A/C Waterfront Jewel, Two Fireplaces, Great Holidays... Views!
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
From the Bay side of the house you can see all the way beyond Lieutenant's Island, Great Island, and at night see the lights of Boston in the far distance. Our house is furnished for comfortable living and is suitable for families and couples. The Master Bedroom, on the top floor, has a deck in front and to the side. In the winter enjoy a Wood Fire in the Master Bedroom and see the extraordinary Cape Light from the many windows. The house has artwork and a homey feeling which enhances your time 'away from it all'. It is fully heated and fully air-conditioned so you can savor the delights of the Cape in the summer and in the winter months.
We encourage small family groups of seven or less, and provide baby equipment if it is needed. For the active visitors, there is a beach in front of the house, merely walk down our two-second path and you'll be there. Turn to the right and walk 15 minutes over a footbridge to the center of Wellfleet. For those who prefer lake swimming, the famous kettle ponds of Wellfleet are a real joy. You can even rent kayaks on Gull Pond, paddle to a sluiceway and end up in Higgins Pond which you'll have pretty much to yourself for swimming or paddling. It is possible to find the gap in the rushes to kayak into quiet Williams Pond from Higgins. Total delight.
Perfect for a couple as a Get-Away Romantic spot.
Perfect for mulit-generaltional families to share, a family with teens, or younger children.
Mature couples will find the house suits their wish for comfort, cleanliness and ease of living.
Local tradesmen say, 'Wow, you have the best location in Wellfleet.' The views are breath-taking.
Keywords: Home with a View
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- 2000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Children Welcome:
- Limited Accessibility:
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7
- Queen size Beds (1) Master Bedroom has Queen Bed with water views and new mattress. Twin or Single Beds (1) Two twin beds on the top floor, one in a small room on the main floor, and another used as a window seat in the living room., Baby Cribs (1) Portable crib with attached changing table. This is kept clean and we provide new sheets for each family if we know in advance that they wish this service. There is no charge for the pac-n-play new sheet which may be taken home with you., New queen-sized bed, with brand new mattress (April, 2013) in large finished, carpeted area with slider from lower level to beach path....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Main floor bath has tiled, tub-shower combination. It is next to the tiny bedroom which is suitable for a person who has trouble with stairs. There is no sill between the bed and the bathroom, so nothing to trip on. Top floor bathroom has tiled shower, no tub, windows with great views over the water, and good mirrors....moreless
- A detailed House Book is left for your use. It contains menues from local restaurants, kept as up-to-date as possible. Theater schedules, sporting activities and a page of our own favorites with notations about bringing the kids, or enjoying adult conversation are included. We provide 5 beach chairs and a beach umbrella. There is a choice of rooms for the 3rd bedroom. See photos of small bedroom next to full bathroom, suitable for kids, adults and those who may have trouble with stairs. For total privacy there is a new queen-sized bed in the attractively furnished and carpeted downstairs room which has a glass slider out to the beach path and outdoor shower. ...moreless
- Audio Tape Player
- Books For Adults
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Games For Kids
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Video Library:
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Many, toddler-friendly, family-friendly, for surfers, kayakers, sailors, and the Bay in front of our house. Fresh water or salt water, your choice. Rent or bring your kayaks, put in on our beach....moreless
Waterfront house on a low dune, with a two-second path to the beach. Since there is nothing to block your view of fishing boats, sailboats, kayakers, and the rest of the quiet harbor life the view is an ever-changing painting. ...moreless
Wellfleet: a family-oriented town, find fine dining, oysters, clam shacks, great lobster, fresh fish markets, art galleries. Excellent town library w. kiddie programs, outdoor drive-in down the road!...moreless
We are the front house, with a vista including fishing boats, sailboats, kayaking, swimming and great sunsets. Clear nights are star-studded, gaze north to see lighted Congregational Church tower....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Ice Skating
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Child's Highchair
2 Options. Round table in the corner of the house if four are dining and want the glorious views for everyone. For more than four there is a table which seats eight comfortably near the kitchen....moreless
- Dining Room
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning:
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Clothes Dryer:
- Filtered Water
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Living Area
- Living Room:
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street:
- Sofa Bed
- Split-System Heating
- Toilet Paper
- Washing Machine:
We have WiFi. Use your computer anywhere in the house. Ample instructions for its use in the House Book which contains useful Guest Information. A printer and ethernet cable are also available for your use....moreless
- Wood Fireplace:
- Coffee Grinder
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Lobster Pot
- Pantry Items:
- Beach Chairs
Deck / Patio:
Main deck looks across Cape Cod Bay, close-up views of Wellfleet Harbor, furnished with new wooden table (2014), market umbrella, six chairs, two wooden benches and a wooden glider with cushion. Flowers in season give the garden a fresh beauty, dramatic tides keep you fascinated as you dine outside or just watch the amazing sunsets. The upper deck is near the master bedroom and has chairs for great star gazing or for reading a book. Bird feeders attract a fascinating assortment of lovely birds...moreless
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Small Cooler
- Unscreened Porch / Veranda
- Walkway To Water
- Wood Deck
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Wonderful, nip of Fall
Sep 11 - Oct 1, 2016
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Sunday
Colorful Glorious Fall
Oct 2 - Oct 30, 2016
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Sunday
Oct 31 - Nov 19, 2016
7 night min stay
Nov 27 - Dec 23, 2016
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
- Taxes Not included
$1000 due with signed lease to hold property. Second payment of rental balance plus $1,000 due on date given on lease.
Owner's cancellation policy:
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The fun and galleries of Provincetown are only 20 minutes away. This location has it all. You can bird watch, take the Whale Watching Cruise, walk in the Audubon Society Nature area, and eat really well in Wellfleet, Orleans and Provincetown. Ride the Cape Cod BikeTrail, watch amazing sunsets from your deck or from Race Point, rent kayaks and launch in front of the house. Swim in the fresh water ponds (lakes, really), there is so much to do for adults and for families. And you can walk to Town from the house!
Wellfleet has a cinema, a drive-in (yes, really!) miniature golf, wonderful shops for pottery, crafts, clothing, fresh fish and produce, weekly square dancing on the Pier, a very sweet 4th of July parade, and, of course, OYSTER FEST in October. Our favorite food: Wellfleet Oysters. Yum!
Year Purchased: 2016
About the owner: I'm Kathy and my husband Matt and I are the new owners of Fairwinds after renting from Toni and David for many years - we're still pinching ourselves! If you're previous renters, know that Toni wishes you well with many happy returns to Wellfleet! We live in Connecticut much of the year so will be using the house ourselves and sharing it with all of you too. We are lucky enough to have kept many of the house's distinctive works of art and are adding to it from our travels around and beyond the Cape. It will continue to be furnished and maintained to the highest standards, clean and comfortable for families with kids while still being elegant and relaxing for adults. Wellfleet is one of our family's favorite places and we hope it will be your's too!
Why the Owner Chose Wellfleet, MA, USA:
It was love at first sight when we walked in the door and saw the view and when we said "if you ever decide to sell, please tell us" we never expected it to actually happen...but here we are! If you've been to Wellfleet before, you know how unique it is and if you're a new visitor, you're in for a treat. The restaurants and art galleries are welcoming and wonderful. There's fine dining for adults and excellent casual choices for families who come right from the beach. The Library is a perfect place to go when it's raining and has programs for kids and a full schedule of lectures for adults. The town is ideally situated to take advantage of the wonders of the Cape. You can find 3 different types of swimming areas, the famous fresh-water Kettle Ponds, like Gull Pond, which are really sizable lakes, the Cape Cod Bay beach in front of our house, and all the ocean beaches which are a 5 minute drive away. The Cape Cod Bike Trail is nearby and you can walk to Town from the house along the shore, crossing the lovely wooden footbridge called Uncle Tim's Bridge. And don't miss the Wellfleet drive-in just down the road, one of the only ones left in the country!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our house has a location which is extraordinary. It sits on a low bluff, overlooking Cape Cod Bay, Wellfleet Inner and Outer Harbors, Indian Neck, Great Island and Lieutenant's Island, so sunsets are not to be missed. We face due West and cocktails and oysters on the deck at sunset are our favorite time. We can swim, sail and kayak right in front of our house, but if you like fresh water, the Wellfleet Ponds are gorgeous. They are really fresh-water lakes, and some, five minutes from the house, are quite large lakes. And there's the ocean, the National Seashore, the Audobon Society, the Theater known as W.H.A.T. We love the local fish and shellfish, and being with family who rent other houses within a minute or two of us. Our house is ideal for six or seven people, and even has a spot for a person who can't handle stairs. Many ask if we have wifi. Yes, we do. We also have three-zone heating, and summer air conditioning. There is an outdoor shower for after the beach, and access through the lower level where towels and bathing suits can be hung. For winter renters we have two functioning fireplaces and provide firewood for our guests. A Blue House Book is crammed with suggestions of places to eat, things to do and useful services. We keep it up-to-date and update our favorites each time we are there.
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The house seen from town pier
Enter the house, look at town across the cove.
Walk toward Cape Cod Bay through dining areas.
More living room, fireplace for cooler seasons, we provide the wood.
The view from your pillow
Upstairs bathroom, with tiled stall shower.
Main floor bathroom next to single twin bedroom, traditional tub/shower
Half the kitchen with views overlooking the bluff.
How do we get to the beach? Put in your kayaks for a paddle in Cape Cod Bay.
View from the top deck looking south at high tide.
Glorious sunset from your deck
And nearby Provincetown...
From the deck to the Bay. The house faces the water and the beautiful Harbor.
Front entranceway, find your keys in the dragon tray under the Tibetan mirror.
Front Windows Look Out over Endless Vista of Cape Cod Bay
Master bedroom with spectacular 270 degree views over the Bay!
Colorful double twin-bedded room, twice as big as it appears.
Single twin bedroom, main floor, next to full bathroom.
Queen bedroom on lower level, accessed from the house or a private entrance.
Enjoy the atmosphere on the well-furnished Main Deck
Enjoy a Quiet Moment on The Upper Deck
View from the top deck looking toward town at high tide.
Wellfleet's Finest at your table.
Whimsy at the Harbormaster's Office on the Town Pier.
This listing was first published here in 2004.
Date last modified - Thursday, September 22, 2016
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