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Recent Nantucket Town reviews
Thoughtful, well appointed summer retreat
"In advance of our trip, Mary was a wonderful host. Her hospitality, responsiveness and personal touches made our family feel right at home staying as if we were going to stay with a close friend. My only regret was not being able to meet with her in person.
The home was in a private neighborhood in Madaket close to Eel Point and 40th pole beach. Surrounded by well manicured landscaping, sea shell driveway and window boxes, this house has the signature, gently weathered, Nantucket grey cedar exterior. There is a swing on the porch and chairs with plenty of space for golf clubs, fishing rods and coolers. Two double french doors in the rear open up to a north west exposure and a patio complemented with teak furnishings. The hidden gem on the exterior was a 2nd floor deck off of a rear bedroom where we could retreat and watch the best sunset on the east coast. The property borders a private wildlife sanctuary and we were happy to spend time observing the Kestrels on a nearby box that were easily viewed with some binoculars.
The interior was nicely furnished with attention to all the small details. Our first impression was to immediately go into "relax mode" because we didn't need to rush around to grab the normal odds and ends that are normally required during our stay (cooking, cleaning, charcoal for the grill, etc). We could get a sense that our host really took the time and effort to make sure their guests could just focus on enjoying their time in Nantucket. Good electronics, sound system and high speed wifi.
The location was terrific. There are only a couple "drive on" beaches left in Nantucket and 40th pole is one of them. We picked up a beach permit from the police station and could drive from the house to 40th pole in 5-10 min. Even without a permit, it is about a 10-15 min walk through the sanctuary to get to the beach which is north facing so the waves are typically smaller (and kid friendly) with plenty of shells and activities for all ages. I was able to enjoy some saltwater fly fishing each morning where I could easily wade from 40th pole all the way to Eel point almost always by myself!
No need for beach chairs, bags, towels, etc. All included.
We truly had a wonderful time in this home and will be looking forward to staying here again in the future. Thank you for making our time in Nantucket extra special."
Guest: Brian T.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 21, 2015
"We stayed at the "Firehouse" this fall, and found it to be a fantastic property and the perfect location for exploring Nantucket Town. The apartment is well-appointed, with comfortable beds and lots of space. It is an easy walk from the ferry, and central to everything but still somewhat "tucked away". There was plenty of space for a family of four, and we look forward to returning soon."
Guest: deb f.Date of Stay: November 2014Review Submitted: December 1, 2014
"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
"What a beautiful home: tastefully decorated, bright and spacious, abundantly supplied, and conveniently located! No need for a car. We biked to a different beach every morning and strolled through town every evening. The A/C, panini maker and ping pong table provided a welcomed break from the midday sun. The owners were very prompt with emails and accommodating - a pleasure to communicate with. We have visited the island eight times and cannot wait to return to this rental!"
Guest: AnonymousDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 23, 2015