Overlooking Nantucket Sound and large lush lawns
Overlooking Nantucket Sound and large lush lawnsFront DoorCooks KitchenGatsby Dining Room
3 Reviews

From $570 / night

161 Bay View Road, Chatham, MA 02659
9 bedrooms
20 guests
Varies min stay

Overview Description


Bedrooms: 9
Bathrooms: 4
Sleeps: 20
Type: Home
Per night: $1,250
Per week: $3,990 - $10,000
Pets allowed: No
Internet: Yes
Description of the Chatham vacation home rental
Southwesterly ocean breezes flow over this HISTORIC family estate built in the 1930?s by Mr. & Mrs. John Peale Bishop, a classmate and best friends at Princeton of F. Scott Fitzgerald and himself a famous writer and poet. The Gatsby sits on 1.3 acres in Chatham overlooking Nantucket Sound.

This family estate is great for games and ocean views of Nantucket Sound awaits your family reunion, vacation, golf, rehearsal dinner, Ladies weekend getaway, Or just a big chill weekend!

Features include:

* 9 bedrooms - Washer, Dryer, Gas Grill

* 4 baths / 2 outdoor showers

* double fire placed living room with French doors leading to a 28 foot veranda with sparkling water views

* Two Refrigerators, Butler's Pantry

* Large dining room kitchen fully applianced

* On Private Sea Change Lane overlooking Nantucket Sound for as far as the eye can see!!, no traffic

* Outside , first floor off living room Large veranda overlooking salt marshes full of birds,,Offsprey and sweeping green lawns where the games are played!!

* 2 decks overlooking salt marshes & the ocean, lawns great for games

* Ocean views of Nantucket sound and a shop skip and jump to the sandy beach

FREE PARKING!!! Forrest Beach South Chatham,,, walk to Tennis.

This Beautiful home is available for rental all year round, weeks & long weekends!


CALL Joan Forger for more information or booking
Area Information
Gatsby is close to The Stop and Shop, Wine shop and Liquor shp,, Hess Gas,, Dunkin Donuts,, Starbucks at Super Stop and Shop,,400 Club,, RTE 137 Harwich, Ma.Close to
lovely, quaint Chatham shopping,,, and Chatham Light House. Manny beaches,,, Pices for great food,,, 2 miles to Nantucket Ferry at Saquetucket Harbor in Harwichport,,, nice for day trips to Nantucket.
Pleny of fishing, golfing and great food eaterys,,,

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Availability Calendar



Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
Apr 01 2017 Dec 31 2017 $1,250 $1,250 $3,990 - 2 Nights
Jun 15 2017 Sep 02 2017 - - $10,000 - 1 Week
Deposits: To rent Gatsby a 50% deposit is required at the time of signing of the lease. The balance is due 60 days before rental begins. a $300. cleaning deposit is also due 60 days before rental date.
Payment Options: Personal Check
Other Fees: There is a $300.00 cleaning/security deposit



  • Beds

  • 1 King Bed
  • 2 Queen Beds
  • 1 Double Bed
  • 11 Twin Beds
  • Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage
  • Lanai
  • Porch
  • Balcony
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Oceanfront
  • View (Ocean)
  • Deck
  • Heating
  • Outdoor Shower
  • Waterfront
  • Fireplace
  • High Speed Internet
  • Parking Included
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Full Kitchen
  • Appliances

  • Blender
  • Fax Machine
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • CD Player
  • Gas Grill
  • Refrigerator (Full)
  • Toaster
  • Coffee Maker
  • Iron
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • DVD Player
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • TV (Cable/Satellite)
  • Activities

  • Beach
    (<1 mile)
  • Surfing
    (<1 mile)
  • Deep Sea Fishing
    (2 miles)
  • Lake
    (5 miles)
  • Boating
    (<1 mile)
  • Tennis
    (<1 mile)
  • Grocery Store
    (2 miles)
  • Water Skiing
    (5 miles)
  • Ocean
    (<1 mile)
  • Windsurfing
    (<1 mile)
  • Movie Theater
    (2 miles)
  • Bowling
    (6 miles)
  • Playground
    (<1 mile)
  • Bicycling
    (1 mile)
  • Golf
    (4 miles)
  • Horseback Riding
    (8 miles)
  • Restaurant
    (<1 mile)
  • Fishing
    (1 mile)
  • Miniature Golf
    (4 miles)
  • Live Entertainment
    (9 miles)
  • Sailing
    (<1 mile)
  • Shopping Area
    (1 mile)
  • Gym/Fitness Center
    (5 miles)
  • Park
    (10 miles)
  • Snorkeling
    (<1 mile)
  • Canoeing
    (2 miles)
  • Kayaking
    (5 miles)
  • Whale Watching
    (25 miles)
Other Vacation Rental Amenities
Chatham has an airport and a quaint downtown with many wonderful shops. There is a town tennis court , a children's playground with swings and slides within a 3 minute walk from the Gatsby .

Some of Chatham?s finest restaurants are: The Chatham Squire, The Impudent Oyster, Christians, Pates, The Bistro, Brax's Landing (largest Lobster roll on Cape Cod!

Don't dream about Chatham's Friday night band concerts, experience it first hand with the kids and the balloons, something they'll never forget, like our memories of "the music man", seventy-six trombones!
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margaret brady

Tribute & fond memories

margaret brady

Hudson Valley, New York

Tribute & fond memories

October 7, 2014

This house was perfect for our needs. We needed a place which felt like our home at the Cape for so many summers. We had to all be under one roof, sharing stories, memories, laughs & tears. We came to the Cape to sprinkle my husband's ashes at sea. The house is large, spacious and clean! The furnishings served their purpose and the fireplace made for the perfect atmosphere. I was able to prepare a sit down dinner for 20, plenty of pots, etc. The two refrigerators made prepping and serving very easy. Tara cleaned the house prior to our arrival and Carver, her spouse and the Caretaker took care that our every need was met. Every member of my family was thrilled to have been able to spend the weekend at such a warm home for dad's final sendoff. The home owner introduced me to the Stage Harbor Marina and I was met by the kindest, gentlest man you'd hope to meet. On Sunday we returned to NY with a feeling of peace and the wonderful Gatsby made it possible, Thank you!

margaret garrett


margaret garrett

Laurel Maryland


May 21, 2014

Great Gatsby was everything we expected and more. The house was spectacular and the view/location outstanding. We were in Chatham for a family wedding. The house was perfect for guests and we even had a clambake one evening. The owners were awesome and they guided us through the entire re natal experience. They even had a lovely welcome gift. They have a caretaker available 24 hours and he was responsive to our every need. Fantastic home and superb wedding.

charlene Morgan


charlene Morgan

Cape Cod


November 26, 2007

These people never reply to emails requesting rental information.

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