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Updated & Elegant, in-Town Waterview Victorian. 1 Block from Beach. Big Porch.

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Last updated: 07/01/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Oak Bluffs cottage description

*1800+ sq. ft of living space (fully renovated and freshly painted)
*2 NEWLY REBUILT BEDROOM-BALCONIES, 1 w/ a water-view
*400 sq. ft wrap-around front porch with water view and comfortable seating for 11+ (4 rocking chairs, dining table w/ seating for 6, 1 lounge chair & 2 benches)
*Outdoor back patio w/ propane grill
*Spacious outdoor shower, adjacent to back patio
*Off-street parking for 2 cars
*Side yard
*Updated and well-stocked kitchen with charming built-in “breakfast nook” seating (makes a great “kids’ table” while the adults congregate at the large dining table in the next room)
*Dining room table that can comfortably seat 11+
*10’ high ceilings on the 1st floor give a sense of airy spaciousness and help keep the house cool
*Fan in each bedroom & living room
*All new windows throughout
*Upstairs back bedroom with private staircase to kitchen
*The house is partially winterized, with insulated windows and a furnace
*Charming Victorian details: an ornate living room mantle, hall columns with built-in bookshelves, a front interior staircase with carved “gingerbread” balusters, a built-in dining room china cabinet and kitchen ironing board, an arched kitchen breakfast nook, a bay-window seat and a very rare light (white oak) and dark (walnut) striped hardwood dining room floor
*Free wireless internet, 3 cable televisions (1 w/DVD), stereo and phone
*On top of being a brilliant house in the ultimate location, our guests often comment that the house is “spotless”. Tidiness is a top priority, and our outstanding cleaning crew uses an organic line of cleaning products to ensure that the house is sanitized and sparkling for your arrival.
*Our wonderful caretaker, Wayne, provides our guess with a customized and thoughtful trash and recycling service. No dragging a smelly bin to the curb for pick-up, or being woken up at the crack of dawn by a noisy trash truck!
*For your immediate convenience upon arrival, we provide a small amount of each of the following: Toilet paper, liquid hand soap, liquid dish soap, dishwasher detergent, laundry detergent

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 13

          • Bedroom 1: 1 double

            1st floor...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

            1st floor. 'Sleeping Porch' w/ bunk & blackout curtains...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

            2nd floor. Flat screen cable TV. Private water-view balcony...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

            2nd floor. Private balcony...moreless

          • Bedroom 5: 1 double

            2nd floor. Cable TV w/ DVD...moreless

          • Bedroom 6: 2 twin/ single

            2nd floor. Private staircase down to kitchen...moreless

          • Each colorful bedroom features a comfortable bed with plenty of pillows, with both mattress and pillows encased in (non-vinyl!) water and allergen proof protectors. All bedrooms are freshly painted, bright, airy and well ventilated with big new windows and a fan in each. 2 Bedrooms have cable TVs, one with DVD. 2 bedrooms (on the 2nd floor) each have a newly rebuilt (in 2013) private balcony, 1 with a water-view. The upstairs back bedroom has its own private staircase leading down to the kitchen. The seasonal (ie unheated) 'Sleeping Porch' features a bunk bed and black-out curtains. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            1st floor...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            2nd floor...moreless

          • Exterior: outdoor shower

            @ back of house, off back patio...moreless

          • Both bathrooms have been recently updated. The 1st floor bathroom is painted a gray-blue and features a sand-colored stone tiled floor, glass-doored shower stall with an adjustable arm shower head, and a white vanity and sink. The upstairs bathroom is painted a soft aqua and features a white tiled floor, vintage claw foot tub with shower and a white porcelain basin sink-stand with turned legs and marble counter. ...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • For your immediate convenience upon arrival, we provide a small amount of each of the following: *Toilet paper *Liquid hand soap *Liquid dish soap *Dishwasher detergent *Laundry detergent ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • VCR
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Toys
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Family
              • Away From It All

              Attractions

              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Nude Beach
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Arboretum
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Whale Watching
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Walking

              local services and businesses

              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Fitness Center
              • ATM/Bank
              • Medical Services

              Location Type

              • Beach View
              • Ocean View:

                Ocean view from front porch and front bedroom balcony...moreless

              • Near The Ocean
              • Town
              • Beach
              • Downtown

              sports and adventure activities

              • Pier Fishing
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Roller Blading
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining
                  • Dining Room
                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Seating for 11 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Living Room
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Telephone
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Local Maps
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Parking
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Parking On Street

                      Kitchen

                      • Kitchen
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Grill
                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster
                      • Blender
                      • Coffee Grinder
                      • Lobster Pot
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Stove
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Freezer
                      • Oven
                      • Microwave

                      Outside

                      • Beach Chairs
                      • Large Cooler
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Porch / Veranda
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Patio
                      • Screen Porch / Veranda
                      • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 12 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Last week of August 2014
                      Aug 24 - Aug 30, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $4,000
                      1st week of September 2014
                      Aug 31 - Sep 30, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $500
                      $3,500
                      October & November 2014
                      Oct 1 - Nov 30, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $400
                      $2,000
                      April & May 2015
                      Apr 1 - May 30, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $400
                      $2,000
                      1st week of June 2015
                      May 31 - Jun 6, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $3,500
                      2nd week of June 2015
                      Jun 7 - Jun 13, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $3,600
                      3rd week of June 2015
                      Jun 14 - Jun 20, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $3,700
                      Last week of June 2015
                      Jun 21 - Jun 27, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $3,800
                      July 2015
                      Jun 28 - Jul 25, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $6,000
                      August 2015
                      Jul 26 - Aug 29, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $6,500
                      1st 2 weeks of September 2015
                      Aug 30 - Sep 12, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $3,500
                      2nd 2 weeks of September 2015
                      Sep 13 - Sep 26, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $500
                      $3,500
                      October & November 2015
                      Sep 27 - Nov 30, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $400
                      $2,000
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $400

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Services Fee (basic cleaning & trash pick-up) $200
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      In October, November, March, April & May we offer the following *NIGHTLY RATE BREAKS* (the longer you stay, the less you pay per night!):

                      1st night: $400

                      2nd night: $400

                      3rd night: $375

                      4th night: $325

                      5th night: $250

                      6th night: $175

                      7th night: $75


                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                      Last updated: 07/01/2014
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                      Location

                      6.2 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Martha's Vineyard Airport
                      0.2 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Steamship Authority
                      83 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Amtrak
                      38 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      I-495
                      0.1 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Inkwell Beach
                      0.2 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Sharky's Cantina
                      2.5 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Farm Neck Golf Club
                      0.2 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Offshore Ale Company

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      *1 block from the popular INKWELL BEACH

                      *2 blocks from OCEAN PARK, which overlooks Vineyard Sound, is surrounded by turreted Victorian mansions, and is the site of the pictorial Ocean Park Gazebo and many local celebrations

                      *3 blocks from CIRCUIT AVENUE (Oak Bluffs’ “Main Street”), with its shops, family concerts, restaurants, festivals, art galleries, antique shops, carousel and arcade

                      *3 blocks from WABAN PARK, a large open park perfect for kite flying, soccer and other games

                      *4 blocks from Niantic Park - with a PLAYGROUND and BASKETBALL & TENNIS courts

                      *½ mile from Viera Park BASEBALL FIELD

                      *5 minute walk from the OAK BLUFFS HARBOR, with open-air restaurants, visiting yachts from around the world, a small fleet of local charter fishing boats, and jet skis and parasailing rides for hire

                      *5 minute walk from the Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association “Camp Ground”, with its historic central “TABERNACLE”, site of many concerts & lectures, and charming Victorian “GINGERBREAD COTTAGES” and museum

                      *5 minute walk from the FLYING HORSES CAROUSEL, America’s oldest operating carousel

                      *5 minute walk from the Oak Bluffs STEAMSHIP AUTHORITY dock (to/from Woodshole)

                      *5 minute walk to the ISLAND QUEEN (to/from Falmouth), HY-LINE (to/from Hyannis and/or Nantucket), SEASTREAK (to/from NJ/NY/New Bedford) ferries

                      *1 block from a scenic bike path that leads to State Beach, Sengekontacket Pond, and Edgartown beyond.

                       

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                      • Street view

                        Street view

                      • Water-view wrap-around front porch w/ comfortable seating for 11+

                        Water-view wrap-around front porch w/ comfortable seating for 11+

                      • Living room

                        Living room

                      • Kitchen

                        Kitchen

                      • 1st floor bathroom (shower stall w/ adjustable,hand-held shower head)

                        1st floor bathroom (shower stall w/ adjustable,hand-held shower head)

                      • Bedroom 1: 1F, 1st floor.  Window seat

                        Bedroom 1: 1F, 1st floor. Window seat

                      • Main stairs

                        Main stairs

                      • Bedroom 4: 1Q, 2nd floor.  Private balcony

                        Bedroom 4: 1Q, 2nd floor. Private balcony

                      • Bedroom 6: 2T, 2nd floor.  Private staircase down to kitchen

                        Bedroom 6: 2T, 2nd floor. Private staircase down to kitchen

                      • The famous Inkwell Beach is just 1 block away, within view of the front porch!

                        The famous Inkwell Beach is just 1 block away, within view of the front porch!

                      • Circuit Ave, the 'Main St', is 3 blocks away - w/ shops, restaurants & an arcade

                        Circuit Ave, the 'Main St', is 3 blocks away - w/ shops, restaurants & an arcade

                      • 5 minutes from the postcard perfect Victorian 'Gingerbread Cottages'

                        5 minutes from the postcard perfect Victorian 'Gingerbread Cottages'

                      • 3 porches: water-view wrap-around front porch & 2 second-level bedroom balconies

                        3 porches: water-view wrap-around front porch & 2 second-level bedroom balconies

                      • Living room, view to dining room & 1st floor bedroom

                        Living room, view to dining room & 1st floor bedroom

                      • Dining room.  Extra leaf allows table to expand to seat 11+

                        Dining room. Extra leaf allows table to expand to seat 11+

                      • Kitchen breakfast nook

                        Kitchen breakfast nook

                      • Back patio, with propane grill & spacious outdoor shower

                        Back patio, with propane grill & spacious outdoor shower

                      • Bedroom 2:  'Sleeping Porch' w/ bunk (2T) & black-out curtains

                        Bedroom 2: 'Sleeping Porch' w/ bunk (2T) & black-out curtains

                      • Bedroom 3:1 Q & 1T, 2nd floor. Flat-screen cable TV. Private water-view balcony

                        Bedroom 3:1 Q & 1T, 2nd floor. Flat-screen cable TV. Private water-view balcony

                      • Bedroom 5: 1F, 2nd floor.  Cable TV w/ DVD

                        Bedroom 5: 1F, 2nd floor. Cable TV w/ DVD

                      • 2nd floor bathroom (clawfoot tub w/ shower)

                        2nd floor bathroom (clawfoot tub w/ shower)

                      • The Ocean Park gazebo, site of many celebrations, is just 2 blocks away

                        The Ocean Park gazebo, site of many celebrations, is just 2 blocks away

                      • 5 minutes from the historic Tabernacle

                        5 minutes from the historic Tabernacle

                      • 5 minutes from the 'Flying Horses' carousel, America's oldest carousel!

                        5 minutes from the 'Flying Horses' carousel, America's oldest carousel!

                      $400 - $929 per night (USD)
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                      5 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 13

                      View calendar: Updated 07/01/14
                      Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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