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Walk to Town, $12,000/Week Including Full-Time Housekeeper/Babysitter

4 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday home in Nantucket Town

House, 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Perfect for a romantic get-away, destination wedding or family vacation, our quintessential Nantucket home is located on an idyllic Belgian Brick private way close to Nantucket Town, famous beaches, and bike paths. The central air conditioning is rarely needed as flower scented breezes flow through this bright and airy property. Meticulously built fifteen years ago by a master craftsman, this home is in excellent condition, with a fully equipped modern kitchen complete with granite counter tops, new appliances, Sub Zero refrigerator, new linens and towels, tasteful furnishings, and five flat screen TV’s. The house also has broadband TV and Wireless Internet Access.

Whether it is your first visit to Nantucket or you are a long time fan of this beautiful Island, this rental is perfect for you. If you are on foot or bike, seeking a day at the beach or a study of Nantucket’s history, you can easily reach your destination from our home. Nearby are Steps, Brant Point, Jetties, and Children’s beaches. Or if you prefer to enjoy the beauty of Nantucket from our home, the garden, which abuts conservation land, is tranquil, full of hydrangea, and many species of birds.

The floor plan of the first floor is perfect for entertaining with a gracious front hall, guest closet, powder room, and a beautifully graceful staircase. To the left of the front hall is a sunken living room, which has been decorated in a nautical theme. It includes one of the five flat screen TV’s and leads to a convenient mud room and back entrance to the garage and driveway. On the right of the front hall is the library, stocked with an assortment of books for all ages and a variety of board games. The library flows into a dining room that seats up to ten with a french doors that lead to the patio deck.

Through the dining room’s swinging door is the kitchen, a breakfast counter that seats four on bar stools, and a floor to ceiling window enclosed breakfast room with table and chairs that seats six. Through more french doors is additional access to the patio deck. The patio is complete with outdoor furniture and perfect for entertaining or a casual family barbecue prepared on our new stainless steel Weber gas grill. The outdoor table seats six with additional buffet seating for six more people.

The patio deck connects to a two car garage with a finished second floor where you will find a sunny study that includes a queen sleeper sofa, chaise lounge, and a 42 inch flat screen TV. There is a ceiling fan to circulate the cool breezes through this room’s many windows.

The second floor of the main house includes a generous landing with meeting bench and central dresser for overflow linens. In the front of the house is the master bedroom suite that has wonderfully high ceilings and a ceiling fan suggestive of tropical décor. Cheerful yellow walls accented with white trim coordinate well with the white painted furniture. The room includes a king size bed, circular writing table, additional fold out desk, and flat screen TV. The Bedroom connects to a spacious dressing room with three closets and a separate dresser. The master bath includes his and her sinks, a large multi-drawer vanity with ample storage, and bath/shower.

The second bedroom has a pastel blue and green color theme, a queen bed, fold out desk, bath, and a large walk in closet. The third bedroom on the second floor is decorated with Lily Pulitzer linens and is best noted by the incredible sunlight that sets this room a glow at the end of the day.

The beautifully carved staircase gracefully continues to the third floor and large fourth bedroom. It has a full and twin bed as well as a flat screen TV, a bath and decoratively tiled shower. Several inflatable beds can be added for overflow guests.

Our washer and dryer, backup refrigerator and utility sink are in our basement, as well as everything else you will need for your laundry. We have a ping pong table in the basement as well for fun on a rainy day.

We include our live-in housekeeper/baby sitter with our home. She can shop, cook, clean and babysit to make your vacation relaxing. She resides in the studio above the garage during your stay.

Not enough can be said about our lovely street. Our neighborhood is maintained by a private association that ensures our street's consistent beauty for owners and guests. We know that you will enjoy our home as much as we do and we look forward to having you visit Nantucket and signing our guest book.

Keywords: Classic Nantucket Home fully equipped with modern kitchen, appliances, baths, and crisp summer decor ensuring a relaxing vacation on manicured street, live in housekeeper/baby sitter included.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
13 July, 2016

About The Owner

We are a family of four who live in the Boston area. We are able to visit Nantucket throughout the year but cannot always commit to a full summer because of our careers. We enjoy sharing our home with other families who appreciate the beauty of our home and the island of Nantucket.

The Owner purchased this house in 2008

Why The Owner chose Nantucket

Our property offering is special because of it's unique location with proximity to town and beaches, immaculate and lovely home, and the care of our live-in house keeper who has worked for our family for 20 years in Boston and Nantucket.

What makes this house unique

We particularly love the convenience of our home. We adore the newly renovated Cliff Road Bike Path that connects to the Madaket bike path for a longer ride (5.6 miles) to Millie's Restaurant and a visit to Madaket beach before a ride back. While you are on your outing, our housekeeper will straighten out the house and babysit, cook or shop as needed. Come home and cool off in our large outdoor shower and have a nap before a stroll to town for dinner.


based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

Walk to Town, $12,000/Week Including Full-Time Housekeeper/Babysitter
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
McLean, Virginia

Beautiful vacation home

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house in August and had a wonderful stay. The home is close to town and has all modern amenities. The house is located on a quiet street but just a few minutes from the center of town so you have the best of both worlds. Our family and friends loved the ability to ride our bikes all over the island. The owner provided us with wonderful suggestions for activities, restaurants, beaches, etc. on the island. Their family friend who resides on the property was so sweet and helpful. She watched our children and just made us feel so welcome in the owner's beautiful property. We highly recommend this property and hope to stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful home for vacation

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for a week in August and can't say enough good things. The house is beautifully appointed, but very comfortable. Our kids loved being able to walk to town and ride their bikes without worry. We really enjoyed having the housekeeper there as well - she is delightful, knowledgable and helpful. Will stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Short Hills NJ. USA

A perfect vacation home

  • 5 of 5

I found this home on VRBO the first day I looked at the website and was attracted to the pictures/decor immediately. We were so thrilled when we arrived that the house was as beautiful as the pictures. Really well built, very clean, updated and light airy colors. And the fact that it came with the owner's housekeeper was so great. We had our 2 1/2 year old grandson with us and having a babysitter who knew Nantucket so well and was delightful with our grandchild made it a relaxing vacation for us and his parents. We loved the street and the convenience to town and bike paths. The owners were also wonderful making sure to have baby equipment and toys for us. I agree 100% with the previous review. All true. I definitely would recommend it to my friends and family. We had previously always stayed on the beach and loved that. But now we're converts to in town living. Perfect for multi generational families. Everyone had the freedom to go and do, with ease.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 9, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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United States

Wonderful vacation spot for Young Family

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful vacation in Nantucket last July. We are still thinking about what a great time we had over a year later. The owner went above and beyond to make sure that our stay was perfect and that our one year old daughter was comfortable in their home. They provided various baby necessities and even had some toys for her to play with!

The home is beautiful, clean and comfortable. The neighborhood is peaceful and relaxing. We enjoyed being able to make the short walk to town but also have a short drive to many family friendly beaches. The owner also had wonderful suggestions that made our stay in Nantucket more enjoyable. We can't say enough kind words about their housekeeper who made sure all our needs were met. She was friendly, thoughtful and good with our young daughter. She was as available as we needed her to be without being intrusive on our family vacation. We highly recommend this vacation home in Nantucket. It's like staying at a 4 star resort in the privacy of your own home!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Nantucket Memorial Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
The Boarding House
Nearest Ferry
0.7 Miles
Hy-line Ferry
Nearest Golf
2.9 Miles
Miacomet Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Black Eyed Susans
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Steps Beach
Car: not necessary

The unique advantage to our location is that we are perfectly located near beaches, town, tennis, bike paths, and roads to other attractions on Nantucket.


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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Nantucket Town in Massachusetts

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • First Floor Powder Room - Toilet , Lovely & Bright with Restoration Hardware Features
    Third Floor Private Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Private Bath for Third Floor Bedroom Suite
    Queen Bath (#1) - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Private bath for Queen Bedroom (#1)
    Queen Bath # 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Private Bath (newly tiled) for Second Queen
    Large Cedar Outdoor Shower - Outdoor Shower , Ultimate shower surrounded by cedar with blue sky overhead!
    Master Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Private Large Bath with double sinks
  • Four Full Baths, One Half Bath (powder room) and Outdoor Shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Large Third Floor Suite - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Largest Bedroom with room for overflow and private bath.
    Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Floor through suite with Dressing Room and Large Bath
    Queen Bedroom (#2) - 1 Large Double Bed , Garden views with afternoon sun light and private bath
    Queen Bedroom (#1) - 1 Large Double Bed , Views of Private Lane with walk in closet and private bath
    Garage Studio - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Used by Live-in Housekeeper who cares for guests
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin (1) plus (1/3 Inflatable mattresses for occasional overflow), Sleep Sofa & Futon in Studio above garage for Housekeeper (1)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Our live-in housekeeper maintains our home and garden for our guests. Previous guests have commented on how their vacation was truly made restful by our housekeeper's attention to their needs. She will clean, shop, cook and babysit as needed as well as advise about anything you need to know about Nantucket as she has spent many summer there the past years.

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