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Linda & James

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

Near Chapoquoit & Old Silver Beaches! Walk to Bike Path, Market, Ice Cream, Cafe

20 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Cape Cod House Rental Photos and Description

5 Bedrooms, 2 Baths plus outdoor shower, Sleeps 8-10

Charming 1940 renovated Cape one mile from Chapoquoit Beach and 1.5 miles from Old Silver Beach. Central Air & Wi-Fi. High ceilings, exposed wood beams, spacious kitchen, master bedroom with vaulted ceiling and en-suite bath, wood-burning fireplace, enclosed backyard. Quick walk to historic country store, cafe, gourmet ice-cream shop and bike path. Quick bike ride or 20-minute walk to Chapoquoit Beach along the bike path and lovely West Falmouth harbor. Our block is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and our front door is featured on the 'Doors of Cape Cod' poster!

Located in West Falmouth Village, the house is a half-block walk to the West Falmouth Market, a 100-year-old country store (great deli, White's bakery, produce from a local farm, made-to-order pizza & sandwiches, wine shop), the Village Cafe (breakfast and lunch, organic coffee and smoothies), Eulinda's gourmet ice-cream shop with indoor and outdoor seating (summer only), a hair salon, day spa, and a 19th-Century church on the National Register of Historic Places. Two blocks to the Shining Sea bike path and harbor. (Easy bike rides to the villages of Falmouth and Woods Hole!) The historic West Falmouth Library is a 10-minute walk down the road. Two-minute drive to the Chapoquoit Grill restaurant, known for great brick-oven pizza.

Chapoquoit and Old Silver beaches are known for great swimming (warm, clear water and gentle waves), white sand and sunsets. Lifeguards and resident-only parking. Parking stickers are required in July and August through Labor Day. Renters may buy a weekly parking sticker, good at all Falmouth beaches, for $60.

A 10-minute drive to Main Street, Falmouth Village. A 15-minute drive to Woods Hole for the Martha's Vineyard ferry and seaside restaurants. The parking lot for Martha's Vineyard ferry shuttles is just five minutes down the road! Five-minute drive to horseback riding.

Parents Magazine recently named Falmouth one of the 10 best beach towns for families in the U.S. (#4)! Falmouth is the only Preserve America Community, designated by the White House, on Cape Cod.

HOUSE FEATURES

The first floor: living room, large kitchen, family room, bedroom (two twins) and a full bath. Brazilian Cherry hardwood floors in the living room, family room and first-floor bedroom. The living room includes a wood-burning brick fireplace and a dining table for six. The kitchen features a porcelain-tile floor, breakfast nook with picture window, and a laundry closet. The family room includes two Ethan Allen sofas, cable TV, DVD player.

Baby gate at top of stairs; optional baby gate at bottom of stairs.

The kitchen door leads to an outdoor deck with grill, large outdoor Pottery Barn wooden dining table with umbrella, hot-water outdoor shower and a fenced-in backyard (100% fenced) lined with rosebushes. Extensive woods beyond the fence keep the backyard private. Custom-built shed for bikes & beach gear.

The second floor includes four bedrooms and a full bath, which adjoins the master bedroom. The large master bedroom has a 15-foot vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, a king bed and an antique dressing table. The second-floor bedroom layouts include:

1. King bed, adjoining full bath (you must walk through master bedroom to reach this bathroom)

2. Queen bed, balcony

3. Queen and twin bed

4. Full bed

The layout of the house is ideal for mingling, with the large kitchen in the middle and the living and family rooms on each side. French doors between the living room and kitchen can be left open or closed. Our house has been very popular with wedding groups, including three brides!

Please note: We require renters to be at least 26 years of age, unless they are renting with their parents or grandparents. No more than 10 people may stay at the house. NO SMOKING ANYWHERE ON THE PROPERTY. NO PETS.

Day trips: Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Provincetown (90 minutes), Chatham, Wellfleet, Newport, Rhode Island (1 Hour), Plymouth (40 minutes), Boston (1 hour, 20 minutes). Peter Pan bus between Falmouth and Boston departs every hour (summer)

Keywords: West Falmouth, House, Chapoquoit Beach, Old Silver Beach, Shining Sea bike path, Wi-Fi

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Linda & James (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

About Linda & James

We are a family of four.

Linda & James purchased this house in 2005

What makes this house unique

The walk to Chapoquoit Beach. Biking along the seashore to Woods Hole on the Shining Sea Bikeway. Sunsets at Old Silver Beach. Maison Villatte bakery, Pie in the Sky. Quicks Hole for lobster tacos & fish tacos. Coffee Obsession, Ben & Bill's ice cream. Outdoor buffets at the Coonamessett Farm. The view from the Chart Room in Bourne. The ferry to Martha's Vineyard. Exploring Oak Bluffs and Edgartown on the Vineyard. The Knob at Quisset Harbor. The College Light Opera & the Falmouth Theater Guild at Highfield Hall.

Reviews

5
based on 20 traveler reviews

Near Chapoquoit & Old Silver Beaches! Walk to Bike Path, Market, Ice Cream, Cafe
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews
Altoona, WI
5

Tremendous value with great location

  • 5 of 5

This spacious 5 bedroom cape cod home is next to a great bike/walking path. The location was perfect, as it was easy to find and in a beautiful neighborhood. The fenced in yard was great for playing with our grandson who was 16 months old. There were also many toys for him to play with both inside and outside. The kitchen had everyting we needed to grill on the deck or cook inside. We ate at the house for most of our meals. The market is 1 block away and has very good sandwiches. There are at least 3 beaches within a 15 minute drive of the house. We walked to Old Chappy beach. We had a wonderful time, as everything went as perfect as possible with a toddler. We would definately rent this home again even with less people (we had 6 adults & 1 toddler). We love Cape Cod and the surrounding area - Plymouth, Boston, and Newport, Rhode Island - all within a 90 minute drive.

Thanks to Linda and James for renting us your beautiful home,

Ron & Pam - Wisconsin

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Arlington MA
5

Best House On The Cape - Magical

  • 5 of 5

This was the second year my family has stayed in this home for our annual Cape Cod vacation and it could not possibly be more perfect. I'll make this easy to read by bullet-pointing:

- It's an old Victorian-style with lots of character that really makes you feel like you're getting a storybook "Cape Cod" experience. Outdoor deck with big table for meals!

- Don't laugh, this is significant: It is right across the street from the most charming breakfast cafe **ever** with the best breakfast food I have **ever** had. I say this as a "brunch person" who has lived in 5 U.S. cities including (currently) Boston. It's a tiny adorable hut where the owners work from-scratch magic into each dish; wander on over for the best mornings of your life every day of your vacation!! It takes them awhile to bring you your food but that is just *perfect* for easing into another glorious Cape Cod day - especially with the outdoor seating. If you don't want a full meal they have from-scratch baked goods every morning you can grab to go. Cinnamon rolls, blueberry buckle, and more. All to DIE for.

- It's walking distance to Chappy beach (a lovely walk).

- It's an easy drive to Old Silver Beach (sometimes there's a wait for parking - we always bring one bike so that one of us can drop everyone else off and then bike over if parking has a wait).

- The manual for the home will tell you about a best-kept-local-secret swimming hole with tons of parking, few people, and a perfect pond beach for kids or anyone else who wants a break from the waves. You can even bring big inter-tubes, which is no longer allowed at most beaches!

- Right down the street from this house is the "General Market," a tiny gourmet grocery with AMAZING sandwiches. Be sure to try some of the "Cape Cod Gourmet Toffee" - locally handmade euphoria.

- It's an easy drive to adorable downtown Falmouth where there are great eateries and cute shops. Don't miss the "Parisian" baguette sandwiches at the Boulangerie.

- It's about 20 minutes from Mashpee where there's a great movie theater for rainy days, great shopping, and still more great food.

- It's not too far from the ferries that take you to Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. MV can be a day trip; Nantucket you'd want as an overnight.

Finally, dare I say lest it be raised, the rental price is world's better than everything else we looked at and I really don't think we compromised anything.

We are in love!!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta, Ga
5

Amazing historic home in great location

  • 5 of 5

Can't wait to return to Falmouth and stay in this spacious, well-equipped house. The owner was extremely accommodating and helpful. The house had tons of room for our family to spread out and is stocked with DVDs, games, and toys. Convenient to the bike trails and a delicious brunch place across the street. There is even a market a few paces away.

Falmouth itself was an adorable town and we recommend Pie in the Sky in Woods Hole. If you venture to Martha's Vineyard, we found that Chris at Harbor Taxi gives a knowledgable and interesting tour of the island.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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new orleans
5

Best rental in Falmouth

  • 5 of 5

My family rented this house in July 2014. From the first inquiry to the return of the security deposit after we left Linda was the absolute best to deal with. Anything we needed she responded to and took care of immediately. Truly a joy to deal with.

The house is easy to find and centrally located to all the best Falmouth beaches which we used every day of our vaca. there is lots of room indoors and out to hang out, grill and just enjoy the "Cape Life". we brought our 4 children and many family members come visit us during our stay and we never felt cramped. We really loved being able to walk

100 yards down the street to the market and ice cream place. The little breakfast place was my wife and I's early morning escape for a quiet cup of coffee yet still be able to see the house. This is my new go to rental on Cape Cod! No need to look any further. Don't forget to catch a Falmouth Comodores game! Great baseball at a great price.

David from NOLA

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Location!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in West Falmouth and fell in love with the house and the neighborhood. The house was the perfect size and layout for our multi-generational family. The little ones were thrilled with the playroom and toys, and were safe in the fenced-in back yard. The adults were even more thrilled with the proximity to the West Falmouth Market, and the Village Cafe and Eulinda's Ice Cream right down the street. We loved the bike path and nightly walks to view the sunset at the Dock Street harbor. Beach days were easy at either Chappy or Old Silver Beach (if you have little ones, go to the far left beach) with the $60 per week beach pass purchased from the Surf Beach office. This location was perfect for all of our activities, and the owners extremely nice and responsive.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hornell, NY
5

Rustic Charm and A Great Location...

  • 5 of 5

West Falmouth is our favorite place to stay when we arrive at our home away from home, Cape Cod. And having a home located close to Chappy and down the street from the West Falmouth Market is a HUGE plus. But trying to find a nice home that's affordable to a family of six can be very difficult. We were very pleased with the rustic charm of this home. The outdoor shower was great for the little ones after the beach (mom and dad enjoyed it as well). The fenced in yards, both front and back are also a HUGE plus if you have small children. The owners were great and very easy to work with. We are looking at the calendar now to plan our next stay this coming summer 2014! Thanks Linda!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
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Map

Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
The Village Cafe
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Chapoquoit Beach
Car: recommended

whale-watch cruises, water park, dinner train, sunset cruises, drive-in movie theater, clam shacks.

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Rates & Availability

West Falmouth House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
July-August
Jul 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,650
 
 
September 2016
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,000
 
 
October 2016
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,000
 
 
June
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,000
 
 
late June
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,100
 
 
July-August
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,700
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Linens, and cleaning upon checkout, included. We use a professional linen service. No additional fees or taxes. Refundable Security Deposit $300.
Check-in 5pm, Check-out 2pm. Please note our check-in and check-out times are later than most.

$500 deposit required to book the house; balance due 30 days prior to arrival. $300 refundable security deposit due 30 days prior to arrival.

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Amenities

Cape Cod House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1878 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - on first floor
    Bathroom 2 - adjoins 2nd floor master bedroom.
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Master with full bath. 2nd floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , includes balcony. 2nd floor
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , 2nd floor
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , 1st floor
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 2nd floor
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3), Baby Cribs (1) Pack N Play portable crib
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Outdoor shower. One girls' bike and two Razor scooters for kids.

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