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Beautiful Home and Gardens in North Truro

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 6

Sunlit and immaculate home filled with color, artwork and books on a beautifully landscaped property. Expansive, friendly interior has gourmet kitchen, comfortable dining and living rooms, newly renovated modern bathrooms, 2 bedrooms upstairs, one down. Connected by glass sliders to park-like gardens with large brick patio and lawn, and unusual shade trees for the best outdoor relaxing and entertaining. Faces southwest and has fantastic light and sunsets. Lots of songbirds add to the peaceful setting. Private outdoor shower with hot water. Recently renovated interior has 42 inch LCD TV with satellite & HBO, WIFl.

A security deposit is required. Dogs are considered.

More Details

Irene Lipton
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 11, 2017


North Truro House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Macintosh Computer
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Study Room
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • upstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower
    downstairs - toilet , shower
    Outside - outdoor shower
  • The bathrooms have beautiful woodwork, and are cheerful and newly renovated. The upstairs has a white tiled tub with waterfall shower head. Both have modern vessel sinks. The outdoor shower is private and a pleasure in the summer.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • The bedrooms are sunny and have good breezes. Each has a unique character.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Binoculars
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


5/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Home and Gardens in North Truro
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

A Special Place

  • 5 of 5

Had a simply wonderful time at this special home. It was wonderful to be surrounded by interesting books, paintings, artwork and lovely gardens. The yard gets wonderful sun, and the water fountain and special plantings make the outdoor area as pretty and relaxing as you hope it might be.

The location is convenient to all parts of the Outer Cape, and there are restaurants and beaches in walking and biking distance. I'd never hesitate to book here again, and recommend it to anyone who loves the Outer Cape.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2008
  • Stayed: Aug 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful, comfortable home away from home

  • 5 of 5

When we first saw this property on Homeaway, we had some concerns about all of the art work & objects that were displayed in the many photos. Would we feel that they might be precious, and extra care would be needed, which might not be the most relaxing? What we found on our first of now several stays, was that all of this art was inspiring and not in the least intimidating. They are indeed precious articles, but are so much part of the great experience that is this property. Truly a gem for art lovers.

Irene & Phil’s house is very comfortable, very much a home, which it is to them during the off season. It has everything that you would expect in a well provisioned home, from a nicely stocked kitchen to comfortable beds to 2 full baths. You can sit at the dining room table, and view the yard & gardens, and watch the activity around the bird feeder & bird baths.

Another thing that is worth pointing out is that, while the house fronts right on Rte. 6A, it is amazing how quiet & private this place is. When you are in the house or in the back yard, you really don’t notice the activity on the road.

With it being right on 6A, you are really close to everything the outer Cape has to offer. P-town is just a short drive, ocean & bay beaches are either within walking/biking distance or just a short drive away. There is a small commercial area about ¼ mile away, which includes a small market, a chocolatier, & Truro Vineyard just down the road.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Retreat at the tip of the Cape.

  • 5 of 5

The house is exactly as it looks in the photographs. Very clean, well maintained, well equipped felt like home, or the home of your favorite eclectic aunt. Beautifully decorated with interesting art and books in every room, on almost any subject for readers of all ages. The backyard is peaceful and great for outdoor barbeques with lots of birds visiting the large feeder. The location is excellent, very easy to get to all the wonderful beaches of the upper cape and a quick drive to Provincetown down route 6 or 6A. You can also take a shuttle bus, which picks you up right in front of the house into Ptown if you don't want to drive. Some highlights are the whale watch and dune tours out of Provincetown, as well as the many wonderful restaurants. The owners of the house were very friendly and helpful and even helped me get a new tube for the flat tire on my bike. The area is also great for bike riding, my son rode his bike everyday into Ptown, around a 14 mile round trip.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Bud! It was a pleasure to meet you and your family! Irene and Phil
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A special spot in N Truro

  • 5 of 5

We have had wonderful visits to Cape Cod each year staying at this place. It is not a typical rental as it is filled with wonderful artwork and books and momentos - which makes it so much more personal and interesting. The property is well laid out and well maintained. There are yards in the front and back for relaxing and eating. Easy access to bay and ocean beaches and local restaurants, etc. The owners are very attentive and friendly and responsive.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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New York, NY

A Perfect Vacation for Art-Lovers

  • 5 of 5

We've been vacationing in the Truro area for many years, and this is the most satisfying house we've rented here. The house and back garden are very much as pictured, and the works of the artist-owners that fill the house, along with many books, are very beautiful. It's like living in a wonderful contemporary gallery but also very homey. It's right around the corner from the town library and post office, yet most of the house and the back garden are quite secluded--and only minutes from Provincetown by car (20 mins. by bike). Best of all, Irene and Phil, the owners, are delightful people--a perfect combination of friendly, helpful, and unobtrusive. We love this house!

R. Petchesky - New York City

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Highland Light
Nearest Train
108 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Terra Luna
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Cold Storage Beach
Car: recommended

Pond Village, North Truro. A perfect combination of a very private, quiet and peaceful environment along with easy access to many things.

Within walking distance:

- Cold Storage bay beach

- Pilgrim Pond

- Salty Market

- Village Café

- Chequessett Chocolate

- Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod

- Truro Beach Office

- Post Office

- Truro Community Center, for kids' summer programs

-Truro Puma Playground

Within a 5-min. drive:

- Ocean beaches Coast Guard or Head of the Meadow

- Savory Pizza Grill & Sweet Escapes

- Hillside Farms, where you can get locally grown fruits and veggies

- Box Lunch

- Liquor store

Around a 10-minute drive:

- Wellfleet and Provincetown and all their shops and restaurants

- Longnook and Ballston beaches

Fresh water ponds, biking and nature trails, kayaking, famous Truro Highland Links Golf Course, Historic Lighthouse and Museum nearby.

4 miles to Provincetown, 5 miles to Wellfleet. Ride to Provincetown by the shuttle bus, which stops right outside house. Enjoyable walk or bike to Pond Village bay beach, easy ride to ocean beaches. Access to all Truro beaches.

Other Activities: lots of birdwatching on the property


Rates & Availability

North Truro House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
June 3–23, 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 23 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
June 24–30
Jun 24 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
summer 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
September 2–8, 2017
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 8 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Shoulder 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 6 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Truro rental fee $30
Refundable damage deposit $300

* There is a $300. security fee, and a $150. refundable cleaning fee.

Half the rate is due immediately with signed contract, the other half plus security deposit is due 30 days prior.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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