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Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english


2 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Cape Cod House Rental Photos and Description

5 bedrooms, 3 full baths, outdoor shower, sleeps 8 - 10 (max)

Spacious, sunny home located on a private gravel road with bay beach access.

Upstairs: open living, dining and kitchen space with large deck with spectacular sunset views. Recently renovated, fully equipped kitchen. Enclosed den with TV/DVD, also serves as 5th bedroom with sleep sofa and full bath.

Downstairs: large master bedroom with queen bed and private entrance, bath with jacuzzi. Three smaller bedrooms with shared full bath. Laundry room, access to ground level deck.

Outside: garden level deck that's sunny in the morning but shady in the afternoon, with picnic table, barbecue grills (gas and charcoal), hammock, lounge chairs, outside shower. Grassy lawn area.

  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Kingsley (Owner)
Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

About Kingsley

I am an artist and former architect, mostly living in Boston. I've been working for myself for 25 years at a cooperative pottery studio in Brookline.

I started visiting Truro in 1993 with a friend and fell in love with the Outer Cape. Every season here is extraordinary, and I especially love the spring and fall - which is perfect since I rent summer and winter! When I'm here I usually have several projects going, always looking for new ways to improve the house.

Kingsley purchased this house in 1996

Why Kingsley chose Cape Cod

Like a lot of visitors to Cape Cod, I'd spend part of each vacation fantasizing about owning a home here. Just a simple beach cottage, something I could work on myself and improve. A chance conversation with a local resident let me know about a foreclosed house not yet on the market so I checked it out. A lot more house than the humble cottage I was looking for! But the price was good and I jumped on it and so glad I did!

It didn't need a lot of serious work, so I threw myself into furnishing it and painting - every room a different color.

Fortunately I find home improvements and repairs both interesting and relaxing!

What makes this house unique

Cape Cod can get kind of crazy in the summer, but here in Truro, and particularly on my road, the crowds and traffic seem very far away. Coming home after a day at the beach, taking an outdoor shower and lazing in the hammock is so peaceful! Then a cool drink on the deck as the sun sets and the fireflies come out - the essence of vacation and "getting away from it all"!

I think my favorite thing about my house is the living space, which along with the two decks, provides so many different places to be and yet stay connected with others. Lots of light and breezes make it lovely to be inside or out.

And with the beach at the end of the road there are whole days that I don't get in the car - that's my idea of vacation!


2 traveler reviews

average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
Bangor, ME

Family Friendly Beach Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Kingsley's home is the perfect place for a family beach getaway. We traveled with a group that included newborns and the layout of the house was perfect for allowing some quiet places for babies to be napping without restricting the activity in the rest of the house. The bedrooms are tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the kitchen, living, and family rooms. The kitchen was well stocked, and even more importantly - CLEAN! The owner requests that all renters clear out their food in both the refrigerator and cabinets making for an easy set up upon arrival. We had one minor issue that the Kingsley immediately addressed, and even helped us out with other less pressing requests.

We had a great week in a great location and are looking forward to another in 2016.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Greenfield, MA

Charming, spacious and completely functional for a large family

  • 5 of 5

We finally found it! After several years of renting in Truro and Wellfleet, our large extended family has finally found the place we want to come back to year after year! The house is beautiful and spacious with a great outdoor patio that we essentially lived on. Inside was incredibly spacious (the pictures do not do it justice in terms of size) with a very well stocked kitchen, plenty of space for family dinners, and kids art projects, a great walk on deck and a comfortable tv room. The bedrooms were well appointed and good-sized with a great master bedroom that easily slept 2 adults and 2 kids (one on an air mattress and one in a crib) with plenty of extra room. the bay beach is a short 10 minute walk away and was lovely. The house is very close to Head of the Meadow beach, our favorite. This place is a total gem - you feel like you're in a home, not a "property" with beautiful artwork on the walls, sculptures and pottery pieces hidden in the gardens. The home's owner, Kingsley, was wonderful too. Couldn't have had a better week on the cape!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Provincetown, MA
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Provincetown, MA
Nearest Train
100 Miles
Boston, MA
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Car: necessary

10 minute walk to bay beach, 10 minute drive to ocean beach. 15 minute drive to Provincetown or Wellfleet.


Rates & Availability

Truro House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jul 11 2016 - Jul 31 2016
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
Aug 1 2016 - Sep 4 2016
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
Sep 5 2016 - Oct 14 2016
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200

Rentals in peak season are from Sunday - Sunday; off peak rental periods negotiable.
Through HomeAway I can now accept credit card payments.
- No smoking, no pets.
- 10 people maximum staying at the house.
- Maximum 6 cars in the driveway; no parking on the street.

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Cape Cod House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom-upstairs - toilet , shower
    Bathroom-master - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom-downstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outside shower - outdoor shower , enclosed, HW
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
Washer and Dryer.

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