This property is a 3-minute walk to Ben & Bill's and The Black Dog, right in the center of Falmouth Village! Walk to Surf Drive Beach just 1/2 mile away. Connect with the Shining Sea Bikeway 3/4 mile from the house on our two mountain bikes.
A new French bakery, four Zagat-rated restaurants (plus many other eateries), a pub, a wine shop, and a fish market are all within an easy 1/2 mile walk. Falmouth Main Street comprises 30 boutiques including books and toy stores, bakeries and candy, coffee and tea shops, day spas, art galleries, jewelry, clothing and furnishings, and of course gifts and souvenirs. Peg Noonan Park, in front of the public library, is the setting for a variety of events throughout the year as well as a farmer's market in the summer. A mile further down Rt 28 are the Super Stop & Shop, a gourmet grocery, pizza delivery, and other shopping (Christmas Tree Shop, Pier 1, Walmart, etc). If you wish to visit Martha's Vineyard, both Falmouth Harbor and the Woods Hole shuttle are about one mile from the house.
This home is a 1930's Dutch Colonial with hardwood floors throughout and is furnished in Cape Cod style with a collection of nautical artwork by area artists. It features a large, well-equipped kitchen with everything you need for your clambake or lobster boil; a formal dining room with table for 8; a comfy 12'x22' living room with decorative fireplace; plus a cozy sun room/playroom with white wicker furniture, facing South towards the sun and the sea breeze. Enjoy the afternoon sun from the 300 sf deck. There is a propane grill (with extra tank so you don't run out) and a table with 6 chairs, however seating is virtually unlimited with two long built-in benches.
All 4 bedrooms are on the second floor and share a full bath with tub and shower. There is another bath with shower downstairs, as well as the outdoor shower with hot and cold water. The bed configuration is perfect for two families:
BEDROOM 1 - Larger room with a Queen bed and plenty of space for a crib
BEDROOM 2 - King bed can be split into two XL Twins
BEDROOM 3 - Double-over-Double Bunk bed with a Trundle, sleeps up to 5
BEDROOM 4 - Smaller room with Daybed and Trundle, sleeps up to 2
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY OF OUR HOME IS 8 OVERNIGHT GUESTS
We have a young daughter so our home has kid gear available for your use: high chair or booster seat, step stools, kiddie table and chairs, Pack 'N Play crib for infants and bed rail for toddlers, plus sand toys and a wagon to take to the beach. For older children there is a croquet set, soccer ball, T-ball, kites, frisbee. The house is on a large lot with a generous back yard wide open for running or ball games, surrounded by a partial fence and perimeter landscaping to keep little ones contained.
Keywords: Beach House
We are Massachusetts natives and love Falmouth because it combines the charm of a historic New England village with the relaxed ambiance of the seashore. Plus, great dining!
Woods Hole Science Aquarium, Nobska Lighthouse, Spohr's Garden, the Cape Cod Winery, and several local historical museums are all in the town of Falmouth. Other nearby activities include bowling and year round ice skating. In summer there are frequent outdoor concerts plus the Falmouth Commodores baseball team.
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