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''Snow's Point'' Waterfront w/ guesthouse, beach and dock !
Chappaquiddick, Edgartown Vacation Rental - ID 10812

6 BR
4 baths
Sleeps 16
Beds: 6 BRs: 1 king, 1 queen, 2 doubles, 7 twins, crib
Beach: 50 ft to sandy assoc. beach and dock on Katama Bay
Guest Reviews: 5 reviews
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Summer 2017
$15,000
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$15,000
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Summer 2017
 
Off-season 2017/18
 
Contact Lindsay - ID 10812
Time active: 8 years
Phone(s): (617) 515-3348

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Description

Description

This rambling shingle style house, in an idyllic setting on Katama Bay has 6 acres of lawns, woods, fields and a new guesthouse. Association sandy swimming beach and dock offers the quintessential Vineyard experience, great privacy & exceptional views of the bay and Edgartown Harbor. Swim,catch a ''keeper'' bass or kayak right here! With 11 large scaled rooms, plus the guesthouse, there is plenty of ''get away'' space for a large group. Water views from almost every room. Watch the boats go by from 3 exposures in the big living room, read a book on the porch or next to the wood stove in the sitting room, or relax in a hammock.The big, old-fashioned, country kitchen with adjacent sitting room is where we spend most of our time. It is fully equipped with 2 fridges, full size freezer, pantries, lobster pots...the works! Around the house are herb, vegetable and flower gardens & acres of lawns for croquet, kite flying or frisbee.This is the perfect place to really get away from the world! Very private but only 2 miles from the Chappy Ferry with access to Edgartown shops, restaurants, and night life.

Located at the end of a long sandy driveway, right on the water! Spectacular views from Edgartown Harbor all the way to Wasque Beach!

A few of the amenities you will find are two outdoor showers,beach chairs & towels,toys; a charcoal grill; herbs, flowers and vegetables in the gardens; croquet, bocci; loads of good books, including a vast selection of cook books,& magazines, clamming rake, picnic table, coolers & all linens. Kitchen supplies include food processor, and a full range of pots, pans, china and silverware to feed a multitude!

The guesthouse, with a natural wood interior and wide pine floors, has a shower bath, a deck with views of the Bay and an outside shower.

A front porch looks out over the bay, the back porch has views of the lawns, gardens,and meadows.

Directly in front of the house, the sandy beach has a gradual drop off...making it ideal for small children. At the'' Point'' the water is deep...perfect for adult swims or fishing for bluefish and stripped bass. Wash off the sand from your swims in the enclosed outdoor shower.

Wasque Beach, pristine East Beach and Cape Pogue Wildlife Refuge, with miles of beautiful beaches and walking paths, are just a few minutes away.
Serene Mytoi, a Japanese style garden, is a great place to take the kids to feed the turtles!

Yard care & trash removal are included.

Furnished with comfortable antiques, this is not a typical rental property!

''SNOW'S POINT'' offers the quintessential Vineyard experience of year's past!
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Pricing & Availability

Pricing & Availability

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Calendar Last Updated: September 06, 2016

Additional availability info: two week minimum . Flexible on starting and ending day.

Long-Term Rental (1 month or more): Not available as the house is not heated.

Additional pricing info: 2 week minimum . Please inquire about other time periods.

Minimum Stay Requirements:
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Amenities

Amenities

Proximity to water and beach
  • on a salt water beach
Interior
  • Washer & Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Coffeemaker
  • Linens Included
  • Wireless or wired internet
  • No Smoking
Exterior
  • Boat Dock
  • Screened Porch
  • Deck/Porch/Patio
  • BBQ-Grill
  • Outdoor Shower
Other
  • Pets considered
Handicap Accessibility
  • First floor suite with bath and king sized bed. Down one step. 4 steps into the house.
Location

Location - Chappaquiddick, Edgartown

Nearest beach: 50 ft to sandy assoc. beach and dock on Katama Bay

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Reviews

Guest Reviews

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Classic Chappy

There are lots of beautiful places to rent for a vacation, but it's rare to find a place that has the patina of loving care found at Snow's Point "Big House." Well worn floors (many that have been painted and re-painted) and lovingly tended flower and vegetable gardens, beautiful linens in every room, collections of dishes and quilts and treasures from all over the world, and romantic, unpretentious furnishings, all tell me that I'm very lucky to get to experience this classic, vintage place that holds restorative memories for the generations that have cared for this property. There are so many spots to relax and enjoy the views that I've had to be intentional about getting around to every one! Writing from the back porch surrounded by its birdhouse collection and view of the small, stone-walled garden, I know that I COULD be sitting on the small front porch by myself or out on the grassy slope with friends watching the sunset over the sailboats moored on Katama Bay. And if it were chilly we could sit in the cozy living room and still see the sunset or gather around the wood stove off the kitchen. OR I could get away from everyone and go out to the cabin where we stayed this visit and sit on its front porch. The guest cabin is new but very charming with an open beamed ceiling and a welcoming fragrance of pine. The iron bed and pink and white quilts make me want to snuggle in and read. I'm finding it hard to tear myself away from this beautiful retreat to go out and enjoy all of the fun in Edgartown and out on the beach. But now I'm going to the rambling country kitchen overlooking the bay (that has every pot or pan I'll ever need) and make a fabulous dinner with my friends. show more show less

Date of Stay: July 2014
Date Submitted: July 2014
Oyster Bay, NY
Member since Jul 2014
Idyllic Vineyard Home

We were thrilled with the week we spent at Snow's Point. This is a spacious and historic home located in one of the most scenic spots on Chappaquidick. We love boating and fishing and did plenty. The shared dock is brand new and very sturdy. We moored our larger boat in Edgartown Harbor and used our dinghy to get to town and to our boat. The lawn alone is worth a mention as there is at least an acre of lawn which meant our kids could play baseball and frisbee.

The owner is among the great things about the home. She allows renters to use the sunfish and kayaks, which means you don't have to simply watch others sail in Katama Bay and the harbor but you can join in. The kitchen is packed with ample dishes, glasses, pots and decent knives. (I.e. not your normal rental!)

The kitchen has a nice big round table with plenty of seating (12+?) and a lazy susan in the middle. The decor is classic beach house and not so fancy that you are afraid to sit down. The decorations include countless old maps of the Vineyard and interesting photos from days gone by. There are plenty of bedrooms from which to choose.

We can't wait to plan another trip there.
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Date of Stay: July 2014
Date Submitted: July 2014
Hanover, NH
Member since Jul 2014

The photos and description do not exaggerate. Located quietly away from the Vineyard summer crowds on Katama, looking across to Edgartown, this is a classic late 19th century seaside house, a relaxed collection of rooms, each with its own distinct character, filled with light, sea air and ocean views. A little gem of a guest house was added last year. Your own beach with good swimming or fishing is 100 feet away and some of the most unspoiled open ocean beaches on the east coast are within a mile or so. Katama Bay is sufficiently protected for great small boat sailing or kayaking and, unexpectedly, there's a beautiful Japanese garden nearby (maintained in part by the owner of the rental) that we visited twice. The house is private, at the end of a long driveway, but just a mile from the short ferry crossing to Edgartown. It's very convenient to leave your car in the ferry parking lot, cross on foot and walk around Edgartown without the hassle of a car and parking.

All the expected amenities are included, clean and well-maintained. The owners are great. And yes, we'll be going back.
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Date of Stay: August 2011
Date Submitted: November 2011
Starksboro, Vermont
Member since Nov 2011

We have always loved the Vineyard, but staying at the Allison house on Chappaquidick was even better than we had imagined. The house is big enough for a large family, yet has a coziness and warmth that's instantly welcoming. We all loved sharing our meals in the generous kitchen, watching the parade of boats go by, having drinks outside as the sun went down. The master bedroom was perfect for us, our daughter and husband loved the "red room" and our grandchildren, and friends they brought with them, were thrilled to have the "dormitory" all to themselves. And the brand new guest house (I think we may have been the first to use it) is a boon for friends who want to get away from the family hubble-bubble in the big house. The combination of rambling beach house, lovely grounds, wonderful views of the water makes it feel like the essence of summer. We can't wait to go back next July. show more show less

Date of Stay: July 2011
Date Submitted: November 2011
Deep River, CT
Member since Nov 2011

Staying for five days in the lovely beach house on Chappaquiddick was a dream!! Beautiful weather, long beach walks, ferry rides to Edgartown, quiet time in My Toi Garden, sunsets at Menemsha! All perfect. So perfect, in fact, that I returned in September of the same year and did it all over again.

This "big house" is a terrific place for large family gatherings - enormous kitchen with two big tables that will accommodate 20 people. Plenty of room to spread out.

There is also a separate "outside" bedroom cottage.

The smaller house nearby is also a perfect place for a smaller gathering.

Both houses have spectacular views of Katama Bay and beach access.

Lots to do or do nothing at all!! It's all magical and makes for an unforgettable vacation experience!!
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Date of Stay: June 2011
Date Submitted: November 2011
Okatie, South Carolina
Member since Nov 2011

About Lindsay

Member since:
10/16/2005
Reviews:
5 reviews
Calendar Last Updated:
9/6/2016