BEAUTIFUL CAPE HOME W/PRIVATE BEACH AND SPECTACULAR SUNSETS

Joan O’Connell

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Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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BEAUTIFUL CAPE HOME W/PRIVATE BEACH AND SPECTACULAR SUNSETS

Monument Beach House Rental Photos and Description

4 bedrooms, stellar views, sleeps 9

The house is in Monument Beach, which is in the town of Bourne. Bourne is a quiet, accessible Cape Cod town which is 'off the beaten path' relative to more well-known towns. It is a classic wooden shingled house with a private beach. We have owned this house for 40 years, we are not property managers.

Please feel free to ask us for an in-person tour of the house, or access to a youtube video of the home. The house is more terrific than is possible to convey here.

The house is relatively large, with a deep porch wrapping around half its perimeter, half of which faces the beach. The house was recently renovated. All of the bedrooms have picture windows, and three of the bedrooms have stellar water views while the fourth looks out on the park.

The house is situated on Phinney's Harbor, which is the first harbor south of the Canal on Buzzards Bay on the Cape side of the Bridge. It is a gorgeous harbor with warm water and terrific conditions for children, sailing, kayaking, and fishing. The house is West facing, and blessed with perfectly stellar sunsets

Adjacent to the property is a park with a jungle gym, swings, a basketball court, tennis courts and a field adequately large for a pick-up game of baseball. One appealing feature of the house is its accessible location. Due to its proximity (4 miles) to the Bourne Bridge, it is easy to get to. One can frequently make the trip to the house from Boston in less than an hour and a half, even on Friday afternoons. This means that if not everyone in the family is on vacation during the rental, everyone can at least be together on the evenings.

Although this is a lovely spot, our home is not available for weddings or parties.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Guestbook comments from the owner
This is the second summer that our family -- parents, grandparents and children -- have stayed here, and it has really been perfect for us. There is so much for the children to do: they spend hours looking for sea creatures on the beach and around the jetty, and they are able to play on the adjacent playground or play tennis while the adults watch from the porch or yard, though often we join them. The house has everything, is very clean, and the owners are great. We cooked family dinners each night except for the two times we treated ourselves at The Lobster Trap, five minutes away. The neighborhood is friendly but non-intrusive. We love to walk to Becky's Bakery in the morning and to watch the stunning sunsets from the yard in the evening. It's a great place.
Jun 2012
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Joan O’Connell

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Our favorite feature of the house would have to be the beautiful sunsets that light up the sky across the bay in front of the porch. If you have children they will enjoy the playground and the tennis courts adjacent to the house.

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Reviews

4.8
based on 5 traveler reviews

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Beautiful Cape Home w/Private Beach and Spectacular Sunsets
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews
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Beautiful Cape Home w/Private Beach and Spectacular Sunsets
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p115709
203 561-0293
Monument Beach Bourne Area
4

QUICK WEEKEND AWAY

  • 4 of 5
Fabulous location, esp with small kids. House is as described, although the 1/2 bath is a toilet only room off the kitchen. More common space than needed and amazing views! Spent more time at park than beach. Beach was very rocky with sharp shells. Any real water time you would have to walk to town beach - not far. Kitchen well equipped. Great time had by all!
  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Cape Home w/Private Beach and Spectacular Sunsets
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p115709
203 561-0293
Monument Beach Bourne Area
5

ABSOLUTELY A WONDERFUL HOME WITH GREAT VIEW!

  • 5 of 5
Loved the house and Joan was wonderful! Great location on the Cape, which allowed us to get out sightseeing and getting everywhere we wanted with ease. Definitely recommend and we hope to stay there the next time we come up east!
  • Submitted: Aug 12, 6013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Cape Home w/Private Beach and Spectacular Sunsets
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p115709
203 561-0293
Monument Beach Bourne Area
Monson, MA
5

WONDERFUL HOME

  • 5 of 5
The porch and view is wonderful! The home is very well layed out and there is plenty of room for everyone. We had a wonderful time and the home is located close to Woods Hole for day trips to Martha's Vinyard. The sunsets are stunning.
  • Submitted: Jan 1, 1970
  • Stayed: Sep 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Beautiful Cape Home w/Private Beach and Spectacular Sunsets
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p115709
203 561-0293
Monument Beach Bourne Area
Indiana
5

PERFECT!

  • 5 of 5
We will never forget 7 Arthur Ave! LOVED IT! The views, the beach, the park, the lawn...PERFECT! The house was the icing on the cake, there were so many rooms and places for everyone(5 adults and 5 kids) to be, it was great! The windows really bring in the perfect breeze, it was ideal. Monument beach area was wonderful to walk around and enjoy the town...we especially loved the Beach Street Bakery! There is a train that goes by and the kids just loved it. The house had everything we needed and was clean. Thank you to the O'Connell family for sharing your amazing house, we hope to visit the Cape again someday!
  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children
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Beautiful Cape Home w/Private Beach and Spectacular Sunsets
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p115709
203 561-0293
Monument Beach Bourne Area
Millwaukee
5

THANK YOU FROM ME AND MY FAMILY

  • 5 of 5
Hi David,

A much belated thank you to you and your family. We had a lovely stay in Monument Beach. Your home is probably the most well laid-out and comfortably furnished that we have ever rented (we have rented quite a few!).

Please thank your sister for lending us the tennis rackets and sharing her beach fire. It was really nice to have them next door.

All the best to you and your family.

Heather K.
  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Young Children
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Logan or Green
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Woods Hole
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Route 28
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Brookside Club
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Lobster Trap

Village amenities: Ice cream shop, bakery, pizza shop, convenience store, kayak rental and gas station. Nearby attractions and useful sites: Ferries to Marthas Vineyard and Nantucket, Falmouth beaches (15-20 minutes), Marina and boat ramp (5 minutes), Gray gables and Mashnee Island, restaurants including Lobster Trap and Chart Room, Go-carts, mini golf and driving range, Villages of Pocasset and Cataumet, Bourne Braves baseball team (Cape Cod League), bike and walking trails. Golf courses: Bally Meade, Falmouth Country Club, Brookside Golf Club.

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Availability & Rates

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Monument Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2014
Jun 21 2014 - Aug 29 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,500
 
 
Fall 2014
Aug 31 2014 - Oct 25 2014
3 night minimum stay
$400
From
$450
Thu,Fri,Sat
$2,400
 
 
Spring 2015
May 9 2015 - Jun 19 2015
3 night minimum stay
$425
From
$450
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,400
 
 
Summer 2015
Jun 20 2015 - Sep 4 2015
7 night minimum stay
$4,600
 
 
Fall 2015
Sep 5 2015 - Oct 24 2015
3 night minimum stay
$425
From
$450
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$400
From
$450
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Notes $1,950 to $4,500 depending on time of year and week
$2400 for off-peak weeks
$3950- $4500 for peak weeks

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Monument Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking On Street
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Lobster Pot
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
  • Modern
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 3 twin/ single
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • All bedrooms are bright and airy. Each has is own beautifully designed theme.
Entertainment:
  • Video Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Games
  • Books
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Beach Chairs
  • Wood Deck
  • Deck / Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • walking
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
Notes:
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