A Day in the Life of an Edgartown Resident

A Day in the Life of an Edgartown Resident

  • Robert B. Kinlin
  • 05/1/24

Edgartown, located on the island of Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts, is known for its charming and historic character. With Martha’s Vineyard being known as a Cape and Islands favored place to vacation, having a home on the secluded part of this Island is an idyllic way to enjoy its beauty, culture, and sophistication. To create a more vivid vision of what life could be like on the island, we wanted to give you a glimpse of what a day in the life of a resident could be like:


  1. Wake Up to Coastal Beauty: Wake up along the docks of this nautical seaside town. Stroll along the waterfront and enjoy the maritime ambiance gazing at the picturesque harbor, filled with sailboats, yachts, and fishing vessels.
  2. Breakfast: A typical day starts with a hearty New England breakfast. In the area, there is a bounty of delicious options to choose from, including Among the Flowers CafeEspresso Love, and the Edgartown Diner. 
  3. Outdoor Activities: Given Edgartown’s coastal location, residents might enjoy morning walks along Lighthouse Beach or cycling around the scenic neighborhoods. Waterfront living often means proximity to beaches and beautiful nature spots.


  1. Leisure: Enjoy a boat ride around the harbor and beyond, fish at one of the many places along the coastline, take some swings at a renowned golf course in the area or take a restful afternoon at a day spa.
  2. Lunch: Residents might enjoy a leisurely lunch at one of Edgartown’s restaurants. Options range from seafood establishments like The Seafood Shanty to casual spots like The Port Hunter.
  3. Explore Edgartown: The afternoon could be spent exploring Edgartown’s historic landmarks, including the Old Whaling Church, the Edgartown Lighthouse, and the vibrant main street with its boutique shops.


  1. Dinner: Edgartown offers a variety of dining options for dinner. Residents may choose to cook a meal with fresh, local ingredients or dine out at one of the town’s restaurants, such as Alchemy Bistro & Bar or The Terrace at the Charlotte Inn.
  2. Community Events: Depending on the day, there might be community events or gatherings. There is an abundance of  local festivals, art shows, town meetings and more where you can deepen your roots in the community.
  3. Relaxation: The evening could wind down with a stroll through the quiet streets of Edgartown, enjoying the peaceful atmosphere. Some might prefer reading a book by the fireplace or sitting outside on the deck just taking in the peaceful surroundings.


  1. Stargazing: Away from the bright lights of larger cities, Edgartown offers a great opportunity for stargazing and relaxation.The perfect place to appreciate the clear night sky and the calming sounds of the ocean.
  2. Restful Sleep: As the day comes to a close, you can retreat to your home for a restful night’s sleep, ready to wake up and embrace the beauty of Edgartown once again the next day.

If this lifestyle sounds like it fits within the next chapter of your life, we have the perfect opportunity for your to make Edgartown the place that you call home.

Welcome to 25 Dock Street, Edgartown, MA:

Seize the chance to possess a truly extraordinary, highly esteemed, and unparalleled property on the eastern coast! Edgartown, known for its rich history, nautical charm, and scenic beauty is home to this remarkable property being offered for the first time in over 30 years! Edgartown’s deep ties to its seafaring heritage are evident in its picturesque harbor, filled with sailboats, yachts, and fishing vessels. Strolling along the waterfront and enjoying the maritime ambiance is a favorite pastime for visitors and locals alike. Sited at the center of the harbor sits this rare offering featuring a beautifully appointed three-story residence with fabulous views, a two-story clubhouse on the harbor and more than 500 feet of deep-water dockage, capable of accommodating up to ten vessels, including superyachts.

Experience the lively lifestyle of coastal living from this custom home featuring two balconies, beautiful hardwood floors, marble bath, custom stone-surround fireplace, and fabulous kitchen with high-end finishes. The waterfront clubhouse is ideal for entertaining guests at the harbor’s edge. Utilize the docks for your own private fleet of boats, provide dockage for visiting friends and extended family, lease the slips, or embark on a charter business.

The possibilities are endless! This landmark property in Edgartown, with its exceptional location, impressive and private deep-water docks, and refined residence with water’s edge clubhouse all combine to create a special destination that captures the essence of Edgartown’s vibrant cultural scene with art galleries, boutique shops and fine dining.

This is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity. This property, currently known by boaters around the world as Mad Max Marina, has just celebrated their 30th season. The information contained herein has been obtained through sources deemed reliable but cannot be guaranteed as to its accuracy. Buyers are encouraged to do their own due diligence through independent verification.

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