HISTORIC SEA CAPTAINS HOUSE IN THE HEART OF WEST TISBURY

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights

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HISTORIC SEA CAPTAINS HOUSE IN THE HEART OF WEST TISBURY

West Tisbury House Rental Photos and Description

Classic historical home , 4 Bedrooms+Sunroom,2 Baths,1 half bathroom.

Beautiful restored 130 year old Sea Captain's House on historic Music Street in the heart of West Tisbury. The home was lovingly restored to it's original splendor by the owners, keeping all the architectural features. The working fireplace is a delight on chilly evenings, the candle light dining room is wonderfully cozy to entertain friends. A spacious screened in porch allows al freco dinning, a quiet location to read the book you have been meaning to read for the last year but never had time. The bedrooms are bright and airy with shutters and ample closet space. The outdoor shower is great for when you return from the beach. The yard has area for outdoor dining. Ample parking.

Minimum 2 week rental

Keywords: 150 year old Traditional Clapboard Sea Captain's House, West Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Guestbook comments from the owner
Bob's place is a gemstone: a beautiful place with a gorgeous garden and fabulous furniture and knick-knacks and the best plates I've ever seen in a kitchen! As a photographer, Bob has filled his house up with wonderful pieces and books and keeps the place meticulously neat and clean. I came with my 2 small dogs and he couldn't have been more accommodating and sweet. You will love it here. It's peaceful and comfortable. On the weekend you can literally fall out of bed into the farmer's market and there's a strawberry festival in the church. The West Tisbury beach is also to-die-for. Rent this place!
Jun 2011
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Bob

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International fashion photographer moved to the Island in the early 80's after finding the wonderful serenity of Martha's Vineyard. The Isanders are such wonderful creative people, always willing to stop and chat.

Bob purchased this house in 1984

The Vineyard is a microcosm untouched by the outside world, it still has the old world values sadly disappearing from our lives. The quality of light and scenery are hard to beat, the beaches are magnificent. Not to mention the abundance of fish and bird life.

Quaint historical village situated in the center of Martha's Vineyard first settled in 1669. A rural setting, wonderful for country walks, scenic bike trails to most of the down island towns. The biweekly farmer's market, Artisans show and antique market at The Grange Hall are great fun and a fabulous source for the Island's best organic produce and an introductions to the local year round artists. The charming West Tisbury Public library has a marvelous selection of books both for adults and children, DVD of the latest films and documentaries. The pristine Lambert's Cove Beach belongs to the town which allows access to residents and renters for a small fee. Alley's General store in the heart of the village is an institution, first opened for business in 1858 has all the old world charm of another era where one can buy anything from local produce, coffee and pastries, newspapers to drill bits and light bulbs. The village is equidistant from Vineyard Haven, Oak Bluffs and Edgartown.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights
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4.9
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Historic Sea Captains House in the Heart of West Tisbury
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews
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Historic Sea Captains House in the Heart of West Tisbury
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p329587vb
(305) 439-1383 (Florida, USA)
West Tisbury Martha's Vineyard
5

The Return of the Secaucus Seven

  • 5 of 5
Wonderful house with comfortable beds, lots of books, and a well-stocked kitchen! The screened-in side porch is one of the nicest features of this home. There were seven of us (friends for over 40 years) staying there for a week and we practically lived on the comfortable, breezy porch. The rest of the house is also lovely, clean and well-maintained. This is a charming home, easily accessible from all points on the island, and Bob is a charming, responsive, and easygoing host. We would certainly stay there again.
  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Historic Sea Captains House in the Heart of West Tisbury
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p329587vb
(305) 439-1383 (Florida, USA)
West Tisbury Martha's Vineyard
Bethesda, Maryland
5

Wonderful stay in a beautiful house

  • 5 of 5
Seven friends from some forty years ago (from college) were in Martha's Vineyard for a wedding of the daughter of a mutual friend and were lucky enough to stay at this beautiful house in West Tisbury for a week. It was perfect in that all the rooms were nice--even the room with two singles, I presume typically used for children, were lovely and no one felt that they got the short end of the stick. The house was open and airy and comfortable, with a long screened in porch that ran the length of the house, and where we spent much of the time. Kitchen was well-stocked with pots and pans and dishes. Bob, the landlord was friendly and helpful and very hands-on. The house is located in a little village so there was also a wonderful carry-out/lunch spot just a couple doors away when we didn't want to go out. We enjoyed ourselves so much and have spoken about doing it again. Recommend it very highly.
  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Historic Sea Captains House in the Heart of West Tisbury
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p329587vb
(305) 439-1383 (Florida, USA)
West Tisbury Martha's Vineyard
Washington DC
5

Great holiday, perfect setting

  • 5 of 5
We loved our stay at Bob's pretty, cosy and comfortable house on Martha's Vineyard. We found it to be ideally located and really well set up for our week long stay. It worked really well for two families and Bob was very helpful sourcing the various baby items we need ie baby seats, cribs etc. Whilst there may be newer properties available to rent, this house definitely had a warmth that added to our stay on the island. We have all agreed we would love to return and the house is a big part of that sentiment.
  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Historic Sea Captains House in the Heart of West Tisbury
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p329587vb
(305) 439-1383 (Florida, USA)
West Tisbury Martha's Vineyard
new york
5

wonderful vacation on Martha's vineyard

wonderful vacation on Martha's vineyard
  • 5 of 5
i rented that lovely house on Music Street and i stayed with family and friend.
the house was wonderful ,every room was a delight with wonderful antiques.
we spent so many hours under the porch listening to the music from the Church next door.
the house is well located next to the farmer's Market and the general store ... being close to the beaches and still on the most scenic part of the island was amazing .. we were in a ver yquiet town but it was easy to go around to the main towns ..
i will come back next year ..
  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Historic Sea Captains House in the Heart of West Tisbury
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p329587vb
(305) 439-1383 (Florida, USA)
West Tisbury Martha's Vineyard
Duxbury, MA
4

In the heart of the Vineyard...

  • 4 of 5
Old sea captain's house in the center of the Vineyard…great location for getting either Up Island or to any of the down island villages. Conveniently located within walking distance to Alley's General store, 7A cafe, playground, Ag Hall, Middle Road, bike trails, bus line, State Rd. restaurant and Fiddlehead Farm. Well-equipped kitchen and dining areas, especially outside porch where we spent a majority of our time. Upstairs bedrooms are spacious and comfortable, as are baths. House is well-kept and clean. Outdoor shower is most functional and useful. Yard is pretty with flowers. Bob is a responsive landlord and owner and very available should you need help with anything regarding the house or the island. WE are exceptionally frequent travellers to the island and loved the location of the house - near our relatives but still afforded privacy. The floor plan is excellent for entertaining guests: lots of rooms and dining options. Sheets, towels, beach chairs and toys are all provided. We would want future renters to be aware that the house IS quite old and lacks in some modern conveniences: air conditioning, shower is second upstairs bathroom, two attached bedrooms, etc. However, the charm and the warmth of the place more than compensate for this.
  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
business
Historic Sea Captains House in the Heart of West Tisbury
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p329587vb
(305) 439-1383 (Florida, USA)
West Tisbury Martha's Vineyard
Washington, DC
5

Fabulous experience!!

  • 5 of 5
Two magnificent weeks August 2013. Fabulous location at the epicenter of everything Vineyard...art, events, beaches, hiking, cycling, annual road race, Artisans fair, Agricultural fair, farmer's market, antique fair, restaurants, etc. Beautiful home meticulously decorated home away from home. The back porch is to die for as a whimsical living space for a vacation! Beautiful art and furnishings that inspire our own home. The owner was very attentive before during and after the rental. Great experience we will always remember. Great history including the original sea captain and Marilyn Monroe!
  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
4.2 Miles
Martha's vineyard Airport
Nearest Ferry
7.4 Miles
Vineyard Haven Ferry Terminal
Nearest Beach
4.6 Miles
Lambert's Cove
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
State Road Restaurant
Car: necessary

The Agricultural Hall is just down the road, where there are art shows, horse shows and the Annual Fair mid Aug.

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Availability & Rates

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West Tisbury House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jul 1 - Sep 7
14 night minimum stay
$4,270
$16,500
 
 
Spring
May 1 - Jun 30
7 night minimum stay
$3,850
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$4,200
$16,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes 50% deposit at time of booking balance 1 month prior to stay.
15% security deposit at time of booking
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Amenities

Amenities

West Tisbury House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Telephone ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Internet ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Computer Available
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Outdoor shower - outdoor shower , Outside the main house
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • VCR
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • museums
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
  • shopping
  • shelling
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • antiquing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • tennis
  • hunting
  • wind-surfing
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • kayaking
  • surfing
  • sailing
  • hiking
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • golf
  • parasailing
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