The Space5 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths 1 Half Bath, Sleeps 12-14.
Just 1.5 hour from Boston on the prestigious Wings Neck peninsula in Pocasset, you can enjoy a fabulous vacation or holiday with one or two families in this rambling, water view ,sunny contemporary cape style home(3,600 sq. ft.) with cathedral ceilings and sky lights. Major renovations and upgrades completed in 2013 have created a wonderfully pristine and charming house inside and out. Enjoy the new hot tub andoutdoor cedar shower
The beautifully designed interiors, with country antiques and French provincial vintage furnishings, along with contemporary original artwork by Cape Cod artists and a few choice accessories offer a unique luxurious vacation home that you can truly feel comfortable in. The manicured lawns and landscaping with lovely outdoor spaces offer a special beauty and tranquility that is perfect for you and your family and guests through all four seasons.
Enjoy meal planning and dining in the large kitchen with a lovely table seating 8-10 as well as a counter for 4 under a cathedral ceiling with skylights and windows onto Pier View Lane with a view of the water. The adjacent family room with cathedral ceilings and skylights has a full wall of glass sliders leading to a deck, the outdoor shower and the lovely private backyard.
The Sun Room next to the kitchen and family room is perfect for relaxing with your morning coffee, lunch or hors d'oevres or playing cards or a board game while overlooking the flower gardens and the beautiful water views. The Sun Room also has a desk for your laptop.
The glass slider leads to to the deck and backyard with the several patio tables and grill cook area and well as chaise lounges on the beautiful lawn. The backyard outdoor shower and changing room and is surrounded by beautiful perennial gardens,including an herb garden, pots with colorful annuals and total privacy assured by by the hydrangeas, plantings and trees.
From the Sun Room, you will enter the lovely Dining Room that seats 8 - 12 around a vintage white washed French provincial table with two leaves and eight upholstered French provincial chairs (and 4 additional white chairs as needed ). The white contemporary open shelf wall unit is filled with beautiful crystal and vintage glassware and serving pieces. The glass sliding doors look out onto the backyard and the outdoor dining furniture allow additional dining on the deck and patio .
The Living Room has a wide entrance from the Dining Room into the very spacious sunny room featuring a high cathedral ceiling and skylights as well as windows on all three sides with water and garden views. The three seating areas with a beach inspired ambiance makes this room a fabulous space to relax by yourself or with others. In the evening, the large contemporary fireplace and new stone hearth in the center of the room offers cozy fireside relaxation. It is a beautiful place to relax , entertain or a wonderful room to use for retreat meetings of small groups .
Rest and privacy is assured for 12 people in 5 bedrooms as each bedroom is located in a separate wing of the house. The romantic , very private 2nd floor master bedroom suite has a king bed and a twin bed/seating area. The large walk in closet with a window offers a charming space for a portacrib or a rollaway for a child. The exquisite new large master bath has a two person air jet Jacuzzi Tub and a large glass shower with a window.
The suite has a covered charming water view open air porch with beautiful wicker upholstered sofa and chairs as well as a small bistro table for four and side serving table. It is a lovely spot to stretch out and read or enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner as well as evening drinks.
Across this porch is a slider glass door leading to the 2nd bedroom with a half bath and two twin beds or a king and a rollaway bed . The waterview from this bedroom and the porch offer a delightful bedroom !
On the first floor bedroom 3 is a 2nd master bedroom with a new queen size bed and a full private bath. with a shower/tub that had handicap bars for re elderly .The glass sliding doors overlook the private backyard.
The 4th Bedroom over the Rec Room has 4 twin beds that can be made up as 2 kings, plus 2 blow up mattresses.
In addition , The wood laminate floor, skylights and windows make it a wonderful space that can also be used as as an artist studio, yoga studio, music room, writer's retreat, game room, or an office.
The 5th bedroom behind the game room has a single bed and a wall of window overlooking the backyard as well as a door to a small deck in the backyard leading to the outside shower and hot tub .
The side entrance to the house from the Pier View Driveway has a mudroom/laundry room with a door to the 'Rec Room ( in the two car garage) complete with a new ping pong table, bumper pool table , air hockey table and sectional sofa seating.
Enjoy a fabulous vacation at 166 Wings Neck any season . It is perfect as an incredible spring or summer beach house or a cozy, relaxing fall or winter retreat sitting around the beautiful fireplace and enjoying the sunlight streaming through windows and skylights . You can enjoy the outdoors and nature here with the private beach, beautiful backyard and lovely lanes and paths for walking and biking as well as waterways for kayaking, canoeing and boating . This is a perfect place for your family to enjoy a fun and relaxing cape cod vacation as well as a large family reunion with three generations any time of the year
AIR CONDITIONING :
There are room air conditioners in :
Master Bedroom, 1st floor bedroom, Loft Bedroom over the game room, and the Living Room. Fans are provided for all rooms without AC.
The breeze coming from the harbor is often perfect so that air conditioners are not needed Guest AccessGuests have access to the private association beach three houses down the lane as well as the Pocasset harbor beach just a 20 minute walk or a five minute drive away.
And ,of course there are fabulous beaches on Cape Cod in every town !
There are bike trails and kayak waters to be enjoyed using nearby equipment rentals .
Public Tennis courts are available 5 minutes from the house as well as many beautiful golf courses.
The ferries to Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket are in Falmouth, Woods Hole as well as Hyannis .
Whale watching trips leaving from Barnstable Harbor and Provincetown are absolutely incredible with dolphins and baby whales and a variety of whale species !' From
Barnstable you will have closeup views of Sandy Neck beaches and Light House ... Interaction with GuestsMy housekeeper or I usually meet the guests to provide an initial tour of the house and the private beach .
We provide you with cape and island guidebooks , maps and recommended restaurants as well as beaches and special attractions. We are then always available by phone, text or email to answer your questions.
This house has a beautiful essence because it has been designed and decorated with love and careful attention to details to ensure your comfort during your vacation . The NeighborhoodThis beautiful Wings Neck home is on the narrow part of the peninsula with views of the water -filled high tide Marsh and harbor with heron and egrets , swan as well as other cape birds with ...a wonderful water view panorama. The beautiful sandy well maintained private beach overlooks another cape cod panorama... Buzzards Bay i
Enjoy athe short stroll down the lovely private
Fourteen year round executive vacation homes make up the private Beverly Association neighborhood and beach. Most of them are occupied by Massachusetts families who have owned their properties here since the 1960s, The two private lanes (Beverly and Pier View) offer a 3-5 minute enjoyable stroll to the sandy private association beaches and grassy lawns on Buzzards Bay. Parking is not allowed on the two lanes or at the beach which assures total privacy and safety from the general public. The sandy beach has fresh sand each season . With a gentle slope and plenty of shallow water for toddlers and deeper water for swimmers as well as a panoramic view, you can enjoy watching the many sailboats, birds, Osprey Nest and the absolutely fabulous western sunsets from this luxurious beach ! Kayaks can be rented and left on the shoreline of the beach.
Pocasset and the nearby villages and towns of Falmouth, Woods Hole, Sandwich and Mashpee offer excellent golfing, boating, tennis, bike trails, walking and rollerblading as well as charming restaurants and shops and activities for children such as go-carts and pinball machines as well as miniature golf.
The largest marina on cape cod, Kingman Marina, is 10 minutes away from Wings Neck offering moorings and slips for your boat as well as waterfront and sunset dining and shopping.
Pocasset Harbor offers an excellent public boat launch for your boat with an incredible island , Bassett's , just a 5 minut boat ride from the boat landing.
On Bassetts Island, you can spend the day feeling as if you are in the Bahamas with beautiful creamy beaches and stunning sailboats and yachts coming and going from Kingman Marina 8 minutes away .... Getting AroundThe bus service from Boston and Logan airport to Bourne is excellent.
Several car rental companies are nearby as well as is a private car and van service in Pocasset .
A car is definitely needed for this location. Other Things to NoteOutdoor summertime here is perfect for relaxing, reading, snacking and dining on the upper porch as well as the private backyard with new outdoor furnishings, as well as chaise lounges on the grassy backyard.; and of course the new hot tub , outdoor shower and dressing room.
Walking down the lovely lane past several houses to the private association beach offers a carefree experience for all ages even young children on bikes , given our private road rules and excellent neighbors.
The Window Air Conditioners are in the MBR , the 1st Floor bedroom w Queen Bed and full bath and the Loft Bedroom which sleeps 4-6 over the Game Room . The game room has a large window AC and The Living Room has a freestanding 14,000 BTU, which is new and cools the Dining Room as well .
The sea breeze from the harbor across our narrow peninsula to Buzzards Bay is often delightful and many guests do not use the AC .