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Nine Acres Secluded Escape

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Last updated: 06/04/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Aquinnah house description

Happily isolated from the bustle of Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven, this tranquil residence a 15 minute walk from the cliffs of Aquinnah offers simple, unpretentious comforts of old Martha's Vineyard. The raised decks at the front of the house face westward onto fields, the sea and Aquinnah's shimmering sunsets. The grounds are flanked by old stone walls that bestow a seasonal bounty of blackberries, honeysuckle, salt spray roses and the occasional tiger lily. Nestled in the soft slope of a hill, the house combines shared social areas and private sleeping modules with baths and outside showers. Each of these areas connects to the others via a continuous wooden deck with steps down to the lawns. The roof of one unit doubles as a sturdy treetop porch, ideal for cocktails, star viewing, and yoga at dawn. The secluded pool is on the hill at the property's eastern edge; down across the front field, a rustic shack surrounded by scrub oaks provides a perfect retreat from activities in the main house. On sunny days, Aquinnah's public beaches beckon, a 7-minute drive from the house -- or you can drive in the opposite direction and sample the quiet, sheltered beaches of Lobsterville. Both towns preserve the relaxed sensibility and unhurried pace of Martha's Vineyard set apart and far back in time and space.

Keywords: Summer rental, Beach, Martha's Vineyard, Private, Pool, Sleeps 12, Pastoral,

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 3250 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Considered:

            We are fine with pets...moreless

          • Smoking Allowed

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

          • Master Main House: 1 king

            Own full bath...moreless

          • Main House: 2 twin/ single

            Full bath in hallway of main house...moreless

          • Guest House: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

            Attached to Main House by deck - Own full bath & kitchenett...moreless

          • Studio: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

            Attached to Main House by deck - Full bath in Main House...moreless

          • Rustic Shack: 2 twin/ single

            Located at edge of woods - Electricity but now water...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Master Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower, outdoor shower

            ...moreless

          • Main House Hallway Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower, outdoor shower

            ...moreless

          • Guest House Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, outdoor shower

            ...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • 3 out door showers

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Music Library
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Shopping

              Location Type

              • Ocean View
              • Water View

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Kayaking
              • Sailing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Broadband Access
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Free Long Distance
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Stove

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Balcony
              • Deck / Patio
              • Kayak / Canoe
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill

              Pool / Spa

              • Heated Pool
              • Private Pool
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Oct
              Oct 1 - Nov 15, 2014
              4 night min stay
              $650
              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay

              $5,500 $21,000
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Property Damage Protection $89
              • Taxes Included

              Cancellation policy:

              Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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              Last updated: 06/04/2014
              Check availability
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              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
              23 Selected dates
               

              Location

              14 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              MVY
              21 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Oak Bluffs
              18 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Vineyard Haven
              16 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Vineyard Golf Club
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              The Aquinnah Shop
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Philbin Beach

              Car: Necessary

              Shellfishing, yoga, children's day camp, evening activities at community center,

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1965

              About the owner: I live in Los Angeles with my wife and three children, and we are fortunate to spend part of every summer in Aquinnah. My parents bought the land and built the house in the late 1960s, and still visit when they can make the journey. The house is now the shared legacy of a large extended family: my sister and brother, their spouses and children, our cousins and closest friends. This home holds a centrifugal power over my family: hearth to shared meals, stage for music and rites of passage, setting for sunsets too many to recall, maker of memories too sweet to let go.

              Why the Owner Chose Aquinnah:
              In the 1950s, my father and mother rented summer houses in many towns of Martha's Vineyard. It was Aquinnah -- then called Gay Head -- that won their hearts. The land, which is home to the Vinyard's Wampanoag tribe, is less manicured than in some of the other towns. Maybe that's why you sometimes find families of deer or wild turkeys roaming the property at dusk or dawn. My parents treasured the untamed spirit of the place, benevolent and sometimes wild. Loving the land, my parents passed this esteem to their children, and we to ours -- and now to you.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Where to begin...mornings by the garden out back, with guitars and mandolins if they're handy. Porches and decks on all sides of the house, so you can always be in the sun or shade. Ivy climbs high on the fence around the pool, for privacy and occasional freedom from salt. Close enough to Aquinnah's beaches to hear the waves roar when the wind is high; far enough from State Road never to hear a passing car. No traffic or crowds on the roads of Aquinnah and Lobsterville, though the towns are second-to-none for swimming, sailing, fishing, catching clams, walking until you're weary, singing until you're sated.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Front of house seen across meadow

                Front of house seen across meadow

              • Side View 1 of Front Deck

                Side View 1 of Front Deck

              • Back yard

                Back yard

              • Pool View 2

                Pool View 2

              • Kitchen, Living, Dinning

                Kitchen, Living, Dinning

              • Kitchen View 2

                Kitchen View 2

              • View From Living to Dining

                View From Living to Dining

              • Screened porch off the living room

                Screened porch off the living room

              • Guest House View 1

                Guest House View 1

              • Bunk Room View 1

                Bunk Room View 1

              • Studio View 1

                Studio View 1

              • Deck that is off Master Bedroom and Studio View 1

                Deck that is off Master Bedroom and Studio View 1

              • Side View 1 of Front Deck

                Side View 1 of Front Deck

              • View From Front Deck

                View From Front Deck

              • Pool View 1

                Pool View 1

              • Ground Plan

                Ground Plan

              • kitchen View 1

                kitchen View 1

              • View From Dining to Living

                View From Dining to Living

              • Dinning area

                Dinning area

              • Master bedroom

                Master bedroom

              • Guest House View 2

                Guest House View 2

              • Bunk Room View 1

                Bunk Room View 1

              • Studio View 2

                Studio View 2

              • Deck that is off Master Bedroom and Studio View 2

                Deck that is off Master Bedroom and Studio View 2

              VRBO #392344

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              This listing was first published here in 2011.

              Date last modified - Tuesday, October 07, 2014

              $650 - $786 per night (USD)
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              4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
              Sleeps 9

              View calendar: Updated 06/04/14
              Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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              Member since: 2011
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated 06/04/2014
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