The Boathouse is a private club on the island of Martha’s Vineyard (off Cape Cod, Mass.) that offers exceptional recreational amenities and world-class service to its members, their family and guests.
In combination with The Field Club, located near Katama and South Beach, members enjoy a full schedule of programs and events from May through October and year-round access to its state-of-the-art fitness center. Send me more information about The Field Club!
If a buildable lot were to come up for sale, with permitting, you could build a main house, swimming pool, pool house and garage with a total of five bedrooms. Send me more information about The Field Club!
The Field Club ‘s luxurious clubhouse and swimming pool.
Historically, the combined clubs were one of the little-known secrets of the island. That all changed in January 2015 when HGTV gave away its 2015 Dream Home which was built on The Field Club grounds.
Homes here sell for $4 million and up and have been designed by noted island architect Patrick Ahearn who also designed the clubhouse and other club structures.
The Boathouse has an in-town location in Edgartown with restaurant and private boats for members, and a near-beach location.
The Field Club, which offers a wide range of amenities including racket sports, swimming pool, fitness facilities, plus luxury homes, is located a short distance outside of Edgartown center near South Beach in Katama. Send me more information about The Field Club!
The Boathouse – Downtown Edgartown
Fine dining at The Boathouse Restaurant in Edgartown.
The Boathouse Restaurant in downtown Edgartown offers private dining in one of the best locations on Martha’s Vineyard. Members and guests enjoy fine dining, great service and stunning views of Edgartown’s historic harbor.
A private wine room can accommodate up to 16 people and has its own deck for dining or enjoying drinks and appetizers before dinner.
Boathouse members have access to luxury motor yachts.
The club’s collection of luxury motor yachts is tied up nearby at the club’s docks for members to experience all of the benefits of boat ownership without any of the hassle.
The boats leave from the club docks and include a crew of knowledgeable USCS licensed captains. Send me more information about The Boathouse!
The Field Club Amenities
The elegant clubhouse at The Field Club in Katama.
At The Boathouse’s Field Club location in Katama, top recreational amenities include eight tennis courts, lawn game area, outside heated pools, deluxe spa, fitness center and a casual restaurant with patio dining overlooking the main pool.
Families enjoy a wide array of activities for all ages including daily kids’ club, junior tennis programs, swimming lessons, kids’ and teen nights, and daily programs and special events throughout the summer season.
Tennis is a major activity for children and adults.
Racket sport lovers also enjoy paddle tennis courts and a squash court.
Adults participate in daily fitness classes, tennis clinics, private instruction, work out with a personal trainer or simply relax in the spa or around the pool. Send me more information about The Field Club!
Field Club Membership
Sample building lot.
Some properties may come with a Field Club membership which may cost more than $100,000. Always inquire!
Membership includes use of the all the facilities at The Field Club location, including swimming pool, Har-Tru tennis courts, dining, spa, gym, kids camps, paddle tennis courts and croquet and grass tennis courts. Send me more information about The Boathouse!
Annual dues, whether for a family or an individual, are in the $10,000 range. Dues are subject to change, however, and you should check with the club for the latest fee structure. And please also inquire for the most up-to-date membership promotion details. Send me more information about The Field Club!
The Boathouse offers brand new construction for sale at its Field Club location in the Katama section of Edgartown. Homes are designed by noted architect Patrick Ahern who also designed the Field Club clubhouse and other structures.
You’ll find fine attention to detail throughout the homes there with many stylish touches, including chef’s kitchen and multiple fireplaces.
This luxury home is currently for sale. See more details here.
Outdoor spaces vary, but may include covered porch with brick patio and fireplace, multiple decks overlooking spacious backyard. The Field Club is located just a half-mile from South Beach, one of Martha’s Vineyard’s iconic beaches. Send me more information about The Field Club!
- Homes, from $6.75M+
- Lots, from $3.15M+
For more information, contact David Lott, Principal Broker/Owner, Vineyard Open House Real Estate, (cell) 203-270-9357. Send me more information about The Field Club!
The Boathouse, Downtown Edgartown
- The Boathouse Restaurant offers private dining with stunning views of Edgartown’s historic harbor
- Private wine room for up to 16 people with harbor-viewing deck
- Collection of luxury motor yachts for members’ use
- Includes a crew of knowledgeable USCS licensed captains
- Send me more information about The Field Club!
The Field Club, Katama
- Eight Har-Tru tennis courts
- Outside heated pools
- Deluxe spa
- Fitness center
- Lawn game area for croquet, lawn tennis, lawn games
- Bocce court, croquet, shuffle board court, horseshoes
- Two paddle tennis courts
- Squash court
- Volleyball court, basketball court
- Casual restaurant with patio dining overlooking the main pool
- For Children
- Daily kids’ club, junior tennis programs, swimming lessons, kids’ and teen nights
- Daily programs and special events throughout the summer season
- For Adults
- Daily fitness classes, personal trainers, tennis clinics & private instruction
- Relaxing in the spa or around the pool
- Send me more information about The Field Club!
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The island of Martha’s Vineyard is seven miles east of Cape Cod and just over 90 miles southeast of Boston, Mass. The island has a total land area of 100 square miles and measure nine miles wide and 23 miles long at its furthest points. The island’s tidal shoreline extends for 124.6 miles.
The island has a long history of being a favorite retreat for writers, artists, musicians, politicians, movie stars, journalists and celebrities. Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, who both share a love of golf and island life, have summered here with their families.
Family is a major focus on the Vineyard, where once discovered, becomes a treasured place that is returned to year after year by succeeding generations.
Family oriented clubs such as the West Chop Club, Vineyard Haven Yacht Club, Edgartown Yacht Club, Mink Meadows Golf Club, Field Club, Vineyard Golf Club and others feature multiple programs that encourage the generations to interact and enjoy activities and each other.
Tennis and Sailing
Tennis and sailing are important pursuits for families here who participate in sailing and tennis programs for ages 6 to adult.
Both the Vineyard Haven Yacht Club and Edgartown Yacht Club are renowned for the world-class sailors they produce year after year.
In Vineyard Haven, the Holmes Hole Sailing Association holds races twice a week throughout the summer and fall where all classes of sailboats and sailors compete using a carefully crafted handicap system. Major races during the year include the Around the Island Race, Vineyard Cup and Moffet Race.
Culture and the Arts
Culture and the arts are popular on Martha’s Vineyard. Here playhouses, theaters and outdoor performance venues host plays, music and art exhibitions in which celebrities, summer visitors and islanders perform together and enjoy the scene.
Other popular island pursuits are nature walks and preserves, water sports and fishing, fine dining, and of course, relaxing on the island’s world-famous beaches. Send me more information about The Field Club!
Farm Neck in Oak Bluffs is a public course with a private pedigree. Designed by the dean of New England golf course architects, Geoffrey Cornish, the championship course at Farm Neck may be most famous for hosting both President Barack Obama and President Bill Clinton along with countless celebrities.
Views and Challenge
With a postcard beauty but plenty of shotmaking challenge, this mature and lushly maintained course stirs the golfing soul with views of Sengekontacket Pond and wide island beaches. It has a complete pro shop, upscale rental equipment and a driving range.
Golfers at Farm Neck traverse a striking variation of topography and vegetation—everything from woodlands, to open meadows, to salt marshes, to stunning overlooks and intimate brushes with the water’s edge.
Another popular course is Mink Meadows Golf Club, a nine-hole, semi-private course. It was designed and constructed in 1936 by Wayne Stiles and enjoys a wide and loyal following. Non-members can make tee times two days in advance.
Measuring 3,078 yards on the front nine and 3,139 on the back, the course challenges golfers with its rolling terrain and rewards them equally with ocean views over Vineyard Sound to Woods Hole and the Elizabeth Islands.
- Martha’s Vineyard Airport, 10 minutes