FOR SALE: OB House & Guest House with Deeded Access to Private Lagoon Beach & Mooring

FOR SALE: OB House & Guest House with Deeded Access to Private Lagoon Beach & Mooring

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Location: 20 Old Barnes Rd., Oak Bluffs, MA
Asking Price: $1,250,000
****Rooms: ** 12
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 3 full, 1 half
**Private Lagoon Beach:** Deeded Access

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Lot Size: 1.91 acres

Total Sq. Feet (ELA):  4,356 sq. feet (House plus Guest House)

Year Built: 1999

Water/Sewer: Town / Septic

2014 Assessment: $1,459,800

Estimated Taxes: $11,620

See the Listing: 20 Old Barnes Road
For More Information: Contact David Lott or Kristin, Zern, Vineyard Open House Real Estate, at 508-338-2495, or send us an email.

Here's the formula for the perfect island getaway on Martha's Vineyard:

  • Designer Main House with large entertainment space
  • 2-Bedroom Guest House
  • Deeded Access to Private Lagoon Beach
  • Protected Anchorage & Mooring for Your Boat (6+foot draft)

That formula and more comes together in a perfect equation that is best summed up by this family compound on Old Barnes Rd. in Oak Bluffs. Featuring a main house designed by renowned Martha's Vineyard architect Hutker & Associates, the 3,000+ square-foot residence is a dream home come to life. Send me more information about 20 Old Barnes Rd.!

Main house

Designed to serve as both a vacation home and eventual retirement residence, the home fulfills both objectives and then some. Quality construction throughout complements the smart design which features plenty of storage areas and inviting spaces at every turn.

A House with Open Arms

Be welcomed into this special home that gathers in friends and family with two wings that extend like outstretched arms. The centrally located Great Room is a spacious entertainment space crowned by a soaring cathedral ceiling and skylight. Send me more information about 20 Old Barnes Rd.!


Natural light fills the room spotlighting the massive double-sided fireplace whose stucco-wrapped chimney projects skyward. A custom mantel carved out of wood reclaimed from an antique Virginia barn further underscores the custom design and detail that crafted this unique home.

On the east side of the fireplace is the wide-open entertainment space that flows out onto a large patio through French doors buttressed on either side by a bank of windows. On the west side of the fireplace is a second firebox that warms an intimate, bookshelf-lined living area referred to as the Christmas Room. Send me more information about 20 Old Barnes Rd.!

Living room

First-Floor Living

The large master bedroom and bath are located on the first floor ensuring easy one-floor living no matter what your age.


Walk right from the Great Room to the generous-sized gourmet kitchen featuring granite countertops, custom cabinetry, large pantry along with built-in desk and wine fridge.


The adjacent storage-packed mudroom is ingeniously lined with walls of custom cabinetry and features a large farm sink perfect for cutting flowers and other pantry chores.


From the kitchen step into a light-filled sunroom warmed by radiant heat floors and large windows that overlook the stone patio and koi pond.

3rd BR

Two additional two bedrooms are on the second floor and comfortably set apart by a light-filled loft and extra storage space that is currently a home office. Send me more information about 20 Old Barnes Rd.!

Hubbard Lane1

Just for Boaters

A 3-minute walk down the private way of Hubbard Lane--which begins right at the end of the driveway--takes you to the home's deeded access to a private Lagoon beach and mooring.

Old Barnes Aerial with Private Beach

The mooring will accommodate power and sail boats up to a low-tide depth of more than six feet in what is a protected anchorage nicely shielded from the blows of a Nor'easter.


Bring all the boats and kayaks you want as there is plenty of space to store them not only on your beach, but also in the main house's full basement which has radiant heat floors, large workshop and 2-car garage. Send me more information about 20 Old Barnes Rd.!

Guest house entrance

For Rent or Family

A 2-bedroom guesthouse (above) with its own private driveway and 2-car garage completes this Lagoon compound retreat. Use it for rental income, visiting family or a private getaway.

An attractive option to your purchase is the one-acre-plus lot attached to the property that is available separately. Use it to enlarge the family compound or develop it as an investment.

For more information, or to set up a showing, contact Realtors David Lott or Kristin Zern at Vineyard Open House Real Estate, 508-338-2495. Or, send us an email.

Deeded beach use

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