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Overview

Property Details

Updated: Mar 2, 2015
House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, 7 Sleeps

Now available for 2015: North side: Peace & privacy on Historic Route 6A in Cummaquid

NEW THIS YEAR: We've gone Solar PV!! (See photos 10 & 11)

Peaceful porches on 3 sides with hammocks & outdoor shower overlook gardens, mini-orchards & bogs--no other homes in sight. Private home, available 7/6-8/30 during 2014: $1700/wk + $200 cleaning fee. Renovated 1850s home 400 feet off historic Route 6A, 3br sleeps 7.

All bedrooms upstairs: Master w/bath & queen, office, wi-fi & w/d. Lg BR w/queen & child's bed, shares newly renovated full bath (w/ whirlpool) with sunny double bed BR (still under renovation--photo available soon).

Downstairs: LR (tv), DR, Den, Solar breakfast room, 1/2 bath & full kitchen w/ DW (see photo montage 14). Screened porch & outdoor shower overlook Tao garden (photos 5, 12 & 13).

All linens provided, well-equipped kitchen.

3/4 mi walk (or drive) through Audubon properties to Bone Hill beach, good for small children (no big waves) overlooking Sandy Neck & Barnstable Harbor (photo 8 is Sandy Neck).

Whale-watch, dining, village market (see photo 15), Hyannis, Cape Cod Mall, Bus station, Airport and ferries to Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket all w/in 10 minutes drive. Additional beach info below under Activities and Attractions .

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  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the Owner

Now a retired university professor, I taught high school on Cape Cod from 1975-1990, at UMass, NCSU and Fairfield Universities from 1990 to 2013. I am currently in Maser Gardener training, and will serve the Cape Community through the Barnstable County Extension Service beginning this April.

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Location

From the Owner

This formerly and currently historic and agricultural area of Barnstable offers a peaceful and lovely natural setting. It is a historic neighborhood that retains the flavor of the Old Cape Cod, yet is near Hyannis, the airport, transportation centers (bus, rail, and ferry) mall and restaurants, beaches, whale watch and Audubon property.

Activity and Interests

Beaches:

Bone Hill Beach (3/4 mi) with Town Way to Water with free parking along roadside. Sandy Neck Beach accessible by boat, kayak or canoe across Barnstable Harbor

Walk to Bone Hill beach through Long Pasture Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary--birds, pasture animals and trails

Sandy Neck Beach (7 mile Conservation Area--drive 7mi or by boat (above)

Barnstable Millway Beach (1.75 mi)--Boat ramp @ Barnstable Harbor Marina. Hyannis Whale Watch and Harbor cruises. Barnstable beach stickers (north and south side beaches) available $50/season. Many lakes and ponds also nearby for swimming, fishing, small craft.

Hyannis 10 minutes away-- Airport, Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket Ferries, Sightseeing tours, dining, shopping & recreation

Cape Cod Natonal Seashore, Provincetown, Chatham, Wellfleet & other Cape towns each have unique character and special attractions--all great day-trips. Nat'l Seashore annual pass: $45/yr.

Availability

From $243 Per night

Rental rates

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Summer
Jun 27 2015 - Aug 29 2015
5 night minimum stay
$1,700
 

Additional information about rental rates

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50% deposit to hold dates; non-refundable.
Balance due with signed Lease 30 days prior to rental.
All weeks are Saturday 5pm-Saturday noon (for cleaning). Multiple weeks available.
Cleaning fee: $200 per stay (once @ end of stay regardless of duration)

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Amenities

From the Owner

With no other houses nearby, local birds (and occasional turkeys, hawks, and deer) visit the yard and gardens. I have grown vegetables and flowers organically here for 35 years.

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Beach View

Floor Area

  • 3040 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Half Bathroom - toilet, First floor washroom
  • Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower, Heavenly outdoor shower
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub, Recently renovated
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, shower, Full Master bath with external vanity and sink

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • ALL Bedrooms are on the 2nd floor Br 1: Master suite with shower, and addt'l vanity, Queen bed, Walk-in closet, 2-bay office w. wifi, laundry, AC BR 2: Queen plus child's bed with ac (shares bath w/ BR 3) BR 3: Recently renovated w/raised ceiling and fan, Double bed

Outside

  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Notes:

  • Privacy, TV (Dish), DVD, Wi-fi, W/D, DW, AC, children's pool, outdoor grill, small firepit. While not wheelchair accessible, there is a ramp to the main porch entrance navigable with walker. Organic flower and veggie gardens on property, with seasonal herbs, flowers and veggiies for your table. Organic County Farm and Audubon Long Pasture property in neighborhood. Historic district (Route 6A, King's Highway) features preserved architecture and land use, quaint and quiet; a relaxing vacation place with a slower pace, with Hyannis just 10 mins away. Historic and active Sturgis Library, Old Customs House Museum, Village store (w/ takeout), Barnstable County (Cape Cod) Courthouse, Harbor, Whale Watch and dining within 2 miles via 6A sidewalk or by car. Hyannis 10 min drive, and Landlord loaner Pass available for Barnstable beaches

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