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Ocean Park- Featured in NY Times, Renovated With Central Air

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4.8 / 5Exceptional
9 reviews


  • Kitchen
  • Air Conditioning
  • Washer
  • Dryer


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Oak Bluffs Town Beach
    4 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Oak Bluffs Harbor
    4 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Cottage Museum
    4 min walk
  • Airport
    Vineyard Haven, MA (MVY-Martha's Vineyard)
    15 min drive

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  • Ocean Park- Featured in NY Times, Renovated With Central Air

    Room Amenities

    • 3000 sq ft
    • 6 bedrooms
    • 3 bathrooms
    • Sleeps 12
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About this area

Oak Bluffs

Located in Oak Bluffs, this vacation home is on the waterfront. Oak Bluffs Harbor and Farm Neck Golf Club are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Ocean Park and Inkwell Beach.

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Oak Bluffs Town Beach - 4 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Oak Bluffs Harbor - 4 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Cottage Museum - 4 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Inkwell Beach - 6 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Martha's Vineyard Film Center - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Vineyard Haven, MA (MVY-Martha's Vineyard) - 15 min drive

About this property

Ocean Park- Featured in NY Times, Renovated With Central Air

This house, built in 1865, was featured in the New York Times article on Oak Bluffs, 'The President Was Here (Grant, That Is).' The article described the unique Victorian homes on Ocean Avenue as 'the Fifth Avenue of Oak Bluffs.' Our house was featured in the article, and photographed in the New York Times online slide show. It is a unique Victorian home, wonderful for family gatherings. The location is ideal - it sits at the heart of Ocean Park, with the closest access to Circuit Avenue of any of the homes on the Park. The home was recently renovated, including central air with two zones. Brand new kitchen with granite countertops and stainless appliances and a commercial oven (there's also instant hot water, and a wine cooler!); all new sinks in bathrooms with marble tops; new furniture throughout. Three flat screen TVs; Blue Ray DVD. This house has unique charm and convenience. Walk to everything - you don't need a car. The child friendly beach is just across the road, where you can make sandcastles in the sand, or stroll along the boardwalk above the beach, and rest on a bench facing the water. Or stay at home, sit on the porch and gaze over Ocean Park with its iconic gazebo. Have your own private front seat to the concerts and fireworks in Ocean Park during the summer. It takes about 60 seconds to walk to Circuit Avenue and access the heart of Oak Bluffs: restaurants, quaint shops, art galleries, grocery store, wine and liquor store, hair salon, movies, ice cream parlors, churches, etc. Pick up the bike path from just in front of the house and ride around the island (bike rentals just a short stroll away). Visit the Flying Horses, the oldest carousel in America dating back to the 1800s, just a couple of short blocks away. Take a stroll to the harbor, and see the beautiful yachts docked there. Fly a kite in Ocean Park. On rainy days, walk just yards away to the movie house, or entertain the kids in the arcade on Circuit Avenue, a 90 second run in the rain! Or stay home and watch movies on the blue ray, or play a board game of Monopoly or Scrabble. Be sure to wake up early at least one day of your vacation to catch the breathtaking sunrise over Nantucket Sound, easily visible from the master bedroom! Keywords: House

Property manager

Teresa Clarke

Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese



Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Special check-in instructions

Guests will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions.


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.


  • Pets not allowed

Payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

Property is also known as

  • Ocean Park Featured NY Times Renovated Central Air House
  • Ocean Park Featured NY Times Renovated Central Air Oak Bluffs
  • Ocean Park Featured NY Times Renovated Central Air
  • Ocean Park Featured NY Times Renovated Central Air House
  • Ocean Park Featured NY Times Renovated Central Air
  • Ocean Park Featured in NY Times Renovated With Central Air
  • Ocean Park Featured NY Times Renovated Central Air House
  • Ocean Park Featured NY Times Renovated Central Air
  • Ocean Park Featured in NY Times Renovated With Central Air
  • Ocean Park Featured NY Times Renovated Central Air Oak Bluffs

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1

1 king bed

Bedroom 2

1 king bed

Bedroom 3

1 double bed

Bedroom 4

1 queen bed

Bedroom 5

1 double bed

Bedroom 6

1 double bed


1 double bed

Property amenities


  • Internet access

Parking and transportation

  • Onsite parking


  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • 6 bedrooms


  • 3 bathrooms
  • Shower/tub combination

Living spaces

  • Fireplace
  • Living room
  • Dining room


  • TV with cable/satellite service
  • DVD player
  • Stereo
  • Games

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony


  • Washing machine and dryer


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

Location highlights

  • On the waterfront

Things to do

  • Hiking/biking trails, sailing, and kayaking nearby


  • Sleeps 12
  • Unit size: 3000 sq ft (279 sq m)

Nearby things to do


The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby


5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor

5/5 Excellent

Great location.

Caretaker and team excellent. A few things remaining to be done from renovation, but great house.

5/5 Excellent

Elegant large Victorian, recently refurbished interior, with spectacular ocean views

Our family (5 adults, 4 children) had a wonderful and memorable four-night stay at the elegant and comfortable Carousel House on Sept. 20-24, 2018. The views of Ocean Park and of the harbor and ocean from the upstairs front porch and the downstairs wraparound porch were spectacular. The sleeping accommodations and baths were all quite satisfactory and comfortable. The interior of the elegant tall-ceilinged Victorian house had very recently undergone total refurbishment, including modernization of the entire kitchen and bathrooms and restoration of stairwells. The celebratory occasion of our stay at the Carousel House was the wedding of our son, and many out-of-town guests were staying in Oak Bluffs, within easy strolling distance from the Carousel House, so it was delightful for many guests to be able stroll over and visit with us on that front porch. Being in the center of Oak Bluffs meant that we were literally only a few steps away from multiple coffee shops and restaurants. Parking was never an issue; we could always find spots on Ocean Drive near the house. Fortunately, our four young grandchildren each brought their scooters, which they happily used on the sidewalks around and within Ocean Park as well as those within Oak Bluffs. The perfect house for a perfect long weekend.

5/5 Excellent

Great Location, perfect spot for family time

Our Family has made many memories here over the years...great spot for large families.

5/5 Excellent

A crown jewel for a royal vacation!

We stayed at Teresa's the week of July 4, 2018....we are already planning our return! As others have said, the house location simply CANNOT be beat. Corner of Ocean Ave and Healy can literally see your guests arriving on the OB ferry. Back door Donuts is 500 feet away for the midnight fritter craving that won't subside. The heart of Circuit avenue is 1000 feet can walk to the grocery store every morning for the day's supplies if that floats your boat. Everything is in walking distance, including the harbor restaurants and the beautiful Camp Meeting cottages. Don't bother with a car - uber was available when we needed it, and there is a bus stop literally in front of the house. The very best thing about the location was sitting on the porch meeting all our neighbors who were strolling past for ice cream or apple fritters. :) This house sits literally in a social center of OB, between Ocean Park and Circuit ave...there is a constant flow of friendly foot traffic! We came home with dozens of new friends and contacts. Now as for the house itself: having toured 2 other homes on Ocean Ave, this house is truly a class above. The 3 full bathrooms are updated and sufficient for 10-12 guests (in a house of mostly women, none had trouble showering when they wanted). The kitchen is completely modern and has new a lifesaving wine chiller which kept dozens of bottles of wine, water and soda cold for us, leaving the fridge available for food. The house is well-stocked with supplies, games, and fun odds & ends like the tiki torches Kevin the Caretaker brought out for us! Most importantly, though, this is one of the very few (if only??) houses on Ocean Ave that have central air. While the weather and ocean breezes justify open windows most days...on those few sweltering days that we had, we were so grateful to be sleeping in AC. The downsides were few and bearable: only the master rooms have closets. The others have wardrobes, which aren't quite enough to store clothes for 2 for a week - and leave the rooms a bit cramped. Lesson: pack light. There are no curtains, so the house wakes up with a bright sunrise, which on Ocean Park is 5am. Lesson: go to bed by 9 or 10 for a decent bit of sleep. That's it! Everything else here was a treat. Teresa was kind, responsive and a gracious hostess in every way...helping us out months in advance and through to our final day. I highly, highly recommend!

4/5 Good

House was a nice mix of classic, turn of the century style, with modern amenities. Very charming.

House was great. Very convenient location to town, ferry, bus, beach, Back Door Donuts and Offshore Brewery! Great porch for sitting and relaxing to take in the view of the park, which was always bustling with activity. House location gets a lot of foot traffic past it, as it is on a main side street into town. At night it can get a little loud as the late crowd makes it's way home, but that is the price of being in a super convenient location. House amenities were fine. The only issues we had were that the bbq grill grates need replacing and new mattresses/pillows wouldn't hurt. These things were nothing that impacted our stay or our fun. All in all we were very happy with the house and would highly recommend it if you want to be in middle of the action.

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