Romantic Chatham Cottage - Walk to 2 Beaches - Booking Now - Summer/Fall 2017
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
**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.
**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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Member since: 2011
- 1550 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
- Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4)
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
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- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet
- Coffee Maker:
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Lawn / Garden:
Lush and mature gardens designed as outdoor summer living spaces including barbeque and picnic area, patio sunning area, refreshingly cool reading area under an old apple, ample children's play areas...moreless
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|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Oct 15 - Jun 17, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Security Deposit $450
- Cleaning Fee $225
- Taxes Not included
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Charming Cottage nestled along a Quiet Lane
Garden Entry to Patio for Reading and Sunning
Fully Equipped Kitchen with Morning Coffee/Breakfast Area for Six
Alternate View of Living Room and Dining Area
Parlor Room with Canopied Queen Bed
Downstairs Full Bath with Shower and Tub Combination
Everyone's Favorite! The Sun Porch for Quiet Reading or Games/HDTV
Upstairs Chimney Room with Double Bed and Nursery Alcove
Upstairs Full Bath with Shower and Tub Combination
Outdoor Picnic, Barbecue and Conversation Area
After Beach Outdoor Hot/Cold Shower with Dressing Area
Pleasant Street Beach with Gentle Slopes for Kids, a 10 Minute Walk
Clam Shell Parking Area and Entrance to Patio and Gardens
Pathway to Barbecue and Conversation Area
View of Living Room
Dining Area with Seating for Eight
Parlor Room Additional View
Seafaring Bunks for Little Sailors with Secret Chimney Room
Alternate Sun Porch View Leading to Gardens
Nursery Alcove with Full Crib and Rollaway Cot
Twin Room Adaptable to King-size Bedroom
Fire Pit for Summer Evening Gatherings and S'Mores
Forest Street Beach with Kid Loving Inlet, a 12 Minute Walk
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016
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