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Charming Cape Cottage Near Forest Beach at Best Price!

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South Chatham Cottage three minutes from Beach


Last updated: 11/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Chatham cottage description

Forest Sands cottage is comfortably decorated in Classic Cape style, a three minute walk from Forest Beach and 10 minute spectacular walk through the dunes to Cockle Cove. Two bedrooms, two baths (one an outdoor shower), with pull-out sofa in family room (sleep six). The quaint interior has TV, DVD, VCR players, air conditioning, Hi-Speed internet, and local phone service. Washer/ drier and charcoal grill, and bicycles are in the garage. Easy access (1/8 mile) to the Old Colony Rail Trail between Chatham and Dennis, which joins the Cape Cod Rail trail to Wellfleet. A 5-minute drive to Red River Beach and 10 minutes to charming shops and restaurants in Chatham Town Center.

Other local features include restaurants, theaters such as The Dennis Playhouse, Cape Melody Tent, Ohio State Players, and the Harwich Junior Theater. Visit the Chatham Airport for charter rides, The Chatham Train Museum, ice cream shops, the Cape Cod National Sea Shore nature preserve, Whale-watching, Monomoy Island seal cruises, and fast-ferry day cruises to Nantucket. Charter fishing boats operate nearby. Take a stroll through shopping streets of town to Chatham Light.

Chatham is one of New England's most beautiful locales, and its unique location on the Cape surrounds it with water, harbors, dunes and sandbars on three sides. A fantastic place to visit, on-season or off-season.


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included


              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed:

                We are willing to discuss on a case-by-case basis....moreless

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


              • Bathroom 2: toilet, outdoor shower


              • 1.5+outdoor shower

              Other Amenities

                  • Bikes and beach mats, buckets & pails, beach umbrellas, paddle boards, rainy day activities for kids. Borrowing library and videos....moreless


                  • Books:

                    Detective, suspense, romance, regional and historic paperbacks...moreless

                  • DVD Player
                  • Games:

                    Dozens of old-fashioned board games and jigsaw puzzles...moreless


                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Budget
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions


                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching

                  Location Type

                      • Ocean View:

                        Skip to the bottom of the hill- you're on the Beach!...moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Parasailing
                      • Sailing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Wind-Surfing


                      • Dining Room
                      • Seating for 6 people


                      • Air Conditioning:

                        In-window units, front & back, plus electric fans in Bedrooms...moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Garage
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating:

                        Forced hot air...moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided:

                        Sheets, pillowcases, blankets...moreless

                      • Living Room
                      • Parking:

                        One-car garage plus two cars in driveway...moreless

                      • Parking Off Street


                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        All pots, pans, cutlery, casseroles, serving dishes & dinner plates...moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Refrigerator:

                        Overhead freezer, manual ice...moreless

                      • Stove
                      • Toaster


                      • Bicycles:

                        Be sure to bring your own helmuts...moreless

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Outdoor Grill

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Included


                          Write a review 4.7
                          from 7 traveler reviews
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Off Season
                          Dec 6 - Jun 12, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          Peak Season
                          Jun 13 - Sep 4, 2015
                          7 night min stay


                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Taxes Included


                          50% in advance and 50% on day of arrival.

                          Security deposit of $500 requested, returned on day of departure.

                          Cancellation Policy: 100% refund 30 days prior, 50% refund 15 days prior, 25% refund one week prior.

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                          Last updated: 11/16/2014
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                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1956

                          About the owner: For three generations of the Butler family this has been our favorite home. We maintain our seaside cottage with pride, and welcome visitors from all over the world to share its unique character and locale. Originally from New York and New Jersey, we spend our time tending to the Cottage and visiting Cape friends. Rick attended Boston University and Yale, William IV hales from Princeton, and William III was Sheriff of Essex County.

                          Why the Owner Chose Chatham:
                          For 57 years our family has owned this cottage and enjoyed watching the Cape change and grow. Our grandparents were antique dealers and decorated the house and gardens in traditional Cape style. Now in its third generation, our family takes pride in maintaining the house in the comfortable and hospitable style that our grandparents, Mildred and Bill, intended.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                          As children we played horseshoes and 'hide-and-seek' in the deep woods behind the property, and enjoyed biking, sailing, sun-bathing, and visits to the local theaters. We made day-trips to Province town and slept on the porch, now enclosed. The pine-paneled interior is uniquely Cape Cod-style, and our grandparents' collection of antique furniture and hooked rugs, also their Currier and Ives prints gave the place a special meaning to us. The walls now feature the paintings, prints and drawings of Niamh Butler, artist, our 4th generation!

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                          Speaks: english, spanish, italian



                          • South Chatham Cottage three minutes from Beach

                            South Chatham Cottage three minutes from Beach

                          • Fall Colors

                            Fall Colors

                          • Autumn Greetings

                            Autumn Greetings

                          • Seacoast woods behind the House

                            Seacoast woods behind the House

                          • Family Room

                            Family Room

                          • Kitchen and Family Room

                            Kitchen and Family Room

                          • Chatham Pumpkin Sale

                            Chatham Pumpkin Sale

                          • Our Beach - Towards Stage Harbor Light and Cockle Cove

                            Our Beach - Towards Stage Harbor Light and Cockle Cove

                          • Our Beach - The Dunes by the Salt Marsh

                            Our Beach - The Dunes by the Salt Marsh

                          • Our Beach - An Edward Hopper Evening

                            Our Beach - An Edward Hopper Evening

                          • .


                          • Enjoy the Changing Seasons.

                            Enjoy the Changing Seasons.

                          • Back Woods and Patio

                            Back Woods and Patio

                          • Master Bedroom

                            Master Bedroom

                          • Kitchen with Antique Utensils

                            Kitchen with Antique Utensils

                          • Front TV Room

                            Front TV Room

                          • Happy Harvest - Chatham Market

                            Happy Harvest - Chatham Market

                          • Our Beach - Towards Taylor's Pond

                            Our Beach - Towards Taylor's Pond

                          • Our Beach - Homeward through Dunes

                            Our Beach - Homeward through Dunes

                          • Our Beach - Sunset

                            Our Beach - Sunset

                          VRBO #421510

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                          This listing was first published here in 2012.

                          Date last modified - Friday, December 19, 2014

                          $850 - $1,650 per week (USD)

                          2 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 11/16/14
                          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                          Member since: 2012
                          Speaks: english, spanish, italian
                          • Calendar last updated: 11/16/2014
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                          Charming Cape Cottage Near Forest Beach at Best Price!

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