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  • Wellfleet Harbor
    Wellfleet Harbor

    Wellfleet Harbor

    Take a walk at the marina and watch shellfishermen

    Fishing trips and sailing expeditions start at the marina.  There’s a great walkway where visitors can see shellfishermen at work at low tide.  Benches invite the visitor to sit a while and enjoy the view.

  • Perfect Beaches
    Perfect Beaches

    Perfect Beaches

    Explore miles of deserted beach

    Wellfleet is famous for magnificent beaches, towering sand dunes, and breathtaking nature walks. With four beaches on the ocean, and three on the bay, visitors have ample opportunity to enjoy the sun and surf.

  • Restaurants
    Restaurants

    Restaurants

    Enjoy Wellfleet oysters and local seafood

    Wellfleet offers many great restaurants in summer, including the world famous PB Boulangerie Bistro.  On Saturday evenings, stroll through the village for art gallery openings. On Wednesdays, join the town folk on the pier for an old-fashioned square dance. At low tide, shell fishermen dig for oysters and clams on the flats.  Oysters are on the menu in all the local restaurants.

  • Wellfleet Ponds
    Wellfleet Ponds

    Wellfleet Ponds

    Discover Wellfleet's unique kettle ponds

    Nestled in the woods, Chez Sven is within walking distance of Dyer Pond, described by the NY Times as the Cape’s “most beautiful, most hidden, most serene.”  Wellfleet has thirteen ponds, a swimmer’s delight.  Learn about how they were created by glaciers at the Seashore HQ in Eastham.

  • Entertainment in Wellfleet
    Entertainment in Wellfleet

    Entertainment in Wellfleet

    See a play at WHAT or Harbor Stage

    Spend a few hours at the Flea Market, held in the parking lot of one of the last real drive-in movie theaters in America. The drive-in presents double-features all summer. Attend lectures and book readings at Wellfleet's five-star public library. Enjoy concerts at Preservation Hall, the Congregational Church, or Payomet. Attend a play at Harbor Stage or WHAT, two venues for top-notch theater.

  • Outdoor fun
    Outdoor fun

    Outdoor Fun

    Explore the Cape Cod National Seashore or the Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary (MA Audubon)

    No tour of Wellfleet would be complete without mention of the MA Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, with its well-maintained paths and eco-birdwatching center.  Go for a kayak tour on the marsh or a seal cruise in the harbor.  Hiking, biking, and paragliding are fun activities year-round in the National Seashore. 

Older Comments

Seagull Cottage 2009 Comments

“We loved our stay here: cozy, bright, full of thoughtful touches.  It was a friendly, warm (physically and spiritually) place to stay.  Many thanks!”  Geoff, Andrea, & Fiona, Shutesbury, MA

“Even the ½ hour we were here in February was nice, but our two-day return in April was fantastic!  Lovely in a thunderstorm, lovely on a sunny day, full of beautiful art –and it’s a wonderful place not just to sleep, but to be!”  Elizabeth, Edward, Gus & Matilda, Cambridge, MA

“Thank you so much for hosting us here at beautiful Chez Sven.  We have had a lovely time.  The beds are so comfortable and the cottage is wonderfully cozy – what a great place for a mom’s getaway!”  Kate, Kathryn & Sofie, Deerfield & Boston MA

“We loved the cottage, so relaxing to sit on the verandah, watching the birds, or in front of the fire when it got chillies.  And the stars!  Amazing.  Thanks for your hospitality.”  Louise & Kirsty, Leicester, England

“We love it!  This cottage echoes the ‘old Cape Cod’ feeling we are so happy to find – the paintings, tiles, flowers.  Really nice to live with for a bit.  Thank you and many blessings to you and this place.”  Jackie & Doug, Cohasset, MA

“Chez Sven, on est comme à la maison.  Tout d’abord l’amabilité du patron.  Un comfort tout à fait charmant, digne de l’habitation de la Belle au Bois Dormant.”  Brigitte & Jean-Pierre & Genevieve, Lausanne, Suisse

“Thank you so much for a relaxing stay in your lovely cottage!  We enjoyed the fire, lavender, and all of your thoughtful touches.  It helped make our 20th anniversary extra special.” Joane & Bernie, Easton CT

“Thank you for a wonderful stay!  Seagull Cottage is absolutely adorable, peaceful and private.  We hope to come back on vacations once in Hawaii.”  Kevin & Jennifer, Boston, MA

“Lovely, quiet cottage, close to amazing beaches and fabulous walks.  We feel truly renewed.”  Scott & Judy, MN

“Sapristi!  What a delightful find, tucked so discreetly into the woods!  A perfect retreat for a memorable long weekend with old friends.  Thanks!”  Liz & Peter, Northhampton, MA

“Another memorable stay at Chez Sven!  Another great vacation on Cape Cod!  This place is becoming our second (summer, for now) home!”  Alex & Claudia, Brewer, ME

Another delightful week in Wellfleet at Chez Sven.  If only time didn’t fly by so fast.  This is a cozy cottage, tucked in the woods.  We had great fun exploring the kettle ponds and swimming in the ocean at sunset.”  Jack, Camille, Maggie & Joe

“The green porch is such a special porch; with the light coming through the vines, sitting on the wicker chairs, it is utterly peaceful.  The secluded quiet of the Seagull Cottage made our delightful 2-week stay unforgettable.”  Catherine, Steve & Alex, LA, CA

“Thank you for contributing to another wonderful vacation experience on Cape Cod.  We found Seagull Cottage very peaceful and relaxing.  We also appreciated all that you do for the environment in the daily operation of your B&B.”  Liz, Barry & Elsa, Hamilton, CA

“Thank you both so much for an amazing honeymoon!  We couldn’t have picked a better place to be.  We have decided to come back yearly for our anniversary.” Chris & Erica, Huntington, NY

“Thanks for a GREAT cottage!  Hope to see you next year.” “Thanks for enriching our lives.”  Cheryl & Susan, E. Greenwich, RI

“Course á pied au petit matin sur la plage du Cap Cod.  Quel bonheur!  Merci, merci!”  Philippe, Maria & Amalio, Baule, St. Martin, Suisse

 

Green Room 2009 Comments

“Thank you for hosting us in your lovely home.  We loved the cozy Green Room, the peaceful serenity and the warmth/hospitality you provided during our Valentine’s weekend in Wellfleet.” Jeff & Shannon, Boston MA

“A wonderful place to stay while our home in Eastham is being remodeled.  From the very comfy bed to gluten-free muffins, fresh baked, Chez Sven was a perfect respite.”  Jim & Pam, Denver, CO

“A lovely stay in a blissfully quiet off-season.  Thank you for your warm hospitality.  Varmt tack och vi hoppas många, många, fler svenskar hittar ert mysiga B&B!”  Cecilia & Infalill, Piermont NY & Hoboken, NJ

“We’ve enjoyed our stay here immensely.  Thank you for your hospitality and wonderful breakfasts.  Wellfleet is a beautiful area blessed with amazing beaches and lakes.  We look forward to returning once our baby is born.”  Juliet & Andrew, London UK

“Thank you so much for your hospitality.  We loved the beautiful, quiet room and the breakfasts.  A great first visit to Wellfleet!”  Jen & Chris, Watertown, MA

“Merci beaucoup pour votre accueil chaleureux.  Votre bed & breakfast est une chouette place où séjourner.  C’est sympa de rayonner depuis chez vous pour découvrir la région de Cape Cod.  On s’est régalées de vos petit-dejeuners.  Encore merci!”  Martine & Sandrine, Lausanne, Switzerland

“Thanks for such a lovely, relaxing break after the bustle of Manhattan.  Delicious breakfast, comfortable room, fantastic weather.  Perfect!”  Wayne & Jane, London, UK

“What a peaceful and comfortable place to stay that you’ve made!  Our stay here is always enjoyable and allows us to fully enjoy the Cape.  We love the art and fine touches you add.  Hope to see you soon again.”  Leslie & Mark, Palenville, NY

“A very sweet place to stay in our favorite getaway spot.  We enjoyed ourselves despite unswimmable waters – brrr!”  Dennis & Carol, Kripplebush, NY

“What an excellent B&B!  Thanks so much for the great food and hospitality.  We look forward to coming back soon.” Clark & Caitlin, Tarrytown, NY

“We have enjoyed our getaway.  The hospitality and room have been delightful, and the breakfasts delicious.  Wellfleet is a delightful change from CA.  Thank you!”  Clare & Tim, Menlo Park, CA

“Merci à Sven pour son acceuil.  Merci à Sandy pour les excellents petit-dejeuners.  La chambre verte est lovely!”  Mona & Fred, La Sarraz, Switzerland

“Your attention to detail – from the incredibly soft sheets to the flowers and homemade breakfasts – have made our return to Wellfleet enviable to all we have shared our experience with — already.”  Ellen, Jim & Emma, Shelburne  Falls, MA

“Thank you for your wonderful hospitality.  Everything was great, and we hope to return as soon as we can.”  Al & Betty, Waltham, MA

“Absolutely fantastic!  After finding the place, we relaxed and enjoyed every minute of our stay.”  Christine, Minet & Daniel, Emetbaden, Rapperswil, Swit. & Cambridge, MA

“Awesome hospitality.  Wonderful fresh homemade breakfast.  Magical place.  The pillows and the bed, insanely comfortable.  Will definitely return.  Thank you.”  Rosie from Miami FL and Elishia from LA, CA

“Thank you, Sandy & Sven, for your generous hospitality and warmth.  We’ve had such a lovely vacation thanks to you and your heavenly home.”  Liz & Amresh, Brooklyn, NY

“Idyllic spot, down a sandy country road.  Beautiful ornamental garden full of frolicking butterflies (r, were they fairy creatures?)  Everything was welcoming and comfortable, despite the sultry, soggy weather.  The surf, though, was impressive.  Perfect location to explore the whole Outer Cape.  Thanks for the sincere hospitality.”  Nick & Gay, Norfolk, MA

“Thank you both for a lovely three days.  Wish it was longer.  We enjoyed everything here.  Your breakfast was a real treat.  Talking to Sven was interesting; the bed, very comfortable.  Hope to be back someday!”  Janet & Ian, Halifax, England

“Thank you for your warm hospitality.  We loved the comfort and quiet seclusion of your B&B, which is so well situated in terms of proximity to town, beach and bike trails.” Ruth & Murray, Toronto, Canada

“”Merci pour les excellents petit-dejeuners et les nombreux conseils qui nous ont permis de visiter la région à pied.  Wonderful place, great hosts!”  Patrizia & Fabio, Lausanne, Switzerland

“Those peaceful morning swims in the pond, only to come back to breakfast in the garden was just perfect, as was that bed, truly the most comfortable I’ve ever experienced.  A wonderful part of the world and a great place from which to explore it.”  Alex & Chris, London, England

“Very nice stay!  The garden looks as beautiful in real life as on the Web site.  We loved the breakfast, always fresh fruit and tasty cake.  Good talks at the breakfast table with the other guests, Sandy and Sven.  Thanks so much!”  Horst & Joerg, Munich, Germany

“Thank you for making our first experience of the Ape such a comfortable one. The room was beautifully furnished, t he garden so tranquil, and having those lovely breakfasts outside was a real treat.”  Sean & Lisa, Fordham, Cambridge, UK

“From Sven’s lyrical Swedish welcome to Sandy’s encouraging directions to explore the ponds, Chez Sven has made us feel chez nous.  Thanks!” Ann & Tim, Brookline, MA

“We have enjoyed our stay at Chez Sven.  Lekhor outbijt en moori hamir.” Walter & Gerda, Meise, Belgium

“Very pleasant and friendly innkeepers.  What a glorious weekend!” Emma & Brett, The Elbows, Centerville, MA

“Thanks for a charming and thoroughly enjoyable stay.  Chez Sven is the perfect base to explore Cape Cod.”  Caroline & Alastair, Hammersmith, London, UK

 

Liberty Coin 2009 Comments

“Thank you for a delightful stay.  We appreciated your hospitality and loved being here.”  Wendi & Eliza Gordon

“Thanks for giving us the opportunity to spend a night at your wonderful house. We enjoyed so much our time and the amazing beauty of the place.”  Filippo from Venice, Jennifer and Leonardo from Padova, Italy

“Thank you for making our vacation time just perfect.  We love the room upstairs, your beautiful garden, delicious breakfast, and the Swedish-American atmosphere.  It was also a pleasure to sit each morning in your kitchen and talk about interesting things like travel, history, and lots of nice places on the Cape.  We definitely want to come back, hopefully soon!”  Annette, Christian & Tilman, Newburyport, MA, formerly of Germany

“Thank you for your kind hospitality.  We had a truly wonderful stay in beautiful Liberty Coin Suite, which was perfect for our family.  The breakfast was great.  Your garden is wonderful.”  Sophie, Linette, Dorothea & Stephan, Erlangen, Germany

“The perfect antidote to life in hotels.  Very peaceful, and most especially the lovely dawn chorus (of birds) each morning.  Thank you!”  Kim (Scotland) & Jane (England) UK

“Thank you so much for an amazing experience.  Your recommendations for the kayaking, bicycles, and whale-watching were excellent.  We loved the B&B and hopefully will be able to come back one day.”  Tim, London, England … “Thanks for a wonderful stay and for allowing us to experience some of your beautiful and peaceful world.  Your B&B is very special.”  Simone, Sao Paulo, Brazil …“I had a very pleasant stay here.  Thank you for the wonderful breakfast and comfortable room.  This is a lovely B&B.”  Gabriella, New York & Brazil & Switzerland

“We have enjoyed our vacation very much here in Wellfleet.  Your Chez Sven is welcoming, comfortable and quaint.  We wish our stay had been longer.  Thanks for helping us see the sights and relax.”  David, Debbie & Emma, Greensburg, PA

“Thank you for making our stay very relaxing.  We enjoyed waking to the sound of birds and the smell of baking.  We enjoyed the Cape, and you are lucky to live here.  We would definitely come back as we feel we only scratched the surface.”  Nicola, Richard, & Daniel, Edinburgh, Scotland

“We enjoyed every minute of our stay on Cape Cod.  Thank you for your warm hospitality and great tips.  We really felt at home 5000 miles away from home.  We will recommend Chez Sven to all our friends.  And, we’ll be back!” Francisca & Joris, Koersel, Belgium

“What wonderful breakfasts!  Thank you for your hospitality and great advice.”  “Merci pour la ‘baguette.’  Nice touch!”  Jennifer & Laurent, London, England

“We love it here!  Thanks for a wonderful weekend.”  Katie & Khether, Newton, MA

“You do treat your guests from Europe well!  Thank you for suggestions for restaurants, beaches, and events.  We hope to return next year.”   Bernard & Justine, Neuilly, France

“A trip to Cape Cod will henceforth be incomplete without a stay at your cozy house.” Jeremy & Laura, Berkeley, CA

“Thank you for your hospitality.  We all loved our stay among the wildlife and your beautiful garden. The breakfasts were lush, especially the granola.  Thanks!”  Nigel, Judith, Luke & Nikki, Whitley Bay, UK

“We had a wonderful stay.  The Liberty Coin Suite was perfect for our family of three, and we loved the delicious fresh fruit at breakfast.” Richard, Susan,& Alyssum, Co. Springs, CO

“ Very nice two nights – fabulous garden and great breakfast sitting outside.  Thanks so much!”  Cliff & Barbara, Glenview, IL

“Merci pour votre accueil et tous vos précieux conseils qui nous ont permit de découvriir les trésors de Cape Cod.”  Inès, Sandrine & Jerome, Paris, France

“Thank you for sharing your “magic place.” Coming here is like going to visit family and leaving is always so hard!”  Susie & Brent “The garden was beautiful this year. Breakfast was great.  Your lavender was great.  I’ll miss you.”  Rebekah, Potomac Falls, VA

“What a lovely stay!  Idyllic garden, great granola, good books, lively conversation!”  Barb & Bruce, Demerest, NJ

“Thank you for a lovely stay.  We truly enjoyed the cozy atmosphere for our children.”  Mary Ann, Joe, Lauren & Ben, Albany, NY

“Thanks so much for a relaxing stay.”  Hannah, Brooklyn, NY

“”Thank you for a charming stay, a very restful few days before moving my daughter into her freshman dorm in NYC.  We loved the beds!  Breakfast outside was lovely.  Thanks for a wonderful time in your ‘Peter Rabbit House.’  Laura, Pacific Grove, CA

“When I remember Chez Sven, I will remember the scent of alyssum and the huge variety of cottage garden flowers.  The setting was simply delightful, a calming interlude in our year.” “Thanks for a wonderful opportunity to experience the Cape as if we were in our own home, and especially your care in providing me with gluten-free diet.  Your home felt very welcoming. We would definitely stay here again.”  Diane & Doron, London, England

“We really enjoyed our visit with Alexandra and Sven in their home.  They welcomed us with a distinct pleasure and hospitality.  The highlight of our stay was the morning discussions and the sharing of family stories.  Thank you for such a wonderful weekend.”  Toinette, Ernst & Gustav, Roslindale, MA

 

 

Seagull Cottage 2008 Comments:

“We had such a lovely time staying in your perfect cottage, it was so relaxing. If we ever get to Cape Cod again we will definitely return!”  Sarah & John, Bella & baby Charlie, Glos. UK

“A wonderful respite from the dust & chaos of our renovation.  Hope to continue this yearly tradition.” Rachel & Bob, Medfield, MA

“Thank you so much for a lovely stay.”  Mary Anne, New Jersey

“Thanks for another great and relaxing stay.” Joy & Peter, Avon, CT

“We loved everything about your beautiful little cottage in the woods and hope to find time to return soon.”  Sarah and Thomas, Coralton, MA

“The sound of rain on the roof was enchanting, but even more so was the sun that came out late Saturday morning, giving us two bright days of exploration, especially throughout the Gull Pond area. Thank you for another wonderful stay.”  Guy & Pam, Somerville, MA

“Thank you for sharing your magical Wellfleet sanctuary with us.  We fell in love with Seagull Cottage as soon as we stepped out of the car.  Your passion for simple living and your connection with our environment and nature are truly what life is all about.  I haven’t slept so well in months!  We cannot wait to return for another weekend of splendor.”  Lisa & Fred, Ivoryton, CT

“Our three-day weekend was blissful.  We felt like we were cherished guests of a dear friend or cousin.  After a warm welcome, we were on our own to enjoy the comforts of home and the solitude and silence, which we seldom experience at home.  Seagull Cottage is indeed a little jewel.  We already long to return.”  John & Pat, Methuan, MA

“We enjoyed our five nights in the cottage!  We loved being on our own schedule, or rather lack of schedule.  Wellfleet is the perfect location to enjoy the National Seashore, go up to P-town, or down to Chatham.  Our favorite meal was at Finely JPs.  Gull Pond, what a beautiful spot!”  Melissa & Paul, Chicago, IL

“Thank you for making us and our one-year-old son so welcome.  We have enjoyed our stay in Seagull Cottage and Wellfleet has everything we could possibly want from a holiday – beautiful beaches, woods and lakes.  Cycling was fun, as was the whale-watching in P-town.  You have great restaurants and friendly people.  We will definitely return.”  Jessica, Mike & Joe, Henley on Thames, UK

“Thank you for a wonderful weekend. We thoroughly enjoyed the cottage and the setting of the B & B.”  Rennie & George, Hancock, NH

“A wonderful but too brief stay in Seagull Cottage.  It was just perfect:  homely, peaceful and very relaxing indeed!  The insider knowledge ensured we had a wonderful meal and some great walks, too.  Many thanks for a brilliant stay on the Cape.”  Ruth & David, Scotland

“Just a few of the things we enjoyed during our stay at Seagull Cottage:

• vine-covered front porch at dusk

• chipmunks scurrying, bunnies hiding under bushes, and birds busy at the feeder

• morning light illuminating a high wooden ceiling

• movies by a warm fire

• steamers prepared in a cozy cottage kitchen

• birds feeding just outside the window as we shower

• sound of rain before sunrise lulling us back to sleep

• music from Outer Most Radio on the vintage radio

• cottage garden flowers in a vase

• fresh, crisp, clean, white sheets.

Our stay couldn’t have been more perfect.  Thank you!”  Sharon & Brendan, Tallahassee, FL

“We really enjoyed the peace and quiet.  Especially nice to come back from a walk on the beach, hungry, and find the homemade delicious scones.  We felt at home.  One of the best getaways we’ve ever had!”  Margy & Elaine, Swampscott,MA

“Always sweet to awake in the dappled light along the Old King’s Highway.  The fall air and bright blue Cape sky dreamlike in its intensity & stillness.”  Tom & Camille, Waltham, MA

“We thoroughly enjoyed our anniversary holiday in Cape Cod, the cozy town of Wellfleet, and, most of all, the cottage. We were able to relax and enjoy quiet, reflective time with each other.  Thank you.” Shelly & David, Connecticut

 

Liberty Coin Suite 2008 Comments:

“Wir haben vier herrliche Tage in Wellfleet verbracht.  Zum Glueck haben wir Sandy’s und Sven’s B&B gefunden.  Liebevoll renoviert, tolle Tips und nette Gespraeche.  Vielen Dank.  Hoffentlich kommen wir mal wieder hierher.”  Marie-Christine, Mathias, Paul, Charlotte & Emilia, Munich, Germany

“Perfect relaxing spot, comfortable and welcoming.  Great beaches and lakes, plus a great variety of restaurants close by.  Makes Cape Cod seem even more attractive.  Thanks!” Ashley, Andrea, James & Eleanor, Brighouse, UK

“Lousy weather, lovely home!  Thanks for welcoming us.” Ellen & Tom, Seattle WA

“We were able to completely relax here among the scented gardens and woods.  Warm, comfortable, inviting, delicious!  Thank you.”  Liz & Charley, Rochester, MA

“Such a treat to get up in the morning with that beautiful birdsong and fresh Cape air.  Lovely, lovely garden.  Delicious breakfasts. Thanks for a wonderful stay!”  Heidi, Andy & Sophie

“Such a pleasant oasis – flowers, birds, wonderful meals, company, safe haven.”  Kim, Orangevale, CA

“The place in the woods, the ponds, the breakfasts … thank you so much.”  Kathy & Chandler, Charleston, SC

“Charming house, delicious shower, refreshing breakfast, amazing library, sweet garden, chirping birds, hidden ponds.  In the middle of winter, we will recall our summer visit to Chez Sven.  Thank you!”  Risë & Elise, Berkeley, CA

“Lovely weekend, rest, relaxation, glorious weather, great food.  Looking forward to our next visit.”  Colin & Carla, Sioux Falls, SD

“Enjoyed Europe-on-the-Cape.  Breakfasts maintained us well into the day.  The gardens are nice to relax by.  Elegantly appointed rooms and paintings added to the experience.  We loved the proximity to town, kettle ponds and words, all reachable by walking, and good biking opportunities as well.  Lots of great books on the shelves, too!”  Jack, Camille, Maggie & Joe, Conway, MA

“Than you again for a wonderful stay, for your warm hospitality and delicious breakfasts.  Thank you also for always telling us the best places to go during our stays in Wellfleet.  Hope to be back again soon.  Erik, Maria, Hugo & Alice, Uppsala, Sweden

“Merci pour votre accueil chaleureux.  Nous avons beacoup apprecié ce havre de paix, et avons décourvert une région magnifique, qui ne ressemble à aucune autre.”  Jean-Marc, Veronique et Flore qui dit, “J’ai trouvé de beux coquillages, et j’ai bien aimé les petits lapins et les jolies fleurs.”  Toulouse, France

“Thank you for a lovely, relaxing stay.  Wonderful breakfasts, beautifully laid out, lovely rooms, so comfortable and thoughtfully furnished.  We’ve really enjoyed chatting in the mornings, about life, nature and where to go!!  Cape Cod has been a wonderful discovery.  Hope to return.”  Nick, Linda, Hannah, Molly & Lily, Chiswick, London, UK

“What a beautiful oasis!  We loved the delicious breakfasts, exploring the beautiful garden, and the companionship.  Thank you for preparing such a comfortable suite for our family.  The organic food and bath products were appreciated, as were your efforts to accommodate our daughter’s peanut allergy.  We will think of our time here with pleasure.” “I really loved your garden and the room I was staying in.” Brent, Susie & Rebekah, Potomac Falls, VA

“Thanks so much for a wonderful stay.  The inn is so relaxing and the Wellfleet beaches are beautiful.  It’s been a great weekend.”  Cara & Rebecca, Cambridge, MA

“Very enjoyable stay.  We loved the peace and quiet, especially after Manhattan.  Very nice breakfasts and hospitality, too.”  Sarah & Anthony, New York, NY

“Such a beautiful, tranquil place, lovely garden, fantastic breakfasts and knowledgeable hosts.  Thank you for a wonderful stay!”  Fiona, Dan & Joshua, Cambridge MA

“Ce fut une decourverte de derniere minute, mais combien magnifique!  Merci de partager votre coin de tranquilite bien cachee.” Claude & Lann, Montreal, CA

“Thank you for making our honeymoon one of the most peaceful trips we’ve been on.  We’ve had a lovely time.”  Phil & Lucia, Sheffield, UK

“Thank you for the beautiful room and delicious breakfast.  We will be back!”  Emilie & Rob, Amherst, NH

“What a beautiful, relaxing spot!  Thank you for your hospitality!”  Scott & Wendy, Sharon, MA

“Thank you for a lovely stay on a perfect New England weekend.  The conversation and setting were charming!” Elizabeth, Washington DC & Afghanistan

 

General's Green Room 2008 Comments:

“We would like to thank you for your kind reception.  We enjoyed our stay here a lot.  My favorite moment: a cup of tea, sitting in your garden, soaking in the heat & absorbing the beautiful colors.” Vahram & James, Florence, MA

“Uns hat es auf Cape Cod sehr gut gefallen.  Unser Zimmer ist sehr huesch renoviert.”  Hannelore & Peter, Wangen, Germany

“Thank you for creating such a tranquil retreat.  We loved our time here.  Despite the rain, the smell of lilacs, delicious breakfasts and Mac’s Shack will keep us coming back.”  Mitch & Betsy, Dover MA

“Just to say thank you for a fantastic time.  Excellent weather, beautiful room, and such kind hospitality.  We have really enjoyed our stay here and much of that has been down to the location, your kindness, and the overall ease & comfort.  Thank you!”  Caroline, London, UK & Roland, Berlin, Germany

“I had a wonderful relaxing weekend at Chez Sven...just what I needed.  Thank you so much for making my stay such a delight.  Great room!”  Ellen, Cambridge, MA, return guest

“An oasis of relaxation and peace … with a gracious hostess.  The organic simplicity of life is going to bring us back next year…”  “Un sejour magnifique!  Thanks for introducing us to wonderful Cape Cod!”  Claudia & Alex, Brewer, ME

“Great room (and bath!!) and how special to have delicious and organic breakfasts.  Thank you so much for your kind hospitality and thoughtfulness.  It was a great week.  Your gardens are beautiful.”  Kim & Tom, Seattle, WA

“Thank you for the nice room in the pretty house surrounded by a wonderful garden.  Thanks also for your helpful hints.  Everything here perfectly suited our relaxing last three days of a great New England vacation.”  Gudrun & Peter, Offenbach, Germany

“Thank you for the wonderful room!  This was Dominic’s first time on Cape Cod, and Chez Sven made it feel like home.  Everything is beautiful here.  We thoroughly enjoyed your breakfasts.  This was perfect.  We will return.”  Joelle & Dominic, Winchester, VA

“Notre séjour á Wellfleet a été magnifique.  La region est superbe, les conseils de salades excellents, le B&B si charmant!  Merci pour cette incroyable hospitalité.  On espère pouvoir revenir dans ce petit paradis avant notre retour en Europe.”  Teresa & Antoine, Boston, France & Switzerland

"Mit Chez Sven haben wir ein kleines Paradies entdeckt. Vielen Dank für : das köstliche Frühstück,die guten Tipps zum Erkunden der Insel, die Erste Hilfe bei Sonnenbrand, die netten Gespräche und überhaupt die herzliche Gastfreundschaft! Hoffentlich kommen wir mal wieder...” Brend, Sylvia, Eliza & Anina Duesseldorf, Germany

“We enjoyed a peaceful, relaxing time.  All too short!  The bird sounds, honey smell of alyssum in the garden, and the world’s best scones are a few of the things we will remember.  Thank you!”  Peter, Evanston, ILL & Wendy, Wash. DC

“A more peaceful, welcoming place would be hard to find.  I consider myself fortunate to have discovered this haven on Old King’s Highway and hope to make this a recurring resting-place on my life’s map.”  Christina, New York City& Boston, MA

“Thank you for having us in your lovely home.  Breakfasts in the garden were a wonderful way to start each day of exploring this beautiful area.”  Sarah and Roger, Dallas, TX

“Thank you!!!!  The stay at Chez Sven was enchanting.  We loved the wonderful perennial gardens buzzing with happy bees, the lavender toiletries, and perhaps, the best part, the warmest of hostesses with her granolas and yogurt and scones (yum!).  We will treasure our experience here for a lifetime.”  Mark & Cheri, W. Hartford, CT

“Thank you for a peaceful and beautiful stay at your charming B&B.  It was delightful!  The birds singing and the lovely gardens was wonderful.  Great conversations and yummy breakfasts completed a thoroughly enjoyable stay.”  Barbara, Boca Raton, FL

“Thank you for a nice stay: our room, breakfast, hosts were wonderful.  The recommendations, rest, kayaking and scenic routes were the best, and they made our stay even better.  We hope to return soon.”  Hugo & Amelie, NY, NY

“This is my third time staying here and I absolutely love it.  Your home and hospitality are unmatched by any other B& I have stayed at.”  Ellen, Cambridge & her mom

“Such a quiet and comfortable bed and lovely breakfasts.  I enjoyed being with you so much!”  Emma, Berwyn, PA

“How quickly Chez Sven transforms me!  I am relaxed and rejuvenated and wish I could stay longer.  Your graciousness, breakfasts, and hospitality keep me coming back.  Thank you again for a green, delightful stay.”  Betsy, Dover, MA

“We had a great time in this beautiful location.  Swimming in the ponds recommended and walking around to the beaches.  Breakfast was great with home-cooked meals.”  Ritchie & Louisa, Liverpool, England

“We enjoyed the location, the accommodation, and the home-cooked breakfasts.  In fact, we extended our stay!”  Ken & Eileen, Nottingham, England

“Thanks for your hospitality and generosity.”  Jane & Peter, Melbourne, Australia

“Thank you for your warm hospitality in your peaceful haven here.  Lovely room, great breakfasts, and lots of interesting conversations over coffee at the table outside.  I hope we can return sometime.  Perfectly relaxing!”  Diane & David, Oxford, England

“Many thanks for a very relaxing stay.”  Kate & Gary, Norfolk, MA

“Your ‘getaway’ is so lovely!  We loved our relaxing room and the delicious breakfast.  It was great ‘talking politics’ with you both as well.  Well b sure to come again!”  David & Jennifer, Oakland, CA

“Many thanks for a relaxing and peaceful stay.  The house is cozy!  We especially enjoyed the breakfast outside every morning.”  Maeve & Carl, Dublin, Ireland

“Thank you for your hospitality.  We’ve had an invigorating and restful few days.”  Asnat & Don, Jamaica Plain, MA

“Vielen Dank fur das wundervolle Frühstück und die Oulige Schlafstalk.  We did not book the rainy weather but your place and we will continue to recommend it.  Thanks for all the information about Wellfleet.”  Anne & Arne, Hamburg, Germany

“Even a rainy weekend cannot dampen the warmth and hospitality of your wonderful B&B.  We hope to see you again.  Continue to support the environment!”  Meg & Walt, Wellesley, MA

“Thank you very much for a lovely vacation.  The Green Room was very comfortable and the breakfasts absolutely delicious.”  Annie & Anna, Seattle, WA & Jerusalem, Israel

 

 

Seagull Cottage 2007 Comments:

"We had such a relaxing, cozy time!  After bracing walks on the beach, it was such a treat to come back to a warm fire.  We highly recommend getting take-out form the Wicked Oyster, a great way to have a gourmet meal and stay in the peaceful quiet of Seagull Cottage."  Bob & Rachel, Medfield, MA

"We were immediately drawn into an 'angle of repose' and each thought that went into this cottage brought us closer to ourselves and to our relationship with the earth.  I feel stronger now, ready to return to the dirty fighting ground that is Emergency Medicine.  We will be back soon.  Thank you!"  Frances & Kaven, Hartford, CT

"Thank you so very much for a wonderful weekend at Seagull Cottage.  Steve and I had a very relaxing time staying there again. We enjoyed the beautiful weather, too! We went to Provincetown for the day on Saturday and walked on the beach in Truro, and it was delightful."  Liz & Steve, Newton, MA

"We had a lovely time in this peaceful cottage.  We loved the winter walks on the beach, revisiting all of our summertime favorites.  This get-away was just what we needed.  Thank you for the hospitality."  Liz & Doug, Greenfield, MA

"Well found, thanks to the Guardian.  Well fed, thanks to the contents of the fridge. Well rested, thanks to the wonderful bed, cottage and location.  We'll be back!"  Peter & Patricia, Gloucestershire, England

"Quaint and relaxing, this cottage was a perfect getaway form the business of the city.  Everything was what we hoped, and we so look forward to a visit in the future!  Thank you for your kind hospitality.  Peace!  Jenny & Matt, NYC and Cambridge, MA

"When Thoreau observed the birds on Cape Cod, he spoke of 'their dispositions' and 'the sweetness of their song.'  When Moe and I arrived here, we observed your 'hospitable dispositions' and 'the sweetness of the song' of your lives and were amazed that you would willingly share this beautiful, quiet place. This was the perfect way to celebrate our 36th wedding anniversary.  Thank you!"  Nancy & Moe, Rehobeth, MA

"Marvelous place; wonderful food; Sven knows how to build a fire!  Hope to repeat the experience next year."  Deborah & Peter, Boston, MA

"What a perfect spot to spend the last couple days of our holiday!  Highlights were breakfast on the deck, fantastically coloured birds, and spotting whales from Cahoon Hollow."  Alice & Ben, West Yorkshire, UK

"Thank you so much for a lovely stay.  Beautiful house, beautiful surroundings, and, of course, the amazing Cape Cod experience!"  Tim & Sarah, New York, NY

"What an idyllic setting you have in which to live! Thank you for sharing the peacefulness.  The birds, the comfortable bed, the quiet ... how could we resist returning?  See you in the fall!"  Scott & Cori, Tiverton, RI

"We had a wonderful stay and wish we didn't have to leave!  Every minute was enjoyable, despite the rain." Robin & Scott, Guilford, CT

"Chez Sven was the perfect setting for our first "family vacation" with our nine-month- old daughter.  The cottage is charming and comfortable, and the gardens and woods, lovely."  Ford & Namita, Princeton, NJ

"Thank you for the fantastically peaceful vacation. We spent 45 minutes watching the birds alone.  The fresh baked bread and homemade yogurt made for a delicious breakfast.  Thanks for a memorable holiday on Cape Cod!" Diana & Gino, San Francisco, CA

"We couldn't have wished for a better place to spend the past four days.  Your hospitality and excellent recommendations have been greatly appreciated.  The chocolate cake was a yummy and perfect compliment to our afternoon tea, while watching the birds and rabbits." Pam & Guy, Somerville, MA

"Thanks for a wonderful honeymoon destination. We've enjoyed your hospitality immensely.  It's been great fun discovering all the little gems at the Seagull Cottage (the stocked kitchen, the lavender bath products, view of the birds from the shower, wonderful fresh flowers and more!) and in the surrounding area as well (Dyer Pond, Cahoon Hollow Beach, Mac's Shack ...).  Heidi & Eoin, Minneapolis, MN

"We had a perfect time.  Thanks!"  Nancy & Jens, Saratoga, NY

"Thanks for yet another very enjoyable stay." Zoltan, Patti, & Catherine, Austin, TX

"Thank you for a wonderful time.  Your attention to the smallest of details ... from the lavender under the pillow to the great organic treats ..."

"Life's unrelenting demands weighed heavily on the 26th.  But the otherworldly light and a restorative sleep back at Seagull Cottage, tucked in cozily 24 hours later, has inestimable value to our spirits. As always, Seagull feels like home."  Tom & Camille

"Such a magical spot to spend a honeymoon!  Thank you for sharing this glad in the oak forest.  We walked the beaches, swam the ocean, watched the chickadees, titmouse, and nuthatches come and go, and were so happy and relieved to be together for a few days of peace and rest.  " Annie & Robin,

"Everything was wonderful.  The cottage perfect in every way."  Beverly & Jerry

"Thank you for a lovely couple of days on cape Cod and for making the weather so kind to us."  Susannah & Laura

"We were so very comfortable here.  Loved the organic foods and lotions.  Even though it was damp and cold, the fall colors and feeding birds cheered us up."  Sue & Tom

"We've had a wonderful time in our little cottage in the woods.  We hope to return to celebrate another wedding anniversary at Chez Sven." Cindy & Tom, Indianapolis, IN

"Such a charming cottage!  We have certainly enjoyed our weekend here."  Tracy & Daniel, Melbourne, Australia

"Heavenly!  Thanks for the warm welcome, toasty fire, comfy bed, delicious breakfasts in your woodland hideaway." Caroline, Somerset, UK and Em, Bristol, UK

"This cottage charmed the sox off us! Sorry we couldn't stay longer."  Andy & Zoe, CT

 

Liberty Coin Suite 2007 Comments:

“Chez Sven is truly a hidden gem! Thank you so much for your hospitality.  Our comfortable room was peaceful, and breakfast in the garden was a delight.” Sara & Dan, Santa Fe NM

“Your warmth and charm are echoed in your beautiful home and the care that you live and show for me and for the earth.  Thank you for providing a beautiful experience.” Kendra, Chicago, IL

“Une charmant maison pour un charmant sejour a Cape Cod!  Soleil, huitres et plages sont au rendez-vous.  Dommage que les vacances sont si courtes, heureusement que la vie peut nous donner l’occasion de revenir!”  Laurine & Manuel, Paris, France

“Thank you for the lovely stay!  We really enjoyed the quiet and relaxed atmosphere, a great break from the big cities.”  Claudia & Marco, NYC and Milan, Italy

“We enjoyed a wonderful and relaxing weekend in your B & B!  Thanks for your hospitality.”  Kyle & Allison, Somerville, MA

“Thank you for some amazing days on Cape Cod!” Elin & Alex, NYC

“The lavender-scented sheets, the suggestion of a walk to Dyer Pond, listening to birdsong from the beautiful garden, the light angling through the skylights, cordial company, and the waffles will be missed!  Thank you.” Annie & Olivia, JP, MA

“Thank you so much for a lovely visit.  It was so relaxing and your garden is beautiful. We look forward to visiting again.” Helen, Mike, Evelyn & Oliver, Weston, MA

“Hade 2 skõne nette her på vejer ligen til Boston. Tak Sandy og Sven!!”  Ela, Aycon & Lars, Boston, Istanbul, Hammel, Stockholm

“Thanks for such a wonderful time on Cape Cod.  Your lovely B&B made our first stay memorable.”  Eva, Marybeth & Stephanie, Roseville & Hugo, MN

“What a lovely, peaceful three days among the flowers, birds and fresh air!  Thanks for this wonderful retreat.”  Clio & Ernst, Berkeley, CA

“Thank you, Sandy, for being a perfect hostess and welcoming us into your beautiful home. The delicious breakfast in your peaceful garden was just what we needed to unwind from our busy lives and enjoy ourselves.”  Ellen & Mark, Somerville, MA

“Thank you so much once again welcoming our family into your home.  This was the perfect way for us to end our year in the USA, and these peaceful days in Wellfleet have given us new energy to deal with everything involved in moving back to Sweden.”  Erik, Maria, Alice & Hugo, Upsalla, Sweden.

“Thank you for your wonderful hospitality and the most delicious breakfast in the USA!”  Irina & Alex, Lawrenceville, NJ

“Ah, we had such a lovely time here with Carol & Chris, newly engaged.  Your gardens are very nice, the air so good, the room very comfortable, and the breakfasts so tasty.”  Judy & David, Keene, NH

“Thank you so much for a wonderful stay!  We all really enjoyed your hospitality, generosity, and the comfort of Chez Sven offers.”  Cara, Carmen & Samanta, J.P. and Cambridge MA and Basel, Switzerland

“Your B & B is even more beautiful than we imagined. Thank you for your kindness, your care, the wonderful breakfasts in the garden, your recommendations … We felt like in paradise and are already planning on coming back.” Ralf & Diana, Munich, Germany

“Thank you for all your care and hospitality during our five-day stay, and for creating a wonderful start to our US tour! Your breakfasts will be quite difficult to match, and we shall remember fresh scones and all of those hot chocolates.  We have loved the ponds, the whales, the Atlantic, Wellfleet downtown, etc, etc.”  Chris, Pauline & family, Guilford, England UK

"Beautiful place!  Thanks for making Cape Cod perfect."  Nash, Andrea & Carson, Houston, TX

"A lovely, peaceful place, a beautiful garden, and delicious breakfasts.  Thank you!"  Nicholas & Julia, Flaux, France & London

"Breezy days and starry nights.  Chez Sven has been a delight!  Thank you for a wonderful stay and for your hospitality. You have truly made your home into a magical place."  Susan & Steve, Stow, MA

"Many thanks for a lovely stay - far too short but otherwise perfect in every way."  Irit and John, Sherman, CT

"Thank you for your patience and warm hospitality." Caroline, Hans, Katya & Sara, Boston, MA

"You made our vacation so special."  Christine, Steffen, Luca & Analena, Highland, NY

"Great place, wonderful hospitality, super breakfasts. So much to see and do in Wellfleet. What a beautiful town!"  Stephen, Ulrike & Astrid, Leeds, UK

"We loved our visit.  Thank you!"  Tali & Craig, New York, NY

"Thank you for a delightful stay in your beautifully restored, quiet and secluded home, a perfect introduction to cape Cod!" Ray & Anna, London, UK

"A lovely stay - thank you for delicious breakfast, knowledgeable local advice, and a comfortable bed.  We had a perfect time."  Nicole & Joseph, Santa Rosa, CA

"Great weather!  Comfortable accommodations!  Lovely innkeepers!  Can't wait to come back."  Maria & Don, Leominster, MA

"A haven of calm and relaxation after the hustle and bottle of New York.  Highlights were cycling down to Orleans, watching seals basking in the surf, and, of course, the best breakfasts ever!"  Terry,  Sarah, Robert & Rachel, West Kensington, London UK

"We enjoyed three beautiful sunny dates in this very individual and quiet home.  Thank you so much for a long relaxing weekend."  Claudia & Thomas, Lubeck, Germany

"Thank you for a wonderful stay and the delicious breakfast.  Vielen dank für die tolle  gastfreudschoft!" Jagmar & Jens, Frankfurt, Germany

"This perfect tranquil spot!  A great antidote to Provincetown.  Thank you for your warm hospitality!"  Tracey & Andy, Twickenham, UK

"You've done a lovely job creating a welcoming atmosphere.  It was a pleasure learning the history of your unique house." Joyce, Doug, & Megan, New York, NY

"We thoroughly enjoyed our visit, and your hospitality made it memorable."  Jorge & Candace, Hobe Sound, FL

 

2007 Studio Comments:

“Everything was just wonderful.  It was like stepping into a peaceful, relaxing garden villa, miles and miles from ordinary life!  Thanks so much for everything – from your generosity and delicious breakfast to your open spirits, I enjoyed it all.”   Leah, NYC, NY

“Thank you for a very lovely weekend.  Everything was perfect.  We look forward to visiting again soon.  We really enjoyed Wellfleet!”  Maria & Stuart, Hudson, MA

“Such a perfect last-minute getaway!  The cozy Studio is wonderful.  We enjoyed looking at the National Geographics – 1966!  The peacefulness of Chez Sven will be something we will always remember.  Thank you for sharing it with us!  Deb & Kevin, Charlestown, MA

“We took a chance on the Studio and Wow!  What a lovely surprise!  We did not believe the space.  Breakfast outside was awesome, and the food prepared every single day was delicious.  It has been the most relaxing and welcoming B&B we’ve ever stayed at. Thanks for encouraging us to come … We loved it!”  Grazyna & John, Gaithersburg, MD

“Thank you so much for our peaceful days in your home. I’m so glad to find another place I can come to visit in Wellfleet.  It’s in my blood.  I’m totally spoiled on your breakfast!”  Nancy & Anders, Leyden, MA and Vä

“Lovely and charming B & B.  Very nice and helpful host.  Thanks for your hospitality.  We will definitely be back.”  Eddy & Julie, Montreal, CA

“Chris and I have spent an extraordinary ‘engagement honeymoon’ here, and I’m grateful to Chez Sven.”  “ We both enjoyed ourselves and look forward to returning. Thank you for everything!” Carol & Chris, Falls Church, VA

“Thank you for the cozy quarters and delicious breakfasts.  This is such a pleasant and tranquil setting, a lovely spot for a weekend getaway.” Kate & Brian, New Haven, CT

"Thank you for the beautiful garden with butterflies, the lovely linens, and the delicious organic food.  We loved having breakfast with a tablecloth and little flowers every day.  It was a great home base to explore the Cape!"  Michele & Aletha, Belmont & Somerville, MA

"Thanks for the lovely studio in the garden!  We slept well and ate well.  And thanks for your advice regarding Wellfleet & our wedding here."  Andrea & Simon, Wash. DC

"Delightful gardens & butterflies, charming home, peaceful woods, beach under the full moon, delicious breakfast and your warm and gracious hospitality.  Merci beaucoup!"  Susan, Glenn & Rachel, Lexington, MA

"It was great waking up every morning with a wonderful garden outside and an even better breakfast waiting for us!"  "I am so glad we found Chez Sven! Loved our stay here and the pristine Cape.  Your garden and home are absolutely beautiful.  I felt like I was in France."  Rachel & Rose, San Diego, CA

"Enchanting stop on our honeymoon getaway!  Wish we had longer to stay.  The Studio was cozy and romantic.  Beautiful flowers everywhere.  Alexandra, charming and hospitable.  Very rejuvenating!  Thank you." Joyce & Chris, Danbury, CT

"Chez Sven is absolutely gorgeous."  Andrea & Paul, London, Ontario, Canada

"Thanks for everything!  What a lovely house/garden!"  Heather & Julie, Philadelphia, PA

"I needed to connect with the environment and relax ... recharge, and I did!  Thanks so much for your hospitality."  Alan from CT and Betsy from Dover, MA: "Many thanks for sharing your bit of heaven.  The garden scents, fresh fruit, stories and warm graciousness all made my stay rejuvenating."

"What a memorable time!  We felt so at home.  We love the Studio and breakfast with love.  We hope to come back again and again."  Joe & Lucy, Montpelier, VT

"Thanks so much for your hospitality and yummy breakfasts!  Chez Sven was a perfect place to relax during/after our wedding weekend."  Rebecca & Ben, Dorchester, MA

"This is a gorgeous place.  The Studio was wonderful.  Sandy's breakfasts are heavenly.  This is our honeymoon, and we will have some fantastic memories from Wellfleet."  Paul & Marty, Edale Mill, Derbyshire, UK

 

 

Even older Comments

“What a privilege to stay at this truly enchanted cottage! We loved everything, especially watching the little wild bunnies, chipmunks, and birds. We actually referred to this beautiful place as “home.” On the cold nights we would make a fire and listen to the crackling of the wood. We had so much fun and forgot everything except the moment. By far the best vacation we ever had. Thank you so much for your kind hospitality.” Kathy & Chuck, Ansonia CT

“We had a wonderful time here. This cottage is a pleasant, peaceful place to be and just relax.” Debbie & Dennis, Waterville, NY

“Our trip to Chez Sven surpassed all expectations. Thank you for your beautiful home and hospitality. I cannot wait for us to come for a full week next year!” Kristen, Tony & Teddy, New York, NY

“Thank you for the gracious hospitality, esp. the homemade breakfast and tips on how to best enjoy our stay. Favorite spots: Cahoon Hollow and Lecount Hollow beaches. We loved biking the rail trail and lunching at the Box Lunch. The Liberty Coin Suite is lovely. Eleanor wants to stay for 100 nights.” Aileen, Tim & Eleanor, Amherst, NH

“Merci beaucoup pour cet acceuil et endroit chaleureux. Tout est parfait!” Jeff & Leila, Montreal, Canada

“Thank you very much for the hospitality you’ve shown during our wonderful vacation. We had a remarkable time and staying at such a beautiful, quaint place topped off our vacation.” Farrah & Jim, Canton, MA

“We have really enjoyed our week on Cape Cod and will savour special memories of Dyer Pond, the beaches, your lovely gardens, to name a few. Many thanks for your kind and thoughtful hospitality.” Clio, Nick, Sophie & Seb, London, England

“Wonderful! Lovely! Gorgeous! Magnifique! Underbart! Så skönt o trevligt. Picturesque flower garden and cottage. The ultimate cottage B & B experience. So nice that it’s off the beaten path, private and peaceful (not in the midst of tourist-central and traffic). Thank you for being such friendly and gracious hosts.” Anna, New York, NY. formerly of Småland, Sweden

“And... This is the house that used to belong to my father, Victor Wolfson, and I am so glad that it has come into your talented, caring, and loving hands! We have had a lovely stay with you. Thank you so much." Nick, New York, NY

“We have vacationed in the Wellfleet/Truro area for many years. Finding Seagull Cottage has brought the experience up to a whole new level of enjoyment. From the goldfinch that greeted us on the way in, to the most beautiful butterfly we’ve ever seen, to all the conveniences of home in your charming, whimsical cottage we loved it all! We will be daydreaming about Seagull Cottage all year long.” Janice & Tom, Nanuet, NY

“What a great peaceful place, truly Cape! Thank you for sharing your home. We loved your homemade granola and yogurt.” Ryan & Michael, Boylston, MA

“Thank you both for a memorable vacation. We've always loved Wellfleet, but your lovely home and warm hospitality just enhanced the experience.” Andy, Tabea, Leo, New York, NY

“This is a place to come back to! After a day of exploring Cape Cod, it felt like coming home. Our children, Lisa and Eivind, think they have been visiting relatives. Tusen takk for oss!” Svend, Kirsten, Lisa & Eivind, Washington DC and Norway

“What a lovely space you have created! Tasteful but unpretentious, true to the Cape, but not clichéd. Your warmth and generosity ice the cake.” Mark & Leslie, Saugerties, NY

“Thank you for sharing your lovely, peaceful cottage. Everything was perfect!” Hannah, Sam & Pedro, NewYork City, NY

“Our third year staying here, and we are very pleased with this perfect Cape Cod hideaway cottage. We look forward to returning.” Dennis & Debbie, Waterville, NY

“What a wonderful cottage! Such a great location and so-o-o-o cozy!! Thank you and we hope to see you and Seagull Cottage again.” Charles & Rosemary, Arlington, MA

“For en trevelig hytte! Jatte koselig. Hopas att v kan tilbacka in frantiden!” Ingram & Veronica, Hamden, CT

“As always, we had a fabulous time in this wonderful cottage. The hospitality offered by Sandy and Sven is remarkable.” Cassandra, Cory& Robert, Arlington, VA

“Fresh flowers, great art, lots of windows, peaceful and quiet. Wonderful hospitality. Terrific!” Ralph & Beth, Carmel, NY

“Very charming! The cottage is lovely and its surroundings are wonderful.” Uta & Elliot, Belmont, MA

“Venir de la vieille Europe pour trouver ce merveilleux cottage ou l'on sent dans la construction autant les mains que les coeurs des charpentiers. Un vrai bonheur!” Alain & Marie-Eve, Paris, France

“Thank you for a marvelous visit. Our too short weekend with you will surely not be our last. A happy first anniversary for us! The cottage, plus the surroundings, are such a treat. The birds kept us interested and entertained for hours. We felt so welcome and comfortable here. Thank you!” Dan & Beth, Boston, MA

“Four days were much too short! We really enjoyed exploring Edward Hopper sites and loved coming home to spend our evenings in front of a cozy fireplace. Thanks, Sandy and Sven, for the warm welcome.” Anna & Robert, Berlin, Germany

“We are so pleased to have discovered this hidden treasure, an incredibly charming cottage with many of the comforts of home. Sandy and Sven, your hospitality has been much appreciated. The Oyster Fest was a blast!” Martin, Suzette & Cameron Fraser, Medford, MA

Customer Testimonials

  • Annie
    Annie

    Thank you for letting us stay in pretty Seagull Cottage. What a restful place! The children loved splashing in the ponds, particularly Dyer Pond. The beaches were amazing. We return to London refreshed and ready to face the world again.

    Annie & Steve, London, England

  • Meredith
    Meredith

    Chez Sven was the perfect oasis after our many miles of biking. We enjoyed the company during breakfast and the delicious scones. It’s refreshing to stay in a place so conscious about health and the environment.

    Meredith, Aaron, Harriet & Ari, Somerville, MA

  • Tomas
    Tomas

    How can you ever find words to describe what this week has meant to our bodies, souls and brains? We so enjoyed the long walks along the sea and the talks with our wonderful hosts!

    Tomas & Gunilla, Lulea, Sweden

  • Joy
    Joy

    Thank you for a wonderful experience. Our first time at the Cape could not have been more pleasant. Your home is so lovely and comfortable. Our talks over breakfast (deliciously and thoughtfully prepared) were great.

    Joy & Earle, NY, NY

  • Susan
    Susan

    This was a wonderful place to spend our first September visit to Wellfleet. You were terrific hosts and we loved being surrounded by flowers, quiet, and the warm September sun.

    Susan & Norm, Montclair, NJ

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