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Classic Nantucket Beach Cottage: Late Sept, Early Oct. Still Available

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Back porch facing the beach. Shows outdoor shower, sun porch, and balcony above

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Last updated: 04/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:Contact manager
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Madaket cottage description

Enjoy spectacular sunsets over Eel Point, Tuckernuck, and Muskeget Islands!

Still Waters is a traditional Nantucket beach cottage, with a ~100 foot private beach on Madaket Harbor and an unobstructed view of the village of Madaket, Smith Point, Madaket Harbor, Eel Point, and Tuckernuck Island. On a clear day, you can even see Muskeget Island from the porch off the large attic.

Our cottage is very private and quiet - tucked in a grove of tall pines, bordering on about 15 acres of conservation land to the south, and with 123 acres of conservation land (Eel Point) just about 1/4 mile up the beach to the north. Eel Point is a refuge to American oyster catchers, piping plovers, and countless herons, egrets, sandpipers, terns, and seagulls.

After a day of swimming, biking, or hiking, watch the sun set from the porch or the balcony off the attic, and curl up by the fireplace with a good book, or play one of our many 'vintage' board games with your loved ones. You can also check your email (Wi-fi access to Internet), watch a DVD or your favorite program on TV.

And at bedtime, you can fall asleep, lulled by the gentle sound of the surf on Madaket beach about 2 miles away. You can sleep downstairs in a queen bed or one of four twin beds, or climb the steps to the attic with a double bed, 3 more twin beds, and a crib (if you are very small).

Keywords: cottage, waterfront, private, quiet, pet-friendly, sunset view, saltwater beach, abutting conservation land

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered:

            We allow dogs only, a maximum of two. Dog owners are expected to pick up all droppings in the yard....moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 11-13

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Bedroom 3

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          • Loft

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          • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1) This bed is in the attic., Twin or Single Beds (8) 2 in bedroom downstairs
 2 on sun porch downstairs
 3 in attic
 1 cot in the attic , Baby Cribs (1) Fold-up crib in attic...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher

          Amenities

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            There is a large uncovered area in the back yard, at the end of the driveway, just before the cottage...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Washer is just for this cottage...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Dryer is just for this cottage...moreless

          • Wood Fireplace
          • Linens Provided

          Entertainment

          • Satellite / Cable
          • DVD Player
          • CD Player

          Communications

          • Free Long Distance:

            Free long distance is only for calls within the U.S.A....moreless

          • Broadband Access
          • Telephone
          • Wireless Internet

          Outdoor Features

          • Balcony:

            The balcony (or "Widow's Walk" as it is called on Nantucket) is just off the attic....moreless

          • Deck / Patio
          • Outdoor Grill

          Location & View

              • Beachfront:

                Our 100-ft. beach is part of the Madaket Harbor shoreline. If you are facing the water, Eel Point is to your right and Smith Point is to your left....moreless

              Activities

              • Restaurants
              • Hiking
              • Parasailing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Snorkeling
              • Surfing
              • Cycling
              • Golf
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Swimming
              • Bird Watching
              • Sight Seeing
              • Shelling
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Boating
              • Shopping
              • Horseback Riding
              • Museums
              • Kayaking
              • Jet Skiing
               

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              July 8 - Sept. 2: $3100/week, $3000/week for multiple weeks; Minimum stay: 1 week
              Sept 2 - Sept. 30: $2400/week, $2300/week for multiple weeks, or $450/day
              Sept. 30 - Oct. 14: $2300/week, $2200/week for multiple weeks, or $400/day
              

              Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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              Last updated: 04/11/2014
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              Location

              On the back porch is an outdoor hot water shower (not screened, but good for a family).

              Just off the back porch is an absolutely wonderful rope hammock.

              Fishing: surf casting (in the harbor and off of the surf beaches) and fly fishing off of Eel Point;

              Bird watching: ospreys, American oyster catchers, snowy egrets, etc.;

              Spectacular sunset viewing

               

              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 1947

              About: I am a teacher at Middlesex Community College, and grew up coming to our beloved Still Waters cottage in the summer with my parents, brothers, grandparents, cousins, and assorted family dogs. Now my husband and I come each year in early June with to open up the cottage, and enjoy the early season roses and the peace and quiet.

              Why Madaket:
              Our cottage was bought in 1947 by my grandparents who had been renting on Cuttyhunk Island and then Nantucket in the 1930's and early 40's. When they saw our cottage, they fell in love with it instantly, managed to scrape the money together to buy it, and named it 'Still Waters'. Now the property is owned and much loved by their grandchildren as a family partnership, so it has been in same family for almost 70 years.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              Each morning we walk up the beach to fish, collect new shells washed up by the night tide, and watch the birds on the Eel Point conservation land, which seems to get more beautiful each year. Our dog Jessie loves to join the seagulls for a swim.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

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              Photos

              • Back porch facing the beach.  Shows outdoor shower, sun porch, and balcony above

                Back porch facing the beach. Shows outdoor shower, sun porch, and balcony above

              • Living room with fireplace, looking out onto sun porch with harbor view

                Living room with fireplace, looking out onto sun porch with harbor view

              • Sun porch and 1 day bed with view of Madaket Harbor

                Sun porch and 1 day bed with view of Madaket Harbor

              • View of our cottage from the water

                View of our cottage from the water

              • Kitchen & dining area with door to back porch overlooking harbor.

                Kitchen & dining area with door to back porch overlooking harbor.

              • View of sunset over Eel Pt. from cottage

                View of sunset over Eel Pt. from cottage

              VRBO #364717

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              3 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 13

              View calendar: Updated 04/11/14
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