The Space4 large & bright bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, sleeps 8-10 in comfort
Stylish and lovely custom-built home, pleasant walk to South Beach & bike ride to historic Edgartown. Tranquil setting for an unforgettable island visit; overlooking Katama Plains to the ocean. Our home is beautifully furnished & decorated. Meticulously maintained. 3 levels of space - 2300 sq ft of bright natural light: spacious living area with cathedral ceiling great room open to large, fully equipped kitchen (22 ft counter space) & sun filled dining area. Our house features a 2nd floor overlooking the 1st floor living space. The 1st floor great room is designed for relaxing; furnished foremost for comfort, gently cooled by a ceiling fan & softly lit in the evening by track lighting. 3 sliding glass doors open to large South-facing deck overlooking landscaped lawn & garden. Bedrooms are immaculate & comfortable. Our home is filled with wonderful features to make your vacation truly pleasant & carefree.
Walk to salt water beach, bike to historic whaling-era Edgartown village. Enjoy an extensive calendar of events, festivals, and fairs: music, theatre, art, crafts, sports, and nature. An island vacation includes exceptional dining at local restaurants; shopping, galleries, and antiquing galore; and numerous conservation sites for walking, bird-watching, and appreciating the natural beauty of this magical island. Summer sport enthusiasts may enjoy golfing, biking, kayaking, sailing, fishing, and many other outdoor and water pursuits.
Amenities: Amenities include: Kitchen: blender, microwave, clothes washer & dryer, ice-maker, coffee maker, coffee grinder, toaster, iron & board, dishwasher, full complement of cooking utensils, pots and pans; lobster pot; food processor; mixer; island & regional cook books, plentiful table ware & serving ware for up to ten guests. Dining: Comfortably seats 8-10. Child's highchair (2) Entertainment: DVD/VCR player (2), books, stereo system/CD player, board games, 46' HDTV w/cable programming in great room, 32' HDTV w/cable programming in second floor loft, TV in third floor sitting area, clock radio (3), iPod docking station with speakers, video library. Outdoors: Large south-facing deck on first floor overlooking lovely landscaped lawn & garden area, Weber Genesis gas grill, dining & deck furniture, fully enclosed private hot/cold water shower. For the beach: chairs (4), umbrella, beach towels, cooler (small and large sizes), large beach tote, and drink/water jug.
Amenities (continued): General: Ceiling fan in great room, tabletop size fans for each bedroom, tower fan, hair dryer, large collection of activity guides, restaurant guides,and walking/hiking/biking guides and trail maps, child's crib with custom sheets(2). Other: Bed linens & bath towels provided, also paper goods, laundry & dishwasher detergent. A house cleaning prior to arrival and linen service to launder house linens at the end of stay is included in the rental fee. Guests do not need to devote time at the end of their stay to household laundry! No smoking, pets with approval. Discover the spectacular beauty of Katama - experience the summer magic of Martha's Vineyard - find out what our other guests already enjoy - treat yourself to our fabulous retreat at South Beach.
Other Activities: Full calendar of wonderful, fun, and unique festivals, fairs, celebrations, and other entertainment - too numerous to list.
Availability for 2015
Guest AccessGuests are renting a private home, there is access to all interior rooms and to the exterior deck, balconies, lawn and garden. Interaction with GuestsWe are available to our guests by email and telephone during the reservation process and the period leading up to their stay, as well as being available 24 hours/day during their stay.
We are not present at our Katama home during guest visits, but we are within travel distance should our guests have an urgent need for assistance.
We are experienced owners and managers of our home. We have provided magical island visits to our guests, many of whom return year after year. The NeighborhoodOur home is located on a private lane in the Katama area of Edgartown. Magnificent South Beach is a pleasant walk (approx .8 miles). The distance to the historic center of Edgartown is approx 2 miles.
This is a superb location for an oceanside vacation, combining easy access to the beach with proximity to the dining, galleries, shopping, and cultural activities of Edgartown. Getting AroundA car is recommended, but our home is located just steps from the public bus and the Herring Creek Road bike path which intersects with the many bike routes on the island.
Our home is approx .8 miles from magnificent South Beach (also known as Katama Beach) and approx 2 miles to the historic center of Edgartown.
Bicycling is one of the best ways to travel on the island. There are many miles of bike paths along the ocean, through the state forest, and in and amongst the lovely towns of the island. Other Things to NoteRental includes a house cleaning prior to arrival, provisions of plentiful linens (bed, bath, kitchen, and beach), and a laundry service for household linens at end of stay.
We provide an array of household items for the comfort and convenience of our guests including laundry and kitchen detergents, kitchen and bath paper goods, and a full complement of kitchen spices and herbs, condiments, and cooking staples.