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Beachfront Nantucket style cottage with amazing views on 3 acre estate setting

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
1
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 6 nights

Description

North Chatham Cottage Rental Photos and Description

5 bedrooms, 1 full bath, 1 half bath, outdoor shower, sleeps 8, large patio

'The Bluff House' is a very private turn of the century informal cottage located down a private country lane directly on the water overlooking Pleasant Bay, Nauset Beach, and the Ocean beyond. An ideal family retreat with ping pong, croquet, pier, swimming, boat mooring, and nearby golf. All bedrooms have water views and the large patio and yard offer unending summer fun. A great house for informal entertaining or escaping the real world. A home where time stands still and days float by. A short drive to town, restaurants, golf, theaters, and shopping with all the privacy of a bygone era. Fishing off the pier or chartering a boat for your stay allows the descriminating few a chance to relax only 1.75 hours from Boston.

Who best fits the house: This is a charming house for those people who want to be near it all yet able to step back to a quieter family oriented environment. This is a great beach house with the comfort that can only be found in old estate area's where property has not changed hands in 4 generations. Everything is well preserved, updated, and clean. But most importantly family's can relax and enjoy the best location on Cape Cod. The dock goes with the house and is shared by 2 family members who have houses nearby. There is a boathouse on the beach that is not included in the rental price at this time. If you are looking for a very comforatble house with unbeatable views and a location that cannot be duplicated you will not be disappointed. Walk down the path/stairs to the beach for easy access.

air conditioning: I am in the business of providing AC and have never needed it at the Bluff House. The AC that exists is a window unit in the master bedroom. There are ample fans, cross ventilation, and the evening ocean air to keep the house cool and comfortable.

games: there is croquet, ping pong that is set up in the cleaned out garage, numerous board games, puzzles, and a small library.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Owner
Woody Foster
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 28, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

With the best views we have ever seen we never wanted to leave this lovely old family home. We relaxed and felt we got away from the fast paced world every time we drove down that long secluded driveway. The beach and surrounding area of Chatham had everything we needed from excursions to explore sandy islands, boating, golf, shopping, restaurants, and did I mention fishing off the pier. We caught great bass and were quick to throw them on the grill overlooking unspoiled waters and bays not found anywhere we have been before on the Cape. Thank you for letting us stay at this wonderful place.
Jul 2012
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Reviews

5/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

Beachfront Nantucket style cottage with amazing views on 3 acre estate setting
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
5

Sublime, amazing, wonderful property

  • 5 of 5

I can't do this property justice with words alone. It was truly an experience of a lifetime that I hope to repeat. The house was unique and charming and the grounds were spacious and well-maintained. The views were spectacular. We had some weather the first few days which made things interesting, but it did not damper our enjoyment of the property. The owner was incredibly gracious and flexible, and responsive. And the neighbors/family were all super friendly. I would recommend to anyone who is looking for a peaceful getaway with amazing views and a charming, unique, relaxing atmosphere.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exclusive oceanfront home

  • 5 of 5

We were in Chatham for a wedding in Sept and the Bluff House was the perfect place to stay. The house has lots of old New England character and charm and the property and views are spectacular. It is so private yet very close to everything in town. Great place to unwind and relax but there are plenty of activities available as well. Something for everyone.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dream House

  • 5 of 5

All I can say is WOW. If you have the opportunity to rent this house, you will not be disappointed. It is located off the beaten path in a private setting of North Chatham which is one the most desirable locations of Cape Cod. The house itself is very practical with everything your family will need to live the good life. By far, the most impressive feature to the estate is the view...it is jaw dropping. Honestly, I had a hard time justifying leaving the house to go golfing, out to dinner, etc because of how amazing it truly was.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Over the last 100 years of ownership in the family I can certainly understand. I try not to leave the property and many people try to read a book out front and can't stop looking at the view and boats going by. I can't wait to retire and spend more time there.
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Amazing Rare Oceanfront Private Awesome House in North Chatham

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing house! Private, green grass, views!!!! The inside is cozy and comfortable. They have everything you need and the house is SO close to great restaurants!!!! We walked down to the beach (literally steps from the back door), kayaked, played in the yard with our bulldogs and enjoyed a fire every night! Opened the windows and listened to the wind and the creaks of the house. Just amazing. We did not want to leave! I was originally also looking at renting a house in Orleans and SO glad I went with Chatham (Thanks Woody) We drove around the entire Cape and Chatham is where you want to be- in the Bluff House- no kidding.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Hyannis Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Numerous
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Nantucket Ferry from Harwich
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Chatham
Nearest Train
95 Miles
Boston --South Station/North Station
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Route 6--Mid Cape Highway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
North Chatham
Car: necessary

Down a quiet Country Lane with no traffic or worries lies a house with access to fine dining, museums, nature walks, movies, golf, tennis, and endless beaches. With swimming and fishing off the pier and a mooring for a tenant supplied boat, this home is highly recommended for those people seeking a simple informal escape. This area of Chatham represents Old Cape Cod as houses have not changed hands in generations. With the warmer bay water swimming off the pier or at the beach is warmer than other area's of the outer Cape. The bass fishing is outstanding and the privacy is almost impossible to duplicate within the Chatham area. Golf and the town are within 3 miles. With everything that Nantucket has for a fraction of the cost.

Other Activities: From fine dining to quiet beach adventures. Seal tours, charter boat fishing, day trips to Nantucket, and numerous secluded beach tours all within 5 minutes drive. Please call the owner with any specific questions as there are too many options to list.

Golf: There are numerous Golf courses throughout the Cape within a 3 to 30 minute drive. the local Muni is an ideal spot for bringing kids of all ages to pick up the sport or get that quick round in before going to the beach or out to dinner. There are no tee times so just show up with the kids and enjoy. For the more serious golfer, the Captains, Cranberry Valley, Cape Cod National (semi private) and Highlands are some of the great venues to enjoy.

Rates & Availability

North Chatham Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring Season
Apr 29 2017 - Jun 3 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
2 night minimum stay
$675
From
$800
Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,500
$18,000
 
 
Early Summer
Jun 4 2017 - Jun 24 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
$750
From
$850
Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,600
$22,000
 
 
Peak Summer Saeson
Jun 25 2017 - Sep 9 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
$900
From
$1,100
Fri,Sat,Sun
$6,902
$28,000
 
 
Fall Season
Sep 10 2017 - Nov 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
$650
From
$800
Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,900
$15,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$600
 

Additional information about rental rates

linen $100
Cleaning $265
Boat Mooring $200
Pet Fee $150

A turn of the century house sitting majestically on a Bluff overlooking Pleasant Bay and National Seashore conservation land. With hardly a house in site and down a very private dirt road this home is only minutes to downtown Chatham. Dogs are allowed with prior consent

any mutually acceptable arrangement--typically 50% deposit at time of lease signing and 50% with cleaning due 30-45 days prior to arrival. Deposits taken in year of rental.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

North Chatham Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Ducted Heating
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , 1st floor
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower , private
  • The bathrooms are cottage style and have been updated with appliances in keeping with the era of the house. They have been recently renovated and offer a clean and comfortable feel. The outdoor shower is in an enclosed area behind the Laundry room and has a towel drying area and benefits from ample sunshine.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , views
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , views
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , views
    Bedroom 5 - 1 twin/ single , kids room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , double bed 2016 mattress and linens with water view
  • New mattresses in most bedrooms 2016, great views, informal, worry free, wood panelling throughout the house. The master bedroom has wonderful cross ventilation, AC and is located to view the new Chatham Break and Nauset Beach as well as watching sun up or the full moon over the ocean. Bedroom 2 allows you to lie in bed and watch the tail swirls of the bass and bluefish as the day begins. The master bedroom has AC and each room has a floor mounted fan if, in the rare instance, the Bluff doesn't catch the prevailing wind and keep the house very comfortable. The updated bathroom is located off the central hall at the top of the main stairway.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Child's Swing
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Golf ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Very Children friendly, clean and relaxing. Everything you need for a lasting vacation.

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