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Fairhaven, MA, USA
  • House1500 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 - 180 nights

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths-Fully Furnished w/ all the extras

Picture yourself waking up in a king bed directly on Buzzards Bay with waterview vistas in every direction. Boats, seagulls, lighthouse, blue skies, and the gentle sound of waves lapping the shore. Sitting on the wrap around deck or private balcony off the master suite watching amazing sunsets. Jacuzzi tub and shower for two in the master bathroom. Both the Master bedroom and bathroom have skylights. Full kitchen with toaster oven, coffee maker, and blender. Washer, dryer, shower and bath on the first floor, along with the third bedroom with a double bed. Upstairs bedrooms have queen and king beds. A couch in the living room and love seat in master bedroom could accommodate an additional adult and child. Large living/dining room, open floor plan with 4 sliders onto a large deck. Heavenly views in every direction.

Keywords: Direct waterfront. Private Beach, Summer vacation rental. Off season winter rental. quiet, peaceful, private. sunsets. Oceanfront.


Joyce Lopes

Member Since 2012
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within one hour
Calendar last updated:
Apr 16, 2018
About Joyce Lopes

Tony and Joyce Lopes built this house in 1991. Joyce, now widowed, is traveling more for longer periods of time. Her motorhome enables her to see and stay at many of her favorite locations. 'I am happy to open my house to others as my 'guests' and hope they enjoy the house and location as much as I have over the years.'

Joyce Lopes purchased this House in 1990

Why Joyce Lopes chose Fairhaven

My husband and I had this home built to our specification because it is located on a little piece of paradise. Love for the ocean and beautiful sunsets made this our top location priority.

What makes this House unique

Sconticut Neck has it all, it is quaint, private, and close to everything you'd ever want to have access to. Fine dining mom-and-pop restaurants, walking trails, nature and the sea. Beautiful sunsets and panorama waterfront views are surely to relax and sedate you. Also close to UMass-D and BCC campuses for those needing housing for the school year.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Master Bedroom
        1 king, 2nd floor front. Private deck & bathroom. Awesome views!
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen, 2nd floor rear. Waterview from side.
      • Bedroom 3
        1 double, 1st floor rear. Smallest bedroom but still a side waterview
      • All bedrooms have large closets, at least one bureau and a side table with a lamp. Complete with mattress pads, sheets, blankets & pillows.


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Master Bathroom
        toilet, shower, jetted tub, Oversized glass shower with two (2) showerheads.
      • Bathroom 1st floor
        toilet, shower, Washer & Dryer
      • complementary laundry detergent and dryer sheets available for use. Hairdryers Bath towels, face cloths

      Location Type

        • Beach View
          View miles of beach.
        • Beachfront
          Private beach. Rocky along shoreline. Water shoes recommended.
        • Ocean View
          Awesome sunset views
        • Oceanfront
        • Water View
          See miles of water in every directions. See fishing boats pass through the hurricane dike and sailboats racing on Thursday nights. At night see city lights and moon reflect over the water. Priceless!
        • Waterfront
          Feel the breezes off the waters of Buzzards Bay. Smell the salt in the air. See the white caps of the current. Hear the waves hitting the shoreline


            • Away From It All
            • Family
            • Historic
            • Romantic
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Linens Provided
                      Sheets, Blankets, Pillows, Towels
                    • Air Conditioning
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Clothes Dryer
                      Dryer sheets provided
                    • Living Room
                    • Parking
                      off-street driveway
                    • Parking Off Street
                    • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                      Only cars and light weight trucks allowed in driveway. Heavier vehicles must park at end of driveway on road
                    • Towels Provided
                      Bath towels complimentary beach towels
                    • Washing Machine
                      Complementary Detergent & Dryer Sheets provided Iron/ironing board provided


                        • Microwave
                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Freezer
                        • Kitchen
                          Fully stocked kitchen include but not limited to: - Keurig Coffeemaker with complimentary coffee - Packets of condiments, sugar, creamers, salt & pepper. - paper towels - Blender
                        • Cooking Utensils
                        • Oven
                        • Pantry Items
                          Basic spices and condiments
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster


                            • Dining
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 6 people


                                • DVD Player
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Stereo
                                • Television
                                • Video Games
                                • Video Library


                                    • Balcony
                                      Private off Master Bedroom
                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      Wrap-around deck on first floor
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                      Available in shed: Large beach cooler Beach Chairs (4 ) Beach Cart on wheels Firepit
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      Large Electric Grille


                                        • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                        • wheelchair inaccessible

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • jetted tub
                                              Master Bathroom


                                                • museums
                                                • churches
                                                • festivals
                                                • health/beauty spa
                                                • library
                                                • live theater
                                                • marina
                                                • cinemas
                                                • playground
                                                • recreation center
                                                • restaurants
                                                • synagogues
                                                • water parks
                                                • winery tours
                                                • zoo

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • photography
                                                    • antiquing
                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • boating
                                                    • gambling casinos
                                                    • miniature golf
                                                    • outlet shopping
                                                    • beachcombing
                                                    • 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

                                                            • pier fishing
                                                            • basketball court
                                                            • deepsea fishing
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • fly fishing
                                                            • freshwater fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • jet skiing
                                                            • kayaking
                                                            • parasailing
                                                            • cycling
                                                            • racquetball
                                                            • rock climbing
                                                            • roller blading
                                                            • sailing
                                                            • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                            • sound/bay fishing
                                                            • surfing
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis
                                                            • water skiing
                                                            • wind-surfing


                                                                • Private path that leads to private beach.

                                                                  House Rules

                                                                  Check-in: 2:00 PM

                                                                  Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                                  Cancellation Policy

                                                                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                  10 Reviews


                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  What a view

                                                                  Lisa L.milford

                                                                  Joyce is extremely nice and greeted us upon arrival to show us a few things. The view from the bedroom and deck are million dollar views.

                                                                  A peaceful retreat to recharge the soul...

                                                                  April W.

                                                                  My best girlfriends and I recently stayed and we loved it. On the edge of a nature preserve, the serenity and wildlife are just amazing. If you are looking for quiet and private, this is for you. Joyce made us feel very welcome and comfortable in her home. The private beach is so perfect for seashell hunting and just relaxing. The views from the decks and multiple windows in the home are magnificent. We also took a day trip on the ferry to Martha's Vineyard, the ferry is about 15 minutes away. This is a sleepy little town that is a hidden gem. It is truly a quintessential coastal New England town and it is lovely. Thank you Joyce!!! ❤️

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thank you girls !!! You did an exceptional job cleaning the place upon departure .. it was very thoughtful and I appreciate it.

                                                                  I hope you consider returning next year. I give discounts for return guests and for a 2nd week.

                                                                  Warm Regards,



                                                                  Patti E.

                                                                  Just what I needed after working everyday to empty my moms home - returning to the beach house rejuvenated me and allowed me to get up and go each day. I delighted in coming back each night for a spectacular sunset. Felt at home comfortable and all I needed was available Joyce was helpful with any questions I may have had. The only part I wasn't happy about was leaving! Highly recommend & hope to return again.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thank you Patti for your kind words. The pure fact that you immersely enjoyed being my guest is the reason I share my home with people as yourself. It is quite satisfying to receive such a good review.

                                                                  Although it has been a wonderful experience to do vacation rentals throughout summer vacations I am in the process of doing a 2-year long term rental beginning the first of year. I feel it has come a time to take my motorhome cross-country next summer thus preventing from me the ability of summer vacations that gives me joy! I will miss all the guests I would of met....All great people. I hope to see you again upon my return.

                                                                  Thanks again for being a great guest !!!

                                                                  Warm Regards,


                                                                  Labor Day weekend 2015

                                                                  Jackie T.

                                                                  What a wonderful way to end the summer! We enjoyed the beautiful sunsets from the deck. Watching as the red/orange sun dipped down below Buzzards Bay...absolutely stunning. The private beach was terrific. It was like it was our very own! We were the only people! We enjoyed great restaurants and local fresh seafood.Joyce is a fantastic hostess! Her house was spotless and has everything you could possibly need. I would highly recommend Joyce and her beautiful home. We will certainly return! Couldn't have had a better experience! Thanks again Joyce for allowing us into your home!

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  There is nothing like watching my guests having a phenomenal vacation .. Especially bonding as a family. I am blessed I can please these exceptional guests. The house was left in great shape .. Please come back any time !

                                                                  Peg Sullivan

                                                                  Peggy S.Sherborn, Massachusetts

                                                                  The house and setting are wonderful. The master suite is spectacular, great view, nice balcony, great bathtub with water jets. The kitchen is nice with most utensils that you would need. The owner has beach chairs other things that make life easier for the guests. The place was clean and well kept. There is a nice bike path within 2 miles of the house. Great place to stay in the hot weather as there was always a nice breeze off Buzzards Bay.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  And for times like this recent heat wave, the central A/C was a much needed necessity that, without it, could have ruined one's vacation.

                                                                  A special 'Thank You' Peg for being such wonderful caring guests! Hope to see you again in beautiful Fairhaven!!

                                                                  Visit to Fairhaven from Canada

                                                                  Karen M.

                                                                  We visit family in Fhvn regularly. This rental was great! Joyce was wonderful! The house was clean/neat, generally well-maintained, nicely decorated and had so many incredible features. It was close to amenities (4-min drive to supermarkets, stores, restaurants, major highways; a 2 min drive to West Island). The house location provided great privacy in a very quiet area facing the beach across the street.. with our own private path to it. The house had a great lay-out, w/LOTS of room, a tremendous about of storage/closets/chests in bedrooms, huge luxurious main bathroom, glass sliding doors facing gorgeous water views of the harbor/ocean from 2nd and 3rd floor levels. Central air conditioning and extra fridge on the upstairs floor came in handy. The master bedroom was so spacious it took up the entire front/side of the house and even had sliding doors that opened onto a little corner porch with rocking chairs. Each morning we'd open the curtains to breath-taking views and each evening we'd watch lovely sunsets (when the weather permitted!) We used the binoculars a lot! The open concept of the kitchen/livingroom was fantastic, with lots of comfortable seating and great views of the water and wildlife..(shore birds, many bunnies who shared the property with us.. even deer...2 were roaming around outside and went onto the beach just across the street before they made their way back to the wooded area nearby ! Amazing). Oh, did I mention the view?!.. shoreline/beach from the kitchen, LR, BR, BA, wrap-around porch..just about everywhere in the house. It was outstanding..day and night!. When family/friends came to visit, we had great areas for entertaining, including the porches and a big kitchen island. After visiting us, none of our guests wanted to go home. Neither did we! I can't say enough good things about Joyce and her home! On the practical side, we did request a few additional items when we arrived (being the first renters of the season and into cooking). Joyce was quick to help and supply them (e.g.,extra keys, a first aide kit, and garlic press). The coffee maker was a bit challenging so we ended up buying one to use there and take back to Canada with us(we needed one anyway.. be sure to check out Ocean State Job Lot for great deals). The only 2 things I would have changed were weather/ticks. The month of May is always risky for both, but the house/location made up for it! And Pete caught many striped bass! Thanks, Karen/ Judy/Pete/Leah and my Mom


                                                                  Fairhaven, MA, USA

                                                                  Walking/bike path near by which follows along the water, birds and wildlife all around. Lose yourself in nature as you exercise. No Cape traffic to contend with but can take a 30 minute enjoyable drive during the weekday to visit. Also 40 minutes to beautiful Newport RI .. Shopping, boat rides, mansions and quaint restaurants. Take 30 miles to a commuter train and visit the awesome city of Boston. Too much to mention here.. Go online to view

                                                                  Rates & Availability

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                                                                  Rates are subject to changed until reservations are confirmed. Unfortunately I am unable to welcome pets. Many people have allergies and woulduovacations have been ruined. Septic system does not allow anything down drains except for bathroom tissue. Convenience items i.e. Keurig pods, sugar/salt & pepper/condiment packets, cream containers, etc

                                                                  10 Reviews
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