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Vacation is Liberation! Walk to Beach! Central AC

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,638 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 1 outdoor shower, sleeps 6 max.

Pretty, completely renovated 3BR home on quiet cul de sac, located w/in a 5-10 minute stroll to beautiful, family-friendly Ridgevale Beach. Wireless Internet/TV/phone w/movie channels. Great kitchen w/all appliances & cooking tools incl. Lg. new deck overlooks treed conservation land. Huge bedrooms w/newer, comfortable, clean beds, sitting chairs, & all linens incl.; 2 queen beds, 2 twin beds. Sleeps 6. Washer/dryer avail. Central A/C. Drive 5 minutes to charming Chatham Square for great shopping, ice cream, coffee and restaurant delights. Enjoy early a.m. or p.m. walks filled with amazing sunrises/ sunsets, salty air smells, and brilliant views! Close to bike path, beautiful beaches, golf courses, nature trails & many local Cape Cod activities. See the stars, smell the salt air, and taste the best foods the Cape has to offer. Feel the gentle ocean breezes on your face, and say to yourself, “I am so grateful I chose Ridgevale Heights!'

8 minute Walk to Ridgevale Beach: Ridgevale Ave is the main road to Ridgevale Beach, and Shannon Lane is located off of Ridgevale Ave. conveniently south of Rte 28, which means there are no busy streets to cross over in order to walk to the beach. The beach is just under .5 miles from our home, which takes about 10 minutes to walk on average. It's a pleasant neighborhood filled with pretty homes. Popular for families, Ridgevale Beach is unique in that there is an inlet where children can swim and play in more shallow water. Adults can enjoy swimming in the Atlantic ocean opposite this inlet. There is lifeguard patrol, as well as outdoor bathroom facilities, a small snack diner and public parking managed by the town. This beach is beautiful, with sandy shorelines and ample shoreline space for short walks along the beachfront.

Our home is also within a 3 miles of a few other beautiful Chatham Beaches, accessible by car: Forest Beach, Hardings Beach and Cockle Cove. Small fresh water ponds are also nearby.

SPECIAL PAYMENT PROCESS NOTE: For bookings prior to May 2017 please note that 50% of the total payment is required at the time of booking and remaining 50% is due NO LATER THAN May 1, 2017. Bookings made after May 1, 2017 are due in total at the time of booking. All PayPal invoices and payment reminders will be sent to the renter by the owners via email. The rental contract will be sent to the renter along with the initial payment invoice. Note that you do not need a PayPal account to make payment as there will be additional credit card options made available to you via the PayPal invoice.

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West Chatham House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1638 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Both bathrooms are completely remodeled in 2009-10 and are bright and sunny, with new windows, tile floors, vanities, bathtubs, toilets, sinks, towel closets and mirrors. There is also an outdoor shower with hot and cold water w/ an enclosed dressing area.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • All 3 bedrooms are spacious, bright and clean w/new windows overlooking the back yard conservation land from upstairs bedrooms. For the Master bedroom, a walk-in closet and full bath on the main level of the home is very romantic and designed for relaxation; a side sitting room area adds to the bedroom's comfort and pleasure.
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Our home is located on a pleasant street where there are beautiful homes with spacious lawns and comfortable setbacks. You can have privacy, but at the same time, you will feel comfortable being around neighbors (you are not in the middle of nowhere). Children love the cul de sac for riding bicycles and taking walks w/ their parents. A very nice, friendly neighborhood nearby Ridgevale Beach, which is a ten minute walk away from our home. The beach has outdoor bathroom facilities, a small outdoor diner/grocerette for short order food and beverages. The beach is about .7 miles away from our home rental and it's a leisurely, pleasant walk to the beach! A beautiful area of Chatham!


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Vacation is Liberation! Walk to Beach! Central AC
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews

Chatham Dreams

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week at this property. The home is well located, comfortable, and very clean. The owners are professional and friendly. We easily walked to the beach and the town center was a short drive away. The beds were comfortable and the kitchen had everything we needed. We plan to return!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and gracious home=a great vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This home is kept extremely clean. Owners Lianne & Nick Boas take pride in their home and it shows! The grill is completely scrubbed by the owner. A cleaning crew sparkles up the place each week. You could (almost) eat off the floors! There is no guess work here-there is a manual for every appliance in the house. The kitchen was very well equipped for when we cooked in.

This home also had some other nice amenities-central AC, a great deck, outdoor shower, and a new Weber grill.Other pluses were beach towels and chairs -it was nice not having to bring these... It is located in a residential South Chatham neighborhood-an easy walk to the Ridgevale beach which was fun to go to at low tide and walk on the sand bars.

The neighborhood was also good for our 6 year old to practice his bike riding.

We enjoyed going to the town as well-and the old time band concert on Friday nights was a fun time..

The owners were very hospitable and easy to deal with and very organized!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome chatham home

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location in chatham. The home is just as advertised exceptionally clean & fresh. Private and comfortable as a home away from home should be. Thanks to the gracious home owners Lianne, Nick & Joanna our stay & time spent with our grand daughter at ridgevale beach, Harding, mayflower beach in Dennis meant the world to us. We hope to return again when time allows. Thank you the Santarpias

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lianne and Nick Boas - Owners
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 6, 2018

About Lianne and Nick Boas - Owners

Nick and Lianne & Joanna Boas inherited this lovely home from their parents, Anna and John Boas. Anna always had the dream of living on an island by the sea and Chatham fulfilled her dream! We believe that you will find this home so cozy and charming and a great retreat for you and your family. Enjoy the sea breezes and forget about your life challenges at home - a perfect getaway where you will make your vacation dreams come true!

Lianne and Nick Boas - Owners purchased this house in 1989

Why Lianne and Nick Boas - Owners chose West Chatham

It's only an 8-10 minute walk to the beach - a very pleasant walk! We also are within a 5 minute drive into downtown chatham. The bike path is within walking distance from our home, so it's only about a 2-3 minute bike ride to the bike path. The house has 2 zoned central air conditioning. We have beautiful land behind the house that is not developed so the privacy is wonderful! Everything is very clean. All linens, towels and beach towels are included. We live nearby so if anything is needed, we can make ourselves available to help you. At the same time, we'll give you your privacy for having a beautiful, relaxing vacation with your family and friends.

What makes this house unique

We are located within a half mile pleasant walk from Ridgevale Beach, one of the best beaches in Chatham. Family friendly (there are public rest rooms managed by the town, along with a nice outdoor short order food diner and public parking nearby. A beautiful inlet makes it easy to watch the children play and build sand castles while you enjoy your dip in the ocean. Float in the water and realize that life is good!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us this past week. We had a wonderful time in Cape Cod. Our favorite beach was Corporation Beach in Dennis because of its calm water and clean bathrooms. The pirate adventure cruise in Hyannis and the Pirate's Cove mini-golf courses were Sebastian's favorite. The best lobster roll we had was at the Chatham Fish Pier. All in all, a very memorable vacation.
Aug 2012
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Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Chatham Airport
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Harwich, MA; Freedom Cruise Line
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Route 6
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Ridgevale Beach
Car: recommended

Chatham has something for everyone! Beaches! Beautiful shorelines w/ white sand; some w/public facilities and/or eateries. Chatham is known for its exquisite wedding venues. Restaurants: A large selection of quality fine and casual dining. Picnic in its public parks & beaches. Music: Band Concerts at the Chatham Band Stand every Friday evening in the summer. Baseball: Veterans Field in Chatham is the home park of the Chatham Anglers (Chatham A's) widely known as part of the 10 team Cape Cod Baseball League. Monomoy Theatre: excellent productions for the theatre buff. Biking: ride the most beautiful paths, roads and scenic areas. Golf: Chatham has by far the most beautiful golf courses overlooking the Atlantic. Museums: View the best preserved historic homes and buildings. 54th Annual Chatham Antiques Show - a fine antiques show to see! Fabulous Inns, restaurants, and cafes offer special meals & events each summer/fall. Eldredge Public Library lectures and events.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $290
Refundable damage deposit $350

For bookings prior to May 2018 please note that 50% of the total payment is required at the time of booking and remaining 50% is due NO LATER THAN May 1, 2018. Bookings made after May 1, 2018 are due in total at the time of booking. All PayPal invoices and payment reminders will be sent to the renter by the owners via email. The rental contract will be sent to the renter along with the initial payment invoice. A service fee of 2.9% + $0.30 is added to payments if paying by PayPal® or with a credit card. Note that you do not need a PayPal account to make payment as there will be additional credit card options made available to you via the PayPal invoice.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Rental fee will not be refunded unless LANDLORDs are able to fill the vacancy. LANDLORD will make every effort to find a replacement TENANT. If LANDLORD is successful in securing a replacement for the entire term of the lease, at the same rate and terms, the TENANT will receive a refund of fees paid. If re-rented for a lesser amount, the difference between this rental and the lesser rental amount shall not be refunded. There is no guarantee that a replacement TENANT will be secured and there is no guarantee the TENANT will receive a refund if a replacement TENANT is not secured.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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