Cockle Creek and Tidal Salt Marsh View Only 6/10 Mile to Ridgevale Beach
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
Only 6/10 mile to family favorite warm water Ridgevale Beach, custom West Chatham home, on private cul-de-sac in quiet residential area, comprised exclusively of private single-family homes, overlooks Cockle Creek and tidal salt marsh between Ridgevale and Cockle Cove warm water beaches on Nantucket Sound.
Easy access via main entrance to comfortably furnished spacious living/dining area with fireplace, cathedral ceiling with ceiling fan and large skylight; onto expansive two level mahogany deck. A few wide gradual steps provide easy access to each deck level, outdoor hot and cold shower, or large private yard.
Day-light lower level provides second comfortable sitting or TV viewing area with wood stove, open activity area with games, ping pong and bumper pool, enclosed laundry area, and sliding door to outside.
We provide Broadband Wireless Internet, HDTV cable, propane gas grill for outdoor cooking, rubbish pickup, and professional lawn maintenance.
Due to owner allergy and repeat tenants with allergies, pets (of any size) are absolutely not permitted and we restrict rentals to non-smoker.
Our maximum occupancy is limited to six (6) persons and our rental agreement stipulates that the property shall not be used for any function or gathering of more than the maximum number of occupants without our prior written permission.
Our weekly rental rates listed by season provide discounts relative to our peak season weekly rate. One week minimum rentals. Saturday to Saturday in season rentals.
Our home was Custom Built Home for Year Round Living. Expansive southern exposure deck and finished walk-out basement. Large private side yard has perimeter screened with tall Leyland Cypress trees. Near acre lot with town water and Title 5 septic. Quiet residential area of newer year round homes with paved roads, underground electric, telephone, and cable lines. New multi-zone natural gas heating system with forced hot water baseboards. Large Andersen skylight window and 8 ft. sliding door flood living/dining areas with natural sunlight creating a bright and comfortable home during each season.
Main level is 1200 sq. ft. In addition, there is a spacious finished day-light lower level that provides a second sitting area with cable HDTV TV, an open activity area with game table, bumper pool table, and ping pong table, and walk-out to the area under the deck that includes an outdoor hot and cold shower. A separate enclosed laundry room is equipped with washing machine and gas dryer, iron and ironing board.
Chatham Activities and Attractions: Chatham Lighthouse, Chatham Maritime Festival, First Night Celebration, Railroad Museum, Fish Pier Observation Deck, First Grist Mill in Godfrey Windmill at Chase Park, Atwood House Museum, Chatham Band Concert on Friday nights during July and August. Our Chatham Athletics play in the Cape Cod Baseball League. Excursion trips to Monomoy Island or ferry to Nantucket Island. Tourist enjoy seeing fishing boats unload at the Chatham Fish Pier, and often see harbor seals eagerly swiming close by.
Warm water beaches of Nantucket Sound are ideal for swimming. Ridgevale Beach, located between Hardings Beach and Cockle Cove Beach, is popular with families with small children. With a town beach pass, you can park an any of town beaches.
Since Chatham is located on the Elbow of Cape Cod, you can easily day trip West to Bass River, Hyannis, and Cape Cod Canal or North to the National Seashore, Truro, and Provincetown. A short ride across the Cape to Brewster brings you to Kings Highway where you can tavel this senic route West along Cape Cod Bay through several towns to Sandwich. Chatham offers a central location from which to begin touring Cape Cod. We are less than 1 mile from a Park and Ride lot at the bicycle trail that winds through Cape towns Harwich, Orleans, Eastham. Nearby Chatham airport hosts small planes that offer excursion rides.
Comfortably Furnished and Well Equipped: Our home is furnished and well equipped for your comfort and enjoyment.
A 32 in. flat screen HD color TV in the living room with digital cable that includes on-demand viewing of past broadcasts and selected free movies. A 25 in. color TV with a DVD and VHS player in the second sitting area with extended basic cable. Our Xfinity digital and extended cable service provide a wide selection of channels.
Additional equipment includes; stereo CD player, portable telephone, automatic telephone answering machine, and clock radio in each bedroom.
We provide bed linens, towels, and equipment for quests to use at the beach, including beach towels, chairs, umbrellas, and a cooler on wheels.
The large deck is furnished with a patio umbrella table with chairs and lounge chairs. A few wide gradual steps provide easy access to each deck level and to yard. We provide a propane gas outdoor grill with an extra tank.
The open living/dining area has a ceiling fan. We provide one box fan and two window fans for the three bedrooms. A dehumidifier is installed in the lower level. An automatic exhaust fan is installed in attic. Although days on Cape Cod can be hot and humid in late July, with our home’s location, we normally benefit from a constant offshore breeze that provides for good air circulation and cooling.
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- 2 story
- 1200 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Our lower level open activity area provide space for older children to enjoy ping pong or bumper pool games. There is a table for card playing or board games or puzzle making. Many tenants have reported to us that the home offers spaces for families of varing ages to enjoy various activities. Our home is located on a quiet cul-de-sac....moreless
- Non Smoking Only:
- Pets Not Allowed:
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- The master bedroom, located at the rear of house, has a South West view of Cockle Creek and tidal salt marsh inlet from Nantucket Sound. It is furnished with a king size bed with 14 in. posturepedic mattress, bureau with mirror, chest of drawers, two night stands with lamps, a telephone with automatic answering machine. There is a large closet and an adjoining full bathroom (toilet with combination tub and shower). Each of the two guest rooms, located at the front of house, has a Northern exposure with a view of Leyland cypress trees and rose bushes. Each guest room is furnished with two twin beds. One of the guest bedrooms has plush standard length twin mattresses. The second guest bedroom has plush Extra Long length mattresses. All bedding (box springs and mattresses) and pillows are fully encased by protective covers. We supply bed linens, extra pillows, and blankets. Each bedroom has ample closet space, bureau storage, night tables with lamps, area carpets and clock radio....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- There are two full bathrooms (toilet with combination tub and shower). Each bathroom has ceramic tile floor and ceramic tile tub surround and on each wall to chair rail hight. Each bathroom has an exaust fan, vainty storage, and a mirrored medicine cabinet with top lighting. The master bathroom has private access from the master bedroom. The main bathroom is accessed from the central hall across from the guest bedrooms. There is a linen closet in the central hall. We provide bathmats and towels. We supply cleaning products, toilet paper....moreless
- Open activity area has a game table, bumper pool table, and ping pong table. Enclosed laundry area is equipped with washing machine and gas dryer, iron and ironing board. Deck is furnished with a patio umbrella table with chairs and lounge chairs. A propane gas grill for outdoor cooking is on lower deck. A 32 in. flat screen HD TV with digital cable and DVD/VHS in living room. A 25 in. TV with extended basic cable and VHS player in second sitting area . Additional equipment includes; stereo with CD player, portable telephone, telephone answering machine, and clock radio in each bedroom. The kitchen is equipped with a dishwasher, frost-free refrigerator with automated ice maker, electric range with self-cleaning oven, microwave oven, coffee maker, toaster, electric can opener, and electric juicer. The house is very well supplied with dishes, flatware, pots, pans, lobster pot, bed linens, blankets, towels, pillows, beach chairs, vacuum cleaners, cleaning supplies, etc....moreless
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Game Room
- Games For Kids
- Ping Pong Table
- Pool Table:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Autumn Foliage
- Botanical Garden
- Coin Laundry
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Alarm Clock
- Broadband Access:
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer:
- Filtered Water
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street:
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Water Cooler
- Wireless Internet:
- Wood Stove:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
functional u-shaped layout. peninsula with ample sized counter separating kitchen from dining area functions well as a serving area. ample cabinets with lazy susan lower corner cabinet. large sink....moreless
- Lobster Pot
- Beach Chairs
- Beach Towels
- Deck / Patio:
- Large Cooler
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill:
- Outdoor Grill Gas
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Holidays 2015 - 2016
Nov 21 - Jan 15, 2016
7 night min stay
May 7 - May 27, 2016
7 night min stay
Late Spring 2016
May 28 - Jun 10, 2016
7 night min stay
Early Summer 2016
Jun 11 - Jul 1, 2016
6 night min stay
Mid Summer 2016
Jul 2 - Jul 15, 2016
7 night min stay
Peak Summer 2016
Jul 16 - Aug 26, 2016
7 night min stay
Late Summer 2016
Aug 27 - Sep 2, 2016
7 night min stay
Labor Day Week 2016
Sep 3 - Sep 9, 2016
7 night min stay
Indian Summer 2016
Sep 10 - Sep 30, 2016
7 night min stay
Oct 1 - Oct 28, 2016
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Cleaning (Optional) $125
- Taxes Not included
Our weekly rental rates listed by season provide discounts relative to our peak season weekly rate.
Discount available for extended stay rentals (excluding Holiday and Peak Season)
A security deposit is taken for any long distance telephone, damage, or cleaning charges.
We personally inspect between tenants and ensure that the property is to our standards.
We do not charge for cleaning if the house is left clean.
A tenant may arrange for optional cleaning on check-out.
Optional Cleaning fee is pro-rated based upon the number of occupants.
$125.00 for 1 or 2 occupants, $150.00 for 3 or 4 occupants, and $175.00 for 5 or 6 occupants.
Maximum occupancy is 6 persons.
Normal check in time is 3:00 PM.
Normal check out time is 10:00 AM.
If possible, we adjust check in and check out time to accommodate travel schedules.
Saturday turnover day is preferred in Season
We request a deposit of 1/2 the total rent upon reserving time.
We request the balance and security deposit two months before the rental begins.
We accept payment by one of the following methods (listed in order of our preference):
1) personal check drawn on a US bank
2) wire transfer (we will provide wiring instructions)
3) official bank check drawn on another (not US) bank
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Our West Chatham, MA home, located 0.6 mi from Ridgevale Beach overlooks Cockle Creek and the tidal Salt Marsh between Ridgevale and Cockle Cove beaches of Nantucket Sound. Next beach Hardings.
We're 1 to 4 miles to Chatham attractions: bicycle trail, Chatham Center for Friday night band concert, art galleries, shops, and restaurants on Main Street, Old Gristmill, Stage Harbor, Chatham Fish Pier, U S Coast Guard Light House and overlook of Nantucket Sound.
We're 5 miles to the fast ferry from Harwich to Nantucket Island; 30 miles to the Steamship Authority Ferry from Hyannis to Martha's Vinyard or Nantucket; about 45 miles to the Island Queen Ferry from Falmouth to Martha's Vinyard.
We're 30 miles to Cape Cod Airport in Hyannis; 3 miles to Chatham Municipal Airport.
We're 90 miles to Amtrak train station in Providence, RI or at South Station or RT 128 (Boston) MA. Commuter Rail connects from South Station to Plymouth or Kingston MA (40 miles). Bonanza Bus connects from RI
Other Activities: boating, plane rides, dinner train, historical sites, shopping, antiques
Golf: Public Courses:
Chatham Seaside Links 209 Seaview St, Chatham, MA, 02633
Cranberry Valley 183 Oak St, Harwich, MA, 02645
Harwich Port Golf Club South Street, Harwich Port, MA, 02646
The Captains Golf Course - Starboard 1000 Freemans Way, Brewster, MA, 02631
The Captains Golf Course - Port 1000 Freemans Way, Brewster, MA, 02631
Dennis Pines 50 Golf Course Road, East Dennis, MA, 02641
Chatham is located mid-Cape.
Year Purchased: 1982
About the owner: My husband and I have owned our custom home since it was built in 1982. We personally ensure that our home is well maintained and properly prepared to our standards prior to each rental.
Why the Owner Chose Chatham:
Our location is unique. The salt marsh view is very tranquil. We enjoy being there any season of the year. Foliage of the salt marsh changes throughout the year. We enjoy watching the ducks, blue heron, and other wildlife on the marsh. We have seen sea turtles and night owls. We enjoy just being there and breathing the clean and refreshing salt air.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The layout of the home provides separate areas which often accommodates various age groups. The large lot provides a private setting with unique view. The open living room and dining area opening onto the expansive deck provide a comfortable area for relaxation or entertaining. Older folks have commented on the benefit of negotiating few steps from the driveway to the main living area, to the bedrooms, to the deck. Active age groups have commented on the benefit of the spacious separate lower area for activities, Ping-Pong, second TV viewing area.
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Custom Home - Private Cul de Sac Residential Area 6/10 mile to Ridgevale Beach
Southern View of Cockle Creek and Salt Marsh
Dining Area - seating for 6 people
Master Bedroom SW corner. Linens provided for 16 in. deep king mattress.
Master Bedroom ample storage with bureau, chest of drawers and large closet.
Guest Bedroom NW corner. Ample storage with bureau and closet
Twin Guest Bedroom ample storage with 2 Chest of Drawers and closet.
Ping Pong Table in Lower Level
view of dining room from kitchen
Tiled Full Bathroom (tub and shower) of Main Hall near guest bedrooms.
Lower Deck with Propane Gas Grill - Private Side Yard
private large side yard with view of lower deck with propane gas grill.
Expansive Deck with SW view of Cockle Creek and Salt Marsh
Comfortably Furnished Living Room - seating for 8
Well Equipped Kitchen
Master Bedroom with private full bathroom (tub and shower).
Guest Bedroom NW corner. Linens provided for 16 in. deep X-Long Twin Mattresses
Twin Guest Bedroom. Linens provided for quality mattresses.
Lower level sitting and TV viewing area
Living Room with Open Stairway to Lower Level
Tiled Master Bath with tub and shower
East View of Upper Deck and Tree Lined Private Side Yard
Private Cul-de-Sac in Quiet Residential Area
6/10 mi to warm Ridgevale Beach on Nantucket Sound
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