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Large & luxurious, New Saltwater Heated Pool 4 BD 4.5 Baths Walk to Beach

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,375 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Elegance Inside & Out

LARGE & DRAMATIC recently renovated custom designed and professionally decorated Tri-level contemporary home with open floor plan. Once inside, you will be captivated by the dramatic open spaces, soaring cathedral ceilings, and walls of glass.

This extraordinary home is located on a beautifully landscaped property with a large backyard and 18x40 heated saltwater pool with a bluestone surround, with lounge chairs, as well as a Fire Pit.

With three levels, multiple gathering spaces, four bedrooms and four and half baths, it is perfect for accommodating two families. Of the four bedrooms, three are master suites with private bathrooms and the fourth has it's own bathroom (just not ensuite). All of the bedrooms have large Flat Screen TVs.

There are large wrap-around decks, offering great outdoor space. A 32’ high very large great room with vaulted ceilings is surrounded by expansive walls of glass and open to the dining area lending itself to superb entertaining. A beautiful marble fireplace creates a focal point from both the living room and dining room.

A fabulous gourmet designed kitchen with quartz counter tops is fully equipped with top of the line stainless steel appliances and all the necessary kitchen essentials to create a great meal.

There is also an additional first floor family room with a large flat screen TV and wall of glass that leads to another private deck. This first floor deck will lead to the new saltwater heated pool

This large and luxurious home will fulfill every item on your must have list for a great Vineyard vacation. It is only a 5-minute drive to downtown Edgartown, as well as within walking distance to South Beach along a bike path.


This home will ensure you have a memorable time and experience the tranquility and captivating magic of Martha’s Vineyard.

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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

About Mel

Mel fell in love with the island on his first visit to Marthas Vineyard. After a few more visits, he decided he wanted his own home built to his specifications. Having worked as a manger in a hotel, owning his own services business and owning another real estate property, he felt he knew what guests would expect and deserve.

The home was built to meet the needs of more than one family with all the amenities he would want for his own family. He is very proud of his consistent focus on service, maintenance, and continuous improvement of his property. Mel spent a significant amount of time interviewing caretakers and cleaning staff to ensure the house will be kept in perfect and pristine condition.

Mel is always available by phone to answer any and all questions for his guests. His main goal is to ensure a great guest experience and meet all of their individual needs.

Mel purchased this house in 1998

What makes this house unique

Great location - spend part of the day at the beach - return home - enjoy swimming in your private salt water pool - have dinner on the patio and after dark cook smores on the fire pit.

This extraordinary home features large and open space that easily accommodates two families with its 4 bedrooms (3 are master suites) and 4.5 bathrooms.. The fabulous interior floor plan has two separate gathering areas which provide room for everyone’s interests. There is a 2nd floor large and bright Great Room with 32’ ceilings that is open to the kitchen and dining area, so whether you’re relaxing on the sofa while taking in the beautiful sunset, preparing a meal in the kitchen, or dining at the table, you’re sure to enjoy everyone’s company.

There is also a first floor family room with large flat screen TV which is great for watching a movie or taking in a ball game.

The expansive lawns allow for outdoor games, while the garage can store your toys, bikes, and strollers.

This home is in a perfect location - within walking distance to South Beach and a 5-minute drive to Edgartown.

The owner is always available and reachable by phone and there is a caretaker, maintenance person, and cleaning crew on the island.

Last but not least, previous guests often remark that the house is so much more beautiful in person than it appears in the photos !


Car: recommended

Marthas Vineyard offers several events during the season. It can be found on the Marthas Vineyard Chamber of Commerce web site. These activities include parades, fireworks, festivals, fairs, live theatre , farmers markets etc. In addition home owner sends reviews of restaurants,

interesting places to see and activities for children.


Katama House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3375 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , Servicing Great room, Kitchen and Dining room
    Bathroom 6 - outdoor shower , With rain shower head
  • 4.5 Bathrooms plus Outdoor shower.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , First Level, with ensuite full bath / bathtub/shower
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , First level. queen bed - full bath ,tub/shower( not ensuite)
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 2 level, Queen bed+day bed with 2 twin beds, ensuite bath
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 3rd level, queen bed, Full ensuite bath, Shower
  • Bedroom 1 - Level 1. Wall of glass, large private deck with beautiful flowers. Large flat screen TV and ensuite bathroom. BRAND NEW. 2nd Bedroom -Level 1 Queen size sleigh with cherry furniture, nautical decorations and flat screen TV. Full bathroom just not ensuite. 3rd bedroom - Level 2 just renovated Extra lg. 500 sf, with door to outside deck. Large flat screen TV. Queen size bed and day bed with 2 full twins. Brand new full size bathroom bath/shower and sky lite. 4th bedroom - 3rd level. large sliding glass door leads to private deck. Queen bed, full size ensuite bathroom with shower and sky lite. Lg flat screen TV.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
4 hair dryers, Outdoor Shower, 8 beach chairs, beach umbrellas and coolers. Fire pit Pool umbrellas covered deck


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Large & luxurious, New Saltwater Heated Pool 4 BD 4.5 Baths Walk to Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Beautiful home for a great vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Our June vacation was great – house was very clean, beautifully decorated, spacious and comfortable for our large family, and provided everything we needed.

We loved the layout of the house and especially appreciated that most of the bedrooms have private bathrooms.

We had very little reason to leave the house and spent most of the time using the beautiful swimming pool since our children are young and don’t like to swim in the ocean. We enjoyed cooking on the barbecue in the evenings and sitting by the fire pit while our kids

roasted marshmallows.

The owners are so nice, very responsive, and provide a book full of recommendations of things to do and places to go on the island.

We are already planning our next vacation at this beautiful home.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious, well maintained, beautiful pool.

  • 5 of 5

A family reunion for ten people was fully enjoyed in this house. Bedroom

sizes were large and well maintained. A beautiful pool enjoyed by all(day and night)and a fire pit that enabled us to prepare smores. The house has everything that one needs to prepare meals. The owner's provided very useful information for things to do on the Vineyard, as well as, the name of a local contact should any issues/questions arise. WELL DONE and you will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean house with ample room for a family AND in a great location for a MV Rental

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our week stay. Its in the best location to be near both South Beach and downtown Edgartown. The new pool is a great bonus after a long day at the beach! Highly recommend this home for anyone with a family vacationing in MV.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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spacious and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

My family of 4 rented this house for 2 weeks with another family and their nanny. The house was clean and open with enough space that we were all comfortable. Walking distance to beach and Katama Airfield. equipped with beach chairs, umbrellas, portable crib, high chair and baby gates! They thought of everything!

A pool and fire pit new for 2017! Can't think of anything better!!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Stay!

  • 5 of 5

My friend and my best friend's family stayed at 9 Thaxter Lane in the Spring of 2016 with our young children and had a fabulous vacation. The home was immaculate and spotless upon our arrival (and I am a tough critic!)

The house was very large, beautifully decorated, and provided more than enough space for both of our families. The open layout on the 2nd floor allowed me to prepare meals while still being able to interact with my family and friends. The kitchen was well stocked and provided me with everything that I needed to cook (although I'm by no means a professional chef!)

We look forward to visiting in 2017 and are especially excited about the new pool. It's hard to imagine that the house can get any better but the pool will be the icing on the cake!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $500
Damage Deposit $1,500

There is a $500.00 weekly cleaning fee and $1500.00 security deposit or 10% for multiple weeks.
Pool is heated to 84 degrees and included in the rent from June 23 thru September 1, 2018. Pool heat during the rest of June and September is an additional $250.00 per week. Heat is $350.00 per week in October.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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