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Heart of Chatham on Perch Pond!

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Last updated: 04/20/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

3 bedrooms, and fold out office couch. 3 and 1/2 baths. Sleeps 8

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the view of Perch Pond from this well appointed 3,000 square foot home. You’re walking distance from downtown Chatham (3/4 mile), White pond (a swimming pond – ½ mile), and public basketball and tennis courts (1/4 mile).
The spacious master bedroom features a fireplace and a balcony overlooking the pond, a large walk-in closet, and master bathroom with separate shower stall and Jacuzzi tub. Full central air-conditioning keeps the home comfortable for you and your family at all hours of the day. Leave the towels and sheets at home because all the linens you will need are provided.
Enjoy your meals in the screened-in porch overlooking the pond or in the formal dinning room downstairs, where you will also find an office (wireless high speed cable Internet service), and a large kitchen and breakfast area, and a cozy family room with fireplace, HDTV, and stereo. You'll find complimentary bikes for the nearby bike trail in the shed, and down in the walk-out basement pool and ping-pong tables for your enjoyment. You’re within striking distance of everything you will want to do on your vacation from swimming to dining to boating to golfing to just enjoying family and friends in old Cape Cod.

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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/20/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    pool table and ping pong table in the walk out basement. ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    An assortment of bath towels and beach towels are provided. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    4 adult bicycles and 1 child (Age 10). ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    9 hole course is less than a mile away. Several other outstanding 18 hole courses are within 5 miles....moreless

  • Golf Clubs
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis:

    public courts are a 5 minute walk from home....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:


Pool / Spa

  • Jacuzzi


Write a review 4.6
from 10 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • one time cleaning fee $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300

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Last updated: 04/20/2017
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15 Miles
Nearest Airport
0.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Freedom Ferry to Nantucket
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Chatham Seaside Links
16 Miles
Nearest Train
Cape Cod Railroad
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 6 and 137
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.8 Miles
Nearest Beach
Oyster River Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Located on the elbow of Cape Cod, Chatham is widely recognized as the classic Cape vacation spot. Not only will you enjoy a variety of beaches and ponds for swimming, boating, and other water sports, you may take pleasure in Chatham’s bike trails, tennis and golf courses, sports venues, wildlife preserves, the famous Cape Cod baseball league, band concerts, and plenty of quaint New England charm.

Other Activities: Seal Watching


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: I am the Latin teacher at Nauset Regional High School. Originally from Washington, D.C., I moved to Cape Cod in 2000 with my wife Helen, an Atlanta native who works for Delta Airlines. Helen and I met while working for Chatham Bars Inn 20 years ago, and as we fell in love with one another we also fell in love with the natural beauty and charm of the Cape and of Chatham in particular. We enjoy life on the Cape with our three sons, John, Ben, Will, passionate about the game soccer and the theater (quite a combination!). Each summer we travel to near and far flung destinations thanks to Helen's travel benefits while we invite families who might also appreciate the quaint charm of Chatham to share our home.

Why the Owner Chose West Chatham, Chatham, MA, USA:
When we first moved to Chatham, we lived in a classic Cape cottage that was located on the very property we own today. As our family grew, we made the decision to build our new house on the location we fell in love with, alongside Perch Pond. A day trip to Nantucket put a few design ideas in Helen head which I translated into some rough drawings for my friend, colleague, and local architect Greg Kelly. The old cottage was sold to a young history teacher from Harwich for $1, and he moved it to its present location in Brewster. By the time our youngest was born in 2003, our beautiful pond side colonial was ready for us to move in, and we've been enjoying every since.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
There are many special places in our house that we love to be, but it has to be said that many of them have to do with our rear vistas of Perch Pond. Most of our warm weather evening meals are enjoyed on the screened porch overlooking the pond and wetland. Helen and I sometimes use our master bed room balcony as a place to sit and relax during morning coffee or evening cocktails. Our formal dining room is the scene of our annual Christmas dinner served on our best china, but eaten while still in our morning pajamas!

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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/20/2017

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  • Heart of Chatham

    Heart of Chatham

  • Breakfast room looking into kitchen.

    Breakfast room looking into kitchen.

  • dining room, entrance hall, and stair case

    dining room, entrance hall, and stair case

  • Full bedroom.

    Full bedroom.

  • screened in porch table

    screened in porch table

  • screened in porch to back deck

    screened in porch to back deck

  • deck and screened in porch

    deck and screened in porch

  • Twin and full bedroom adjoining bath.

    Twin and full bedroom adjoining bath.

  • Master bedroom.

    Master bedroom.

  • Master bedroom fireplace

    Master bedroom fireplace

  • twin bedroom

    twin bedroom

  • Entrance hall.

    Entrance hall.

  • Family room looking into breakfast room.

    Family room looking into breakfast room.

  • Corner of house with side deck.

    Corner of house with side deck.

  • Master bed

    Master bed

  • Rear Deck

    Rear Deck

  • screened in porch sitting area

    screened in porch sitting area

  • Back deck overlooking Perch Pond.

    Back deck overlooking Perch Pond.

  • Kitchen.


  • sliders to balcony overlooking Perch Pond

    sliders to balcony overlooking Perch Pond

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Double bedroom

    Double bedroom

  • Master bath Jacuzzi.

    Master bath Jacuzzi.

  • dining room and piano

    dining room and piano

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