Carpe Diem is located on a high point on the island overlooking the moors in the Forever Wild Sanctuary as well as beautiful Polpis Harbor.

Pool Spa and Fire Pit
pool side

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 an 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 table and private bath. There is a washer/dryer, full refrigerator, dishwasher, freezer, microwave and sink in the room next to it. Outside the entertainment area, there is a beautiful bluestone patio that has a covered bar area and can be set up for parties.


A caretakers cottage is in walking distance. Daily Maid Service includes one hour of tidying and can be expanded at the tenant's expense with a pre arrangment.


Seize your day and select this magical Nantucket destination for your special event – family vacation and/or reunion, birthday celebration, retirement party, charity benefit, wedding and/or christening.

This is a weekly rental from Friday to Friday.  This estate is also available during the shoulder seasons for a three-night minimum based on availability.

Payment in full is required for reservations.  Prices are subject to change.

Bedroom 1: First Floor Master King

Bedroom 2:  Queen  /  Floor  1

Bedroom 3:  Queen  /  Floor  1

Bedroom 4:  Second Floor Master King  

Bedroom 5: California King Suite  /  Floor  2

Bedroom 6: 4 Twins /  Floor  2

Reading Room: Day Bed  /  Floor  3

Baths w/ Shower & Tub: 3

Baths w/ Shower Only: 5

Half Baths: 2

General Amenities
  •  HD Cable TV throughout the House

  •  Exercise Room

  •  Wireless High-Speed Internet

  •  Security Alarm

  •  Surround Sound System 

  •  Safes in Master Suites

Interior Amenities
  •  Wet Bar

  •  Fax, scanner, printer & computer

  •  Coolers

  •  Seasonal Fireplaces

  •  Claw Foot Tub

  •  Iron & Iron Boards

  •  Lobster Pot

  •  Pool Table

  •  Wine Cellar

  •  Infrared Sauna

  •  Fully Equipped Bar

  •  Private Massage Room

Exterior Amenities
  •  Pool House 

  •  Heated Pool (20x40)

  •  2 Hot Tubs

  •  Fire Pit

  •  Barbecue

  •  Beach Umbrellas

  •  Beach Chairs

  •  Beach Towels

  •  Decks

  •  Deck Furniture

  •  Outdoor Shower

  •  Patios

  •  Widow's Walk

  •  Front Porch

  • Upper Deck off Master Suite

Appliance Amenities
  •  Blenders

  •  Ice Machines

  •  Sub-zero Refrigerator 

  •  Keurig Coffee Makers

  •  Coffee Machines

  •  Three Dishwashers

  •  Trash Compactor

  •  Garbage Disposals

  •  Wine Refrigerator

  •  DVD Players

  •  Food Processor

  •  Microwaves

  •  Radios

  •  Toaster

  •  Hair Dryers in each bathroom

  •  Three Washer / Dryers

Distance to Town: 3 miles

Distance to Beach: 2-3 miles

Heat: Gas

TVs: 12

​Grill Type: Gas

Call us now to book
(508) 325-2277



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