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About Moonrakers

Welcome to Moonrakers, a thoughtfully renovated whaling captain’s house in the heart of Nantucket’s historic district.  Built in 1806 by carpenter Lot Hinckley, this 5BR/4.5BA home radiates island style and charm.  Authentic architectural details, classic yet comfortable decor, in-town convenience, and secure off-street parking are just a few of the reasons why you will fall in love with Moonrakers. The house can accommodate 8 people with extra sofa beds or 10 using the third-floor loft in case of overflow. Moonrakers’ recently revamped gourmet kitchen features updated amenities including Viking appliances, stainless cookware, and Carrera marble countertops.  Enjoy an island adventure any season with 6 working fireplaces or central A/C, and classic New England style furnishings with indigo blue and white decor.

Moonrakers has 9 rooms plus the third floor loft for over 2500 square feet of living space. The first floor consists of living and dining rooms with fireplaces;  kitchen,  laundry room,  first-floor queen bedroom,  petite wet bar off the living room, and  powder room. The second floor has an additional living room and 3 bedrooms, each with king sized beds and designated bathrooms.  The rear master bedroom has both a shower and small claw-foot bathtub. We have a brand new cot that can be rolled about for another guest/child in any of the rooms. Our window’s walk, accessed through the third floor loft, is a magical place for sunset views of the harbor. There is a outdoor shower and private terrace off the kitchen with plenty of comfortable furniture and an eight-top table for dining alfresco.

In addition to Moonwalkers’ classic island style, its location is truly ideal. 29 Union is a four-minute walk to Main Street where you will find independent boutiques, restaurants, art galleries, a movie theatre, library, whaling museum, the boat basin, and both grocery & liquor stores.  Perhaps best of all, in the busier months, Moonrakers offers 3 off-street parking spaces so you can enjoy the beach by day and town by night without parking hassles.  We look forward to your visit!