About this rental
Panoramic water views, short walk to Herring Cove in front of us and, to the left, a four minute walk to the Harbor Beach at Provincetown Inn and the jetty over to Long Point. Overlooking Hatch's Harbor in Cape Cod National Seashore, at the tip of Provincetown.
From this PEACEFUL PANORAMIC PERCH, the CELEBRATORY HUBBUB of Commercial street is just quick downhill bike ride away.
Or you can choose to walk on the PATH THROUGH THE DUNES to Herring Cove Beach.
Or cross the JETTY to LONG POINT.
Or cool off in the POOL at PROVINCETOWN. (All are welcome for free!)
Or stay put on the decks (one shaded, the other with full sun) from pre-dawn to dusk, watching the interaction of light, shadow, wind and tide.
One deck faces south overlooking the marsh and the Atlantic. The other, shaded by tall trees, offers a view of the jetty, Provincetown rooftops and Cape Cod Bay.
We are surrounded by water -- the harbor, the open Atlantic, and Bay.
This condo is on the top floor, three flights up, but the serenity, privacy and views make the climb worthwhile.
The Cape Cod National Seashore park, with paths through the dunes and stunning marsh grasses and beach on the open Atlantic are right in front of your eyes. Your deck offers a spectacular unobstructed view of sunsets over the water and dunes from the deck. Serenity and stunning natural beauty are yours.
When you are ready to take in the exuberance of Provincetown, the village is a short walk downhill on Bradford Street into the village.
You have your choice of dining options, from eating lobster rolls on MacMillan Pier to formal dining overlooking Provincetown Harbor.
Art galleries, live musical entertainment, live theatre performances in myriad venues. Multiple movie theaters in town showing everything from new releases to more avant guard films.
Boat, kayak, sail boat, bike rentals within a ten minute walk of the condo. Grab a map of the National Seashore and begin your bike outing right across the street.
Ocean beach beyond the dunes in front of us, Bay beach just to the Southeast.
Why Kids Love It
Biking biking biking! Best way to travel around the National Seashore Park. Bradford Street from us. Rolling carriages for little kids available to rent as well.
Swimming in salt water with and without big waves. Searching for tidal creatures at low tide around the jetty -- star fish, clams, hermit crabs!
Swimming in fresh water in the free Ptown Inn Pool.
Outdoor eating at the pool and in town.
Movies for kids in town.
Kayaking and sailing.
At the outermost tip of Cape Cod, overlooking Hatches Harbor tidal grasses and the Atlantic Ocean. Half of the land area of Provincetown is The Cape Cod National Seashore Park. The stunning beauty of the area has brought artists and admirers here for decades. The fishing industry continues to this day in Provincetown Harbor.
Attractions Within Walking Distance
Movies, live theatre, live musical entertainment, comedy venues, many dancing venues, restaurants on the water.
Large grocery store (Stop and Shop) in town on Shank Painter Road, five minute drive away, 10 minute bike ride.
Favorite Places To Eat
Too many fabulous restaurants to mention just one.
For take out right on the water, we love Big Daddy's Burritos and the Gelato place. You can bring your food up to the bar over looking the Harbor and enjoy the view. Best late in the afternoon through sunset.
Free tennis courts near the high school. Permits for beach camp fires are easy to obtain. The pool at the famous Provincetown Inn is free and the food prepared at the grill by the pool is excellent! So are the cocktails.
The Cape Cod National Seashore offers ranger talks, walks, etc all summer on topics ranging from history of the Life Saving Stations located on the outer Cape in the 18th and 19th centuries, to environmental science and nature walks, to raking for clams in the Seashore Park, to talks about tidal creatures and a session for kids dissecting a squid. Best to sign up ahead of your visit because some sessions fill up.
Other Vacation Rental Amenities
Cape Cod Natural Seashore Park rangers provide guided hikes, adventures, movies, and talks on local history, weather, erosion, aquatic life, tidal life, oceanography, history of whaling and life saving stations, the history of the local fishing industry, Provincetown as an artists' and writers' colony, natural history, colonial history.
Rentals of wide range of boats and boards. Wind surfing, water skiing, parasailing.
Fascinating dune buggy tours of the Dune Shacks and the history of the writers and artists that have stayed in them.
Scores of art galleries.
Relevant, compelling live theatre.
Live musical performances nightly in the Village of Provincetown.
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Dec 31 2023 - Apr 30 2024
Jan 28 - Apr 30 2024
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May 31 - Jun 30 2024
Jun 30 - Jul 31 2024
small dog: $300
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Last updated on May 25, 2023
Hosted by Jil Clark
Member since 2022
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: Plein air landscape painter, architectural designer, classical musician, mother.
Why this property? The ever-changing view. The wild wind and sometimes ferocious weather. The National Seashore. The openness of the people of Provincetown The freedom of Provincetown.
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