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Carefully Restored S. Chatham Cottage Above Best Family Beach in Chatham

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Last updated: 03/26/2014

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

South Chatham house description

There is only one in- season week open at this time, June 21 - 28 Our Charming cottage is located three blocks from Ridgevale Beach and Nantucket Sound. The cottage has two zone air conditioning, Three bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, two with Jacuzzis, fireplace in living room, separate TV viewing areas, very well equipped kitchen with washer & dryer offers all the amenities of a new home. over 500 sq ft of well-furnished deck space with outside shower and bird feeding station nearby provides exceptional space for outdoor living, dining and relaxation.

Ridgevale Beach: The cottage is filled with comfort and charm but the beaches, both salt and fresh water, are the biggest attraction. From the cottage it is a short walk down to the Sound and any time of day or night there is a new aspect of sea and sky. The walk is very short but takes you past the marshes of Bucks Creek where the egrets are always feeding and the beach plums and rose hips are ripening. In the summer there is a small beach shop at the edge of the beach where sail boats can be rented. The two wooden bridges over Bucks creek leading to the beach have been used many times in wedding photos.

#6 Brittain. : The cottage itself has gone through five revisions but was built just after the war by Brittain himself. In the latest revision (2005) a second floor was added and that can provide a view of Monomoy Island. The floors are pine and decor could be called old Cape but the ammenities are all new. There are some antitques and curiousities valued mostly by the owner but the emphasis is comfort. The living space is really the two level deck. Besides entertaining and eating, we shower outside under the sun or stars. The bedrooms are ensuite and very suitable for children and parents upstairs and grandparents down stairs.

Chatham: Chatham has a reputation for charm. It was first a fishing village and today has a commercial fishing pier which invites visitors to view the operation. In summer there a two main events in the town. First is the band concert every Friday night, once featured in National Geographic Magazine. The second is the baseball games, popular as the college players are being scouted for the 'majors'. The shops and restaurants deliver excellent quality as does the Monomoy Theater and the Ohio University players who perform there.

Property Type

  • House
  • 2230 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • 2 Jacuzzi tubs inside. 596 square feet of deck space and additional deck offers a water view of the Sound and Monomoy Island. Cottage completely renovated and is always ready for occupancy. ...moreless


                  • DVD Player
                  • Books
                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Radio
                  • Audio Tape Player


                  • Family
                  • Romantic


                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Pond
                  • Live Theater
                  • Restaurants
                  • Recreation Center

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Walking
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Antiquing
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Eco Tourism

                  local services and businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Babysitter
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Location Type

                  • Beach:

                    walking 3/10 mile to Nantucket Sound...moreless

                  • Near The Ocean:

                    two miles from the Atlantic...moreless

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Surfing

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 6 people


                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Thermos Bottle
                      • Parking
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Fireplace
                      • Telephone
                      • Internet
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Heating
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Parking Off Street

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional


                          • Stove
                          • Microwave
                          • Blender
                          • Coffee Grinder
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Lobster Pot
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Freezer
                          • Oven
                          • Grill
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster


                          • Large Cooler
                          • Balcony
                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Wood Deck
                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                          • Barbecue

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Jacuzzi
                          • Whirlpool


                          Write a review 4.7
                          from 3 traveler reviews
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Jun 22 - Sep 7
                          7 night min stay

                          My Standard Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          $200 $200
                          Fri, Sat, Sun

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                          • Taxes Not included


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                          20 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Hyannis MA or private airport in Chatham
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          80 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Route 6
                          0.3 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Ridgevale beach
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant

                          Car: Necessary

                          Within less than 2 miles you can find bike trails, sailing, tennis courts, seal or whale watching, deep sea fishing, commercial fishng pier, airplane rides and small airport, fresh water swimming and boating, surf fishing, fly fishing, ferries to Nantucket or Martha's Vineyard, antique and specialty shopping, fine dining, summer theater (the Ohio University Players) Cape Cod baseball league games, 3/10s mile to Ridgevale Beach Chatham's best children's beach on Nantucket Sound and more.


                          Owner info

                          About the owner: I have lived in Kinsale in Ireland for the past five years but the Cape and Chatham have been our family vacation location for 40 years. I had intended to retire to the Cape in this cottage but then I married a retired Irish farmer so here we are. Kinsale is on the water, as is Chatham, so there is that connection.

                          Why the Owner Chose South Chatham:
                          My parent's vacation/retirement home is very nearby. My father found the cottage, I bought it. It was a perfect restoration project for me and another reason to bring all of our family together in Chatham over the past 30 years. Buck's creek empties into the Sound at Ridgevale Beach. It was the Bucks who built my parent's vacation /retirement home.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          In the renovation/reconstruction, I tried to include features that I thought typified the Cape. I had my family and visitors in mind and privacy is an issue for me. It seems every year there is just one more small thing to add or complete. and that is part of the fun for me and I hope for you

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                          Speaks: english



                          • Welcome.


                          • Living area.

                            Living area.

                          • Entrance hall.

                            Entrance hall.

                          • Downstairs ensuite bedroom.

                            Downstairs ensuite bedroom.

                          • Downstairs ensuite.

                            Downstairs ensuite.

                          • Upstairs deck.

                            Upstairs deck.

                          • Lush grounds.

                            Lush grounds.

                          • Deck.


                          • Living area.

                            Living area.

                          • low tide at the beach

                            low tide at the beach

                          • Living area.

                            Living area.

                          • Dining area.

                            Dining area.

                          • Upstairs ensuite bedroom.

                            Upstairs ensuite bedroom.

                          • Upstairs ensuite bedroom.

                            Upstairs ensuite bedroom.

                          • Back of cottage.

                            Back of cottage.

                          • Exterior.


                          • Exterior.


                          • Bedroom.


                          $200 - $286 per night (USD)

                          3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

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                          Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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