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Classic,upscale Chilmark Farmhouse and private beach

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 0 - 3 nights


About the property

4BR renovated Chilmark Farm House

One of Chilmark's most stately and classic farmhouses,which has been thoughtfully and fashionably edited and updated with every modern comfort. The house is in a central location on South Road, behind stone walls and amidst large acreage. One can enjoy a brief walk or ride to a private beach on Chilmark's South shore. There is also easy access to Chilmark's famous Lucy Vincent Beach and Squibnocket Beach, with the purchase of a car or walk-on pass at the Chilmark Town Hall. Menemsha Fishing Village and Beach is just around the corner ,with interesting shops, fish markets and eateries.

There are four comfortable bedrooms, updated with antiques, paintings ,a bright color palette,and comfortable furnishings. A thoughtful renovation and reimagining includes, a gourmet's kitchen ,screened porch and sunny living room, two large living rooms in total,outdoor deck and patio, central AC and every amenity. There are large, comfortable spaces indoors and out for relaxation and fun. The location is conveniently situated between two nearby villages. West Tisbury, is the location of the Farmer's Market,Antique and Artisan Fairs,and Alley's Store and Farm Stand. Nearby ,are the Library and Community Center and popular 7A Foods Shop. Further down South Road ,is Middleton Village with an Apothecary, Beauty Salon, offices, the popular State Road Restaurant, West Tisbury Post Office and Cronig's Up Island Market.

A short distance away, in the other direction, is Chilmark Center, Lucy Vincent Beach and Chilmark Community Center, Chilmark Store, Chilmark Chocolates and eateries, and a charming New England seaside village, called Menemsha, with fresh fish markets, shops,restaurants, food stands and a legendary sunset. A gate key provides access to private Hancock Beach on the South shore, and is only a few moments from the house, 8/10 mile down a sandy lane. It is definitely the icing on the cake! Blue Barque is a wonderful destination house for family and friends.A stunning , relaxing and fun place to enjoy your vacation.

More Details

Lucinda,property manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

About Lucinda,property manager

Blue Barque is family owned and loved by several generations. Dan Leventritt's Father planted most of the beautiful trees on the property and the house itself was a grand Captain's House from the 1850's with a very interesting past,chronicled in literature at the house. The property manager, Lucinda, is a Chilmark Real Estate broker with Feiner Real Estate,specializing in unique Up-Island properties for sale or rental.Lucinda is dedicated to superb customer satisfaction..

Why Lucinda,property manager chose Chilmark

central location, gorgeous renovation, surrounding conservation lands and access to Hancock Beach.

What makes this estate unique

near to everything, Chilmark beaches,and private Hancock beach


Chilmark Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , hallway bath
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , master bath and dressing room en suite
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , powder room half bath off entry hallway, toilet and sink
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , en suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , hallway bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single , two single bunks plus single trundle and single twin;
    Bedroom 4 - 2 sleep sofa /futon , two new and comfortable sleep sofas Queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
private Hancock Beach key included, as well as exclusive access to Lucy Vincent Beach in Chilmark.Two much sought after private South shore beaches.Also, in Chilmark, Squibnocket Beach and Menemsha beach


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Classic,upscale Chilmark Farmhouse and private beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 29 reviews

Relaxed Chilmark gem with private beach

  • 5 of 5

We traveled from Seattle to spend a long weekend at The Blue Barque for a wedding celebration at the house. We especially loved the chic decor and how seamlessly we could transition from indoor to outdoor living spaces. From relaxing at the private beach, to curling up with a book in one of the home's many adorable nooks, to sharing appetizers and beverages with friends around the dining table, to playing lawn games in the expansive backyard -- friends and family of all ages didn't have a reason to leave the property at all. It has everything!

I would highly recommend this property to family and friends, not only for a vacation, but as a wedding venue. The ceremony space, which overlooks beautiful rolling fields, was quiet and magical, and the large backyard had plenty of room for both tented and untented space. Beyond the physical space itself, the owners were incredibly helpful, friendly, resourceful and very connected to the community.

This farmhouse exceeded all of my expectations, and I can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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An event paridise!

  • 5 of 5

The Blue Barque was the perfect place for our special event! My wife and I stayed for a week at the Blue Barque because we loved the location. It was up island (our favorite), private key to Hancock Beach (the most peaceful, untouched, beautiful beach on the island), close to Ally's and 7a, as well as Menemsha sunsets and seafood. We did not want the hustle and bustle of buys OB or Edgartown. We wanted our close friends and family to gather, relax, and enjoy the beauty of the island. Jen and Dan were the most welcoming hosts ever! Dan makes amazing signs to make you feel right at home when you pull into the beautiful round driveway and Jen makes sure the house is spotless with a little touch of color.

The house had everything we needed and more for our Lobster Bake, morning coffee on the sun porch, and cocktails on the patio. There was plenty of beds and room for our family and friends. The back yard was the perfect setting for us to have some quality family time.

I will never stay anywhere else on the island!

Alex & Emily -newlyweds

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The property was beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

The Blue Barque is a true Martha's Vineyard treasure! The home is gorgeous, the property is well kept, and the yard is spacious. It is the perfect venue for gatherings both small and large. Additionally, the private beach access makes this rental all the more special. I would highly recommend this listing and hope to go back soon!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Lovely Blue Barque

  • 5 of 5

I could not have had a more enjoyable time at this beautiful house, which feels luxurious and expansive while also being historic and cozy. The grounds are so verdant and meticulously manicured, and the private beach is a slice of heaven. The house is in a lovely quiet area of Chilmark.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ideal Rehearsal Dinner Space for Any Wedding!

  • 5 of 5

The Blue Barque has it all when it comes to fulfilling your wedding needs! This is the IDEAL place for a rehearsal dinner. The grounds of the property is in great condition with a big entertaining space, beautiful old growth tree collection, sunset views, updated nicely, and always clean. It is a great space for out of town guests to travel to considering it is in close proximity to the framers market, Beach Plum, and Alley's General Store! One of the closest rentals to Menemsha where you can go on boat and sunset charters! It was the perfect rental space and we would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and Relaxing Week in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We are so lucky to have stayed at the Blue Barque. The house was very quiet, peaceful, and elegant. I love the way it is very conducive to a family spending time with each other. There is plenty of space and we could always find a quiet place to decompress. We loved eating outdoors and playing games in the yard. Words can't describe the beauty of the beach. Thank you for being great hosts! Your home was very welcoming and extremely relaxing.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Martha's Vineyard
Nearest Barpub
4.5 Miles
State Road Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
9 Miles
Vineyard Haven
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Farm Neck
Nearest Train
public bus service in front of house
Nearest Motorway
in front of house
Nearest Restaurant
4.5 Miles
State Road Restaurant
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
private Hancock Beach
Car: recommended

Beautiful, classic, upscale and newly renovated farm house behind stone walls. Surrounded by 9 acres of fields and conservation lands, in an area of nature trails for walking, hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. Only moments from a private beach on Chilmark's famed South shore.

Blue Barque sits on South Road conveniently between two rural villages, so the amenities of each town are but a short drive away. West Tisbury Village is less than a mile and a half mile away. There is a first rate Library and Senior Center, Alley's General Store, ( "if you can't find it here, they don't make it" ) and a twice weekly Farmer's Market and a wonderful foods market, 7 A Foods,.In addition to art galleries, the closest gas and automotive station, the village Congregational Church, and West Tisbury Town Hall, there are farmer's markets, antique and artisan shows during the week. The new Agricultural Hall is further down the road,and the scene of many gatherings and shows.Beyond that, another few miles further, is Up Island Cronig's for groceries and the freshest organic and farm fresh produce and eggs, and a business district with Conroy's Apothecary, Panache beauty salon, a top notch nursey,Vineyard Gardens and several banks.In the other direction, is Chilmark Village, with a Library and active Community Center, and Chilmark General Store, a restaurant ,and, everybody's favorite, Chilmark Chocolates.Just beyond to the North, is the fishing village of Menemsha with shops and restaurants, a gas station and fish markets,right at the waterfront of a quaint New England fishing village.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $450
Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $300

Please note cancellation policy in the lease.

First half amount is due immediately upon signing the lease.
Second half amount plus the security deposit is due two months prior to arrival.
Make payments to property manager as agent of the owner, as specified in the lease.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.