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

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Last updated: 11/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

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.


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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 3500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Staff


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Large Third Floor Suite: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

    Largest Bedroom with room for overflow and private bath....moreless

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    Floor through suite with Dressing Room and Large Bath...moreless

  • Queen Bedroom (#2): 1 queen

    Garden views with afternoon sun light and private bath...moreless

  • Queen Bedroom (#1): 1 queen

    Views of Private Lane with walk in closet and private bath...moreless

  • Garage Studio: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Used by Live-in Housekeeper who cares for guests...moreless

  • 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)...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • First Floor Powder Room: toilet

    Lovely & Bright with Restoration Hardware Features...moreless

  • Third Floor Private Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Private Bath for Third Floor Bedroom Suite...moreless

  • Queen Bath (#1): toilet, combination tub/shower

    Private bath for Queen Bedroom (#1)...moreless

  • Queen Bath # 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Private Bath (newly tiled) for Second Queen...moreless

  • Large Cedar Outdoor Shower: outdoor shower

    Ultimate shower surrounded by cedar with blue sky overhead!...moreless

  • Master Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Private Large Bath with double sinks...moreless

  • Four Full Baths, One Half Bath (powder room) and Outdoor Shower

Other Amenities

  • 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....moreless


  • Books:

    Wide variety in our library...moreless

  • DVD Player:

    Livingroom, Master and Third Floor TV's...moreless

  • Games:

    Wide Selection of Family Games and Art Supplies for children's projects...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:


  • Stereo:

    First Floor Stereo Speaker System with iPod dock...moreless

  • Television:


  • Toys:

    Some younger toys but we can send over more of a variety if we know the ages of our guests. There are board games for older guests. ...moreless

  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games:



  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Diningroom seats 10, breakfast room seats 6, kitchen bar seats 4...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Not needed in summer...moreless

  • Internet:

    Comcast Broadband with Premium Channels in all five TV's...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Quality pillows and linens with an extra set for in each room...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Bright and family friendly with comfortable sofa and chairs with flexible seating arrangements possible....moreless

  • Parking:

    Two cars easily fit in driveway and street can be used anytime...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Land Line...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    A large supply of Bath & Beach and outdoor shower Towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    New Maytag ...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Access throughout the house...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip Filter with disposable none-bleached filter provided....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Stainless Steel, wood or rubber as appropriate. Lobster pot and utensils available although we prefer to buy them cooked....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Porcelain and Stainless Steel with ample supply....moreless

  • Dishwasher:


  • Pantry Items:

    Basics such as spices, flowers, sugar available as needed and sparkling water can be made in our Soda Stream with excellent Nantucket water....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Subzero with ice maker (additional backup Refrigerator in Basement...moreless

  • Stove:


  • Toaster:

    Breville Toaster Oven ...moreless


  • Bicycles:

    Young's Bike Shop will fit guests and deliver bikes to our home....moreless

  • Boat:

    Nantucket Community Sailing rents a variety of boats at Jetties Beach...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Wonderful Family Space for Outdoor Dining. Easy to grille and eat together....moreless

  • Golf:

    Miacomet Public Course...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    There are several locations on island for Kayak rentals....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Fun space for families to play. We set up a badminton net with is usually very popular...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Great Webber Grille with additional cooking surface....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Nearby at Jettie Beach...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Nantucket has a very nice Town Pool...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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7 night min stay


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  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Taxes Not included


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Last updated: 11/18/2015
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3 Miles
Nearest Airport
Nantucket Memorial Airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Boarding House
0.7 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Hy-line Ferry
2.9 Miles
Nearest Golf
Miacomet Golf Course
0.4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Black Eyed Susans
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
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.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

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.

Why the Owner Chose Nantucket Town:
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.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
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.

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  • Watercolor of Home

    Watercolor of Home

  • Front Hall Looking at Library

    Front Hall Looking at Library

  • Kitchen


  • Dining Room looking at Library

    Dining Room looking at Library

  • Library Looking at Dining Room

    Library Looking at Dining Room

  • Library


  • Master Bedroom King (second floor) heading toward dressing room.

    Master Bedroom King (second floor) heading toward dressing room.

  • First Queen Bedroom with Full Bath (second floor) and walk in closet

    First Queen Bedroom with Full Bath (second floor) and walk in closet

  • Large Third Floor Bedroom with Full Bath (Double Bed & Twin)

    Large Third Floor Bedroom with Full Bath (Double Bed & Twin)

  • Three Full Floors plus Basement!

    Three Full Floors plus Basement!

  • Side entrance from Driveway looking at deck.

    Side entrance from Driveway looking at deck.

  • Private Garden

    Private Garden

  • Front Hall looking at Livingroom

    Front Hall looking at Livingroom

  • Livingroom/Family Room

    Livingroom/Family Room

  • Breakfast Room Looking at Deck

    Breakfast Room Looking at Deck

  • Library Looking at Dining Room

    Library Looking at Dining Room

  • Library


  • First Floor Powder Room

    First Floor Powder Room

  • Master Bathroom (off dressing room)

    Master Bathroom (off dressing room)

  • Second Queen Bedroom with Full Bath (second floor) facing garden

    Second Queen Bedroom with Full Bath (second floor) facing garden

  • Large Third Floor Bedroom (Double Bed & Twin) looking at entrance to Full Bath

    Large Third Floor Bedroom (Double Bed & Twin) looking at entrance to Full Bath

  • Outdoor Cedar Shower with Rain Head and handheld faucets

    Outdoor Cedar Shower with Rain Head and handheld faucets

  • View of Private Lane & surrounding Fields (facing Town)

    View of Private Lane & surrounding Fields (facing Town)

  • Beautiful Private Lane in Front of our Home

    Beautiful Private Lane in Front of our Home

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 18, 2015

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

Nantucket Town #411916

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