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Ellen Peterson

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

Newer Home with Recent Updates

11 Reviews
Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

South Chatham House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 9-11)

Newer, smoke-free home, beautifully landscaped, with updates done for the '016 season. Nicely decorated and well maintained 4 bedroom, (a/c in 2 of them), 2 bath home with an additional outdoor hot water shower that's handy after returning from a day at the beach. There's plenty of beach chairs on hand as well as a cooler, beach towels and toys for the kids. Linens, towels and paper goods, soaps, cleaning supplies are all included for your convenience, but it is recommended that you bring your own to avoid a last minute rush to finish laundry.

Some of the amenities include an attached 1 car garage with ample parking around back, a Weber grille, washer and dryer, fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops. Right out from the kitchen slider, there's a deck with a table, chairs and an umbrella for outside dining. High speed wifi is included as well as 3 t.v.'s, and a couple of dvd and vcr's, radio w/ cd player.

The bike trail and some nice restaurants, post office and variety store are all within a short walking distance. The closest beach is 8/10 of a mile away and it's free.

Keywords: Light and bright, cape cod style, vacation home

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Ellen Peterson (Owner)
Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

About Ellen Peterson

Our home is a family -run vacation property. It is checked and maintained by at least one family member on a weekly basis. Upgrades are always on-going. We wish to present it as a place where we would want to spend time.

Ellen Peterson purchased this house in 2004

Why Ellen Peterson chose Chatham

Chatham continues to be a very desirable place to visit because it projects the quaintness of old cape cod, while its small town quality continues to inspire the return of families year after year.

What makes this house unique

The living room is open to the kitchen which has an adjoining deck. There's plenty of parking with 2 driveways. One is on the front right hand side of the house and can accommodate 2 cars back to back. The other, more generous one, is on the left of the house and winds around to the back. This area has plenty of parking for additional guests. The attached garage adds to the convenience of unpacking/packing, and grocery shopping.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We love this house!!!
Aug 2012
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Reviews

4.6
based on 11 traveler reviews

Newer Home with Recent Updates
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 12 reviews
5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay. The house was beautiful, clean and very centrally located between the towns of Chatham and Harwich. We were able to relax in the morning on the back deck with a cup of coffee and play lawn games in the front yard after a day at the beach. Having beach furniture for us to borrow was awesome and saved us a ton of room in the car. The owner was great to work with and answered any and all questions we had pre vacation and during our trip. Love, love, love this house and can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego, CA
5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

I have rented this house for years now and every single visit has been like coming home. The property is very well maintained inside and out; it is exceptionally clean; it is very roomy; the appliances provided are quality and easy to use; its location to Forest Beach, Picese's restaurant, the bike path and downtown Chatham is very convenient. Great walking location as well. The owner is very accommodating and easily accessible if an issue arises. Overall, this property is awesome. I will continue to look forward to coming here every year!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Massachusetts
5

Great Cape Cod Rental!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house over labor day weekend and it was a great stay! The house is very clean and a nice open layout on the first floor. The kitchen is fully equipped and the deck and back yard are perfect. This is not your typical cape cod rental with sand in the rugs from 1989 and spider webs. The house is very modern and comfortable and we all felt like we were at home. The house was kid and elderly friendly. The location was great, minutes to beaches, grocery stores, restaurants and the bike trail. I encourage you to book this rental!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Albany, NY
5

South Chatham Retreat

  • 5 of 5

My family & I have been staying here for many years-it feels like our summer home away from home. Accommodations are modern, bright, roomy & convenient to local businesses. It's a great morning mile walk to the beach. The owners are really nice to work with, as well. Looking forward to our next trip there.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Home - Unpleasant Owners

  • 1 of 5

This was my fifth time renting a Cape Cod Beach House with my family. The stay was wonderful. The house is conveniently located close to beaches and downtown Chatham. The house itself was in good condition with some minor issues. Upon arrival, we noticed a few things that seemed a little off. The front door frame had no screws and came off every time we opened it. The refrigerator takes about 2 days to get cool so I would advise to bring a cooler. The coffee machine was broken, which was listed as an amenity in the description so either bring your own or plan for daily trips into town to purchase coffee. All these problems were brought to the owners attention as soon as we noticed them. The owner did not feel it was necessary to come and address these issues. These were all very small problems that did not affect our stay, however we were charged for all of these after we left. The owner decided to keep our entire security deposit because "we broke the door", "we broke the coffee machine". We went back to the house after checking out because we had left an item. The owner was there and expressed how "filthy" the house was. We spent the entire morning cleaning rooms, washing linens, washing floors and tables making sure the house was suitable for the "cleaning crew". When we confronted the owner on why she thought the house was "filthy", she pointed to one spot on the counter that had a small water mark. If you do choose this house be advised the cost will most likely include your security deposit and some unpleasant discussions after your departure. Also, if there are issues during your stay, the owners will not assist you. I would not recommend this property to anyone as there are far more beautiful places to stay where the owners are very accommodating! On another note, Cape Cod is beautiful!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's unfortunate that you feel this way. I responded to your every call and email in a timely manner throughout your stay. I feel as if you would not have been happy no matter where you stayed. Perhaps you should have returned to one of the other 5 "Cape Cod beach homes" you previously rented. There was absolutely nothing wrong with the 4 year old refrigerator, although I had a replacement scheduled to be delivered the next day. I had to cancel the delivery because you told me in an email that it was working just fine. Someone in your party broke the door shelf on the refrigerator, however. I also had to replace the Cuisinart coffeemaker as someone poured coffee into the water intake which clogged the pump. I tried to repair it by flushing it out numerous times but ended up throwing it out and had to purchase a replacement. You never told me that the coffee maker didn't work. You just broke it and left. The next repeat tenants called and told me that it didn't work. It was also necessary for me to have the metal trim on the front door replaced because all the screw heads were sheared off and the remaining screws were all imbedded in the door frame. I can't imagine what must have happened, just that it occurred during your stay. Due to the cost involved in repairing your damages to my home, I felt justified in retaining your $300. security deposit. This is the first time in all my years of renting, that I have ever had to retain anyone's deposit. We've been fortunate to have so many wonderful and responsible repeat tenants. And, yes, I did tell the couple in your party who returned for a kitchen item, that the house was left filthy, because it was!
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5

Lovely Stay for a Group!

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriends and I spent a weekend here and had a wonderful, relaxing time. The house sleeps 9 comfortably, has a beautiful back porch and manicured landscape, and is a short drive from town and beaches. We adored the open, updated kitchen too. Would love to return!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Chatham
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Saquatucket Harbor, Harwich to Nantucket Island
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
route 6
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Pisces
Car: recommended

Close to the bike trail.

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Rates & Availability

South Chatham House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$325
 

Additional information about rental rates

1/2 of the rental price is paid at the time of booking. The balance plus security are due one month before the rental starts.

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Amenities

South Chatham House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 3 - shower , Outdoor HOT water shower
  • Downstairs bath has a shower Upstairs has a bathtub with a shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Other (See Description) - 1 child bed , 1 baby crib , Child Bed is a pack'n'play
  • Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (3), Baby Cribs (1) pack and play
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
There are 2 steps into the house. Easy access from side front driveway for those in a wheelchair. Has downstairs bedroom and bath.

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