Enjoy Being in Chatham, Walk to Town, Convenience & Classic Cape Cod Style!(2 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
You will love this beach house, extremely close to town, recreation & beaches
Let's start with the location - you are a ten minute walk from town, with shops, restaurants, museums and entertainment. We walk to Chatham Bakery less than a mile away to get the family donuts and coffee every morning. Chatham Fish & Chips and another breakfast place is also a half mile away. Grab your bike and go anywhere in any direction and you'll have blast, no matter the time of year. Try the little airport which is right up the street on the bike path. You can watch the planes come in while you enjoy lunch or breakfast (and the best muffins and pancakes on the planet) at the airport diner, Hangar B Eatery.
Basketball, fields, tennis courts, and the bike path are literally across the street, at the town's middle school. Our home is also just minutes from the world famous Chatham Bars Inn, where any given night you can hang out on their deck and enjoy sunset and cocktails. Right next door to CBI is the fish pier, where you can not only pick up fresh fish for dinner but watch the local watermen deliver to the docks - as the seals float around catching scraps. It's so much fun!
The Lighthouse & Beach is the most stunning public beach in Chatham, and a must enjoy place no matter what time of year. Then there's Oyster Pond also within biking or walking and great for kids. Hardings Beach, ponds and water everywhere. You will be in heaven here!
A few minutes from Chatham in either direction are the other Cape towns that have great local flavor - Orleans, Harwich, Dennis.. the list goes on.
If you're going to stay home, you'll enjoy it just as much as being out. Our location - only a mile from the ocean - ensures a nice breeze you can enjoy on a very private deck, looking into a nice wooded area. Casa 'D'Estate - Italian for SummerHouse - has everything to make that vacation care-free, in any season. You are so close to town you won't get stuck in that main street traffic and biking and outdoor activity is right out the door.
When not traversing the Cape, you can enjoy a cozy family room, a well-stocked kitchen, and the access to a new conveniently located gas grill. Families will especially appreciate the private, fenced in yard. You can enjoy a lovely deck and patio, as well as hang out and read on the adirondack chairs and benches. On cool nights you can fire up the fire pit. Oh, and you'll love the outdoor shower!
The bedrooms are well-appointed, the bathrooms provide plenty of room and privacy, and linens are provided for a modest, additional fee, easing your travel burden.
The master bedroom is enormous, with a spacious king bed, and room to add a bed or crib if need be. The full bath and closets also make a vacation comfortable.
The second bedroom on the main floor has a full bed and dressers, decorated in boat themes. Across the hall is another full bath.
The den and kitchen and deck all are open to one another and make vacation living a dream. Downstairs in the lower level are two twins and a pull out couch. A half bath, washer, dryer and walk out exit make it possible for more than one family to share the house with privacy.
The kitchen is not like one of those typical vacation places with miss-matched dishes and so few needed utensils and bowls. You'll have everything you need to eat in, cook or entertain.
To sum -
Whether you are an avid walker, reader, exercise buff or beach bum, this location cannot be beat. In addition to Lighthouse and Oyster Pond Beaches, Hardings and numerous other beaches are within a few miles. Right up the road 10 minutes you'll find Orleans, another lovely town, where the award winning Nauset Beach is located, along with dozens more. Take a short ride the other way into Harwich for more fun - music, restaurants, beaches, shopping and local festivals are always happening. In the summer, there are band concerts nightly in these towns, lots of local and summer stock theatre, and access to amazing musical groups, from A'Cappella to Chamber group.
Boaters and people who love to fish will enjoy the Marinas close by, the accessibility and availability of the locals willing to go out with you and show you a unique slice of the Cape. We have seen seals up close and personal, caught dozens of fish in a day, found clams, (and enjoyed eating them!) and even seen some whales (check out the pictures) just a few miles from shore!
In fall, the Cranberry bogs start attracting attention and the annual Oyster Fest in Wellfleet brings activity all October to the Cape. WInter and Spring are equally beautiful, and provide calm and clarity.
The world is your oyster when you stay in this home away from home!
Member since: 2014
- Max. occupancy 8
- Children Welcome:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Near The Ocean:
We are within a few minutes by car and 10 minutes by bike from the best beaches on the Cape. Chatham Lighthouse sits adopt a Hill overlooking the Ocean, where "Lighthouse" beach is located, for 1....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Almost Spring Special
Feb 12 - Apr 1, 2017
2 night min stay
Jun 30 - Sep 4, 2017
3 night min stay
Oct 15 - Dec 1, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $350
- Pet Fee $100
- Cleaning Fee $150
The house is newly landscaped, newly furnished with cozy things but not fancy. While there are only two bedrooms, the master bedroom has a King and can fit a queen blow up mattress which we provide. The downstairs is another room with 2 singles. All together, you can sleep up to 8 but 6 comfortably.
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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Ocean and shore within literally minutes by car, 10 minutes by foot or bike! Fitness buffs will find trails to run or yoga on the beach; you can buy fresh seafood for dinner, go out on a charter boat, dolphin watching along the shore every day - for starters. Every holiday and holiday weekend there are activities for the whole family and parades galore! In summer, every Friday night is the traditional outdoor band concert, lobster roll suppers and concerts at every church. The downtown movie theatre has current shows and also offers a dining area with exceptional food. When you stay at our home, you can access all of these things without a car and enjoy a casual, no-nonsense, comfortable home with all the amenities of your own home!
Year Purchased: 2014
About the owner: We are a family of 6 who normally resides in Bethesda, MD, and since the day we arrived in Chatham many years before we knew this was the ideal place for us and are now excited to share it with others! The beauty of every part of Chatham, combined with the incredible friendliness of its people will have you coming back year after year. Tradition and modern amenities make this Cape Cod hamlet a real gem.
Why the Owner Chose Chatham, Chatham, MA, USA:
We bought this property because it's charming, and you can't beat the location, or the town!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Location, location, location - water in every direction, whether you walk or ride or fish - it's all a stone's throw away. Not to mention the seafood market, the local grocery store and weekly farmer's market. You won't think about leaving the town once you get here until you have to - sadly -- go home!
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This classic, charming Cape house in beautiful Chatham is quiet & convenient.
Open and airy
A beautiful beachy family room!
Mail floor second bedroom sleeps 2 comforably
Spacious Driveway abutts yard with plenty of privacy
Trundle with two singles. Downstairs also has bath and laundry. Walk out.
Outdoor shower is a dream!
If you like to fish you can have this experience, too!
These guys are only a mile away - Seal watching abounds
July 4th is pure Americana
A small sample of our beautiful hydrangeas!
The front hall
Family room adjacent to kitchen. Plenty of seating area
Kitchen is simple and opens up to deck
The master bedroom has a king size bed, a full bath and plenty of closet space
The downstairs is also quaint, with queen pull out and 2 singles
Patio and fire pit behind. Yard is fenced.
Chatham band concert every Friday night is a must!
Yes this really is close by!
The Parade July 4
Oyster Pond is right near town, a quick bike ride or leisurely 20 min walk away
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Friday, March 24, 2017
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