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Martha's Vineyard is the crown jewel of Dukes County, a gorgeous resort town that is as rich in its cultural opportunities as it is in unique history. This family friendly destination is well known for its many nature minded excursions, friendly locals and an ambiance that is incredibly relaxed all year round. We invite you to explore the diversity of the six Island towns, each with it's unique charachter and charm.
Found just seven miles off of the Massachusetts coastline, Martha's Vineyard is a world apart. This picturesque New England Island offers a holiday ambiance unlike any other, with captains' houses and lighthouses, white picket fences, ice-cream shops, authentic fishing villages, markets and of course, a wonderful alpaca farm! Take long walks along our pristine shores, parks and rolling farmland or step back in time for a more leisurely pace of rest and relaxation, in the comforts of your own private home. Each season offers something special. Come and experience for yourselves, all that the Island has to offer.
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Edgartown Waterfront Estate:
This magnificent home is an exquisitely furnished, eighteenth century property, with all the modern comforts, set in three, park-like acres on a very private waterfront location. There are seven double and one single bedroom, each with a distinctive character of its own, all featuring private baths, and magnificent views. An swimming pool, and a 300' sandy beach on Nantucket Sound is private and ideal for swimming and boating for all ages. This lovely home is close to Edgartown Village though secluded at the end of a scenic country lane. Rates and availability furnished upon request. For Sale, please inquire. For additional photos click here.
Bella Italia- Lake Como Vacation Rental
Planning a trip to Italy? Why not explore the magnificent Lake Como in the north, and call home, a waters edge, fourth floor apartment, with five balconies overlooking the lake and the mountains? Also included is a shared swimming pool and fitness center. Click here for Vista Lago, details.
Martha's Vineyard... The Journey
By Car & Ferry:
To bring your automobile to the Island, it is advised that you make a ferry reservation the as early as possible. Ticket sales to the public start in January. Call the Steamship Authority, 508-477-8600 or visit their website.
Ferries to the Island also sail from Falmouth, Hyannis, New Bedford, New London (CT), Montauk (L.I.) and Nantucket. Ferries from Falmouth, Hyannis, and New Bedford carry passengers only, and operate during spring, summer, and fall, From Nantucket during the summer, and from Montauk, NY on selected week-ends in July.
Year-round, service to the Martha's Vineyard Airport from Boston, Hyannis, Nantucket, New Bedford, and Providence. Charter services available and facilities for private planes. Taxis and cars can be hired at the terminal. Visit their website.
Bus service to Woods Hole is provided from Boston and from New York (stopping in Providence) daily, year-round, by Peter Pan Bus Line. 1-800-343-9999
or visit their website.
Island Weddings / Party Planning:
May we suggest a wonderful business to help you with all your wedding and party items, from special invitations, to napkins and party favors:
The Party Block: Martha's Vineyard Wedding Ideas.
Looking for something to do? Our homes are close to many great attractions, activities, and areas of interest. Below are a few of our favorite things to do and places to go on the island.
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South Beach (Katama) is three miles of barrier beach on the South Shore at the end of Katama Road. Fine surf on one side, protected salt-pond on the other is open to all. If you are looking for looking for a more family-friendly beach, check out State Beach in Oak Bluffs. Explore other beautiful beaches on the island.
The Flying Horses Carousel
You don't have to be a kid to enjoy the oldest working carousel in the country. The challenge lies in reaching out to get a brass ring that entitles the winner to a free ride. There is also an arcade to keep the kids busy on a rainy afternoon.
Phone (508) 693-9481 | Address: 33 Circuit Ave, Oak Bluffs
Nestled within the center of town of Oak Bluffs are over 180 small cottages. Take a stroll through town and see the intricate homes that are well-preserved.
The Gay Head & East Chop Lighthouses are over 130 years old and represent two of the five lighthouses, all functional and meticulously maintained with tours available. For more information visit Martha's Vineyard Museums
Gay Head/Aquinnah Cliffs
A trip to the cliffs is surely a treat on nice days, where you can see the multi-colored clay cliffs. You can see views of the Elizabeth Islands and towns as far away as Newport, Rhode Island are visible to the naked eye.
Island Alpaca is open daily, rain or shine, and is fun for all ages. Learn more about these extraordinary animals, take a self-guided walking tour, and watch an informative video-presentation. For only $5 per person, it is a great place to bring the kids!
Here are some of our favorite and the most popular places to eat on the island:
39 Beach Road, Vineyard Haven | (508) 693-1224
22 North Water Street, Edgartown | (508) 627-5187
31 Circuit Avenue, Oak Bluffs | (508) 693-7501
and 266 Upper Main Street, Edgartown | (508) 627-6565
Edgartown | (508) 693-0184
The Net Result
Tisbury Marketplace, 79 Beach Road, Vineyard Haven | (508) 693-6071
For Ice Cream:
12 Circuit Avenue, Oak Bluffs | (508) 693-9151 | Also Locations in Vineyard Haven and Edgartown.
Things to Do:
Trustees of Reservations Natural History Tours
The Trustees, a statewide land-conservation group, offers several fascinating 2 1/2-hour tours by safari vehicle or canoe around this idyllic nature preserve. The Natural History kayak tour on Poucha Pond and Cape Poge Bay is designed for all levels. There's also a tour of the Cape Poge lighthouse The trustees also offer 1 1/2-hour kayak tours around Long Point.
Location: Chappaquiddick Island | Phone: (508) 693-7392
In an intimate (112-seat) black-box theater, professionals put on a rich season of favorites and challenging new work, followed, on summer weekends, by musical or comedic cabaret in the gallery/lounge. Children's theater selections are performed on Saturdays at 10am. Townspeople often get involved in the outdoor Shakespeare production.
Location: 24 Church St, Vineyard Haven | Phone: (508) 696-6300
Martha's Vineyard Film Society, Inc.
Established in 2002 by Richard Paradise, the Film Society is member-funded arts organization dedicated to screening the best in independent films, movie classics, documentaries, and world cinema for diverse audiences of all ages throughout the calendar year, at various screening venues around the island. The Society also presents film-related speakers, educational programs and special events to enhance this main mission and increase the public's appreciation of fine cinema in all its forms.
Farm Neck Golf Course is the only 18-hole public golf course on Martha's Vineyard, located less than five miles from our home. It features 6,807 meticulously-landscaped lawns.
Location: 1 Farm Neck Way, Oak Bluffs | Phone: (508) 693-3057
For fun for the whole family Island Cove Mini Golf a perfect place for a night of fun with the kids. Location: State Rd., Vineyard Haven | Phone: (508) 693-2611
Take advantage of the bike trails on the island by renting bikes through Five Corners Bike Shop, where they have a selection for the whole family
Location: 4 Lagoon Pond Rd, Vineyard Haven | Phone: (508) 693-6593
An Oak Bluffs, charter boat is Skipper/Vineyard Sound Charters, who take groups of up to 40 on fishing trips - good for first-timers or those who are more experienced.
Location: On the bulkhead near the Island Queen, Oak Bluffs | Phone: 508-693-1238.
A catamaran, the Mad Max Sailing Adventures, offers varied experiences for everyone.
Location: 25 Dock Street, Edgartown | Phone: (508) 627-7500
While there are few Movie Theaters on the island, they offer something fun to do on a rainy day or weekday night. Call Entertainment Cinemas for the recording or whats playing this week. Check out Entertainment Cinemas!
Location: 65 Main Street, Edgartown | Phone: (508) 627-8008
or Capawock Theater
Loation: Main Street, Vineyard Haven | Phone: (508) 627-MOVY
There are a variety of different locations to take in some of the nightlife entertainment on the island. Here are three of our favorites, but check out more here.
Offshore Ale Company (best pub for local beer)
Location: 30 Kennebec Ave, Oak Bluffs | Phone: (508) 293-2626
The Newes from America (cozy comfort)
Location: 23 Kelly St, Edgartown | Phone: (508) 627-4397
Nectars (best for live music)
Location: 17 Airport Road, Edgartown | Phone: (508) 693-1137
Sharky's Cantina (best for Mexican)
Location: 31 Circuit Ave, Oak Bluffs | Phone: (508) 693-7501
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