About the property
- House1600 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay7 nights
3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, enclosed outdoor shower, sleeps 6
Cape Cod is a famous vacation get away location. West Yarmouth is full of history and activity. This quaint home is a charming example of a New England shake shingled house with all of the modern conveniences. You will be less than 100 feet to the beach, with views of the Atlantic Ocean and Lewis Bay. Enjoy the activity in the bay with windsurfers, sailboat races and ferries traveling to Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard.
Enter your home away from home into an open floor plan where a bank of glass sliders provide window to Lewis Bay and all its vibrant activities. From the living room with fireplace, vaulted ceiling and loft, dining room and kitchen area, you can excite all the senses – see, feel, hear, touch and smell the sea and salt air. Take it all in as you may discover that this is the real fountain of youth.
This cozy, three-bedroom/two-bath home is a charming example of a New England shake-shingled house with all the modern conveniences. It's 100 feet from the beach, and offers views of the Atlantic Ocean and Lewis Bay. You'll enjoy watching the activity in the bay -- windsurfers, sailboat races, and ferries traveling to/from Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard.
The home features an open floor plan, where a bank of glass sliders provides views of Lewis Bay and all its vibrant activities. There is a living room with a fireplace, vaulted ceiling with ceiling fans, and loft. There is a dining area and granite peninsula with seating for six in the kitchen along with laundry on the first floor. The kitchen is well equipped with refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, stove with two ovens, coffee maker, K cup, and coffee grinder, wine cooler, blender, mixer, toaster oven, a spice collection, and a wide assortment of cooking utensils and gadgetry should you decide to eat in.
The main living area includes a large HD TV with Blu Ray DVD player, and a video collection. There is also an MP3 player, stereo with radio, CD player and a CD collection. Upstairs has an open loft area with a wet bar. Games include puzzles, assorted card games, checkers, Uno, Sorry, Monopoly, Yahtzee and others.
The master bedroom with queen bed has it's own fireplace and views of Lewis Bay with flat screen TV, DVD player, and sliders that open for fresh salt air and summer breeze that you will remember long after you return home.
The second bedroom downstairs has a king size bed with flat screen TV, and DVD player. The 3rd bedroom upstairs has a king size Sleep Number bed, and view of the ocean to round out the sleeping arrangements you'll find in our home. This bedroom also has a flat screen TV, DVD player and XBox, with games included. All bedrooms have alarms, radios, and bed side lights and stand alone fans.
An expansive ocean side deck and almost entirely enclosed yard allow for summertime family fun cooking out and playing games on the lawn. Sand chairs for the beach are provided.
You'll excite all your senses with the beautiful views and the great sea and salt air. As you take it all in, you may discover that this is the real fountain of youth!
Enjoy relaxing on the deck while sipping a glass of wine with your New England clam chowder, as the day winds down and the winds pick up. Take in all the mystical New England landscape!
And in the evening, why not prepare that perfect seafood meal in our fully-equipped kitchen -- complete with lobster and clam pots!
Meticulous attention to decorating details gives this home a wonderful combination of historic Cape Cod charm and modern comfort. You'll feel like your own home has moved surf side!
Note: Owner lives in separate building on site which has privacy fence and entrance door away from main house. As we are 6 miles from the airport, we occasionally hear airplanes flying overhead.
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- within a few hours
- Calendar last updated:
- May 24, 2018
About Brian Quinn
My wife and I are currently retired after 32 years living in the US and Asia working for a large corporation. We had several oceanfront rental properties over the years from cape cod to st. thomas, virgin islands, but now only rent our home in cape cod, the origin and flagship location of our rental business.
Brian Quinn purchased this House in 1992
Why Brian Quinn chose West Yarmouth
We grew up in New England and Cape Cod has always held a special place in our hearts. Immediately fell in love with the views and coziness of this home the moment we first walked in the front door. We have made several capital improvements to the house over the years, but hopefully kept the same original beach charm. West Yarmouth was perfect for us as it is so centrally located for activities, restaurants and shopping. In addition, it is a short drive once over the bridge.
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Book this lovely home for your vacation!! You will NOT be disappointed.
Brian and Gail were helpful from the moment I booked, to the end of our stay. I had questions, and they were very quick to answer them. The home was clean and inviting upon our arrival. They had the table set for us, and left us a small gift with a welcome note. We needed nothing but clothes and food. The beach/ocean was great. We walked, swam and fished it daily. We enjoyed the top deck on the home every night, watching the lights from the ships which passed thru Hyannis harbor close by. We vacationed in September and the weather was perfect and the crowds were minimal, exactly what we were looking for. The Cape Cod bike trail was awesome. We rode different sections three times, as well as a 30 mile ride thru the surrounding neighborhoods. We also took the ferry to Nantucket Island. That was a fantastic trip and I highly recommend it. There is plenty to do in the area if you choose, but the home is lovely and comfortable and hard to leave. The outdoor shower was cozy and the beds were very comfortable. The few neighbors we talked to were as pleasant as Brian and Gail. You will NOT be disappointed if you stay at Upwind.
Perfect Home Away from Home
We rented this house the first week in September and we couldn't be happier. The house is extremely clean and very well equipped which made cooking and eating in a pleasure. It even has a wine refrigerator and outdoor shower which we took total advantage of. The owners of the property are super nice. They gave us a beautiful beach bag filled with Cape Cod and beach souvenirs, and the perfect beach toy for our 3 year old grandson which he loved.
We enjoyed cocktails on the upper deck overlooking the beach and harbor in the evenings. On a cold and rainy day we sat in the upper sitting area which was bright and airy to play board games and watch the weather. Our family and friends visited us throughout the week and everyone loved the opportunity to be on the water and totally relax.
In addition, West Yarmouth is close to so many things so trying out different beaches was easy and shops in Hyannis are only 10 minutes away. Just perfect!
Another wonderful week at Upwind!
Brian and Gail are fantastic hosts and my family has enjoyed coming to Upwind for 7 years. The house and the location are very special with easy access and views of the beach along with being centrally located on Cape Cod to be able to explore other areas. We would highly recommend this house to others.
Wonderful house by the sea!
Thank you for a really lovely home by the sea. We have had a fabulous week on cape cod. Highlights were; the whale watching off Provincetown - amazing, paddle boarding up the Bass River, watching seals on a deserted island, and loads of great food! Everyone loved the outdoor shower too! Many, many thanks.
This was our very first visit to cape cod. As our oldest daughter is preparing to head off to college my husband and I wanted to take our family of six on a nice vacation, somewhere we've never been. We were like "fish out of water" so to speak. However with all your hospitality and all you have provided to guests in your beautiful home, the family felt right at home, enjoying so much of what cape cod has to offer. Thank you for the welcome basket of treasures. It was a pleasure meeting you both, we look forward to next year!
Wonderful week on the Cape!
What a wonderful week we had in this nice beach front property. The beach was so convenient and the area was great to bike and walk in. We will always remember this week as on 7/17/17 our son proposed to his future wife on your beautiful deck. Thank you!
Hiking, Biking, Golf, Fitness Center, Miniature Golf, Fishing out the front door or charter a boat, Wildlife Viewing, Shopping, Restaurants, Live Theater, Cinemas, Museums, Sightseeing, Swimming, Boating, Sailing, Waterskiing, Windsurfing, Shelling, Clamming, famous Christmas Tree Shops, visit Nantucket (rent a Jeep and drive the beach or rent a scooter for a cross island tour) or Martha's Vineyard (to see where all those famous people live).
Other Activities: mini golf, craft shopping, horseback riding, deep sea fishing, whale watching, historic (Kennedy Museum, Plimoth Plantation), bike trails
Rates & Availability
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$250 security deposit required. 6 people maximum, which includes babies and children. This is strictly enforced. Parking for 3 cars maximum. Note: Owner lives in separate building on site which has privacy fence; entrance door is away from main house.