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Best of Beach in Madaket-Book for a Great Spot in Nantucket!

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Backyard view of Main House and Deck


Last updated: 05/29/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

A relaxing seaside vacation awaits you at Frankie Starlight, a cozy 3 bedroom cottage in Madaket!

Experience the best of the West end of Nantucket from this ideally located home. Beautiful Madaket beach is a 2 minute walk down the street, and an NRTA shuttle stop is around the corner. With serene water views over Hither Creek out to Nantucket Sound, this home rental is your perfect destination spring, summer, or fall! Away from at all, the boundless moonlit sky will amaze you at night.

Savor the famous Madaket sunset from an Adirondack chair on the back deck. At night, the calming sounds of waves crashing ashore will lull you to sleep. The kitchen opens into a cozy family room with a wood-burning fireplace, perfect for those cool Nantucket nights. There’s cable TV, DVD, and a stereo system for family enjoyment. The house has 2 spacious and sunny bedrooms featuring splendid water views. Attached to each bedroom is a private bath. There is a separate guest cottage with a Queen bed and private bathroom.

Additional amenities include wireless hi-speed internet, washer, dryer, parlor games, beach chairs. The backyard is equipped with four Adirondack chairs, a picnic table, and charcoal grill: perfect to enjoy a relaxed family dinner outside. A well-behaved pet is welcome, but no smoking, please, inside the house.

It's only a three minute walk to one of Nantucket's favorite restaruants, Madaket Millie's, offering ocean-view dining and serving some of the best food on the island. The take-out window is open late for Ice-cream and dinner, with outdoor dining. Right along side is the best little general store offering supplies, ice cream, wine and beer, ice and just about anything else you need to avoid a trip to the busy town.

Stop at the grocery store when you arrive, load up, and park your car in our driveway. Chances are you won't need to get in it until you leave!

Of all the locations on island, Madaket is known to have retained the old world feel perfect for a family that wants to relax, walk and ride bicycles to the country's best beaches and to simply be together.

Don't forget to take the beach cart, loaded with your picnic supplies and a bottle of wine, to the beach at the end of the day to watch the sunset into the water each night. The sky will be ablaze. You will see that other happy families arrive to do the same.

Quiet and simple, this cottage is a perfect home-base to explore the very best of one of the best Islands in the world.

Keywords: Beach House with Cottage!, Best island in the world, Best beach in Nantucket
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Member since: 2005

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/29/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Pets can play on the lawn. Nothing more please...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • King size beds (1) King Bed in Master Bedroom. Option of a King Bed in the Guest Room., Queen size Beds (1) Detached Cottage features Queen Bed., Twin or Single Beds (2) Guest Room has 2 Twin Beds that can also be converted to a King Bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    some board games...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo


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


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    Look out to Hither Creek and Nantucket Sound from every room!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Window Unit available for all bedrooms - but seaside breezes make it unnecessary!...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Stackable unit in Garage....moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Garage:

    with bicycles and beach stuff...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet:

    highest speed available...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:


  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    beach towels and house towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Stackable unit in Garage....moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Coffee Maker:

    keurig ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Electric 4 burner stove, 2 electric ovens, toaster, combination Melita coffee grinder/coffee maker, Cuisinart Food Processor....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Brand new in 2006....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    our beach bicycles - not for the serious biker. Bring your own if you intend to cross island etc. ...moreless

  • Boat:

    Potentially available...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Beautiful wood deck with outstanding water views over Hither Creek, Nantucket Sound, and Madaket's famous sunsets. Equipped with adirondack chairs and dining table. Comfortable seating for 6....moreless

  • Golf:

    not far from public course. Make reservations in advance for weekends...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas or coal fired. ...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear


from 15 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Memorial Day Weekend
May 26 - May 31, 2017
4 night min stay
Jun 1 - Jun 17, 2017
5 night min stay

Early Summer
Jun 18 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

Jul 1 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $125
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included


Refunds for Cancellation: Our policy is to be understanding that situations outside of our control influence our plans. Equity dictates that a full refund will be provided if we are able to rent the time period reserved. Our experience has been, providing that we have enough time to open the time reserved, the house will rent and a cancellation refund in full will be provided. The house is very much in demand and for the last 10 years we have not had a single cancellation that could not be filled and all monies have been returned.

Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/29/2017
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Nantucket offers one of the finest golfing, and sailing experiences in the world. The Grey lady also offers unparalleled nature walks and hikes through conservation areas with scenic views of moors and cranberry bogs. The island boasts preserved historic architecture seen nowhere else in the U.S. and a wonderful collection of gourmet restaurants and fine shops. And of course, the soft sand of some of the nicest beaches in the United States! Over 100 miles of pristine sandy beaches, nearly all of which are accessible to the public! Additionally on-island, there are miles of paved bike paths, tennis courts, multiple yoga studios, a fitness center, whale watching tours, and historic tours


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2005

Why Madaket, Nantucket, MA, USA:
We had two homes on the island, one on Cliff Road and this house. We held them both so we could decide which we loved the most. After a family vote, Madaket remained. The population of Nantucket soars in the summer, something like from an off-season count of 10,000 swelling to over 60,000 in the season. In town becomes a disney world experience compounded with traffic and day trippers and shoppers. It's fun to be part of that for a day or two, but its the beach experience and quite that we wanted.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our Madaket is the quintessential beach house close to both beach and bay, overlooking the gorgeous sunsets. We have a large family with little and big kids. We chose this house so that we would please every person in the house (not easy), and it does. The big kids head to the cottage and the little ones get the guest room across from the master bedroom in the main house. The guest room bed has two options: a california king or a twin bed set up. Kids that aren't old enough to drive can safely walk to the bus, which comes ever half hour, and ride to town for two bucks each way. They love the autonomy, and Nantucket is the safest inhabited island in America, probably in the world. The little kids love the yard and the deck, the kids beach, the ice cream and candy at what they call "down town" - the general store at Madaket Millie's. We all love the privacy of the location, the outdoor shower, the bikes, the beach cart and the sunsets. At night, the landscape transforms to a canopy of stars that fascinate the young and the old alike. We rest here and get closer to each other. And when we are close enough we can find places to be alone - a bike ride, a walk to the beach with the lab, or the front or back porch. It's not perfect, but the feeling we get while we are here is as good as it gets for us.

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Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/29/2017

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  • Backyard view of Main House and Deck

    Backyard view of Main House and Deck

  • View from side yard over Hither Creek out to Nantucket Sound

    View from side yard over Hither Creek out to Nantucket Sound

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • Open Kitchen Area

    Open Kitchen Area

  • Great backyard for relaxing and entertaining

    Great backyard for relaxing and entertaining

  • Beautiful Madaket home-front view

    Beautiful Madaket home-front view

  • Cozy Family Room

    Cozy Family Room

  • Detached Cottage Bedroom with Queen Bed

    Detached Cottage Bedroom with Queen Bed

  • 350 footsteps from your door - Madaket Beach!

    350 footsteps from your door - Madaket Beach!

  • Beautiful deck area

    Beautiful deck area

  • Beautiful rental home

    Beautiful rental home

VRBO #77256

This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Monday, May 29, 2017

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