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Cozy Cottage in the heart of Oak Bluffs

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,075 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Centrally located, 4 bedroom cottage full of charm and history

La Sirena is a 150 year old Gingerbread cottage full of charm and history in the heart of Oak Bluffs, less than 3 minute walk into town and an 8-10 walk to the beach. It is a 4 bedroom(Downstairs: 1 Queen, 1 twin and 1 full, Upstairs: 4 singles)and it can sleep 7-9 people. It has 1 1/2 baths(no tub) and an outdoor shower. There is a private patio area to sit and have family meals and we have parking for 2 small to mid-sized cars. Located near a playground and basketball courts, too. The cottage also has wifi available. This is a wonderful place to escape to, where you can re-charge & re-connect with your family. Family time is mandatory here on the island. Martha's Vineyard is a magical place to spend quality time with your family and create memories that will last a lifetime.


Property Manager
Ezia or Martin Leach
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 2, 2017

About Ezia or Martin Leach

My name is Ezia but everyone calls me "Z" and I am a professional Face & Body artist. My husband is Martin and he is an IT geek extraordinaire! We have 2 amazing children 3 cats and a dog named, Lucy. We have all been vacationing on the island, as a family, for over 9 years. My husband and I have both been visiting the island for much longer. Myself, since the early 80s and my husband since the early 90s and we just love it here. I get that sense of peace come over me the minute we get on the ferry. I have talked to many people about this feeling and it is a very common feeling amongst vacationers here.

Ezia or Martin Leach purchased this cottage in 2015

Why Ezia or Martin Leach chose Martha's Vineyard

As a HUGE fan of JAWS I came to the island in the early 80s as a 19 year old because I was drawn by the movie filmed here.....but I was hooked by the Gingerbread cottages in Oak Bluffs. It has been a 30 year dream of mine to own one. My husband and I are in love with this cottage. We loved the porch, the huge kitchen and the private patio along with the studio on the property. The location was amazing...so close to so many places yet still on a nice quiet street. What we both love the most is the history this cottage has....since we bought the cottage we have found photos online taken in 1873 of the interior of the cottage taken by more than 5 different photographers of the day. The images are complete with the original owner James Elleman, his wife, sister in law and nieces. We now know that the cottage was built in 1867 according to an old article from 1867 in the Vineyard Gazette!

This is a VERY special home away from home for us.

What makes this cottage unique

located in the historic district of Oak Bluffs this cottage is great for people who love and truly appreciate history!

Amenities

Oak Bluffs Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1075 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1(downstairs) - toilet , shower , outdoor shower , Outdoor shower is in patio area
    Bathroom 2(2nd floor) - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Yellow Room - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    The Mermaid room - 1 double
    The Bathing Beauties room - 2 twin/ single
    The JAWS room - 2 twin/ single , there is a daybed/trundle bed in this room and AC unit
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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(1 traveler reviews)

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Cozy Cottage in the heart of Oak Bluffs
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
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Lovely well maintained cottage centrally located, good energy

  • 5 of 5

As described this classic gingerbread cottage is just steps away from the center of Oak Bluffs center and a quick walk to the end of the street to the beach. The outside garden is perfumed with lavender and a profusion of flowers. The entire family found the beds to be comfortable, the enhanced cooling in the upstairs was a rare treat. All the appliances worked well and the property owner was accessible and more gracious and welcoming than any of our previous rental experiences elsewhere. This cottage has good energy and charm. Recommend without qualificatiin.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review, Bob! It was such a pleasure having you and your family stay in our cottage. We love sharing our home with families who appreciate the love we have put into it, truly respect the age of the home and can feel the energy she gives off. That is a magical combination to me. La Sirena is a special home and we are so happy you found her. We look forward to having you all come stay again!!
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Martha's Vineyard airport
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Steamship authority(Oak Bluffs)
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Inkwell beach
Car: recommended

La Sirena is located within minutes of town and 3 blocks from the beach in the beautiful, historic Copeland district.

Oak Bluffs is where you can ride the oldest carousel in the country(grab the brass ring and win a free ride!!), indulge in some delicious Mad Martha's ice cream, go biking on the many bike trails on the Vineyard, go deep sea fishing, wander amongst the over 300 Gingerbread cottages on the Methodist campground and go to the weekly community sing, hunt for sea glass, go bowling in OB's brand new bowling alley, shop a farmer's market, go to the top of a lighthouse OR get in line for a fresh, hot Back Door donut from 7:00 PM-12:59 AM!!(yes those are the actual hours to get them!!)...

OR you can just sit on the porch and have a cup of coffee and watch the world go by.

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Rates & Availability

Available
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $1,000

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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