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Oak Bluffs Vacation Rental home in Martha's Vineyard MA, 7 min walk Oak Bluffs Town Beach and 7-minute walk to Inkwell Beach | ID 21790

Ideal location, short walk to Town,Beach, ferry reservations
Oak Bluffs Vacation Rental - ID 21790

3 BR
1 ½ bath
Sleeps 6
Beds: 1 queen, 1 double, 3 twins, Max. occupancy 6 inc. max. 4 adults
Beach: 7 min walk Oak Bluffs Town Beach and 7-minute walk to Inkwell Beach
Guest Reviews: 8 reviews 8 reviews
Daily
Weekly
Monthly
Off-season 2021/22
$425 - $450
Summer 2022
 
Off-season 2022/23
$450
Off-season 2021/22
$2,795
Summer 2022
$2,795 - $3,495
Off-season 2022/23
$2,795 - $2,995
Off-season 2021/22
 
Summer 2022
 
Off-season 2022/23
 
State and local taxes of 11.7% will apply
 Online payments accepted
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Listed by Frank & Amelie
Active
9+ years
Property ID 21790
Description

Description

The ''Ginger Bread House''....Location, Location, Location! This cozy 3 bedroom house is located steps from downtown on a family neighborhood side street. Stroll among the Gingerbread houses, or ink(to town for groceries, dining and fun...or pack a tote and stroll to the end of our street to Inkwell beach. Everything is within a comfortable walking distance, including the ferry, playground, fishing pier, Flying Horses carousel, churches and shuttle buses that can take you around the island.

Transferable ferry reservations available (at cost) for the week of September 3-10. However, everything is so handy, you don't need a car. If you do want your car on the island, there is off-street parking for two cars in front of the house.

This quaint home features a living room with flat-screen TV, comfy sectional sofa, hardwood flooring downstairs, bathroom with shower, and 3 bedrooms and a small half bath upstairs. Queen bed in the master, double bed in the middle room, and 3 twins in the ''kids' room''. The kids' room also has a TV in case you need to find a space for them to go and entertain themselves while the adults unwind after a day on the beach. There's also a TV in the master bedroom. There's a private hot/cold outdoor shower off the back porch too. BBQ on the private back patio or relax on the front porch and say Hi to the neighbors as they stroll by.

Window air conditioners in the living room and one of the bedrooms plus several fans are plenty to cool the entire house during hot spells. However for those cooler spring/fall evenings, there is electric heat upstairs and down.

Perfect for a family or a romantic getaway. This is a weekly rental property however 4 night minimum stays will be considered during during parts of the autumn.
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Location

Location - Oak Bluffs

Nearest beach: 7 min walk Oak Bluffs Town Beach and 7-minute walk to Inkwell Beach

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Pricing & Availability

Pricing & Availability

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Calendar Last Updated: May 17, 2022

Additional availability info: check in 3 pm, check out 10 am. This is a Saturday to Saturday vacation rental.

Payment Methods: PayPal (transaction fees vary); and personal checks

Additional pricing info: $190 wkly cleaning, $300 refundable damage dpst. Special COVID-19 policies will be provided. State and local taxes of 11.7% will apply

Minimum Stay Requirements:
  • Off-season 2021/22
    4 nights
  • Summer 2022
    7 nights
  • Off-season 2022/23
    4 nights
  • Summer 2023
    7 nights
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Amenities

Amenities

Proximity to water and beach
  • walk to a salt water beach
Interior
  • A/C Unit(s)
  • Washer & Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Coffeemaker
  • Cable TV
  • DVD or VCR
  • Wireless or wired internet
  • No Smoking
Exterior
  • Deck/Porch/Patio
  • BBQ-Grill
  • Outdoor Shower
Other
  • No Pets
Handicap Accessibility
  • Relatively steep stairway to bedrooms
Reviews

Guest Reviews

8 reviews
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The house was lovely and equipped with everything we needed. Walking distance to lots of shopping & restaurants. Frank was so helpful in answering all of questions.

Date of Stay: September 2018
Date Submitted: March 2019
Member since May 2018

Our family had a great time at the Gingerbread Cottage. Walking distance to the park for the kids was a huge bonus. Close to downtown but not too close. We really enjoyed walking and exploring all the houses. Thank you Frank!

Date of Stay: September 2018
Date Submitted: March 2019
Member since Mar 2019
Wonderful location; beautiful cozy home

We have spent two summer vacations at this home. We love the coziness and convenience of the home. It is in walking distance to the beach, many enjoyable restaurants, and Circuit Avenue. There is a park close by for the kids to play in. Frank and Amelie are very gracious and responsive. This is a perfect place to enjoy a week or two on the Vineyard!

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Date of Stay: August 2018
Date Submitted: April 2019
Mansfield, MA
Member since Apr 2019

You can't beat the location. This was two steps away from the tranquility of the gingerbread cottages and also our favorite ice cream shops on Circuit Ave. The little front porch was a lovely place to enjoy our morning coffee while the kids played inside. Frank went out of his way to make sure we were happy and comfortable. Much appreciated.

Date of Stay: July 2018
Date Submitted: March 2019
Member since Mar 2019

Thanks, Frank and family, for sharing your wonderful Gingerbread home with us, and for your helpful information and attentiveness before and during our stay! We had a wonderful long weekend there over Memorial Day, and had a spectacular time. The location couldn't be better: a quiet street but in easy walking distance from everything in Oak Bluffs, and easy to get on our bikes to get to the bike trail, or walk across the street to enjoy exploring the houses at the Camp Meeting Association. The house had everything we needed, and the weather was nice enough that we could eat outside, enjoy some ice cream on the upstairs porch, and even use the outdoor shower. Thanks for calling to check in; it was perfect! And I always wanted to know what it's like to live in one of the great little houses at the Camp Meeting association, now I know! :)

My Response
Thanks very much. Glad you enjoyed our cottage. Regards, Frank and Trina
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Date of Stay: May 2018
Date Submitted: March 2019
Member since Mar 2019

We had a fabulous week in the Gingerbread cottage. Great location, adorable property. Comfortable with everything needed.

Date of Stay: July 2017
Date Submitted: March 2019
Member since Dec 2015

This home was perfect for our vacation. 3 adults and 2 smaller children and there was still an extra bed. The best thing about this cottage was the location. We literally walked everywhere because it was all within a mile. From the shops, the beach, the restaurants, the bowling alley, and the parks and playgrounds we never found ourselves being bored. Coming back after a busy day we always felt welcome and comfortable. We made dinner 4 out of the 7 nights we stayed and found everything we needed (and more!) in order to prepare each meal. I know we would love the opportunity to stay in this cottage in the future, and dealing with Frank made everything easier. He answered any questions we had and always made sure we were enjoying our stay. I have no complaints what so ever, and highly recommend this home to anyone looking to have a great vacation on the Vineyard. show more show less

Date of Stay: June 2017
Date Submitted: March 2019
Member since Nov 2021

We had a great week. The Gingerbread House is convenient to the adorable Oak Bluffs. Convenient to getting around the entire island. The home is small but very efficient The owner was very attentive before our trip and got a nice welcome call which was lovely. I would return! Everything was comfortable and pristine!

Date of Stay: June 2017
Date Submitted: March 2019
Member since Jan 2017
About

About Frank & Amelie

Member since:
2/23/2009
Reviews:
8 reviews
Response Time:
Within a day
Response Rate:
95%
We have been Martha's Vineyard summer residents for many years. Trina and Mindy are sisters and 3rd generation islanders, while Frank followed Trina to the island during our college years. Frank & Trina's daughter Amelie, a 4th generation islander, manages the properties. We have been trying to make sure that all our guests are comfortable and have a memorable vacation. Our own summer cottages are nearby in Oak Bluffs, so it is likely that you will have a nearby go-to person if you have any questions.

What is special about this property?
1. The ''Ginger Bread House'' was built by Frank's parents and updated by our daughter Amelie. The property has a long family history, a summer home to several generations of kids, parents & grandparents. The house is compact but has a variety of family friendly features. It's located a very short walking distance to Circuit Avenue, the center of Oak Bluffs, with all it's restaurants, night spots, piers, churches, beaches, grocery store, arcades and playground. We have recently added a side patio and a canopy above the main patio - providing plenty of seating for outdoor dining, gas grill, etc. The living room is comfortable with a sectional sofa and easy chairs, with wifi and a wall-mounted TV.
2. While the ''Ginger Bread House'' provides an in-town experience, ''Vanessa's Hideaway'' is on a sandy lane directly on a saltwater pond that'shome to a friendly sea serpentnamed Vanessa. It was built by Mindy with a little help from Frank's Dad in the 1960's. It has wonderful water views, but is only a short walk to the center of Oak Bluffs and all it's activities. It's a very short walk to the Inkwell Beach. The house provides a pleasant waterside deck, a beautiful outdoor shower, plenty of outdoor seating, plus a great indoor environment. There's a living room with a couple of couches, TV and wifi, nice dining area and kitchen, all in an open concept arrangement. Two bedrooms are upstairs, and one is down. Plus there's a comfy enclosed front porch with a daybed.

What is special about your town?
Oak Bluffs has been a well known vacation spot since the 1800's - with Victorian gingerbread houses a short walk from the houses. The oldest functional merry-go-roundin the United States is nearby and the Inkwell Beach is just down the street. The in-town beaches are wonderful, but there's plenty of other beaches a short drive away. The fishing pier and charter fishing boats, basketball and tennis courts, donut shop, updated playground, the ferry terminal, band concerts in Ocean Park and so many restaurants are really close by. You can also take a convenient bus to all the other towns on Martha's Vineyard.

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