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I'm bound for the Island. The tide is with me.

And it feels like, I've never, I've never been gone.

Never Been Gone, Carly Simon 1979

  Katama Delight of Martha's Vineyard

We've had a major makeover!

Our kitchen and baths have been completely remodeled and updated. We have also rebuilt our deck and balconies - and there's more . . . a newly decorated great room and updates to other interiors as well.  


(please inquire for more information)

Stylish and lovely custom built tri-level house, pleasant walk (.8 mile) across the Plains to South Beach and a bike ride to the historic village of Edgartown. Adjacent to the Herring Creek Road bicycle path. A tranquil setting for an unforgettable island visit. The house is beautifully furnished and decorated; meticulously maintained. Three levels of living space - 2,400 sq feet of bright natural light: spacious living area with cathedral ceiling great room open to large, fully equipped kitchen (22 ft of counter space) and sun filled dining area (seats 8-10). The house features a 2nd floor overlooking the 1st floor living space. The 1st floor great room is designed for relaxing; furnished foremost for comfort, gently cooled by a ceiling fan and softly lit in the evening by ambient lighting. Three sliding glass doors open to the large south-facing deck, overlooking landscaped lawn and garden area. The bedrooms are immaculate and comfortable. The house is filled with wonderful features to make your vacation truly pleasant and carefree.

Highlights and features of the house include: walk to salt water beach; large 1st floor south-facing deck overlooking lovely lawn and garden, BBQ grill (gas); enclosed, private, outdoor hot/cold water shower; linens and towels provided; washer/dryer; dishwasher; fully equipped cook's kitchen; 3 hdtvs with cable service; 2 Blu-ray disc players; high speed wireless internet access, iPod docking station with speakers; beach chairs, cart, towels and cooler; fold-away crib, high chair, and play table and chairs.

The house is updated and decor is renewed each year. In recent years we updated the dining room and great room furnishings and added vintage bureaus and sideboards to the bedrooms. Recently, we installed an Electrolux front loading washer and dryer, a GE profile gas range/oven, a Bosch dishwasher (super quiet!), a LG French door refrigerator/freezer, and new counter top appliances including a food processor, toaster, waffle maker, a blender, and a Keurig Platinum single cup coffee maker. Updates to furnishings and decor include: Hunter Douglas vertical blinds for the sliding glass doors in our great room, memory foam mattress toppers for the beds, and Sony blu-ray disc players for the great room and the loft. We installed air conditioning and placed new outdoor dining furniture and chaises on the deck in 2016, and in 2017 we have installed wood flooring throughout the second and third floors and freshly painted the interior from the uppermost reaches of the cathedral ceiling to the baseboards. Come and enjoy!

Please write/call to plan a visit to Katama Delight of Martha's Vineyard.

We are happy to work with you to plan your stay, your transportation arrangements, and recommendations for activities to suit your interests.

The beauty of South Beach

Come to Katama

A memorable and beautiful vacation awaits you.

Martha's Vineyard is a jewel of the New England Coast.

Visit beautiful beaches, bicycle miles of island trails, walk conservation and nature preserves

Enjoy visual and performing arts, stellar restaurants, and fine shopping.

At our home, relax in comfort and style.

Read on the deck in the warm sun and gentle breeze, enjoying the tranquility and serenity of the island.

Enjoy the quiet camaraderie and conversation of family and friends.


Our home is in a superb location, one of the most desirable areas of the island.

3/4 Mile from Katama (South) Beach, 3 miles of magnificent sand and surf

Gorgeous sunsets and walks along the shore

Located adjacent to the bike path on Herring Creek Road

15 minute bicycle ride into historic Edgartown

Amenities include:

Kitchen: Full size refrigerator/freezer, gas range/oven, microwave, washing machine, clothes dryer, under-counter beverage center, ice-maker, coffee maker, coffee grinder, waffle maker, toaster, blender, dishwasher, food processor, mixer, and a full complement of tableware, cookware, bakeware, and utensils. Lobster pot and shellfish utensils. A variety of spices, dried herbs, condiments, and cooking staples are stocked.

Dining: The dining table seats four to six and extends to accommodate up to ten. There is a child's highchair and a booster seat.

Entertainment: Blu-ray player (2); HDTV with full cable programming (2); bedside clock and personal device charger (3); dvd library; books; board games and puzzles, iPod docking station; high speed wireless internet.

Outside: Large south-facing deck on first floor overlooking lovely lawn and garden; Weber Genesis gas grill, accessories and utensils; dining and deck furniture; fully enclosed private hot/cold water shower; beach chairs (10), cart, towels, umbrella, cooler, and insulated jug.

General: Air conditioning; ceiling fan in great room; Island nature, activity and dining guides; hiking and kayaking guides; 2 child's crib and sheets; hair dryers; iron and board.

Other: Rental includes a house cleaning, provision of all linens (bed, bath, kitchen, and beach), beds made up for arrival, and a linen laundering service at the close of stay. Also provided are a full complement of household items including paper towels and toilet tissue, laundry and dishwasher detergents, paper diningware and food wraps, and kitchen condiments and cooking/baking staples. 

 - smoking of any/all substances is not allowed -

- pets are allowed with specific approval -

Katama Delight may be found at: property #4749

Contact information:


Telephone 617.429.0444

- page information updated October 2020 -

Edgartown Harbor Lighthouse was originally built in 1828. This structure replaced the first, in 1938, on the original site. It is the Essex Light from Ipswich (MA) and was shipped to Edgartown on a barge.

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