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Chatham Village - Lovely 2 BR Apartment in Antique Home

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Front of Ship's Light, corner of Cross Street and Shattuck Place

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Last updated: 07/19/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Ship’s Light has looked down Cross Street to Chatham Village Center for more than 180 years. Built and occupied by some of Chatham’s most eminent residents since 1825, it was converted to four housekeeping apartments for summer visitors circa 1945. Lovingly restored by long-time current owners, this gracious antique home offers modern comfort and convenience with the character and charm of a bygone era.

The Gifford Buck apartment--the largest of the four apartments--is a comfortable first-floor, 5-room, 2 bedroom, 2 bath gem. Airy and light, the large living room with working fireplace and wide-screen TV occupies the center of the house. The dining room seats 8 and connects to a charming full-sized kitchen with a small breakfast table--or eat and relax on the quiet back porch or side yard with picnic tables and area seating. Two air conditioned bedrooms--one with a queen-sized bed and one with two twins--and two full baths make this apartment perfect for a family. One of the bathrooms also includes a washing machine and dryer. The charm of the apartment is further enhanced by the warm glow of beautifully refinished, wide pine, antique floors and wainscoting.

Centrally located within a short walking distance of excellent Chatham dining, shopping, movies and band concerts, the house is three blocks from the town salt water beach on Oyster Pond, and one mile from Coast Guard Beach, a great stretch of Atlantic Ocean and dunes. Many individuals, couples and extended families consider Ship’s Light their vacation home. We invite you to join them in making your vacation something special.

The Gifford-Buck apartment at Ship’s Light is rented from Saturday to Saturday during the summer and shoulder seasons and by the week or weekend during the off-season. Other units with unique features are also available and the whole house can be rented as a 5-to-6 bedroom home for family gatherings. Contact the owner for details.


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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Apartment is large enough for a port-o-crib or child's cot. Yard with picnic table and lounge chairs. Space in garage for bikes, kayaks, canoes, etc....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wireless internet available throughout the house...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided:

    bath towels provided; bring your own beach towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 27 - Sep 11, 2015
3 night min stay
$300
$1,855

Changeover Day: Saturday

Shoulder - Fall
Sep 12 - Oct 17, 2015
2 night min stay
$280
$1,670

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  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 07/19/2015
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Location

0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Main Street, Chatham
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Oyster Pond

Car: Not Necessary

1/4 mile walk to Oyster Pond and nearby other beaches on ocean, bay and Nantucket Sound. Birding available at Monomoy Bird Sanctuary.

 

Owner info

About the owner: The Coleman family has owned and loved Ship's Light since the mid-1970s. Like several owners before her, Lena Coleman lived at Ship’s Light year-round and rented its apartments to summer visitors. After she passed away, Bill, Roz and Allison Coleman undertook successive renovations and updates to the property, continuing to rent it during the summers to long-time friends and new guests. It has been a labor of love to work on this lovely house over the decades and it evokes in us strong memories of the generations that have come before us; in their honor, we have named each apartment. Lena, like others before her, looked forward to the summers when her long-time renters would return to visit, bringing with them stories of their winter months and great friendships built over many years; we are proud to continue this hospitable tradition in the heart of Chatham.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Located on a quiet street just off Main Street, Ship's Light is perfectly located and convenient to everything. You can walk downtown to shop in Chatham's great stores, enjoy a meal at a great restaurant, get ice cream, see a movie at the recently-restored Orpheum Theater and attend Friday night Band Concerts; short walk to the public library and Methodist, Episcopal and Congregational churches; Chase Park and the grist mill are right around the corner; Oyster Pond (a nice swimming beach) is a short 1/4 mile stroll; the Atlantic Ocean is about 1 mile away. Visitors love to sit and read on the porches and decks overlooking Cross Street and Shattuck Place; from these private perches you can put your feet up and watch the world go by.


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Photos

  • Front of Ship's Light, corner of Cross Street and Shattuck Place

    Front of Ship's Light, corner of Cross Street and Shattuck Place

  • Charming kitchen with dish warsher and full-sized appliances

    Charming kitchen with dish warsher and full-sized appliances

  • Kitchen looking toward eating area

    Kitchen looking toward eating area

  • Front bedroom with queen sized bed and bay window

    Front bedroom with queen sized bed and bay window

  • Back porch with picnic table and area seating; gas grills in yard to left

    Back porch with picnic table and area seating; gas grills in yard to left

  • Living Room with working fireplace, comfortable seating and wide-screen TV

    Living Room with working fireplace, comfortable seating and wide-screen TV

  • Full-sized stove, looking toward porch door

    Full-sized stove, looking toward porch door

  • Dining room, looking toward kitchen and rear bath; gleaming antique pine floors

    Dining room, looking toward kitchen and rear bath; gleaming antique pine floors

  • twin bedroom

    twin bedroom

  • Shady side yard with picnic table, off- street parking and a garage for bicycles

    Shady side yard with picnic table, off- street parking and a garage for bicycles

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  • Property type
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within an hour
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  • Calendar last updated 07/19/2015
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