2014 was a good year in Martha's Vineyard real estate, with numerous hefty sales of some of the island's most impressive properties. So, which were the most impressive? We've compiled a list of the top five most expensive real estate sales on Martha's Vineyard during 2014, and some of these price tags will make your jaw drop!
1. Waterfront Katama Estate
Address: 295 Katama Road, Edgartown
Price Tag: $15,000,000
This 2.7-acre waterfront property is located on Katama Bay and includes a deep water dock. In addition to the sizeable and well-designed main house, there's also a two-car carriage house with an apartment above, a swimming pool, formal gardens and an expansive lawn. Combine that with the incredible waterfront location, and it's no surprise that this one tops our list. Oh, and if you thought the $15 million dollar price tag was big, you should know that the original price on this listing was $19,500,000!
2. Waterfront Village Retreat
Address: 20 Orr Lane, Edgartown
Price Tag: $9,000,000
Located off a quiet lane on the outskirts of Edgartown Village, this spectacular property overlooks Eel Pond and has views out to Nantucket Sound. It's also protected by conservation land on three sides, offering utmost privacy while still in close proximity to Main Street amenities. The 2.43 acre property includes a beautifully restored 4,442 square foot home, pool, hot tub, pool house, one bedroom guest cottage and a garage.
3. Katama Hollow
Address: 17 Faulkner Drive, Edgartown
Price Tag: $8,700,000
This 2.1 acre property is set on a private parcel with 200 feet of direct frontage on Katama Bay as well as a waterfront vista on the north side, offering unparalleled views from nearly every angle. The main house is uniquely designed to take advantage of the views, with circular windows that provide the perfect vantage point. Also included on the property is a deep water dock, a spacious guest house and lovely gardens.
4. Squibnocket Ridge
Address: 39 Spruce Gate Road, Chilmark
Price Tag: $7,800,000
This 16.70 acre lot of vacant land is located on Chilmark's south shore, surrounded by hundreds of acres of conservation land and within walking distance to private association beaches and hiking trails. As the only land listing on our Top 5 list, this massive property is sure to be one of a kind!
5. Stonewall Estate
Address: 21 East Lane, Chilmark
Price Tag: $5,400,000
Rounding out our top five biggest sales is this 4,700 square foot ocean front home set on 3.7 acres with fantastic water views of the south shore. The property also includes a two-car garage, massive lawn and private beach access.
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