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Charming Chatham Summer House Forest Beach

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

This charming Chatham summerhouse has been a family summer retreat for years. Located in South Chatham about a half mile from Forrest Street Beach, this classic Cape Cod style house is nestled on a large property with a big yard in the sun for games and cookouts, as well as delightful shaded areas for reading and relaxation. Inside, the house features many different common areas, including a living room, den and a newly built screened-in porch with couches and chairs you won't want to leave.

The Bayview house features a wonderful living room, complete with a TV, DVD/blu-ray player, fireplace and plenty of comfortable seating. Just a step off the living room, you'll find the large screened-in porch, which also features a large couch and several comfortable sitting chairs. Because the property is on a slight elevation, the porch is a perfect spot to lounge in the famous Cape Cod Breeze.

Adjacent to the living room is a small reading room, which leads into the dining area and newly remodeled, fully equipped kitchen. Off of the dining area is a bright and airy den.

The den leads out to the back patio, which features tables and plenty of seating. The spacious backyard, complete with a charcoal barbeque and a picnic table make the backyard the ideal spot for family cookouts and lobster-bakes.

In addition to the den, the house features three bedrooms. The Yellow Room, located on the first floor adjacent to the downstairs bathroom, has two twin beds. On the second floor, The Blue Room has two twin beds and The Red Room has one queen bed. Adjacent to those two rooms is the second bathroom. All bedrooms have closets and dressers. And lastly, tucked away in the backyard is a wonderful outdoor shower, which is a refreshing delight on those Cape Cod summer days.

The garage is great for storing bikes and beach chairs, and the basement of the house features a full washer and dryer, as well as a ping-pong table. Also located a short walk down the road is a full size tennis court for guests to use.

Additional features of the house to note include air-conditioning in all bedrooms as well as the living room. Strong internet throughout the house.

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2018


South Chatham House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • *****Please Note: reservations are SATURDAY to SATURDAY; 7 Day Minimum ****
  • Additionally, we do require guests to sign a rental agreement upon booking confirmation
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Outdoor Shower.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

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Charming Chatham Summer House Forest Beach
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews
Chicago, IL

Charming, functional, relaxing and authentic Cape Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay very much. The best feature of the house is the screened porch, which is a wonderful reading or napping spot. The house is nicely decorated and the hosts included many helpful extras such as beach toys and an umbrella in the garage. The neighborhood is very quiet and peaceful. Nearby beaches are a MUST. The house easily accommodated our family of 5 (2 adults and 3 young children) and the yard was safe enough to give the kids some freedom. The kitchen has enough basic tools to cook pretty much any meal and there are plenty of cups/plates/glasses. Appreciated the authentic nautical decor and seaside charm. The hosts are kind and made sure our linen rental went smoothly. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This house is a gem and the owner was delightful to deal with. The side porch is beautiful and peaceful and has a steady breeze. We loved the outside shower too. And the beds were comfy. We loved everything about it except the fact that towels and linens were not supplied.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful home in a great location

  • 5 of 5

This was a great home with lots of space for us to spread out although my favorite is the screened in porch and the chairs under the shade trees. We had several barbecues on the back deck. This is a great location and I walked down to Forest Street or Pleasant Street beaches each day on my morning walk. Great restaurants are nearby as well.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful home in a great location

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect house for our family of 5. The home was clean and spacious. The owners even planted flowers in the flower boxes. That was a nice touch. Our favorite room was the screened in porch. Every morning was started with coffee and breakfast on the screened in porch. Perfect was to start the day. The deck and backyard were well maintained and also spacious. We had a clam bake on the deck with lobsters, clams and mussels. Yum. The beach is a short bike ride away. The garage was filled with beach chairs, umbrellas, and toys for our use at the beach. There is a great place to put kayaks in at the end of the road. We kayaked, paddle boarded, rode bikes, went to the drive-in, the Beachcomer in Wellfleet, Provincetown, yoga on the beach at lighthouse beach, and so much more. There is a paved bike path close by that we used often. We rode our bikes on the trail down to the Chatham Fish Pier to see the seals and have lunch at the Chatham Bars Inn. The homeowners were informative and attentive to all our questions and needs. We had such a great family vacation and will certainly rent this house again if we go back to Chatham.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto, Ontario

Charming small authentic Cape cod old house

  • 4 of 5

Well appointed, charming and cleanish. Quaint, comfortable furnishings. The beach near the house was full of sea weeds and we had to go to other beaches.

Just to clarify the advertisement - the BBQ is charcoal and one other thing that should be mentioned is the property adjoins a small (very old) cemetery on one side of the house. Cedars block the view but FYI, if this is going to creep you out please beware of the existence. It didn't bother us at all.

The owner is very knowledgable and helpful.

Property is about 10 minute drive to downtown Chatham (not far)

It was hot when we were there and didn't need to use the houses air conditioning units (4).

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house in wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

We have enjoyed renting this wonderful home for the past ten + summers. It is very comfortable and in a perfect location. You can walk to the beautiful Forrest Street Beach or visit any number of nearby beaches. Close to charming town of Chatham that offers great shopping and dining opportunities. Very convenient to other parts of the Cape . The owners have taken great care of the house, renovated fully stocked kitchen, updated baths, comfortable furniture, great yard and deck and the BEST outdoor shower. I would highly recommend this rental and we are looking forward to our return visit this summer.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary



Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150

Sorry, no pets

50% deposit at booking

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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