CLASSIC NANTUCKET BEACH COTTAGE: LATE SEPT, EARLY OCT. STILL AVAILABLE

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Sleeps13
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
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CLASSIC NANTUCKET BEACH COTTAGE: LATE SEPT, EARLY OCT. STILL AVAILABLE

Madaket Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 11-13)

Enjoy spectacular sunsets over Eel Point, Tuckernuck, and Muskeget Islands!

Still Waters is a traditional Nantucket beach cottage, with a ~100 foot private beach on Madaket Harbor and an unobstructed view of the village of Madaket, Smith Point, Madaket Harbor, Eel Point, and Tuckernuck Island. On a clear day, you can even see Muskeget Island from the porch off the large attic.

Our cottage is very private and quiet - tucked in a grove of tall pines, bordering on about 15 acres of conservation land to the south, and with 123 acres of conservation land (Eel Point) just about 1/4 mile up the beach to the north. Eel Point is a refuge to American oyster catchers, piping plovers, and countless herons, egrets, sandpipers, terns, and seagulls.

After a day of swimming, biking, or hiking, watch the sun set from the porch or the balcony off the attic, and curl up by the fireplace with a good book, or play one of our many 'vintage' board games with your loved ones. You can also check your email (Wi-fi access to Internet), watch a DVD or your favorite program on TV.

And at bedtime, you can fall asleep, lulled by the gentle sound of the surf on Madaket beach about 2 miles away. You can sleep downstairs in a queen bed or one of four twin beds, or climb the steps to the attic with a double bed, 3 more twin beds, and a crib (if you are very small).

Keywords: cottage, waterfront, private, quiet, pet-friendly, sunset view, saltwater beach, abutting conservation land

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Guestbook comments from the manager
We loved your place so much, really what a Nantucket get away is supposed to be - hard to find now.
Sep 2011
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I am a teacher at Middlesex Community College, and grew up coming to our beloved Still Waters cottage in the summer with my parents, brothers, grandparents, cousins, and assorted family dogs. Now my husband and I come each year in early June with to open up the cottage, and enjoy the early season roses and the peace and quiet.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 1947

Our cottage was bought in 1947 by my grandparents who had been renting on Cuttyhunk Island and then Nantucket in the 1930's and early 40's. When they saw our cottage, they fell in love with it instantly, managed to scrape the money together to buy it, and named it 'Still Waters'. Now the property is owned and much loved by their grandchildren as a family partnership, so it has been in same family for almost 70 years.

Each morning we walk up the beach to fish, collect new shells washed up by the night tide, and watch the birds on the Eel Point conservation land, which seems to get more beautiful each year. Our dog Jessie loves to join the seagulls for a swim.

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights
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Reviews

Reviews

Classic Nantucket Beach Cottage: Late Sept, Early Oct. still available
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
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Classic Nantucket Beach Cottage: Late Sept, Early Oct. still available
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p364717vb
781-861-7199
Madaket Nantucket
Bridgewater Corners, Vermont
5

Perfect spot

  • 5 of 5
Our time at Still Waters was absolutely perfect, from eating breakfast while gazing out at the water to watching the incredible sunsets from the roof. It was just perfect, thank you for sharing your home!
  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, Nancy!
Even though we have been visiting Still Waters all our lives, we feel exactly the same way, and share your love of those sunsets!

Map

Map

On the back porch is an outdoor hot water shower (not screened, but good for a family).

Just off the back porch is an absolutely wonderful rope hammock.

Fishing: surf casting (in the harbor and off of the surf beaches) and fly fishing off of Eel Point;

Bird watching: ospreys, American oyster catchers, snowy egrets, etc.;

Spectacular sunset viewing

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Madaket Cottage Rental Rates

Notes

  • $3100/wk, until 9/2; $2400/wk until 9/30
  • US Dollars,
  • July 8 - Sept. 2: $3100/week, $3000/week for multiple weeks; Minimum stay: 1 week
  • Sept 2 - Sept. 30: $2400/week, $2300/week for multiple weeks, or $450/day
  • Sept. 30 - Oct. 14: $2300/week, $2200/week for multiple weeks, or $400/day

Amenities

Amenities

Madaket Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Telephone
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1) This bed is in the attic., Twin or Single Beds (8) 2 in bedroom downstairs 2 on sun porch downstairs 3 in attic 1 cot in the attic , Baby Cribs (1) Fold-up crib in attic
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • snorkeling/diving
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • golf
  • cycling
  • surfing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • parasailing
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • jet skiing

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