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Charming Cape in prestigous Gateway Isles, Free Kayaks, Bike,Dock, River, Beach

West Yarmouth, Yarmouth, MA, USA
  • House2250 sqft
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps10
  • Bathrooms0
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay0 - 7 nights

4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, kayaks,pedal boat, Dock, sleeps 10

Boat, kayak, paddle board, swim, fish, sunbathe, bike and enjoy the best of Cape Cod in this 4 bedroom , 2 bath, 2 story home located directly across from the Parkers River. Private dock on the River available to dock and launch your motor boat, jet skis, or other watercraft and water toys. River has unobstructed access to Nantucket Sound! Gateway Isle has a right of passage across the Red Jacket resort for a short cut to the beautiful sandy beaches along South Shore Drive. Just a short 10-15 minute walk, or an even shorter Surrey Bike ride, to many beaches directly on Nantucket Sound (with warmer water!), including Sea View Beach, Parkers River Beach, South Middle Beach. Short stroll to water sports rentals available at the Red Jacket resort, including parasailing, jet ski, boats etc. Cozy fireplaced living room, full kitchen, outdoor patio, Tiki Bar, gas grill, washer/dryer,dishwasher,all the comforts of home, a hammock and outdoor shower too. Enjoy boating with unobstructed access to Nantucket Sound, just minutes from your dock on Parkers River. This home is situated in prestigious beach and boating community of Gateway Isles; where you can also enjoy the peace of this quiet waterfront neighborhood, bike riding for the kids and River activities. We provide free of charge a 4 passenger pedal boat, stand up paddle board and kayaks for your use and enjoyment! We also have a 4-6 person Surrey Limousine Bike available to ride the family with style to the beach or around the neighborhood. Short walk to mini golf, beaches, arcade, restaurants & shops.

This house was newly renovated inside and out and new to the rental market in 2012. The outside work includes re-shingling and adding an oversized & fully enclosed outdoor shower. Inside we have refinished hardwood floors throughout first floor level and installed new carpeting, mattresses and retro red appliances. We assure you that quality, cleanliness and visitor satisfaction is our priority. We have rented out two other prime waterfront properties for over a decade, listed on homeaway, #105984 and 105982. Feel free to visit those sites for additional references and guest reviews

Onsite activites also include kayaking, fishing, pedal boat, paddle boarding, Surrey limousine Bike, 3-1 game table, bumper pool, giant chess set, horseshoes, tree swing, hammock, outdoor patio, TIKI bar, hammock and gas grill. We will provide a pedal boat, stand up paddle board, 3 kayaks and life jackets, no extra charge. You can kayak on the River down to Swan Pond or up the mouth of the River to Nantucket Sound. A short walk (or bike or kayak ride) for rental of other water toys, including jet skis, para-sailing and race boat rides at the Red Jacket beach resort. A short walk to beaches, Pirate Cove min-golf, inflatable water park, shops, Pirate Musuem, restaurants and more.

Prefer a private beach and private deck on Nantucket Sound? See our 4BR beachhouse #49 S. Shore Drive, just 0.6 miles away, listing homeaway #105982


Dawn & Steven Karol; member since Dec. 1998

Member Since 2005
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Apr 17, 2018
About Dawn & Steven Karol; member since Dec. 1998

We are attorneys in the Boston area with 5 children. We all love cape cod, the ocean and beach. We recently purchased this house in 2012 (had our eye on it for years :) but have owned the house across the street for decades. We assure you that this is a clean, comfortable and beautiful property, family friendly neighborhood, and a perfect location for Cape Cod vacationing. Feel free to read the rave reviews posted about our properties a half mile away, same great location, on our listings at homeaway listings #105984 and #105982.

Dawn & Steven Karol; member since Dec. 1998 purchased this House in 2011

Why Dawn & Steven Karol; member since Dec. 1998 chose South Yarmouth

Completely Renovated 2012, Dock, River, Fun River activities, short stroll to the beach, free use of watercraft kayaks, pedal boat, stand up paddleboard.

What makes this House unique

Kayaks, 4-6 Person Surrey Limousine Bike, 4 Person Pedal Boat, Stand up paddle board, Outdoor Patio with Hammock, Picnic Table & Tiki Bar, Bumper Pool, Dock on Parkers River with unobstructed access up to Nantucket Sound or down to Swan Pond. Free use of Kayaks, pedal boat, paddlle board and surrey limousine bike !!


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
      • Bedroom 1
        1 double
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 3
        2 double
      • Bedroom 4
        1 double, 2 twin/ single
      • Living Room
        1 sleep sofa /futon, queen sofa bed
      • Two large air conditioned bedrooms are upstairs and two good sized air conditioned bedrooms are downstairs on the main level. There is a full bath on each level for your convenience. The couch opens up into a Queen bed if additional sleeping quarters are needed. Refinished hardwood throughout the first floor, all new carpeting upstairs. New mattresses, beddings, and window treatments. There is also a new oversized fully enclosed outdoor shower with hot/cold water for showering 'cape cod' style. AC units are in all bedrooms


      • 0 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        tub, shower, upstairs
      • Bathroom 2
        tub, shower, downstairs
      • Bathroom 3
        outdoor shower, outside enclosed and heated
      • There is a full bath on each level for your convenience. There is also an oversized 8'x10' fully enclosed and heated outdoor shower for bathing Cape Cod style.

      Location Type

        • Beach
          half mile away, walk, drive or ride our surrey limousine bike
        • Beachfront
          Create a package deal, rent together with our oceanfront studio VRBO 105984
        • Lake View
          House is directly across from the Parkers River and includes a private dock on the River across the street w free use of our kayaks, pedal boat &stand up paddle boards. River leads to ocean,
        • Lakefront
          House is directly across from the Parkers River and includes a private dock on the River across the street w free use of our kayaks, pedal boat & stand up paddle boards. River leads to ocean, pond
        • Near The Ocean
          half mile
        • Ocean View
          Direct Ocean access from the River with views of the ocean from our dock
        • River
          footsteps away; house directly across the street and includes a private dock on the Parkers River w/free use of watercraft
        • Water View
          Parker's River. River channels to out ocean or to ponds,
        • Waterfront
          House is across from Parkers River & includes Private Dock directly across the street on the River with free use of kayaks, pedal boat, stand up paddle board and surrey limousine bike!


            • Adventure
            • Budget
            • Family
            • Sports & Activities
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Living Room
                      Fire placed living room with cozy cranberry red leather couches
                    • Air Conditioning
                    • Clothes Dryer
                    • Fireplace
                    • Heating
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Broadband Access
                    • Mobile Phone
                    • Parking Off Street
                    • Sofa Bed
                    • Washing Machine
                    • Wireless Internet
                    • Wood Fireplace


                        • Lobster Pot
                        • 4 Ring Stove
                        • Coffee Maker
                          Both traditional and keurog coffee makers
                        • Cooking Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Freezer
                        • Grill
                        • Kitchen
                          fully stocked
                        • Blender
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Pantry Items
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                          4 burner stove top and full baking oven
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster


                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 12 people


                                • DVD Player
                                • Game Room
                                • Games
                                • Pool Table
                                • Television


                                    • Kayak / Canoe
                                      3 kayaks and a stand up paddle board are available for your use
                                    • Barbecue
                                    • Boat
                                      Dock your boat and/or enjoy the use of our kayaks and pedal boat
                                    • Boat Dock
                                    • Boat with Paddles
                                    • Deck / Patio
                                    • Bicycles
                                      Surrey limousine bike seats 4-6, ride in style to the beach or enjoy a ride around the neighborhood
                                    • Outdoor Furniture
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                    • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                    • Patio
                                    • Pedal Boat
                                    • Water Sports Gear
                                      Life jackets


                                        • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                        • limited accessibility
                                          Two of the bedrooms and a full bath are ground level for easy access for elderly or handicapped. Also two bedrooms and a full bath upstairs
                                        • suitable for elderly or infirm


                                            • bay/sound
                                            • churches
                                            • cinemas
                                            • marina
                                            • museums
                                            • restaurants
                                            • theme parks
                                            • water parks
                                            • zoo

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • antiquing
                                                • beachcombing
                                                • boating
                                                • horseshoes
                                                • miniature golf
                                                • paddle boating
                                                • walking
                                                • whale watching

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • hospital
                                                    • laundromat

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • sailing
                                                        • cycling
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • fly fishing
                                                        • golf
                                                        • jet skiing
                                                        • kayaking
                                                        • parasailing
                                                        • pier fishing
                                                        • deepsea fishing
                                                        • skiing
                                                        • snorkeling
                                                        • snorkeling/diving
                                                        • sound/bay fishing
                                                        • surfing
                                                        • swimming
                                                        • water skiing
                                                        • wind-surfing


                                                            • For those who enjoy watersports, rental of waverunners, kayaks, jet ski's and parasailing is also available a short walk or kayak ride down to the mouth of Parkers River. Free use of our Private dock on the River available to dock and launch your motor boat, jet skis, kayaks or other water toys. Three kayaks, a stand up paddle board and life jackets are provided on site for your use in the River. Parkers River runs down to Swan Pond as well as up to the ocean with unobstructed access to Nantucket Sound! Short 10 minute walk to many beaches directly on Nantucket Sound (with warmer water!), S Shore Drive, including Sea View Beach, Parkers River Beach, South Middle Beach. Even shorter Surrey Bike Ride to the Beach! seasonal restrictions may apply. Our house is in a quiet waterfront neighborhood, perfect for bike riding with the kids and River activities but also centrally located for a short walk to mini golf, water park,restaurants & shops as well as beaches.

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 1:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 9:00 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                              14 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              location and amenities were superb!,

                                                              Sue D.

                                                              The house was just the right size for our family of 8.

                                                              Location was wonderful. Short walk to beach and close to shopping and restaurants.

                                                              Having the dock access with kayaks, paddle boards and peddle boat was an added bonus.

                                                              We would definitely rent same house if we were to choose Yarmouth again

                                                              Great Cape Rental - Perfect for Families

                                                              Aidan K.

                                                              Two families (4 preschool age and 4 adults) shared this lovely Cape home for one week at the end of July 2017. There was plenty of room both inside and out, the home was clean, had all the necessities, and we can't say enough about how much we loved riding the Surrey bike to and from the beach. AC units in the bedrooms also ensured a great night sleep for all! We plan to book this house again next year. Thank you for a lovely holiday!

                                                              Great week in Yarmouth

                                                              Jon S.Hopkinton, MA

                                                              We stayed along with one other family for a week this past summer and had a great vacation. There was plenty of room in the house for everyone and we were able to have all 4 kids sleep together in one room upstairs which they loved. The best part of the house is the location and ability to use the dock along with the kayaks, paddleboat and paddle boards. We spent hours over there every day and even saw a seal swimming up the river one day. We always spend a day at the Cape Cod Inflatable Park after breakfast at Keltic Kitchen, both of which are less than 2 miles away. We also loved Captain's Parkers, a bar/restaurant only a 5-10 minute walk from the house.

                                                              Everyone wanted to stay another week!

                                                              Jim E.Bellingham

                                                              First off, working with the owners (Dawn and Steven) was very easy. Regardless of the questions I came up with, Dawn answered graciously. Steven happened to be there when we arrived and came over to introduce himself to be sure we were all set.

                                                              The property was well maintained and we had no real complaints. There are window a/c's in all of the bedrooms and the cross ventilation of the cape breezes kept the common areas cool enough in the evenings. Two bedrooms down and two up, worked out very well for us. Bathrooms were clean with decent water pressure and the outdoor shower is secluded enough to really be used. Our group ranged in age from 20 months to 89 years and it was great that there were no major obstacles for either end of the spectrum.

                                                              The Surrey bike was a big hit with the kids and the neighborhood streets are quiet enough to allow them to be at the controls. The paddle boat, kayaks and paddle boards were a lot of fun for both adults and kids. All of these "toys" really made the week memorable for the whole family. Each year we rent a different house in a different area on the cape and this is the first one that I've had some of the family ask if we could go back to next year. Might even take the studio on the beach (I'll be in touch Dawn).

                                                              There are 3-4 public beaches w-in 1.5 miles with our favorite being Bass River Beach since it never got overly crowed and has all the facilities. No where near as crowed as Mayflower (my old favorite), and you can set up close enough to watch the kids in the water. There are plenty of ice cream, mini golf, and trinket shops, as well as the Whydah pirate museum with-in a very short drive.

                                                              Thanks for a great week and am looking forward to next year.

                                                              Jim & Terry

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Jim and Terry,

                                                              We are delighted that you enjoyed the house, the water "toys" and all the amenities, and welcome your family back! Thank you!

                                                              Second year renting this property

                                                              Diane H.

                                                              This is our 2nd year renting this property, 5 adults & 3 kids (a 4 yr old, a 2 yr old, & 1 yr old). The house is located in a very nice & quiet neighborhood right off Rt 28, close to beaches. The house was clean & is very roomy. More than enough beds (no bunk beds which is a plus for me), and there was enough room in the bedrooms upstairs to put 2 pack n plays, and still have room to move around. The kitchen is provided with everything you need, including a grill outside, for cooking. This year the picnic tables & tiki bar were set up different than last year, this years set up was a better set up. The outdoor shower is large & private, a big plus. Across from the house is a dock with kayaks, paddle board, etc for your use. There wasn't enough time to enjoy it all!

                                                              The owners, Dawn & Steve, are a pleasure to work with. They are very accessible with any questions you may have. Another great vacation at this property!

                                                              Wonderful Family Vacation

                                                              My Family and I (Husband, 2 Toddlers, Grandparents) just returned from a wonderful trip to the Cape. The house was in a perfect location, had everything we needed (and then some) and was a main contributor to the amazing vacation we had. We look forward to returning!


                                                              West Yarmouth, Yarmouth, MA, USA

                                                              Excellent location! Two story 4 bedroom home on street directly across from Parkers River in the prestigious Gateway Isles neighborhood. Quiet Waterfront Community. Private dock on the Parkers River also available for your motor boat, canoe, jet skis or other water toys. Sweet riverview from this home and a short walk to beautiful warm ocean beaches directly on Nantucket Sound. Family room with 3-1 bumper pool game table and giant chess set. Outdoor patio with Tiki Bar, hammock, tree swing, oversized outdoor shower, picnic table. 4-6 person Surrey Limousine bike, 4 person pedal boat, stand up paddle board, and 3 kayaks also and ALL available free of charge for your use and enjoyment! Other activities include swimming, shopping, the Cape Cod National Seashore, Whydah Pirate Museum, biking and hiking trails, antiques, fishing, boating, inflatable water park,whale watching, golf, mini golf, arcade,trampolines, go carts, parasailing, jet skis, ferry boats, museums, and parks. Loads of fun for all!

                                                              Rates & Availability

                                                              Additional information about rental rates

                                                              Additional Guest Fee
                                                              $0 - $25

                                                              We rent out our home for Family vacations only. That is how we keep it so nice! Please send me a message regarding your vacation plans, number of adults/children before requesting a booking on the website. Holiday rates may vary. Check or E-check preferred payment. Please see the vacation lease for cancellation policy This home is available for rent by the month or by the wk. Holiday and weekend rates may vary-- call for details and special offers. Refundable security deposit is also taken to secure against theft/damage/loss. Sorry no RVs Surrey bike may not be available for off peak season rental, inquire. Monthly rental also offered during off peak season, oct-april

                                                              14 Reviews
                                                              Excellent 4.6/5
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