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Gorgeous quiet water views. Spectacular private association sandy bay beach.

Indian Neck Heights, Wellfleet, MA, USA
  • House1600 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay1 - 7 nights

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Peace and privacy prevail at this beautiful Mid-Century Modern home located on an over-sized lot in sought- after Field Point association. Offering expansive tidal water and marsh views this attractive and unusual summer home offers unique design in a most tranquil location. The upper level features spacious open kitchen-dining-living, wood floors and one bedroom while downstairs you will find two more bedrooms and a large family room all with water views as well! Stroll down the road in either direction to pristine bay beaches or relax at home on the wraparound porch watching the water fill in the marsh and the birds enjoy the tranquil Cape space. This beautiful Mid-Century Modern Cape Cod home designed by Boston architect Zena Nemetz has wrap-around deck, expanse of glass sliding doors with views of tidal inlet, only 300 yard short walk to gorgeous private association beach, and a short drive to ocean beaches and fresh water ponds. Newly renovated, private tennis courts available to only 17 houses as part of the tennis association. Three full bedrooms - two have queen-sized beds and one has two twin beds. All beds have added memory foam mattress tops for luxurious sleeping comfort. Open room with a futon double bed and sitting area. A flat screen TV each with a DVD player for each living room (2), kids have their own! Two full bathrooms plus a private, beautiful,outdoor shower with a gorgeous water view. Kitchen is fully equipped with lots of pots and pans, a stocked spice cabinet, plenty of mugs, wine glasses and silverware. We provide beach chairs, outdoor chairs and beautiful deck furniture. We have water rafts and toys available for use along with kids toys, books, and games.

Relax on the large wrap around deck, watch the wildlife in this private, secluded, quiet piece of paradise. Situated close to end of dead end road with private association bayside tidal beach (warm water). Brand new private association tennis courts (no additional cost to use). Some say the beach is one of the most beautiful they've ever seen.

Great roads for running or walking. You can walk all around the tidal inlet, or put a boat in the water - kayak, canoe, sailboat, motor boat. Friendly neighborhood where owners respect each other's privacy and peace.

Close to town and facilities and yet feels far away.

Please note: There is a spiral staircase which leads downstairs. This is a beautiful wooden staircase built in the 1960's contemporary style. It does not have risers and can be challenging for some dogs, very young children and elderly people. Also please note: we have retained many of the original vintage mid-century modern fixtures . if you are looking for modern and brand new this home is not for you. We have all modern appliances and the house is beautiful, the location amazing, but it is not your traditional modern home. The bedrooms are simple and they are not huge, though they have everything you need.

The house was designed by a renowned architect. The upstairs emphasizes the community living space - with beautiful open design. If you love the outdoors, wildlife, incredible private beach location - this is the house for you!

The upstairs queen bedroom has air- conditioning. The lower level of the house is partially built into the earth, and thus stays cooler. We recently added a floor AC unit for the downstairs queen. We have many floor fans available for additional comfort. It is a wonderful area for sleeping, and also includes the sitting area with large flat screen TV. We are committed to using eco-friendly cleaning products.

This is a house built in a Scandinavian/European mid-20th century design style. We like our renters to be very happy and to leave very rested and rejuvenated. We do everything we can to ensure you get the vacation you deserve! This is a place of deep serenity and peacefulness, exquisite wild views, and one of the best private tidal beaches in the world! The sunsets from the beach are extraordinary. If you are lucky you will see the full moon rise and the sun set at the same time. This is a spot where you can see that.

This location will leave you breathless. Watch the boats sail by, grill on the deck at night while taking in a magnificent sunset or take a short stroll along the marsh or in nearby quaint town of Wellfleet, and enjoy some of Wellfleet’s most celebrated restaurants: The Pearl, The Bookstore Café, Ceraldi and Mac’s Shack. Venture just a bit further down the road and you’ll be in the center of downtown Wellfleet enjoying gallery walks and square-dancing nights on the Harbor.

More about Wellfleet: Home to the pristine and impressive National Seashore, haven for artists and literary scholars, heaven for foodies, Wellfleet offers all of the rugged beauty of the Outer Cape with all of the convenience of more cosmopolitan areas. Several stunning ocean beaches are all within a few miles drive, clear kettle ponds are scattered throughout the landscape (and great for little ones), WHAT Theatre and the Wellfleet Drive-In provide live and vintage entertainment respectively, and the Audubon Wildlife Center is fabulous for trail-walking. If all of that activity makes you work up an appetite, stop in at one of many amazing Wellfleet restaurants (PB Boulangerie is a local favorite for those that love truly authentic Parisian bread and pastry.) For even more excitement, Provincetown is a 20-minute drive down Route 6, and boasts great shopping, whale watching and nightlife.

National Seashore nearby

With some 27,700 acres of federally-protected undeveloped uplands, bogs, pitch pine forests, sand dunes, and ponds in six towns (Chatham, Orleans, Eastham, Wellfleet, Truro, and Provincetown), the Seashore takes up almost half of the town of Wellfleet and about 70 percent of Truro. In addition to six glorious ocean beaches, comprising nearly 40 miles of the finest seashore on the Atlantic coast (see our Beaches chapter), the Cape Cod National Seashore boasts nine hiking trails that meander through varied terrain.

Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

U.S. Rt. 6, Wellfleet

The Massachusetts Audubon Society operates this 1,000-acre-plus tract of salt marsh, woodland, beach, tidal flats, and moorland. What was once a turnip and asparagus farm is now a haven of self-guided nature trails and superb bird watching, along with a natural history day camp for children and week-long field trips for older folk. Guided walks, canoe cruises through Nauset Marsh, Monomoy cruises and seal and whale-watching trips are regularly sponsored. The excursions are extremely popular and book up fast. The one-and-a-half-mile Goose Pond Trail, part of the 5 miles of trails, offers a look at a diversity of habitats and leads to the shore. It's an excellent place for viewing shore birds, hawks, and herons. If you're still getting to know Mother Nature, borrow or purchase a copy of the 32-page Goose Pond Trail plant identification booklet at the visitor center.

Please see our other VRBO-listed properties in the White Mountains of NH (768364) and in the incredible mountains of the Southwest, in New Mexico (814869).

Keywords: house, land, views, water, marsh, sunsets, beach, wildlife, environment, quiet, serene, contemporary, children, swimming, relaxation

Property Manager

Michael Schvarzkopf

Member Since 2011
Premier Partner
This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.
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english, spanish
Calendar last updated:
Apr 08, 2018
About Michael Schvarzkopf

Our family built this house. We were among the first builders on this road on the Cape and have a long history in the area. It is quite magical and special to us. We come from Boston. Our parents have passed away, sadly. The house is now owned by the adult children who live in NY, New England and New Mexico. We work for nonprofits, the UN and own a bakery in Maine.

Michael Schvarzkopf purchased this House in 1965

Why Michael Schvarzkopf chose Indian Neck Heights

The scenic beauty, spectacular beach and area. Wonderful town nearby. Outer cape is unusual and a great area. Many renters have said this location is 'the best on the Cape.'

What makes this House unique

Amazingly quiet and peaceful. Beautiful views and gorgeous beach. You can rest like you haven't in perhaps a long time! And play as well...Our land is proud to be part of the endangered Diamondback Terrapin ecosystem. Each year these turtles nest on the property and are protected by the conservancy with wire covers. Each year there are sightings of the beautiful red foxes too!


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen, Master. Ground level. Bathroom adjacent.
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen, Downstairs
      • Bedroom 3
        2 twin/ single, Downstairs.Great for kids, but adults often use too.
      • Bedroom 4
        1 sleep sofa /futon, Futon in downstairs living room, folds down to double bed.
      • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Double size Futon(1). Air conditioning in upstairs Queen and downstairs Queen bedrooms.


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower, Small bathroom upstairs next to master bedroom.
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, tub, shower, Downstairs, with full tub, lots of hooks for towels.
      • Outdoor Shower
        outdoor shower, Wonderful Private Outdoor Shower with views of tidal marsh
      • 2

      Location Type

        • Water View
          Overlooks a beautiful marsh connected to the bay.
        • Waterfront
          We are on the Marsh


            • Adventure
            • Away From It All
            • Family
            • Romantic
            • Sports & Activities
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Living Room
                      Spacious. Floor to ceiling sliding windows the whole wall facing the marsh. Piano. Couches and chairs with ottomans.
                    • Air Conditioning
                      Small unit in master bedroom queen upstairs and unit in downstairs queen bedroom.
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                      Space heaters. Rarely needed.
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Clothes Dryer
                      Small Stack-able
                    • Parking
                      Off street: 3 spaces. Quiet Private Street.
                    • Parking Off Street
                      3 Spaces
                    • Telephone
                      Land line
                    • Washing Machine
                      Small Stack-able
                    • Wireless Internet


                        • Microwave
                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          Full sets
                        • Dishwasher
                          New (2014) Kitchenaid: very quiet, stainless steel tub, cleans very well.
                        • Kitchen
                          Full Size with center island connects to the dining room area. Full set of all modern appliances: toaster, toaster oven, blender, coffee grinder, settings for 8, spices, cooking utensils, pots & pans.
                        • Cooking Utensils
                        • Oven
                          Full size gas
                        • Pantry Items
                          Basic Spices only.
                        • Refrigerator
                          Full size with a large freezer compartment.
                        • Stove
                          Full size gas.
                        • Toaster
                          And a toaster oven too.


                            • Dining
                              Large Dining Table Inside. Floor to ceiling sliding windows viewing the Marsh. Large Table Outside.
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 6 people


                                • Books
                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                • Games
                                  Loaded Questions, Trivial Pursuit, Monopoly, etc...
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Stereo
                                  Sony: AM, FM, CD, docking for Ipod.
                                • Television
                                • Toys
                                  Legos, water toys, boogie boards
                                • VCR


                                    • Balcony
                                      Beautiful wrap around deck with lounge chairs and outdoor dining.
                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      Large Wrap-Around Porch.
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                      Lots of sand for kids to play...and beautiful grounds for relaxing and wandering.
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                    • Tennis
                                      Private Association Newly renovated courts.
                                    • Water Sports Gear
                                      Boogie boards


                                        • limited accessibility
                                          Main living area is on the ground level: master bed and bath, kitchen and living room and dining room.


                                            • churches
                                            • cinemas
                                            • festivals
                                            • health/beauty spa
                                            • live theater
                                            • marina
                                            • museums
                                            • playground
                                            • restaurants

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • paddle boating
                                                • beachcombing
                                                • boating
                                                • eco tourism
                                                • horseback riding
                                                • miniature golf
                                                • bird watching
                                                • scenic drives
                                                • shopping
                                                • sight seeing
                                                • walking
                                                • whale watching
                                                • wildlife viewing

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • fitness center
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • massage therapist

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • mountain biking
                                                        • cycling
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • fly fishing
                                                        • freshwater fishing
                                                        • golf
                                                        • hiking
                                                        • jet skiing
                                                        • kayaking
                                                        • deepsea fishing
                                                        • sailing
                                                        • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                        • snorkeling
                                                        • snorkeling/diving
                                                        • surfing
                                                        • swimming
                                                        • tennis
                                                        • water skiing
                                                        • wind-surfing


                                                            • Our bay has warm water when the ocean waters are very cool. Our Wellfleet oysters are world famous!

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

                                                              20 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              Great House! Great Location!

                                                              Zac O.

                                                              Even better than advertised.

                                                              "it was the best of times..... "Not the "Tale of two cities ,.just the good one.-Dickens.

                                                              Christopher and Mary H.

                                                              Photos are are good but don't do it justice..Never tired of the view. Always changing with tide and light.. "

                                                              Stay came at a good time for us... ,,,,,Or the time made it such a good stay.

                                                              Incredible location and view

                                                              David G.

                                                              Just wanted to say we had a great time at the house this past week. Very comfortable and what an incredible location and view! We look forward to coming back next Summer!

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              We look forward to having you back!

                                                              beautiful spot and place

                                                              Deirdre S.

                                                              Great place. There were 6 of us for two weeks, and it was spacious enough. My older son came for a week, and slept on the futon in basement. He was fine with that, but not much privacy. Beds were all comfortable, and we did not find the basement to be musty or overly humid as others have mentioned. The fans were all welcome as there were several days it got pretty hot and humid outside. My only complaint is the state of the screens on the sliding glass doors (one sliding glass door could not be opened at all, which was a bummer). On our first day there, the screen for the main sliding glass door into the house came off. The manager of the property immediately responded and told us it would be replaced, but it never was. Thus preventing any cross breeze thru the main living area, which was needed. The other screens were also on their last legs. That would be my primary recommendation - replace those screen doors. Nonetheless, we had a great time. Thanks.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Hi Dierdre,

                                                              I'm glad you had a great time and so sorry about the screens. I don't believe we heard from you about this, or we would have made sure that the property managed remedied the situation immediately. We do pride ourselves on quick responses, and would have been very happy to help you out. We are in the process of replacing all those screens. Thank you so much for your feedback.

                                                              Peaceful, hidden, bright, spacious

                                                              Stephanie v.Hastings-on-Hudson, NY

                                                              Peaceful and hidden spot, great for families with teenagers. They have their own space downstairs. Upstairs is light and bright. The open layout lends itself to family time. Nice views of marshes, just around the corner from a private bay beach! Thank you for sharing your lovely vacation spot!

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              We are so glad you appreciate the design which places emphasis on the family/ group space. And yes, the hidden gem of a location! Please do come back.

                                                              Amazing Family Vacation!

                                                              Bev K.

                                                              We had a wonderful family vacation with our adult children in this beautiful, comfortable home. Everything was as represented, and there was plenty of space for six adults to comfortably spread out. We loved time spent out on the deck, with the beautiful view of the salt marsh, and spent many happy meals together there. The kitchen was well equipped and easy to navigate. We enjoyed exploring the beaches of Wellfleet and appreciated the chairs and umbrellas provided, although one extra umbrella would have been welcome. Thank you for this opportunity to create some special family memories. We hope to return sometime in the future.


                                                              Indian Neck Heights, Wellfleet, MA, USA

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                                                              Please Note: We Operate On A First Payment Received First Reserved!! Property manager may drive by to check on property as needed, or to take care of any needs. She will not disturb your stay.

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