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Private Family Compound + 2BD Cottage + Heated Pool + Craigville Beach

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

5 Bedroom, 4.5 Bath, Guest Cottage, Heated Pool In Heart Of Center Ville

This secluded compound is perfect for all occasions from family vacations to romantic getaways and boasts endless activities for everyone! The property consists of a Main House, Guest House and Boat House which have been completely renovated and offer 5 bedrooms with 4 full and 1 half bath all hidden down a long tree lined driveway with stone pillars a very short walk to Craigville Beach, Four C's and the Candy Store. The main house features 3 en-suite bedrooms, large open plan great room with 65" flat screen above the fireplace, chef's kitchen, 12 seat formal dining table, 10 seat round informal dining table, cozy TV den/office off the kitchen and ping pong and foosball game room. The great room/casual dining has two sets of double sliders onto a 20 x40 foot deck overlooking the private back lawn. The white bead board cottage consists of 2 bedrooms, large bath and changing area with extra refrigerator for pool side snacks. The sliders of the pool house open onto another 40 foot long deck overlooking the heated in-ground pool. The Boat House is a classic diamond windowed playroom with storage for kayaks/fishing poles and bikes located down a white shell path along the shoreline of the heart shaped lily pond. Feel free to take our 5 kayaks to the creek or the beach. The lush landscaping was designed in the 1880s by the world renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstead and features an enormous fenced backyard, sun-drenched swimming pool, multiple outdoor dining and lounging areas compliment the open and airy feel of this private compound. A one of a kind, breathtakingly beautiful vacation home to create lifetime memories of carefree entertaining and easy living completely removed (yet right in the middle of) the Cape Cod vacation scene. Your children can play and swim all day at the beach or in your pool, play tether ball, ping pong, foozball, Ms Pac-Man, backyard lacrosse goals and bounceback, basketball hoop, fish in the pond and more, all in secluded privacy, yet still only a short walk to Craigville Beach, world famous Four Seas Ice Cream, the classic Cape Cod 1856 Penny Candy Store, newly renovated kids adventure playground and park, town library and Centerville museum. Centerville sits on a peninsula overlooking Nantucket Sound and was once home to wealthy ship captains who built estate homes in the early 1800's. Located between historic Hyannisport and quaint Osterville with great boutiques, classic Cape Cod restaurants and terrific gourmet food shops like Fancy's and Lambert's.


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Stephen Corridan
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2016

About Stephen Corridan

We fell in love with this property the minute we drove through the old stone pillars. Our lives are all about family and friends and enjoying time together and this magical property has a way of making all those memories just that much more special. Our family has been spending summers at the Cape for many years, our kids grew up here during the summer and we look hope you will enjoy this special property as much as our family does!

Stephen Corridan purchased this estate in 2012

Why Stephen Corridan chose Cape Cod

The FernBrook property is unique in its history with the heart shaped gardens and lily pond having been designed in the late 1800's by Frederick Law Olmstead, the landscape architect who also designed Central Park. We love the combination of serenity, specimen plantings, privacy and endless activities for the kids. If the beach is too windy or cold the kids love coming home and jumping in the heated pool, or sitting by the lily pond with a cold drink and a good book.

What makes this estate unique

Every day the view changes over the lily pond - and while the house is centrally located it remains extremely private with a front and rear entrance off of two different streets. Having the 2 bedroom Guest Cottage is a nice advantage if two families are staying or if the kids want to invite friends for a sleepover.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Private Family Compound + 2BD Cottage + Heated Pool + Craigville Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews

Idyllic wonderful family vacation

  • 5 of 5

This Cape Cod house is truly special. My family and I have vacationed every year at Cape Cod at my in-laws house and this year decided to splurge on a rental and invite my own extended family to join. I carefully selected this property and had high expectations and all of my expectations were met / exceeded. The property is beautiful and romantic and yet extremely family friendly.


Tons of space to spread out inside, lots of games (old school pacman, foosball, ping pong), big kitchen, 2 family rooms, lots of eating/seating space

Beautiful outside area with a fantastic heated pool, big family sized outdoor eating area and a great lily pond where my son loved hunting for frogs for 9 straight days

Very well appointed -- all the bed lines were comfortable and soft, the kitchen had everything for cooking which we did a ton of

Very well managed -- house manager took care of everything and was very responsive.

Great location -- Country store, Four Seas Ice Cream, playground all within walking distance. Beach very close by.

Only Con: the pool is not fully fenced/gated so we had one little one (20 months) who we had to watch very carefully. It ended up being fine, we just had to be vigilant.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: KZ - Thank you very much for your kind words about our property. Knowing how familiar you are with the Cape and surrounding area it is great to hear that you had a good experience at our home. We hope to see you again next year. Steve
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  • 5 of 5

We've been going to this property for more than 5 years and it just gets better

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hingham, MA

The most fabulous home in quaint Centerville

  • 5 of 5

Eight "old" college friends have gathered here for the past two years for our annual reunion. We have been friends for over 50 years and have stayed at a lot of resorts, rentals, hotels and this is , by far, the loveliest of them all. It has everything you would want - extremely well equipped kitchen, fabulous amenities and it offers a great heated pool, game room, multi outdoor and indoor gathering spaces, a guest house for larger groups and SO much more. The grounds are meticulously maintained and the setting is peaceful - a "healing oasis." It is extremely private and yet a short walk/drive to the beach and to wonderful Cape restaurants. Owner, Steve, and manager, Michelle, are easily available and respond promptly to any questions. We are thankful for the opportunity to enjoy this incredible property.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic home in a great area of Cape Cod.

  • 5 of 5

Nine adults stayed here for Memorial Day weekend. We had a great time enjoying all of the amenities that the property offers. The listing description is accurate although the space seemed to be larger than the photos represent. The house was ready for us when we arrived, clean and well maintained. The pool was heated, ready to use and the weather cooperated, so much of our time was spent relaxing on the decks and swimming. The common areas in the house are comfortably furnished with ample space for us to congregate while eating or watching TV. I don't think I've ever rented a house more fully equipped. We found the neighborhood to be very walkable and ventured out to the ice cream stand, the general store, the church and Craigville beach. The owner, Steve, was very accommodating and the property manager, Michele, was always available and very helpful. We already miss the frogs, baby geese, chirping birds and the church bells. If quaint New England charm is what you're looking for then this is the place for you. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Barbara - Thank you for your kind words. I am glad you enjoyed your stay at the property. Its a great place for a group like yours to get together and we welcome you back anytime. Best regards, Steve
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Washington, DC, USA

A Wonderful Vacation Home!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at this wonderful property. Not only was the house great and extremely well-equipped, it was very spacious and comfortable. Between the pool, kayaks and the games and books, we were never at a loss for things to do. And if, like our group, you enjoy cooking you will find everything you need in the kitchen. It's much better kitted out than any vacation home I've ever rented before- and I haven't even mentioned the clean and easy to use grill! We really had a wonderful visit. Our only issue were the problems with the AC, but the owner did try to send someone around to fix it. It never did work during our stay, but we had such fun anyway. And, as the owner is so responsive, I'm sure it will be in ship shape again soon. in short, the house is great, the neighbors and neigborhood is great and everything you need is within a 10/15 minute drive. It's a really great place to spend a fun, relaxing vacation.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed the house and property. You are of course correct the A/C is fixed. It's a brand new system installed less than six months ago and it had an electronic component failure. I am glad that didn't prevent you from enjoying all the property has to offer. Please come back for another visit. Best Steve and Ann
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Upstate NY

Great Family loved the pool!!

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough good things about our stay at your vacation home Steve. The property looked great and the home was immaculate upon our arrival. There were plenty of things to do both on the property and off the property that had the kids sleeping well at night. The beach was an easy drive or walk down the road. My family is already asking when we are going back!! Looking forward to return trips in the future. Best regards Sean

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sean - We are glad you and your family enjoyed the house and property and look forward to welcoming you back every year! Steve and Ann
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Hyannis Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Hyannis Harbor
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Route 6
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Craigville Beach
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Centerville Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Season 2017
May 6 2017 - Jun 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season 2017
Jun 11 2017 - Sep 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall Season 2017
Sep 7 2017 - Oct 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000

$1000.00 refundable security deposit due 90 days prior to rental. Will be returned via regular mail after check out review by owner.

Rates are subject to change without notice.

50% deposit. Dates reserved when your payment clears my bank. Balance due 90 days prior to rental date.

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Centerville Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , large glass enclosed shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master with balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen bed with en-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Two twins with en-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Queen and Twin Beds in Guest Cottage
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Two Twins in Guest Cottage
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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