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Peaceful Waterfront Home, Deepwater Dock and Bridgefree Access to Vineyard Sound

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Last updated: 03/19/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

3 Bedrooms, Loft, 2 Baths, Sleeps 10

Completely renovated waterfront house with a deep water dock, within walking distance (200 yards) of a private association beach.

This peaceful home sits on a wide inlet and overlooks Washburn Island-a beautiful 330 acre undeveloped island that is part of the Waqouit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve.

The house has a wrap-around deck with stunning views; a large yard; a small, private sandy beach; and a dock with 3 feet of water at low tide which offers bridge-free access to Vineyard Sound. There is fresh water at the end of the dock.

This house was completely renovated in 2008 and the dock was replaced in 2010. Each year we continue to maintain/upgrade the house (new windows in 2013, leather couches in 2014, sliding doors in 2015, beach furniture in 2016 and completely re-painted in 2017).

House Amenities: The house has 3 bedrooms and a loft and can sleep 8-10 people. It has a very large 2nd floor master bedroom overlooking
the water with king size bed and private porch. Downstairs are 2 bedrooms-one with a queen bed and the other with a twin over double bunk bed. The loft has plenty of room for blow-up mattresses.

Other features/amenities include: Large Screen LCD TV, cable, high speed Internet access, WIFI network, dishwasher, washer/dryer, outdoor shower, patio, gas grill, beach with easy entry for kayaks, and deep water dock with water.

There is an association beach about 200 yards down the street and a small, private beach at the house.
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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/19/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Master Bath: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Outdoor Shower: outdoor shower

    ...moreless

  • All Bathrooms were completely renovated in 2008.

Other Amenities

  • The house comes with 2 kayaks.

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach:

    There is a private association beach about 200 yards from the house. There is also a small beach on the property....moreless

  • Beach View:

    The house overlooks Washburn Island with miles of beaches. There is also a private, association beach about 200 yards from the house and the property has a small beach on it....moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    The house is on an inlet off the ocean....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    The house is on Eel River East with bridge-free access to Martha's Vineyard Sound...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    The house has a deepwater dock with bridgefree access to Martha's Vineyard Sound. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles
  • Boat Dock
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Season
Feb 4 - Jun 16, 2017
3 night min stay
$350 $400
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,500
Summer
Jun 17 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,100

Changeover Day: Saturday

Late Season
Sep 3 - Jun 15, 2018
3 night min stay
$350 $400
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,500
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$350
$3,100

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning $165
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

We have an optional usage fee of $250 which includes the Kayaks (4), bike (2 adult, 1 child), beach toys and chairs. This fee is optional. If you don't want to use the kayaks, bikes etc... you don't have to pay this fee.

$300 deposit required to reserve the week. Balance due 1 month prior to rental.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 03/19/2017
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Location

Car: Not Necessary

The house overlooks the Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research

Reserve which offers kayaking in its 1000+ acre waters, fishing,

clamming, water skiing, sailing, multiple beaches (many accessible only

by boat) and hiking.

There is a public boat launch and marina within a mile of the house.

Martha's Vineyard is a 15 minute boat ride and offers days of exciting

activities including beaches, shopping, and biking.

Mashpee Commons and Falmouth Center are both within 5 miles of the

house and offer great shopping and dining.

In addition, Falmouth has miles of town beaches, bike trails, ferry

access to Martha's Vineyard. Woods Hole offers a hands on aquarium

and educational options for children.

Other Activities: Boating

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: My wife and I met at grad school in Boston. We loved the area and decided to stay here after graduation. I grew up on the water and always wanted to get back to the ocean, so when this property became available in 2008, we jumped on the opportunity.

Why the Owner Chose East Falmouth, Falmouth, MA, USA:
Being born and raised by a marine biologist and boat builder in south Florida, I spent my childhood and youth on the water. Living in the Boston area, we are close to the water, but I missed being on it. I worked in Falmouth during the summers while I was in college and fell in love with the towns combination of beautiful nature (beaches, ocean, bike trails etc...), fun downtown (restaurants, cafes and funky shops) and classic Cape Cod charm. So, when it came time for us to buy a place, Falmouth was our first choice. In terms of this particular house, we have a boat and a dog who loves the water. We hated taking vacations without him and it was a hassle to trailer the boat every time we wanted to use it. So, we purchased the house to be on the water, have a place to keep our boat and be able to take our dog with us when we went on vacation.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The house has a deep water dock with bridge-free access to the Sound. It overlooks Washburn Island, a beautiful 330 acre undeveloped island that is part of the Waqouit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. The house is on two lots, so it has a large yard with breathtaking views across the water to the Island. The house faces due east and the prevailing winds are from the SW in the summertime so the house is protected from the winds that usually blow on the Cape in the afternoon: you can be sitting peacefully on the porch while the winds are blowing 20 MPH just a few hundred yards up the peninsula.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/19/2017

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Photos

  • View From Deck

    View From Deck

  • House From Road

    House From Road

  • View Of House From Water

    View Of House From Water

  • Family Room

    Family Room

  • Bunk Bed

    Bunk Bed

  • Private Beach

    Private Beach

  • New Dock (2010) with water at the end

    New Dock (2010) with water at the end

  • View From Deck

    View From Deck

  • Patio and Side Yard

    Patio and Side Yard

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Queen Bedroom

    Queen Bedroom

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Local Beach

    Local Beach

  • House From Water w/ New Dock

    House From Water w/ New Dock

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