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Family-friendly Mini Resort with Oversized Salt Water Pool & Hot Tub

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 4,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights


About the property

6 Bedrooms/5 1/2 Baths with all amenities and central to all mid-Cape activities

This spectacular Federal style home combines all the features of a 21st century vacation retreat with the charm and character of a 19th century residence. It has been completely updated, including the removal of lead paint, and features central air conditioning, a granite and stainless steel kitchen, and 5 bedrooms (3 en suite) and 4 1/2 baths in the main house... plus a 1-bedroom (queen bed) studio apartment with full bath (shower) in the pool house. Furnishings throughout the home are an eclectic combination of antique and traditional, complimented by an assortment of fine art and accessories… much like you might find in your own home.

The main floor includes a formal dining room which comfortably seats 10 and connects to the sitting room off the kitchen,which has a sleep sofa, gas fireplace and TV. The recently renovated kitchen includes a Sub Zero refrigerator with ice-maker and stainless appliances plus a warming oven and 36 bottle wine refrigerator, all surrounded by granite counters and cherry cabinets. A large pass-through connects the kitchen to the very special family/sunroom which serves as the center of activity. The room features a built-in TV with DVD player and surround sound, a gas fireplace and a large 10-person table for most meals. And last but certainly not least is the oversized master bedroom with king bed and built-in chest in the walk-in closet. The master bath has a double sink, 2-person jacuzzi tub, large glass-enclosed walk-in shower and bidet.

The second floor offers 4 bedrooms and three baths. Two of the bedrooms have queen beds and private baths, one of which includes a second jacuzzi, steam shower and bidet. The other two bedrooms each have twin beds and share a full bath off the hallway. A lower basement level has a large table for games, color tv, and seating. It serves as an excellent place for children to hang out, especially in the unlikely event that it might rain.

Exit the glass sliders or french doors leading to the wrap-around deck with barbeque grill fueled by natural gas (no tanks needed) and sunken hot tub for five. The oversized salt water pool with lap lane offers the perfect setting for swimming and sunbathing with plenty of seating (chairs, tables & lounges) when not in the pool. There are also pool floats, an outdoor shower, and hammock for two for your enjoyment. The little pool house has a screened porch with bistro table for two for those wishing to escape the sun. Steps to the second floor lead to a studio apartment, with queen bed, tv, extra seating, and kitchenette with coffee maker and microwave. Individuals wishing to leave the property, even if only for a little while, will discover shopping, golf, beaches, restaurants, boats to the Islands, and other activities just a short drive from your front door.

More Details

Martin (Marty) Summerfield
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 14, 2017

About Martin (Marty) Summerfield

I grew up in Brookline, MA and lived in the Greater Boston area for more than 50 years before moving to Cape Cod in 1999. However, my connection to the Cape goes back to the 1940's when my parents bought their first home in Yarmouth. My wife and I moved to the Cape to be close to my mother after my father died in 1997. It was also the perfect opportunity to 'slow down' and enjoy the history, charm and beauty of living on Cape Cod. I presently own and operate a small advertising agency/publishing company and work out of my home. In recent years, a significant portion of the business has involved publishing tourism-related guidebooks for several of the local/regional chambers of commerce, so if you're looking for specific information about almost anything on Cape Cod, I most likely can provide the specifics, and if not, I can point you in the right direction, especially if it pertains to restaurants. (We publish a dining guide to Cape Cod restaurants.)

Martin (Marty) Summerfield purchased this house in 2002

Why Martin (Marty) Summerfield chose Yarmouth

It's a special opportunity to enjoy your own mini resort located within the largest historic district in the United States, while also experiencing the unique charm, beauty and culture of Cape Cod at your leisure. It is the perfect venue for larger or extended families, families traveling together, family reunions, pre or post wedding parties, or small groups of friends

What makes this house unique

The home is located geographically in the mid-Cape, close to all activities, sports, beaches, shopping, restaurants, and island ferries. The backyard is very private, surrounded by plantings and trees, thereby providing the vacationers an intimate setting in which to relax and play; yet it's just a short drive to explore other areas on beautiful Cape Cod.


Yarmouth Port House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 1st Floor master bath - toilet , shower , jetted tub , bidet , double sink
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , bidet , off 2nd floor master; double sink and vanity with stool
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , off 2nd floor queen bedroom
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , off 2nd floor hallway; shared by two twin bedrooms
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , off 1st floor hallway
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower , on 1st floor of pool house;outdoor shower next to pool house
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • 2nd Floor Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    1st Floor Master - 1 king , TV, ceiling fan, radio, extra seating, built-in bureau
    2nd Floor Master - 1 queen , Walk-in closet, TV, extra seating
    2nd Floor Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , bureau, extra seating, closet
    2nd Floor Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , bureau, closet
    Bedroom 6 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , queen in sitting room off kitchen
    Bedroom 7 - 1 queen , on 2nd floor of pool house with amenities
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • 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
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


5/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Family-friendly Mini Resort with Oversized Salt Water Pool & Hot Tub
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Well taken care of and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

This is a large house that easily accommodated our family of 4 adult couples, one toddler and one baby. There were plenty of paper towels and aluminum foil and plastic wrap in the kitchen as well as coffee and condiments of all kinds. The location is good and there is a convenience store in walking distance of the property. The couple who stayed in one of the bedrooms on the street side of the house were disturbed by the street noise (the house is located on a major thoroughfare). It was much too cool to even think about using the pool but we enjoyed the hot tub! The owner is very attentive and considerate.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing family friendly home!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect home for a large family with kids. The house was beautiful, very well kept and updated. The kitchen area was fully stocked and large enough for everyone to come in and out. For the kids the main attractions were the heated pool and the Jacuzzi. We stayed here for 3 nights and didn't want to leave. Fully recommend it for families that want a weekend or week getaway from the city.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Dunbarton, NH

Beautiful home perfect for large families!

  • 5 of 5

This home was fantastic! It has everything we could ask for and more for our family vacation. We highly recommend this home to future travelers with large families or for those looking for a bigger home for vacationing!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Niskayuna, NY

Family Mini Resort Experience

  • 5 of 5

Just got back home from the Mini Family Resort in Yarmouth Port. My wife and I spent the last week with our two daughters, son-in-law, significant other, and two grand daughters. There was lots of room to spread out and enjoy the accommodations. The oversized pool and hot tubs were really big hits. The house was in a great location to access the beaches and other activities. Since our relatives are in the Boston area we were able to host a cookout with my wife's family to celebrate her birthday. The total headcount for the day was 24. One of the youngsters had such a great time he hid in a closest to try and stay with us for the rest of the week. We were also able to host a smaller cookout for my family. If someone is looking for a nice restaurant we would recommend the Captain Linnell House in Orleans which my wife and I spent a quiet evening out by ourselves.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with three other families including 3 2-year olds and 2 infants. The house is beautiful and comfortable! There are plenty of rooms, comfortable beds, and spaces for everyone to spread out. The kids loved the heated pool and side yard. I called several property owners before booking and Mr. Summerfield was by far the friendliest! He even brought us fresh cookies from the Chatham Cookie Company. The location of the home is great for exploring the Cape and Boston and is walking distance to Grey's Beach! This was our first time renting a home for vacation, it's definitely the way to go!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Barnstable Municipal Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Old Yarmouth Inn
Nearest Ferry
6 Miles
Hy-Line Cruises
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Kings Way
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Route 6
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Old Yarmouth Inn
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Gray's Beach
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Yarmouth Port House Rental Rates

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
cleaning $350
Pet Fee $200

Owner will consider additional days depending upon availability. Home is available for 3-day minimum rental through the end of October and during the holidays. Please inquire about times and rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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