ocean surf and sand, you are a 15 minute drive from Nauset Beach where you can swim, surf, and soak up the sun. If you prefer fresh water swimming several pond beaches are all within a ten-minute drive. The long driveway connects directly to the Cape Cod Rail Trail bike path.
This is an ideal location for sharing good times, having summer adventures, and relaxing together with family and friends.
Note: Please bring your own linens and towels; owner supplies blankets, pillows and spreads.
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Member since: 2009
- 1800 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 7-9
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Air Conditioning
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Free Long Distance
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Cooking Utensils
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $79
- Taxes Not included
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Year Purchased: 1930
Why the Owner Chose Orleans, MA, USA:
The Sea Captain's house has been in my family for 75 years. I first summered here as a child in the 1950's, and have wonderful memories of sailing, swimming, and beach picnics with my family. Orleans is centrally located at the 'elbow' of the Cape, a half hour from Provincetown and a half hour from Barnstable. The house itself is within one mile of both beach and town, yet offers a uniquely private get-away. The location is ideal and convenient for whatever activities you prefer.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
One of my favorite parts of the day is stepping out onto the deck in the early morning and being greeted by birdsong, sunshine, and trees all around. Anytime you want to be on the water, it takes only 5 or 10 minutes to get to a variety of different beaches and boating areas. Although the property is convenient to shopping, when you are at the house it feels like being in a remote location.
- Secondary: (508) 728-8858 (Massachusetts, USA)
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Sea Captain's house on 5 acres of woods
The reading corner
Kitchen with dishwasher
Bedroom with twin beds, second floor
Downstairs bedroom Queen size bed, adjoining bath
Bathroom, first floor
Breakfast on the deck
Sunset at Skaket Beach
Dining room with view to living room
Kitchen with gas stove and microwave
Bedroom with double bed, second floor
Cosy bedroom, second floor
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Saturday, January 14, 2017
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