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A Charming Vineyard Cottage Just Off the Pond

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights


Edgartown Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2-3 bedrooms, two full baths, EIK, a/c, wifi, on nearly an acre of woods

Remember when summer vacations meant spending long perfect days near the water? This simple wooden Vineyard cottage with its exposed beamed eat-in kitchen, two bedrooms plus a third bedroom/living room (with futon), two full baths, HDTV, wifi, and every modern convenience will remind you of how delightful and easy life can be. Located just outside of Edgartown, on a private, nearly one-acre wooded lot just off beautiful Sengekontacket Pond, this cottage will give you a quiet summer vacation without a care in the world.

We renovated the cottage in 2013, adding a new kitchen, flooring, windows and air conditioning; in 2014 we added a sun room; and have continued to make improvements every year.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Steven Schulman
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2016
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About Steven Schulman

We live in Chevy Chase, Maryland, but wish we could be on the Vineyard all year. This cottage is our dream vacation every summer, and we love sharing it with others. Our two boys have grown up in the cottage and both learned to ride bikes on the Boulevard, a quiet street that is nothing like a boulevard!

Steven Schulman purchased this cottage in 2003

Why Steven Schulman chose Edgartown Area

We fell in love with this cottage when we saw it in 2003, after we had been coming to the Vineyard since the mid-1990s. It is secluded and quiet, yet an easy bike ride into Edgartown. We have maintained it lovingly, keeping it simple and uncluttered, and recently renovated it with new windows, kitchen cabinets, bamboo floors and A/C. In 2014, we enclosed the back deck to create a breezy and open three-season room. In 2017, we will improve the living room to be used as a potential third bedroom.

What makes this cottage unique

This cottage was originally a fisherman's cottage in central Edgartown, but many years ago was loaded on a truck and brought out to this wooded lot just off Sengekontacket Pond. It is a nice quiet area, perfect for a relaxing vacation.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We purchased this cottage in November 2003 from a couple who had renovated it and rented it out for a few years. We had been vacationing on the Vineyard for eight years when we bought it, and though we had never stayed in this cottage, we immediately fell in love with it (we had stayed in the neighborhood two different summers, and like the woodsy feel around Sengekontacket Pond). The cottage has a classic Vineyard feel, but is very clean and uncluttered. The owners kept it like their own home, and we plan to do the same. We hope you enjoy your stay in our cottage, and please don't hesitate to contact us if we can make your stay more enjoyable.
Feb 2004
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based on 9 traveler reviews

A Charming Vineyard Cottage Just Off the Pond
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 10 reviews

Cute house - perfect for our family with young kids!

  • 4 of 5

This house was perfect for our short getaway to the Vineyard with our two preschool age children. The house had the perfect amount of space for us, a nice family room with a wifi TV, comfy couches, a well appointed kitchen (note to anyone staying there, don't buy coffee filters, there are about 300 in the drawer next to the stove!), comfortable beds, and two big bathrooms. All the space we needed. It was in a great location close to Edgartown (our favorite town). And was a nice easy walk to a little beach on the pond.

My only feedback would be the towels could use a little re-fresh. Everything was very clean, just many of the towels were frayed or had bleach stains.

But really we had a great time and hope we are able to come back in the future!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Very nice cottage in a location that makes it easy to get around the island!

  • 4 of 5

Our family really enjoyed our stay at the cottage. The sun room was great for family dinners!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything You Need

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a great time at the cottage. Easily fit 5 adults and a small dog. Convenient location in quiet neighborhood. Couldn't ask for more!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The best Getaway :)

  • 5 of 5

This was one of the best vacations we had in the recent past . My kids enjoyed the bike trails and the landing. The house is well maintained and is very cozy and comfortable. Its really private and you will enjoy the nature no matter which season you visit. We did not visit the island during the best season, but the coziness of the cabin (cottage) compensated for it. we had a wonderful time at MV and we will return for sure.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic cottage and location!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was the perfect place to stay- great accommodations, ideal locating for exploring the island and a great set up for traveling with our 8 month old. The walking trails nearby were great for morning walks and we loved having the space to spread out instead of a hotel or b&b room.

Great stay, we can't wait to return next year!!

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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An amazing beautiful private and comfortable home

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay on MV at the Schulman Family home in Edgartown. Clean, Cozy, and Private! There was an abundance of amenities and the beds comfortable! MV is our place and we will return to the Schulman home!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
State Beach
Car: recommended

Other Activities: kayaking


Rates & Availability

Edgartown Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sept-Oct 2016
Sep 3 2016 - Nov 4 2016
2 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Mar 4 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
June 2017
May 26 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
July 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
August 2017
Jul 29 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
September 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 30 2017 - Nov 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Security Deposit $350
Pet Fee $50

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Edgartown Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Town ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outdoor - outdoor shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom/Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Living Room available as optional third bedroom.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • pond
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
3 queens, 1 twin - plus double futon in living room. Outside 'after-swim' shower; Digital cable TV, DVD, wireless high-speed internet connection all provided. A/C installed 2013.

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