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Historic three-story, mansard-roof house with 600 sq ft screened-in porch.

Bedrooms 5
Separate WCs2
Space 2,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights


About the property

5 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 1 half bath, separate sleeping cottage, sleeps to 10.

Gracious, historic 1860s three-story, mansard-roof house with high ceilings and 600 sq. ft. wrap-around screened porch. Located on a quiet, secluded lane a short stroll to the picturesque village, pier, and bay beaches.

Accommodations include two bedrooms (queen and double) on the second floor with a shared bath; the third floor features three bedrooms (two doubles, one with a single bed) with a shared, remodeled bathroom. A separate studio/office with sleeping loft, half bath, and outdoor shower is perfect for overflow guests or working vacationers.

Features a remodeled kitchen with six-burner Wolf gas range and Sub-Zero refrigerator, a high-efficiency washer/dryer, and WIFI throughout house. Water filtration system purifies tap water and ice-maker.

The spacious, grassy yard is enclosed by hedges and fences for privacy. Hammock underneath the pine trees in the back yard; side yard perfect for badminton, croquet, bocce or ping pong (all equipment provided).

The house is only available in a minimum of two-week blocks in July and August.

More Details

Joseph Groves
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 June, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Wellfleet in Barnstable County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WCs
  • 2nd Floor Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    3rd Floor Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    1st Floor half-bath - Toilet
    Cottage Bath - Toilet
    Cottage Shower - Outdoor Shower , Outdoor Shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Side Bedroom - 1 Double Bed
    3rd Floor BR 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Cottage - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    3rd Floor BR 3 - 1 Single Bed
    3rd Floor BR 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • The two twin beds are standard (not XL) twin mattress sizes.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Conservatory
  • Small Cooler
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
One cleaning required for each week stay.


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Historic three-story, mansard-roof house with 600 sq ft screened-in porch.
average rating of 4.25 based on 4 reviews

Wonderful, simple, in town vacation home.

  • 4 of 5

We had a great stay and enjoyed easy walking access to all of our favorite things in town. Our boys (15, 13 & 9 and assorted friends 13-15) all enjoyed being able to skateboard all around the village and down to the pier for ice cream and to the great skate board park. We also enjoyed using the community tennis courts.

We spent most of our time at the house, on the porch, which had gorgeous breezes all day and night. We loved it there so much we listened to the Red Sox on the transistor radio we brought! A special touch was the lovely bottle of rosé and bag of Wellfleet coffee beans that was left to welcome us.

I give it 4 stars instead of 5 only because I felt the little guest house was basically uninhabitable due to spiders, webs and smell of must, mold and mildew. We didn't need the space anyway, but if we had needed to use it, it would have definitely been a problem.

Otherwise this is an amazing property and if I haven't found my own slice of Wellfleet heaven by next summer, I'd be very inclined to visit this lovely home again!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Romantic and shabby chick

  • 4 of 5

Very shabby chick and romantic house. The kitchen was rustic and beautiful. Bookshelves were filled with great books. Bedrooms were spartan, yet cool trendy. Lots of mosquitos outside the screens so we had to run when we went to get icecream at night or breakfast in the morning at a little store around the corner (It had rained for a week). Great location with walking distance to good restaurants and only a street away from the best view of 4th July parade. A house with history- memories lived in the walls. I liked it a lot. Wellfleet is lovely. We went to all wonderful beaches and I would like to go back some day.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Oct-2013
  • Date of Stay: June 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely home in the heart of Wellfleet!

  • 5 of 5

We've vacationed here several times over the years and each time it gets more difficult to leave! This lovely older home is nestled between the town center and the harbor on a quiet lane - walking distance to everything - and is the perfect hub for a Wellfleet vacation. It offers the charm of an stately older home, combined with the updates and amenities of a newer one, a wonderful kitchen and an incredible wrap-around screened porch with french doors inside leading out onto it. Each time we've returned we've found major updates and improvements - and the owners are a pleasure to work with. There is plenty of room for larger families, the living space is open and spacious, and the yard is tranquil, private, and beautiful.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: July 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Fantastic Place To Create Memories

  • 4 of 5

Steeped with history, this clean and lovely home transforms you back in time when sitting on a screened in porch playing board games and reading – yes a newspaper, replaces those tablet devices. Well equipped, the home offers all of the comforts that you would expect when you are a short walk to Main or Commercial Street or even the harbor. Perched high enough to catch those breezes create that perfect vibe. Only caution would be, if you have elderly people in your party or very young kids, the stairs may be a challenge and the outdoor cottage may not be adequate for those elders. Otherwise, I find my home here, don’t enjoy it too much because you’ll have to kick me out.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: July 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Provincetown, MA
Nearest Train
100 Miles
Providence, RI
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Wellfleet, Massachusetts

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jul 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
Fall Season
4 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £190.35
Refundable Damage Deposit £380.7

Summer rental rates are $2500 per week in June, and $4000 per week in July/August
There is an additional $250 weekly cleaning fee.
Two-week minimum rental during July - August.
Tenants are responsible for their own linens and towels.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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