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Edgartown Vacation Rental home in Martha's Vineyard MA | ID 27145
2 BR
2 baths
Sleeps 6
Beds: 1 king, 1 queen, Queen sofa bed
Beach: Long Point Reservation Long Point Beach and 3 miles to Long Point Beach
Guest Reviews: 17 reviews 17 reviews
Daily
Weekly
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Off-season 2022/23
$600 - $700
Summer 2023
 
Off-season 2023/24
 
Off-season 2022/23
$2,500 - $4,500
Summer 2023
$4,250 - $5,500
Off-season 2023/24
$2,750 - $4,250
Off-season 2022/23
 
Summer 2023
 
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State and local taxes of 9.7% will apply
Listed by Betty Jean Kennedy
Active
5+ years
Property ID 27145
Description

Description

Located on the outskirts of Edgartown near the West Tisbury line is our lovely two bedroom, two bath home sitting in a three acre meadow. This home is part of a compound, with a 3 bedroom main house and an owners' studio, that includes a salt chlorinated, solar heated, 16 X 32 foot swimming pool shared by both houses. The house is entirely separate and private with its own bluestone patio for outdoor grilling and dining as well as a large deck with an outdoor shower and hot tub.

The house features a large central living area with a well stocked kitchen, dining area for 6, and a large living room centered around a gas fire stove. On either end of the living area are two bedrooms with bath featuring queen beds and window seats overlooking the meadow. Off the living room is a wonderful sun porch with dining for eight and a queen sleeper sofa. The house has recently been fitted with railings and grab bars in the bathrooms and on the entry steps of the entire house.

The house is tastefully and comfortably furnished and is amply supplied with linens, towels, and beach towels. Most days there is a breeze that blows off the ocean through the meadow, but just in case the humidity and heat of a Vineyard summer overrides the meadow breeze, the bedrooms and living area are air conditioned. We have recently added an ac unit on the sunporch for use at night should you choose to use the sleeper sofa. Kitchen appliances have been recently update. Other amenities include a dishwasher, washer/dryer, Direct TV, and Internet.

Just a short drive away is Long Point Reservation, our favorite beach on the island. In the other direction is a 12 minute drive to South Beach in Katama. The house is truly centrally located being 5 miles from each of the three major towns of Vineyard Haven, Oak Bluffs, and Edgartown. At the entrance to the road leading to the property is access to the bike path that leads you to all areas of the island.

There are bike racks to handle six bikes. You can bike to Morning Glory Farm for local farm produce and fresh baked goods. It's only a ten minute drive to the Farmer's Market in West Tisbury. Available for your use if you have a vehicle that can transport them are kayaks for use in the Vineyard ponds.

A perfect island getaway to relax, enjoy a leisurely swim, or sit in the hot tub under the Vineyard sky after a busy day enjoying all the island has to offer. Enjoy your down time watching the wildlife in the meadow, deer, wild turkey and rabbits abound. House is also furnished with a Disney collection of VCR movies and many games and puzzles for the family to enjoy. Depending upon availability, there is an option to book both this house and the main house (see Property ID #27182) together for multiple family visits.
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Location

Location - Edgartown

Nearest beach: Long Point Reservation Long Point Beach and 3 miles to Long Point Beach

41.3813980 -70.6014700 0
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Pricing & Availability

Pricing & Availability

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Additional availability info: This is a Friday to Friday vacation rental.

Payment Methods: TransferWise (no transaction fees); and personal checks

State and local taxes of 9.7% will apply
Minimum Stay Requirements:
  • Off-season 2022/23
    3 nights
  • Summer 2023
    7 nights
  • Off-season 2023/24
    3 nights
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Calendar Last Updated: September 09, 2022

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Amenities

Amenities

  • A/C unit(s) A/C unit(s)

  • Outdoor shower Outdoor shower

  • Washer&dryer Washer&dryer

  • Swimming pool Swimming pool

  • Pets considered Pets considered

  • Internet Internet

  • Linens provided Linens provided

  • Hot tub Hot tub

  • Screened porch Screened porch

  • Deck, porch or patio Deck, porch or patio

  • BBQ-grill BBQ-grill

  • Boat, kayak, canoe Boat, kayak, canoe



    Green Amenities

    6
    • ENERGY STAR appliances ENERGY STAR appliances

    • LED lighting LED lighting

    • Filtered water Filtered water

    • Eco-friendly cleaning supplies Eco-friendly cleaning supplies

    • Recycling Recycling

    • Reusable grocery totes Reusable grocery totes

    Reviews

    Guest Reviews

    17 reviews
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    Home away from home

    We can't say enough wonderful things about this vacation home! The house does not feel like a rental - it feels like a home and is very comfortable. The rooms are big, bright and airy and full of Vineyard charm.

    The sun porch is our favorite spot as it is always breezy and a wonderful spot to sit with a book. We also very much enjoyed the pool - such a plus especially when traveling with kids.

    Betty Jean and Bill are wonderful people and were very helpful in assisting us in making plans and navigating the island. We will be back! show more show less

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    Date of Stay: July 2022
    Date Submitted: July 2022
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    We so enjoyed having you and your family stay at our home. It is having such wonderful guests that makes it such a rewarding job providing them with a quality place to stay on the Vineyard.

    Member since Jan 2022
    5-star vacation location

    We really loved our stay here in June 2022. Our kids (aged 11 and 9) spent most days in the warm swimming pool. Betty Jean ensured our kids had a volleyball net for the pool. The house is very well located on the island so most places are only a short drive away.

    The house was perfect, with great space, super light and a very comfortable king size bed. There were plenty of towels and every possible utensil that you might need for a vacation. We filled the fridge and made it our home for the week.

    We loved the outdoor dining space and especially the outdoor shower and hot tub. There is so much seating space to enjoy reading a good book or browsing online using the Wi-Fi.

    With many years of experience, Betty Jean and Bill know how to look after guests without being in any way intrusive. They are also a great source of tips and island information for first time visitors. The secluded location and spacious gardens are a lovely feature of the property. In the evenings we saw some deer grazing and of course the beautiful fireflies which were new to us. After enjoying a memorable week here in June 2022, we would highly recommend.
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    Date of Stay: June 2022
    Date Submitted: July 2022
    Ireland
    Member since Jul 2022
    Perfect for us

    We rented this lovely home for three long weekends for work on the Vineyard. The location is perfect, the Kennedys are thoughtful and kind, the views and privacy are very serene and relaxing. We were there off season, but I would love to spend time there in the summer!

    Date of Stay: November 2021
    Date Submitted: February 2022
    West Chatham, MA
    Member since Jun 2010
    Perfect Sanctuary! Almost too good to share

    We were tempted to keep this place a secret so we could always come back, but the friendly & accommodating owners deserve this positive review. We knew the area from many years of having rented a nearby home which was recently sold. We were so thrilled that Mrs. Kennedy welcomed us into this lovely space and allowed us to continue our October tradition on the Vineyard.

    The house is very privately situated, so even in summer you would feel protected from the crowds. An easy drive to the bike path parking, and Morning Glory Farms for fresh groceries. The house itself was thoughtfully designed with many windows, lots of natural light, a fully equipped kitchen, comfy furniture, and a lovely sunroom for quiet reading (my favorite space). LOVED sitting in the wonderful hot tub and showering outdoors under the starts-even in October! Very private outdoor space with a beautiful natural meadow and great sunsets. We did not get to meet Mr Kennedy, but Mrs. Kennedy was friendly and accommodating, and struck the perfect balance between being available but not intrusive.

    We plan to return every October. Really wanted to keep this a secret but could not recommend more highly. Perfect for two couples or a small family.
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    Date of Stay: October 2021
    Date Submitted: December 2021
    Owner Response:

    Thank you for your wonderful review. We hope you return next year.

    Brewster, MA
    Member since May 2020
    Wonderful vacation home!

    My husband and I came to celebrate our 40 th anniversary and we couldn't have chosen a more perfect home. Betty Jean and Bill made us feel welcome from the moment we arrived. The house is gorgeous with lots of natural light and outdoor spaces, patio and deck for enjoying the natural beauty of the Vineyard. The home is centrally located, so whether we were going into Edgartown for dinner or to Chilmark or Menemsha for a hike, we never had to drive too far. Kitchen was well stocked, every single detail has been thought of. We loved coming home after a long day out to sit in the hot tub under the stars. We hope to come back to this delightful home soon. show more show less

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    Date of Stay: September 2021
    Date Submitted: September 2021
    Belmont, MA
    Member since Feb 2015
    Perfect home to relax, recharge, and enjoy

    Spectacular setting and everything about the home is warm and welcoming. Bill and Betty Jean have paid attention to every detail. From coffee overlooking the wildflowers to dinner outside on the patio it was a fabulous week.

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    Date of Stay: July 2021
    Date Submitted: August 2021
    Member since Dec 2014
    A Gem

    We have stayed on the island year after year from one end to the other. This is by far the best spot we have found.

    Betty and Bill are great hosts. The property is perfect. Quiet. Clean. Off the beaten path just enough. The pool hot tub house. Heck everything is serene. Walk out the door and drink in the beauty of the vineyard as you look across the meadow. Take a dip in the clean heated pool. I honestly could go on and on.

    If you're looking and it's available, do yourself a favor and stay here you will be very happy you did show more show less

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    Date of Stay: July 2021
    Date Submitted: July 2021
    Member since Apr 2017
    Amazing location, home and owners!

    Bill and Betty are clearly professionals at this and it shows in every detail. The home is perfect for what it is size wise and clearly every detail was thought of and a great deal of care is given to this unique property so that it can be enjoyed by guests. We will certainly look forward to returning if schedules align.

    PS The pool and hot tub are spectacular !

    Thank you again!

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    Date of Stay: June 2021
    Date Submitted: July 2021
    Member since Apr 2017
    Vineyard serenity

    We enjoyed our two weeks at Betty Jean and Bill's place immensely. The house was immaculate, well-appointed with everything we could have needed and more, and the home and property itself seemed designed to perfectly enhance the beautiful Vineyard setting.

    We loved the hot tub, our dog enjoyed spending her days on the sun porch watching the day go by and admiring the wildlife she doesn't normally get to see in the city.

    Betty Jean was an incredibly attentive and responsive host, and so friendly too! We always enjoyed bumping into her on the property and look forward to hopefully visiting again soon! show more show less

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    Date of Stay: April 2021
    Date Submitted: May 2021
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    Thank you for the kind words about our property and how much you enjoyed your stay. We enjoyed having you and also hope you return soon!

    New York, NY
    Member since Sep 2020
    Phenomenal oasis

    Our family of 4 spent a wonderful week in this idyllic getaway. The home is as beautiful, bright, and clean as the photos show... or perhaps even better. The pool was wonderfully clean and warm and the hot tub, also sparkling clean, is surrounded by a gorgeous vista of wild Vineyard flora and fauna. Sitting about a 5 minute drive off the main road, we really had the feeling we were isolated from the world with just our family to enjoy this great house. It was nice and quiet and we slept soundly. The owners are fantastic people and perfectly walked the line between being present for our needs or questions and respecting our family time. My feeling is this is the best house we've rented and we will definitely consider coming back. show more show less

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    Date of Stay: July 2020
    Date Submitted: August 2020
    Sudbury, MA
    Member since Jun 2020
    About

    About Betty Jean Kennedy

    Member since:
    9/16/2016
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    17 reviews
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    Betty Jean and Bill bought the property in 1999 with the thought of eventually retiring here. Betty Jean was a school librarian in Texas and Bill did international consulting work in the development of retail marketing and design concepts. We are the parents of four wonderful children and grandparents to five unbelievable grandchildren who love coming to the Vineyard to visit when the houses aren't occupied. Betty Jean's sister was very influential in our decision to buy this property. As a real estate agent on the island, she found the perfect spot, and with her foresight, we each developed three acres and began to fulfill our dreams. Her creativity designed the guest house and garage studio and the idea to provide a vacation home that would outshine the best and we began our journey. The main house was one of Coastal Living magazine's feature houses which we used as a basis for our present design. After nine years of managing projects and rentals from Texas, we completed the final projects of putting in the pool and finishing the basement in the main house as a recreation room. In 2009 Betty Jean retired and we moved to the island where Bill still continues occasional consulting and we are able to provide the unique ability to manage the property on site but still maintain a distance from the guests who enjoy the wonderful experience of vacationing in paradise.

    What is special about this property?
    The peaceful relaxing atmosphere of the homes in the meadow away from the crowded vacation towns on the island provide a perfect retreat for a quiet time after a busy day enjoying the marvelous activities that only Martha's Vineyard can offer. Our guests enjoy the wonderful starlit sky from the private hot tub or a swim in the mineral pool heated by the sun. Each house has its own outdoor living space with a bluestone patio, barbecue and teak furniture. Most days our guests enjoy the wonderful breezes that drift across the meadow but on those few hot humid days that sometimes linger for a few days the houses have air conditioning. Even on a rainy day, this home is cozy and friendly to all who stay here. Betty Jean and Bill are just a moment away to offer advice on the island's best or to have the pool and hot tubs sparkling and ready for your daily use while also ensuring the lawn, landscaping and property are kept in immaculate condition. Their presence is available when needed but most of the time out of sight.

    What is special about your town?
    Being on the outskirts of Edgartown on the West Tisbury line is a definite plus. We are 5 miles from each of the three main towns of Vineyard Haven, Oak Bluffs and Edgartown. Access to all three towns is a short drive entering from the back roads which avoids much of the heavier tourist traffic. Access to the Up island towns of West Tisbury, Chilmark and Aquinnah also avoids the heavier traveled roads. it truly is central to all that the island offers. Long Point Beach, South Beach, Farmer's Market, Morning Glory Farm. art galleries, the MV Agricultural Hall and Grange Hall are all just a few minutes away. The bike trail is accessible just at the entrance to the road that leads to the property and there are bike racks available for your bikes or rental bikes that can be there when you arrive. You can bike the many bike paths that wind across the island, or you can walk or ride the dirt roads that wander through the nearby Sheriff's Meadow. Also available are kayaks for use in the many Vineyard ponds if your car can be used to carry them. We try to provide you with a very special experience in vacation homes in a very special location.

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