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Cool, Mid Century Beach House

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,400 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Unique Elegance in Chilmark

This Mid Century house offers resort-type elegance as well as a relaxed beachhouse vibe. I call it Hollywood in flip flops....The location is totally private but near world-class beaches and the much-adored Menemsha fishing village. You will love the all-day shimmer of the pool. Chilmark is magic. You will build memories here that will last a lifetime.

Four bedrooms, three baths, a large living area, large master bedroom with bath. Fully equipped kitchen/dining overlooking the pool. Quality linens.

A 4’ deep spa pool invites you to exercise, lounge or play...

The house is bathed in sun and dramatic sky all day. Miles of conservation trails are steps outside the door. Besides exclusive access to white sand beaches, this secluded end of Martha's Vineyard offers a wide range of activities from story hour to lectures and from fishing to fine dining.

Ferry tickets available for Labor Day weekend.

More Details

Harriet Bernstein
Member since: 2011
Speaks english, french
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
11 April, 2018

About Harriet Bernstein

I am a retired writer/author. Chilmark is magic. I have been coming here summers all my life. You will build memories here that will last a lifetime.

Harriet Bernstein purchased this house in 2015

Why Harriet Bernstein chose Chilmark

This house offers resort-type elegance as well as a relaxed beachy vibe. The location is great, it is totally private and you will love the all-day shimmer of the pool. Chilmark is magic. I have been coming here summers all my life. You will build memories here that will last a lifetime.

What makes this house unique

I fell in love with this house for its unpretentious Mid Century beauty. It has exquisite light and an airiness to it that makes it simply elegant. You will enjoy the secluded private feel, while being in close proximity everything special Up Island living has to offer.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Chilmark, Massachusetts

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Master Bath - toilet , shower enclosure , handicapped accessible shower
    Outdoor Shower - shower enclosure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single bed
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Close to a world-class ocean beach and a quaint little fishing village with a bayside beach. Get fresh fish every night. Go to sleep listening to the waves.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Secluded Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful property with pool, nice layout, and private seclusion; it was perfect for our family and friends. Upon arrival we met the owner who was lovely. We needed her help one time during our stay. She was prompt with her response and fixed the issue. The house was clean and well maintained. We used the kitchen for almost every meal and it was well equipped for a family to use. We would definitely go back!

  • Review Submitted: 01/08/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Miami, FL

Experience Chilmark

  • 5 of 5

An airy getaway with plenty of distant ocean breezes to sooth the soul on a hot day. The pool, though not deep, was a delight, and the master bedroom and living room were especially spacious. A central perch for visiting anywhere on the island.

  • Review Submitted: 26/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous house, secluded setting

  • 5 of 5

I am a dance artist who stayed here during a residency at The Yard. The house is immaculate and the owner has beautiful taste in furnishings. The kitchen has everything you need. How wonderful to have a pool to plunge in after a day at the nearby beach! The property is quiet and far from the road, so nights are peaceful and you wake up to bird song and the wind rustling the trees. There are plenty of amenities nearby but you get peace and quiet here.

  • Review Submitted: 17/06/2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I hope you danced in the moonlight up there!
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Magical Stay in Tranquility

  • 5 of 5

This property really impressed me! My group was looking for a spacious house with a pool and this property delivered. The overall house layout is great for entertaining with two separate wings for the bedrooms. The kitchen is a wonderful hangout area inside due to all the windows - it feels like you are still outside. The pool area and yard were fantastic, offering constant sunlight through the day and more than enough area to sun by the pool, play games, etc. The best part of feel like you are doing it all on the island alone because the property is so secluded!. Also the property was very clean when we arrived.

Harriet, the owner, was so easy to deal with and did not bother us at all once on the island. She does live close by if there are any problems, but lets her guest enjoy their time alone. She was very easy on the details of the rental and provided a clear contract for rent. We felt compelled to invite her over because she was so gracious!

  • Review Submitted: 02/06/2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The multi-colored beachball looks so happy floating in the turquoise pool...
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Upstate, NY

Perfect relaxing base to enjoy the best of Up Island!

  • 5 of 5

This house provided us the best retreat during the Vineyard's busy season with great access to Lucy Vincent Beach, Allie's Store, Menemsha and Aquinnah. This a the most beautiful part of the island and Harriet's house is in a quiet natural setting apart from the crowds. The layout of the house is great for families and shares with bedrooms spread around the perimeter of the house and a bright kitchen and comfortable living room in the center. The deck and pool are great bonuses on those days you just don't want to get in the car to head to the beach but still want to enjoy the summer weather.

  • Review Submitted: 17/05/2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brooklyn, New York, USA

Chillmark bliss

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here Sept 1-8, 2015. It was an incredibly relaxing and lovely stay. The house is secluded on a quite road but easily accessible at the same time. I loved going for a long walsk on the local nature trails nearby. We also are huge beach goers, so to be so close to Lucy Vincent was a plus. The house has a wonderful lay out with incredible light in the kitchen and porch area for meals. Also the living room has a great place for a daytime nap along the bay window. The kitchen was easy to use and quite clean. The master bedroom was spacious with tons of windows which made it wonderful for sleeping. Also it had good storage and its own bathroom. The pool is a lovely option for a quick dip in the morning or at night before bedtime beneath a huge starry sky. Chillmark is a magical place and its great because there are very few people around! I highly recommend this rental!

  • Review Submitted: 12/05/2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The starry skies of Chilmark are magical -- aren't they!
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Vineyard Haven
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Cedar Neck
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Chilmark Tavern
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Lucy Vincent
Car: necessary

Chilmark is hidden away from the towns on the Vineyard and has rural New England charm and several spectacular beaches that you can enjoy as a renter in Chilmark. The fishing village of Menemsha is in Chilmark where you will find several great restaurants icluding the Homeport, The Galley, Beetlebung, and The Bite. You will also find 2 fish stores, Larsen's and The Menemsha Fish Market where you can get lobsters steamed for you, clams and oysters on the half shell and eat them while watching the legendary nightly sunsets over the water.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Chilmark, Massachusetts

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
April 2018
28 Apr 2018 - 8 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
June 2018
9 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
Early July 2018
30 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
July 2018
7 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
July Aug High Season
21 Jul 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
Sept 2018
25 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Standard Cleaning AU$488.92
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$651.9

-- Ferry reservations must be secured in advance for those bringing a car onto the Island.
Please contact:
-- No pets allowed on premises without written permission from owner.
-- No smoking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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