LUXURY CHAPPAQUIDDICK FAMILY HOME HEATED POOL, TENNIS COURT, JACUZZI

Stephen Olsson

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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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LUXURY CHAPPAQUIDDICK FAMILY HOME HEATED POOL, TENNIS COURT, JACUZZI

Chappaquiddick House Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms

The home is nestled atop Sampson’s Hill, the highest elevation in Edgartown, where your family and guests can enjoy outdoor activities and gatherings with the benefits of a full size heated pool, tennis, basketball and volleyball courts and an 8 person Jacuzzi that has fantastic built in back massages (i.e. it is the same Jacuzzi that is in the White House)

This family house is an excellent choice for family reunions with 4 bedrooms and 4 baths that comfortably sleeps 12 people with air conditioning throughout the home. The home is referred to as an upside down home reserving the top floor as shared living space that contain wood carvings by a local artist of a Giant Octopus that hangs from the ceiling as well as a wooden carving called “The Fish Frenzy” a carving of 13 fish on mahogany driftwood.

The upper level “at treetops” combines a spacious and open area for living and dining with a lovely center stone fireplace with beautiful mahogany floors, complete with a granite center island with countertop for dining and a gourmet kitchen with a six burner Viking Stove, side by side a refrigerator and ice maker.

There are two beautiful screened in porches, located off the “upper level”, one off the gourmet kitchen providing outdoor dining, and access to an outdoor gas grille and stairway to the heated swimming pool and Jacuzzi. The other porch provides reclining chairs and sofas where you can comfortably relax and enjoy the outdoor setting and view the swimming pool, gardens, and overlooks the lilly pond which has a 1/2 scaled replica of the Monet Bridge that is located in Giverny, France.

The entertainment center is on the “upper level” including a 60inch TV along with a complete Sonos wireless speaker system with speakers throughout the home, porches, and outdoor areas including the pool and garden. You can enjoy your music libraries using the Sonos control panel or your I-phone, I-pad, android device or computer that contains your music, or you can use one of the many applications to listen to existing libraries and control what areas and speakers within the home you with to listen to as well as the speakers at poolside and in the garden.

The main house opens into a spacious living room with reclining chairs and couches that faces a stone fireplace with a 12ft wooden carving by a local artist that is mounted above the fireplace that depicts the sinking of an American whale ship, the Essex from Nantucket, Massachusetts. The Essex was widely known for being attacked and sunk by a sperm whale in the southern Pacific Ocean in 1820-an incident that served as the inspiration for Herman Melville’s novel Moby-Dick.

The first floor also contains a pool table and screen porch furnished with reclining chairs where you overlook the swimming pool and gardens. This floor has a master bedroom with a private screened in porch off the bedroom as well as a private bath. The lower floor in the main house is a spacious room with a TV and a collection of mounted fish which is often used by teenagers and children as a place to congregate.

The aerial view of the home shows the swimming pool to the right of the main house and to the left of the mains house there is a walkway connected to second floor of the main house to carriage house which contains three bedrooms and a full bath on the upper level and a three car garage and laundry room on the lower level of the carriage house.

The home abuts a historical marker that is located on the top of Sampson’s hill that designates the spot that a semaphore once stood from 1801 to 1840 that relayed news from Nantucket to Chappaquiddick and up the coast ultimately reaching Boston with whaling news of the day, after the whaling days ended a church was established that stood on the spot until 1939. There are ancient ways that lead to the top of Sampson’s Hill that were used to access the semaphore and church that once stood there that traverse across the property. There is a trail system that connects the ancient ways throughout the island so you can access all of Chappaquiddick Island and its beaches via the ways that cross this property. There are bikes available so that you can bike to the beach and other locations utilizing the ancient ways. There is a four passenger golf cart that you can use during your stay to get around the property.

This property abuts 100’s of acres of conservation land and it is not unusual to see deer and other wildlife. Because there are no surrounding lights the sky is illuminated at night by the stars. There is a conservation trail that leads from the home to the Chappaquiddick Community Center where they have sailing, swimming, tennis, and snorkeling, etc. lessons for children and adults. The summer brings ice cream socials, foreign film nights, musical events etc. which you can access by googling Chappy Community Center. You can participate in any of the activities that you might have an interest in during your time on the Island.

You can access downtown historic Edgartown by parking your car or biking to the parking lot located on Chappaquiddick by the “On Time Ferry” which takes you across to Edgartown. You can park your car or bike here and go by foot to Edgartown (without the need to find parking in Edgartown) and enjoy the nightlife, restaurants, shopping, ice cream parlors, moves and the parks that Edgartown center has to offer. You will be able to access the many beaches, ponds, and reservations that Chappy has to offer via walking, driving, or biking on the main paved road or on the ancient trails that lead to these destinations. This family home with all of its amenities and the Island of Chappaquiddick is an enchanted destination for your family.

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Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome

Stephen Olsson

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Speaks english
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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Beautiful new with conservation paths connecting to all points on Island. Main house opens into large living room with billiards, office (cable/craft) room, first floor master bedroom with full bath, and two furnished screened porches. Upper level,at treetops, combines spacious living area with open dining room, chef kitchen (complete with granite counter top, 6 burner gas viking stove, 2 dishwashers). Lovely center stone fireplace, all beautiful mahogany floors, two surrounding screened porches bringing elegant summer breezes into lovely accommodations, detailed craftsmanship and attractive furnishings. Detached 3 car garage with ample living quarters connected by beautiful breezeway. Spacious finished basement brings 3rd level of comfortable living (TV, video). Outside polished granite patio and walkway, heated in-ground pool, jacuzzi, beautiful garden and large yard, two outdoor enclosed showers....& more ! NOTE:Please go to the 'ISLAND INFO' link on our website and click on 'Chappa

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Chappaquiddick House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Jun 28 2014 - Aug 29 2014
7 night minimum stay
$15,000
 
 
Aug 30 2014 - Sep 5 2014
7 night minimum stay
$12,000
 
 
Sep 6 2014 - Sep 12 2014
7 night minimum stay
$10,000
 

Notes

  • Please contact owner for rates
  • Off Season: September 15th, 2012 to June 15th 2013, *$7,000 weekly rate Saturday-Saturday

    Summer Season: July & August, *$15,000 weekly rate Saturday-Saturday

    Mid Season: September 1st to September 15th 2012, *$8,000 weekly rate Saturday-Saturday
    June 15th to June 30th 2012 *$8,000 weekly rate Saturday-Saturday

Amenities

Chappaquiddick House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking Off Street
  • Iron & Board
  • Secure Parking
  • Study Room
  • Carport
  • Living Area
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Covered Parking
  • Broadband Access
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Garage
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Catering Available
  • Kitchen
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master -
    Guest 1 -
    Guest 2 -
    Guest 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master - 1 king
    Guest 1 - 2 queen
    Guest 2 - 2 queen
    Guest 3 - 2 double
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Video Library
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
Communication / Internet:
  • fax
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Small Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tennis Court
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Boat
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Barbecue
  • Courtyard
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Shed
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • arboretum
  • synagogues
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • shopping
  • miniature golf
  • wildlife viewing
  • shelling
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • whale watching
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • eco tourism
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • basketball court
  • snorkeling/diving
  • racquetball
  • parasailing
  • kayaking
  • whitewater rafting
  • golf privileges optional
  • equestrian events
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • water tubing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • hunting
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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