Quidnet Pond Nantucket



Explore Quidnet!

Quidnet, located about 8 miles from Town, is a stunning hamlet that overlooks Seschacha Pond and the ocean, with distant views of Sankaty Lighthouse. The homes near Quidnet Beach range from expansive estates to quiet summer cottages. Away from the hustle and bustle of Town, these homes boast beautiful ocean, pond, and conservation land views. The quaint Quidnet village setting is ideal for beachgoers with children due to the calm and warmer waters, with easy access to swimming and kayaking.

Quidnet Beaches

Sesachacha Pond is located off Quidnet Road and is known to be one of the island’s cleanest bodies of water by the Massachusetts Estuaries Project. It is Nantucket’s largest kettle pond and one of the deepest ponds on the island at 43 feet. Most of Sesachacha Pond is surrounded by conservation land owned by the Massachusetts Audubon Society called the Sesachacha Heathlands Wildlife Sanctuary. With calm, warm waters, Sesachacha Pond is the perfect family-friendly beach day destination, with small sailboats and kayaks dotting the shores.

Quidnet Beach is a short walk over the dunes from the pond with soft sand beaches. A great escape from some of the more popular beaches, Quidnet Beach is known for the opportunity to see seals pop their heads above water. Here you can swim, fish, and enjoy long walks on the beach.

A quick bike ride or drive to Sconset and Wauwinet, Quidnet is the perfect off-the-beaten-path Nantucket destination.

Search our Quidnet vacation rentals.

Distance to Town: 8 miles

Distance to the Beach: 0 miles

Properties in Quidnet

6 beds
4.0 beds
Tom Nevers

124 Tom Nevers Road


5 beds
5.1 beds
Brant Point

12 Galen Avenue


2 beds
1.1 beds
880 sf beds

15 Old North Wharf


4 beds
3.0 beds

26 Monomoy Road


2 beds
2.0 beds
756 sf beds

8 Prospect Street


3 beds
2.0 beds

36 Tennessee Avenue


7 beds
6.1 beds

5 Wauwinet Road


7 beds
4.0 beds
Brant Point

25 Willard Street



DOM: 219

5 beds
4.2 beds

16 Cannonbury Lane


4 beds
4.1 beds

4 Hydrangea Lane



DOM: 250