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Palmers on Lieutenant Island, Charming Post/Beam Home

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Last updated: 05/01/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Post and Beam home with a bay view from the gated south facing deck. Full kitchen with a gas range, microwave, coffee maker, blender, Frig, dishwasher, and all utensils. There are two private bay beaches that are less than 1/2 mile walk on sandy roads. The ocean beaches and fresh water ponds are about two miles East. There is easy access to the bike path which leads from S. Wellfleet up Cape to Brewster and Provincetown.Ptown is 20 miles North. Lt. Island is ringed by the Audubon Sanctuary and has great walking and back water boating. Located at the house are two bikes(one with a child's seat), a canoe, windsurfer, and surf board. The bedrooms on the main level have a queen and a double bed, while the loft has a king bed and double futon. The basement has a full laundry. Pets are allowed except on the town beaches and Audubon trails. Cable TV and internet access with direct and wireless connections.

Activities: The house is located in the center of Lt. Island. It has a distant bay view with quiet sandy roads leading to two private beaches 1/2 mile in either direction from the house. There are no street lights on the island, so it is wonderful for star gazing. The bike rail trail is located 1.5 miles away on Rt. 6, and there are two bikes at the house. There is a canoe, windsurfer, and sunfish at the house but one would need a car rack, or truck to take them to either of the beaches.
Lt. Island is an exclusive location due to the causeway that leads onto the island. When tides are greater than 9.5 feet, the road will go under water for varying times depending upon the size of the tide. At high tides, the marshes to the north, east and south are wonderful for boating, bird watching, and fishing. Fishing for striped bass,blue fish and boating are best at the private north beach, while sunbathing and swimming are best at the private south beach.

Amenities: There is a Stereo system, TV, CD player, and Cassette player. Please bring extra books and movies to complement the selection already present. There is cable to the house and it supplies direct and wireless internet access and TV reception.


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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 3: outdoor shower


  • The outdoor shower is the best!!


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Card decks, UNO, monopoly, Trump, Dominoes, Jenga, crossword puzzles, and children books ...moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct computer hook up and wireless connection available ...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Cable ...moreless

  • Toys
  • VCR


  • Away From It All
  • Family


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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Great private island beaches 4/10 of a mile from the house on quiet sandy roads...moreless

  • Lake:

    Wonderful freshwater ponds located in the National Seashore and Wellfleet, about 3 miles from my home. ...moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    My home is approximately two and one half miles from the ocean beach at Marconi...moreless

  • Rural:

    Great Star gazing due to the absence of street lights. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wireless internet connection...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Living Room:

    Open dining area, kitchen, living room with vaulted ceiling going up to the loft. ...moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking:

    Parking for two vehicles...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Street Parking is not allowed by the town...moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Gas oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Gas stove top and gas oven ...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Boat:

    Rowing Canoe with oars and paddles available ...moreless

  • Boat With Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio:

    South facing deck with gate for kids/dogs...moreless

  • Golf Clubs
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Canoe with paddles, and also oar locks for rowing...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Cape Cod sand - no grass...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Sand Box
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Skis
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 27 - Sep 5, 2015
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $100
  • Taxes Not included


Summer 2000/week, Spring + Fall 1400/week

Please send half when my home is reserved for you, and the balance is due one month before your rental. Please send a check to Foster Palmer, 27 Narragansett Street, East Falmouth, MA 02536

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Last updated: 05/01/2015
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110 Miles
Nearest Airport
Boston or Providence
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Bob's Sub and Cone
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Chequessett Neck
35 Miles
Nearest Train
Hyannis - summer only
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rt. 6
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Bob's Sub and Cone
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
Boat House Beach, Lt. Island

Car: Recommended

The house is located on Lt. Island in South Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Provincetown and Truro are just North from the house, while Flea Markets and Orleans are located to the South. Whale watching is best from Provincetown, while the biking is best from Wellfleet going South. The Island is located on the bay side and surrounded by the Audubon Sanctuary. There is wonderful boating around the island at high tide.

Other Activities: Canoeing and kayaking.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1985

About the owner: I was born and raised in the Adirondacks of upper New York state. After graduating from Cornell Veterinary College, I practiced in Wyo, NY, VT, SC, Tortola, and Ma. I also taught at Delhi College and Newberry SC in their preveterinary programs.

Why the Owner Chose South Wellfleet:
I was practicing in Vt from 1974 to 1993 and needed a place to relax away from phones, TV, and work. My home now has a phone, cable, TV, and internet so the days/weeks of playing cards and just walking the beaches are diminished but not gone.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Lt Island is considered exclusive now and is ringed by Audubon. The beaches on the island are private and one can walk pets there if they are leashed, even during the peak summer season. The piping plovers and diamond back terrapins nest on the island so animals must be leashed during the summer nesting season.

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Speaks: english



  • Causeway to Lt. Island

    Causeway to Lt. Island

  • Loft - king bed with double futon couch

    Loft - king bed with double futon couch

  • Lt. Island Bridge - great for jumping in Loagy Creek

    Lt. Island Bridge - great for jumping in Loagy Creek

  • View from the loft into the living room

    View from the loft into the living room

  • Enclosed south deck

    Enclosed south deck

  • Relaxing on the deck, waiting for the chef to cook dinner on the grill

    Relaxing on the deck, waiting for the chef to cook dinner on the grill

  • Stairs leading up to the loft

    Stairs leading up to the loft

  • Landing into the kitchen/living area and south deck

    Landing into the kitchen/living area and south deck

  • South Deck

    South Deck

  • Kitchen, dining, living area with deck

    Kitchen, dining, living area with deck

  • Old Family Organ

    Old Family Organ

  • West Bedroom - queen bed, main floor

    West Bedroom - queen bed, main floor

  • West side of the house, skylight into the loft

    West side of the house, skylight into the loft

  • Cathedral ceiling with boats and painting

    Cathedral ceiling with boats and painting

  • Old Adirondack Log with stuffed animals

    Old Adirondack Log with stuffed animals

  • West Bedroom - double bed

    West Bedroom - double bed

$2,000 per week (USD)
Minimum stay: 7 nights
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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
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