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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Where else can you look over your own beach to watch the sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean, and turn around to watch the sunset over your own beach on Nantucket Harbor?
The home was built 'upside-down' to take maximum advantage of
the phenomenal 360 degree views. Upstairs are the living areas and two bedrooms--one overlooking the ocean and the other facing the harbor. One has a private half-bath en suite and a queen size bed. The other upstairs bedroom, has two twin beds. There is full bath upstairs. The living room-dining room area is open with 180 degree views from the west to the south to the east. There is a wrap- around deck with access from two sliding glass doors in the dining and living rooms. There is a fireplace in the living room. The kitchen is small (but big enough for several people to work together) and equipped for your cooking needs.

Downstairs is another bedroom with twin beds and a full bath with shower. There is another large room that can function as a den or living room. The laundry room is also downstairs.

Outside, down the the steps from the deck is a short path (less than a hundred feet) leading down to the ocean beach. Down the driveway and across the dirt road in the opposite direction there is a path, maybe a hundred feet, through the Rosa Rugosa to the harbor beach.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Beach chairs, beach towels, fans

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Puzzles and games in red chest downstairs...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Comcast Cable television, wifi, telephone ...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Sony docking station...moreless

  • Television
  • Toys:

    Beach toys in garage Games in trunk in downstairs den...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Ocean beach with sunrise view to East, Harbor beach with sunset view to West...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    The Atlantic Ocean beach is just down the deck and down a short flight of steps to the dune--just out our back door. The Harbor beach is just in front of the house....moreless

  • Water View:

    Gorgeous views of both Atlantic and Harbor from the living area and wrap around decks....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

General

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    parking for 3 cars in the driveway in front of the house...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Comcast cable wifi...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    180 degree wrap around deck with sitting overlooking the ocean and the harbor...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal. Please make sure it is out of the wind. ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Sep 12 - Oct 3, 2015
7 night min stay

$5,000

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $714 Nightly

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$7,000

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $1,000 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rates are discounted for May, June, September and October

Arranged with Liz Finlay, Great Point Properties


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Location

Our home is off a graded dirt road that turns into sand track several hundred yards beyond our house. North of our house are only three houses and then it is 5 miles of wilderness beach to Great Point. Access is by 4 wheel drive. Across the harbor is Coatue, another wilderness peninsula 5 miles long. The view from the upper living floor and wrap around deck is unsurpassed with beach and water front and back. It is almost like being on a boat. The setting is quiet and serene. Nantucket town is 9 miles away.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1968

About the owner: My family always went on summer vacations with the three boys in the back of a station wagon. We would leave Missouri and explore different parts of the US. We first visited Wauwinet in 1964 and fell in love with it, knowing that we would come back again, and we have every year. When the opportunity came to buy some land and build a house, we were thrilled. After my father retired, my parents spent half the year in Wauwinet for the rest of their lives. I currently live in Portland, Oregon. It is a bit of a trek to get from the Pacific NW to our little piece of paradise, but it is so worth it. I have two brothers who also love the Island, as do our children. Our busy schedules make it hard for us to be there as much as we would like. We are happy to share our home with others and imagine that you will love it too.

Why the Owner Chose Wauwinet:
When we were looking to buy a home on Nantucket Island my parents considered every corner of the island, but none were as special as Wauwinet. Of course it is trite to say and yet it is true: 'Location, location, location'. No other part of the island has the combination of views and beach access. The village of Wauwinet is small, and entirely residential except for The Wauwinet Inn. Many of the houses on this part of the island have been passed on through the generations since the families love their time on this part of the island so much.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
I love walking on the beach early in the day, before others' footprints mark the sand. The gentle swoosh of the waves is a constant. One can watch the terns diving for bait fish just off shore where the striped bass or bluefish may be feeding. There are often sandpipers darting to and fro in the froth of the surf. I love walking up the harbor beach to Haulover Inlet, watching for Oyster Catchers and clamming (with a permit). This, and nearby Coskata are good places to kayak. From our house it is 5 miles up the beach to the tip of Great Point and its lighthouse. There are three houses in Wauwinet north of our house, and two at the point. Across the harbor is Coatue, a peninsula enclosing the harbor on the north, another 5 miles of wilderness. You won't find a more charming, cozy house to rent in the community of Wauwinet and you can't help but love the views of the water, the sunsets, and the chance to walk the beaches, swim in either the Atlantic or the warmer harbor, and explore the rich historical sites and many conservation lands nearby.


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Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Deck looking toward the Atlantic and our path to the beach

    Deck looking toward the Atlantic and our path to the beach

  • Looking to the SE over the harbor from our deck in the morning.

    Looking to the SE over the harbor from our deck in the morning.

  • Sunrise from the deck

    Sunrise from the deck

  • My footprints on a secluded beach in the morning in back of our house

    My footprints on a secluded beach in the morning in back of our house

  • Strolling the ocean beach

    Strolling the ocean beach

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • NW upstairs bedroom with
two twin beds

    NW upstairs bedroom with two twin beds

  • Harbor beach in front of 
Windhover

    Harbor beach in front of Windhover

  • Windhover Cottage

    Windhover Cottage

  • Paddle boarding in front of our house in the harbor

    Paddle boarding in front of our house in the harbor

  • Sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean out the dining room window

    Sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean out the dining room window

  • Clark and Sharon on the deck at sunset

    Clark and Sharon on the deck at sunset

  • Deck overlooking ocean beach

    Deck overlooking ocean beach

  • living room and dining room

    living room and dining room

  • Master bedroom upstairs

    Master bedroom upstairs

  • Ground floor bedroom

    Ground floor bedroom

VRBO #418821

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