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Overlooks Atlantic Ocean in Siasconset Village on East End of Nantucket Island

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Ocean side of the house and patio facing the Great Room.


Last updated: 05/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

4 Bedroom, 3 1/2 Bath International Style Home with sunken patio, large yard

Nantucket's only Mid-Century Modern residence. Built in 1939, completely renovated in 2011. Sleeps 8 in three queen bedrooms and one twin bedroom, three and one half baths, Great Room with fully-equipped kitchen, dining table seats eight, living area and den. Central air-conditioning and heating for great vacations in all seasons. Sunken bluestone patio with outdoor furniture and gas grill. Surrounded by privet hedge. Carport plus off-street parking for two cars.

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Member since: 2013

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/26/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome:

    One bedroom has two twin beds; the other three bedrooms have queen beds....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Dogs okay. Cats not permitted, due to allergies....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    There is a queen bedroom with full bath on the first floor (one step up to enter)....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Twin Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

    Closet with clothing shelves...moreless

  • Queen Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Closet with clothing shelves...moreless

  • Queen Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Double closet plus dresser with five drawers...moreless

  • Master Suite: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Ensuite bath, sitting room, three closets, & dresser...moreless

  • 4 bedrooms: 3 queen bedrooms and one bedroom with two twin beds.

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Hall Bath: toilet


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, tub

    Includes hand shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • Master Bath: toilet, shower


  • 3 full bathrooms and one half bath. One bath with tub and shower, two baths with shower. Additional outdoor shower....moreless


  • Books:

    Collection of Nantucket, Sconset and other photography books, novels, and non-fiction books...moreless

  • Games:

    Chess, checkers, backgammon, and puzzles...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Comcast cable TV...moreless

  • Television:

    40' LED TV with 20 channels including CNN, ESPN, Disney, AMC, A&E, TBS, and others....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Views of Sconset Beach...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Overlooks ocean. Access to Siasconset Beach is in the village, one mile from the house....moreless

  • Downtown:

    Nantucket Town is filled with shops, museums, and restaurants....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Spectacular sunrises and sunsets...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Overlooks Atlantic Ocean...moreless

  • Resort:

    White Elephant Resort is on the edge of Nantucket Town overlooking the harbor....moreless

  • Rural:

    Half of Nantucket Island consists of conservation land that is open for hiking and off-road biking....moreless

  • Village:

    1 mile walk to village center (Siasconset)...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Atlantic Ocean views...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Also includes outdoor dining table and eight chairs...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air-conditioning with four zones....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Two non-working fireplaces...moreless

  • Garage:


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heating with four zones....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Extra set of linens is placed in each bedroom....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Seating for eight in upper living room plus seating for eight in lower level den....moreless


  • Kitchen:

    Granite counters, modern appliances, fully equipped for gourmet cooking, gas cooktop, convection and microwave ovens, dishwasher, deep sink....moreless

  • Microwave:

    GE Profile...moreless

  • Oven:

    GE Profile...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    House is supplied with all cooking equipment....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Liebherr refrigerator with two freezer drawers...moreless

  • Stove:

    GE Profile gas cooktop, electric oven, and microwave....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    Local bike rental shop will deliver bikes to house and pick them up at the end of your stay....moreless

  • Boat:

    Sailing, fishing, and whale-watching boats are available at the Nantucket Boat Basin....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Dining table with seating for ten plus lounge chairs...moreless

  • Golf:

    Nantucket Island has four golf courses, two of which are open to the public....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayaks may be rented at Jetties Beach and the Town Pier....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Bluestone patio with table and chairs for ten people plus casual chairs....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill on bluestone patio with outdoor dining table and chairs....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis courts in Siasconset Village and Nantucket Town....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    High school swimming pool is available for public use throughout the year....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


from 2 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Season 2017
Jun 28 - Aug 14, 2017
2 night min stay
Late Season
Aug 15 - Sep 6, 2017
2 night min stay
Early Fall
Sep 7 - Oct 31, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included


Rates include ten hours of cleaning at the end of your stay.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/26/2017
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5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Nantucket Airport with taxis available
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Summer House, Chanticleer
8 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Steamship & HiLine Ferries, Nantucket Town
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Sankaty Head Golf Club, Nantucket Golf Club
75 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak Stations in Boston & Providence
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Milestone Road
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Sconset Cafe, Summer House, Chanticleer
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Sconset Beach

Car: Not Necessary

House is 50 yards from bicycle path that makes a fifteen-mile loop around conservation land. Also half mile from entrance to conservation land and cranberry bogs with more than 100 miles of hiking trails. Village market and from May to September.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: John Merson has been renovating and renting vacation homes on Nantucket Island since 1993. He is also a licensed real estate broker.

Why the Owner Chose Siasconset, Nantucket, MA, USA:
After purchasing this home in 2004, we moved it 100 feet back from the ocean and completed a thorough renovation of the interior and exterior.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This International-style or mid-century modern home is designed around a great room with living, dining, and kitchen areas. Home layout promotes maximum interaction of family members and guests. Light comes to all levels through automatic skylights and awning windows.

Contact us

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/26/2017

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  • Ocean side of the house and patio facing the Great Room.

    Ocean side of the house and patio facing the Great Room.

  • Carport on left side of house

    Carport on left side of house

  • Sitting area in Great Room

    Sitting area in Great Room

  • Lower den

    Lower den

  • Sitting area in master suite

    Sitting area in master suite

  • Master suite

    Master suite

  • Porch on east side of house

    Porch on east side of house

  • Queen bedroom

    Queen bedroom

  • Third queen bedroom

    Third queen bedroom

  • Twin bedroom

    Twin bedroom

  • House from Baxter Road

    House from Baxter Road

  • Sitting area in Great Room

    Sitting area in Great Room

  • Sitting area in lower den

    Sitting area in lower den

  • Lower den

    Lower den

  • Shower in master bath

    Shower in master bath

  • Master suite

    Master suite

  • Facing Atlantic Ocean

    Facing Atlantic Ocean

  • Queen bedroom

    Queen bedroom

  • Third queen bedroom

    Third queen bedroom

  • Twin Bedroom

    Twin Bedroom

VRBO #499442

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Friday, May 26, 2017

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