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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"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
"The house on Orange Street was a perfect match for our family. Everything that we envisioned was true to its description and photos. The location was a short walk to town which was an asset. The backyard was wonderful to relax in day or night. We did need the caretaker once for a beeping smoke detector. He came over right away and replaced the batteries. He was very nice and helpful. I would definitely recommend the home to others."
Guest: Marion B.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 25, 2015
""Kestrel Moor' was a perfect place for our family to spend the week. The house is both elegant and comfortable in a great area of the island -- convenient to town but also secluded from the traffic and crowds. Highly recommended."
Guest: Adam S.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 22, 2015
"My husband and I were over the moon about this home! After a lengthy trip, with 3 children in tow, we were just thrilled to have such an open, spacious home to relax in. The older boys were in the (very clean) hot tub within minutes, and my 2 year old was very content playing in the childrens room, which has an amazing variety of toys and childrens books. This home is modern, clean, and updated, with just the right amount of beach kitsch. There is a lovely yard, large enough for the kiddos to enjoy. The adults appreciated the very peaceful (and quiet) surroundings. Other nice features included a second floor deck (a beautiful spot to enjoy the gorgeous Nantucket sunsets), and a very private outdoor shower. The owners really thought of everything, and went above and beyond to make the stay special... a wine and cheese plate greeted us, upon our arrival, the shed had beach toys and boogie boards, the closets were stocked with cozy sweatshirts and extra blankets for chilly evenings, and the kitchen has everything you need if you prefer to eat in. This really is a special home run by equally special hosts. We'd highly recommend this home."
Guest: Tiffany M.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: August 15, 2015