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Fully updated, historic home in the heart of Cape Cod with gorgeous grounds.

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights


About the property

Grounds include 2100 sf main house with chef's kitchen plus 550 sf guest cottage

*Changeover days are Saturday or Sunday only. We apologize in advance if this does not accommodate your travel needs.*

The main house has a high-end chef's kitchen with S.S. appliances, two convection ovens, wine fridge, warming drawer, black soapstone countertops and much more. For the griller in the family, you will be equipped with a propane grill (propane provided) and a pellet smoker (pellets provided). Dream it, smoke it, grill it and enjoy it!

You'll enjoy the hardwood floors (much of which are original), dining room with custom made 8' harvest table and gas fireplace. Adjoining the dining room is the TV room with large, hanging flat screen (Xfinity provided, Netflix ready).

Downstairs you will also enjoy a formal living room with much of the original building's charm. The downstairs bedroom is bright, inviting, and includes a small vanity, and bathroom with tub. The second floor has two guest bedrooms, a dormered Master bedroom and full bath.

The home has Central AC/heat with an Ecobee wireless smart thermostat technology and one sensor. This thermostat is perfect for those with little ones as you can keep one room at any desired temperature.

The studio cottage is NOT automatically included in the rental. Should you choose to include this space in your rental it will be an additional $100 per night, plus a $75 cleaning fee and brings the total accommodation to 12. We do not offer partial-week rentals of the cottage. The cottage has both heat and AC, a 3/4 bath (shower-sink-toilet), mini-stove and queen bed. The unit boasts dedicated wireless internet, a private fenced yard, and "secret garden" with cosy fieldstone patio and outdoor furniture for two.

The gardens are beautifully tended, backlit and irrigated.

Oh yes, let's not forget there is wireless, an all-access Barnstable Beach sticker and outdoor shower!

Have toddlers? No problem. The Pond is covered with deer fencing and has a fun cascading water feature making nights by the chiminea a must! The stairs in the home are gated and will remain so throughout all rentals.

Owners will be on Cape during your stay to answer questions, make suggestions or address any issues 24/7.

More Details

David Miller
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About David Miller

I am a pilot for jetBlue Airways and my wife Kerry writes home studies for adopting parents. Our family moved to Cape Cod several years ago to be closer to family and we have loved every minute. We love our home for all its history, unique features and grounds. We know you will love the peaceful nature of the space as much as we do!

We will be staying on Cape during your stay so should you need anything whatsoever, we are only a phone call away and happy to help make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

David Miller purchased this house in 2016

Why David Miller chose Marstons Mills

We decided to purchase in Marstons Mills because of the village's amenities, plus its proximity to all the best Cape Cod has to offer. We are less than 5 minutes from every convenience including banks, grocery stores, local markets, liquor store, you name it!

As far as beaches go we loved the access to the Marstons Mills ponds PLUS the Barnstable beaches. Barnstable has some of the best Cape Cod beaches and you have access to all of them with the beach pass included in your rental!

This property is set up for entertaining from the outdoor furnishings to the fully equipped chef's kitchen (there are two ovens!), BBQ and outdoor smoker. Perfect for large families or multiple family getaways.

What makes this house unique

The fully equipped chef's kitchen will satisfy the most eager of chefs.

The historic details of the home are exciting to explore.

The grounds of lush grass and rolling, backlit gardens invite all who visit here.

We love the trickling effect of the garden's cascading waterfall feature as it makes it way into the small pond.

Having a fire in the chiminea is a great scene for enjoying a restful evening chat by the pond and gardens.


Marstons Mills House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • - The person booking must occupy the property - No fires in the fireplace - No open flames (candles) in the house or cottage
  • - No smoking in the house - If smoking outside, discard all extinguished cigarettes into trash cans, not into indoor garbage
  • - Do not occupy the loft in the cottage - Do not remove safety feature from pond - Do not remove safety gates from stairs
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Cottage - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Office Bedroom
  • All bedroom have functional windows with natural light. The master bedroom includes skylight and the windows open out to the gardens where trickling water can be heard from the Koi Pond. Beautifully restful room.
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
A beach pass for all Barnstable Beaches is included. You are walking distance to two restaurants for breakfast/lunch, a gift shop, and salon. Less than 5-minute drive to major grocery store, liquor store, banks, markets, CVS, dry cleaner, an excellent Asian restaurant and locals' watering hole. For the grill man, we have a propane grill and pellet smoker (with pellets) ready to be fired up! Finish the day at the beach in the private outdoor shower!


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Fully updated, historic home in the heart of Cape Cod with gorgeous grounds.
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Perfect family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The house was very comfortable with plenty of room for everyone. Extremely well equipped. Lovely area for the kids to play. Proximity to beaches and restaurants was great.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
7.3 Miles
Hyannis Airport
Nearest Barpub
3.1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
7.5 Miles
Steamship Authority (Hyannis)
Nearest Golf
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Olde Barnstable
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200 Metres
The Mills
Nearest Beach
2.9 Miles
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $125
Refundable damage deposit $500
Property Damage Protection $59
Security Deposit $500

The Cottage is not included in the rental. An additional payment request of $100/nt will be sent if you would like to rent the cottage during your stay. Unfortunately, we do not offer partial week rentals. Please let us know at the time of booking if you wish to add the cottage to your rental.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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