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Wellfleet Vacation Rental home in Cape Cod MA, ....2 minute walk to edge of water at Windswept | ID 3600
4 BR
2 ½ baths
Sleeps 8
Beds: 2 kings, 1 double, 4 twins, pack and plays ( 2)
Beach: ....2 minute walk to edge of water at Windswept
Guest Reviews: 57 reviews
OWNER SPECIAL:
Accepting bookings for 4 days of Thanksgiving; and for Christmas, 12/23-Jan 1st.
Daily
Weekly
Monthly
Summer 2020
 
Off-season 2020/21
 
Summer 2021
 
Summer 2020
$5,000 - $5,500
Off-season 2020/21
$450 - $5,000
Summer 2021
$5,500 - $6,000
Summer 2020
 
Off-season 2020/21
 
Summer 2021
 
State and local taxes of 12.45% will apply
Contact: Windswept
Click to see contact phone numbers
Phone: (508) 341-5226
Time Active:
18+ years
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Description

Description

With amazing water views (some of best on Cape) this wonderfully comfortable house is lovingly furnished (Persian rugs, antiques, authentic cottage furniture, custom made coaches, chairs, day bed,and stuffed rocking chairs) and as such has a unique ambiance. Unlike the typically constructed house, Windward is a post and beam structure (all wood inside and out) that is also an incredibly bright/light home. In addition the homeowners wanted a house that was a quintessential cape cod house from the street side view but wanted much glass on the water side of the house to to take advantage of the amazing views. It has an open floor plan (but also with niches and crannies), 15 ft. cathedral ceilings and enormous numbers of 6 ft by 6 ft windows showcase the amazing panoramic water views and spectacular sunsets. The living area is essentially a huge screened porch (if the gliders are open and the A/C off).

This house provides it all. Windward offers you a ''turnkey'' home to start your summer vacation. You need only bring yourself and your own personal items as Windward is totally set up for you to start your vacation from the moment you arrive. No making beds,lugging beach gear,or anything else for that matter. Only SHED LESS dogs are permitted unless specifically agreed between homeowner and vacationer.

At high tide, you look right ...out at a mesmerizing view of sailboats, skiers, and other watercraft... whether the sea is calm or in a there is ''chop''. At low tide, you will be struck by the plethora of amazing flocks of water foul (not to mention more than a few oyster gatherers). Windswept's view is looking out toward Great Island.

Windward is close to many of Wellfeet's ocean, bay, and pond beaches, including its own. There are more bay , ocean, and pond beaches in Wellfleet nearby...more than any other town on the cape.Accessing any beach is easy because Wellfleet is narrowest town on cape.
for example, you can access a bay, ocean, or pond beach all within 5 minutes from one another.

Windward is within biking distance of the entrance to the Cape Cod Bike Trail. You can ride directly to trail from house without using a car. The Wellfleet Bay Sanctuary ( largest Audubon Society in MA. . Every day and evening you will have an abundance of activities from which to choose. There are the Shakespeare performances, nightly concerts, poetry readings, historical lectures, book signings, outdoor movies and inside cinema, a large combination of both cuisine eateries and family restaurant. All watercraft is available to rent for your use individually and there are many chartered options ( sail, fishing, sightseeing) as well.There are two amazing theaters in town that produce some of the most innovative and spellbinding performances all with professional actors. Every night, there are multiple professional offering making it difficult to choose which one to choose. Also, laying low at Windward watching the sunset from the deck is often a popular choice after spending all day at the beaches.

The Windwardt home itself has a very large open living space (LR, DR, and kitchen.) It has multiple clusters of seating areas so groups with differing agendas may enjoy an assortment of activities.... while remaining together on one floor. All floors are covered with authentic Oriental Persian rugs or hand made area rugs.

In the sitting/dining room there is a huge (4 seater) coach, a day bed, Morris chair, platform rocker, and Bose music system. This room also has a claw and ball antique table that can seat from 6 to 14 people depending on your needs. Unless watching TV or needing different rooms for different clusters of family members, this is ''everyone's'' favorite living space.

The LR also has many gliders and has equally fabulous water views. It has a seating arrangement that has 2 couches, a large matching stuffed chair and a rocking chair. This room has the upstairs TV with an extensive cable subscription.

The new (2012) gourmet kitchen has hand made wooden counter tops, custom built shaker style cabinets made of white ash, a huge island with recycle bins, new commercial grade stainless steel appliances (gas stove), and a lovely new slate floor. ( The woodworker had this kitchen featured in Fine Home Building Magazine. The amazing lighting artwork/ fixtures in the kitchen is the signature piece of the kitchen. The kitchen is provisioned for even the most sophisticated gourmet cook (between the pots and pans, baking dishes, every gadget imaginable, and more spices than you could imagine.

In both primary living spaces, you will feel like you are sitting right ''on top'' of the bay.

In 2013 we added a ''one of a kind '' double room outdoor enclosed shower with a dressing suite as well. The new outdoor shower has a private entrance from the master bedroom. There is a second outdoor shower adjacent to the back door.

The first floor has four bedrooms. The MB has a king size bed with a Temper-Pedic mattress and three 6 foot by 6 foot glider windows showcasing more fabulous water views. Also, the MB has its own sitting area, cable TV, a second Bose Music System, and its own master bath. The other three bedrooms all have access to the main bath off the center hall. One bedroom can be set up with a king size bed or two twin beds, another bedroom has a set of twin beds and the fourth bedroom has a double bed. All beds (other than MB have either custom made mattresses which are usually comfortably and always commented on.The latter was necessary because much of the furniture is authentic refinished voltage furniture or 1800 antiques.

There are two bathrooms on the floor with the bedrooms. The main bathroom was totally gutted and redone with the latest and most upscale products in 2015.This bathroom has a huge standing shower with glass on tow sides and abuts a huge tub ( both in height and length. Where there isn't hand plained wooden ( copied from master wood builders in the 1800 century ( all tongue and groove), the walls are white subway tiles.

The master bedroom private bath was just completed this summer ( also gutted at outset) It has a built in seat at end of shower that you can choose to heat. It also has a ceiling radiant heater in ceiling and an incredible amount of custom built cabinets. Many are built into walls so bathroom still feels airy and the glass door on shower is a practical and aesthetic choice that further enhances the MB bath. The till in shower, and floor is made of stone.

At Windward, the vacationer will have access to umpteen non fiction books about Wellfleet and Cape Cod. There are always plenty of top ten recent fictional books and fictional books either written by local authors and/or set in local cape cod settings.They are located next to a daybed that ask has magnificent views of the bay.

Our goal is to provide a unique home to Cape Cod vacationers. We are committed to insuring that Windswept provides a feeling of casual luxury, a home with exceptional water views, and a home that is exceedingly welcoming upon arrival. The house has a team of cleaning people including the owners who spend at least 24 hours between departing and arriving guests, cleaning/readying the house for our incoming guests. You, the vacationer, need only begin your relaxing, special and comfortable vacation. Every bed is made up with 600+ percale cotton sheets. Every room has been cleaned from top to bottom. Windward provides beach towels, bathroom towels, beach chairs, beach umbrellas, boogie boards, and other items upon request. It is our hope and wish that, with the fabulous breezes, the comfortable and luxurious feel of the house, and the majestic views, you, our guest, will feel immediately upon arrival. ACCEPT NON SHEDDING DOGS ONLY except when mutually agreed to permit otherwise.

There are 4 outdoor seating areas with tables, chaise lounges. One is in the pines in front of Windward where it is cool but not so breezy. One is specifically designed for use by those that are the renters in the MB. Another is one the second floor and while it is directly exposed to sun, the breezes off the water make it a favorite outdoor space. Those that want the same view and comfort can choose a patio directly below the deck.
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Location

Location - Wellfleet

Nearest beach: ....2 minute walk to edge of water at Windswept

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Pricing & Availability

Pricing & Availability

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Calendar Last Updated: July 26, 2020

Additional availability info: Usually, Windward is booked by the previous winter holidays, preceding the vacation year,. This is a Saturday to Saturday vacation rental.

Long-Term Rental (1 month or more): Windward has been rented by artists and writers for up to 6 months. The fee is much dependent on number of people at the house and how the house is planned to be used. Utilities not included. It has two gas fireplace, gas stove, and has centralized oil hear, and of course electricity ( Halogen bulbs). In past,the price range was $2,000 a month for a six month time period.

Payment Methods: Personal checks

Additional pricing info: Windward is a 'turnkey' vacation home. No need to bring anything but personal items and provisions. State and local taxes of 12.45% will apply

OWNER SPECIAL:
Accepting bookings for 4 days of Thanksgiving; and for Christmas, 12/23-Jan 1st.
Minimum Stay Requirements:
  • Summer 2020
    7 nights
  • Off-season 2020/21
    7 nights
  • Summer 2021
    7 nights
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    7 nights
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Amenities

Amenities

Proximity to water and beach
  • on a salt water beach
Interior
  • Central A/C
  • Washer & Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Coffeemaker
  • Linens Included
  • Cable TV
  • DVD or VCR
  • Fireplace
  • Wireless or wired internet
  • No Smoking
Exterior
  • Screened Porch
  • Deck/Porch/Patio
  • BBQ-Grill
  • Outdoor Shower
Other
  • Pets considered
Green Amenities
  • Reusable grocery totes
  • ENERGY STAR appliances
  • LED lighting

About our green amenities: Also, there is a very (made easy) specific recyclable area built inside a large pull out cabinet size drawer. This contains a tall basket for each: glass, tins and plastic, and cardboard and paper. This allows vacationers to sort recyclables with ease.

Reviews

Guest Reviews

57 reviews
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Windward is amazing

We stayed at Windward during the last week of July 2020. We were very impressed by both the stunning setting and sunsets, and by the attention to detail that the owners have placed in every aspect of the property. I am guessing that most guests consider making an offer to purchase the property before they leave.

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Date of Stay: July 2020
Date Submitted: August 2020
Brookline, MA
Member since Aug 2020
Perfection in Wellfleet

Our family just stayed at Windward for three weeks, July 4 to July 25, 2020, It was the most relaxing vacation you can imagine, a complete escape in these crazy times.

First, can we talk about the view!?! No matter the weather or the time of day, it was a beautiful soul satisfying experience to take in the enormous panorama, from the marsh over the bay toward the sea, where huge sand dunes shined in the distance. Sunsets are out of this world. I wish I could post photos.
/>The up-close view of the monarch butterflies stopping to feed on the butterfly weed was equally enjoyable. As were all the lovely walks we took from the house down small paths and sandy byways to the shore or just around the neighborhood.

Doug and Elisabeth were perfect hosts; friendly, discreet yet ready to assist if needed. The house is exactly as advertised, I mean EXACTLY! a rarity these days. It's exceedingly clean, allergy friendly and well laid out to accommodate groups of up to 8 people.

The house's upside down design, with kitchen and living areas on top, allows everyone to enjoy the view. Never been in a rental with such a well-stocked kitchen, though I wish there were sharper knives. The wood beams and walls and custom art create a warm atmosphere. People would congregate for meals and board games or use the varied spaces upstairs to enjoy watching tv, reading on the chaise lounge, taking in the view from the deck or working remotely on a laptop at the dining room table.

The bedrooms are equally well-appointed as are the bathrooms. I enjoyed a lavender scented bath in the claw foot tub. There are beautiful views from the master bedroom and the other rear bedroom. The ones in front, which are slightly smaller, look out into the trees and feature the same amazingly comfortable beds. To me, this was key!

Even the basement is nice, spotless with laundry and every kind of beach item you could possibly require —- sand toys, chairs, bogie boards, coolers, noodles, etc. We also made great use of the (two!) outdoor showers and all the lovely outdoor seating scattered around the property.

My criticisms are so small as to be laughable. There are too many pillows and the blankets covering the couches got messed up easily. See what I mean?

Elisabeth does an amazing job of providing you with information about the area. Getting a beach sticker was a seamless process. I cannot rave enough about swimming in the crystal clear glacial kettle ponds scattered around Wellfleet! It's truly heavenly to take a noodle and swim out to the middle after a long day at the beach or early in the morning when no one's around. And then there's the beaches, all worth a visit. Best moment: standing atop the dunes at Marconi and watching a whale breaching repeatedly just offshore.

There's so much else to do and see. We went out to Ptown, drove around looking at beautiful old houses and gardens, then out to Race Point. Another day we made a scenic drive to Chatham, had lunch at the Chatham Bars Inn beach restaurant. We loved the boardwalks and walk out over the sandbars at the nearby Audubon Sanctuary. Played golf twice, once at the country's oldest links course in Truro, the other time in Wellfleet. Both by the sea providing breezes and views throughout our rounds.

Always lovely to visit the shops and galleries in downtown Wellfleet, have a meal at the Pearl down by the harbor or pick up seafood at Mac's or one of the other town fish markets. I love the Willow Bakery on Route 6, organic and scrumptious! Many other good restaurants nearby, including PB bistro and boulangerie and Van Rensaleer's.

In short, this is a can't miss choice for a vacation rental home, a place where you can relax and have a truly memorable Cape Cod escape.
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Date of Stay: July 2020
Date Submitted: August 2020
Medfield, MA
Member since Jul 2020
Feels like home

We have been coming to Windward for six summers now and love every last detail about the home and the property. The view alone would be enough to have us coming back year after year but the house is so well appointed and clean that we always know what it will look like when we arrive and we are instantly "at home". The kitchen is well appointed and so well organized it makes cooking a joy on vacation. The bedrooms have all of the details that make it comfortable from the moment you unpack and the air conditioning is an added bonus for those hot stretches on the Cape to escape the heat. It is a perfect home for your family and/or extended family - enough space for everyone to join together when they want and escape when they need a break! show more show less

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Date of Stay: June 2020
Date Submitted: August 2020
Watertown, MA
Member since Oct 2016
Blissful

Our days were bracketed by the tides, making an ever-changing view. Wine at sunset, then a dinner cooked in the fully equipped kitchen, often fresh fish from the pier. We were 6 adults, all delving into books, pleased that there were plenty of comfy places to curl up and read. The bathrooms and laundry had every sort of toiletries you could possibly need, and there was a virtual pharmacy of OTC drugs. The outdoor shower nicely supplemented the 2 and 1/2 bathrooms. There was a complete supply of beach chairs, umbrellas, etc., and Elizabeth made sure we had all we needed. Besides the beautiful beaches we enjoyed strolling through Wellfleet's art galleries and eating at the local restaurants. All in all, it was blissful. show more show less

Date of Stay: September 2019
Date Submitted: November 2019
Claverack, NY
Member since Nov 2019
Another wonderful vacation at Windward

We have stayed at Windward twice and the house is wonderful. As you can see from the reviews this is a well equipped rental. Typically we bring tons of supplies for our annual Cape vacation. Not needed for this property. Pretty much everything you need other than clothes is provided by the owner. The kitchen is terrific. All you need is food. Every imaginable appliance, utensil, pot or pan can be found in the well stocked cabinets. Same for the bathrooms; everything you might need is there from soap and shampoo to first aid grooming. The medical supplies came in handy this year when I had an injury at the beach. This is a lovely home in a quiet part of Wellfleet. If you happen to need something the owner is very responsive. show more show less

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Date of Stay: August 2019
Date Submitted: November 2019
Wynnewood, PA
Member since Nov 2019
Another Fabulous Vacation at Windward

We have been coming to this wonderful home for at least four years now and we look forward to our week every year!! The home is well appointed and always very clean! The space is big enough for my family (two adults, two children) as well as my parents and my in-laws. The sunsets out on the porch are outstanding - truly can't be beat. Windward is a fantastic way to enjoy Welfleet!!!

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Date of Stay: August 2019
Date Submitted: October 2019
Watertown, MA
Member since Oct 2016
Unsurpassed

We spent a week at Windward with another family who we have vacationed with for more than a decade. I can honestly say we have never had a more seamless and enjoyable week. Everything previously mentioned about the level of accommodation and organization is true! The sunsets are spectacular!! We brought our kayaks and paddled around the creek and saw turtles and egrets and pipers (oh my!). As we approach fall, I can only imagine how spectacular the view with the fall colors would be. We will definitely be back next year! show more show less

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Date of Stay: August 2019
Date Submitted: September 2019
Gansevoort, NY
Member since Sep 2013
Wonderful House

Windward is amazing. It is beautiful and amazingly well stocked and organized. All of the beach items you think you need and that you don't know you need are there to use. My family and I had a fantastic time. I highly recommend this house to anyone.

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Date of Stay: August 2019
Date Submitted: November 2019
Red Hook, NY
Member since Nov 2019
Another wonderful visit

Hello. My family and spent yet another beautiful vacation at Windward. It was our third visit. The good (and bad) news is that we cannot return next Summer due to our family having many happy events - graduations and a wedding and our timing is a little uncertain as of now. But, let me tell you, we have not had our last visit to Windward. The home is completely turnkey when you arrive - no lugging sheets or towels or renting them. When you arrive EVERYTHING is there and done. Beds are made....a/c is on......all you have to do is unpack and enjoy a libation or beverage straight away! Your vacation starts immediately.

The home has much character and is exceptionally warm and inviting. Every detail has been thought of to make your stay wonderful and the home is IMMACULATE!!!!!!! Truly. This is a dream vacation home, with many unique elements throughout - including a beautiful outside shower area (not typical). Also, one of our favorite aspects is that you can all be together as a family easily but yet there are many places to lounge and relax if you are looking for a bit of solitude. It has everything, central AC, immaculate, a beautiful deck, the VIEWS (which never disappoint no matter what time of day it is or cycle in the tide), 4 beautiful bedrooms....beach chairs, coolers and the like (no lugging anything to this vacation!). And the owner, Elisabeth, is lovely. She is very kind and responsive to any need or small problem you may have during your stay.

It is also in a great location - very close to the bike trail and Marconi Beach and just a short drive to the center of Wellfleet and about 20 minutes by car to Provincetown. Absolutely book this beautiful home if you have the chance - you will NOT be disappointed and I venture to guess you will also be returning once you have spent time there! Bon Vacance! And thank you Elisabeth - we will most definitely return.
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Date of Stay: July 2019
Date Submitted: September 2019
Branford, CT, usa
Member since Jul 2010
Home away from home at Windward

This was our first vacation in Wellfleet and at Windward, and we will be back next year. You can read the other reviews about how well appointed and immaculate this property is. It's all true. This is not a typical rental property. More like staying at a friend's house. Everything you need is in the house from shampoo, detergent and bug spray to beach chairs, blankets and towels. Normally we fill half our car with items for the kitchen, beach and linens. None of those things are needed at Windward. All you really need is personal items and clothes. Before we arrived we asked Elisabeth about outdoor adult toys (corn hole, bocce., etc.). She didn't have those but when we arrived she had bought them. When we had small issues (tripped a circuit breaker) she sent help immediately. We had a wonderful experience at this house and our kids and friends thought it was terrific. We enjoyed being in Wellfleet, an easy commute to beautiful beaches, Provincetown and Chatham. I'd recommend this property without hesitation. show more show less

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Date of Stay: September 2018
Date Submitted: September 2018
Wynnewood, PA
Member since Jan 2013

About Windswept

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9/17/2001
Reviews:
57 reviews
I have been renting Windward through We Need a Vacation.com for 12 years. Before this rental site was launched, I was fearful of renting Windward because I wanted to have a direct connection with the vacationer to be sure Windward was the most well suited house for the needs of you, the vacationers. It is very important to me that vacationers experience at Windward exceeds their expectations.

I keep the house unusually well maintained both inside and out. Every year, I spend a huge amount and expense on making Windward even more special than it was year before. I feel this is a never ending adventure to create new concepts for Windward's interior and exterior. This is a passion for me that translates into an amazing plus for vacationers. Returning vacationers are always equally anticipating the new completed projects completed each year.

What is special about this property?
Windward's greatest asset is the compliation of many facets. !) its locations with amazing views and sunsets, 2) It is a non rental location wherein it is quiet and tranquil 3) It has amazing breezes ( if neither of 2 central A/C units are utilized 4) the post and beam construction itself and wide planking which came from wood centuries of years ago 5) the house's main living space lay out which lends itself to having people being able to do many different activities without being 'cut of'' in different rooms 5) all the custom furniture and original refinished cottage furniture and antiques which create a special ambiance. 5) its quintessential cape cod feel coupled with all new state of the art rooms like its kitchen, overhanging deck, bathrooms 6) the meticulous care provided to this house on an annual basis. 7) the 24 cleaning spent on readying the house between vacationers. 8) the attention to detail in so much that you, the vacationer can arrive without bringing the typical beach gear or linens and enjoy that the owner has provided the work to completely ready the house for your arrival.

What is special about your town?
Wellfleet is situated on the narrowest width of Cape Cod. This means that it ( in some situations ) only a bike ride away from the huge and rolling waves of the Atlantic Ocean beaches to the more calm and warmer waters of beaches on the bayside. Also, Wellfleet is known also for the abundance of Kettle ( freshwater) ponds which also have beaches to which you have access.

Wellfleet actually has a quintessential town center that presents very much as it did a century ago. Most of the same homes and other structures are in tact and lovingly restored to show as they did at the formation of the town. There is a local market ( with almost anything you could need), ice cream shoppe, liquor store, pharmacy just before entering town, bakeries, restaurants, many gift and boutique shoppes.

Wellfleet has an an unusual number of spaces wherein activities are planned almost all the time 1) Preservation Hall, WHAT, Wellfleet Harbor Actor's Theater, Audubon sanctuary, Cape Cod 30 plus mile bike ( Rail Trail), ) Art Gallery town, amazing
recreation facilities for children,

Wellfleet the town that is the exact middle town of outer cape. Truro and Wellfleet are in one direction and Eastham and Orleans are in other.

Windward is in the center of it all ( albeit tucked in off on a sand road). One can walk, bike to all three types of beaches ((ocean, bay, pond) , bike to Rail Trail and Audubon sanctuary, theaters, restaurants, and is only a couple of miles from the town center.







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