71 South Water Street Edgartown MA 02539 Martha's Vineyard Real Estate MLS
Vintage Chic Captain's Home + Guest Cottage With Sweeping Harbor Views - Built originally at the turn of the century, this exquisite home was beautifully renovated by Parker & Company in 2012 and transformed into an ultra chic, luxurious harborside residence loaded with vintage charm.
The MAIN HOUSE features refinished original wood floors and custom millwork throughout -- including coffered ceilings, raised paneling, beaded board paneling, built-in window seats and bookshelves. The gourmet cook's kitchen is highlighted by vaulted ceilings with pressed tin tiles, custom turned leg cabinetry, marble countertops, a counter-height bar with seating and top notch appliances throughout.
There are sweeping views of the Edgartown Harbor and Lighthouse from most every room in the house including the second-floor Master Bedroom suite with a built-in desk and outdoor deck, both positioned to take advantage of the magnificent water views. A spacious COVERED PORCH expands the full width of the Main House and is a perfect place to enjoy alfresco dining and entertaining . . . or simply enjoying views of boats coasting by on the bustling harbor.
A PRIVATE COURTYARD connects the Main House and Guest Cottage and is another perfect place to enjoy morning coffee or a relaxing afternoon lounging with a book. The delightful GUEST COTTAGE features French doors that open into a beautiful first-floor Living Area with vaulted ceilings, a kitchenette with farmer's sink and full bath. For sleeping accommodations, there is a private bedroom on the first floor and a second-floor loft sleeping area with built-in twin beds.The professionally landscaped yard features terraced perennial gardens with stone walls and steps that lead to an expansive lawn and boathouse, framed by a picket fence and Collins Beach as the backdrop.
The BOATHOUSE is located on the edge of the property, adjacent to Collins Beach and a perfect place for storing watercraft and bicycles -- it or can also be used as a Game Room with ping pong table! Exquisite designer furnishings and contents are available for separate purchase for a complete turkey purchase opportunity! Rarely does a home of this quality and character come onto the market - truly a gem!