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Ob Watrfront 4BR+Stdio. Quiet/Walk to Town. Beachy, Grt Vu's.

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View from porch of Farm pond house. Late aft. sky over pond and Nantucket Sound

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Last updated: 05/23/2014

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Oak Bluffs house description

Best of everything: we are located on the back side of Farm Pond, which overlooks Harthaven, Nantucket Sound, and Chappaquiddick beyond. It is quiet and private, but an easy walk to playgrounds, town, beach, fishing, shopping, bike paths.
IDEAL FOR TWO FAMILIES TO SHARE.

Huge wrap-around porch/deck, big yard, swing set, hammock, use of canoe/kayak (row across the pond to the beach and a great fishing spot). Four bedrooms, all with water views,(1 w/its own staircase) great mattresses and bedding, high cathedral ceilings. Extra sleeping in downstairs double daybed cubby, and/or in basement playroom. BONUS: Negotiable use of writer's studio in yard with desk, printer, queen pullout and amazing views.

House is a beachy cottage with painted wood floors, beaded board walls and ceiling rafters but also has all modern conveniences: w/d, kitchen with Jennair and lots of counter space, high speed wireless internet. Cozy wood-burning fireplace, two full baths plus huge outdoor shower.Nice big mud room for storing stuff out of the way, and huge basement playroom for kids (with cable TV and queen sized futon).

Keywords: House, Cottage, Beachy, Private, Near town, dog-friendly, roomy, Islandy, waterfront, near beach, playroom, office, views, fireplace, big yard, near bike paths, woods, classic Vineyard, history, cozy, year-round, well-insulated, great beds.

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Limited Accessibility:

                To assist a disabled friend, we built a wooden removable ramp that enables a wheel chair to get up onto the porch and into the house. But- downstairs bathroom door is too narrow for most wheelchairs, so that someone completely bound to a chair would have difficulty using it....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                outside is fine.please put cigarettes in a can- not on the ground or the deck....moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                dogs only-...moreless

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Bedroom 3

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              • Bedroom 4

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              • Other (See Description)

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              • King size beds (1) top of the line California King, Stearns and Foster, with views to the pond and ocean from your pillow, Queen size Beds (1) one in bedroom that has its own stairs/ queen pullout in basement playroom, queen pullout in writer's studio, Double Beds (3) the double bed is in the library downstairs, in a built-in nook, surrounded by books, and made private when you pull the curtain closed.additional double bed in rustic nanny quarters in garage. additional double pullout in one child's room, Twin or Single Beds (2) two twins in one of the children's rooms., Baby Cribs (2) we have two 'pack n plays'., Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) one queen futon is in the basement playroom, and the other is in the separate writer's studio in the yard (10x16, insulated, high-speed internet, amazing views)...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • large mudroom, huge, high-ceilinged playroom in basement with sofa, queen futon, t.v., etc., large, two-room outdoor shower.huge yard....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Music Library:

                    also a baby grand piano and various other instruments...moreless

                  • VCR
                  • Video Library

                  Attractions

                  • Arboretum
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Festivals
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Babysitter
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Beach View:

                    we are on a pond, which opens to the sea. beach is reachable via canoe....moreless

                  • Ocean View:

                    We overlook Hart Haven and have views to Nantucket Sound, Chappaquiddick in the distance, and the Atlantic Ocean. ...moreless

                  • Water View:

                    Water everywhere! Views from all rooms, including nanny apt in garage and writer's studio. All views of pond and ocean...moreless

                  • Waterfront:

                    Pond front- Farm Pond...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Broadband Access
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Computer Available
                      • Free Long Distance
                      • Garage:

                        'nanny' apt in garage; also separate writer's studio in yard (sleeps 2)...moreless

                      • Heating:

                        forced hot water radiant baseboard heat. very cozy. ...moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Parking Off Street:

                        driveway has room for at least four cars...moreless

                      • Telephone:

                        high speed wireless internet in house, and wireless modem in writer's studio....moreless

                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Wood Fireplace:

                        Cozy to sit and watch fire in adobe/stone fireplace and look out big windows to wide views of pond and ocean beyond....moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Refrigerator

                      Outside

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        900 square foot wraparound porch, some open, some covered....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      spring 2015
                      May 16 - May 25, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $350
                      $2,400
                      summer
                      Jul 4 - Aug 22, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $6,300

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                      Location

                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Dukes County
                      0.35 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Beetlebung Lounge
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Steamship Authority, Island Queen, Hyline, Patriot
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Farm Neck
                      0.3 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Smokin Bones
                      0.2 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Oak Bluffs Inkwell

                      Walking distance to Oak Bluffs arts district with Alison Shaw gallery,and Saturday arts strolls. Also walking distance to tennis, basketball, several parks and playgrounds, walk through woods and meadow to great dog park. Just a few yards from two different bike paths, and rowing distance to little beach at Hart Haven.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1990

                      About the owner: I brought my children up in this house, and until a few years ago, we lived here year-round. Then we moved to California after I married an old college boyfriend. We are both writers and we rent out the house for parts of the year when we are not in it. We think it's one of the best places in the whole world. People tell us they've never slept better than they do in our house. This picture is my husband with a 40 pound striper he caught at the beach on the other side of the pond,and my son when he was five (and happy about the fish!)

                      Why the Owner Chose Oak Bluffs:
                      It's rare in that it is close to town, but feels remote. We bought it for the amazing views, the walk to school and town, the nice neighbors and the quirky historical character.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Sitting on the big wide front stairs with coffee in the morning (or a drink in the evening), 25 feet from the water, watching the birds, the otters, my husband rowing across the pond to go fishing. Being far enough from town that it's quiet all the time, but close enough to walk in for anything- breakfast, or library, or groceries, or dinner out, a movie, or a warm donut from backdoor donuts late at night. Lying in the 'daybed' nook, surrounded by books, with a fire going in the fireplace, staring out at the water, while someone else makes dinner in the kitchen, which is open to all the rooms downstairs. Riding our bikes out the door to miles of bike paths.


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                      Photos

                      • View from porch of Farm pond house. Late aft. sky over pond and Nantucket Sound

                        View from porch of Farm pond house. Late aft. sky over pond and Nantucket Sound

                      • Large yard of Farm Pond house, huge wraparound porch/dk

                        Large yard of Farm Pond house, huge wraparound porch/dk

                      • vw from kitch (pantries 4 storag. lots of cntr spc, thru dining/study to liv rm

                        vw from kitch (pantries 4 storag. lots of cntr spc, thru dining/study to liv rm

                      • Big wide stairs on big porch 4 sitting and staring at water, or eating cupcakes

                        Big wide stairs on big porch 4 sitting and staring at water, or eating cupcakes

                      • Negotiable use of sep writer's studio w queen pullout, great views

                        Negotiable use of sep writer's studio w queen pullout, great views

                      • Master B.R w/Stearns/Foster Cal King; wood floors,walls, peaked ceilngs; wtr v's

                        Master B.R w/Stearns/Foster Cal King; wood floors,walls, peaked ceilngs; wtr v's

                      • view of farm pond and ocean from wraparound deck/porch, built-in seating

                        view of farm pond and ocean from wraparound deck/porch, built-in seating

                      • Living room from dining area. Sweeping views, wd. burning fp, all wood interior.

                        Living room from dining area. Sweeping views, wd. burning fp, all wood interior.

                      • Cozy day bed for reading,lounging, xtra sleepng (and friendly dogs), great vus.

                        Cozy day bed for reading,lounging, xtra sleepng (and friendly dogs), great vus.

                      • Twin room, feels like a treehouse, great views, cozy and quiet

                        Twin room, feels like a treehouse, great views, cozy and quiet

                      • Upstairs/Mstr Bath; 6 ft tiled tub with water vus;

                        Upstairs/Mstr Bath; 6 ft tiled tub with water vus;

                      • Views from yr pillow in MBR! Farm Pond, Harthaven/Nantucket Sound. Great sunrise

                        Views from yr pillow in MBR! Farm Pond, Harthaven/Nantucket Sound. Great sunrise

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                      This listing was first published here in 2006.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, October 01, 2014

                      $350 - $900 per night (USD)
                      4

                      4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

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