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Brian Quinn

Member since: 2004
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Oceanfront, Windsurfers, Sailboat Races, Ferries

41 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Yarmouth House Rental Photos and Description

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 set of twin beds with flat screen TV, and DVD player. The 3rd bedroom upstairs has a set of twin beds, 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

More Details
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Brian Quinn (Property Manager)
Member since: 2004
Call Manager
Speaks: english

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 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.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Another stay at Upwind, another solitary complaint....our stay was simply too short!. Everything else was perfect. Thank you for opening your immaculate home to us again. And thank you again, for controlling the gorgeous weather - we won't ask how you do it. Another painful goodbye.
Aug 2014
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Oceanfront, Windsurfers, Sailboat Races, Ferries
average rating of 4.9512196 based on 43 reviews

Classic, Clean and Comfy

  • 5 of 5

Arrived to find a clean, well stocked cottage with all the cooking supplies we could possibly need. The views were wonderful and it took two minutes, tops, to walk to the beach. The owners are available to answer any questions, should you have one. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Peaceful week

  • 5 of 5

Dear Gail and Brian,

We had such a wonderful week at your charming beach house! Upwind is such a great spot and location. The view was spectacular and we were so relaxed all week. Thank you for making us feel so welcome in your place. Everything we could possibly need or want was there! The boys loved everything too. Hoping to make it back for another week in the near future! Loved our welcome basket too.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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First Timers To The Cape

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I are very old and most of our travel is using timeshares that we have owned for many years. We have not rented a place very often. We are from Seattle and we were meeting long time friends from New Hampshire. They have some health issues so we needed more than a timeshare. I did a lot of research beforehand but we got lucky. Brian and Gayle made our stay one of our best vacations ever. The home is right on the water with a nice beach and an inlet where there was private boating. I caught fish right in front. The home is luxurious and well maintained. It is fully equipped and very comfortable. Water and ferry views. Very quiet neighborhood. The owners live next door but they left on a vacation the day after we got there. They checked in with us several time to make sure we didn't have any problems and didn't need anything. Even though we spent more than we usually do it was well worth it. I would recommend ti to anyone. We had a great two weeks. The ferries to Nantuckett and Martha's Vineyard are very close to the home. We visited both. We don't eat out much but we went to Keltic Kitchen and Yarmouth House and they are exceptional restaurants and very close to the home. We also went to Dennisport and had dinner at the Ocean House. Outstanding! Brian and Gail are very nice people and they care about their guests.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Great Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you to Gail and Brian for making our girls birthday getaway such a memorable experience. The accommodations were what we had hoped for and so much more! We now all have such great memories of our 60th year.

You certainly thought of everything to make our stay so pleasant.

I have used VRBO several times in the past, and by far, this was the best!

Thanks also for helping us out with the car challenges..You guys were wonderful hosts!

The 60 year old gang

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice traditional Cape Cod vacation home

  • 4 of 5

The property is well located, clean and comfortable, steps from the beach. Great kitchen with everything you may need or want. Five adults and a child had ample space and privacy. All the makings for a pleasant and relaxing vacation.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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What vacation memories are made of!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for making sure our vacation was so memorable! The house was everything you said it would be and more! The little treats you left for us was an unexpected and pleasant surprise. We filled our seashell jars to the top, and love the beautiful Christmas ornaments. This will be a vacation we will remember for a lifetime.

Gail and Brian couldn't of been nicer, they truly do provide everything you need! All you need to do is pack your clothes and come to spend a wonderful week at the beach!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Hyannis, MA
Nearest Ferry
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Bayberry Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Route 28
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Miles
Yarmouth House
Car: necessary

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

West Yarmouth House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
summer 2016
Jun 25 2016 - Aug 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
fall 2016
Aug 27 2016 - Oct 1 2016
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250

$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.

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Yarmouth House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Outside - outdoor shower
  • bath and beach towels provided in addition to bed linens.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , with fireplace
    Downstairs Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , 2 twin beds
    Upstairs Bedroom - 1 king , King size bed in upstairs 2nd master suite
  • 1 baby portacrib. All bedrooms have TV DVD Player, clock radio. Bed linens provided as well as bath and beach towels.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Raft
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
1 queen, 2 sets of twins, 4 flat screen cable TVs including 1 HD TV, 4 DVD players including 1 Blu Ray, XBox, CD/Radio Player, ceiling and box fans, beach and rain umbrellas, blender, coffee grinder, lobster pot, iron/board, porta crib, highchair, stroller, picnic table, outdoor shower, 2nd fireplace in master bedroom, beach cart

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