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Bedrooms 5
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

63 Temahigan Ave is a 5 Bedroom Island charmer

Welcome to "Eventide." Your vacation home is nestled at 63 Temahigan Ave. in Oak Bluffs- Martha's Vineyard. Conveniently situated minutes from the ferry and downtown Oak Bluffs. Eventide is a charming antique cottage located on a sprawling lawn perfectly positioned for outdoor activities, lazy afternoons on the porch or a 5 minute drive into town for local dining fare, shopping and sightseeing. Our guests find our 1920's charmer a relaxing retreat from the mainland. We offer only full week rentals to enjoy the island, the home and the all of the events on the island.

The home features 5 Bedrooms furnished as follows:

First Floor: 1 bedroom total. This bedroom offers a cozy twin bed. Located directly off the dining room.

Second Floor: 4 bedrooms total.

Our Nautical themed bedroom has a double bed.

Our Beach themed twins bedroom offers 2 twin beds.

Our Vineyard Suite offers a queen bed

Our Sunny South themed bedroom features a double bed. This bedroom connects to the upstairs bathroom. It features an additional entrance up a small stairway off the kitchen.

Each upstairs bedroom is equipped with a window-unit air conditioner. There are also fans in each room too.

Walk just 10 minutes to the saltwater beaches at Eastville Point and Lagoon pond. Our home is equipped with high speed wireless internet (wifi). Connecting to it is simple, there is a network password in the information binder located in the dining room. There is also a television in the family room that provides many favorite cable tv channels. We have a wide array of DVD movies also located in the living room for your enjoyment.


As you approach EVENTIDE, watch for a small, white trellis (archway) centered on the Temahigan Ave. hedge. There's also a white, decorative chain outside of the hedge.


The house is near East Chop, halfway between Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven at 1.7 miles to either. Your family or group will enjoy the shade of the porch and the sunny yard bordered by hedges and a solid white fence. The porch table seats 9 and is protected from the sun and rain. There are also plenty of outdoor chairs to arrange as you like.


The fully-furnished home has a well-equipped kitchen. Everything needed for cooking and serving meals is provided. Just add your favorite foods or enjoy a variety of 'take-out.' There's also a charcoal grill for that smoky-flavored meal.


Playing cards, games, puzzles and many books are provided for your enjoyment. Look in the dining room closet for games.


Across the breezeway from the kitchen is the laundry room with a washer, dryer, charcoal grill, yard games and a shower.


Bringing A Car With You?: A ferry reservation is required to bring a car to Martha's Vineyard Island They operate between Woods Hole on Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard.


Check-in time at 'Eventide' is 4:00 p.m. and check-out is by 10:00 a.m. If you choose to leave your car on the mainland, there is a calendar-day charge of $10 to $16 at most ferry ports. Passenger-only ferries operate from Woods Hole, Falmouth and New Bedford, MA and Quonset Point, RI. You may also fly to the Vineyard: Go to the CapeAir website for schedules and reservations. Some of the larger airlines, may also serve The Vineyard. The MV Airport is 7 miles from the house and is also served by bus.


BIKE TRAILS: One of the many bike paths, goes by the house, continuing several miles to the Vineyard Haven-Edgartown Road. From there, turn right for the Vineyard Haven bike trail or left to Edgartown. There are also bike trails through the State Forest, so you really can 'get away from it all.' Many bike paths are marked on the road map and new ones are being added.

More Vineyard Info: The Martha's Vineyard Chamber of Commerce is located within 1 block of both ferry terminals: Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven (Tisbury).

More Details

The Bowers Family
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 28, 2017

About The Bowers Family

Welcome to your Martha's Vineyard home, "Eventide". The Bowers Family strives to provide a welcoming home to all travelers. We enjoy making new connections who enjoy the Martha's Vineyard Island life. We hope that you explore the island, make some great memories and come to enjoy the island life that our family has grown to love.

The Bowers Family purchased this house in 1919

Why The Bowers Family chose Oak Bluffs

"Eventide" has been a vacation destination for our family for many years. The house is located halfway between the downtowns of Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven with easy access to all Island points. Privacy: the yard is bordered on 3 sides by hedges and dense forest beyond 2 of them. The 4th side has a solid white fence and the house faces Temahigan Ave. and the saltwater of Vineyard Haven harbor.

What makes this house unique

Your Vineyard yard has enough room for 3 yard games to be played at the same time on a lush green lawn. The house has a large, wrap-around porch with many chairs that can be set to your liking. A round picnic table on the porch, seating 9, can be used for a meal even if it is raining. Another table is in the dining room, where meals, games, puzzles and conversation may be enjoyed. We include the high speed internet, television channels and DVD library for your enjoyment.


There are 'back stairs' in the house between the kitchen and queen bedroom above it. You can sneak downstairs, undetected, for a midnight snack. See if the children can figure out which staircase has more steps. How 'bout which one is steeper? Adults: watch your heads on the back stairway, whether going up or down it.


Eventide includes a 3rd, hot and cold shower, within an outdoor enclosure. Some of our guests choose this one over the 2 indoor showers. It's a nice option to have and you may decide on a favorite among the 3. Why not try them all?

Guestbook comments from the owner

"My sister and I enjoyed our stay very much. We left our personal electronic devices [at] home. Told our families to call the police if they needed to get a hold of us. Cell phones for emergencies only." We "never felt safer. You are lucky to own such a treasure."


When asked if the would stay at our home again and if they would recommend it to others, they answered YES to both questions.
Aug 2012
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East Chop House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Floorboards
  • Free Local Calls
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2nd Floor - toilet , tub
    Laundry Room - shower
    1st Floor - toilet , shower
  • In addition to the shower in the downstairs bathroom, there is an old-fashioned 1950's claw-foot soaking tub on the 2nd floor for that bubble bath you've long promised yourself, or for giving the little ones a bath. The laundry room has a 2nd shower and there's an enclosed outdoor shower for rinsing away the beach sand that follows you home.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • ''East Chop' - 1 queen , 2nd Floor, North
    'West Chop' - 1 queen , 2nd FL, NorthWest
    'Southwest' - 2 twin/ single , 2nd FL, SouthWest
    'Vineyard Harbor' - 1 twin/ single , 1st Floor, Front, West
    'Eastville' - 1 double , 2nd Floor, South
  • Each of the 5 bedrooms has been personally decorated by a Bowers family member to have its own unique character. Each bedroom upstairs has a window unit air-conditioner.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
The usual entry door to the house is down the main walkway to the back door of the home. 2 steps up from the breezeway into the kitchen, 1st floor. On that level, there is one bedroom with a twin bed. The nearest bathroom is one step up from the 1st floor living room. The other 4 bedrooms are on the 2nd floor with another bathroom.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.6666665 based on 29 reviews

Had an amazing time at an amazing house.

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed a great experience with management and the property. Great house for vacations with enough charisma and charm to make the trip memorable.

Would recommend this to anyone looking to get away and enjoy a stress free time.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Simple, clean and convenient

  • 4 of 5

Overall, really impressed with home. Would stay again.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Vacation Stay!

  • 4 of 5

Dana's cape cod home was a great stay for our group of 8! Since we had a car, the location (between vineyard haven and oak bluffs) was super convenient.

The house comes with all the amenities needed for a relaxing and family-fun stay including full kitchen, cable, and wifi.

Dana was also super easy to communicate with and readily available for any questions or concerns about the house.

Would definitely recommend if you are looking for a place to stay with family in cape cod!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Memorial Day Girls Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Working with Dana at Eventide provided a seamless booking experience; he was always available to answer any questions we had, and provided excellent instructions for getting to/into the house.

We booked Eventide for Memorial Day Weekend as a group of 9 girls. We had no complaints all weekend, and the home provided a great central point for us to come home to after going off and doing our own thing. There was plenty of space to spread out and find privacy if we needed it, and great communal areas for meals and games.

There was only 1 shower, but it never presented a problem, even with a group of 9 women! The ammenities provided were enough so that we never even needed to leave the house if we didn't want to. The location was excellent; 15 minute walk to OB and 20 minute walk to VH. It is also on the bus line for the 13, so getting anywhere from VH all the way to Edgartown is very easy. The taxi's were also able to find it easily, so we had no problem getting to the house off the ferry in the dark.

It rained all weekend, but the front porch offered enough room to hang out and play games without getting rained on. There is plenty of yard space, and it is secluded by a nice row of trees and a fence.

We would all highly recommend Eventide, especially for a girls weekend or family getaway, and are very much looking forward to returning next year! A great weekend spent on the Vineyard! Thanks, Dana!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: There are two (2) indoor showers: one in the first floor bathroom, the other in the laundry room. There's also a 3rd shower, outdoors. .
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Huntsville, Texas

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the house and especially the library!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your positive review and you are welcome to visit Eventide, again....Dana & Tina.
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Braintree, Massachusetts

For A Classic Vineyard Experience

  • 5 of 5

If you want to feel the Vineyard, this is the place for you. My family and I have been going to Maarthas Vineyard for many years, but this was the best, and most comfortable stay we have had.

The ad said walk to beaches, which we did not readily see, but we drive to our favorite beach anyway.

The house was spotless on arrival, with a spacious living room and a beautiful wrap around porch on which we ate all our meals other than eating out.

(Giordanos in Oak Bluffs is a standard favorite of ours and we found a new place that just opened called Danny Quinns. It has a small and not a Vineyard tradition menu, but Danny himself sang. I highly recommend it.)

The dining room was spacious enough as well for company to come by and play a board game and cards.

The kitchen is as fully stocked as my kitchen at home and the large pantry held all the supplies anyone could need and then some. The upstairs bedrooms were large and airy with beautiful breezes. The downstairs shower was a little tricky to get in and out of in the deep bathtub, but the shower in the laundry room was perfect with plenty of privacy.

Eventide has character all her own. All the doors have latch handles and some light switches are push button like in your grandmas house. Outlets are limited, but that's what you find in a place with this much history, which is reminded to you with some of the pictures.

Dealing with the owner was a pleasure. He was in touch quite often to see that we were comfortable and if we had any questions. He said that we should make Eventide our home for the week, which we did. And I highly recommend others to do the same.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Martha's Vineyard Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.6 Miles
Ocean View Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge Oak Bluffs
Nearest Ferry
1.7 Miles
Vineyard Haven & Oak Bluffs 1.7 mi. to either
Nearest Golf
0.9 Miles
Farm Neck (public) Golf Course, Oak Bluffs
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Art Cliff Diner, Vineyard Haven: breakfast & lunch
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Saltwater: Eastville Point Beach and Lagoon Pond
Car: recommended

Other Activities: Oldest carousel in the US; golf, mini golf, hiking, kayaking, video/pinball arcades, shopping, restored movie theaters, night clubs, health clubs.



Downtown Vineyard Haven has a working, restored movie theater as well as restaurants, cafes, clothing and souvenir shops.


Island-made ice cream is plentiful in Vineyard Haven, Oak Bluffs and Edgartown.


If you take a ride to Aquinnah to see the famous Gay Head clay cliffs, be sure to stop by Alley's General Store in Chilmark. It really does have a little of everything including a working Post Office.


Have fun at the mini-golf in Vineyard Haven across from Cronig's market. They also have Island ice cream for after the game.


Golf: Public golf courses are located in Vineyard Haven and Oak Bluffs. The nearest, Farm Neck, is less than a mile from the house.



Rates & Availability

East Chop House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Early JUNE 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mid-JUNE 2017
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mid-JUNE 2017
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late JUNE 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
2017: The 4th of JULY
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mid-JULY 2017
Jul 8 2017 - Jul 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mid-JULY 2017
Jul 15 2017 - Jul 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late JULY - 2017
Jul 22 2017 - Jul 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late JUL / Early AUG 2017
Jul 29 2017 - Aug 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early AUGUST - 2017
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mid-AUGUST 2017
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mid-AUGUST 2017
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late AUGUST - 2017
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Labor Day 2017
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
FALL - 2017
Sep 23 2017 - Sep 29 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

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