3 Minute Walk to Mayflower Beach

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“ Excellent ”
8 Reviews
11 Donovan Way, Dennis, MA 02638


Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 1.5
Sleeps 7
Per week $1,000 - $2,800
Type: Home
Description of the Dennis vacation home rental
Charming, beautifully decorated, air-conditioned 6 room ranch just 2 short blocks from Mayflower Beach, the most popular and family-friendly beach on Cape Cod. Chapin's Beach is also within walking distance. Plenty of parking on property, large kitchen area, family room, living room, 1.5 baths plus additional outside shower, deck, Weber BBQ grill, washer & dryer, dishwasher, expanded cable TV (includes NESN!), 2 TV's, 2 DVD's, free HIGH SPEED wireless internet, free local and domestic long distance calls, 2 bedrooms upstairs (1 queen, 2 twins), fold-out queen sofa upstairs, 2 queen beds in finished basement.

Our home is located off 6A on the Cape Cod Bay side on a quiet road, with a large shaded backyard. It's a short 5 minute walk to Chapin's Restaurant (great food & sports bar). A longer walk (or short drive) is the picturesque and historic village of Dennis. Many restaurants, shops, live theater, and attractions are only minutes away.

Tony DeSantis

Area Info
The quiet, beach-oriented nature of Dennis perhaps derives from its namesake, the Reverend Josiah Dennis, pastor of Yarmouth's East Parish. He would probably approve of the town's lack of commercial development, its ten town beaches, and seven conservation areas.

Rev. Dennis' saltbox home, the Josiah Dennis Manse, is open to the public with rooms decorated in the style of the minister's day. Further along Route 6A on Scargo Lake is Scargo Hill Tower, built on the highest spot in the area at 160 feet above sea level. From the top of the 38-step tower, you can see from Barnstable Harbor to the west to Provincetown in the east.

Also on Route 6A in Dennis is the Cape Playhouse, the oldest summer playhouse in the country. Converted in 1927 from an 1820 Unitarian Church, Basil Rathbone, Bette Davis, Gregory Peck, and Henry Fonda are among the famous actors who have graced the boards. Also on the grounds the Cape Museum of Fine Arts houses a collection 500 works by Cape-associated artists.

Dennis' hiking trails, all open to the public, include Crowes Pasture off South Street at the end of Quivet Cemetery in East Dennis and the 87 acre Fresh Pond Conservation Area off Route 134.

Other activities in and around Dennis include bike-riding on the old Cape Cod Railway, two outstanding public golf courses, many great restaurants, unique shopping and, of course, beautiful sand dune beaches!
Property Rates
Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
Jun 13 2015 Jun 20 2015 - - $2,000 - 1 week
Jun 20 2015 Jun 27 2015 - - $2,400 - 1 week
Jun 27 2015 Jul 04 2015 - - $2,800 - 1 week
Jul 04 2015 Jul 11 2015 - - $2,800 - 1 week
Jul 05 2015 Jul 12 2015 - - $2,800 - 1 week
Jul 11 2015 Jul 18 2015 - - $2,800 - 1 week
Jul 12 2015 Jul 19 2015 - - $2,800 - 1 week
Jul 18 2015 Jul 25 2015 - - $2,800 - 1 week
Jul 19 2015 Jul 26 2015 - - $2,800 - 1 week
Jul 25 2015 Aug 01 2015 - - $2,800 - 1 week
Jul 26 2015 Aug 02 2015 - - $2,800 - 1 week
Aug 01 2015 Aug 08 2015 - - $2,800 - 1 week
Aug 02 2015 Aug 09 2015 - - $2,800 - 1 week
Aug 08 2015 Aug 15 2015 - - $2,800 - 1 week
Aug 09 2015 Aug 16 2015 - - $2,800 - 1 week
Aug 15 2015 Aug 22 2015 - - $2,800 - 1 week
Aug 16 2015 Aug 23 2015 - - $2,800 - 1 week
Aug 22 2015 Aug 29 2015 - - $2,800 - 1 week
Aug 23 2015 Aug 30 2015 - - $2,600 - 1 week
Aug 29 2015 Sep 05 2015 - - $2,600 - 1 week
Aug 30 2015 Sep 06 2015 - - $2,200 - 1 week
Sep 05 2015 Sep 12 2015 - - $2,000 - 1 week
Sep 06 2015 Sep 13 2015 - - $1,500 - 1 week
Sep 12 2015 Sep 19 2015 - - $1,500 - 1 week
Sep 13 2015 Sep 20 2015 - - $1,000 - 1 week
Sep 19 2015 Sep 26 2015 - - $1,000 - 1 week
Sep 20 2015 Sep 27 2015 - - $1,000 - 1 week
Check In: 2 p.m. Check Out: 10 a.m.
Deposits: $300.00 refundable deposit. Premises will be inspected on date of departure, and if no damage or missing items, deposit will be mailed as soon as the key is returned. No pets allowed.
Payment Options: Money Order, Cashier's Check, Personal Check
Other Fees: No Other Fees
Other Vacation Rental Amenities
Free High Speed Wireless Internet Connection
Expanded Digital Cable TV (NESN)
Free Long Distance Phone (Domestic calls)

Short 1/8 mile walk to Chapins Restaurant - sports bar and great family dining. Also short 1/4 mile walk to Gina's By the Sea, very popular Italian restaurant. Dennis Public Market is a mile away.
Reviews for this vacation home rental in Dennis, Massachusetts
monica phillips

monica phillips

Hopedale, MA

great location

July 10, 2014

We like this area and love that we can walk to the beach anytime (especially low tide for the kids) the parking lot gets full by 10am sometimes. The street is nice and quiet with recently renovated homes. The house has a great open floor plan and the a/c units were great when it got humid at the end of the week. We also loved going to the Dennis Public Market for breakfast sandwiches and groceries. Ice-cream Smuggler was a hit with the kids too.

Jane Willard DiMauro

Jane Willard DiMauro

Middletown, CT

Great Vacation

June 10, 2013

Once again we really enjoyed our stay in your comfortable home. We were lucky enough to have a few beautiful days. The kids really enjoyed the beach and even went in the water. We were lucky enough to find Sand Dollars which the kids from Texas are taking home with them. Thank you again letting us tay in your home.

Jeannine Peters

Jeannine Peters

Devon, PA

Perfect beach house!

July 10, 2012

HI Tony, We had a wonderful time at "The Cape House." It was a much needed break from a very busy year. The house was perfect and felt so much a home! The kids, who normally get a little freaked not being in their own home, especially at night, loved it and felt very comfortable. And we loved the short walk to the beach!



Westfield, MA


June 23, 2011

Loved the location! House is clean, comfortable, and has all the amentities we wanted and needed. Would highly recommend this property, especially to a family with children.

Melissa Cushing

Melissa Cushing

Boston, MA

Another great vacation!

August 16, 2010

This was our second year renting and our trip was even better than last year! We were lucky to have fabulous weather and got to enjoy Mayflower EVERY day!!! It is always so hard to leave when our week comes to end... Thanks for the updates to the house, too!!!

Sue Harrison

Sue Harrison

Danvers, MA

"Love this house!"

August 5, 2010

We love this beach house! This was our second year renting. The location is perfect!! We walk to the beach and to Chapin's, a local restuarant and bar. This house is exceptionally clean and well maintained. Would definitely recommend this place to spend a great vacation on Cape Cod!!!!



Boston, MA

Great trip!

September 1, 2009

The house was great for our family of four and the walk is indeed only a few short minutes from the beach. This was perfect for us with little ones!

Sharon Houle

Sharon Houle

Methuen, MA


October 11, 2007

I stayed here July 2006 - GREAT house lots of room and a short walk to the beach - which was good because I had a small guy with us. Plenty of room 3 bedrooms upstairs on the main floor and a room downstairs with two full size beds - where the teenagers stayed they got their privacy and we got quite! Close to lots of good restaurants and the Playhouse. Can't wait to go back!

Owner Supplied Testimonials

Hi Tony and Judy, Back home from a great week at the Cape House!!! Everything was great! The house looked awesome! We would like to hold our week for next year if that's ok. Thanks, again for the use of your home! We just love it!!!!! Susan July 2013

Home from another great week on the Cape! Thank you, again!! We would like you to keep our $300 to hold the same week next year, July 21 - 28 if that is ok with you. Thanks, again, we LOVE your Cape House!!!!! Sue H., Danvers, MA July 2011

Hi Tony, Thank you so much for the use of your "Cape House". It is a lovely place and we had a great week! We would like to do it again next year, so if it is possible could we put the deposit towards a hold for the same week? Then when you start your rentals we could send a deposit? Thanks again, your Cape home was awesome!!!! Susan H. Danvers, MA; July 2009

THANK YOU for the use of your great house in Dennis! We had PERFECT weather and just a terrific time! We liked the fact that the house was on a quiet street with a beautiful backyard and a simple walk to the beach! Perfect location! We will keep you posted for next year!!! Thanks! Christine O. Denver, CO; August 2009

We had a great time. Your cottage was perfect. Thank you!
Joella W.

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