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Katama - Booking for 2018! Close to Beach and Town, Bright, Immaculate

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Fully air conditioned four bedroom and three full bath; large deck for relaxing!

Katama! House-wide air conditioning! Each room can be individually controlled. Four bedrooms, 3 full baths, outdoor showing and large yard completely renovated baths and kitchen, and new deck directly off the FF MBR. We are already planning for next year. We added a second washer/dryer unit set and construction was just completed on the addition of a new whole house HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM, that will allow guests to individually regulate the coolness or warmth of each room! We do maintain the house year-round for those who want to escape from America during the Vineyard's quiet time! We are confidant on the other hand that during hot and humid periods of the summer, your stay will be comfortable. A short walk from the Village of Edgartown and two mile bike ride to South Beach this Vineyard home was completely renovated in 2010 and is maintained to the highest standards. New double hung windows are the newest addition to the property, and are not yet reflected in our photos, but are long and wide preserving the great flow of light into the open floor plan. The 2400 square foot home has four bedrooms and three full baths, the second floor bath has undergone a thoughtful renovation consistent with the earth tone colors that fill the house with calming warmth. The gourmet kitchen and Weber grill prove to be the perfect ingredients for any meal. The living area is open and plays host to a large screen TV, but most guests prefer to sit out on the expansive deck that offers both sun and shade! A large backyard offers hours of play. An outdoor shower completes the scene. The house is fully equipped with bedsheets and towels and have house-wide hi-speed internet. Beach chairs and an umbrella are provided along with outdoor games such as badminton and other lawn games. The newly added back deck off the MBR gives it's occupants a lovely spot from which to sip early morning coffee or watch a lovely sunset or the stars above in an endless sky. We added a one bedroom guest house, which will also be available for rent in 2018! Visit property number: 1181504! It is separated from the main house by a lovely new privacy fence.

Mary Jane Burt
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2017

About Mary Jane Burt

We are actively engaged in real estate. We live off island but visit on a regular basis. We have three children and four grandchildren. This is the second home we have purchased and renovated on Martha's Vineyard, a destination we fell in love with in the early 90's. We return whenever we can and are continuing to invest in this property we have come to cherish. It is meticulously maintained and we have on island caretakers who react quickly to any problem or emergency. Now that 2 out of our three children are married and have started families we are establishing new traditions that include their in-laws and extended family. We had the most endearing and wonderful event there this May and September and cannot wait to do it again in 2016!

Mary Jane Burt purchased this house in 2010

Why Mary Jane Burt chose Katama

We were looking for a larger property closer to the beach and one that was in need of updating. All but one room in this house was taken down to the studs and renovated. At some point in the future we hope to build a guest house. Katama represents one of the most attractive areas on the Island and affords easy access to town and the Island's best beach. A short walk toward the beach brings you to the Katama airport restaurant, which is GREAT for breakfast, lunch and dinner too! We also love to ride our bikes along the bike path - either to South Beach or into Edgartown.

What makes this house unique

Since we completely renovated the house in anticipation of our daughter's wedding, we were able to add all the things we liked in our first home or those that were missing such as a large porch! We like to walk and ride bikes. This location affords easy access to both the Villiage and entertainment, as well as relaxation both at home and at the beach. It is quieter than living in town, but has the benefit of the Katama General Store and Right Fork Diner - both within walking distance, scenery, the bike path and a private dirt road, wonderful year-round neighbors and a comfortable deck.


Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Martha's Vineyard Airport Edgartown
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Village of Edgartown
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Multiple Golf Courses
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Right Fork Diner,Katama General Store - Take Out
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
South Beach,Fulton St,Edgartown Great Pond,Katama
Car: recommended

Newly added whole house air conditioning should make your visit that much more pleasant during humid period or hot August nights! Our meticulously maintained home sits on an island between Herring Creek and Katama Roads and is surrounded by MV's extraordinary bike path that can take you to South Beach, the Village of Edgartown or beyond! Protected Open Space is minutes away on foot. The Village is an easy walk where you'll find entertainment, restaurants, fishing and access to Chappy! South Beach is only a two mile bike ride away, and the Katama Airport and Right Fork Diner a nice walk from the house. Our large deck and expansive backyard is perfect for cookouts and yard games! A new Weber gas grill and picnic table complete the outdoor living space along with garden chairs and a new hammock. Our newly renovated kitchen is well equipped for the most discriminating cook. Each of the three full baths has been updated and you will never want for towels or sheets. The four bedrooms (2 down - MBR and Bath with Queen sized bed, and second bedroom - 2 Twin beds and 2 upstairs, one queen and 2 twin) are tastefully decorated. The house is maintained as a smoke-free environment. We delight in taking long walks, biking along the path toward Morning Glory Farm for early morning muffins and late day pies for the evening's desert, tennis at the Boys and Girls Club or the school's jungle gym and play-yard with our children's children and friends. The Edgatown Fire Station Museum delights all, and the maritime museum is nestled into a lovely Village neighborhood. There is sailing and swimming, gardens and beaches, museums and shops galore.


Katama House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower , Second floor bedrooms share shower and bath
  • 3 Full Bathrooms Two Tubs; large shower in the MBA
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Four bedrooms - two up and two down. Two with Queen sized beds; one room with a double bed and twin a fourth bedroom with two twin-sized beds.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Katama - Booking for 2018! Close to Beach and Town, Bright, Immaculate
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

convenient, clean, everything we needed on the premises

  • 5 of 5

convenient, clean, everything we needed was on the premise

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and most importantly for treating our home as though it was yours! I'm happy everything you needed was provided - it is our aim to make your stay such an enjoyable one that you'll want to return year after year!
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THe house was lovely.IThad everything we needed .

  • 5 of 5

THe house was clean and equipped with everything we needed

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pompano Beach, NC

Fabulous Stay

  • 5 of 5

What a perfect home and location! The house was immaculate and so close to the center of Edgartown. Would highly recommend. It was the perfect place for our "girls" reunion.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boston, Massachusetts

Lovely Spot!

  • 4 of 5

We loved this spot! Great for a family. Close to Edgartown and Katama Beach. So clean and airy!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We are so happy it was the right location with the appropriate amenities for you. We hope you come again!
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Perfect Katama location

  • 5 of 5

My wife, daughter, son-in-law and two-year-old granddaughter spent two very happy weeks at 12 Mettels Way this past August. For families wanting easy, bike-able, nearly equidistant access to Edgartown and South Beach, this house is in a perfect location, near the center of the spit of land separating the left fork and right fork roads. The house itself is very comfortable, light and well-appointed, with a good-sized great room, 3 bedrooms (one upstairs, for privacy), 2 1/2 bedrooms, and an outdoor shower. There is an extra converted breezeway sitting area off the upstairs bedroom, good for reading, working (guilty, I'm afraid!) or just getting away. The kitchen is well-stocked, the beds are very comfortable, and Mary Jane, the owner, couldn't have been nicer or more helpful.

One slightly unusual feature of the home is a huge backyard, shared with several adjacent properties. For renters wanting a secluded location with privacy,this is probably not the home for you. For families with kids who want to toss around a frisbee or organize a touch football game, it's perfect. We were neither, and while the shared space took a little getting used to, in fact there was a lot of privacy because we barely saw anyone in the other houses during our two-week stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely note! I am so happy that you had an enjoyable visit and found everything you needed to have a memorable trip. I am disturbed to learn that others staying on adjacent properties trespassed - this is not common space - it is private property and it is something I will addressed. Privacy and our guest comfort is most important to us.
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Perfection on Martha's Vineyard

  • 5 of 5

This secluded but accessible home has it all - up-to-date shared spaces and very comfortable sleeping accommodations for total MV relaxation. Large, light-filled residence with gourmet kitchen, great outdoor spaces, WiFi, flat-screen TV and books, all in absolutely pristine condition. Hike, bike, kayak, swim, dine, shop - it's all nearby. Fabulous getaway!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2014
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200

Cleaning fee $200.00

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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