Captain Morse House
The Largest Vacation Rental Home on Martha’s Vineyard.
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Welcome to the Captain Morse House
Martha’s Vineyard’s largest and most elegant vacation rental home. The Captain Morse House was built by Whaling Captain John Morse in 1845. The home has been fully renovated numerous times over the years and has all of the modern amenities you are accustomed to while preserving its historic grandeur. Featuring 26 rooms with 11 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, 2 kitchens and 2 dining rooms, 23 people sleep comfortably here. Either of the 2 large front porches facing Edgartown harbor makes an ideal place to spend the afternoon. The over-sized backyard and garden are well-suited for hosting weddings and events. Plan your week or month long vacation to remember today by visiting our reservations page.
A Truly Historic House
A beautiful part of the town’s history, the Captain Morse House was built in 1845. Prior to the discovery of petroleum, ships were sent to hunt whales for their oil and blubber. Captain John Morse made this his profession from 1829 – 1851.
A Unique Rental Experience
The best of both worlds, a historic property updated with all of the modern comforts. Be close to the action but far enough away that you can sleep soundly at night. The island hosts many great vacation activities from golf to sailing, historic tours to beach days. The Captain Morse House also provides plenty of space for relaxation and entertaining.
For Memorable Events
Now is the right time to plan for your 2018 or 2019 event. Weddings, Corporate Retreats, and Reunions. Save the date with a refundable deposit!
Please browse reviews and comments from our guests over the years. We do everything we can to earn make your stay memorable by preparing for your individual needs in advance and responding to any issues immediately. The house is well maintained and each winter we make upgrades and updates to ensure that the house is better every year. We’d love to hear from you during and after your stay!
ManagerI grew up in the Captain Morse House with my parents and brother. Over the years I’ve made many updates to the rental home for the comfort of our guests while maintaining its history. We had a wonderful childhood full of sailing, fishing, tennis, and bike riding on Martha’s Vineyard. Our family has been coming to the Vineyard since 1955 and can assist the first time or seasoned Vineyard traveler. If you’d like to make a reservation or have any questions, please reach out to me directly via the form above.