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Sept/Oct Special! $3,500 per week

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8 comfortably)

Rustic 'upside down' four bedroom home with spectacular views of the ocean and surrounding moors. Three bedrooms on the first floor and one upstairs bedroom can sleep 8 comfortably, but there is bed space for 10. Upstairs living and dining room offers 180 degree view of ocean. Second floor wrap-around deck is ideal for sunbathing and sunset cocktail hours. Cathedral pine wood ceiling in upstairs living area combines with picture windows on three sides to create an open, warm and often sun drenched space to eat, play and relax.

Keywords: beach house, ocean front, nantucket beach home

More Details

Dan Wofford
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
September 28, 2017

About Dan Wofford

I am a lawyer from the Philadelphia region. My wife and I, along with our two teen age sons, have been coming to Nantucket for many years. This house is owned in trust by brother, sister and me. I manage the house on behalf of the family. We generally use it ourselves in August and rent in June, July and September. We love the house and its special place amidst the moors on a bluff overlooking the south shore.

Dan Wofford purchased this house in 1977

Why Dan Wofford chose Madequecham

My parents brought our family to Nantucket in the early 1970s.Our family fell in love with the South shore. Back when land was affordable, my parents bought this lot and built the house we are offering to you for rent. My late mother designed the house to maximize the interior space and the surrounding views.

What makes this house unique

Unique and very private beach front; unparalleled privacy; remarkable moors surrounding property, whose shades of color change as the day progresses.


Madequecham House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , This bathroom does not have a bathtub, shower stall only
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed , Room actually has bunk bed (2) and trundle bed (2)
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Living room sofa folds out, could sleep two if necessary
  • King size bed in downstairs ocean front master bedroom sleeps two; Double bed in the upstairs bedroom/den sleep two; Twin beds in downstairs ocean front bedroom sleeps two; Bunk bed and twin trundle bed in downstairs back bedroom can sleep up to four people; sofa bed in living room.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • 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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Unique setting: House is surrounding on three sides by permanently protected conservation bank land; unobstructed 360 degree view of the island; 200 feet from private beach; 15 minutes from town center; from the deck one views wonderful sunrises and sunsets.


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Sept/Oct Special! $3,500 per week
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Great house and spectacular location.

  • 5 of 5

Everything including the weather was very good.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rustic and remote.....comfortable and convenient

  • 5 of 5

Owners did a great job welcoming my family and friends, from directions to suggestions, follow up to follow through.

Perfect combination of rugged nature with conveniences for all. Away from it all, yet close enough to get into town when you want. When there, you feel a world away, in a very special place, with rough surf, inquisitive seals, morning mists, gorgeous sunrises and sunsets, a constant fresh breeze.

House is basic and functional. Beds are very comfortable, kitchen is well organized, and there is plenty of hot water.

You want to come here if you truly enjoy the natural beauty and stark realism of the south shore of Nantucket. Those worthy of appreciating the surrounding moors and the timelessness of place should not hesitate to go.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderfully relaxing vacation in this spacious home, with terrific oceanfront views. The soundtrack of waves hitting the shore became a background that was very hard to leave, as was the deserted, spectacular beach (with an easier walk down to it than many other homes in Nantucket). And we've never rented a home from anyone as gracious, warm and hospitable as Dan Wofford -- they broke the mold with him. All in all, our two weeks here in Paradise afforded a great escape from the stresses of real life.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Beach House

  • 5 of 5

Perfect beach house in an incredible location and one of the best houses I have rented on Nantucket. The house is very comfortable with incredible views, a ton of privacy for Nantucket and a short walk to a great beach. Dan was a pleasure to work with as well.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for an extended family special occasion and were all just thrilled with it. The house is spacious and comfortable with lots of land around it so it feels very private. The ocean view is just spectacular—better than it looks in the photos, and there’s easy access to the beach, which also feels very private. The owner is very communicative, gracious, and easy to work with, and made the extra effort to make sure our experience was as enjoyable as possible. This place has everything you could want in a vacation home!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nantucket Privacy

  • 5 of 5

We stayed late September/Early October and thoroughly enjoyed this house. It is very accurately described and the owner, Dan, is a pleasure to work with. It is a very comfortable home that is well furnished and equipped with everything you would need for your beach vacation. The location is great too and is very private with lovely views.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2014
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Nantucket Memorial Airport
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Nantucket Steamship Authority
Car: necessary

Blueberry picking in the surrounding moors (land protected by the Conservation Land Bank), surf-casting for bluefish from our beach, playing croquet or bocce ball on our front lawn.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

50% payment is due once an agreement to rent in finalized; remaining 50% plus $500 security deposit due the week preceding the actual rental.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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