Luxury Katama Beach House, Martha’s Vineyard

Scrub Oak

7 Scrub Oak Drive, Edgartown, MA $4,850,000. Gorgeous waterview family compound with swimming pool in the heart of Katama, less than 500 yards to South Beach and the Atlantic Ocean Highlights include wide wraparound mahogany decks that take advantage of the water views (there are 6 decks totaling 4,000 sq ft), exterior stone fireplace, 3 master bedroom suites, custom masonry work, wine room, three dining areas, two outdoor showers, infra-red sauna, and more. The stunning pool area includes jacuzzi and seating area with pergola as well as a separate mahogany sundeck. Sand volleyball court offers fun for family and friends, and the spacious lawns include a children’s play area and an area for frisbee, soccer, or throwing a football around. This could be your very own beach resort! Investors take note: $300,000 in rental income in 2015! Click here for more information.

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Real Estate Market Overview January 2016

Market Jan 2016

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Historical Market Stats Martha’s Vineyard

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Martha’s Vineyard Luxury Estates

Top Five Estates

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Fall Decorating Ideas For Your Martha’s Vineyard Home.

Fall beckons the arrival of cold weather and an inviting atmosphere inside your home. However, the exquisite beauty of waterfront homes for sale and Martha’s Vineyard real estate still needs a touch of fall to coalesce interior and exterior beauty. Luxury homes are incomplete without four pieces of seasonal décor for fall.

Fall Decorating Ideas For Your Martha's Vineyard Home

Hang a Wreath or Three.

A wreath is the universal signal of good-tidings and changing of the seasons to your guests. Luxury homes in Martha’s Vineyard evoke the value and significance of a wreath on the door, at the front of the drive, and near any possible area where a passerby may see it.  In early fall, try to incorporate wreathes of branches and waterfront homes for sale themes. This will mesh the changing season with the meeting of land and sea in Martha’s Vineyard.

Create a Luxurious Setting With Candles.

As the seasons change, there will be less sunlight to fill your home. Add a few candles, especially those with harvest-scents, to your living room, kitchen, and bathrooms. This will add a pleasant aroma and increase the amount of light in your home.

Change Your Throw Pillows.

Although you may not want to change your furniture each season, changing your throw pillows can give a seasonal feel to your furniture. Switch your throw pillows from summer- and spring-colored ones, such as blue, purple, and white, to autumn-themed colors, such as orange, red, yellow, and black.

Change Your Towels to Earthen Tones.

Similar to changing throw pillows, swap out airy, bright towels in your kitchen, lavatories, and other areas of your home with autumn-themed items.

By making these four changes to luxury homes, the interior atmosphere can easily be shifted to a welcoming setting for the harvest. To find out more about Waterfront homes for sale, vacation homes for sale, and more real estate for sale in Martha’s Vineyard, please contact our office today. 

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Martha’s Vineyard Living Halloween Events

Halloween Events for all Ages.

Dark Passages: Thursday October 29, 2015 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Oak Bluffs Library.  An evening of scary stories told by Island actors and storytellers. Classics such as Poe as well as more modern authors and masters of the macabre will be read aloud for your spine-tingling pleasure.

Creatures of the Night: A Felix Neck Halloween – Friday October 30, 2015 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary: Come experience Halloween at Felix Neck in a creative, non-scary manner. Kicking off with a hayride at 5:15pm with other activities throughout the evening. Learn about the creatures of the night with a self-guided night walk, carve a pumpkin (bring your own), create animal masks, or roast marshmallows by the fire!

Aquinnah Public Library: Saturday October 31, 12:00-2:00 PM

Halloween Party. Come in Costumes for Tricks, Treats and more

Edgartown Library Spooky Halloween Craft & Trick or Treat – Saturday Oct 31 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Come make a quick spooky Halloween craft and Trick or Treat at the Library

Oak Bluffs Library Halloween Party – Saturday October 31, 2014 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

It’s time to be spooked! Wear a costume, walk through our scary tunnel, have a creepy snack and play our terrifying games!

Vineyard Haven Library – Saturday October 31 4:00 PM  –  8:00 PM

Trick-or-Treat at the Library! The Library will be open special evening hours for Halloween on Saturday, October 31st. We will stay open until 8pm that evening so your family can take a break from trick-or-treating and enjoy cider and candy provided by the Friends of the Library.

Celebrate Halloween at West Tisbury Free Public Library – Saturday Oct 31 3:30pm

Celebrate Halloween with costumes, crafts, snacks, and hayrides!

Happy Haunting in Downtown Edgartown – Saturday October 31 –11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Bring Trick or Treaters to downtown Edgartown for tons of candy and a lot of events organized by Edgartown businesses. Let’s not forget about the annual Costume Contest and the great party at the Kelley House.

Halloween Downtown Oak Bluffs – Saturday Oct 31   1:00 pm – 7:30 pm

A full day of Halloween fun in Oak Bluffs!

1pm: Spontaneous Parade and Trick and Treating. Parade will start at beginning of Circuit Avenue (Flying Horses Carousel), Oak Bluffs and finish at Island Images Gallery at 57 Circuit Avenue.

Parade will be accompanied with a giant puppet from Spindrift Marionettes.           2pm: Puppet Show & Best Mask winner announcement @ Island Images Gallery on 57 Circuit Ave, OB. Performed by Spindrift Marionettes, the Puppet Show features soft, hand crafted felt and fleece table puppets. Wonderful for parents and children together.

7:30pm: Ghost Walking Tour: The Vineyard is rich with history, and there is so much we probably don’t know about what happened over hundreds of years, it’s no doubt that this is indeed a haunted Island. Register by October 28th by emailing Gary Cook at gcook@mvgazette.com or call 508-627-4311 x 106

All Hallow’s Eve Dance Hall at “The Yard” – Saturday Oct 31 7:00pm

Join us for The Yard’s first Monster Mash DANCEHALL (Public Dancing Allowed!!!) on The Yard’s Chilmark campus.

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Lambert’s Cove Retreat

Beach House Martha's Vineyard

Lambert’s Cove Retreat, Martha’s Vineyard

Located off the Lambert’s Cove Road you feel truly “up-island”. This home fulfills every need you have as well as those you have yet to discover. Sit back and relax in these thoughtfully crafted living spaces, with accents made by local artisans with gorgeous designs, and spectacular details. Sunset views and access to a private north shore beach. 15 Massabesic Avenue, Vineyard Haven ID 28226 $1,499,000 Click here for more information.

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