Wildlife Lovers Salt Pond Perch- the Pondhouse- an Authentic Cape Cod Experience(1 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Sleeps 8: 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths and an outdoor shower
Songbirds sing you to sleep and summer southwest breezes whistle through pine, oak and cedar. Striped bass break the sunset waters of Taylors Pond. Nantucket Sound can be heard lapping just over the hill. Though the bustle of downtown Chatham is only 3.6 miles away, with free Cape Cod League baseball games, theaters and shops, The Pondhouse is blanketed from road noise and nestled on Critical Wildlife Area sixty feet from high tide mark! A .4 mile walk along hundreds of acres of preserved salt marsh brings you to Cockle Cove Beach and .8 miles to bike path! The Pondhouse is private yet open and airy and filled with light. It sports newly renovated gardens, renovated kitchen, laundry, paintings by local artists, craftsmen style finish carpentry and fireplace in main room. The spacious deck with grill sports what has been deemed the best sunsets in all of Chatham. WiFi, Cable, local phone, 23' flatscreen, DVD
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Member since: 2015
- 1150 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 8
- Children Welcome:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
- Private master bath attached
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Other Activities: Kayaking from the landing visible from The Pondhouse is very popular for locals and tourists alike. Embark on a journey around the salt pond, down the salt river and out into Nantucket Sound. Experience Great Blue Herons, Kingfishers, Osprey, Striped Bass and Bluefish. Fish from a kayak, pond edge or The Jetty at the mouth of the river. Kayaks can be rented and delivered. Try www.goose.com and http://www.insidecapecod.com for rental and delivery. Chatham has received the 'Distinctive Destinations Award Recipient' from the National Trust for Historic Preservation. It's waters and history are diverse and unique. The Cockle Cove community of South Chatham is the best kept secret; rural and surrounded by vital marshlands including a salt water pond and channel to Nantucket Sound large enough for a 21' outboard center console sport fishing boat. An awe inspiring 15 minute kayak ride brings you to the mouth of Eel Creek also known as 'The Jetty', a remote stretch of beach...moreless
- DVD Player
- Music Library
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Living Room
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Apr 1 - Jun 2, 2017
2 night min stay
Jun 3 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 3 - Dec 2, 2017
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $150
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Cleaning fee $225
- Taxes Not included
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Songbirds sing you to sleep and summer southwest breezes whistle through pine, oak and cedar. Striped bass break the sunset waters of Taylors Pond. Nantucket Sound can be heard lapping just over the hill. Though the bustle of downtown Chatham is only 3.6 miles away, with free Cape Cod League baseball games, theaters and shops, The Pondhouse is blanketed from road noise and nestled on Critical Wildlife Area sixty feet from high tide mark! A .4 mile walk along hundreds of acres of preserved salt marsh brings you to Cockle Cove Beach and .8 miles to bike path! The Pondhouse is private yet open and airy and filled with light. It sports newly renovated gardens, renovated kitchen, laundry, paintings by local artists, craftsmen style finish carpentry and fireplace in main room. The spacious deck with grill sports what has been deemed the best sunsets in all of Chatham. WiFi, Cable, local phone, 23' flatscreen, DVD.
Year Purchased: 1977
About: The Kolb family built The Pondhouse in 1977 and we have been caring for it ever since.
Why South Chatham, Chatham, MA, USA:
It is a treasured place of summer memories both for our family and for the many visitors we have rented to, some that return every summer.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Far enough away from the bustle of downtown to avoid the crowds, but close enough to enjoy the shops.
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Rainbow of Taylors Pond, view from deck and living room
Beautiful meadow on The Pondhouse property
Livingroom with working fireplace
Twin room 1
Stage Harbor Light is a 3.2 mile roundtrip beach jog away from The Pondhouse
Full bed downstairs with walk out slider to water view.
Finback off east coast of Monomoy Wildlife Refuge
Watch out for the Box Turtle that likes to cross The Pondhouse driveway!
Sunset at Cockle Cove Beach
Chatham Anglers Cape Cod League baseball game. One of the best farm leagues.
Best sunsets in Chatham
Dining room & kitchen
Master bedroom & bath with queen bed
Twin room 2
O'Day Sailor launching from the sandy mouth of Mill Creek moored in Taylors Pond
Finbacks bubble feeding off the east coast of Monomoy National Widlife Refuge
Red-tail Hawk landing in a cedar down at the Jetty at the mouth of Mill Creek.
Chatham Lighthouse in the fog
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Sunday, March 26, 2017
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