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Sconset- 16 Cannonbury Lane

Mar 16 2023
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16 Cannonbury Lane offers a classic Nantucket summer home that has undergone a fabulous renovation. The main house and studio maintain their island charm yet provide the fit and finish that today's buyer wants. Situated on approximately half an acre, this fabulous retreat is just a short distance to a deeded beach, and moments away from afternoon strolls through the village of Sconset. Cannonbury Lane's thoughtful site design and amenities are complemented with community-wide dune-scaping and boardwalks framed with sea oats and sand. Situated toward the backside of the enclave you'll find the Field House, a fabulous gathering space for residents to enjoy, socialize and relax. A separate gym and spacious deck are bordered by cutting gardens and vegetable beds where one can wander before dinner to pick herbs, flowers, or what's ripe for picking.
Cannonbury Lane reminds you that your summertime on Nantucket is meant to be enjoyed at a slower, more relaxed pace. There are HDC-approved plans for a pool should a buyer choose to add one in the future.

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The informal entry to this upside down Sconset beach house is located on the north side of the home, and the formal entry marries this entrance in a light filled central hallway. There are three bedrooms on this level; two guest rooms are on the south side of the home; both have private exterior doors to a covered porch and both share a bathroom. To the right of the formal entrance is the third guest room with an ensuite bathroom and private access to an outdoor deck. A comfortable den separates these wings and features French doors that lead to a large covered porch that overlooks the spacious back yard and guest cottage.

The formal living room on the second floor has vaulted ceilings and is open, spacious and filled with abundant light. A fireplace anchors the room and separates two exterior decks; one that overlooks the back yard facing west, perfect for enjoying sundowners and watching the sunset, while the east facing deck overlooking the front yard, is where one can enjoy early morning coffee and the sunrise. The renovated kitchen has all new appliances and encourages gathering as it opens to the dining and living room. The primary suite has a private bathroom and multiple windows offering distant peaks of the ocean. A powder room completes this level.

Full unfinished basement with both interior and exterior access, ready for a buyer to create additional living space or keep as storage. A future basement plan could include two additional bedrooms and a bathroom.

The studio lives on two levels, and could double as a pool cabana if a buyer chooses to put in a pool. The first floor offers a cozy den and a full bathroom. Two doors lead to the exterior. The second floor has two rooms that could accommodate an office, art or yoga studio. A small powder room separates these two rooms. An attached oversized shed is a great space to store bikes and beach toys. There is no AC/heat in this dwelling.

Property Information

  • 10
  • 4
  • 4
  • 2
  • 0.46 acres
  • 1991
  • 2022
  • SR20
  • P/Sd
  • D/Oc
  • None
  • Poured
  • Pine

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listing property icon Property

  • Central A/C
  • Insulation
  • Irrigation
  • Outdoor Shower

listing outdoor icon Outdoors

  • Deck
  • Garden
  • Porch
  • See deed, Expansive
  • Multiple off street

listing household icon Household

  • Cbl
  • GFHA
  • Thermador
  • LG


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Sconset- 16 Cannonbury Lane


  • 4 Beds
  • 4 + 2 half baths
  • 0.46 acres

Listing History

Sconset- 16 Cannonbury Lane

Property Type: Single Family

Sconset- 16 Cannonbury Lane

Property Type: Land