Bay View House

Overview

Overlooking Cape Cod Bay, there is no better place on Cape Cod to watch a sunset. While located only a few miles from Wellfleet town center, when sitting on the deck enjoying the company of friends and family, you will feel miles away from the stress of everyday life. The Bay View House is a three bedroom, one bathroom home that sleeps seven. This spacious, well equipped home will make your stay at Cape Cod National Seashore memorable.

  • Peak Season Nightly Rate: $300
  • Non-Peak Season Nightly Rate: $175
  • Refundable Security Deposit: $250 (per reservation)
  • There is a mandatory 5 night miniumim stay for reservations during the peak season, and a minimum 3 night stay during non-peak season.

Recreation

The Bay View House offers the visitor nearby access to Cape Cod Bay’s quiet beaches and tidal flats. Explore beyond the beach and you will find the seashore is so much more. Wellfleet’s historic village is just a short drive away, with book stores, galleries and restaraunts waiting for you. There are miles of walking and biking trails through pine forests, across sandy dunes and alongside fresh water ponds. You can climb to the top of one of the many light houses and experience a piece of maritime history that helped our new nation grow and thrive. For the wildlife lover there are opportunities to spot over 450 species of amphibians, reptiles, fish, birds, and mammals that make the seashore their home.     

Facilities

  • Beds include: one queen, one twin and two fulls.
  • Pillows, blankets, and fans are included. Bed sheets and towels are not provided.
  • Washer and dryer.
  • Kitchen is fully equipped including: microwave, oven, range, coffeemaker, toaster, dishwasher, pots/ pans, eating utensils and plates.
  • Large deck, with a BBQ grill and patio furnishings, overlooking Cape Cod Bay. 
  • Flat screen TV with Blu-ray player. 
  • Pets are not allowed.

Natural Features

The great Outer Beach described by Thoreau in the 1800’s is protected within Cape Cod National Seashore. Forty miles of pristine sandy beach, marshes, ponds and uplands support diverse species. Lighthouses, cultural landscapes, and wild cranberry bogs offer a glimpse of Cape Cod’s past and continuing ways of life.  

Nearby Attractions

It is impossible to be bored on Cape Cod! If you’re an active traveler, we have hiking and biking, or try a new activity like paddle boarding, kayaking, boating or surfing. Go on a whale or seal watch – we have the finest in the world! Cape Cod is also a cultural destination with hundreds of arts and cultural venues from the canal to the tip of the cape. Plan visits to museums inspired by the Cape’s nautical heritage and pristine environment, visit the local towns to find unique shopping opportunities and a wide-range of activities and events, or pay a visit to a performing arts venue that reflects the unique arts community of Cape Cod. The Cape boasts over 25 local theaters, with an exciting line-up of musical revues, Broadway productions and beloved classics.  

388 Bound Brook Way, Wellfleet, MA 02667. From US-6, turn west on to Bound Brook Island/Coles Neck Road and follow the road for approximately 3 miles. For the last 1 mile of the drive, this is a dirt road through the forest. You will pass the Atwood Higgins House. Approximately .25 miles after the Atwood Higgins House, you will make a right turn onto Bound Brook Way in a heavily forested area from what appears to be the main road. This right turn is the correct road. We recommend arriving during daylight hours on your first trip to this property. The road receives minimal maintenance, and very low clearance vehicles may have difficulty accessing the property. Your GPS will bring you to the correct location.

(508) 957-0743caco_lodging@nps.govcaco_lodging@nps.gov