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Quintessential Cape Cod Beachfront Home

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

5 bedroom house on ocean ! Thursday to Thursday rental to enjoy a full weekend!

This beach front house is the ultimate way to experience Cape Cod. House has been gently updated to provide comforts and charms while yielding to another era. Enjoy stunning views from every angle of this vast property. Plenty of acreage on private beach front or property for volleyball, croquet, bocce, whiffle ball etc. Take long walks or sit and read on private beach located between Mayflower and Corporation public beaches. Relax as the children spend hours safely searching the tidal pools at low tide for aquatic treasures. Bring a cold drink to the waterfront bluff and capture a picturesque sunset over the Bay. Gaze out and imagine the seashore as it looked 200 years ago.

Cape Art Museum, Cape Playhouse Theatre, Cape Cinema, Antique shops, great lunch and dinner restaurants are all within a short walk or biking distance. For the adventurous, National Seashores, ocean surfing, river kayaking, and numerous lakes and bike trails dot the landscape as you head up cape. Take a daytrip to Provincetown along historic 6A and enjoy the antique shops, lobster shacks, drive-in theater, museums, cranberry bogs, and whale watching. The Cape has something to offer for all seasons. Fall weekend specials available.

Do a little, do a lot or do nothing. Enjoy. Peace.

Keywords: private beach, plenty of space

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Megan Mann
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

About Megan Mann

Our family came to Cape Cod in the 1980's and stayed in rentals near the Dennis public beaches. We raised 4 children along the way and discovered that the bayside beaches were the perfect babysitter as our kids spent hours exploring the tidal pools. This time helped us relax and recharge during our summer vacations. The Cape is a never-ending exploration as we find several different treasures on every visit. We are blessed and fortunate to be able to share this property with others.

Megan Mann purchased this house in 2004

Why Megan Mann chose Dennis

The beaches, privacy, natural beauty, perfect Cape location all help to make this home provide memories for a life-time. This 'Summer of '42' house provides all of the comforts, yet brings you back to how things used to be. Clean, simple, historic, all describe this rental. Long time residents have suggested that this area and property was a summer retreat for the Native Americans who inhabited the area centuries ago. To be there is to feel it.

What makes this house unique

The June weeks can be summer-like without the crowds. The plants and flowers are in blossom and the aromas are intoxicating. The Autumn months are delightful as the days are warm, the nights cool and the tourists have mostly gone off Cape.


5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

Quintessential Cape Cod Beachfront Home
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Beautiful beach house with the perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

We had the perfect week and can't wait to go back! The house is very spacious and comfortable, the property was beautiful (loved the flowers), and the beach was amazing! We wanted something with the traditional Cape Cod feel and this house has it. Very clean and well equipped. The sunroom with the ocean views was my favorite spot in the house - I could not get enough of it. Waking up to the sight and sound of the ocean was a dream come true for us.

There are four bedrooms upstairs with two full bathrooms and the downstairs had one bedroom and two full bathrooms. There is also a very nice T.V. room in the front of the house, which was a nice quiet spot to get away if you wanted some quiet time. The outside shower was very nice and we used it every day (great for getting that beach sand off!) We were there with our extended family of 12 and there was plenty of room for all of us.

There are many restaurants in the area (Chapin's was very good) and the ice cream place in town was a short ride away and excellent. It is an easy ride to Provincetown or Hyannis and we really enjoyed historic Sandwich, which is very close by.

The owner (Megan) was very helpful and there is a caretaker available to answer any questions you may have when you arrive.

We feel very lucky to have found this beautiful rental property. If you love traditional Cape Cod and the bay side beaches you will love this house.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rochester, New York

Communicate.....Celebrate....Connect.......Come to the Cape of Cod

  • 5 of 5

We were drawn to the sun kissed shingles, whimsical landscaping, panoramic bay views and architectrual charm of the spacious rooms in the photographs, but it wasn't until we pulled up the drive way, that we all felt the Cape Cod tug.From start to finish, our journey was magical and memorable. The owners went above and beyond to accomodate our party of 10 women traveling to a new destination to communicate, celebrate and connect.

We arrived to garden flowers placed in tiny antique jars, beautiful orchestral music and dimly lit lights and a sweet note from the care taker. He arrived the next day and checked in daily to insure we had everything we needed.

We began our mornings with a walk on the private beach. The sunrises are only trumped by the sunsets. This is a place for post card pictures and holiday shots. The water is a deep blue, the skies splashed by snow white clouds and the beach framed with stones that beckon you to cradle and examine them while wondering about their travels. There is a serenity listening to the waters whisper, that hushed the voices of 10 joyful women.

After our walks, we scattered throughout the house in preparation for our day. Some collaborated on our breakfast feasts, prepared in the large kitchen with updated aplliances, and knotty pine walls and floors that boast tradition. We shared our meals at the long dining room table that accomodated all of us comfortably, and allowed for wonderful dialogue, while using beautiful china that are all part of the experience. The spacious living room became a place to read, relax and reconnect.

A 5 minute walk down the road and we arrived at Annies Crannies, a place to watch the pressing of cranberries first hand, or to sit by the bog and take in the beautiful scenery. Day trips to Chattam and Province Town were made in an hour on consecutive days and provided wonderful sight seeing, shopping and restaurants.

Our evenings were spent sitting by a campfire and making smores, with front row seats at a spectacular star display. Each night, a different performance was given, by the pitch black sky and dancing lights. The background boasted crashing waves; which reminded us one more time of Nature's gifts that the Cape of Cod shares generously.

The Quintessential Cape is a home not a house. Her warm and welcoming embrace... will paint a smile on your face...plant a memory in your heart...and leave you longing to pick a date for your next visit!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
100 Miles
boston logan airport and TF Green airports
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Harvest Wine bar .5 miles away
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
1 mile two public courses
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
many restaurants within walking distance
Nearest Beach
private beach between Bayview and Corporation
Car: recommended

Dennis Inn located on street for elegant or casual catering needs.

We are offering a Thursday to Thursday or Sunday to Sunday rental to allow families to enjoy a full weekend together. The first booking will determine the day week to week.


Rates & Availability

Dennis House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 6 2017 - May 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
June Special
May 28 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
July 4th week
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 9 2017 - Jul 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
July and August
Jul 30 2017 - Aug 12 2017
7 night minimum stay
Aug 13 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 10 2017 - Oct 14 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $200
security deposit $900

I require a cell phone number to be able to contact tenants while renting my property

A contract will be sent to the tentants mailing address requiring it to be signed and returned to owner with one half of the cost for a deposit and the security amount. The rental balance is required by April 30th.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Dennis House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4.5
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , 1st floor , 2 twins, private bath, walk in shower
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , ocean view, full bath with walk in shower
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , ocean view, full bath with tub shower
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 2 twins with trundles, full bath with tub shower
    Bedroom 5 - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 twin with trundle and futon, full bath with walk in shower
  • Books
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
private beach directly in backyard, hammock, bicycles, lounge chairs, 3-4 picnic tables in large areas, umbrellas, auxiliary access to stereo for laptop or cell phone music hook-up, limited handicap accessibility, outdoor clothes line, outdoor enclosed shower, caretaker available all hours.

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