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Your Private Shell Lane (Sconset Rental)

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Last updated: 08/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Siasconset house description

At the end of its own private shell lane, our house is a five minute walk from the beach, golf and Sconset village. It sleeps 6-8 in three bedrooms and a Sun Room, all with their own bathroom with tub or shower. The House has wide-plank antique pine floors, a large open-plan dining room and a fully-equipped kitchen with black honed-granite counters. The living room is spacious and sunny with a working fireplace. The Sun Room has a 32 inch flat screen HDTV, working fireplace and daybed with trundle. The windows have beautiful, unobstructed sunset views over the moors and distant ocean. The house, porch, brick patio and large lawns offer ample space for entertaining or for kids to play. Amenities include: central AC, broadband, wireless network, cable TV, 280 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, gas grill, outdoor furniture (including umbrella), beach towels, surf-casting rod, covered porch and brick patio. Available weekly from May through December. Perfect for fall weddings.


Garden Visitors: We have regular visitors to our garden.

There are many rabbits, who enjoy snacking on the lawn. A very large large ring tailed hawk that likes to sit in a nearby tree, and a family of deer come by for morning coffee and a few mouthfuls of hydrangeas. Last spring, the two fawns were still waist high and had their spots. They munched happily on the flowers while we watched from the sun room.

May and June in Nantucket: The weather warms up in May and especially in June. Until late May, you are welcome to play golf at Sankaty, a truly beautiful private course running through the moors, up to the ocean's edge, and past Sankaty lighthouse. Miacomet Golf Club is also open to all comers (and stays that way through the season).

Fishing in May and June can be spectacular. Stripers of all sizes come right into the harbor, where they can be caught from kayaks, the shore on Coatue, or the Jetties. They also roam the surf-side of the island and Great Point (four wheel drive required). Blues arrive in late May or early June and can be caught from the beach or boats around the entire island. The tackle shops are glad to give advice on where to fish and supply guides as well. I am also glad to consult on the local fishing (much more useful than my golf tips).

Town and Sconset are still tranquil and the shops are welcoming as they warm up for the season. Restaurants are almost all open and uncrowed

September and October in Nantucket: September and October are the most beautiful months in Nantucket. The weather is usually crystal clear and warm. The beaches are empty, but the restaurants are open and the surf is warm.

It is perfect weather for golf, fishing, running, walking the moors, or sitting on the beach with a book. In September, the 9-hole public course across the street is still open and greens fees are under $50. On October 12th, the beautiful private 18 golf course at Sankaty opens to the public,

Through mid-October Nantucket hosts some of the best sport fishing in the world. Stripers, Blues, False Albacore, and Spanish Mackerel are all available from the beach--especially if you have four wheel drive. Offshore, yellow and blue-fin tuna roam the waters and are chased by local charter boats.

Best of all, our rent is a fraction of peak season rates!

Property Type

  • House
  • 3400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Children Welcome
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible
              • Pets Considered:

                Dogs preferred. Additional cleaning charges may apply....moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                Memory Foam Mattress...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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              • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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              • Sunroom: 1 sleep sofa /futon

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              • The Master Bedroom is a sunny, spacious haven on the second floor with views of the moors and distant ocean. It has a sumptuous bed with memory-foam mattress and exceptional linens. There is copious closet space for all your vacation needs. It too has wide plank antique pine floors, elegant blue and white furnishings--and air conditioning....moreless

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

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              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

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              • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

                Adjacent to sun room...moreless

              • Bathroom 5: outdoor shower

                Outdoor shower...moreless

              • Master Bath has a spa-like feel, with terracotta tile, stone tile shower, and English claw-foot tub--perfect for a good soak after a long day at the beach....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Outdoor shower with view of the Moors.

                  Entertainment

                  • Television:

                    We now have three HD TVs, two downstairs and one in the master bedroom....moreless

                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Radio
                  • Stereo
                  • CD Player
                  • Books
                  • Books For Kids

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Away From It All

                  Attractions

                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Nude Beach
                  • Playground
                  • Pond
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Restaurants
                  • Live Theater

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Boating
                  • Shelling
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  local services and businesses

                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Babysitter
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • ATM/Bank

                  Location Type

                  • Beach
                  • Near The Ocean
                  • Ocean View:

                    You can see the ocean from the upstairs--and from your bed in the master bedroom...moreless

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Kayaking
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Golf
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Hunting
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Pier Fishing

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 8 people

                      General

                      • Broadband Access
                      • Wood Fireplace
                      • Free Long Distance:

                        US long-distance calls are included in the rent. International calls are deducted from your deposit....moreless

                      • Telephone
                      • Air Conditioning:

                        It may get hot and humid during your Nantucket vacation rental. The AC keeps you cool--and dries out the house....moreless

                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided:

                        420 thread count cotton sheets in the master bedroom All-cotton sheets and towels throughout ...moreless

                      • Telescope
                      • Parking Off Street:

                        Space for as many cars you like on our private lane in Sconset...moreless

                      • Parking On Street
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Water Cooler
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Shampoo
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Parking
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace
                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional

                          Kitchen

                          • Kitchen:

                            Fully-appointed kitchen, with Bosch dishwasher, Sub-zero fridge, and professional Wolf stove. ...moreless

                          • Oven:

                            Wolf professional stove top and oven....moreless

                          • Blender
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Lobster Pot
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Stove
                          • Cooking Utensils:

                            Full suite of pots, pans, knives and tools to create your gourmet meals...moreless

                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Grill
                          • Dishwasher:

                            Bosch dishwasher...moreless

                          • Refrigerator:

                            Sub-zero fridge with all the trimmings...moreless

                          • Freezer
                          • Microwave

                          Outside

                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Terrace
                          • Barbecue
                          • Beach Chairs
                          • Beach Towels
                          • Large Cooler
                          • Wood Deck
                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Patio
                          • Porch / Veranda
                          • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                          • Deck / Patio:

                            Brick patio with beautiful views of the moors and sunset. ...moreless

                          • Lanai / Gazebo:

                            Large front porch with two Adirondack chairs for relaxing in the shade and reading a book...moreless

                          • Outdoor Grill

                          Payment Type

                          • Visa
                          • Mastercard
                           

                          Reviews

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Late September 2014
                          Sep 20 - Oct 17, 2014
                          3 night min stay

                          $3,500
                          Off Season
                          Oct 18 - May 2, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $400
                          $2,400 $3,500
                          Early May
                          May 3 - May 23, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $2,900 $7,000
                          Late May/Early June
                          May 24 - Jun 6, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $3,100
                          Mid-June
                          Jun 7 - Jun 20, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $3,850
                          Late June
                          Jun 21 - Jul 4, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $5,800
                          Summer
                          Jul 5 - Aug 22, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $8,400
                          Late Summer
                          Aug 23 - Sep 7, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $6,900
                          Early September
                          Sep 8 - Sep 21, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $4,700
                          Early Fall
                          Sep 22 - Oct 17, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $3,300
                          Fall and Holidays
                          Oct 18 - Dec 31, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $350
                          $2,450 $3,500
                          My Standard Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          $500
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Dog Fee (per week) $200
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                          • Taxes Not included

                          Notes:

                          We welcome weddings, especially in the fall when our weeks start and end on Monday. We do charge an additional $500 for weddings, to cover the cost of preparation and clean up after the party.

                          Half of the rent and the deposit are due with the signed lease.

                          The remainder of the rent is due two months before arrival.


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                          Location

                          Car: Necessary

                          Nantucket boasts a whaling museum, marina, antique stores, art galleries, designer clothing and gourmet restaurants. The island has miles of publicly accessible sand beaches and warm surf. It also has a large harbor for sailing. There are two public golf courses, tennis clubs, and a stable. The fishing is wonderful (call for details).

                          We are in Sconset, a true getaway that has changed little since whaling captains vacationed here in the 1800s. It is still a village of rose-covered shingle cottages on a bluff by the sea. It is small, safe and a wonderful place to walk and bike, especially for kids. There is a surf beach (which the harbor seals visit), a sandwich shop, and several excellent restaurants with bars where friends gather on the weekend. The village has three golf courses, including a public, nine-hole course that welcomes kids and is just across the road from our house.

                          Please join us for a morning walk to the village for a cup of coffee and a muffin.

                          Other Activities: Building sand castles, bird watching, scalloping

                          Golf: There is nine-hole public course about a mile from the house--very inexpensive, no tee times required, beginners welcome, and the wait isn't too bad. There is a very good 18 hole public course in Miacomet, about a fifteen minute drive away.

                          Sankaty, a private club, is open to the public in April and May and again in October. It is well worth the trip.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2005

                          About the owner: We are long-time summer visitors to Nantucket and we look staying in our house for the season....one of these days.

                          Why the Owner Chose Siasconset:
                          It is in Sconset, which is Nantucket as it was 50 years ago. Safe, beautiful, not too crowded, but full of kids and life in the summer.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          We are surrounded by moors, birds, and quiet, but only short stroll to Claudette's for a breakfast sandwich and a cup of coffee, the Sconset Market for ice cream, of course, the Sconset beach. In the evening you can walk to three restaurants, including the Chanticleer.


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                          Speaks: french, italian, english, Possibly Spanish

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                          Photos

                          • Your Private Shell Lane (Sconset Rental)

                            Your Private Shell Lane (Sconset Rental)

                          • View of our living room from the dining area.

                            View of our living room from the dining area.

                          • Sun Room with Daybed and Trundle and its own bath (Sconset Rental)

                            Sun Room with Daybed and Trundle and its own bath (Sconset Rental)

                          • Another view of the master bedroom--and a quiet corner for reading.

                            Another view of the master bedroom--and a quiet corner for reading.

                          • The east bedroom has a full bed, full bath, views of Sconset and lots of light.

                            The east bedroom has a full bed, full bath, views of Sconset and lots of light.

                          • The west bedroom has two twin beds, a full bath, and great views of the moors.

                            The west bedroom has two twin beds, a full bath, and great views of the moors.

                          • The public beach in Sconset, a ten minute walk from Seven Mile Lane.

                            The public beach in Sconset, a ten minute walk from Seven Mile Lane.

                          • The dunes in Sconset, a few minute walk from our rental house.

                            The dunes in Sconset, a few minute walk from our rental house.

                          • The beach at Wauwinet, a ten minute drive from our rental house in Sconset.

                            The beach at Wauwinet, a ten minute drive from our rental house in Sconset.

                          • Front View of Seven Mile Lane (Sconset Rental)

                            Front View of Seven Mile Lane (Sconset Rental)

                          • Our back yard at Seven Mile Lane, a wonderful summer rental for families.

                            Our back yard at Seven Mile Lane, a wonderful summer rental for families.

                          • Kitchen and Dining Area (Sconset Rental)

                            Kitchen and Dining Area (Sconset Rental)

                          • Living Room with plenty of space for entertaining

                            Living Room with plenty of space for entertaining

                          • Master Bedroom (Sconset Rental)

                            Master Bedroom (Sconset Rental)

                          • Spa-like master bath with antique tub and full shower

                            Spa-like master bath with antique tub and full shower

                          • The east bedroom in our Sconset rental.

                            The east bedroom in our Sconset rental.

                          • Sunset from Seven Mile Lane (Sconset Rental)

                            Sunset from Seven Mile Lane (Sconset Rental)

                          • A lobster boat moored in Polpis Harbor--a few minutes drive from home.

                            A lobster boat moored in Polpis Harbor--a few minutes drive from home.

                          • A bay scallop. One of Nantucket's winter delicacies.

                            A bay scallop. One of Nantucket's winter delicacies.

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                          Date last modified - Monday, August 18, 2014

                          $350 - $1,200 per night (USD)
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                          3 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

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                          Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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