Lieutenant Island Home(8 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:5-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)
If the water is over the causeway to the Island at high tide, stay Island-side and enjoy the quiet beaches, swim in the warm Bay waters (jumping off the bridge for a swim is fun, too!) or kayak from Deep Hole around the Island - birders will love the many herons and egrets that call the Island home; much of it is owned by the Audubon Society and is undeveloped. The Island also is a major nesting ground for endangered species of turtles, which can be found laying their eggs all over the island in early summer.
Want to really relax? Sling your hammock in the shade of the main deck, kick back with a cool drink and listen to the breeze through the pines that surround the house. Or bike the Cape Cod Rail Trail - minutes to ocean beaches - and pick up fresh local fish from the nearby market on the ride home to grill for dinner! Like oysters? Get your shellfish license and gather your own Wellfleets from the oyster beds at low tide - they don't get any fresher.
Feeling more adventurous? The art galleries and kettle ponds of Wellfleet, the restaurants and street scene of P'town and the shops of Orleans are all just minutes away. See why Cape Cod Magazine called the Island 'a unique spot with a constant breeze and the feel of the ocean in the air.'
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Member since: 2009
- 1800 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8
- Three bedrooms total. Queen size Beds (2) Two rooms have Queen beds. There is a Queen bed in the second floor bedroom that is not shown in a picture, as well as one in the pink room on the ground floor., Double Beds (1) Bunkbeds in the same room, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) In the loft, overlooking the bay and the marsh. My sister's favorite spot!, Bunk Beds (1) Blue room on the lower level has a double bed and bunk beds which are large enough for adults. This End Up!...moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Traditional Cape outdoor shower
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Ocean View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils
Brand new kitchen coming. Dishwasher, al new appliances. Gourmet kitchen planned for Spring 2017. Very well stocked kitchen with all new appliances (fridge, stove/oven, microwave) in 2011. ...moreless
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Sep 17 - May 13, 2017
5 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Jun 3 - Oct 21, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- weekly cleaning fee $125
- Pet Fee $150
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Taxes Not included
Renovation and expansion. Many new amenities. AC, all new kitchen, dishwasher, luxury bath, new shower. Hot tub!
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Bordered by Audubon Preserve; walk down sandy lanes to Bayside beaches - 5 mins.; gorgeous sunsets from upper deck; traditional Cape outdoor shower. Hot tub. AC new skylight!
Year Purchased: 2003
About the owner: David spent most of his childhood summers with his grandparents in Orleans. He is an avid blue water sailor. Julia, a yoga instructor who runs a not-for-profit social services agency, also loves the Cape and the ocean; they and their adult twin sons and daughter have spent many joyful summers in Wellfleet. Both sons have advanced degrees; one lives in England, the other in Boston. Our daughter is a sophmore in college and an equestrian. We all love animals, especially our mixed black lab, Lucy. Most of us are vegetarians.
Why the Owner Chose Wellfleet, MA, USA:
We bought this house because we have spent many years vacationing on the Cape and always dreamed of living there. When we discovered this beautiful Lt. Island house one cold and blustery April weekend, we knew it was perfect.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
New this year! Skylights over bed. See the stars. Kitchen and bath expansion and renovation! We added a luxurious swing for two outside the lower bedroom and a HOT TUB which will be connected Fall 2016. AC and new heating system and fan. 2017! The house is cozy and located on a secluded island attached to the mainland by a wooden bridge and causeway that can be under water during a very high tide, which makes it accessible yet feeling remote. Much of the island is owned by the Audubon Society- it is largely undeveloped and serves as a nesting ground for endangered turtles, which can be found very near the house, as well as a haven for many species of water fowl. Art galleries, restaurants, shops, ocean beaches and freshwater kettle ponds are all a short bike or car ride away, but we actually spend more time just enjoying the beautiful beaches on the Island. We love walking around the island in the mornings, coffee or tea in hand, when you may not see another soul - even in August!
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Living room and main deck
Large Queen side downstairs room w/ bath off bedroom and private entrance, patio
Blue room with wooden bunkbeds and double bed, roomy
Hammocks provided to relax with a cool drink in the shade!
hammock and swing in the background.
Living room with cathedral ceilings and antique cod from London's Billingsga
Loft has private deck and beautiful views
The shell-covered 3 car parking area in morning light
New hot tub!
Lt. Island Sunset short walk from the house.
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Thursday, April 20, 2017
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