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Spacious 5 BR Chatham home, Central A/C, walk to beach and near bike trail

18 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


West Chatham House Rental Photos and Description

5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, Sleeps 10, Walk to beach, Central A/C

Large 5 BR, 3 bath home. New central A/C. Walk to kid-friendly Ridgevale Beach on Nantucket Sound. Guarded beach, Only beach in Chatham with snack bar, boat and kayak rentals. Cape Cod Rail Trail biking very close. Multiple golf courses nearby. Large Gourmet Kitchen and dining table seats 10. Center island seats 5. South facing deck with chaise, table, chairs and umbrella great for outdoor dining, barbequing or relaxing. Downstairs Living room with flat screen TV/DVD with cable including HBO. Large upstairs family room with large HD flat screen TV/DVD/DVR with cable and Netflix streaming and games area (great for kids). Weber gas grill. Ping Pong table and Foosball table in basement. Enclosed outdoor shower. Washer and dryer. High speed internet and Wi-Fi. Home recently updated and re-furnished.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

John Canestraro
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 24, 2016


based on 18 traveler reviews

Spacious 5 BR Chatham home, Central A/C, walk to beach and near bike trail
average rating of 4.888889 based on 18 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Our family rented this home to celebrate my parent's 50th wedding anniversary this past summer. We had such a wonderful time in John's beautiful home that we are thinking of returning next summer! This home, and the layout, was perfect for our family, which consisted of my parents, my sister and her two young children, and myself, husband, and young son. We felt like everyone had adequate space with room to spare. The kitchen is large with a pretty, cozy patio where we sat for breakfast each morning. The beach is an easy walk and the home is centrally located to where we could get to surrounding areas easily by car. The home was also very clean and provided all of the amenities we needed. John was an exceptional host. He spent a lot of time helping my sister and I plan a celebration for our parents', including putting together documents with a wide variety of ideas (activities, restaurants, catering services, etc.) we could choose from. His information and insight was invaluable and my parents were thrilled with their celebration! Our highlights were an evening sail with Matt from Chatham Classic Yacht Charters and dinner at the Wequassett Resort. John was easily accessible by email and responded quickly to questions/requests. Our family highly recommends staying in this home for your Chatham vacation. We can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Couldn't be better!

  • 5 of 5

Having two small kids we often rent houses if we make it out on any sort of "vacation", and this was by far our best rental yet!! Everything is as described and better. The pictures don't do the house justice, it's bigger than we expected and it comes stocked with every single amenity you could think of. Best of all the landlord is the most organized, helpful, responsive landlord we have ever worked with.

The location is fantastic, it's a good 10 minute walk to the beach - down hill on the way there but uphill on the way back, so consider drop offs if you carry a lot of gear. three families stayed comfortably at the house and one of us bought a week's parking pass ($75, can use at any beach in chatham) and would drive the gear there (parking is plentiful at any time of day) while the rest of us enjoyed the walk. the beach (ridgevale) is PERFECT for kids, with small tide pools they can play happily and safely in for hours, plenty of crabs and minnows to catch, a delicious snack bar that has tons of lunch options (be forewarned, long wait) and easy to manage (you don't have to walk 2 miles to the shore like some other beaches down the cape). outdoor shower back at home makes clean up a breeze.

house is only a few minutes drive to chatham center, the BEST ice-cream shop (Old School House Icecream) is less than a 3min drive away (cash only), and a delicious bakery is walking distance. Though you could easily eat in everyday - pantry has some essentials, every spice you could imagine is available and alphabetized, keurig AND a regular coffee maker, ice-cream maker, TWO fridges/freezers (extra one in the garage...and we needed it!), grill outside that never runs out of gas (connected to the house), i mean seriously stocked kitchen. soap/detergent needed for dishwasher and washing machine are supplied.

you cannot go wrong with this fact, i almost wish i wasn't writing this review cause i don't want to give it up! we'll be back for sure.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect for many generations!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this home for 3 generations (4 adults, and 3 kids age 3 1/2 and under) and it was perfect for us. It was spotless and incredibly clean, which was a huge bonus especially with little ones that play on the floor. The kitchen is wonderfully stocked and just beautiful! It's bright with lots of natural light, tons of seating, and is perfect for all our needs. We really enjoyed being able to seat everyone at one table! The bedrooms were comfortable and pretty and it was nice to have two seating areas (the living room downstairs and the sitting/family room upstairs) so that we could all watch what we wanted on TV. We also enjoyed sitting on the back deck and the little ones had fun running around in the yard. John, the owner, was incredible, providing fabulous information, staying in contact, and being available when we had questions. He really made it easy for us. Last, but not least, Ridgevale beach was perfect for the little ones. In coming to the Cape for 37 years, it was the first time we visited this particular beach, but it was a daily morning event with the kids. We had a wonderful time and are grateful to John for sharing their home and we look forward to returning for many years to come!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We set up the house to be an inviting and comfortable home away from home. The house and location are ideal for a multi-generational family such as yours. We look forward to your return and many more happy family memories.
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Beautiful home!!

  • 5 of 5

This is an awesome home to rent in the Cape!! It has everything you would ever need and more. The kitchen is big, with a lots of seating. Our family enjoyed gathering there for our meals, playing cards, etc. The house is very spacious-especially the upstairs rooms. Our kids (ages 13-21) enjoyed hanging out in the upstairs family room together. There is a TV and all kinds of books and games that kept them occupied. The home is beautifully decorated and very comfortable. We enjoyed our coffee in the morning on the deck and the kids (and adults) enjoyed wiffle ball in the large back yard. The days were warm and the nights were cool and we didn't even need to turn on the AC all week.

We especially loved Chatham-it's so quaint, with lots to see and do. The location of the house is great. It's within walking distance of the beach and it's a short drive to other cities in the Cape. The grocery store is very nice and only a couple of miles away.

Last but not least, the owner of the home, John, is wonderful!!. He helped us plan our trip, answered all of our questions, and handled all correspondence quickly and efficiently.

I would definitely rent this home again !!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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It was the perfect spot!

  • 5 of 5

The house was more than we expected, room setup, a fully stocked kitchen with state of the art appliances, lovely decor. This all added to a memorable family holiday. Having the beach close by was an added bonus. The grandchildren spent there days surfing and paddle boarding. John was very helpful in acquainting us with the area. We would and have already recommended this property to friends and relatives.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic rental in Chatham

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time renting in Chatham and we will definitely go back again. The owner of this house was especially helpful ahead of time providing useful information about the surrounding area, including things to do, where to shop, where to dine out, etc. The house was immaculate and had everything one could possibly think of. The kitchen was stocked with more silverware, dishes, glasses, etc. than we could have possibly used. The bedroom set-ups worked well for multiple families. Thank you for letting us into your home, which is obviously not just a rental.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Nantucket - Harwich ferry
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Cranberry Valley, Captain's, many others
Nearest Train
18 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Rt 6
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.4 Miles
Ridgevale Beach
Car: necessary

BEACHES: Walk to kid-friendly Ridgevale beach on Nantucket Sound. The only beach in Chatham with snack bar and boat rentals (Sailboats, Kayaks, SUPs). BIKERS: Cape Cod Rail trail (Chatham Old Colony extension) biking less than 1/2 mile away. Over 30 miles of paved biking trails.

Enjoy charming downtown Chatham shops and restaurants. Friday night band concerts. Watch top college players in Cape Cod Baseball League -- Chatham Anglers.

Huge gourmet kitchen. Fully stocked with all you will need for food prep, utensils, dishes, etc. Deck with table and chairs for dining outside. Off street parking for a large boat (drive-thru -- no backup required)


Rates & Availability

West Chatham House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Late summer/Fall 2016
Sep 3 2016 - Oct 28 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Mar 4 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Summer 2017
May 27 2017 - Jun 23 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer/Fall 2017
Sep 2 2017 - Nov 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $180

Availability and rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Rental agreement and payment schedule will be provided upon confirmation of your rental.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
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West Chatham House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , First Floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , First Floor MBR
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower , Enclosed outdoor shower / Hot & Cold / rinse off from beach
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd flr, dbl sink, lighted vanity, separate toilet/tub area
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master BR main floor - 1 queen , with private bathroom
    Twin BR main floor - 2 twin/ single
    Full BR Main floor - 1 double
    Queen BR Upstairs - 1 queen , Upstairs
    Twin BR Upstairs - 2 twin/ single , Upstairs - 2 Twins
  • Summary -- Main Floor: 3 bedrooms,2 bath ( Master BR with private bath). 2nd Floor: 2 bedrooms, large full bath has separate tub/shower/toilet area, double sink, lighted vanity. Extra large family room between 2 upstairs Bedrooms. Very private and quiet from downstairs.
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • DVR
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Huge upstairs family room great for kids. includes 50' flat screen HD TV and DVD/DVR, HBO and Netflix. High Speed internet and wi-fi. Built-in desk and bookcase space for crafts and play, Large, Sunny south facing deck with table, chairs and umbrella, chaise. Full basement with ping pong table and foosball. Attached garage to store all your beach gear, bikes and outdoor paraphernalia, driveway. Off street parking for 4-5 cars

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