Private Sandy Beach. Big Beach House.

30 steps to our private beachLate afternoon at our beach.Welcome to the Main House!Our beach facing westThis is the view from the Main houseoutdoor ping pongDiningLivingKids roomSailing at our Sea Shells beachkitchen island - seats 4.Walk here from the Main House 2nd fl. bedroom1st fl. bedroom1st floor family room1st floor family roomfuton convertibleWalk here from Mainnearby Dyer PondWalk here from MainActual view from the Main House2nd floor bathroom1st floor bathWalk here from the Main House30 steps to the beach2nd floor2nd floor30 steps to our private beachGentle wavesOur beach facing EastRelax on our 40 foot deck.2nd floor living roomGreat place for young childrenNo riptides to worry about1st floor front bedroom.3 easy to use kayaks included
575 Chequessett Neck Rd, Wellfleet, MA 02667

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Overview

Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2
Sleeps: 13
Type: Home
Per week: $1,600 - $5,850
Pets allowed: No
Internet: Yes

Description of the Wellfleet vacation home rental

Walk about 30 seconds to our private, sandy beach. Enjoy full water views from a south facing 2,000 square foot Cape Cod - Colonial style 2 level (1st and 2nd floor, NO basement) home. Beautiful bay beach with gentle waves. Great for swimming (no rip tides here), exploring the Cape Cod National Seashore by kayak, sailing, collecting sea shells... Lots of windows, sliders, & decks. Full kitchen with full-sized appliances. Recently purchased beds and sofas. This 2,000 s.f. home comfortably accommodates a large family, groups of singles, an extended family, or 2 families with privacy - NOT a cramped cottage. 2 full bathrooms. Great place for kids. BEST place for kids on Cape Cod. It about 30 steps to the beach - NO roads to cross. No stairs. Explore the adjacent Cape Cod National Seashore, walk the dunes, listen to the birds sing, walk to secluded Great Island at low tide, or kayak there (3 kayaks are included), relax, at night - order lobsters, fried clams, world famous Wellfleet oysters, watch the moonlight on the water, listen to the waves, breath in the salty air... sleep will be restful.
For 2013: 3 Kayaks are included. Two 2-person sit-on-top ocean kayaks + one 1-person conventional kayak. The 'sit-on-tops' are very easy to use, even for Grandpa. Explore Great Island and it's miles of sand dunes, protected wildlife and secluded beaches.
Weekly rates are $1,750 - $5,750. Summer is by the week only, Saturday to Saturday. Summer occupancy is limited to 11 people.
Spring and Fall are flexible including weekend rentals.
For up to date availability, rates, lots more photos and info please go to 'Owner's Site.'

Area Information

Wellfleet has the best variety of outdoor activities on Cape Cod and has the least crowded beaches. Some of the best kayaking on Cape Cod, swimming in Wellfleet's pristine kettle ponds, Wellfleet's magnificent ocean beaches, clamming, Wellfleet's world famous oysters, the village of Wellfleet - groceries, ice cream, Hatches fresh produce, Mac's fresh seafood, blueberry pancakes for breakfast at the Lighthouse, art galleries, restaurants, a farmer's market, deep water fishing in Wellfleet Harbor with the Naviator- they have the rods & reels & they'll clean the fish for you, fish off the pier at the Herring River, there's a railroad bike trail in Wellfleet & many trails in Provincetown,(go on a whale watch in Provincetown), bike rentals in Wellfleet, Wellfleet drive-in, Wellfleet movie theatre, go to a show at Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theatre (W.H.A.T Best of Boston -Boston Magazine), see paintings of renowned artists in Wellfleet's thriving art galleries, go to Provincetown, seaside golfing down the road at Chequessett Yacht & Country Club, grill on the Main House deck overlooking the water or dine at Adrians - they have the best brick oven pizza, go out for lobster, the restaurants are child friendly. Call Mac's and order lobsters, they'll cook 'em for you. There's the Wellfleet flea market, National Seashore nature center, the Marconi site where Marconi invented wireless, visit the Highland Light Lighthouse in Truro, Audubon Society Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary- what a great place to explore! Whale watches, beautiful sunsets, scenic drives, learn to surf, go birding, or don't go anywhere - just listen to the birds sing. From the Main House it's about 30 steps to the beach - kayak, swim, or walk to Great Island at low tide. Explore the adjacent Cape Cod National Seashore, try to make it to Jeremy Point, collect sea shells, watch how the oystermen farm oysters, buy fresh oysters from them and shuck them on the deck or at any restaurant buy them and watch how they're shucked, relax, let the kids have fun exploring miles of beach, collecting shells. At night watch a movie, read a book - we have a decent collection - begin writing your book.

Availability Calendar

Rates

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Jun 28 2014 Aug 23 2014 - - $5,850 - 1 Week
Aug 30 2014 Sep 06 2014 - - $3,050 - 1 Week
Sep 27 2014 Oct 18 2014 - - $1,750 - 2 Nights
Oct 18 2014 Nov 01 2014 - - $1,650 - 2 Nights
Mar 22 2015 May 03 2015 - - $1,600 - 2 Nights
May 03 2015 May 10 2015 - - $1,850 - 2 Nights
May 10 2015 May 17 2015 - - $2,050 - 2 Nights
May 17 2015 May 17 2015 - - $2,250 - 2 Nights
Jun 14 2015 Jun 21 2015 - - $3,850 - 2 Nights
Jun 21 2015 Jun 28 2015 - - $4,050 - 1 Week
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Check In: 3 p.m. Check Out: 10 a.m.
Lodging tax: included
Deposits: Refundable damage deposit.
Payment Options: PayPal, Personal Check
Other Fees: Add $150 for changeover cleaning.

Amenities

  • Beds

  • 1 King Bed
  • 2 Double Beds
  • 3 Twin Beds
  • 5 Sofa Beds
  • 1 Queen Bed
  • Features

  • Beach Chairs
  • Game Room
  • Oceanfront
  • Porch
  • Deck
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Parking Included
  • View (Ocean)
  • Dock/Boat Slip
  • Heating
  • Patio
  • View (Water)
  • Fireplace
  • High Speed Internet
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Waterfront
  • Full Kitchen
  • Kayak
  • Appliances

  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Radio
  • TV (Cable/Satellite)
  • Coffee Maker
  • Iron
  • Refrigerator (Full)
  • Telephone
  • DVD Player
  • Microwave
  • Stereo
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Gas Grill
  • Activities

  • Beach
    (onsite)
  • Deep Sea Fishing
    (<1 mile)
  • Ocean
    (<1 mile)
  • Water Skiing
    (<1 mile)
  • Boating
    (onsite)
  • Fishing
    (<1 mile)
  • Parasailing
    (<1 mile)
  • Grocery Store
    (1 mile)
  • Canoeing
    (onsite)
  • Golf
    (<1 mile)
  • Park
    (<1 mile)
  • Movie Theater
    (1 mile)
  • Kayaking
    (onsite)
  • Hiking
    (<1 mile)
  • Playground
    (<1 mile)
  • Shopping Area
    (1 mile)
  • Sailing
    (onsite)
  • Jet Skiing
    (<1 mile)
  • Racquetball
    (<1 mile)
  • Lake
    (3 miles)
  • Windsurfing
    (onsite)
  • Live Entertainment
    (<1 mile)
  • Restaurant
    (<1 mile)
  • Surfing
    (3 miles)
  • Basketball Court
    (<1 mile)
  • Miniature Golf
    (<1 mile)
  • Tennis
    (<1 mile)
  • Whale Watching
    (11 miles)
  • Bicycling
    (<1 mile)



Other Vacation Rental Amenities

Walk to seaside golf, the Herring River, the National Seashore, or Wellfleet Pier for ice-cream, fried clams & burgers. Boogie-board or learn to surf at White Crest Beach. All the Wellfleet restaurants are kid friendly and serve fresh local seafood. At our beach, go Left, and it's about a 25 minute walk to the Pier walking along the beach. There are 3 restaurants there + picnic tables for the take-out window. At the Pier you can see about boat excursions & sailboat rentals. At our beach, go Right, and sailboat lessons for kids are available at Chequessett Yacht & Country Club which is a 5 minute walk along the beach. If you have been to Cape Cod but not to Wellfleet, you are in for a special treat. Our 'Sea Shells' beach and the surrounding area is beautiful, unspoiled and uncrowded. We have a ping pong table in the back which is sand. Beach toys there + beach chairs, umbrellas, floats, outdoor games, and more. Also a rocking chair in the shade.

Reviews for this vacation home rental in Wellfleet, Massachusetts

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christine bryson

florence ma

cape week

Had a great week with extended family in the main house. Beach very tiny walk away and kids loved wandering the bay with the tide out.

Howie Feinstein

Owner's reply:

Good to hear.

Dills, Markel and Jansky Families

York, PA

great for families

We had a group of three families staying together. There were six adults and five children between 5-10 years old. The lake was great for the kids to swim in and the house was well stocked with necessities. There is no air conditioning, but lots of fans and in June it really wasn't needed. The location was good although you do need to do a little searching for grocery stores and such. You may want to bring your own pillows. Overall, we had a great stay.

Owner Supplied Testimonials

Guestbook

Thanks so much, I also wanted to tell you how much we enjoyed the Main House. It is one of the best equipped places we have ever stayed. The kitchen met our every need, the back yard with all the sand toys was great. The little kids played there when we first arrived we had to pry them down to the beach. And the bigger kids enjoyed the ping pong table at night. Very nice place and the perfect location. The main house is wonderful and the beach is the best thing for the younger kids. I enjoyed my morning coffee on the deck, watching the shell men. Thank you so much for a wonderful vacation for my family and myself. Linda

Howie, I just wanted to drop you a quick note to express to you how much we enjoyed staying at the main house. It was absolutely perfect, with the kids down stairs and adults upstairs. The security we felt letting the kids go down to the beach with out worry of them being washed away compared to the ocean side of Wellfleet was a bonus. We all enjoyed the kayak trips over to Great Island, the sunset at Duck Harbor, the Oysters at the Beachcomber, the rail trail, cape cod league baseball, and more. We could not have had more perfect weather. Thanks from all of us. Dan Garrity

Howie--

We have great memories of staying at the Main house.
Jean Mach

We loved your place. Pawan Shroff

We all had such a wonderful time. Well above expectations.
Hilary Plant

It was wonderful. John Miles

We really enjoyed the weekend and the Oyster Fest. The house worked out really well for us and our son's family. We loved the view and the location. We're already talking about trying to plan a return trip, maybe next year sometime.
We hiked out to Jeremy Point and beyond at low tide. Fred Barbero

Great house, great views and great weather. We all had a wonderful time. Stranded for awhile at the lower parking lot at Great Island due to higher that usual tide but waited it out. I would be happy to write in the guestbook. Nice Ping Pong arena. David Nastasia

I want to reiterate what a great place you have down there. We enjoyed many of the Feinstein Family Favorites especially Duck Pond. Les and Libby

The house was beautiful and even better than expected.There were 10 of us,including 2 children, and we never felt crowded or lacked privacy.The view of the water from the large upstairs deck was great - very panoramic. The beach was very private.Walking out at low tide was such fun!We were there 6/28 -7/5 and couldn't have asked for better weather. The bay was surprisingly warm for that early in the season.The house is equipped with everything you could possibly need, including a huge assortment of books and games.We had a wonderful time and couldn't have asked for anything better!
Joe & Janet Rice, Chagrin Falls Ohio

The Main House was perfect for our big group with ages ranging from 2 to 68. Every one of us loved reading on the porch, listening to the birds and staring at the sea. We walked down to the beach many times each day, flying kites or looking for horseshoe crabs or even taking the little ones out in the kayaks. Wellfleet and surrounds can't be beat, but even if we hadn't left the house we would have had a great vacation. And I hate to say it, the wireless was a lifesaver.

Thanks Howie!
The Caramellos

thanks howie! the house was accurately described and quite comfy. we enjoyed the view from the deck,the beach and the close proximity of the beautiful beaches on the ocean side.
jon gray
jon gray, sf,ca

Howie, Thank you for the use of your house. The main house is exactly as presented on the web and as you described. We had a wonderful time during our stay, despite several rainy days. We celebrated mom and dad's 50th wedding anniversary with the entire family for the entire week. The house was perfect for the 8 of us (7 adults, and a 3 YO) with room to spare. The neighbors were wonderful and helpful. The beach was always available, and we second the comment made by a previous commenter, the nearby lakes are also worth a day of your time. We went to Gull pond and rented sail boats and kayaks from Jacks, he was very resonable and helpful as well. In case you are wondering there are plenty of good books in the house and more table games than you could possibly play in a week available. No need to bring them with you. We fully recommend the main house to anyone considering it. Say hello to the neighbors for us. Tom, Dorothy, Bob, Susanne, MJ, Mom and Dad and Lil Edgar Li Robitaille.
The Robitaille Family, CT, LA, GA, CA

Cape Cod is a regular vacation spot for us, with Wellfleet as one of the best! Especially enjoyed a family tradition of hiking and shelling Great Island. This year we went with our granddaughters where we introduced their daddy to the place over 30 years ago. A wonderful time!
Ed and Nancy Currier

The deck overlooking Wellfleet Harbor offers an outstanding view. Sunrise, sunset, the changing colors of the sky and water are beautiful and encourage hours of reading and relaxation
- Frances B.

Had a wonderful stay at this very family-friendly beach house. Having the beach right out the front door was heaven for our kids, ages four and two, who enjoyed exploring the sand bars, collecting rocks, and paddling around in the warm water. When up for something more adventurous, we headed for one of the ocean-side beaches or one of the ponds -- both made for hours of water fun. We also enjoyed flying kites, the Audubon natural preserve, dining at the Red Inn in Provincetown, the Nice Cream store in Wellfleet, going gallery hopping (sans kids), playing nine holes at the country club down the street, and entertaining on the deck.

A wonderful, relaxing way to spend a week, with tons to do. Thanks, Howie!

Sunny Edmunds, Toronto, Ontario

A week in the sun. A week of fun.
Drive-in movies, lobster dinners, and sunny beach days made it a week to remember.
We filled the week with all of our Cape Cod favorites: Box Lunch, Long Pond, the flea market, Province Town, ping pong matches, and beach relaxation.
The best part was that I shared the week with my favorite people.
Dan, Oak Bluffs, MA

What a wonderful place to be. It was perfect for all of us-age range 6 years old to 67. The house is well cared for, the location truly the best, and we all look foward to returning again.

Sue Cohen
Cohen family

Biking, beaching and boogie boarding were all big with the kids. As was
ice cream !!! We hit Uncle Franks on our bikes for a doughnut most
mornings - nice little ride to the Harbor and back. We rented a boat for
1/2 day in Wellfleet Harbor. We hit the Square Dancing one night - that was
fun. AND, we hit PJs 5-6 times. Great breakfast at the Lighthouse one day
too.
We walked out at low tide a few times at the Sea Shells Beach but never
really stayed there or used that beach, but it was great having a beach so
near by that the kids could at least go run around on. We did go to the ponds many times after the beach. Long Pond with the float was a favorite. Tennis at Chequsett and Olivers.
We just need two more weeks. :))
Cheers,
Mark

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    Old Salt is my sister- in- law and brother- in- law's cottage. Since I'm in real estate, I do the rentals for them. One of the perks is my wife and I get to use Old Salt for weekend getaways. I do the rentals for a few other properties, and we have our own beach house in Wellfleet, but this location...
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