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National Seashore Treasure, 4 bedroom, private beach on kettle pond.

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Imagine having your morning coffee here as you enjoy a tranquil beginning to your day.
Front  door of Big House
Front of house in winter.
1 of 41Imagine having your morning coffee here as you enjoy a tranquil beginning to your day.
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Overview
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Off Season: (Oct - May) House with 3 bedrooms. Solitude and Fun at Great Pond: The exclusive 'Big House' property sits on a knoll above your own private beach on Great Pond-- pristine, freshwater, sandy bottomed in the Cape Cod National Seashore. You will be away from it all, surrounded by pine forest and sand roads. Walking distance to the ocean. Note: This listing is focused on Oct - May rentals. For summer rentals - see details below. Home Details (Off-Season): - Private beach on Great Pond - Sleeps 6 - While almost a single level dwelling, there are 2-6 stairs at entrances and between rooms - 1st bedroom: King w/semi-ensuite bathroom and private deck - 2nd bedroom: two twin beds and writing desk - 3rd bedroom: two twin beds - Full kitchen - Window A/C units - 2 window units a...Off Season: (Oct - May) House with 3 bedrooms. Solitude and Fun at Great Pond: The exclusive 'Big House' property sits on a knoll above your own private beach on Great Pond-- pristine, freshwater, sandy bottomed in the Cape Cod National Seashore. You will be away from it all, surrounded by pine forest and sand roads. Walking distance to the ocean. Note: This listing is focused on Oct - May rentals. For summer rentals - see details below. Home Details (Off-Season): - Private beach on Great Pond - Sleeps 6 - While almost a single level dwelling, there are 2-6 stairs at entrances and between rooms - 1st bedroom: King w/semi-ensuite bathroom and private deck - 2nd bedroom: two twin beds and writing desk - 3rd bedroom: two twin beds - Full kitchen - Window A/C units - 2 window units available - Cable TV - WIFI - due to secluded National Sea Shore Location, we do not offer high speed internet (guests have been successful with using cellphones to create a hotspot for faster WiFi) - A table or desk with space for a laptop and a chair that’s comfortable to work in - Washer and Dryer - Multiple decks - Gas Fireplace - Propane Grill - 5 min drive to downtown Wellfleet - Walking distance to ocean at Calhoon Hollow/ Beachcomber (about 1 mile) - Interior design by M. Dickinson - thoughtful and whimsical wallpapers make this home welcoming and unique. Spring / Fall / Winter: Stay in the 'Big House,' gaze at the water, walk the sand roads, and spy on our resident heron as you nestle by the fireplace. Enjoy the quiet of Wellfleet as it returns to its roots as a sleepy fishing village. The insulated/heated Big House is a 3 bedroom home. (October - May) ------------ Summer (High Season): In summer, we offer two vacation homes as one. It is available to rent in its entirety for any week - with the connected 'Big House' and 'Summer Side' - you will enjoy an extra Queen bedroom, additional kitchen and screen in porch. It is a perfect vacation spot for a large family, two families or a multigenerational family gathering. For those who love to swim, this home is a paradise. (May - September) Additional Summer-only features include: - Summer Side Bedroom #4: Queen with private deck - (the entire rental sleeps 8) - Summer Side half bathroom - Summer Side outside shower - rinse of the sun and sand! - Summer Side full kitchen & living room - Window A/C units - 2 window units available - Private raft for swimming in Great Pond (from Memorial Day to Labor Day, may be longer but no guaranteed) - 2 kayaks, 2 paddle boards, canoe. (from Memorial Day to Labor Day - may be longer but no guaranteed). We provide life-jackets. - Multiple decks - Huge screened in porch - Propane Grill More about our Great Pond Property - is two fully equipped houses joined as one, a blend of rustic and contemporary. The ‘Summer Side’ is the original cottage - full of Cape Cod charm and a huge screened-in porch. The ‘Big House’ was added in the 80’s. It is fully insulated / heated, has window-lined living room and gorgeous dining room that makes you feel you are eating outside. The 2 homes are connected by a hallway with bedroom #3 - twin bedroom. Each home has private decks with views of the pond and a full kitchen. This lovely property is only one of three that are available to rent on Great Pond in the summer and the only one available to rent in the off season. Built by our family, this property has personal touches and a few Cape Cod quirks. Pets: Please contact owner if you would like to request to bring your small dog. While we love all of the family members - the Cape Cod National Seashore has strict rules about dogs remaining on leash and out of the ponds. Call or email owner for details on availability and cost.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
This is a waterfront property, so safety on and around the water is necessary. Life jackets are provided for boat use.
Bathrooms
1 Half bath, 1 Shower, 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
tamara c
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:88%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2013
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Reviewed January 27, 2019

Three generations of our family spent an amazing week of vacation on Great Pond. We had perfect weather in June to swim, paddleboard and kayak right off our patio. Special times were breakfast and dinner on the screened porch, enjoying the pond from early morning...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank P4738LOpatriciam
Reviewed January 6, 2019

I recently stayed with my family for two weeks in Nov/December. I love this home! It is beautiful and full of the small things that make me feel welcome when traveling. Being here in the off-Season was tranquil. Images that stay with me include: the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Miriam C
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Everything about this place is amazing. My wife and I spent 6 days here and loved every minute of it. We definitely want to come back.

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank buckyindc
Reviewed May 29, 2018

We had a wonderful time at Tammy and Terry's house. The house is in a beautiful location and is nicely furnished, very well equipped kitchen, and clean. When I had a problem, Tammy came over right away and called the plumbers, who came the next...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank awhiteh0use
Reviewed July 8, 2017

I've been coming to Wellfleet for nearly 50 years and own a summer home about a mile from here. This is an incredible location, right on Great Pond and the house is very well equipped. Tammy is great to work with, the description is accurate,...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Steven B
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Reviewed June 3, 2016

Seven of us had plenty of room -and privacy, if that matters to you - in this spectacular, very very clean place. All but one bedroom had wonderful views of the pond, and the views were terrific and plentiful from the dining room, screened-in porch,...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank LauraClara27
Reviewed August 20, 2015

What a find! After a few years of trying different rental properties in the Wellfleet area, we found "it"! Myself and my three boys (age 9-14) and my two college friends with their teenage children(16 and 15) have made this our annual trip. We all...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank maura o
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Reviewed September 1, 2014

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Date of stay: August 2014
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Reviewed March 12, 2013

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Date of stay: August 2012
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Reviewed March 3, 2013

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Date of stay: September 2012
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Grill
Blender
Boat Available
Books
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Patio
Porch
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Toaster
TV
VCR
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
This lovely home is located about a 1/2 mile down a maintained sand road.The compound sits on a knoll above pristine Great Pond which is one of 20 kettle ponds in the National Sea Shore. It is about 1.5 miles from the ocean, the bay, and  picturesque Wellfleet. The 3rd Annual Wellfleet Harborfest & Nautical Flea Market is be held in June, rain or shine. This one day event will kick-off the summer season and showcase all that Wellfleet has to offer as a waterfront community! Harborfest coincides with Wellfleet Restaurant Week. Stay tuned for the delectable programs to be included in the event and enjoy the Taste of Wellfleet all week long! Don't miss Oyster Fest in October. It is delicious!!
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Frequently Asked Questions about National Seashore Treasure, 4 bedroom, private beach on kettle pond.

National Seashore Treasure, 4 bedroom, private beach on kettle pond. is able to accommodate up to 8 guests. See all property details.

National Seashore Treasure, 4 bedroom, private beach on kettle pond. has 3 bathrooms available. See all property details.

National Seashore Treasure, 4 bedroom, private beach on kettle pond. has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.

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