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Ocean Park- Featured in NY Times, Renovated, Central Air, Wifi

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The Carousel House is one of the most photographed houses on Ocean Park

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Last updated: 03/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Oak Bluffs house description

This house, built in 1865, was featured in the New York Times article on Oak Bluffs on August 23, 2009, 'The President Was Here (Grant, That Is).' The article described the unique Victorian homes on Ocean Avenue as 'the Fifth Avenue of Oak Bluffs.' Our house was featured in the article, and photographed in the New York Times online slide show. It is a unique Victorian home, wonderful for family gatherings. The location is ideal - it sits at the heart of Ocean Park, with the closest access to Circuit Avenue of any of the homes on the Park.

Having just purchased the home at the end of 2009, the home is newly RENOVATED. Central air with two zones. Brand new kitchen with granite countertops and stainless appliances (including instant hot water, and a wine cooler!); all new sinks in bathrooms with marble tops; new furniture throughout. Three flat screen TVs; Blue Ray DVD. Many, many upgrades from years past - you are sure to be delighted!

This house has unique charm and convenience. Walk to everything - you don't need a car. The child friendly beach is just across the road, where you can make sandcastles in the sand, or stroll along the boardwalk above the beach, and rest on a bench facing the water. Or stay at home, sit on the porch and gaze over Ocean Park with its iconic gazebo. Have your own private front seat to the concerts and fireworks in Ocean Park during the summer.

It takes about 60 seconds to walk to Circuit Avenue and access the heart of Oak Bluffs: restaurants, quaint shops, art galleries, grocery store, wine and liquor store, hair salon, movies, ice cream parlors, churches, etc. Pick up the bike path from just in front of the house and ride around the island (bike rentals just a short stroll away). Visit the Flying Horses, the oldest carousel in America dating back to the 1800s, just a couple of short blocks away. Take a stroll to the harbor, and see the beautiful yachts docked there. Fly a kite in Ocean Park.

On rainy days, walk just yards away to the movie house, or entertain the kids in the arcade on Circuit Avenue, a 90 second run in the rain! Or stay home and watch movies on the blue ray, or play a board game of Monopoly or Scrabble.

Be sure to wake up early at least one day of your vacation to catch the breathtaking sunrise over Nantucket Sound, easily visible from the master bedroom!

Keywords: House

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 12-14

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 4: 1 double

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              • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

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              • Sunroom: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Sleeps 2 - Suitable for summer only, no heat or AC...moreless

              • Bedroom 6: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Full sized futon sleeps 2...moreless

              • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) 1) Actually a Very Comfortable Futon on Second Floor in a Private Room with Direct Access to Bathroom. Sleeps Two; 2) Sleeper Sofa in Sun Room on First Floor...moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Gourmet, dream kitchen; stainless appliances, granite counters...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Plus separate wine refrigerator...moreless

              • Dining:

                Dining table and chairs for 12...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Ice Maker
              • Microwave

              Amenities

              • Air Conditioning:

                Powerful central air; 2 zones...moreless

              • Babysitter
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Gas Fireplace
              • Washing Machine
              • Heating

              Other Amenities

                  • Special Welcome Gift Upon Arrival!

                  Entertainment

                  • Games:

                    Scrabble, Taboo, Monopoly...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • DVD Player
                  • CD Player

                  Communications

                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Free Long Distance
                  • Telephone

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Wonderful, Covered Wrap Around Porch from Which You Can Watch Children Play in Ocean Park, and Concerts and Fireworks in the Park when Scheduled During the Summer Months....moreless

                  • Balcony:

                    Each of the Two Master Bedrooms Has its Own Private 'Juliette' Balcony...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Romantic

                  Location & View

                      • Beach View:

                        The House is Directly on Ocean Park, beyond which is the Beach (Nantucket Sound). You Have a Beautiful View of the Water. The Beach in Front of the House is kid-friendly, calm and shallow....moreless

                      Activities

                      • Cinemas
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Tennis
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Kayaking
                      • Surfing
                      • Sailing
                      • Golf
                      • Cycling
                      • Hiking
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Medical Services
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Laundromat
                      • Hospital
                      • Groceries
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Restaurants
                      • Churches
                      • Library
                      • Boating
                      • Antiquing
                      • Fishing
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Shopping
                      • Shelling
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Swimming
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      July 1 - 28
                      Jul 1 - Jul 27, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $7,900
                      August
                      Aug 1 - Aug 10, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $11,000
                      August - Fireworks Week
                      Aug 17 - Aug 23, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $14,000
                      August
                      Aug 24 - Aug 31, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $11,000
                      September
                      Sep 1 - Sep 29, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $700
                      My Standard Rate
                      7 night min stay

                      $8,050

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      Rates are subject to change until confirmed.

                      During June, July and August, minimum rental period is one week.

                      Please contact owner for special rates sometimes offered in Early Spring (April and May) and Late Fall (September and October)


                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                      Last updated: 03/19/2014
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                      Location

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      Oldest Carousel in the USA Dating Back to the Late 1800s is Just a Couple of Blocks Away - the Flying Horses

                       

                      Manager info

                      Year Purchased: 2009

                      About: My family has enjoyed Martha's Vineyard for many years. My family came from Connecticut originally, but I was born in California, where I grew to have a love for beaches. Now living in New York, we drive past many other more convenient beach communities to reach that special place where time stands still: Martha's Vineyard.

                      Why Oak Bluffs:
                      This location, at the heart of Oak Bluffs, is simply location, location, location. Oceanview, parkview, and walk to everything. The Oak Bluffs ferry terminal is about a block away - no need for a car.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      House was purchased in 2009, and newly renovated and designer furnished. Two master bedrooms each have their own porches with views of the water. The house is on the walking tour for many tourists -- don't be surprised if you see people taking pictures of the house! See article on Ocean Park 'the Fifth Avenue of Oak Bluffs' in the New York Times on August 23, 2009 - 'The President Was Here (Grant, That Is).' House is discussed in the article, and photographed in the New York Times online slide show.


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                      Photos

                      • The Carousel House is one of the most photographed houses on Ocean Park

                        The Carousel House is one of the most photographed houses on Ocean Park

                      • Enjoy this view from Master Bedroom balcony (imagine the awesome sunrise!)

                        Enjoy this view from Master Bedroom balcony (imagine the awesome sunrise!)

                      • Relax on the porch with the carousel cut outs as featured in the New York Times!

                        Relax on the porch with the carousel cut outs as featured in the New York Times!

                      • Living room features original details like these antique stained glass windows

                        Living room features original details like these antique stained glass windows

                      • Dining room is ideal for family gatherings; with leaves in table, seats 12

                        Dining room is ideal for family gatherings; with leaves in table, seats 12

                      • Master Bedroom #2 (King Bed)

                        Master Bedroom #2 (King Bed)

                      • Guest Room (Full Bed)

                        Guest Room (Full Bed)

                      • Last bedroom has futon that easily transforms to very comfortable full size bed

                        Last bedroom has futon that easily transforms to very comfortable full size bed

                      • Aerial View of Ocean Park - The Carousel House faces the park and ocean beyond

                        Aerial View of Ocean Park - The Carousel House faces the park and ocean beyond

                      • This beach awaits you! Forgot suncreen? No problem - dash back across the park!

                        This beach awaits you! Forgot suncreen? No problem - dash back across the park!

                      • Welcome inside the Carousel House, beautifully and tastefully decorated!

                        Welcome inside the Carousel House, beautifully and tastefully decorated!

                      • Dream kitchen, newly renovated with granite counters and even a wine fridge

                        Dream kitchen, newly renovated with granite counters and even a wine fridge

                      • Master Bedroom #1 (King Bed)

                        Master Bedroom #1 (King Bed)

                      • Guest Room (Queen)

                        Guest Room (Queen)

                      • Guest Room (Twin Beds)

                        Guest Room (Twin Beds)

                      • Sun Porch (there's a new futon sofa - not pictured -- that converts to full bed)

                        Sun Porch (there's a new futon sofa - not pictured -- that converts to full bed)

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                      This listing was first published here in 2009.

                      Date last modified - Friday, June 20, 2014

                      $700 - $2,000 per night (USD)
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                      6 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 14

                      View calendar: Updated 03/19/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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