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August bookings save $100! Spacious family home, walk to beach,

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,122 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 + bedrooms, 3 full baths, sleeps 10, quiet, family friendly neighborhood

Enough room for everyone, something for everyone to do!

Beautiful home that is a 15 minute walk to private beach, 20 minute walk to the world class Old Silver Beach, a 5 minute drive to Chappaquoit Beach and a 10 minute drive to quaint downtown Falmouth. Beach chairs provided.

A short walk to delicious ice cream and coffee shop, and West Falmouth Market (delicious sandwich and pizza shop and convenience store). Also, a stone's throw to the beautiful Falmouth bike path that allows you to walk, roller blade or bike 11 miles through the most scenic areas.

Fully equipped with washer and dryer, linens, and beach towels. Kitchen comes equipped with a microwave, toaster oven, blender, garbage disposal, dishwasher, full set of dishes, eating and cooking utensils, pots, and pans. Brand new stove and refrigerator.

A very private back yard bordered by conservation land includes an outdoor shower, screened in porch, deck with large gas grill. Hammock and volleyball net. Plenty of room to run around, lounge around and enjoy the sunshine. Storage area available for kayaks and canoes.

Family fun with pool table and ping pong table in the beautifully finished basement.

One car garage is attached with a large driveway.

1 king-sized bed in the master bedroom with master bath on first floor; 2nd floor includes another full bathroom, 2 bedrooms each with a queen-sized bed, and a very large bedroom with 2 twin beds. Full-sized futon in the carpeted finished basement.

Home is equipped with wi-fi and 2 television sets (living room & master bedroom) and two functioning fireplaces.

1 car garage with driveway and places for street parking. Beautifully landscaped.

More Details

Owner
Marlene Pollock
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 26, 2017

About Marlene Pollock

My husband and I are both Bristol Community College professors. We have 2 handsome sons and 3 beautiful grandchildren. We purchased this large vacation home in order to accomodate our large family in one place, as we had rented on the Cape several times when our children were young. We chose Falmouth as it is only 45 minutes from our home in New Bedford. We have grown to love Falmouth for all its treasures - great beaches, a wonderful downtown, great restaurants, and plenty of shopping, movie theaters, etc. We always feel a sense of lightness when we cross the Bourne Bridge to spend time at our home. It's a great escape from the day-to-day hectic lives we all lead.

Marlene Pollock purchased this house in 2001

Why Marlene Pollock chose Cape Cod

We loved this property from the start! It's spaciousness and privacy sold us immediately. Also, it was well taken care of by the previous owners and we've continued to care for it in the same manner.

What makes this house unique

Quietness - you can hear the birds sing. Closeness to several beaches and private beach rights. Steps away from Falmouth bike path.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The location is very convenient to get to Woods Hole and Falmouth for shopping and restaurants. We also enjoyed the private beach on little island. It was great. This is my first time renting. The house was clean, spacious, and there was plenty of room for everyone. We were 4 adults and 3 teenagers and they all enjoyed it. If we are ever in this area again, I would not hesitate to rent it and highly recommend it to anyone looking for a home in Falmouth.
Jul 2013
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Hyannis
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Woods Hole Ferry to Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Rte 28
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Homeport Sushi
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Little Island Beach
Car: necessary

Right next door to the Falmouth bike path. Close to downtown Falmouth and nearby restaurants. Within walking distance to 2 beaches and a 5 minute car ride to the 3rd. Two movie theaters in the area. 15 minute drive to Goodwill Park and Grews Pond.

Amenities

West Falmouth House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2122 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Outdoor - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Three bedrooms on the second floor sleep 6. There is one bathroom with a shower/tub for the second floor. First floor has 2 full bathrooms, with the master bedroom having its own bathroom with a shower, and the other bathroom with a shower/tub. The finished and carpeted basement sleeps 2 on a full size futon and uses the first floor bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Privacy and quiet with plenty of space make this a great getaway. Also, a hammock in the wooded area of the backyard makes for a relaxation to the maximum!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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August bookings save $100! Spacious family home, walk to beach,
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Very nice, well-kept house.

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Very nice, well-kept house. Plenty of room for our group of 7. Wonderful private beach, just a short bike ride away. Easy access to Falmouth as well.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Perfect Cape Cod Vacation

  • 5 of 5

The first week of August we completed our fourth wonderful vacation at Marlene's home on Cape Cod. We look forward every year to having our three adult children and their families join us for a week. At the end of the week, the first thing we do is book again for the next year.

This house is perfect for our family. The grandchildren love the downstairs pool table, ping pong table and games. The house is configured so ten people can be comfortable and enjoy privacy. The screened-in sun porch, deck and large kitchen provide plenty of room for family meals. The large backyard and close proximity of the bike bath provide opportunities for endless entertainment.

My husband's family is from this area, so we know that the beach access is the best on Cape Cod.

We highly recommend this home and suggest you book early so you don't miss out.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Excellent Vacation HOuse

  • 5 of 5

Had a great week (07/16/16 – 07/23/16) at this wonderful vacation house. We were a group of 8 and found the space very large and accommodating. We ate every meal on the screened in porch, overlooking a wooded lot, and made great use of the game room’s pool and ping pong tables. The private beach was a short walk (through a beautiful neighborhood) and much larger (and nicer) than we anticipated. It was also a quick ride to Old Silver Beach to drop people off (and avoid the parking fee) and the town of Falmouth. Marlene and Dan thought of many little extras that made the house very welcoming. They were also quick to respond to any questions. This is our 5th year renting on the Cape and we would highly recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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August 2015 great house, great local, great time!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for the first week in August and had a blast. The house is beautiful, stocked with clean linens, towels, beach towels, and plenty of room for friends to pop in. We were able to bring bikes an death toys and keep them in the clean, attached garage. The house is professionally clean, not "cottage clean" as we have seen other places.

The bike path is great for exercise, or walking to the ice cream shop (kinda ruins the exercise, but the ice cream is great!)

Very safe neighborhood; half mile from the beach. Perfect to ride a bike down in the morning, and come back to the house for lunch and naps. Our twin ten year old boys took all their showers in the private outdoor shower. They loved it and we loved that we didn't get the nice house all sandy.

The beach is private and absolutely beautiful. Great at low tide for little kids, or adults who like collecting hermit crabs.

Thanks for sharing your place- see you next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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5

Beautiful Falmouth property by the water

  • 5 of 5

My friends and i rented this property for 9 days there were 6 of us in total. The house was beautiful, well kept and centrally located. You are about 1 hour from Boston , Cape Cod and New Bedford. We had an exciting 9 days did a lot of travelling, site seeing and shopping. I would highly recommend this home to others , we are considering going back in the near future. Marlene the owner was fantastic and very helpful, she answered all our questions and was always very responsive to all out communications. Thanks for a wonderful vacation , it was a blast! Peter and Helen

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
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Perfect Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We came in to this house a party of 9 and found we had ample space to live in. The rooms are comfortable, the basement is equipped with a pool and ping-pong table, great for kids. The house is well located, minutes from a calm private beach. The surroundings are beautifull and we had nice quiet walks at night in the neigborhood. In a nutshell, we had lots of fun and I recommend this rental twithout any hesitation. Many thanks to Marlene for her help in getting around.

Alain Charbonneau

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $400

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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