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Carpe Diem

129 Polpis Rd Nantucket , Massachusetts 02554

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Vacation Rental Description

Just 3 miles from Nantucket Town, this exceptional property can be reached by car, the Wave shuttle/Polpis Route, or the Polpis bike path. A long private drive takes you to a beautiful, natural landscape, mature plants and a lush and spacious front lawn that can accommodate a large tent for special celebrations or even a croquet tournament. There are views of the water from every level of the house which accommodates 12 adults and 4 children. A roundabout in front and a side drive comfortably accommodates 6-8 cars. The house was totally redone in 2012 and is a smoke-free environment with daily maid service and only the finest luxury features – marble throughout the kitchen and bathrooms, high-end appliances, beautiful wood floors, high-end bath and linens, fine furniture, antiques and accessories.

Each suite of rooms has its own HVAC system.There are two Master Suites – one on the first floor and one on the second, both with king size beds, rain shower heads and teak seating in the shower. The first floor master has an elegant handicap-friendly bathroom as well. The second floor master suite has a dry infra-red sauna, private laundry area, his and hers water closets, tub with a view of the nature preserve and a beautiful tiled 13 foot long by 4 foot wide walk-in shower, with his and her shower heads and a view of Polpis Harbor. Most adult rooms all have seating areas, cable connections and televisions. The top floor has an office and entry to the widow’s walk.

The house has a full sound system and programmable safe in both master suites as well. View Polpis Harbor from the many decks – the front porch is 10 feet by 42 feet, the first floor master suite has a 18 foot by 34 foot deck and the second floor deck is 10 feet by 42 feet. The largest deck which faces the conservation land is 37 feet by 40 feet with a pergola that is ideal for gatherings. There is also a cedar hot tub (seats 10-12) The entertainment level has a wine cellar, bar seating 16, a pool table, multiple flat panel televisions as well as a gym, massage room and steam sauna.

A beautiful two way fireplace makes the room cozy. The massage room is a dedicated room with a massage tab

Property Suitability

Wheel Chair Accessible

Smoking Permitted


Pets Considered

Television, DVD & Blu-ray Player Details

Television Details:

Cable Televisions Throughout

DVD & Blu-ray Player Details:

DVD Players

Rental Amenities

  • Air Conditioning - Central
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck/Patio
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Equipment
  • Fitness Room
  • Heating - Central
  • Hot Tub
  • Icemaker
  • Internet - Wireless
  • Kitchen
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outside Shower
  • Oven
  • Pool Table
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Sauna
  • Stereo
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Area Activities & Attractions

  • Amusement Parks
  • Boating
  • Casinos
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Cycling
  • Fishing - Saltwater
  • Golf
  • Golf - Miniature
  • Health/Beauty Spas
  • Historical Sites
  • Horseback Riding
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Live Shows
  • Local Tours
  • Mountain Biking
  • Museums
  • Nightlife
  • Paddle Boating
  • Parasailing
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping
  • Shopping - Outlet
  • Sight Seeing
  • Water Skiing
  • Sporting Events
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Winery Tours