Beautiful 4BR Wellfleet Waterview, Huge Private Beach

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Our beautiful Wellfleet summer house


Last updated: 11/14/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Gracious modern home with gorgeous water views & huge private beach on 1+acre in Indian Neck Height's exclusive King Phillip area. New central AC & Wi-Fi. Open floor plan Living, Dining, Fireplace and Kitchen areas all fronted with sliding glass doors onto large Deck w/grill. Two BR up, two on lower level with walk-out sliding glass doors (house is built on hill facing the bay). Very welcoming; very private. House has all conveniences (dishwasher, microwave, cable TV/DVD/VCR, laundry) with games, books and toys for evenings and rainy days. Beach chairs, boogie boards, sand toys in house (your own linens required). Walk to bay in moments; drive to the four dramatic Wellfleet ocean beaches in about 8 minutes; located close to the Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary so there are many lovely birds. Oyster farmers maintain their beds on our beach at low tide; an inexpensive permit lets you gather the escapees - Wellfleet Oysters are valued world-wide for their delicate smoky flavor. Lovely sunsets, sparkling water views of the bay at any hour from the huge front deck.

The Beach: Our lovely and extensive private beach welcomes people of all ages. The bay water is very warm and calm, so high tide is the perfect time for a swim. Children will enjoy playing in the sand and in the shallow salt-water 'river' called 'Sewel's Gutter' which fills and drains with the tides; an odd name, as this inlet is pristine with herons and other larger birds, as well as hundreds of smaller ones. Strong adult swimmers will find themselves hard-pressed to swim even half-way across the large Wellfleet Bay, while pleasure swimmers can enjoy the deeper water closer to shore. Low tide reveals enormous tracts of bay-bottom and the abundant shellfish who live there: oysters, clams, scallops, whelks, snails of all sizes, and of course tiny hermit crabs. Low or in-between tides also offer a lovely opportunity for a seriously long hike: either walk to the Town of Wellfleet right along the bay, or in the other direction, walk the length of Indian Neck Heights and return to the house via King Phillip Rd. More casual beach-combing is available at any time.

The House: Our Wellfleet house is set up to welcome families during rain or shine. Our fireplace can warm you on rainy days while books, drawing supplies, games, and toys offer amusement. We have a small library of tapes and dvd discs as well, and the Wellfleet Library has more (the library also has wifi, and a very large and well - appointed children's room). Even the sunset is lovely on a stormy night! Sunny days of course beckon to the beach, ponds, or ocean; be sure to bring along beach chairs, towels, boogie boards, and a tote with your favorite book and a snack. Cooks will love our modern kitchen with large and small gourmet pots, pans, utensils, and cuisinart; we have many recipe books as well. More serious cooks will want to purchase a non-resident seasonal shellfish license, so they can collect the clams and oysters that litter the beach at low tide. Wellfleet oysters are shipped world-wide, valued for their delicate smoky flavor. Some enjoy them raw (we have special 'opening knives'); others steamed. Several Fishing tours are available from the Town Pier; fresh-caught bluefish is excellent.

The Town of Wellfleet: The Town of Wellfleet offers many different types of events, places to see, and things to do. The Town Pier has fishing, an ice cream shop, and a large playground with a fenced-in skateboard ramp nearby, and basketball courts. You can take a fishing boat out to catch some seriously large fish, or watch whales. Wellfleet is knows for the many art galleries, and there are interesting shops in the town featuring local high-quality pottery and other creations. The Wellfleet Market is a great place for groceries, although if you really want to stock up the large supermarkets in Orleans 10 miles away are worth the drive. There is an historical museum, and a large library with a nice chidren's room and story readings; the library also features well-known authors as guest speakers. And of course, Wellfleet has lots of ponds and ocean beaches, as well as the interesting Marconi Station in Eastham, where the first transatlantic telegraph message was sent. Wellfleet's Chequesset Yacht and Golf Club offers golf; tennis courts nearby.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 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
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    private balcony...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    private patio...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

    private patio...moreless

  • Each bedroom and bath have extra electric baseboard heating, for those chilly rainy days! Be sure to turn off the heat in the daytime, please. All bedrooms have many large windows & 3 have sliding glass doors. All have lots of warm blankets, fluffy pillows, and generous closets. Children's bedrooms have toy storage nearby as well. New central Air Conditioning system installed July 2007....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Outside: outdoor shower

    outdoor warm private shower...moreless

  • Nice large bathrooms offer plenty of room to shower or soak, and change; large mirrors and counter space make storage of bathroom needs easy. Hair dryer included. Upstairs bath just redone 2012 with large tub and marble surround: nice!...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Laundry room on lower level has new hi-tech washer, dryer, iron and ironing board. House welcomes responsible families of all ages, young children to the elderly (individual baseboard heat in bedrooms lets the elderly keep nice and warm). Your well-behaved large dog(s) will be considered, with an additional security deposit and small additional fee. We want to make all our guests feel welcome! Please see our own website, for our cleaning and security deposit policy, and our 'pet policy' - we welcome well-behaved dogs and responsible pet owners! see ...moreless


  • Books
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family


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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View:

    Lovely view of the bay, at high or low tides. We see the mouth of Wellfleet Bay and Great Island....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


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


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air Conditioning with ductwork throughout house....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine:

    Front load Washer / Dryer work great...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    nice set of dishes, silverware, and all types of utensils included - great kitchen!...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    New 2013 French Door Refrigerator - Clean!...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio:

    huge front deck faces water...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Sand Box
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2016 - 1
Jun 11 - Jun 17, 2016
7 night min stay

Spring 2016-2
Jun 18 - Jun 24, 2016
7 night min stay

Spring 2016 - 3
Jun 25 - Jul 1, 2016
7 night min stay

July 2016
Jul 2 - Jul 22, 2016
7 night min stay

end July 2016
Jul 23 - Jul 29, 2016
7 night min stay

August 2016
Jul 30 - Aug 26, 2016
7 night min stay

Aug-Sept 2016
Aug 27 - Sep 2, 2016
7 night min stay

Sept. 2016 - 1
Sep 3 - Sep 9, 2016
7 night min stay

Sept 2016 - 2
Sep 10 - Sep 16, 2016
7 night min stay

Fall 2016
Sep 17 - Nov 4, 2016
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Taxes Not included


This is a NO Smoking house.

Well-behaved dogs $100 each plus security deposit of $500

These rates are all for ONE family groups including grandparents, etc. Two Family groups are charged an extra $700/wk.

1/2 lease amount and 1/2 security deposit to be paid by check to owner at time of reservation; balance due 5 weeks before occupancy. Security Deposit promptly and cheerfully refunded upon return of key to owner, as long as Cleaners say all is well.

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Last updated: 11/14/2015
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25 Miles
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Ferry
0.3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 6
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Indian Neck Heights

Car: Necessary

Beach combing for lovely shells or playing & swimming in the calm bay waters, our large private beach will draw your family everyday at both high and low tides -- be sure to visit the oyster farmers during low tides, tending their oyster beds. Tennis, ocean beaches including LeCount's Hollow and the surfer's WhiteCrest, several large swimming ponds, easy hikes at the Marconi Station and National Seashore, and movies at the Wellfleet Cinema and Drive-In all welcome you. The small Town of Wellfleet is well-known for its galleries, restaurants with live music, and shops, as well as the Wellfleet Oyster Festival in October; we also have a lovely library. Children will enjoy summer programs, while Provincetown's busier attractions including wonderful shops, galleries, and restaurants, are only 25 minutes away. You can deep-sea fish, go whale-watching, and drive along the huge sand dunes. Or, just relax on the deck while you enjoy the everchanging calm & beautiful water view.

Other Activities: Private Community Tennis Courts; Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary close by


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1970

About the owner: My parents had our summer house built, completed in 1973. It was designed by Charlie Zehnder and Wellfleet has designated its lovely structure to the Wellfleet Modern House Trust. I'm now the house manager, and live near Albany NY where I work as a professor at the College of Saint Rose. I'm an avid shellfish consumer when I'm in Wellfleet, so I can often be found on the flats at low tide. One interesting thing about the Wellfleet tides is how variable they are in their cycles. Sometimes the low tide reveals less of the bay bed, while at other times of the month the low tide seems to reveal literally half the entire bay bottom. During these very low tides I often walk far out into the bay, finding huge whelks and crabs and scallops and oysters far too large (and tough!) to eat. I highly recommend this walk.

Why the Owner Chose South Wellfleet:
Wellfleet is the Pearl of Cape Cod, a calm and visually lovely place to spend some time.

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  • Our beautiful Wellfleet summer house

    Our beautiful Wellfleet summer house

  • the main living area

    the main living area

  • The Queen bed Bedroom with Private Balcony

    The Queen bed Bedroom with Private Balcony

  • Our new, Larger Mahogany Deck

    Our new, Larger Mahogany Deck

  • Our bay beach, on a windy day

    Our bay beach, on a windy day

  • Our Beach's lovely salt-water inlet

    Our Beach's lovely salt-water inlet

  • Laundry Room - for your use

    Laundry Room - for your use

  • My favorite part of the beach.

    My favorite part of the beach.

  • view from our deck

    view from our deck

  • Welcome to our Summer House!

    Welcome to our Summer House!

  • one of the twin bedrooms with walk-out patio

    one of the twin bedrooms with walk-out patio

  • Sunset view from our deck

    Sunset view from our deck

  • Fresh-Dug Clams on the Half Shell - YUM!

    Fresh-Dug Clams on the Half Shell - YUM!

  • Another Sunset from our deck

    Another Sunset from our deck

  • LeCount's Hollow Wellfleet Ocean Beach - wonderful!

    LeCount's Hollow Wellfleet Ocean Beach - wonderful!

Minimum stay: 7 nights
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