|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
Only 6/10 mile to family favorite warm water Ridgevale Beach, custom West Chatham home, on private cul-de-sac in quiet residential area, comprised exclusively of private single-family homes, overlooks Cockle Creek and tidal salt marsh between Ridgevale and Cockle Cove warm water beaches on Nantucket Sound.
Easy access via main entrance to comfortably furnished spacious living/dining area with fireplace, cathedral ceiling with ceiling fan and large skylight; onto expansive two level mahogany deck. A few wide gradual steps provide easy access to each deck level, outdoor hot and cold shower, or large private yard.
Day-light lower level provides second comfortable sitting or TV viewing area with wood stove, open activity area with games, ping pong and bumper pool, enclosed laundry area, and sliding door to outside.
We provide Broadband Wireless Internet, HDTV cable, propane gas grill for outdoor cooking, rubbish pickup, and professional lawn maintenance.
Due to owner allergies, we restrict rentals to non-smokers without pets.
Custom Built Home for Year Round Living: Expansive southern exposure deck and finished walk-out basement. Large private side yard has perimeter screened with tall Leyland Cypress trees. Near acre lot with town water and Title 5 septic. Quiet residential area of newer year round homes with paved roads, underground electric, telephone, and cable lines. New multi-zone natural gas heating system with forced hot water baseboards. Large Andersen skylight window and 8 ft. sliding door flood living/dining areas with natural sunlight creating a bright and comfortable home during each season. We provide Wireless Broadband Internet Access, extended Cable HDTV, rubbish pickup, and professional lawn maintenance.
Main level is 1200 sq. ft. In addition, there is a spacious finished day-light lower level that provides a second sitting area with cable HDTV TV, an open activity area with game table, bumper pool table, and ping pong table, and walk-out to the area under the deck that includes an outdoor hot and cold shower. A separate enclosed laundry room is equipped with washing machine and gas dryer, iron and ironing board.
Chatham Activities and Attractions: Chatham Lighthouse, Chatham Maritime Festival, First Night Celebration, Railroad Museum, Fish Pier Observation Deck, First Grist Mill in Godfrey Windmill at Chase Park, Atwood House Museum, Chatham Band Concert on Friday nights during July and August. Our Chatham Athletics play in the Cape Cod Baseball League. Excursion trips to Monomoy Island or ferry to Nantucket Island. Tourist enjoy seeing fishing boats unload at the Chatham Fish Pier, and often see harbor seals eagerly swiming close by.
Warm water beaches of Nantucket Sound are ideal for swimming. Ridgevale Beach, located between Hardings Beach and Cockle Cove Beach, is popular with families with small children. With a town beach pass, you can park an any of town beaches.
Since Chatham is located on the Elbow of Cape Cod, you can easily day trip West to Bass River, Hyannis, and Cape Cod Canal or North to the National Seashore, Truro, and Provincetown. A short ride across the Cape to Brewster brings you to Kings Highway where you can tavel this senic route West along Cape Cod Bay through several towns to Sandwich. Chatham offers a central location from which to begin touring Cape Cod. We are less than 1 mile from a Park and Ride lot at the bicycle trail that winds through Cape towns Harwich, Orleans, Eastham. Nearby Chatham airport hosts small planes that offer excursion rides.
Comfortably Furnished and Well Equipped: Our home is furnished and well equipped for your comfort and enjoyment.
A 32 in. flat screen HD color TV in the living room with digital cable that includes on-demand viewing of past broadcasts and selected free movies. A 25 in. color TV with a DVD and VHS player in the second sitting area with extended basic cable.
Our Xfinity digital and extended cable service provide a wide selection of channels.
Additional equipment includes; stereo CD player, portable telephone, automatic telephone answering machine, and clock radio in each bedroom.
We provide bed linens, towels, and equipment for quests to use at the beach, including beach towels, chairs, umbrellas, and a cooler on wheels.
The large deck is furnished with a patio umbrella table with chairs and lounge chairs. A few wide gradual steps provide easy access to each deck level and to yard. We provide a propane gas outdoor grill with an extra tank.
The open living/dining area has a ceiling fan. We provide one box fan and two window fans for the three bedrooms. A dehumidifier is installed in the lower level. An automatic exhaust fan is installed in attic. Although days on Cape Cod can be hot and humid in late July, with our home’s location, we normally benefit from a constant offshore breeze that provides for good air circulation and cooling.
My husband and I have owned our custom home since it was built in 1982.
We personally ensure that our home is well maintained and properly prepared to our standards prior to each rental.
Kathleen M. Geezil purchased this house in 1982
Our location is unique. The salt marsh view is very tranquil. We enjoy being there any season of the year. Foliage of the salt marsh changes throughout the year. We enjoy watching the ducks, blue heron, and other wildlife on the marsh. We have seen sea turtles and night owls. We enjoy just being there and breathing the clean and refreshing salt air.
The layout of the home provides separate areas which often accommodates various age groups. The large lot provides a private setting with unique view. The open living room and dining area opening onto the expansive deck provide a comfortable area for relaxation or entertaining. Older folks have commented on the benefit of negotiating few steps from the driveway to the main living area, to the bedrooms, to the deck. Active age groups have commented on the benefit of the spacious separate lower area for activities, Ping-Pong, second TV viewing area.
Our West Chatham, MA home, located 0.6 mi from Ridgevale Beach overlooks Cockle Creek and the tidal Salt Marsh between Ridgevale and Cockle Cove beaches of Nantucket Sound. Next beach Hardings.
We're 1 to 4 miles to Chatham attractions: bicycle trail, Chatham Center for Friday night band concert, art galleries, shops, and restaurants on Main Street, Old Gristmill, Stage Harbor, Chatham Fish Pier, U S Coast Guard Light House and overlook of Nantucket Sound.
We're 5 miles to the fast ferry from Harwich to Nantucket Island; 30 miles to the Steamship Authority Ferry from Hyannis to Martha's Vinyard or Nantucket; about 45 miles to the Island Queen Ferry from Falmouth to Martha's Vinyard.
We're 30 miles to Cape Cod Airport in Hyannis; 3 miles to Chatham Municipal Airport.
We're 90 miles to Amtrak train station in Providence, RI or at South Station or RT 128 (Boston) MA. Commuter Rail connects from South Station to Plymouth or Kingston MA (40 miles). Bonanza Bus connects from RI
Other Activities: boating, plane rides, dinner train, historical sites, shopping, antiques
Golf: Public Courses:
Chatham Seaside Links 209 Seaview St, Chatham, MA, 02633
Cranberry Valley 183 Oak St, Harwich, MA, 02645
Harwich Port Golf Club South Street, Harwich Port, MA, 02646
The Captains Golf Course - Starboard 1000 Freemans Way, Brewster, MA, 02631
The Captains Golf Course - Port 1000 Freemans Way, Brewster, MA, 02631
Dennis Pines 50 Golf Course Road, East Dennis, MA, 02641
Chatham is located mid-Cape.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
Holidays 2014 - 2015
Dec 13 2014 - Jan 9 2015
7 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$300|
Our weekly rental rates listed by season provide discounts relative to our peak season weekly rate.
A security deposit is taken for any long distance telephone, damage, or cleaning charges.
A tenant may arrange for optional cleaning on check-out.
We do not charge for cleaning if the house is left clean.
We personally inspect between tenants and ensure that the property is to our standards.
We request a deposit of 1/2 the total rent upon reserving time.
We request the balance and security deposit two months before the rental begins.
We accept payment by one of the following methods (listed in order of our preference):
1) personal check drawn on a US bank
2) wire transfer (we will provide wiring instructions)
3) official bank check drawn on another (not US) bank
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.