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Romantic Chatham Cottage - Walk to 2 Beaches - Only One August Week Left!

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,550 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 4-6 Adults and Children. Perfect 2 Family.

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.

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More Details

Doré Butler
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
July 26, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Everything was great---exceeded our expectations! The cottage was wonderfully equipped. Our family had a teriffic time!!
Jul 2010
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South Chatham Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 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.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Romantic Chatham Cottage - Walk to 2 Beaches - Only One August Week Left!
average rating of 4.866667 based on 16 reviews
Chicago IL

Excellent Rental

  • 5 of 5

We rented this cottage for two-weeks and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Owner is very accommodating and pays attention to detail. Cottage is well stocked and in great shape. Short walk to beaches, many wonderful restaurants (and ice cream) nearby :)

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bill, Jonathan and Victoria, Thank you for your wonderful review. I just sent out a request but you had already sent in a review. I really enjoyed having you and you familiy as guests. Thank you for leaving the cottage in such excellent condition. I hope to see everyone again next year. Best, Dore'
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Beautiful cottage in South Chatham

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful cottage in South Chatham with 5 minutes walk to the beach.

We celebrated a family week with our children and grandchildren, 8 of us together, and there was comfortable space for all of us. Nicely furnished with lovely backyard.

Kitchen was appointed with everything one can dream of while on vacation, including spices and tea assortment. Highly recommended. - Barbara

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Barbara, Thank you for your wonderful review of our cottage. We enjoyed having your family rent with us along with the pictures you shared with us. Thank you for leaving the cottage in such excellent condition. We look forward to seeing you and your family again. Dore' Butler, Owner Antique Chatham Cottage
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Franklin, TN

Absolutely perfect...exceeded all our expectation!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was spotlessly clean, beautifully decorated, so comfortable, beds were wonderful, loved, loved the outdoor shower, the kitchen was equipped with everything! The glassed/screened porch was a treat! We enjoyed sitting out there every morning & in the evenings.. The owner was so helpful - her recommdations for restaurants were outstanding. It was a perfect week with our family of 7, (5 adults & 2 grandsons, 12 & 14.) Everyone loved the cottage, the location & all the activities nearby. Lots of beaches....... Chatham is an adorable little town & we thank Dore' for sharing her lovely home with us for a week of lots of fun, family & great food! 😃

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home and gardens

  • 5 of 5

We were totally satisfied and happy with our week at The Romantic Cottage in Cape Cod. The home was wonderfully furnished, fully stocked with all necessary supplies and has a backyard garden almost too beautiful to describe. Great location in a quiet, residential neighborhood. It is a perfect "Cape Cod home".

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you both for a wonderful review and for leaving the house in excellent condition. Thank you too for choosing the Antique Chatham Cottage for your Chatham vacation! My best to you both and your family, Dore'
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Franklin, TN

Happy Retirees & family

  • 5 of 5

It was wonderful! Exceeded all my expecations. Owners was a delight and so helpful. Cottage was Spotless, everything about it was clean and organized. Location was perfect...had no idea Chatham was an adorable and awesome little town. Beds were very comfortable and the outdoor shower was the Best! There were 5 adults and 2 grandsons, 12 & 14 and everyone loved the Cottage. We went on the Whalewatching Cruise, Ferry to MV & Nantucket, Zip Line in Sandwich, several different beaches, wonderful resturants that Dore' recommended.....a wonderful week for celebrating family and 50th anniversary.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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woodbridge, CT usa

review of adorable antiique cottage in chatham, cape cod

  • 5 of 5

recently my husband, son and daughter-in-law and their baby spent a delightful week at the antique cottage in's not an antique! It's a wonderful, fully equipped, air conditioned house within walking distance of two beaches with a lovely screen porch and a delightful back yard. The house was tastefully decorated but very comfortable. Beach equipment, a gas grill, chairs, toys, games, internet, two tvs-the house had it all...and it was immaculate. Having rented other homes, I can highly recommend this cottage for anyone who loves the Cape and wants to be in Chatham.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
88 Miles
Logan International, Boston MA
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
Pieces and the Box Office Cafe 5 minutes walk
Nearest Ferry
0.3 Miles
Hyline from Harwich to Nantucket
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Chatham Links Public Golf Course
Nearest Train
88 Miles
South Station, Boston MA
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Castaway's and Bucc's
Nearest Beach
0.04 Miles
Pleasant Street and Forest Street Beaches

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


Rates & Availability

South Chatham Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Security Deposit $450
Cleaning Fee $250

Cancellation Policy: Fees paid will be refunded as long as the cancelled week/s can be fully re-rented,
Prior to 30 days - Full Refund
Prior to 14 days - 50% Refund
Prior to 7 days - No Refund

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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