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Large sunny house on Nashawena Park in Oak Bluffs, short walk to beach and town

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths2
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, outdoor shower, sleeps 8

Walk to the beach! Walk to restaurants and shopping! Walk the kids to the arcade, Flying Horses Carousel, and lots of ice cream!

Stay at a beautiful and bright home in the Historic Copeland District in Oak Bluffs. This 1928 home is mere minutes from dining and shopping on Circuit Avenue and the lovely local Inkwell beach and about a 15 minute walk from the ferry. The house sits on a large corner lot so there is plenty of space for kids to play as well as quiet spots to read and relax.

With porches on three sides of the house, there is a perfect spot for anytime of the day - coffee in the morning or a glass of wine in the afternoon. Bring your book and relax on the hammock in the shade or enjoy dinner out on the screened in porch, the possibilities are endless!

Inside the house is bright and airy with lots of natural light and breezes. Its decorated in vintage island furniture blended with contemporary pieces to retain that authentic Vineyard feeling. Downstairs there is a traditional living room with original artwork. A separate dining room has seating for eight. Both rooms are right off the front porch so there is a great indoor/outdoor living vibe. An additional TV room has comfortable seating for movie nights. The kitchen opens onto a back patio and a screened in porch both looking over a large back yard .

Upstairs are four bedrooms arranged around a central hallway and a half bath. The master bedroom with the queen bed also has an attached 1/2 bath. Each room has multiple windows to allow in the breeze, or if needed there are box fans for each bedroom. The bedrooms are ideal for families with children or a gathering of friends.

Enjoy an outdoor shower in a secluded, large shower.

With town and the ferry just a short walk away, there is no need for a car, but the house does have a driveway and garage (complete with a basketball hoop) if you do drive over.

More Details

Mary DiCicco
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About Mary DiCicco

You will be renting from Chris, Mark, and Mary Culliton. In the picture Chris is on the left, and Mark and Mary are the two on the right (shown here with some close cousins). Mary and Mark live close by in the Boston area (Dorchester and Wellesley) and Chris is all the way out in LA. We always try and make at least one trip a year with all our families together at the house and otherwise sneak down whenever we can to enjoy the home we are so fortunate to own.

Mary DiCicco purchased this house in 1986

Why Mary DiCicco chose Oak Bluffs

Our father bought this place in 1986 because he loved the Vineyard and loved spending time down there. He planned to retire there, but unfortunately he passed away before that and left the place to the three of us in 1996. My father was an outgoing and fun loving administrator at MIT where he not only led but also was active on the rugby club until the day he died. His spirit of welcome and joy is alive and well at the house. We all carry with us the belief that making time for friends and family is paramount and that a house is only truly alive if there are sounds of laughter and activity from dawn until well past dusk. The three of us have managed the rental of the property as a team since we took it over and love to share it with others.

What makes this house unique

The best thing about the house is how close it is to everything while absolutely feeling like it is tucked away from all the crowds. Walking or driving up to the house from Oak Bluffs, the first thing you see if the hammock swaying on the wrap around front porch and it is indicative of the feeling that comes over you. You know that you have put away your cares for the weekend or week or longer and that freedom awaits.


Oak Bluffs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Town
  • Family
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Outdoor - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 1st floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , 1st floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , 2nd floor
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , 2nd floor
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Large sunny house on Nashawena Park in Oak Bluffs, short walk to beach and town
average rating of 4.8 based on 10 reviews

Great house

  • 4 of 5

This was a great house. I'd rent it again. The porch was outstanding and the screened in dining area was great too. Comfortable beds, which you don't always find. Excellent and well equipped kitchen. Another indoor shower would be good (we had 8 people) but we used the outdoor shower even in October. Great location, close to everything.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming home, perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had an absolutely wonderful time at this home and can't wait to come back next year. The home is FULL of charm and love - so many interesting windows, doorways, nooks and details. We loved the charming decor and soothing color palette. The outdoor space, especially the hammock on the large deck and the outdoor shower, was such a bonus. The location was absolutely perfect, as others mentioned! We walked to the shops and restaurants in Oak Bluffs, meandered around the streets admiring all of the gingerbread cottages, walked to the ferry and to Inkwell Beach. Right around the corner is Niantic Park - an absolutely gorgeous, brand new playground with structures that were designed to echo different elements of Oak Bluffs - a ship, a lighthouse, and a gingerbread cottage. It was perfect for little kids and challenging for the big kids we saw there too! We spent time there each day with our 3 young kids. I can't stress enough how walkable this home was, and how key that was to the enjoyment of our weekend - we were a large group and it was so wonderful not to have to split up into cars to enjoy time out of the house. Mary was so responsive and welcoming when I had questions or comments about the home!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Enjoyed our stay at Nashawena Park, Oak Bluffs

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this home and found it large with lots of public spaces for everyone to enjoy together. The beds were comfortable and the location was stellar. Very quiet location close to everything.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Vineyard home

  • 5 of 5

This place was wonderful. We love renting in Oak Bluffs because of easy accessibility to both town and beaches. Renting this house had the advantage of being away from traffic and noise, but being only a short walk from town and beaches. The house itself was clean, well-maintained, and perfect for our extended family. The outdoor spaces, both porches and yard, as well as the green space of Nashawena Park, were perfect for our active toddler. The owner was very helpful, responding in a timely manner to all inquiries. I would highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best location; Awesome for early fall

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for a few days in early fall; easy walk from the ferry to the home. Location is so close to everything yet nestled very nicely in a quiet area. Home is large enough for several families, but doesn't feel overwhelming with just a few people. Owners are responsive and very easy to work with. Key features:

- great porch with hammock

- outdoor shower

- large backyard

- easy walk to ferry

- close to beach, restaurants, local attractions

- washer/dryer

You will not regret your stay here.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect place

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have stayed at this house for several seasons for many years. You can feel the love and family when you stay at this lovely home. It has three full bedrooms upstairs and room to expand downstairs in the TV room. The outside shower make sure stay in Martha's Vineyard even more ideal. The house is located perfectly walking distance to the beach in Oakbluff's. To downtown Oak Bluffs and the ferry landing. So you really don't need a car when you stay there. It even has a washer and dryer so you feel truly at home. The wraparound porches are great to sit on in the mornings and in the afternoons before or after your beach events. Sit and watch the birds fly by. The street the house is located on has little to no traffic whatsoever so it's completely kid friendly and there's lots of fun to be had on the open green spaces that the street Nashuawena provides.

Our family travels from all different parts of the country to convene here at this house in Oak Bluffs. It provides many long-term memories for both young and old and I can't wait to get back there every year. There is no other place that I would rather stay on the island of Martha's Vineyard.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
MV Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Oak Bluffs
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Farm Neck
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Oak Bluffs
Nearest Beach
0.4 Miles
Inkwell and Town beach
Car: not necessary

House is on a quiet street with little traffic even at the height of the season, but you can get downtown or to the beach into the action in a 5 minute walk. Oak bluffs is known for its fine restaurants, historic carousel and night ife.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $200
Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $500


Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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