Thursday, April 11, 2013
A public hearing at 5 p.m. today will let Chilmark residents air their opinions on a proposed bylaw limiting the size of houses built in the town.
How big is too big, when it comes to houses on Martha's Vineyard? The town of Chilmark is grappling with this question, holding a public forum at the library today at 5 p.m. to discuss a proposed by-law that would limit house sizes to 3,500 square feet of newly-constructed living space per three acres. Special permits could allow houses of up to 6,000 square feet. The proposed bylaw, which accompanies this post, states that its purpose is "to ensure that future residential development: The proposed bylaw was spurred by the construction of a more than 8,200-square-foot home on Quitsa Pond, according to a report in the Martha's Vineyard Times. Do you think the proposed bylaw is a good idea? Or is it overbearing? Tell us in the comments. Stay…
Thursday, March 28, 2013
The land's the thing, of course: Nearly nine acres off North Road in rural up-Island Martha's Vineyard.
A Florida man last month spent $1.3 million on a two-story home in Chilmark with one bedroom and one bathroom in less than 1,000 square feet of living space built in 1997. The house at 129 Old Farm Road may not be large, but the lot is 8.79 acres, according to the Trulia real estate website. The property is located southeast of North Road at Mill Brook Lane. You may also be interested in: For more news about Martha's Vineyard homes, land, sales and rentals, or to search for homes for sale or rent by ZIP code, please see our Real Estate section. Stay Patched in! Follow Martha's Vineyard Patch on Twitter | Like Martha's Vineyard Patch on Facebook | Sign up for the daily email with links to the latest news | Got something to say? Start a blog…
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Updated 12:30 p.m.: Take a look at these high-end listings on Martha's Vineyard: Click the highlighted address for photos and details about each property.
- REAL ESTATE
Saturday, February 23
Whether you're looking for a spacious home with plenty of bathrooms or a private estate with killer views and price is no object either way, Martha's Vineyard real estate brokers have several listings that might interest you. Here are the five highest-priced properties on offer and you can see the rest at AOL Real Estate. For a virtual tour, click on the highlighted address for each listing. Updated 12:30 p.m.: Thank you to Selena Roman of Tea Lane Associates for sending along the latest price info so we could update this line-up accurately. Island brokers are always welcome to post listings, open houses and announcements on Martha's Vineyard Patch. You may also be interested in: Stay Patched! Follow Martha's Vineyard Patch on Twitter | …
Thursday, March 10, 2011
A look at the homes that sold on Martha's Vineyard this past week.
Quansoo Beach Lot, Lot 12, Chilmark Sold for $266,000 on March 4 Seller: Lyle L. Warner Buyer: John Battelle and Michelle Battelle 41 Franklin St., Tisbury Sold for $365,000 on March 8 Seller: John C. Trebby, Bettina J. Trebby, Julia T. Fernendez, Trebby Pour Over Trust Buyer: Timothy J. Lovett 25 Vineyard Meadow Farms Rd., West Tisbury Sold for $325,000 on March 4 Seller: U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee relating to Chevy Chase Funding, LLC Mortgage Backed Certificates Series 2006-2 Buyer: Paul W. Lowry 93 Pilgrim Rd., Edgartown Sold for $350,000 on March 4 Seller: Michael J. Scolavino and Paula J. Scolavino Buyer: Daniel T. Tilton and Tabitha Foote Tilton