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Cape Cod Secluded Island Get Away

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Our 'Island Lair' is beautifully landscaped


Last updated: 03/26/2015

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  • Pets considered:No
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Property description

Nothing but the sound of the wind in the pines and the birds will greet you when you arrive at our quaint, well decorated and spacious three bedroom two bathroom house located on Lieutenant Island in South Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Our house is on a wooded lot just a few minutes from the beaches on the island and a short drive from the Cape Cod National Seashore and all the area has to offer. Our house is fully furnished, meticulously cleaned and includes all expected household items. There is even an outdoor enclosed shower with hot and cold water for when you all come home from the beach!!

Words about Wellfleet: Wellfleet is the home of the Cape Cod National Seashore headquarters building as well as a 1,000 acre Massachusetts Audubon Society Wildlife Sanctuary. Some of Cape Cod's finest ocean and bay side beaches are found in Wellfleet. The town is also well-known for its plentiful supply of shellfish, including the famous 'Wellfleet Oyster'. In Wellfleet you can find numerous beautiful clear spring-fed, ponds, fine art galleries, shops, restaurants and magnificent Wellfleet Harbor offering a constantly changing panorama of sail boats, motor yachts, sport fishing boats and trawlers. Wellfleet is an extremely diverse community with an extraordinary nautical history.

The Ocean Beaches: Towering cliffs carved into sand dunes overlook the fine sand beaches along the Atlantic side of Cape Cod. As the tide comes in, the strong waves provide hours of entertainment for swimmers and surfers. As the water recedes, it leaves behind colorful rocks and seashells for the beachcomber. This area was designated as the Cape Cod National Seashore in 1961 by President John F. Kennedy. Although the 40-mile uninterrupted stretch of beach is by far the main attraction, the Cape Cod National Seashore also includes hiking and biking trails, marshes, fresh and salt water ponds, forests, historic structures, and lighthouses. Most Cape Cod National Seashore ocean beaches are within 5 miles of Lieutenant Island.

The Bay Beaches: Great Island is a protected ecosystem and a bay side Wellfleet treasure. Great Island was the center of marine activity in Wellfleet during the 18th and 19th centuries. Today, walking trails wind between sand dunes and tidal salt marshes to the bay. Great Island is very visible from both beaches on Lieutenant Island and is accessible by boat from the island. It is about a 10 minute drive from the island and parking is available. No matter how you get there bring plenty of sun screen and wear sneakers! You can walk way out on the dunes to Jeremy Point to enjoy the sun and the solitude but pay attention to the tide!

Duck Harbor Beach is the only Wellfleet Bay Beach that is not located directly on Wellfleet Harbor. Calm, warm waters, a beautiful view, and gentle dunes make this a great beach for families with small children and everyone else too! Parking and bathroom facilities are available.


Property Type

  • House
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 4 child bed

    (Bunk Beds)...moreless

  • The house is equipped with a central air conditioning system. Bedroom 1 has ceiling fan and private bathroom. The slider in Bedroom 1 opens to a screened porch with a ceiling fan. The screened porch can be used for outside dining or just relaxing. Bedroom 2 has a ceiling fan. Both have a closet, nightstands, lamps, clock radio, chest of drawers and mirror. Bedroom 3 has two sets of bunk beds. This bedroom has a closet, nightstand, lamp and chest of drawers and mirror. The Great Room includes the kitchen, dining area and family room. Furniture includes a large couch and plenty of chairs and tables. A 55' HDTV flat screen and surround sound system has been provided in this large room. There is aslo a ceiling fan in the Great Room. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 3: outdoor shower


  • Bathroom 1 is full, private bathroom with a shower only for Bedroom 1. Bathroom 2 is full bathroom just off the Great Room and is just outside of Bedrooms 2 & 3. There is also a private enclosed outside shower (Bathroom 3) just off the deck with hot and cold water for when you all come back from the beach!...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Most of Lieutenant Island is undeveloped marshland owned by the Massachusetts Audubon Society and Wellfleet Conservation Trust. This has kept the Island a very private, quiet and tranquil place. There are two almost private beaches on the Island. The east beach is a five minute walk from the house and fronts Loagy Bay. It is a great launching point for kayaking or just watching the birds and fish. The west beach is a ten minute walk from the house that fronts Cape Cod Bay and offers panoramic views of the bay and shore line from Plymouth to Provincetown. You can drive to either beach and parking is available. Lieutenant Island is a kayaker’s paradise. Large tidal salt marshes around and on the island offer many estuaries for exploring. Hiking trails wind through the marshes to remote beaches where diamondback sea turtles come ashore to lay eggs and horseshoe crabs wait for the evening of the first full moon in the spring to mate and start their next generation....moreless


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

    Sourround sound system in the Living Room. ...moreless

  • Television:

    55' Flat Screen HDTV with surround sound system in the Living Room. Bedrooms 1 and 2 have standard TV's. All are on Comcast cable....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All


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

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Most our dining in summer is done on the screened in porch off the deck and master bedroom. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room:

    55' Flat Screen HDTV with surround sound. ...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Very fully equipped kitchen. We love to do a lot of cooking! ...moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio:

    Raised deck through a slider from the Kitchen to a patio at the rear of the house. ...moreless

  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Super flower gardens and flowering bushes all around the house. Small spice garden too! ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    gas grille with grille utensils...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck


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101 Miles
Nearest Airport
Boston - Logan Airport
19 Miles
Nearest Ferry
95 Miles
Nearest Train
Boston - South Station
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 6 (Mid-Cape Highway)
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Loagy Bay - Lt. Island

Car: Recommended

Wellfleet is located about seventy five miles out into the Atlantic ocean on the outer end of Cape Cod and offers an abundance of quaint rural sea side character and charm. To the east is the Atlantic ocean to west, Cape Cod Bay. More than 60% of Wellfleet is in the Cape Cod National Seashore and it is the only town on Cape Cod where you can explore an Audubon Sanctuary, golf, fish, shop in an outdoor flea market, swim in the ocean, or Cape Cod Bay, or a beautiful pond, dine on fresh seafood, see a movie, square dance, go to a show at the Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theatre and never leave town!!

Other Activities: Mass Audubon Sanctuary, Cape Cod National Seashore, kayaking & much more!

Golf: Nearby golf courses are the Chequessett Yacht and Country Club, Ocean Edge Resort and Golf Club, Highland Links Golf Course, Wequassett Resort and Golf Club, Eastward Ho Golf Club, Cape Cod National Golf Club and the Dennis Highlands Golf Club.


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  • Our 'Island Lair' is beautifully landscaped

    Our 'Island Lair' is beautifully landscaped

  • Master Bedroom (Bedroom 1)

    Master Bedroom (Bedroom 1)

  • Bunk Bed Room (Bedroom 3)

    Bunk Bed Room (Bedroom 3)

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Surf Casting off the Beach

    Surf Casting off the Beach

  • Tidal Salt Marsh River-Great for Tubing & Rafting

    Tidal Salt Marsh River-Great for Tubing & Rafting

  • Living Room   Dining Room   Kitchen

    Living Room Dining Room Kitchen

  • Front Bedroom (Bedroom 2)

    Front Bedroom (Bedroom 2)

  • Newly renovated Kitchen

    Newly renovated Kitchen

  • The Screen Porch

    The Screen Porch

  • Searching for Shells at the Harbor Beach

    Searching for Shells at the Harbor Beach

  • Sunset over the Harbor

    Sunset over the Harbor

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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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  • Response rate 70%
  • Calendar last updated 03/26/2015
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