The Yellow Cottage is one of the best known and most historic homes in the heart of Edgartown Village. The distinctive buttercup yellow has adorned the exterior of the house since it was built in 1853. Today, the Yellow Cottage stands as a masterful blend of vintage charm mixed with todays finest luxurious amenities.
The first floor features a finely appointed formal Living Room, a Dining Room framed by wood paneling, built-ins and fireplace, plus a Chef Kitchen.
The Gourmet Kitchen has a center prep island/breakfast bar, commercial range, nautical-style mahogany counters, and pass-thru to a Sunroom with work area, seating and a wall of glass windows. Doors open to the private back brick patio for outdoor entertaining. There is also a first floor office and full shared bath.
The Bedrooms and additional sleeping area are all upstairs. The Master Bedroom has a lovely built-in bay window seat, plus deluxe Master Bath. The large TV/Family Room is the perfect place to relax or watch TV. There is a concealed Murphy bed providing additional sleeping space.
The Yellow Cottage is finely appointed throughout, including unique elevated bookshelves that encircle five of the home s rooms with collections of leather-bound books. Among the many pieces of artwork in The Yellow Cottage, it may be staircase which draws the most attention. Each riser is hand painted by noted island artist Margot Datz.
The Yellow Cottage sits quietly in the heart of Edgartown Village on Davis Street. It features a lovely private back patio perfect for morning coffee or early evening cocktails, while the front is accented by its white picket fence, lavish window boxes, and the only working gas lanterns on the Vineyard.
All of downtown -- with its restaurants, shops, and harbor -- is literally out the front door and around the block. A magical setting.
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