Airy Nantucket Escape in Historic Downtown!

Sleeps 31 BR2 BA


Venture out on a quaint island escape with a few loved ones and stay at this 1-bedroom, 2-bath escape on Main Street! Nestled in the heart of Historic Downtown, easily stroll the cobbled streets, pop in and out of local shops, or dine along Nantucket Harbor from this light-filled vacation rental. Grab some coffee at a nearby cafe, followed by a leisurely day soaking up the sun at a nearby beach. Later, enjoy a beer at Cisco Brewery or whip up a farm-fresh recipe in the townhome's full kitchen!


  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Essentials
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Community Pool
  • Deck
  • Central Heating
  • Laptop Friendly
  • Washer
  • Near Ocean
  • Kitchen


Location Details

SUN + SEA: Nantucket Harbor (steps away), Children's Beach (walking distance), Francis Street Beach (0.4 miles), Jetties Beach (1.0 miles), Dionis Beach (3.5 miles), Surfside Beach (3.5 miles), Ladies Beach (3.9 miles), Cisco Beach (4.0 miles), Nobadeer Beach (5.6 miles), Madaket Beach (6.6 miles)

HISTORIC SPOTS: Nantucket Downtown Historic District (on-site), Whaling Museum (walking distance), Jethro Coffin House - Oldest House (0.7 miles), Old Mill (1.0 miles), Egan Maritime's Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum (1.0 miles)

THINGS TO SEE + DO: Maria Mitchell Aquarium (0.2 miles), Brant Point Lighthouse (0.8 miles), Loines Observatory (1.0 miles), Nantucket State Forest (1.8 miles), Cisco Brewers (2.7 miles), Nantucket Conservation Foundation (4.3 miles), Sankaty Head Light (9.0 miles), Great Point Lighthouse (11.3 miles), Nantucket National Wildlife Refuge (11.3 miles)

SHOP: The Hub of Nantucket (0.1 miles), Old South Wharf (0.1 miles), Murray's Toggery Shop (0.4 miles)

AIRPORTS: Nantucket Memorial Airport (3.0 miles), Logan International Airport - ferry required (105 miles)


4 reviews
  • Great place, amazing location!


    I loved both the townhouse and the location. I t had everything we needed. The extra bathroom and laundry capabilities came in handy for sure. Loved the decor and the best part was walking out right into the thick of the town. I'd stay again and again. Thanks, Ken!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Korey S.
    Published November 10, 2021
  • Amazing Mini-moon Destination


    Island Thyme was an amazing place for our mini-moon on Nantucket. The property is in an amazing location, just steps from the ferry landing. Easy access to all the downtown restaurants and shops. The property itself was perfect for our stay, including a full kitchen, washer/dryer, 2 bathrooms and a comfortable bedroom. We didn't need anything more!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    James M.
    Published July 7, 2021
  • Fantastic stay in a great location!


    We had a wonderful stay at “Island Thyme”! The owners had great communication before, during, and after the trip which made the logistics easy. The town home is in a central location very close to the ferries, grocery store, restaurants, and bike shops. It can get a little loud at night but that’s expected given the location and the air conditioning units (which were brand new looking and worked well) helped drown out the sound a bit. The home is decorated beautifully and really everything inside seemed brand new. We could tell a lot of care was taken is furnishing the apartment and we felt we had everything we needed throughout our stay. The kitchen was fully equipped and the washer and dryer were great to have. There are even two beach chairs that were easy to transport - we put them the back of bicycles and rode out to the beach. The owners sent us some great recommendations for things to do too. We would highly recommend a stay here!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Jill L.
    Published June 10, 2021
  • WOW!! Best location in Town


    We love to visit Nantucket in the Springtime when the crowds are not scurrying. Finding this townhouse smack in the middle of Town was incredible. There is no need for a car when everything is at your fingertips. A short couple min walk to the beach, and we found heaven. We will be back to your lovely home next Spring.

    Elizabeth Mahaney
    Published May 26, 2021
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