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Canoe And Fish From Your Private Beach On Bakers Pond

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms - 2 Bathrooms - Sleeps 4

Note that problems leading to poor review have been resolved. new flooring and new hook-up to town water march 2017. A/C in upstairs rooms. No longer accepting pets.

Pond,, Canoe, Fishing Pole....This property has it all!

Get away from it all. Start your day with a stroll through the adjacent conservation land, or try fishing for trout, bass or blue gill. Later, indulge yourself with a dip from your private beach on crystal clear Bakers Pond. If you are interested in wildlife or romance, then perhaps you'll launch the canoe located at the water's edge.. In nearby town you will find shopping, quaint dining, and cape cod's pristine Nauset beach. Rock harbor sunsets are golden, and if youre lucky you may catch a free game of baseball from the cape cod league. At the end of the day you can dine on your private deck overlooking the pond.

Amenities:

2nd floor:

Bedroom 1: full-size bed, dresser, television, walk-in closet, master bath with tub/shower combo, view of pond, window a/c.

Bedroom 2: two twin beds, large closet, small television, window a/c

First floor:

Living room with sectional leather sofa, Satellite Television with Family Programming Package. Dining table with four chairs. Full kitchen with microwave, dishwasher, toaster oven, coffee maker, full-size refrigerator, blender, dishes and service for 4. Full view of pond with sliders opening onto back deck. Bathroom with shower (no tub). Den with sliders onto back deck.

Grounds: Large deck with table and chairs for 4. steps lead to pond below. Canoe, fishing pole, life vests and beach chairs provided.

There is no washer/dryer available as the basement is locked off for storage of personal items. There is a laundry about one mile away.

No pets.

More Details

Owner
Linda Hughes
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2017

About Linda Hughes

This property has been used only seasonally by my own family since its construction in 1984. We now offer it for rental, as we await retirement. I will happily share the area's best adventures to help you make the most of your stay .

Linda Hughes purchased this house in 1984

Why Linda Hughes chose Cape Cod

My family fell in love with this property's privacy, water view, and wildlife. Its mid-cape location is perfect as home base for all the cape has to offer.

What makes this house unique

private beach, use of canoe, stocked with puzzles and games. wooded retreat.

Amenities

Orleans House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming

Reviews

3.5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

Canoe And Fish From Your Private Beach On Bakers Pond
average rating of 3.5 based on 2 reviews
2

Nice pond views, but strong animal/urine smell.

  • 2 of 5

Overall, I would not recommend this house to others. When we pulled in the driveway, the pond behind the house looked very pretty. Once we went inside, we were overwhelmed by a strong smell of animals and/or urine. There is a thick, shaggy, old carpet throughout the house, which probably contributed to the smell. It would be nice if the sliding glass doors had screen doors to get fresh air, but they didn't. We bought odor eaters and scented candles but nothing worked.

The other problem we noticed right away was there was basically no water pressure, just a drip. We contacted Linda and she had a plumber come out the next day to repair it. She communicated well with us and was apologetic. She also refunded us for one night's worth, which we thought was very fair. While the plumber was there in the basement, we saw there was a washer/dryer down there. However, the basement was locked and inaccessible to us. Having access to the washer/dryer would've been sooo convenient!

The kitchen and bathrooms are functional but very outdated. The main floor doesn't have A/C and it was very hot during our stay. The heat mixed with the nauseating animal smell caused us to leave a day early. We just couldn't take it anymore. This house may work for animal lovers, but it definitely wasn't a good choice for us.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am sorry for your experience. Just wanted to let you know that I have disconnected from the well, and am now connected to town water, with a significant improvement in water pressure. I have also removed all of the first floor carpeting, and am no longer renting to people with pets. I appreciate your feedback. Thank you
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5

Lovely location, comfortable accommodations, beautiful pond, convenient to everything

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our second summer at this well-located, dog-friendly, comfortable home. The pond was delightful for swimming and kayaking, and the dog park next door was perfect for a daily walk (along with other dog parks throughout Orleans). It was nice to hear the birds chirping every morning from the porch. It was a hot week so A/C in the bedrooms, a fan downstairs, and good ventilation were a plus! The piano was there for fun on rainy days, along with lots of games and puzzles. My teen, my dog, and I had a lovely stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Orleans House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Nightly Rate
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
$257
 
 
Nightly Rate
Aug 4 2017 - Aug 13 2017
7 night minimum stay
$257
 
 
Nightly Rate
Aug 14 2017 - Sep 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
$257
 
 
Nightly Rate
Sep 4 2017 - Sep 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
$260
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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