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Gracious Living by the Sea

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Christmas and New Years on Martha's Vineyard

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Last updated: 12/03/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Katama house description

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.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Events Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                25 years ...moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                We love children and have all the necessary baby and toddler equipment needed for your vacation. No need to bring or rent....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                NO SMOKING in or around the house....moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                We do allow well behaved pets. We have a pet contract that must be signed by the owner at the time the rental agreement is signed. ...moreless

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

              • Master: 1 king

                Baby crib, full size or portable or Bassinet can be added....moreless

              • Upstairs Middle Bedroom: 1 queen

                Toddler bed, portable crib or bassinette can be added....moreless

              • Downstairs Bedroom: 1 queen

                Toddler bed, crib, or bassinette can be added....moreless

              • Great Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Pull out Queen size sleep sofa...moreless

              • The Loft: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Pull out queen size sleep sofa...moreless

              • Upstairs End Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

                Bed rails available for both beds,Crib can be added...moreless

              • We have a bassinet, full size crib, a porta crib and a toddler bed that can be set up in any of the bedrooms. I also have side rails that can be used on any of the beds for a toddler....moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              • Master: toilet, shower

                Dual Shower Heads...moreless

              • Upstairs Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

                ...moreless

              • Downstairs Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

                ...moreless

              • Outdoors: outdoor shower

                ...moreless

              • 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

              Other Amenities

                  • 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

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • Books For Kids
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player:

                    Blue Ray DVD player....moreless

                  • DVR
                  • Games:

                    Large selection of board games for all ages....moreless

                  • Games For Kids
                  • MP3 Dock
                  • Music Library
                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Cable TV with all channels....moreless

                  • Stereo
                  • Television:

                    65 inch HDTV with surround sound....moreless

                  • Toys:

                    Beach toys for children. Outdoor games for adults, Volley ball net, bats and balls, horseshoes, croquet, bocce ball, badminton....moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    Large selection of DVD's....moreless

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic

                  Attractions

                  • Arboretum
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching

                  Location Type

                  • Beach:

                    The beach is three quarters of a mile away, you can walk if you so choose.( I would not advise if you have all your beach equipment.)...moreless

                  • Downtown:

                    Downtown Edgartown is two miles away. An easy walk or an easier bicycle ride on the bike path....moreless

                  • Near The Ocean:

                    Three quarters of a mile from the house, a ten minute walk or a three minute bicycle ride on the bike path....moreless

                  • Ocean View:

                    Distant ocean view from upstairs end bedroom...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

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

                  Communication / Internet

                      • Fax

                      Dining

                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining:

                        Large dining room off kitchen seats 10 comfortably. I also have a child's table and chairs and two booster seats....moreless

                      • Dining Room
                      • Seating for 10 people

                      General

                      • Activities Guide
                      • Air Conditioning:

                        Central Air....moreless

                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        HE dryer, dryer sheets supplied...moreless

                      • Fireplace:

                        Wood burning fireplace insert....moreless

                      • Firewood
                      • Free Local Calls
                      • Free Long Distance:

                        Free long distance, not International....moreless

                      • Garage:

                        All bicycles, bicycle helmets, beach chairs are stored in the garage....moreless

                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating:

                        Electric heat through out....moreless

                      • Internet:

                        Wireless internet access....moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Linens Provided:

                        Ralph Lauren Linens, Sheets sent out for professional cleaning between guests....moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        Two large sofas and two recliners are in the living room, along with a 65 inch flat screen television above the fireplace....moreless

                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking:

                        Large parking area at end of driveway....moreless

                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Printer
                      • Scanner
                      • Secure Parking
                      • Shampoo
                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Telephone:

                        Portable landline phones in all rooms....moreless

                      • Thermos Bottle
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided:

                        Three complete sets of towels are provided for each guest per week. Beach towels are also provided, two towels per guest per week....moreless

                      • Washing Machine:

                        HE washer, detergent supplied....moreless

                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Wood Stove

                      Kitchen

                      • Blender
                      • Coffee Grinder
                      • Coffee Maker:

                        Large twelve cup pot, a Tassimo and a Keurig individual cup coffee maker, pods included....moreless

                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        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

                      • Dishwasher
                      • Freezer:

                        There are freezers on top of both refrigerators....moreless

                      • Gourmet Kitchen
                      • Kitchen:

                        Full Gourmet Kitchen....moreless

                      • Lobster Pot

                      Outside

                      • Barbecue
                      • Beach Chairs
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Beach Umbrellas
                      • Bicycles:

                        8 adult bicycles, two have infant seats and carrying bags. Three children's bicycles. One tricycle....moreless

                      • Binoculars
                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Patio with two round tables seats 10....moreless

                      • Large Cooler
                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Large flat spacious lawn, great for lawn games....moreless

                      • Outdoor Furniture
                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Large gas grill....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Patio
                      • Shed
                      • Small Cooler
                      • Yard

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Holidays
                          Nov 15 - Jan 3, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $900
                          $6,000
                          Winter/Spring
                          Jan 4 - May 1, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $750
                          $5,000
                          Early Summer
                          May 2 - May 22, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $900
                          $6,000
                          Summer 2015
                          May 23 - Sep 19, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $7,000

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Cleaning $400
                          • Taxes Included

                          Notes:

                          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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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 12/03/2014
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                          Location

                          5 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Martha's Vineyard (MVY)
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          The Wharf Pub
                          10 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Steamship Authority
                          8 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Farm Neck
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          'The Right Fork'
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          South Beach

                          Car: Recommended

                          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.

                           

                          Owner info

                          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.


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                          Speaks: english

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                          Photos

                          • Christmas and New Years on Martha's Vineyard

                            Christmas and New Years on Martha's Vineyard

                          • Sing Christmas Carols around one of the five different Christmas Trees.

                            Sing Christmas Carols around one of the five different Christmas Trees.

                          • Relax in the loft with the silver and blue Christmas Tree.

                            Relax in the loft with the silver and blue Christmas Tree.

                          • Winter on Martha's Vineyard, Enjoy a roaring fire!

                            Winter on Martha's Vineyard, Enjoy a roaring fire!

                          • Snuggle up in the cooler weather.

                            Snuggle up in the cooler weather.

                          • Dining room looking into foyer and living room / Summer

                            Dining room looking into foyer and living room / Summer

                          • First floor bedroom. Settle down for an afternoon nap in the summer

                            First floor bedroom. Settle down for an afternoon nap in the summer

                          • Upstairs end room. A quiet spot for summer reading.

                            Upstairs end room. A quiet spot for summer reading.

                          • Upstairs middle bedroom. Nothing like a good nap in the summer.

                            Upstairs middle bedroom. Nothing like a good nap in the summer.

                          • The Master Bathroom. Summer

                            The Master Bathroom. Summer

                          • Looking over the Balcony. Summer

                            Looking over the Balcony. Summer

                          • Welcome to Paradise!

                            Welcome to Paradise!

                          • Christmas and New Years Eve!

                            Christmas and New Years Eve!

                          • Enjoy the spirit of Christmas.

                            Enjoy the spirit of Christmas.

                          • Welcome in the New Year!

                            Welcome in the New Year!

                          • Main Floor
 Bathroom

                            Main Floor Bathroom

                          • Upstairs Bathroom / Summer

                            Upstairs Bathroom / Summer

                          • Living room. Relax after a day at the beach. Summer

                            Living room. Relax after a day at the beach. Summer

                          • First floor bathroom. Summer

                            First floor bathroom. Summer

                          • The Loft. A great hideaway!
Summer

                            The Loft. A great hideaway! Summer

                          • The Master Bedroom. Rest and Relaxation! Summer

                            The Master Bedroom. Rest and Relaxation! Summer

                          • The Master Bathroom. Summer

                            The Master Bathroom. Summer

                          • The Kitchen. Great Gourmet meals with little effort.

                            The Kitchen. Great Gourmet meals with little effort.

                          • Summer Fun!

                            Summer Fun!

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                          This listing was first published here in 2011.

                          Date last modified - Saturday, December 13, 2014

                          $750 - $1,000 per night (USD)
                          11

                          4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 10

                          View calendar: Updated 12/03/14
                          Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                          Member since: 2011
                          Speaks: english
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                          • Calendar last updated: 12/03/2014
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