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Waterfront ▪ Central Air ▪ SUMMER 2017 DATES STILL AVAILABLE

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Enjoy a real Old Fashioned Cape Cod Beach Vacation of Yesteryear at this fantastic house just 200 yards from the entrance of Craigville Beach.

Wake each morning to the smell of the sea air in this fantastic beach get-away with views of the Centerville River AND the ocean. Located only 200 yards from the warm sandy waters of Nantucket Sound at the entrance to Craigville Beach, your friends & family will be transported to an authentic old-fashioned Cape Cod vacation experience in the heart of this historic beach community.

This property has everything you need for a care-free vacation – enjoy your morning coffee from adjoining deck of the second floor Master Bedroom, the full, open kitchen for lunchtime breaks from the beach (Craigville beach is an easy barefoot walk to and from the house), and be your own grill-master in the ample backyard stocked with outdoor furniture for dining & lounging. While you’re out there, you will be amazed by the breathtaking views of the Centerville River and the wild life habitating in the surrounding marsh lands – literally, right in your own backyard. And speaking of yard, there is plenty of room for children to play safely in both the front, side & rear yards of the property. It’s even fenced-in.

With three bedrooms and two and a half baths, there is plenty of room for friends and family to gather and enjoy all Cape Cod has to offer in this centrally located beach house. Of course, there’s the world-famous Craigville Beach just a three driveways away, but you will also find yourself a convenient distance from such other attractions as The Cape Cod Melody Tent, taking a short stroll to the best homemade ice cream on the planet at Four Seas Ice Cream Shop, and exploring Downtown Hyannis’ John F. Kennedy Museum, boutiques, fine dining, casual pubs, the hilarious Joke Shop, and art galleries.

Enjoy shopping in the quaint village of Osterville, just a short drive from the home.

Hyannis Harbor is less than 3 and half miles away. Here you can catch a ferry boat to Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket Island for a day of exploring or bike riding. Cycling enthusiasts won’t want to miss a day cycling the peaceful and quaint Nantucket Island. Just grab your lunch in a day pack and cycle through the lovely streets of Hyannis Port to Hyannis Harbor to board you and your bike on the Nantucket Ferry. And don’t forget that Cape Cod offers the quintessential mini-golf experience. We’ve played all over The Cape, and our favorites are Pirates Cove and Skull Island, both located a short distance away on Rt. 28. But please don’t feel like you need to remember any of this. As your hosts, we provide plenty of advice before your trip as to our favorite places to buy the freshest seafood, whale watch, deep sea fish, or just enjoy a nice seafood dinner like a local.

Keywords: Beach House, Beach, Ocean, Cape Cod Vacation, Craigville Beach, Family Vacation, Nantucket Sound, Summer Vacation

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Maria Papa
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
March 25, 2017

About Maria Papa

As your hosts, we appreciate the fact that this vacation is important to you and your family. That's why we have thought of every possible detail while renovating and furnishing this property to make your Cape Cod vacation an enjoyable one. We take pride in the integrity of our properties, their furnishings, and maintenance. Whether you stay in one of our Cape Cod beach houses, Adirondack rustic cabin, or Midtown Manhattan condo, charm, cleanliness, and attention to detail are evident everywhere. All that's left to you is to arrive, relax, and enjoy!

Maria Papa purchased this house in 2011

Why Maria Papa chose Cape Cod

This vacation rental boasts LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION. This property has all the makings of a real old fashioned Cape Cod beach vacation. Located just steps from world-famous Craigville Beach, vacationers have arrived year after year for over two centuries to this historic beach destination. Find yourself in the middle of it all in this home.

What makes this house unique

This property has access to the Centerville River literally right in its backyard (there's use of a double kayak & life preserves of all sizes included with your rental). And then, across the street and three driveways down, you'll enjoy the warm, ocean waters of Craigville Beach on Nantucket Sound -- one of the world's most famous family beaches. You will never, ever, have to pack your car and haul your family to the beach, fishing, kayaking -- it's all right here. There's even a nature preserve in the backyard where bird watching will be a memorable experience for the entire family!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We found this property to be better than the description in VRBO. We took your kayak out regularly in the backyard river and saw swans, egret, osprey and plovers everyday. On one occasion, we saw a great blue heron. It was an amazing vacation.
May 2013
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Centerville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower
  • 2.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2nd Floor Master opening to outdoor deck overlooking water
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Children's 2nd floor bedroom with twin bed & twin trundle
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Premium Queen-size sleeper sofa & Graco Pak n' Play avail.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , First Floor Master with en suite Full Bath.
  • Whether you are sleeping in one of the Master suites or in the twin, children's bedroom, all of our bedding and linens are superior, hotel-quality to afford you the best night's sleep you've had in a very long time. We offer a choice of blankets, covered duvets, and comforters in all bedrooms to allow for varying summer sleeping preferences. All linens, both top and bottom are laundered at the completion of each rental. Mattress are pillow top and of the highest quality likely to be found in a boutique-type hotel. There are no 'short straws' to be drawn by sleeping in any of our bedrooms. Vacations are all about rest and relaxation and getting a great night's sleep in one of our carefully chosen beds & bedding is the foundation for a wonderful vacation.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

Waterfront ▪ Central Air ▪ SUMMER 2017 DATES STILL AVAILABLE
average rating of 4.8636365 based on 23 reviews

Great home, in good condition and super location.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at the home immensely. We were there Aug. 20-26, 2016 with 6 adults, 2 children and 2 dogs. The fenced yard was great for the dogs, although you did have to watch them, as the street is a busy one. The kitchen was amply stocked and we enjoyed it's openness to the dining area. The backyard was a delight, backing up to the river for bird watching. The six year old decided the bay window in the family room was a perfect spot to sleep, with her sleeping bag. She slept there the entire time! As you can see, we made use of every inch of space. The 5 minute walk to the beach was perfect, as we could come back for lunch or anything we forgot. There were plenty of pots, pans and dinnerware. We did go to Tugboats in Yarmouth, a 10 min. car ride, and found the food to be good and the sunset from the outside dining deck, awesome. We would certainly not hesitate to come back again.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Centerville house/Maria Pappas

  • 5 of 5

We loved our time at Maria's for the second year.I would like to book for next year and would to know how much of a deposit is required.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Felt right at home and so did our Sheltie. Plenty of room to spread out. The family really enjoyed kayaking and fishing. Hope to book for next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome Cape Cod Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

This is by far one our best vacations on the Cape. The Home is fantastic, and the location couldn't be any better. With two dogs and two kids we were able truly enjoy and relax only a two minute walk to the beach. The House is extremely comfortable and we had a very relaxing vacation. You never have to worry about traffic and you're walking distance to almost some of the best places on the Cape. A little too close to Four Seas Ice Cream for my waste size. I jest, this is truly a fantastic house in an awesome location. I would stay here again without any reservation.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

This is an absolutely awesome home and location to stay on the Cape for a wonderful relaxing vacation. I would highly recommend this house as a great place to call a vacation home. Plus everyone that passes by this home gives a thumbs up, great curbside appeal. The one recommendation that I would make is to leave a smaller fridge in place for beverages as the main fridge can be little small for a week worth of refrigerated goods.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Acton, MA

Just as advertised

  • 5 of 5

This Craigville Beach home was just as it was described on this site. It was clean, very comfortable and only a 2 minute walk to the beach! It had everything we needed (beach gear, kitchen stuff, BBQ, towels and linens) which saved some time and space when packing the car. The fenced in back yard was great for our yellow lab and 2 year old daughter. The owner, Maria, was very responsive to any and all questions we had. She truly wanted to make sure we enjoyed our time in her house. We look forward to coming back next summer!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Centerville House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring Mist
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
Peak Summer 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
Indian summer
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $180
Cleaning Fee $190
Refundable damage deposit $200

Linen & Towel Fee is included in price quote for weekly rental.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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This property is located on a bird sanctuary. Watch Osprey dive for their dinner right in your own backyard. Sandpipers, White Swan, Great Blue Heron, and Egret are all there too. There is nothing like launching the kayak from the backyard in the early morning and quietly watching the goings on of these wonderful birds.


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