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Chatham - Hardings and Ridgevale Beach location - Pottery Barn Decor

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Charming Bedrooms, 2 Full And 1 Half Baths, Enclosed Outdoor Shower, Wireless

Chatham, located at the elbow of Cape Cod, offers a convenient location to many Cape attractions.

Swimming, biking, running and golf are in close proximity to our home.

Our home is conveniently located between Ridgevale Rd and Hardings Beach.

The home has a family friendly location on a quiet cul-de-sac. You will be greeted by a front porch located under a delightful pergola. The white rocking chairs on the porch are a favorite spot to enjoy your morning coffee. The landscaping maintains its beauty throughout the year with the help of the underground sprinklers.

The home is beautifully decorated in a relaxed Pottery Barn Decor and meticulously maintained.

The two family rooms each with large screen TV's located on separate floors makes this home ideal for family entertainment.

The rear deck with its wrought iron patio table and Weber grill, overlooks a private backyard. The picture perfect setting is ideal for memorable evening dinners.

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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 9, 2017


West Chatham House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 9
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Town
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Area
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Room 4 - outdoor shower , Enclosed hot/cold shower with dressing area.
  • All three bathrooms have granite counters, tile floors, Kohler bath fixtures and self closing Toto toilet seats.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , MBR with private bath
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
New to rental market in 2012 ! Stainless steel appliances. Beds have premier new Sterns and Foster mattresses and Pottery Barn duvets with premium pillows. Great room is furnished in slip-covered pottery barn comfort sofa, chairs and ottoman. Two separate TV areas with flat screen LCD TVs and DVD players provide entertainment space for the entire family. A third reading room offers a quite area to curl up with a good book.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

Chatham - Hardings and Ridgevale Beach location - Pottery Barn Decor
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews

Amazing New Year Holiday

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I along with our three small children celebrated the New Year enjoying Chatham's First Night Celebration. It is the perfect location to ring in the New Year with a family oriented focus of music, children's activities and outstanding early fireworks.

We were surprised to be greeted by the outside of this home's pergola decorated in fresh green garland and a green door wreath with sand dollars and starfish. The holiday decor continued with a beautiful garland on the mantle along with a coordinated Christmas tree of miniature white lights, starfish and sand dollars.

While there was plenty of restaurants open, we couldn't pass up cooking in the well outfitted kitchen after buying the freshest seafood at the Chatham Fish and Lobster Co. less than a mile from the house.

Our children loved playing in the finished lower level outfitted with the 2nd large TV and its own bathroom. It allowed us to entertain friends in the large kitchen after the kids had eaten. Truly a house that accomadates different age groups as our 2 yr old we put to bed early and older siblings at play didn't wake her.

Beds have lovely warm duvets and the most comfortable mattresses ever.

We enjoyed exploring and walked to Ridgevale Rd Beach via a private path. Easy safe walk for our kids ranging in age 2-8.

We can't wait to visit this home during warmer weather. The owners Claire and Walt are super easy to work with and the house has a binder with all of their favorite places to eat, explore and visit.

The Lynch's

Needham Ma

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kate and John, Walt and I are so happy you enjoyed Chatham's First Night activities. It really is a great family activity to ring in the New Year. The Chatham Fish Market is a must for anyone who stays at our home. Ridgevale Rd Beach is delightful in any season. We are so happy our home worked well for your family and look forward to welcoming you back. We appreciate you treating our home as your own. Regards, Claire and Walt
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The Perfect Get Away!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful vacation at your home. The house was beautiful and in pristine condition. When we cooked in, there were plenty of dishes and cookware for our family of nine. The sunroom was a perfect retreat for reading and hanging out. The back deck provided our family with many happy times that we will always remember. The location of your home was perfect. We could be to the beaches and downtown in five minutes. The house was close enough to civilization, but because of its location we felt as if we were in a secluded sanctuary. The lower level family room was very spacious and provided the perfect haven for our seventeen-month old grand-daughter and her parents. Thank you for sharing your gorgeous home with us. We look forward to vacationing there again next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best Vacation Home!!!

  • 5 of 5

This home is beautiful!! Our family had a wonderful vacation week in this fabulous home! Everything in the home is so clean and attractive. You will find everything you could possibly need for cooking, relaxing or going to the beach. The location is perfect - it is close enough to walk to the beach and it is a short ride into town. The fantastic owners provide lots of information about the area and so many helpful ideas. We can't wait to go back next summer! We only wish we could go more often and stay longer!!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Vacation Home in Chatham

  • 5 of 5

We owned our own homes on the Cape for many years, but have since retired to Florida. So, when we decided to get our adult children together for a family vacation in September, Chatham on the Cape was a perfect spot. Claire and Walter's home was far beyond our expectations. Conveniently located close to beaches and downtown, the home is beautifully decorated, immaculate, and very well outfitted. We truly felt at home. This house has all the up-to-date technology, a/c in all bedrooms, and plenty of space for everyone to sit and talk, watch TV, or read a book in the evenings. The back deck is great...we had a fabulous lobster feast out there overlooking the lovely back yard. The landscaping is beautiful and very well-kept. We highly recommend this property and hope to come back again in the future. Thank you, Claire and Walt, for providing us this great opportunity.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Peg and Tony, we are happy our home provided the perfect location for your family. It's name "Just Right" comes from Goldilocks and the three bears. It's not too big, it's not too small. The layout of bedrooms and relaxing areas is " just right," to accommodate our multi age group of our family. Thank you for treating our home as yours. We look forward to your staying with us on your future trips to Chatham. Warmly, Walt and Claire
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Greenwich, CT

Fabulous Home in Chathan

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have vacationed in Chatham for over 50 years. We've stayed in homes, condos and cottages. This home is far and away the most comfortable and attractive place that we have rented. The decor is warm and inviting. And there is space for everyone to enjoy their vacation any way they like. . .reading a book, doing a puzzle, watching TV. It's a great location for walkers and convenient to town by car. The beaches are nearby. As someone else said, it surpassed all expectations!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dallas, TX

Excellent house in charming Chatham

  • 5 of 5

Other family members have stayed on Cape Cod, however this was my first time doing so. Concur with other reviewers describing this home as very clean, attractive and a great place to stay.

Ours was a group of 8; 6 adults and 2 kids (ages 5 & 3). The set up worked quite well for us. The younger parents with the 2 children stayed downstairs; it's a finished basement w/ a living area and TV (a door to close off from bedroom). They have a 1/2 bathroom downstairs along with the washer/dryer. One very large bedroom includes the queen bed and twin beds ... there were bunk beds and can't recall whether there was another separate twin bed (?). Use the term "basement", however due to the angle of the property, the bedroom downstairs has a window and a set of doors opening out to the backyard. They have a de-humidifier and air-conditioning unit for downstairs.

On the main floor, each bedroom has its' own AC window unit. For someone like myself who grew up in MA, I well remember that summer weather can be erratic. During our week in Chatham the temps were very pleasant, but the humidity was high. That did make for perfect beach weather. However was very glad to have the air-conditioning in bedrooms for comfortable sleeping.

LOVED the outdoor shower! Having a shower outside makes sense if you've spent time at the beach and want to avoid trekking sand in the house. In this house, it's not just a spigot installed outside; rather the wooden structure around the shower also has a small "dressing area" in which you can hang up your towel, and put your soap.

RIDGVALE BEACH -- have lots of beach options in area, however since Ridgvale was the closest, within walking distance, AND very suitable for young children, that's where we went. For adults, it's a pleasant 15-minute walk, maybe about 1 mile (?). Because we were schlepping along various accoutrement for several hours at the beach (chairs, cooler, toys), part of our group would load up the car with all the stuff and drive over there. Be aware there is a parking fee at most all beaches (are a few in area that do not charge, however seems the majority do charge for parking). I think daily rate was $15 or can also get a parking pass ($60) for the week. For walk-ins, no charge for access. Bathrooms @ this beach are port-a-potties. There is a snack bar if you're not bringing along your own food items.

Okay--a bit sidetracked, so wish to conclude w/ hearty endorsement for this property.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

West Chatham House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Off Season
Nov 6 2016 - May 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 21 2017 - Jun 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Peak Summer
Jun 18 2017 - Sep 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250

Cleaning fee included with weekly rental.
Security deposit of $250 promptly returned following acceptable property inspection. Inquire for changeover day during summer peak season.
Flexible turnover day during non-peak season.
Shorter stays available non-peak season with cleaning fee of $125 additional.
Terms - 50% rental fee due with signed contract to reserve dates.
Please inquire about Holiday rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Car: recommended

Chatham's location, at the elbow of Cape Cod, allows for easy access to many attractions throughout the cape.

Our house is located south of Rt 28. Hardings Beach and Ridgevale Rd Beach, with its tidal pools are both in close proximity to our home. Spectacular Light House Beach offers swimming and seal watching as well as daily 7:30 am yoga classes.

The quaint Chatham village is lined with unique shops, charming bookstores and several fine restaurants.

The bike path is located .6 mi from our home and Captains Golf course and Chatham Seaside Links are a short drive. The nature enthusiast will enjoy the surrounding preservation land with three distinct trails to view the shore's plant life. The Monomoy Wildlife Sanctuary is resting and feeding area to 285 species and a delight for bird enthusiasts of all levels.

Friday evening band concerts and Chatham A's baseball games offer evening entertainment for all ages!


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