Wish You Were Here ...

Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn
All you need to know to rent this Vineyard cottage

Accommodations: Three bedrooms (one queen, one double, three twins) and one bath

Rates: May 1-June 14, $4,000 weekly (Sunday to Sunday); June 15-September 9, $5,000; September 10-October 15, $4,000

Availability: May through mid-October

Location: Waterfront in Oak Bluffs

Nearest airport/ferry port: Two miles from Martha's Vineyard

Airport (MVY): one mile from Steamship Authority

Amenities: Outdoor shower, woodstove, fireplace with firewood, gas grill, well-equipped kitchen, cable TV, DVD player, music/video library, computer, printer, high-speed Internet, 400-thread-count Egyptian cotton linens

Need-to-know info: $200 cleaning fee and $75 trash-removal fee deducted from $500 security deposit. Pets considered. Towels provided.

Don't miss: The Flying Horses Carousel and one-of-a-kind shops in Oak Bluffs. In summer, look for open-air concerts, the farmers' market, festivals, and the annual island fair.

Contact info: 323/953-6800 or homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p113289

(published April 2008, updated April 2010)

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