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Gorgeous Chatham Cottage-- A short walk to Cockle Cove Beach!

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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, outdoor shower, sleeps 6

This lovely Chatham home enjoys a wonderful location on a private road in a family-oriented neighborhood. There is a large yard where the kids can play. The home is all on one level, with a living room, eat-in kitchen and dining for 6. The home has three bedrooms, two full baths with showers and even an outdoor shower. Open the sliding glass doors in the sunroom and walk out onto a charming patio that includes a gas barbecue with an outdoor dining table that seats 6.

Take a short walk (about 5 mins or so) or ride your bike to our popular Cockle Cove beach right down the street.

Enjoy the many activities that Chatham has to offer: upscale shops and restaurants, Friday night concerts, fresh fish from the Chatham fish pier and the C.C. Baseball League games. The famous ''Schoolhouse'' Ice Cream shop is within walking distance. Miniature golf, go-carts, bumper boats, scenic trails and whale watching are nearby. Come, enjoy and escape !!

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More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
John (Owner)
Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

I wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed being at your cottage - it was just wonderful! You thought of everything to make a stay perfect !! Truly it was a memorable week-end. It's been a long winter and summer, but seeing my Mom enjoy herself and being able to get away with her and my sister and such a beautiful place.....with such perfect weather.......was very very special to us all.

We enjoyed Pumpkin-tini's and appetizers at the Wild Goose, Lobster bisque at Nauset Beach, the view from Scargo Tower and several little shops as well as great food and "girly" movies at the cottage...the outside shower was awesome too ! ! ! !

Thank you soooooooo much! Would most definitely consider doing so again (and again) ! I also wanted to mention that the photography was just beautiful ! Every detail shows great care in what you have created and it was noticed and appreciated ! ! !
Sep 2013
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Gorgeous Chatham Cottage-- A short walk to Cockle Cove Beach!
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

Wonderfuly family reunion!

  • 5 of 5


We just stayed at John's place. It was wonderful! The home was great for our mini family reunion. There were 6 adults (both sets of grandparents) my husband and I and our 1 year old son. The set up was great. The sunroom is very separate from the rest of the house, which was wonderful when my son got up early, no one else could hear us as we played. Only downside was it was a little dark inside.

Very nice walk to the beach (Ridgevale was awesome for our 1 year old!), though we did end up getting a weekly pass.

Everything was very neat and clean, and John was great about returning our calls and very helpful throughout the whole booking and rental process.

Thank you for a wonderful first cape cod experience!


Michelle and Family

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2008
  • Stayed: Jul 2008
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Owner's Response: Michelle, thank you for the kind words. We try our best to make everyone's vacation a positive one. Looking forward to your return visit in 2009. John
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Perfect Location and Beautiful Patio

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at your house! it was cute and clean, with everything our family needed. Our teenagers played ball outside each night while we hung out on the patio having cocktails. We enjoyed the proximity to Cockle Cove, the bike path (we rode three times going both directions), and went to School House for ice cream. We ate our way thru the Cape! Bought pies from Marion's two separate nights, the Seafood Pie and Chicken Pot Pie are awesome! Ate at Larry's PX, had great lunch, went to the Red Taven our first nite, had great supper. Then to Chatham had great dinner at the "Goose"(our fancier night out ), shopped etc. Off to Provincetown only 40 mins away, more shopping and more eating! Spent two days at Nauset Beach too in nearby Orleans! Holy onion rings at the Crab Shack on the beach! Great time, great home. PS. My Dad loved the sunroom, his two days he visited. :)

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Melrose, MA

Wonderful Girls Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment I connected with John to book our stay, it was apparent that John and Denise's main objective was for me and my girlfriends to have a great time and feel right at home upon arrival. Well, they succeeded! The house was clean and tastefully decorated with great proximity to Cockle Cove Beach. John was easily reached in the event of a question and even checked in with us on the day we arrived to make sure everything was up to par. I cannot say enough about John as a host and this house - what a wonderful girls weekend! Thank You!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Southampton NY

Cozy Comfort in Chatham

  • 5 of 5

A few friends and I get together every year for a weekend reunion. This year we decided to rent a house this year as opposed to staying in a hotel and we chose this adorable cottage. I can't say enough about how clean, presentable and comfortable the house was. It is well equipped and everything worked perfectly. The owner presented us with a very detailed, thoughtful instructions before we got to the house which made it easy for us to get settled in...As advertised, the house is a quick walk to the beach, and 10 minute ride to downtown Chatham. I wouldn't hesitate to rent it again.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean and Peaceful surroundings

  • 5 of 5

John and Denise, we can't thank you enough for the accommodations you provide! We had plenty of space for three adults and three children and couldn't have been more pleased with the setting! Truly one of the cleanest rentals I have ever stayed in and we were very comfortable! My mother in law didn't want to leave! My husband LOVED the outdoor shower and used it every day. The setting was great and we will be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great cape escape for the family:

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was turnkey ready for our vacation.

Everything was neat and clean and as comfortable as could be.

It is in a great location with a wonderful family friendly beach down the street,Cockle Cove Beach. Our two young children said it was "the best beach ever". John was easily contacted for whatever concerns we had and was a pleasure in all.

We loved shopping at Chatham Center and of course School House Ice Cream down the street. The neighborhood is quiet and friendly and we enjoyed our morning and evening walks.

We look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Cockle Cove Beach
Car: not necessary

A few words on Cockle Cove beach: Cockle Cove is situated between Ridgevale and Forest Street beach on the warm, calm waters of Nantucket Sound. Like its neighboring beaches this is a favorite for those with small children and makes a great launch for windsurfers and kayakers. The comfortably-sized beach parking lot lies at the end of Cockle Cove Road in South Chatham. This is a town-managed beach with a life guard on duty and bathroom facilities.


Rates & Availability

Chatham House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Pre Summer 2016
May 1 2016 - Jun 17 2016
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2016
Jun 18 2016 - Sep 3 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Post summer 2016
Sep 9 2016 - Oct 15 2016
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
cleaning $150


NO PETS - (Please do not ask)

CHECK IN/OUT TIMES - 4pm Check in and 11:00am Check out

•PLEASE ALSO NOTE - All rental 'weeks' during the 'Summer 2015' are priced as a Saturday to Saturday rental.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Chatham House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • na
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming

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