8 Min Walk to Town, Perfect Vacation Home Away from Home
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- Pets allowed:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Recently and lovingly restored spacious 4 bedroom family home that sympathetically combines the vintage beauty of an original Victorian Blacksmith's house, with all of today's modern requirements for a perfect family vacation.
The house boasts ample room for family life, a library to relax, with plenty of reading material (also has a Vermont Casting gas stove for off season chillier days).
A large family room equipped with Bluray, 3D, dvd and plasma television and over-sized sectional for comfortable movie watching.
The dining room, with farmhouse dining table and ample seating is set up for catering for any occasion. There is also a gas Vermont Casting stove in the dining area to take the chill off any cooler day.
The kitchen combines the beauty of traditional vintage cabinetry with modern day appliances (Fisher & Paykel dish drawers), marble counters, built-in stainless-steel French door style fridge/freezer, and dual fuel range. It is also equipped with all the necessary appliances one could need to enjoy all the home comforts.
Upstairs, the master bedroom has a king bed and brand new en- suite bathroom.
The second bedroom has full bed and built in closet. The family bathroom has original claw foot tub and stand alone shower.
Further two separate bedrooms are decorated with a vintage, nautical, theme and have 1 twin bed in each.
The twin and queen beds lead out onto a large landing area that is accessed by a second set of stairs from the dining area.
The landing area has been made into a children's entertainment suite with a second plasma, xbox with games, traditional games and also a daybed. The daybed can be used for one additional sleeping guest.
Given that it is a Victorian house both the stairs at the front of the property and the rear are steep and therefore not suitable for very small children.
There is a half bath downstairs and also an outside shower - as is traditional in Nantucket.
Keywords: Charming, quintessential, town location, renovated, Victorian, cottage, car optional not necessary
- 2 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Pets Not Allowed
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Coffee Maker:
- Dining Area Seats:
- Ice Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Cooking Utensils
- Parking Off Street:
- Towels Provided:
- Air Conditioning:
- Gas Fireplace:
- Living Room seats 8
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Clothes Dryer
- Washing Machine
- The house also benefits from beautiful patios on both sides of the property, one south facing with plenty of sunshine and the other has a shade garden . Both are set up for alfresco dining and adorned with fabulous plantings. As traditional in Nantucket, we also have an outside shower. We provide beach chairs, coolers, beach toys and fishing equipment to make for a perfect day at the beach. Due to the location of the house a car is entirely optional. We are very close to the local bus route, which covers the entire island....moreless
- Game Room:
- Video Game Console
- DVD Player
- Video Games
- Wireless Internet
- Deck / Patio
- Fly Fishing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Freshwater Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Winery Tours
- Whale Watching
- Live Theater
- Sight Seeing
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Within a moments walk away is the first class Nantucket Bake shop where you can purchase your daily bread, croissants, coffee and daily paper. The only convenience store on island is a few hundred yards in the opposite direction for any immediate provisions. Town is a mere historical, 8 minute stroll, along Orange Street, from where you can reach world class shopping, restaurants, historic beauty and charter fishing trips. The nearest beach is Francis St. where you can kayak - also only a 5-10 minute walk, along with the famed duck pond. We are very close to the bike paths that can take you to both ends of the island, Sconset to the East and Madaket to the West (- also perfect for running approx 7/6m respectively.)...moreless
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great time by all
great time by all
We have been to this island numerous times and found this home to be the cleanest, best equipped, and beautifully decorated rental yet. We left our car behind and found the location perfect - close to town, grocery store, Downy Flake, and beaches. Very private yard with outdoor fire pit. Definitely coming back again.
- Guest Anonymous
- Date of stay 06/15/13
- Review Submitted 06/18/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, adventure seekers, tourists without a car.
Owner response: Thank you so much for your fabulous review. We look forward to welcoming you at "Tuckety" again next year. Thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the fire-pit .
This house is wonderful! The owners put a lot of thought into renovating it. Our family with four young kids had a wonderful two week stay here. There are lots of thoughtful touches - coffee capsules and comfortable beds, kid's toys and great beach books. There is a separate room upstairs with Tv and games which they enjoyed after a day at the beach! The owners were extremely responsive and pleasant to interact with. It is an easy bike ride into town and beaches. We enjoyed the patio and fire pit - great for s'mores. If you are looking for a luxurious stay in an updated Nantucket antique, you will be happy here!
- Guest EM
- Date of stay 07/21/12
- Review Submitted 02/09/13
Recommended for: Families with young children, age 55+, families with teenagers, girls getaway, tourists without a car.
Available May to October weekly, monthly or seasonally. May and October $3,200 weekly June and September $4,000 weekly July and August $4,800 weekly Holiday weekend rates available upon request Please enquire about rate for Christmas Stroll weekend
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: We are a family of 5 who enjoy Nantucket more than anywhere in the world! 'Tuckety' is our home away from home, we hope that you enjoy it as much as we do.
Why the Owner Chose Nantucket Town:
We first visited Nantucket in 2010 after becoming exhausted by long haul travel and endless delays at airports. We are originally from the UK and have traveled to many places. Upon arriving on island I immediately fell in love and fortunately as time ensued so did my husband. We spent 11 months searching for the right property and feel that our quest really paid off. We love our house and have really made it our home away from home.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The location of the property is perfect. We really are only an 8 minute stroll to town (even with 3 children) - no hills. The duck pond is only one street away, where the children like to frequent. The town beach, flats and harbor are also a very short stroll where you can wander, take a picnic or rent kayaks/paddleboards.
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Welcome to Tuckety - lovingly restored, ready to welcome guests.
Whether you relax in the tranquility of the library or
Plenty of space for all the family
Vintage cabinetry complement upgraded appliances and marble counters
Cozy full bed in Cisco bedroom
Cabin style bedroom - known as 40th Pole
Relax by the gas fire-pit in the evening, or bask in the sun on the comfy chairs
Master bath - radiant heat, heated towel rails and stand alone vanity
How many whales can you find in this house?
A convenient stroll away from the fabulous downtown of beautiful Nantucket
take in a movie in the spacious family room equipped with blu-ray, 3D dvd
Perfect for eat-in, large dining area equipped with everything one could need
Master bedroom with king size bed and en-suite bathroom
Third bedroom - fondly called Madaket
Al fresco dining on the sunny patio
Radiant heat, vintage tub and heated towel rails
Children's entertainment suite complete with traditional and virtual games!
Fairytale Nantucket charm, stroll to town, beach, or simply relax at home.
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