Bay View House

Cape Cod National Seashore

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.

Need to Know

Natural Features

The great Outer Beach described by Thoreau in the 1800s 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 watching – 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.  


The Bay View House offers visitors 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 restaurants waiting for you. There are miles of walking and biking trails through pine forests, across sandy dunes, and alongside freshwater ponds. You can climb to the top of one of the many lighthouses 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.     

Contact Information



388 Bound brook way wellfleet MA 02666

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: (508) 957-0743

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

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.

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