Charming Edgartown Martha's Vineyard Home with Cottages
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Edgartown house description
Nestled close to the heart of Edgartown village, at the corner of High and School Street, this charming historical home is situated on Martha’s Vineyard Island, renowned for its wonderful beaches, fine food, and great fun.
Wonderfully restored and expanded, the spacious main house was built in the late 1600’ s; the main house is now part of a compound, with two lovely new guest cottages perfect for extended families, several couples, or groups of friends.
Kid and pet friendly, the main house has lovely hardwood floors, beautiful antiques and 4 bedrooms with air-conditioning. One of the cottages features a second master bedroom suite with Jacuzzi tub and the other has a living area with pullout sofa bed, fireplace, kitchenette and a private bathroom with a great shower. Both cottages have central air-conditioning.
The entire compound has six bedrooms and four bathrooms, as well as a private, fenced-in lawn and garden with two patio areas, catching morning and evening sun, perfect for outdoor dining on those beautiful Vineyard summer days. The jacuzzi is great for waking up, after a run, or an evening glass of wine.
It is just a short walk to the harbor, galleries, ice cream shops and fine restaurants. The home also offers high-speed Internet wireless, cable TV (4 TV’s, with 2 DVD and 1 cassette player), phone with free US long distance, and beach chairs, boogie boards & toys for nearby beaches.
A quick stroll and you are in town, yet you have a quiet private oasis away from the lively bustle when you want it. Heading for a walk or a jog in another direction, you are at the harbor, or out in the country, exploring the beach or Morning Glory Farm, or picking up scones and that morning paper, or sandwiches and drinks for the beach, or seafood for dinner.
The best part of the Vineyard is at your fingertips.
Keywords: House + 2 Cottages
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Catering Available
- Cooking Utensils
- Washing Machine
- Clothes Dryer
- Parking Off Street
- Wood Fireplace
- Air Conditioning
- Satellite / Cable
- CD Player
- Music Library
- DVD Player
- Wireless Internet
- Broadband Access
- Free Long Distance
Pool & Spa
- Jetted Tub
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
- Surf Fishing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Medical Services
- Massage Therapist
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Pier Fishing
- Basketball Court
- Water Tubing
- Jet Skiing
- Fitness Center
- Recreation Center
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Scenic Drives
- Bird Watching
- Miniature Golf
- Wildlife Viewing
- Paddle Boating
- Sight Seeing
- Horseback Riding
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Our extended family spent a week here over July 4th. The property was accurately described in the listing. The location was fantastic! Close to the bike trails, the beaches and a short walk into town for shops and restaraunts. The main house was clean, comfortable and well stocked. Keep in mind that it is an older home so the kitchen is small and closed off to the rest of the home. The dining area was spacious enough for all of us to enjoy meals together. The cottages were modern and well appointed. The bathrooms in the cottages were spacious. The outdoor areas were very well maintained. There were some beach chairs and sand toys available for our use. The owners were wonderful to work with and very gracious. The only negative is that we had to provide our own linens. We ordered from a rental company and there were no problems with the order, but it was an additional cost that we don't usually have to incur when we rent homes. Edgartown is lovely, I highly reccomend renting bikes for your stay so you can ride around and enjoy it!
- Guest Carla A. (Long Island, NY)
- Date of stay 07/02/11
- Review Submitted 07/20/11
Recommended for: Tourists without a car, families with young children, age 55+, families with teenagers.
Great Getaway for Families and Friends
Great Getaway for Families and Friends
Our family stayed at this charming, centrally located home for three weeks and shared a wonderfully relaxing summer holiday with two other families and friends. Adults and children alike enjoyed the comfortable accommodations and lingered over al fresco meals in the lovely garden and around the diningroom table as well. Plenty of room in the kitchen for cooks to serve up home-cooked meals, and a variety of restaurants are also just a stroll away for dining out. The warmth of the host family is readily apparent in the furnishings and personal touches -- truly a family home!
- Guest Maureen and Neil (McLean, VA USA)
- Date of stay 01/01/00
- Review Submitted 01/25/11
Recommended for: Sightseeing, tourists without a car, people with disabilities, girls getaway, families with young children, age 55+, families with teenagers.
Wonderful family vacation
Wonderful family vacation
We just returned from a week-long stay at this amazing house over the 4th of July. The location is perfect, with main street Edgartown a few blocks away in one direction, and the bike path to South Beach a few blocks away in another! The house is immaculate and comfortable, offering the charm of an antique home with the modern convenience of the brand new guest cottages. The yard is secluded and private, with enough room for games and activities after a day at the beach. You really do not feel like a renter in this house -- more like a very lucky houseguest in a treasured family home. We highly recommend this house and will rent again in the future!
- Guest Lindsay (Connecticut)
- Date of stay 07/01/10
- Review Submitted 07/08/10
Recommended for: Sightseeing, tourists without a car, girls getaway, families with young children, age 55+, families with teenagers.
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7 night min stay
Discounts: 14 nights or more: $1175 Nightly
|April-May and September-Jan
Apr 2 - Dec 30
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
During high season, July and August, high season rental rates are for the full week only, always running from Sunday to Sunday. Low season rates run April to June, and September through New Years, varying from $550 to $750 a night,and can be for shorter stays of three days or more, and are negotiable by email or phone.
Half the fee at booking; the other half plus security deposit ($800) and cleaning fee ($250) due 60 days before rental. linen rental paid separately by you directly to Takemmy Laundry depending on your bed and towel needs (or bring your own). Two washers and dryers on premises.
Additional Fees and Taxes:
Security Deposit $800; Cleaning fee $250.
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- Nearest Ferry: Oak Bluffs-Woods Hole 6; Vineyard Haven 8; Chappy at 6 Miles
- Nearest Beach: South Beach, State Beach and Fuller Street Beach at 2 Miles
Year Purchased: 1969
About the owner: We have been coming to Martha's Vineyard all our lives, and love the wonderful beaches, and the chance to sail, play tennis and golf, go fishing and shell fishing and crabbing, and explore the ponds and estuaries by kayak, and the nature preserves by foot. From the 'Flying Horses' carousel, 4th of July fireworks, and Illumination Night in Oak Bluffs, the 'Black Dog' schooner trips in Vineyard Haven, or the parade and yacht races in Edgartown, we cherish the life here. Local fairs and markets abound, art shows and antiquing flourish, and wonderful restaurants are delight us. The life here is rich and varied, something we like to share with extended families or groups of friends, so that they can fall in love with the Vineyard as we have.
Why the Owner Chose Edgartown:
This is our family summer home, not just a rental house, a warm and comfortable place, well-appointed but much lived in, a place for children and families, and well behaved dogs (fenced in back yard), with many memories, and new ones to be made, for kids and parents and grandparents, or in laws, especially since we have added two lovely tasteful but more modern cottages, giving privacy, and togetherness, for teens, for in-laws, for other couples, in a quiet part of Edgartown, but just minutes from all the restaurants and entertainment, that cup of coffee, those special sandwiches, those ice cream cones, a drink, dancing, and remarkable dining.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
A charming historical home on Martha’s Vineyard with a wonderful in-town Edgartown location (Massachusetts), with two recently built guest cottages perfect for extended families. The main house with central air has lovely hardwood floors, beautiful antiques and 4 bedrooms with air-conditioning. One of the cottages features a second master bedroom suite with Jacuzzi tub and the other has a living area with pullout sofa bed, fireplace, kitchenette and a private bathroom with a great shower. Both cottages also have central air-conditioning. The entire compound has six bedrooms and four bathrooms, a fenced-in lawn and garden with two patio areas, catching morning and evening sun, perfect for outdoor dining on those beautiful Vineyard summer days. A gas grill completes the picture. It is just a short walk to the harbor, galleries, ice cream shops and fine restaurants. The home also offers high-speed internet wireless , cable TV (4 TV’s, with 2 DVD and 1 cassette player), phone with free US long distance, and beach chairs, boogie boards & toys for nearby beaches.
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Main House, corner High & School Streets,
Street View of both Cottages right
Main house from Cottages, toward Terrace afternoon sun
Main House Living Room
Main House Kitchen
Main house shower bath
Main, upstairs bedroom
Main Upstairs Front Bedroom
Cottage with Master Bedroom (queen), Jacuzzi bathroom
Living Room Cottage,Kitchenette, Bathroom,Sofa bed (double)
Main house terrace
Recreation cottage kitchenette
Main House, High Street side, 2 car off street parking
Yard View of cottages; Terrace to catch morning sun
Parlor/TV/Bar Main House, view into Master Bedroom
Main House, Dining Room
Main House, downstairs Master bedroom, King Size Bed
Main house master bathroom
Main, a back bedroom
Bedroom Cottage Jacuzzi Bathroom
Living Room Cottage Bathroom
Bedroom cottage yard window
View of Cottages, parking to right
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