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COCKLE CREEK AND TIDAL SALT MARSH VIEW ONLY 6/10 MILE TO RIDGEVALE BEACH

Kathleen M. Geezil

Advertiser since: 2008
Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Kathleen M. Geezil

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COCKLE CREEK AND TIDAL SALT MARSH VIEW ONLY 6/10 MILE TO RIDGEVALE BEACH

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Chatham House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, Sleeps 6, Expansive Deck, Daylight Lower Level

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.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Kathleen M. Geezil (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2008

About Kathleen M. Geezil

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

Why Kathleen M. Geezil chose Chatham

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.

What makes this house unique

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.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

5
based on 12 traveler reviews

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Cockle Creek and Tidal Salt Marsh View Only 6/10 mile to Ridgevale Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
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Cockle Creek and Tidal Salt Marsh View Only 6/10 mile to Ridgevale Beach
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Chatham Cape Cod
5

WHAT A FIND!

  • 5 of 5
Four of us had a wonderful stay at Michael and Kathleen's house. They were very helpful and attentive to the questions I had. The house was well equipped in the kitchen, we enjoy cooking. The deck overlooking the marsh was very relaxing in the early evenings. We had some fun pingpong tournaments. Even though the weather was not great from Tuesday thru Sat., we were able to kayak, golf, shop, bike the dunes in Provincetown and walk the beaches to find the seals. We had great lunches in Chatham, wild blueberry pie from Marions'( could walk to it), and would cook fresh seafood for dinner.
It was also nice to be able to walk to the small beach from the house. We hope to go back in the future.
  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cockle Creek and Tidal Salt Marsh View Only 6/10 mile to Ridgevale Beach
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Chatham Cape Cod
5

a gem!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I stayed at Michael and Kathleen's for 6 nights, last minute (our luck). First, they are fabulous landlords, attentive, considerate, and helpful, both responsive and responsible.
The house is fine, great ping pong table in basement. The highlight is the deck, backing up onto the marsh/inlet tributary. Very peaceful, some birds and other wildlife. Fully stocked kitchen, beach chairs and towels provided made it a hassle-free vacation. No AC, but we didn't need it.
We had a fabulous time, and even their neighbors are friendly and helpful!
  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cockle Creek and Tidal Salt Marsh View Only 6/10 mile to Ridgevale Beach
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Chatham Cape Cod
5

Once again, was the perfect vacation home

  • 5 of 5
This is our second time staying in Michael and Kathleen's home for a week this summer. It was even better this year since I knew in advance that it came stocked with just about everything we needed, so I had to pack much less than last year! This year we came back with our now 4 yr old and 6 month old. It's great that the bedrooms have blackout shades, for the baby to nap. It's such a bright space, they are definitely helpful. We enjoyed ourselves so much once again, and walked to the beach (since we had a stroller) more times than we did last year - the beach is even closer than I remember from last year. We will be back in 2015!
  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Cockle Creek and Tidal Salt Marsh View Only 6/10 mile to Ridgevale Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p236864
Chatham Cape Cod
5

Best vacation house ever!

  • 5 of 5
This home had everything you hope for in a vacation - spacious house -fully equipped, beautiful marsh views & close to our favorite beach in Chatham. After vacationing in different houses for many years, we finally found one that has it all!
  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Cockle Creek and Tidal Salt Marsh View Only 6/10 mile to Ridgevale Beach
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Chatham Cape Cod
Stamford, Connecticut
5

Great Chatham Rental

  • 5 of 5
If you are looking for a nice Cape vacation, this house has it all. Quiet cul-de-sac in a great location that is walkable to beaches (though we drove) and a short drive to town. The house was immaculate and had all the things we needed for our Cape Cod getaway. The view from the back deck was gorgeous overlooking the salt marsh - very serene and quiet - a great place to have our meals. We had fun playing ping pong in the basement and we slept great in the very comfy beds. The kitchen is well-appointed and had everything we needed for our obligatory lobster feast! The owners were very easy to work with. We would definitely rent this beautiful home again. Highly recommended.
  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
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Cockle Creek and Tidal Salt Marsh View Only 6/10 mile to Ridgevale Beach
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Chatham Cape Cod
5

Perfect, relaxing with all the comforts of home

  • 5 of 5
My family of three had the most perfect stay here last summer. The home is in great condition. All the rooms are very clean. The owners have everything one could need, all the kitchen tools needed for the chef in me. The bedrooms are all a great size and very comfortable.
The basement space was great for our young son to run around. Love that its on a culdesac as our son played in the front a lot in the mornings. The home is so close to the beach, some days we walked and others we drove. This is the perfect beach for families with small kids. We absolutely love this area. The home made our trip that much more enjoyable. We've already booked our stay here for this summer and cannot wait!
  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Logan International, Hyannis, Chatham
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Harwich
Nearest Golf
3.9 Miles
Chatham Seaside Links
Nearest Train
90 Miles
Providence, MA
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
RT 28 and RT 137
Nearest Restaurant
1.6 Miles
Larry's Px
Nearest Beach
0.6 Miles
Ridgevale Beach
Car: necessary

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

0 miles

Cranberry Valley 183 Oak St, Harwich, MA, 02645

4.43 miles

Harwich Port Golf Club South Street, Harwich Port, MA, 02646

4.8 miles

The Captains Golf Course - Starboard 1000 Freemans Way, Brewster, MA, 02631

6.62 miles

The Captains Golf Course - Port 1000 Freemans Way, Brewster, MA, 02631

6.62 miles

Dennis Pines 50 Golf Course Road, East Dennis, MA, 02641

9.98 miles

Chatham is located mid-Cape.

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Rates & Availability

From $1,500 Per week

Chatham House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Holidays 2014 - 2015
Dec 13 2014 - Jan 9 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning (Optional) $100
Refundable damage deposit $300
Notes 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
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Amenities

Chatham House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Town ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub and shower combination
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub and shower combination
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower , hot and cold
  • There are two full bathrooms (toilet with combination tub and shower). Each bathroom has ceramic tile floor and ceramic tile tub surround and on each wall to chair rail hight. Each bathroom has an exaust fan, vainty storage, and a mirrored medicine cabinet with top lighting. The master bathroom has private access from the master bedroom. The main bathroom is accessed from the central hall across from the guest bedrooms. There is a linen closet in the central hall. We provide bathmats and towels. We supply cleaning products, toilet paper.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , X-Long Twin Beds: we provide linens
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King Size Bed - Sealy 14 in mattress: we provide linens
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Standard Twin Beds; we provide linens
  • The master bedroom, located at the rear of house, has a South West view of Cockle Creek and tidal salt marsh inlet from Nantucket Sound. It is furnished with a king size bed with 14 in. posturepedic mattress, bureau with mirror, chest of drawers, two night stands with lamps, a telephone with automatic answering machine. There is a large closet and an adjoining full bathroom (toilet with combination tub and shower). Each of the two guest rooms, located at the front of house, has a Northern exposure with a view of Leyland cypress trees and rose bushes. Each guest room is furnished with two twin beds. One of the guest bedrooms has plush standard length twin mattresses. The second guest bedroom has plush Extra Long length mattresses. All bedding (box springs and mattresses) and pillows are fully encased by protective covers. We supply bed linens, extra pillows, and blankets. Each bedroom has ample closet space, bureau storage, night tables with lamps, area carpets and clock radio.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Open activity area has a game table, bumper pool table, and ping pong table. Enclosed laundry area is equipped with washing machine and gas dryer, iron and ironing board. Deck is furnished with a patio umbrella table with chairs and lounge chairs. A propane gas grill for outdoor cooking is on lower deck. A 32 in. flat screen HD TV with digital cable and DVD/VHS in living room. A 25 in. TV with extended basic cable and VHS player in second sitting area . Additional equipment includes; stereo with CD player, portable telephone, telephone answering machine, and clock radio in each bedroom. The kitchen is equipped with a dishwasher, frost-free refrigerator with automated ice maker, electric range with self-cleaning oven, microwave oven, coffee maker, toaster, electric can opener, and electric juicer. The house is very well supplied with dishes, flatware, pots, pans, lobster pot, bed linens, blankets, towels, pillows, beach chairs, vacuum cleaners, cleaning supplies, etc.

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