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Sprawling 4BR/3B AC Waterfront Home 'On Depot Pond'

Eastham, MA, USA
  • House3000 sqft
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps10
  • Bathrooms3
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay0 - 7 nights

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

4 bedroom, 3 bath waterfront home with central air on gorgeous 1 acre property. Located on a 26 acre fresh water swimming pond our home we lovingly call ''On Depot Pond'' built focused on the gorgeous waterfront with an abundance of large windows. It offers 3000 sq feet of space for families to share time together while providing everyone separate private areas for time alone at the end of the day.

Ideal for one, two or more families with 4 bedrooms & 3 full bathrooms.

3 bedrooms are located on main floor plus large semi-private sleeping area with 1Q/1F/1T & full bath upstairs.

The king master bedroom & full bath are located on the main floor to the left of living room with french doors to the screened porch overlooking the pond.

Two additional bedrooms (1Q/2T) with den & full bath are located to the right of the living room. Upstairs are two additional semi-private sleeping areas (1Q/1F/1T) with full bath & large windows overlooking the pond & our gardens.

The living room is oversized with 37'' HiDef TV. We have 4G high speed wireless internet throughout the house in addition to 8 televisions all with expanded cable. Premium movie channels including HBO, Showtime, Cinemax in LR, Den, MBR and upstairs queen area.

Our 40x16 pondfront deck provides a tremendous space for lounging with custom patio furniture, dining & cocktail tables. Its a perfect spot for barbeques and relaxing while enjoying our bird feeders or watching the kids swim or use our boats which include 6 sit-on-top kayaks, our Sunfish sailboat and Old Towne canoe. There are additional Adirondack chairs provided pond front plus 10 multi-sized life vests for safety.

Just completed in 2011 is our new 13 x 15 ft screened in/glassed in porch located off the master bedroom w French doors plus outside door access to the pond. Screens & glass provide protection when raining without you getting wet. There is outdoor lamp plus large ceiling fan. The porch has Restoration Hardware furniture and provides a cozy space for evening reading and chats.. (This porch is also completely glassed in for winter/early spring season.)

The house is set in the middle of our 1 acre property off a quiet road within walking distance of the Eastham Windmill and provides a spacious and secure play area for children plus privacy from the summer crowds.

Premium quality mattresses and Pottery Barn duvets on all beds. Hardwood floors in living & dining room plus Berber carpet in all bedrooms with quality furnishings throughout. NO PETS. NO SMOKING

A short stroll (.3 mi) from the Eastham Windmill, Eastham Superette, Eastham library. The Cape Cod National Seashore Headquarters is within a 5 minute drive of the house with is encircled by the Cape Cod Bike Trail. The house is close to both ocean (Coast Guard and Nauset Light 2 miles) and bay beach(First Encounter 1.25 miles).

Keywords: Waterfront home



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Calendar last updated:
Apr 10, 2018
About John

John and I were truely blessed to find this paradise on Cape Cod. We are confident that our renters to our lovely home will enjoy the splendor and natural beauty of the National Seashore, its beautiful beaches and the peacefulness of our wonderful fresh water pond.

John purchased this House in 2004

Why John chose Eastham

John, as a child traveled every summer since six months old to Cape Cod with his family. I was born on the Cape in Bourne and spent my toddler years in Truro. After marrying, now 27 years ago, we have realized our dream of a beautiful home on the Cape together to share with family and friends.

What makes this House unique

'On Depot Pond' is unique in that it is large enough to accommate a family group in shared spaces including our deck and screened porch on a one acre property. But, at the end of the day, with three distinct areas, the family is allowed to spend time alone in of TV's, places to relax and for the kids to play without everyone having to be on top of one another. Great for the parents plus the kids.


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


      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
        • King size beds (1) Located in master bedroom main floor off living room with access to screened porch, Queen size Beds (1) One located on main floor next to den with garden view One queen also located upstairs pondfront view, Double Beds (1) Located upstairs, Twin or Single Beds (1) Two twins in one bedroom located on main floor next to den with garden view. One addtl twin bed upstairs with garden and pondfront views, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Full futon located on main floor in den


        • 3 Bathrooms

            Location Type

              • Beachfront
                Depot pond is a 26 acre spring fed pond with sand bottom and no weeds! Shallow (perhaps 4-5 inches deep at edge with gradual incline which allows toddlers to sit in the water and play with sand toys.
              • Waterfront
                One acre property directly on Depot Pond. Adirondack chairs and side tables provided by the pond.


                  • Away From It All
                  • Family


                      • Guests provide their own meals


                          • Iron & Board
                          • Air Conditioning
                            Central Air
                          • Fireplace
                          • Free Long Distance
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Heating
                          • Internet
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Parking
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Telephone
                            3 Cordless telephones
                          • Washing Machine
                            Laundry soap, dryer sheets and laundry basket provided.
                          • Wireless Internet
                            4G WiFi throughout the house.
                          • Wood Stove
                            New Jotul nautical woodstove with both screen and glass doors.


                              • Microwave
                                Large stainless
                              • Coffee Maker
                                Drip Cuisinart 10 cup Kuerig K-Cup Coffee Maker
                              • Dishes & Utensils
                                Dishes, mugs, salad bowls, chowder bowls, lobster pots, serving dishes, baskets, etc provided
                              • Dishwasher
                                Dishwasher soap provided.
                              • Ice Maker
                              • Kitchen
                                Stainless gas stove, dishwater and large refrigerator with ice maker and filtered water dispenser, granite counter tops, pond front breakfast bar.
                              • Cooking Utensils
                                Mixing bowls, cooking utensils, outdoor grilling tools, plastic plates/cups for kids, pie plates, storage bowls, measuring cups/spoons, coffee grinder, blender, toaster, wine glasses, bakeware, placemats, kitchen towels, potholders provided
                              • Oven
                              • Pantry Items
                                Salt, pepper, spices, tea, sweeteners
                              • Refrigerator
                                Large stainless steel frig with filtered water dispenser and automatic ice maker.
                              • Stove
                                4 burner Gas
                              • Toaster
                                4 slice/bagel


                                  • Dining Area
                                  • comfy seating for 10 people


                                      • Books
                                        Library of current books including James Patterson, Tami Hoag - great selection of 'beach reads' plus children's books
                                      • DVD Player
                                        Bose radio/DVD player
                                      • Games
                                        Scrabble, Candyland, board games & jig saw puzzles for all age groups
                                      • Music Library
                                        Assorted CD's for use during your stay
                                      • Satellite / Cable
                                        Premium cable channels on all televisions with premium movies channels (HBO, Starz, Showtime, Cinemax) in living room, den, master bedroom and upstair queen bed area. (37 ' HD TV in living room.)
                                      • Stereo
                                        Bose Stereo/DVD player
                                      • Television
                                        8 televisions throughout the house
                                      • Toys
                                        Huge bin of legos!
                                      • VCR
                                      • Video Library
                                        DVD libary including many family and kids animated movies


                                          • Boat
                                          • Deck / Patio
                                            Extra large deck (60 x 14 ft) overlooking the pond w/custom outdoor furniture including glass top dining table with umbrella. Seating for 10 plus chaise loungers, glass top cocktail tables and buffet table
                                          • Kayak / Canoe
                                            6 sit on top kayaks 1 Old Towne canoe
                                          • Lanai / Gazebo
                                            New screened/glassed 13 x 15 foot porch located off MBR with Restoration Hardware sofa, chairs, ottoman and extra bench seating for enjoying rainy days or the evening breeze. (Glassed in for the winter months.) Partially glassed & screened in summer to allow sitting outside even in rain while protected from the weather. Outdoor lamp and large ceiling fan. Access from master bedroom and via outside door to pond
                                          • Lawn / Garden
                                            1 acre property
                                          • Outdoor Grill
                                            Large 3 section charcoal grill
                                          • Water Sports Gear
                                            Life jackets sizes children's S to adult XL


                                              • wheelchair inaccessible


                                                  • cinemas
                                                  • library
                                                  • live theater
                                                  • restaurants

                                                    Leisure Activities

                                                      • scenic drives
                                                      • antiquing
                                                      • bird watching
                                                      • boating
                                                      • eco tourism
                                                      • miniature golf
                                                      • beachcombing
                                                      • shelling
                                                      • shopping
                                                      • sight seeing
                                                      • walking
                                                      • whale watching
                                                      • wildlife viewing

                                                        Local Services & Businesses

                                                          • ATM/bank
                                                          • fitness center
                                                          • groceries
                                                          • massage therapist

                                                            Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                              • kayaking
                                                              • basketball court
                                                              • deepsea fishing
                                                              • fishing
                                                              • freshwater fishing
                                                              • golf
                                                              • hiking
                                                              • cycling
                                                              • pier fishing
                                                              • racquetball
                                                              • sailing
                                                              • sound/bay fishing
                                                              • swimming
                                                              • tennis
                                                              • wind-surfing


                                                                  • Pottery Barn, Garnet Hill & Company Store duvets/quilts on beds

                                                                    House Rules

                                                                    Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                    Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                    Cancellation Policy

                                                                    Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

                                                                    6 Reviews


                                                                    Latest reviews

                                                                    Third time and still charming

                                                                    Took our adult children and their family for the 2nd year. By Wednesday, everyone agreed to return for a 3rd year in June of '17. Perfect and private property. House is cozy and comfy. Everyone from 5 to 55 loved Depot Pond, the 2 mile bike ride to the bay or ocean, and the easy proximity to anywhere on the Cape. Loved sitting on the deck or watching wild life inhabit the pond from the. living room bay window. Looking forward to another charming 3rd trip to Depot Pond.

                                                                    Wonderful house...room for all.

                                                                    Sarahrural NYS

                                                                    My husband and I rented this house in September 2015 for a week, with two other couples. The 6 of us had more than enough room to enjoy our time together but also have private time to read and relax alone. The screened in porch off the master bedroom is a beautiful room. We enjoyed kayaking on the pond, I also took a swim. The house is an easy bike ride to the National Seashore Visitors center and to Coast Guard Beach. The Cape Cod rail-trail is close by also.

                                                                    This house is a super place to accommodate an extended family or several couples. The lovely lawn and gardens welcome you to sit outside and relax by the pond. We have rented many VRBO place thought the USA and this home is certainly a 5 star place.

                                                                    Sibling Getaway

                                                                    We stayed at Depot Pond for a long weekend. The house was such a good size for 8 of us, and equipped with everything we needed. Decor was beautiful with such attention to detail. The spacious deck overlooking the pond was an idyllic setting. We all agreed that we would love to come back.

                                                                    Owner's Response:

                                                                    We are always happy when guests enjoy our home. We feel it's a special place and glad you did too. You're welcome back anytime.

                                                                    The perfect place

                                                                    A guest from Charlotte , VTCharlotte , VT

                                                                    We have stayed on Depot Pond two Summers in a row now and we think it is fantastic. The house is spacious, well equipped and very comfortable. The location is spectacular, situated on a fresh water kettle pond and on the Bike Trail with easy access to ocean and bay beaches. I can't imagine a better place to stay.

                                                                    This is a fantastic place...

                                                                    This is a fantastic place. The house is beautiful, clean and nicely decorated. The location is perfect. Depot pond is ideal. We especially enjoyed using the sunfish, kayaks and canoes. The bike trail is close by, as are bay and ocean beaches.

                                                                    We stayed at the cottage ...

                                                                    Cherie DragomaniRochester, NY

                                                                    We stayed at the cottage the last week in July. It was wonderful, worth every penny. Everything we needed was there. The canoe and kayaks were great. We're definitely looking to come back again next year.


                                                                    Eastham, MA, USA

                                                                    Walk to local 'Superette', Eastham Library, Cape Cod National Seashore Visitors Center and the oldest Windmill on Cape Cod, The Cape Cod Bike Trail is just up the street and circles the pond, Our central location is within 5 minute drive of both ocean beaches within the National Seashore (Coast Guard and Nauset Light)2 miles away and Cape Cod Bay (First Encounter Beach)1.25 miles plus nature trails, mini-golf, movie theater/Drive-In and Wellfleet Audubon Center.

                                                                    Rates & Availability

                                                                    6 Reviews
                                                                    Exceptional 5/5
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