Graham Estate Sells for Record $32.5 Million
Jane Seagrave

A rare 186-acre West Tisbury property owned by the son of former Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham was sold Friday for $32.5 million.

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Edgartown Property Sale Tops $20 Million

A property in the Green Hollow section of Edgartown sold last week for $20.5 million, still falling shy of a record for single family real estate sales on Martha’s Vineyard.

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Ziff Family Transfer Marks Record Real Estate Sale
Sara Brown

A secluded waterfront compound on the north shore in West Tisbury changed ownership last month for $28 million.

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After 18 Years on the Market, Buyer Finally Found for Nantucket
Myles Pease

GREAT HARBOR—Thomas Mayhew, owner of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, finally found a buyer for the smaller island, he announced today in Great Harbor. The buyers, led by one Thomas Macy, paid two bushels of corn and a yam.

"I really thought it would fetch a better price," said Mr. Mayhew. "But when they asked me why they should pay more, I really could not come up with a good reason."

"But they seemed so earnest and hopeful that I threw in a football and a yardstick so they'd have something to do when they got over there," he added.

 

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Sale of Oyster Watcha Home Is Near Record at $24.75 Million
A home in the Oyster Watcha Midlands section of Edgartown sold this week for $24.75 million, just shy of the record price for single family home sales on the Vineyard, set nine years ago. The sellers are Megan and Warren Adams.
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West Tisbury Property Goes on Market for Record $118 Million
One of the largest privately-owned properties on the Vineyard goes on the market today with a record asking price. The 314 acres in West Tisbury feature dry oak forest, a private freshwater pond and some 1,200 feet of unspoiled Atlantic Ocean beachfront.
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Kennedy Family Puts Large Tract of Aquinnah Land Up for Sale
Sara Brown

A large tract of rare and secluded oceanfront land owned by the Kennedy family in Aquinnah has been placed on the market for sale.

Two undeveloped lots totaling 93 acres from the 377-acre Red Gate Farm were listed for sale this week. One lot is about 53.5 acres, fronting the Atlantic Ocean, with an asking price of $25 million. The second lot is 39.5 acres with more than 1,000 feet of frontage on Squibnocket Pond, deeded beach access off Moshup Trail and an asking price of $20 million.

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Record Price Sought for West Tisbury Property

A rare, unspoiled property fronting an expansive and remote stretch of the south shore in West Tisbury was placed on the market Thursday with an asking price of $92 million.

The 266-acre property, one of the largest contiguous landholdings on the Vineyard, is owned by Gerald DeBlois, a longtime resident of West Tisbury. The property that has been placed on the market does not include Mr. DeBlois’s residence which sits on a separate parcel of about 50 acres and is not for sale.

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Land Sale Sets Record

Land Sale Sets Record

Some 81 acres of land that was formerly part of the storied Pohogonot Farm in Edgartown was sold to a private buyer late last week for a total sale price of $15.5 million. The sale marks the largest single residential real estate transaction in dollar value in the history of the Island, topping the $12 million sale of 80 acres on the North Shore in West Tisbury last year.

The property was purchased by three realty trusts; the principal owner behind the trusts wishes to remain private.

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Single Residence Sells for Record $22 Million

A house on Starbuck's Neck in Edgartown whose history as a summer home dates back a full century was sold this week for a record $21.8 million.

The home, still known to most Vineyard residents as the former Sharp house, was purchased by a private buyer. This marks the second record sale for the same house in less than two years.

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