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Gemma Ellison

Member since: 2010
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Speaks english

Secluded Hilltop Luxury Home. Waterviews Steps away from the beach and Downtown

10 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of this Provincetown holiday house

4 Bedrooms which sleep up to 11 people, 3 full bathrooms and 1 half bathroom.

Secluded Hilltop Luxury Home. Nestled on a wooded hill with views over town,Provincetown Harbor and Cape Cod Bay beyond. Steps away from the beach & Downtown. Rare privacy for Provincetown, but everything town has to offer is within a few minutes walk. Located on the edge of the East End gallery district and within yards of the Provincetown Theater. Spacious 3600 sqft house features an open design living and kitchen area. A master suite, 2 beautiful bedrooms and a 1200 sqft family suite which includes dining table and TV/game room area and sleeps up to 5. The house has a total of four bathrooms allowing comfortable privacy for large groups. Private Driveway allows parking for 6 cars. Steps from the hilltop down to Bradford street allow easy access to Downtown. Bike rack provided on property at bottom of steps just off Bradford street. Multiple waterview decks provide ample space for enjoying the outdoors.

This was the first federally certified energy star rated Home in Provincetown.

3600 sq. feet Home. 1200 Sq. feet per floor.

Shares a 2 Acre Lot with one other house.

300 meters dirt road. Last house on the road. Hilltop location. Driveway is through the very rustic Tasha Hill Bohemian Artist and Fisherman community.

Parking for 6 cars.

Wi-Fi, Cable, Comcast Broadband,multiple flat screen televisions.

The main floor features 9 ft ceiling, the second floor bedrooms boast soaring 10 ft ceilings.

The lower floor is a walkout basement family suite with 8 ft ceilings.

Original Provincetown artwork throughout.

beautiful Brazilian Santos Mahogany floors throughout the majority of the house.

The front door leads to a sunken foyer which is open to the living room and kitchen.

The large kitchen has custom cabinetry and granite throughout on counters, island, and backsplash. Cooking facilities include Jenn-Aire double wall ovens, a Commercial Wolf gas five burner cook top, and a Weber Grill just outside the living room slider. Oversize double deep commercial stainless kitchen sink. Bosch Dishwasher, Fridge/Freezer/Icemaker. There is a second refrigerator in the house for extra beverages and freezer space.

The walk in laundry room has LG oversize washer and Dryer. There is central vac system and kickspace vacuums in the kitchen and foyer.

The slate tile Mudroom off the kitchen provides room for extra dry goods, shoes, or jackets in inclement weather. umbrellas are provided.

The waterview Dining Nook between the kitchen and Living rooms seats six, the Kitchen Island seats two, a tall side table seats four. There is also dining seating for six in the family suite.

Living room:

The spacious living room has a fully functional oversize Pennsylvania River stone fireplace, which incorporates the iron mooring rings from the fireplace in the former Moors Restaurant fireplace and a Chinese sandstone hearth. The mantle is a reclaimed beam from an antique Provincetown home. There is an Insignia 50 inch flat screen TV located over the fireplace with surround sound, Ipod/Iphone dock, DVD player, and Wii system for games or Netflix.

French sliding doors leads to rear deck (Aprox 8 ft X 30 ft) with Weber grill and Outdoor casual seating for 10. The living room can seat 40+ for a catered event.

Master Bedroom:

2nd Floor Master bedroom. Kingsize bed with Ralph Lauren linens. Sony 40 inch flat screen Google internet TV. French Slider leading to rear deck with fabulous views of P-town Harbor, Long Point Light house and Pilgrim Monument. Deck features loungers and outside seating. Walk in closet., which is large enough to double as a nursery with provided crib. (Walk in closet only available for guest use July & August) Large antique Mirror and Vintage Bureau from P-Town’s Burch Estate. The En Suite Bathroom has a Jacuzzi Tub with view of Provincetown Harbor and the Pilgrim Monument. It also features a custom slate double shower. Toilet and large European style sink.

Blue Room:

The 2nd Bedroom has full water view from the Queen size bed. It has French sliders with access to the top deck and 3 windows. It has a standard size closet, a dresser, and large mirror.

Green Room:

The 3rd Bedroom has woods view in summer and distant water view in winter from the Queen size bed. It has two windows and a skylight. It has a standard size closet, a dresser, and large mirror.

The Blue Room and Green room are adjacent to Bathroom 2 which has a custom tiled floor, European vanity sink , full size tub/shower, and toilet.

Family Suite:

The 1200 square ft walkout basement family suite has Brazilian Mahogany floor in the sleeping area and tile floors in the adjacent game room. 6 Awning windows provide natural light. The interior stairway from the game room leads directly to the main floor kitchen. An elegant ½ glass door leads provides a separate entrance as well. There is Queen size bed, a single bed and a set of bunk beds. This room can sleep up to five comfortably. Bathroom three is located between the sleeping area and game room.

Bathroom 3 has Stall shower and single Vanity with toilet and sink.

Game Room:

The game room is part of the family suite. It has a tile floor and includes a love seat,32 inch flat screen TV, a dining table for 4-6, and a discrete storage area for beach items. Puzzles and board games are provided.


Private Steps down the Hill leading to Bradford Street, Commercial Street, the beach and Town.

Gravel Driveway, Wooded Setting.

Gas Grill with gas hookup (no tanks to fill or change)

Backup Power Generator and 35 feet above sea level, house engineered for F2+ hurricane

East end of Town, on the fringe of the Gallery district.

½ Block to P-Town Theatre

3 Blocks from Fanizzi’s restaurant

3 Blocks from The Mews Restaurant

art classes available at PAAM, 3 blocks from house

Groceries and Deli are available at the East end marketplace an easy walk away down the steps and one short block away. Angel food is within 3 blocks. Provincetown theater ½ block

Fanizzis and the Mews both offer great food and full service bars within a few blocks.

A portion of the driveway to the house is through a neighboring Bohemian fisherman's and artist colony and is very rustic.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Gemma Ellison (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks english


based on 10 traveller reviews

Secluded Hilltop Luxury Home. Waterviews Steps away from the beach and Downtown
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Great spacious house in Secluded hilltop area

  • 5 of 5

The property was clean, nice, spacious and well equipped. Great location as a private path leads you straight to the center of town. All stores and restaurants are walkable from the house, no need for a car except to go to the dunes and remote beaches.

It was a bit hard to locate as we were jet lagged and tired. However ,ultimately the instructions helped specially that we arrived at night.

The owner, Patrick was very helpful and very pleasant. He even sent 2 pieces of clothes I forgot via UPS free of charge.

I would recommend that in the future coffee and possibly small quantity of milk be there on arrival.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house in quiet private location

  • 5 of 5

Our group came for Carnival week, the majority for the first time in PTown, and had a great time. Patrick is very friendly, relaxed, and accommodating. The house is tucked away, very quiet, but walking distance to town. The inside of the house is beautiful and very comfortable. The living/dining area is very spacious for a large group. My favorite area is the upper sun deck with the water view. Great for relaxing with a glass of wine and getting some sun! Some of us rented bikes and the bike racks at the bottom of the staircase at the back of the house was perfect. The bedrooms were very comfortable, and everything was clean. Patrick's housekeeper was absolutely delightful. We arrived very early as we got in on the early ferry, and she let us store our luggage inside the house while she was cleaning. Overall I would definitely recommend this property for a large group, especially those wanting peace and quiet away from the town noise but close enough to walk there.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous property in perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 10 (6 adults, 3 kids, and one happy puppy) had an absolutely wonderful time at Patrick's house. The property is spacious, so nobody ever felt on top of each other, the communal areas were perfect for hanging out all together, the fireplace made the slightly crisp nights toasty warm, and the location really can't be beat. The house is secluded enough that it's quiet, but you're an incredibly short walk/bike right into the center of PTown.

The views from the top porch were wonderful and made leaving very difficult. We hope to be back one day soon!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely quiet and comfortable house

  • 5 of 5

This place is great. Clean, well maintained, beautiful house. Excellent open kitchen and common room on 1st floor, quiet leafy location just far enough away from the Commercial Street hubub but still so close to the center of it all. Couldn't ask for more - accommodated our 11 person group quite well!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Thanks for a great stay in Ptown!

  • 5 of 5

This home was wonderful for our family's week-long vacation on the Cape! The floor plan is perfect to allow everyone some privacy while still having plenty of room to come together. We had 3 generations staying there for the week, and all were extremely happy with the accommodations. The owner, Patrick, was a pleasure to deal with. We loved the fact that he was close by in case we had any problems, and he was so patient and quick to help us with a couple of small requests. Being set back a bit from the road, we loved the privacy and quiet; yet we were still just a quick walk to all the action. Hope to be back again in the coming years! Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful home with us, Patrick!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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an awesome vacation rental in p-town

  • 5 of 5

I can't believe it's taken me this long to write this review. I'll keep it short and sweet. Let me begin by saying, I highly recommend this property. I've rented many a home in P-town throughout the years but I must say, this was the best. The location is perfect. It's tucked away in a very private neighborhood but yet steps away from everything. Once you park your vehicle in the expansive driveway you need not use it for the rest of your stay. Just rent some bikes and your good to go.

The place is immaculate and includes all of the wonderful amenities you could ever need on a vacation. The landlord is wonderful and will be at your beck and call if there are any issues. ( i.e. We had a clogged toilet on day 2 and he was there in a jiffy no questions asked.)

Oh - did I mention how amazing the view is from the second floor deck... If you rent this place your sure to have a good time. See you in July.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 5, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
2.4 Miles
Provincetown Municipal Airport. JetBlue/CapeAir
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Bay State Cruises and Boston Harbor Cruises
Nearest Golf
6.6 Miles
Highland Golf Course, Truro
Nearest Motorway
0.4 Miles
Route 6
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Saint Mary's
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Provincetown, Massachusetts

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Indian Summer
11 Sep 2016 - 7 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
8 Nov 2016 - 6 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
Memorial Day
24 May 2017 - 30 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
Early Summer
31 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
July 4th
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
Bear Week
8 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
Family Week
29 Jul 2017 - 4 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
12 Aug 2017 - 18 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
Labor Day
26 Aug 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

We require a security deposit ($800) and a cleaning fee ($200). BOTH OF THESE DEPOSITS ARE REFUNDABLE, POST INSPECTION AND RETURNED WITHIN 2 WEEKS OF THE DEPARTURE DATE. Primary Renter minimum age of 25. Families Welcome.
All Summer Rental are Saturday to Sat

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Provincetown, Massachusetts

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • City Centre
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Rumpus Room
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Split-System Heating
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum System
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi , Double shower and jacuzzi tub, en suite master bathroom.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • En Suite Bathroom with Jacuzzi Tub with view of P-town Harbor and Pilgrim Monument. Custom slate double shower. Toilet and Sink Bathroom 2 Custom tiled floor, European vanity and tub/shower, toilet and sink Bathroom 3 has Stall shower and single Vanity with toilet and sink. Bathroom 4 is on the main level and is a 1/2 bathroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed , 3 single bed , Bunk Bed, single bed and queen bed. Great for a family
  • Master Bedroom features beautiful en suite bathroom with custom tiled double shower. Jacuzzi Bath tub with jets and windows overlooking Provincetown Harbor and Cape Cod bay from the tub! In addition the Master suite has it's own balcony/deck on the ocean view side on the rear of the house. Walk-in Closet can double as Nursery. Spacious and modern bedrooms 2 and 3 have queen beds and a full bathroom with bath shower on this level and access to the water view deck. The lower level family suite is very open plan and this suite is most suitable for a family as there is a queen bed a set of bunk beds and a single bed. Also a full bathroom with stall shower. The lower level includes an ensuite gameroom with Television, XBOX, Board Games, Puzzles, and combined a family dining area.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • games - kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Deck Furniture
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch Furniture
  • Small Cooler
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • wooden decking
  • Yard
  • 10 garden chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Dining Seating for 12 is split between main table for 6, side table for 4, and island seating for 2. There is an additional, but not portable, casual dining table in the lower level family suite that seats 6 as well. The Living room can seat 40+ for a catered event.