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Shimmo- 16 Gardner Road

Apr 14 2023
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A rural setting with easy town proximity leads to the community of Shimmo nestled into the northern shore of the island. Shimmo is known for both its privacy and proximity to town. Situated on a knoll atop over a 3/4 acre parcel the home offers a birds eye view of the pastoral setting that surrounds you. Wraparound decking, stonewalls, and a widows walk are just a few of the features to note. The home is well maintained and boasts fine woodworking and craftsmanship throughout. The main house offers 4 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths and partially finished lower level with private office. Designs for 13 x 26 pool and 7 x 7 spa will convey to the next owner, along with HDC approvals for a second dwelling, addition of exterior shutters, and a shed allowing the next buyer to execute at thier leisure.

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Enter the front door to hallway flanked with a powder room, coat closet, and the perfect place to showcase your favorite artwork. The kitchen has been recently updated with stainless appliances, gas stove, providing bar seating at the island. Just off the island there is a side door that leads to an oversized wraparound porch perfect for outdoor dining and entertaining. The spacious dining room is the perfect place to host a dinner party positioned to highlighte the staircase, both the central focal point of the home and an architectural beauty. The dining room directly flows to the living room boasting cathedral ceilings. Two sets of French doors from the open living and dining room leading way to the deck and private outdoor shower. Tucked off the front entrance is a first-floor master bedroom with a private bath, custom walk-in closet, and laundry area.

The landing at the top of the stairs is a cozy place to relax and read a book with built-in book cases. Or a stop along the way to the roof top to grab a refreshment from the Mahogany wet bar and beverage fridge before ascending to the widows walk to take in the picturesque views that capture vistas of Great Point and beyond. Three guest bedrooms feature details such as transom glass muttons above doorways, unique millwork, and shiplap. Full shared shower bath with oversized linen closet.

The basement is accessible via a bulkhead at the side of the house. The space has ample room for storing all the toys for your favorite Nantucket pastimes including bikes and kayaks, an area that can easily be outfitted as a gym, and a new private office for any work that is pressing during your on island time.

HDC approved plans for a second dwelling with three finished floors providing an additional 1, 568 square feet of interior living. The design incorporates a full size kitchen, dining room, and living room with French doors leading to a wrap-around porch and private outdoor shower. Two bedrooms, and two and one-half baths. *See renderings for full detail.*

Property Information

  • 7
  • 4
  • 2
  • 1
  • 0.84 acres
  • 1978
  • 2000
  • LUG1
  • -
  • Well
  • Town
  • None, Pasture
  • Full Concrete Pour with exterior egress
  • Wide Plank Ash


listing property icon Property

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

listing outdoor icon Outdoors

  • Deck
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • A portion of Gardner Road bisects the property and is a dirt road providing access to other properties on Gardner Road a the lowest point of the property. Yes
  • Yes

listing household icon Household

  • Cable
  • GFHA
  • GE Monogram
  • Maytag 2018


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Shimmo- 16 Gardner Road


  • 4 Beds
  • 2 + 1 half baths
  • 0.84 acres

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Shimmo- 16 Gardner Road

Property Type: Single-Family
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Shimmo- 16 Gardner Road

Property Type: Single-Family
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Shimmo- 16 Gardner Road

Property Type: Single-Family
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Shimmo- 16 Gardner Road

Property Type: Single-Family
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Property Type: Single-Family
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