This Vacation Rental Will Not Go Timeshare

There is a new vacation rental on the market, but you won’t find it among the great deals in timeshare resales and timeshare rentals on Instead, this exclusive property is being marketed by Wallace & Co. Sotheby’s International Realty at a price of $23.7 million.

The 28.5 acre Martha’s Vineyard estate is located on Tisbury Great Pond, in Chilmark, Massachusetts. The property boasts having been used by not one but two US Presidents. Blue Heron Farm, as the estate is known, is the recognized summer White House used for vacationing by current President Barack Obama and his family each year since 2009.

The estate also includes an antique eight-stall horse barn that was relocated from western Pennsylvania and reassembled on the property. The horse barn area, with its Olympic-size outdoor dressage arena and six grass paddocks, was used for a party thrown by former President Bill Clinton.

A Vacation Rental Fit for a President

As a vacation rental, Blue Heron Farm is priced at $50,000 per week. The property also includes beachside waterfront, tennis courts, a par-3 golf course and a basketball half-court.

With over 5,000 square feet of living space in the main house, there are several additional structures on the property, no doubt ideal for housing the Secret Service and other members of the entourage that accompany the Presidential family on their travels.

Tom Wallace of Wallace & Co. Sotheby’s International Realty and the property’s listing agent, says, “I’m convinced the best feature is actually the pool. It’s surrounded by a garden that is nothing short of whimsical and a view of the water that still gives a sense of privacy and seclusion.”

Presidential Vacation on a Timeshare Vacation Budget

Martha’s Vineyard has attracted numerous US Presidents over the years, offering a classic New England beach destination, with good measures of quaintness and charm. Former Presidents Clinton, Kennedy, as well as several members of the Kennedy family, and even the late President Ulysses S. Grant have chosen to vacation there.

For the rest of us, the affordability of Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard timeshare resales and rentals makes enjoying a luxurious vacation at this idyllic destination a very real possibility at an affordable price. Whether you choose a traditional resort such as InnSeason Resorts Captain’s Quarters or InnSeason Resorts Surfside; select a cottage-style rental like those at Beachside Village, or perhaps vacation at Harborside Inn, Edgartown’s only waterfront resort, you will quickly discover why the magic of these coastal communities has drawn Presidents and other vacationers back to visit there, again and again.

Harborside Inn in Marthas Vineyarde