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Waterfront East Chop Cottage, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard

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Cozy cottage with a large deck facing Crystal Lake and Vineyard Haven Harbor

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Last updated: 01/22/2015

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

Property description

This charming, newly renovated East Chop cottage is on Crystal Lake with stunning views of Vineyard Haven Harbor and West Chop – watch the ferries and square riggers cruise by and enjoy the many species of birds that call this home. Perfectly positioned to catch the sunset! The living room faces the lake and also serves as the master bedroom, with a slip-covered trundle that pops up into a king. Windows all around maximize your view. The updated kitchen in a 50’s theme has radiant heated floor tiles, and so does the bathroom. Off the kitchen is a small bedroom with a single bed. The large deck has a gas barbecue, and there is a carport with a storage room just feet away. An outdoor shower is located on the back of the cottage. Privately set on a wooded ¾’s of an acre, yet conveniently located halfway between Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven. Cable TV and wireless Internet. Perfect for singles, honeymooners, or a family of 3. Larger families should visit our other listing #105316.


East Chop - Great Location!: This cottage is in a perfect location to enjoy the beach, the woods and the quiet. Access to the house is by a long driveway and there are no busy roads or traffic noises nearby, making it safe and peaceful, while convenient to all local amenities, by foot, bike, boat or car. There have been many upgrades in the last several years, including; new windows, a new bathroom with warm floor tiles, a rebuilt deck, shingling, painting, new living room furniture, and a renovated kitchen. To help make it as warm and comfortable in the spring and fall as it is in the summer, there is a new Rennai propane heater in the living room and heated tiles in the kitchen. This small cottage is perfect for watching nature, sailing ships, and sunsets. The wonderful place to get away from it all, enjoy solitude or a romantic getaway! For those needing more space, please visit our listing for property #105316.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 450 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 twin/ single

    King is trundle that can be separated into two singles...moreless

  • There is one small private single bedroom off the kitchen. The front living room has a single trundle bed that can pop up into a king or two twins. The front room has a door that will close to separate the living room from the kitchen for complete privacy....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: outdoor shower

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  • The bathroom has updated toilet and sink, with storage under the sink. The Victorian tub has new fixtures and a shower head. Floor is new hexagonal tile with ambient heat when needed. There is an outside shower. Plenty of on-demand propane-heated hot water....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Cottage has one bedroom (single), and front living room that doubles as master bedroom. Both rooms have ample bureau storage, living room has two closets for hanging clothes. Hooks in kitchen for hanging jackets. Mattress pads, pillows and bedspreads are provided, linens and towels are to be provided by guests or can be rented and delivered to the house on the morning of check-in. Cottage has been newly renovated, with fresh paint, new tile floors and rugs, ambient and propane heat. Both bedrooms have fans....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Just a short drive or bike ride to the beach....moreless

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Ocean View
  • Town:

    Conveniently located between Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven, but completely private....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Right on Crystal Lake with a fantastic view of Vineyard Haven Harbor and West Chop. Let the ferries, tall ships and sail boat races entertain you as you watch from the deck or living room!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Free Local Calls
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linen Rental Possible
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Deck Furniture
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
 

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Standard Rate
May 30 - Sep 20, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,900
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,900

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Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Your rental is held with a 50% deposit, returned with the lease. The remainder of the rent as well as the $250 security deposit is due at a date stated in the lease.


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Location

7 Miles
Nearest Airport
Martha's Vineyard Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Oak Bluffs
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Ocean View - famiy restaurant and bar
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Jetty Beach

Our waterfront cottage is located on Crystal Lake, with views of Vineyard Haven Harbor, West Chop, and Vineyard Sound. Off a quiet street, surrounded by ¾’s of an acre of cedar trees, this private setting is a bike ride away from both Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven (about 2 miles each). Put in a kayak on the lake or ride your bike to the public beach, about a mile away. Take a stroll to the East Chop lighthouse for a Sunday view of Nantucket Sound from atop the light. Great restaurants and shopping in both towns, public transportation just a block away.

Other Activities: kayaking, flea markets, shopping

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1950

About the owner: Martha's Vineyard has been an important part of my family since my grandmother began coming as a girl. She, my father and I all spent our honeymoons on the island. I learned to row on Crystal Lake, worked summer jobs in Oak Bluffs, and met my husband here. Although we call Narragansett, RI, home, this is where our heart is!

Why the Owner Chose East Chop:
This dear cottage was purchased by my grandfather in 1950, probably a decade or more after it was moved to its Crystal Lake site from the Vineyard Methodist Campgrounds. It was originally a Hodgson Portable Camp House, the first 'prefab' cottage made in the US, consisting of three 12'x6' sections that made up the kitchen, small bedroom and bathroom. It still has the wing nuts (visible in the kitchen), that held everything together! When it was moved, the front room was added. If you look closely, you'll see the original clapboard siding and two windows, which are now covered. I inherited this property in 2008, and in 2009 began a total renovation. We buttoned it up against the elements, added heating, radiant heat in two of the floors, totally redid the kitchen, bathroom, and painted inside and out. Outside, we opened up the view to the lake and Vineyard Sound, created more lawn and have planted shrubs and flowers. Not only is the cottage charming, but the setting is one of the best on the Island.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Whenever someone comes to make a delivery or pay a visit, the first comment is 'I never new this was here!' Our cottage is private, secluded from the hustle and bustle, but right on the lake and with a view of all the comings and goings in Vineyard Haven Harbor. West Chop is in the distance and on clear days, you can see the Cape. You feel like you have a spyglass on the world in your own private setting. Entertainment during cocktail hour includes the daily sailing of the Alabama, the square rigger out of Vineyard Haven Harbor. Some days it is followed by the Shenandoah. As the day gives way to evening, our sunsets are jawdropping. Whether enjoyed on the deck or inside the living room with a panoramic view from the windows, this is the perfect setting for a Vineyard escape.


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Photos

  • Cozy cottage with a large deck facing Crystal Lake and Vineyard Haven Harbor

    Cozy cottage with a large deck facing Crystal Lake and Vineyard Haven Harbor

  • Cottage view from the lake side

    Cottage view from the lake side

  • 50's style kitchen complete with new Formica Boomerang counters

    50's style kitchen complete with new Formica Boomerang counters

  • Great morning light in the kitchen, birdfeeder out the window...

    Great morning light in the kitchen, birdfeeder out the window...

  • Single bedroom has bureau/desk

    Single bedroom has bureau/desk

  • Heated tile floor in kitchen, accordion door to add privacy to living room

    Heated tile floor in kitchen, accordion door to add privacy to living room

  • Ample storage in the living room

    Ample storage in the living room

  • Built out closets and a chest for blankets and pillows

    Built out closets and a chest for blankets and pillows

  • Vintage cottage decor...

    Vintage cottage decor...

  • Housing abounds elsewhere for the many birds that visit.

    Housing abounds elsewhere for the many birds that visit.

  • Million dollar view of Crystal Lake and Vineyard Haven Harbor.

    Million dollar view of Crystal Lake and Vineyard Haven Harbor.

  • Another sensational summer sky!

    Another sensational summer sky!

  • Front of the cottage from parking circle.

    Front of the cottage from parking circle.

  • Outside shower with a view of Vineyard Haven Harbor.

    Outside shower with a view of Vineyard Haven Harbor.

  • Gas stove and microwave, kitchen is well equipped.

    Gas stove and microwave, kitchen is well equipped.

  • Retro mint-green fridge in 1951 style is brand new!

    Retro mint-green fridge in 1951 style is brand new!

  • Updated bathroom, new sink, toilet, heated floor!

    Updated bathroom, new sink, toilet, heated floor!

  • Living room with that great view - comfortable seating, heat

    Living room with that great view - comfortable seating, heat

  • Trundle bed pops up into a king!

    Trundle bed pops up into a king!

  • Cable TV, DVD player and wireless internet

    Cable TV, DVD player and wireless internet

  • House number at the top of the private driveway is a bird house!

    House number at the top of the private driveway is a bird house!

  • Butterfly weed dots the property and lives up to its name!

    Butterfly weed dots the property and lives up to its name!

  • Memorable sunsets almost every evening!

    Memorable sunsets almost every evening!

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Minimum stay: 7 nights
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  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
    Cottage
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 66%
  • Calendar last updated 01/22/2015
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