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Martha

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

Vacation Cottage - family friendly

10 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

East Falmouth House Rental Photos and Description

4 bedroom, 1 1/2 bathrooms plus outdoor shower, sleeps 10

This is a charming cottage with detail and character. It has the feel of an older home made new. The high ceilings, hardwood floors(newly sanded fall 2015), and wooden stairwell show its style and beauty, and yet it is very clean, bright, and welcoming. The kitchen has been updated in fall 2015 with new granite countertops and hardwood floors put in. The pictures do not reflect these changes just yet. The house is located off maravista in a family friendly area with children in the neighborhood. The beaches are very close by, less than four streets away. You can just barely see Martha's vineyard from one of the upstairs bedrooms, but from the beaches it seems so close it looks like you can reach out and touch it.

A little more on the area...: It would be a great house for one large family or two smaller families to spend a vacation. There is lots to do in Falmouth, and there are also the islands and other parts of Cape Cod to explore as well. The Falmouth town beaches alone keep us busy for a long time. Biking is a great way to explore the area, and can carry you quite far on the islands, around Famouth, and Woods Hole, for candy stores, ice cream, beaches, and more. Personally we find so much to do in Falmouth, Woods Hole, and Martha's Vineyard, we almost never drive to other parts of Cape Cod.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Martha (Owner)
Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

About Martha

I am a teacher and have grown up in falmouth during my summers.

Martha purchased this house in 2009

Why Martha chose Cape Cod

This property was owned by good friends when I was a child and the location was just perfect to walk to the beach and still easily get to Martha's Vineyard and Woods Hole too.

What makes this house unique

Some of my favorite things:

I love that there are french doors sectioning off the living room from the sunroom where part of the family might be watching TV.

I like how you can easily walk back from the beach if you want a snack or an afternoon nap.

I love the old light fixtures all painted new.

I love the art work - all photos of a terrific artist Lindsay Shaw.

Reviews

5
based on 10 traveler reviews

Vacation Cottage - family friendly
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Me and a few friends had a wedding to attend and needed a place to stay. This house could not have been more accommodating. It was great being so close to the water and the neighbors were very friendly. I would definitely recommend this to anyone looking for a place to stay in the area. 10/10

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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5

Nice and Relaxing Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was a nice, excellent stay at this lovely house in Falmouth, MA.

- Martha left us 3 nice, cold Sam Adams bottles in a cooler to launch our stay!

- The kitchen was fully stocked with all the necessities for cooking and barbecuing.

- We walked to the beach a few blocks away. We went there only once, because Old Silver Beach offered generous tide pools and an offshore sandbar that allowed us to walk several yards in the water to the buoy.

- We enjoyed the many eateries in Falmouth. Falmouth has a cool vibe at night especially on the weekdays.

- The house was well situated as a home base. Kayaking was only 5 miles away at Mashpee. The Waquoit Bay Preserve offered free nature-based research tours for kids and adults. Old Silver Beach was our go-to beach destination. After 5:00 PM, Chapoquoit Beach also was nice to go to. Minature golf was not too far away in North Falmouth.

- The kids enjoyed this home away from home.

- Stop and Shop, Shaw, Christmas Tree Shop, Walmart, and other stores were less than 2 miles away!

- The Island Queen Ferry to Martha's Vineyard was only a mile away!

We highly recommend this house when you visit Falmouth!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

A perfect family vacation home and location!

  • 5 of 5

This vacation rental far exceeded our expectations! We were a family wirh 3 children; ages 2, 4 and 12, parents, a very pregnant mom, grandparents and visiting friends...this home was perfect for all age groups!! The family friendly and safe neighborhood was welcoming. The inside of the home was very clean, AC, washer/dryer, tastefully decorated with a well equipped kitchen! The yard, gardens, grill & outside shower all added to the comfort of this home away from home! The location is great....Walking distance to the beaches, a pleasant and safe area for morning walks, runs or bike rides...all the conveniences were close by a short car ride = grocery stores, Main Street Falmouth, a wonderful playground and carousel, bike paths, many fine restaurants. Also, 20 minutes or so to Woods Hole, Aquarium, Old Silver Beach (perfect for small children), etc. The owner's and family were very welcoming and helpful! This was truly a perfect vacation spot for our family! And we hope to return again next year!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Amazing Vacation home on the Cape!

  • 5 of 5

We booked this property to have a weekend away with friends. It was truly wonderful. The house was immaculate, well stocked, and had such a nice friendly feel to it. When we arrived, there was cold water and a couple of beers on ice waiting for us. Just what we could use after a long ride!!!. I highly recommend renting from this owner. She was responsive and could not do enough to make our stay stellar! Thank you to Martha and her family for all of their assistance in making our vacation successful!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Great summer rental for cape cod

  • 5 of 5

The house was great for my group of 8. Clean and cozy. We stayed here for a wedding we were all attending at the coonamessett inn. Very short drive to the inn, downtown area, and also the beach. I would definitely book this house again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Great Weekend Rental

  • 5 of 5

My group of friends had a wonderful long weekend stay at this rental. The house was very clean, in a great location (walkable to the beach), and the owner was so helpful with all of our questions! Would definitely recommend and hope to come back soon for another Cape visit!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Hyannis
Nearest Barpub
0.7 Miles
British Beer company
Nearest Ferry
1.2 Miles
island Queen
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
28
Nearest Beach
0.4 Miles
Bristol beach
Car: recommended

Falmouth has a great downtown area as well as numerous beaches. It is close to woods Hole and less than a mile from the Island queen which will take you to Martha's vineyard. Falmouth is a very family friendly area with lots to do and enjoy including the bike path, golf courses, and great food and shopping downtown.

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Rates & Availability

East Falmouth House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
fall again
Sep 6 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,200
$4,000
 
 
early summer 2017
May 26 2017 - Jun 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
$300
$1,500
$5,000
 
 
peak summer rental
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,800
$10,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$250
$900
$2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100

Cleaning fee $100.00

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

East Falmouth House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower , not a bathroom, just an outdoor shower!!
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , Bunk Beds
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • There are 4 bedrooms. Two have queen beds, one a two twin beds, and one downstairs with a double bed. There are also two twin beds in the sun room that can be used if needed, but they are more suitable for children as they are a bit small.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • 3 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
Notes:
Very reliable babysitters can be arrange for during your stay.

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