Fully Equipped Home with Garden and Patio, Three Blocks from Center of Town.

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Last updated: 09/02/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This Quaker-style townhouse was built in 1797 in the Historic District of Nantucket Town and completely renovated in 2008. Two queen bedroom suites plus extra twin bedroom without bath, living, dining, den, modern kitchen with microwave, dishwasher, oven, disposal. Laundry room, wine cabinet, and extra den/TV room. Central air-conditioning and heating make this year-round home comfortable in all seasons. Garden and patio are ideal for outdoor dining from late Spring to early Fall. Fully equipped with WiFi/Internet, cable TV, four zones of AC and heating with controls on each level. Four non-working fireplaces. Fully equipped with all linens and towels. Laundry and dish-washing supplies provided. Ideal for two couples plus two children. Accommodates a maximum of four adults and two children.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Fireplace, closet, dresser, chair, ensuite bath, phone...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Fireplace, closet, dresser, chair, ensuite bath, phone...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    Two twin captain's beds, 2 closets, 2 dressers, TV, chair....moreless

  • Two queen bedroom suites separated by hallway with reading nook and linen trunk. Each queen suite has bedside tables, lamps, upholstered chair, and fireplace....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    First floor powder room off living area...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    sink, tiled floor and walls, linen trunk...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Double sink, tiled bath, steam shower, linen cabinet, hamper...moreless

  • Bathrooms in queen suites have tiled floors and walls, large mirrors, shelves for toiletries....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Taxi service is available to/from Airport and Ferry docks. Island-wide bus service operates from May through October....moreless


  • Books:

    Small library in living room. Nantucket Atheneum (three-block walk from house) is open six days each week with excellent selection of books, newspapers, and magazines....moreless

  • Television:

    Includes cable TV service with 20 channels including CNN, ESPN, TBS, A&E, AMC, and others....moreless


  • 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
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Village:

    Three blocks to Main Street in the Old Historic District of Nantucket Town. Walk to shops, restaurants, and museums....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Dining:

    Dining area with fireplace, dining table seats six, outdoor dining table and chairs....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central AC with separate zone for each floor...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Four non-working fireplaces...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heating with separate zone for each floor...moreless

  • Internet:

    WiFi ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    First floor living room plus lower level den/TV room....moreless

  • Parking:

    No off-street parking provided. Parking permit for on-street parking may be purchased from Police Department with copy of lease and automobile registration....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Four telephones with long-distance calling enabled....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Beach towels, beach chairs, and beach umbrella provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for 8...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Granite counters, disposal, SubZero refrigerator & freezer drawers, Miele dishwasher, Viking cooktop, oven and microwave....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Four additional drawers of refrigeration plus wine cabinet in basement...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

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

  • Boat:

    Sailing and fishing boat charters are available at the Town Pier and Straight Wharf....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Brick patio with seating for 8...moreless

  • Golf:

    Several golf clubs are on-island, two of which are open to the public....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

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

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Well-maintained garden with mature plantings...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Public school swimming pool open to the public year-round. Fees apply....moreless

  • Hot Tub:

    Spa tub in one queen quite. Steam shower in other queen suite....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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from 5 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season 2017
Jun 28 - Sep 6, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 09/02/2016
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3 Miles
Nearest Airport
Nantucket Airport with taxis available
0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Met on Main
0.25 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Steamship & HiLine Ferries, Nantucket Town
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Miacomet Golf Clourse
75 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak Stations in Boston & Providence
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Milestone Road
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
29 Fair Street
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Children's Beach

Car: Not Necessary

The old historic district of Nantucket includes many houses built before 1800. Our house was built in 1797. The Whaling Museum has shows several times each day. Whale Watch cruises available daily in good weather.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: John Merson and Carol Bunevich have been buying and restoring Nantucket homes since 1993. John is also a licensed real estate broker.

Why the Owner Chose Nantucket Town, Nantucket, MA, USA:
Austin House is an elegant, comfortable home in the Historic District of Nantucket, walking distance to the center of town. Two queen suites on the second floor and a twin bedroom on the third floor make this an ideal home for two couples or a small family. Rentals of one week or longer include daily cleaning, advance provisioning, and a catered dinner each week.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
In a neighborhood of historic homes, Austin House is three blocks' walk to the center of Nantucket Town, with its many shops, restaurants, and museums. Within a fifteen minute walk are dozens of historic homes and gardens, some of which are open to visitors.

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Speaks: english, french



  • Kitchen counter with backsplash

    Kitchen counter with backsplash

  • Tiled floor in first queen suite

    Tiled floor in first queen suite

  • Tiled steam shower in first queen suite

    Tiled steam shower in first queen suite

  • Home office in den

    Home office in den

  • Dining area with fireplace

    Dining area with fireplace

  • Garden with patio and exit to Orange Street

    Garden with patio and exit to Orange Street

  • Second queen suite

    Second queen suite

  • Twin bedroom on third floor

    Twin bedroom on third floor

  • Dishwasher, sink, cooktop and oven in kitchen -- microwave above.

    Dishwasher, sink, cooktop and oven in kitchen -- microwave above.

  • Sink, toilet and tub/shower in second queen suite

    Sink, toilet and tub/shower in second queen suite

  • Double sink in first queen suite

    Double sink in first queen suite

  • Sitting area in living room

    Sitting area in living room

  • Stairway to second floor

    Stairway to second floor

  • Kitchen with granite counters

    Kitchen with granite counters

  • Hallway on second floor

    Hallway on second floor

  • Queen suite

    Queen suite

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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Nantucket Town, Nantucket, MA, USA #499613

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