Beach Ball Cottage
Beach Point, North Truro, Cape Cod
Sunrise Cottages, 497 Shore Rd, #3, North Truro, MA map
2013: peak weeks $1600, off-peak $1000-1200. Two bedrooms, one full bath, sleeper sofa in living room. Sleeps 4-6. 32-inch HDTV, broadband internet, full-size washer/dryer, central air conditioning, dishwasher, gas grill.

New architect-designed construction, new furniture, new everything! New on the rental market in 2009! This is a rare opportunity to relax with everything new, from the kitchen utensils to the deck chairs and grill.

180-degree view of Pilgrim Lake and the National Seashore Dunes. Bay beach across the street (it's not public, sorry, but you should be able to stroll down the shoreline). 3 miles to the center of Provincetown, 6 miles to Race Point Beach or Herring Cove Beach (National Seashore). Surrounded by sand and beach grass.

, Living area: 32-inch Sony HDTV with cable, wireless broadband internet, DVD/VCR, CD/radio/mp3 player. Family games and puzzles. Sleeper sofa (full size). Fun swivel chairs!
Two drawers in TV bench for your use. Notebook with local sites, activities, restaurants, etc. 3 extra stools useful as tables or seats. CD player has a port for your iPod or mp3 player (bring your cord too). Some games new, some previously enjoyed but should be complete. Fun white swivel chairs on wheels are fake leather, easy to clean. Big coffee table easily fits a puzzle or board game and refreshments.
Internet: Cable broadband internet, through secure wireless Netgear router supporting Wireless-N standard (and older standards). Wired access if you bring your own cable. Surge protectors. You can use the TV (did we mention it was 32 inches?) as your monitor if you bring that cable (HD-15 or VGA).
, Deck and living room have 180-degree views of Pilgrim Lake and the sand dunes. You see no buildings but your next door neighbors (if you turn your head far enough). Watch both sunrise and sunset.
4 folding chairs, 1 lounge chair, two tables that can double as footrests. A big deck box to hold stuff if needed, and can also act as an extra table. Beautiful new Weber gas grill.
, Stocked kitchen has everything you need to cook anything (or nothing). Lobster pot & utensils, crockpot, blender, fresh spice rack, coffee grinder, 2 coffee makers. See full list below.
Mirrors over the sink let you see the view or watch TV while your back is turned. Plenty of space for your food and stuff.
, Dining table for 4-6 (extends to double the size); 2 folding chairs in the closet. Corelle service for 12, plus 6 sets of plastic kids' dishes. Glasses include acrylic wine goblets, pilsners, and margarita glasses.
, Queen bedroom with ceiling fan. This room also has a comfortable nook for reading, or looking out the window to the National Seashore, or resting your eyes. Front windows look out over the deck to the National Seashore. Extra pillows and blankets included (sheets not included).
Mattress is relatively firm, but has a comfortable memory foam topper - stash it in the closet if you prefer firm mattresses. Full-length mirror on the back of the door. Big closet. 6-drawer dresser, 2 nightstands with 2 drawers each. 2 lamps, one alarm clock. Nightlight. Luggage rack to share.
Second bedroom with two twins. You can get a peek of Cape Cod bay out the back windows. Extra pillows and blankets included (sheets not included).
Mattresses are relatively firm, but have comfortable memory foam toppers - stash them in the closet if you prefer firm mattresses. Full-length mirror on the back of the door, reasonable-sized closet. 6-drawer dresser, 2 nightstands with 2 drawers each. 2 lamps, one alarm clock. Nightlight.
, One bath with shower over bathtub, and full size washer/dryer (bath towels not included).
Two towel racks behind door, 5 hooks on back of door. Extra suction hooks in shower. Blowdryer. Little rolling cart to hold everyone's bathroom stuff, plus extra shelves in the laundry closet. Extra curtain rod in tub to hang wet things, plus a big drying rack you can set up on the deck. 6 different colored cups. Full-size washer/dryer, LG brand. Toilet paper, bar soap, detergent, paper towels, paper napkins supplied (although if you use a lot, you'll probably need to stock up). Nightlight.
In the hall closet, beach towels and beach cooler await. Ironing board & iron. First aid kit.
Windows have pull-down shades that block out the sun, and light curtains that let the light in yet provide privacy during the day.
All the windows open (except the really high ones), with screens, to let in the fresh ocean breezes. Both doors have screen doors.
The main door has a combination lock only, so you won't need a key, and can't get locked out.
What's in the kitchen?
  • Fullsize oven, microwave, dishwasher & fridge
  • Service for 12 (dinner & salad plate, bowl & silverware)
  • Kids plastic dishes for 6
  • Glass & acrylic glasses including goblets, pilsners & margarita
  • Blender; crockpot; toaster oven and toaster
  • 2 coffee makers (12-cup and 1-cup); coffee grinder
  • 16-spice rack; pizza pan; colander; funnels
  • 5 pots & 3 frying pans, various sizes, all nonstick
  • Nonstick cookie sheet, muffin tin, cake pans
  • Pyrex baking dishes, including pie and 9x13 size
  • Pyrex bowls, good for microwaving
  • Plastic storage containers
  • Lobster pot and crackers/picks
  • Barbecue tools: fork, brush, spatula, brush
  • Serving bowls and platters: plastic, metal, wood, Pyrex
  • Dish towels; pot holders; cork trivets
  • Plastic tablecloths, paper napkins & towels
  • Plastic bags; foil; dish soap (hand and machine)
  • Other stuff you'd expect in a kitchen
Stays run Sunday to Sunday; Check-in 4pm, check-out 11am.
April 8 - May 27: $1000/week
May 27 - June 24: $1200/week
June 24 - Sept 9: $1600/week
Sept 9 - Sept 30: $1200/week
Sept 30 - Nov 25: $1000/week
April, May, Sept, Oct, Nov (offpeak): $200/night, minimum 3 nights.
Current availability:
Our cottage on
Sheets and towels:
Bring your own, or rent from The Furies or Seaside Rental Needs, or buy at Target in Wareham or Wal-Mart in East Wareham or TJ Maxx in Orleans (next to Stop & Shop) or Lands End Hardware in Provincetown (could be spotty inventory)
nancy_tubbs -at- (preferred vs phone)
650-704-7844 (this is also my business line; 10am to 8pm Eastern Time)
To reserve a week, we need a signed lease and half the rent. The security deposit and the other half of the rent are due 30 days before your arrival.
To pay by check, ask us for the address.
To pay with a credit card, let us know and we'll send you a link with a payment request. They will take you to the PayPal website, where you can pay with a credit card. You don't need to sign up for a PayPal account. We don't accept credit cards by phone or mail, sorry, just online.
Attribution for beach ball photo: / CC BY-SA 2.0