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NANTUCKET ISLAND, CONVERTED HISTORIC FIREHOUSE, DOWNTOWN

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Advertiser since: 2010
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Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Advertiser since: 2010
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Calendar last updated:
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NANTUCKET ISLAND, CONVERTED HISTORIC FIREHOUSE, DOWNTOWN

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Nantucket Town Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

''Charming.'' ''What a delight!'' ''A complete relief after some others.'' ''Great taste!'' ''The best kept secret on island.'' Not even the locals know that this building used to be a firehouse and has a designer-decorated, quiet, residential 2 floor condo right in the middle of great restaurants, shopping and museums. Instead of a fire pole, you now have an atrium with light flooding through both floors, antiques and Audubon prints, a library with high-speed internet, open spaces for cooking, playing with kids, entertaining or reading a book.

The unit is centrally air conditioned with a commercial gas stove in the kitchen made for fabulous feasts. Showers are newly tiled with tumbled marble and all is meticulously maintained. At the top of the entrance staircase, you'll see the first floor of the two floor unit. The open kitchen and dining room are in front of you, the library on your left, and the living room straight ahead. The guest room and a full bath are to the right of the dining room. The entire second floor of the unit (top floor of the building) is the master bedroom and bathroom suite. Spacious closets and terry bath robes await you.

You can pretend that you're at work from your hi-speed computer and wi-fi office in the morning, then walk to the beaches and go across the street for a wonderful meal at a gourmet restaurant in the late afternoon. Come relax and refresh at ''Firehouse.''

Keywords: sun filled, converted historic firehouse, antiques, designer decorated, air conditioned, AC, convenient, sleeps 4, walk to beaches, restaurants, shopping, master suite, gourmet kitchen, hi speed internet, beautiful

More Details
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Advertiser since: 2010
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 28, 2014

About The Owner

I love Nantucket! Where else in the world can you find an amazing combination of beaches, history, great restaurants, sailing, fishing, museums and fun? I first fell in love with the island on a Fourth of July when we were the ONLY people on a perfect beach that we found by wandering down a sandy lane. My place is in downtown, so you don't even need a car. Cross the street for world class food, a glass of wine, or the world's best hamburger. Down the street is the Whaling Museum, shops, docks with boats you can wander by while eating a Juice Bar ice cream cone, and beaches. I love the sun in 'Firehouse,' poring down the atrium where the fire pole used to be. The master suite on the top floor is decadent with a fluffy comforter on the king bed, a sitting area, a newly marbled bath, and generous storage space. The twin bedroom on the main floor is perfect for another couple or for kids. Last weekend, we biked out to an old fishing village ('Sconset, circa 1674), then walked down an oyster shell path next to the Atlantic Ocean admiring the roses, the old cottages, the view, and inhaling the fresh, salt air. What a beautiful day and island. Come visit!

The Owner purchased this condo in 2004

Why The Owner chose Nantucket Town

The description above explains why I love Nantucket and why I particularly enjoy being downtown. It's so convenient to everything! I also love that no one else on the island even knows that this building used to be a firehouse, so it's a secret delight for the occupants.

What makes this condo unique

There are only 3 condos in this property: two are retail on the first floor, and mine is the only residential unit. That means that the clothing stores close at 5:00pm, are quiet neighbors, and that you'll have the whole building to yourself with great privacy. It's a relaxing place with lots of choices.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

5
based on 3 traveler reviews

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Nantucket Island, Converted Historic Firehouse, Downtown
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
business
Nantucket Island, Converted Historic Firehouse, Downtown
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p305480vb
-(617) 319-4241 (Massachusetts, USA)
Nantucket Town Nantucket
5

Wonderful experience

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at the "Firehouse" this fall, and found it to be a fantastic property and the perfect location for exploring Nantucket Town. The apartment is well-appointed, with comfortable beds and lots of space. It is an easy walk from the ferry, and central to everything but still somewhat "tucked away". There was plenty of space for a family of four, and we look forward to returning soon.
  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Deb,
So glad that you enjoyed Firehouse! Thanks for the review. I love how people are surprised about the space in the place when they get to the top of the stairs. Will have some new furnishings next season, so come visit again.
business
Nantucket Island, Converted Historic Firehouse, Downtown
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p305480vb
-(617) 319-4241 (Massachusetts, USA)
Nantucket Town Nantucket
New Jersey
5

Excellent!!

  • 5 of 5
We truly enjoyed our stay at the "Firehouse!" The location was perfect + property was nice + clean + beautifully decorated. We had a wonderful time exploring the island of Nantucket + look forward to visiting again next year. Many thanks!
  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Nantucket Island, Converted Historic Firehouse, Downtown
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p305480vb
-(617) 319-4241 (Massachusetts, USA)
Nantucket Town Nantucket
Durham, NC
5

OUTSTANDING PROPERTY..GREAT LOCATION..QUALITY INTERIOR FINISHES

  • 5 of 5
We enjoyed out 10 days here...but wish it came with a dedicated parking space (you're on your own to find street parking, which can be a challenge)
  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway

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Rates & Availability

From $3,300 Per week

Nantucket Town Condo Rental Rates

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Amenities

Nantucket Town Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Converted historic firehouse, walking distance to beaches, Whaling Museum, restaurants, stores, historic buildings, biking, fishing, boating, great ice cream

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