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Recent Nantucket Town reviews
An Amazing House
"Wow! My wife, children, and I decided to take our in-laws to Nantucket, a love of theirs, for their 50th wedding anniversary. It had been 12 years since my wife and I had visited Nantucket and we had no idea where we wanted to stay. That was of course until we located this house (12 Folger Ave.) online. For such a special occasion we wanted everything to be perfect, and PERFECTION is what we found. It was obvious from our first contact with the owner that she was different from all others we were dialoging with about rentals on Nantucket. She truly cared about our experience and went well-above and beyond expectations. She was flexible, knowledgeable, blessed with a marvelous personality, and responsive; all solidifying that we could trust her and that we were in good hands.
Then we arrived at the house. We traveled up the gravel driveway (incredibly well-maintained) and parked our cars. Two large Salix trees created a natural archway leading toward the front of the house. As you walk between the Salix, suddenly your eyes fall upon the remarkable winding stone walkway lined with beautiful flowers. As your eyes lift you're in awe of the private from porch with the swing and chairs. Hydrangea line the front of the porch. Inside the house, it is decorated meticulously. No detail missed. My in-laws comment summed it up. "This is the nicest rental house we have ever stayed in throughout our years of travel (They travel constantly). Our family agreed. It amazed me that my best memories of the week on Nantucket are all at the house. It is that special.
Of course having it stocked with bikes, Tommy Bahama beach chairs, everything a kitchen could need were all wonderful; but what makes 12 Folger different than any other rental is true care for the property and the rentals we experienced from the owner. There is no doubt that the next time we travel to Nantucket we will be staying at this house. It would be virtually impossible to top it."
Guest: Chris & MargaretDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 16, 2015
"We have been renting in 'Sconset for years and I always loved Broadway and Center Street just north of the historic town pump. Ivy Lodge (as we learned on our tour) is one of the original 44 cottages of 'Sconset dating back to 1745. We also learned the old mulberry tree in the back yard is one of 3 remaining on Nantucket from 1740 when islanders made a failed attempt at growing silk worms. So much history and beauty within 50 yards of this home, I couldn't get enough.
This is not a gut rehabbed home that has been stripped of its fine character. You feel like you are walking right into a page of history. This home is situated smack dab in the middle of where most of the 'Sconset post cards are photographed and the well known artist/painter William "Bill" Welch does many of his beautiful water colors. It was a true Nantucket experience that we would highly recommend.
As for the house itself: The pictures are true to form. It is very comfortable, plenty of natural light. The front porch makes a nice setting for dinners or drinks after a day of exploring. The beds are very comfortable and it appears the mattresses are high quality and new. I particularly liked the second floor of North as it reminded me of sleeping in a whaling ship with all the beaded pine and angled ceilings. You can even hear the ocean from your bedroom, the air is so still and quiet at night. The heavy salt air had me sleeping like a baby."
Guest: Charles Date of Stay: September 2014Review Submitted: May 30, 2015
"Very peaceful house in central location. We found the neighborhood quiet and serene, with easy access to bike paths to Surfside Beach and other locations. We had numerous visitors, including elementary aged children who were quite comfortable with the pool and the house facilities. There were plentiful chairs, towels and bikes to accommodate most families. Owner very accessible with information, suggestions and guidance on how to make the most of our stay."
Guest: AnonymousDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 7, 2015
"We brought our family to this rental on Meadow Lane in Nantucket. We've rented for over 10 years on Nantucket, and know the island well. This is our favorite rental for our family among the 7 or 8 different properties we've rented through the years.
The property is close enough for walking to town easily. We rode bikes (Youngs Rental) for the week, but often walked in to town for dinner, shopping or evening strolls. The biking is very accessible for easy rides to the beach, town or favorite spots.
We love the location of this property as it's "just right" for about everything: close to town for walking without being too close for noise or traffic; close to best beaches (Dionnis, Steps, Childrens, Surfside) without being too far out or too expensive for a waterfront rental; plenty of space for Nantucket evenings on the spacious porch with no close neighbors like many intown rentals we've had through the years.
Appliances, linens, lobster pot (mandatory on Nantucket) were all super with no issues or concerns.
The house has plenty of comfortable easy chairs both inside and out for our family with two teenagers.
No issues with owners or transactions - we've occasionally encountered some difficult interactions with owners in other rentals through the years; but everything was smooth here (thanks VRBO!).
The Blackberry bushes were in bloom during the week we rented - this was a special treat for ice cream in the evening and pancakes in the morning.
Bottomline: we love this house for a family rental and plan to return with family or for a romantic getaway this fall - everything was perfect for our needs!"
Guest: John B.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 7, 2015