Majestically perched 120 feet above the Atlantic Ocean on Martha's Vineyard's South Shore, the magnificent Chilmark House is an award-winning triumph of design and execution. A presidential paradise, this estate served as the 2013 summer White House. This spectacular home flows continuously between interior and exterior spaces. It is a comfortable yet luxurious island retreat and served as the 2013 summer White House. The extraordinary Chilmark House celebrates panoramic ocean views, gracious skylights, huge windows and wonderful detail in both design and materials. Oak and radiant-heated limestone floors, marble baths, precast concrete fireplace mantles and top quality appliances support a relaxed yet sophisticated experience for residents and guests. An art collector's dream, this home is a canvas and was designed with abundant space to showcase art. This home blends traditional Vineyard motifs with a modern aesthetic. Views from the grand entrance encompass the ocean and infinity pool. The entrance foyer leads past an exquisitely appointed dining room to the grand room with soaring ceilings, oversized wood burning fireplace and floor to ceiling windows. The impeccable attention to detail is highlighted in the chef's kitchen with sitting area, fireplace and custom casework. Heated infinity pool, half-basketball court, large screened porch and outdoor terraces provide a breezy and beautiful venue for all. A true seaside splendor, this estate is perched on 9.5 acres of wooded hillside and includes access to a private beach on the pristine Atlantic Ocean coastline and a private dock on the tranquil Chilmark pond. This is truly a trophy property.
Some second-home communities mirror real life. They serve up a familiar lifestyle. The only difference is the surroundings. But off the Massachusetts coast, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket are second-home luxury real estate communities transplanted in time. Martha’s Vineyard is New England’s largest resort island, located seven miles off the mainland or about a 45-minute ferry ride away.Read more about luxury homes in Martha's Vineyard