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Michael & Pauline Riley

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

charming Cape Cod ranch on Lake Wequaquet in Centerville, MA

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

Overview

Cape Cod House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 6 (max)

Charming cape style home on Lake Wequaquet in Centerville. Centrally located (2.4 miles to Craigville Beach or 3 miles to downtown Hyannis) on a private road. It has a large private sandy beach and is situated directly across from Wequaquet Lake Yacht Club. Swim, play, shop, sightsee or watch the beatiful sunsets from the deck. This home is equipped with all new appliances (no dishwasher), including washer and dryer, new bedding and new furniture. It also has central air conditioning, heat, cable tv in livingroom and master bedroom and complimentary wireless internet. This home is smoke free and does not accept pets.

Please note this home has a maximum sleeping occupancy of 6 persons.

Inside the home we have games, playing cards, books, maps, brochures, menus and DVD's. There is a full size refrigerator in the kitchen and a slightly smaller one on the enclosed sunporch.

Outside toys include beach pails, shovels, water toys, badminton, bubbles and misc. yard games.

In addition to the 2 patio tables and chairs, our deck overlooking the lake also has built in seating. There is a gas grill and we supply the gas.

We also have a portable metal fire pit and tiki torches for use on the beach. Wood for burning and tiki oil is sometimes available.

On the beach we provide 4 adirondack chairs. We do not supply foldable beach chairs/loungers or beach towels so you may want to bring those. Although our beach is sandy, water shoes are highly recommended for swimming as the bottom of the lake can be a bit rocky.

Please check out our reviews to see what past guests have to say.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Michael & Pauline Riley (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

Reviews

4.9
based on 20 traveler reviews

charming Cape Cod ranch on Lake Wequaquet in Centerville, MA
average rating of 4.9 based on 20 reviews
5

Best vacation!

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough about our stay at this charming house. This house had everything you can think of, we hardly left the house. Never needed to go to the beach, why would you when you have this beautiful lake to relax on. I have two small boys and this location was absolutely perfect. We literally were outside every morning on the lake. We loved it so much we are already booked for next year! Owners were great!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Absolutely perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with family for a week and it was absolutely perfect! The cabin is on a secluded inlet with a rare sandy beach. The lake was warm, the weather sunny, and the cabin was clean, comfortable and had every ammenity available.

If you are here with kids, you may want to check out Mayflower beach nearby. It was gorgeous and the water was warm and shallow, perfect for kids. But really, you should stay on the property and enjoy it as much as you can.

We had swims every day, campfires almost every night, and ate fresh seafood off the BBQs (I say BBQs because there is a regular one and also a coal fired smoker). It is a perfect spot to explore the Cod!

To top it all off, the owners are incredibly hospitable and kind. We couldn't have asked for a more perfect family getaway location!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great inviting home, perfect for relaxation!

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommended. The owners are great hosts and live next door, which is a huge advantage in case you have urgent question or need. One day the grill was out of gas and Michael brought refill even before we asked! Michael was responding to all questions within minutes and was extremely helpful (although we didn't have any problems or issues).

House is very well equipped, clean and perfect for a small family. The deck is overlooking the lake, which makes the family gatherings a unique experience, especially when the swans' family is visiting :)) We loved the fact that the house was built in late 30th and owners kept its character; it was neat to be back in times while visiting such a historical area.

If you like to explore, a number of beautiful beaches, historical places and restaurants are within short driving distance. Make sure to visit Provincetown, Plymouth (especially if you have kids -- the historical village is a great education & fun place), Dennis beaches and the Cape Cod National Shore State Park! If you are ocean beach lovers, we recommend to buy a weekly parking pass in the local community center -- that's a huge saving since most of the beach parkings are paid. However, if you want to escape the crowd and swim or walk on the beach after hours (normally past 5 pm), the parking is free and most of the people are gone.

We loved every single minute on the lake private beach -- the waters are clean, warm and calm.

We are already missing the Cape Cod paradise and will make sure to return in the nearest future. Thank you again for everything, Arthur, Irina & Andrew

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Just wonderful !

  • 5 of 5

What a quiet, cute and comfortable place ! We just loved it and may go back next summer. The house is clean, nothing is missing, beds are great ( good sleeping). The beach on the lake makes it more perfect ! Great for kids. Owners, just living next door, are extremely nice. We highly recomment this rental !

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

This property is everything it says it is and more. Spacious living quarters, with various rooms for quiet time or dining. THe master bedroom is huge. Even the towels were great. We enjoyed having a microwave for those leftovers you seem to always bring home from last night's dinner. Sitting by the lake on a Sunday afternoon, just enjoying the quiet time was very relaxing.

If I had anything negative to say it would be that the house had a musty odor.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

FANTASTIC !!

  • 5 of 5

LOCATION, LOCATION,LOCATION !! This home is located on a very quiet dead end street with your own beach and lake in the backyard !! The house is neat and clean with Central AC and a washer and dryer that come in very handy. It is close to all the Cape has to offer and minutes from downtown Hyannis. Pauline and Mike are the best hosts and they make you feel comfortable and welcome at all times. I have stayed here with my family the last two Summers and have already booked my week for next year. This is the place to stay for a wonderful Cape vacation !!

RJ

Natick, MA

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Cape Cod National Seashore
Cape Cod Rail Trail
Provincetown
Dolphin Fleet Whalewatching
Wellfleet Drive-In Theatre
Chatham
Main Street
John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum
Cape Cod Potato Chip Factory Tour
Cape Cod Mall
Regal Cinemas Cape Cod Mall Stadium 12 Movie Theater
Four Seas Ice Cream
Craigville Beach
Pirate's Cove Mini Golf
1856 Country Store
Hearth 'n Kettle Hyannis
Cape Cod Melody Tent
Kream 'n' Kone of Chatham
Centerville Pie Co.
Colombo's Cafe & Pastries
Wimpy's Seafood Market
Barbyann's Restaurant
Nearest Airport
3.5 Miles
Barnstable Municipal Airport
Nearest Barpub
3.5 Miles
Bobby Byrne's Pub
Nearest Ferry
4.5 Miles
Hy-Line Cruises
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Hyannis Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
4.5 Miles
Route 6
Nearest Restaurant
3.5 Miles
Olive Garden
Nearest Beach
2.4 Miles
Craigville Beach
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Centerville House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2016
Jul 2 2016 - Aug 27 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

There is a one (1) week minimum/maximum stay during the summer. Weekly rentals are Saturday to Saturday.
$1,000 deposit required with signed contract. If booking with in 30 days of stay full prepayment is required.

Reservation is not confirmed until a signed contract is received with appropriate deposit. Payment may be made by personal or bank check (US funds) or PayPal.

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Amenities

Cape Cod House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Bathrooms are supplied with towels and facecloths and a starter kit of toilet paper, hand soap and tissues. It is the RENTERS responsibility to replenish these items if needed
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 king
    2nd bedroom - 1 double
    3rd bedroom - 2 child bed , bunk beds
  • Sheets are provided for all beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Home is supplied with trash bags, laundry detergent, paper towels, dish detergent and hand soap. It is the RENTERS responsibility to replenish these items if needed.

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