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About us

About Us


The Wampanoag Native Americans called Martha’s Vineyard Noepe which means "Land amidst the Sea." Martha's Vineyard is the largest island on the southeastern coast of Massachusetts. It is twenty miles long and nine miles wide and contains six towns; Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, West Tisbury, Chilmark Aquinnah and Tisbury.  Tisbury includes Vineyard Haven where the house is located.

The Larrier family, originally from Barbados, came through Ellis Island and settled in New York City. The family, which has a generational relationship vacationing on Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard, included small business owners, importers, exporters, florists, chefs, doctors and lawyers. The family also has a  long history of military service starting from the Civil War, continuing through WWII and the present. 


The Larrier House is one of many homes owned by the family. The house and its occupants share a proud past of survival and accomplishments.


The Larrier House was built in 1870, five years after the Civil War and survived the Great Fire of 1883 which wiped out almost all of downtown Vineyard Haven.

The Larrier House is now a vacation home and available for you to make your own memories and history. 

Photos: Members of the Moore-Larrier family: On the ferry in the 1960s, after playing tennis 1936, a family portrait 1912, and at the beach circa 1940.

House rules

Upon arrival please walk through the home and call the property manager within 24-hours with any concerns. 


CHECK-IN TIME is 3:00 p.m. and CHECK-OUT is 10:00 a.m. EST.  


NO Early Check-in or late check-out unless permission is given by Larrier House management.  Early check-in or late check-out without the permission of the owner will result in a $100 fee.  




  • The kitchen should be clean of all dirty dishes, pots and pans 

  • The garbage should be bagged and removed from the house and placed in the outside garbage receptacle. 



Smoking inside the home will result in a 100% loss of security deposit and renters will incur the costs required to clean draperies, furniture, rugs, etc. 


PETS are not permitted.  Pets on the property or in any part of the house will result in immediate eviction and loss of the security deposit.  


DAMAGE/RESERVATION DEPOSIT - A reservation deposit of $250 is required. The deposit automatically converts to a security/damage deposit upon arrival. The deposit is NOT applied toward rent. It is, however, fully refundable within (14) days of departure, provided the following provisions are met.  

  • No early check-in and No late check-out.  

  • No damage is done to the house or its contents, beyond normal wear and tear.  

  • No charges are incurred due to contraband, smoking, pets, and/or collection of rents or services rendered during the stay.  

  • All debris, rubbish and discards are placed in the dumpster, and soiled dishes are placed in the dishwasher and cleaned.  No bedspreads or pillows are lost or damaged. 

  • All keys are left on the piano and the house is left locked. 

  • The renter is not evicted by the owner or representative of the owner or local law enforcement.  



CANCELLATIONS – A ninty (90) day notice is required for cancellation. Cancellations that are made more than ninety (90) days prior to the arrival date will receive a full refund less a 15% rebooking fee, and only if the house is re-rented for the canceled week(s). Cancellations made after 90 days may result in no refund and is at the discretion of the Larrier House. Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, that are made after 90 days of the arrival date, forfeit the full advance payment and reservation deposit. Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund of rent. 






Blankets, comforters and pillows are provided.  LINENS (sheets, pillow cases, bath towels, wash cloths, beach towels, etc.) are NOT included.   Please bring your own linens or contact Island owned and operated Takemmy Linen Rental: or (508) 693-2788 Takemmy Linen Rental has provided convenient and reliable linen rental service to Vineyard vacationers for over 35 years.  




Loss of the key lock box will result in a $75 fee.  Loss of house keys will result in a $25 per key fee. 



MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY – The maximum number of guests is limited to nine (9) persons. Five bedrooms three baths 



Two Bedrooms: Room 1- one queen bed; Room 2  -two twin beds. One full bath. 



Three Bedrooms: Room 3 - one queen bed en-suite; Room 4 – one full bed; Room 5 - one full bed with mini refrigerator and microwave. Two full baths (one is en-suite).  


BACKYARD: The backyard is oversized and full of great places to relax.  The grill uses charcoal (not provided)  and there is a wood pizza oven for your use (wood not provided). Wood and charcoal may be purchased at various supermarkets on- island and at Granite Five & Ten general store which is located at 242 Edgartown Road, MA 02539.



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FALSIFIED RESERVATIONS – Any reservation obtained under false pretense will be subject to forfeiture of advance payment, deposit, and/or rental money, and the party will not be permitted to check in.  


WRITTEN EXCEPTIONS – Any exceptions to the above-mentioned policies must be approved in writing in advance.  



FIREPLACES – The fireplace may not be used.   



WATER AND SEPTIC – Do Not Flush feminine products of any sort, baby wipes, paper towels, etc., down any of the toilets. Only toilet paper may be flushed. If it is found that products other than toilet paper have been flushed and clogged the septic system, you could be charged damages of up to one thousand dollars ($1,000). 


TRASH and recycling must be removed from the house upon departure and placed in the outdoor receptacles.  The kitchen must be left in a reasonable condition (no excess dirty dishes, pots or pans may be left).  There will be a $100 fee assessed for extra cleaning outside the normal scope of a weekly turnover.




HURRICANE OR STORM POLICY – No refunds will be given unless:  

  • The State or local authorities order mandatory evacuations in a "Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning area" and/or  

  • A "mandatory evacuation order has been given for the Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning" area of residence of a vacationing guest.  


  • The day that the authorities order a mandatory evacuation order in a "Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning," area, we will refund: Any unused portion of rent from a guest currently registered; Any unused portion of rent from a guest that is scheduled to arrive, and wants to shorten the stay, to come in after the Hurricane Warning is lifted; and Any advance rents collected or deposited for a reservation that is scheduled to arrive during the "Hurricane Warning" period. 

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