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Charming House on Waban Park Just Steps to the Beach in the Heart of Oak Bluffs

5 Reviews
Bedrooms 6
Property type house
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Oak Bluffs House Rental Photos and Description

5 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, Sleeps 11, and includes an outdoor shower

The Nashack is well known for its eclectic charm and has been preserved with wonderful, historic splendor. This house, which is only eight houses from the corner of the Inkwell and Town Beach, is known for its stunning views. The gracious front porch is a favorite place to relax, facing the beautiful Waban park and can make you forget time, while breathing in the fresh New England air. The house includes two comfortable living rooms, a dining room great for entertaining, and a conversation pit equipped with a TV and great for kids. The house also includes an Eat-in Kitchen with laundry, and an office with Internet. There are four bedrooms upstairs one with a queen bed, two with full sized beds, and one with two twin beds. There is an additional bedroom downstairs with a queen bed. Take advantage of the short walk to the beach or simply enjoy a breath-taking ocean view from the front porch. Also get a taste of the island's culture by experiencing shops, restaurants, bars, an arcade, and the second oldest carousel in the country, all located just two blocks away from the house in Downtown Oak Bluffs. Other fun activities, just steps from the house, include a renovated playground, tennis and basketball courts, bike and moped rentals, gingerbread cottages, and fishing. Between it's prime location and comfortable accommodations, the Nashack is sure to provide an unforgettable experience on the Vineyard. (Please no smoking and no pets.) Deposit required.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Steven Nash
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
July 12, 2016
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based on 5 traveler reviews

Charming House on Waban Park Just Steps to the Beach in the Heart of Oak Bluffs
average rating of 4.0 based on 5 reviews

Oozing With Island Character

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this property for a long weekend in June. The house is very charming and feels like an old fashioned New England beach house. Yeah, the floors creak and the kitchen is a bit dated, but that simply adds to the experience.

There are many nooks and crannies for curling up and reading a book, and lots of cozy common areas where our family could gather and just hang out.

The location is excellent - close to all of the great activities, shopping, and dining options that Oak Bluffs has to offer.

Steven, the owner, was an absolute pleasure to work with - very friendly, responsive, and accommodating. Overall it was a great stay and we're looking forward to doing it again!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Location!

  • 4 of 5

Overall Great Location! Walking distance from the ferry, to down town, and to the beach. It was so easy for me because everyone was arriving at different times and I didn't have to run shuttles back and forth from the ferry. It was so convenient to be able to walk to the beach and to go out at night. This made it easy for the entire group to meet up at the beach or leave when they wanted to go home at night.

The house had everything we needed and everyone was comfortable sleeping at night. Great side yard for outdoor games and grilling out. The front patio/deck was very nice and it was great for relaxing in the afternoon while everyone was getting ready for the evening.

Outdoor shower had great water pressure and was perfect for after the beach.

Already thinking about renting it again next year. I just hope we have the same weather.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent Place!

  • 4 of 5

Overall excellent experience at this home. Location is great, the home is a little older but kept in good condition. One can tell the home is laid out somewhat oddly, but is still homely. Owners were very responsive and a pleasure to work with. Highly recommend this home, and will probably come again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello, It was a pleasure having you in our house. We look forward to your return. Kind Regards, Steve
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Old but adequate

  • 3 of 5

We spent a great deal of time on the front porch due to the great view of the park and the distant view of the water. Location was great, just a 1/2 mile walk to downtown. The home was old but fairly well maintained. The kitchen, however, could definitely use an upgrade. It was worn and somewhat dirty. Many of the dishes and glasses were chipped and dusty. Tires were flat on the bicycles. Suggest when you arrive and leave that someone accompany you throughout the house to verify that there are no issues. We were notified 2 1/2 weeks after leaving that there we're burn marks on the kitchen counter. The counter was old and had several cut marks in it. No one in our party recalls burn marks before we left. In fact, the cleaning crew came in as we were packing up to leave and commented how clean the place looked. All in all it was an enjoyable experience unfortunately marred by an issue with the return of the security deposit.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quaint get away

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here with our two young children (5 and 1) for a few days in early June. You couldn't ask for a better location, particularly since the weather wasn't completely cooperative. It is a very short walk to the beach, or to the arcade when rainy. The park across the street was a great place to fly kites or just run around. There is no partking at the house, but plenty of on street parking. As you can see from the photo, the house is pretty close to the street. The street was busier than I expected, but only during the day.

The house itself is very clean and well maintained. It is an older home and has some of the "quirks" to be expected with a home of that era (some sloping floors, narrow steep stairs, and an unusual layout). The kitchen is not fancy, but has everything you need. The main bathroom upstairs is modern and very functional. The second bathroom downstairs is very small, but serves its purpose. The beds were comfortable enough (although the sheets from the rental company were terrible! - bring your own if you can)

The owner was very friendly, prompt and reliable. There is someone on the island to help if needed, but we did not have any problems.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Other Activities: clamming, Kayaking, frisbee golf

Golf: 2 golf courses both frequented by several Presidents


Rates & Availability

Oak Bluffs House Rental Rates

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Cleaning $200

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Oak Bluffs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Study Room
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , new mahogany
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , outdoor shower also
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Best Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Side Porch Bedroom - 1 twin/ single
    Back Bedroom - 1 queen
    My Favorite - 1 double
    Mom's Bedroom - 1 double
    Guest Bedroom - 1 queen
  • The bed on the side porch is a more narrow twin bed, ideal for a smaller person / child or the out of town visitor.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Inflatable Boat
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 7 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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