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Wellfleet, Enjoy a Tranquil Vacation in Cape Cod!

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Last updated: 10/07/2014

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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

South Wellfleet cottage description

Privacy and Peace prevail in this quaint , turn of the century Cape Cod cottage that is 13 miles from P-Town and a 5-minute drive to Wellfleet's famous glacial ponds and ocean beaches. AC is not necessary as we're located atop a hill that allows pleasant cross-breezes. Amenities are: indoor-outdoor showers; Cable TV and WIFI; deck with a view of Wellfleet Harbor;a gas grill, a large yard with a hammock and a tire swing for the kids'; Washer/Dryer; fully equipped galley kitchen. Walk through the yard to a harbor beach that's across from the newly renovated Wellfleet pier. A 20-minute walk along the beach over Uncle Tim's bridge takes you to Wellfleet Ctr. Biking and walking trails abound. Wellfleet Historical society organizes a walk through the village with information on the history of Wellfleet. If you choose to walk without a guide the Chamber of Commerce offers walking maps covering the many beach, island and wooded walks. The Audubon society also has a beautiful walking trail.

Bicycle trails: Provincetown has an incredible bike trail for the more hearty that winds its way through sand dunes that are unique to this area. There is also a bike trail that begins in Wellfleet.

Ferries: There is a ferry leaving from Provincetown in the early am that goes into Boston. It goes without saying that Boston's historical sites are absolutely outstanding and a must-see. There is a ferry returning to P-town in the early evening. Ferry service is also available to Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket Island within a 45 minute drive from Wellfleet.) Please note that we are a housekeeping cottage. I supply towels but not sheets for two full size beds-a full size futon-a single bed.


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Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Wheelchair Accessible

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


              • Outdoor: outdoor shower


              • Outdoor shower is hot/cold water and fenced in adequately enough to protect your privacy....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • If you are anticipating a long-term rental I need to know early on as most of the summer is rented by the end of February...moreless


                  • Books
                  • Books For Kids
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Comcast Cable...moreless

                  • Television
                  • Toys:

                    I have a kids room w/books, puppets, etc....moreless

                  • VCR
                  • Video Library


                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Historic


                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Nude Beach
                  • Playground
                  • Pond
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Babysitter
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching

                  Location Type

                  • Beach:

                    You can walk from the cottage down to the harbor beach where you can swim and kayak...moreless

                  • Beach View:

                    A walk through our yard and around the bend will take you onto a Harbor Beach across from the Pier. You can see the Sunset over the harbor from our deck...moreless

                  • Downtown:

                    You can take a 20 minute walk along our beach into Wellfleet Center...moreless

                  • Near The Ocean:

                    Headed toward P-Town there are innumerable ocean beaches on your right within a 5 minute ride off of Route 6. The same goes for Bay Beaches off to your left....moreless

                  • Water View:

                    Watch the sun set over Wellfleet Harbor...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Arrival Day

                      • Saturday


                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining:

                        Ask for highchair if needed as we keep it sotred...moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 6 people


                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Living Room:

                        Pull out sofa. Love Seat - TV - Books and DVDs...moreless

                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking:

                        Room for 2/3 cars...moreless

                      • Parking Off Street:

                        small parking lot in front of cottage...moreless

                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet


                      • Blender
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        pots, pans and baking pans...moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Any and all dishes/utensils you may need!...moreless

                      • Freezer:

                        in top of Fridge...moreless

                      • Kitchen:

                        Fully equipped to meed any cooking need(s)...moreless

                      • Lobster Pot
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Pantry Items:

                        There are spices available - paper towel, dish washing soap and garbage bags supplied...moreless

                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove:

                        Typical cottage stove propane run...moreless

                      • Stove
                      • Toaster


                      • Beach Chairs
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Deck overlooks large yard with Wellfleet Harbor just beyond...moreless

                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        There is a canoe for your use provided you sign a statement agreeing to use it at your own risk and releasing us of any responsibility...moreless

                      • Lanai / Gazebo:

                        There is a gazebo over the deck...moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        The backyard has a lawn, hammock and tire swing. There is a garden in front of cottage, window boxes and hanging plants...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Gas Grill...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Screen Porch / Veranda
                      • Walkway To Water
                      • Wood Deck


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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Base Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $225 $225
                      Sat, Sun
                      $1,500 $5,500
                      High Season
                      Jun 29 - Sep 7
                      7 night min stay
                      Fri, Sat

                      Discounts: 8 nights or more: $215 Nightly - Weekend Nights excluded

                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Additional Fees and Taxes:

                      $50/per dog per week

                      $100 cleaning fee unless renter agrees to clean based on HomeAway cleaning checklist.

                      Minimum Night stay is 2 nights and is only offered in Late May/Early June, after Labor Day and into October.

                      Memorial Day Rate is $225/night for 3 nights


                      If you choose to pay the full amount upfront I will discount $100 from the weekly rate. This only applies to weekly (and more) rentals.

                      1/2 of the weekly fee is required as a deposit to hold that week

                      The full amount is required for a 2 or 3 night stay in advance

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                      100 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Boston Logan
                      0.2 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Marconi Grill
                      35 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Woods Hole
                      12 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Highland Golf
                      45 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Boston and Maine (dinner train in Hyannis)
                      0.2 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Wicked Oyster - Bookstore
                      0.2 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Mayo (public) Bay side Cahoon Hollow (ocean)

                      Car: Necessary

                      Our cottage is located in the Cape Cod that Patti Page sang about. The only interruption are the singing birds. We are a single cottage not located in a colony. We are 5 minutes away from Wellfleet Village and all the ocean and pond beaches that Wellfleet has to offer. Wellfleet has become the art center of Cape Cod featuring more galleries than any other town on the outer Cape.

                      Other Activities: whale watching, canoeing, square dancing, sand dune tours, drive-in theater, monster flea market, historic walking tours


                      Manager info

                      Year Purchased: 1964

                      About: We inherited this property from Carl's parents who built it as their retirement home in 1964. Now our son lives with us and helps to maintain the property. We had previously owned Gutsy Benders Restaurant in Wellfleet and are now retired. We have four sons who pitch in to help when necessary. Carl is a professional Keyboard player and frequently plays in and around Wellfleet.

                      Why South Wellfleet:
                      Heatherhill was named by Carl's parents because when it was built the only sign of life on this hill was a field of Heather. Carl's dad believed the location offered protection from water damage should there be a hurricane or astronomical tide. The hill also offered a lovely view of Wellfleet Harbor and our gorgeous sunsets.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      There can't be enough said about the peacefullness afforded by living here. Hummingbirds, woodpecker, etc. call this home. Should we have the desire we can walk from our home into the ctr. of Wellfleet. Every evening there is a breathtaking view of the sun setting.

                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                      Guestbook comments from the property manager

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                      • Cottage Front newly shingled

                        Cottage Front newly shingled

                      • cottage front w/flowers

                        cottage front w/flowers

                      • galley kitchen-fully equipped

                        galley kitchen-fully equipped

                      • Another angle of Living Room

                        Another angle of Living Room

                      • Bathroom


                      • Bedroom #2

                        Bedroom #2

                      • walk onto deck from porch

                        walk onto deck from porch

                      • Sunset over Wellfleet Harbor as seen off of deck

                        Sunset over Wellfleet Harbor as seen off of deck

                      • Wellfleet Harbor beyond trees

                        Wellfleet Harbor beyond trees

                      • One of Many Ponds in Wellfleet

                        One of Many Ponds in Wellfleet

                      • Newcomb Hollow ocean beach-5 minute ride

                        Newcomb Hollow ocean beach-5 minute ride

                      • Spring & Summer Garden

                        Spring & Summer Garden

                      • Fish pond in front yard

                        Fish pond in front yard

                      • Living Room

                        Living Room

                      • Living room decoration

                        Living room decoration

                      • kids room

                        kids room

                      • glassed in porch

                        glassed in porch

                      • Deck table under gazebo

                        Deck table under gazebo

                      • hammock in yard

                        hammock in yard

                      • backyard w/bench

                        backyard w/bench

                      • Uncle Tim's walking bridge-20 min walk from cottage

                        Uncle Tim's walking bridge-20 min walk from cottage

                      • Wellfleet Harbor from our beach

                        Wellfleet Harbor from our beach

                      $215 - $430 per night (USD)

                      3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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                      Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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                      Member since: 2006
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 10/07/2014
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                      +1 508 454-7346

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