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Striking 5BR/4BA Chilmark Contemporary with Views of the Sound

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4 Baths, (Sleeps 12-16)

Come enjoy the secluded beauty of this award-winning, architect-designed home in Chimark on almost four acres of land. Relax on the two level deck or on the beach at Lucy Vincent, Squibnocket, or nearby Menemsha. The remarkable design makes great use of over 3500-square-foot space by joining the east and west houses with a guest room-den 'bridge.' The layout makes it perfect for extended family get togethers, weddings and other special occasions.

The west wing master bedroom has a king-sized bed with a private bath. Two second-floor bedrooms have queen-sized beds and share a bath with a striking, 14-foot-high, skylit, cathedral ceiling. The east wing has a king sized bedroom as well as a sleeping loft with two queen sized beds. The living rooms second level has two fold out full sized futons. The den offers a fold-out, sofa bed.

The two-level living area opens out onto the deck with distant views of Vineyard Sound and the Elizabeth Islands. The kitchen offers a Jenn-Aire cooktop and is fully stocked for groups up to 16. A huge, tiled, laundry room with washer and dryer is located on the lower level just steps from the outdoor shower.

There is plenty of storage in the lower level garage for bikes, kayaks and other toys as well as two cars.

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Owner
Owner
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

About The Owner

We are self-employed, dog owners and world travelers. Martha's Vineyard is perhaps one of the nicest places to relax in the world!

Great fishing too!

The Owner purchased this house in 2004

Why The Owner chose Martha's Vineyard

We have been visiting the Vineyard since the early 70's - always renting. Buying a place just made sense because we always wanted to come back. We were looking at another property for sale when we looked up the hill and saw this beautiful house with a deck running the entire length of the house. As it turned out, the realator showed us the place the next day! We were delighted!!!

What makes this house unique

Peace and quiet,,, star-filled heavens..... deer and wild turkeys......minutes from Menemsha and good fishing.... lounging on the deck with sun or shade all day long.

Amenities

Chilmark House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (4), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (4)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 beach chairs
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • 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
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This is the perfect house for large family, or two family vacations with two distinct wings, large kitchen and plenty of seating

Reviews

5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

Striking 5BR/4BA Chilmark Contemporary with Views of the Sound
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
Fulton, MO
5

Nestled in the Woods

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I arrived with three adult children, their spouses, and six grandchildren in two--and discovered that because of the size and layout of the house there was ample room for all. The great room is lit by three or four glass doors that lead to the deck that runs the length of the back of the house. Lots of light for reading, for board games, even for an early dinner at the dining room table that seats eight comfortably. The kitchen had plenty of shelf space, a counter that wrapped around and provided room for multiple "cooks," and a table for six (we used it for breakfast and for the kids' dinner). My wife and I took one master bedroom, our younger daughter and her family, including a baby who needed quiet for naps, took the other at the far end of the house (their older children slept in the nearby loft). Our older children took the two bedrooms on the second floor and additional grandchildren slept on the futons in the open lofts. Plenty of room to gather, plenty of room to slip away for a few minutes of quiet.

IN our week on Martha's VIneyard we tried three or four different beaches, public and private. Perhaps the most beautiful was Lucy Vincent Beach--and it had the best surf as well. But be aware that you will be able to buy a pass for one vehicle to park at Lucy Vincent. That's not such a big deal since the other beaches are stunningly beautiful in their own ways.

We are a family of seafood eaters and by the end of the week workers in the fish markets in nearby Menemsha (15 minutes) came to recognize us on sight. If you go, don't miss the chance to get your seafood right off the boats.

Had a wonderful week here and would go back in a New York Minute.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York, NY
5

Great place for a large group

  • 5 of 5

I rented this property for a short stay in June 2011, and found it to be the perfect place for a large group of people to spend time on the vineyard.

What I loved:

- full of light and air

- many bathrooms

- plenty of space for gathering as a group, but also space for people to have privacy

- there are screen doors from virtually every ground floor room to the porch or the outside.

- fireplace

- even though this house is in chillmark, it is not all the way up island, so you're still pretty close to the airport, edgartown, vineyard haven, etc.

What to know:

- the house is in the woods, not on the beach. You must drive to the beach.

- if you don't have a car on your trip, this house might not be the best

- the nearest store is a few miles away

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
MVY
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
VH terminal
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Menemsha

Surf and Charter Fishing

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Rates & Availability

Chilmark House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
July
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$725
$5,000
 
 
July-August
Jul 29 2017 - Sep 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
$5,500
 
 
September
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$3,500
 
 
September-October
Sep 23 2017 - Oct 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$3,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Average Cleaning $300

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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