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Cape House on Garrett's Pond

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Lakefront Cottage near Old Barnstable

Explore all the beaches of Barnstable or stay at home and enjoy swimming or canoeing, kayaking on Garrett's Pond. This renovated cottage is located near the Old King's Highway, but also is conveniently close to all of Hyannis' shops and restaurants. Three bedrooms and one bathroom are found on the top floor with an open concept kitchen/dining room/living room directly under. Outside you will find views of the 24 acre pond/lake from a stone patio with outdoor furniture and a charcoal grill. The property is shaded all day by trees, which makes the weather pleasantly cool all the time. The waterfront has a sandy launch area for the canoe to explore the freshwater pond. Wildlife can be found everywhere, including Canadian geese, mallard ducks, box turtles and osprey. If you want to have the feel of a lake cottage and be near some of the most popular beaches on cape cod, this is the rental for you!


Owner
MInh Nguyen, Trevor Borek
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
13 April, 2018

About MInh Nguyen, Trevor Borek

My wife and I have been married for almost 7 years and live in Western Massachusetts with our two children Sequoia and Yenisey and our dog Kea. We met in Vietnam 9 years ago and taught English there together for nearly 5 years. We moved back to the states shortly before our second son was born and started teaching at a private boarding school in the Pioneer Valley.

MInh Nguyen, Trevor Borek purchased this house in 2017

Why MInh Nguyen, Trevor Borek chose West Barnstable

We vacationed a few times in Cape Cod before buying this house, and we had been searching for nearly two years. We wanted something that was unique and convenient that could be enjoyed by our future generations.

What makes this house unique

This house is ideal for a family with 2-4 children and some extended family. It's greatest feature is being so close to Garrett's pond. It is a truly unique opportunity to be able to stay at a lake-house in the heart of Cape Cod. The trees surrounding the house keep the air cool all day long. Everything you need/want is at most a 10 minute drive away.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in West Barnstable in Barnstable

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Outdoor Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed , 1 Bunk Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

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Cape House on Garrett's Pond
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
5

Relaxing Weekend Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed a wonderful weekend on the Cape staying at Trevor and Minh's place on Garrett's Pond. Complete information sent to us prior to our stay made getting there, accessing the key and getting settled a breeze.

The home is an immaculate and tastefully furnished lake house. Beautiful views of the pond from both the master bedroom and from the lower level with a slider walk out to a slate patio. Lots of greenery, birds in the trees, ducks on the lake. Very quiet area, at least in March. Very relaxing.

Great location to get to 6 or 6A in minutes but you feel very much off the beaten path.

Although it was just my husband and I on a weekend away, I would recommend this house for families also.

Thanks so much for sharing your home with us!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We very much enjoyed our stay in this cozy home!

  • 5 of 5

I loved this peaceful property overlooking a beautiful pond! Id like to come back in warmer weather to take advantage of the canoe. We enjoyed feeding ducks and had a delightful stay!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peabody, MA
5

We had a wonderful time!

  • 5 of 5

The house was very clean and welcoming. It really exceeded our expectations. The views onto the lake were phenomenal and the lake itself was very clean. Definitely recommend for a family getaway.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Troy, NY
5

Perfect Cape Cod Home

  • 5 of 5

What a great place! I stayed for the weekend with my family that includes 2 young boys. Minh and Trevor were super easy to communicate with, very quick responses. The home itself has all the comforts you need and more, beautifully decorated and appointed. Our 4 year old and 8 month especially enjoyed the children's books and toys! Just steps from a crystal clear pond the location is perfect for a family, it's just a short drive to the north or south side beaches. We already can't wait to return next year for a longer stay!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four had a perfect 2 day getaway at his house in late August. The home is situated beautifully on Garretts Pond down a small gravel road. Sweeping views of the pond open up from two of the bedrooms and the outdoor deck, and the home is set in a woodsy lot, offering lots of privacy from neighboring houses. There is a path down to the water, and the owners provided a beautiful canoe as well as life vests for adults and kids. Our toddler loved just poking around down by the water - wading and throwing rocks. We also took the canoe out one morning for a quick tour of the pond, which was gorgeous.

Inside, the house is pristine - newly decorated, with crisp, clean linens and towels, new dishes, etc. The kids room is especially thoughtfully done (sleeps 3), with a basket of books and several crates of toys - perfect for those who like to pack light.

The location is convenient to all of Barnstable, Yarmouth and Hyannis, including several local beaches. Our favorite coffee place, Nirvana Coffee, was only a 7 minute ride away.

Finally, the owners are very easy to communicate with - they were super quick at responding and made themselves available to us for questions.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
4.8 Miles
Barnstable Municipal Airport
Nearest Barpub
4.4 Miles
McGrath's Saloon and Sports Bar
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Hyannis Ferry
Nearest Golf
2.3 Miles
Hyannis Golf Course
Nearest Train
2.5 Miles
West Barnstable Station
Nearest Motorway
1.3 Miles
Route 6
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Craigville Beach
Car: necessary

This location is ideally placed in a peaceful setting with lake views. However, if you need/want to go shopping, Hyannis and it's surrounding areas are minutes drive away. Old Barnstable is also a stone's throw away if you want to participate in community activities such as visiting the comedy club. However, if beaches are why you came to Cape Cod, this house is conveniently placed to reach bayside and oceanside beaches in minutes.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £71.02
Damage Deposit £177.55

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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