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Beautifully Remodeled Home In Quiet Neighborhood Near Bass River Beaches

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Home w/ central A/C, minutes from Rte 28 & Bass River beaches

1 Cricket Lane, South Yarmouth MA 02664.

Traditional Cape Cod charm meets modern convenience in this recently remodeled, beautifully furnished home, with high-end finishes throughout!

Enjoy mornings and evenings relaxing on the front or back decks – one is always in (or out of) the sun. After beaches, biking, hiking, or exploring, enjoy refreshing sleeping with great ventilation, portable fans, and cool Cape Cod nights – or take refuge in central air conditioning if it’s hot and sticky!

Fully-equipped open-concept kitchen with breakfast bar, quartz countertops, and stainless steel appliances. Large family room/dining area with wide-plank pine floor, TV/entertainment area, and access to the back deck. Formal living room has a fireplace and a beamed ceiling, and a pair of comfortable bedrooms (one king bed, two twins) can accommodate up to four guests. Two full baths (one with a walk-in shower) and a landscaped yard complete the picture.

Additional amenities include:

* Stereo

* 50' flatscreen HDTV with Netflix, expanded basic Comcast cable, and Comcast On Demand

* Blu-ray DVD/CD player

* Broadband wireless Internet access

* Propane grill

* Full-size washer and dryer

* Enclosed outdoor shower with hot and cold water

Homeowner provides toilet paper, hand soap, laundry and cleaning supplies, kitchen towels (wash and dry before departing) and beach chairs and umbrella (in basement). Guests must provide linens and towels (contact owner if this is a problem; we can arrange for king-size sheets to be provided if you don't have them).

Quiet, friendly neighborhood and convenient central location close to a fresh water beach on Long Pond, walking distance to the Yarmouth/Dennis Red Sox field, and a short drive to Bass River beaches, the Cape Cod Rail Trail, Hyannis shopping, and cultural attractions. Public tennis around the corner. Close to two of Yarmouth's finest golf courses, a park, and walking trails. Ferries to Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket are a 15-minute drive away.

Owners have cats. The house is cleaned thoroughly before the rental season, but if you’re allergic to cats this may not be the place for you. Smoking is not permitted inside the home.

Sorry, pets are not permitted.

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More Details

Victoria Strauss
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 12, 2017

Why Victoria Strauss chose Yarmouth

We've always loved Cape Cod, and it's been our dream to eventually retire there. We bought this house to make our dream come true! We plan to move in for good in ten years or so; in the meantime, we're renting during the season and visiting during the off-season.

Built in the early 1950's, the house had been expanded with a large family room but otherwise hadn't been renovated or upgraded. Initially, we planned just to re-do the kitchen. But one thing led to another...and before we knew it, we found ourselves in the midst of a complete renovation project. Except for the floors, almost every surface in the house is new, from the open-concept kitchen/family room to the bathrooms and bedrooms. We completely re-wired and re-plumbed, replaced the roof, installed new doors and windows, and re-shingled the exterior. We added the decks in front and back, and landscaped the yard. We did most of the work ourselves (we're both pretty handy) with help from friends and a few contractors. It took us the best part of three years.

Now the house is finished, decorated, and beautiful. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

What makes this house unique

Traditional Cape Cod charm with all modern conveniences.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Beautifully Remodeled Home In Quiet Neighborhood Near Bass River Beaches
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews
Andover CT 06232

Our Home Away From Home!

  • 5 of 5

From the minute we walked in to the minute we left it felt like home!

So much so that we plan on renting it again next year for 2 weeks!

The house is all updated from the wonderful shower to the beautiful kitchen you have everything you need at your finger tips.

The homeowner has thought of everything you would need.

Which is great so you don't have to bring half your house with you on vacation!

The house is centally located , easy get to grocery stores, as well as Route 28, 6 and 6A.

The neighboorhood is quite and peacful.

I would recommend this home highly to anyone who wants to vacation on the Cape!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Pam, Barry, Bob, Carol, What a great review - we're so glad you enjoyed your stay! I was delighted to get your call about renting in 2017 so soon after you arrived on Saturday and, of course, we'd love to have you back. We're here now, enjoying beautiful September weather, and putting in a 10 x 16 extension on the back deck AND an outdoor shower. Thanks again for staying in our home!
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Outstanding Rental!

  • 5 of 5

This house is beautifully renovated. It has every amenity you could possibly want. Everything was top level. It is located in a quiet neighborhood and restaurants, beaches, stores, etc. are all in short driving distance. I could not have asked for more. You get a lot of bang for your buck staying here and the owners make sure you want for nothing. Hope to be back next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Greg, we really appreciate your great review - we're so happy that you enjoyed our home, and we'd love to have you back next year! Thanks for taking the time to submit a review and, if you think of anything we could do better, please let us know!
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Great vacation home!!

  • 4 of 5

This home is beautiful! The owners were wonderful! This home is extremely clean and tastefully decorated. We we shocked when we walked in as it was very true to the photos posted here. It is a wonderful place to stay in a quiet neighborhood and is centrally located. The only changes I would make are some type of enclosure for the garbage cans next to the home. There were some animals getting into the garbage even with bungee cords securing them. Several times we had to clean up the garbage that had spilled out. I would also request twin size sheets for the second bedroom or remind guests to bring their own! Beautiful home! Thanks for letting us stay in your home! We hope to return next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gina, we really appreciate your kind words! We’ve worked really hard to create a home that we love, and we’re really happy that you loved it too. We especially appreciate your taking the time to make suggestions, as that’s the only way that we’ll learn what we need to do to make things even better for our guests. I’m SO sorry that you had to deal with picking up trash – yuck. More than once – triple yuck. That’s certainly not how we want our guests spending time during their vacations, and we'll get one of those enclosures installed very quickly indeed. Thanks for letting us know that we have a problem here, and again, our apologies that you had to deal with this unpleasantness! Thanks, also, for the suggestion about either providing twin sheets, or reminding guests what to bring – perhaps when we acknowledge their final payment. Again, thanks for choosing our home for your Cape Cod vacation. We’d love to have you back next year!
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One of the best VRBOs we have ever stayed at!

  • 5 of 5

Our family just returned from this beautiful house rental in the Cape. What a gem! The home is gorgeous; it has everything you could possibly need, and it is so comfortable and spacious. The location is terrific and the owners are fabulous to deal with. We had a great time and the next time we go back to the Cape, we will contact them and stay there again. Highly recommend this rental!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Joanne, thanks SO much for your great review! We're thrilled that our home fit your needs perfectly, and we'd love to have you back. Please let us know if you think of anything that could have made your stay even better! And thanks again!
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Beautiful Home!

  • 5 of 5

"Wow" was my first reaction. Then my boys said "Mom's not gonna want to leave"! The house is beautifully decorated, comfortable and very clean, with a lovely garden in a quiet neighborhood. Plenty of closet space (and hangers), drawers, and shelves allowing us all to fully and comfortably unpack. Spacious kitchen stocked with every pot, pan, and utensil you might need to prepares meals. The owners have thought of everything!

We have been enjoying Cape Cod vacations for over 20 years and Cricket Lane was by far the best accommodations. The house is truly comfortable and it felt like home...planning to return next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gene, we're delighted that you loved our home and enjoyed your stay! We've done everything we can think of to make it comfortable and welcoming for our guests, and it's really satisfying to hear that it worked well for your family. Thanks so much for your great review, and for leaving everything so clean and neat - we'd love to have your family back next year!
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Middletown, New York, United States

A Perfect Week!

  • 5 of 5

My Mom and I just returned from this beautiful home on Cape Cod. The house is immaculate and stocked with everything you could ever need. It is warm and inviting and was the perfect home base for our travels around the Cape. It's conveniently located near stores, beaches and attractions. Rob and Victoria were the perfect hosts and made everything so effortless. If we find ourselves vacationing in the Cape again, we would look no further than this gem in South Yarmouth. Thank you, Victoria and Rob, for a wonderful vacation!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Liz, we're so glad you and your Mom enjoyed your stay here! We're just wrapping up a two-week vacation here ourselves, alternating landscaping and planting work with bike rides and beach walks, and I think we've enjoyed it almost as much as you folks did. Thanks so much for choosing our home, and for your lovely review - it's especially easy to be good hosts when one has wonderful guests. We'd love to have you back!
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Barnstable Municipal Airport
Nearest Ferry
6 Miles
Steamship Authority
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Blue Rock Golf Resort
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Cape Cod Central Railroad (scenic tours)
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Route 6
Nearest Beach
2.8 Miles
Smugglers Beach
Car: necessary

South Yarmouth is a quiet Mid-Cape residential community centrally located between Cape Cod's two major highways (Route 6 and Route 28), just minutes from historic Bass River and beautiful Nantucket Sound beaches. Freshwater swimming is a five minute walk away at Long Pond.

Other nearby attractions: two regulation golf courses (Bayberry Hills Golf Course and the classic Donald Ross-designed Bass River Golf Course); two prestigious executive golf courses (Blue Rock Golf Resort and The Club at Yarmouthport); the Cape Cod Rail Trail, awesome for biking and roller-blading; the Cape Cod Cultural Center, offering a variety of cultural events, including classes, workshops, exhibitions, and concerts; scenic excursions via the Cape Cod Central Railroad; Red Wilson Field, where the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox play in the Cape Cod Baseball League, recognized as one of the elite amateur summer leagues in the country; hiking and recreation areas (volleyball, basketball, playgrounds, and more), with day programs for kids at Flax Pond Recreation Area; sailing instruction and regattas; the incredibly friendly South Yarmouth Library; and a wide variety of restaurants, from traditional New England family fare at Captain Parker's to fine dining at the Yarmouth House.

The central location is convenient to all other Cape Cod attractions, including Provincetown, the Heritage Museum and Gardens in Sandwich, ferries to Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard, the Cape Cod National Seashore, the Wellfleet Audubon Center, the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum, the Cape Cod Lavender Farm, and much more.


Rates & Availability

South Yarmouth House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Early Season
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Labor Day Week
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 9 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300

Please note that Saturday is the start and end day for all reservations.



If you cancel prior to May 1, we'll refund your payment in full.
If you cancel after May 1,
- If we've already received your $300 damage deposit, we'll refund it in full.
- We'll refund your rental fee in full IF we're able to fill your week(s) with another tenant.
- If we must discount the rental fee to fill your space, we'll refund you the amount of the rent we receive.
- If we can't fill your week(s), no refund is due.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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South Yarmouth House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • 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 ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Between the two bedrooms.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Off the family room, with a walk-in shower.
  • Bathroom 1 features a 3' x 5' walk-in shower with glass doors. Bathroom 2 has a tub/shower combination. Both bathrooms have been completely remodeled.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 1 will accommodate a couple in a king-size bed. Bedroom 2 will accommodate another couple or two separate guests in twin beds.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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