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Classic beach house on white sand beach

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Enjoy your next vacation just steps from the warm waters of Buzzards Bay

This house is located on Black Beach, and is steps away from its own private white sand beach.

The house sleeps 14 comfortably, has 6 bedrooms one of which is a loft with 5 beds (great for the kids!) and two 3/4 bathrooms and an outdoor shower. The house has a large front room that features 180 degree views of Buzzards Bay. The eat in galley kitchen has state of the art appliances and an herb and vegetable garden just outside the door. Dining area has a bar and dedicated ice maker. There is a washer and dryer on site in one of the 2 full bathrooms. Other features include a deck with an ocean view, an outdoor shower, two patios and WiFi.


Owner
Halsey Platt
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 15, 2017

About Halsey Platt

The beach house has been in the family since 1939 and has been lovlngly cared for through the years.

Halsey Platt purchased this house in 1939

Why Halsey Platt chose Cape Cod

This house is unique in its private location with its own beach. A perfect spot for a getaway.

What makes this house unique

Trails down to the marsh behind the house provide excellent viewing of birds, fiddler crabs, and other wildlife.

Amenities

West Falmouth House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Blue Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Corian shower and small tub
    Yellow bathroom - toilet , shower , Washer and dryer, granite shower located in this bathroom
    Outdoor shower - outdoor shower , warm water shower
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , 2 single beds can be pushed together to create 1 king bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , X-Long twin beds can be pushed together to create a king bed
    Bunk room - 1 bunk bed , One bunk bed - central location to bathrooms
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , One single bed
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Larger room with desk and access to deck
    Loft - 5 twin/ single , Full height room with built in bureaus
  • All bedrooms have a view of Buzzards Bay
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
A delightful house that you will want to visit again and again.

Reviews

5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

Classic beach house on white sand beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
South Shore, Massachusetts
5

Fun! Fun! Fun!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is great fun even in the stormy, stark weather of Massachusetts. Drive on the dirt road into

the beautiful coastal landscape abundant with wildlife. Park near the weathered shed or under the trees

and then walk up the nautical styled ramp past a bountiful vegetable garden with direct access to the

cooking patio and well stocked kitchen. This 1950s classic shingled cottage sits atop a bluff overlooking

a spectacular warm water bay just a few steps away. It is simple and spartan with floors and furnishings

of pine. Step back in time as you choose a clean, cozy bedroom with beautiful views from the antique

windows. This prime location offers a gorgeous beach with a serious tent for shade, plenty of beach

chairs, a substantial ocean raft, and jetties for fishing. Take a solar outdoor shower and then sip cocktails

under the umbrella on the ocean facing deck with music piped outdoors. You’ll find all the modern

amenities of a gourmet kitchen, laundry room, and wifi if you want them. Feel the delicious breeze through

the cottage windows while watching the kite surfers sail into the sunset. Get your rest for the morning’s

bike ride on the landmark bike trail just past the dirt road entrance … a perfect Cape Cod vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Massachusetts, USA
5

Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This is a perfect house for a family or two. Plenty of bed space, fully stocked with everything you could possibly need and more. It's not fancy. But if what you value is a gorgeous beach (no other spot on this beach was nicer or more private) and relaxation, then this is it for you. And the owners were fantastically helpful. Our kids loved it; we loved it. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Map

Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Chapoquoit Grill
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Rt 28
Car: necessary

This classic beach cottage is nestled in the dunes overlooking beautiful Buzzards Bay. Enjoy your vacation steps from the beach where you can spend time on a private beach with access to two jetties and a mile of open beachfront for walking. The house is located in a private neighborhood that sits between the ocean and a salt marsh. Bring your bikes and ride on the Shining Sea bike path to Falmouth or Woods Hole. Enjoy the sunset from the west-facing expansive living room with 180 degree views of Buzzards Bay or the spacious new deck that overlooks the water.

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Rates & Availability

West Falmouth House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring 2017
May 20 2017 - Jun 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,500
 
 
Early Summer 2017
Jun 18 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,200
 
 
Summer 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 2 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$5,500
 
 
Fall 2017 Sept/Oct
Sep 4 2017 - Oct 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$3,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

$450.00 cleaning fee if you choose not to clean the house prior to departure
More details upon inquiry

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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