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Guests Love Our 3,600 Square Foot, Lake Front Home

Guests Love Our 3,600 Square Foot, Lake Front Home

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Sep 3, 2014
House, 5 Bedrooms + Den, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 16)

Large 3600 sq ft, luxurious home on fabulous Santuit Pond (187 acre lake) great for reunions, sleeps 14+. Big bedrooms, huge entertainment areas on 2 private floors in Native American town of Mashpee. Fish, swim off dock. Central to Hyannis, Falmouth, Sandwich and Island ferries. Wildlife refuge, golf, great shopping nearby. One hour to Provincetown, 1 1/4 hours to Boston & Providence. Boats are allowed. Complete with ping pong and pool tables! Treadmill & free weights too!

Golfer's Paradise & Great Food

We have many fabulous golf courses near our home regulation and executive. We have a space in the house as you first walk in to store several bags - without having them exposed for everyone to trip over! Mashpee has it's own 5 star dinning and lots of family dining experiences too - we have a fully developed concierge book to help guide you on your explorations of the Cape!

Great Experience & Great Food

We have been having guests at our home for 11 years! We understand how important it is to you to have a restful and fun time while in our home. Our management, cleaning and maintenance crew are always nearby to help with any issues you may encounter.

Many repeat every other year (normal for family reunions), some more often. Two have left us to buy their own properties on our lake - I guess we really hooked 'em ( a bit of fishing humor). We will share our knowledge of the Cape with you, Our goal is to exceed your expectations.

Cyberrentals, A1 Vacations & Great Rentals

The original owners of all of these websites have stayed at our home and A1 Vacations wrote us up as a wonderful experience - they mentioned the Swan's on our lake and connectivity with nature. Our home is peaceful and spacious, room for lots of people and yet the flexibility and space for intimate and small gatherings.

Visit our website and see 40+ images of our home - a floor plan and lots of general information we have assembled on life on Cape Cod. Visit Cape Cod - it's a wonderful place, it will lure you back year after year.

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More Details
  • Sleeps 16
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Pets welcome
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Wheelchair access

Recent Review

About the Owner

Suzi & I travel extensively visiting ruins & great capitals throughout the world, but we always love to come home to Cape Cod! We have collected art & artifacts from around the world, they make us appreciate how lucking we are to live in America. I'm from New York & Suzi grew up in greater Boston (yes it's the classic Yankee boy, meets Red Sox girl, falls madly in love despite this obvious character flaw... which has befallen our 2 grown children as well). Now much of our time is down south in greater Charlotte, NC (Translation: no snow, lower $$ energy, taxes & insurance) with a southern pace... however Charlotte has great theater & dining experiences & NASCAR (whatever that is). Also year round golf & the mountains are just a few hours away... The ocean on the other hand is 5 hours away... which we miss dearly. Our children grew up spending 3 days each week during the year living in this home & they always love being here. When any of us arrive here our New England friends always manage to drop in... it makes for a great time & lots of laughs! Our backgrounds are design, marketing & wound care. We develop point of injury medical devices & serious wound dressings to save lives... the work is its own reward & it has allowed us to give back to natural disasters world wide. Chances are you have bought the consumer products of the companies we have owned & operated. Hopefully you have never had to use our more serious medical devices. Suzanne reaches out to the theater & arts & it's reflected in the decor of our homes. When you stay in our home, we want you to feel at home & relaxed... it's our hope you will return year after year, as many of our guests often do.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Alan & Suzanne,



We had a great time. Your house was so well stocked with all we needed. Fishing off the dock was great. We didn't get the BIG ONE! So he's still out there!



Thanks... The Tooheys, The Moore's, The Kelliher's, The Morale's and the Ruddys
Oct 2003
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Reviews

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Guests Love Our 3,600 Square Foot, Lake Front Home
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p286102vb
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Mashpee Cape Cod
Mansfield, MA Northeast coast
4

70th Birthday Celebration

  • 4 of 5
We are a family of 7 adults and 5 grandchildren between ages of 13 to 20. The best thing we did was to spend the $400 to use the watercraft. The difficulty with teens is that they can get board and can't find anything to do. That did not happen on this vacation. The paddle boat, canoe, 2 person kayak, ping pong table and pool table kept them always with something to do. Fishing from the dock and paddle boat worked out great also. One of the 15 year olds snuck out at 6am the morning we left to get in some fishing (sunfish & perch). The California family have 3 boys and our daughter said, "I have not seen the boys spending so much time outside as I have seen them this week"; they're into video games and computers at home. The open kitchen, dining area and family room is great for entertaining. If you just want to vege they have hundreds of videos; the owner must have bought out the VHS's of a a video store. Part of the rental included the cleaning crew which was great. What was required for us to do before leaving was easily accomplished. We found things clean and tidy with ample supplies. Shopping for small items we could find at a nearby gas station/convenience store and major shopping was not too far away. There is a back way to Mashpee Commons rotary where the major shopping area are. Instead of going left on rt 130 to 28, go right on 130 to the first set of lights then left to the rotary. You will avoid the 28 backup.
  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities
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Guests Love Our 3,600 Square Foot, Lake Front Home
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+1 -617 5101334
Mashpee Cape Cod
5

Perfect Cape house!

  • 5 of 5
**this visit was actually in October of 2011, but life gets in the way of timely reviews sometimes... **
My best girlfriends and I had been talking about planning our great Cape escape for ohhh about a year, and I was put in charge of scouting out a location. Having been away from the east coast for a few years, I wanted to find a perfect little waterfront cape house that would allow us to fully enjoy the New England fall - and this home fit the bill (and budget) to a T! Booking was really easy, as the owners were super easy to communicate with and very much on the ball with things, which I appreciated.
Big things first - Gorgeous open layout and sweeping views of the water and surrounding woods whether in the living room or outside on any of the (several) decks. Fabulous kitchen with alllllll the gadgets which is key if you're a bunch of foodies like we are. Everything was neat, clean, and fresh, despite the fact that it was the 'off-season'. Speaking of which, we had a couple blustery New England days that kept us in a bit, but there was no shortage of stuff to keep us occupied - there were board games, a ping pong table, a pool table (my personal favorite!), and a ginormous video collection. The owners have clearly put a lot of thought into this place, there's helpful tips everywhere from photos and labels in the cabinets telling you where things go, to coffee table books about the local Native American tribes which help you better appreciate some of the really neat art/decor. There was also a great book they had put together with tons of information about local attractions, restaurants, etc which was helpful on several occasions.
Oh, and it's a small thing (but kinda a big thing), but one of the main outside motion lights went out the our second night of our visit so we checked with the owners about replacing it, and the next morning their handyman was there fixing it. Awesome!
In summary - We had the best besties week ever, and this great location was a big part of it. I speak for all of us when I say that your property is at the top of our lists for cape destinations for our next east coast escape!
  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Guests Love Our 3,600 Square Foot, Lake Front Home
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Mashpee Cape Cod
Bemus Point, NY
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Our Visit to Cape Cod

  • 1 of 5
Note that most of the reviews are VERY old. I do not think anything has been done to this house in 20 years. Stayed in downstairs bedroom. Entire downstairs was VERY musty. Mold growing on bathroom ceiling. Our Bedroom had no windows, no smoke alarm and no closet. The "bed" was an old futon with three mattresses on it. So bad that I slept on the couch the second night. The "clean" towels smelled so bad we had to wash and dry them before we could use them. Bottom line---I would not recommend this house to anyone.
  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We take pride in our home; it’s rented year round. We’re available by phone & email & respond immediately to all issues. Guest did not request assistance. 2009 replaced couches, tables, lamps. 2008 replaced 2 mattresses & entire bed. 2007 dishwasher incorrectly loaded, glass broke shredding inside, replaced w/ top of line Kitchen Aid in 24 hrs. 2011 replaced washing machine within 24 hrs of being told it wasn’t working properly, its only repair issue ever. We are on a lake, so dehumidification is integral to our HVAC system plus a 2nd dehumidifier runs 24/7 on lower floor. Immediately after guest departed, cleaners reported dehumidifier had been turned off. 1996 rebuilt home, inspected to ensure proper fire detectors, we added wireless smoke & heat detectors & radon & CO2 detectors too, fire extinguishers throughout home. It’s possible a battery smoke detector was detached by a guest to stop beeping battery. A call to us would have our handyman replace battery quickly (they are checked weekly) Windowless “bedroom” is our Library, which is described twice in our “Frequently Asked Questions Guide” emailed to every potential guest. Copy: Library (this room has no windows) 2 Adults, 1 Queen - full size futon with cabinets to store personal items, Color TV, cable, VCR, reading lamp on nightstand, clock, phone, games & books. Room approx 11 x 12, maximum 2 guests. Adjacent to Minor Great Room, this room has no view & is attached to utility room. Futon: 3 cotton mattresses. Most futons 6” ours are 8” each. 2008 we replace futon’s with regular beds in most rooms. Library futon has (3) 8" mattresses to increase comfort. No other complaints ever on library. When alerted, we respond quickly to resolving any issues. Manager cleans all towels & linens weekly. Fact; beds are never made for guests, folded fresh linens & towels near each bed, assuring towels & linens are clean & not used, plus we always have extra towels in laundry room & laundry detergent too. Guests write reviews in our hardbound guest or concierge books, we have no control over what they write, or the comments they leave. When this guest left & our cleaners arrived, they too noticed a musty smell, + detected a foul odor coming from the laundry room. We immediately called our plumber he discovered the sump pump plug had been disconnected. This was fixed immediately. We respond when called.
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Guests Love Our 3,600 Square Foot, Lake Front Home
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Mashpee Cape Cod
North Carolina
5

Great Time, Super well equiped

  • 5 of 5
We have rented this property many times over the years. Our family meets here at least once every two years. It exceeds our expectations, the family leaves all sorts of spices, films, entertainment vhs and more we don't ever see in other rentals. They say their goal is to exceed expectations... and they do. They just changed out lots of the furniture and continue to upgrade beds, art, etc. They seem to care about our stay and know how important it is to keep us happy, so we continue to come back.

There is plenty for our children to do as well 0 they play pool and ping pong, watch movies and we even caught them reading and relaxing (only once). The neighborhood is quiet and our children always feel safe - no traffic! The lake is just beautiful.
  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2008
  • Stayed: Jul 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Location

From the Owner

When any of our extended family arrives... our home is already set-up to cook, play, hang out & relax. Living across the nation, when we show-up we don't want to spend time shopping for tea, coffee, paper towels, tissues & toilet paper, spices, oils, soaps, shampoo's & other basic supplies... we suspect you & your guests don't want to either. You'll have access to our 'basics', which our management team keeps well stocked. Suzi grew up across the lake & it makes her smile when we are here. We often get the entire family together in the fall or winter to spend holidays together... cooking in our gourmet kitchen (dishware for 16 & many hand crafted Cape Cod pottery pieces... Make it a point to drive up & down 6A... support our local artists! We often play games, or everyone's on laptops using the wireless internet...how times have changed! Each visit is a treasure we recall past years, make new memories & generally laugh a lot. When you are here... wake up early, grab a cup of coffee, go outside to our wine & coffee bar... a 4 foot tall fence to nowhere... gaze out as the sun rises above the cranberry bog, listen to the chirping birds, or wait until nightfall & listen as the frogs sing bass & the crickets form the background music... it's nature calling an end to the day... its relaxing with a few good friends... what more could one ask for. When your visit comes to an end, we will inquire about your stay & ask for suggestions as to what might add to your next visit... often these suggestions find their way into our continual improvements. For example the 3rd king size bed added in May 2013, along with a Queen, 4 doubles & 2 singles... in 6 private rooms, plus several couches... one is over 12+ feet with goose down cushions... we have countless pictures of friends crashing on the couch, waking up hours later after everyone else has gone to bed... its hysterical...but very comfortable! Vacation should be special, they create memories of our closest friends.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Hyannis at 15 Miles Nearest Barpub : Mashpee Commons - Several at 5 Miles Nearest Ferry : Hyannis or Falmouth at 15 Miles Nearest Golf : Holly Ridge and Many others at 3 Miles Nearest Train : Hyannis at 15 Miles Nearest Motorway : Route 6 at 6 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Crocker House & Many at Mashpee Commons or Rt 28 at 2 Miles Nearest Ski : Blue Hills - Milton, MA at 60 Miles Nearest Beach : South Cape at 6 Miles Car: necessary

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Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall into Winter - Off Peak
Oct 17 2014 - Nov 23 2014
3 night minimum stay
$600
From
$725
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,795
 
 
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 24 2014 - Dec 1 2014
4 night minimum stay
$650
From
$750
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,095
 
 
Not Quite Seasons Greetings
Dec 2 2014 - Dec 18 2014
3 night minimum stay
$600
From
$725
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,795
 
 
Christmas thru New Years
Dec 19 2014 - Jan 2 2015
4 night minimum stay
$650
From
$750
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,095
 
 
Winter Snow Time
Jan 3 2015 - Jan 29 2015
3 night minimum stay
$600
From
$725
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,795
 
 
Superbowl Weekend
Jan 30 2015 - Feb 2 2015
3 night minimum stay
$650
From
$750
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,895
 
 
The Big Thaw!
Feb 3 2015 - Apr 2 2015
3 night minimum stay
$600
From
$725
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,795
 
 
Early Spring and Easter Fun!
Apr 3 2015 - Apr 9 2015
3 night minimum stay
$650
From
$750
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,095
 
 
Cinco de Mayo, Mothers Day
Apr 10 2015 - May 21 2015
3 night minimum stay
$600
From
$750
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,795
 
 
Memorial Day Weekend
May 22 2015 - May 28 2015
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$750
From
$850
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,495
 
 
Schools Out! June Brides!
May 29 2015 - Jun 11 2015
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$700
From
$800
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,295
 
 
June Weddings are Perfect!
Jun 12 2015 - Jul 2 2015
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$850
From
$1,225
Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,195
 
 
Born on the 4th of July!
Jul 3 2015 - Jul 9 2015
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$850
From
$1,425
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,495
 
 
It's Summer... Time to Relax
Jul 10 2015 - Sep 10 2015
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$850
From
$1,225
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,195
$17,950
 
 
Summer into Fall
Sep 11 2015 - Oct 8 2015
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$750
From
$800
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,495
 
 
Columbus Day 2015
Oct 9 2015 - Oct 15 2015
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$650
From
$825
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,195
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$600
From
$725
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,795
$11,999
 

Additional information about rental rates

  • 2nd dog $175 if allowed $0
  • Cleaning $295
  • Kayak Canoe Pedal boat $0
  • Refundable damage deposit $1,500
  • Pet Fee $450
  • SteamClean Sanitize 1Dog $0
  • All 3 watercraft 1 week $525

50% of total is due with signed lease, and the balance is due approximately 35 days the lease beginning.

It is our preference in season to begin week-long rentals on Friday

Amenities

From the Owner

Having a second home can be very special. We have chosen to honor America's Native American Culture with art & artifacts we've collected across America, which are on display throughout our home. The art in our home reminds us of the many trips we have taken with our children throughout the past 33 years visiting ruins & culturally significant places. Visiting with family and close is usually wonderful, but at times the togetherness gets to be two much...The beauty of a bi-level property with many rooms is you can find a place to hide, in your bedroom with it's own TV, or a quiet seat on one of our several decks, or sprawled out on the dock communicating with the ducks...

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Family

General

  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Jacuzzi
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront

Attractions

  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 3600 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bathroom 3
  • 3

Bedrooms

  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Den
  • King size beds (2) 1 in each of 2 master bedrooms, Queen size Beds (3) 1 in each of 3 bedrooms, Double Beds (2) 1 in eah of two bedrooms, Twin or Single Beds (2) I by itself in the 3rd floor observation lookout room (widows walk porch attached). I in 2nd master bedroom

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Crow's Nest
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Wet Bar upstairs and a wet bar downstairs as well. Black Jack felt and Craps Felt and Card Chute and Chips. Pool table and Ping Pong Tables.
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