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Waterfront - Completely Renovated - 2 Beds 2 Full Bath - Kayaks included

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Centrally Located Near Beaches And Villages.

The most exquisite vacation property you will ever find! This was our home for 4 years and during that time we made many dramatic improvements in the property. The cottage is located on a 14-acre pristine pond, stocked with trout and bass, and perfect for swimming or just sitting and enjoying the tranquility from the dock or the deck. Every room has been refurbished and modernized with the finest quality products. The kitchen features state of the art appliances, Wolf stove and granite countertops. The two bedrooms and baths are elegant and modern and there are wall-mounted Samsung TV's in both bedrooms and the living room. The windows overlooking the pond and deck are spectacular and provide a panoramic view of nature at its finest. The cottage also features a gas fireplace, central air, and wireless internet. The grounds surrounding the property have been similarly well cared for. Flowers, shrubs, grass and stone walls. All of this plus a location that puts you in the heart of one of the most beautiful spots on the planet! You can enjoy the sunshine, and the surrounds on the deck overlooking the pond. You can kayak (three beauties provided) or take the canoe around the pond. At the bait shop around the corner you'll find everything you need to take advantage of the great fishing right off your dock.

Property Manager
Evelene Lakis
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2017

About Evelene Lakis

I grew up in Ireland and moved to Cape Cod in 1986. After living & working in several states over the course of twenty years, I retuned to the Cape when my husband and I married in 2005. My husband has lived on Cape Cod for the past 40 years and says he would never live anywhere else! Between us, we have 6 grown children and a lovely little dog aptly named Lucky! My husband Steve and I work full time on the Cape and live in Yarmouthport.

Evelene Lakis purchased this house in 2007

Why Evelene Lakis chose Sandwich

With so many choice out there, why stay at our cottage? There are a few good reasons. As I mentioned before, this was our home for four years, so it is not your typical rental property. We have all of the creature comforts of home; comfortable beds, gourmet kitchen, hardwood floors, central AC, modern bathrooms and the list goes on. In addition to this, you have an outdoor shower, full deck overlooking the water, covered porch, fire pit, gas BBQ grill and of course the pond - great for swimming and fishing!

What makes this house unique

Swimming, Fishing, Canoeing, and Barbecuing

Pimlico Pond is a pristine “kettle pond,” formed in the last ice age. It’s perfect for swimming, fishing (at least 4 varieties of trout!), and boating. Feel free to avail yourself of the canoe, three kayaks and fishing rods in the shed. (There’s a great tackle and bait store just off 130 heading to Sandwich Village.


Forestdale House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower , New bathroom with all the modern touches.
  • One onsuite bathroom, the other is larger but not connected to the bedroom. We also have an outdoor shower. fun!
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Skylight and California closet
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Waterfront
  • Two bedrooms, one with an awesome waterview and full size bed, the other with a king size bed, skylight and California closets. For additional guests, we have a pull out sofa.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(33 traveler reviews)

Waterfront - Completely Renovated - 2 Beds 2 Full Bath - Kayaks included
average rating of 4.939394 based on 33 reviews
Long Island NY

My favorite place to stay on the Cape

  • 5 of 5

This lovely cottage was the best place we have ever stayed on

Cape Cod.It is a quiet, relaxing location and yet located close to

many of the Cape Cod attractions. The cottage is picture perfect

inside and equipped with everything you could need to feel right

at home. My son enjoyed the canoe and fishing on the pond.We

truly had a great time and this gem on Pimlico Pond is a place

we would love to return to.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for that great review Debbie and Jim! I couldn't have said it better myself. My husband and I use the cottage ourselves whenever we can and if we find we are missing something that we have at our own home, we add it for the comfort of our future guests. We take so much satisfaction in knowing that our guests have enjoyed our cottage. and look forward to our return visitors. Evelene & Steve
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stunning lakeside house cozy clean modern yet in typically new england style we loved it

  • 5 of 5

we stayed in the house over the holidays and it was perfect it's in a lovely quiet spot and you'll never tire of the views over the lake , it has plenty of parking and amazing outside space , but inside it truly is a home from home , the beds are comfortable the bathrooms luxurious with piping hot showers and the kitchen is fully equipped with modern appliances and all the equipment you need to prepare meals , there are three tvs including the large flatscreen hanging above the huge remote controlled gas fire in the cozy sitting area and there's fast wifi to boot , honestly you can't fault the house or the owners to deal with thanks for sharing it with us

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing stay 'On Golden Pond'

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at 25 Shore Drive in October 2016. The Cottage has all the amenities you need plus a view of the Pond that never gets old. You can fish, kayak, canoe, or just relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery! We hope to return sometime in the Summer when the weather is a little warmer.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pimlico Pond Beauty

  • 4 of 5

Recently returned from our trip to the Boston area. After spending the first half of our trip to Boston and New Hampshire, we were eager to reach our vrbo rental in Sandwich , Massachusetts. It did not disappoint! The little cottage on Pimlico Pond was one of the most restful, beautiful spots we could have chosen. I came with my wonderful friend of 45 years and we talked, rested, visited Cape Cod in all it's beauty but were happy to come back every night. The kitchen was beautiful and had everything we needed and more. One thing that was difficult for two ladies in their mid-to-high 60's was getting our luggage down the landscaped steps to the cottage and then back up. Pretty steep. But, once we made it, it was worth it. Something for us to think about in the future. Oh...I left my Kindle on the kitchen counter and Evelene was so very nice to get it in the post asap! Thanks again for that.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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beautiful ,clean,and waterfront !

  • 5 of 5

our second stay was even better than the first,this place is cool! its right on the water,its very cooly decorated and and its modern too,with wifi,sat. tv and tunes built it.i would highly recommend this place to anyone,and cant wait to get back next year !!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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a great cottage on a wonderful pond

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed 10 days at this cottage, the stay ending the day after Labor Day 2016. To say "what you see is what you get" is a gross understatement. This property reflects the best of the HomeAway experience. From our first email with Evelene, the owner, the total rental experience was a joy. The cottage far exceeded our expectations. A wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Holly Ridge
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Route 6
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Car: necessary

Sandwich is the oldest town on the Cape and the gateway to the Cape. The village itself, just about 5 miles down Rte. 130 (right at the lights) is just perfect!

The main street is dotted with restaurants for casual or evening dining, and all manner of delightful shops.

Check out the Daniel Webster Inn dining. The Tavern is a good stop for a beer and a sandwich and the restaurant features fine dining. There’s also the Brown Jug (our favorite) for a great sandwich and glass of wine. And for a touch of England and Ireland try the Sandwich Tea Shoppe. They serve breakfast and lunch and feature a wide assortment of teas and sandwiches.

We also strongly recommend you put the Heritage Plantation on your to-do list. The flower gardens, local and exotic trees, plus the barn featuring a wide assortment of vintage cars, is not to be missed. Finally, just across from Heritage Plantation you’ll find the Sandwich Glass Factory. Dating back to the 1700’s, it features a museum and fine gift shop.

Sandwich Beaches

We have great beaches in Sandwich. Just outside of the village you can park and stroll down the boardwalk to the Sandwich public beach. For more information, log on the Town of Sandwich website at

Mashpee Commons

If you’re looking for a wider variety of shopping and dining, plus movie theaters and bowling, plan to visit Mashpee Commons. It’s an outdoor, very well laid out, shopping center.

Plymouth & Plimoth Plantation (a living history museum)

Just overt the Sagamore Bridge about a half and hour. You can explore the town of Plymouth. Plymouth was the site of the colony founded in 1620 by the Pilgrims, passengers of the famous ship the Mayflower. Plymouth is where New England was first established. It is the oldest municipality in New England and one of the oldest in the United States. While you're there, Plimoth Plantation is a must see.

Falmouth & Woods Hole

Also worth exploring is Woods Hole and Falmouth. The village of Falmouth is charming and just outside of Falmouth center you’ll see signs to Woods Hole, home of the world-famous Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute and the Martha’s Vineyard Ferry! (If you have the time, you should take a day trip over to the Vineyard. Woods Hole is a great destination if you want to enjoy outside dining on the harbor.

For a more city feel (as city as we can get on the Cape!), plan a stroll down Main St. in nearby Hyannis (exit 6 off of Rte 6). Shops and restaurants galore and for the history buffs in the family, there’s the JFK museum. President Kennedy and the entire clan lived in nearby Hyannisport and we claim him as a native son.

The Old Kings Highway (Rte. 6A)

We have one big recommendation—take a leisurely drive down 6A.

This is one of the prettiest country roads in all of America and you can follow it down the spine of the Cape, hugging the bay side of the Cape, as far as Provincetown.

The easiest way to get there is to head north on Rte. 130 to Quaker Meeting House Way, take a right on Quaker and then go straight for about 4 miles, through the lights, past the highway entrances until you get to 6A. Take a right and go as far as you like.

As you head “down Cape” you will pass through picturesque villages, wonderful antique shops, historic Cape Cod Captain’s homes, and just about every left turn will take you to the ocean!

Whale watches

If you’re interested in seeing whales up close and personal, then make your way to Barnstable village (follow 6A or take exit 6 on the mid-Cape and take a left to 6A).

You can find times and travel info on the web by visiting:


Rates & Availability

Forestdale House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Shoulder
May 1 2017 - May 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer Shoulder
May 21 2017 - Jun 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jun 17 2017 - Sep 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall Shoulder
Sep 16 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $400

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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