Gentle waves, warm, clean water, and no riptides to worry about. High tide - it's time to swim. Low tide - time to explore. Fantastic location for young children - so much to discover! Located on a little bluff at the western end of Mayo Beach in beautiful Wellfleet, a TripAdvisor top 10 U.S. Beach, the only one in New England. WALK TO MAYO BEACH IN LESS THAN A MINUTE. South-facing, quiet, beautiful, and not crowded like other parts of Cape Cod - you'll be glad you chose this beach location.
The “Yardarm”, a 3 bedroom, recently renovated Cape Cod cottage takes you back in time while providing the comforts of today. Located at the western end of Mayo Beach in beautiful Wellfleet, the Yardarm boasts all new appliances, beds, kitchen, and furnishings. Enjoy the swivel chairs that overlook the views of Great Island and the sunsets that Wellfleet is famous for. With two waterview bedrooms and one private bedroom, everyone has ample room to spread out. Imagine lying in bed, looking out on the water, a new temperpedic mattresses beneath you... you'll think you're in heaven. A full size bath with tub as well as the outdoor shower ensures no waiting to get the sand off your toes. Newly added awnings bring additional comfort along with the sea breeze that flows up the dune.
Best of all, you are less than a minute's walk to Mayo Beach. Just grab your beach towel and go. Easy to return to your cottage for lunch. Sit outside the Yardarm with a good book and enjoy the sounds of the ocean lapping on the shore.
Take an easy walk to the Pier and catch a ride on a fishing boat or a sunset sailing tour. Dine on Mac’s famous fried clams, local seafood and ice cream, or the Bookstore, the Pearl, or Sol restaurants. Get to the Pier by walking down Kendrick Ave, passing the playground along the way, or stroll down the beach barefoot. For a bit more of an adventure, you can walk into town and enjoy all that Main Street has to offer. Head the other way and you can go golfing at Wellfleet’s par 3 course open to the public. Lastly, you have the W.H.A.T theatre providing evening entertainment with an intimate stage setting.
You'll be glad you chose this beach location. Get your reservation in now. Once you stay here, you will want to book it again next year. Don’t miss out. This is a great opportunity to make the Yardarm your new Cape Cod tradition for years to come.
Yardarm, formerly one of the Barefoot-by-the-Beach cottages, was renovated in 2011 with all new comfortable furnishings, wood floors, a fully equipped kitchen and an outdoor shower.
Bedrooms/Beds: 1 - Queen bed with water view. 2 - Full and Twin bunk beds. 3 - 2 Twin beds with a water view. New Tempurpedic mattresses.
The full working kitchen has a stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, counters, and cabinetry renovated in 2011.
I am the rental agent for this property. I have other vacation property, and rental property that I either own, or do the rentals for. I'm a real estate broker in the Boston area. My specialty is investment real estate. My wife is a psychologist. My sons are grown and I'm looking forward to having grandchildren, taking them to Wellfleet. Our whole extended family LOVES it here. We've vacationed other parts of Cape Cod but nothing beats Wellfleet. We've been fortunate - some of our friends and family members have purchased vacation homes in Wellfleet. The location of Yardarm is fantastic - less than a minute walk to Mayo Beach - a Cape Cod National Seashore beach. Always a nice sea breeze. Beautiful.
We bought in large part because of a bad experience renting. I won't let that happen to you! To buy in Wellfleet was an easy decision. It's the best of Cape Cod.
Late afternoon is particularly beautiful at the beach by Yardarm, and inside Yardarm cottage. The swimming is really fantastic - not too cold, gentle waves. At night you can hear the water lapping on the beach. The western end of Mayo Beach where Yardarm is - it's very quiet, there is no public parking there. Calm, salty breezy. The Yardarm was tastefully renovated with new furniture, new beds, a new kitchen...
Drive, sail, kayak, swim, or walk to the Cape Cod National Seashore.
Walk to the historic town center of Wellfleet - 1 mile.
• Walk to Wellfleet Pier - a 10 minute walk.
At Wellfleet Pier there are 3 restaurants, a seafood market, a walk-up window serving burgers, fried clams & ice cream with picnic tables by the water, sailboats to rent, fishing boat excursions, used books, an art gallery, square dancing, and W.H.A.T. - Wellfleet's live theatre.
• Walk to a playground with a tot area, swings, a skateboard park, a frisbee field, and tennis.
About 50 steps to naturally clean Mayo Beach. Gentle waves, relatively warm water.
No riptides to worry about.
Great for swimming, boating, collecting shells, exploring and relaxing.
• A mile to Wellfleet's seaside golf course - Chequessett Yacht & Country Club.
• Wellfleet's big wave ocean beaches and dramatic sand cliffs are 5 miles away.
The BEST place for kids. Explore the adjacent Cape Cod National Seashore, walking trails, listen to the shore birds, go sailing, kayaking, collect shells, swim, relax, at night - listen to the waves lapping on the beach.
Explore the Cape Cod National Seashore and Great Island. Sail or kayak there, swim or walk out at low tide. Catch the sunset at Duck Harbor Beach. Short walk to Wellfleet Pier. At Wellfleet Pier, rent a sailboat or go on a short fishing excursion. There's 3 restaurants serving fresh local seafood, an art gallery, and Mac's. Mac's sells fresh local seafood for you to grill. They can cook lobsters for you to pick up at dinnertime. Also at the Pier is a walk up window for burgers, fried clams and ice cream, with picnic tables by the water. Catch a show at the Pier at W.H.A.T. - Wellfleet Harbor Actor's Theater. Relax on the sands of Mayo Beach - gentle waves, quiet, beautiful - less than a minute's walk from Yardarm cottage.
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