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Bedrooms 5
Half Baths2
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Ideal Property - 5 bedrooms/5.5 baths

Sit on the porch in one of the rockers and enjoy your morning coffee or afternoon beverage of choice and watch the world go by. As soon as you drive in the driveway and smell the salt air, you start to relax and feel the welcoming embrace of this historical in town main house and cottage. The kitchen and huge dining room is often the central gathering space to plan the days activities, prepare the evening cocktails or make meals to take out on to the front porch or back patio and lawn.

Spend your days alternating between reading in the hammock and walking to Oyster Pond Beach for a swim for some time in the sun, and then back to the lawn. Ideally situated, you park your car for the week and either walk/take a bike ride or meander down to the beach.

Our Home is IDEAL for the family and friends of the bride or groom. The dining room can easily host a small rehearsal dinner and our proximity to the Queen Anne Inn is a plus for additional guests!

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Keywords: Cape Cod Home and Cottage

More Details

Betty Quigley
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2018

About Betty Quigley

We are now into our 11th year of owning the Corner Pearl and each year, the home has gotten better with each and every improvement. This year's improvement is a new front porch with more room to rock, and view! WE love how much our guests enjoy the comforts, floor plan and that front porch. The floor plan is ideal for gatherings giving everyone the feeling of never being on top of each other. That and her ideal location just speaks to enjoying all that Chatham has to offer without getting in your car and trying to find a parking spot in town. This is an in town location which is out of town! We love this house and have been creating the best memories for our families and over eight brides and two grooms! We love the fact that families elect to get married out of our home. How special.

Betty Quigley purchased this house in 2005

Why Betty Quigley chose Chatham

Location, Location, Location


Minutes from the BEACH!

Along with ample parking

What makes this house unique

The tree outside the front door was built the same year as the home and he speaks when the winds blow. He has been there guarding this home and when you sit on the front porch late at night and listen to his leaves, you will know exactly what I am referring to. Very special.


Chatham House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • All furniture must be returned to original location
  • Outdoor furniture returned to original location and covered
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Master Suite 'Her' Bath - toilet , tub , shower , wheel chair accessible shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Master Suite - His
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd Floor First Full Bath
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , 2nd Floor In Suite Bathroom
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , 1st Floor Powder Room
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , First Floor Master Suite with his/her bathrooms
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , First Guest Bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , has portable air conditioner
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Cottage Queen
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
The home is owned by a professional chef, so the kitchen and utensils are all top notch.


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(22 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews

Perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

My extended family (8 adults and 4 kids) spent a week at this gorgeous home. The house is very spacious and we were able to spread out with a room dedicated as a kids play room and one dedicated to adults for reading, talking, playing games etc. The huge dining room table was a perfect place to gather for our large group. The bedroom layout was ideal for us. We put the two families with small children in the upstairs rooms, the grandparents in the downstairs master and the newlyweds in the separate cottage. Everyone had plenty of space and privacy. The back yard was great for wiffle ball games or relaxing on the hammock or by the fire pit.

The home's location was ideal. We walked into town pretty much daily/nightly for ice cream or shopping. We easily walked to the children's beach or up the hill to the grocery store and the bigger beaches were only a short drive away.

As everyone has said, the owners were very approachable and easy to work with. They provided a very well equipped house with beach toys, board games & puzzles, plenty of beach towels, pillows and blankets as well as a fully stocked kitchen!

We definitely hope to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful family vacation spot!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful vacation stay at this beautiful home. The location is hard to beat because of its close proximity to town and the beach. It was perfect for a large family. We never felt overcrowded. We loved the large dining room where we shared some great meals together. We also enjoyed the great outdoor sitting area at night by the fire pit. Betty and Joe couldn't have been better hosts. They were always available to answer any questions we had. Thanks!! We are looking forward to returning next year .

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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One of my favorite Vacations!

  • 5 of 5

We had 4 families, all with 1 or 2 young kids staying on this gorgeous property. It was perfect! This comfy home is perfectly situated within Chatham- a quick walk to the beach, town, super market and pharmacy. The amenities were also amazing. We didn't have to bring much in our cars b/c beach chairs, umbrellas, toys, etc. we're provided for us. A huge plus when traveling far with small kids! The kitchen and dining were excellent for entertaining and eating. We were able to fit everyone comfortably around the large table. The home is also super spacious. There were so many different sitting areas, that someone could be quietly taking a nap while the kids were playing in another room. We spent a lot of time outside on the lawn, BBQ'ing on the patio and relaxing on the couches by the fire pit. Betty and Joe were incredibly helpful and reliable. Their home was clean when we arrived, they made sure we were comfortable and suggested day and night activities during our stay. I highly recommend this rental to anyone looking for a relaxing vacation in the Cape. I cannot wait to return next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The PERFECT Mutli-Family Vaca

  • 5 of 5

My name is Isaac, and I was one of 4 families that shared this property during our visit. First off, the area is perfectly located. Being that this house was a stone's throw to the bay/beach, and short walk to the sandwich shop made for easy mornings and stress-free days. We walked with 6 kids to the baseball game, and to town. Town has every type of attraction that you could want- art, food, shopping...and you walk back to the house before your kid's ice cream melts!

I also love the fact that the lawn in the back was "in the back." All of the kids were able to play outside on our 2 non-beach days without the fear of traffic or bikers. Inside: We all enjoyed a few MAJOR details. One, we were able to enjoy our meals together. Not all of us get to spend much time together, so the dining area provided a great place with plenty of room for meals, drinks/laughter and also the occasional kiddie dance party! Second to that, were the 2 living rooms. Sometimes you wanted to get away from the kids, or someone else's kids, and you could also find a couch to relax on and read, or catch an early nap! Number 3 is the room and bed size. I am 6'4, so keeping me happy in terms of a room is not easy! We had a lot of shelves to unpack our things (although our daughter kept ripping the clothes off of the shelves haha). But more importantly, no crying kids our loud parents were heard (we were upstairs). Our room was upstairs, and away from "the party," but we had 2 couples upstairs as well and no one was ever on top of one another. The 4th might sound silly, but the amount of bathrooms also helped! Drinking+food=necessity. Every family had their own, which made this abode feel a lot like our own.

Now, the owner. She gave us everything we needed-keys, clean house, and space! The only issues we had was on the 2nd day our garbage got raided by animals, and her and her husband were there the next day with a brand new system for the garbage cans; without even coming into the house! Then, we ran out of propane in the fire pit and her husband called the town store and had one put on hold for us, so we swapped them out and had fire once again! The owners were open to our needs, very accommodating and very nice!

We are already booked for next year. This house's spots go quick! and with the amount of space, amenities and location, this house is a NO-BRAINER!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best week ever!

  • 5 of 5

The corner pearl has something to offer for EVERYONE! We vacationed with 8 adults and 4 toddlers/babies and there was more than enough space for all. We easily could have fit an additional family. Mornings were spent out on the front porch enjoying our coffee. Our enjoyable afternoons involved walking down to oyster pond and letting the little ones effortlessly float. The small beach is perfect for families as the little ones can chase the minnows and collect sea shells without having to worry about waves knocking them down. The house is equipped with all you could possibly need for a week at the beach. The men were able to go out fishing at the local marina, which was followed up by grilling some fish tacos back at the house. The tremendous farm table setup allowed all to dine together and enjoy lots of laughter. After the little ones went to sleep we kicked up our feet around the fire pit and were able to unwind.

The property is spacious and has room for all to enjoy outdoor play. Betty and Joe were even nice enough to allow us to setup a blow up pool so one afternoon we enjoyed letting the children play in the yard.

Midweek we were able to pack up the kids and walk over to the local Chatham A's basball game - we were able to picnic while the kids ran around at the play ground adjacent to the field. You need to take a ride down to lighthouse point beach for some seal watching and some amazing sunsets. Don't forget to stop at the local seafood market to pick up some snacks. Your camera is essential as you are sure to want to take some family pictures in the dunes--a great Christmas card photo perhaps.

The grand finale was on the last night walking into town to enjoy the local concert and having the kids parade around the gazebo with balloons. On the walk home we stopped for some homemade ice cream and we all went to bed with a smile on our face because it truly was the best week ever. Betty and Joe have created a home away from home for all who vacation in Chatham. Their accommodations are not just beautiful but comfortable. The rooms are spacious - plenty of room for a pack n play in each and the bathrooms are perfect especially having two bathtubs. Lets not forget the outdoor shower which is sure to have you refreshed after a day at the beach.

We are sure to return as the trip couldn't have been better!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You all were an absolute pleasure to have our home and we thank you so much for the wonderful words. We hope you and your friends continue to return and make memories in Chatham! Best to you all winter long and we hope we see you next Summer! Betty and Joe
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MultiGenerational Get together was perfect

  • 5 of 5

Our trip here last summer was perfect. Absolutely amazing location, nice amenities, plenty of space. We walked everywhere, and had the best time!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
1.5 Miles
Chatham Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
The Red Nun
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Harwich Ferry to Nantucket/Martha's Vineyard
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Oyster Pond Beach


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $350
Damage Deposit $1,000

Off Season Rates - Main House only 550.00/night

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.