When in Chatham, the beaches are unmissable. Make sure you head to Lighthouse Beach, Harding Beach and Oyster Pond Beach. But there’s plenty more to do besides the beaches and seafood too! Rent bikes and explore bike paths along the Cape, spot seals playing in the water by the Chatham Pier, go shopping on Main Street, catch a movie at the Orpheum theatre. As for the lighthouse, consider moving over the obvious Chatham Lighthouse and head over to the Stage Harbour Lighthouse which is even more impressive. In Chatham, you have plenty of vacation rental options to choose from ranging from small bungalows to beach mansions, depending on your budget and preferences. Also, the closer you are to the water and the time of the visit may significantly impact your costing too. We’ve curated some of the top accommodation choices for you. Check out the best VRBO accommodations in Chatham, Massachusetts here.
This 2400 sq ft (222 sqm), four-bedroom house has an ocean harbor seafront with private stairway access to the harbor and lovely elegant interiors. Perfectly seated on the bank with the backyard overlooking the harbour coupled with unobstructed views of both Little Mill Pond and Mill Pond, the views from the house are truly spectacular. It’s also an easy walk to Lighthouse Beach or Andrew Hardings Beach and Chatham’s Village which houses shops and restaurants. The house has been recently renovated and comes with a well-appointed full kitchen, centralized air-conditioning, gorgeous wood flooring, and a brick-walled patio.
Waterfront Chatham Village, Short Walk to Town & Lighthouse Beach
Top guest reviewsKitchen was clearly the gathering place with dining room just off it which had a wonderful view of bayThe outdoor space is as lovely as the spaces indoorsThe fact that you can walk to town made it extra specialThe home is close to everything town beachWe were 8 adults and a 2 month old attending a family weddingIt was spacious and exactly as listedThe property is nicely decorated very clean and well maintained
Host:The owner had a booklet of information waiting for us about the particulars of the home Great spot Davidwere very helpful and accommodating when we requested to arrive early/check out late and sent over a ton of helpful informationand we really grew to love the homegreat views make for a good timeThey allowed full access to their home beach chairs etc quickly answered any questions we had by email sent a detailed info packet on Chatham restaurants beaches etc that proved to be very...Read more reviewsbut yet it is in a secluded quiet neighborhoodIt's steps away from Main Street where all the stores and shops areAlso this property is a (very) easy walk into the best shopping area of Chatham and also to the beach and lighthouse areaThe house is only a 5 min walk to townChatham is a lovely little town full of shoppes art galleries and restaurants
This 3000 sq ft (278 sqm) property is located on the ocean side of Shore Road with an easy walk to four of Chatham’s swimming beaches, the fish pier, restaurants and more. It features four bedrooms, a full kitchen, a garage, a workshop and a huge backyard with organic vegetables and a flower garden. The outdoors also come with chairs to relax and unwind at the end of the day while enjoying a drink. Entertainment options include a television, a book collection and close proximity to golf and tennis facilities. Pets are allowed on this property.
Oceanside Location - wonderful location
Top guest reviewsFive adults shared the home enjoying evening firesits not appointed like a rentalHowever the master suite was very niceCape Cod memories were made for my children here in one of the most beautiful settings imaginableThe house had everything we needed as far as amenities go was very spacious for 6 adults and 3 kidsIt was clean and roomy and very comfortable
Host:the owner is a delight to work with and provides many helpful tipsThis is a great vacation home and the owners could nt have been more attentive Great placeMy teenagers thought she was haunted and loved exploringCod memories so precious to all of usWe were late getting there because of our flights and the owner had breakfast items delivered for usRead more reviewsWe also walked to the Chatham baseball games AWESOME Very close to the Chatham Pier Fish Market and the wonderful Chatham Bars Inn Robertand we loved being able to walk to the center of town multiple beaches and the Chatham Bars Inn ResortEverything provided An absolutely beautiful garden Walk to beaches restaurants and the center of the charming villageThe grand old lady was very eccentric and quirkyWe enjoyed an exceptional week in this most special home Character and charm without sacrificing modern comforts Walk to a private beach using a secret passage through the garden or stroll to ma...
This property is a bright and beautiful two-bedroom townhouse spanning 1200 sq ft (111 sqm) The house has been newly renovated and features an open floor plan, vaulted beam ceilings, a built-in gas fireplace, and hardwood floors. The well-equipped kitchen has granite counters, tile backsplash, a dishwasher and a large island with seating for four along with an adjacent dining area with a large table perfect for meals and playing board games. The outdoors includes a patio with ample seating, a gas grill and atmospheric string lights coupled with an outdoor shower. The place is located near the shops and dining areas of Chatham, 0.5 miles (0.8 km) from Oyster Pond and 2 miles (3.2 km) from Lighthouse Beach.
Newly Renovated! Walk to Beach and Town!
Top guest reviewsIt was great to be able to watch the Celtics game in the TV room while I was cooking in the kitchenHad everything we could have wantedThe outdoor patio was a bonus as wellWe enjoyed the comfy beds and quiet areaThe house was beautifully decorated and up-to-date The large table in the kitchen was a perfect fit for me and my 6 friendsThe house was clean and slept 5 adults comfortably
Host:The hosts are responsive and graciousGreat amenities Back deck with outdoor showerEverything about the property was wonderfulBeautiful rental home with wonderful patio for relaxing or having a barbequeWe all felt very relaxed safe and comfortable there and it made a great home base for travel around the CapeRead more reviewsIt's conveniently located to so many great places in and near Chathamlocation was great; a few minutes walk to Main Street but removed enough for a relaxed/quiet retreat Already looking at dates for next yearThe location is ideal for walking--close to food downtown Chatham and a family beachIt is in a great location to walk to town and also an easy drive to other nearby townsso we were able to walk or ride bikes any and everywhere
Featuring expansive views of Pleasant Bay, two decks, two living areas, and four bedrooms, this vacation rental has plenty of room and is an ideal choice for a peaceful retreat with family or a large group of friends. The property is also dog-friendly and you don’t need to leave your furry family member behind either. The living space features ample seating and is in the center of the home with two bedrooms on each side. The bedrooms are spacious and feature plenty of natural light. The deck and porch have plenty of outdoor furniture, tables for alfresco dining, a hammock and a gas grill. The kitchen is well-appointed with all the equipment and paraphernalia you may need.
Walk to Beach- Water Views-Pet Friendly -A/C- Private location- Welcome to Waterfront
Top guest reviewsThe house is quite large and there was plenty of room for everyone with a lovely living room great TV room and even a formal dining roomWIth two bedrooms on one side of the house and two on the otherThe bedroom settings worked so well for us because some like to rise very early and some liked to sleep in
Host:We spent a lot of time out on the deck which even had awnings for shade and rain protectionMy childhood friends and I spent a fabulous week in this wonderrful home right in the middle of the CapeRead more reviewsThe location is very quiet and not far from lovely downtown Chatham with wonderful shops and restaurants Centrally located for trips to the boat docks in Hyannis and ProvincetownThe setting of this house is incredible with beautiful views of Pleasant Bay from most of the windows in the house
This four-bedroom property is a comfortable family home sitting near the end of a quiet dead-end road. Located just five minutes’ from the Ridgevale Beach and a quick drive to Downtown Chatham or Harwich Port, this home can comfortably sleep up to eight people. The main floor has a wide open floor plan with two separate living areas, one bedroom with twin beds, a well-equipped kitchen, and a dining area. It also comes with a large deck to enjoy lovely views of Buck’s creek while just taking in the sunset or barbecuing. The second floor has three bedrooms - one with a king size bed, one with a queen size bed and one with twin beds. The house comes with a large private yard and an outdoor shower. The house is centrally air-conditioned, has laundry equipment in the basement, is Wi-Fi enabled and allows dogs.
#611: Stunning water views, 2 decks, walk to Ridgevale Beach, dog friendly!
Top guest reviewsThe four bedrooms accommodated us nicely and the spacious living spaces were perfectIt did have an ant problemThe house itself sleeps 6 in bedrooms upstairs with a daybed and trundle bed downstairsbut it was addressed promptly once we notified Del MarAt the end of the street with the estuary on two sides and the ocean behind the other side of the streetThe house was spacious and clean great amenitiesit was extremely quiet and felt secludedThe street was delightfully quiet and the views were amazing
Host:We've been going to Ridgevale beach for years with it's warm calm estuary waters opposite the ocean side and expansive tidal flats for the kids to exploreThe home was ready and the condition was as advertisedThey had a maintenance guy come the day after to spray around the perimeterDel Mar has been great and super responsive and we will definitely rent from them againBut the views make all the difference with a wonderful back deck looking out over the marsh and a roof deck off the masterRead more reviewsThis house is just a five minute walk from the beach and easy driving distance to Chatham center and Rt 28 businessesThis was a beautiful property and very convenient to the beach (less than 5 minute walk)The house is perfect for one or two families looking for gorgeous views within walking distance to the best family beach on the capeAfter spending one week with my sisters in this old captain's home with a widow's walk and beautiful deck and being able to just take in the serenity of it's locationThe scenic views of Bucks Creek changed throughout the day with the tides a delight to watch from the outdoor patio the roof deck and even from inside An easy and pleasant walk to Ridgevale Beach
6. Furnished property in a townhouse complex with tennis court, swimming pool shared access (from USD 500)
This 2500 sq ft (232 sqm) picture-perfect townhouse is set on 17.5 acres (7 hectares) and is beautifully and meticulously designed for the best of style and comfort. The elegantly furnished house features four bedrooms, a spacious area, dining space for eight, a well-appointed kitchen with an island and breakfast bar and luxury bathroom fittings. The guests at the property have access to the tennis court, swimming pool, huge lawn and more. There are also plenty of excellent restaurants nearby, ranging from casual to fine dining, for when you do not wish to cook. The location also puts you in close proximity of Chatham Main Street’s eclectic shopping options, sightseeing, whale watching, golf, movies, concerts and more.
New Waterfront Townhome
Top guest reviewsWe were greeted by the property manager and shown all the amenities- all the way to the boats for our use on the waterThe setup was ideal for traveling with multiple family members and young children as there was plenty of space and beds for everyone to feel comfortableThe house is stocked with supplies -- so all you really need to bring is yourself and your clothing
Host:very attentive and responsive Three generations combining a vacation with a family wedding nearby completely enjoyed this spacious and comfortable vacation homeWe could not have been happier with our stay- the "townhouse" was really a beautifully decorated and maintained home with an unbelievable locationWe rented all three townhouses for a family reunionBeautiful location Grounds meticulously cared for and pool was delightfulOur family had a wonderful vacation and would definitely come backRead more reviewsa picturesque corridor with great shops restaurants and barsBeautiful property - well appointed and close to beaches and Main Street in ChathamThere is a great view from this Townhome and Oyster Pond itself is pristinely manicured and a gorgeous setting for anybody looking to partake in swimming fishing tennis or just relaxIt's a very quick drive to the heart of downtown Chathamit was like staying in a spread from a high end design magazine
This beautiful townhouse sits on the main street and is close to all of downtown’s attractions. It comes with two master bedrooms and additional sleeping arrangements in the living room. The house features air-conditioning in each room, heating, Wi-Fi access, and laundry equipment. Indoor entertainment options include a television, a DVD player and a book collection. The outdoors comes with a sun deck, a barbecue grill and a provision for alfresco dining. The place is only a short walk to restaurants, shops, Oyster Pond Beach, the movie theatre, a baseball field, and the village market.
Beautiful Townhouse in downtown, walk to restaurants, shops & Oyster Pond
Top guest reviewskitchen and living room were allI enjoyed sitting in the living roomthe kitchen and living area provided great spaces for fun conversationsKitchen was well stocked and the living room was a comfortable place to relax in Being able to walk to town for dinners and shoppingso we each needed our own bed/bath space for dressingThe home was clean and spacious for usIt's initial appeal of having 2 MBR w/ en suitesso the two large bedrooms with bathrooms was great
Host:was perfect for us and the other couple we traveled withCommunication was good for planning and arrivalAnd since we had several events to attend we really appreciated the closet space and the proximity to all those eventsVery clean comfortable well equipped andLilly and Mark were so accessible and accommodating which made our stay very comfortableRead more reviewsAlso many levels to retreat to Walking distance to everything in Chatham Loved the locationPerfect location to enjoy Chatham and Cape CodThis a great location also as it was so easy to get to different places of interest on the CapeWe saw the beautiful sunset from up there Walking distance to the super cute Main Street area of shops and restaurants Just so lovely driving around Chatham and looking at the lovely houses toolocally eating jam doughnuts at Chatham Village Cake and Bakery only a couple of minutes walk away After driving around Cape Cod and getting to know it better
This 1900 sq ft (176 sqm) home is seated on its own private beach and offers unobstructed views of Pleasant Bay and the open ocean beyond. It’s also only a five-minute walk to the dozens of shops, restaurants and art galleries that line the main street. Also, the world-famous Chatham Bars Inn and Spa is only 200 yards (182 m) to its north. The house features three bedrooms and can house up to seven people comfortably. Each of the bedrooms has full-on ocean views and the outdoors have plenty of seating and a provision for alfresco dining.
Direct Ocean Front - Private Sandy Beach - 5 Min. Walk to Town166 Shore Rd
This vacation home is located on 2 acres (0.8 hectares) of a prime oceanfront real estate on Morris Island. Offering panoramic views of the Nantucket Sound and Monomoy Islands, the sunsets from here are truly sublime. The house spans 5000 sq ft (464 sqm) and hints at Asian-style decor. With five bedrooms, three bathrooms, two powder rooms, and multiple living and dining spaces, it comes with plenty of space to accommodate larger groups up to 13 people. The outdoor space features sun loungers, a barbecue, a fire pit and plenty of seating with a provision for alfresco dining. Wake up to the sounds of songbirds and the sight of whitetail deer gracefully moving through the grass then head on to hike on the Monomoy National Refuge trails.
Oceanfront Luxury Home
Top guest reviewsthe views are breathtaking and the home very comfortablethe kitchen was great with everything you need to feed such a crowd including an outdoor bbq grillmaster bedroom was like an apartment occupying the entire third levelRead more reviewsoverall this was a great property great location and we would revisit in a heartbeatour family loves walking the beach and a 4 mile beach walk is at your backdoor
This vacation home is a one-bedroom rental cottage with tasteful nautical decor that’s perfect for a couple’s retreat or a small family getaway. With breathtaking views of the Oyster Pond and the town beach just a short walk away, water babies will love the place. The sleeping arrangements include a king bed in the master bedroom and a pullout bed in the living room. The cozy living room features plush couches and a flat-screen television as well. The house comes with central heating, Wi-Fi access and shared laundry machine access. The outdoor area comes with a private furnished patio and a gas grill.
Chatham Windmill Cottage w/ Oyster Pond Views!
Top guest reviewsThe accommodation is very comfortable with off road parking lounge and combined kitchenThe cottage is very quirky and comfortable with all you might needThe space was immaculate well equipped and very cozyThe Wi-Fi and Cable TV worked wellThe house is cozy charming and very comfortableEverything I had pictured and moreSo clean and very nicely decoratedand we also used the laundry facilities (in the garage) - it sure beat having to sit in a laundromat
Host:the owner was charming and dealt with our questions very promptly as well as being very flexibleso that was not a problem for usLinda was a great host and even made sure a snow plow came the morning after a snow stormThe interior is beautifully decorated and spotless and made us feel right at homeShe gave us great recommendations on where to eat and where to go if we wanted to venture out of ChathamRead more reviewsWe were minutes from shops and restaurants and coffee and just a 10 minute walk to the beachWe booked this last minute looking for a close to town locationWonderful setting location could not be better & cottageThe location is ideal: Set in a garden of a residential upscale neighborhood; quiet but close to the village and shops overlooking the beautiful PondChatham is a great little town with lots of shops and great food in walking distance of the cottage
Explore the architecture and homes in Chatham
Chatham is home to some mansions that can rival even the best European chalets. Spend some time strolling around and check out some truly spectacular seaside homes.
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