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Polpis

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A waterside enclave with expansive compounds.

Polpis is a highly desirable area on Nantucket Harbor with incredible views of Town. Favored for serene surroundings and quiet neighborhoods, these areas are residential but are just a short distance from town and all mid-island conveniences. With access to harbor beaches, these neighborhoods boast ideal spots for shell fishing, scalloping, bird watching and various water sports.

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Nantucket Community Sailing

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Nantucket Island School Design

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The Nantucket Conservation Foundation owns and operates the only remaining commercial cranberry bog on the island at the Milestone Bog. In addition to continuing the tradition and history of 200 years of...

The Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum is open annually Memorial Day through Columbus Day. If you would like to schedule...

Moors End Farm is well known for its corn in the summer and Christmas trees in the winter. Moors End...

Nantucket Community Sailing

Nantucket Community Sailing offers a full range of private and group sailing programs and boat rentals for children and adults of all ages and ability levels at Polpis Harbor, Jetties Sailing Center, and Children's Beach Pier locations.