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5 minute walk to Mayflower Beach . . . just 2 blocks away!
Dennis, Mayflower Beach Vacation Rental - ID 26759

4 BR
2 ½ baths
Sleeps 12
Beds: 4 BRs: 3 queens, 1 double, 4 twins, Futon in Back Rec Room
Beach: 2 blocks (.3 mile) to Mayflower/Bayview Beach
Guest Reviews: 8 reviews
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Off-season 2016/17
$300 - $500
Summer 2017
$300 - $500
Off-season 2017/18
$300 - $500
Off-season 2016/17
$1,600 - $2,100
Summer 2017
$2,800 - $4,200
Off-season 2017/18
$1,800 - $2,800
Off-season 2016/17
 
Summer 2017
 
Off-season 2017/18
 
OWNER SPECIAL:
June & Sept 2017 weeks discounted 50% to $2,100. NO crowds, NO school kids, NO traffic. Priceless!
Contact Kevin Salvi - ID 26759
Time active: 5 months
Phone(s): (508) 380-2123 (IPhone)

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37 Black Flats Rd is a split-level ranch offering . . .
• 4 BR/ 2.5 BA w/ open-concept living areas up & down
• 6 - 7 minute 2 block walk to Mayflower/Bayview Beach
• NEW bedding, furniture & fixtures
• NEW vinyl outside shower w/ privacy roof, hot & cold water
• Landscaping w/ native Cape Cod plantings
• Off-street parking for 6 cars
• Ext LED sensor lighting both front & back for security & safety.

• UPPER LEVEL features . . .
• Master BR w/ ensuite BA (sleeps 2)
• 2 Guest BRs (1 w/ bunk bed) (sleep 6 in these 2 bedrooms)
• Guest BA w/ tub/shower
• Washer/Dryer in hallway
• Kitchen w/ peninsula housing a dishwasher
• NEW stainless steel appliances including high speed ceiling fan
• Sprawling DR/ LR area w/electronic leather recliner & leather couch
• NEW HD flat screen swivel-mounted TV
• Bose Wave radio w/ remote control
• Adjoining dining area table seats 8 + oak table for 4
• Walkout slider to deck w/umbrella, patio set, extra table/chairs
• NEW propane gas gril w/ 2 extra tanks under deck
• Child-safe locking gate
• Clothes line & pins

• LOWER LEVEL w/ NEW berber carpet throughout features . . .
• Large BR#4 sleeps 4
• 2 luggage racks, wall hooks & 2 ceiling fan/ lights (No closet)
• Leather futon & sectional couch in rec room for added sleeping
• Tiled 1/2 bath
• Spacious FAMILY area featuring service counter w/ bar sink
• Under counter mini-fridge
• Pub set for 2
• NEW 3-piece leather reclining furniture w/ lumbar support
• NEW HD table-top flat screen TV
• Remote-control AC/ heat/ dehumidifier mini-split wall unit
• Rec room with futon and sectional couch
• Back door to steps w/ ADA safety handrail to outside shower.
• Recently installed backyard FIRE PIT for evening gatherings.
• 2x per week trash removal on Wednesdays & Saturdays.
• Shhh, please respect the quiet enjoyment of neighbors from 11p - 8a
• Living around the corner I can be there in less than a minute
• Call/ text me for almost instantaneous service!
• Please let me know if you plan to return next year
• Please email me any and all suggestions for improvement
• Please write a REVIEW from the link I will email you

A TYPICAL VACATION DAY FOR 2 FAMILIES @ MAYFLOWER BEACH
It's July 26, 2016 and you lazily wakeup to the aroma of coffee having set it and forget it the night before. The inside temperature is a comfortable 72 degrees in your central air conditioned bedroom. You have NO IDEA that it is 86 degrees outside and the humidity is 86% as well. You grab your favorite cup of java and step outside onto the deck and . . . wham! . . . you instantaneously feel the searing heat and quickly step back inside where it is refreshingly AC cooled.
It's only a matter of seconds before you realize that you can beat the heat by strolling 2 blocks to either Bayview or Mayflower Beach with their cool ocean breeze at the water's edge. Before long all 11 of you: your family of 5, your sister's 4 plus your mother and father, share a dozen or so donuts that you just picked up at the Donut Shack next to the Dennis Public Market. You also stopped by the DPM picking up 6 large subs to share on the beach as well as The Cape Cod Times for your dad to read. He's older now and prefers to stay in the AC reading his morning paper and listening to sports talk on the Bose Wave radio.
The rest of you are ready to head off to the beach with the adult and child beach chairs provided and located next to the outside shower. Oh-oh! Your 6 year old complains of being hot so that's an easy fix . . . into the outside shower to cool her off. Soon the other 4 kids jump in as well splashing one another, cooling off and forgetting about the stifling heat. The 2 husbands are just getting back from the owner's house just around the corner where they have been provided with FREE ice for your coolers for the week! Yes, free!
The short 6 minute walk is a struggle, watching out for the kids (no sidewalks), carrying the beach chairs, the cooler and all. The tide is half way to low tide so the hundreds of people are able to spread out giving the appearance of a handful of clusters here and there. You park yourselves in front of a 1 ft deep tidal pool for the 2 young ones to splash around in while the 4 other almost middle school-aged kids gather up hermit crabs and building sand castles for their new-found beach friends to hide in. It's time to sun block it, umbrella it and finally relax it pouring refreshments of all kinds into red and blue solo cups. There is a beach supervisor patrolling and reminding beach-goers that NO SMOKING and NO ALCOHOLIC beverages are allowed. He also reminds people to take out what they've brought in such as the sub wrappers and empties well hidden under the ice. Weren't those subs terrific and reasonably priced?
Having to move because the tide has turned and is chasing you out, the majority decide it's time to go home . . . 5 hours is enough
. . . except for the kids who NEVER want to leave. Killing ''2 seagulls with 1 stone'' you bribe the kids with pizza for supper and no one has to cook . . . priceless! Off the beach and . . . again, wham! The horrific reminder that the heat is STILL brutal but help is on the way. The ''yes dear'' hubbys have walked back and are picking everyone and everything up (don't forget the trash!) reminding the kids to return their friends, the hermit crabs, to the calm warm waters of Cape Cod Bay to live another day until the next batch of kids find them to play with.
Arriving back at the beach house, you find dad watching sports talk radio on TV with a beverage in hand. Taking turns in the outside shower, or should I say, fighting over who is going next, the moms shower first and order 2 MONSTER 24'' x 24''pizzas from RC Pizza located inside Peterson's Market (just like the DPM) and 5 minutes away on Rte 6A west. You guessed it, the husbands, like the pizzas, are ordered to chase them down!
The look on EVERYONES' faces, not just the kids when opening the pizza boxes . . . OMG! There is even a half pizza leftover to bring for tomorrow's lunch at the beach. The day comes to a close with the moms strolling with some of the kids to the beach for a beautiful sunset while the husbands with their in-laws hanging out watching TV upstairs while the younger kids head downstairs to the naturally cooled family room to watch their favorite TV shows. They are fast asleep in minutes being totally exhausted from a fun day at Mayflower Beach.
However, the day is not quite complete unless both families head to the Smuggler Ice Cream Shop like every other vacationer in Dennis. The place is packed but well worth the wait. The moms bring home 3 pints of ice cream for each of their babysitting husbands and one for their mother and father to share . . . delicious!
The night comes to a close with grandma and grandpa retiring early to the master suite; the family of 5 occupying the 2 other upstairs guest bedrooms, one for the parents and the other with the bunk bed and double bed for their 3 kids. The sister's family of 4 head down stairs to the 4th bedroom that has a queen bed and 2 twins, one for each of their almost to be teenagers. What an exhausting but fun day!
Little do the moms know that grandpa found the Sea Dog Fishing Team and Charters brochure and has scheduled a striper bass fishing charter the day after next. Don't you think they deserve it? To be continued . . .


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Calendar Last Updated: November 22, 2016

Additional availability info: Mid-June & mid-September weeks discounted to 300/ nt & 1800/ wk w/ any day check in. This is a Saturday to Saturday vacation rental.

Long-Term Rental (1 month or more):

Additional pricing info: Memorial Day & Labor Day weekends rate is $500/ night w/ 3 night minimum

OWNER SPECIAL:
June & Sept 2017 weeks discounted 50% to $2,100. NO crowds, NO school kids, NO traffic. Priceless!
Minimum Stay Requirements:
  • Off-season 2016/17
    2 nights
  • Summer 2017
    7 nights
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    2 nights
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Amenities

Amenities

Proximity to water and beach
  • walk to a salt water beach
Interior
  • Central A/C
  • Washer & Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Coffeemaker
  • Cable TV
  • Fireplace
  • Wireless or wired internet
  • No Smoking
Exterior
  • Deck/Porch/Patio
  • BBQ-Grill
  • Outdoor Shower
Other
  • Pets considered
Handicap Accessibility
  • The house is NOT handicapped accessible but does offer conveniences for physically challenged individuals: Safety and night lighting indoors and out, bathroom and outside shower grab bars, walk-in shower with comfy seat and carpeting in bedrooms.
Location

Location - Dennis, Mayflower Beach

Nearest beach: 2 blocks (.3 mile) to Mayflower/Bayview Beach

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Reviews

Guest Reviews

8 reviews
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Great weekend

Very much enjoyed our stay in this house for the weekend. We were a group of 2 families and two single people. The space was perfect. Enough room so that everyone had some privacy but good space for gatherings as well. Home is walking distance to beaches and to restaurants. Clean, recently remodeled, well maintained and thoughtfully designed and stocked. Owner very responsive to questions and offered good suggestions (the linen rental was worth every penny!). Thank you again for the use of your wonderful property! show more show less

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Date of Stay: September 2016
Date Submitted: October 2016
Owner Response:

THANK YOU for your thoughtful review. Having been a seasonal landlord for 20+ years in this area, I have realized that paying attention to detail is the key in securing repeat guests. Truth be told, Mayflower/Bayview Beach sells itself! It's the amenities that offer the most comforts of home that are the difference makers in a guest choosing a vacation rental. Nothing was left to chance! Nothing was overlooked and no expense was spared to make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. I am ecstatic your family and friends enjoyed themselves. It makes my planning, effort, and spending worthwhile.show moreshow less

Wilmington, OH
Member since Oct 2016
Great Weekend Away

Our stay was excellent, the house was in great condition, the downstairs remodel is beautiful, and the yard/deck combo is perfect for outdoor fun. The proximity to the beach is ideal -- even in the "off season" the location is wonderful. We couldn't have been happy and we hope to extend our stay next year to the full week.

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Date of Stay: September 2016
Date Submitted: October 2016
Owner Response:

Hey Guys:
Thank you for the clear and concise review. We appreciate your mentioning that our beach house is ideal even for the off season such as your stay late September . . . a perfect time of year on Cape Cod for special events such as your bachelor party. The following weekend we had guests for a destination wedding and now in early October we have a wanna-be Cape Codder staying with us trying to decide which Cape Cod town they want to retire to. Location, location, location is always first and foremost. However, the quality of our vacation rental makes guests feel real comfortable. Reading your review we think we met your expectations . . . and then some!show moreshow less

Framingham, MA
Member since Oct 2016
Perfect for our family

We loved our vacation! The newly renovated home was perfect for our family. There was plenty of space from the youngest to the oldest (that's me, Jean). The owners made sure that every little need was met. Kevin even listened to our extra trash pickup needs. The outside shower was awesome, especially for our sandy little ones. The adults loved it too.







.. THE PROXIMITY TO THE EVER POPULAR MAYFLOWER BEACH CAN'T BE BEAT. LOCATION TO OUR NEEDS IS WHAT WE NEED WITH OUR BIG FAMILY. CAN'T WAIT TO GO BACK TO OUR BEACH HOUSE AS THE GRANDKIDS SAY...THANKS FOR MAKING OUR VACATION SUCH A MEMORABLE ONE.
FONDLY,
RON AND JEAN GAGNE AND FAMILY
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Date of Stay: August 2016
Date Submitted: August 2016
Owner Response:

Ron, Jean & Family:
The size and varied ages of your family was surely a reality check to see if we could meet and satisfy the needs of such. Your review is testament that we succeeded, maybe surpassed your expectations! SPACE was our primary goal, hence the 860 sq ft lower level renovation. Your generous comments prove that more than ample living and sleeping space allowed your family to spread out both up and downstairs. As we are sure you can recall, your vacation week was brutally hot & humid but was rendered even more comfortable by the central air conditioning you enjoyed. We have taken your suggestion to heart and now have 2x per week trash pickup . . . I was meaning to talk to you about your family's appetite, just kidding! We are so glad that we could provide a vacation experience that all of you from young to older (not old) could fully enjoy and remember.
THANK YOU for your patronage and kind words,
Kevin & Kim
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Longmeadow, MA
Member since Aug 2016
Delightful week

Spent a delightful week with our family in the rental property. Very spacious inside. Very clean. There were 10 of us with plenty of room to spare. Comfortable beds. Great outdoor shower. Nice deck with gas grill. Lots of amenities! Walk to beach using chairs provided for by the owner. Plenty of parking spaces. Great vacation spot.

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Date of Stay: July 2016
Date Submitted: August 2016
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Roy, Carol, Beth, Rich, Jake, Zack, Brian, Holly, Sam, Quinn . . . & Kono too (What a friendly King Charles!):

Thank you for the POSITIVE review by highlighting the key ammenities & features of our beach house.

The weather was great, though quite hot & humid . . . but that's what the Central AC is for! THANK YOU for leaving the house as clean as you found it.

Looking forward to your return next summer,
Uncle Kevin & Kim

Holliston, MA
Member since Aug 2016
Summer of 2016

We were very happy staying on this property. The house was wonderful inside. Almost everything is new and upscale. The central air is the best. It is a very comfortable home and easy to cook and entertain. I would recommend this property to anyone. Thank you!

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Date of Stay: July 2016
Date Submitted: August 2016
Owner Response:

Interestingly you mentioned entertaining and cooking, 2 of our primary goals. Knowing that we were almost doubling the square footage of our beach house, we exhausted ideas and spared no cost in improving our already spacious living, dining and kitchen open-concept upper level. ENTERTAINING with the addition of a finished lower level we knew we were offering more casual recreational family space and a huge 4th bedroom allowing a large family or 2 to spread out comfortably. In regards to COOKING we knew that with increased occupancy comes the need to offer guests a more affordable dining option. While "eating out" is certainly a top priority while on vacation the restaurants, coffee shops and breakfast spots are jam-packed during our summer peak season. So, we added the convenience of NEW appliances, a large dining room table, a 2nd table for kids and a NEW large gas grill steps away on the upper deck. We created a needed option of affordability so large families could casually and comfortably dine together talking about the day's activities without the unwanted chatter of a noisy restaurant. We THANK YOU for realizing, appreciating and taking advantage of these 2 features hopefully saving you some money but also allowing you to stay together comfortably and enjoy maybe more than the comforts of home. See you next summer! Your summer of 2017 week has been reserved!show moreshow less

Westfield, MA
Member since Dec 2015
Book it

This home was just renovated and it's beautifully done. The owner did it right. Great location within walking distance to Bay View and Mayflower beach. Nice deck to hang out on with a great outdoor shower. A well maintained lawn. Central air throughout. Central vacuum which is a nice added feature. Beds are all comfortable and the kitchen is updated with stainless steel appliances. The house is very clean with a washer and dryer on the main floor. This a great place for two families to stay. Kevin, the owner, is very attentive to your needs and is close by in case you need him. Do yourself a favor, check this house out before you book anything else. You will be glad you did. show more show less

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Date of Stay: July 2016
Date Submitted: July 2016
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G & J:
THANK YOU for your candid REVIEW. We invested careful thought, many hours & much money into this renovation with the best interests of guest amenities & conveniences in mind. Our ultimate goal is to make sure our vacationers feel as if they have all the comforts of home to include: lots of room & rooms, comfortable beds, a beach 2 blocks away, beach chairs, outside shower with HOT water, WiFi and, most important, central AC throughout! Based on your comments, we believe we have met your high expectations, maybe even surpassed them! We have also taken note of your suggestions, some of which will be implemented next year. Almost forgot . . . we appreciate your effort in leaving the house "spotless."
Looking forward to your return In the future,
Kevin & Kim
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Norton, MA
Member since Nov 2015
Great house

The house was amazing. Everything in the house is brand new and super clean. One of the top beaches is a 5 minute walk, as are nice restaurants. There is room to sleep 12 comfortably. Perfect place for a family to spend time on the Cape.

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Date of Stay: June 2016
Date Submitted: July 2016
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Peter & Fishing Friends:
THANK YOU for your kind guest review. Talk about short & sweet . . . You emphasized the most important aspects of our house:
size, cleanliness, NEW comforts, restaurants & Mayflower Beach, perhaps the best family-oriented beach on the entire Cape. We also appreciate your fishing crew leaving the house as clean as you found it upon your arrival. "Each day fishing adds one day to your life."
For me, each guest enjoying our house adds one week to my life. Looking forward to your fishing crew returning anytime.
Kevin & Kim, Owners
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Portland, CT
Member since Jul 2016
Fantastic Memorial Day Weekend Stay

I spent the long weekend at this newly renovated gem with close friends and family this past Memorial Day Weekend, and we had a great time. One of the best attributes of this home is the number of people it can sleep (12). Many Cape rentals I have visited or stayed can only comfortably sleep 6-7, but here we comfortably slept 12. The reason is layout of the newly renovated basement which contains extra beds and two extra- long couches as well as another living room area.
The house is a split level, and the upstairs open concept kitchen, dining room and living room combo makes this home appear even more spacious. We had 10-12 people staying throughout the long weekend and there weren’t any feelings of overcrowding or that we were "in each other’s hair" so to speak.

The kitchen/dining room connects to a slider which opens up to a large deck with a table with umbrella and chairs. There is also a great grill which didn't take up too much space on the deck. During meals we were able to serve inside or outside and the open concept in the upstairs made the preparation easy.

The location of the house is within close proximity to Mayflower Beach, which in my opinion is the best beach on the Mid-Cape. The beach is extremely clean and very large. There are bathrooms, a snack shack, and there is ample parking if you decide to drive, but the walk is only 10 minutes maximum.

The home is also very close to Chapin's restaurant which is halfway between the house and the beach. Chapin's has great food and drinks and is good for a mid-day beach break or the nighttime bar scene.

The owners of the property are local and very easy to get in touch with. There were no issues that we needed to speak to them about, but we called them the day of the departure to give the key back, they were there in minutes. All questions we had prior to our check in were immediately answered.
Overall this was a great experience. I would recommend this rental to anyone interested in staying in the Dennis, Mayflower Beach or Chapin's Beach area. A clean, homey feel with the beach around the corner made this a fun stay for my family and friends, and we are looking forward to our next stay!
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Date of Stay: May 2016
Date Submitted: June 2016
Owner Response:

We appreciate this very generous and thoughtful review. Careful consideration was taken when planning this complete renovation in the Fall of 2015: New stainless steel appliances, new lighting, new fans, ALL new furniture, bedding, flat screen TVs, decor, outside shower, handrail, gas grill, washer & dryer and hide-a-hose central vac on both levels. Every effort was thought of to make the vacation experience one of cleanliness, comfort, convenience with a coastal atmosphere.
Your mention of distance to the beach and restaurant, etc.certainly offers future vacationer's a different perspective that we take for granted. Your review alludes to the fact that we are proud owners of our beach house that have tried to think of every little detail.
A beach rental's best advertisement is the comments of past vacationer's. Kudos to you and your group for providing such welcoming comments. Again, THANK YOU and looking forward to your next visit to our beach house. Kevin & Kim
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About Kevin Salvi

Member since:
6/1/2016
Reviews:
8 reviews
Calendar Last Updated:
11/22/2016
I have been coming to this area since 1960 when Mayflower Beach didn't have a name. The beaches were known as Bayview, named after a group of cottages on the beach and Chapin Memorial Beach with a parking lot & bath house. Both were wiped out by nor'easters and hurricanes with Hurricane Bob, August 19, 1991 delivering the final blow.
The naming of Mayflower Beach resulted from a failed attempt by a developer to build condos on the beach in the mid 1960s. The project failed thanks to the concentrated, diligent, never-ending battle put forth by the Town of Dennis and the residence of this neighborhood, many of whom still reside here today. Some say it was a stroke of LUCK that the project failed. Talking to my neighbors it became clear that the harder the neighborhood worked the luckier they got in shutting down the development of the Mayflower Condominiums. The name, Mayflower, remains today as a constant reminder of that hard-fought battle to preserve the beauty of Mayflower Beach which has become a destination beach for people across the USA. Please treat her with respect as a visitor and guest to this once- hidden gem.


What is special about this property?
It was July of 1991 (1 month before Hurricane Bob) that my family purchased 7 Wades Way as our vacation home. As our kids grew up and our family dynamic changed, my wife and I decided to jump into the rental business. The year was 2002 and we met terrific renters who, to this day, some remain our friends. In fact, one of our renters bought the 7 Wades Way house in 2013. In 2003 we purchased 33 Horsefoot Path, a small 2 BR/1BA ranch which was 1 of those ''on the beach'' Bayview cottages. We sold it for $1.00 and it was moved 11 miles to West Yarmouth on January 27, 2010. 1 month later on February 27, 2010 we broke ground on our future 2,600 sq ft residence-to-be. We moved to the Cape permanently from Framingham on September 3, 2013 where we reside today at 33 Horsefoot Path, Dennis, our kids and grand kids spending the entire summer with us. It was my older daughter who suggested we buy 37 Black Flats Rd at the corner of Angelo Rd., the former site of Rosa's Restaurant. Easily bored and of Type A personality, my daughter and I purchased this split-ranch on, ironically, September 3, 2015, 2 years to the day that we moved down here . So, the next generation of my family is now vested in the rental business.
We can assure you that you will vacation in a beach house that is super clean, no, mega-clean, meticulously maintained, yet fairly priced for its size and location. The rest is up to you . . . email me or call me about renting this magnificent beach house!

What is special about your town?
Mayflower/Bayview Beach is essentially only 1 beach with separate parking lots. Combined with Chapin Beach your family will be vacationing on perhaps the best stretch of child-safe swimming anywhere while playing safely in the tidal flat pools created as the tide slacks. In fact, all the north side beaches of Rte 6A offer the same coastline of sandy tidal-flats with ample parking for a fee, of course!
The quaint Dennis village, about a 1 mile drive, is the home of the oldest American theatre, the Dennis Playhouse. If you haven't attended a theater production here you are truly missing the ferry! The almost century-old theatre is quaint without a bad seat in the house. Be sure to look up at the painted ceiling mural . . . just incredible!
The village offers something for all ages: ice cream shop, gelatto shop, donut shop, antique shop, pizza shop, barber shop , package store, candy store, convenient store, gas station, fire station, wine gallery, cafes, real estate office, post office, library and a gazebo with summer concerts on the green and many more family-friendly places to visit.
One of our best kept secrets is Scargo Tower. A 2 minute drive from the village off Scargo Hill Dr., you will arrive at a small parking lot. I encourage you to climb the spiral hand-railed staircase to the top. There you will be rewarded with one of the most breath-taking views of a bay coastline anywhere in the USA. Be sure to take advantage of this photogenic panoramic view.