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Woods Hole Waterfront

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths2
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Steps To Center Of Town - Convenient Access To All That Woods Hole Has To Offer

Steps To Center Of Town - Convenient Access To All That Woods Hole Has To Offer!

A large home with plenty of space. Greet your Cape Cod morning with coffee on the deck overlooking the harbor. Walk into town and enjoy one of the many restaurants or shops. Enjoy Stoney beach or Nobska beach, each less than a mile away. Take the ferry to Martha's Vineyard for a day trip, or just stay home & enjoy the view from the deck!

Visit the WHOI museum and see the seals and aquatic life at the Woods Hole Science Aquarium. The house is on the Shining Sea bike path, so get some exercise- walk, run, or go for a bike ride! Ride your bike into Falmouth or to other beaches along the bike path. Take an evening stroll around Eel Pond and stop for an ice cream or a drink on the way home. Make many Cape Cod memories in this comfortable home by the harbor!

More Details

Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2018

About James

New generation of owners are renting out the home we have loved for decades for others to enjoy.

James purchased this house in 2013

Why James chose Woods Hole

Coffee shops & restaurants, village shops, sandy beaches, the bike path, public tennis courts & playground, churches, post office & library, are all within a 1 to 10-minute walk. Take a day trip to Martha's Vineyard, the ferry is only steps away... Or stay home & just enjoy the view from the deck!


Woods Hole House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • If using the property's linens and towels they must be laundered and folded prior to departure and ready for the next rental as per rental agreement.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd floor
    Bathroom 3 - Main floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , small bathroom on 2nd floor
    Additional sinks in 2 bedrooms -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 2 - 4 twin/ single , Door connecting to master bedroom that can be locked.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Sink in bedroom
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , Sink in bedroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 child bed , *Toddler bed and/or pack n play available upon request.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

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Woods Hole Waterfront
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews

The properly is a lovely old seaside home. The location is wonderful! Waterfront.

  • 4 of 5

The home is a gracious old Victorian. Lots of history. (Some quirks.) It's walking distance to town and the beach; there's swimming right off the dock; the bike path is right next door as are the ferry dock and Coast Guard station. Despite all the nearby attractions, it felt private and we truly enjoyed the deck, dock and yard. It's an older home, so expect some older home issues. We'd go back in a flash.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Shaker Heights, OH

A beautiful and welcoming house!

  • 5 of 5

Our family loves everything about this house, from the water view, to the spacious rooms, to the piano.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely had a blast at James's home in Woodshole. Our older children were able to catch the ferry and make a Vineyard trip in walking distance. The shops and restaurants around town were fantastic! Our favorite part was the deck which had magnificent views and kids were able to paddleboard and kayak. House inside was great for a large family and beds very comfortable for sleeping! Thanks for an awesome and memorable family trip! The Gerrie family (Colorado)

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review and you are welcome back anytime!
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Shaker Heights, OH

A wonderful property--both inside and outside!!

  • 5 of 5

This is our fourth year renting this house. Our children and grandchildren are deeply attached to this wonderful place. It is spacious, full of wonderful toys and games, and the owners could not be nicer or more helpful. And dining on the deck is a real delight.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Ivy & Jim for your kind review!
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We had a wonderful time!!!

  • 5 of 5

Two Grannies, four Parents, and four girls twelve and under filled this house. The accommodations were such that none us "tripped over" the other and all of our various needs were met. We ate together most meals and there were enough plates and cutlery to not have to run the dishwasher constantly. The tankless hot water heater meant no stress over showers etc. also a boon. We especially liked:

the ample supplies of towels

the nice touches like boxes of tissues throughout the house

the "beachy" décor - calm, restful, appropriate

the historic pictures scatter about - it would have been nice to know something about those pictures

ease of directions and great parking

the ample supply of books for all ages

The description more than matched both our expectations and our experience

We shall return!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Everything you'll need and so close to it all!!!

  • 5 of 5

I spent summer vacations during my younger years in Woods Hole. Although we no longer have a family home, spending our time here was better than expected! We were a group of 12, and although we rented two houses, we didn't need to!!! This one really would have accommodated us perfectly. We cooked great dinners every night and they had more than enough to accommodate large parties! I was like being on a house boat being right on the water, just amazing views. Then step outside walk 2 mins. and you are right downtown Woods Hole. Clean, ample, convenient, waterfront, LOCATION, classic Cape Cod ambiance.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quicks Hole Taqueria
"Quicks Hole makes the best lobster tacos! Our favorite place to eat in Woods Hole. quickshol..."
Bike Path- 0.8 mile
"You can ride a total of 20 miles on the Shining Sea bike path if you go to the end & back. I..."
Smitty's Homemade Ice Cream
"Great ice cream in Falmouth,"
Beebe Woods
"Great place for a hike or a mountain bike ride. You can get to it from the bike path- turn l..."
Corner Cycle
"Bike rentals!"
Liam Maguire's Irish Pub
"Great place in Falmouth for a beer, a bite to eat, & often Live Irish Music! Check their web..."
Falmouth Cinema Pub
"Have a beer while watching the movie, how cool is that?!"
Peking Palace
"Best Chinese food & sushi in Falmouth, vegetarian & gluten free options: pekingpalacefalmout..."
Stone L'oven Pizza Co.
Woods Hole Market and Provisions
"Best pizza & subs in Woods Hole! Grocery store/take out food. Boars Head deli meats availabl..."
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Exhibit Center and Gift Shop
"aka. the WHOI. Check out the Titanic exhibit. The kids will love to sit in the old Alvin sub..."
Woods Hole Public Library
"Books & games for kids, great for a rainy day."
Woods Hole Science Aquarium
"The seal show is a must see for kids! Inside is small & a bit dated, but fun for kids- touch..."
Woods Hole Historical Museum
"Small & quaint. Learn about the history of Woods Hole."
Marine Biological Laboratory
"Summer Tours The MBL offers weekday tours late June through the end of August. There are tw..."
The Steamship Authority
"Ferry to Martha's Vineyard:"
Falmouth Road Race
"Race starts in Woods Hole, it is a short walk to the start from the house: www.falmouthroadr..."
Cape Cod Children's Museum
"Great rainy day activity for kids 5 & under. Less than a half hour drive from house: capecod..."
Ryan Family Amusements
"Fun family nighttime or rainy day activities, including old school candlepin bowling & other..."
Local Colors Gallery
"Beautiful artwork by Sandy:"
Under the Sun
"Gallery and fine gift shop offering locally crafted pottery, jewelry, leather, glass, and or..."
MBL Stony Beach
"Stoney Beach faces Buzzards Bay and is especially great for kids as the water remains shallo..."
Jimmy's of Woods Hole
"Best burger in Woods Hole & good ice cream. Small amount of seating."
Landfall Restaurant
"Fine dining and a big bar. The best traditional lobster roll, takeout available: www.woodsho..."
Pie In The Sky Bakery & Internet Cafe
"Great baked goods, coffee, soups, & sandwiches. Home of the $2 bill. Check out the live musi..."
Fishmonger's Cafe -- CLOSED
Pickle Jar Kitchen
"Best sit down breakfast in Falmouth. The Ultimate Hash is awesome. Serves breakfast and lunc..."
Soft As A Grape
"Good place to get some Red Sox or Cape Cod T-shirts in Falmouth."
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
"Summer Walking Tours During the summer months, knowledgeable WHOI volunteers guide visitors..."
Ben & Bill's Chocolate EMP
"Great Ice Cream and Chocolates in Falmouth"
Falmouth Recreation Department
"Take me out to the Falmouth Commodores Baseball game: Their Fiel..."
Eight Cousins Books
"Great bookstore for kids in Falmouth"
Mullen Hall School
"Great playground for the kids! Mini lighthouse, climbing wall, bridges, swings etc."
Nobska Lighthouse
"Beach is a little windy & rocky, must buy temporary beach pass to park car. Lighthouse tours..."
Quarterdeck Restaurant
"Good & reasonably priced restaurant in Falmouth, lots of character. Salads are big & fresh. ..."
Eel Pond
"Take an evening stroll around eel pond, lots to see!"
Quicks Hole Tavern
"Great Margaritas. Overlooks the Steamship Authority in Woods Hole."
Eulinda's -- CLOSED
Chapoquoit Grill
Peg Noonan Park
Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Logan Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Quicks Hole Tavern
Nearest Ferry
0.05 Miles
Woods Hole-Martha's Vineyard
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Rte. 28
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Pie in the Sky
Nearest Beach
0.75 Miles
Stoney Beach
Car: recommended

Fabulous Woods Hole location! Walk into town and enjoy one of the many restaurants or shops. Take the Ferry to Martha's Vineyard for a day trip. Walk to Stoney beach or Nobska beach, each less than a mile away. Visit the WHOI museum and see the seals at the Woods Hole Science Aquarium. House is on the Shining Sea bike path- get some exercise walk, run, or go for a bike ride! Ride your bike into Falmouth or to other beaches along the bike path.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Refundable damage deposit $1,000

Cleaning fee is included in the rental rate.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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