Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Private Relaxing Salt Box -- Link to Over 30 More Pictures!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Relax in a traditional Cape Cod Salt Box home, situated on a quiet residential road just minutes from everything the Cape has to offer.

Located on the bayside of Eastham you are minutes from the bay and Cape Cod National Seashore. Cape Cod Rail Trail 'the bike path' is a short walk away. The trail features 24 paved miles great for running, biking or rollerblading.

Click link below for 38 more pictures. See everything we have to offer.

This three bedroom house has lots of living space and is nestled on a .75 acre wooded lot.

The first floor includes a large living room, with Cable TV w/ HBO, DVD, and VCR. Wireless internet. The dining room has a great table for lounging with a wood burning fireplace.

The dining room adjoins the fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, blender and lobster pot. The dining area opens onto a large two-level deck made for relaxing.

Outside is patio furniture, a gas grill and an outdoor hot and cold shower perfect for rinsing off after a day at the beach. The private backyard features a hammock for watching the kids play or reading a book to the sounds of the birds.

The first floor also features a bedroom with a Double bed and a half bath with washer and dryer. The second floor has a full bath with tub and shower, master bedroom with queen bed, a third bedroom with 2 twin beds, and a sky lighted loft overlooking the dining area with a TV/VCR, stereo with Bose speakers, Playstation 2 with lots of games, and pull out sofa. Great place for the kids to hang out.

We have everything you need for a perfect day at the beach: 6 chairs, umbrella, kite, beach toys, beach bag, cooler, skim board, and frisbees.

We have 4 adult bikes (no helmets) for your use.

This is a non-smoking home with all the amenities for a great vacation get away.

We do keep our calendar up to date.

Keywords: House

More Details

Cheryl McKettrick
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2017

About Cheryl McKettrick

I purchased this home in January of 2006. I am from Detroit, currently living just outside of Cincinnati - It sounds a little crazy unless you've been to the Cape and Eastham in particular.

Cheryl McKettrick purchased this house in 2006

Why Cheryl McKettrick chose Cape Cod

Eastham is beautiful, quiet, peaceful, and surrounded by water. I am the 2nd owner of this wonderful property. I bought it from a retiring local school teacher. No kidding. Of course, the Cape gives you access to bay beaches and ocean beaches. But Eastham has the entrance to the National Seashore! Eastham is also an easy point for day trips up or down the Cape to explore different cities. Eastham beaches are the best and with the most variety. Plus it is an easy jump point for exploring. I love it and you will too!

What makes this house unique

The house is quiet, private, and in the woods. The road out front is barely traveled. After a long day at the beach it is a respite to return to. Laying in bed at night with all the windows open and listening to the sound of the leaves gently rustle can make you feel a million miles away from real life. Here I really relax and recharge my soul. Enjoy an early morning bike ride or run. A full day on the beach. Drinks watching the sunset. Dinner on the back deck. And laying in bed listening to the wind blow. It's a simple life but isn't that what vacation is for?

Guestbook comments from the owner

This note came with the return of the keys. "Dear Jenn & Cheryl, Thank you for letting us use your house. It is very comfortable and cozy. When we come back to the cape we will certainly be in touch. Sincerely, Diane & Dan."
Aug 2008
  • 1 of 12


Eastham House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1) In Master Bedroom., Double Beds (1) In downstairs bedroom., Twin or Single Beds (1) 2 Twins. In second bedroom upstairs., Child Beds (1) pack 'n play available for use., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sofa bed in upstairs loft.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Oak Floors throughout, Stereo with Bose speakers, Iron, Ironing Board, 6 beach chairs, Very Large Double Level Deck Has Gas Grill (BBQ), Hammock, Hot and Cold Enclosed Outdoor Shower, and 4 adult bikes.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Private Relaxing Salt Box -- Link to Over 30 More Pictures!
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 29 reviews


  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rented this property for our Cape Cod vacation and were thrilled with our choice. We have stayed in Chatham the previous 3 years and wanted to try something new. We found we did more this year being so centrally located to both the bay and ocean beaches. The home was just perfect, clean and very well supplied.

We loved the privacy and the yard was beautiful.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
Brooklyn, NY

Great house close to bike path

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 2 week stay! The best part was that bikes were included and the house is so close to the bike path. We biked to the beach everyday with our 2 year old, either First Encounter or Nauset Light. We could take the Cape Cod Rail Trail and then connect to the Nauset Bike Trail to get to the National Seashore or just take the Rail Trail to Somerset Road and then it was a short ride to First Encounter. It was great to have the choice of the bayside or national seashore beaches without having to get in a car. The house was fully stocked and the backyard was private while at the same time we were only a 5 minute car ride away from the Orleans Stop & Shop. I recommend this house for a great Cape Cod vacation.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Great Cape Location!

  • 5 of 5

Location Location!! My husband and I had a great stay in a fantastic location, just a short drive to our favorite Nauset Beach. We took a short drive to Harwichport for a day trip to Nantucket. There are so many wonderful places to explore nearby and the house has everything you could need! We had a great stay. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kate - I'm delighted that you had a wonderful vacation on the Cape. Thanks for taking time to provide your comments. I hope to hear from you next summer! Take Care, Cheryl
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Peaceful yet close to everything

  • 5 of 5

The house itself is in a calm and peaceful area. It allows for relaxation, comfort and time to catch up with family. It is clean and stocked with everything one could need for a weeks stay. I love the location of the house, private yet close to everything. The beach, drive in movie theater, restaurants, ice cream stands are all just minutes away.

We enjoyed eating pizza on coast guard beach, while watching seals swim and the sunset. We brought the living outdoors by putting an air mattress in the bed of a truck and watched a movie at Wellfleet Drive in Theater. I really can't say enough about the house and the time we spent there. We are looking forward to renting again next year!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Emily- Thanks so much for submitting the review. I'm delighted that you enjoyed the house again. I look forward to hearing from you next year. Enjoy the rest of your summer! Cheryl McKettrick
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0

Jennifer and Paul

  • 5 of 5

I love this house. We didn't want to leave. Great for our kids and very close to beaches on the bayside...specifically First Encounter. The kids loved walking around the yard and playing outside on the deck. I am so happy that we found it. This listing was very accurate and the owners of the home were super helpful and accommodating. I highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jennifer and Paul, Thanks for taking time out to write the review. We're delighted that you enjoyed our home and your vacation! We hope to hear from you next year. Best Regards, Jennifer and Cheryl McKettrick
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Milford, CT

Great House!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice, comfortable, clean house. Location makes for easy to access the Bay or Ocean beaches. Also very convenient to Orleans for food shopping and other activities. Great communication with the owners throughout the rental process which made for an enjoyable experience. We recommend this rental property highly.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lee - we're delighted that you enjoyed the house, and more importantly your vacation on the Cape! Thanks for taking time to post your comments. We hope to see you next year. Jennifer and Cheryl McKettrick
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Boston - Logan Airport or Providence RI Airport
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
First Encounter and Coast Guard Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Bike Path Entrance
Nearest Point of Interest
First Encounter Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Nauset Light Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Food & Alcohol
Nearest Point of Interest
The Lobster Claw
Nearest Point of Interest
Arnolds Lobster & Clam Bar
Nearest Point of Interest
Red Barn Pizza & More
Nearest Point of Interest
The Hole in One Donunts
Nearest Point of Interest
Miniture Golf

Miles of beautiful beaches, National Seashore Park, Cape Cod Bay, 24 mile paved 'bike' path, several Walking Trails, Massachusetts Audubon Society Wildlife Sanctuary, Great Restaurants, Cinemas (including a drive in theater), Relaxing


Rates & Availability

Eastham House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Ask a Question Ask a Question

Partner Offers

You might like these similar properties