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Award-Winning Designer Home on 3 Private Acres

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'Incandescence' - 5 BR House
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent
28 reviews
'Incandescence' - 5 BR House
Approach to 'Incandescence' - the 5BR House
Rockers on the House's Front Porch
Wicker Seating on the House's Front Porch
Spacious and Sunny Living Room
Dramatic, sky-high cathedral ceilings
Another part of the living room
Sunny dining room w/ seating for 8. (Seating for 4 more just through the French doors..)
House Kitchen
House Kitchen
Inviting kitchen stools
Sunny Dining Room with Seating for 8
daffodils from our garden
House ~ Living Room w Dining Table for 4 more
House ~ Living Room w Dining Table for 4 more
House ~ Family Room - NOW with 47 inch HD TV
House - Master Bedroom - 2nd floor
House ~ Master Bedroom - 2nd floor
House - Master Bedroom - 2nd floor
House - Master Bedroom - 2nd floor
House - Master Bedroom - 2nd floor
House - MBR - Private Balcony/Deck
Master bedroom balcony
View from Master BR Balcony
House - Master Bathroom
Master bath
House ~ King Bedroom Suite - 1st floor
House ~ King Bedroom Suite - 1st floor
House ~ King Bedroom Suite - 1st floor
House ~ Queen Bedroom Suite - 2nd floor
House ~ Queen Bedroom Suite - 2nd floor
House ~ Full Bedroom Suite - 1st floor
House ~ Full Bedroom Suite - 1st floor
House ~ Twin Bedroom Suite - 1st floor
House ~ Twin Bedroom Suite - 1st floor
House ~ Twin Bedroom Suite made up as a King - 1st floor
Third Floor nook
Nook under the stairs
Back deck with gas grill, table and chairs
Side View of House
Cottage ~ Welcome to 'Lesser Light'!
'Lesser Light' Cottage ~ Bedroom Detail
Cottage Exterior
Cottage - Main Room - Cathedral Ceilings
Cottage Kitchen
Cottage Bedroom - Cathedral Ceilings
Cottage Bedroom - Another View
Cottage Main Room and Dining Area
Cottage Kitchen Cabinetry
Cottage Environs
Cottage Deck
Cottage Deck
Cottage - A hammock for you and a doghouse for your pup . . .
Cottage Kitchen
Cottage Sleeping Alcove - Futon Opens to Double Bed
Cottage - Main Room
Cottage Bathroom
Cottage Front Garden
Cottage Deck Detail
Cottage Deck Detail
Shell Driveway
View of Gardens from the House's Front Porch
House Living Room
House Living Room
House Living Room Detail
House Living Room
House Living Room Stairway
House Living Room Detail
House Living Room Detail
House Family Room Detail
House Family Room Detail
House Family Room
View from Master BR Balcony
House Family Room Detail
House Family Room Detail
House Family Room Detail
House - First Floor Bedroom Hallway
House - First Floor Bedroom Hallway
House - Twin Bedroom Suite - 1st floor
House - Master Dressing Room
House - A Guest Bathroom
House - A Guest Bathroom
House - Back Deck
House - Back Yard - Hammock
Side view of House
Front View of House
House - Exterior Detail
The sky over 'Incandescence'
View from House Widows Walk
View from House Widows Walk
House - Exterior Detail
House - Exterior Detail
House - Front Porch at Night
A guest comment 7-8-11
A guest comment 7-23-11 (p. 1)
A guest comment 7-23-11 (p. 2)
A guest comment 7-30-11
A guest comment 8-6-11
A guest comment 8-13-11
A pair of guest comments Aug-Sept-2010
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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
5 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Nantucket, Massachusetts
Winner 2012 and 2013 Flipkey/TripAdvisor Top Vacation Rental Award! The moment you drive up the circular shell driveway and see the stonework, gardens and wrap-around farmers’ porches, you're going to feel all the comfort and delight of being at your own dream home. From sunrise flooding the breakfast area until the last rays of the sun set over the moors, the entire house glows with the beauty of Nantucket’s ever-changing light. Custom built and brimming with unique architectural details and appointments of the highest quality, it is a house sophisticated enough for entertaining but comfortable enough to just kick off your flip flops, put on some music and relax after a tough day at the beach. “Incandescence” is decorated in a warm English country style with plenty of antique pine and chintz. And although this large (4,800 square... Read more
About the Owner, Lauren &
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 21 days ago
Listed since : May 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 40 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #FKN3786768
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Ali M
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

We had a wonderful time at Incandescence over Labor Day Weekend! The home was beautiful and extremely well maintained. We had 11 people (4 "couples" and 3 "singles") sleep very comfortably. For having so much space, the home is still full of charm! For example, there is an "widow's watch" on the roof providing a gorgeous 360 degree view of...

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karen w
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016

My husband, myself and our 3 married children and grandchildren stayed in this beautiful home the last week of July. The home is roomy and comfortable. There was plenty of space for for all 12 of us. The home and grounds are beautiful. It is very quiet and peaceful. We exercised daily on the beautiful bike baths. If it rains,...

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Management response:

It is hard to say which we love more: when families like yours come three or four generations strong and everyone has a great time or when we talk to the great-grandfolks who tell tales about when they first visited the Island eight decades back. Nantucket is a place that can get into your heart and stay there forever. It's...

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Lee1028
Paradise Valley, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016

There was plenty of room for 8 adults and 4 young children. The house exceeded our expectations. It was beautifully decorated and had a fully stocked kitchen- including two big lobster pots! The master bedroom was particularly luxurious with its own private porch, huge shower, and jacuzzi tub. We loved the secluded location with its big wrap- around front porch...

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Management response:

It's hard to cook lobsters for 12 in a single pot! As guests make comments and suggestions we are always listening and always trying to making things a little closer to perfect for their vacation stay. We would love to have you back again: maybe even for the (famous) Christmas Stroll or Daffodil Weekend!

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Porch
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
£781
US$1,000
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£4,689
US$6,000
3 Jan 2017 -
26 Apr 2017
WINTER
3 nights
£781
US$1,000
--
£3,907
US$5,000
27 Apr 2017 -
29 Apr 2017
DAFFODIL FESTIVAL WEEKEND
3 nights
£781
US$1,000
-- --
30 Apr 2017 -
24 May 2017
SPRING
3 nights
£781
US$1,000
--
£4,689
US$6,000
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Cleaning fee for stays shorter than a week: £313 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Located on a private lot in Tom Nevers East, minutes from the Ocean, the bike path into town and a shuttle bus stop, and a short five minute drive into Siasconset, this large, beautiful house and sweet, private cottage allow easy access to all the pleasures of Nantucket summers.

WATCH OUR HOUSE VIDEO at www.vimeo.com/28339834.

WATCH OUR COTTAGE VIDEO at www.vimeo.com/28341279.
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