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Unique Retreat with Upscale Comfort. Hidden in the Trees Yet Close to Everything

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After a busy day...disappear to peace and "Tranquility"


Last updated: 05/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

2 bedrms, 2 full baths, pull out sofa, private, 1.5 miles to ocean & bay beaches


When you arrive at Tranquility, you will find:
Your beds freshly made up with sanitized cotton sheets, Plus...
bath towels, beach towels, hand towels, & face cloths
toilet tissue, kleenex, paper towel, napkins, paper plates
kitchen trash bags, garbage bags, sandwich bags, storage bags,
plastic wrap, aluminum foil
hand soap, bath soap, dish soap, dishwasher detergent,
laundry detergent, dryer sheets
beach chairs and beach umbrella.

Tranquility is a contemporary house, nestled in the trees in a beautiful & private natural woodland setting, and features exceptional comforts, in a lovingly cared for home.
A winding path leads you to a boardwalk entrance. Once inside, and a few steps down the hall, the house opens up to windows and immediate green. Each window frames a different view of the woods. Nature abounds and watching wildlife is such a wonderful way to relax, and learn. A favorite animal life book series 'Old Mother West Wind' by Thornton Burgess,was written on the Cape about Cape Cod wildlife, and describes what you will observe beautifully.

A cozy living room with leather recliners, glider/rocker chair and love-seat make up the interior living room. Settle in for the evening to view your favorite show or movie on the flat screen TV or create a cozy atmosphere on a chilly night by lighting the remote controlled gas fireplace. (Available in the months of June and September)
The 'sunporch' room has an intimate sitting area...perfect for a quiet cup of coffee while you wake up slowly to the sounds of the morning birds...or catch the late afternoon colors as the sun moves overhead ... rays filtering through the leaves. The natural oak harvest dining table has seen years of romantic dinners for two, and happy family gatherings. A very well equipped kitchen with a glass top stove, 2 full sized ovens, french door refrigerator, microwave and 3x coffeepots...a Cuisinart grinder/brewer, an a single brew 'K' cup for instant caffeine enjoyment, and a French Press. All the pots, pans, kettles, dishes, make your stay fun, refined if you choose, and complete.
The first floor of the house also features a bedroom with 2 large closets and a queen bed. The mattress is a dual control Sleep Number Bed, and there is truly no better night's sleep available than that.
The bath, directly across from the bedroom, has an unusual japanese shower/soaking tub combo. Shower off and step directly into the deep tub.
Light the candles and feel totally pampered and relaxed.

Sanitized cotton sheets, & bath towels are included with this rental in addition to beach towels.

Up the circular the loft suite, the second floor offers a bedroom with a double bed and, a private bath ensuite with an antique claw & ball foot soaking tub, and stall shower. The adjacent loft features a guest pullout couch, and a quiet reading nook among the treetops and a flatscreen TV.
When you arrive...your beds will have been made up for you...a special treat for weary road travelers. Fresh towels await in the bathrooms.

Our goal with this property is to offer you a true vacation by including sheets, (beds made), towels, TP, laundry detergent, dryer sheets, dish/washer detergent...and so much more.
A vacation should be a vacation not a moving marathon from your home to ours.

Take the circular stairs down from the first floor and find the washer & dryer, and an additional backup refrigerator/freezer.

Outdoors on the deck you will find a Weber gas grill, a patio table and 6 chairs for dining al fresco, and a fire pit overlooking the woods and marsh. You will be surrounded by our favorite...hydrangea bushes.
An outdoor shed,exclusively for guests, is located near the car park with room to store bicycles and beach gear. Inside you will find the beach chairs and umbrella.
Bird feeders will be filled to attract the many colorful and fascinating birds. A pot of herbs is by the door to inspire culinary creativity.
Click on 'ABOUT NANCY' to read unsolicited comments from our guests, via emails, notes AND voicemails.
Nothing describes THE TRANQUILITY EXPERIENCE as well as our former guests have, and we thank them all!!!
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Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Couples/Honeymooners/Families welcome. Please call us with questions...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Not suitable for very young children. Circular stairs and open loft on second floor....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    dual control Sleep Number mattress...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    bedrm, bath, loft w/ sleep sofa, reading nook in treetops ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower


  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower


  • First floor full bathroom, with Japanese style shower combo with adjoining deep soak tub. Second floor full bathroom, separate stall shower and antique claw & ball foot tub. Outdoor enclosed shower w/ hot & cold water. Nothing like showering under a canopy of trees...or stars. Toilet tissue included Liquid hand soap included by each sink...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    family card & board games, and puzzles...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    1x flatscreen, wall mounted in living room Apple TV 1x flatscreen table top in loft ...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Rural:

    Nestled among the trees in a natural setting. Windows frame a different view nature from each part of the house. The ultimate in peace and privacy. Truly a 'get-a-way from it all' vacation home!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    A cherished natural oak top table lovingly lemon oiled to a beautiful finish. We know you will enjoy special meals around this table....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    House is fully air-conditioned. (new for 2017) Each bedroom has an individual ductless AC unit. Ceiling fans in the common rooms...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    located in the basement floor utility room...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided:

    Sanitized cotton sheets for each bed. Blankets, pillows, mattress pads. Beds made up for your arrival....moreless

  • Parking:

    designated parking for 2 cars guest shed for storage of bicycles and gear...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Sanitized cotton hand, bath towels & face cloths & dishtowels & beach towels. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    located in the basement floor utility room liquid detergent included...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    2 coffee makers. Cuisinart Grind & Brew and Cuisinart Single 'K' cup brewer....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything you could want. Plenty of dishes, glassware, stemware, and all you need to create any meal....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    dishwashing detergent included...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    A gourmet working kitchen. dish towels included...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    2 full size ovens...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Starter 'K' cups coffee. Some basic condiments....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    French doors with ice maker in freezer below. 2nd refridgerator and freezer downstairs in the utility room...moreless

  • Stove:

    glass cook top...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Cuisinart 2 sided, large enough for bagels....moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    outdoor patio table & chairs for 6 outdoor fire chiminea...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    new Webber propane gas grill...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    4 beach chairs 1 beach umbrella...moreless



from 9 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Pre Summer
Jun 4 - Jun 17, 2017
4 night min stay
Before the Crowds Arrive
Jun 18 - Jun 24, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Sunday

Glorious Summer
Jun 25 - Aug 19, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Sunday

The After Glo
Aug 20 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Sunday

"Pure Relaxation" Season
Sep 3 - Sep 30, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Sunday

Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Not included


Sunday to Sunday rental

Check in Sunday 3PM

Check out Sunday 10AM

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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24 Miles
Nearest Airport
Barnstable w/ flights to the Islands, Boston & N.Y
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Local Break restaurant and bar
13 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Freedom Ferry, Harwich Port to Nantucket
9 Miles
Nearest Golf
Brewster Captains Golf Course
24 Miles
Nearest Train
Hyannis to Boston
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rte 6
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Arnold's Seafood and Ice Cream...easy walk
1.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Coast Guard Ocean Beach & First Encounter Bayside

Car: Recommended

Located within an easy bike ride to Coast Guard Beach (voted one of the top ten beaches in the world), Nauset Light Ocean Beach, Bayside Beaches and fresh water ponds. 'Tranquility' is an ideal vacation home from which to enjoy your Cape Cod vacation.

'Tranquility' is centrally located within 1.5 miles of the ocean and the bay. Bring your inflatable rafts to the Bayside for lazy day drifting as the tide comes in, and your boogie and surf boards for a more wave action at the ocean. Eastham offers the very best of both worlds for salt water and fresh water swimming & sunning, and 'Tranquility' is located right in the heart of it. The Cape Cod Rail Trail bike path is less than 1/4 mile around the corner

Great restaurants are everywhere on the Cape. The closest being Arnold's well known for it's seafood, ice cream and miniature golf. An easy walk right from the house.

Within minutes you can enjoy restaurants, cinemas, classic 'drive-in' movies & miniature golf. Visit Wellfleet for their art galleries, fishing pier, and Main Street strolling. Truro for the winery and a visit to Atlantic Spice Shop. Provincetown for her quaint and quirky shops, eclectic surroundings and of course the 'must do' whale watching boat trip and if really ambitious climb to the top of the Provincetown Monument for glorious views of the town and Cape Cod Bay. Visit Orleans for fine dining, or bring your lawn blanket, and watch the very best college, major league hopefuls, play baseball in the Summer League. Charming Chatham has the best shopping/walking street on the Cape. Brewster straddles Rte 6A, and is best known for antiquing and Captain's homes. Each Cape town offers something special. Most first timers to visit are amazed at the size and scope of all that makes up Cape Cod.

Seafood is truly a gift from the sea, gloriously abundant, and should be enjoyed at the many restaurants or purchased fresh for your own culinary creation. Pack lots of picnics, build an evening bonfire on the beach (get a permit), toast marshmallows and listen to the waves rolling in. Ride the wonderful bike trail and at the end, park your bike and enjoy an authentic french pastry and coffee at the Boulangeri (a wonderful incentive to make the trip)!

Get lost in a bookstore, find yourself alone at the beach simply by walking away from the crowds... the ocean beaches extend for miles, but most people stop a few yards from the entrance :)

Gather shells and get crafty, rent a kayak and explore the marshes.

Hike the miles and miles of trails in the National Seashore Park, state & local reserves and the Audubon Society. Discover Pilgrim Springs where the Pilgrim's first tasted fresh water after their Atlantic crossing...they landed on Cape Cod first! Visit First Encounter beach where the Pilgrims and Native Americans had their 'first encounter'. Then come back to Cape Cod tranquility and disappear into her serene comfort, sheltered from the summer crowds. There is so much to do, and enjoy and discover on the Cape and Tranquility is the perfect launch and return pad from which to enjoy your Cape Cod time.


Owner info

About the owner: Paul & I have been married nearly 30 years, and we have raised our family on the Cape. We have always enjoyed road trips and find that our trips/experiences always seem to revolve around water. We have rented many different homes in our travels and believe this to be the most convenient and comfortable way to travel and enjoy a new area. We have learned a lot about what is important in a rental home to be comfortable, and we know that you will appreciate and benefit greatly from our experiences.

Why the Owner Chose Eastham, MA, USA: hard to find these days...and so special when you do, and even better when you find it in a vacation property. Enjoy an early morning cup of coffee on the deck and watch 'nature' go about her business. Return after a busy day of just being on vacation, and relax in the peace and coolness of the woods. Cocktails and dinner watching the sun disappear behind the trees? Walk around the corner to Arnold's for a game of Miniature Golf and an ice cream. Be lulled to sleep at night by the gentle sounds of Peepers, & Bullfrogs. The Cape is such a very special place to be. Surrounded by nature, & water, makes for a very healthy environment. As much as I love to travel, (and as a former travel agent I have travelled the world), I am always thrilled to be back home. I don't think I could live anywhere else and be so completely happy with my surroundings.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
A special home that blends perfectly in the woods...we just love it here and are looking forward to sharing it with others whom we feel, would love this as well. An ideal romantic getaway, cozy, with lots of little nooks for reading and sipping. Windows on the woods everywhere, with the views, not hidden by drapes. Neighbors are not within sight. Our outdoor shower is always a highlight each summer. There is nothing like showering under a canopy of beautiful leaves. Cotton sheets, bath and beach towels included in the price. We want you to arrive and immediately have that 'I'm on vacation feel!' The home will be well stocked with local information to assist you with planning for your vacation. Be active or not. The choice, delightfully, is yours.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

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  • After a busy day...disappear to peace and "Tranquility"

    After a busy day...disappear to peace and "Tranquility"

  • a cozy corner...

    a cozy corner...

  • Entrance and outside shower

    Entrance and outside shower

  • open floor plan showing living room and kitchen

    open floor plan showing living room and kitchen

  • kitchen window view

    kitchen window view

  • first floor bath, twin sinks, step in shower and large soaking tub

    first floor bath, twin sinks, step in shower and large soaking tub

  • 2nd floor loft w/ pullout sofa.

    2nd floor loft w/ pullout sofa.

  • car park and guest shed to store all your outdoor gear.

    car park and guest shed to store all your outdoor gear.

  • Summer color

    Summer color

  • A unique Cape Cod retreat

    A unique Cape Cod retreat

  • Deck with filtered sun for all day enjoyment. Relaxing, bird watching, grilling.

    Deck with filtered sun for all day enjoyment. Relaxing, bird watching, grilling.

  • living room w/ leather swivel recliners, flat screen TV and Apple TV

    living room w/ leather swivel recliners, flat screen TV and Apple TV

  • 5 burner glass cooktop with views into the living room.

    5 burner glass cooktop with views into the living room.

  • double ovens and french door refrigerator with ice maker.

    double ovens and french door refrigerator with ice maker.

  • 1st floor bedroom, queen bed

    1st floor bedroom, queen bed

  • Loft bedroom. Adjoining full bath w/ antique clawfoot tub. Separate shower.

    Loft bedroom. Adjoining full bath w/ antique clawfoot tub. Separate shower.

  • the perfect spot for reading. Gas fireplace available in June and September.

    the perfect spot for reading. Gas fireplace available in June and September.

  • Private and peaceful

    Private and peaceful

  • Steps to Tranquility on a late afternoon

    Steps to Tranquility on a late afternoon

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