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Romantic Chatham Cottage - Book October Now

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Private Picnic/BBQ Area and Outside Shower


Last updated: 07/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Chatham cottage description

This enchanting Cottage is a fully restored 4 bedroom 2 full bath home with sun porch and lovely gardens nestled along a quiet lane just a short stroll to Pleasant Street and Forest Street Beaches. The cottage was originally built on Nantucket Island in the 1760's. It is a perfect romantic retreat for couples or a great choice for friends or families to relax in the summer sun. It is located 4 miles from quaint downtown Chatham with restaurants, shops and popular Friday night band concerts. Located within 45 minutes to the outer Cape with whale watches, 70' dune beaches and popular Provincetown.

Further Description:
Built on Nantucket Island around 1760 the cottage was transported to the Cape around 1850 when the whaling industry failed. **House has been fully restored.

Traditional/Contemporary Kitchen:
A charming full kitchen with an authentic butcher's block, hanging pots and all new appliances. Everything provided for simple breakfasts to large elegant dinners. A sunny breakfast table is a favorite for early and late risers and seats six. New appliances include washer/dryer, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave.

Living Room and Dining Areas:
The living room with fireplace and adjacent dining area provide an inviting gathering place for both elegant and casual meals and extended conversation. A mix of early country pieces along with pottery barn touches provides a relaxed and attractive decor.

The Sun Porch:
A favorite spot for both children and adults with HDTV, children's videos board games, toys and puzzles. WIFI is available throughout house and gardens.

Four Distinctive and Beautifully Appointed bedrooms:
The 'Parlor Room' downstairs contains a queen bedroom with canopy and fireplace. The 'Captain's Quarters' downstairs has 2 seafaring bunks for little sailors and a secret chimney room. The 'Yellow and White Room' upstairs has two twin beds (adaptable to a king size bed) perfect for adults or children. The 'Chimney Room' upstairs has a full bed and nursery alcove with full crib and extra cot if needed. Plush comforters, quilts, blankets mattress and pillow covers are provided. **Bed linens and personal towel rental available though our linen service. All bedrooms are air-conditioned and include cooling fans to enhance the fresh breezes for those who prefer fresh Cape air.

Two Beautifully Restored Baths:
Two beautiful full bathrooms, one upstairs and one down, have pedestal sinks with showers and tubs. A delightful outdoor ivy covered shower with dressing room is available for sandy feet and after beach showers.

Enchanting Gardens:
Lush and mature gardens surround the cottage. There are special areas for the family to gather for conversation and barbequing with 2 picnic tables and a Weber gas grill. A lovely old apple tree provides cool shade on a warm summer day for reading or a tall glass of lemonade. Beautiful patio with Adirondack Chairs for sunning. The fire pit is a favorite for special gatherings on cool summer evenings. Secret garden spaces, a child's delight, contain a fairy house or two along with busy bird houses. Large yard for wiffle ball, badminton and children's games. All gardens are private and quiet.

Cottage Details: Entire cottage has beautiful wide board antique pine floors and beamed ceilings. All rooms have been restored but retain the original features.

Additional Information:
Ideal for 2 families with four bedrooms two upstairs and two downstairs. Two full baths one upstairs and one downstairs.

Additional Helpful Items:
A House Book with useful details about the house, an Activities Book 'What to Do on Cape' and basket of Cape activity brochures, restaurant menus and maps are all available for planning that special week.

Surrounding Area and Activities:
Cottage is close to major supermarket, shops, restaurants and kids activities. Bike trail is 3 blocks away. Body Strong Gym is a 3 minute drive. Public tennis courts, golf and bike and kayak rentals close by.

**Walk to 2 beaches. **Pleasant Street Beach (0.4 mile). ** Forest Street Beach (0.5 mile). **Red River, Hardings, Cockle Cove, Ridgevale beaches just a few minutes drive.

Town Center:
**Just 5 miles to Chatham center with boutiques, restaurants, Friday night band concerts and the famous Squire Restaurant a Cape destination popular with all ages. Drop in at the Red Nun, Squire or Jake's for Trivia Nights.

Fabulous Location:
**Within 45 minute drive either direction of all activities on Cape Cod. Post Office a 15 minute walk or 2 minute drive.

Restaurants Close By:
Pieces Restaurant with Northern Italian and fish dishes is Zagat rated and a 5 minute walk. The Box Office Cafe a casual drop in spot for lunch or dinner a 5 minute walk. Castaways, a great family restaurant just a 5 minute drive. Bucca's a more upscale Tuscan dining experience 5 minute drive. Marion's Pie shop for pastries, all flavor pies and their famous Sheppard's Pie just a 5 minute drive. The Corner Store for sandwiches and tacos is a 5 minute drive.

Special Cape Experiences:
**The outer Cape, National Seashore with 70' dunes, and Provincetown all within a 45 minute drive. **Whale watching, winery tours, kayaking, canoeing, horseback riding, hiking, fishing, antiquing all available within short distances. Hyannis with shopping malls and numerous restaurants including the Cape Cod Dinner Train is just a 20 minute drive.

Keywords: home

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1550 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome:

            Children find the house and gardens enchanting....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1


          • Bathroom 2


          • Beautifully updated upstairs and downstairs baths with pedestal sinks full tub and shower. Additional outdoor shower for sandy feet and after beach....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Pantry Items:

            All cleaning supplies, detergents, garbage bags, saran wrap large and small baggies, aluminum foil, paper towels, paper plates, salt and pepper, flour and spices....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Service for 8 including children's dishes, glasses, wine glasses, all cooking and table utensils....moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Eight cup coffee maker, coffee bean grinder, coffee filters, sugar, tea. ...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            All new appliances. Blend of traditional and contemporary....moreless

          • Dining:

            Beautiful dining area for eight for more elegant dinners....moreless

          • Child's Highchair
          • Dishwasher
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 8 people


          • Towels Provided:

            Beach towels and kitchen towels provided . Personal towels may be rented from EssentialRentals .com...moreless

          • Living Room seats 10:

            Beautifully appointed living room and adjacent dining area with fireplace. Seats eight....moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Air conditioning units in all bedrooms. Cooling fans throughout the house....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Linens and personal towels may be rented from

          • Parking Off Street:

            Private off street parking available for 3 cars or vans....moreless

          • Heating:

            Central heating available for Fall and cool rainy days....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            New washing machine with all laundry supplies provided....moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Living room gas fired fireplace...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Dryer ...moreless

          • Parking
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board


          • Books:

            Children's books and books for all ages along with magazines....moreless

          • Satellite / Cable:

            Cable TV with movie and sports and news channels...moreless

          • Video Library:

            Children's video library available....moreless

          • Stereo:

            Radio and CD player available....moreless

          • Video Game Console
          • VCR
          • CD Player


          • Telephone:

            Landline available for local calls and emergencies. Please use cell phones for long distance calling....moreless

          • Wireless Internet

          Outdoor Features

          • Lawn / Garden:

            Lush and mature gardens designed as outdoor summer living spaces including barbeque and picnic area, patio sunning area, refreshingly cool reading area under an old apple, ample children's play areas...moreless

          • Deck / Patio:

            Beautiful Sun Room and deck surrounded by lush mature gardens....moreless

          • Kayak / Canoe:

            Kayak/Canoes available to rent close by...moreless


          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions


          • Botanical Garden
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services
          • Wind-Surfing
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Water Skiing
          • Tennis
          • Cycling
          • ATM/Bank
          • Swimming
          • Hiking
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Ice Skating
          • Pier Fishing
          • Roller Blading
          • Snorkeling
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Surf Fishing
          • Kayaking
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Sailing
          • Fitness Center
          • Sight Seeing
          • Churches
          • Library
          • Marina
          • Playground
          • Winery Tours
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Restaurants
          • Cinemas
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Beachcombing
          • Antiquing
          • Bird Watching
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Scenic Drives
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching
          • Shopping
          • Boating
          • Shelling
          • Wildlife Viewing
          • Horseshoes
          • Miniature Golf
          • Horseback Riding
          • Eco Tourism
          • Surfing


          Write a review 4.6
          from 5 traveler reviews
          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Sep 27 - Oct 31, 2014
          7 night min stay

          Jun 8 - Jun 29
          7 night min stay

          My Standard Rate
          7 night min stay


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          Last updated: 07/21/2014
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          88 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Logan International, Boston MA
          0.3 Miles
          Nearest Ferry
          Hyline from Harwich to Nantucket
          88 Miles
          Nearest Train
          South Station, Boston MA
          0.04 Miles
          Nearest Beach
          Pleasant Street and Forest Street Beaches
          0.01 Miles
          Nearest Barpub
          Pieces and the Box Office Cafe 5 minutes walk
          0.5 Miles
          Nearest Golf
          Chatham Links Public Golf Course
          0.1 Miles
          Nearest Restaurant
          Castaway's and Bucc's

          Cultural events, museums, art films, fitness club close by, walking/biking trail, dinner train, bumper cars, beauty spa close.


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          • Private Picnic/BBQ Area and Outside Shower

            Private Picnic/BBQ Area and Outside Shower

          • Fully Restored Eat-In Kitchen - Seats 6

            Fully Restored Eat-In Kitchen - Seats 6

          • Downstairs Parlour Bedroom - Queen Bed and Fireplace

            Downstairs Parlour Bedroom - Queen Bed and Fireplace

          • Upstairs Yellow Room Bedroom - Twin Beds

            Upstairs Yellow Room Bedroom - Twin Beds

          • Upstairs Chimney Room Alcove - Full Size Crib

            Upstairs Chimney Room Alcove - Full Size Crib

          • Beach View 1

            Beach View 1

          • Living Room - Antique Beams, Wide Pine Floors and Fireplace

            Living Room - Antique Beams, Wide Pine Floors and Fireplace

          • Dining Alcove- Seats Eight

            Dining Alcove- Seats Eight

          • Downstairs Bunk Room with Secret Chimney Room

            Downstairs Bunk Room with Secret Chimney Room

          • Upstairs Chimney Room- Double Bed

            Upstairs Chimney Room- Double Bed

          • Glass/Screen Sun Porch - Flat Screen TV, VCR/DVD and WiFi

            Glass/Screen Sun Porch - Flat Screen TV, VCR/DVD and WiFi

          • Beach View 2

            Beach View 2

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          Date last modified - Monday, June 23, 2014

          $1,300 - $2,700 per week (USD)

          4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
          Sleeps 8

          View calendar: Updated 07/21/14
          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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