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Quiet, Beautiful, Renovated Captain's House In Peaceful Conservation Haven

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 2 Baths, Conservation Trails Out The Back Door, Beaches 5 Min Drive

This gorgeous, renovated historic captain's house sits in a pine forest in the middle of the Fox Island Conservation area, has glorious salt marsh/water views, and is a 5 minute drive to Wellfleet beaches and fresh water ponds.

The house has a newly renovated eat-in kitchen wing with french doors leading to a deck looking out on pine forest. Kitchen seats 8 and has a walk-in pantry. In the main captain's house there is a large living room, separate study/library, and a central sitting room.

Upstairs are three bedrooms: a master with a queen-sized bed; a bedroom with a double bed; and a bedroom with a single bed, and a large full bathroom. Downstairs is one bedroom with a single bed and full private bathroom. House has Internet and cable. Watch the sunset while you use the outdoor hot/cold shower!

This house is perfect for a family who wants to immerse themselves in nature, hike on conservation trails through woods and along the marsh, gaze at the incredible bird life, and have total peace and silence. The house is beautifully decorated by the artist/owner. 5 minute drive to downtown Wellfleet.

More Details

Sasha Chavchavadze
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Russian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
7 November, 2017

Why Sasha Chavchavadze chose Wellfleet

This property has been in our family for 75 years since my grandparents, artists and writers, moved to Wellfleet in the 1930s. The house is filled with a sense of beauty and history. The house was built in 1800 by a Wellfleet sea captain who rowed his boat ashore to reach the house.

What makes this house unique

The quiet, soft breezes and intense light are remarkable. The evening light fills the house with an orange glow. The house is uniquely situated in the Fox Island Conservation Park. The area is teaming with birds and wildlife, perfect for nature lovers. Conservation trails can be reached within feet by walking out the front door.


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 11:00 / Check-out: 15:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Upstairs Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , bathroom shared by three upstairs bedrooms
    Outdoor Shower - Outdoor Shower , Outdoor hot/cold shower with enclosed fencing
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Upstairs bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed
    Downstairs Bedroom - 1 Single Bed , with private bathroom
    Master bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Upstairs Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , double bed sleeps 1 adult or 2 children. 2 adults tight.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing


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Quiet, Beautiful, Renovated Captain's House In Peaceful Conservation Haven
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Beautiful Home Nestled in Tranquil Pine Forest

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this lovely house with our two children in August. The owners were great and went out of their way to prepare for our visit.

We found the house impeccably clean, light and airy, with beautiful artwork adorning the walls. It is a family home and is decorated with care and a wonderful attention to detail. The renovated kitchen wing is beautiful and the French doors give the space a really nice indoor/outdoor feel. The house is situated in a incredible pine forest and it was spectacular to wake up in the morning and look out on the trees. Our children were particularly fond of the hammock out back and we loved having our morning coffee outdoors, watching them play. We were able to take walks on the conservation trails surrounding the house; the area was magical.

The house is a five minute drive to Wellfleet Center, and it is easy to drive to local ponds and beaches. The owners recommended great restaurants and markets and we found it easy and fun to explore the area.

We all enjoyed a wonderful and restorative stay at this home and would highly to recommend it, especially for those looking to stay in a beautiful, natural and peaceful setting.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wellfleet offers multiple ocean and bay beaches, fresh water ponds, shops, galleries, a drive-in movie theater, a cinema, a rainy day athletic center, delicious restaurants, bars, conservation parks, an Audobon Center, a recreational center, boat rentals, whale watching. All are within a 5 mile radius.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Wellfleet, Massachusetts

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
july rate
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
August Rate
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September Rate
1 Sep 2018 - 9 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
10 Sep 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £225.15

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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