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Wellfleet Cottage in park-like setting near Drummer Cove
Wellfleet Vacation Rental - ID 11597

1 BR
1 bath
Sleeps 2
Beds: 1 BR: 1 queen
Beach: Exactly 1 mile to Le Count Hollow ocean beach;
Guest Reviews: 17 reviews
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Weekly
Monthly
Summer 2016
 
Off-season 2016/17
$120
Summer 2017
 
Off-season 2017/18
$120 - $125
Summer 2016
$800 - $950
Off-season 2016/17
$750 - $850
Summer 2017
$850 - $950
Off-season 2017/18
$800 - $850
Summer 2016
 
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Summer 2017
 
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Contact Harry Peabody - ID 11597
Time active: 10 years, 8 months
Phone(s): (508) 349-1207 (Home)

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This small, charming, recently built, cottage is one mile from a beautiful ocean beach and a short stroll to the bike path and the National Seashore. The ground floor has an open living area with cathedral ceiling (w/ceiling fan), a spacious deck (w/gas grill), and a bathroom opening to a private outdoor shower. The sleeping loft with queen bed is light and airy with windows on all sides. The stairs are not suitable for toddlers or some older folk. There are fans as well as heat for cooler nights. Private entrance and parking for one car. Linens & towels provided.
Although the cottage is close to Drummer Cove on the bay side of Rte 6, the outer Cape is at its narrowest here - just a mile across. While the sandy back roads offer views of Drummer Cove and Blackfish Creek, the nearest swimming beach is the beautiful Le Count Hollow Beach on the ocean side, exactly 1 mile from the cottage. On the way to the beach, just a short walk from the cottage, the PB Boulangerie & Bistro gets rave reviews. Across the street is the bike path (the Cape Cod rail trail), bike rentals, the new General Store, the post office, the Blue Willow deli, a liquor store and the Beachcomber's store.

We now have WIFI. Note there is no indoor tub or shower but the outdoor shower, which leads off the bathroom, has a wood surround,a roof and overhead light.

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Calendar Last Updated: August 21, 2016

Additional availability info: This is a Saturday to Saturday vacation rental.

Additional pricing info: Discounted rates for multiple weeks and returning guests

Minimum Stay Requirements:
  • Summer 2016
    7 nights
  • Off-season 2016/17
    4 nights
  • Summer 2017
    7 nights
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Amenities

Amenities

Interior
  • Microwave
  • Coffeemaker
  • Linens Included
  • Cable TV
  • DVD or VCR
  • Wireless or wired internet
  • No Smoking
Exterior
  • Deck/Porch/Patio
  • BBQ-Grill
  • Outdoor Shower
Other
  • No Pets
Location

Location - Wellfleet

Nearest beach: Exactly 1 mile to Le Count Hollow ocean beach;

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Reviews

Guest Reviews

17 reviews
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Perfectly private!

This charming little cottage was an absolute delight. I found it online and am so happy that I did. It is nestled right off of Route 6. Easy access to all the beaches as promised. It was absolutely Immaculate upon arrival. The kitchen was well appointed with everything one might need. I love the outdoor shower, it was absolutely charming! Plenty of room on the outdoor back deck and the grill was awesome and it was nice and big. The back accessed via another road was absolutely perfect to maintain privacy. I would absolutely return on another trip. The stairs to the loft, as promised, were steep! The bed linens were of a high quality and the towels were nice and big! show more show less

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Date of Stay: June 2016
Date Submitted: July 2016
Member since Feb 2016
Great getaway.

Cozy cottage, perfect for two. Loved the airy bedroom loft and outdoor shower. Very clean and private. Great location. Quick trip to Wellfleet Center and beaches. I would recommend to family and friends.

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Date of Stay: September 2015
Date Submitted: October 2015
Member since Mar 2007
Vacation

We stayed at the cottage in August 2015. Great location, very private and quiet. Basically, everything you'd want from Wellfleet vacation! Lynn warned us about steep stairs to the second floor but it wasn't a problem for us. We loved it and would definitely go back.

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Date of Stay: August 2015
Date Submitted: October 2015
Swampscott, MA
Member since Oct 2015
Delightful

I will agree with another poster that I nearly hesitate to share information on a find such as this. We have been coming to the outer Cape as a couple for many years. A studio that we stayed in for five or six years running was turned over to a family member of the owners. We have been searching for another suitable place ever since. We believe we have found that special place again in this rental.

This cottage truly is perfect for a couple but not so small that we were unable to entertain both indoors and out on the roomy deck. The property is private, tree filled and well maintained. The home itself is charming, impeccably clean and very thoughtfully apportioned. This is not a second home filled with after thoughts: everything here is clearly meant for this space and its very tasteful decor. Uncluttered, nothing extra and yet has everything that is needed; all very good quality and appreciated. We really loved the private path to the sandy road, the outdoor shower, the spacious sleeping loft and the proximity to the rail to trail bike path. We spent hours on our bikes every day and we've never had the pleasure of being so close to the path while vacationing here. I particularly appreciated the brick tile countertops in the kitchen and the towels and linens provided for our use. It was the only time we've used what was left by an owner: they were in excellent condition. We also appreciated the artwork and old photograph of the previous cottage on the site. We did not use the heating unit or the television; the windows stayed open our entire time, and I was thankful, frankly, that there was no washer and dryer. Bring woolite and hand wash your necessities; the clothes line is handy and harkens back to a simpler time. The owners are gracious and kind, live nearby, and promptly responded to a late night phone call when we misplaced our house key. We absolutely love this place and we are coming back. show more show less

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Date of Stay: August 2014
Date Submitted: September 2014
Wynnewood, PA
Member since Sep 2014
Couldn't be any sweeter!

It's hard to write anything that hasn't been already said including how I was reluctant to write this review as this rental is such a find. To pull off the road and have one's own parking place & walk through the woods with a lamppost that illuminates the path at night is magical. The house itself was even cuter than we had expected; it is small but is so thoughtfully yet simply appointed. Harry's art is such a pleasant and personal touch that we loved.

I am a passionate cook and was delighted by the kitchen and it's accoutrements. It was the first year I didn't wish I brought my own gear. We have rented bigger houses in Wellfleet but this place really works as a romantic getaway. It is clean, comfortable, and oh so charming. The loft bedroom, on the second floor is adorable and the stairs were not as bad as we thought, but yes, as the ad states, may not work for all.

Lynn & Harry live in the main house and are terrific hosts; they are kind, thoughtful, and readily available should you need anything but we felt like we had total privacy in the back. The bathroom with the adjacent outdoor shower reflects the best of both worlds and really added to the vacation feel . I could keep going but by now you have the idea; the combination of historic charm, the location, the hosts that have put so much love to create such a comfortable cottage , etc, add up to this total winning package.
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Date of Stay: July 2014
Date Submitted: February 2015
Hurley, NY
Member since Sep 2012
Perfect "basecamp" summer cottage

So glad to have stumbled upon this cottage, almost to the point where I hesitate to write a review. If you are interested in enjoying the Outer Cape and all it has to offer, and not the least bit interested in what is on TV, this might be the place for you, meaning the lack of a big screen tv and comfortable lounging couch actually makes this place better. Such a great cottage feel, and just the perfect amount of everything needed without the excess. The cleanliness can't be surpassed, the bathroom connected to the outdoor shower is genius, the sleeping loft and bed were very comfortable (and yes, the stairs are incredibly steep!) and the kitchen was a pleasure to use. The simplicity of it all was so relaxing. Although the front of the house faces the owners' home and driveway, it is still very private because the back deck and path out to the allotted parking area through the woods was the only area we needed/ wanted to use (no reason to use the front of the house, except for our initial arrival and unloading the car after meeting the homeowner. Otherwise we drove down a different street to park and enter from the back).

We relaxed and drank coffee on the back deck in the mornings and had our cocktails in the evenings out there as well. And yes, the house is situated off Rte. 6, so you can hear traffic, but it's not terrible because it is set far enough back in the woods so you don't feel like you're "on" Rte. 6. My husband and I were going for the quiet secluded locale, and this was fine with us, even for sleeping. We were happy to be at the cottage when "home" (sleeping/ waking up, coming back from the beaches, ponds, bike riding, hiking, or boating, and showering up and having a cocktail before excursions out for the night), but the simplicity of the cottage forces you to go out and ENJOY THE CAPE!!!! The lack of A/C might scare some of you at first, but trust me, it's better that way- open windows, fans blowing- it actually added to the experience. We were not the least bit uncomfortable, even on a rainy day/ night. The only thing one should be aware of is the lack of a closet for hanging clothing. Once again, though, pure genius. A chest of drawers for bathing suits, undies, shorts,and t-shirts and a hat tree with a few hangers for skirts and dress shirts are the only options for clothing up in the loft (or anywhere, for that matter). We just kicked our shoes off under the stairs to the loft, and threw our jeans and sweaters on the bench (up in the loft as well). I don't say this to complain. I only say it to warn the fashionistas out there that like to "be prepared" and bring everything they own with them on vacation... My husband and I were laughing at the thought of bringing a large suitcase up the loft stairs- not happening, folks. Think large duffle with straps when packing. As for other things, the all natural soaps and fresh hydrangeas were so nice, and we were never once interrupted by the owners (huge bonus points in our book). Needless to say, we loved our stay- thanks, Lynn! Hope to be back soon...
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Date of Stay: July 2013
Date Submitted: January 2014
Marion, IA
Member since Jan 2014
We loved it!

The place was great. It was nestled away in the trees a little and made for a completely relaxing experience. Though it could sleep 3, it's just right for 2. The appliances looked very new. Lynn said the cottage is 10+ years old but it was in such good condition, it was hard to believe. The outdoor grill was wonderful to have and we used it plenty (the corn the cob was so yummy on grill ... but I digress). And when Lynn says the stairs are steep, she's right! [not a big deal ... until 2:00 AM in the morning :-) ]. Lynn and Harry were wonderful hosts. The cottage is quiet, beautiful, convenient. What more could you want?! show more show less

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Date of Stay: July 2012
Date Submitted: September 2012
Brookline, MA
Member since Feb 2012

Thank-you so much for providing such a welcoming, wonderful cottage! The size was perfect fro us and we loved the deck. The woodwork in the cabin is beautiful and we enjoyed the beach themed paintings and accents throughout. We had a lovely time!! Thank-you so much for a great week!

Date of Stay: September 2011
Date Submitted: April 2012
Mark D
Beacon, New York
(Homeowner Entered)

The architectural features of this wonderful cottage amazed me. Indeed, the upstairs bedroom, outdoor shower, and hidden pathways are amenities not to be missed. Fresh flowers and beautiful linens, plus good books to read, are just a sample of what Lynn and Harry have put into their little treasure. Harry's artwork abounds, and it is wonderful. They are the most charming hosts imaginable.
Claudia M. Santa Fe, NM, 2011

Date of Stay: June 2011
Date Submitted: May 2012
Santa Fe, NM
Member since Apr 2011

Lynn & Harry, We enjoyed our days in your lovely and poetic little cottage. Seeing rabbits around, birds singing us the joy of life and of course the quality and refinement of the 'place' you create. Thanks a lot.

Date of Stay: July 2010
Date Submitted: July 2010
Nicole and Serge B
Montreal, Quebec
(Homeowner Entered)

About Harry Peabody

Member since:
3/13/2006
Reviews:
17 reviews
Calendar Last Updated:
8/21/2016