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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
"We stayed here just last week and loved everything about the place. Very clean, comfortable, fully-loaded with everything you need to cook meals at home. The location is great - quick walk to downtown and great restaurants; WAVE shuttle across the street if you prefer not to walk. Debbie was very accommodating and offered helpful suggestions. No doubt we will stay here again on our next trip to Nantucket!"
Guest: Terry, David and EvanDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 23, 2015
"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 20 Lily in August 2015, and we can't say enough good things about this house. It was perfect for our large family (8 adults, two toddlers and one infant)-- perfect layout such that we didn't have to be in each other's hair thanks to multiple sitting rooms, three floors of bedrooms and several decks. The house was so well kept-- we couldn't possibly have needed anything else in the kitchen; there were tons of towels, nice linens, beach supplies, etc. Mary Ann was a pleasure to work with-- very responsive over email, phone, etc. She even left us cupcakes and a set dining room to greet us! The house is extremely well located-- convenient to the ferries, downtown, Children's Beach (where we went every day), restaurants. We took cabs to other parts of Nantucket and rented bikes. It was perfect. We'd stay here again in a heartbeat."
Guest: Anna M.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 26, 2015