Chatham House Rental Photos and Description
3 bedms, 3 baths on Deering Dr. ,walk to Ridgevale Beach
Our lovely Cape home on Deering Drive is situated on a quiet cul-de-sac, a short half-mile walk up from one of the best family beaches on the Cape – Ridgevale Beach. In 2007, we made extensive renovations to the house. The house feels like an older quaint Cape, yet it is completely repainted and redecorated. There are new oak floors in the living room, dining room and bedrooms. On the main floor there is a kitchen, sun room leading to the deck, living room with fireplace, full bath and two light-filled bedrooms. The master bedroom has a king-size bed and bath with shower. The back bedroom has twin beds. The tiled walk-out level (also renovated) has: a living room with trundle bed/couch; an efficiency kitchen, carpeted bedroom with twin beds, full bath and laundry. In October of 2007, we had wooden detachable gates built for the deck to keep young children safe!
More About the House: We constantly update the house, yet it has the flavor of a quaint Cape. As of 2007 we put oak floors in the living, dining and bedrooms. In 2005 the brick path went in, In 2006 the flower boxes were built. In colder seasons the living room, which has its own comfortable ambiance, is a great place to spend time playing games by the fire. It's the sun room and deck that get the most use in warm weather and the deck!. Oddly enough, parents always tell us that they LOVE the cul-de-sac location, because it is a great space for games and big toys with wheels. Let's not forget that the expansive back yard is great for croquet, badminton games, etc. And we have the equipment for both. Watch out kitchen floor, you're getting changed this-spring of 2009! And we are putting in wireless!
Beaches and The Cape: Our own Ridgevale Beach is simply one of the greatest beaches for families with children. Its location on the bay means we benefit from warmer Cape water and gentle surf. The tidal pool creates great play areas and accommodates different swimmer capabilities. although, the beach is a short walk from the house, you can park at the beach if you get a sticker. A beach sticker allows you to swim at other Chatham beaches, including Schoolhouse Pond, and this can be a real treat. You don’t need a sticker for Lighthouse Beach, which is a beach at the tip of Chatham. You park where you can and you haul your beach gear. This is a great beach for walking, usually quite cold water, but very beautiful and you frequently see seals at the point farther from town. Harding's Beach, just down from Rdgevale, is a great beach on a windy day. We go to the far parking lot, walk into the dune area and hunker down. This is a good beach for walking.
What We Love To Do At The Cape: In addition to the beaches and walks near us, we may go to Nauset Beach in Orleans. We make a trip to the National Seashore a day long affair - ending with a trip to Provincetown for dinner at either the Red Inn or Nappy's, sight-seeing, shopping and wandering some of the side streets of P-town. A trip to P-town, minus the swimming experience, can also include a trip to go whale watching or a trip to the museum on the hill. One night if we think the sunset is going to be great we get over to Orleans Harbor and watch the fishing boats come in as the sun sets on the water. We also LOVE nature walks - favorites - Morris Island in Chatham and the Nauset Marsh Trail. (Google Cape cod Nature Trails!)
- pets not allowed
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- children welcome
- non smoking only