The SpaceOpen living and dining area, galley kitchen, screen porch, outdoor porch, patio, gas grill, big backyard, lot's of outdoor space and parking.
1 Full bedroom, 1 Queen bedroom with 1/2 bath, short outdoor walkway to indoor shower room, 1 new living room pullout futon sofa (full size) very comfortable sitting and sleeping.
Much less expensive alternative to MV hotels particularly for parties of more than 2.
Most of our guests choose not to bring a car. The property is central and conveniently located to Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven (1 mi), Edgartown (7 mi), and many beaches. Cabs usually arrive for pick up at property within 5 - 15 mins, bus stop nearby, direct bike path access. Beach and much more within walking distance. See "The Neighborhood" section below.
Lot's of amenities: 32" LED TV, 120 channel cable, DVD player, sound system with audio input for TV, computer, iPod and smart phone music devices, high speed internet, outdoor gas grill, dishware, glassware, silverware, cutlery, pots and pans, lobster pot, microwave, coffee maker, blender, paper towels, dish soap, cleaning supplies, iron & ironing board, vacuum, hair dryer, bed linens, towels, toilet paper, hand soap, bath soap, shampoo, 6 beach chairs, cooler, 2 ocean kayaks (No direct water access). Plus, 1 ceiling and 1 table fan in each room. Also, 3 portable space heaters for chilly nights. Guest AccessProperty includes 2 ocean kayaks with gear. No direct water access from property. Brush Pond is a protected wetland. Crossing the marsh to the water is not permitted to protect it's fragile ecosystem.
There are 3 beaches and a boat launch within 1/2 mile from the property for nearby kayaking.
All but a few of the many beaches within a 10 mi radius from the property are public, easy access with plenty of parking.
Dogs are allowed at 3 beaches within 300 yards to 1/2 mile from the property.
Guests at the property receive 10 - 15% discount for ocean sport rentals and excursions. Contact Host for details. Interaction with GuestsOwner is located off-island and available by phone 24/7 during guest's stay. There is an on-island property manager who may be contact when owner cannot be reached. The NeighborhoodWithin 10 - 30 min walk from property: Beaches, trails, lighthouse, surf/jetty fishing, bait/tackle shop, boat launch, water sports rentals/lessons/gear/beachwear, boat charters, golf course.
New pedestrian walkway along the shore and under Lagoon Pond Drawbridge is open!! 10 min walk toward Vineyard Haven down the bike path that crosses the end of property driveway.
Eastville Point Beach (.05 mi): Never crowded, beautiful views of West Chop, Vineyard Sound, boats sailing out of Vineyard Haven Harbor, brilliant sunsets, good surf and jetty fishing. Bluefish and Striped Bass start jumping at sunset. Good kayaking. Dogs allowed before 9am/after 5pm. During off-season, mid-September to mid-April, dogs allowed all day.
Quays Corner (.02 mi): Short trail and rocky beach approx 400 yds from the property. Dogs allowed all day.
Doug's Cove Preserve (.05 mi): Trail along Lagoon Pond's beach and tidal pools off Beach Rd across from Eastville Point Beach. Good wading, exploring, views, kayaking. Dogs allowed all day.
East Chop Lighthouse (1.2 mi): Historic lighthouse overlooking Vineyard Sound. Dogs allowed all day.
Dick's Bait & Tackle (1 mi): Excellent selection of fishing tackle, friendly service and local fishing knowledge.
Beach Rd Public Boat Ramp (.05 mi): Ramp and big parking lot.
Wind's Up (.05 mi): Water sports; stand up paddle boards (SUP), kayaks, sailboats, canoes, windsurfers, lessons/rentals, surf & beach clothing/gear.
MV Ocean Sport (1 mi): Guest at our property receive 10 - 15% discount! Water sports Rentals/Lessons/Excursions; Para-sail, Double Tube, Stand-Up Paddle Board, Snorkeling, Flyboarding, Jet Skis, Water-skiing, Wake-Boarding, Knee-Boarding, Boston Whalers.
Fishing and Leisure Boat Charters - several (.05 mi): Full/half day excursions.
Farm Neck Golf Course (2 mi): All the serenity and New England seacoast beauty are revealed to you as you make your way around Farm Neck's 18 holes of woodlands, open meadows, salt marshes, stunning overlooks and ocean’s edge. Getting AroundThe property is centrally located between the harbor towns of Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven where ferry docks, groceries, shops, restaurants, nightlife, entertainment, bike rental and more is located.
Most of our guest choose not to bring a vehicle and walk-on the ferry. Ferry reservations are required for vehicles.
TAXI: All 10 passenger vans readily available. Fares to Oak Bluffs, Vineyard Haven, Edgartown relatively inexpensive.
BUS: Vineyard Transit Authority. All points island-wide bus stop (3 - 5 min walk from property). Buses run frequently/efficient, very people/dog/bike friendly, and inexpensive! Download Vineyard Transit Authority app. Track bus arrival in real time. MV loves VTA! Other Things to NoteThe property is located adjacent to the back of Martha's Vineyard Hospital land. An 8 foot wooden privacy fence tucked in the landscape separates the property. When Medflight helicopters pickup emergencies at MVH the sound is quite loud for average 2 - 3 minutes during landing and takeoff.
Also, tucked away on the 3 acres is our other property overlooking Brush Pond. Sleeps 7. It can be rented separately or with the cottage. See WATER VIEW Tuck-away Near Town Oak Bluffs MA on airbnb or scroll to bottom of my host profile to link.