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Magical and Memorable Vacation on the Private Island of Tuckernuck!!

(12 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/06/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Sleeping Loft + Office, 1 Bath + Outside shower (Sleeps 6)

.The opportunity to visit is rare and unique.Extremely exclusive listing. This is the only rental property available on the magical island of Tuckernuck. For more information about this private island, see the link below:
Location: Tuckernuck Island, Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, USA (Tuckernuck Island is a small island off of Nantucket)
Accommodations: Cottage, 1 Bedroom +Sleeping Loft + 1 Bath +outside shower + kitchenette & dining area + sitting area (Sleeps 6)
Non-smoking only, please.
Eat breakfast on the deck and watch the sunrise. Spend the day swimming, cycling, hiking or picnicking, or just sit back and enjoy the silence. This is one of the most beautiful places on earth. At the end of the day watch the sunset and listen to the tides turn and at night watch the shooting stars in a clear and beautiful sky. As a visitor here one can be inspired to be an artist, go to the surf to fish, play board games into the night.... etc.

To get to Tuckernuck from Nantucket, you can hire our caretaker to bring you over in his boat and ride up to the house with your belongings. The boat ride to Tuckernuck from Nantucket takes 20-40 minutes. The cottage on Tuckernuck is a 10-15 minute walk from where the caretaker lands his boat.

You should bring all food, paper goods, bedding, everything you need to eat, drink, sleep, bathe and be comfortable for your stay.

There are no stores, no services, no public support; there is some cell phone reception with your own personal cell phone.

The house is remote and situated on 10 acres of land and not even shouting distance to the next house. If you would like to be checked on throughout your vacation, perhaps you could arrange something with the caretaker.

The cottage is a post and beam structure. There is a fully equipped kitchen (gas refrigerator, gas stove, pots and pans etc.) An octagon-shaped table in the dining area seats six. A small sitting area/living room has a wood stove. Inside the cottage is a full bath with shower. A bedroom downstairs sleeps 2 in twin beds. Upstairs, an open loft with queen and double beds sleeps 4. There is an outside shower as well.


Keywords: 180 degree water views. Post and Beam structure with attached decks. Great vistas of nature surrounding. Views of Nantucket to the east. House runs on generator. Hot and cold water. Gas cooking. Gas fridge. Outdoor grill. Biking, Climbing, arrowhead hunting, fishing, hiking, picnicking, reading, games, painting, peace and quiet.


Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/06/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 800 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1


  • Sleeping Loft


  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Stove, refrigerator and hot water are on propane; a gas generator can be used for brief times during the day and night....moreless


  • Games:

    Small selection of board games, cards, and dominoes. Croquet, horse shoes and bocce ball for out door fun....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


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from 12 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 27 - Jun 23, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Not included


$400 + signed lease required to hold reservation. Weekly rental is from Saturday to Saturday.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/06/2017
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1983

About the owner: We have a love for the outdoors and adventure. We treasure this unique spot of heaven on earth. Every time we go to the cottage on Tuckernuck Island we really deeply feel as though we have been somewhere special.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Secluded and natural environment. Peace and relaxation. Rejuvination. Excercise. Creative awareness. Manuscript writing. Bird watching. Simplicity. Quiet. A place for young and old to explore and appreciate the beauty of nature.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/06/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • A foggy view of the house on the moor.

    A foggy view of the house on the moor.

  • Stairway to loft

    Stairway to loft

  • A lovely dinner setting for a special gathering of friends

    A lovely dinner setting for a special gathering of friends

  • Sitting area

    Sitting area

  • Downstairs bedroom

    Downstairs bedroom

  • Area between two loft sleeping alcoves

    Area between two loft sleeping alcoves

  • Swan at North Pond

    Swan at North Pond

  • Galley kitchen

    Galley kitchen

  • Dining al fresco

    Dining al fresco

  • View from sitting area to dining area

    View from sitting area to dining area

  • Loft sleeping alcove

    Loft sleeping alcove

  • Second loft sleeping alcove

    Second loft sleeping alcove

  • Loaded up for the week!

    Loaded up for the week!

VRBO #354625

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Monday, May 22, 2017

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