Gracious Oasis

Cape Cod Life  /  April/May 2022 /

Writer: Rachel Walman

WeNeedaVacation presents an elegant bay side retreat, with all the amenities and views one could imagine for the perfect Cape Cod getaway. Photography provided by WeNeedaVacation and ADPG, LLC. A key part of any Cape Cod vacation is the separation of oneself from the busyness and stressors of every day life–a retreat to a simpler view. But as Cape Cod has become rather developed over the decades, much of it still remains a beacon of the preservation of the natural world, small community relationships, and sunsets over the water with loved ones. This home, above all, embodies the quintessential benefits of a “Cape vacation.”  In the town of Orleans, which is situated at the lower “elbow” of the Cape, sits a luxurious estate that boasts an unsurpassed picturesque setting with breathtaking views. This vacation home has been meticulously designed with water views from every room but one. Listed with an occupancy capacity of 16 guests for week-long reservations through WeNeedaVacation, a longstanding vacation rental company that boasts nearly 4,000 listings across the Cape and Islands, this property is described as perfect for “Family vacations, celebrations, reunions & executive corporate retreats.” No worries about feeling cramped or packed in, for the 6,000 square foot home features panoramic views from the living room, great room, dining room (that seats 16), four large bedroom suites, two large bonus rooms, a game room, screened in porch, rooftop deck, gourmet kitchen, outdoor dining by the pool, an elevator and much more. “Orleans is the best of both worlds, because at times you can feel totally isolated from the hustle and bustle of the outside world,” Joan Talmadge shares, founder and owner of WeNeedaVacation. Joan herself also lives in Orleans, and knows the area like the back of her hand. “It’s the central hub of the lower and…

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