Charming & Historic 'Abigale' Available Week of July 31st!

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Last updated: 10/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Charming 2 bedroom seaside cottage in Madaket which is perfect for a couple or small family.

This classic Nantucket bungalow is located steps to Madaket Beach, one of the best beaches on the Island. The NRTA shuttle stop is located very close to the house. There are water views from almost every window in this charming house.

The cottage has two bedrooms (Queen, Full) and one full bath (Shower) as well as an outside shower. The house is freshly painted and newly decorated. There is a small breakfast area in the kitchen to enjoy your morning coffee. There is a comfortable living room with cable TV, DVD, surround sound and stereo system. Have a leisurely meal in the dining room and take in the sunsets. There is also a dining table on the private deck as well as a gas grill. The property is surrounded by mature hydrangeas.

Madaket is a quaint village approximately 7 miles from Nantucket Town. You can cast your reel at Smith’s Point for some of the best fishing. Miles and miles of quiet dirt roads are behind the house to enjoy a long peaceful walk or to train for your next marathon. You will have the best seat in the house to experience the famous Madaket sunsets and the amazing starlit skies.

Other amenities include wireless hi-speed internet, stereo, surround sound, washer, dryer, beach chairs, cooler and beach towels.

We do welcome well behaved pets.

Also available for rent is the 3 bedroom main house on the property. Both homes would be ideal for two families traveling together or a larger family. Please click on 'All My Rental Listings' to view this stunning home.

Keywords: cottage, beach

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Well behaved clean pets welcome with owner's permission and payment of pet fee of $250....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Outdoor shower also


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    iPod docking station...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) New Flat Screen HI-Def TV in Living Room. New Flat screen TV also in Master bedroom....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    Views from almost every window either ocean view or views of Hither Creek. Enjoy the famous Madaket sunsets!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    window units...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    new front loader dryer...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    High quality linens and towels provided. Down duvet on queen bed....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    New front loader washer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully equipped kitchen with pots and pans, utensils, lobster pot, coffee maker, toaster, blender....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Dual fuel range; gas stovetop, electric oven, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, coffee maker....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    The house also has a wine refrigerator....moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    Table and chairs and lounge chairs on deck. Outdoor shower ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill


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from 3 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jul 1 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $250
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Taxes Not included


Sunday Turnover. Exit cleaning charges will be deducted from the security deposit.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 10/25/2016
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Owner info

About the owner: My husband is a 'native' Nantucketer and I am a 'washashore'. We love living on the west end of the Island.

Why the Owner Chose Madaket, Nantucket, MA, USA:
My husband inherited this charming house from his Aunt Helen. Helen Chapel lived in the home for 40 years until her passing in the late 1980's. At the time of her passing the television show 'Wings' was being developed. The writers of the show borrowed names from the local Nantucket obituaries for the characters on the TV show. Everyone remembers pretty Helen Chapel who ran the snack counter at the airport on the sitcom Wings!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We love to walk out the back door and be at Madaket Beach in less than one minute. We hear the surf and also enjoy amazing sunsets. The bike path and shuttle bus into Town are right outside the front door.

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Front of the Cottage

    Front of the Cottage

  • Updated bathroom with walk in shower

    Updated bathroom with walk in shower

  • Famous Madaket Sunset!

    Famous Madaket Sunset!

  • Guest room

    Guest room

  • Kitchen


  • Madaket Beach - Steps from the cottage

    Madaket Beach - Steps from the cottage

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Living room

    Living room

VRBO #177056

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Tuesday, October 25, 2016

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