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Gracious and spacious Katama 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home. Located less than one mile from South Beach and near the Farm Institute. Our home sits on two acres of flat lawn, great for outdoor games and sports. The open house plan is a plus for entertaining. The large fully equipped gourmet kitchen with a breakfast bar is any cook's dream. The washer and dryer are off the kitchen. Ten can comfortably sit in dining room that overlooks the fields toward South Beach. In the Great Room you have a 65 inch flat screen TV with surround sound, cable, HD, and Blue Ray DVD player,and a stereo system. The sofa pulls out to a queen bed. This room also overlooks the fields toward South Beach. There is a bedroom with a large closet and bath on the first floor. The Master bedroom is large and has a walk-in closet. Master bath has dual sinks and dual showerheads. There is a Loft on the second floor with a large flat screen television and a queen size sleep sofa. A large patio in the rear of the house with a gas grill can accommodate 10 comfortably. The outdoor shower is great after a day at the beach. The Master Bedroom has a king size bed and has room for a bassinette, crib or toddler bed. The upstairs middle room has a queen size bed. The end room upstairs has two twin beds. The loft upstairs has a pull out queen sofa. Downstairs bedroom has a queen size bed. There is a bar off the living room area, complete with barware. The patio has a portable firepit for chilly evenings and roasting marsh mellows. The dual hammocks off the patio are inviting for a rest after a long day at the beach. Take one of the eight bicycles for a ride after dinner, play a game of horse shoes, volleyball or fly kites. We have mulitple outside games as well as baseball bats and balls, frisbees, wiffle bats and balls. There are many indoor board games available also. There is a second full size refrigerator in the garage.
The Master bath has two sinks and dual shower heads. There are sliding tub enclosures on all the tubs and showers. The outdoor shower is enclosed....moreless
The kitchen has a 5 ring glass cook top. The kitchen is extremely well stocked with small appliances, as well as paper supplies, spices, oils, vinegars etc.
We also have baby/toddler equipment....moreless
Large twelve cup pot, a Tassimo and a Keurig individual cup coffee maker, pods included....moreless
Every possible small appliance and utensil you can imagine....moreless
Dishes & Utensils:
Service for twelve everyday dishes with serving pieces. Lenox China service for twelve with serving pieces. Service for twelve everyday utensils and service for twelve silver utensils, serving pieces...moreless
There are freezers on top of both refrigerators....moreless
Winter/Spring Jan 4 - May 1, 2015 3 night min stay
Early Summer May 2 - May 22, 2015 3 night min stay
Summer 2015 May 23 - Sep 19, 2015 7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Security Deposit $1,000.00 per stay.
Cleaning fee $400.00 per stay
Rates include all linens, bicycles, beach equipment and baby equipment.
Check in time is 4pm.
Check out time is 9 am.
Please call or e-mail for more information.
The cleaning fee will be deducted from the $1,000.00 security deposit.
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A vacation that will take you back to the simple ways of life without forgoing all the modern luxuries this great home has to offer, The Katama Farm and the Katama Airpark are located at the end of the street. Fresh vegetables are available at the farm stand. Downtown Edgartown is 2.5 miles and South Beach is 3/4 of a mile from the house, both are an easy bicycle ride. A walk in the evenings to visit the farm animals is always a treat, some evening you can just walk to the end of the driveway to see the animals. For those looking for adventure, the bi-plane rides are always a thrill.
Other Activities: Kayaking, Biplane sightseeing, Clamming, Carousel rides, Farm Institute, Lighthouses, Gingerbread Cottages. Bird watching, The Spa at the Mansion House for great massages, facials, manicures and pedicures is a 20 minute ride in Vineyard Haven.
Golf: Farm Neck Golf Course is a 10 minute drive from the house.
Year Purchased: 1986
About the owner: I am a Registered Nurse in the Operating Room, my husband is a Civil Engineer. We both lead very full professional lives, and welcome the quiet time we have on Martha's Vineyard. We have a little Brittany named Toffee who is the love of our lives, she is very sweet. We enjoy people and want to share our home and experiences of Martha's Vineyard with all our guests.
Why the Owner Chose Katama: We are close to the beach, yet far enough away from the crowds.
The Unique Benefits at this House: Tranquility, Relaxation, and Stress free are the three words that come to mind when describing our home.