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Beautiful home for entertaining - beach 1/10th mile, 5300 sq ft, modern, private

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 7
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
6 - 7 nights


Wellfleet House Rental Photos and Description

7 bedroom, 5 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, outdoor shower, sleeps 16

Our home is the perfect place for family gatherings with 7 large bedrooms and 5 full baths situated on a private 2 acre lot less than 1/10th of a mile to the beach. The house sits high on a hill with expansive views off two decks, great light, nice breezes and loads of privacy. An expansive lawn surrounds the house with a sandbox & sand toys, garden, 1/2 basketball court, soccer & lacrosse goals and ping pong table. Two family rooms with flat screen tv's and two fireplaces.

The upper level has a gourmet kitchen with cathedral ceiling, large center island and 6 burner stove. The living room has a full bar with counter seating, large fireplace and game table. The master bedroom has a king bed and full bath. The second master bedroom has a queen sleigh bed and full bath. There are two additional bedrooms below the second master bedroom - one with a queen and and the second with two twins. Both of these bedrooms open up to a private deck off the back of the property.

The ground level has two family rooms (one of each side of the house) and 3 large bedrooms. Two bedrooms have king beds and the 3rd bedroom, 'the bunk room', has two sets of bunk beds for the kids to stay in. There is a large shared bath with separate toilet, seating area, double vanity sink and large shower/jet tub combo.

Close to Powers Landing & Chequesset Country Club: 1/10th mile to Powers Landing beach ; 1/4th mile to Chequesset Country Club ; 1/2 mile to Baker's Field & Marina

3/4 mile to town.

Solar Powered Home & Home Entertainment System: Our home has recently been converted to solar powered electricity and hot water.

Our home features an indoor/outdoor home entertainment system. The system includes two wall mounted control systems which allows you to select different music for each bedroom and specific areas inside & outside the house.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Ann Schiffenhaus
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 14, 2016
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based on 9 traveler reviews

Beautiful home for entertaining - beach 1/10th mile, 5300 sq ft, modern, private
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Best summer vacation rental ever

  • 5 of 5

Three generations of our family from ages 12-84 (11 of us at the height, with room for more) stayed at this amazing house for a week and were over the moon about its estate-like qualities. The house is secluded at the top of a dirt road. The owners provided extraordinary amenities, comforts, resources and customer service. They seem to have every game ever made over the decades, even poker chips, several monopoly sets, balls galore, boogie boards. They responded instantly to any little question we had. Because the house is unusually spacious and privately laid out, none of us were ever in each other's way. The interior is gleamingly modern and sparkling clean, the sleeping arrangements outstanding. (We took extra showers just to use the marvelous water jets!) We all "lived" out on the largest, most perfect deck any of us had ever seen, and went around to the smaller back deck for sunset-watching each evening, overlooking acres and acres of breathtaking nature we never knew existed in Wellfleet even though we've been to the town over fifty years. This place is a gem.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your warm hearted review. We are so happy your family had a wonderful time together at our home.
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the home is everything described...and 100x more

  • 5 of 5

the home presents as the ultimate vacation getaway, easily accommodating our family of 13. whether celebrating meals inside or out, the spaces were immense, the built-ins luxurious. expansive indoor spaces were contrasted to equally expansive outdoor children's play areas including a soccer field a bb court. the home sits within easy walking distance to the bay and miles of shoreline. simply unforgettable and worth every cent.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We are so happy you had an amazing time in Wellfleet and enjoyed our home as much as we do! We hope you return in the future.
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Grand Rapids, MI

Pollenesia Paradise

  • 5 of 5

An absolute GEM of a house and weekend for our daughter's wedding activities. Having never been to The Cape, we were somewhat concerned about finding a place where family and friends could stay and play together. Ann and Mark (owners) have put together the PERFECT spot in Wellfleet to serve as the hub of a large family/friends gathering. Very spacious both inside and out, room for the whole gang to do any number of family, soccer, ping pong, sand box, cookouts, solitude for reading/relaxing and just enjoying the serenity of The Cape. Thank you Mark and Ann for the wonderful memories we created at your house.

The only drawback was the incredible amount of Pollen happening this year on The Cape. Of course, nothing the owners could do anything about, but, why I titled the review as I did.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This home was just AWESOME. We needed a home for our family to stay in because our daughter was getting married in Wellfleet. We had three children six and under and ten adults. This house was just so clean and well appointed with everything and anything we needed. It felt like you were at home. From the outdoor sports equipment and sand box for the children to the lovely herb and flower garden. Inside the kitchen had everything you could want for cooking and serving and there were three different sitting areas in the home so everyone was able to relax and not feel crowded. We spent a lot of time in the kitchen/dinning area and the children played in the hall way where there were benches filled with toys and games for the children. This kept the children very busy and within an eyes watch while the adults could visit. The bedrooms and bathrooms were also all very nice and comfortable. It truly was a family friendly home and though we did not go to the beach it was very close and convenient to the home. Wellfleet is also just a neat town. I fell in love with it and cannot wait till we can come back again.

Our week-end was "Magical" and many beautiful memories were made as our daughter was married to a wonderful man. Everything about the weekend was just perfect and this home was certainly a part of it. We will always remember the lovely home we shared as a family the week-end our daughter was married.

I would highly recommend this home to anyone looking to rent a home for a group who wants a clean, comfortable home away from home.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you had a beautiful long weekend for your daughter's wedding and enjoyed your stay at our home. Thank you for your extremely glowing review and we're thrilled to had a truly memorable experience you will remember forever. We'd love to have you come stay again in the future...maybe with another grandchild! Sincerely, Ann Schiffenhaus
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exceeded our expectations

  • 5 of 5

The description on this site, which is very detailed and wonderfully written doesn't do this property justice. It is magnificent. From the gardens, the lawn space, the views, the spacious home and the close walk to the beach, this house provided our family and friends exactly what we needed and more. We traveled with 9 children under the age of 5 and this property was super kid friendly. From the large sand box, the endless number of toys and the athletic equipment, our kids were all entertained, which made for relaxing adult time. Powers Landing beach, at the end of the driveway, was perfect during low tide. The kids walked out on the sandbar and collected sea shells, crabs and snails. We even watched fishermen get their daily oysters and little neck clams. The town had cute restaurants and ice-cream shops that we stopped in if we weren't cooking at home. We made a large feast nightly and even had a traditional lobster bake. The house is stocked with all things necessary, including a shucking knife for our fresh Wellfleet oysters. The owners of the home are very friendly and easily accessible if you need them. I would recommend this home to anyone and have already sent the link out to many close friends. I plan to vacation in Wellfleet again, only if this house is available! This house did not disappoint!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tricia Thank you so much for your amazing review. We are so happy you, your family & friends had a great time in Wellfleet and the pictures you sent were priceless! Have a wonderful fall and hope to see you again next year. Sincerely, Ann Schiffenhaus
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Santa Fe, NM, USA

Perfect Family Reunion Rental

  • 5 of 5

Myself, my three siblings, and all our families spent a delightful week at this rental. I would highly recommend it, and in fact we hope to all return in 2016. The owners were available from our first inquiry to answer any questions I had. I felt they were merely a phone call away during our stay should we have needed anything. The house was large enough to accommodate us all very comfortably. The house was as described and pictured in the online information. It is well appointed, beautifully designed, and very clean. The kitchen was exceedingly well stocked with all the dishware and cooking equipment we required. The herbs in the garden were a nice surprise for our amateur chefs. We had decided in advance to eat out a couple of dinners but mostly we took turns preparing big meals for us all to enjoy the evenings "home" together. Everyone - age 14 to 64 -had plenty of room to relax on a deck, play soccer or ping pong, watch TV, play cards, etc. The many bedrooms were well spaced within the house so everyone had privacy and felt they had their own space.

The overall location was very convenient, we could walk to town for the farmers market, the fabulous little grocery market, the bakery or gift shopping. We rented bikes for our week long stay and used the bikes also to go to town as well as to area beaches. There are several town beaches as well as the National Seashore so we enjoyed those, even getting a fire permit for a beach fire one night! One morning all the cousins got up early to go watch a lovely sunrise at the beach.

In all we were thrilled to be able to stay in just a lovely place and the accommodations contributed to our relaxation and enjoyment of being together at the Cape!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you and your family had a wonderful time at our home. We appreciate your descriptive review of our house and what Wellfleet has to offer potential vacationers. It truly is a magical place to stay. Hope to see you again soon! Ann & Mark
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.7 Miles
Pearl, Beachcomber
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Chequesset Country Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Rte 6
Nearest Restaurant
0.7 Miles
Pearl, Beachcomber, Mac's Shack
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Powers Landing

Our home is located in one of the more desirable spots in Wellfleet, close to the bay, town and the public park. Whether its a multi-family vacation or family gathering looking to find the ideal spot, our home provides you with a gorgeous, private setting to enjoy a quiet evening or host a fabulous indoor/outdoor party.

Wellfleet is a fantastic place to visit for all types of travelers. Ocean beaches to surf, bay beaches to kayak, sail, paddleboard or waterski and fresh water ponds to enjoy a swim. Wellfleet has 25+ restaurants and 20+ galleries to enjoy in town. The outer cape has a 28 mile bike trail that runs from S. Dennis to Provincetown. Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary is a beautiful nature preserve with 5 walking trails - a bird watchers paradise. Baker's Field is a fabulous park with 2 baseball fields, skateboard park, 4 tennis courts, large playground & soccer field.

Wellfleet is a magical place to visit

Other Activities: paddleboarding, windsurfing, kiteboarding, sailing, swimming, hiking, waterskiing, running, skateboarding at skatepark.


Rates & Availability

Wellfleet House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 28 2017 - Jul 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 2 2017 - Sep 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $400

No weddings or large gatherings allowed on property
$1,000 security deposit

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Wellfleet House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Town
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Secure Parking
  • Solar Hot Water
  • Solar Panels
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Vacuum System
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • fax
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 7 - outdoor shower
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 23 x 12
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 20 x 15
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 15 x 12
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 12 x 11
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king , 15 x 14
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , 16 x 13
    Bedroom 7 - 4 twin/ single , 16 x 13
  • The house has a three zone heating/cooling system. Toddler Sleigh Bed is available. Low to the ground. Baby jogger and baby backpack is available. Large playpen is also available.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Sand Box
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • water sports
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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