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The Studio Cottage: Hidden Gem in Wellfleet's Pond District

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The Studio Cottage terrace in mid-summer

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Last updated: 07/02/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The Studio Cottage is located on a sand road in Wellfleet's Pond District, an area of more than a half dozen pristine, clear, freshwater ponds with white sand bottoms within a 2 mile radius. The ocean beaches are about 2 miles to the east and the village center and Wellfleet Harbor about a mile to the west. It's an easy walk or bike ride to the town center which is a great advantage during summer traffic jams and Oysterfest parking challenges.
The cottage sits in a sunny spot in the pine and oak Wellfleet woods. Formerly an artist and writers studio, converted by the artist into a fully heated, year round charming one bedroom house. Downstairs is a large open space with living, dining and kitchen areas, and a full modern bathroom with shower. The many south facing windows and the cathedral ceiling give the room a light and airy feel. Upstairs you'll find a queen size bed in a room that feels like it's up in the trees, with 20 windows looking into the upper level of the surrounding forest. Bedside tables and lamps, bureau, large closet, ceiling fan, air conditioning, floor to ceiling curtains. An elegant retreat.


A short walk from the parking area down a winding path, worn through to white sand, through the woods--the approach a pleasure in itself--you arrive at a small grey -shingled building with its own terrace surrounded in season with shrubs and flowers and sculpture, highlighted by a fountain by a local artist. Cafe table with umbrella, small herb garden, Webber charcoal grill ... all you need is fresh fish from the local market.

The Studio features:

~ living room area with double futon sofa, flat screen HDTV and DVD in its own cabinet, ipod and iphone dock/radio, coat closet.

~ a separate, spacious second floor bedroom with queen-sized bed with high quality all natural latex foam mattress (allergy and bedbug resistant), 4-speed ceiling fan, new, quiet room air conditioner, large closet, bedside lamps and tables and a window array framing a view of the woods.

~ an elegant contemporary bathroom featuring a sensuous, curved molded concrete counter-top with built in sink, by Derek Oliver, local sculptor and all glass enclosed shower.

~ high thread count sheets and feather or fiber pillows, and fluffy bath towels, dish towels and beach towels included.

~ complete and ultra efficient kitchen well equipped for cooking at home with good quality pots and pans, dishes, flatware and appliances. Good lighting.

~ an intimate outdoor shower looking into the woods

~ carefully chosen original art or art prints



~ high speed wireless internet and cable TV; DVD player

~clock radio upstairs, radio/ipod dock downstairs

~ washing machine (summer only) and clothes line

The Studio is your own private, intimate little hideaway with its own perspective on this beautiful town. A world unto itself but only a 15-20 minute walk to downtown.
Walk up the path through the woods to the parking area and wander down the sandy road to the nearest freshwater pond, an easy 10 minute walk. Or venture into the village center, only a mile in the other direction for muffins and fabulous omelets at the Wicked Oyster or clam chowder at the Bookstore Restaurant, see what's happening at the library or Preservation Hall, visit some of the many art galleries that Wellfleet is known for, take in a show at the Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater (WHAT) or the new Harbor Stage Company, rent a sailboat or play tennis at the harbor, play golf at the seaside country club or just set up your chair on a beach and relax with a good book. From the Studio Cottage you can easily follow paths and wooded lanes that lead to secluded ponds not accessible by car, ride your bike into the village or drive to Provincetown for a whale watch cruise or some hot night life. So much to do, so easy to do it, and no reason whatsoever to do any of it if what you really want to do is nothing at all.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cottage
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Space in bedroom for crib...moreless

  • Living area: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Double futon...moreless

  • The bedroom has one queen size bed with an all natural latex foam mattress which is superior in its resistance to bedbugs and allergens. Bedding is all cotton with a choice of feather or fiber/foam pillows. Down comforter is provided in cooler weather. Ceiling fan and AC/heater ensure a comfortable temperature in the bedroom. Bedside lamps and tables, floor to ceiling curtains, good cross ventilation, large closet and bureau space. Adequate room for a crib or single bed mattress for a young child to sleep in bedroom. We can provide the single bed mattress if needed. Stairs from living area to bedroom are steep and narrow but well lit for night time passage. Not suitable for those with difficulties climbing stairs. Door in living area closes off stairs and bedroom from downstairs. The futon sofa in the living area is a double bed when opened....moreless

Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: outdoor shower

    ...moreless

  • Recently completely remodeled, the bathroom has state of the art fixtures and features a sensuous, curved molded concrete counter and sink and European-style frame-less glass shower doors with simple white tile floors and shower walls. The lighting is excellent with large mirror and window. Separate bathroom heat and exhaust fan. The outdoor shower is around the corner from the terrace and looks into the leafy foliage on that side of the building. Hot and cold water, wooden decking, privacy walls, and always flowers brimming over from the nearby gardens....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Because the stairs to the second floor bedroom are narrow and steep this is not a suitable lodging for anyone with difficulties with stairs....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 20 - Aug 28, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,400

Changeover Day: Saturday

Late Summer/ Early Fall
Aug 29 - Oct 18, 2015
3 night min stay
$200
$1,200 $4,000
Late Fall/ Early Winter
Oct 19 - Jan 9, 2016
3 night min stay
$170
$1,000 $3,000

Changeover Day: Saturday

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$200
$1,400 $4,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

$1000 - $1400 per week


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Last updated: 07/02/2015
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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Provincetown, MA
1.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Duck Creeke Tavern
15 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Provincetown (to and from Boston)
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Chequesset Neck
100 Miles
Nearest Train
Boston or Providence
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 6 at Lawrence Rd
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Wicked Oyster
2.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Cahoon's Hollow Beach (ocean)

Sand roads lead to several fresh water ponds where you can frequently find yourself the only swimmer before 10:00 in the morning, the nearest one a ten minute walk.

Stay out of summer traffic: walk or bike to swimming, restaurants, tennis and shopping or along sand roads and trails to hidden ponds and beach overlooks. Ride on the fully paved Cape Cod Rail Trail which stretches 22 miles. Professional theater, fine dining, and superior art galleries make Wellfleet a destination for more than just the pristine beaches of the Cape Cod National Seashore and the seaside sports and activities that you can always find here: sailing, kayaking, fishing, motor boating. Let's not forget tennis, golf, a country club, the Audubon sanctuary, playgrounds, recreation programs for the kids, digging for clams... And Provincetown is only 15 minutes away with its magnificent dunes, whale watch excursions, nightlife, restaurants, entertainment and shopping.

 

Owner info


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Speaks: english, french, American Sign Language

 

Photos

  • The Studio Cottage terrace in mid-summer

    The Studio Cottage terrace in mid-summer

  • Dining area

    Dining area

  • Living area with dining table to right

    Living area with dining table to right

  • Glass coffee table, entry door to left and dining table in background

    Glass coffee table, entry door to left and dining table in background

  • Curved, molded concrete sink in bathroom

    Curved, molded concrete sink in bathroom

  • The terrace from bedroom windows

    The terrace from bedroom windows

  • Queen size bed and some of the 20 windows in the bedroom

    Queen size bed and some of the 20 windows in the bedroom

  • Approaching the cottage from the woodland path

    Approaching the cottage from the woodland path

  • Dining table with bathroom door on back wall

    Dining table with bathroom door on back wall

  • HD TV in cabinet with DVD player

    HD TV in cabinet with DVD player

  • Cathedral ceiling and upper window

    Cathedral ceiling and upper window

  • Euro-style shower with glass doors

    Euro-style shower with glass doors

  • Bedroom with floor to ceiling curtains

    Bedroom with floor to ceiling curtains

  • Bed, large closet and upper windows;  Entry/exit door and stairway going down

    Bed, large closet and upper windows; Entry/exit door and stairway going down

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    0
  • Property type
    Cottage
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, American Sign Language
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 07/02/2015
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