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Waterfront- E Orleans! Panoramic Views, Dock, Central Air, Kayaks, Walk to Shop

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Waterfront E Orleans! Light filled 4 bedroom, 2½ bath, OD shower, dock, Sleeps 8

Light filled, four bedroom, 2½ bath (plus outdoor shower), fully air-conditioned house with fabulous close-in water views and steps from swimmable private dock. The house is surrounded by water for fantastic panoramic saltwater views and set on a promontory. It also has wonderful gardens and a grove of cedar trees.

This lovely home overlooks Meeting House Pond whose glimmering salt waters flow to outer Nauset beach, Chatham and beyond. Nearly all windows front tidal meetinghouse pond capturing its awesome dawns and silver moon ascents. Watch fishing boats depart, ducks glide by, hear flocks of geese and gulls call out. Radiant light gilds each room lending special ambiance to a perfect summer retreat. Treasures of this Cape Cod jewel are too numerous to mention but here are a few:

It’s so pleasant to breakfast, looking at the water, in its sun-drenched country kitchen with attached greenhouse or enjoy the open, waterfront dining room or breakfast on the patio overlooking the water

Relax in its serene living room and gaze at the water and enjoy your surroundings. Dream in the pristine master bedroom to the lull of lapping tides and enjoy the gorgeous water view. On the lower floor, you might like the large, comfortable entertainment center that boasts a large flat screen TV and unique collection of DVD’s.

If feeling energetic, untie your kayaks from the dock and head down river to Pleasant Bay and Chatham’s waters.

On a private road, down a long driveway and hidden from view, all this is to be found a short stroll from the very heart of wonderful East Orleans Village with its famous farm market, shops, gourmet and casual restaurants (including wonderful pizza, dessert, deli and homemade ice cream stand) and so close to Nauset Beach--an easy walk to everything but private enough that you're in another world! A true get-away. Have a glorious vacation!

Extra amenities:

-- Flagstone patio, gas grill

-- Luxury outdoor shower for both adults and children

-- Convenient, large, separate laundry room with water view

-- Charming marina nearby. This IS a Hidden Waterfront Paradise!

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 6, 2018

About Lisa

We are longtime part time residents of the Cape. We love the friendliness and extraordinary beauty of the Cape and especially Orleans where three generations of my family have lived. This town has everything... ocean and bay beaches, beautiful town landings and multiple swimable ponds plus great restaurants and shopping.

Lisa purchased this house in 2007

Why Lisa chose East Orleans

Great water views from virtually every room and from the outdoor patio. There is nothing more peaceful and charming than looking at the water and watching the boats slowly come and go. In addition this house offers a place to swim or boat right from your own dock! Located on a private road yet easily walk-able to restaurants, home made ice cream and shopping this house offers the best of everything.

What makes this house unique

We fell in love with our house because of it's beautiful panoramic, but unusually private, water views which you experience from virtually everywhere.. indoors and out. You're almost surrounded by water! We also love the house's open floor plan, comfortable, easy layout and many large windows filling it with light.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We rented your beautiful home August 7th through August 14th. We had such a wonderful and relaxing visit. It is such a peaceful area...we look forward to coming back. Thank you so much for the hospitality.

Warmest regards,

Jim and Cheryl .
Aug 2010
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East Orleans House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 28
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 9 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Grab bar
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 4 - shower , Large Out door Shower
  • There is a grab bar in Bathroom 1
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , master
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • 3 queen bedroom and 1 twin bedroom with two beds. All queen bedrooms have water views.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Boat Dock
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 14 garden chairs
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Directly on Meeting House Pond which is a tidal, saltwater pond. There is a boat dock and small swimable beach. The house is a 5 minute drive to Nauset Beach, the main ocean beach in Orleans. And very close to numerous other swimming spots. Other amenities: Deck/porch/patio, BBQ grill, outdoor shower, central A/C, washer & dryer, dishwasher, coffee maker, cable TV, VCR or DVD, fireplace and high speed internet. No smoking. This lovely property is easily walkable ( about 2 minutes) to the quaint village of East Orleans.


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Waterfront- E Orleans! Panoramic Views, Dock, Central Air, Kayaks, Walk to Shop
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 13 reviews
Jamaica Plain, MA

Best rental in our fifty-five summers on Cape Cod

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, roomy, comfortable. Kitchen, laundry room and everything else very well supplied. Right on the water, superior views, water temp high 70's, swimming and boating dock, six minute walk to grocery store, pizza parlor, ice cream store. We are very picky: this is THE best summer rental we have ever had, and we have been renting Cape houses since the Sixties. Gracious and accommodating landlord.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Waterfront Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

We loved our vacation in this salt-water front home and cannot wait to return again this summer. This quintessential Cape Cod house with tasteful decor and fabulous views is well laid out for a family vacation. The gorgeous water views from every room made everyone in the family happy. Our kids were mesmerized watching the boats go by. This location was perfect for them. They could fish off the dock and take a short walk to the Village of East Orleans to get ice cream, pizza or sandwiches. We all walked to three different restaurants. The nearby Nauset Farms Market is a special place. With the well equipped kitchen and gas grill, we had wonderful alfresco dinners watching the light fade over the water from the flagstone patio right off the spacious dining room.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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We loved this East Orleans House & Location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great vacation in this lovely East Orleans house last summer. We enjoyed everything about it, especially the water views, from just about every room and especially its great open floor plan. We found the kitchen conveniently laid out, easy to navigate and very family friendly. The kitchen is eat-in with a large adjacent dining area. Both have views of the water. The patio is right off the dining area where we spent many afternoons or evenings grilling our favorite foods.

My children certainly had fun swimming off the dock. And my family used the boat provided by the owner to go to the outer beach, which was great! One of the perks of this house is its proximity to East Orleans. We often walked there for ice cream, pizza and loved shopping in the quaint stores.

To sum it up we loved this house, the location and the wonderful relaxing vibe.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

A beautiful private setting with incredible panoramic water views which were enjoyed both indoors and outdoors. The back of the home had a spacious patio for barbeques, sun bathing and taking in the beautiful scenery from sunrise to sunset. The interior of the house was very comfortable and bright. The open floor plan on the main level provided a great entertaining experience and the large TV room downstairs was perfect for family gatherings. All in all, a wonderful relaxing environment and a great place to spend our vacation. We look forward to coming back again.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Superb vacation in Orleans!

  • 5 of 5

Our vacation experience was superb! The house was bright, inviting and the water view was fabulous. We especially enjoyed sitting on the patio to watch the boats and bird life. The house is private situated but a sort walk to East Orleans so we often walked to get ice cream in the evening and coffee in the morning. Plus there was a small fitness studio with some great classes. Our host, Lisa, was accessible and helpful.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Panoramic views? YES. Waterfront paradise? NO

  • 3 of 5

Vacation home is spacious, and located right on Meeting House pond. It sits atop a hill and the view of marina is spectacular. The house itself is very dark and rooms are spread out such that my niece didn't want to stay with us because the house felt "spooky". She didn't want to be downstairs or in small room off kitchen. One of my sons slept at his cousin's place because his allergies were bothering him (mold?).

The 1940s or 1950s home is tastefully decorated with antiques, and original bathroom floor and fixtures, but the mildew smell that greets you at the front door stays with you all week. The kitchen was hard to use - way too many dishes piled into a cupboard, and nothing in pantry but salt, pepper, and someone's old can of icing. I have rented many homes in this area, and was surprised that there were no spices or basics like olive oil. I usually do a lot of cooking, but didn't feel at home in this kitchen. Many of the dishes needed to be washed before we could use them - it was like someone had rinsed them, but not scrubbed them clean. The appliances were clean and functional though.

The house is within a short walk to a market, a pizza place, and Sundae School ice-cream. The house is about two miles from Nausset beach and traffic is very heavy (not safe for kids to bike).

Overall, we have stayed at newer, nicer places for a lot less. I understand that being on the water is a big plus, but in my opinion this home is overpriced and I am sorry to say we would not opt to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Private in Chatham. Commercial in Hyannis
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
less than 1 mile
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
in Harwich to Nantucket
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Ocean Edge golf course
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
less than 1 mile
Nearest Beach
Property has a small beach and dock
Car: recommended

This property is located in East Orleans and is a two minute walk down a private road to the main shopping area. There you'll find coffee, fresh baked muffins, home made ice cream and everything you'll need for the 5 minute ride to the main ocean beach.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Weekly Utility fee $185

Rental rate from $4000 to $5,500 per week varies by season.
Boston Whaler is also available for rent to knowledgeable boaters.
$185/week utility fee added to rental.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.