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A NEW CAPE EXPERIENCE! Custom, 2 Master BR Suites, Central AC, Concierge

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

2 Master Bedroom Suites, Central AC, Within Walking Distance To Village.

PLEASE CONTACT US this is our home we feel it's important to speak with all potential guests.

Thank you!

The house concept features a first floor open-living plan with high ceilings and spaciousness, grounded by the beauty of redbirch hardwood floors. Full of light and warmth, the space allows for a window reading area, long dining table and chairs for 6 and a TV area with CABLE, DVD and music dock. WiFi/High speed internet is included.

A well equipped kitchen offers a Wolf convection oven and cooktop, large capacity refrigerator, D/W and 4 workstations to make sharing meal prep easy and uncongested. A multitude of glassware, dinner ware and utensils make an attractive dining experience. A variety of small appliances are provided for your use.

A half bath with separate laundry facility adjacent to entry foyer leads to outdoor deck with shower.

There is a custom stone patio just off the kitchen with dining table, umbrella and seating for 6. You have the option of propane or charbrick grills.

The house features entries on all sides.

The second floor delights with 2 mirrored Master Suites designed for couples or singles who enjoy travel together or for the small family. (Please note: The suites are designed with adults in mind).


Each bedroom is spacious and full of light, queen sized beds and window seating. Walk-in closets lead to custom baths with double wash basins and curbless walk-in showers. TOWELS AND LINENS ARE PROVIDED.

Parking for 2 vehicles. outdoor shed is available for bike, kayak, beach-gear storage.

Wellfleet's Pay-As-You-Throw (PAYT) program encourages recycling and an awareness of the trash we generate.

We provide a compost, labeled recycling bins, and PAYT trash bags. Your refuse will be collected.

We ask that you please recycle.

Jill Thomas, property manager/concierge will be on site in separate living quarters with entrance at rear of house. She'll be available to answer any questions, help set you in the right direction or give you some inside scoop! Jill is here to accommodate you OR to provide you total privacy.

We brought back with us from our life in Hawaii the tradition of removing outer foot wear before entering the home. We hope that this idea is welcoming!

Thanks for considering our home as your vacation home-away-from home....if you so choose, we hope you'll enjoy FIFTY FIVE as much we do!

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Ted and Shelly Thomas
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 3, 2017

About Ted and Shelly Thomas

We met on The Cape and have enjoyed living in Wellfleet for over 30 years.

Our interests lie in the arts, architecture, travel, food, hiking, biking, kayaking and the well-being of man and Mother Earth.

Newly 'retreaded', after maintaining a successful ceramic tile and stone business for 35 years, we built FIFTY FIVE with couples in mind.

Ted and Shelly Thomas purchased this house in 2013

Why Ted and Shelly Thomas chose Cape Cod

The quintessential New England village filled with beauty, life and talents, unpretentiousness and general open-mindedness, Wellfleet is the essence of community. Wellfleet has been the destination for artists and literaries, beachcombers, surfers and nature lovers for generations.

The existence of the Cape Cod National Seashore along with The Wellfleet Audubon Sanctuary allows for the preservation of natural beauty and is there for your enjoyment. The many ocean and bay beaches, fresh water ponds, maritime history, galleries, fine restaurants and, in particularly, the shellfish industry and specifically, OYSTERS give Wellfleet a flavor to savor!

What makes this house unique

Built with ease-of-living in mind, the open floor plan and an entrance on all sides, high ceilings and natural light provide spaciousness. The outdoor patio is an extension of the living space.


The lower/back patio is not for tenant use. This is Jill's space).

Mirrored Master Bedroom Suites and central air conditioning provide maximum comfort.

A short walk into the village, 10' drive to the ocean, or hop on your bicycle and explore!


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

A NEW CAPE EXPERIENCE! Custom, 2 Master BR Suites, Central AC, Concierge
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews

Beautifully appointed, yet ultra cozy

  • 5 of 5

My family has been vacationing in Wellfleet for 5 consecutive summers, and this summer we landed a gem of a rental! My wife and I aren't overly discerning renters, but with 2 children in the 9-12 range we cherish amenities that usually prioritize function over form, but we pleasantly got both here. Located about 1 mile from the Wellfleet town center (food markets, ice cream shops, liquor store, etc), the house featured a main floor with a large foyer entrance (to prep all your gear for beach excursions) and walked into a modern open kitchen concept (all new appliances, tiling, pendant lighting, and island wifes fave feature) that flowed into the dining room/living room (flatscreen with cable/dvd), and had access points to a half bath/laundry-room (new front loading washer/dryer), and to the outdoor patio (which made shuttling food and drinks outside easy). The outdoor patio had a gas grill with plenty of dining and lounge space, and nicely manicured grounds. The upstairs featured 2 master bedroom suites, with a walk in closet that walked into the bathroom (all new with marble counters), and a walk in shower. Now the amenities that really make life cozy and comfortable: Central AC; WiFi; a kitchen that was fully stocked with kitchenware (pots, pans, cutting boards/knives, silverware, glassware, plateware, misc spices, and misc utensils); super fast ice maker; dishwasher; bed linens and pillows; bath towels; and lastly an outdoor shower. If I sound impressed, I was, and I highly recommend this as a beautiful Wellfleet summer rental.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We so appreciate your great review, Anthony! We love to hear that FIFTY FIVE suited your personal preferences and hope you'll bring your family back next summer!
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Wonderful Week in Wellfleet

  • 5 of 5

The house is extremely clean, comfortable and well equipped. The owners really make you feel at home in their gem in Wellfleet.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Helen....your return was greatly appreciated!
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Immaculate home near town center

  • 5 of 5

This is a perfect vacation home for two couples: the house is perfectly maintained and is flush with amenities that make it easy to move in quickly with just a small suitcase for clothes. The linens are fresh and inviting; the kitchen is fully equipped and the pantry stocked with basics. The vegetable garden is charming and the outdoor space lovely. The owners' thoughtful attention to small details is reflected in the home's meticulous organization and the effect is uplifting.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Having you return means a lot to us, Judy. Our goal is to offer a place of relaxation, convenience and comfort to those who are looking for a home-away-from home in the charming town of Wellfleet! Hopefully the new blueberry bushes produced some sweet fruit for your taking! (We actually had guests who refrained from reviewing so as not to entice those who might compete for their desired week next year so your comments are much appreciated!) We'd love to see you next summer!
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Hampshire England U'K.

A gem of a home !

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned back home to the U.K. after spending 8 memorable days on the Cape in Ted and Shelly's wonderful home.

Since retiring 10 years ago, we have been coming to New England each Autumn . This year was our fourth visit to the Cape, so we do know it quite well. In previous years we have tried various Inns, Hotels and other rented properties and although all have been ok none have come anywhere close to Ted and Shellys beautiful home.

We haven't enough superlatives in our limited grammar to describe how perfect it is.

The house is spotlessly clean and is warm and comfortable. Everything here is first class including beds,linens,furniture....everything ! The Kitchen and bathrooms are pure luxury and we don't think we have ever slept more soundly away from our own home.

The house is situated in a quiet lane just a few minutes walk from the little town of Wellfleet and is therefore perfectly placed to explore the Cape from Chatham down to Provincetown .

Then factor in the truly lovely Shelly and her daughter Jill, who helped us with every request we made in the months leading up to arriving in the U.S. Shelly and Jill were kind and helpful and patient.

We have finally found our perfect holiday home on the Cape and we intend to stay here each and every year from now on.

Thankyou again dear Shelly and Jill. We had a truly memorable week in your home and we couldn't have been more happy and content.

Frank and Mary-Rose

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review, Frank and Mary Rose...we were so happy to assist in any way! Your enthusiasm for FIFTY FIVE and our beloved Wellfleet is refreshing and appreciated! We look forward to your return whenever you so choose!
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Great Escape - Comfortable, Quiet, Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Shelly, Ted and Jill, thank you for sharing your wonderful home with us. We had such a comfortable week at your house and enjoyed being in a quiet neighborhood yet close to town and all our favorite bay and ocean beaches. We loved not having to bring linens and towels and we were so grateful for the central air as we were there during a very hot and humid week. It was also awesome having such a spacious and well equipped kitchen while on vacation. Bedrooms and bathrooms were just as described. We can't wait to come back.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Donna and Family, We're pleased to hear your comments and the convenience you experienced with provided linens and central AC. Thanks so much for the great review! We hope to see you next summer!
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Cape Cod Gem

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful new home with central AC conveniently located close to Wellfleet village.

Perfect for 2 couples as the house has 2 master bedroom suites.

The owners are generous with amenities.

The outside living space exquisite.

I highly recommend this property

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your comments and will look forward to your return....thank you, Helen and John!
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Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Boston Logan, Providence TF Green, Hyannis
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Winslow's Tavern/ Lighthouse/ Bookstore/ Pearl
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Provincetown Fast Ferry, MV/ACK Steamship
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Chequessett Yacht and Country Club
Nearest Train
100 Miles
Boston MA / Providence RI
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Rt 6 State Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Winslow's/ Pearl/ Moby Dick's/ Wicked Oyster
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Ocean, bay & harbor, fresh water ponds, Mayo Beach
Car: recommended

This home is within minutes of all Wellfleet has to offer and an ideal location to explore the Outer Cape.

70% of Wellfleet is Cape Cod Nat'l Seashore.

Enjoy immaculate beaches and serene fresh water ponds, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, extensive paved and unpaved biking trails, tennis, ballpark, basketball court, fitness centers, all within short driving distance.

Whale and seal watching, winery, galleries galore, fine/casual dining, historic home and lighthouse tours, cinemas, theatre venues...right in Wellfleet as well as neighboring Truro and Provincetown.

Wellfleet Preservation Hall, our thriving community center and The Wellfleet Public Library support a multitude of year round programs.


The Cape is shaped like an arm. The part of the arm closest to the mainland is called the 'upper cape' and the end farthest from the mainland is referred to as the 'lower cape' or 'outer cape'. This is admittedly a little counter-intuitive since much of the 'lower cape' is actually north of the 'upper cape'. Remember Cape Cod has been shaped by the ocean on all sides and it’s really just a large sand bar!

'Upper' Cape towns include Bourne, Falmouth, Mashpee, and Sandwich. 'Mid' Cape towns include Barnstable, Brewster, Dennis, Harwich, and Yarmouth. 'Lower' Cape towns include Chatham, Eastham, Orleans, Provincetown, Truro, and Wellfleet.

Also in the area are the Islands of Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, and the Elizabeth Islands including Cuttyhunk.

Our Best Cape Cod Travel Tips

Best Times to Drive to Cape Cod in Season

•Sunday - Thursday

•Fridays before 2 pm or after 9 pm

•Saturdays before 8 am or after 2 pm

Times to Avoid:

•Fridays 2-9 pm

•Saturdays 8 am - 2 pm


Rates & Availability

Wellfleet House Rental Rates

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Jun 24 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 23 2017 - Nov 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

50% of rental fee ($1525.00) is due IMMEDIATELY upon reservation. Rental balance ($1,525.00) PLUS $500.00 security check, is due 30 days prior to chosen date of arrival. SECURITY DEPOSIT WILL BE RETURNED WITHIN 30 DAYS OF DEPARTURE PROVIDED NO DAMAGES OCCUR.
CHECK IN: 3pm. CHECK OUT: 10am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Wellfleet House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , outdoor shower , Separate laundry facility/access outer shower deck.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Custom bath with double sink vanity and curbless shower.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Custom bath with double sink vanity and curbless shower.
  • Ted is a master tile mason and the baths are all custom design and installation.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Eastwing Master Bedroom Suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Westwing Master Bedroom Suite
  • The house features 2 Master Bedroom Suites so that there's no 'drawing of straws' to see who gets the Master! Each suite has a queen bed with non-allergenic pillows (no feather) and walk-in closet with private bath. Wooded view.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
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