SHORT WALK TO BEACH AND TOWN FROM THIS CHARMING, UNIQUE HOUSE

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
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SHORT WALK TO BEACH AND TOWN FROM THIS CHARMING, UNIQUE HOUSE

Oak Bluffs House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Walk to historic Victorian Oak Bluffs, restaurants and harbor. Walk in five minutes to the ''Inkwell,'' sandy ocean beach, perfect for children. Next to lovely Farm Pond, far enough from town that it's quiet all the time, but close enough to walk in for anything- breakfast, or library, or groceries, or dinner out, a movie, or a warm donut from backdoor donuts late at night. Nature trails and miles of bike paths right out the door. Built in the 20's from an abandoned railroad car, this beautiful house is fully renovated. Sunny living room with hardwood floors, fully-equipped kitchen, large parlor with pool table, screen porch, dining room. Single bed and bath with large tiled shower downstairs. Upstairs are 3 charming bedrooms. Large master bedroom with balcony and half bath, queen bed. Second queen bedroom and kid's bedroom with two twin beds. Full bath with antique clawfoot tub. Large wrap-around porch with some ocean views, private patio. Outdoor shower with hot and cold water. Large yard with hammock. Perfect for a magical island family vacation!

Keywords: House, private, spacious, peaceful, relaxing, near beach, dog-friendly, near town, near bike paths, big yard, historical, cozy, year-round, unique character

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Suitability:
  • Senior Adults Only Community
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2012
Speaks english

We are a couple of New Englanders married over forty years who left Boston for Martha's Vineyard in 1998. We enjoy hiking the many trails and learning about the nature and history of the island. We keep a small apartment in the city and are happy to rent our house any time of year.

The Owner purchased this house in 1994

We fell in love with Oak Bluffs and Martha's Vineyard on our first visit in the early 90's. The people we've met, the culture, the beauty everywhere, and oh, yes, the warm water...it's all been wonderful.

A peaceful, quiet street but an easy walk to the restaurants, movies and bustle of town. A pretty walk to the sandy 'Inkwell' beach, bike paths in both directions. A large selection of books and lots of places to read, inside and out. A yard big enough for family touch football, croquet or badminton. A sunset kayak paddle on the pond. The island is full of wonderful choices; fairs and festivals, artisan's shows and galleries, sports and outdoor adventures.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
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Property Reviews

Short Walk to Beach and Town from This Charming, Unique House
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
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Oak Bluffs Martha's Vineyard
Ireland
5

Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
We had the most amazing stay in this house in mid September for 10 days. We were travelling from Ireland with an 18 month old toddler and wanted a spacious house within a short walk to both the beach and circuit ave and with outdoor garden space. We absolutely fell in love with this house! It has such old world vineyard charm with the large deck, hammock, really amazing outdoor shower, wind chimes, fairy lights…just beautiful. It was such a benefit being able to have use of the owners things such as a travel cot, stair gate, beach toys, parasols, coolers and especially the kayaks which we used for some wonderfully peaceful ventures on the lagoon just a stone’s throw away. The property is so central but you feel like you’re very secluded. In the morning we would wake up to the singing of the birds and see squirrels running across the telegraph wires! The master bedroom is just beautiful, the kitchen very well equipped. There is also a nicely rustic edge to the place – it is not so pristine that you are constantly afraid of damage/stains etc (especially with a toddler), it has an old feel and is ‘lived in’, which makes it very comfortable and relaxing to holiday in. The owners were really pleasant to deal with too.
We would recommend it in a heartbeat and really hope to return sometime, it made for a perfect Vineyard holiday with lots of great memories.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Oak Bluffs Martha's Vineyard
Quincy MA
5

Girls Weekend Vineyard Style

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
We visited MV for a girls weekend to celebrate my 40th birthday. Wendy and Alex went out of their way to make sure every need was met for us, including extra bicycles so we could explore the island. We had perfect weather and spent our first morning kayaking on the pond at the end of the street; talk about serenity. Half of our party spent the day on bikes, the other half explored the shops only a 10 minute walk away.
The house has so much character and charm; I was actually a bit excited for the rain on Sunday to stay in the house and explore the hundreds of books. I must say, the outside shower is a must!!!
The house is WONDERFUL and made our weekend perfect.
I plan to bring my family back (or maybe another girls weekend!!) and we will definitely contact Wendy and Alex about renting again.
Thank you both for sharing this great home.
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: Thanks, Tracy! Hope you will return.
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Oak Bluffs Martha's Vineyard
Boston, Mass.
5

Perfect escape

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
I have stayed in this house a couple of times because it is a perfect place to be alone or to escape to with friends and family. Regardless of the season, the Vineyard is a natural wonderland. When the weather is great you can find a different hike or a beach every day; when it rains you can stay by the fire and read for hours. The pond at the end of the street is the perfect place to stroll to with your morning coffee. The neighborhood is quiet and the house is absolutely comfortable and filled with light and books and anything you might need. I have been here with a car and without; if you find you do need anything, 'downtown' is a short walk away. When the Oak Bluffs ferry is running you can walk to the house from the boat. Otherwise, the island shuttle buses and taxis can get you there. The photos do show the property as it truly is. The owners are are relaxed and generous. In short, everything you need is there in a beautiful setting. Other highlights include the house's history, the birds in the backyard and the upstairs bathtub.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Oak Bluffs Martha's Vineyard
Santa Cruz
5

paradise found

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
We spent two wonderful weeks at Oak bluffs and loved it. The house had a great big yard, fabulous
location very well equipped, charming decor and very comfortable. Great beds!
The owners were very nice and accommodating.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Oak Bluffs Martha's Vineyard
Guest Comment Entered by Owner
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Extremely comfortable

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
...and very happy here during our stay. We enjoyed the special uniqueness of an older home, decorated so well! We all slept soundly on the comfy beds and we all savored our time here in the house and out around the island. Your home's location proved to be perfect! Thank you!
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Availability & Rates

Oak Bluffs House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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off season
Sep 6 2014 - Nov 30 2014
$2,500
4 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
$3,400
7 nights
 
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Amenities

Oak Bluffs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wireless Internet
  • Clothes Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4)
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Games
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Pool Table
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Balcony
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Senior Adults Only Community ...
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseshoes
  • shelling
  • miniature golf
  • wildlife viewing
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • shopping
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • sailing
  • hiking
  • parasailing
  • wind-surfing
  • tennis
  • fishing
  • cycling
  • kayaking
  • cross country skiing
  • swimming
  • jet skiing
  • golf
Notes:
Beautiful outdoor shower with fieldstone floor, hot and cold water, sunset view in the trees An extensive library of books Original artwork by wonderful local artists Hammock
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