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South Yarmouth

Captain Farris House

308 Old Main St Bass River Village, South Yarmouth, Yarmouth, MA 02664-4530
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This beautifully restored bed and breakfast is ideally located on mid Cape Cod in the historic Bass River Village of South Yarmouth. Each room/suite is individually decorated and comfortable, all with private baths. Most of our rooms have double Jacuzzis,fireplaces and walk out decks. Each morning enjoy our seasonal full breakfast served at your own table for two. Afternoon teas and cookies and evening cordials also included. We are located close to beaches, Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard ferry, fine and casual dining, shopping and all that Cape Cod has to offer. Open year round.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free internet
Free breakfast
Breakfast available
Taxi service
Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Public wifi
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Sun umbrellas
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Air conditioning
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Flatscreen TV
Whirlpool bathtub
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
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Complimentary toiletries
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Jeff and Carol are very friendly and accommodating. The rooms are very clean and spacious. Breakfast is delicious! Location is great , very close to Yarmouth and west Dennis beaches (walking distance). Would definitely stay again!
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Response from CJWatson47, Owner at Captain Farris House
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for taking time to provide your review and recommendation! We hope you had a wonderful Holiday and wish you all the best in the New Year!!
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Property's Favorite Review
We stayed at the Captain Farris House B&B for three nights - it was the perfect base from which to explore Cape Cod. The owners, Carol and Jeff, are very personable, welcoming and helpful. On one occasion when we asked Carol for a recommendation for a local restaurant serving lobster, she came up with an excellent suggestion and then called them without us asking, to see if they had fresh lobster that day and to reserve two for us - I was impressed! The B&B is well-located; Yarmouth is in central Cape Cod and we found that to be ideal for exploring in any direction. There are many restaurants close by, we walked to dinner both evenings. Beaches, boardwalks and even things to do on a rainy day are only a short drive away. The CC Rail Trail is also convenient to Yarmouth though we didn't get to enjoy it as our weather was not conducive to riding. Our room (#1 - Reuben's room), on the main floor next to the breakfast room, was beautifully furnished and quiet. The tone is old style cozy elegance. We had a queen sized canopy bed with a good mattress and high-end bed linens, an ensuite bathroom with a large, walk-in shower, lots of hot water, fluffy white towels and two bathrobes. We had our own thermostat for room temperature control, two opening windows and a private covered deck with chairs. Plenty of storage, TV/VCR (many movies provided in the common area). The common areas included a lovely parlour with complementary port, sherry and amaretto laid out; and a sitting room where tea/coffee and snacks (bagged chips & popcorn) were available any time AND where freshly baked cookies made a daily appearance, such a good smell! A microwave was provided and we were told the kitchen fridge was available for storing small food items. Good wifi provided. Lots of parking. Lovely grounds. Breakfasts were something to look forward to! Alternating sweet and savoury days - we had French toast/glazed apple casserole with maple syrup preceded by a yogurt/fruit parfait & orange juice and coffee on Day 1; Day 2 was a peach/blueberry muffin just out of the oven, then a ham & cheese frittata with honey ham and fresh fruit, juice & coffee; Day 3 was maple vanilla baked pears with yogurt, Belgian waffles with peach/blueberry compote, sausage and maple syrup and juice & coffee. My goodness! Well above the ordinary! Attentive, friendly table service. I highly recommend this B&B!
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Response from CJWatson47, Owner at Captain Farris House
Responded Oct 27, 2019
Dear Pamela, Thanks so much for taking the time to provide your thoughts and feedback! So glad to know that you enjoyed your stay, the accommodations and the home baked breakfasts and goodies! We hope you returned home safely and hope that you have a chance to return soon!
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We just returned from spending two nights at the Captain Farris Inn and we have only wonderful things to say about our stay. Carol and Jeff, our hosts are passionate about what they do, and they do it extremely well. They’re so warm and friendly and want to ensure that all of your needs are taken care of. The Inn is handsome and historic. It’s location is convenient to very good restaurants, (recommended by Carol and Jeff), the shore and some incredibly scenic drives and shopping. Our room was spacious, clean and had the softest sheets. The fireplace was a nice touch. Breakfast duties were shared by both Carol and Jeff and everything they served was beautifully presented and delicious. Small personal touches were everywhere, from afternoon freshly baked cookies to after dinner cordials in the parlor. We’re confident that you will love the Captain Farris House as much as we did.
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Response from CJWatson47, Owner at Captain Farris House
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi Shelley, We so enjoyed your time with us and appreciate your kind words and recommendation! The Holidays came and went so quickly! Wishing you all the best in 2020! We hope to see you soon!
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Nice quaint beautiful bed and breakfast. The owners were very accommodating. I am a non meat eater, they made a special breakfast for me every morning. My room was just like they described on the website. The location was great. One recommendation if you decide to take the ferry over to Martha’s Vineyard pay the extra and take the one closest to BB, if not you spend around the same amount if you have to pay for parking. We went to a spectacular beach and stopped at the recommended deli- fabulous. The restaurants in the area were just ok. Every evening we came back to homemade bake-goods that were simply delightful. I highly recommend this BB.
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Response from CJWatson47, Owner at Captain Farris House
Responded Oct 27, 2019
Dear Renee, Thank you for taking time to provide your feedback. We are glad to know that you enjoyed the accommodations and the breakfasts. We appreciate your recommendation and hope to see you again.
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Carol and Jeff could not have been more welcoming- what a pleasure to be greeted by name. Our room Bray’s Retreat was lovely- a wonderful bed and huge jetted tub-excellent toiletries- especially the shampoo ! Breakfast was alternating- savoury and sweet x we were lucky to have one of each- blueberry pancakes with carmelized bananas- yummy ! Next day perfect eggs over hash browns and bacon- all presented beautifully. The location is very central for exploring the Cape A great experience with wonderful innkeepers
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Response from CJWatson47, Owner at Captain Farris House
Responded Oct 27, 2019
Thank you so much for taking time to provide your review. We appreciate your kind words and happy to hear that you enjoyed the accommodations, the breakfasts and our hospitality. We strive to make our guests feel welcome and its encouraging to hear that we accomplished that with you Hope to see you again!
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$189 - $281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Captain Farris House
Which popular attractions are close to Captain Farris House?
Nearby attractions include Bass River Mercantile (0.10 miles) and Ann Sullivan Gallery (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Captain Farris House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Captain Farris House?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a separate dining room.
What food & drink options are available at Captain Farris House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Captain Farris House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Captain Farris House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Riverway Lobster House, Thuan LOI Restaurant, and Jerk Cafe.
Is Captain Farris House located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.1 miles away from the center of South Yarmouth.
Are there any historical sites close to Captain Farris House?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Edward Gorey House (4.0 miles), Judah Baker WIndmill (1.0 miles), and Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum (3.9 miles).