Great Martha's Vineyard Twin Room

House - Private room · Pilgrim Rd, Edgartown, MA 02539, United States

The Space

THE COTTAGE WILL BE RE-OPENING THE FIRST WEEK OF JUNE! COME JOIN US AND ENJOY THE BEAUTY OF THE VINEYARD! WE ARE BOOKING NOW FOR SUMMER 2014!

Having a rough year or just want to experience the island? Spend a few affordable days on the Vineyard, relaxing and laughing over a home-cooked breakfast!

My home is the perfect spot for people who come to enjoy the beaches, towns and biking afforded by the Vineyard.

SPECIAL FEATURES:
-- GREAT CENTRAL LOCATION/EASY ACCESS TO PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
-- COMFORTABLE GUEST ROOMS AND BATHROOMS
-- FULL FRESHLY MADE BREAKFAST DAILY
-- DECK AND TRANQUIL GARDEN FOR RELAXATION
-- HOT/COLD WATER, FULLY-STOCKED ENCLOSED OUTDOOR SHOWER
-- WIFI AND AMPLE PARKING FOR GUESTS
-- EXPERIENCED HOST READY TO HELP HER GUESTS!


GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Cottage is a charming Cape Cod-style home on Martha's Vineyard and has two B&B rooms available for single or double occupancy for minimum 2-night stay. Located between Edgartown and Vineyard Haven it is right on the main bus route and bike path connecting you to the ferry or the two town centers. The quiet neighborhood and completely private beautiful cottage garden offer a chance to relax in the hammock after a day of sight-seeing and the large deck is perfect for a glass of wine before going off to dinner or just hanging out, whether for breakfast or during the day and evening. It is minutes away from Sengekontacket Pond where you can launch your kayaks! It is a 15 minute bike ride to State Beach and Oak Bluffs, Edgartown, Vineyard Haven and the State Forest are easily reachable along the beautiful bike path between my house and the towns, The main bus line runs right past my street! By late June, the gardens are up and blooming -- in 2012, a new butterfly bed has been added! The garden is designed as a haven for a variety of birds (including hummingbirds!) which you can enjoy watching from the deck or hammock. Each year, new additions are made to enhance its tranquillity and beauty. Fresh herbs are grown and used in breakfast dishes. Breakfast with guests is always a treat as interesting conversation spontaneously arises!

Wifi throughout the Cottage is available. Parking is readily available at my home.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Accommodations include TWO SUNNY ROOMS, a ground floor bed/bath with a queen-size bed ($110.00/night). The downstairs bed/bath have been refurbished and updated for guests! Maximum number of guests downstairs is two. The UPSTAIRS TWIN ROOM will accommodate a third person. The spacious upstairs room/twin beds/shared bath ($95.00/night) has a sunny bathroom which is lightly shared with me. THE COTTAGE IS PERFECTLY MAINTAINED with daily cleaning and beds prepared at each change-over with freshly ironed sheets. A FULL BREAKFAST is included each morning which includes a variety of fruit, juice, homemade breads, specially prepared eggs if desired, and tea/coffee. WIRELESS INTERNET AND AMPLE PARKING ARE INCLUDED. And, don't forget to try the fully-enclosed hot/cold water outdoor shower, a Vineyard tradition! It features hot and cold water and is fully stocked for your convenience with body washes and shampoo.

A FEW NOTES

Check-in: from 2:00 p.m.
Check-out: 10.30 a.m.

Please note that the kitchen is not opened for cooking but certainly, you can leave drinks or snacks in the 'fridge!

Please note that you must be 22 years or older to book. Beginning in 2013, I'm unable to host children under 14 years of age. I'm sorry but I am unable to host guests' dogs. I have two already in my home. Two night stay is requested.

THE COTTAGE WILL REMAIN OPEN THROUGH SEPTEMBER 10, 2013. IT WILL CLOSE FOR THE SEASON AFTER THIS DATE.

AND, I HOST IN VENICE, ITALY AS WELL!

The Cottage will close September 10, 2014 this year but come to visit me in Venice, Italy. My beautiful apartment has a comfortable twin room and a lightly shared wonderful newly renovated bathroom available from October 1, 2012. It is centrally located in the heart of the city close to all services and on the beautiful Fondamenta San Felice, close to the spectacular areas of the Miseracordia, Rialto, Ghetto and public transportation -- all within comfortable walking distance. Breakfast is included as at the Cottage (allowing of course, for an Italian twist!). Please visit the listing, "Spectacular Affordable Venice!" for further details and reviews.

Guest Access

Guests are welcomed to use the deck, garden and sitting room during their visit.

Interaction with Guests

Breakfast is usually a time for guests to visit together while I serve! Guests are welcomed to visit but I do try to leave you to as much privacy as possible.

Room type: Private room
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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Cancellation: Strict
Pet Owner: Dog(s)

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  • Thanks to Nan, we had a great stay at Martha's Vineyward. The location was good, close to both Edgartown and Oak Bluffs on a bike, and the accommodations were clean and cozy. The breakfasts were a great way to start the morning, and we felt welcome and comfortable in the home.

    September 2013
  • Nancy was a wonderful hostess. She made us feel very welcome. Bedroom was very spacious and comfortable. We were able to enjoy drinking wine on the large terrace overlooking beautiful and tranquil garden in the back both nights. Great to meet an authentic MV resident and get to experience all of the beauty the island has to offer. Will definitely not wait another 15 years to visit again. This first experience on Airbnb was great! Thanks, Nancy!

    September 2013
    Nancy Rose
    Response from Nancy Rose:

    Great guests -- makes it all look so easy. Thanks again and looking forward to being in touch!

  • My first experience with airbnb could not have been more pleasant! Nancy Rose was an amazing host- friendly, gracious, and extremely helpful. She went out of her way to accommodate me- referring me to a bike shop, calling me a taxi to the airport, she even ironed my clothes when I was running late! The cottage was very peaceful and relaxing. I especially enjoyed my time reading on the deck, and napping in the hammock. I have no immediate plans to revisit the Vineyard, but if I did I wouldn't hesitate to book again with Nancy Rose.

    September 2013
    Nancy Rose
    Response from Nancy Rose:

    Justin -- thanks so much for your gracious review. . .if not the Vineyard, there is always Venice. . .see you again.

  • We both enjoyed our stay at Nancy Rose's during our week long stay this past August 2013.

    During our week there we found all to be more convenient than would have thought; bicycling from the ferry was a nice and easy ride by the ocean, access to transit and town we also very easy.

    The house was beautiful, clean and inviting. The backyard was a little paradise.

    We have great memories from Nancy Rose's and would love to have the chance to visit again.

    Louise and Ben

    August 2013
  • Wonderful host family! Our stay coincided with a visit by Nancy's daughter and they are both lovely and fun. Within a day, we felt more like friends than customers.Our room was very comfortable, the breakfasts were outstanding and we loved the outdoor shower. The setting is beautiful and tranquil, and the location is convenient to MV's bus service and the bike path, so commuting was easy. We look forward to returning!

    August 2013
    Nancy Rose
    Response from Nancy Rose:

    And, we cannot wait to see you. Bacioni!

  • Read Nancy's house rules very closely!! She is serious about them which I understand it is her house so she has that right. And know that the outdoor shower is right on the deck attached to the side of the house. It is not off in some private corner. The house is very clean and she did have breakfast waiting for us every morning. Her house is about a 10 minutes walk til the bus stop which comes every 20 to 30 minutes. That is fine during the day, but at night it is pitch black. There aren't any lights on the street, but she keeps a light on in her house. It is an economical place to stay for Martha's Vineyard.

    August 2013
    Nancy Rose
    Response from Nancy Rose:

    Tracy! I hope that your stay was not hampered by my house rules and the street lighting. . I apologize for any discomfort. . . Nancy

  • nancy was a wonderful host. she is very sweat and kind and a wonderful cook! I hope to stay with her again!! maybe even in Italy!!! thank you so much for everything!!

    August 2013
  • Boy, where do I start?! Nancy is wonderful and welcoming! Before we even arrived, planning was simple and easy - very smooth communication. And as for our stay, my friend and I both found Nancy to be a fun and attentive host who made our stay much more rewarding than a hotel! Whatever questions we had, she made sure to give us as much useful information as possible, since she knows the island so well. And beyond our MV questions, we also had nice, interesting chats with her. The house was clean and tidy, with a good space to dry your towels and wet clothes downstairs. There's a great private backyard garden space to relax in. The breakfasts were fresh and great, from the Italian coffee to the artisanal strawberry rhubarb reduction for our waffles. The dogs won't be in your way at all if you're concerned about that for any reason, though I loved saying hi to Alice every morning. :) And the outdoor shower was bliss! If you're shy or modest, don't be concerned - it's spacious and you can bring in your clothes to change, no worries there. We drove our own car and took the bus from her home; both were easy to navigate. Overall, we recommend you stay with Nancy! We'd definitely do it again (and if we found ourselves in Venice, we'd do it there too!).

    August 2013
    Nancy Rose
    Response from Nancy Rose:

    Besos!

  • Thank you very much Nancy for your kindness and hospitality. Not only did we receive Bed, excellent homemade Breakfast but also very helpful clothes! (I had delayed baggage and Nancy very kindly borrowed me T-shirt and short, while washing mine! So much appreciated!!). Nancy has a charming house, don t be surprised to shower outside under the stars (Nancy will explain you why), enjoy it, it s wonderful! It s nice to have a big place to let towels and wet things dry. Read Nancy' s rules and house manual before going and everything is fine for a great stay!
    Nb : If you have flashlight take it with you, we rented bikes (excellent way to visit the island) and it would help you to find your way back home, night comes fast.

    August 2013
    Nancy Rose
    Response from Nancy Rose:

    Ratha -- what a kind and helpful review! Thanks so much and I cannot wait to see you and Sunny again - either in Venice or another spot in Europe. Safe travels everywhere!

  • Nancy was a great hostess. She gave us great recommendations and was very friendly. She also served us a great breakfast. We would definitely stay there again.

    August 2013
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English, Italiano
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University of Arkansas, Hunter College, CUNY Graduate Center
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Director, Inglese Dinamico, Venice, Italy
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I am an American-trained speech/language pathologist who worked for many years as a specialist for hard-to-diagnose learning disabled children in New York. Currently,I am the creator and director of Inglese Dinamico, an English teaching project located in Venice, Italy and President and co-founder of Partnerships for Learning and Teaching (non-profit), an educational project dedicated to research and development of best teaching practices with special emphasis on challenged learners and dyslexia and also cross-cultural/multi-lingual integration across multiple subjects. Begun in 2012, I am spear-heading a project, The Collaborative Learning Center Initiative, Venice, Italy, to bring private funds, social activism and educational practices together to provide a dynamic learning community for privileged and disenfranchised children and adults. Visit the (email hidden) to learn more about my work. The project is developing "The Generation Rising" -- young, Italians who are learning the value of social activism and community organizing as they strive to use a global language to be a part of a global community. Our home on the Vineyard is a special place for guests who wish to enjoy the beauty and vitality of this incredible island. Instead of just 'the playground for the rich and famous," the Vineyard is a microcosm of America -- its strengths and weaknesses. Come and be a part of it! Until 2011, I hosted international students through my project. But, having enjoyed the guests who brought the world to my doorstep since 2010, I am now only hosting Airbnb guests as I enter my 4th year of hosting. And now, I'm able to share my beautiful home in an historic area of Venice with you! Please visit Spectacular Affordable Venice! Please come to this magical, historically significant city!
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