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Sun-drenched & charming, just steps to private beach. Sunsets and stargazing !

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,428 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms plus outdoor shower, sleeps up to 9

Clean, well-maintained 3 bedroom 2 bath home, just a two-minute walk to Lookout Bluff (private bayside beach) with breathtaking views of Cape Cod Bay and Provincetown. Stunning sunsets. Beautiful calm waters are perfect for swimming, clamming, fishing, kayaking and any water activity you can think of. Wonderfully quiet and safe neighborhood. Classic, charming and comfy Cape Cod home with many nice arty touches. House includes three large decks, waterviews , fully equipped newly-renovated kitchen with quality dishware and spices. Baths are updated, clean and bright. Full basement with new washer and dryer and ping pong table.

First floor includes a sunny kitchen with all usual amenities including a dishwasher, and a small counter with 4 wooden stools for simple dining-in. The carpeted dining room includes a butcher block table, chairs for 8, and a butcher block hutch/desk. The living room has oak hardwood floors, a comfortable couch which seats 3-4, two large upholstered easy chairs and two rocking chairs. There is also a flat screen TV, DVD player and IPOD/radio docking sound system. There is a sunny full bath with tub and shower unit, a carpeted bedroom with AC, a queen and twin bed and two chairs.

Carpeted stairs lead to the sunny sun-drenched second floor, which is fully carpeted throughout excluding the bathroom. Second floor has a spacious and romantic master bedroom with a white rattan king bed and matching end tables, a vanity, a large painted dresser, a flat screen TV and DVD player, a new futon adjacent to windows with a southern exposure, and sliding glass doors to a large deck with waterviews and plenty of oudoor solid wood deck furniture. The second bedroom on this level is also very bright, with south-facing windows. The second bedroom includes an oak frame double bed and comfy full-sized futon, hardwood dresser, A/C & full length mirror. There is a full bath (tub and shower) on the second floor and plenty of closet space throughout. The house has 2 cable TVs, wifi, IPOD/CD/Radio with speakers , DVD players, beach chairs and umbrellas, two adult road bicycles and two children's bikes plus helmets (use of bikes and helmets is at your own risk), charcoal and gas grills, badminton, soccer and basketballs. The three-level deck is great for lounging or watching the sunset and stars, and the top deck offers breathtaking views of the bay, the Provincetown monument and lights, the sparkling ocean and setting sun, and fabulous unobstructed night sky gazing at the stars ! Deck outside the master bedroom is perfect for summer reading or simply dozing off in a comfortable lounge chair.

The private outdoor shower off the first floor deck is a great way to cool off after the beach, bike ride, walk or long run. Patio table and 6-8 chairs as well as multiple aiderondeck deck and lounge chairs, for comfortable outdoor entertaining. There are also outdoor umbrellas for sitting in the shade, plus umbrellas and sand screws and beach chairs for taking to the beach. There is also a hammock in the shade to take a snooze in. Families with children are welcome, however there are stairs inside the house, stairs leading to the three outdoor decks, and stairs from Lookout Bluff down to the beach, so children should be old enough so that these do not pose a safety threat to them. Ping pong table in the basement for rainy days and evening games. Beginner's surf board in the basement is also available for guest's use, as well as boogie board and blow-up raft.

Truro is beautiful in the off-season, and house is available for rent, year-round. Significant discounts available for the months of March, April, May, early June, September, October, November, December, January and February and linens and towels can be provided for an additional fee. Discounts also available for guests taking more than one week at a time.

Property has an excellent rental history with a lot of repeat guests. Make your reservations soon, before it's too late !

Pleas also check out our one bedroom waterfront cottage in North Truro (#3506195) and our 5 bedroom riverfront cottage on the Pamet River near Corn Hill Beach (#4457935). If you're looking for a nice change of scenery this winter, please check out our charming and affordable Woodstock, Vermont 4 bedroom house (Homeaway #3809315). Sleeps 6-8 and is close to Suicide 6, Okemo, Killington and Pico ski areas, as well as the quaint and historic village of Woodstock.

More Details

Liz Gruber
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

Why Liz Gruber chose Cape Cod

We live in the Boston area but have been coming to this Truro neighborhood for the past 20+ years. Our three children have grown up vacationing in the neighborhood, and we have met some of our closest friends on the Truro beaches (Ballston, Coast Guard and Head of the Meadow are our favorite ocean-side beaches). Sunsets are spectacular for southwest-facing homes, so when we saw the chance to own this house, we jumped at the chance. We hope you enjoy the area and experience many unforgettable memories here.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Liz, the house was great and comfy. The location perfect. I loved yoga in the morning on the deck!! My only suggestion is rather picky and small in the large scheme of things.

The coffeemaker is very leaky and messy until one gets the exact positioning correct.

Thanks for the tip about the lobster lady. I loved my chat with her. And dinner at Terra Luna was delightful. I hope you get to enjoy your wonderful home this summer. Despite the grey weather I will remember this vacation

fondly.....We were very comfortable in your vacation

home and I wish I was there right now!



From the owners: A brand new coffee maker is now at the house. Sorry about the other one...and thanks for letting us know, our future guests will definitely appreciate it !
Jul 2013
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Truro House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1428 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
  • bathrooms are bright and clean.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • All beds, mattresses and futons in excellent condition. Bring your own linens and towels and bath mats, everything else is provided (ie: blankets, comforters, quilts and pillows). Linens and towels can be provided for a small additional fee. Graco Pack-and-play portable crib also available for infants and small toddlers.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Inflatable Boat
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Raft
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 1 bicycles
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
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
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
No pets or smoking. Window air conditioning boxes in two bedrooms (first floor bedroom and second floor bedroom with double bed and fouton). Vacume cleaner, iron and ironing board and hair dryer provided for guests.


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Sun-drenched & charming, just steps to private beach. Sunsets and stargazing !
average rating of 4.88 based on 81 reviews

Charming home in quiet area but still close to what you came to the Cape for

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed this house and renting from Liz very much! It's in a quiet neighborhood but close to the beaches and P-Town, which we really enjoyed. The renting process was very easy and the house had everything to make the stay homey and relaxed. Beach chairs and umbrellas for day trips to the beach; pots, pans, coffee filters, etc in the kitchen; even travel sized soaps and shampoos for the outdoor shower! We also loved the puzzles, games and ping pong table for the rainy days and at night. It was also super convenient to have the laundry there. I think my favorite part was sliding open the bedroom door in the mornings and evenings to have coffee and/or wine while enjoying the ocean view and sounds. Great family "get-away-from-the-hectic-day-to-day-life" vacation house!!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Cape Cod Charm

  • 5 of 5

The home owner made it very personal. She sent us brochures and local suggestions that included where to buy lobsters direct from a fisherman. Felt like our home away from home. Was very charming!!! Would rate perfect if all bedrooms had small tv, and air cconditioning in master .

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Great for a group

  • 5 of 5

Great location and super cute!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

I had a wonderful stay here. the house was VERY clean. The owner communicated with me frequently and got back to me quickly with any questions asked. Great value as well! I plan on renting again in the future for sure!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Gorgeous House and views

  • 5 of 5

spacious house - easily fit 9 people and could have fit 10 easily.

Gorgeous deck with lots of sunlight with a beautiful beach close by!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Quiet setting and convenient to Outer Cape activities

  • 5 of 5

Liz's property was wonderfully relaxing, and the kitchen was very well equipped for cooking for the five of us. Having a washer and dryer, plus the dishwasher, were great for our week-long stay. The house is convenient to the action of Provincetown, yet in a nice and quiet setting. The upper deck, as noted by others, provides a spectacular view of the Milky Way and Provincetown harbor. Liz is one of the most responsive house owners we've encountered in our years of renting, and we would heartily recommend this house to others, and hope to return ourselves.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
1/2 mile
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
200 yards
Car: recommended

Gorgeous North Truro, where the sky goes on forever, and the calm and sandy bayside private beach is a 2 minute walk from your front door ! Provincetown is 5 miles away (and very accessible by bus or bike), and includes wonderful restaurants, entertainment, art galleries, shopping, recreational areas (National seashore as well as parks and playgounds) and plenty of fun ! Truro is also adjacent to Wellfleet, which is another beautiful town filled with activities for all.

Check out our other property, located right on the beach in North Truro, listing #3506195. It only accommodates two (2) but is right on the water ! (There are other cottages next door so if you are a larger party, you may find availability by renting a few cottages together).


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $50 per person per night
Damage Deposit $100

Rates and damage deposit may be adjusted higher for groups larger than 7 guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund