About the property
- Cottage2100 sqft
- Half Baths1
- Minimum Stay2 - 7 nights
4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 1 half bath, sleeps 9
PERFECT IN TOWN LOCATION! HIGH SPEED INTERNET, CENTRAL AIR. Perfect location on a quiet street just a short walk to the center of town. Totally renovated (Spring 2012) cottage, built in 1726 as the Jailor’s House for the original “Gaol”. Located on quiet Vestal Street, just a 12 minute walk to all downtown shops, ferry, Children’s Beach and over 40 restaurants. The bike path is only a block away. With the ideal location there really is no need for a car.
This 4 BR – 3 ½ BA – Has a fully appointed kitchen featuring stainless steel appliances – DW, microwave, refrigerator, range and granite counter top. The main gathering room is designed for your families comfort complete with all new furniture and 46 inch flat screen TV above the wood burning fireplace. Off the eating area you find a beautiful new patio so grab a book and sit back in the fresh air and relax in your private garden. Every bedroom in this cottage has new furnishings including a flat screen in each bedroom. New mattresses and bed linens insure you get a wonderful night’s sleep. The lower level has an additional family/game room boasting a 55 inch flat screen TV and WII. A brand new washer dryer is provided in case you need to do some unexpected laundry. There is also wireless high speed Internet available. This cottage has Central air - gas heat and have we mentioned everything is new! Every detail in this home has been selected to make your stay a special memory. If you enjoy the pleasures of today but want the flavor of history this home is for you!
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 25, 2018
About Teri Komiske
It's a family thing! The Komiske family began it's love affair with Nantucket over 50 years ago. We purchased the cottages when we lived in New York and thought we would be able to spend a lot of time on island. Life happens and we and our families have moved all over. We make our pilgrimage at least twice a year to Nantucket to build more family memories. It is the one place we all work (on the cottages), relax, eat great food and of course put our toes in the surf. Hope you are able to build some great memories. Teri
Teri Komiske purchased this Cottage in 2002
Why Teri Komiske chose Nantucket Town
We purchased this property because we love Nantucket! With it's perfect in town location we can walk to town and easily get to the beaches. It has become a family retreat and provided many wonderful memories for us and our grandchildren.
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Great house as advertised.
First rate place with all the amenities and a short walk to town. Landlords very accommodating especially when unexpectedly we had to stay an extra day. Would definitely stay again.
We want to go bACK!
My family rented and stayed in the Gaol Break home this July (2016) and had a magnificent stay. The home has such a cozy HOME feeling and does not feel at all like a rental property. Extremely spacious house and the open kitchen/floor plan was great for morning gatherings for breakfast before starting our days. A very short walk into town. We walked to Jettie's beach which is do-able if you do not have a lot of stuff. Love the history of the place and the accessibility to the bike path. Highly recommend this home and we are definitely going to be coming back to ACK next Summer!
Beautiful!!! This home has it all!
This home completely exceeded our expectations! Beautiful decor, spacious, clean, convenient location- it really had it all! It is clear that the owners take very good care of this property and really thought of every last detail. We immediately felt right at home. Thank you for such an amazing stay.
Memories Made Here
This is the perfect island location, it is close to both town and country lanes. Here you are right around the corner from historic sites--the old jail and Maria Mitchell's House (an early astronomer who discovered a comet). Just down the street is the town Civil War Monument. The house is perfect for families, girls or guys weekends. There are two independent levels, so the kids could be down stairs and adults above. Very well equipped kitchen, so cooking meals is easy and fun. Big dining table next to a wall of windows, perfect for family memories! It is a very easy house to immediately relax in and enjoy--lots of natural light, comfy seating, everything you need. It is also a restored 200 year old house and the owners have incorporated the original beams and doors into the design of the interior-beautiful. Being on Nantucket is like stepping back in time. Gaol Break is the perfect place to relax and enjoy this magical place.
The 4 beedroom, 3 1/2 bath home was perfect for four golfers on a long weekend. The home was beautifully appointed with upgrades and decorated with local memorabilia. Everything worked very well. The kitchen was complete. Plenty of everything. Logistics from the owner was perfect. Would definitely recommend to others. We plan to return next year.
Your quintessential Nantucket home and for that reason it was absolutely PERFECT.
I had the pleasure of staying at Gaol Break Cottage for a girls trip in Nantucket this past weekend. We loved so much of what this house had to offer: a quick to respond (and accommodating) owner, BEAUTIFUL decor, spacious layout, and quiet street with a close proximity to town. Everything we could need for cooking and relaxing were included, making it that much easier to relax and enjoy the Island. I am already trying to think of my next reason to return for a stay. This would be ideal for a girls getaway, couples trip, family vacation, plus so much more. Look no further than this home, you will not be disappointed!
Gaol Break Cottage is located in the historical district of Nantucket, in fact this cottage was built in 1729 and was the original jailers home. When staying here you are only a short walk to village center and 1/2 block to the bike path. The Children's Beach and ferry are only a 15 minute walk.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Property is available for 2 night stay from June 1 - June 29 and from Sept through Christmas Stroll. Season (June 30 - Sept. 15) a seven night stay is required. Changeover day is Saturday