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

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

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:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 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. http://www.forestdalebaitandtackle.com/index.html)

Amenities

Forestdale House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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!
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • 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

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Waterfront - Completely Renovated - 2 Beds 2 Full Bath - Kayaks included
average rating of 4.9512196 based on 41 reviews
Long Island NY
5

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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5

Tranquil vacation

  • 5 of 5

Spent July 22-28 at Pimlico Cottage.

This beautiful home had everything we needed for maximum enjoyment of

Our vacation to Cape Cod. Can't say enough nice things about the house itself. Comfortable, spacious, clean. With an open floor plan, and beautiful view of the pond we enjoyed every moment we were there. Two evenings we were able to sit down on the patio overlooking the pond, where we enjoyed a bottle of Chardonnay as the sun went down.

Every morning we sat having coffe on the side porch where we were treated to beautiful hummingbirds in the flowers and bushes.

We also saw some great birds along the water. Belted Kingfisher, a Cooper's hawk and family, Green Heron, Great Heron, Cormorant, and Osprey.

We enjoyed walking at the Cape Cod Canal and made two trips to Heritage Museum and Gardens. A trip back over the bridge to enjoy Plymouth and dinner at the Lobster Hut was great. Also had dinner at the Pilot House, Fishermens View and Daniel Webster Inn. All just a short ride into Historic Sandwich. We went to Sweet Caroline's for Ice Cream one night. We ordered a small cone and it came with two scoops of ice cream !!!!

Al and all, we could not have been happier staying at Pimlico Cottage and thank owners Arelene and Steve for a wonderful vacation !!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful House in a peaceful pond

  • 5 of 5

We spend one week in this house near the Pimco pond in July 2017. House is very well maintained nicely furnished and equipped with all amenities one can imagine. Large deck provide beautiful overview of the pond and it was the place for having meals while observing birds on the pond. WIFI and three flat panel TVs with cable entertained in the evening times, while during daytime swimming in warm and clear water of the pond as well as kayaking was things to do. Fishing is easy and can be done right from the little deck right over the water. Pond is timid with fish, like striped bass and trout.

We observed wild birds, including eagles from 30 ft away.

Concerns: Just one-the flock of wild gees love this grass at the front yard and frequently coming for foraging leaving droppings all over. (This is common and hard to control problem all over Massachusetts).

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Leeds, England
5

Views almost too good to be true

  • 5 of 5

Wow! Ok we got lucky with the weather & with 2 near perfect days we didn't leave the property. We never wanted to leave to be honest.

The house has everything. I was really impressed with the gadgets, the TV, the sound system & mood lighting & the fire. Perfect for a romantic break.

We kayaked each day & saw an abundance of wildlife. The use of the binoculars was a lovely touch. Even though it was very early June we both swam in the lake - so refreshing.

The BBQ was perfect with the dock area great for a cold glass of wine.

This is an amazing find & worth the money.

Would love to return some time & maybe see more of the area.

Well recommended from 2 very happy Brits

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing lake house retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Lots of nature watching, kayaking, fishing, and relaxing. Cottage is updated and nicely appointed. Lake feels private...we would definitely return!!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Delightful property in ideal location

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 stayed for 4 days in mid May 2017, in this very nicely appointed cottage. The view of the pond is wonderful and the decks provide large outdoor space for relaxation. The property and grounds are impeccably maintained. The availability of kayaks is also a great bonus. The kitchen, dining area and living room are spacious and comfortable; and the appliances are excellent. Short drives to Mashpee Commons or Sandwich provide access to shopping and restaurants. We especially liked the quiet location of the house. Our stay was most enjoyable and we would definitely stay here again. It is easy to give this property a 5 star rating.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Mashpee Commons
"Mashpee Commons, a wonderful open air shopping experience featuring first class shopping, ea..."
The Lanes Bowl & Bistro
"A perfect spot to take the children during the day or venture out in the evening for bowling..."
Sandwich Historic Boardwalk
"Located at the entrance of Sandwich Harbor, Town Beach is an idyllic maritime setting. Becau..."
Heritage Museums & Gardens
"These former Plantations are a complex of museums devoted to early American life. The art mu..."
cafe chew
"Awesome!"
Trevi Cafe & Wine Bar
Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Logan
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Hyannis
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Holly Ridge
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Sandwich
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Route 6
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Sandwich
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 http://www.sandwichmass.org/DepartmentDetail.asp?ID=49.

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. www.plimoth.org

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: www.capecod.com

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $400

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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