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Cape House on Garrett's Pond

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


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!

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, Vietnamese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 July, 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.


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • 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
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Outdoor Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed , 1 Bunk Bed
  • Books ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • 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


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(7 traveller reviews)

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Cape House on Garrett's Pond
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Beautiful peaceful oasis away from the bustle of the Cape

  • 5 of 5

This place was such a treasure. The lake is beautiful and tranquil and the property, especially the backside, feels very private. The house is well maintained and has everything we needed including life jackets and beach towels, which made packing so much easier. The hosts were accessible and responsive and the house was clean and well taken care of. The main streets are close by enough that a trip to the grocery store can be quick and painless, which isn’t always the case on the Cape. We would love to come back. The only odd things for us were the bathroom mirror is so low that I couldn’t see my face in it to put on makeup or get ready (and I’m short!), and the dining table chairs kept falling apart (they had obviously been glued back together previously). None of that really mattered though when we were lakeside. :)

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in this beautiful home with our family. Our young kids (2 and 5) had a blast in and on the lake, and the large collection of books and toys that came with the house brilliantly filled a rainy afternoon. The place was meticulously kept, thoughtfully decorated and had a great view of the lake. We highly recommend this place!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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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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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

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

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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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.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £76.14
Property Damage Insurance £75.38

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.