About this listing
Macys Lane is a comfortable house where you can entertain in style. Fully equipped kitchen, comfortable furnishings, Starwood Heavenly beds in all rooms and a great outdoor patio, everyone who walks in says, wow, this is bigger than I thought.
The blue facade hides a spacious beautifully furnished and comfortable home with a great yard and tons of room for friends and family. Three bedrooms sit above an au pair apartment with separate entrance where the host resides. Conveniently on the bike path and WAVE Nantucket Regional Transit Authority Airport Route bus line. Sleeps 6 comfortably but could sleep more. 3 full bedrooms (king, queen, queen) plus 2 queen sleeper sofas in living room. Open floor plan makes entertaining easy. Deck and brick patio are great for outdoor dining. Wi-Fi access throughout, brand new appliances with old style Nantucket fixtures and doors as well as pine floors give you the convenience of the modern with classic island style. Living room, dining room and kitchen enjoy an open floor plan to allow for great group interaction, kitchen opens to porch and paved patio. Our outdoor shower is a great way to enjoy the summer season.
Half bath on main floor, full bath on top floor as well as an outdoor shower.
Room configuration: All beds have pillow top mattresses, they are the Starwood Heavenly Beds if you have ever stayed at a Starwood hotel you will be familiar with how comfortable they are!
Upstairs: Bedroom 1 Queen, Bedroom 2 Queen, Full Bath, Master Bedroom King
Main Level: Kitchen and Dining Area (open floor plan), Porch, Living Room, Half Bath, Washer/Dryer in closet, Entry way, Outdoor Shower, Two pull out sofa beds in Living Room.
Host lives in downstairs apartment but has separate access and entrance and you will enjoy complete privacy in the two top floors of the main house, unless you want the full experience which can include hosted breakfast.
Of course during your stay hosts Michael Harter and Rebecca Chapa are happy to offer suggestions, chat with you about the local Nantucket experience, etc. Hosts are also available to create dedicated local Nantucket experiences such as Cisco Brewery visits, beach trips, unique dining and wine and food pairing, gourmet meals and events. Host Rebecca Chapa is a wine and spirits writer and event planner so unique curated visits are her specialty. Please inquire.
SMALLER GROUP? See Au Pair Apartment on Macys Lane
The entire top two floors of the house and the yard (shared with host) are yours to enjoy. There is space to park a car if you bring one and the host has a separate apartment with separate access.
Interaction with Guests
We love having guests, but we also respect that some guests prefer a more private experience. We are happy to offer either! Michael works on island at Nantucket Vineyard and is well versed in wine and can lead tours and tastings at the vineyard, winery and brewery (Cisco Brewers) if there is interest. He works quite a bit in the summer, but if there is time is happy to also introduce you to the fastest growing sport on the island (and in the nation) Disc Golf, or at least can point you in the direction of the Nantucket Disc Golf course.
Sunny Day Activities:
Mike is a certified tennis instructor with the USPTA and can for an additional fee offer private or group tennis lessons in tennis or disc golf, his specialty is Quick Start Tennis for children. He also specializes in creating unique interactive sporting events for group parties or picnics, please inquire!
Rainy Day Activities:
Rebecca Chapa is a Certified Wine Educator and can lead tastings, food and wine pairing classes, cooking demos, and the like. She is also a singer songwriter. Please inquire for customized events or opportunities!
Our neighborhood is a friendly place full of year round island residents. Convenient to the airport and the bike paths it is located in the mid-island area. We are walking distance to the airport which makes arrival very easy.
There is a great bus service in the summertime that for $2 can transport you almost anywhere on the island. The bus can be picked up a half block from the house on the corner.
Other Things to Note
Some quotes from our guests!
"I loved my stay at this pretty house!" Kylee, Richmond, VA
"The house was perfect and felt like home!" Dawn Greene and the Greene family
Please note that this is a vacation rental. We generally do not do rentals for the entire season. When requesting rental dates please only input the dates you really want to stay. Please check the calendar, if dates are blocked then that means they really are unavailable.
We provide high quality linens, beds, towels, kitchen appliances, cookware and serviceware and glassware. We do not want to lock these away from you for safe keeping, we'd rather you enjoy using them. We trust that you use these as if they were your own, please respect them!
Absolutely no smoking in the house and please no candles or open flame.
Of course we expect you to have fun and enjoy yourselves and your group, but our house is located in a residential area. Our neighbors (and police) take notice of parties quickly. Also we consider this our home, so we hope you will treat it well.
Rebecca is a wonderful host and the house was perfect for our group. It's much more spacious than appears from the photos. The house is well stocked with practically everything you may need for a stay in Nantucket and the back yard is perfect for BBQs. Highly recommended.
Everything was great! The description and photos were very accurate. It suited our needs very well. It was clean and fully stocked. They basically had everything we could possibly need. It was a nice bike ride or 10 minutes drive from downtown. I would definitely stay there again.
Rebecca is a very friendly & helpful host, and her house is very charming!
The rooms are clean and neat. The living room is spacious & welcoming.
My family & I biked everywhere on the island, and 23 Macy's Ln is convenient as bike paths are running very close to the house.
Definitely try the outdoor shower right after a long day at the beach!
I would highly recommend her place!
This is a charming and spacious house in the middle of Nantucket! While it's listed as an apartment, guests have access to the entire ground floor (huge kitchen, living area, and half bath) plus an upstairs with three bedrooms and a full bathroom. It was more than enough space for six people, and we also took full advantage of the back yard and grill. Rebecca and her husband Mike stay in the basement, and while Rebecca was out of town the weekend we were there, Mike was a very gracious host--even driving us over to the brewery and offering to take us to the grocery store.
The location is a bit tricky, as it's not close to the beach or to town, so we took cabs pretty much everywhere (which only came out to about $5/person with six people). There is public transportation called the WAVE but we didn't experiment with that at all, and bikes probably would have been a good option too. In any case, cabs are easy to call and arrive quickly. It is close to the airport but we heard very little noise from the planes.
All in all, we wish we had stayed longer than three nights!
We had an amazing stay at 23 Macy's Lane. The home was just as pictured on the listing and Mike and Rebecca were extremely responsive and flexible with our group. Any question we had before the trip was answered quickly and Mike was helpful for our party during the entire stay. We were walking distance to the beach (about 20 mins) and we felt like were close to downtown and all the sites. I would highly recommend this home and hope to spend another weekend here in the future!
Definitely stay here if you have the chance! Beautiful home and location. We didn't get the chance to meet Rebecca but Mike was so kind and we even met up with him at Cisco for a bit. Thanks guys!
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