1/2 mile from Goose and School House Ponds, 2 1/2 from Chatham Center
About Anne Sampson
A life long summer resident of Chatham, whose family has summered here since 1898, we are eager to share our love of the place with others.
Anne Sampson purchased this House in 2018
Why Anne Sampson chose Chatham
While the town of Chatham is a lovely, quaint walking mall, we personally associate Chatham with the water and boats, which was the appeal of the River House to us. We fell in love with its privacy and proximity to multiple bodies of water, walking trails, and the bike path. The two kayaks allow you to not only explore the river and bay, but they also can be transported to the Capes other rivers and lakes, of which there are many.
What makes this House unique
Having a bedroom and bath on every floor allows a modicum of privacy and the multiple communal spaces allow for family gatherings. You are only 1/2 mile from the best burritos on the Cape, which you will find at the Corner Store, located at the corner of Rte. 137 and Queen Anne Road. Best to order by phone and pick up. The lunch line is long.
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Minimum age of primary renter:25
Kayak use: Life preservers mandatory. Use at own risk Town code enforced quiet hours, 10 pm-8am.
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Everything was great
This house was perfect for myself and grown children. Multiple bedrooms and bathrooms. My only recommendation is the beds could be a little more comfortable
I am sorry you did not find the beds as comfortable as you would have liked. Because some family members have back issues, we tend to like firmer mattresses, which we understand are not necessarily to everyone's taste. I am glad that the other aspects of the house fit your needs so well.
The house was very clean and the owner friendly. We enjoyed the floor plan with three different levels.
The house comfortable and spacious. It’s felt like home the second time around. Fabulous house!
Great experience. Anne was gracious and so welcoming!
Nice floor plan, well equipped.
The house, amenities, setting, location were all excellent.
The layout of the house was conducive to privacy and relaxation, and the furnishings and artwork were attractive. The setting was bucolic -- well-landscaped within woodlands on a quiet hillside, and the property is central to Chatham-Brewster-Harwich-Orleans. The owner was gracious and accommodating of our needs.
The home was clean and comfortable! Perfect for a family vacation. Very close to downtown area with great restaurants. Would definitely stay again.
The town of Chatham, located on the elbow of the Cape, is ideally situated to explore the entire Cape. Travel north, and you pass the spectacular high dunes of Truro on the way to the artistic community of Provincetown, where you can choose from numerous whale watching companies. Travel east and explore the quaint towns of Osterville, Woods Hole, and Quisset, all of which afford wonderful shopping opportunities. A drive along the Bay side of the Cape presents a very different vibe and a range of craft shops and art galleries.
The Cape is made for the outdoors person. There is much to do besides sunning and swimming on the many sandy beaches bordering its ponds and bays, the sound, and the ocean. Bring your bikes and take advantage of the bike trails (an entry point ~1 mile away) which go from Harwich to Provincetown, with a number of side spurs. You can charter an off shore fishing adventure, or cast from the shore. May and early June are particularly good months to catch bass off the beach as they migrate northward. After the morning classes, the 6 tennis courts at the Monomoy Middle School (Stepping Stones Rd, between Queen Anne and Crowell) are available for free as are the two town courts, located on Railroad Avenue, which are open all day. The kids can play across the street at a large, engaging play ground. The Cape is full of marshes and ponds to explore in the two kayaks available at the house. Kayaks also can be rented. The Chatham and Harwich Conservation Foundations have identified numerous hikes that wend through woods and along the beaches of both communities. Their starting points are clearly marked along the roads. Should you have energy in the evenings between late June and mid August, spread your blanket on the hillside on Railroad Avenue and take in a Chatham As game. The Cape League is one of the top farm leagues in the country. Every Friday night at 8:00, there is a band concert in Kate Gould Park on Main Street in Chatham
You are five minutes from a large grocery store, but the surrounding area is loaded with all kinds of restaurants from the pizza joint to the linen table clothe eatery; however, there are no McDonald's in the vicinity. The best lunch place in town - The Corner Store - where Rte 137 crosses Queen Anne, serves delectable burritos, wraps, and whoopie pies, but order ahead, the line is long. The Squire on Chatham's Main Street is a popular destination, more for its ambiance than for its food, although the clam chowder is delicious.
I have spent all my 67 summers in Chatham and have yet to run out of new or still fun activities to explore. I hope you enjoy Chatham as much as my family and I have.