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California Vacation Rentals

Olive Adobe, Pioneertown, Mojave near Joshua Tree. 2 hours from Los Angeles. Totally private, walled garden, sleeps 6 comfortably. Ultra luxe cowboy paradise. Coyotes and jackrabbits our neighbors, the night sky a starry spectacle. 4 seasons, hike to ancient petroglyphs and slip into Palm Springs for dinner (35 mins.)
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Florida Vacation Rentals

DEERFIELD BEACH. Lakefront furnished Villa 2/2, fenced tropical backyard, near Beach. Min. 2 week rentals. Contact:, 954-663-4707.
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Hawaii Vacation Rentals

Ko Olina Beach Villa. Located on Oahu near Disney Aulani, luxury oceanfront, ocean views, 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo featuring 2 lanais and steps to the beach and amazing lagoons.
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Maine Vacation Rentals

Scarborough. Pine Point Beach. 9 miles south of Portland, 2 hours from Boston. Ocean views. Modern classic. 5 bedrooms, 3 bath home including guest cottage. Sleeps up to 10. Impeccable, fully furnished. Heated salt water pool and spa, gas fire pit. 2 gas log fireplaces. Library. Pool table. Steam shower, soaking tub. Hammock. 4 decks with ocean and river views. Panoramic 360 view from observation deck. Beach across street. Summer: $2,500-$7,500/week. Off-season rates available. Contact Nancy or Sue ’77. 207-951-6066.

DEER ISLE. New Solar home, beautiful waterfront on Penobscot Bay.  Custom cabinetry, grand piano, designer lighting, gourmet kitchen, cutting gardens. Sorry, no children or pets. $2600 wk. 207-348-9495 or see
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Massachusetts Vacation Rentals

Nantucket, ‘Sconset. House sleeps seven within sound of sea. 978-263-4658.

Truro. Year-round peace and quiet. Book-filled studio cottage with loft in painter’s gardens, 1/4 mile to bay beach. Heat. Linens. $575-$675/week.

Martha’s Vineyard: Waterfront, private beach, perfect for a family. Four bedrooms. 416-931-5000.

Vintage Cape House in Truro nestled on historic Hopper dune with spectacular bay view, 3 minute walk to sea. Private master suite. All furnished in old wicker and pine, walls covered with Cape artists. Sleeps up to 8. 4 bedrooms, 3 complete baths. Screened dining porch and open decks. House available by the week (beg. Saturday) during June and July and after September 26. Off-season rates apply. For many photos, please see my blog: and contact my bookkeeper to arrange rental: Laura Gerberick, 513-381-4849 or

NANTUCKET: DIONIS. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, decks, beach, sunsets, early ferry reservations. 530-574-7731,,

CAPE COD. Delightful spacious, 3BR, 2BA. Orleans area. Originally a classic “Cape house”, renovations have made it extremely light and open. Beautiful location overlooking huge tidal marsh that connects to Boat Meadow Beach one-half mile away. Available for weekly rentals beginning June 13 through August 8. Rates: June 13-27 @ $1,900/wk; June 27- August 8 @ $2,600/wk. Photos & all particulars e-mailed upon request.
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New Hampshire Vacation Rentals

SUMMER GETAWAY NORTHERN NH. White Birch Lodge. Exclusive lakefront lodge and guesthouse, sleeps up to 8. Double fireplace.
Private dock, boats. Porch overlooking lake. Less than 2 hours from Hanover. Two-night minimum stay preferred. Available late May through early October. No pets, no smoking. Details, rates:, 202-320-8268.

Lake Sunapee, notable, gracious 6 br house, 3 baths, master suite with sleeping porch, 3rd floor suite, classic stone fireplace in double living room, large updated kitchen, boathouse, dock, beach, extensive grounds, spectacular sunsets. June-Oct. Owner:

Serene NH Lake: swimming, fishing, canoes, rowboats, kayaks, tennis. Weekly: 2 bedroom boathouse overhanging lake; secluded 2+ bedroom cabin. Private cove. Spring/summer/fall: $1,100/$1,300. or 603-835-2683.
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New Mexico Vacation Rentals

Santa Fe. Architect’s 3 bedroom, 3 bath house on 12.5 acres, 15 minutes to Plaza. Stunning views; non smoking; no pets; weekly. 978-369-2647,

Rhode Island Vacation Rentals

Create Family Memories. Beautifully restored historic 12,000 sq.ft. National Register home on 35-acre estate overlooking Narragansett Bay. Sleeps 18, 11 bedrooms, nursery, 7 1/2 baths, private beach and tennis court. Near Newport. Summer weekly rental. 203-259-2750 or

Vermont Vacation Rentals

Stowe: 3 bedroom 2 bath home on 12 acres. Close to Mt. Mansfield.