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Spacious Family Getaway

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


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Comfortable Family Home in a quiet Osterville neighborhood.Great for your Cape Cod summer vacation.Tastefully updated,offering a fully appliance large kitchen and dining table that will easily sit 8, plus a center eat-at island. All hardwood floors, and beamed ceilings. Newly renovated bead board detailed bath with tub and shower. Bonus room in the basement with sectional sofa and fireplace. Enjoy the private back and side yards with deck,picnic table and patio furniture, gas grill, perfect for cookouts, and relaxing on summer evenings. A Beach pass to all Barnstable beaches is included. Dowses Beach and Craigville Beach are great ocean beaches and are just 2 miles, Joshua's Pond for fresh water swimming, and Osterville center are 1.5 miles. Convenient to Rt. 28 and a 10 min drive to Mashpee Commons, Hyannis and the ferry to Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard. All are close by and great for swimming, shopping, dining out, biking, sightseeing and walking. There are Three bedrooms and a full bath upstairs.The Kitchen, dining area, den with new smart TV, full bath with shower and living room on first floor. One finished basement room and laundry room down stairs. Through the den slider is the back deck furnished for relaxing and the outside shower.The clothes line helps when returning from the beach.

Gary and Joanne Cross
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2017

About Gary and Joanne Cross

We rent our year round home each summer while we camp, travel and visit with our five children and six grandchildren. We haved enjoyed living on Cape Cod for 40 years.

Gary and Joanne Cross purchased this house in 2005

Why Gary and Joanne Cross chose Cape Cod

We love Osterville. It is convenient to Hyannis where there is lots of shopping and restaurants, yet Osterville is a quieter area tucked in off the main road with it's own great shops,beaches and restaurants.

What makes this house unique

This home is welcoming,the large eat in dining area attached to the kitchen makes for cozy gatherings, that can flow out to the picnic table area for a backyard cookout.


Osterville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Downstairs Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Upstairs bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Upstairs bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Upstairs bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • The finished basement has a pull out couch that can sleep 2 people. A pack n play is available upon request.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming


4.7/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Spacious Family Getaway
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews

Pleasantly relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property in a quiet, friendly neighborhood. Wish I had more time to enjoy with family! Great contact with the owners throughout our stay. Absolutely welcoming!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Very nice spacious home

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in this house a week and it was great. The house is surprisingly spacious, with a large eat in kitchen, den, living room on the first floor and a large finished basement (which we never used) as well. We spent a lot of time on the back patio. This house is situated on a very nice lot and it's very private. The home is equipped with everything, and the owners are responsive and delightful to deal with. I know Osterville, and this is a great location. We would definitely rent again.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Very comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this Osterville home for 2 weeks in July. It is located in a quiet residential area about 2 miles from Dowses beach. There were 5 of us, 3 adults and 2 kids, and there was more than enough room for everyone. The house was welcoming and very comfortable, which was a good thing as the weather was not entirely cooperative. The kitchen is huge, and the entire house was very clean. The finished basement was great, the kids could play on the Nintendo Wii after a long beach day. There was also a pullout couch down there which came in handy when another relative visited for a couple of days.

There is a lovely deck on the back of the house and we very much enjoyed watching the birds and especially the hummingbirds that came to drink from the water feeder.

The owners were a pleasure to deal with, and we did have one small problem involving the hot water heater. The water would only be hot enough for one shower before running out. I called Joanne and she sent her husband Gary over right away. The problem was solved within the hour. We had no other issues and had a wonderful time staying there. In fact, we will be returning for another 2 weeks next summer. We recommend this rental!

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Boston Mass.Bos and Pvd Rhode Island
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Hyannis Ferry to Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Olde Barnstable
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Hyannis to Boston
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
RT6, RT3
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
Wimpy's and several others in Osterville
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Dowses Beach and Joshua's Pond
Car: necessary

Osterville is a quaint village on beautiful Cape Cod,which is completely surrounded by Ocean and Bay waters. Offering sandy beaches,docks,ferries siteseeing and whale watching boats.Many wonderful restaurants featuring fresh seafood and a lot of great options. Area activities include numerous golf courses,bike trails,history along the old kings highway 6A and surfing along the National Seashore. Cooking out on the grill or making time to relax in our own backyard.Cape Cod summers are memorable.


Rates & Availability

Osterville House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

%3 if pay by Book it now $45
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 3.0%

Damage Protection can be purchased through Home Away or A Secerity deposit of $300 is due with final payment 30 days before arrival to rental. Security deposit will be retured provided the property is left undamaged and without excessive cleaning required to ready for the next tenants.No smoking or pets please

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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