Our family had such a wonderful stay at Eastwind! There were 8 of us total, 6 adults, two children. We stayed for four days over Columbus Day weekend - four days was NOT enough, we wanted to move in!
Beforehand, Dorothy was always quick to answer my emails and tirelessly patient.
The house is just amazing. It looks good in the pictures, but you won't believe how gorgeous it is. If you ever didn't know where someone was, just go look on the deck; it's where everyone wanted to hang out - not only a gorgeous view, but also very comfortable furniture. The house is so well-appointed; everything you want is there. We enjoyed the downstairs TV room at night, with all 6 of us, and 2 dogs snuggling in. The beds were extremely comfortable - blankets abound! The kitchen is amazing and has everything - including stools on the island for better chatting during dinner prep. Probably the best thing is that the house feels cozy, but is so spacious, with room for the family to spread out. The furniture, the woodwork, everything lends to the beauty of this house. And lest I forget - the game room in the basement gave all of us hours of amusement - the kids especially liked playing Ping-Pong.
One of the things that we really appreciated was how few people there were. It was like having the whole neighborhood (mostly) to ourselves - we saw 6 people during our stay, 7 if you count the linen guy who picked up on Monday morning. And even at the beach and National Seashore, there were very few, so unlike the summer months.
The beach is a short walk (maybe 1/4 of a mile?), and very cute. You won't believe how much the tide goes out. People actually drive their trucks 100's of feet from shore. The Atlantic National Seashore is about a 5 minute drive. We enjoyed both - a little chilly, but fun to go back home and have hot cocoa with the kids! We also enjoyed good seafood and BBQ while there, all within a 5-10 minute drive. We had fun on Sunday going to the flea market at the Wellfleet drive-in.
We couldn't have enjoyed ourselves more!