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It's All Right Here - Ocean Views, Madaket Sunsets, Family Fun - Pondering

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 3.5 Bathroom, Sleeps 10

Pondering has been in our family for over 25 years, and is a recently renovated, comfortable, well appointed home for a fabulous family vacation. The outside deck has views of the ocean by day and sunsets by evening. Ideal for BBQ dinners and clam bakes. The front porch is perfect for relaxing and having your morning coffee. Walk to the beach and Millie's restaurant. Canoe down Long Pond, or take the bikes out for a ride. Incredible walking and running trails and wide open spaces right out the front door. The house is a short walk to the Madaket bus stop which runs to town every half hour in peak season.

The first floor includes the master bedroom with a king size bed and ensuite, a guest bedroom with a queen size bed and ensuite, the kitchen, living room and outside deck with ocean and pond views.

Downstairs has two more bedrooms, one is a bunk room with two sets of bunks off the family/TV room, and the other has two twin beds. A full bathroom is also downstairs.

The house comes with all the amenities including an outdoor shower, washer, dryer, dishwasher, Wifi access, bikes, beach gear including beach chairs, umbrellas, sand toys and canoe. All linens for beds, bath and beach are included. The kitchen is fully equipped for cooking and also includes a blender for morning smoothies and lobster pot. The property is fully landscaped and has a large lawn for friendly family games of football and croquet.

The house is sun filled perfect easy beach living.

More Details

Property Manager
Tricia Hartner
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 29, 2018


Madaket House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , off master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Off guest room bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , off front hallway for upstairs access
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , for downstairs bunk and bedroom use
    Bathroom 5 - outdoor shower , just outdoor shower
  • All bathrooms were recently renovated, they have heated floors are in great working order and have strong water pressure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , TV, desk, wifi, ensuite, ceiling fan, french doors to deck
    Bunk Room - 2 bunk bed , Ceiling fan, closet storage, wifi access
    Guest Bedroom - 1 queen , Ceiling fan, ensuite, wifi access
    Back Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , ceiling fan, wifi access, closet storage
  • All bedrooms have closet storage, ceiling fans, wifi access, privacy shades/shutters. Linens, extra blankets and pillows
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 7 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
For rentals more than a week we strongly advise cleaning midway through your stay, but we can arrange cleaning at any time during your stay for an additional fee. Advance notice is required.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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It's All Right Here - Ocean Views, Madaket Sunsets, Family Fun - Pondering
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews

Beautiful house and yard

  • 5 of 5

This was the best rental we have had on Nantucket and we have been going for 20 years. All the rooms are beautifully decorated, the kitchen well appointed and stocked with spices, condiments and most items that you need to cook meals. The gas grill worked well and the outdoor furniture was very comfortable and chic. We loved the yard and my kids used the croquet and other outdoor games. There were at least 10 bikes that were in good condition with helmets and we rode them to the beach, Millie's and around on the sandy trails. Lots of extras like fishing poles, coolers, umbrellas, beach chairs and towels. Excellent rental. We will be back!!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Welcoming and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Our experience with this property was good. The home is updated, deceptively spacious and comfortable. There are two bedrooms with their own bathroom on the first floor, entry level with a loft bedroom overlooking the first floor living room. One bedroom is obviously the master with its bigger bathroom and slider door entrance to the spacious back deck. However, I opted for the bedroom across the hall. It, too, had its own smaller bathroom...not a double sink..but with a nice shower. The most attractive feature of the second bedroom was its unique feature of windows on three sides. Nice to have the cross ventilation. There are two bedrooms, one bathroom with a spacious den and laundry room in the walkout basement. The home is so tastefully furnished you find yourself going to the extra effort to keep the home as pristine as you found it. You can hear the surf from the deck that surrounds three sides of the home. The beach is within walking distance. This home is the owner's second home and reflects their thoughtfulness towards their guests with plentiful towels, bicycles, and beach chairs. I posted pictures on my fb page and had two friends express interest in the property for their family vacation. Would definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome house - -super comfortable

  • 5 of 5

This house is fantastic - beautiful views, sun filled rooms, well appointed, quiet, comfortable, stocked. The owners are fantastic - super accommodating and very friendly. While we have never met them we felt like their guests. I highly recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rancho Santa Fe, Ca

Beautiful Nantucket Home

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful, clean,well kept property. Very nicely furnished and comfortable. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beaufort, SC

Feels like home!!!

  • 5 of 5

This place is GREAT!!! I have been here several times and its always a great time/location. The house is well decorated and works well for kids of all ages & you are walking distance to the beach. ACK is a beautiful location and Madaket is a great side of the island. Bike/Swimming/Tennis and more. Plus there is local bus access to town for the teenagers, fun for all.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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darien, CT

Wonderful Family Vacation

  • 4 of 5

The beautifully furnished and decorated house had everything we needed to feel at home. Sitting on the deck with our morning coffee, to having cocktails watching the sunset over Madaket. It doesn’t get any better! The house has everything you need and then some. From linens and beach towels to lots of chairs, boogie boards and bikes to use for the beach and beach toys for the little ones. To a well appointed kitchen to enjoy a family dinner. All you need to do is show up and enjoy your vacation.

Our entire family of 6 had a wonderful time! Can’t wait to come back again next year

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Nantucket Airport (ACK)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Madaket Millie's
Nearest Ferry
6 Miles
Hyline and Steamship Authority
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Miacomet Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.8 Miles
Madaket Millie's
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Tristram's Beach (5 minute walk)
Car: recommended

Excellent running and biking trails just steps away from the house. Watch the turtles from the bridge and backyard dock. Uncrowded beaches at Sheeps Pond.




Additional information about rental rates

basic cleaning fee $200
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 5.7%

Cleaning fees are based on two people cleaning for 2 1/2 hrs

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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