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Wellfleet House + Cottage, Harbor Panorama, Pvt. Beach, Golf Next Door, Sleeps 8

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Bird's eye view of house, cottage to left rear, Wellfleet Harbor across road

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Last updated: 02/12/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Wellfleet house description

NEW LISTING

HOUSE + COTTAGE, SPECTACULAR WATER VIEW: PRIVATE BEACH, SLEEPS 8



Located in the breathtaking, exclusive, peaceful Chequessett Neck section of Wellfleet. This seven room house and detached cottage offer panoramic views of beautiful sunrises over nearly the entirety of Wellfleet Harbor and glorious sunsets over the adjacent public golf course/tennis/sailing club. Plenty of privacy on 1.2 acres.

Private beach is accessed by a short path, to the road (with only occasional traffic) and another short path across the road to our private beach stepa. Sun, swim and “shell” on your own private bay beach. Relax with a beverage and watch the sailboat races in Adironack chairs on a grassy plateau above the beach. Outdoor shower for post-beach rinsing. Beach chairs and beach floats/'toys' available. No town beach stickers are required to use the private beach.

A town beach about 0.4 mile down the road is perfect for launching kayaks, canoes, or sailboats.

The house and cottage combine to sleep eight people in roughly a combined 2,500 square feet.

House sleeps six in three bedrooms with two full baths. Large den provides overflow sleeping for two additional people plus optional office space. Livingroom’s wall of sliders overlooks bountiful gardens and nearly all of Wellfleet Harbor. Diningroom and livingroom open onto massive, wraparound deck for relaxing, sunbathing, entertaining, and enjoying cookouts (gas grill provided). Diningroom table seats up to 10. Meticulously equipped kitchen with full-size fridge, gas stove/oven/broiler, dishwasher, microwave, toaster oven. Clothes washer/dryer in master suite.

Detached cottage built over storage garage (to maximize the view) sleeps an additional two people. Ample deck overlooks most of Wellfleet Harbor. Kitchenette with 3/4 fridge, electric stove/oven/broiler, microwave, toaster oven, all necessary dishes and utensils. Basically, one large L-shaped room plus full bathroom. Suitable for extended family, guests, nanny, or private work space away from it all.

Air conditioning in all bedrooms of both house and cottage. Cable television and WiFi in both house and cottage.

Double swing set and double hammock overlooking the harbor.

Parking for several vehicles. Indoor space for bike storage. Five-minute drive or 12-minute bike ride to Wellfleet Center. Excellent shopping in this perfect New England village.

Convenient to Cape Cod National Seashore's legendary ocean beaches and walking trails as well as numerous renowned Wellfleet art galleries, dozens of nearby restaurants of all types, two stage companies, vibrant community/cultural center, performing arts center, historical society, drive-in theater and indoor theater complex, concerts, free Shakespeare, beaching, surfing, bike trail, two departmentalized and full-service markets, seafood specialty shops, boat rentals, public tennis and basketball, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, weekly square dancing on the Town Pier, and the largest flea market on Cape Cod. Recreation Department offers a full slate of swimming lessons and other activities for young people.

Urgent care medical center within five minutes' drive from house.

JULY AND AUGUST: WEEKLY RENTALS ONLY (SUNDAY-SUNDAY IN ORDER TO MINIMIZE TRAFFIC HASSLES FOR OUR GUESTS)

JUNE, SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER: WEEKLY OR PARTIAL-WEEK (THREE NIGHT MINIMUM) RENTALS ARE AVAILABLE.

Renters have the option of providing their own bed linens and towels or using the services of a linen rental company that we can recommend.

As long-time information specialists for the Wellfleet Chamber of Commerce, owners are thoroughly experienced in providing hospitality from visitors’ perspectives; and we believe in being inordinately candid in answering any questions you may have.

Owners are year-round Wellfleetions who live a phone call and about four miles away should you have any needs we can meet.

To avoid confusion among previous guests: Through last year, we offered only the cottage (and beach) for rental. We are now offering the entire property (house, cottage, grounds and beach) as a rental package.

A few comments from previous guests:

'...a gift to have stayed for a week'

'...the view, the gardens...the location is perfect'

'...We only left to go to the beach or the golf course.'

'It was idyllic.'

'I just wish we could do it all over again.'

'We had a wonderful time and look at the pictures all the time.'

'The view is spectacular, both over the bay and the
neighboring golf course.'

'We have several fantastic pictures of fairy tale-like sunsets
over the golf course and tranquil images of the bay'

'Convenient access to the water that comes with the property'

'The close proximity to the state parks, town, and ocean-side
beaches is ideal.'

'The whole place is lovely and offers everything we needed to
feel cozy and comfortable.'

'A short trail leads directly from the garden to the beach on
the harbor.'

'...a special week for us...we were delighted with the
property.'

'Provided me with the privacy I seek'

'Loved the location. Close enough to town to ride our bikes
or to go to the pier for a lobster roll.

'I could walk to the golf course to play a round, or rent
a boat, and we were able to walk to Great Island.'

'Having our own private beach just 100 yards down the path
was special.'

'Views from the deck were spectacular. Sitting on the deck
steaming our lobsters with a glass of wine was a beautiful
experience.'



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Property Type

  • House
  • 2540 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 4: 1 king

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  • Master suite offers king-size bed, private bath, gorgeous harbor view day and (with a moon) night; sleeps two One guest room downstairs with double bed; sleeps two One guest room downstairs with two twin beds; sleeps two Den downstairs for up to two overflow guests on pull-out couch One bedroom area in cottage; choice of king bed or two twins; sleeps two...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 4: shower

    Not a bathroom; outside shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 1 in master suite: Toilet, tub-shower combination Bathroom 2 downstairs in house: Toilet, shower Bathroom 3 in cottage: toilet, shower Outdoor shower (not a bathroom)...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Extensive assortment of brochures on resources, things to do, restaurant menus. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Stocked with a variety of reading materials....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    DVD player in livingroom...moreless

  • Games:

    Fully stocked, although you won't need them because it never rains on Cape Cod....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Private bay beach; swim during the four hours surrounding high tide; walk and 'shell' at other times...moreless

  • Golf Course Front:

    Adjoins third fairway of 9-hole public Chequessett Yacht & Country Club (with 9 alternate tees for 18 hole play). Public tennis also offered....moreless

  • Village:

    Quintessential small New England village; most like old Cape Cod among current Cape Cod towns. Good shopping and excellent, departmentalized grocery store in center....moreless

  • Water View:

    From decks of house and cottage, incredible view of almost entire Wellfleet Harbor and cove by Great Island. A premier Cape Cod vista....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Private bay beach on Wellfleet Harbor...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Pass-through from kitchen to diningroom. Glass slider from diningroom access deck of house....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Air conditioners in every bedroom (house and cottage)...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Dryer in house. Dryer in storage garage under cottage for use by cottage renters....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Working fireplace in livingroom of house...moreless

  • Garage:

    Three storage garages not included in rental...moreless

  • Heating:

    House heated by hot water fueled by oil....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room:

    Glass sliders access deck of house and offer a view of virtually all of Wellfleet Harbor....moreless

  • Parking:

    Driveway parking for several vehicles. No recreational vehicles please....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Driveway....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washer in house. Washer in storage garage under cottage for use by cottage renters....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    WiFi in house and cottage...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee makers in both house and cottage Drip coffee; we provide filters....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Exhaustive in both kitchens (house and cottage)...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Comprehensive in both kitchens (house and cottage)...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Dishwasher in kitchen of house...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Kitchens in house and cottage meticulously furnished by a 'kitchen-aholic' who has a love affair with kitchens....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Microwave in house Microwave in cottage...moreless

  • Oven:

    Electric oven and broiler in house Electric oven and broiler in cottage...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Selected condiments and spices in both house and cottage...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full fridge in house 3/4 fridge in cottage...moreless

  • Stove:

    Gas; four burners in house Electric; four burners in cottage...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Toaster ovens in both house and cottage...moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Room to store your bicycles indoors....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Huge wraparound deck on house overlooks most of Wellfleet Harbor. Ample deck on cottage overlooks most of Wellfleet Harbor....moreless

  • Golf:

    Public golf available 2 minutes' walk down the street. Clubhouse is about a strong five-iron from the property....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Beautiful garden complete with birds....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill on deck of house...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Public tennis available 2 minutes' walk down the street....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Variety of water 'toys' available....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer
May 31 - Jun 27, 2015
3 night min stay
$550
$3,600
Near Peak Summer
Jun 28 - Aug 1, 2015
7 night min stay

$5,100

Changeover Day: Sunday

Peak Summer
Aug 2 - Aug 29, 2015
7 night min stay

$5,300

Changeover Day: Sunday

Late Summer
Aug 30 - Sep 26, 2015
3 night min stay
$550
$3,600
Early Fall
Sep 27 - Oct 19, 2015
3 night min stay
$475
$3,200

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Discount of 10% of rental price avail. with payment in full (postmark) by Jan. 31

Cancellation Policy:

In case of cancellation at least 4 months in advance of scheduled occupancy, all monies received will be refunded.

In case of cancellation within 3 months in advance of scheduled occupancy, 80% of monies received will be refunded ONLY IF property can be re-rented at the same time and price.

Standard payment terms:

• 1/2 of total rental amount, along with $300 refundable deposit due upon signing of lease

• 1/2 of total rental amount due not later than one week before occupancy


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Location

17 Miles
Nearest Airport
Provincetown
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Book Store, Pearl, Mac's Seafood
17 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Provincetown-Boston
200 Metres
Nearest Golf
Public Chequessett Yacht & Country Club
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 6
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Bookstore, Pearl, Mac's Seafood

Car: Recommended

Both owners have been long-term Information Specialists for the Wellfleet Chamber of Commerce. Wellfleet offers:

• Ocean, bay and pond swimming/beaches; (kettle ponds carved by glaciers—arguably the number one pleasant surprise of visitors)

• Rentals of all kinds of non-motorized water conveyances (from paddle boards to kayaks; canoes and small sailboats);

• Dozens of art galleries (featuring a weekly gallery walk and receptions)

• Outstanding shopping for fine arts, crafts, art, beach supplies

• Scenic drives/biking along Atlantic Ocean, ponds, Wellfleet Harbor, Cape Cod Bay

• Historical Society (offers tours of historical downtown area, an annual strawberry festival, and an annual house tour)

• Audubon Sanctuary (many acres of guided and self-guided walking tours; kayak and canoe tours; birding)

• Great Island hiking trail five minutes from property

• White Cedar Swamp nature walk

• Drive-in theater with miniature golf

• Four first-run indoor theaters

• Flat, 24-mile bicycle trail and bike rentals

• Surfing lessons

• Many restaurants with huge variety of menus (including children's menus)

• Menu emphasis in some restaurants on fresh, high quality seafood cuisine (including, of course, our world-famous Wellfleet Oysters)

• French bistro and boulangerie (bakery) on par with our favorite Parisian eating places. Reservations required even in the winter (previously unheard of)

• Quaint village center with numerous shops, marketplace, art and crafts galleries

• Numerous venues for live music/live theater/other cultural pursuits including Preservation Hall (our community/cultural center which constantly hosts all kinds of programs, concerts and other presentations and features a farmer's market on Wednesday mornings). Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theatre (which offers a special production for young children Mondays through Thursdays) and the Harbor Stage Company present well-subscribed live theatre productions. Payomet Performing Arts Center in neighboring Truro offers a wide variety of event including concerts by the likes of Judy Collins, Darlene Love, Tom Rush, Martha and the Vandellas, Jimmy Tingle

• Free Shakespeare two nights weekly

• Free square dancing every Wednesday evening

• Shellfishing; fresh water fishing, salt water fishing

• Chequessett Yacht & Country Club (public welcomed for golf, golf lessons, tennis, tennis lessons, sailing lessons for children)

• Skateboard park

• Many children’s activities, programs, swimming programs under the direction of the Wellfleet Recreation Department

• Cape Cod's largest flea market on Wednesdays; Thursdays; Saturdays and Sundays

• Multiple opportunities for yoga—even on the beach

• National award-winning public library (featuring a distinguished speaker’s series and massive book sales once or twice a summer)

• Two excellent marketplaces with separate meat/ seafood, produce, bakery, and book departments

• Senior center with outstanding programs and services

• Annual Oysterfest (second weekend in October) celebrates the Wellfleet Oyster with constant music on the stage, renowned oyster shucking contest, dozens of food vendors, crafts vendors

• Easy access to Truro (with its vineyards that offer wine-tasting, its famous Highland Light and museum, its exhilarating, public Highland golf links), and Payomet Performing Arts Center

• Proximity to Provincetown (featuring an airport, whale watching, dune tours, a ferry to and from Boston, and scores of other activities)

 

Owner info

About the owner: We are a wife and husband, year-round Wellfleets, who have been long-term information specialists for the Wellfleet Chamber of Commerce. We're phasing out of the marketing research business, having operated our own company for 45 years. Our love of people has taken us to many places—notably to Paris so many times that we've authored and published a book called 'Paris Demystified' which is designed to help people be at ease with Paris so as to love it as we do.

Why the Owner Chose Wellfleet:
Why not? It combines one of the best views on Cape Cod (Wellfleet Harbor) with a private bay beach, peace and privacy (unless you hate bird calls punctuated by the occasional 'click' of a club striking a golf ball from the adjoining public golf course), sleeping accommodations for eight. A true Cape Cod experience without sacrificing any of the comforts of home.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Unique blend.....solitude and relaxation on the deck, beach and hammock.....recreation with salt water bay beach on one side and golf course and tennis on the other side....five minutes from the village center....ten minutes to ocean beaches...no more than 15 minutes to all the restaurants and incredible attractions Wellfleet offers.


Contact us

Speaks: french, spanish

 

Photos

  • Bird's eye view of house, cottage to left rear, Wellfleet Harbor across road

    Bird's eye view of house, cottage to left rear, Wellfleet Harbor across road

  • Sunrise viewed from house and cottage decks over Wellfleet Harbor at low tide

    Sunrise viewed from house and cottage decks over Wellfleet Harbor at low tide

  • Full-blown sunset over golf course as viewed from deck of house; not a rarity

    Full-blown sunset over golf course as viewed from deck of house; not a rarity

  • Livingroom viewed from wall of glass sliders

    Livingroom viewed from wall of glass sliders

  • Master bedroom with Wellfleet Harbor in background; pvt full bath behind camera

    Master bedroom with Wellfleet Harbor in background; pvt full bath behind camera

  • Second guest room downstairs in house

    Second guest room downstairs in house

  • Steps leading to private beach with Town Pier in background

    Steps leading to private beach with Town Pier in background

  • View of harbor cove and Great Island from deck of house.

    View of harbor cove and Great Island from deck of house.

  • 4th fairway of golf course + pink sunset glow from deck; drive to left of water

    4th fairway of golf course + pink sunset glow from deck; drive to left of water

  • Dorr to cottage deck; Wellfleet Harbor and private beach straight ahead

    Dorr to cottage deck; Wellfleet Harbor and private beach straight ahead

  • Portion of cottage kitchenette; fridge and bathroom to right and out of photo

    Portion of cottage kitchenette; fridge and bathroom to right and out of photo

  • Driveway, house + deck, cottage to far left

    Driveway, house + deck, cottage to far left

  • View from house deck as sunset is about to explode over golf course

    View from house deck as sunset is about to explode over golf course

  • Diningroom and window overlooking golf course; dining table seats 10

    Diningroom and window overlooking golf course; dining table seats 10

  • Livingroom with wall of sliders and Wellfleet Harbor in background

    Livingroom with wall of sliders and Wellfleet Harbor in background

  • One of two guest rooms downstairs in house

    One of two guest rooms downstairs in house

  • Swimmer's eye view from private beach at high tide, facing toward Town Pier

    Swimmer's eye view from private beach at high tide, facing toward Town Pier

  • Wellfleet Harbor from deck of house; private beach below trees

    Wellfleet Harbor from deck of house; private beach below trees

  • Adjoining third fairway and green Chequessett Yacht & CC: public golf + tennis

    Adjoining third fairway and green Chequessett Yacht & CC: public golf + tennis

  • Exterior of cottage + deck overlooking Wlflt. Harbor; 250 ft. to private beach

    Exterior of cottage + deck overlooking Wlflt. Harbor; 250 ft. to private beach

  • Sleeping area in cottage; option of king or twin beds.

    Sleeping area in cottage; option of king or twin beds.

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    Just kidding!

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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Member since: 2006
Speaks: french, spanish
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  • Response rate: 85%
  • Calendar last updated: 02/12/2015
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