Located in the exclusive private kid-friendly waterfront community of Great Harbors, this custom built contemporary ranch offers 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. The spacious deck overlooks the huge private fenced in yard with chiminea and outdoor shower. Just a short walk to the *association clubhouse which features an *olympic size pool & kiddie pool w/lifeguards, *lighted tennis courts, playground, shuffleboard, baseball field, basketball court and private beach all located waterfront on the inlet of Great Pond! Bring your kayaks and launch into Great Pond!! All 3 bedrooms and living room have cable TV and high speed internet! Pets welcome - huge fenced in yard and medium crate supplied!! 1.5 miles circle safe for family biking, dog walking, running
CABLE/INTERNET INFO: Cable/Internet is on seasonal plan between November 1st and April 1st MEANING....Basic Cable ONLY and low speed internet between those dates.
*PLEASE NOTE: Use of the pool, tennis courts & clubhouse are optional and the association fee for the week is $265.00, this is only available July and August (please inquire). This $265 is NOT included in cost of rental and can be ADDED ON AS AN OPTION. This price covers 6 people (under 3 free), addtl people $50. Along with use of the pool and tennis courts, the clubhouse always has additional activities/themes going on for all age groups.
FYI: Use of the basketball court, playground, sports field and inlet beach are free fyi!
-Master bedroom w/2 Queen beds, Cable TV and attached full bathroom w/walk in shower (sleeps 4)
-2nd Bedroom w/Queen bed and cable TV (sleeps 2)
-3rd Bedroom w/1 Twin and 1 Twin over Full Bunk Bed and cable TV (sleeps 4)
-Bathroom 2 is Full Bathroom w/Tub
-Great room with white leather sofa and chair w/ottoman, cathedral ceiling and electric fireplace
-Dining room w/seating for 6 and sliders to deck
-Family room w/Smart TV w/cable, DVD player, gas fireplace, leather sectional, leather recliner, breakfast table for 2 and sliders to deck
-Fully applianced granite kitchen w/counter & 2 bar stools, fully-outfitted
-Sliders to large deck with grill and patio set w/umbrella and additional seating
-Outdoor shower with changing room
-Huge fenced in yard
-Basement has washer and dryer
-Parking up to 6 cars using driveway and along the front of property (no parking allowed on grass)
Included: All linens and pillows
No garage access (owner use only)
We set the weekly rates and based it on Saturday 4pm arrival to Saturday 11am departure but we can be flexible w/days/times if needed, please feel free to contact us to discuss other options whether you need a weekend or mid week, I am more than willing to work with you to accommodate. :)
Security Deposit: a security deposit of $300.00 will be held and returned up to a week after departure if there is no damage to the house.
There is also a non refundable cleaning fee of $100.00 and pet fee of $50
*PLEASE NOTE: Use of the pool, tennis courts & clubhouse are optional and the fee for the week is $265.00, this is only available July and August (please inquire)
CABLE/INTERNET INFO: Cable/Internet is on seasonal plan between November 1st and April 1stMEANING....Basic Cable ONLY and slow Internet service between those dates.
BEACHES – Residents only for car parking but can get a renters week long pass. Could drop off family/supplies with car and bike back to beach.
Heights Beach – 1.8 mile walk (popular hangout 2 bars and food available)
Bristol Beach-1.3 mile walk
Menahaunt Beach – 1.5 mile walk
Surf Drive Beach (main beach for weekly visitor stickers) 10 min drive, follow the coast around the harbor – snack bar
*Old Silver –15 min drive (like to Pt. Lookout) -A real favorite and most like Long Island beaches (can do visitor parking for a $20-$25 fee for the day) – snack bar
Bike trail – starting just off downtown – can go North to Old Silver or South to Woods Hole. Very scenic along the coast and beaches. Woods Hole has lots of nice restaurants on the water, aquarium, ice cream shops, parks, etc. – beautiful spot.
Falmouth Downtown Favorites-
Cape Cod Baseball league games (Free) – at Gus Canty Rec Building across from 7-11
Cape Cod Baseball camps (M-F for a few hours each am, for a fee but kids play with some of the best college players in the country)
Liam McGuire’s Irish Pub/live music every night /sing along
Eight Cousins – Great children’s book store
Paint shop above Eight Cousins – paint a canvas in about an hour, kids and/or adults
Free outdoor movies, Free outdoor concerts, Library with summer reading for just one week (designed for renters/vacationers) – Check out Chamber of Commerce
Day trip excursions
Cape Cod inflatable park – Yarmouth (just past Hyannis)
Hyannis (35 min)– Duck tour, shopping
Chatham (45 min)– Beautiful town with a great beaches, lighthouse and a seal tour excursion that we loved
Martha’s Vineyard – Ferry to Oaks Bluff leaves from Falmouth Harbor (1.5 miles from the house). Flying Horses carousel (complete with brass ring), Gingerbread houses, beaches and Jaws Bridge (where Jaws was filmed – a favorite jumping point)
Whale Watches – High speed boat out of Barnstable Harbor
Also, about a 1/2 mile from the town boat ramp to load and unload your boat at no cost. Great bike path within Falmouth that leads directly to the world famous 'Woods Hole'. Five minute ride to the local ferry that takes you to Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket as well as 5 minutes to downtown Falmouth where the shopping and food is fabulous!
Golf: Falmouth is surrounded by golf courses . There are many within Falmouth and surrounding towns like Mashpee up to and thru Plymouth, which is just off cape.
Other attractions: There is a giant craft fair in downtown Falmouth for a period during the summer. Woods Hole oceanagraphic institute is also close by in Falmouth. Here you can have lunch at the end of the bike path in Woods Hole and then scoot over to the aquarium to explore. You can rent all sorts of cycles up at the ' heights'. Whether it is a two seater, a tandem or a bicycle built for 4 with a sun blocking will find one you like!
Within 3 to 4 miles, there is Walmart, Shaw's, Stop & Shop, TJ Maxx, Friendly's, Staples, 99, Papa Gino's, Starbucks, Dunkins, and more for all the major type stores. Downtown Falmouth has a nice selection of shops and restaurants and then there are the local restaurants like Flying Bridge and British Beer Co. There's a good amount of coffee shops scattered thruout as well, some good ones in Wood's Hole.
There's also the Shining Sea Bikepath, Nobska Lighthouse w/gorgeous views, Wood's Hole and Wood's Hole free small aquarium, Martha's Vineyard Ferry is 2 miles from the house as well as Ryan's Family Amusement and Falmouth Cinema. There's also a very friendly horse farm we always visit w/a big bag of carrots and feed the horses, Smithfield Farm.