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Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

Waterfront Lake House - 2BR, 2 Bath, sleeps 6 - 8

Beautiful and private 2br home located directly on spring fed pilgrim lake. Walk off your back deck after a morning coffee, swim in the lake, or kayak fishing for some fresh water bass. The house is located 3 miles from Nauset Beach (national seashore), and 3 miles from Skaket beach (The Bay side of Cape Cod) - offering the best of both worlds.

The Master bedroom has a king size bed and overlooks the lake, with large sliding doors that walk out to the back deck (equipped with an outdoor table for dining). Also a private, full size bathroom inside the master bedroom.

The second bedroom has full over full bunk beds, and easy access to the second bathroom which is also equipped with a shower. We've also added an outdoor shower which is easy accessible from either bedroom.

The kitchen is fully stocked with plenty of space to cook for a full family. The dining room overlooks the lake with a large bay window. Living room is great for reading, relaxing, or enjoying a movie/game on the flat screen TV (house is equipped with Comcast Cable & WiFi).

Guests are welcome to use our 2 kayaks, row boat, outdoor fire pit, hammock and gas grill.

Linens (sheets & towels) are provided, but we do have a full washer & dryer if you choose to bring your own, or need to do laundry throughout the week.

If you have any questions or would like to reserve the property, please email or call and we'll respond within 24 hours (or sooner).

Thanks for looking!

Keywords: Deck, Waterfront View, Fireplace, Grill, Canoe, Kayak, Row Boat, Fishing, Yard, Kitchen, Outdoor Shower, Lake, Driveway, Dishwasher, Washer / Dryer, Wireless Internet, Cable, TV, DVD, Beach

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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 26, 2016

About The Owner

Our family purchased this home because we love all that Cape Cod has to offer - when we're not enjoying it, we're hoping that someone else can.

The Owner purchased this house in 2010

What makes this house unique

We spend our time fishing, kayaking, grilling, and enjoying the water and outdoors - all in our backyard!


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.7222223 based on 18 reviews

Slice of Cape Cod Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We had the opportunity to enjoy living at this outstanding Cape home for a month, and the memories will last a lifetime. Close to it all, yet tucked away on Pilgrim Lake, outdoor activities were plentiful. The best part is that the dogs also had a great time with us. If you want to truly experience life on the Cape, it doesn't get better than this. We would definitely stay again, and wish we were still there.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Knotty-Pine Paradise on Pilgrim Lake

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I rented this amazingly peaceful and comfortable cottage for a quiet Thanksgiving and it was PERFECT. The weather was favorable enough for us to blaze some morning fires in the outdoor fire pit, which was an incredible way to start the day while we sipped our coffee. The kitchen was roomy and well-equipped for cooking our holiday meal, and the little dining table by the bay window overlooking the lake was a super-romantic spot to enjoy our meal. (The full moon that night, reflected on the surface of the lake, didn't hurt.) The patio off the master bedroom is another zen spot for morning yoga or just sitting and watching the swans float by. Speaking of the master bedroom, it's spacious, the bed is big and comfy, and you wake up to gorgeous panoramic views of the water. We didn't use the second bedroom but plan to when we return with our four kids, who will fit perfectly in the double bunkbeds. The whole house has a cozy, woodsy feel that's perfect for a romantic getaway for two or a family adventure. Collin, the owner, was super-responsive to our questions while booking and during our stay. Can't recommend this place highly enough and can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brooklyn New York


  • 5 of 5

We spent the second week of August at the lake house on Pilgrim Lake in Orleans.

The house and its surroundings were so lovely, we always felt like we were on vacation

just sitting on the deck that overlooks the lake. If it got warm, we jumped into the lake.

If we wanted to be alone and read, we lay in the comfy hammock. Ready for an adventure?

Go out in one of the kayaks or the rowboat to explore Pilgrim lake.

The house had just about everything one could want in a summer rental!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great waterfront and birding spot

  • 5 of 5

The house is nice and well laid-out with the back bedroom and deck overlooking the water and it had everything needed for a great, pre-season get-a-way. The house is set back off the road and is situated so you have a feeling of privacy and it is very convenient to town and the national seashore. Pilgrim Pond is a beautiful, quiet pond with a resident swan and nesting ospreys; we counted at least 18 different species of birds right from the back deck! The water was clear and the swimming was perfect. We really enjoyed our stay here (as did our two dogs), and Collin was responsive and answered all our questions quickly and accurately. I'd love to return someday.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Leominster, MA, USA

active vacationers

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for a summer Cape Cod vacation! It was secluded so it provided such a quiet, tranquil environment, right on the lake! The available kayaks were such a wonderful addition! We made good use of the fire pit and the grill, and the outside deck was used for every meal! It was just a beautiful setting!

One of the best added features was the outdoor shower! The weather really cooperated, so the outdoor shower was a treat you just don't get at home!

The location was perfect, close to great restaurants, the national seashore and the rail trail. We couldn't have asked for a nicer vacation! A quiet location, yet close to all the activities you'd need. It was a perfect mix.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful family vacation

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful spot! Our family of four (two adults, two kids, and a german shephard) LOVED our week on the Cape this summer. The house was perfect for us, convenient location but secluded enough to offer privacy. The kids took the kayaks out every morning and paddled across the lake to the public swimming area. The grill and firepit were put to good use as well. There are so many things to do locally and Colin was wonderful by offering suggestions and helpful hints. We used the bike trail in Orleans and watched the sunset at Rock Harbor beach (a 10 min drive) several times. The house had everything you'd need for a great vacation! We hope to return to the house again next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Orleans Town House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Off Season
Oct 1 2016 - May 20 2017
2 night minimum stay
Early Season
May 21 2017 - Jun 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
Peak Season
Jun 25 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
Off Season
Sep 10 2017 - May 19 2018
3 night minimum stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Orleans Town House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , Bunk Bed with Full over Full Mattresses
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (bunk) (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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