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Renovated Family Summer Home in Heart of Siasconset

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7-9)

Located in the heart of historic and cozy Sconset, this 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home was renovated in 2008 is a vintage summer residence. Charming and professionally decorated this home is the perfect beach cottage. Centrally located amongst the quaint town of Sconset, it is just a short walk to the beach, market, post-office, tennis facility and the breath-taking Sankaty Lighthouse overlooking the Southeast corner of the island. Within feet of the property is a NRTA Bus stop that travels to Nantucket via the scenic Polpis Road route (~20 mins), available every hour. (Alternate bus route via Milestone Road is approximately a 3 minute walk away) The short trip to Nantucket town provides you the opportunity to spend the day shopping, walking the renowned cobblestone streets, indulging in the world-class seafood available all over town, or exploring the countless water activities available on a daily rental basis (fishing, tubing, waterskiing, sailing, clamming, parasailing and more). This home offers an escape from the crowds but the accessibility to easily commute to Nantucket Town on a quiet day. the NRTA services all family member needs by going to the: airport, grocery store, ferry dock and a free public golf course. Inside, there are 3 bedrooms: a master bedroom complete with a bathroom, TV with a DVD player and cable, multiple dressers and 2 large closets for hanging space. The second bedroom is adjacent to the master and is furnished with a double bed and a twin, also equipped with a large closet and dressers. The final bed room is a great fit for siblings, with two twins beds in a nautical-themed haven with a large closet and dresser. The second bathroom is a large bathroom with a vanity area and full bath. The front entrace in met with a family area with a large, suede L-Shaped couch that provides ample seating for the entire family to enjoy the flatscreen TV located in the media armoir, fully equipped with a DVD/VCR player and a collection of DVDs and cable television. For families with young children, a variety of toys and board games are stored in this armoir as well, and on top of that are puzzles and other games for the entire family to enjoy. A small table affords the perfect location to either enjoy a breakfast for two or construct a puzzle on. The open kitchen is recently refurbished and has a large refrigerator/freezer unit along with an electric stovetop, oven, microwave, dishwasher, large sink and an additionall beverage refridgerator. Ample cabinetry and a pantry prevent any clutter from this kitchen, and all necessary utensils and tools are provided. The kitchen is lined with a bar-like countertop which comfortably sits 4 and is a great area to enjoy a meal. The kitchen opens to an additionall seating area with two comfortable couches and a glass-coffee table and another cable television with DVD capability. This room provides an idyllic area for reading and is also flexible enough to serve as a seating area for a group of 4-8. The washer and dryer are new appliances, and the utility room they are located in also serves as a great storage area for coats, shoes, and sporting equipment. The front yard provides grass parking for three cars comfortably and beautiful floral shrubbery aligns the front of the home. The back entrance of the house opens up to a stone patio with a wonderful outdoor eating area with an umbrella-covered table that extend to make room for 8 people. 4 wooden chairs, complete with cushions and a hinge to alter your seatback reside in each corner of the most open area of the patio. Along the edge of the patio is an eletric Weber grill with propane tank already attached. An outdoor shower is attached to the backside of the home and is a great way to wash-up after a day at the beach. Finally, a square grassy knoll sits on the back corner of the property and has a fire-pit in the middle. This fire-pit is the perfect partner to enjoy a night of the revered Nantucket star-gazing. Wood is available and the fire-pit doubles as a great tool to melt marshmallows to complete a s'mores. A home that is a great fit during all seasons and provides a family-friendly getaway at a very reasonable price.

Keywords: Near beach, family, dog friendly (no cats), centrally-located, convenient, affordable, location

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Property Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About The Owner

A lifer on Nantucket during summers since my childhood, and a mother of 3 children who also hope to one day own a home in Sconset. As a real-estate agent in the greater Boston area, Nantucket affords me the opporunity to get away for a night or, when work-permits, a true vacation. Our 3 dogs long for their summers in Sconset, as it is the perfect neighborhood for long walks where they encounter new friends every day.

Why The Owner chose Siasconset

This house offers the unique luxury of a peaceful getaway when the island gets busy during the summer seasons, but also allows me to get to Town very quickly when needed. It is an extremely safe area where my kids grew up walking/biking everywhere, and there is a plethora of other kids in the neighborhood. It is only a quick walk away from the beach and is located in a beautiful town where the views of true Nantucket are unmatched.

What makes this house unique

This house is an easily accessible home that also allows me to get anywhere on the island via public transportation and also has more than enough to occupy your time within walking distance. Having a NRTA stop right outside our home allows me to make plans on a dime to go to town and allows me to avoid the task of having to find parking. It is also a few minute walk to the Siasconset Casino (a tennis club), which has tennis courts available to the public during select hours for a reasonable fee. Sconset Beach is a great place to walk the dogs or enjoy a day in the sun under the watch of a lifeguard. There are a handful of great dining locations accessible by walking, and they are truly romantic settings. A night spent at The Summer House watching the sunset over the beach is a world-class view. The Sconset Cafe is a favorite breakfast stop and their nightly seafood specials are unmatched. The Sconset Market has groceries as well as morning pastries, coffee, and an ice cream bar that is the perfect way to cap a night off after dinner. The Siacsonset Casino also shows movies in its ballroom on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday nights which range from kids movie to thrillers, and the Siasconset Casino also puts on an annual play that brings the community together for a night of remarkable fun.


Siasconset House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • King size beds (1) Master has king and it's own bathroom with shower, Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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