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Fully equipped home with garden and patio, three blocks from center of town.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Two queen bedroom suites with garden & brick patio

This Quaker-style townhouse built 1797 in the Historic District of Nantucket Town, renovated in 2008. Two queen bedroom suites on second floor. Third floor has two twin beds. First floor living room, dining area, den, modern kitchen with microwave, dishwasher, oven, cooktop, and disposal. Lower level laundry room, wine cabinet, extra den and storage closets. Central air-conditioning and heating. Garden and patio are ideal for outdoor dining from late Spring to early Fall. Fully equipped with WiFi, cable TV, four zones of AC and heating with controls on each level. Four decorative, non-working fireplaces. Fully equipped with all linens and towels. Laundry and dish-washing supplies provided. Ideal for one or two couples plus two children. Accommodates a maximum of four adults and two children. Pets permitted for stays of one week or longer.


Owner
John Merson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2017

About John Merson

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

John Merson purchased this house in 2006

Why John Merson chose Nantucket Island

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 children's sleeping area on the third floor with two twin beds. 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.

What makes this house unique

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.

Amenities

Nantucket Town House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 28
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Trash must be sorted when placed in outside bins for pick-up.
  • Pets allowed with rentals of one week or longer
  • Bicycles must be kept in garden behind house.
Location Type:
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , First floor powder room off living area
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , sink, tiled floor and walls, linen trunk
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Double sink, tiled bath, steam shower, linen cabinet, hamper
  • Bathrooms in queen suites have tiled floors and walls, large mirrors, shelves for toiletries.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Fireplace, closet, dresser, chair, ensuite bath, phone
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Fireplace, closet, dresser, chair, ensuite bath, phone
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Two twin captain's beds, closet, 2 dressers, chair.
  • Two queen bedroom suites. Each queen suite has bedside tables, lamps, upholstered chair, fireplace and full bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • 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
Notes:
Uber and taxis are available to all island destinations. Island-wide bus service operates frommid- May through early October, stops at all island beaches and shopping destinations.

Reviews

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Fully equipped home with garden and patio, three blocks from center of town.
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
Menlo Park, CA
5

Great house close to town

  • 5 of 5

Great updated Nantucket house close to town. The owner was very helpful and communicative. We were a group of four adults and two children and the house was perfectly sized for us. We would happily stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boston area
5

Fresh restored accommodations in town.

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully renovated home in town. Very clean, bright with daily housekeeping. Modern bathrooms a real plus. Best for two adult couples planning on spending time exploring the town.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kansas City
5

Very clean and great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in Nantucket. This house was perfect and would rent this location again.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful! Clean! Great neighborhood very accessible

  • 5 of 5

We had the best time. Walked into town from the house, hung out on back patio, did laundry in house. Beds were incredibly comfortable and bathrooms were great!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Adorable house

  • 5 of 5

Close to everything

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!
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5

Meticulously kept in town location

  • 5 of 5

Very elegant and functional in town house, comfortable, well equipped and convenient.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Nantucket Airport with taxis available
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Met on Main
Nearest Ferry
0.25 Miles
Ferries from Hyannis & New Bedford
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Miacomet Golf Clourse
Nearest Train
75 Miles
Amtrak Stations in Boston & Providence
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Milestone Road
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
29 Fair Street
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
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.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $750

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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