Chilmark Contemporary. Spacious, Bright, Secluded. Hiking and Tennis.(6 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
4 bedrooms, 2 baths, wraparound deck, floor to ceiling windows, airy, private
Set high up on a private, partially wooded lot off rustic Tea Lane, there's plenty of room for kids to play inside and out. Enjoy beautiful summer evenings on the wrap-around deck. Floor-to-ceiling windows on the open-floor-plan main level with all-wood cathedral ceiling make being indoors almost like being outside. Snuggle up by the wood-burning fireplace on cool fall nights. A well-equipped kitchen opens to breakfast bar and dining area, with room at the table for 8.
The bedrooms are comfortable, uncluttered and fresh, with all-cotton sheets and new comforters. One bedroom on the main level has a king bed and private bath, 3 more bedrooms (one with a King bed and two with doubles) and another bath with washer and dryer are on the lower level. Downstairs playroom with slider to the yard has two futon couches that open to full beds for extra guests.
A detached outside shower is a delightful way to wash off after the beach.
Cleaning, linens and trash pickup are all included in the rental fee.
Member since: 2004
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Just steps from the house, you will find Waskosim's Rock Reservation, with miles and miles of beautiful walking trails on land bank preserve - walk from the house. Lovely walks as well along Bijah's Way and Old Farm Road. Passes available to Lucy Vincent and Squibnocket Beaches, some of the most beautiful beaches on the Vineyard and open only to Chilmark residents and tenants. House is also conveniently located for exploring secluded and lesser-known north side beaches, such as Menemsha Hills and Great Rock Bight. ...moreless
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable:
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Live Theater
- Nude Beach
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Near The Ocean:
You come to Chilmark for Lucy Vincent Beach, and it's just a 10 minute drive away. Also try the peaceful, secluded Great Rock Bight, glorious Long Point, majestic Aquinnah, or sociable Menemsha Beach....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Free Long Distance:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
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- Coffee Maker:
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|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jul 1 - Jul 29, 2017
7 night min stay
High summer 2017
Jul 30 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay
Early fall 2017
Sep 3 - Sep 30, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- There is no cleaning fee $0
50 percent of the rental fee is required to book a reservation. The remaining half, plus the refundable security deposit, is due 21 days prior to occupancy
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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Our Chilmark location gives you access to some of the most beautiful private beaches on the Island, Lucy Vincent and Squibnocket. A lovely wildlife preserve, Waskosim's Rock Reservation, is a short walk from the property. We are conveniently located midway between the villages of Chilmark, where the General Store offers fantastic pizza, a porch with rockers, and world-class celebrity-spotting, West Tisbury, where Alley's General Store has everything you need and a great farm stand out back, as well as a great art museum, and the quaint fishing village of Menemsha, with fish markets right on the pier. Don't miss Chilmark Chocolates, fresh greens from North Tabor Farm, and a special night out at State Road, our favorite restaurant, or a family lobster night at the Home Port, with its sunset water views. Or get takeout at the HomePort's back door and take it down to Menemsha Beach, where happy picnickers toast and applaud the sunset on beautiful evenings. Take a drive out to Aquinnah to see the world-famous Gay Head cliffs and check out pizza night (Wednesdays) at the Orange Peel Bakery.
Year Purchased: 2007
About the owner: We love coming to the Vineyard to be near the wind and the waves, amenities that are sorely missing where we live! Time spent on the island is always restorative. We live in Ohio but have family on the Island year-round. The house was built by my parents in the 1970s, and it is in part due to their efforts that the nearby Waskosim's Rock Reservation property was saved from becoming a subdivision. My recent novel for teens, WASHASHORE, is set on the Vineyard and was recently named the winner of the Green Earth Book Award for 2014.
Why the Owner Chose Chilmark, MA, USA:
I've been coming to the Vineyard since the 1970s, and while this beautiful island has been discovered by many more people since then, it retains its rustic, charming character. My husband has fallen in love with the island as well, and our children look forward to spending time here each summer and winter, including long days playing in the waves on Lucy Vincent Beach, eating lobsters right on the pier in Menemsha, pizza on the famous porch of the Chilmark Store, and even mini-golf in Vineyard Haven. For my part, I'd be happy just to spend my days on our Chilmark deck, listening to the birds.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Coffee with the birds on the deck. Sunset drinks on the deck. Starry nights. Lots of comfy space for family to lounge, play games, and enjoy meals together. Walk to some of the most gorgeous hiking trails on the island. Wild blueberries in August. Key to private tennis courts, a short walk away.
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Deck, deck, plenty of deck! Cool mornings, sunny afternoons, sunset views.
Feel almost like you're eating outdoors at the capacious dining table.
We like to have breakfast at the "breakfast bar."
Try dining al fresco on the deck!
The mantel was found on Lucy Vincent beach, the whale rib at Long Point
Master bedroom with custom crafted King bed, all-cotton bedding & private bath
BR #2: Downstairs King
Downstairs bathroom. It's small but clean and fresh; shower and tiles new 2013
BR# 3: Downstairs Full
Spacious deck with grill and picnic table is a great place to relax.
View of the driveway and beyond. You can see we're secluded.
Access to Chilmark's glorious Lucy Vincent Beach (shown in summer)
Relax by the fireplace, surrounded by windows to the great outdoors
The kitchen is well-equipped and filled with natural light.
This is where I take my morning coffee.
The other end of the deck
Our tenants can play on these private association synthetic grass courts
Master bath. Tiled shower, new in 2012, is to the right (couldn't fit in photo.)
Another view of BR #2, with double-wide dresser in foreground.
BR #4: Downstairs full size bed
Blooming rhodies are an early summer treat.
You will experience the magic & the mystery of Lucy Vincent Beach (winter view)
Visit the beach at nearby Great Rock Bight, a well-kept secret
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017
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