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Spacious Edgartown Guest Cottage

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Guest Cottage entrance thru arbor


Last updated: 08/02/2014
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  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Katama cottage description

This 900 square foot Guest Cottage has all the amenities! Conveniently located near a paved bike path; just one mile to cobblestone walkways, shops and restaurants on Main Street in downtown Edgartown or two miles to the beautiful ''South Beach'' in the Katama area.

Inside, the bright and open floor plan includes an open kitchen, dining area and family room. In the family room there is a sectional couch that converts to a queen size bed. The private bedroom has a queen-size bed. Outside, a long driveway (shared with the Main House) leads to your own parking area and beautifully landscaped archway entrance. A private side and rear lawn have a patio with table/chair/umbrella that seats four, adirondack chairs, large hammock, gas grill and an outdoor shower with hot water.

This rental is ideal for a 'couples getaway' or families with one to two young children. Baby/Children's supplies available upon request (pac-n-play, high chair...). Owners have 20+ yrs. experience on MV.

You are responsible to get your own auto ferry reservations at

The Guest Cottage is part of a large structure that used to be a large woodworking shop. Now the structure consists of the Guest Cottage on one end, a 2-car garage in the middle used by the owners to store tools, trash, etc. and a larger garage on the opposite end that is used by the owners for storage.

The Main House is also available to rent (see #431933). Renters or the owners may be occupying the Main House during your vacation in the Guest Cottage.

The Guest Cottage has it's own parking area, entrance and private rear patio and yard.

How to get here?
1. CAR: Bring your own car over on the ferry (get your reservations now at the weblink provided below)
2. FLY: There is an airport on the island. Airport code is MVY.
3. RENT: There are many car and bike rental companies on the island.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


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

            I have a few planks that are specifically for a wheelchair ramp into Guest Cottage. It is all 1 level so you can enjoy all the amenities. The full shower/tub combo is unfortunately not wheelchair accessible but there is an enclosed hot water outdoor shower that can be used. ...moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


          • Bedroom 2: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            queen size...moreless

          • Private 1-bedroom with Queen size bed. The open Family Room/Dining Area/Kitchen has a Queen size sleep sofa. All linens are provided....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Bathroom 2: outdoor shower


          • Outdoor shower is enclosed and has hot water.

          Other Amenities

              • Wireless Internet Connection. Basic Cable channels. Small amount of Paper Towels, Toilet Paper, Laundry and basic soaps are provided to get you started only. You're responsible for additional needs....moreless


              • DVD Player
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable:

                basic cable...moreless

              • VCR
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • Games:

                puzzles, cards...moreless

              • Games For Kids
              • Video Library


              • Away From It All
              • Sports & Activities
              • Romantic
              • Family


              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Winery Tours
              • Restaurants
              • Health/Beauty Spa

              Leisure Activities

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

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Beach
              • Near The Ocean

              sports and adventure activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Surfing
              • Kayaking
              • Parasailing
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Paragliding
              • Roller Blading
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Ice Skating
              • Jet Skiing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                  • Dining Area
                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining:

                    Dining area is in the open family room/kitchen area....moreless

                  • Seating for 4 people


                  • Linens Provided:

                    ...but must be completely washed and put away before you leave. Some renters like to bring their own sheets/towels for convenience....moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    sectional couch and a chair in the open living/kitchen area, as well as an extra futon couch (not to be used as a bed)...moreless

                  • Heating
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Parking Off Street:

                    space for 2 cars...moreless

                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Local Maps
                  • Internet
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Parking
                  • Air Conditioning:

                    portable units in bedroom and living room/kitchen area...moreless


                  • Ice Maker
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Kitchen
                  • Stove
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Freezer
                  • Oven
                  • Microwave
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Lobster Pot
                  • Pantry Items:

                    Most spices are provided....moreless

                  • Stove


                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Small Cooler
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    private side and back yard with gardens...moreless

                  • Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Private yard with patio table & chairs with umbrella, hammock and adirondack chairs....moreless



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                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Jun 27 - Sep 4, 2014
                  6 night min stay

                  Sep 5 - Oct 31, 2014
                  6 night min stay


                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                  • Taxes Not included


                  FERRY: If you want to bring your car over to MV, you will need to book your ferry ticket on Steamship Authority ferry line out of Woods Hole, MA asap (online and telephone reservations open up around mid January of each year for summer dates and the desired days/times get taken quickly). Call 508-477-8600 or visit Walk on passengers/bikes do not need reservations.

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                  Last updated: 08/02/2014
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                  Car: Recommended

                  Located in the beautiful Katama area of Edgartown and only 1 mile to Main St. downtown Edgartown or 2 miles the opposite direction to South Beach, both accessible most of the way via paved bike path. This rental property street is located past the Katama General Store heading toward South Beach on the first street after the road splits into Katama Rd/Herring Creek Rd. The Katama area is much desired due to the quietness of the area compared to downtown's constant hustle and bustle, yet close enough to walk or bike into town in just a few minutes.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2001

                  About the owner: We live in the Boston area and have 20+ years experience on MV. Our first trips to MV involved bringing our bicycles on the ferry and biking the entire island. After an exhilerating day, we'd grap a cup of chowder and a beer and reluctantly catch a late ferry back home. We knew then we were hooked. We couldn't wait to get back to MV. Then we started staying in charming Inns for long weekends which lead to renting houses with friends over the years in Gay Head and Chappy. During these years we still biked a lot and learned the island very well and agreed that Edgartown was our favorite place to be because it was charming, convenient, and yet not too busy. Once we started having kids, it got harder and harder to haul all our toys for just a week or two during the summer, so we started looking at property and found this gem in 2001 and have enjoyed our MV experiences even more. Based on our own experiences, we try to make it very convenient for our renters by trying to have almost everything you need except for your food and clothes so your rental experience is less stressful and you can concentrate on having a relaxing vacation.

                  Why the Owner Chose Katama:
                  I drove by this house a couple of times when it was on the market. It looked very small from the road and I crossed it off my list. My realtor convinced me to take a drive down the driveway and promised I would be pleasantly surprised. I was! It's a hidden gem and much larger than it appears. There is a large garage structure that used to be a woodworking shop. The previous owner built the Main House as a replica of The Vincent House that is now a museum in downtown Edgartown. Years later, a 1/3 of the huge garage structure was converted into a 900-sq.ft. 1-bedroom Guest Cottage that is a perfect spot for couples or small families to enjoy a fun and relaxing summer vacation.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  The house is located right off a paved bike path that goes around the 'Katama triangle'. This is a great walk, bike, run, rollerblading path and is ~5 miles total. The Katama General Store is close by and is a popular destination if you want to grab a coffee/paper/scone in the mornings. You can also head into the cobble-stoned sidewalk of downtown Edgartown for some food or shopping (only 1 mile from house) or the opposite direction on the bike path leads you directly to South Beach (2 miles from house). Many of our renters have commented that our location is the best of both world. It's close enough to the action but far enough away for some quiet relaxation.

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english



                  • Guest Cottage entrance thru arbor

                    Guest Cottage entrance thru arbor

                  • Quaint Bedroom (Queen bed)

                    Quaint Bedroom (Queen bed)

                  • hydrangeas in full bloom

                    hydrangeas in full bloom

                  • catch the ferry to MV from Woods Hole

                    catch the ferry to MV from Woods Hole

                  • Edgartown Harbor

                    Edgartown Harbor

                  • Gay Head cliffs & lighthouse

                    Gay Head cliffs & lighthouse

                  • Indoor Dining Area

                    Indoor Dining Area

                  • Private Side & Back Yard w/ patio

                    Private Side & Back Yard w/ patio

                  • Guest Cottage w/ entrance through arbor

                    Guest Cottage w/ entrance through arbor

                  • Your vacation begins on the ferry

                    Your vacation begins on the ferry

                  • view from inside Gay Head lighthouse

                    view from inside Gay Head lighthouse

                  • Sunset over Sengekontacket

                    Sunset over Sengekontacket

                  VRBO #52474

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                  This listing was first published here in 2005.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, April 24, 2014

                  $214 - $243 per night (USD)

                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

                  View calendar: Updated 08/02/14
                  Minimum stay: 6 nights
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