A Cape Cod Artist Retreat and Rejuvenation Center For Women

A Cape Cod Artist Retreat
and Rejuvenation Center for Women

Welcome to Oestara House!

Oestara House, located in Brewster, Massachusetts, takes its name from the English deity whose feast was celebrated at the time of the spring equinox. Oestara celebrates vitality, rebirth, and creative energy. As an artists’ retreat, Oestara House offers time, space, and fellowship to experienced and emerging artists in contemporary music, visual, and literary arts. As a restorative retreat, Oestara provides a tranquil and private setting with easy access to the cleanest ponds in all of Massachusetts as well as bay beaches and bike trails. The property also backs up to hundreds of acres of conversation trails and lands know as The Punkhorn.

The main house is a three bedroom log home and owner, Lorah Yaccarino, is your host. There is a baby grand piano and ample room for work in several of the common areas, as well as a large wrap-around porch. Several amplifiers are available as well as a small PA system. The second floor of the main house has two guest bedrooms and a loft area, lending library, and shared full bath. Bedroom 1 has a queen bed and bedroom 2 is dorm style with three single beds. The cottage is a separate 1 bedroom unit with a limited kitchen (no stove), toaster, coffee/tea maker, refrigerator, etc. The bedroom has a queen bed. The cottage also has a full bath with tub.

"Song for Lefty" written by Lorah Yaccarino.
Performed by Kathleen Bayley (Vocals) and Lorah Yaccarino with Hemingway's Cat