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Sweet Cottage on Short Beach in Chilmark

(8 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

3 bedrooms, 2 bath with sweeping waterviews, close to beaches

Light and bright with floor to ceiling sliding glass doors in every room. The views over the wetland to the pond are phenomenal. A truly magical spot to watch the glow of the menemsha sunset. A short walk to a private sandy beach for swimming, kayaking, or sunbathing. Recent improvements include new appliances, new kitchen, new bathroom vanity, paint throughout, new window treatments, flat screen tv.


Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/24/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    there are 2 twins, which can be converted into a king...moreless

  • All bedrooms have new linens,pillows and coverlets.

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 3: outdoor shower

    private outdoor shower...moreless

  • Both bathrooms have been updated with new shower curtains and towels. Bathroom 1 has a new vanity....moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Village:

    Close to Menemsha fishing village with quaint antique houses and local fishmongers. Public beach and boating access...moreless

  • Water View:

    Sweeping views of Menemsha Pond...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    There are 2 dining tables outside on decks...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Kitchen Aid...moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven


  • Boat:

    can be rented and delivered to semi-private sandy beach...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    can be rented and delivered to semi-private sandy beach...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    new gas grill...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


from 8 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mar 20 - Jun 30, 2017
3 night min stay
Jul 1 - Jul 15, 2017
7 night min stay

Jul 30 - Sep 5, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $500
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • non refundable cleaning $150
  • Taxes Not included

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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Last updated: 05/24/2017
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9 Miles
Nearest Airport
Martha's Vineyard Airport
12 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Vineyard Haven terminal, Oak Bluffs terminal
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Chilmark and Menemsha

Car: Recommended


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1991

About the owner: We are a 4th generation family of Vineyard goers. Our parents purchased this property in 1991 and now we are taking it over, updating it, and loving it. We are from all over the country...San Francisco, DC and New York.

Why the Owner Chose Chilmark, MA, USA:
Our mother grew up coming to the Vineyard in the house next door, and knew she loved this exact location and jumped at this cottage when it came on the market.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
About a 5 minute stroll down the path is a lovely semi-private beach that's always deserted. Perfect for young & curious shell-gatherers & clam-diggers. Water stays shallow quite a ways out. You can keep small boats on the beach, or at a mooring, swim Manemsha Pond, or just sit and watch the sail boats. For the bigger waves Squibby and Lucy Vincent are very close. Stunning view from the deck across marshland and Menemsha Pond. Wide deck is perfect for post beach BBQ's or a game of cards.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/24/2017

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Links to more information:



  • looking out from kitchen

    looking out from kitchen

  • Queen Bedroom

    Queen Bedroom

  • twin beds 0r king

    twin beds 0r king

  • King Bed or two twins

    King Bed or two twins

  • view from the living room, kitchen and 2 bedrooms

    view from the living room, kitchen and 2 bedrooms

  • kayaking on Menemsha Pond

    kayaking on Menemsha Pond

  • short beach

    short beach

  • Queen Bedroom

    Queen Bedroom

  • View from Queen Bedroom

    View from Queen Bedroom

  • twin bedroom (with private bath)

    twin bedroom (with private bath)

  • Short Beach, our semi private beach

    Short Beach, our semi private beach

  • Sunset from our deck

    Sunset from our deck

VRBO #481681

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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