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Barbara Armstrong

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

In Menemsha Village - Sunset House

2 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Martha's Vineyard House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, outdoor shower (Sleeps 5-6)

You can enjoy the Menemsha Sunsets from your own private deck. This summer cottage was converted from an early fishing shack in the 1900s. It is a lovely, classic island cottage. It has views of Menemsha Creek, Menemsha Harbor and Menemsha Beach. From our property you will see sailboats in Vineyard Sound, fishing boats in the Harbor, the Gay Head light, and the Elizabeth Islands. In and around the creek you will see blue herons, egrets, osprey and deer. Enjoy early morning walks to the harbor or along the beach. Spend the afternoon fishing, boating or swimming from a variety of beaches. You can end the day enjoying a dinner from the porch while watching a famous Menemsha sunset.

You have access to a local beach and two exclusive town beaches(for a fee): Lucy Vincent and Squibnocket. Also, you are a short walk and boat ride across the channel to Lobsterville Beach in the town of Aquinnah.

checkout our other houses on this property: no. 247274, 375598, 452894

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More Details
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Barbara Armstrong (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Barbara Armstrong

My family has owned this property since the early 1900s. We are the third generation to welcome guests to Menemsha.

Barbara Armstrong purchased this house in 1900

What makes this house unique

This house is walking distance to a general store, restaurants and gift shops during the summer months. Great location! The house also has a gas fireplace for the shoulder seasons.


2 traveler reviews

In Menemsha Village - Sunset House
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
New York, New York


  • 5 of 5

Sunset Cottage is a delightful and charming place to stay. The kitchen is big and a great place to congregate in/cook lobsters! and the most amazing sunsets can be seen from the porch. The outdoor shower is just the most wonderful way to commune with nature, and while all the bedrooms are nice, the master bedroom is just somehow perfect.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amesbuy, MA, USA

Perfect Location in Menemsha

  • 5 of 5

Our family has rented the Sunset Camp for at least some portion of every year, since my now-adult children were toddlers. The rooms are large and comfortable and the charmingly rustic interior belies the fact that all conveniences, like washer/dryer, stove, cookware, linens, etc. are available. One feature, common to many homes on the Island, is an outdoor shower, but this one has a view that makes getting out of the shower a total delight.

The major feature, however, is the unbeatable location. While situated right in the heart of Menemsha , it’s surrounded on three sides by marsh, making it feel part of a separate world, populated only by egrets , other equally picturesque birds, and, perhaps the occasional deer. As the name implies, the Sunset Camp does have a glorious view of Menemsha’s famous sunsets. It’s always fun to enjoy that view from the porch while crowds on the beach, far in front, are jostling to get parking and beach spots to do so. Guests love to come for dinner on that porch!

The owners are and have always been terrific to work with. Barbara and her husband, John are always responsive to the needs of their renters. Barbara goes beyond just addressing complaints and questions; she often solicits suggestions for improvements.

I have only qualm about rating this as excellent in every way: I don’t want more competition!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Martha's Vineyard Air Port
Nearest Barpub
15.2 Miles
Offshore Ale, Oak Bluffs, MA
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Martha's Vineyard Steamship Authority
Nearest Golf
13 Miles
Mink Meadows
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Homeport Restaurant
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Menemsha Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Menemsha House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 25 2016 - Jul 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
Jul 31 2016 - Sep 3 2016
7 night minimum stay
Beg Shoulder Season
Sep 4 2016 - Sep 16 2016
7 night minimum stay
Shoulder Season
Sep 17 2016 - Oct 15 2016
7 night minimum stay
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Martha's Vineyard House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , outdoor shower
  • Bath towels are provided.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Guests are asked to bring their own bed linens.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Outdoor shower.

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