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Walk to Historic Edgartown.

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Fully Air-Conditioned House, 5 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

This exceptional property is situated in a small, exclusive community, on an acre of professionally manicured lawns and gardens. 1 mile walk to the center of Historic Edgartown by way of beautiful South Water Street and 1-1/2 miles at the end of the road to South Beach on bike path.

This home has been lovingly appointed with all things beautiful; creating a feeling of warmth and comfort. The owner has been involved in the world of Art for more than 25 years, choosing for her home only the most special finery to embellish this luxurious property. It is equipped with every amenity, beautiful artwork and has central air throughout. Three spacious levels of comfortable living areas afford privacy, spread through out the home and gardens.

This house has 5 bedrooms, each lovingly decorated. Three of the bedrooms sit a top the balconied living room. This large, open floor-plan living room boasts a massive barn-stone fireplace and cathedraled-ceiling overlooking exquisite gardens. Two additional bedrooms are located off very large family room that spills out through French doors to a cobblestone terrace. This terrace is home to a wood fireplace and a classic new england outdoor hot water shower - all overlooking spacious, open fields. The dining room and all stainless kitchen look out through French doors to a large deck equipped with a stainless grill, dining table and lounge chaises.

A perfect vacation home, in a safe, beautiful place for children to play and adults to relax. Sit on the deck; take a hot tub on the terrace, or relax in a hammock and read a book while the kids play on the swingset - or the teens walk into town. What better way to spend your vacation?

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Katama House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Full bath including tub for the little ones
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower , Hot water shower nestled in gardens.
    Master Bath - Newly re-done, all-tile master bath with large shower.
  • Includes wonderful, south-facing hot water outdoor shower - perfect way to end a great day at the beach!
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , 1 child bed , Twin trundle beds
    Sunroom - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Full size pull out sofa in lower level sunroom
    Bedroom 5 - 1 bunk bed , Lower level bunkroom
    Master - 1 king
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Daybed with trundle (1), Baby Cribs (1), Full size Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Bed (1)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(12 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Heaven on Earth

  • 5 of 5

This was one of the best vacations of my life. The house is beautiful, the grounds are beautiful, the location is excellent. We had so many plans for this trip, but wound up spending so much of our time just at the house or in the gardens because it was so beautiful. The house is close to Morning Glory Farms where we went every day to get fresh fruit and vegetables, home-baked breads and cheese from local farms. I will never rent anywhere else on Martha's Vineyard because nothing could be more perfect than this.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. You were a terrific tenant. So happy that you enjoyed my beautiful home. Look forward to having you again😊
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Edgartown, MA USA

Fantastic property

  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our second stay was as good as the first!!

  • 5 of 5

Having rented this spot the previous year, we knew how wonderful it is, and we were not disappointed the second time around! With three generations under the same roof it is great to have a place that offers something for all ages. The kids love the freedom of riding bikes to the beach and having the house's lower level all to themselves. The parents enjoy the hot tub, cocktails on the porch, and walks to nearby Edgartown. And the older set loves just hanging at the house, so quiet and peaceful, with cozy furnishings inside and beautiful, lush gardens throughout the property.

Carlin is a wonderful hostess. She takes pride in her abode and it shows. She also wants you to enjoy yourself, which is easy to do at this treasure of a property. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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What a Great Week!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 joined a family of 4 to rent this beautiful, well equipped home for a week. We had 5 kids ranging in age from 16-3 yrs old & the house accommodated us easily. All the bedrooms were private and all the beds were comfortable. The bathrooms are well appointed & the outdoor shower is awesome. The kids loved the hot tube & hogged it away from the parents. Though the kitchen was a little small with limited work space, it was adequate with plenty of pots, pans, bowls & utensils, plus we used the grill extensively which worked out great. The grounds are beautifully maintained with plenty of room running around, catches & other outdoor games. The deck off the kitchen was our goto for meals & entertaining. The location is secluded and private, yet very close to Edgartown, Morning Glory Farm, South Beach and West Tisbury Rd. Thank you Carlin for offering your home. You are a model hostess with class and taste, and your house is lovely and welcoming. We had a fantastic time!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, IL

Wonderful Experience!!!

  • 5 of 5

Three days and two nights of almost constant rain...wind-whipped by Hurricane Joaquin...AND YET we had a fantastic time! This pet friendly house is beautifully decorated/appointed and very well equipped with many comfortable places for us and our four guests to gather and relax, both indoors and out. The grounds, backyard hot tub and outdoor fireplace were (weather permitting) highlights of the outdoor experience. The dining room table was the epicenter of some hotly contested board games. The family photos and memorabilia created a warm and hospitable environment. The house is located on a quiet street and is within easy walking distance of charming Edgartown. Carlin, the owner, was extremely helpful, engaged and interesting - she even had the freezer stocked with delicious muffins upon our arrival! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and highly recommend this beautiful home.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We felt fortunate to find this property and thoroughly enjoyed it. The grounds are beautiful, with flowering vegetation surrounding the house, wind chimes singing in a light breeze, and views of a far off pasture from the deck off the kitchen. There is also a wonderful outdoor shower, and a hot tub around the back of the property. Inside the house, the owner, Carlin--who was a delight to work with--has created a sumptuous environment, with plush fabrics on cozy couches and dozens of interesting paintings and prints hanging on the walls. The house is conveniently located between Edgartown, where we walked to many times, and South Beach, where the kids biked almost daily. We also walked, biked or drove to nearby Morning Glory Farm. Three generations of us were in the house, and each of us loved it in his/her own way. A wonderful spot to kick back, relax, enjoy each other and Martha's Vineyard!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Carlin Eliot
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 6, 2018

About Carlin Eliot

Retired fine art gallery owner, decorator and life-long Island resident.

Carlin Eliot purchased this house in 1966

Why Carlin Eliot chose Katama

This is my family home. My husband and his father built the house on the family's farm land to raise our children in.

What makes this house unique

This property is convenient to everything, beach, bike paths, historic district of Edgartown in very high , end small community. Yard professionally landscaped and interior exquisitly decorated


Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Many Bars and Restaurants in Downtown Edgartown
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Fine dining in Downtown Edgartown
Nearest Beach
1.6 Miles
South Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
38 Mill Hill
Car: recommended

Beautiful, private property with spectacular gardens and professional landscaping. In a very upscale, small community, walk to town and bike to beach or grab the shuttle for $1 to the beaches or town.




Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Pet Fee $200
Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $300

All rentals during Summer months are from Saturday to Saturday. Please note that the "service fee" listed in the "details" section when you hit "book now" is a fee that VRBO is imposing. No part of this fee goes to me, as the owner. It has been my practice during the many years that I have been renting my home to speak personally with each potential guest. After your initial correspondence with me, I will call you to personally address any questions you might have about my home. Thank you for looking, and I hope you have a wonderful vacation!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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