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Luxury & Value! Bike to 5 Beaches from This Spacious, Fully-Equipped Home

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Spacious home located on a private road at the center of the Aquinnah peninsula

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Last updated: 09/13/2016
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

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

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 09/13/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • 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

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Memory Foam...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4 + loft: 2 twin/ single

    Main floor bedroom has twin and loft has twin....moreless

  • 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

Other Amenities

  • Smoking is permitted outside only. Air conditioning in Master Bedroom. Aquinnah breezes, skylights and ceiling fans keep rest of house cool. Changeover day is flexible....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Local guides, Take-a-book, leave-a-book library, children's books...moreless

  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) Main floor and lower level; main floor cable has DVR...moreless

  • Stereo:

    CD Player...moreless

  • Television:

    (2) Main floor features flat screen tv; lower level tv has X-Box...moreless

  • Toys:

    Beach toys, board games, puzzles...moreless

  • Video Game Console:

    X-Box...moreless

  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Nude Beach
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Located in the center of the Aquinnah peninsula, the home is located less than 1.5 miles from 5 world-class beaches....moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    Just 5 minutes from the Internationally known Gay Head cliffs and Moshup Beach, which the Travel Channel named one of the top 10 U.S. beaches, calling it an 'unspoiled paradise.'...moreless

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining table seats 8, breakfast bar seats 2, and low counter is perfect for 2 little ones....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    In Master Bedroom...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace:

    2 fireplaces--one on main level and other on lower level...moreless

  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance:

    All domestic calls free...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wifi router....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets, bath towels and beach towels (as well as beach chairs) provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    cable tv...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    detergent provided...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    detergent provided...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    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
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Condiments, spices, coffee, tea, sugar and baking supplies provided...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Private terrace off master bedroom has cast iron cafe table and 2 cushioned chairs...moreless

  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck features cushioned lounge chair, 4 Adirondack chairs, umbrella table and side tables, and gas grill; lower level opens to patio with 2 cushioned chairs and cafe table...moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Front and back lawn, peach trees, hammock tucked into backyard alcove in the trees...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • Jetted Tub:

    Enjoy a luxurious bubble bath in the master bedroom Jacuzzi tub after a day at the beach....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
May 1 - Jun 24, 2017
5 night min stay
$400
$2,200 $5,500
Early Peak
Jun 25 - Jul 28, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,050 $12,000
Prime Peak
Jul 29 - Sep 3, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,500 $13,000
Shoulder Season
Sep 4 - Nov 15, 2017
5 night min stay
$400
$2,200 $6,000
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$400
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
  • Cleaning $200

Notes:

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:

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Location

13 Miles
Nearest Airport
Martha's Vineyard
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Vineyard Haven
1.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Aquinnah Restaurant, Outermost Inn
1.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Moshup, Philbin, Lobsterville, W. Basin, Red Beach

Car: Necessary

 

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Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 09/13/2016

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  • Spacious home located on a private road at the center of the Aquinnah peninsula

    Spacious home located on a private road at the center of the Aquinnah peninsula

  • Fully Equipped Kitchen 13' X 26'

    Fully Equipped Kitchen 13' X 26'

  • Dining table seats 8, breakfast bar seats 2, and low counter seats 2 little ones

    Dining table seats 8, breakfast bar seats 2, and low counter seats 2 little ones

  • Main Floor Half-Bath

    Main Floor Half-Bath

  • Private Master Bedroom Terrace

    Private Master Bedroom Terrace

  • Upstairs Queen Bedroom

    Upstairs Queen Bedroom

  • Loft Bedroom with twin(overlooks Main Floor Bedroom with twin)

    Loft Bedroom with twin(overlooks Main Floor Bedroom with twin)

  • Lower Level Queen Bed

    Lower Level Queen Bed

  • Lower Level Full Bath has shower, tub and granite vanity

    Lower Level Full Bath has shower, tub and granite vanity

  • Deck with chaise lounge, 4 Adirondack chairs, side tables and Weber grill

    Deck with chaise lounge, 4 Adirondack chairs, side tables and Weber grill

  • Gay Head Cliffs and Moshup Beach a short bike ride away

    Gay Head Cliffs and Moshup Beach a short bike ride away

  • Master Bedroom Jacuzzi Tub embedded in Aquinnah beach stones

    Master Bedroom Jacuzzi Tub embedded in Aquinnah beach stones

  • Wood-fired Bread and Pizza Oven for cooking on cooler days

    Wood-fired Bread and Pizza Oven for cooking on cooler days

  • Great Room 12' x 24' with flat screen tv and fireplace

    Great Room 12' x 24' with flat screen tv and fireplace

  • Master Bedroom with cathedral ceilings, private terrace, and heated floors

    Master Bedroom with cathedral ceilings, private terrace, and heated floors

  • Upstairs Full Bath has shower and tub

    Upstairs Full Bath has shower and tub

  • First floor guest bedroom with twin bed.

    First floor guest bedroom with twin bed.

  • Lower Level Family Room, with Patio and Kitchen

    Lower Level Family Room, with Patio and Kitchen

  • Lower Level Twins with hammock view

    Lower Level Twins with hammock view

  • Outdoor Shower

    Outdoor Shower

  • Front of house early morning

    Front of house early morning

  • Sun setting over nearby Philbin Beach (Aquinnah residents/renters only)

    Sun setting over nearby Philbin Beach (Aquinnah residents/renters only)

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This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016

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