ESCAPE TO SPACIOUS 3-BEDROOM CAPE ON QUIET CUL DE SAC

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Jay&Helga Mahoney

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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ESCAPE TO SPACIOUS 3-BEDROOM CAPE ON QUIET CUL DE SAC

Eastham House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2 baths showers only

The house sits on a slight knoll with a large front yard dominated by shrubbery. The rear of the property is your usual sandy mixture Cape lawn - ideal for playing or simply lying out in the shade of the many locust trees, which also appear to be a sanctuary for birds and other wildlife.

We are within easy reach of Fort Hill, a popular spot for an ocean sunrise and Rock Harbour for its famous sunsets. The bike trail, which meanders through much of the Cape, can be accessed 1,5 km from the house and it will take you right through to Coast Guard Beach and all the way to Marconi Beach or, in the opposite direction, to Orleans, Brewster and Dennis - a pleasurable and safe way of travel.

The house is situated so that alternate roads can be used to avoid the highly traveled Route 6.

rental period: The calendar may read otherwise but the rental periods are normally Saturday to Saturday unless other arrangements have been made. It will be priced accordingly. Check-out time is between 11:00 and 11:30 check in time is 3pm.The check out time is crucial. It's so hard to find reliable people who maintain the highest standards. So please abide by the check- out time.

I'm sorry to say pets will have to have other arrangements made for them .There are various kennels that can make your animals comfortable and are within easy reach. Other guests must and should be considered. .We all love our furry friends and will do everything to make them feel as comfortable as possible.

There is an ash tray on the deck railing for your use outside. I apologize for relegating you to the deck but that's the way it is today. Being an ex-smoker I sympathize with you..

The Cape can be even more charming in late summer and early fall, as most of the tourists have left. This is an ideal time to experience the true wonders of it at your leisure.

For those few who want to take the time to drive down and view the house, we encourage you to do so. Arrangements can be made for you .Just let me know. It s always good to actually see first hand the house you're going to rent.So many people dont'

Choosing a holiday house doesn't have to be a hassle.Just look for good value. It pays off in spades.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Events Allowed
  • Low Allergen Environment

Jay&Helga Mahoney

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2010
Speaks english, german
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Growing up,and spending Summer vacations on the Cape made it so natural to purchase the house there. We look forward to opening the house in May and regret the task of closing it in October. We find it surprising that so many families opt for the high season in the summer. The off season gives people a chance to enjoy the tranquility and solitude of an uninterrupted beach stroll and the other autumn.

I grew up near Boston, went to college there, and upon earning my degree I found myself reporting to the Boston Army Base for induction.Yes, America used to draft - not a pleasant time to come of age. Luckily I got orders for Germany when the majority weren't nearly so fortunate .

Little did I know how it would change my life forever. Having been taken in by the country I found myself being drawn back two years later. It was in Heidelberg,the medeival home of Germany's oldest university and the setting for the Student Prince, where I met my wife. The memories of our first few years play out like a fairy tale. A more romantic setting could not be imagined. It would be hard not to be taken in by its old world charm. Even today, many years later, we still think fondly of our earlier days there. When asked by Americans then,' When are you going home?` I'd answer,` Well, I already am` A decision never regretted.

Wanting to keep our ties with Boston we bought Brenda Lane, for it was practical at the time and the perfect house for us. Our plan was to change just about everything over the next fifteen years and we're right on schedule. The only things remaining from the early days are a classic Cape couch from the forties and a dining room set that fits in beautifully. We've presently renewed the upstairs bathroom to make it safer and more spacious. .As it turned out it was the right house then and is even a better house now.

We hope the families driving a 150 miles enjoy our house as much as we do traveling 3500 miles.

Jay&Helga Mahoney purchased this house in 1998

Since it's the dream of every kid from Boston to one day own a home on Cape Cod this came naturally to seek out one there.

This was the third house we looked at and we knew from the get- go it was the one. Sitting up on the knoll with a huge expanse of land twice as much as any other house on the street (only eight), the cathedral ceiling opening up the whole downstairs - it just seemed right.

We love working in the garden in the spring ,whipping everything into shape. It seems with each passing year it takes longer and longer .What used to take three days now takes six, but it still fun.

Helga has been at the house a total of 6 months in the last fifteen years. She'll be able to spend more time there starting June 2014. Not that we would ever come in the high season, We'll leave that to families who cannot come at any other time and who can brave the crowds and everything that goes with it. My only regret about the house is that We didn't buy it fifteen years earlier.

There is much to be said of the Lower Cape.To experience it, it will forever draw you back. It's almost like having all of the wonders of nature to yourself no matter how many others you're sharing it with.

.As far as the house goes there is nothing special or unique about it. It's like thousands of other Cape houses built in the late Eighties, except this one belongs to us. The house and what's in it reflect our taste and our lifestyle and we hope that our visitors will feel as comfortable there as we do.

It's too bad famiies today can't find the time to have the experience of that special day of hunting for their perfect summer house. If I had to choose my favorite childhood memories those would top the list,and I thank my parents who made those summers possible.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Escape to spacious 3-bedroom Cape on quiet cul de sac
average rating of 4.75 based on 9 reviews
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Great location, friendly owner and ample amenities

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
We made a great choice in staying at this home for our first family trip to Cape Cod. The house, which is well-located in Eastham just over the Orleans line, is on a quiet cul-de-sac. Chances are the only noise you'll here will be what you make yourself.
The furnishings were comfortable--homey without being stuffy. You're staying in someone's home, but at the same time you don't have to feel like you're walking on eggshells. The master bedroom on the top floor was more than adequate for our needs and the updated bathroom got the job done.
Jay and Helga, who I spoke with on the phone and via email are welcoming hosts who take justifiable pride in their home. I appreciated their attention to detail and for offering their home at a fair price without tacking on fees for cleaning, etc.
Bottom line: I'd happily go back and hope to do just that one day in the near future.
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Brenda!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
Jay and Helga were great. Very welcoming and attentive. House was just as advertised. Conveniently located. Near beaches (on both Ocean and bay sides), Orleans, and the bike path. The owners clearly love their house and help take care of both the residence and the folks who stay in it.
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Simple Pleasures

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
As 2012 draws to a close, the hills of western Massachusetts are covered with snow-- the time of year we begin to turn our thoughts to the other end of the calendar and the other side of the state with its sand covered beaches. Last summer our family of five rented Jay and Helga Mahoney’s cottage because it had the basic amenities we wanted, at a reasonable price, in the general area of Eastham we like. For anyone who doesn’t know, Eastham is home to many of the best ocean side and bayside beaches, including our new favorite bay beach, First Encounter Beach. We ate many meals in and so appreciated the well-supplied kitchen. Not many places have nice paring knives or that small bottle of olive oil you forgot to bring along. The master bedroom was newly and nicely redone with plenty of floor space for a morning stretch before a jog or pedal on the nearby bike path. If you can’t bring your own bike, there are two very nice ones in the basement waiting to be used. After a day of enjoying the simple pleasures of sand, surf, and sun, the cottage, with simple comforts of its own, was easy to come home to—not the least being the outdoor shower with its oversized head—a revelation unto itself.

Jay and Helga are very welcoming and attentive hosts, even from far off Germany. I have rented several different houses on the Cape, but have never before had an introductory phone call from the owners. This personal touch, along with the welcome gift that awaited us when we arrived at Brenda Lane made us feel at home right away.
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Very nice house and secluded yard

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
My husband and I wanted a house in a quiet location in Eastham with a secluded yard, a deck, and an outdoor shower. This house fit the bill perfectly! We were able to ride our bikes to the bay side beaches and ponds. (We particularly like taking an evening swim in Herring Pond and walking on Campground Beach at sunset.)

The layout of the house is convenient. We liked the high ceilings in the living room and the loft-like master bedroom and bath on the second floor. The house was well-stocked with dishes, pans, paper products and other amenities.

The owner was in regular contact with us and made sure any problems were resolved quickly. (There was a mixup about the departure of the previous people, which meant the cleaning service couldn't get in before we got there.)

We liked the house and location a lot and would definitely rent this house again.
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Brenda Lane

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
This was our twenty- third year coming to the cape and our first on Brenda Lane. It's a beautiful home.Very comfortable and quiet.We had four teenages with us and everyone had a great time
We had a family gathering on the cape and there was twernty-five of us.We went to all of our favorites: Arnolds,Coast Guard Beach, cape cod baseball(go firebirds)campfire on the beach,Wellfleet,Beachcomber, sunset atRock Harbor and shopping!
We hope to be back for our twenty-fourth year thanks again
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Map

Nearest Airport
160 Kilometres
Logan Airport, Boston
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Provincetown-----Boston
Nearest Motorway
400 Metres
Route 6
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Boat Meadow Beach
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Land Ho in Orleans
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Captains in Brewster
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Mahoney's in Orleans/ Land Ho
Car: necessary

The town of Eastham is perfectly located on the Lower Cape for you to enjoy both the bayside and National Seashore beaches. Cape Cod is attractive throughout the year because of its uniqueness. However, if you are in search of tranquillity and solitude September and October are ideal months to visit. Whether it 's the cosmopolitan atmosphere of Provincetown, the raw beauty of Truro, the art galleries of Wellfleet, the beach walks of Orleans and Eastham or the exquisite charm of Chatham the Lower Cape is something to be experienced more than once in your lifetime.

Other Activities: bird watching, beach combing

Golf: The area is rich with golfing opportunities and, with the exception of weekends, Tee-Times are easily available. For a unique golf experience we recommend the links course in Truro, the oldest of its kind in the USA.

Those who wish to obtain an Eastham beach pass can save money. Normally, day parking is $15.00. A weekly pass is $60.00. Two weeks is about $90.00. You can check with the Town Hall (508-240 5974). It's certainly worth a call. They send the pass out to you. It can all be done online. As far as the National Seashore goes I think they also start charging on June 28th through Labor Day. That you're going to have to look into. The Eastham beach passes only apply to the bayside beaches.

Those interested enquiries will be asked when would be a good time for me to telephone.This serves a dual purpose : one,it gives you a chance to asked any questions you may have beyond the website. Secondly, it gives us the opportunity to get to know one another on a more personal basis. Everything said, wouldn't you want to know the people renting your house?

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Availability & Rates

Eastham House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
early summer
Apr 26 2014 - Jun 20 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
$1,050
7 nights
 
 
Summer
Jun 21 2014 - Sep 6 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
$1,450
7 nights
 
 
Fall
Sep 7 2014 - Oct 4 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
$150
$150
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,050
3 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200.00
There are no extra charges.
We're not one of the many houses that are close to the ocean. However, there are a few advantages: The children have time to get to fever pitch during the ten minute ride, and it's good value.That in itself can buy a lot of fried clams at Arnolds', whale watching in P- Town and rounds of golf and the possiblity of crossing the Sagamore Bridge with a smile on your face.
Notes .
Linen and towels are for overseas guests only , for a $75.00 fee.
When booking more than 3 months prior to the beginning of the 2014 season a non refundable reservation fee of $ 100.00 is sufficient. Payments of one half the amount are due three months and one month prior.
Cancellations : monies will be returned if the house can be rerented. Check-in time is 3:00 pm. Check-out time 11:30
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Amenities

Eastham House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Romantic
General:
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Activities Guide
  • Filtered Water
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Heating ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Internet ...
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Blender
  • Lobster Pot
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom 1 is upstairs off the master bedroom. Bathroom 2 is on the ground floor. There is an enclosed outdoor shower with hot and cold water.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • The main bedroom is upstairs with modern bathroom and walk in shower, ensuite. The other two bedrooms are on the ground floor and share a bathroom. all three bedrooms are air conditioned a/c units The three bedrooms have been just recently refurbished ., It's surprising how you can open up a room with more accomodating furniture.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Video Library
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Bicycles ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Large Cooler
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Low Allergen Environment
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • live theater
  • winery tours
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • paddle boating
  • whale watching
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • roller blading
Notes:
Beach chairs and beach umbrellas are available. We have filtered water throughout the house. There is an Espresso/ Cappuccino machine, and free telephoning within USA and Canada. There are also two bicycles available for your use. Replacement of any supplies or condiments would surely be appreciated by your successors. Thanks, and have a great stay on Brenda Lane. Jay and Helga Mahoney .
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