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In Town-Beautifully Restored & Decorated Private Flat

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

2BR / 2BA - Sleeps 4

Beautifully renovated apartment with modern conveniences and decorated tastefully with period furniture, antiques and original artwork, oriental and hooked rugs and designer lighting. Comfortably furnished, spacious living areas and roomy bedrooms. Luxurious linens, central air-conditioning, flat screen with cable, wireless internet access, music system, and washer-dryer complete your perfect in-town accommodation. (Note: In season (May-September) Only one-week or longer bookings are accepted.)

Located on the storied “Petticoat Row” in the historic town of Nantucket, this apartment is a quiet enclave on the top floor of a fully restored historic building. It has a private entrance and use of a rear patio.

You can walk to Nantucket’s premier restaurants, its museums, first-class shopping, art galleries, theaters, and the harbor for boat and fishing charters. Easy access to bike rentals, public bus transportation and car rentals.

The apartment is equipped with a gourmet kitchen with marble counter tops and top of the line appliances and a dining area, a master suite with a walk in closet and divine master bath and a guest room with an additional modern bath. The living area is full of light with special views of the town.

As soon as you enter you will realize this apartment is a special place. The view from each window gives you another perspective of the preserved town -- cobblestone streets, historic homes, widow's walks, flower boxes, and at night, the soft glow of old-fashioned street lamps.

More Details

John McDermott
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few days
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
17 May, 2018

About John McDermott

My wife & I are retired bankers who are currently real estate developers with homes in NY, NJ, Nantucket, Oregon & Florida.

John McDermott purchased this apartment in 2009

Why John McDermott chose Nantucket Town

We developed a mixed-use commercial and residential property to the highest standards. After a year-long gut renovation of the entire building, we have enjoyed having friends and guests stay at our Historic Downtown Nantucket upper floor apartment. With restaurants, shops and services within steps of the front door, we offer the ultimate in convenience, comfort, luxury and relaxation.

What makes this apartment unique

Darya's Salon & Zero Main at Centre St. are right in the building. At Darya's you can have beauty treatments including hair, nails & massage. At Zero Main, you can shop for dresses, jewelry, shoes and more!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks so much for a wonderful place to stay in Nantucket! We've tried B&B's and small hotels in the past, but the proximity to town & the shuttles to the beaches can't be beat. You have a beautiful home on the island and we are happy to have had a chance to enjoy it too!

(copied with permission from guest book)
Jun 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Nantucket Town, Massachusetts

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
  • Monument View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort ...
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , Washer / Dryer Combo in second bath
    Master Bath - toilet , shower enclosure , Double Vanity. Marble Floors
  • Amenities and sumptuous towels and bathrobes included.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Ample sized bedroom with large closet and dresser.
    Master Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed , Elegant ensuite master bath and spacious walk-in closet
  • Luxury hand-pressed linens and bedding
  • Books ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Beach Gear includes beach towels, tote bags, umbrella, small cooler and beach chairs for 4 people.


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(9 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews


  • 5 of 5

What a stunningly wonderful in-town flat in ACK. The owners have thought of everything and are beyond gracious and generous. We three loved every moment. The quality of the furnishings, linens and housewares is very very high. It's a delight in every way.

  • Review Submitted: 27/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again next Summer!!
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Perfect Oasis in the Middle of Town

  • 5 of 5

I can't recommend this property enough.

John is an incredible house and the suite is EXACTLY like the pictures (ie, stunning). Everything from the location (walking distance to all restaurants), the decor (well thought out and really chic) to the host John (stocked the suite, arranged for anything we asked, even helped with bags!) was top notch. We were two couples plus a little baby, and there was more than enough room. My only criticism is that I was not able to stay for longer!

Having been to Nantucket before and paid an arm and a leg to stay in tiny hotels, do yourself a favor and book this place. You will not regret it.

  • Review Submitted: 08/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice review! Please come back next year!
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Beautiful flat in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

Just as in the pictures online, the flat is drop dead gorgeous and fantastically equipped from the rainfall shower heads and beach equipment, to the top of the line appliances. Though it was only steps to the many good restaurants we visited, we totally enjoyed preparing meals on a number of occasions. We could walk to the Stop & Shop, and to the Bartlett Farm stand right on Main Street for great corn and tomatoes. Unfortunately, the flat is also, as my wife quickly discovered, in the midst of a number of fine shops. I hope the bills do not come too quickly

We whole- heartedly recommend Centerpiece Suite to all, but please leave time for us next year!

Peter and Diane Issel

This is a great rental for all. In the middle of great shops and restaurants

  • Review Submitted: 23/08/2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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East Hampton, New York

You could not do better!

  • 5 of 5

If you love to be "in the middle of the action", this is the perfect place for you. And, yet it is remarkably quiet and restful. The owners have thought of every detail to make this very beautiful apartment comfortable and accommodating. I recommend it with only one reservation which is I fear it may become so popular and well-known that I won't be able to book it again! The Centrepiece Suite exceeded my expectations in every way. I know you will love it - it's a great way to enjoy all that Nantucket has to offer.

  • Review Submitted: 16/08/2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Richmond, Virginia

Nantucket- in town luxury

  • 5 of 5

This lovely flat in town exceeded our expectations in every way! Beautifully decorated & with all of the conveniences of home and then some. The owners so graciously provided wine, coffee, milk & fruit upon arrival- thank you! We enjoyed having a fully stocked kitchen for light meals, the washer/dryer and beach chairs, umbrella, towels & cooler were a plus. Walk to everything in town was a great convenience. Don't miss breakfast at Black-eyed Susans around the corner. Will definitely return & rent again!

  • Review Submitted: 08/09/2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice review! We aim to out-do all of the island's house rentals as well as the island's finest hotels and are glad that you appreciate our efforts!
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A great place in a great location

  • 5 of 5

A great apartment in a great location. Close to everything, but not noisy. The apartment had everything we needed and more. All you have to pack is your clothing. Beach chairs, cooler and towels were provided. It was beautifully decorated. John, the owner could not have been any more helpful with our arrival. I would highly recommend this place for a great getaway to Nantucket. We will be back.

  • Review Submitted: 26/07/2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Nantucket Memorial Airport - KACK
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Proprietors, Brotherhood, Boarding House
Nearest Ferry
0.1 Miles
Steamship Authority & Hy-Line Cruises
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Miacomet, Sankaty and Nantucket Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Centre St. Cafe, Black-Eyed Susans, Ventuno
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Jetties Beach
Car: not necessary

Located in the heart of Nantucket's downtown historic district within walking distance of fine dining, charming shops, movies, theatre, galleries, museums and harbor activities. Walking distance to public buses, bike & car rental shops. Island beaches and attractions can be reached from island wide bicycle paths and public buses.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit AU$1,977

Rates are subject to change until confirmed by Owner. Security deposit required of $1,500.00.

Security deposit required to secure booking. Payment by check or credit card due 30 days prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.