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Not Your Great Aunt's Island Cottage

4.95(94 reviews)SuperhostTisbury, Massachusetts, United States
Entire cottage hosted by Jim
8 guests3 bedrooms8 beds1 bath
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In town, 1930's winterized cottage, stylishly updated by architect-owner.
• 2 blocks to Main Street/harbor/ferry/town beach/movie theater/playhouse
• Lovely street w/ playground and public tennis
• Close to bike rentals, restaurants, shops, gym/spa, library, mini-golf, etc
• Large yard with gas grill, bocce, beach chairs, fire pit
• Private outdoor shower
• 3BR + sleeping loft
• BR/LR Window AC Units
Article on the house in MV Magazine, January 11, 2019 issue. Search "Shack Chic" on website.

The space
Traditional cottage in stylish new dress:
• Three lovely bedrooms and cozy maple-paneled skylit sleeping loft
• Living/Dining space with exposed vintage wood ceiling and trusses
• New wide maple floors and white-washed wood paneling
• Newly furnished with modern-industrial-island decor
• Light-filled kitchen w/ Bosch appliances, wood counters, stone floor, and accordion door to yard
• Living spaces flow to landscaped granite terrace with fire pit and new landscaping
• Cozy front porch / reading nook
• MBR with exposed wood ceiling
• PLEASE NOTE - Loft reached by super sturdy, yet narrow, ladder.

Guest access
• Access to all spaces, including large wooded back yard with grills, lounge chairs, bocce -- off street parking for three cars
• Games/puzzles/books
• Kitchen fully outfitted with Breville Barista espresso machine, French press, Bialetti, drip coffee maker, burr grinder, lobster pot, convection oven, five-burner range, etc

Other things to note
Please note: This is a cottage, not a large house. 1,000 square feet. See floor plan in photos!
In town, 1930's winterized cottage, stylishly updated by architect-owner.
• 2 blocks to Main Street/harbor/ferry/town beach/movie theater/playhouse
• Lovely street w/ playground and public tennis
• Close to bike rentals, restaurants, shops, gym/spa, library, mini-golf, etc
• Large yard with gas grill, bocce, beach chairs, fire pit
• Private outdoor shower
• 3BR + sleeping loft
• B…
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds, 1 sofa bed
Common spaces
2 single beds

Amenities

Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Dedicated workspace
Cable TV
Dryer
Indoor fireplace
Washer
Air conditioning
Iron

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Tisbury, Massachusetts, United States

Vineyard Haven is the largest of Martha's Vineyard's towns. A beautiful harbor, walkable to well-know landmarks such at the Black Dog and historic sailing ships, the ferry from Woods Hole, a variety of restaurants (now with cocktails!), Bunch of Grapes Bookshop, Mocha Mott's, historic Capawock movie theater, Martha's Vineyard Film Center, Martha's Vineyard Playhouse, Cornell Theater, hotel/spa, ice cream shops, boutiques, Grace Church lobster rolls (Best of MV!), churches, boat/kayak/sailboard rental.
Vineyard Haven is the largest of Martha's Vineyard's towns. A beautiful harbor, walkable to well-know landmarks such at the Black Dog and historic sailing ships, the ferry from Woods Hole, a variety of restaur…

Hosted by Jim

Joined in March 2016
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Architect and author, I divide time between home in Philadelphia and Martha's Vineyard, a place I've enjoyed since I first visited five decades ago. Lover of classic film, dead authors, espresso, cooking, travel, and cycling. I also find myself more engaged with the world in my dotage, spending time with family and trying to give back for having won the universe's lottery and landing on this beautiful blue marble.
Architect and author, I divide time between home in Philadelphia and Martha's Vineyard, a place I've enjoyed since I first visited five decades ago. Lover of classic film, dead aut…
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Check-in: After 3:00 p.m.
Checkout: 10:00 a.m.
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Health & safety
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