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Close to beaches, ice cream shop, and everything else, listed on Nat'l Register of Historic Places
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Close to beaches, ice cream shop, and everything else, listed on Nat'l Register of Historic Places
Beautiful marsh and bay views on a stroll down our street Six minute drive to this wonderful 'hidden' beach
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Close to beaches, ice cream shop, and everything else, listed on Nat'l Register of Historic Places
Beautiful marsh and bay views on a stroll down our street
Six minute drive to this wonderful 'hidden' beach
Comfortable furnishings including many antiques
Beautiful, large landscaped backyard
Newly remodeled kitchen with marble countertops and wide plank flooring discovered in the attic
Living room is just one of six comfortable living areas on the first floor
TV room with large comfortable couch, 55 inch HDTV, DVD library and cable
Private areas for relaxing and napping
Reading room is just one of six comfortable living areas on the first floor
Newly remodeled kitchen with marble countertops and wide plank flooring discovered in the attic
Farmhouse table with seating for ten
King size cast iron bed in Mary Oliver Room (bedroom #2 of 6)
King size bed in Vonnegut Room (bedroom #3 of 6)
Double bed in Thoreau Room (bedroom #4 of 6)
Queen size bed in Edward Gorey Room (bedroom #5 of 6)
Cozy library full of books, board games and puzzles for kids of all ages
TV room with large comfortable couch, 55 inch HDTV, DVD library and cable
Original clawfoot tub in bathroom number three
Three and a half bathrooms total
Minutes from many beaches & ponds, historic sea captains home on Nat'l Register of Historic Places.
Outdoor seating
Landscaped backyard
Linens provided, including beach towels
Three and a half bathrooms
Three and a half bathrooms
Three and a half bathrooms
Five bedrooms themed around famous writers
Five bedrooms themed around famous writers
Five bedrooms themed around famous writers
Hallet's Ice Cream Shop, a short walk away
150 year old weeping beech tree, a two minute walk away
Walk or bike ride to Keveny Bridge for fishing or kayaking
Four minute drive to Grays Beach
Go for a swim, fish or kayak in Dennis Pond
Bass Hole Boardwalk, a four minute drive (or ten minute bike ride). Photo by Chris McGuire
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6 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Yarmouth Port, Cape Cod, Massachusetts

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leonorelc...
Piscataway, New Jersey
2 reviews
“Excellent Stay”
Reviewed 25 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Green Gates is not the first house we've stayed in along the Cape, but it's certainly one the BEST! Fully spacious for our 10 adult gathering, we filled 5 bedrooms and had a room room to spare! Our crew loved to cook together and nothing was missing in the kitchen that we needed, from cooking pans and utensils to plenty of plates/dishes/silverware for a full day of eating, right down to the crackers and picks for eating lobster!
The historic house is quaint and interesting but lacked nothing, including internet. There is a library to choose from (in case you didn't choose a book from one of the literary named bedrooms), games for folks of all ages, beach chairs/towels/sunscreen, a patio with a gas grill to cook out, along with a patio table and an extra long picnic table to boot.
It's well within reach of many amenities, from strolls along the bay, to inner ponds, to galleries, ice cream shops, stores and other historic museums and houses. Just a short drive to the eco tours, boating, and whale watching. About an hour drive to P-town.
The caretakers are attentive and interesting folk as well - thoroughly enjoyable! Great for families even with small children, and adults alike. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Jill_and...
Fernandina Beach, Florida
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53 reviews
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“Central location, lots of living space and a great kitchen.”
Reviewed 24 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

We had a large group of 10 adults and we had PLENTY of room to spread out. I don't think we even used all the rooms in the house! We cooked in every night in a kitchen that seemed to lack for nothing -- more than enough dishes, cutlery, glasses, knives, cutting boards, etc so we did not have to panic about getting the dishwasher loaded and unloaded before every meal. We loved being able to cook on a gas stove. The gas grill with an extra propane tank outside was also really thoughtful to have available. The new washer and dryer was also a plus with enough beach towels for everyone. The bathrooms were in great condition and super roomy so it made sharing easy. The house has many shade trees on the lot but is also readily accessible to all sorts of shops and amenities. We did the EcoTour and Whale Watching trips while we were there since the harbor was just a short drive down the road. This house was perfect for those of us that wanted to read quietly, play cards until the wee hours or explore the area. The air conditioning in the bedrooms was very quiet and very efficient. The Sunday to Sunday booking was a blessing as Saturday traffic getting onto Cape Cod looked pretty busy.

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Liked best: Spacious living space so everyone could spread out
Liked least: It was a little humid cooking in the kitchen on some of the really hot days
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Joe K
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“Wonderful Place and Location”
Reviewed 21 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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Our group had a wonderful stay at Green Gates during our week on the Cape. The house has so much charm, and we loved the author themes. There was plenty of room for everyone in our group to spread out and relax. Games, books, DVD's etc. kept the kids busy when they weren't Pokemon GO'ing (ugh).

The location was awesome. Nestled in a quaint neighborhood with beautiful gardens, we felt a world away from the commercial strips of lower Yarmouth and Hyannis just five miles down the street. We enjoyed the walk/jog to see Sandy Neck light shine over the bay, and if you took the short drive to Grays Point, you'd experience the best sunset on the Cape - truly amazing.

Lavinia and Dan were uber responsive to any needs and questions we had. Each bedroom had its own air conditioning, which came in handy on some of the hot, humid nights we had during our stay.

Paddle boarding, kayaking, surfing, P-Town site seeing, biking, quiet morning walks and just doing nothing on the beach...we did it all. Thanks Lavinia and Dan for a great week!

Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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