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Charming, gracious cape only three minute walk to private sandy beach

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,700 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 6-8

Lovely classic Vineyard cape located on a very quiet dead end street with access to a private sandy beach on the Lagoon. Big open kitchen with Viking-like stove, Brazilian hardwood floors, open shelves and large dining area. Antique wooden beam connects kitchen and dining room. Shabby Chic furnishings and all modern appliances. Warm, sunny living room with mullioned windows, big working fireplace, and door leading to charming breezeway replete with white wooden porch swing and outdoor dining furniture. One bedroom downstairs with full bathroom. Upstairs two large bedrooms with queen and king beds and full bathroom. Big established plantings, white and pink roses, hydrangea, and a grand Rose of Sharon provide privacy. Adirondack chairs on front lawn, and lovely outdoor furniture on back lawn. Hardwood floors throughout. Owner has painted the home in a variety of gorgeous and rich colors. Furnishings are fun, comfortable, unique and playful. A combination of vintage, eclectic, & funky pieces all with a touch of class!

This house is currently being renovated. It is freshly painted inside and out with rich, gorgeous colors which remain the same as you see in the photos. All new gutters, new trim, landscaped to provide both loads of sun while retaining the sense of privacy. The basement has been renovated, painted, with the addition of two new rooms which can be used for storage or sleeping areas. Reputable company on the island has been making our house spotless and fresh. We are excited to share it with you this coming summer.

Please refer to my lease for my cancellation policy. Homeaway requires we choose one of their options; however, I will use the policy written here and on the lease you will receive.

POLICY: 50% of the total amount due will be refunded only if the property is re-rented for the same period of time at the same rate. if the property is not re-rented within 2 weeks of the designated rental period, the total amount of the rental will be kept by the owner.

More Details

Deborah Wyler
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2018

About Deborah Wyler

I am a former Brookline High School English teacher, and currently an After School Teacher at the Peirce Elementary School in Newton. In addition to teaching, I am an event designer and event planner for a Newton based catering company. In addition to working in the catering business, I paint and enjoy selling my work at Oak Bluffs' Featherstone Center for the Arts. My family and I live in Newton MA with our 2 cats, Oliver, a Ragdoll, and Scarlett O'Kitty, a Maine Coon Cat along with the ever jovial Paco, our Portuguese Water Dog. We have owned two homes on the Island. Our first home was in West Tisbury where we enjoyed 20 years there as part time residents and landlords for summer renters. We thoroughly enjoy our second Vineyard home in 'the city' of Oak Bluffs. Everything is so close and yet we enjoy complete privacy, surrounded by beautiful trees and plantings on a quiet street. We have over 25 years experience renting out our homes, and we have only had great experiences!

Deborah Wyler purchased this house in 2008


Oak Bluffs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Living Area - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Charming, gracious cape only three minute walk to private sandy beach
average rating of 4.6153846 based on 13 reviews
Hanover, NH


  • 5 of 5

We have such fond memories of our time on Martha's Vineyard, August 2010! From the moment we stepped on to the property we knew we had chosen just the right vacation house for us. Our 18 year old daughter was so impressed with the decor, and the rest of us found it truly magical as well. The owner has done a fabulous job creating a truly charming, comfortable home away from home. We brought our bikes, and found the location to be perfect for a ride to the beach or to the town of Oak Bluffs or Vineyard Haven, even Edgartown! Lots of times we even took our bikes out to Chappy. We had perfect weather, so we weren't in the cottage very often during the daytime, but it was such a welcoming, homey place to come home to in the evening for a night-time barbecue or drinks on the side porch. Just perfect! I would highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2011
  • Stayed: August 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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I loved this house!

  • 5 of 5

This charming sunny house is beautiful inside and out. The grounds are meticulously maintained with many perennial floral plantings and mature trees providing welcome shade. 5 minute walk to salt water beach. Easy bike ride to Vineyard Haven and Oak Bluffs. Owner has put a lot of love and care into this rental. All of us had a great time.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Home Away from Home

  • 5 of 5

We were a family of 6 with our pet and Deborah's cottage revitalized us--ready for the school/college year. The whole cottage (including the outside), is very tastefully and thoughtfully decorated. We loved all the vibrant colors in every room. The outdoors has innumerable nooks to sit and chat and be lazy. My family (my mom, 2 sons--college & HS), my sister, husband all fell in love with it. The very convenient location makes it very user friendly. The outdoor grill and picnic table added another dimension for the perfect getaway.

Deborah is always available to her renters and the whole process (which started from last year) was easy and we feel a warm connection with her. We HIGHLY RECOMMEND this cottage to anyone....anytime!!!!!! LOVED IT!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Darling place

  • 5 of 5

This house is adorable! With all of the bright colors and carefully chosen furnishings, it's got a very fun vibe. Whoever decorated the house has serious talent. It's got a great kitchen with an awesome stove and a nice large living room that's a great place to flop at the end of a long day at the beach. The beach is a very short distance from the house, but it's not very large, so I would recommend making the trek to one of the bigger beaches for swimming and lounging. What the small beach is good for however is clamming. It was my first time clamming and it was so much fun. Perhaps the owner can consider purchasing a clam rake for guests to use during their stay. I stayed the week prior to the guest who said the place needs an exterminator. Over the course of 1 week I saw--and killed-- one small spider. I should add that I am neurotic about all things creepy crawly so I definitely would have noticed a lot of spiders. Any talk of infestations is pure fiction. You want hermetically sealed, go vacation on the space shuttle-- this place is awesome.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Heidi. Thank you so much for giving a true description of our home. I sincerely appreciate your review, and I thank you for taking the time to write! it! Glad you enjoyed your stay and your clamming! A rake is a good suggestion! Best, Deborah
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Northampton, MA

Walk in the door, and it's so much more!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, two adult sons, and I decided to take a long-overdue vacation as a family last summer, and we all agreed upon Martha’s Vineyard. I hadn’t been there in 30 years, so I was unfamiliar with what our lodging options would be. I came across the “Homeaway” site and was fortunate to find this property available for the week in July we were hoping for.

The photo in the listing doesn’t do the house justice. Situated on a sizeable lot, the grey quaint- looking Cape belies the welcoming colorful and fanciful interior. From the moment we walked in, we all felt as if we were walking into a home, not just a house.

Every room is painted a different vibrant color, and the furniture was clearly selected with care and good taste. The bright and festive décor immediately lifted our spirits and actually made us want to stay indoors more than we had thought we would.

There was plenty of room for all of us to spread out and not feel as if we were on top of one another. The beds in all three bedrooms were comfortable, and we were pleased that there was a bathroom on each floor. Nice linens and warm blankets were provided.

The fireplace in the living room lent a cozy feeling to the room. Even though we never actually made a fire, it was nice to know that we could have if we’d wanted to.

The house is located on a quiet dead-end street, and there was a similarly quiet beach, albeit a bit small, just a short walking distance away. When we wanted to go to the larger South Beach, we just hopped into our car and drove there. We had the best of both worlds.

There was no need for us to call the owner or property manager during our stay, as everything went smoothly. I didn’t use the dishwasher, because I’m accustomed to washing dishes by hand. The dishes, by the way, were as tastefully selected as the furniture.

I would definitely return to this property and have already recommended it to friends.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved it

  • 5 of 5

It was a funky fun place, with tons of space.

It was clean, quiet and peaceful.

I will be going back next year

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Oak Bluffs
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Lagoon Beach
Car: recommended

Our house is only a three minute walk to a private beach! There you will have gorgeous views of the Lagoon, peace and tranquility. No need to drive anywhere! We are equidistant from the centers of Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven (about one mile to each). We are located in Lagoon Heights, the area behind the hospital. There is easy public transportation to the towns, as well as easy access to the bike path. Perfect for families and those who love having barbecues on the beach, watching the sunset, and going out for a swim whenever the mood strikes.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $175
Pet Fee $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund