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Newly Renovated Home For Family or Large Group!

Bedrooms 6
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

6 Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms, Sleeps 12-14 Maximum

Thank you so much considering The Monkey Barrel for your home while visiting Nantucket. We call this house “The Monkey Barrel” because with all of the fun, laughter, and antics that take place while we’re at the beach…this house sometimes happily feels like a barrel of monkeys!

This is a newly renovated home with every comfort in mind including zoned air conditioning and heating throughout.

Main level: Open kitchen with breakfast bar and living room with 3D TV and new stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, living room furniture, and hardwood floors. Two bedrooms include a master with a king bed and comfy reading area, and the second offers two full beds with luxury linens. Shared full bath with new cast iron tub and custom tile.

2nd Floor: Very large wet bar with granite countertops and living room area with new wine refrigerator, bar refrigerator and living room furniture. Two bedrooms each contain a queen bed with luxury linens. Shared full bath with new cast iron tub and custom tile.

Lower Level: Kitchenette with granite countertops and new appliances. Two bedrooms, each with two twin beds with new luxury linens. Full laundry room and exit to back patio. Shared full bath with new tub and shower.

Outdoor mahogany patio with built-in Viking commercial-grade propane grill, outdoor shower, eight-person hot tub, and seating for 20+ people. Backyard fence ideal for kids and dogs! Comfortable house for entertaining large group.

Ample parking in house’s driveway for 3+ cars. A quick 2 mile bike ride or walk to Surfside beach and 1 mile to downtown Nantucket on bike trail across the street from the house! Shuttle bus stop half a block away. Convenient location close to town and beaches, restaurants and shopping.

Nantucket offers year-round attractions, from family-friendly activities or a romantic getaway, something athletic, historical, or cultural, top-notch dining or a lobster bake on the beach…all within close proximity.

Important note: please do not use the "Online Booking" feature unless you are willing to pay the Homeaway Online Booking fee. We cannot waive this fee! Thank you.

More Details

Property Manager
The Monkey Barrel (38 Surfside, Nantucket)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 28, 2017


Nantucket Town House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Outdoor Shower - shower
  • Outdoor shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Newly Renovated Home For Family or Large Group!
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

Great House - So great I keep going back

  • 5 of 5

I've had the pleasure of staying at the Monkey Barrel on more than one occasion over several different summers. It's centrally located on the island that makes for easy access to Surfside Beach on the south side of Nantucket (by the bike path or a short cab ride) and easy walk into town for a night out. The house is gorgeous, recently renovated with high end appliances/outdoor deck and high end gas grill, and of course, the HOT TUB! Bedrooms on three separate floors and a sitting area upstairs gives people privacy to relax (or god forbid have to escape to do some work while on vacation). Kitchen is fully equipped with pots, pans, knives, grilling utensils and so on if you like to stay in and cook as a group. I'm sure I'll be back when I can!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Scott - Thank you so much for the kind and very thorough review! We appreciate your loyalty and return visits, and hope you'll visit again soon!
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Beautiful house, central location for all ACK fun

  • 5 of 5

The Monkey Barrel is a barrel of fun big enough to accommodate a large group. The house has a renovated kitchen, it's tastefully decorated, well-maintained, and clean. Spacious backyard has an amazing grill, and there is a hot tub! The lovely downtown area of the island and the beautiful beaches are a nice walk, or short cab or bike ride, away. This was not my not my first stay at the Monkey Barrel and hopefully won't be my last.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lizabeth - We appreciate the great review and the feedback! We hope you'll return to the Monkey Barrel again soon!!!
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  • 5 of 5

It's a fantastic house and Nantucket is a magical place! Stay here when you come to ACK!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sarah - Thank you for the kind words!!!
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Beautiful house! All the amenities!

  • 5 of 5

The space was clean, updated and beautiful! Perfect 3 day weekend. Big bag yard with grill and hot tub was perfect! Would return in a heart beat! Owners easily available for contact.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind words! We're lucky because we also have great guests :-)
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  • 4 of 5

We had a large group so finding something with enough space was key and this was the perfect fit!

Beds were comfy, deck and hot tub were great!! It's a little far from town for walking so we ended up renting jeeps which made the stay that much more comfortable. We will def consider this house for our next Nantucket stay!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Spring for the helpful review! We're certain future guests will find this useful.
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Amazing Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

Our family just spent the most incredible week at the Monkey Barrel. The home was exactly as described, maybe even more beautiful in-person. We had 11 people total at the home. 4 adults, 7 children (ages 5-16).and our dog Jackson.

Everything in the house was top of the line. It had a beautiful "beachy" feel and every amenity we could have wanted was included (the A/C was very much appreciated given the hot weather we had all week). We were so pleasantly surprised at how cozy the beach towels were and that the beach chairs were comfy. We took a risk leaving all that stuff at home and it truly paid off and made our packing a lot easier!

The location of the home was also perfect for us. The kids could ride their bikes to the beach or to town - which we did every day. Also there were a couple of athletic fields right next door which were amazing - they must have played over 50 games of whiffle ball.

Honestly I cannot say enough about this place. It was an absolutely beautiful and comfortable home. There could not have been a better "barrel" to house all of our little monkeys.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so touched by your review, Allison. Thank you for the information that I'm sure future guests will really appreciate! We hope to see you and your family back one of these days.
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Nearest Airport
2.7 Miles
Nantucket Memorial Airport
Nearest Ferry
1.4 Miles
Steamship Authority or Hy-Line Cruises
Nearest Beach
1.8 Miles
Surfside Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Nantucket Town House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Daffodil Weekend 2017
Apr 27 2017 - Apr 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Spring 2017
May 1 2017 - May 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Wine Fest Weekend 2017
May 18 2017 - May 21 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Memorial Day/Figawi 2017
May 25 2017 - May 28 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Early Summer 2017
May 29 2017 - Jun 11 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 12 2017 - Sep 10 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer 2017
Sep 11 2017 - Oct 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Oct 9 2017 - Nov 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Christmas Stroll 2017
Nov 30 2017 - Dec 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee

Additional information about rental rates

Security Deposit $700
Pet Fee $35

Some short-term/weekend rental rates negotiable. - Special long weekend rates available (3-4 nights) for Daffodil Festival, Figawi, Winefest, etc. - Weekly rentals in season are Sunday 4 PM EST - Sunday 11 AM EST.

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