Luxury & Value! Bike to 5 Beaches from This Spacious, Fully-Equipped Home
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- Minimum stay:5-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
This 3000 square foot, post & beam home is less than 10 years old. Five stunning ocean and sound beaches are within biking distance or a short car ride of this beautiful three-story house, situated on 2 acres of beetlebung groves and oak trees.
The house melds modern conveniences with traditional farmhouse style: great room with flat screen TV and fireplace; fully-equipped modern kitchen with wood-fired bread and pizza oven; sprawling master bedroom suite with cathedral ceilings and cast-iron whirlpool tub embedded in a platform of hand-picked Aquinnah sea stones. French doors off the master bedroom lead to a private balcony in the trees.
In addition to two other guest bedrooms, the house features a walk-out lower level with two semi-private sleeping areas, a separate kitchen, family room, full bath and patio. A second family, guests or help can have privacy as well as room to spread out.
For ultimate convenience, the home is equipped with wireless high-speed internet service, cable with DVR, and cell reception booster.
More Features: The fully-equipped kitchen has all the modern conveniences and was designed with function in mind. Lots of counter space for preparing quick meals or elaborate dinners. A large deck off the great room overlooks a completely private yard consisting of native island trees and features Adirondack chairs and side tables, a Weber grill and an inviting chaise lounge.
Cooking spices, linens, bath & beach towels, beach chairs and toys, and laundry detergent are just a few of the things you won't need to bring, as every detail is attended to.
You can sleep up to 10 comfortably with three queen-sized and four twin beds. In addition to four bedrooms, there is a semi-private loft overlooking one of the bedrooms with a separate entrance. Each of the three levels of the house has a full bath, plus an additional half-bath powder room on the main floor and an outdoor shower with hot and cold water.
Radiant floor heating, a wood-burning stove, and two fireplaces make for a magical winter getaway as well.
Beaches: The house is just a mile and a half from exclusive Philbin Beach, one of the few places on the east coast you can see the sun set over the Atlantic Ocean. Walk from Philbin to adjoining Moshup Beach and the world-famous Gay Head Cliffs, named one of the world's best beaches by the Travel Channel. Lobsterville and West Basin beaches are on the Vineyard Sound side of Aquinnah and offer swimming, sunsets and fabulous fishing. Red Beach offers a gentle surf for kids, a kayak launching point and tide pools galore. Access to these three beaches is included with the rental. Philbin Beach is open to Aquinnah residents and renters only, with purchase of a weekly parking permit from the town (no permit needed for bikes).
Even closer: Take a stroll to the Sargent Gallery (formerly Gayhead Gallery) for a wine and cheese reception, or walk to the Orange Peel Bakery for coffee, baked goods or their famed Pizza Night. The Aquinnah Public Library and town playground are also a short walk from the house.
Aquinnah: For those looking to completely escape, the night sky in Aquinnah is truly amazing. Situated on the tip of the Island, the band of the Milky Way is visible on any clear night. Aquinnah, formerly known as Gay Head of Moby Dick fame, is one of the few truly rural escapes remaining on Martha's Vineyard.
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Member since: 2007
- 3000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Low Allergen Environment
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
- Main floor Master Bedroom has a queen memory foam mattress. Upstairs bedroom has a queen. Main floor guest bedroom has a twin bed. Loft overlooking this bedroom has separate entrance on second floor and has a twin bed. Walk-out lower-level has a large bedroom with a half-wall divider. One half has a queen and the other half has two twins. Lower level features its own kitchen, family room with tv and x-box, full bath with tub and shower, patio, fireplace and private entrance, perfect for a second family, guests or help....moreless
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Games For Kids
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Live Theater
- Nude Beach
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Near The Ocean:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Broadband Access
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Filtered Water
- Free Long Distance:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Coffee Grinder
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
Upstairs, fully-equipped kitchen is chef's paradise; second kitchen in lower level features full-sized fridge for extra food and beverages, stove, oven, sink, coffee maker, dishes, pots and pans...moreless
- Lobster Pot
- Beach Chairs
- Beach Towels
- Deck / Patio:
- Large Cooler
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Wood Deck
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 1 - Jun 24, 2017
5 night min stay
Jun 25 - Jul 28, 2017
7 night min stay
Jul 29 - Sep 3, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 4 - Nov 15, 2017
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $350
- Cleaning $200
50% rent deposit due at lease signing (for summer leases signed prior to 5/1). Rent balance, cleaning fee and $350 refundable security deposit due MAY 1st. Personal checks, PayPal and online credit cards/e-checks through HomeAway/VRBO accepted (renter pays payment processing fee charged by PayPal or Homeaway/VRBO).
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Spacious home located on a private road at the center of the Aquinnah peninsula
Fully Equipped Kitchen 13' X 26'
Dining table seats 8, breakfast bar seats 2, and low counter seats 2 little ones
Main Floor Half-Bath
Private Master Bedroom Terrace
Upstairs Queen Bedroom
Loft Bedroom with twin(overlooks Main Floor Bedroom with twin)
Lower Level Queen Bed
Lower Level Full Bath has shower, tub and granite vanity
Deck with chaise lounge, 4 Adirondack chairs, side tables and Weber grill
Gay Head Cliffs and Moshup Beach a short bike ride away
Master Bedroom Jacuzzi Tub embedded in Aquinnah beach stones
Wood-fired Bread and Pizza Oven for cooking on cooler days
Great Room 12' x 24' with flat screen tv and fireplace
Master Bedroom with cathedral ceilings, private terrace, and heated floors
Upstairs Full Bath has shower and tub
First floor guest bedroom with twin bed.
Lower Level Family Room, with Patio and Kitchen
Lower Level Twins with hammock view
Front of house early morning
Sun setting over nearby Philbin Beach (Aquinnah residents/renters only)
This listing was first published here in 2007.
Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016
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