Private, Tranquil Getaway in Cape Cod National Seashore(5 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Enjoy This 2br/2ba Private Retreat In The Cape Cod National Seashore
Welcome to Rose Hill, a charming 2 bedroom, 2 bath house with reclaimed old wood beams, breezy porches, and complete privacy on the top of a hill in the Cape Cod National Seashore.
This relaxing, quiet retreat in a large clearing surrounded by trees has all the amenities you might need for a wonderful vacation on the cape. Song birds are everywhere on the 4-acre property! The house itself has one queen bed in the master bedroom, and two twin beds in the guest bedroom, all with expansive views overlooking the forest.
The house also has high speed satellite internet and high definition TV, as well as all the other amenities you would expect, such as a washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave, gas stove, gas BBQ, and outdoor shower!
Guests have access to Bay beaches (15 min walk or 2 min. drive) and ocean beaches (5 min drive), as well as all the woods, trails, and kettle ponds throughout the Cape Cod National Seashore. 12 minute drive to Province town or 5 min to Wellfleet.
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Member since: 2014
- 1800 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 4
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Iron & Board
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
- Kayak / Canoe
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Housekeeper Included
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jul 15 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
No smoking and no pets, please. Bring your own linens and towels. An access code to the key lock box at the front door will be sent to you via email just prior to your check-in
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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The house is a 15 min walk to the closest Bay beach (Ryder Beach) or a 2 min drive. Ocean beaches are a 10 min drive include Long Nook and Balston beaches. The area is very rural and beautiful, in the middle of the forested landscape of the Cape Cod National Seasore. Enjoy long walks on the many trails through the forest toward the beach, or long bike rides through the back country lanes of Truro and Wellfleet. The home is completely private, at the top of a hill, with beautiful western views and lovely sunsets. Two levels of porches capture the ocean breezes scented by pine and oak forests which surround the 4-acre property. Truro Town Center is the nearest town with services - about a 5 min drive, or Wellfleet Town Center, in the opposite direction, also about a 5 min drive. Bay and ocean beaches abound, as do kettle ponds deep in the forest. The restaurants and nightlight of Province town are just 12 min. away by car. You will love this natural, tranquil, private setting in the Cape Cod National Seashore!
Year Purchased: 1990
About the owner: I'm an urban planner and an architectural historian who lives and works in San Francisco, but I designed this house for my parents on their property on the cape. We have spent many wonderful summers here, and have lovingly maintained this family summer home.
Why the Owner Chose Truro, MA, USA:
This property has been in the family since the 1880s, but was never developed until 1990, when this custom house was built in the form of a traditional salt-box with post-and-beam construction methods using reclaimed timbers and local stones. It has been a special place for our family, and I hope it can be for yours too!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The complete privacy, lovely scented breezes from the front porch, views of the forest, song birds, and sunsets make this a special place. After a day at the beach or the ponds, it's great to rinse off in the outdoor shower. After a week at Rose Hill, you will feel completely relaxed and at one with nature.
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Side view of the house as one approaches from the driveway
Screened in porch, great for relaxing and outdoor dining
Living room with satellite HDTV, DVD player, and lots of books and games
open staircase looking toward entry
Farmer's galley kitchen with reclaimed wood cabinetry
Fresh vegetables, flowers, and beach plum jelly!
Open 'catwalk' connecting upstairs bedrooms
Master bedroom with comfy queen size bed and satellite TV and forest views
Second bedroom with two twin beds, forest views, and direct porch access
private outdoor shower
buoy collection on the fence
Sunset from Ryder Beach - a 2 min drive from the house.
Two levels of porches face west toward the sunsets
Bright daisies meet you at the walk to the front door
Open, post-and-beam architecture
wood burning stove and rocking chair with field stone hearth
Dining room with field flowers, looking back towards the kitchen
Dining table overlooking the forest seats 6
Fun nautical accessories seen from the staircase
Evening view of the house - amazing sunsets!
Main bathroom upstairs
Sunset view from the front porch
Truro's famous Long Nook Beach on the ocean side - 10 min drive from house
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Tuesday, March 07, 2017
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