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Charming Waterfront House in Chatham

Bedrooms 5
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Located on Lovers Lake in Chatham.Very Private setting with spectacular views. Lots of Charm, house was the original Ice House for the Town of Chatham.Current owners family summer home since 1970. Wonderful spot for family gatherings. Close to local beaches and downtown. Sleeps 11 to 13. 5 bedrooms( 2 master), 2 Living rooms, 3 Full baths and outdoor shower. Den, Dining room, Full Kitchen. 2 decks and a bluestone patio. private beach with dock. Great for swimming, canoeing, kayaking, sailing,paddle boarding and fishing. The setting is so tranquil you will never want to leave!

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
November 27, 2017


Chatham Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower
  • 3
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (5), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(12 traveler reviews)

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Charming Waterfront House in Chatham
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

This is a magical spot.

  • 5 of 5

We spent two weeks in heaven here. Our children and grandchildren came the first week. I don't think they were out of the pond for more than an hour each day. Our grand dog spent every minute in the pond. This is truly a little piece of heaven. Myra, the owner was very attentive and provided all that was needed. The house had the basic necessities for cooking meals and that was just perfect. The garden has been manicured this year and the views of the pond are open and spectacular. There were fishing poles, beach chairs and floats there. We had a new canoe this year, seats in the kayak, and two paddle boards. The floating dock was a tremendous diversion. The house is clean and very easy to live in. We hated to leave. The cleaning lady and her husband were great. Since my husband and I are in our 70's we brought a wagon to help us load and unload the car with groceries and our junk. Our 4 year old grandson even used it to play and pull groceries for us. I do hope to go back next year and I am already looking forward to it.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you enjoyed your stay! I can't express how happy it makes us to have you create wonderful memories as we have for many years with our own family. Hope you can return next year!
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Lovely home and amazing location!

  • 5 of 5

Six of us (all adults) stayed here in September for 10 days - there were plenty of rooms/bathrooms so we were not falling over each other when the weather turned bad! The house is very well equipped and feels (as it is) a real home rather than a sterile rental property. We loved the pond and swam every day as well as kayaking and paddle boarding on the better days. We also headed to the nearby beach one day for some body-boarding. Chatham is a short drive away and we also walked into town a few times but preferred cooking in and making the most of the house. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lawrenceville, GA

Family Reunion

  • 5 of 5

We had a delightful week we had in The Ice House! The house is amazing, filled with beautiful antiques with several cozy living areas with large windows overlooking Lover's Lake. The home is extremely private and closely located to downtown Chatham. With 10 family members under one roof, we had plenty of room to be all together or be alone to read or rest. Several of us took advantage of the canoe and kayak and ventured onto the lake.

A VERY friendly muted swan visited us each day looking for a tasty cracker. He would eat right out of your hand. What a gorgeous creature! It was fascinating to watch him fly over the lake and beautifully land in the water right next to the dock.

We cooked in every night and the kitchen was very-well equipped and meet all our needs. Actually, it was hard at times to leave the home because it was so cozy to stay.

Thank you, Myra, for allowing us to visit your beautiful home. Although we were not used to bringing our own linens and towels, we made it work! October is a perfect time to visit Cape Cod and the weather was perfect!

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So Happy you and your family enjoyed your stay on Lovers Lake. It is nice to know that your family had a nice gathering place . We have many fond memories with our family and we are happy to share it with you.
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The perfect place for several families.

  • 5 of 5

A perfect vacation for three families, one with a 3 yr old and a 6 yr old and one with a dog. The house was warm and cozy and plenty of a/c on humid days. Otherwise, the breeze from the water was just enough. The beautiful Chatham beaches were perfect for the morning and in the afternoon everyone came back to the house to either have lunch and nap, or go into town, or best of all, play in the lake. We had visiting fish at all times and grandchildren learned to head into the water with out a care as long as they life jackets. We even had a daily visit from Swanie a local swan that came over every day. Everyone enjoyed the kayaks and just playing in the water. The outdoor shower was wonderful. Dinner was easy as the BBQ was our go to for dinner time. The TV worked fine for the kids down time and the occasional zone out adult. All in all, I would definitely rent this house again. Myra was very helpful and easy to reach by texting. A wonderful vacation home.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Marsha! We hope you will come again!
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A perfect family vacation house.

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have been happier with this home. It was well furnished, equipped, not to mention comfortable, cozy, great location, and lots of things to do. The little kids enjoyed the sandy beach, fishing off the docks, while all the teenage kids loved the floating dock and boats. There were many trips out around the lake by all on the little kayaks and sailboats. The adults enjoyed the beautiful view of the lake from the lawn, while watching all the kids play. It was such a great place to relax for the whole day or after a long outing on Martha's Vineyard. Myra was very nice and helpful when contacted. I would highly recommend this home and will absolutely look to stay there again when we return to the area.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you hope you can come again!
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Darwin, Australia

A wonderful home in the Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay on the Lake. With a Hurricane off the coast it was the perfect haven. We could not have wished for a more beautiful home. Wonderfully positioned to visit the entire Cape and the lovely town of Chatham. Myra was great to deal with.

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Located on Lovers Lake. Private setting with spectacular views. Private dock with canoe. Close to local beaches and town.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75
Cleaning Fee $400

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund