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Newly Renovated Home in Historic District

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Last updated: 10/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Nantucket Town house description

In the Historic District of Nantucket Town, this Quaker-style townhouse was built in 1797 and renovated in 2011 renovation. Two queen bedroom suites with extra twin bedroom, living, dining, den, modern kitchen with microwave, dishwasher, oven, disposal. Laundry room, wine cabinets, and home office area. Central air-conditioning and heating make this a year-round home that is comfortable in all seasons. The enclosed garden and patio are ideal for outdoor dining from late Spring to early Fall. Parking space behind house. Fully equipped with WiFi/Internet, landline phones, TV with cable and Blu-Ray DVD player, four zones of AC and heating with controls on each level. Four fireplaces: one in living room, one in dining area, and one in each of the two queen suites. Fully equipped with all linens and towels.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                Fireplace, closet, dresser, chair, ensuite bath, phone...moreless

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                Fireplace, closet, dresser, chair, ensuite bath, phone...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

                Two twin captain's beds, 2 closets, 2 dressers, desk/chair....moreless

              • Two queen bedroom suites separated by hallway with reading nook and linen trunk. Each queen suite has bedside tables, lamps, upholstered chair, and fireplace....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              • Bathroom 3: toilet

                First floor powder room off living area...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

                sink, tiled floor and walls, linen trunk...moreless

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                Double sink, tiled bath, steam shower, linen cabinet, hamper...moreless

              • Bathrooms in queen suites have tiled floors and walls, large mirrors, shelves for toiletries....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Taxi service is available to/from Airport and Ferry docks. Island-wide bus service operates from May through October....moreless


                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Comcast cable TV with Video-on-Demand...moreless

                  • Television:

                    Includes 32' LED TV with cable box and DVD player....moreless

                  • Video Library


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


                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Festivals
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching

                  Location Type

                      • Village:

                        Three blocks to Main Street in the Old Historic District of Nantucket Town. Walk to shops restaurants, and museums....moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Golf Privileges Optional
                      • Hiking
                      • Hunting
                      • Kayaking
                      • Parasailing
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Sailing
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Surfing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Wind-Surfing


                      • Dining:

                        Dining area with fireplace, dining table seats six, outdoor dining table and chairs....moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 6 people


                      • Air Conditioning:

                        Central AC with separate zone for each floor...moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace:

                        Four working fireplaces...moreless

                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating:

                        Central heating with separate zone for each floor...moreless

                      • Internet:

                        WiFi throughout house...moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room:

                        First floor living room plus lower level den/TV room....moreless

                      • Parking:

                        Includes parking space behind house...moreless

                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine


                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Service for 8...moreless

                      • Dishwasher
                      • Kitchen:

                        Granite counters, disposal, SubZero refrigerator & freezer drawers, Miele dishwasher, Viking cooktop, oven and microwave....moreless

                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Refrigerator:

                        Four additional drawers of refrigeration plus wine cabinet in basement...moreless

                      • Stove
                      • Toaster


                      • Boat:

                        Sailing and fishing boat charters are available at the Town Pier and Straight Wharf....moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Brick patio with seating for 10...moreless

                      • Golf:

                        Several golf clubs are on-island; Miacomet Golf Course is open to the public....moreless

                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        Kayaks may be rented at the Town Pier and Jetties....moreless

                      Pool / Spa

                          • Communal Pool:

                            High school swimming pool open to the public year-round....moreless

                          House Cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional


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                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Off Season
                              Aug 31 - Jun 30, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              High Season
                              Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                              4 night min stay

                              Additional information about rental rates


                              • Pet Fee $100
                              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                              • Taxes Not included

                              Cancellation policy:

                              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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                              Last updated: 10/22/2014
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                              3 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              Nantucket Airport with taxis available
                              0.25 Miles
                              Nearest Barpub
                              Met on Main
                              0.25 Miles
                              Nearest Ferry
                              Steamship & HiLine Ferries, Nantucket Town
                              2 Miles
                              Nearest Golf
                              Miacomet Golf Clourse
                              75 Miles
                              Nearest Train
                              Amtrak Stations in Boston & Providence
                              0.5 Miles
                              Nearest Motorway
                              Milestone Road
                              0.1 Miles
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              29 Fair Street
                              1 Miles
                              Nearest Beach
                              Children's Beach

                              Car: Not Necessary

                              The old historic district of Nantucket includes many houses built before 1800. Our house was built in 1797. The Whaling Museum has shows several times each day. Whale Watch cruises available daily in good weather.


                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2006

                              About the owner: John Merson and Carol Bunevich have been buying and restoring Nantucket homes since 1993. John is a licensed homebuilder and real estate broker.

                              Why the Owner Chose Nantucket Town:
                              Austin House is an elegant, comfortable home in the Historic District of Nantucket, walking distance to the center of town. Two queen suites on the second floor and a twin bedroom on the third floor make this an ideal home for two couples or a small family. Vacations of one week or longer include daily cleaning, advance provisioning, and a catered dinner each week.

                              The Unique Benefits at this House:
                              In a neighborhood of historic homes, Austin House has entrances on Fair Street and Orange Street, three blocks' walk to the center of Nantucket Town, with its many shops, restaurants, and museums. Within a fifteen minute walk are dozens of historic homes and gardens, some of which are open to visitors throughout the year.

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                              Speaks: english



                              • Kitchen counter with backsplash

                                Kitchen counter with backsplash

                              • Tiled floor in first queen suite

                                Tiled floor in first queen suite

                              • Tiled steam shower in first queen suite

                                Tiled steam shower in first queen suite

                              • Home office in den

                                Home office in den

                              • Dining area with fireplace

                                Dining area with fireplace

                              • Garden with patio and exit to Orange Street

                                Garden with patio and exit to Orange Street

                              • Second queen suite

                                Second queen suite

                              • Twin bedroom on third floor

                                Twin bedroom on third floor

                              • Dishwasher, sink, cooktop and oven in kitchen -- microwave above.

                                Dishwasher, sink, cooktop and oven in kitchen -- microwave above.

                              • Sink, toilet and tub/shower in second queen suite

                                Sink, toilet and tub/shower in second queen suite

                              • Double sink in first queen suite

                                Double sink in first queen suite

                              • Sitting area in living room

                                Sitting area in living room

                              • Stairway to second floor

                                Stairway to second floor

                              • Kitchen with granite counters

                                Kitchen with granite counters

                              • Hallway on second floor

                                Hallway on second floor

                              • Queen suite

                                Queen suite

                              VRBO #499613

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                              This listing was first published here in 2013.

                              Date last modified - Wednesday, October 22, 2014

                              $800 - $1,200 per night (USD)

                              3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 6

                              View calendar: Updated 10/22/14
                              Minimum stay: 3-4 nights
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                              Member since: 2013
                              Speaks: english
                              • Calendar last updated 10/22/2014
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                              3 BR  2.5 BA  Sleeps 6

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