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Waterfront East Orleans Chalet

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Last updated: 01/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:Chalet
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

2 Bedroom; 2 Bath Pond Front Home

Come experience a truly unique Cape Cod vacation in this quaint, comfortable, newly renovated 2 bedroom, 2 bath, Chalet style “A-Frame” home on the waterfront of Uncle Harveys Pond. Located at the end of a quiet, secluded cul-de-sac in the exclusive Barley Neck section of East Orleans lays this tranquil, private oasis with panoramic waterfront views. Privacy and solitude invites quiet reading on the deck or a game of croquet or bocce in the yard. A bird watchers paradise awaits you as you sip your morning coffee on the deck overlooking the pond. Bring your canoes, kayaks, stand up paddle-boards or rent nearby to enjoy the full beauty of this exquisite location. Enjoy an evening around the fire pit while star gazing or meteor shower watching! Take a five minute walk to Meetinghouse Pond where you can launch your boat and cruise “The River” out to Pleasant Bay. Take a local seal watching cruise or just relax and enjoy the spectacular sunset. Less than a mile takes you to East Orleans Village where you can enjoy homemade ice cream at the Sundae School, Pizza at Zia’s, or dinner at the Nauset Beach Club and live evening entertainment at the Barley Neck Inn. Pick up your fresh fish and fine butcher meats for grilling at Nauset Farms. Drive or bike less than 2 miles to enjoy the glorious surf and renowned beach at the world famous Nauset Beach, a part of the Cape Cod National Seashore. Enjoy a bike ride on the Cape Cod Bike Trail with its expansive 20 miles of salt marsh, cranberry bogs and ponds. Stroll downtown Orleans to enjoy quaint shops and eateries. Orleans is home to the Cape Cod Baseball league Firebirds team where families bring their chairs and blankets under the lights to enjoy an evening of old fashioned baseball (wood bats!) featuring the finest collegiate ballplayers. Orleans is also home to the Academy of Performing Arts, live theater with its’ own resident company. Orleans is truly a vacation destination offering something for everyone to enjoy!

• Open A-Frame floor plan w/Great Room offers stunning 2 story glass with waterfront views
• 2 comfortable seating areas with 2 full sized couches and a 2 chair reading area
• Full Kitchen w/ breakfast bar seating for 4 w/additional separate dining area seats 6.
• Additional drop-leaf table ideal for buffet serving and dining
• 2 BR’s Sleeps 6 comfortably
• 2nd BR Master Suite has queen bed; glass sliding doors to a Juliet deck with seating for 2
• Half bath off Master Suite
• 1st floor BR has 1 bunk and 1 trundle (2 twins with option to convert to a King)
• Full bath 1st floor
• Beautiful masonry fireplace
• Outdoor shower
• Washer/Dryer
• Expansive deck overlooking pond with table/chairs/umbrella for outside eating and relaxing
• Outdoor fireplace/pit

Other Amenities:

Flat screen TV w/DVD
High speed internet
Air Conditioning in both bedrooms
Hand mixmaster
Gas grill
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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 60%
Calendar last updated: 01/26/2017

Property Type

  • Chalet
  • 1500 sq. ft.

House Rules

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

    25 ...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • First floor bedroom: 2 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

    Sleeps 4...moreless

  • Second floor Master : 1 queen

    Sleeps 2...moreless

  • All new pillows, blankets, mattresses & mattress covers (all w/ bed-bug certified mattress protectors)....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • First floor: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Lav sink; stacked washer/dryer...moreless

  • Second Floor MBR: toilet

    Lav sink...moreless

  • Shower: outdoor shower


Other Amenities

  • Birdwatchers paradise..


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Wood burning masonry ...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    On street parking for 2 cars...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Breakfast bar - seats 4 ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Juliet balcony off 2nd floor master bedroom ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane gas grill & separate brick fire pit...moreless



Write a review 5
from 4 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Season
May 13 - Jun 10, 2017
7 night min stay

Summer Season
Jun 11 - Sep 16, 2017
7 night min stay

Foliage Season
Sep 17 - Oct 14, 2017
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Deposit $400
  • Pre-occupancy cleaning fee $150
  • Taxes Not included


We are open to weekend or other mid-week stays where dates are available after June 1st of each year.

Spring season actually ends on Saturday, June 10th. Fall season actually begins on Saturday, September 16th. Website glitch does not allow overlap of dates for Saturday same day turnover.

10% discount for 2 week rentals; 15% discount for 3+ week rentals.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 01/26/2017
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15 Miles
Nearest Airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
BNI Barley Neck Inn
15 Miles
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Captains Golf Course
90 Miles
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 6
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Nauset Beach Club
1.5 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Recommended


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: My love for the Cape began at 5 years old when my parents took us camping in a small tent in Nickerson State Park. Progressing from camping to renting to owning property in Orleans, vacationing on the Cape became our annual family ritual… never to be missed! I am excited to have just spent my 50th consecutive summer on the Cape and grow more in love with it with each year! My husband and 3 grown children have caught the Cape fever as well! They never miss an opportunity to cross the canal for a “Cape Escape”. Whether it is boating, biking, lobster fishing, surfing, or reading a book on the beach….. they find endless possibilities for relaxation. The past few years, I have spent the entire summer helping to manage my parents’ rental property in Orleans. I know how precious a long awaited family vacation is. I take pride in striving to treat all our renters as invited guests to meet or exceed their expectations as they arrive to a clean, comfortable, inviting home. As the saying goes… “If you once get the sand of the Cape in your shoes.. you will always return.”

Why the Owner Chose East Orleans, Orleans, MA, USA:
It was love at first sight!.... My husband and I were excited to have purchased our own Cape property in August, 2012 as a “diamond in the rough”. Looking beyond the overgrown trees and a long list of needed renovations and improvements, we set out to develop our own punch list to transform this unique house and property into our dream vacation home. In renovating and decorating this house, we carefully planned our improvements with the goal of maintaining the original style and broad appeal of the iconic A-Frame vacation style home popularized in the 60’s. The distinctive A-Frame style surged in popularity in the post WW II era as a modern, stylish, architectural and cultural phenomenon that symbolized relaxation and enjoyment of the “Good Life”. We welcome you as our guests!

The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
Close proximity to everything - - yet incredibly secluded and quiet. Uncle Harveys Pond is literally steps from your front door. The dead end location provides for no traffic except for an occasional visitor to view the pond from the street. Across the street is a 7 acre tract of wooded land dedicated to the Orleans Conservation Trust. It is truly a very special place.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 60%
Calendar last updated: 01/26/2017

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  • A-Frame front

    A-Frame front

  • Great Room, Fireplace & 2nd Floor Loft

    Great Room, Fireplace & 2nd Floor Loft

  • Great Room

    Great Room

  • View from kitchen

    View from kitchen

  • Kitchen


  • Dinner for 6

    Dinner for 6

  • First floor full bathroom

    First floor full bathroom

  • Stairway to 2nd floor

    Stairway to 2nd floor

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • 'Juliet' deck off master bedroom

    'Juliet' deck off master bedroom

  • Outside shower

    Outside shower

  • Fire pit area

    Fire pit area

  • A-Frame front faces due east

    A-Frame front faces due east

  • Great Room

    Great Room

  • Sitting Area - Great Room

    Sitting Area - Great Room

  • Table for 2

    Table for 2

  • Dining area

    Dining area

  • First floor bedroom

    First floor bedroom

  • Laundry


  • View from 2nd floor loft

    View from 2nd floor loft

  • Master BR AC & deck access

    Master BR AC & deck access

  • Master bedroom half-bath

    Master bedroom half-bath

  • Relax on 'The Hill'

    Relax on 'The Hill'

  • Pond access at your doorstep - Kayaking on Uncle Harveys Pond

    Pond access at your doorstep - Kayaking on Uncle Harveys Pond

VRBO #446692

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Sunday, April 09, 2017

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