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Scott Laughlin

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english

Pet-friendly vacation rental. 3Br/2Ba-HDTV, WiFi, walk to lake beach

35 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Yarmouth House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, sleeps 6, 2 fireplaces, W/D, 2 Flat-Screens

The Summer 2016 schedule is now full, if you want to be added to my database for any cancellations, please send me an email.

We also rent year round, and the Cape can be a beautiful place in the off-season. Consider a get-a-way during the Spring months.

This immaculate one-story 1947 ranch home offers 3 Bedrooms (each with its own reading nook), 2 Full Baths, a fully-stocked galley Kitchen, 2 Wood-Burning Fireplaces, free Wi-Fi, HDTV with DirectTV on 2 Flat-Screen TV's, separate Living Room, Family Room & Dining Rooms, a fully-fenced backyard for privacy (and the safety of your dogs), outdoor shower, full-size Washer & Dryer, Dishwasher and is less than a 3/10 mile walk to a pristine lake-front Town Beach on Long Pond & less than 2 miles to the Beaches on Nantucket Sound.

Also in walking distance is the Yarmouth-Dennis High School (for those who love the summer Cape Cod Baseball League). Completely re-modeled master bath in 2011, the home fits perfectly into your casual vacation memories. Centrally located, the Hyannis ferries to Nantucket & Martha's Vineyard are a 15-minute drive, great for day-trips while numerous Golf Courses can be found within a 20-minute drive. Located in a quiet neighborhood, away from the maddening crowds.

Things to do near Long Pond Cottage!: So much to do, so little time! If this is your first visit to Cape Cod, then there are several 'MUST-SEE'S' that could not all be accomplished in 1 week, but you might want to try!

Provincetown, MA - well worth the 1-hour drive from our home!

Heritage Museum & Gardens - step back in time, tour the automobile museum & enjoy the grounds!

Cape Cod National Seashore - Miles an miles of un-spoiled beauty & ocean beaches!

Cape Cod Baseball League - True Cape Cod! Come discover the next generation of stars!

Hy-Line Cruises - Take a day-trip to Nantucket or Martha's Vineyard or a tour to the Kennedy compound!

More Things to do Near Long Pond Cottage!: OK, well, if you have still more time, then there's more to see & do on the Cape!

The Cape Playhouse - live performances & music on one of the oldest continuing stages in the country!

Wellfleet Drive-In Theater - step back in time and watch the movies outside! Flea markets too!

John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum - only 10 miles away, learn more about America's Camelot!

Cape Cod Lavender Farm - a family-owned business that has everything Lavender!

Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival - enjoy fine music & famous players!

More Guest Comments!: ''We had a great week and many thanks for our ''deluxe'' accommodations. My son commented on the web site and was afraid he would loose me to your home. It is very much my style and we couldn't have been happier. We found your home to be comfortable, spacious, and felt very safe there. My 80 year old Mother was even impressed by the way she was able to easily get around.'' Rose, Casey & Josephine - Troy, NY - July 2008

'We had a wonderful time at the Cape and enjoyed your home very much. You provided everything to make our stay quite comfortable. The weather wasn't the greatest but we are pretty used to that living in New England. We were able to do all of the things we wanted to do and also had a couple of really nice beach days. We would definitely recommend your home to others. Thanks for everything.' Kosta & Gail - Worcester, MA - July 2008

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Scott Laughlin (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

My wife and I (+ son and friend for 2 days) recently spent a week at this property. Our first visit to Cape Cod and our first trip with Chloe, our 9 year old lab/pit-bull mix. We chose the perfect place - comfortable, homey, dog friendly (fenced in back yard - perfect for Chloe) tastefully equipped with furniture to match the home's character.



This home is centrally located and it was easy to get around the Cape. We took the opportunity to visit most of the major towns/areas. Our favorite was Wellfleet, mainly because it had managed to keep its village feel, its old-world charm, and the harbor had not been converted into a modern marina.



We also took Chloe on long walks to Coast Guard Beach (30 minutes drive to Eastham but well worth it - dogs need to be on a lead at all times). We managed to avoid the high summer (starts June 19th) car parking fees of $15! Another highlight of the stay was Marion's Pie Shop (mentioned in the welcome folder). Best pies outside of the UK :-) .



Overall, a comfortable, relaxing week spent in a well equipped, tastefully decorated, charming home.
Jun 2014
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Reviews

4.9
based on 35 traveler reviews

Pet-friendly vacation rental. 3Br/2Ba-HDTV, WiFi, walk to lake beach
average rating of 4.9428573 based on 54 reviews
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Fabulous house!

  • 5 of 5

As soon as we walked in the door we fell in love. This house is decorated with beautiful photography, pottery items and the furniture is perfect. We loved how we could close off half of the house after the children went to bed and there were plenty of kitchen supplies. We had a great time and look forward to next year in this perfect house! Thanks Scott!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you had such a wonderful time during your first visit to Long Pond Cottage, and we look forward to having you become another one of our repeat vacationers in 2017!!!
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Particularly enjoyed the beautiful house we enjoye

  • 5 of 5

Very convenient enjoyed the backyard had a charcoal grill that we used

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very clean, comfortable rooms.

  • 5 of 5

Great stay, thank you Scott. Nice private area, yet close to route 28. Nice rooms with reading areas, and plenty of reading materials. The Cape Cod Creamery is just down the street on Route 28. If you want a nice relaxing stay at Cape Cod I would highly recommend this cottage on Long Pond .

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you had a relaxing vacation on the Cape this Spring! Cape Cod Creamery is a GREAT ice cream place, glad you were able to get over an experience their very unique flavors! I hope to see you again next year.
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5

A Great Place to Get Engaged

  • 5 of 5

We found Long Pond Cottage clean and inviting upon our arrival. The decor was playful and very Cape Cod. In other words, delightful! Was impressed with the care and thought the owner put into making our stay comfortable and relaxing and creating a charming home away from home. The location is ideal, centrally located to all the must-see attractions and Routes 6, 6A and 28.

Churchill found the backyard exciting, to say the least. So many new things to investigate! The area was secure and dog friendly as well.

We look forward to visiting again to celebrate the anniversary of our Big Event

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: In all my years, this was a first for me!!! So glad that our cottage became your memory of getting engaged!!! Now you have every reason to come back to enjoy the house again and again.
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5

Lovely place. Clean, very cosy and friendly

  • 5 of 5

We stayed this summer in this lovely house. Very clean and well accommodated, within walking distance of Long Pond for a swim. Much information about Cape Cod was available and we loved all the trips! After the first week the cleaning team came. Very professional people! With a bike you can be on the beach in 10 minutes or make use of the bike trail.

We recommend this place to all our friends!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to have you and your family in from the Netherlands for 2 weeks! It's a very special place (Cape Cod) and I'm thrilled that you had the luxury of time to really get to know our little corner of heaven!!! I know that you said you always go to new places each August, but maybe a tradition might be started, and we get you back for another visit in the future.
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Long Pong Girls Week July 2015

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect house for our girls week. Me, my sister and my two daughters had a fun week at this super cute and very accommodating cottage. The location was right in the middle of everything and we found it easy to travel each day to a new town and explore all that Cape Cod has to offer. The house had everything we needed and more; private space for everyone yet space to gather and hang out. The well equipped kitchen and fenced in yard with grill allowed us to share several family meals and pick our feet up after a long day of checking out the sights. Can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that "the girls" had a great week away from the rest of the family!!! I hope that Long Pond Cottage can become your new tradition!
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Hyannis, MA
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Hy-Line to Nantucket & Martha's Vineyard
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Bass River Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Route 6 and Station Avenue
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Long Pond
Car: recommended

Come discover everything that Cape Cod has to offer! Centrally located in the Mid-Cape region, everything is within easy reach! There's a lakefront town beach (with kiddie gym & a small sandy area) within 0.3 miles, the Nantucket Sound beaches are less than 2 miles away. Want to head to Martha's Vineyard or Nantucket for the day, the passenger ferries are 10 miles down the road in Hyannis. Walking distance to the Dennis-Yarmouth High School for the summer Cape Cod Baseball League games (a great way to see the next best players!), antiquing, great stores, lots of kid's activities, golfing, boating & the Cape Cod Rail System for biking & hiking are all within 10 miles around our home!

Other Activities: Cape Cod Baseball League in the Summer!

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Rates & Availability

South Yarmouth House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer Season
Jul 2 2016 - Sep 9 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,700
 
 
Shoulder Season
Sep 10 2016 - Sep 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,200
 
 
Off Season
Oct 1 2016 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,000
 
 
Shoulder Season
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,200
 
 
Summer Season
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,700
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$225
 

Additional information about rental rates

Security Deposit $300
Cleaning Fee-after 9/3 $150
Pet Fee $300

$300.00 Security Deposit
$300.00 Pet Deposit (if applicable)
$150.00 Cleaning Fee if renting after 9/6/14 and before 6/27/15

Check or Cashier's Checks only, no Credit Cards accepted

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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Amenities

Yarmouth House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1750 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower , Hot & Cold!
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Reading Nook, HDTV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Reading Nook, Skylights
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Reading Nook
  • All three of our charming bedrooms have individual reading nooks & comfy upholstered chairs for getting away from it all. One of the nooks surrounds you in knotty pine paneling & 2 skylights! This room also has lots of board games for those rainy days.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Shed
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
In case you just can't get away from work, the home is wired for wireless Internet through Verizon. There are two HDTV flat-screen TVs and DishTV for your at-home entertainment, along with a DVD player & CD/stereo system. Should the weather be rainy while you're here, there are plenty of board games, cards & books to enjoy while you snuggle inside the warmth of the knotty pine Family Room. Plan on coming for a visit when the evenings get chilly? There are two beautiful wood-burning fireplaces that are the perfect place to relax & enjoy a good fire, roast some marshmallows or share a romantic glass of wine with someone special. Your four-legged family members (maximum of 2 dogs only, please. No cats) are welcome to enjoy their vacation as well. We have provided 2 large dog crates for your use when you are out of the house. We've taken every opportunity to furnish the home for our own personal enjoyment, and yours as well. May you love your visit to Long Pond Cottage!

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