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Lovely House and Garden with Privacy and Clean Pond for Swim

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Last updated: 05/14/2016

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:2
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 1 Bedroom, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2)

This is a lovely home with a European flair, private and idyllic with its own 200 feet lake front and clean water for swimming. From the house and garden you have beautiful views and complete privacy from neighbors. It is a ranch, built in 1964, has cathedral ceiling in living room and A/C in bedroom. On hot summer days a nice breeze usually comes up from the lake. Avid hikers can walk to JackKnife beach.

Riverbay is a residental area, approx. 1-2 miles to beaches and downtown Chatham. Stop and Shop and nearest restaurant about 1 mile from house. Danish and English guests come here every year. Barbeque in the garden on gas or charcoal while the moon rises over the lake. Sunbathe in privacy on the deck with a book and a drink. This is called a little paradise by many repeat guests.

Keywords: Cape Cod Ranch

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Member since: 2007

Speaks: english, german, swedish, danish, norwegian
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 05/14/2016

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Limited Accessibility:

    There are two steps up to the front door....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Well behaved dogs are very welcome...moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1


  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) there is a pull-out sofa in the sunroom for an occasional guest...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Although we have neighbors, you would not know it when sitting on the patio. You have so much privacy in the garden and very idyllic surroundings....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    There are many CDs...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    some old fashioned casettes with good movies...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    There are some videos available and multiregion DVDplayer...moreless


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    There is a beautiful view of Trout Pond and Pickerel Pond from the house and garden...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    There are 200 feet of private lakefront and steps down to the lake. There is a float off shore and kayaks available in shed....moreless

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Garage:

    Room for one car...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Guests may use linens and towels if they wash and dry them before leaving, so they are ready for the next guests....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    private driveway, room for two cars...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine:


  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Gas stove, microwave oven, coffeemaker. A well equipped kitchen...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub


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7 night min stay


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The property's calendar has not been updated in over 9 months. You can contact the owner for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability



2 Miles
Nearest Airport
1.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Jackknife Beach

Car: Recommended

There are lovely shops in Chatham and Orleans. There are good restaurants and theaters and wonderful salt water beaches nearby.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1991

About the owner: I bought this house because of its location. The views are beautiful and the lake great for swimming. I grew up and was educated in Denmark, have worked both there and here as a social worker. When I married my late husband we retired to Nevada. Two of my daughters have lived here over two different periods, and for many years I have rented out to private guests and have had many come back year after year. Some day I expect to move back and live here permanently.

Why the Owner Chose Chatham, MA, USA:
The house was not bought for rental purpose, but because this is a nice place to live and have guests. They come from Denmark and England and from all over this country. It has central air-condition.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Here is beauty and privacy. Yet it is close to beaches, to Chatham and Orleans, shops and theaters and golf. Pleasant bay is great for sailing and kayaking.

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Speaks: english, german, swedish, danish, norwegian
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 05/14/2016

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Sunday, February 12, 2017

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