Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Duck Creek Antique, Water Views, Prime In-Town Location

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, in-town location, water views, sleeps 7

Lovingly restored in 2003 and updated in 2017 by its owners, this 200-year-old cottage is nestled in a grove of Locust Trees, situated on the banks of Wellfleet's historic Duck Creek. The 3 bedroom, nook-filled home boasts rare views of the Duck Creek marsh and its wildlife, and gives vacationers a multitude of indoor and outdoor options for privacy and relaxation. A large kitchen provides everything needed to create a meal worthy of the home's formal dining room, yet it offers a comfy spot from which to enjoy a cup of freshly brewed coffee and a pastry from the bakery located right across the street.

Whether it's enjoying the nature from the home's 200 square foot screened in porch, relaxing in the backyard under shade-bearing trees, or sinking into any of the home's comfortable sofas, chairs or beds to read a book, the home affords amenities for young and old.

Pets possible - please ask

More Details

Owner
Brad Reichard
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, italian, greek, arabic, Hebrew
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 30, 2017

About Brad Reichard

Mike is an engineer, and Brad is a communications professional. Mike hails from Providence and attended West Point, and Brad is originally from Los Angeles and attended UCLA.

After living in Boston for many years, the couple now lives in Washington, D.C.

Brad Reichard purchased this house in 2002

Why Brad Reichard chose Wellfleet

This property simply has it all. A walk to Wellfleet's galleries is simple. Parking the car and leaving it for days at a time is doable. Strolls in the national seashore are minutes away, as are the ponds and beaches. This is an absolute jewel of a home, which is located in Wellfleet's town center on the edge of Duck Creek.

What makes this house unique

Herons nest in the marsh behind the house, and the mellow tones of the town church bells help pass the hours and minutes at this home. A gentle breeze blows from Cape Cod Bay through Wellfleet Harbor directly to the home's backyard. Sunsets are beautiful from the back yard.

Map

Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Provincetown Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Duck Creeke Inn
Nearest Ferry
17 Miles
Provincetown
Nearest Golf
1.4 Miles
Chequesset Yacht and Golf
Nearest Train
100 Miles
Boston
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Route 6 / Main St. in Wellfleet
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Wicked Oyster
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Mayo Beach
Car: recommended

Audubon Bird Sanctuary, Old Kings Highway rutted roads in the national park, ponds and oceans all easily accessed from this in-town location!

Amenities

Wellfleet House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Backpack
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Attached to the master bedroom; used by upstairs visitors
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Attached to the kitchen; used by downstairs visitors
    Shower - outdoor shower , Attached to the kitchen; used by downstairs visitors
  • The master bedroom's bathroom is completely new and renovated with pine floors and white metro tile and bead board walls. The downstairs bathroom, while spacious, has a narrower shower stall. The outdoor shower is complete with a private changing area.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Downstairs Parlor - 1 twin/ single
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Queen sized tempur pedic matress
    Guest Bedroom - 1 double
    Upstairs Family Room - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • The master bedroom has a queen size mattress (Temper Pedic) and a full bathroom (walk in shower). The second upstairs bedroom has a full size mattress for two adults, and the property has three twin beds. One twin is in a private room downstairs (the parlor or red room), and the other day bed and trundle bed are located in the family room (see the picture of the room with the stained glass window). Due to Massachusetts licensing regulations, and because we are not licensed as an inn (we are, after all, a private residence), we do not provide towels, linens or pillows. These can be rented in Wellfleet from the Furies or many guests simple bring their own.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

95% Complete
0% Complete
5% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Duck Creek Antique, Water Views, Prime In-Town Location
average rating of 4.9 based on 20 reviews
Brooklyn, NY
5

Highly recommended for a family gathering

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with grandparents and kids. There was plenty of room for every body. The living room has a door and can be used as a 3rd bedroom. The dining room and large screened in porch offered plenty of room for people to gather and/or find their own quiet place for reading a book. Great kitchen and super charming design details throughout. Can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2010
  • Stayed: September 2004
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
7 1
5

Relaxing by the marsh

  • 5 of 5

This is our third year at this unique and relaxing house and we hope to return for many more. Being an antique home, it retains many of it's older quirks, yet also has many updates, including a beautiful sunroom where you can sit, relax and take in the beautiful views of the Wellfleet marsh. It's very close to downtown and convenient to the stores, restaurants and many different beaches. One of the things we love the best is being able to bring our dogs, so the whole family can enjoy vacation together. The owner's are very responsive if anything comes up.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
NEW HAVEN
5

Lovely home with serene views in Wellfleet

  • 5 of 5

This house is lovely and comfortable and close to town and the views of the marsh are really spectacular.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Perfect Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5

This home is immaculately kept, spacious, accessible to all parts of the Cape, and beautifully decorated. It is quaint and classic but has fun modern stylings worked in, like the gorgeous sun room and the outdoor shower (privacy maintained!). I will be coming back every summer!

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
5

Wellfeet is a magical place and so is this house!

  • 5 of 5

Such a great location for exploring all Wellfleet has to offer, restaurants, antiques, bookstores, and yummy seafood. The house is so cozy and relaxing, where you can unplug and take a break from it all. BUT, if you're like me and never unplug there is Wifi and speaker system to keep the music playing and your IG pics uploading! I would come back here every summer....such an amazing house to bbq, cook lobsters, read a good book, and just enjoy the season. Love it!

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a gracious review!! You are welcome back any time! Brad and Mike
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
5

vacation getaway

  • 5 of 5

property was vey well maintained and cleaned. everything needed was present and location of house fantastic and close to water. enjoyed lounging out back on the hammock, bird watching and bicycling about town. looked through some great antique stores. can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
Unavailable
Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Cleaning Fee $260

* $260 Cleaning Fee Not included in Weekly Rental Rates
** $500 Security Deposit Due Two Weeks Prior to Arrival
*** $150 Pet Fee

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

You might like these similar properties