30 steps walk to a private sandy beach. No roads to cross.
The Main House at Sea Shells cottages in Wellfleet is a full-sized home, roomy for large families or groups.
Our beautiful beach is adjacent to the Cape Cod National Seashore.
Great beach for swimming, kayaking, sailing, exploring, reading, writing, collecting sea shells and relaxing. Gentle waves, no riptides to worry about, tidal , naturally clean, wonderful for small children.
AHHH the SEA!
Please note that occupancy is limited to 11 people during the summer, 13 allowed off-season.
5 ocean Kayaks are included in the rental. Enjoy full water views from our south-facing, 2,000 square foot, Cape Cod-style, two-level no basement home. Lots of windows, sliders, and decks. Our kitchen has ample counter space, full sized appliances and a water view.
LOCATION. The 'Sea Shells' cottages, Chequessett Neck, Wellfleet, Cape Cod. The Sea Shells is a cluster of 'Olde Cape Cod' style cottages in a secluded, private beachfront location. Walking distance to Wellfleet's seaside golf course. 1 mile to the historic village of Wellfleet - restaurants, shops, fresh local seafood, organic produce, and art galleries. Walk down the beach to Wellfleet Pier. At the Pier - go on a fishing excursion, rent a sailboat, order cooked lobsters for dinner at Mac's, go to a show at Wellfleet Harbor Actor's Theater (W.H.A.T.).
Walk to a tot park playground with tennis courts, basketball, a frisbee field, swings, and a skate board park. Wednesday night there's square dancing at the Pier.
From the Main House, walk to the LEFT down the beach to the Pier in about 20 minutes. At the Pier there's burgers, fried clams & ice cream at the walk-up window. Sit at picnic tables along Mayo beach. There's 3 restaurants there to choose from.
From Main House walk down the beach to the RIGHT and you'll pass secluded beaches, reach the Cape Cod National Seashore, and experience peace and beauty.
SIZE. The Main House is NOT a cottage with small, adjacent bedrooms, thin walls, and pioneer quality beds. Our family vacation home is spacious for 1 family, can comfortably accommodate an extended family, 2 families, or groups of friends with privacy. Excellent for family reunions and work retreats.
SLEEPING. 5 bedrooms + 1 family room with futon convertibles and a door for privacy for use as a 6th sleeping room. Two full bathrooms.
LIVING AREAS. 1st floor Family Room has a TV, DVD, refrigerator, 3 sofas, a games table and laundry. The 2nd floor Living Room has a flat screen HD TV with Blue Ray DVD player, Netflix, and view of the water. The Dining room table seats 8, can squeeze 12, + 4 people can sit at the kitchen island. All with water views. Relax and dine on the front deck with the sound of the waves.
Play Ping Pong in the sandy area in back. There's a table, chairs, a rocking chair, beach items and toys. Wonderful place for kids.
CHILDREN. Wellfleet - the BEST place for young children on Cape Cod.
OUR BEACH. Our bay beach has gentle waves, no riptides. Drive, walk, swim, or kayak to Great Island - a protected ecological treasure - part of the Cape Cod National Seashore.
NEW for 2018:
Mahogany hardwood decking on our 40 foot front deck.
Expanded bunk-bed bedroom.
2 SUP boards hybrid kayaks!
5 ocean kayaks are included - explore!
2 two-person kayaks,
1 one-person kayak,
2 one-person hybrid SUP board kayaks.
All are easy to use sit-on-tops -easy for ALL ages - including YOU grandma!
7 people total can paddle to Great Island in about 20 minutes.
Great Island is part of the Cape Cod National Seashore.
Beach your kayak and walk along miles of secluded beach. Welcome to Cape Cod National Seashore. Explore, listen to the sea gulls, the waves, relax... this moment perfect.
There's a walking trail upland - follow the signs to the old tavern site - from the 1700s.
Adventurous? Continue kayaking along the edge of Great Island and try to reach Jeremy Point. Lotion up! It's submerged except at low tide. Return to Main with the wind and waves at your back. Enjoy a cold beverage and relay your tale of high sea adventure with enthusiasm and embellishment.
Collect shells, pretty stones, at night - watch the moonlight on the water, breath in the salty air, listen to the waves. Sleep will be restful.
BOOKING: Summer is Saturday to Saturday by the week only.
Flexible start and end dates are possible in Spring and Fall.
Stays of less than a week are possible in Spring and Fall.
Stays of less than a week are by quote only. Inquire for a quote.
Thanks for your interest. -Howie
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