10/12-14 SWEET, PRIVATE DOG-FRIENDLY COTTAGE WITH HUGE DECK

Lauren Klein

Speaks english, ACCEPTS CREDIT CARDS.
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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10/12-14 SWEET, PRIVATE DOG-FRIENDLY COTTAGE WITH HUGE DECK

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1 queen, 1 futon sofa (double bed). 1 full bath. Sleeps 2-4.

Don't miss our VIDEO TOUR (See link below, or copy and paste this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XgqxL1mtn4

'Lesser Light' is a charming cottage surrounded by brush & flower gardens, w/ cathedral ceilings, a fully-equiped kitchen, W/D & large, private deck with patio furniture, outdoor shower & gas grill. One queen BR, a separate sleeping area (behind pocket doors) off main living area w/ futon (double pullout bed), & futon chair (twin) in LR. Full bathroom w/ tub/shower. Will comfortably sleep up to two couples, but is even more perfect for a couple alone or w/ 1-2 small children. Good dogs allowed w/owner approval (extra fee). 'Lesser Light' is an idyllic getaway w/ easy access to all the attractions of the Island by car, bike, or shuttle bus (bike path and bus stop are 1 block away). 'Lesser Light' can be rented separately or together with our 5BR house 'Incandescence,' listing # 299894. Both are set on the same 3 acre property but are privately sited over 300' away from each other, separated by a meandering stone path & screened by thick brush.

$125 cleaning fee for stays shorter than 7 nights; otherwise cleaning is included in rental rate.

$500 security deposit for all stays (refundable).

Dog fee varies depending on size and type.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Lauren Klein (Owner)
Advertiser since 2010
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About Lauren Klein

We welcome you to 'Lesser Light,' a lovely cottage that makes a perfect get-away destination. A builder on the island for close to 20 years, Ron built this cottage for himself. The love he put into it shows in all the details.

Why Lauren Klein chose Tom Nevers

Ron chose this property because it is a lush, beautiful, 3 acre parcel, affording privacy and at the same time easy access to everything Nantucket has to offer.

What makes this cottage unique

When venturing out, I love to spend an afternoon in 'Sconset, which is less than five minutes away. There, you can park your chair on the beach, catch some rays, read a good book, and when you get hungry, leave everything there and walk up the stairs from the beach right into the middle of the quaintest, most charming village. There's a general store with all kinds of good things, including the most delicious coconut and ginger ice creams! Then take a stroll around and look at some of the rose-covered cottages -- all framed by the sparkling blue sea.

'Sconset offers five restaurants (besides the general store): a cute sandwich shop (Claudette's); the beach-side bistro at the Summer House; the upstairs bar and restaurant at the Summer House; The Sconset Cafe, which has a really nice breakfast, offers lunch and a BYOB dinner (the liquor/wine shop is adjacent to it); and The Chanticleer which offers an upscale dinning room and a more casual bar dining area (lunch in season).

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Lesser Light" was a fantastic place to stay! It had all the amenities you could want and a beautiful deck outside, perfect for grilling and enjoying the summer evenings. Ron and Lauren made themselves totally available. I plan on staying there again. It was nice and private as well. The perfect cottage for our Nantucket stay. I highly recommend it!
Aug 2012
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Reviews

4.9
based on 13 traveler reviews

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10/12-14 Sweet, Private Dog-Friendly Cottage with Huge Deck
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A Remarkable Experience on Nantucket

  • 5 of 5
Having visited Nantucket by boat many times, I was not familiar with all of the joys the island had to offer away from the harbor. Lesser Light was the perfect home from which to explore the Serengeti, the miles of bike paths and the solitude of a nearly-deserted Tom Nevers beach. The nearby shuttle stop was convenient for provisioning and shopping trips to town.

The cottage is immaculately maintained and well-appointed with an array of upscale amenities. The huge deck and outdoor shower are a delight after a bike-ride to the beach or just soaking up the sun on a quiet afternoon.

The owners are attentive and gracious, providing prompt assistance and guidance for even the smallest of issues. The only difficult part of the stay was having to pack and leave what we now consider our Nantucket home. We are looking forward to experiencing the cottage in the off-season this year and for years to come.
  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have had many guests stay in 'Lesser Light' over the years and, we are pleased to say, so many of them have been happy there. But, without question, you are the very first guests to ever express your pleasure to us in a Nantucket Limerick. (Sadly, it doesn't seem appropriate to post here.)

We thank you for your kind words, for your weird rhymes - but mostly we are just pleased that you were able to have such a relaxing and delightful week. There's a reason why so many Islanders say September is their favorite month of the year!
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This cottage is delightful.

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I brought our dogs and all of us had an amazing stay in this sweet and well designed cottage. The cottage is convenient to the Moors which is our favorite place for long hikes with the dogs. Tom Nevers Beach is also close by. We enjoyed sitting on the private deck, watching the birds come to the birdbath and feeder, cooking simple meals on the grill, watching a meteor shower, and relaxing under the large umbrella. The property is clean and well-maintained, Ron and Lauren could not have been more helpful, and I would highly recommend this place to a friend fortunate enough to be able to travel to the magical island of Nantucket. I only hope I am able to return someday.
  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! And thanks, too, for your note to Ron. We loved hearing that you enjoyed the landscaping and flower gardens. We enjoyed welcoming you back for your second visit and look forward to your third! Hopefully, you'll be able to come for even longer next time.
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Wonderful Nantucket Getaway!!

  • 5 of 5
My boyfriend and I (and our dog, Tyson) needed to get away from the hustle and bustle of home and we could not have picked a better place to stay! I have absolutely no complaints about this listing. It was clean and stocked with everything you would need. We got groceries the first night and spent most of our time relaxing and grilling on the deck. We are not really the type to bird-watch, but we found ourselves so interested in all of the birds that stopped by! They were beautiful and definitely not the kind you would ever see in a city-setting. It was a very cool addition to our trip. The location is great because it is just a short drive into town but also just far enough away to get some private time in the Tom Nevers area (I would recommend a car unless you are an avid bike rider... we rented one for cheap from Nantucket Island Rent-A-Car because we wanted to explore the rest of the island). We took Tyson to the beach nearby which he LOVED. Lauren and Ron were amazing in all aspects of the rental process. They were easy to reach for any questions or concerns and Lauren provided me with a ton of helpful information about the island and our stay at the cottage. I HIGHLY recommend this listing to any couple looking for some R & R. Would definitely stay here again!!
  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you enjoyed your stay -- including the visiting birds at the feeder! You were terrific guests. We look forward to your return!
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Quaint, quiet cottage!

  • 5 of 5
Myself, my husband, our 7 month old daughter and our dog truly enjoyed our stay at the Lesser Light. Our trip was kicked off with a warm welcome from Lauren and Ron, who also periodically checked in to make sure we had everything we needed. The cottage was clean, comfy and cozy. And its location was very convenient - a few minutes outside of town, right next to a wonderful bike/walk path, and just up the road from Tom Nevers Beach which had spectacular views. I only wish we could have stayed longer!
  • Submitted: May 21, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind remarks. We are so glad you had a good time and that our cottage provided the locale for your anniversary celebration! Hope to have you come stay again.
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Relaxing retreat

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at the cottage with our lab the last week of August 2013. We enjoyed being in a very private residential setting and staying just outside of town. We went to the beach and did the nearby trails/land banks during the day with our dog. 'Sconset was the best! At night it was an easy drive to and from town for dinner or just drinks if we cooked in. The cottage was clean, homey, and very relaxing. Ron and Lauren were wonderful to work with and we will definitely be contacting them in the future for other vacations!
  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
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Sweet cottage

  • 5 of 5
This is a very sweet cottage that was perfect for a small family with younger kids or a romantic get away for one couple. We had the children sleep on a futon in the common room that can be separated with a pocket door. There is a small tv in the separate bedroom. Lots of privacy. The location was terrific with quick access to the bike trail. Tom nevers is located in the middle of the island so we were able to run to sconset and bike to town. This was our first trip to Nantucket and we look forward to going again. Lauren and Ron were wonderful hosts and very helpful!!! Would rent from them again.
  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love that you kept saying "perfect, perfect," about the cottage. It was a pleasure having you and we hope to see you back again!
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
3.5 Miles
Nantucket Memoral
Nearest Barpub
2.8 Miles
The Summer House
Nearest Ferry
4.5 Miles
Hyline or Steamship
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nantucket Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
2.7 Miles
Chanticleer
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Tom Nevers
Car: recommended

*** Located in Tom Nevers East, minutes from the Ocean, the bike path into town, and a WAVE (shuttle bus) stop, and a five minute drive into Siasconset ('Sconset), this adorable cottage allows easy access to all the pleasures of Nantucket summers even while sitting serenely, surrounded by gardens, up a long, private driveway. Pull up a chaise lounge on the large wood deck, grill the day’s catch on the gas grill, take a nap in the hammock, watch the incredible night sky just outside your door - without the lights of town interfering - and delight in the best of Nantucket!

In nearby 'Sconset, there are five restaurants: a cute sandwich shop (Claudette's); the beach-side bistro at the Summer House; the upstairs bar and restaurant at the Summer House; The Sconset Cafe, which has a really nice breakfast, offers lunch and a BYOB dinner (the liquor/wine shop is adjacent to it); and The Chanticleer which offers an upscale dinning room and a more casual bar dining area (lunch in season).

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Availability & Rates

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Tom Nevers Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
FALL
Sep 12 2014 - Oct 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,650
 
 
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
May 21 2015 - May 25 2015
3 night minimum stay
$400
$2,000
 
 
SPRING
May 26 2015 - Jun 19 2015
3 night minimum stay
$300
$2,000
 
 
EARLY SUMMER
Jun 20 2015 - Jul 3 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,300
 
 
JULY 4th WEEK
Jul 4 2015 - Jul 10 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,400
 
 
SUMMER
Jul 11 2015 - Sep 5 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,600
 
 
FALL 2015
Sep 13 2015 - Oct 18 2015
3 night minimum stay
$300
$2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Optional Pet Fee $100
Notes 'Lesser Light' is available only by the week from June 20 through Labor Day. In the Spring and Fall, 'Lesser Light' is available for shorter stays, including for the Daffodil, Book, Wine and Film Festivals, Spring and Fall Restaurant Weeks, and the Cranberry Harvest.' 'Lesser Light' is available as a winter rental from mid-October to mid-May.
***50% deposit holds your reservation; final payment & refundable $500 Security Deposit due 60 days before arrival date.
Check-in Saturday after 4:00pm; Check-out Saturday by 10:00am.
** Rentals of less than 1 week will be charged a cleaning fee of $100**
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Amenities

Amenities

Tom Nevers Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 2 - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 child bed , 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 7 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • disco club
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • water sports
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
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