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Newly-Renovated Home on Salt Water Inlet with Gorgeous Sunsets

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Last updated: 07/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Wellfleet house description

This historic home is only steps away from the Cape Cod bike trail, which begins here and extends southward some 25 miles. The trail is popularly used for bikes, but also for walking, roller-balding, running, or simply strolling. Bike rentals are available locally, or bring your own. The National Seashore is located right beside the bike trail, and has fascinating hiking trails maintained by the National Park Service. All these trails lead to the Atlantic Ocean. The rental home itself is on a vast tidal inlet and salt marsh. Its sunny living room has a working fireplace. If you're a book-lover, you'll be happy with its extensive library. The dining room has a table that seats 10 people. There is an eat-in-kitchen, a laundry room and a shaded three season porch. Two of the bedrooms are on the ground floor with an adjacent bath with new plumbing fixtures. Upstairs are four more bedrooms, double and single, and a bathroom that has beautiful hand-set tiles for its shower. The home is surrounded by lawns and gardens. Behind the house, the backyard which includes a brick terrace, umbrella table and chairs, picnic table and gas and charcoal grills, opens out to the salt-marsh and spectacular sunsets over the water. The enclosed outdoor shower with hot water is also behind the house.

Keywords: Home, Sunsets, Bike Trail, Seashore, Water view

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                This bedroom is on the ground floor with an adjacent bath....moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                This bdroom is on the ground floor with a door to the porch....moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single


              • Bedroom 5: 1 twin/ single


              • Bedroom 3: 1 double

                Upstairs bedroom overlooking the salt marsh Window AC....moreless

              • Bedroom 6: 1 twin/ single

                This bedroom also has a window air-conditioner....moreless

              • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4)

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1


              • Bathroom 2


              • Both bathrooms have a tub/shower combination. The downstairs bathroom has brand new shower and plumbing fixtures. The upstairs bathroom has a new, ceramic hand-set tile shower. ...moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining:

                The dining room table has leaves that can be added or subtracted to accomodate the right number of people. ...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:


              • Stove
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Oven
              • Kitchen
              • Dishwasher
              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Seating for 10 people


              • Parking:

                There is ample safe 'off-street' parking for multiple vehicles directly in front of the house. A lighted path through the yard from the front door leads diectly to this paring area....moreless

              • Living Room seats 6:

                There are 'easy chairs' and a sofa drawn up in front of the wood-burning fireplace. ...moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                Three windows air conditioners upstairs plus four windows fans....moreless

              • Washing Machine
              • Wood Fireplace
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace
              • Iron & Board


              • Books:

                This is a book-lover's paradise. The collection of books spans several generations, and is spread out over the entire house. The books are organized by category....moreless

              • Games:

                There is a closet shelf evoted entirely to games and children's games....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable
              • DVD Player
              • CD Player


                  • Wireless Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    There are two brick patios, one just off the porch that has a table and chairs covered by an umbrella. The other patio is just off the kitchen. There is an octagonal picnic table on the grass....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    The lawns on all sides of the house are mowed regularly by a company hired for the purpose. There is also extensive landscaping for the propery as a whole, which consists of 12 acres....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    There are two types of outdoor grills, a charcoal (Weber) and a bottled gas grill. ...moreless


                      • Family

                      Location & View

                      • Water View
                      • Waterfront


                      • Library
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services
                      • Cycling
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Swimming
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Golf Privileges Optional
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Fishing
                      • Tennis
                      • Sailing
                      • Laundromat
                      • Groceries
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Marina
                      • Restaurants
                      • Live Theater
                      • Museums
                      • Cinemas
                      • Shelling
                      • Antiquing
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Surfing
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Boating
                      • Shopping
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Kayaking


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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2015
                      7 night min stay


                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                      • Taxes Not included

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                      Last updated: 07/11/2014
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                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      National Seashore

                      Car: Necessary


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1912

                      About the owner: This home was built in 1849 by Captain Scotto Foster, whose whaling ship made his fortune. Just before the First World War, my grandmother, Lillian Meeser, purchased the property to live and work in. She was a famous painter in her day, one of the founding members of the Provincetown Art Association, and an early practitioner of the style of work known as block-printing. She helped to introduce the American public at large to the qualities of light on landscape and architecture, for which the Cape has subsequently become famous. Many of her oils still decorate the walls of this home.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Accessibility. Because all the vacation attractions on Cape Cod can be accessed only by means of a single highway on the Outer Cape, it's important to be able to reach Route 6 without having to travel over-crowded secondary roads. Although this property isn't exactly on Route 6, being separated by a wooded island ad an abandoned road, it has immediate access.

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                      • House Front

                        House Front

                      • Front Yard Early Morning

                        Front Yard Early Morning

                      • Living Room

                        Living Room

                      • Bedroom #1

                        Bedroom #1

                      • Bedroom #3

                        Bedroom #3

                      • Bedroom #5b

                        Bedroom #5b

                      • Bedroom #6

                        Bedroom #6

                      • Back Yard at Sunset

                        Back Yard at Sunset

                      • Frontage Road--Route 6A

                        Frontage Road--Route 6A

                      • House in Profile

                        House in Profile

                      • House Rear

                        House Rear

                      • Kitchen


                      • Bedroom #2a

                        Bedroom #2a

                      • Bedroom #4

                        Bedroom #4

                      • Sunset view from house

                        Sunset view from house

                      • High Tide

                        High Tide

                      VRBO #224105

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                      This listing was first published here in 2009.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, July 08, 2014

                      $2,000 - $3,000 per week (USD)

                      6 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

                      View calendar: Updated 07/11/14
                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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